League One Season Preview 2006/07 – Huddersfield Town

Write-up by David Walker

Huddersfield Town

Odds: 14/one

Very last Five Seasons2005/06 – four (League A single), 2004/05 – nine (League A single), 2003/04 – four (League Two, Promoted), 2002/03 – 22 (League One particular, Relegated), 2001/02 – six (League One particular).

2005/06 Cup ProgressFA Cup Third Round vs Chelsea (a) – misplaced 2-one.Carling Cup Second Round vs Blackburn Rovers (a) – lost three-1.Football League Trophy Northern Part 1st Round vs Boston (a) – lost 2-one.

Top rated Objective Scorer 2005/06: Andy Booth and Gary Taylor-Fletcher (strikers) – 15 objectives every single.

Players InLuke Beckett (Sheffield United – No cost), Matt Glennon (St Johnstone – Totally free).

Gamers OutJunior Mendes (Notts County – Free), Anthony Lloyd (York Metropolis – Free), Phillip Senior (Northwich Victoria – Free of charge), Tony Carss (Released).

Huddersfield City have established themselves as a single of the leading sides in League One particular but failed to win marketing to the Championship following losing in the play off semi finals in opposition to regional rivals Barnsley.

If it’s far more fire power that is essential, to aid strikers Andy Booth and Gary Taylor-Fletcher who plundered 15 goals apiece last period, supervisor Peter Jackson will undoubtedly have that in Luke Beckett. The prolific lower division forward was signed on a free transfer from Sheffield United, acquiring scored 6 ambitions in seven games for the Terriers for the duration of a loan spell in 2005 just before investing the whole previous season on mortgage at Oldham Athletic.

Jackson will also be retaining hold for forgotten man Pawel Abbott, who rejected a move to MK Dons in a feasible swap offer involving defender Dean Lewington. Abbott has scored 46 ambitions in 106 appearances for Huddersfield, like eleven objectives in the first 16 matches of final season, but substantially fell out of favour and started off just one game in the very last 3 months of the very last campaign.

Goalkeeper Matt Glennon has joined the club on a free of charge transfer from St. Johnstone. The previous Carlisle United goalkeeper created 12 appearances for the Saints following joining them from Falkirk in January and even scored a goal against Ross County in March. Glennon caught the eye of boss Jackson when he had three excellent games in opposition to the Terriers during his spell at Carlisle.

One particular keeper heading out of the club is Phil Senior, who joined Conference facet Northwich Victoria, while striker Junior Mendes joined League Two outfit Notts County on a totally free transfer.

VerdictOne of the better sides in the division, Huddersfield will be pushing tough for an automated marketing slot but may have to make do with the play offs once again. Anticipate them to be a free scoring facet next period.

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