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In focus: QPR v Owls

2 August 2013


QPR v Wednesday

3 August 2013
3.00pm kick-off




There is no pay on the day option at Loftus Road. 

Supporters who have purchased tickets over the phone or online but not collected them from the Owls Megastore, can collect them at the ticket collection point next to the R’s Megastore.


Follow the action live..

Owls fans not travelling to Loftus Road on Saturday can listen live with full match commentary on Wednesday Player. will have all the news, views and reaction from the capital clash including starting line-ups, full match report and pictures from the curtain-raiser.


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


Team news


QPR - New signings Danny Simpson and Karl Henry are both likely to be included in the R's starting line-up on Saturday.



Rangers bolstered their attacking options this week with the signing of prolific striker Charlie Austin.


The ex-Burnley man, who netted 28 goals last season for the Clarets, is expected to feature against the Owls.


Jermaine Jenas is fit following an Achilles injury.


Owls - Lewis Buxton has been ruled out for Saturday (shin splints). After a strong pre-season campaign, Liam Palmer is likely to slot in at right back.


Kieran Lee (hip) will also miss out.


New signings Atdhe Nuhiu and Kamil Zayatte may make their Championship debuts for Wednesday.



Head to head


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Last meeting

3 April 2010

QPR 1-1 Owls

(Faurlin 23; Soares 77)


One to watch - Charlie Austin



Austin has proven to be one of the most prolific strikers in the Championship during the past two seasons with Burnley.


The 24-year-old has scored 41 goals in 69 starts for the Clarets and will be aiming to help fire his new employers back into the Premier League.

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