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EFL Championship: Analysing the hunt for promotion

With the New Year around the corner, The English Football League Championship hasn’t disappointed thus far.   The half way point of the season was reached on Boxing Day, with the promotion race heating up with every 90 minutes of football. The Christmas top six after the weekend’s fixtures featured Brighton and Newcastle as the top two, which many would’ve predicted prior to the start of the season. …

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Three reasons why Huddersfield are promotion candidates

Since Huddersfield’s return to the second division back in 2012, life for the fans has not been comfortable viewing. There four seasons in the Championship have left them lingering in the bottom third of the table, with relegation battles becoming a worrying formality. However, after the sacking of Chris Powell in November 2015, staff and fans alike, have seen the …

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Can these three signings push Huddersfield Town into the top half?

This season has been a bit of a mixed bag for Huddersfield Town. On the one hand, the appointment of gegenpressing guru David Wagner has revitalised the club’s fortunes on and off the pitch. In the space a few short months, the Terriers have gone from aimless long-ball merchants to purveyors of half-decent tiki-taka, earning praise from the terraces and opposition dugout in …

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Is Huddersfield Town’s new German connection a help or a hindrance?

When Dean Hoyle hired David Wagner to replace Chris Powell as Huddersfield Town’s head coach back in November of 2015, he outlined two objectives for the former Borussia Dortmund II man to work towards. First and foremost, Wagner was tasked with importing a style of high energy play commonly known as gegenpressing from the banks of the industrial Ruhr to the valleys of post-industrial West Yorkshire. The …

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Is Nahki Wells the right man to lead Huddersfield’s attack?

After becoming Huddersfield Town’s record signing on the 10th of January 2014, endless pressure has mounted on the shoulders of Nahki Wells. But is he the man to lead the club from the front? Wells was a fan favourite at Bradford City where he was part of the side’s most successful years since their relegation from the Premier League.  Along …

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Reviewing a quiet transfer window at Huddersfield Town

On the back of a very quiet January transfer window for Huddersfield Town, David Wagner revealed that he found the way the English fans and media approached the window is far different from the process in Germany saying that there is “more pressure” to bring players in.   Wagner stands by his decision to hold off any signings by saying …

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