Gardner’s derby experiences

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Gary Gardner is relishing the prospect of adding to his derby experiences.

He comes from Villa so knows from games against Birmingham what playing the local rivals means to fans.

Like Stuart Gray and Wednesday team-mates, the new loan midfield man has been keen to stress that the professionals look no further than the next game: so after his promising debut against Derby it was Huddersfield followed by Charlton.

But if the Owls do end up facing United in the FA Cup quarter-finals next month then he points put out that the Blades will be no pushovers, having already knocked out Villa and Fulham.

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