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Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Joe Wildsmith: 'We deserved a draw'

Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Joe Wildsmith insists that his side got the result they deserved in the Steel City derby.

Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Joe Wildsmith has insisted that his side got the result they deserved at Sheffield United after holding their city rivals to a 0-0 draw.

The Owls were reduced to 10 men when Glenn Loovens was sent off in the second half, but Wildsmith said that his teammates deserve credit for their defensive solidarity.

"We dug in and also had a few chances and I thought we deserved a draw," BBC Sport quotes him as saying.

"The lads are up for it. We were very solid for the most of the game. It's credit to the boys and credit to the gaffer."

Wednesday occupy 16th place in the Championship following the derby stalemate, while United are 12 points better off in seventh.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd128132113825
2West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom1273231171424
3Leeds UnitedLeeds126512291323
4Middlesbrough12642146822
5Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest124711713419
6Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds125431918119
7Brentford124622014618
8Derby CountyDerby125341513218
9Norwich CityNorwich125341515018
10Blackburn RoversBlackburn124621415-118
11Swansea CitySwansea12453129317
12Wigan AthleticWigan125251416-217
13Bristol City124441614216
14Stoke CityStoke124441718-116
15Aston Villa123632020015
16Bolton WanderersBolton124351015-515
17Birmingham CityBirmingham122821312114
18Queens Park RangersQPR12426919-1014
19Rotherham UnitedRotherham12327919-1011
20Millwall122461319-610
21Reading122371520-59
22Preston North EndPreston122371824-69
23Ipswich TownIpswich121651118-79
24Hull City122281019-98

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