Lee Bullen shares the message Carlos Carvalhal keeps giving to Sheffield Wednesday's players

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Sheffield Wednesday are currently in sixth place in the Championship table.

Sheffield Wednesday coach Lee Bullen says that the backroom staff at Hillsborough are encouraging the squad to keep looking up the Championship table, rather than over their shoulders.

Commenting on the club’s official website, Bullen says that he wants Wednesday’s players to be ambitious for the rest of the campaign.

At the moment Wednesday occupy the final play-off spot, but it seems that the Owls now have their sights firmly set on making it into the top two. and earning automatic promotion in the process.

“One of the things we always tell the players is to look up the table and not down it,” Bullen said.

“We have the quality in the squad to push even higher up the league, but we always take one game at a time.

“Today’s result was important because we played a good team who will also be up and around there at the end of the season.”

Wednesday beat Birmingham City 2-1 at the weekend to move into the top six.

Carlos Carvalhal’s side actually made a slow start to the campaign, but they are now one of the most in-form sides in the Championship and they managed to strengthen in the January transfer window.

With Gary Hooper hitting form, and Aiden McGeady arriving, Wednesday now appear to be one of the most dangerous teams in the second tier.

Carvalhal’s side are currently six points back from the top two, but with some of the leading candidates for promotion faltering, they stand a chance of catching the teams ahead of them.

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