Date:Saturday December 29 2012
John Smiths Stadium
29 December 2012
Huddersfield aim to end the season on a winning note against Yorkshire neighbours Sheffield Wednesday.
The sides enter the game in contrasting form, with Wednesday winning their last 3 games on the bounce and Town failing to win in 8 games.
Town triumphed at Wednesday earlier in the season by three goals to one, but today will be a completely different game.
'I think it`s a great game, isn`t it? You want another game to come along quickly after a poor performance and this is a local derby that will be played in front of a big crowd.
'Sheffield Wednesday are on a good run of form and we know this won`t be an easy game. We`ve watched DVDs of them and you can see a little bit of a difference in them compared with the early part of the season; sometimes that comes about through a little bit of luck or a single result brings a little bit more confidence - there are many aspects that will have helped them along the way. They will still feel like there is a lot of work to be done to try and get up the table, but everybody is working hard to get victories - no matter who you are in the division.
'We will have respect for the opposition, who are probably playing with a bit more confidence than they were four or five weeks ago, but it is about what we do as a team and as individuals to affect the game.'
Joel Lynch returns from suspension.
Anthony Gerrard is available after the FA overturned his red card at palace.
Danny Ward & Calum Woods face late fitness tests
The on-loan Norwich man is due a sparkling performance and this could be the day
Chris O'Grady and Gary Madine pressing for inclusion.
Jose Semedo is back from injury.
The former Reading player is undoubtedly Wednesdays's star man (as he was last season)
Last Time Out:
Wednesday 1-3 Town
Both teams finished with ten men but Town took all three points when the sides met earlier in the season. Joel Lynch saw red for the visitors while Joe Mattock was sent off for Wednesday. Oliver Norwood, Lee Novak and Adam Clayton netted for the visitors while Reda Johnson grabbed the Owls' consolation.
Huddersfield 3-2 Sheff Wed
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Date:Saturday December 29 2012
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