Newcastle v Sheffield Wednesday Capital One Cup date confirmed

Newcastle's Mike Williamson (centre, left) celebrates scoring his sides fourth goal during the Capital One Cup, second round match
Newcastle's Mike Williamson (centre, left) celebrates scoring his sides fourth goal during the Capital One Cup, second round match

Details have been confirmed for the Capital One Cup third round clash between Newcastle United and Sheffield Wednesday.

The game, to be played at St James’s Park, has been confirmed as a 7.45pm kick-off on Wednesday, 23rd September.

The Magpies beat Northampton Town 4-1 in the second round at St. James’ Park on Tuesday to set up a home draw against the Owls, who defeated Oxford United 1-0 to reach this stage.

Wednesday last visited St. James’ Park in August 2009, losing 1-0 to a Shola Ameobi goal as the Magpies went on to win the Championship title.

The sides last met in a pre-season friendly last summer. Ayoze Perez scored the only goal at Hillsborough.