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Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday LIVE commentary: Owls look to follow up incredible comeback by sealing promotion – kick-off time, team news and how to follow

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May 28, 2023
Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday LIVE commentary: Owls look to follow up incredible comeback by sealing promotion - kick-off time, team news and how to follow

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Sheffield Wednesday will look to follow their incredible comeback against Peterborough by sealing promotion to the Championship when they face Barnsley at Wembley on Monday.

The Owls came from 4-0 down in the League One play-off semi-final to beat Posh 5-1 on the night and then 5-3 on penalties to seal one of the greatest EFL comebacks of all time.

Wednesday looked to be dead and buried but produced a magical display

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Wednesday looked to be dead and buried but produced a magical displayCredit: Getty

Darren Moore’s men now head into the League One play-off final at Wembley as favourites to seal a return to the Championship after a two-year absence.

Standing in their way are a Barnsley side that finished ten points behind Wednesday in League One.

The Tykes overcame a tricky Bolton team 2-1 on aggregate and will believe they can pull off an upset live on talkSPORT.

Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday: talkSPORT coverage

The League One play-off final will take place on Monday, May 29.

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Kick-off at Wembley is scheduled for 3pm.

talkSPORT will have live and exclusive coverage from north London, with Peterborough fan Adrian Durham serving as your presenter.

Commentary will then come from Sam Matterface, former Wolves striker Chris Iwelumo and Sheffield United Women’s forward Courtney Sweetman-Kirk.

talkSPORT.com will also have all the best reaction.

To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream.

You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

Barnsley did well to beat Bolton to set up a South Yorkshire derby

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Barnsley did well to beat Bolton to set up a South Yorkshire derbyCredit: Getty

Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday: Team news

The Tykes have no injury concerns ahead of this one, with Michael Duff able to pick from a fully fit squad.

The only decision he will have to make, barring any setbacks in training this week, is if James Norwood starts up top.

Meanwhile, the Owls are hoping for positive news on Dominic Iofra and Marvin Johnson after the pair were withdrawn against Peterborough.

Both players managed over 90 minutes before succumbing to their respective problems, meaning Aden Flint and Jaden Brown are standing by.

Fisayo Dele-Bashiru could also return from a knee issue that kept him out of the game at Hillsborough.

Wednesday's players know the job is only half done

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Wednesday’s players know the job is only half doneCredit: Getty

Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday: What has been said?

Wednesday boss Moore speaking after the historic win over Peterborough, said: “It means a lot for me because the club means a lot to me.

“It’s been great since I came here, and nights like this are so memorable… For me, it’s probably one of my best moments in management, and to witness it here, I couldn’t have wished for more.

“Under the lights at Hillsborough, with this passionate support base, I know what it means.

“Tonight was special, but like I said, we’ve still got another game to go.”

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Match betting (90 mins):

Barnsley – 11/5

Draw – 9/4

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Sheffield Wednesday – 11/10

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