Wolves manager Mick McCarthy has insisted his team are better equipped to tackle Black Country rivals West Brom than they were last season.
Dave Allen, who took the Hillsborough reins in 2003, has resigned as chairman and director of Sheffield Wednesday with immediate effect.
Dave Jones has reiterated his determination to turn Cardiff's fortunes around with his job reported to be at risk if they lose to Ipswich.
Stoke chairman Peter Coates says players' unwillingness to leave their "cosy environments" is behind City's failure to land their loan targets.
Preview: Fully-fit Tykes out to stun leaders
Barnsley manager Simon Davey has the luxury of a fully-fit squad to choose from for the visit of Championship leaders Watford to Oakwell.