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Match preview: Owls v Luton

23 October 2020

The Owls are back at Hillsborough on Saturday, with Luton the visitors.

After a narrow defeat against Brentford at home in midweek, Wednesday will be looking for a quickfire response in S6.

The Hatters have lost back to back Championship games heading into the clash with the Owls on Saturday, losing 2-0 against Stoke (h) and Millwall (a).

But Luton will aiming to get back to winning ways and extend their impressive away record since manager Nathan Jones returned to the club in July – losing just twice in seven league matches.

Here’s all you need to know ahead of the game;


- Date: Saturday 24 October
- Kick-off, 3.00pm
- Championship
- Hillsborough

Referee - Geoff Eltringham
Assistant Referee 1 - Rob Smith
Assistant Referee 2 - Craig Taylor
Fourth Official - Leigh Doughty


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SWFC: Tom Lees, Dominic Iorfa and Izzy Brown have all returned to training.


Massimo Luongo (knee) has been ruled out for the game this weekend and potentially the midweek trip to Rotherham also.

There were no fresh injuries from the midweek clash with Brentford.

Luton: Harry Cornick (groin) is back in contention. The striker was an unused substitute during the Hatters’ 2-0 defeat at Millwall on Tuesday.

Top scorer James Collins is out after testing positive for coronavirus, with Dan Potts and James Bree both rated as doubtful.


Owls boss on Luton: “It’s another difficult Championship game. They have had a good start to the season. But we have to concentrate on ourselves and deliver a high-level performance.”


Luton manager Nathan Jones said: “They have experienced players and enough quality in the side to hurt Championship sides, established Championship players. They’ve got enough threats to hurt you and we have to be wary of that and that’s what people need to remember.”

LAST MEETING – 12 February 2020 | Luton 1-0 Owls


Luton 1-0 Owls - 12 February 2020 - Championship
Owls 1-0 Luton - 20 August 2019 - Championship
Luton 0-1 Owls - 15 January 2019 – FA Cup
Owls 0-0 Luton - 5 January 2019 – FA Cup
Luton 3-2 Owls - 20 February 2007 - Championship

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