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18 October 2012

Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United 
npower Championship 
Friday 19 October 
7.45pm 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.
Spectators from the Kop, North and South Stands will not be able to leave via Leppings Lane on Friday and must leave via Penistone Road or over the bridge on to Parkside Road/Catchbar Lane.

Sheffield Wednesday are urging supporters to arrive at the ground early to avoid unnecessary queuing.

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Team news

Owls: Reda Johnson (foot) will remain sidelined for the Leeds clash, as will midfield man Chris Lines who continues his recovery from a groin injury.

Elsewhere there are no new injury or suspension concerns, while manager Dave Jones is hopeful there will be no after effects from a bug that has been in the camp over the past few days.

Leeds: The club will make a late decision on midfield duo Michael Tongue and Rodolph Austin.

Tongue (shoulder) is rated as ‘touch and go’ by manager Neil Warnock while Austin (ankle) will be assessed upon his return from international duty with Jamaica.

David Norris and Paul Green should be available for selection having both recovered from their respective knee injuries.

Head to head

FA Cup210

Last meeting
Saturday 3 March 2007
Leeds 2-3 Owls
(Bullen og 88, Cresswell 89; Tudgay 7, Brunt 37, J Johnson 54)

View from the dugout

Dave Jones said: "If we can take what we do on the training ground to the main ground, everyone will be more than happy.

"You have to make your own luck and that's what we're trying to do."

Neil Warnock said: "Having lads like Norris and Green back is important for us because it lets me make changes if I need to.

"We've done reasonably well so far but I want us to keep things going with a good result. It’s a cracking game for both teams.”

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