Purse returns for visit of Royals

Sheffield Wednesday skipper Darren Purse is expected to return to the squad for the home match with Reading in the Championship on Saturday.

Last Updated: 04/12/09 at 12:37

Purse: Available to face Reading

Purse: Available to face Reading

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Purse, a free summer signing from Cardiff, did not make the bench in last week's 4-0 home defeat to West Brom but may even be recalled to the starting line-up as manager Brian Laws ponders his most effective back four.

Fellow central defender Mark Beevers, who started among the substitutes last week, could also return.

Laws could hand a first start to Tom Soares, who arrived on loan from Stoke in time to step off the bench against the Baggies, while Warren Feeney, on loan from Cardiff, is hoping to make his first appearance.

The Owls have no new injury or suspension problems but midfielder Tommy Miller (hamstring) and striker Francis Jeffers (ankle) are still out.

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Championship Fixtures

Monday, 22 September 2014
19:45
Wigan v Ipswich  
Saturday, 27 September 2014
15:00
Birmingham v Fulham  
Blackburn v Watford  
Blackpool v Norwich  
Bolton v Derby  
Bournemth v Wigan  
Brentford v Leeds  
Cardiff v Sheff Wed  
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1 N Forest 8 10 18
2 Norwich 8 10 17
3 Wolves 8 5 17
4 Watford 8 7 16
5 M'boro 8 6 15
6 Sheff Wed 8 4 15
7 Charlton 8 3 14
8 Derby 8 5 13
9 Blackburn 8 0 13
10 Reading 8 0 13
11 Leeds 8 0 13
12 Ipswich 7 3 11
13 Millwall 8 0 11
14 Brentford 8 -4 11
15 Bournemth 8 1 9
16 Cardiff 8 -1 9
17 Wigan 7 1 8
18 Brighton 8 -2 8
19 Rotherham 8 -4 8
20 Birmingham 8 -7 7
21 Bolton 8 -6 5
22 Huddersfld 8 -11 5
23 Blackpool 8 -7 2
24 Fulham 8 -13 1

Updated Sat, 20 Sep 2014

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