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Owls to visit Oldham in League Cup

Wednesday will kick-off their season with a trip to Oldham Athletic in the first round of the Capital One Cup.

The draw for the newly-named competition took place this morning and the Owls will face League One opposition in the week commencing August 13.

The match will actually be played before the start of the new Football League season, which kicks-off on Saturday, August 18.

Other notable fixtures include Sheffield United hosting Burton Albion, Leeds United hosting Shrewsbury Town and Barnsley making the trip to Rochdale.

Premier League clubs will enter at the second round stage, with those involved in European competition entering in round three.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 14 2012

Time: 9:41AM

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should be interesting for Lee..... a trip home before the seasons even started
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14/06/2012 09:45:00

the season starts weekend before.
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14/06/2012 17:20:00

No it don't ozzie
ecco owl
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14/06/2012 21:30:00

No it don't ozzie
ecco owl
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14/06/2012 21:30:00

just announced its on sky - aug 13th 7.45
carlton owl
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14/06/2012 21:33:00

season starts saturday 18th, hope 1st game is away as i'm at a wedding so rude.
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15/06/2012 14:25:00

sorry ecco, I stand to be corrected as the fixture list hasn't been brought out yet but unless they have moved the season back a week then the first fixture will be saturday 11th august and the prem will be the week after.
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15/06/2012 23:09:00

First league games the 18th, so this is basicly our last friendly. Should be a good preview of what DJ's up to!
north stand owl
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16/06/2012 10:42:00

anyone know why the season has been put back? is it the euros and the oympics?
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16/06/2012 18:43:00

olympics I would guess, especially cos know we're in the championship we get international breaks again!!
north stand owl
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16/06/2012 23:55:00


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