Wet Wednesday clash off

15 February 2014 12:02

Sheffield Wednesday's FA Cup fifth-round tie against Charlton at Hillsborough has been postponed following a pitch inspection.

South Yorkshire has been hit with wind and rain over the past 24 hours prompting a pitch inspection at 10.30 on Saturday morning, and the club have confirmed the game will not go ahead.

The Owls said in a statement: "The FA Cup fifth-round tie between Sheffield Wednesday and Charlton Athletic has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Match referee Mark Clattenburg conducted a pitch inspection at 10.30am on Saturday morning and deemed the surface unplayable."

Source: PA