Owls to take on Portuguese giants

19 June 2012 06:42
Wednesday warm up match confirmed

Sheffield Wednesday have added a prestige fixture to the pre-season schedule by lining up a match with Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon.

Wednesday will face Lisbon on 22nd July as part of their pre-season training camp in Portugal where they will also play Reading on the 24th.

Sporting Lisbon are one of the biggest names in Portuguese football and have won their domestic title an impressive 18 times. They reached the semi-finals of the Europa League last season, knocking out Premier League winners Manchester City along the way.

The Owls kick-off their Football League Championship campaign on 18th August away at Derby County.


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