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Match preview: Owls v Leeds

25 October 2019

Match Previews

Match preview: Owls v Leeds

25 October 2019

It’s second v third at Hillsborough in the Championship on Saturday lunchtime.

The 12.30pm kick-off sees second-placed Leeds visit S6 as the Sky Sports cameras return for the Yorkshire derby.

The Whites have begun the campaign in strong fashion and are just two points off West Brom in top spot.


This weekend’s visitors have lost just three of their 13 games so far but two of those have come in their last five outings – and both away from home – losing 1-0 at Charlton and 2-1 at Millwall.

Wednesday are aiming to post their third successive home win after defeating Wigan and Stoke 1-0.


The Owls are one point behind Leeds in the table after an impressive run of form under manager Garry Monk.

Team news

SWFC: Keiren Westwood and Massimo Luongo are fit and available for selection.

Westwood (ankle) has been sidelined for the last two fixtures (v Cardiff and Stoke) but has resumed training.


Luongo picked up a minor knee injury after scoring the winning goal against Stoke on Tuesday but is fit to play.

Tom Lees will not be available to face his former club but is back in full training after a hamstring injury.

Leeds: Defender Liam Cooper and midfielder Jamie Shackleton are fit for selection after picking up injuries earlier in the month away at West Brom.


Marcelo Bielsa will be without injured duo Pablo Hernandez and Adam Forshaw.

Championship form

Leeds: LWLWD

Video preview

Ticket news

With the highest Hillsborough attendance of the season so far expected for the Yorkshire derby, supporters of both sides are reminded there will be no tickets available on the turnstiles.

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Residents and supporter information

For the match details, traffic management information, residents and business access, bus travel and contact details, CLICK HERE.

Please note there will be no Supertram service to Middlewood/Hillsborough between 10.30am and 12.30pm and to the city centre from Middlewood/Hillsborough between 1.30pm and 3.30pm.



Sheffield Wednesday are reminding supporters of their conduct whilst following the team both at Hillsborough and away from home.

The launching of missiles from the stands, including pyrotechnics, are criminal offences and the club have a zero-tolerance policy to these.


Our iFollow commentary team of Rob O’Neill and John Pearson will be behind the mic at Hillsborough to provide live match commentary.

Due to broadcast restrictions, the game will not be available on iFollow for overseas subscribers to stream.

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Last five v Leeds

Leeds 1-0 Owls – 13 April 2019 – Championship
Owls 1-1 Leeds – 28 September 2018 – Championship
Leeds 1-2 Owls – 17 March 2018 – Championship
Owls 3-0 Leeds – 1 October 2017 – Championship
Leeds 1-0 Owls – 25 February 2017 – Championship

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