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Match preview: Wigan v Owls

28 September 2021

The Owls travel to the DW Stadium this evening looking to return to winning ways in League One.

Wednesday go into the clash with Wigan on the back of successive 1-1 draws at home to Shrewsbury and away at Ipswich.

Meanwhile, the Latics are in fine form and top of the League One table.

Leam Richardson’s side have posted five consecutive league wins to march to the summit after eight games.

MATCH DETAILS

Date: Tuesday 28 September
Kick-off: 7.45pm
League One
DW Stadium

OFFICIALS

Referee - Samuel Barrott
Assistant Referee - Ollie Williams
Assistant Referee - Billy Smallwood
Fourth Official - Scott Oldham

LIVE BROADCAST

Supporters can watch tonight’s clash at the DW live on iFollow with the fixture one of our designated midweek games.

Video match passes are available to purchase for £10 HERE.

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TICKETS

Tickets will be on sale in the Owls Ticket Office and online until 2.00pm. Owls fans can also purchase tickets tonight at the DW Stadium from windows 1-3 at the Ticket Office.

Supporters should note when purchasing tickets at the DW Stadium, it will be cash only. Pre-paid tickets and duplicates can also be collected from windows 1-3.

Our initial allocation of 3,014 had sold out and, after receiving further tickets, over 3,500 have been snapped up in total.

SOCIAL MEDIA

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

Our official Twitter account @swfc will provide a blow-by-blow text update 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: Captain Barry Bannan picked up a knee injury in our 1-1 draw with Ipswich on Saturday and will be assessed ahead of the game.

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Fellow midfielder George Byers has missed our last two outings after picking up a knock in training and will miss the trip to Lancashire.

Lewis Gibson, Massimo Luongo and Josh Windass all remain sidelined with hamstring injuries.

Wigan: The Latics will monitor the fitness of Jack Whatmough after the defender suffered a hamstring injury on Saturday.

Curtis Tilt is likely to step in should Whatmough be unavailable.

FORM GUIDE (all competitions)

Wednesday: LWLDD
Wigan: DWWLW

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

28 Jan 2020 | Wigan 2-1 Wednesday | Championship
5 Oct 2019 | Wednesday 1-0 Wigan| Championship
19 Jan 2019 | Wednesday 1-0 Wigan | Championship
4 Aug 2018 | Wigan 3-2 Wednesday | Championship
3 Feb 2017 | Wigan 0-1 Wednesday | Championship

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


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