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Match Pack: Wednesday v QPR

15 December 2023

Club News

Match Pack: Wednesday v QPR

15 December 2023

Wednesday v QPR
Saturday 16 December
3:00pm
Championship
Hillsborough

THE MATCH

It’s a vital clash in the Championship as the Owls go head-to-head with fellow drop zone occupants QPR.

In similar style to Wednesday, the R’s have been revitalised by a new manager, taking 12 points from a possible 21 since the arrival of Marti Cifuentes.

The Spaniard has overseen a real upturn in fortunes and QPR visit Hillsborough on the back of three wins (Stoke, Preston, Hull) and a draw (Plymouth) from their last four outings.

The Owls, of course, have also been rejuvenated under Danny Röhl, who is seeking a return to winning ways after the midweek reverse at Norwich.

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TEAM NEWS

Wednesday: Röhl is expected to select from a similar squad to that of the Canaries clash. Wednesday have no fresh injury concerns but the game is likely to come too soon for Josh Windass and Michael Smith.

QPR: Ziyad Larkeche was forced from Wednesday night’s goalless draw with Plymouth and boss Cifuentes is working with his medical team to determine the French defender’s availability in S6.

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Midfielder Jack Colback is closing in on a return to action after coming off at Preston a fortnight ago with a muscle strain.

PRESS CONFERENCE

OFFICIALS

Referee: Andy Davies
Assistant: Andrew Dallison
Assistant: Darren Williams
Fourth Official: Leigh Doughty

IMPORTANT TURNSTILE INFORMATION
We are reminding supporters to arrive at the stadium as early as possible to avoid unnecessary queues on matchday.

CLICK HERE for important turnstile information.

iFOLLOW

Live audio commentary is available HERE on iFollow, with S6 regulars Rob O’Neil and John Pearson calling the action.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

The hashtag for the match is #SHWQPR

Our X account @swfc will provide real time updates, with team news at 2:00pm.

Follow us on Instagram for matchday content and subscribe and turn on notifications for our YouTube channel, where you can view extended match highlights.


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FAMILY ZONE

Our Grandstand Family Zone is open from 1:30pm for youngsters to enjoy! Come and visit us for some pre-match gaming and to meet some special guests!

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LOVE FOOTBALL, PROTECT THE GAME

The EFL, Premier League, FA, FSA, PGMOL, LMA and PFA have come together this season to implement a series of measures to address behaviour across the game.

This includes new policies, procedures, and regulations to eradicate unacceptable conduct on the pitch, on the sidelines and in the stands.

The new measures build on the work launched last season to combat dangerous and illegal fan behaviour, supported by the ‘Love Football. Protect the Game’ football-wide campaign.

CLICK HERE for full details.

We are also reinforcing the importance of all supporters staying within EFL Ground Regulations, which can be found HERE


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