Even though a play-off spot looks extremely unlikely at this moment, who knows what could be in store for Sheffield Wednesday if they were to continue to record positive results. Steve Bruce’s side will have their work cut out for them on Good Friday though as they travel to Championship leaders Norwich City in the late kick0ff.
Heading to Carrow Road will never have been an easy task, regardless of how the Canaries have been playing this season, and the Owls’ encounter will not have been made any easier by the absentees they will have to deal with.
What’s the News?
According to the club’s official website, Adam Reach and Rolando Aarons are both unavailable for the trip to East Anglia.
Reach had to limp off in their defeat to Leeds United at the weekend with an Achilles injury, whilst the Newcastle United loanee has been ruled out with an ankle concern, although that is thought to be less serious.
However, Bruce has had some good news as Lucas Joao, Dominic Iorfa and Josh Onomah are all in contention for the meeting.
Reach’s injury will have come as a blow to Sheffield Wednesday and Bruce as they head into the final stages of the Championship season.
He has been an important figure for the side and his creativity will be something that the Owls will clearly miss if he is continued to be ruled out for a significant period of time. The midfielder has been involved in 15 goals so far, which is more than what any other player has been able to contribute by some distance.
Aarons is another blow as the winger has the ability to change the game and turn it into the club’s favour with his performances at times. He managed to produce some rather encouraging displays during his first few games, however, the ankle injury has meant that he has missed a host of games already and may have cost him any chance of making a move to Hillsborough permanent in the summer.
As mentioned, Joao, Iorfa and Onomah all being in contention will be a boost for the club against the Championship leaders, as all three are able to play important roles at either end of the field and will need to be at their very best if Wednesday are to get anything from the game.
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