Sheffield Wednesday star Ross Wallace pleased to be back available for Brighton clash after serving suspension

The two sides meet in the first leg of the Championship play-off semi-final.

Ross Wallace has admitted that it has been hard to watch Sheffield Wednesday's last three games from the sidelines as he served a suspension, but insisted that he is pleased to be back for the play-off semi-final, the Sheffield Star reports.

The 30-year-old was sent off in the goalless draw with MK Dons last month so had to watch on as Carlos Carvalhal's men sealed their top six spot on the penultimate day of the campaign. 

But Wallace could return to the Wednesday side for the first leg of their tie with Brighton on Friday, and he explained what it has been like to watch the team in the past few weeks.

"It has been hard for me in these three games sitting and watching it but the lads have done absolutely fantastic to get to this stage and we are looking forward to it," he told the Star.

The Scotsman's return will be a huge boost to the Owls as they look to gain an advantage ahead of the second leg. As well as his four goals for the side in the league, he has contributed eight assists which makes him their most valuable player in that department. 

And having secured promotion to the Premier League on two occasions during his career, his experience will certainly help Carvalhal's men as they look to surprise the teams above them and secure a spot in the top flight.

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