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Sheffield Wednesday manager Alan Irvine will have striker Leon Clarke available for Tuesday night's Championship clash at Blackpool.

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Clarke: Over hamstring problem

Clarke: Over hamstring problem

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Clarke, who missed the derby win at Barnsley on Saturday in Irvine's first game in charge due to a hamstring strain, is back in contention, but fellow forward Francis Jeffers is still struggling with a similar problem and will miss out.

Irvine helped deliver the Owls' first win in 12 league matches at Oakwell and will not want to change his side.

Midfielder Michael Gray returned after illness, while Jermaine Johnson played a more central role up front alongside Marcus Tudgay and rewarded Irvine with the winning goal.

Defender Richard Hinds (heel), midfielder Tommy Miller (hamstring) and goalkeeper Richard O'Donnell (ankle) remain sidelined.

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Championship Fixtures

Saturday, 20 September 2014
12:15
Watford v Bournemth  
15:00
Brighton v Blackpool
Derby v Cardiff
Fulham v Blackburn
Leeds v Huddersfld
M'boro v Brentford
Millwall v N Forest
Norwich v Birmingham
Rotherham v Charlton
Sheff Wed v Reading

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 N Forest 7 10 17
2 Norwich 7 10 16
3 Watford 7 7 15
4 Wolves 7 4 14
5 Charlton 7 3 13
6 Reading 7 1 13
7 Derby 7 5 12
8 Sheff Wed 7 3 12
9 M'boro 7 2 12
10 Ipswich 7 3 11
11 Brentford 7 0 11
12 Millwall 7 0 10
13 Blackburn 7 -1 10
14 Leeds 7 -3 10
15 Bournemth 7 1 8
16 Wigan 7 1 8
17 Cardiff 7 -1 8
18 Brighton 7 -2 7
19 Rotherham 7 -4 7
20 Birmingham 7 -7 6
21 Bolton 7 -5 5
22 Huddersfld 7 -8 5
23 Blackpool 7 -7 1
24 Fulham 7 -12 1

Updated Fri, 19 Sep 2014

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