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Match preview | Wednesday v Peterborough

18 May 2023

Match Previews

Match preview | Wednesday v Peterborough

18 May 2023

Wednesday v Peterborough
Thursday 18 May
League One play-off semi-final, second leg


Wednesday host Peterborough for our final home game of 2022/23 in front of the Sky Sports cameras at Hillsborough.


Posh hold a 4-0 lead going into the semi-final, second leg, giving the Owls a huge task if progress to the final is to be achieved.

Darren Moore issued a rallying call to Wednesdayites in his pre-match media conference, which can be viewed in full below.


Wednesday | The gaffer indicated there are no fresh injury concerns in the Owls camp.

Peterborough | Nathan Thompson has trained ahead of the second leg after an injury lay-off. The defender could return for Darren Ferguson’s side this evening.



Supporters can purchase the limited tickets remaining for tonight’s game online HERE or in person at the Ticket Office.


Referee – David Webb
Assistant referee – Mark Stevens
Assistant referee – Nigel Lugg
Fourth official – Andrew Fox



Passes for UK live audio commentary and international live streams are available HERE. As a Sky Sports live broadcast, the game is not available to stream in the UK.


Our Fan Zone is open from 5:00pm where Andy Clixby will be performing ahead of the game.

The Wednesday Tap is also open from 5:00pm where supporters can enjoy a pre-match refreshment.


The hashtag for the match is #SHWPET

Our official Twitter account @swfc will provide real time updates, with team news at 7:00pm.

Our official Instagram @swfcofficial will also have content on the story throughout matchday.

You can follow us on Facebook and Tik Tok and subscribe and turn on notifications for our YouTube channel, where you can view extended match highlights.



The Owls are issuing a reminder that in the interests of safety and wellbeing for everyone inside the stadium tonight, supporters must remain in the stands at all times.

It is against the law to enter the pitch at any time and anyone who does so is putting the welfare of players, coaches, club staff and fellow fans at risk.

Anyone entering the pitch will face a potential ban and police action.

Other dangerous and illegal behaviour including pyrotechnic use, throwing objects, abuse, drug use and discrimination will not be tolerated.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Following anti-social behaviour incidents earlier this season, we are reinforcing the importance of all supporters staying within EFL Ground Regulations, which can be found HERE

Under the banner of ‘Love Football. Protect The Game’ the FA, Premier League and EFL have together introduced new measures and stronger sanctions across the game to tackle the increased anti-social, discriminatory and criminal behaviours seen within football grounds.

Find out more HERE


Sheffield Wednesday are committed to fostering a fully inclusive matchday environment for all supporters, home and away. We subscribe absolutely to the EFL Code of Practice for Inclusion and Anti-Discrimination.

Find out more HERE

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