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18 April 2013

 

Wednesday v Ipswich
Championship
20 April 2013
3.00pm kick-off


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Team news


Owls: Gary Madine (hamstring) and Seyi Olofinjana (knee) will both be assessed ahead of the game.

 


Wednesday boss Dave Jones is hopeful both will be able to feature against the Tractor Boys.


Reda Johnson (foot) missed out at Blackpool but could be back in contention this weekend.


There is no further news in terms of injuries and suspensions.


Ipswich: Striker Frank Nouble will be pushing for a place in the starting XI on Saturday after firing the Tractor Boys to an outstanding win over Crystal Palace in midweek.


The former West Ham man scored twice against the Eagles as Ipswich ran out comfortable 3-0 winners, with Aaron Cresswell also on target.

 


Mick McCarthy’s men verge on the brink of safety with 56 points – two points above the Owls.


Jay Tabb (knee) is set to make his return to action on Saturday, while Lee Martin (ankle) and Aaron McLean (toe) are doubts for Ipswich.


Head to head

 

OwlsDrawsIpswich
League16714
FA Cup001
League Cup110
Total17815

 

Last meeting
27 October 2012
Ipswich 0-3 Owls
(Barkley 2, 58, Antonio 81)

 


View from the dugout


Dave Jones said: “Who knows how many points it will take to be safe, I was told this morning that with the points we have, we probably already are safe but we will not look at it like that until safety is guaranteed.”

 

Mick McCarthy said: “The players have been great. They must take a lot of credit for what they have done but as I have said, there is still work to be done before we are mathematically safe.”


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