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Hillsborough (ATT 16,982) 10th September 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: P Gibbs

Sheff Wed Sheffield Wednesday vs Milton Keynes Dons MK Dons

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Last Updated: 09/09/11 2:31pm

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Weaver: Out with a knee injury

Weaver: Out with a knee injury

Team news ahead of Saturday's League One clash between Sheffield Wednesday and MK Dons at Hillsborough.

Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Nicky Weaver will miss the clash as he requires surgery to resolve a knee problem.

Weaver sat out Monday night's draw at Charlton and will play no part this weekend, so Richard O'Donnell will continue in his absence.

Latest signing Ryan Lowe is not available as he turned his ankle on his debut at The Valley and has joined another new forward, Chris O'Grady (foot), on the sidelines.

But manager Gary Megson will welcome back defender Julian Bennett, who missed the Charlton game due to a hamstring strain.

Winger Jermaine Johnson is not yet ready to return following knee surgery, which has delayed his start to the season, but striker Clinton Morrison is hoping to win back his place in the starting line-up after heading the equaliser in Monday's 1-1 draw.

Mark Beevers will miss out against his parent club Sheffield Wednesday.

The central defender made his MK Dons debut in the victory at Carlisle last weekend after arriving on loan but he is ineligible against the Owls.

Shaun Williams makes a timely return from suspension to partner Gary MacKenzie at the heart of the defence.

Forward Angelo Balanta has recovered from the muscle strain that has kept him out of the last three games.

Jay O'Shea is expected to be sidelined for a number of weeks after the midfielder suffered an ankle injury during the Johnstone's Paint Trophy defeat to Brentford 10 days ago.

Under-21 internationals Ian McLoughlin and Adam Smith are both available following their involvement with the Republic of Ireland and England respectively.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 18 36
2 Swindon Town 18 35
3 Preston North End 18 34
4 Milton Keynes Dons 15 30
5 Sheffield United 17 30
6 Notts County 17 29
7 Peterborough United 18 27
8 Oldham Athletic 18 27
9 Rochdale 17 26
10 Fleetwood Town 18 25
11 Chesterfield 18 24
12 Bradford City 18 23
13 Barnsley 17 22
14 Walsall 18 22
15 Port Vale 18 22
16 Doncaster Rovers 16 21
17 Crawley Town 18 21
18 Coventry City 18 20
19 Leyton Orient 18 19
20 Gillingham 18 18
21 Colchester United 18 17
22 Yeovil Town 18 17
23 Scunthorpe United 17 16
24 Crewe Alexandra 18 15