Date:Tuesday September 13 2011
The Lamex Stadium, Stevenage
Tuesday, September 13
Wednesday will face Stevenage for the first time tonight looking to continue their fine form in npower League One.
Gary Megson and his troops will travel to The Lamex Stadium in confident mood following theirn 3-1 victory over MK Dons at Hillsborough on Saturday.
But Stevenage will be an unknown threat for Wednesday, who haven't met tonight's opponents before in a comptitive fixture.
The Boro have made a decent start to life in League One, having lost just once so far this term - and they'll be looking to get their biggest scalp yet against the Owls.
Owls boss Gary Megson told the official SWFC website:
'To go to Charlton and get our first point on the road and then beat the leaders has been a good week for us so now we need to carry on the standards that we've set.
'But we're not getting carried away because I don't think we've played particularly well in either game, I think we've had two good second halves.
'If we keep doing that, eventually we'll find ourselves with too much to do in second halves if we don't begin games properly.'
Stevenage have completed the signing of striker Don Cowan ahead of tonight's game and the former Shamrock Rovers man is free to go straight into tonight's squad.
But manager Graham Westley could be tempted to stick with the same starting eleven for the third match on the spin following some decent performances.
Rob Sinclair, the winger, is still sidelined through injury and will be for the next month, but Stevenage have no fresh injury worries going into the match.
The 21-year-old new arrival will be hoping to make an instant impression on his new supporters following his move, which was only completed today.
The Owls have no fresh injury concerns for tonight's match and Megson could well name the same eleven that started the MK Dons clash.
Midfielder Liam Palmer will be pushing for a start after playing so well after coming on for Jermaine Johnson at the weekend. But Johnson himself will be hoping for another chance to shine on his return from injury.
Goalkeeper Richard O'Donnell will keep his place in goal with the news that regular number one Nicky Weaver will be sidelined for three months with a knee injury.
Madine scored twice in the 3-1 win over MK Dons and he'll be looking to continue his fine form with more goals at Stevenage.
The Owls and Stevenage have never met in competitive action, so tonight's match will be a bit of history in the making for both sides.
v Yeovil (A) - 17/09/11
Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!
Date:Tuesday September 13 2011
Owls sign former Real Madrid midfielder (Monday September 1 2014)
Owls handed Manchester City cup clash (Thursday August 28 2014)
Wednesday await League Cup draw (Wednesday August 27 2014)
Gray: Owls good value for cup triumph (Wednesday August 27 2014)
Report: Burnley 0-1 Wednesday (Wednesday August 27 2014)
Owls out to maintain momentum in cup (Tuesday August 26 2014)
Karanka to make changes for Owls visit (Friday August 22 2014)
Gray: Owls searching for Boro win (Friday August 22 2014)
International call-up for Owls stopper (Thursday August 21 2014)
Gray frustrated by Millwall late show (Wednesday August 20 2014)
|Sheff Wed||0||-||0||Derby County|
|7. Derby County||5||2||2||1||4||8|
|10. Sheff Wed||5||2||2||1||1||8|
|Watford Appoint Garcia As Head Coach
» Watford : 02/09/2014 22:51:00
|LUFC Leeds Summer Transfer Rumours - Round-Up
» Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 20:52:00
|LUFC Smith surprised by Leeds exit
» Leeds Utd : 02/09/2014 19:55:00
|No issues for keeper
» Middlesbrough : 02/09/2014 19:53:00
|M&M Ready To Resist All Temptation
» Ipswich : 02/09/2014 19:31:00