Owls set for triple fitness boost

Sheffield Wednesday could be boosted by the return of Richard Wood, Marcus Tudgay and Etienne Esajas for Tuesday's home game with Preston.

Last Updated: 19/10/09 at 17:23

Tudgay: Set to return to bench

Tudgay: Set to return to bench

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Defender Wood missed Saturday's win over Coventry through illness, striker Tudgay was struggling with a neck problem and winger Esajas was ruled out with a knee injury.

Wood could return alongside skipper Darren Purse in central defence while Tudgay and Esajas are expected to return to the substitutes' bench.

Manager Brian Laws has no new injury or suspension problems and is not expected to make too many changes from the side that registered a second win in seven league matches.

Midfielders Tommy Miller and Sean McAllister are hoping for recalls to the starting line-up, while Akpo Sodje, Francis Jeffers and Fran Simek will all be pushing to feature.

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