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In focus: Owls v Burnley

9 August 2013

 

Wednesday v Burnley
Championship
10 August 2013

3.00pm kick-off

 

Tickets
SWFC are reminding fans that, in order to get the best deals, tickets should be purchased in advance of the game.


For 2013/14 there will be a £1 increase on all home match tickets purchased less than three hours before kick-off or at the turnstiles.

 

CLICK HERE for details.


Travel
Supporters should be aware that the Supertram service on Saturday will not be running as normal.

 
Due to the relaying of the tracks, the yellow route tram will be terminating at Shalesmoor, with a replacement bus in place to travel from Shalesmoor to Middlewood.


The blue route service will be running between Halfway and Spring Lane with replacement buses in place from Spring Lane to Hillsborough.


There will also be road works on the A61 which could cause delays.


Follow the action live..
Owls fans can listen live this weekend with full match commentary on Wednesday Player.


swfc.co.uk will have all the news, views and reaction from the Championship clash including starting line-ups, full match report, action shots and videos on Player.


Follow the Owls on Twitter at @swfc and use the #SWFC hashtag before, during and after the game!


Team news

Owls –Defender Joe Mattock (medial knee ligament) is ruled out for two-three weeks.


Reda Johnson (tendonitis) has returned to training but Owls boss Dave Jones has said the game may come too for the Benin defender.

 


Jermaine Johnson will serve the first game of his three-match suspension.


Burnley – Clarets defenders Ben Mee (knee) and Michael Duff (groin) are injury concerns for this weekend’s visitors.


Sean Dyche’s side impressed in midweek, sailing through to the second round of the Capital One Cup with a 4-0 win away at York, after drawing 1-1 against Bolton at Turf Moor on the opening day.

 
Head to head

 

OwlsDrawsBurnley
League341539
FA Cup432
Total381841


Last meeting
1 January 2013
Owls 0-2 Burnley
(Treacy 63, Wallace 76 (p))


One to watch – David Jones

 


The former Wigan midfielder joined the Clarets ahead of the season and scored his first goal for the club in midweek against York.


Jones has bags of experience at Championship level and has twice gained promotion to the Premier League with Derby and Wolves.


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