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Huddersfield Town vs. Blackpool

John Smiths Stadium

26 December 2012

15:00

Seasiders come to Town

Huddersfield kick off this afternoon against Blackpool looking to gain a vital 3 points at home.

The Terriers have two consecutive home games over the festive period and manager Simon Grayson is looking for a return of 6 points from 6.

Vital Quotes: Simon Grayson

"It is ideal to be back at home over the festive period,"

"Preparations for those two games started straight after the Crystal Palace game with the players getting their bodies ready by doing a proper warm down. The games come thick and fast over the next few days and we are looking to get back to back victories, which will act as a springboard for the rest of the season.

Huddersfield Town Team News:

Alan Lee serves the second game of his three match suspension.

Anthony Gerrard is available after appealing his dismissal at Palace.

Joel Lynch sits out a one match suspension for collecting 5 yellow cards.

Adam Hammill pressing for a start after impressing as a sub at palace.

Player to watch: Jermaine Beckford

Back up-front & in tandem with Vaughan, we saw just what we have been missing down at Palace, Passion, desire, effort & skill.

Blackpool Team News:

Craig Cathcart and Neal Ardley both face a fitness test ahead of the game

Ian Evatt & Matty Phillips both remain sideilined

Player to watch: Tom Ince

Destined for the Premiership in January, Star Player at Blackpool.

Match Facts & Stats

Huddersfield are on the longest current winless sequence in the Championship of seven matches (D3, L4), and lie at the foot of the division's 'form' table.

Alex Smithies is standing-by to make his 150th start in goal for Huddersfield, while Peter Clarke is on the verge of a 400th career league appearance.

The Seasiders are vying for a hat-trick of Boxing Day victories, and have not lost one since 2004.

No club has scored more goals in the last 10 minutes of Championship games than Blackpool's 12, including five in the last four games.

Match Prediction:

Huddersfield Town 2-1 Blackpool

Next Fixtures:

29 DEC Sheff WED (H) 12:30




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