Date: 13th May 2011 at 2:34pm
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Wednesday have confirmed their friendly schedule for the close season, with FA Cup finalists Stoke City and local rivals Leeds United the highlights.

The Owls’ pre-season fixtures are very much locally orientated, with Barnsley and Rotherham United also included in the fixtures.

Gary Megson and his men will start their 2011-12 season preparations with a training camp in Austria at the start of July before returning home for the competitive friendly matches.

Games against local non-league sides Worksop Town, Stocksbridge Park Steels, Sheffield FC and Alfreton Town will also follow.

Full pre-season schedule:

Wednesday 6/7 – 13/7 – Austria training camp and game.

Saturday 16/7 – Worksop Town (A, 3pm)

Tuesday 19/7 – Rotherham United (A, 7.30pm)

Wednesday 20/7 – Stocksbridge PS (A, 7.45pm)

Saturday 23/7 – Leeds United (H, 1pm)

Sunday 24/7 – Sheffield FC (A, 3pm)

Tuesday 26/7 – Barnsley (A, 7.30pm)

Wednesday 27/7 – Hallam FC

Saturday, 30/7 – Stoke City (H, 1pm)

Sunday, 31/7 – Alfreton Town (A, 2pm)