Vital Football

Latest Huddersfield Town News

Terriers close in on Simon Grayson

Terriers close in on Simon Grayson

HUDDERSFIELD Town have been linked with every man and his dog since parting company with Lee Clark on Wednesday 15th February.

A few days have passed and in those we have seen various names like Neil Warnock, Simon Grayson, Billy Davies, Sean O'Driscoll, Mick McCarthy, Steve Bruce, Phil Brown, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Nicky Butt, Peter Reid, Karl Robinson and Eddie Newton all linked amongst others.

There are plenty of managers out there for The Terriers to pick from.

It would seem that Ex-Leeds boss Simon Grayson has shot his way to the top of that list with a reported meeting having taken place earlier this week with Town Chief Executive Nigel Clibbens.

Further rumours are reporting that a meeting also took place today with Grayson meeting Terriers supremo Dean Hoyle.

If all of this is to be true then we could be set for an appointment on Monday or Tuesday this week.

Added to this the suspension of betting by the bookies on who would be the new manager at Huddersfield could mean we are all set to name our man.

So will it be Grayson - or are all these rumours just a curve ball for a surprise appointment.

It's never dull supporting Huddersfield Town - I am looking forward to next week already!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Terrier24
Date:Sunday February 19 2012
Time: 7:01PM

Comments

0
Whilst some may not want Grayson - you cant deny the fact he has taken BOTH Blackpool & Leeds out of league one on much smaller budgets than Huddersfield. On Paper he has the credentials - He may not have had great success in the Championship but he has guided 2 teams there and then consolidated that position - he left Leeds only 6 points off the champ play offs
Terrier24
19/02/2012 19:12:00
0
I don't want him. I really don't. He may have spent less in tranfer with Leeds, but I bet their wage budget was bigger, and the squad he inherited was and is better than ours. You can't deny he's a good manager, but we want experience now, not another young manager.
Impact
19/02/2012 19:47:00
0
Alright Impact? good to have you back pal. No one is mentioning Curbishley. He'd probably not want to come to league one, but must be worth a phone call surely?
Pharmer Giles
20/02/2012 06:52:00
0
Dont suppose sheff utd wanted Danny Wilson either,but look at them now.This is not about the mans past,its about his ability to get us out of this division.Simon Grayson also has the ability to get us into the premier league.
deano deano deano
20/02/2012 09:44:00
0
Nice to be back PG. Curbishley would be fantastic but I really can't see him wanting to come here. Deano difference there is Wilson has a lot more experience than Grayson. IMO Grayson is only a slight upgrade at best from Clark - they are both in the same ilk. The main difference between them is that Grayson just scraped a promotion, Clark just missed out. I'm also rather intrigued how Grayson getting Leeds promoted 3 years ago means he has the ability to get us into the top flight?
Impact
20/02/2012 16:54:00
0
Impact my comment regarding Danny Wilson was a reference to Terrier 24s first sentence in his above posting.Grayson has 2 x promotions under his belt 1 x Blackpool + 1 x leeds.If ive got this right leeds last season were play off contenders for a good proportion of the season.This season they looked to me as if they were cruising towards promotion.That was until bates cashed in on some of his top players recently,and froze him out of the transfer market.As a result leeds understandably suffered a dip in form and dropped to 7th in the table.Had Grayson been able to keep his side intact,and possibly even strengthen his squad then i for one am convinced they would now be coasting their way to the premier league.I agree wholeheartedly that Alan Curbishly would be a great manager for Huddersfield Town,and of course there are indeed others.Im sure we are all in agreement that what we need to do now is act quickly to secure the services of a proven manager.So we can make sure we give ourselves the best possible chance of achieving our goal of promotion with the precious few games that are left.
deano deano deano
20/02/2012 18:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Brook Not on the Slide

Recent Huddersfield Town Articles

No Punishment For Birmingham Selection

Questioning Huddersfield's selection against Birmingham, Blackburn boss Mowbray's thoughts played a part in prompting an EFL investigation against a 'full strength' breach.

Kyle Dempsey Transferred to Fleetwood

Dempsey makes Cod Army move permanent

Championship Play Off Final Details (2016/17)

Details for the Championship Play Off Final at Wembley Stadium between Huddersfield Town and Reading have now been confirmed.

Referee Selected For Championship Play Off Final

The Football League have now confirmed that referee Neil Swarbrick will take charge of the Championship Play Off Final between Huddersfield Town and Reading.

Archived Vital Huddersfield Articles

Vital Huddersfield articles from

Site Journalists

Terrier24
Editor email
Profile
Elliott Wheat-Bowen
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

PO - Sheffield Wednesday MotM
Suggested By:
Ward13%
Smith5%
Hefele5%
Schindler0%
Lowe5%
Hogg11%
Mooy5%
Kachunga0%
Brown5%
van La Parra0%
Wells5%
Sub - Quaner41%
Sub - Payne0%
Sub - Holmes-Dennis5%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Huddersfield Town Results (view all)

Huddersfield Town Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football