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Match preview: Mansfield v Wednesday

5 October 2021

It’s Mansfield v Wednesday in the Papa John’s Trophy at the One Call Stadium this evening.

Previously in Group H, the Owls eased past Newcastle Under-21s 3-0 at Hillsborough.

Meanwhile, the Stags went down 3-1 away at Harrogate.

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MATCH DETAILS

Date: Tuesday 5 October
Kick-off: 7.00pm
Papa John’s Trophy
One Call Stadium

OFFICIALS

Referee - Rebecca Welch
Assistant Referee - Stephen Wade
Assistant Referee - Matthew Parry
Fourth Official - Scott Tallis

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TICKET SALES

Tickets are sold out to Wednesdayites for tonight’s clash at the One Call Stadium.

The full allocation of 1,666 has been snapped up.

TICKET COLLECTION

Pre-paid tickets can be collected from the programme booth situated next to the away turnstiles.

LIVE BROADCAST

The game will be broadcast live on iFollow and match passes are available HERE.

Match commentary will be provided by BBC Radio Sheffield.

SOCIAL MEDIA

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

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 6.00pm.

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.

MATCH FORMAT

Should the Group H clash finish level after 90 minutes, both sides will gain a point. The game will also go to a penalty shootout and the winners will receive an extra point.

TEAM NEWS

Owls: Goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell is away on international duty with Northern Ireland so Joe Wildsmith is set to make his second appearance of the season.

Wildsmith featured in our previous Papa John’s Trophy clash at home to Newcastle Under-21s.

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Wednesday are likely to make changes for the cup clash with the likes of Fisayo Dele-Bashiru, Theo Corbeanu, Sylla Sow and Florian Kamberi vying for a recall.

Lewis Gibson could make his debut for the Owls this evening.

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While the Owls wait on Sam Hutchinson, who missed out on Saturday against Oxford.

Mansfield: Oliver Hawkins (back), Ollie Clarke (broken nose), George Maris (knock) and Stephen McLaughlin (knock) will all miss out against the Owls.

Defenders Richard Nartey, Will Forrester and Kellan Gordon and midfielder Ryan Stirk will miss out through injury.

FORM GUIDE

Owls: WLDDW
Mansfield: LLDDL

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

11 Aug 2015 | Owls 4-1 Mansfield | League Cup
5 Jan 1991 | Mansfield 0-2 Owls | FA Cup
15 Mar 1980 | Mansfield 1-1 Owls | Division Three
6 Oct 1979 | Owls 0-0 Mansfield | Division Three
3 April 1979 | Owls 1-2 Mansfield | Division Three

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