Date: 16th April 2012 at 3:08pm
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The dates for this season’s Football League play-off semi-finals have today been confirmed.

Wednesday fans will be keeping everything crossed that they can overtake Sheffield United and secure automatic promotion from npower League One.

If not, the Owls are likely to face their first-leg play-off game on Friday, May 11 (kick-off 7.45pm) away from home – having already secured at least a third-place finish.

The second leg will take place at Hillsborough on Monday, May 14 (kick-off 7.45pm).

Third will play sixth and fourth will play fifth for a place in the final at Wembley Stadium, to be played on Saturday, May 26 (kick-off 3pm).

Semi-final dates:

1st Leg (6 v 3) – Friday 11th May 2012, kick-off 7.45pm

1st Leg (5 v 4) – Saturday 12th May 2012, kick-off 12.45pm

2nd Leg (3 v 6) – Monday 14th May 2012, kick-off 7.45pm

2nd Leg (4 v 5) – Tuesday 15th May 2012, kick-off 7.45pm