Owls boss likely to keep the faith

Sheffield Wednesday are expected to be unchanged for the midweek league clash against high-flying West Brom at The Hawthorns.

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Simek: Pushing for a start

Simek: Pushing for a start

Manager Alan Irvine has no new injury or suspension worries and is unlikely to tinker with a winning line-up following Saturday's 2-0 home win over Leicester.

Striker Leon Clarke made his first start in five matches against the Foxes and rewarded Irvine with both goals so he is expected to retain his place in the starting line-up.

Irvine must decide whether to play Clarke alongside Marcus Tudgay again or recall on-loan Derby forward Luke Varney.

Defender Frank Simek, midfielder Tom Soares and Varney were all second-half substitutes on Saturday and are pushing for recalls as Wednesday bid to climb out of the bottom three with their first away league win since a 1-0 success at Blackpool mid-January.

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Championship Fixtures

Monday, 21 April 2014
15:00
Birmingham v Blackburn  
Brighton v Blackpool  
Burnley v Wigan  
Derby v Barnsley  
Ipswich v Bournemth  
Millwall v Doncaster  
QPR v Watford  
Sheff Wed v Charlton  
Yeovil v Huddersfld  
17:15
Leeds v N Forest  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Leicester 43 36 93
2 Burnley 43 32 86
3 Derby 43 29 78
4 QPR 43 14 73
5 Wigan 42 17 70
6 Brighton 43 12 65
7 Reading 43 10 64
8 Ipswich 43 6 64
9 N Forest 43 5 62
10 Bournemth 43 -1 62
11 Blackburn 43 3 61
12 Watford 42 18 60
13 Middlesbro' 43 9 58
14 Bolton 43 -2 55
15 Sheff Wed 43 2 53
16 Leeds 43 -8 53
17 Huddersfld 43 -9 47
18 Birmingham 42 -11 43
19 Doncaster 43 -28 43
20 Millwall 43 -29 43
21 Charlton 42 -24 42
22 Blackpool 43 -27 42
23 Barnsley 43 -29 39
24 Yeovil 43 -25 37

Updated Sun, 20 Apr 2014

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