More game time for Steven Fletcher as Sheffield Wednesday fall to defeat at Derby County

Wednesday striker Steven Fletcher
Wednesday striker Steven Fletcher
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Scotland international Steven Fletcher played 65 minutes of Wednesday’s Under-23s friendly at Derby County today.

The striker, a late second half substitute in the Owls’ Championship opener against Wigan Athletic last weekend, was given another run-out as he continues to build up his match sharpness following a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

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As well as Fletcher, Joe Wildsmith, Jordan Thorniley, George Boyd, Morgan Fox and Marco Matias also featured at Derby’s training centre.

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Watched on by first-team manager Jos Luhukay, Wednesday were edged out 2-1 despite a goal from young forward Fraser Preston.

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