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In focus: Birmingham v Owls

20 September 2013

 

Birmingham v Wednesday
Championship
21 September 2013
3.00pm kick off

 

Tickets

 
Tickets for the Owls’ trip to Birmingham are on sale until 3.00pm on Friday.


Fans can purchase their tickets for the clash at St Andrews from the Owls Ticket Office, online or by telephone (0871 900 1867).

 

CLICK HERE for further details.


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: Loan signing Roger Johnson is available to play while the Owls are awaiting clearance for fellow new recruit Stephen McPhail to make his bow.


Lewis Buxton will be pushing to make his return to the side following his recovery from a tight hamstring.

 

Birmingham: The Blues have bolstered their attacking options with the loan signing of Manchester United youngster Jesse Lingard.


Lee Clark has confirmed that the 20-year-old attacking midfielder will start on Saturday.


Striker Akwasi Asante (hamstring) could be back in the squad following his recovery from injury.


Lee Novak (knee) will undergo a late fitness test, while captain Paul Robinson returns after serving a one-match suspension.

 

Head to head

 

OwlsdrawsBirmingham
League282230
FA Cup112
League Cup001
Total292333

 

Last meeting
19 Feb 2013
Birmingham 0-0 Owls

 


One to watch – Chris Burke

 

Scotland international Chris Burke has made a positive start to the season with two goals and two assists to his name.


A popular player at St Andrews, Burke was crowned as the Player of the Year and Players’ Player of the Year in 2011/12 and impressed last term, with City taking up a one-year option in the summer of 2013.

 


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