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Preview: Sheffield Wednesday (A)

19 September 2014

A look ahead to Saturday

Sheffield Wednesday vs Reading
Saturday 20th September, 3pm
Sky Bet Championship
Team News
Reading: Danny Guthrie and Stephen Kelly have made significant steps on their road to recovery after playing in a friendly match this week. Read more here.

Sheff Wed: To follow.

Seats for our trip to Sheffield Wednesday are on sale and will remain on sale subject to availability up until 12pm on Friday.

After this, tickets can be bought on the day at Hillborough at the same price from cash only turnstiles.

Book your tickets by calling 0118 968 1313, visit or pop into the Ticket Office in person. The Royals have an initial allocation of 1,568.


West Stand Upper tickets
65 & Over
16 & Under

Travel - more details here
By Car

From The North/South/East - Exit the M1 at junction 36 and follow the A61 towards Sheffield. Continue along the road for approximately four miles until the second roundabout. Take the third exit (Leppings Lane) - the ground is situated on the left-hand side.

From the West - Take the A57 for Sheffield. As you approach the city the road splits in two - take the left fork onto the Rivelin Valley Road (A6101). Continue for approximately 3.75 miles, turn left (onto one way system) and follow the road round to the right onto Holme Lane. This road then becomes Bradfield Road. At the junction with the A61 Penistone Road, turn left towards Barnsley. Hillsborough Stadium is on the left-hand side after Hillsborough Park.

By Train

Sheffield Railway Station (Contact Midland Mainline on 0845 712 5678) is situated in the town centre, 3 miles from the ground.

Sheff Wed Factfile
Full name: Sheffield Wednesday Football Club
Nicknames: The Owls, Wednesday
Founded: 1867; 147 years ago as The Wednesday
Ground: Hillsborough Stadium
Capacity: 39,732
Chairman: Milan Mandarić
Head Coach: Stuart Gray
Last season: 16th, Championship

Last Five
English Championship - Sat 08 Feb 2014 - Reading 0 - 2 Sheff Wed    
English Championship - Sat 02 Nov 2013 - Sheff Wed 5 - 2 Reading    
English Championship - Sat 27 Feb 2010 - Reading 5 - 0 Sheff Wed    
English Championship - Sat 05 Dec 2009 - Sheff Wed 0 - 2 Reading    
English Championship - Tue 03 Mar 2009 - Sheff Wed 1 - 2 Reading

Pre-match talk
Royals defender Alex Pearce: "We've got four wins on the bounce now and we'll be looking to take that form and confidence into Saturday's game away at Sheffield Wednesday.

"They've started the season really well. They've got a good team, good attacking threats and we'll have to be on our toes and at full strength going into the game." Read more here.

Live Commentary
You can listen to every pass, tackle and goal with live commentary on Reading FC Player. Our online subscription also allows you access to extended match highlights and exclusive interviews. Click here for more. As ever, we'll also provide live updates on our Twitter and Facebook pages, and don't forget to follow our Instagram page OfficialReadingFC for loads of exclusive images.

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