Date:Friday January 18 2013
Saturday, January 19
It is top against bottom on Saturday, in the form guide at least, as Wednesday welcome Wolves and new manager Dean Saunders to Hillsborough in the Championship.
The Owls have won four, drawn one and lost one of their last six matches, helping them out of the relegation zone, while Wanderers have lost four, drawn one and won of their last six.
Saunders has recently arrived at Molineux to try and stem the flow of the Wolves tide and he'll be out to secure his first league win as the club's manager in South Yorkshire.
Owls boss Dave Jones told the Sheffield Star:
"We`ve had them watched at Blackburn last Friday; we know they have their dangerous players. They probably think they shouldn`t be in the position they`re in.
"They`re a great club, as big as ours, tradition-wise. They`ve had a taste of Premier League football and want more of it.
"I had four good years there - good times, nice people. There are a lot people still there from when I worked there. I`ve nothing bad to say about Wolverhampton Wanderers, because I had good times there."
Wednesday boss Dave Jones is expected to ring the changes to the side that bowed out of the FA Cup with defeat at MK Dons in midweek.
Jones made seven changes for that third round replay clash in Milton Keynes and a similar number are expected to return to the Owls' starting line-up this weekend.
Goalkeeper Chris Kirkland will be one, while others such as Anthony Gardner, Michail Antonio and Reda Johnson are expected to bolster the Owls ranks as Jones as a fully fit squad to select from.
Jermaine Johnson is set to be passed fit despite leaving the pitch early in midweek with a back injury, while Jeremy Helan will be back and available for selection after being cup-tied and David Prutton returns from suspension.
Jones could stick with the same eleven that bagged a big win at high-flying Hull City last weekend, with Johnson and Antonio leading the line.
Giles Coke will be hoping to continue in the heart of the Owls' midfield following his performance at the KC Stadium, but Daniel Jones has moved on to Port Vale this week.
Jones caused a shock by including Giles Coke at Hull last weekend but he performed well and could be included in the starting eleven again this time out. Owls fans will look on with interest to see how he gets on after being left out in the cold.
New Wolves boss Dean Saunders grabbed a point in his first game in charge at Blackburn Rovers last Friday night.
The former Doncaster Rovers manager will have had over a week to assess his squad ahead of the trip to Hillsborough and could make changes to that side that featured at Ewood Park.
Saunders has no fresh injury concerns going into the match.
The former Reading man started in Saunders's first game in charge of Wolves last week and will be keen to impress his new boss with goals at Hillsborough.
Wednesday wins: 35
Wolves wins: 43
Last Time Out:
Wolves 1-0 Wednesday
A Bakary Sako goal just before half-time was enough to give Wolves all three points when the sides met earlier in the season.
v Charlton Athletic (A) - 26/1/13
Brighton (H) - 2/2/13
Date:Friday January 18 2013
Reasons Why #swfc Must Not Overlook the Match At Wolves (Monday May 2 2016)
Do Wednesday Want Any - Premier League Free Transfers? (Monday May 2 2016)
Video - Highlights of Wednesday's Win Over Cardiff City (Sunday May 1 2016)
Wednesday Beat Bluebirds To Seal Playoff Place (Saturday April 30 2016)
Stats: Wednesday v Cardiff City (Saturday April 30 2016)
Audio & Comments - Carlos Reacts to #swfc Reaching Playoffs (Saturday April 30 2016)
Vital Match Reaction - A View From The Stands! (Saturday April 30 2016)
Wednesday Still have One Game Remaining! (Saturday April 30 2016)
#swfc Release Playoff Home-Leg Ticket Information (Saturday April 30 2016)
Audio & Comments - Carlos Wants #swfc Fans Backing Today! (Saturday April 30 2016)
|Derby County||1||-||1||Sheff Wed|
|Sheff Wed||0||-||0||MK Dons|
|Bristol City||4||-||1||Sheff Wed|
|4. Hull City||45||23||11||11||30||80|
|5. Derby County||44||20||15||9||20||75|
|6. Sheff Wed||44||19||17||8||23||74|
|Late Strike Denies Derby
» Derby County : 02/05/2016 21:02:01
» Derby County : 02/05/2016 21:00:01
|QPR Edged Out As Clarets Secure Promotion
» Q.P.R. : 02/05/2016 20:07:00
|3 Points For Promotion - Brighton (2/5/16)
» Brighton : 02/05/2016 19:17:01
|3 Points For The Title - Burnley (2/5/16)
» Burnley : 02/05/2016 19:17:01