Gary Rowett has made six changes to his Derby County starting eleven for the Sky Bet Championship fixture against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough tonight, kick-off: 7:45pm.

Chris Baird comes in for his first start since New Year’s Day and he’s joined at full-back by Craig Forsyth.

In midfield, Joe Ledley comes into the XI for the first time since the goalless draw at Hull City on Boxing Day, with Andreas Weimann also included from the start.

Bradley Johnson scored against Wednesday at Pride Park Stadium back in October and he is back to full fitness after a back injury, and David Nugent leads the line.

Andre Wisdom, Ikechi Anya, Tom Lawrence and Cameron Jerome drop down to the bench, George Thorne misses out due to a back injury and Marcus Olsson is not included in the matchday squad.

Derby County: Carson, Forsyth, Keogh, Baird, Johnson, Weimann, Vydra, Nugent, Davies, Ledley, Huddlestone.

Substitutes: Roos, Palmer, Anya, Lawrence, Wisdom, Pearce, Jerome.

Sheffield Wednesday: Wildsmith, Hunt, Rhodes, Loovens, Joao, Reach, Boyd, Pelupessy, Pudil, Clare, Venancio.

Substitutes: Dawson, Jones, Fox, Palmer, Nuhiu, Thorniley, Stobbs.