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In focus: Sheffield Wednesday

A look at one of MK Dons' 2021/22 opponents...

22 June 2021

Ahead of the 2021/22 season, mkdons.com will be taking a look at each of MK Dons’ Sky Bet League One opponents.

Next up is Sheffield Wednesday, who were relegated to Sky Bet League One last term after nine seasons in the second tier.

CLUB
Founded: 1867

Nickname: Owls

Stadium: Hillsborough Stadium (34,854 capacity)

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Home colours: Blue and white striped shirts, black shorts, black socks.

FIRST TEAM
Manager: Darren Moore

Captain: Barry Bannan

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Top appearance maker (2020/21): Barry Bannan and Adam Reach (49)

Top goalscorer (2020/21): Josh Windass (10)

Longest-serving player: Liam Palmer

Notable players: Chey Dunkley, Massimo Luongo, Callum Paterson

Notable signings: None

Notable departures: Liam Shaw, Jordan Rhodes, Adam Reach, Keiren Westwood

LAST SEASON
League position: 24th, Sky Bet Championship (W12, D11, L23, P41*, GF40, GA61
*Sheffield Wednesday received a 12-point deduction for breaching the League's Profitability and Sustainability Rules. This was later reduced to 6 points by an Independent League Arbitration panel.

FA Cup: Round Four

Carabao Cup: Round Three

Papa John's Trophy: N/A

HISTORY WITH THE DONS
Dons wins: 2
Last Dons win: 2-1, 15 Dec 2015 (Stadium MK)
Biggest Dons win: 2-0, 15 Jan 2013 (Stadium MK)

Draws: 6
Last draw: 0-0, 19 Apr 2016 (Hillsborough Stadium)

Sheff Wed wins: 2
Last Sheff Wed win: 3-1, 10 Sep 2011 (Hillsborough Stadium)
Biggest Sheff Wed win: 4-1, 20 Nov 2010 (Stadium MK)

PLAYED FOR BOTH
Benik Afobe, Lewis Baker, Mark Beevers, Drissa Diallo, Leon Knight, Chris Lines, Miguel Llera, Ryan Lowe, Jon-Paul McGovern, Clinton Morrison, Lee Nicholls, Jon Otsemobor, Richie Partridge, Darren Potter, Lewis Price, Wade Small, Jordan Spence, James Tavernier

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2021/22 MATCHES
The Sky Bet League One fixtures for the 2021/22 season will be confirmed on Thursday 24 June at 9am.

OTHER IN FOCUS

Burton Albion

Bolton Wanderers

Cambridge United

Crewe Alexandra

Morecambe

Shrewsbury Town

Wycombe Wanderers

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Watch a season of football at Stadium MK for no more than £10 per game by purchasing a 2021/22 MK Dons Season Ticket!

The Club have made the decision, for one season only, to cap the maximum price of an Adult Season Ticket in all areas of the stadium at £230!

What’s more, concession prices in several areas of the stadium have been reduced to match the 2020/21 concession prices for the Family Area - the lowest priced area in the stadium. Under-12s will also continue to go FREE along with a paying adult.

For more information click HERE, call 01908 622922 or visit the Box Office at Stadium MK.


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