Date: 30th March 2010 at 9:54pm
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The Championship relegation battle may not be as straight forward as some Owls fans would have liked or hoped after Crystal Palace picked up a huge win at Watford tonight.

The Eagles ran out 3-1 winners against the Hornets in the proverbial relegation ‘six pointer’ to blow the relegation dogfight wide open.

It brings Palace, who occupy the final relegation spot, to within two points of Wednesday going into the weekend matches.

The best result for Wednesday tonight would have been a Watford win, keeping Palace five points adrift of the Owls going into the weekend matches, despite Watford leap-frogging above them with three points.

But it gives the Selhurst Park club a huge confidence boost going into the ‘business end’ of the season, and leaves them fighting another day.

A better result for the Owls came at Home Park where Barnsley held Plymouth Argyle to a 0-0 stalemate.

The result leaves the Pilgrims five points adrift of safety and six points behind Wednesday.

Will the Owls’ final day clash against Crystal Palace at S6 be a winner-takes-all clash? It’s looking ever more likely…