JJ in fitness race for Owls

Jermaine Johnson is facing a race to be fit for Sheffield Wednesday's League One opener against Dagenham & Redbridge at Hillsborough.

Last Updated: 06/08/10 at 17:20

Johnson: Knee problem

Johnson: Knee problem

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The winger twisted his knee during the final pre-season warm-up match against Doncaster on Saturday and limped off after 65 minutes.

New signings Gary Teal, Chris Sedgwick and Daniel Jones could all take up Johnson's wide midfield berth, although former Wolves man Jones is primarily a left-back.

The Owls have been one of the busiest sides in the Football League during the summer transfer window and Neil Mellor and Clinton Morrison could provide an eye-catching debut partnership up front.

Former Manchester City and England Under-21 goalkeeper Nicky Weaver became the latest arrival when penning a one-year deal on Thursday.

Weaver is expected start between the posts following Lee Grant's summer move to Burnley.

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League One Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
15:00
Barnsley v Gillingham  
Bradford v Peterboro  
Colchester v Doncaster  
Fleetwood v Chesterfld  
Leyton Or v Walsall  
MK Dons v Coventry  
Port Vale v Notts Co  
Preston v Oldham  
Rochdale v Bristol C  
Sheff Utd v Crawley  

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Fleetwood 3 4 9
2 Bradford 3 3 7
3 Bristol C 3 2 7
4 MK Dons 3 2 6
5 Peterboro 3 1 6
6 Chesterfld 3 1 6
7 Crawley 3 0 6
8 Preston 3 4 5
9 Port Vale 3 2 5
10 Doncaster 3 1 4
11 Swindon 3 1 4
12 Leyton Or 3 1 4
13 Gillingham 3 0 4
14 Coventry 3 0 4
15 Barnsley 3 0 4
16 Notts Co 3 0 4
17 Rochdale 3 1 3
18 Sheff Utd 3 -1 3
19 Yeovil 3 -4 3
20 Walsall 3 -1 2
21 Oldham 3 -2 2
22 Colchester 3 -2 1
23 Crewe 3 -5 0
24 Scunthorpe 3 -8 0

Updated Thu, 21 Aug 2014

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