Huddersfield Town v Hull City

8 Apr

Hull City manager Steve Bruce

Steve Bruce has several players missing for the trip to the John Smith’s Stadium

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Huddersfield’s on-loan defender James Husband will return to the side for Saturday’s game.

Winger Rajiv van la Parra is pushing for a recall, as are midfielder Philip Billing and forward Sean Scannell.

Hull manager Steve Bruce has several players sidelined, including full-back Moses Odubajo (suspended) and midfielder Nick Powell (thigh).

Defender Harry Maguire, midfielder Sam Clucas and forward Sone Aluko are injury doubts.


  • Huddersfield have lost each of their past five against Hull in all competitions.
  • The Tigers kept a clean sheet in their last game at Huddersfield but have never kept two in a row there.
  • Huddersfield lost last time out at the John Smith’s Stadium against Hull, losing 1-0 in March 2013.
  • Since the 2012-13 season, Hull’s six goals against the Terriers have been scored by different players (Koren, Meyler, Boyd, Proschwitz, Clucas, Akpom).
  • The Terriers haven’t scored in any of their past four games against the Tigers – the last Town player to do so was Chris Brandon on New Year’s Day 2005.
  • Hull haven’t won back-to-back games at Huddersfield since October 1987.


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