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In the mix: Tom Lees tips Yorkshire rivals Owls, Town and Leeds to last Championship play-off pace

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY defender Tom Lees believes the presence of three Yorkshire clubs in the play-off places is bringing “added spice” to the promotion tussle.

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Sam Winnall made an impressive debut for Sheffield Wednesday against Huddersfield Town on Saturday. Picture: Steve Elllis.

Aiming high: Influential Sam Winnall gets Sheffield Wednesday career off to ideal start

ON the eve of Barnsley’s second visit to Wembley in as many months towards the end of last season, Sam Winnall joined his team-mates in watching the Championship play-off final at the team’s London hotel.

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IN CONTROL: Midifield man Aaron Mooy dictated the game in the first half for Huddersfield Town at Hillsborough. Picture: Steve Ellis

Frustration: Huddersfield Town hold heads high despite again failing to crack Owls

SUCH has been the upwards trajectory of Huddersfield Town under David Wagner that few clubs have consistently got the better of the Yorkshire outfit since his arrival from Germany.

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IMPACT SUB: Sam Winnall on his Owls debut. Picture: Steve Ellis

HIGHLIGHTS - See how Sheffield Wednesday got the better of rivals Huddersfield Town

A SENSATIONAL goal from Ross Wallace and a close-range finish from Fernando Forestieri gave Sheffield Wednesday a crucial 2-0 victory over promotion rivals Huddersfield.

Boro target Patrick Bamford

Transfer gossip (Sunday): Tigers look to Turkey | Bamford back for Boro? | Town eye German market | Villa poised for Reds star | Monk set for new deal

YORKSHIRE clubs are bidding to strengthen as the promotion battles and bids to beat the drop heat up.

GOAL...Owls Fernando Forestieri slams home second goal

Sheffield Wednesday 2 Huddersfield Town 0: Wallace fires Owls to derby win

Sheffield Wednesday beat 10-man Huddersfield Town to close the gap on their Yorkshire neighbours in the Championship promotion race.

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GOAL...Owls Ross Wallace after his wonder strike. Picture: Steve Ellis

Hillsborough reaction: Three key decisions cost Huddersfield Town at Sheffield Wednesday, rues David Wagner

Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal believed his team deserved their 2-0 Sky Bet Championship victory over 10-man Huddersfield.

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Owls v Town.

Player ratings: Sheffield Wednesday defeat Huddersfield Town in Yorkshire derby

Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town battled for Yorkshire pride as well as vital points in the Championship promotion race at Hillsborough.

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Saturday Football LIVE: Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield Town plus latest on Hull City, Barnsley, Blades, Bradford City and more

Sheffield Wednesday host Huddersfield Town as the headline fixture on another busy afternoon of Yorkshire football.
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Huddersfield Town's Nahki Wells

Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield Town: Christopher Schindler conserving energy to maintain Town’s push

THE Championship table may have made for good reading at Huddersfield Town this season but Christopher Schindler does not want to take a look – not just yet, at least.

Liam Palmer, above, has experienced highs and lows with the Owls (Picture: Steve Ellis)

Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield Town: Liam Palmer is setting sights on finishing top of pile

LIAM PALMER is hoping Sheffield Wednesday can ease last year’s Wembley play-off heartache and be crowned Yorkshire’s top team in the Championship this season.

Carlos Carvalhal and the Owls welcome David Wagner and the Terriers.

Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield Town: Hillsborough showdown to bring best out of rivals

FOR Sheffield Wednesday, today brings an opportunity to rein in a major rival in the race for the Premier League.

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OPENING SALVO: Lucas Joao opens the scoring for Sheffield Wednesday in last season's corresponding fixture against Huddersfield Town. The two meet again at Hillsborough on Saturday. Picture: Steve Ellis.

Something for the weekend? What matters for Yorkshire’s clubs ...

IT may still only be mid-January, but this weekend’s fare for several Yorkshire teams assumes seminal importance.

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Barnsley's Sam Winnall completes Sheffield Wednesday move

The worst known secret in South Yorkshire football was confirmed this evening as Sheffield Wednesday signed Barnsley's top scorer Sam Winnall.
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Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri is challenged by Huddersfield's Mark Hudson in last year's meeting at Hillsborough, which the hosts won 3-1.

Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield Town - All you need to know about Saturday’s Hillsborough showdown ... (well, almost)

High-flying Huddersfield Town make a visit to Hillsborough to face Sheffield Wednesday this weekend for what is set to be another tightly-contested Yorkshire derby.

Lucas Joao scores Sheffield Wednesday's third goal against Huddersfield in last season's Championship clash at Hillsborough. Picture: Steve Ellis.

Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield Town: Haven’t we met before? Previous Hillsborough encounters ...

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY play host to Huddersfield Town this weekend at Hillsborough in a highly-charged Yorkshire derby. 


Football Today: Gossip, news and more - Barnsley striker completes Sheffield Wednesday move | Blades want three signings | Hull City recruit pair

Keep up to date with all the deals and rumours surrounding Yorkshire’s football clubs and rivals across the Football League.

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Who will prevail on Saturday?

Head-to-head - How Carlos Carvalhal and David Wagner shape up ahead of Hillsborough derby

CARLOS CARVALHAL and David Wagner go head-to-head for the fourth time tomorrow afternoon as fourth-placed Huddersfield Town travel to play-off rivals Sheffield Wednesday.

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Transfer gossip (Friday): Sheffield Wednesday back in for another Barnsley star | Middlesbrough fail to land Leeds United defender | Crystal Palace want Hull City midfielder

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY could be set for a second raid upon Oakwell, with the Owls deliberating over whether to make a bid for in-demand Barnsley captain Conor Hourihane.

George Hirst, right, pictured with Barry Bannan after making his Sheffield Wednesday first-team debut.

Under-23s best place for George Hirst at moment, says Owls boss Carlos Carvalhal

HEAD COACH Carlos Carvalhal believes the future of teenage striker George Hirst lies at Sheffield Wednesday.

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