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Sheffield Wednesday v Preston North End Match Preview

7 July 2020

Match Previews

Sheffield Wednesday v Preston North End Match Preview

7 July 2020

It is our second Roses battle in the space of a few days on Wednesday night, as the Lilywhites head back over the Pennines to face Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.

First Team News

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6 July 2020

Both PNE and the Owls have seen their managers comment on not being ruthless when on top since returning to play after the long lay-off and both Alex Neil and Garry Monk will look for that to end in the game.

Two penalties from Daniel Johnson gave North End the three points against their South Yorkshire opponents, right back at the start of the season and it will be hoped that the top scorer could return to action this midweek after missing the last couple of games.

The players who came into the side at Huddersfield on Saturday, staked a claim for keeping their shirt, with a solid defensive display that brought a clean sheet and that is something the team will look to build on in the steel city.

The game is live on iFollow, with details below on how to sign up for a match pass and watch the full game, with former PNE and Owls defender Tommy Spurr joining Jonathan Breeze in the Hillsborough commentary box from just after 7.30pm.

For Your Information
Match Details: Sheffield Wednesday v Preston North End, Hillsborough, Wednesday 8th July 2020, kick-off 7.45pm
Competition: EFL Championship (42/46)
PNE colours: green shirt, yellow shorts and socks, black goalkeeper
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Here’s all the coverage accessible on PNE.Com in preview of the game…

Sign Up To Watch The Sheffield Wednesday Game iFollow: Preston North End supporters can watch Wednesday evening’s game against Sheffield Wednesday live on iFollow PNE. Click here for more information.

Match Officials: It’s a second Preston North End game of the season for Tony Harrington when he is the match official for Wednesday evening’s clash with Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough. Click here for details of the officials.

We’ve Met Before: It's the 102nd Roses clash between Preston North End and Sheffield Wednesday in league encounters when we meet at Hillsborough on Wednesday evening. Click here for more details of past battles.

The Opposition: Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk feels that the Owls have been in a very similar situation to North End since the restart, unable to take advantage when on top in games. Click here for Garry’s thoughts.

Alex Neil Ready To Take On Former Team-Mate: Preston North End manager Alex Neil will come up against a former team-mate in Garry Monk, when he takes his side across to face Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Wednesday night. Click here for the manager’s full interview.

Ryan Ledson: “We Are Not Far Off”: Preston North End midfielder Ryan Ledson believes the side are close to getting on a good run as they prepare to head to Sheffield Wednesday this midweek. Click here for more from Ryan.


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