Dave Jones became Sheffield Wednesday manager in March 2012.
On-loan West Ham star Joe Hart was forced to watch from the stands against Manchester City on Sunday.
Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford could earn his first England cap on Friday.
Chris Kirkland worked with Simon Grayson, sacked by Sunderland, at Preston North End.
Sheffield Wednesday won agains Millwall in the Championship on Tuesday.
The pair spent six and three years at Sheffield Wednesday respectively.
Leeds United lost against Sheffield Wednesday at the Hillsborough Stadium in the Championship at the weekend.
Kirkland spent three seasons with Sheffield United's fierce rivals, Sheffield Wednesday.
The Sunderland goalkeeper has been in fine form for the Black Cats this season.
Kirkland played for both Sheffield Wednesday and Liverpool.