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Match Preview | Sheffield Wednesday

18 November 2022

Match Previews

Match Preview | Sheffield Wednesday

18 November 2022

Shrewsbury Town travel to Hillsborough Stadium this Saturday to take on Sheffield Wednesday in the Sky Bet League One.

Last Saturday, Salop lost 1-0 at home to Barnsley with an Adam Phillips goal in the 10th minute separating the sides.

Wednesday’s fixture away at Accrington Stanley ended in a 1-0 victory for the Owls, with Alex Mighten scoring the only goal of the game in the 24th minute.

There have been 23 meetings between Salop and Wednesday, with Shrewsbury winning seven of those, losing three and drawing 13.

The most recent meeting between the pair was in last season’s Sky Bet League One campaign. Shrewsbury won the tie at Montgomery Waters Meadow 1-0 in January this year. The fixture at Hillsborough finished in 1-1 draw in September 2021.

Name: Sheffield Wednesday

Stadium: Hillsborough Stadium

Founded: 1867 (155 years ago as The Wednesday)

Chairman: Dejphon Chansiri

Manager: Darren Moore

Record league win: 9-1 vs Birmingham City, Division One, 13th December 1930.

Record league defeat: 0-10 vs Aston Villa, Division One, 5th October 1912.

Highest ever league finish: Division One winners on four occasions. (1902/1903, 1903/1904, 1928/1929 and the 1929/1930 season).

One to watch: Lee Gregory

34-year-old Lee Gregory was top scorer for the Owls last season, ending with 16 goals for his side in the league. So far, Gregory has found the net four times with his most recent goal coming in the 1-1 draw away at Lincoln City last month. The striker joined Wednesday from Stoke City in August 2021. Whilst at Stoke, he also spent time out on loan at Derby County during the 2020/2021 campaign.


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