Rival fans are mocking Sheffield Wednesday after Owls return Norwich tickets

A general view of Hillsborough stadium, home of Sheffield Wednesday during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on September...

Sheffield Wednesday travel to Norwich City on Friday evening.

A general view inside the ground prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Sunderland at Carrow Road on April 16, 2016 in Norwich, England.

Fans of rival clubs are mocking Sheffield Wednesday after the Owls returned part of their allocation for Friday's trip to Norwich City.

The game, which Wednesday realistically must win if they are to achieve a play-off finish this season, was initially scheduled to kick off at 3pm but has been pushed back to 7:45 for television coverage.

 

It means that any Owls supporters hoping to return to Sheffield by train can no longer do so until the following morning - although, impressively, the Yorkshire side have still managed to sell around 1,500 tickets.

That is perhaps no surprise, given that Sheffield Wednesday - despite having spent most of the campaign in the Championship's bottom half - boast an average away attendance that is among the top few in the division.

Fans of Sheffield Wednesday show support for their team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday at Bramall Lane on November 09, 2018 in...

And their failure to sell out on this occasion has proved something of a talking point on Twitter... 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Norwich will be promoted on Friday if they win and Sheffield Wednesday's city rivals, Sheffield United, lose at hom to Nottingham Forest.

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