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2 November 2012


Sheffield Wednesday v Peterborough United
npower Championship
Saturday 3 November
3.00pm kick-off

Supporters should be aware that the annual Poppy Appeal collection will take place before the game and at half time at Hillsborough.

Team news

Owls: Rhys McCabe could make his return to first team action on Saturday.

The midfielder has been out with a thigh injury but could be in contention this weekend.

Chris Lines continues his recovery from a groin injury and has made good progress over the past seven days, featuring for the Under-21s and in a behind closed doors friendly game.

Otherwise, it's as you were for Wednesday, who will be out to build on last week's 3-0 win over Ipswich.

Peterborough: Posh duo George Boyd and Michael Bostwick both trained on Thursday after picking up minor knocks against Derby last weekend.

Meanwhile, Tommy Rowe is rated as 50-50 to make the trip to Hillsborough following an ankle injury.

Head to head

OwlsDrawsPeterborough
League745
FA Cup100
Total845

Last meeting
Tuesday 15 March 2011
League 1
Owls 1-4 Peterborough
(Heffernan 52; Mackail-Smith 25, Tomlin 35, Boyd 41, 81)

View from the dugout:

Dave Jones said: "We had a great result last last week but we need to build on that and keep growing. We are all here to work hard first and foremost and my players don't need to be told how important each game is."

Darren Ferguson said: "We have won four games in six and will go there looking to continue our run. I have spoken about the standards we have set ourselves and we cannot fall below them."

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