Danny to be kept on a tight rein

ALTHOUGH Jim Magilton will ring the changes at Sheffield Wednesday today he intends to carry on keeping a tight rein on Danny Haynes.The Blues boss appreciates that Haynes is a crowd favourite who would love to see him start, but with three goals in six games coming off the bench, Magilton believes he has found the best way to use him for now.

By Derek Davis

ALTHOUGH Jim Magilton will ring the changes at Sheffield Wednesday today he intends to carry on keeping a tight rein on Danny Haynes.

The Blues boss appreciates that Haynes is a crowd favourite who would love to see him start, but with three goals in six games coming off the bench, Magilton believes he has found the best way to use him for now.

Magilton said: “There will come a time where he will be a threat when he starts, but at the moment coming on with half-an-hour to go he just scares the wits out of defenders.”

Even though Town beat Barnsley 5-1, Town will tweak the side with midfielder Gavin Williams returning after being rested to prevent him picking up 10 bookings and a two-match ban, back in the side.

Player of the Year candidate Dan Harding returns to left back after a two-match ban, while Francis Jeffers could get a start.

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Magilton said: “While it may be a bit harsh on one or two, we need to freshen things up and two games in three days is a tough task.

“Sheffield are a tough side and they are playing with a lot of confidence. They will be real handful and if we don't go there on top of our game they could hurt us.

“But we are confident ourselves and will go there being positive there will be an edge to the game so it should be a competitive match.”

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