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Match preview

1 February 2013


Owls v Brighton
Championship
2 February 2013

3.00pm

 

Tickets

Come and support the boys this weekend against Brighton! Owls fans are advised to book their tickets early - for more details click here.

 

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swfc.co.uk will have all the news, views and reaction from the game on Saturday, whie Wednesday Player will have full match commentary, post-match press conferences, extended match highlights and the full game replay.

 

Team news

 

Owls: Loan duo Leroy Lita and Danny Pugh are available to make their first appearance for the Owls at Hillsborough.

 

The pair impressed last week at The Valley as Lita scored a last-gasp winner on his debut to secure three points for Wednesday.

 

Jeremy Helan is also in line to feature on Saturday having returned to S6 on loan from Mancester City until the end of the season.

 

Brighton: Gus Poyet could hand league debuts to duo Matthew Upson and Leonardo Ulloa.

 

Defender Upson signed for Brighton on loan from Stoke until the end of the season on transfer deadline day.

 

Argentinian striker Ulloa signed a four and a half year deal from Spanish side Almeria last month and scored on his debut for the Seagulls last weekend in their FA Cup defeat to Arsenal.

 

Right back Bruno Saltor is set to make his comeback to the side after recovering from tendonitis.


Brighton have lost just two of their previous 16 Championship games.

 

Head to head

OwlsDrawsBrighton
League894
FA Cup201
Total1095

 

Last meeting

14 September 2012

Brighton 3-0 Owls
(Bridge 24, Mackail-Smth 54, Buckley 58)

 

View from the dugout

 

Dave Jones said: "The club is doing well at the moment, we have been building for some time and that's what we are aiming to do. But we kick ourselves for not being ten points better off."


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