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Match preview: Owls v Ipswich

28 January 2022

MATCH DETAILS

Sheffield Wednesday v Ipswich Town
Saturday 29 January
3:00pm
Sky Bet League One
Hillsborough

This weekend’s clash with Ipswich at Hillsborough marks the start of a hectic bout of fixtures for the Owls.

Darren Moore’s side are set to play nine games between now and the end of February, meaning a relentless schedule of weekend/midweek fixtures on the horizon.

Ipswich are one of the form sides in the division with four wins from their last five games under new boss Kieran McKenna.

As things stand heading into the weekend clash, the Tractor Boys are one place (8th) and one point ahead of the Owls (9th), though Wednesday have two games in hand.

In terms of home form, the Owls have tasted defeat only once this season at Hillsborough – the fewest of any side in League One. Five of our next six fixtures take place in S6.

IMPORTANT SUPPORTER INFORMATION

Following the relaxation of Government Plan B regulations this week, we will revert to our regular matchday operation from Saturday.

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TEAM NEWS

Wednesday: New recruits Jordan Storey, Tyreece John-Jules and Harlee Dean could make their debuts at Hillsborough.

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Josh Windass could be in contention for his first start since late November.

Dominic Iorfa and Chey Dunkley remain sidelined.

Olamide Shodipo is a long-term absentee for the Owls.

Ipswich: Defender Kane Vincent-Young will miss out through suspension after being shown a late red card on Tuesday night in their 2-0 win away at Wimbledon.

Full back Dominic Thompson is eligible to feature after joining the Portman Road side on loan from Brentford until the end of the season.

OFFICIALS

Referee – Darren Bond
Assistant referee – Andrew Dallison
Assistant referee – Mark Russell
Fourth official – Andrew Kitchen

iFOLLOW

Live match commentary will be provided by iFollow, while the game will be streamed live overseas.

Audio match passes in the UK are available HERE.

SOCIAL MEDIA

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

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 2.00pm.

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

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

MATCHDAY PROGRAMME

Pick up a copy of ‘Wednesday’ this weekend, priced £3 and available in and around the ground.

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FORM GUIDE

Owls: WLLWL
Ipswich: WWLWW

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

25 Sept 2021 | Ipswich 1-1 Owls | League One
2 Feb 2019 | Ipswich 0-1 Owls | Championship
25 Aug 2018 | Owls 2-1 Ipswich | Championship
6 Mar 2018 | Owls 1-2 Ipswich| Championship
22 Nov 2017 | Ipswich 2-2 Owls | Championship


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