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Match Preview: Town v Sheffield Wednesday

7 February 2023

Match Previews

Match Preview: Town v Sheffield Wednesday

7 February 2023

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Fleetwood Town are set to host Sheffield Wednesday for the fourth time this season on Tuesday night, in the Fourth Round replay of the Emirates FA Cup, and we have all the information you need ahead of the clash.

Fixture: Fleetwood Town v Sheffield Wednesday

Competition: Emirates FA Cup (Fourth Round Replay)

Date: Tuesday 7 February

Kick-off: 7:45pm

Venue: Highbury Stadium

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FLEETWOOD TOWN

It hasn’t been a great start to the new year in terms of the league for Fleetwood. No win now since New Year’s Day and that run extended last Saturday after a last-minute loss to Burton Albion. However, Fleetwood have had a good run in the FA Cup so far, having beat Ebbsfleet, Oxford City and Queens Park Rangers respectively, while also picking up a draw with the Owls which takes the Cods to Tuesday night’s replay.

Scott Brown was able to field all three of the late January transfer window signings. Corrie Nbada started in the heart of defence while both Jack Marriott and Jayden Stockley led the line.

In the 3-2 loss at the hands of Burton, Stockley did get on the scoresheet after a nice move from the Fleetwood attack, but it wasn’t the best outing for the team with the game being snatched from them by Stockley’s former Charlton teammate, Charlie Kirk in the dying seconds.

The man with the heroics at Hillsborough last time out though, Promise Omochere was on hand to continue his great scoring record with a goal in Saturday’s game so Fleetwood will have the advantage of having him in the squad for this midweek tie.

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SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY

Tuesday’s visitors on the other hand, Sheffield Wednesday have been seeing a contrasting vein of form to Town. The Owls haven’t suffered a league defeat since they faced Plymouth back in October but beat Argyle in the return fixture last time out to go top of League One.

]It was only Fleetwood who halted Wednesday’s run of six straight wins when the two teams drew in the Cup game at the end of January. It was just a 1-0 victory over Plymouth for Wednesday last weekend, but the goal was scored early, and Darren Moore’s men played their effective style of football that guided them towards the win which has since made many people label them as the best team in the league.

For this Fourth Round replay, a trip to either Ipswich or Burnley is on the cards and the South Yorkshire-based side will be doing all they can to keep Highbury quiet on Tuesday.

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iFOLLOW DETAILS

Fleetwood Town would like to let supporters know that iFollow passes aren’t available for purchase on Tuesday night when Fleetwood face Sheffield Wednesday.

Due to the fixture being in the Emirates FA Cup, the normal services – whether that be commentary or streams – will not be available meaning the only way to watch the game will be to buy match tickets.

Supporters can buy their match tickets online now – click here!

Adult prices will start from £13 for standing, or £15 for a seat, with Seniors starting at just £8 and rising to £10 for a seat in either the Parkside or Highbury Stands.

Under-18s who want to stand behind the goal will pay only £3, with a seat costing just £5.

Tickets can only be purchased online, in-store or on the phone. Please give us a call on 01253 775080 if you want to book over the phone.

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