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Preview: Forest V Wednesday

Sheffield are going well this season. This may or may not be down to their strong and deserved reputation for producing very decent bands.

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There's no doubt about it, Sheffield has produced some great bands.

There are the obvious ones: Def Leppard, The Human league, Arctic Monkeys, Reverend and the Makers, Richard Hawley and Joe Cocker.

Then there are the ones which make you raise a quizzical eyebrow and utter, 'oh...didn't realise they were from Sheffield.' Step forward the likes of Heaven 17, Cabaret Voltaire and Bring Me The Horizon.

Then there are the really good ones.

Obviously, there's Pulp. You may debate which is their greatest song but it's obviously this so you can knock that debate on the head right now.

"Some kid called David." Glorious.

Next up are The Long Blondes. Admittedly, I was a but underwhelmed the time I caught this band live but this is a great song:

The Longpigs (shocking name for a band) are probably most famous for having Richard Hawley play guitar but they also deserve a huge shout out for this:

Milburn went a bit under the radar but should be remembered for this:

Little Man Tate came up with this little beauty. Word has it that some Forest obsessed fan covered this when in a band a while back but this rumour cannot be confirmed.

Finally, and arguably the best of the lot, is Slow Club. This is simply splendid. What's more, it's got Mackenzie Crook in the video too.

Enjoy that? Course you did. This video has Daniel Radcliffe in it. Daniel bloody Radcliffe.

Of course, Sheffield Wednesday hail from Sheffield and they are doing quite well thank you very much this season. In truth, the 1-0 defeat at Hillsborough flattered us somewhat and the Owls set about improving their previously poor record at the City Ground last season with a 2-0 win in the fag end of Stuart Pearce's reign.

If Nelson Olvieira is fit, he may well play up top alongside Chris O'Grady - not a pretty sight but on occasions, effective.

The defence? Well, probably the same as usual although Chris Cohen was his usual impressive self at left back on Tuesday so Bojan Jokic will be elbowing people out of the way to see the list that Dougie pins up on the notice board.

Midfield? Throw the names up in the air and see where they land.

Dorus de Vries was simply superb again on Tuesday but may just lose out to Marco Pascolo*.

*This 'joke' wore thin a while back but that's not reason enough to stop it. Not yet anyway.