Sheffield Wednesday: 2016/17 fixtures

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Sheffield Wednesday will host relegated Aston Villa on the opening weekend of the 2016/17 season.

The Owls, beaten in the Championship Play-Off final last month, welcome Villa to Hillsborough on Sunday, August 7, kick-off 4:30pm. It will be the first meeting between the two clubs since 2001 and will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

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Wednesday travel to Norwich City for their first away match on August 13. Three days later, Carlos Carvalhal's men head to Burton Albion, who are set to play in the second-tier for the first time in their history after finishing runners-up in League One.

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Owls entertain Yorkshire rivals Leeds United on August 20 before rounding off the opening month with a trip to Brentford.


Carvalhal's side will play seven matches in December, including home tests with Preston North End (3), newly-promoted Barnsley (13) and Rotherham United (17).


Also over the Christmas period, Wednesday go to Newcastle United on Boxing Day and are then away to Preston North End on New Year's Eve.


The Owls host Fulham on the final day of the season on May 7.

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AUGUST

SUN 07 Aston Villa 16:30H

SAT 13 Norwich City 15:00 A

TUE 16 Burton Albion 19:45 A

SAT 20 Leeds United 15:00 H

SAT 27 Brentford 15:00 A

SEPTEMBER

SAT 10 Wigan Athletic15:00 H

TUE 13 Bristol City19:45 H

SAT 17 Birmingham City15:00 A

SAT 24 Nottingham Forest 15:00 H

TUE 27 Blackburn Rovers 19:45 A

OCTOBER

SAT 01 Brighton and Hove Albion 15:00 H

SAT 15 Huddersfield Town 15:00 A

TUE18 Cardiff City 19:45 A

SAT 22 Queens Park Rangers15:00 H

SAT 29 Derby County15:00 A

NOVEMBER

SAT 05 Ipswich Town15:00 H

SAT 19 Fulham 15:00 A

SAT 26 Wolverhampton Wanderers 15:00 A

DECEMBER

SAT 03 Preston North End 15:00 H

SAT 10 Reading 15:00 A

TUE 13 Barnsley 19:45 H

SAT 17 Rotherham United 15:00 H

MON 26 Newcastle United 15:00 A

SAT 31 Preston North End 15:00 A

JANUARY

MON0 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 15:00 H

SAT 14 Huddersfield Town15:00 H

SAT 21 Brighton and Hove Albion 15:00 A

SAT 28 Brentford 15:00 H

TUE 31 Bristol City 19:45 A

FEBRUARY

SAT 04 Wigan Athletic 15:00 A

SAT 11 Birmingham City 15:00 H

TUE 14 Blackburn Rovers 19:45 H

SAT 18 Nottingham Forest 15:00 A

SAT 25 Leeds United 15:00 A

MARCH

SAT 04 Norwich City 15:00 H

TUE 07 Burton Albion 19:45 H

SAt 11 Aston Villa 15:00 A

SAT 18 Reading 15:00 H

APRIL

SAT 01 Barnsley15:00 A

TUE 04 Rotherham United 19:45 A

SAT 08 Newcastle United 15:00 H

SAT 15 Cardiff City 15:00 H

MON 17 Queens Park Rangers 15:00 A

SAT 22 Derby County 15:00 H

SAT 29 Ipswich Town 15:00 A

MAY

SUN07 Fulham 12:00 H