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15:16 23rd August 2012


Sheffield Wednesday v Millwall
Saturday 25 August
3.00pm kick-off

Supporters should be aware that South Yorkshire Police intend to deploy the CBRN crowd segregation barriers on Leppings Lane apron at the end of the match v Millwall on Saturday.

Team news

Owls: Defender Anthony Gardner will be pushing to feature on Saturday after missing Tuesday's game against Birmingham with a hamstring injury.

Elsewhere there are no fresh injury concerns for the Owls following the impressive 3-2 win against the Blues.

Millwall: The Lions posted their first victory of the season on Tuesday away at Peterborough, winning 2-1. 

Skipper Paul Robinson is unlikely to be involved at Hillsborough as he continues his recovery from a groin injury.

Tamika Mkandawire (knee) will also be sidelined on Saturday. The defender has been out since last November but is making steady progress on the training field.

Owls winsdrawsMillwall wins
League11813
League Cup101
FA Cup220
Total141014

Last meeting
Saturday 4 February 2006
Millwall 0-1 Owls
(Simek 63)

View from the dugout

Dave Jones said: "The first half against Birmingham was the best I've seen us play since I came here and that's how we need to be at this level."

Kenny Jackett said: "Sheffield Wednesday are very positive after their promotion and will have 25,000 there. We have to attempt to pick up where we left off at Peterborough on Tuesday.