Sheffield Wednesday: Date set for Owls Under-23s Professional Development League semi-final clash with Millwall

From left to right: Dean Ramsdale, Steven Haslam and Neil Thompson
From left to right: Dean Ramsdale, Steven Haslam and Neil Thompson

Sheffield Wednesday’s Under-23s will host Millwall in the semi-finals of the Professional Development League on Monday, May 8.

The Owls, crowned Professional Development League 2 champions on Monday night following Hull City’s defeat at Birmingham City, welcome the Lions to Hillsborough next month.

The tie takes place a day after Wednesday’s first-team entertain Fulham in their final home match of the regular Championship season.

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Despite still having two matches left to play of their league campaign, Millwall are guaranteed to finish as runners-up in the southern section of the league phase.

Neil Thompson, the Wednesday development coach, told The Star: “We will get on to the hard work preparing for the play-offs next week.

Jordan Thorniley

Jordan Thorniley

“The play-offs are a knockout competition but the lads are more than capable of doing well.”

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The tie is scheduled to kick-off at 7pm and tickets will be available on the turnstile. Tickets are priced at £3 adults and £2 concessions.

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