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Match preview: Owls v MK Dons

23 November 2021

Wednesday return to S6 this evening for the League One clash with MK Dons.

It’s two sides in solid league form going head-to-head at Hillsborough, with tonight’s visitors having won four of their last five and Wednesday unbeaten in eight and two wins from three.

The Owls will be striving to make it back-to-back wins which would see a jump back into the top six this evening.

PRE-MATCH STATS

- Florian Kamberi’s goal on Saturday at Accrington was the 50th Owls goal under manager Darren Moore
- Only Rotherham can better Wednesday’s current unbeaten run of eight games
- MK Dons’ winning streak of three matches is the current best in League One
- Tonight’s visitors are unbeaten in their last five games v the Owls
- The Owls are unbeaten in the last six home games v MK Dons

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MATCH DETAILS

Date: Tuesday 23 November
Kick-off: 7.45pm
League One
Hillsborough

OFFICIALS

Referee - Robert Madley
Assistant Referee - Wayne Grunnill
Assistant Referee - Lewis Raper
Fourth Official - Garreth Rhodes

CHIRSTMAS LIGHT SWITCH-ON

With the festive period fast approaching, we are switching on the S6 Christmas lights tonight!

Dennis Adeniran and Sam Hutchinson will be joining in the fun, led by stadium announcer Shaun Leigh and club chaplain Baz Gascoigne.

The evening also coincides with Hallam FM and Cash 4 Kids’ Mission Christmas launch, during which a range of drop-off sites for toys and gifts

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MEAL DEAL

Following the Hillsborough light up, a turnstile on each stand will open earlier than usual at 6:00pm to allow supporters inside the ground for refreshments.

The concourses will offer meal deal options for everyone who makes their purchase before 6.45pm.

AWAY FANS

MK Dons have sold just over 300 tickets.

LIVE BROADCAST

The match will be streamed live exclusively on iFollow with match commentary from Rob O’Neill and John Pearson.

As a designated midweek fixture, supporters in the UK and overseas can purchase a live match pass, priced £10.

Match passes are available by CLICKING HERE.

SOCIAL MEDIA

The hashtag for our content relative to Saturday’s game is #SHWMKD

Our official Twitter account @swfc will provide a blow-by-blow text update of the game as well as all key match information, including team news at 6.45pm.

Our official Instagram @swfcofficial will also keep you up to date on the latest events and content uploaded to the story throughout the matchday!

The key news will also be uploaded to our Facebook page HERE.

TEAM NEWS

Owls: Wednesday have no fresh injury concerns from the win over Accrington on Saturday.

Lee Gregory made his return from a calf injury at the weekend and came on with just under half an hour remaining.

Likewise, Josh Windass (hamstring) is yet to feature this season but was named on the bench at the Wham Stadium and could well be involved tonight.

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing is eligible to make his debut, Marvin Johnson (hamstring) will be assessed, while Dennis Adeniran, Sam Hutchinson and Dominic Iorfa will miss out.

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MK Dons: The visitors will welcome back Harry Darling from suspension, while striker Charlie Brown is back from injury

Midfielder Ethan Robson picked up a knock in the club’s 2-1 defeat to Stevenage in the FA Cup and will not be risked at Hillsborough.

It remains to be seen whether Troy Parrott (Covid-19 protocols) or Tennai Watson (illness) can return.

LEAGUE FORM GUIDE

Owls: DDWDW
MK Dons: WLWWW

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

19 April 2016 | Owls 0-0 MK Dons | Championship
15 Dec 2015 | MK Dons 2-1 Owls | Championship
15 Jan 2013 | MK Dons 2-0 Owls | FA Cup
5 Jan 2013 | Owls 0-0 MK Dons | FA Cup
31 Jan 2012 | MK Dons 1-1 Owls | League One

Fans are reminded of their conduct during all home and away fixtures HERE.

Hillsborough is an all-seater stadium and supporters are urged to remain seated and keep gangways clear at all times.


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