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Johnson: Hoping to start

Johnson: Hoping to start

Owls manager Alan Irvine has no new injury or suspension problems and expects to have several options available for a game his side must win to escape relegation.

Defender Lewis Buxton, an unused substitute last week, is pushing for a return to the starting line-up after a hamstring strain, while midfielder Miller has been sidelined for the last six games with a calf problem.

Winger Jermaine Johnson is hoping to start despite a recent hamstring problem, with Luke Varney expected to partner Marcus Tudgay up front, but Irvine has both Leon Clarke and Francis Jeffers at his disposal.

Palace, one place and two points above the Owls, require only a point from the game to ensure their own survival.

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Friday, 18 April 2014
15:00
Blackburn v Yeovil  
Bournemth v Sheff Wed  
Charlton v Bolton  
Huddersfld v Brighton  
Wigan v Reading  
17:15
Blackpool v Burnley  
19:30
Doncaster v Derby  
Saturday, 19 April 2014
12:15
Leicester v QPR  
15:00
Barnsley v Leeds  
Middlesbro' v Millwall  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Leicester 42 35 90
2 Burnley 42 31 83
3 Derby 42 27 75
4 QPR 42 15 73
5 Wigan 41 14 67
6 Reading 42 13 64
7 Brighton 42 12 64
8 Ipswich 42 8 64
9 Bournemth 42 1 62
10 Blackburn 42 3 60
11 N Forest 42 4 59
12 Middlesbro' 42 10 58
13 Watford 41 16 57
14 Bolton 42 -2 54
15 Sheff Wed 42 0 50
16 Leeds 42 -9 50
17 Huddersfld 42 -9 46
18 Birmingham 41 -10 43
19 Doncaster 42 -26 43
20 Blackpool 42 -26 42
21 Charlton 41 -24 41
22 Millwall 42 -30 40
23 Barnsley 42 -28 39
24 Yeovil 42 -25 36

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