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MATCH PREVIEW - SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY (A)

28 February 2022

BURTON Albion return to midweek action in Sky Bet League One, travelling to South-Yorkshire to take on Sheffield Wednesday tomorrow night (7.45pm kick-off).

The fixture was originally scheduled for Boxing Day of last year but was rearranged due to coronavirus complications.

FORM GUIDE

The Brewers head into the clash at Hillsborough after a 2-0 home defeat to Shrewsbury Town on Saturday. Despite being without a win in three, Albion’s last away trip almost resulted in a hard earned three points at the Stadium of Light last week. A late Sunderland equaliser came between Burton and victory on the road on this occasion.

Since the last meeting between the sides just under a month ago, Wednesday have only recorded one loss in that time. Defeat at table toppers Rotherham United was the only thing coming in the way of a perfect run since the Owls visited the Pirelli Stadium.

HEAD 2 HEAD

The game will only be the sixth time the two sides have faced off since the Brewers ascendency to the EFL. Albion had an unbeaten record over Sheffield Wednesday in competitive league games until the last meeting just over a month ago, with the Owls securing a 2-0 at the Pirelli Stadium.

Burton fans will have fond memories of the club’s last away match at Sheffield Wednesday. A 3-0 away victory in the Sky Bet Championship courtesy of Tom Flannagan, Lloyd Dyer and Tom Naylor gave Brewers fans a day to remember in South-Yorkshire.

BREWERS TEAM NEWS

No fresh injury concerns for the Brewers, confirms Albion Assistant Manager Dino Maamria. He also confirmed that Ciaran Gilligan will still remain out for up two weeks.

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY TEAM NEWS

Josh Windass will miss out tomorrow, as Darren Moore confirmed the Owls frontman has not yet returned to training following injury. 

MATCH OFFICIALS  

Samuel Barrott will be the man with the whistle for tomorrow’s match at Hillsborough. Barrott has taken charge of 29 competitive games so far this season, handing out 117 yellow cards and two red cards. He will be assisted by Mark Jones and Stephen Wade, while the Fourth Official with be Richard Wigglesworth.

TICKETS

Tickets for tomorrow's game will go off sale at the Pirelli Stadium at 1pm tomorrow. Fans are also able to purchase a ticket on the gate at Hillsborough. These will be CASH ONLY turnstiles.

Tickets and coach travel purchased for the original fixture that was scheduled for Boxing Day will be valid fr tomorrow night's game. 

For those wishing to purchse a ticket, the price list is as follows

Adults: £26
Senior (aged 65 plus): £16
Under 21s: £16
Under 17s: £5

Official away coach travel is available for this fixture:

Price per seat: £14
Departs at: 5.15pm
Expected return time: 11.15pm approx.

Book your tickets right now via our online ticket store or, if you are purchasing on your mobile phone use our web-based app:

https://ba6.glitnirticketing.com/baticket/mobile/evlistm.php

You can also purchase tickets by visiting the Club Shop at the Pirelli Stadium or you can call 01283 565938.

 

IFOLLOW BREWERS- WATCH THE GAME LIVE!

With the game kicking off at 7.45pm and it being a midweek game, you can watch the whole match live on iFollow Brewers!

You can purchase a match pass for £10 to watch every of Brewers away match against Sheffield Wednesday as it happens with commentary from BBC Radio Derby.

YOU CAN BUY YOUR MATCH PASS BY CLICKING HERE.

Once you have purchased your Match Pass, the easiest way to watch is through the official iFollow App, which is available on iOS devices from the App Store and Android from Google Play. 

The App, which is available on mobiles and tablets, can be downloaded below:

  

Simply load the App up close to kick-off, log in to your account and click on the option that allows you to watch live. 

 


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