CONFIRMED: Owls to entertain Villarreal in pre-season friendly

Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay
Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay
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Sheffield Wednesday will host Spanish side Villarreal in a pre-season friendly next month.

The La Liga outfit will visit Hillsborough on Saturday, July 28, 3pm kick-off, as part of Jos Luhukay’s team’s preparations for the 2018/19 season.

Villarreal, who play their home fixtures at the Estadio de la Ceramica, finished fifth in Spain’s top-flight last season.

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The El Submarino Amarillo made it to the round of 32 in the Europa League last term after topping Group A before losing out over two legs to Lyon in the knockout stage.

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The Owls, who will begin pre-season training on Monday, June 25, are also set to play Lincoln City (July 13) and Mansfield Town (July 24) in warm-up matches this summer.

The new Football League season is due to get underway on Saturday, August 4.

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