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5 October 2012


Sheffield Wednesday v Hull City
npower Championship
Saturday 6 October
3.00pm kick-off

 

Supporter safety
Fans of both sides should be aware that crowd segregation barriers will be in operation on Leppings Lane after the game. 
 
Team news
Owls: Chris Lines (groin) and Reda Johnson (foot) miss out, while Lewis Buxton (hamstring) and Kieran Lee (ankle) face fitness tests ahead of the derby clash.

 

Otherwise Dave Jones has no fresh injury or suspension concerns following the thrilling midweek draw at Burnley.

 

Hull: Former Owls loanee Alex Bruce (groin) and James Chester (hamstring) are sidelined and fellow defender Joe Dudgeon (knee) is a doubt.

 

Striker Matty Fryatt (Achilles) is out, so too is defender Jack Hobbs (knee) and midfielder Tom Cairney (knee).

 

Head to head

 

OwlsDrawsHull
League171510
FA Cup100
League Cup110
Total191610

 

Last meeting
Sunday 30 December 2007
Championship
Hull 1-0 Owls
(Windass 33) 
 
View from the dugout
Dave Jones said: "The players were magnificent on Tuesday at Burnley, now we have to build on that point and take that confidence into Saturday.”
 
Steve Bruce said: "You can’t keep accepting the mistakes, so the only thing I can do is shake it up a bit.”


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