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

Updated Tue, 16 Sep 2014

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