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4 March 2013

 

Watford v Owls
Championship

5 March 2013

7.45pm kick off

 

Tickets

Tickets are available for Owls supporters to purchase on the turnstiles at Vicarage Road (cash only). For more details click here.

 

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

 

Team news

 

Owls: Defender Reda Johnson (ankle) will remain sidelined for the Owls.


Following Wednesday's home clash against Nottingham Forest on Saturday, manager Dave Jones has reported a number of minor injury concerns - all of which will be given a late assessment ahead of the trip to Watford.

 

Watford: Hornets keeper Manuel Almunia (hamstring) is a doubt for Watford.

 

Jonathan Bond was the man between the sticks last time out against Wolves and could be handed the gloves on Tuesday.

 

Watford will be aiming to break back into the automatic promotion positions after dropping to third at the weekend.

 

Head to head

 

OwlsDrawsWatford
League12718
FA Cup020
League Cup201
Total14919

 

Last meeting

27 November 2012

Owls 1-4 Watford

(Antonio 3; Forestieri 18, Geijo 67, Deeney 75, Yeates 83)

 

View fro the dugout

 

Dave Jones said: “I would rather play the top teams because we seem to play better against them. We know all about Watford, they are a very good side but we can be a good side too. The next few games will show how far we have come.”

 

Gianfranco Zola said: "What will be important to us is how the players react to what happened at Wolves. What they show us on Tuesday evening will tell us a lot."


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