Irvine set to keep the faith

Sheffield Wednesday manager Alan Irvine is unlikely to tinker for the top-of-the-table clash with Carlisle.

Last Updated: 10/09/10 at 11:57

Irvine: No new worries

Irvine: No new worries

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Irvine has no new injury or suspension problems and although the Owls' unbeaten start came to a halt at Brentford last week, he is likely to pick an unchanged starting line-up.

Midfielder James O'Connor is pressing for a recall to the starting line-up. He was a second-half substitute for Chris Sedgwick at Brentford and gives Irvine an alternative option.

Summer signing Paul Heffernan, also a second-half substitute last week, is waiting for his first league start but Marcus Tudgay and Neil Mellor appear to be Irvine's first-choice strikers.

The only first-team squad member sidelined through injury remains winger Jermaine Johnson, who is working his way back from a knee injury.

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League One Fixtures

Saturday, 09 August 2014
12:15
Sheff Utd v Bristol C  
15:00
Barnsley v Crawley  
Bradford v Coventry  
Colchester v Oldham  
Fleetwood v Crewe  
Leyton Or v Chesterfld  
MK Dons v Gillingham  
Port Vale v Walsall  
Preston v Notts Co  
Rochdale v Peterboro  

Sky Bet League 1

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

Updated Wed, 09 Jul 2014

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