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Match preview: Plymouth v Wednesday

16 November 2021

The Owls head to Home Park this evening for the Emirates FA Cup first round replay with Plymouth.

Nine days ago, Wednesday and Argyle drew 0-0 at Hillsborough in front of the live ITV cameras to force a replay in Devon.

The winners of tonight’s cup clash will travel to either Notts County or Rochdale in the second round.



- Wednesday are unbeaten in ten in all competitions heading to Home Park

- Plymouth have one defeat in 15 in all competitions and are undefeated in League One since the opening day of the season

- The Owls are unbeaten on the road since facing Plymouth on 11 September

- Argyle remain undefeated on home soil in the league this season and just one defeat at Home Park in all competitions, going down 3-1 against Swindon in the Papa John’s Trophy

- Plymouth’s best FA Cup campaign came in 1983/84 when they reached the semi finals

- Wednesday have won the FA Cup three times (1895/96, 1906/07, 1934/35)


Date: Tuesday 16 November
Kick-off: 7.45pm
Emirates FA Cup, first round replay
Home Park



Referee - Christopher Sarginson
Assistant referee - Samuel Ogles
Assistant referee - Daniel Robinson
Fourth official - Brett Huxtable


Live match commentary will be provided by iFollow in association with BBC Radio Sheffield.

Due to competition regulations, there will be no iFollow stream of this fixture.

Audio match passes are available priced £2.50.


The Owls have sold just over 1,000 tickets for tonight’s game.

Tickets will now be available for fans to purchase on the night from the away ticket booth, located outside the away turnstiles. There is no increase in ticket prices for purchasing at the stadium.

Ticket collections will also be from the away ticket booth.


The hashtag for our content relative to tonight’s game is #PLYSHW

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.


Owls: Lee Gregory (calf) and Jack Hunt (fractured hand) will miss out tonight at Home Park.


Dominic Iorfa and Sam Hutchinson remain on the sidelines.

George Byers and Massimo Luongo are fit and available for selection.

Bailey Peacock-Farrell represented Northern Ireland on Monday evening in the 0-0 draw with Italy at Windsor Park, so Joe Wildsmith is likely to resume in goal.

Plymouth: Luke Jephcott and Brendan Galloway are away on international duty.

Ex-Owl Danny Mayor (illness) will be assessed after missing Argyle’s trip to Accrington on Saturday.

FORM GUIDE (in all competitions)

Plymouth: DWDDW


7 Nov 2021 | Owls 0-0 Plymouth | FA Cup
11 Sept 2021 | Plymouth 3-0 Owls | League One
5 March 2011 | Owls 2-4 Plymouth | League One
18 Sept 2010 | Plymouth 3-2 Owls | League One
30 Jan 2010 | Owls 2-1 Plymouth | Championship

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