Date:Tuesday October 17 2006
The Owls will be hoping to continue where they left off after a last minute strike against Barnsley gave them their first home victory of the season - but Colchester will be no mugs on home soil after beating Derby, QPR and rivals Ipswich at Layer Road already this season.
Colchester boss Gerraint Williams has just oen injury concern going in to the clash with striker Marino Keith the only absentee from the side that lost 1-0 against Wolves at the weekend.
Midfielders Kevin McLeod and Johnnie Jackson could be recalled to the side to add some options to his midfield while striker Jamie Guy could feature from the off after featuring as a substitute at Molineux.
The former Reading man will be a major assett to Colchester as they look to avoid a swift return to League One action. The striker has already performed at Championship level and could be the difference between survival and relegation for the U's.
Owls boss Paul Sturrock will be hoping captain Graham Coughlan and midfielder Glenn Whelen both pass late fitness tests after coming of in the Owls 2-1 victory over Barnsley at the weekend.
Youngster Tommy Spurr is set to carry on at the centre of defence should Coughlan fail to return while Burton O'Brien is likely to replace Whelen if he fails his fitness test.
Good news for Wednesday is that striker Drew Talbot should be available for selection after Owls fans feared the worst when he took in knock in Saturday's derby match. Talbot came through training unscathed on Monday and should be fit to travel.
Other than that Wednesday will have no fresh injury concerns going in to the match.
As he showed on Saturday, he may be frustrating but he certainly has the ability to change a game. Whether he decides to on Wednesday is anyones guess!
Last Time Out:
Colchester United 1-1 WEDNESDAY
19th March 2005 - Layer Road
Jon-Paul McGovern scored a wondergoal for the Owls as Paul Sturrock's men came from a goal down to take a share of the spoils in the Owls promotion season. A Paul Heckingbottom own goal had seperated the teams just after the break before JP hit back just after the hour mark.
CUFC wins: 6
SWFC wins: 2
Colchester: Davison, Barker, Baldwin, Brown, Halford, Garcia, Izzet, Watson (Jackson 83), Duguid, Iwelumo (McLeod 61), Cureton (Guy 83).
Subs Not Used: White, Gerken.
Wednesday: Jones, Simek, Bougherra, Spurr, Hills, Brunt, Whelan (O'Brien 45), Small, Folly, MacLean (Burton 69), Talbot (Tudgay 63).
Subs Not Used: Adamson, Bullen.
-Taken from www.bet365.com-
CUFC Win: 23/20
SWFC Win: 2/1
Vs QPR (H) - 21/10/06
Vs Wolves (A) - 28/10/06
Vs Crystal Palace (H) - 31/10/06
Vs Leicester City (H) - 04/11/06
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Date:Tuesday October 17 2006
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