Clarke makes first start of pre-season
Manager Mark Robins has named his starting XI for today’s pre-season friendly at League 1 Rotherham United; 3pm kick-off in South Yorkshire.
The Terriers will line up in their usual 4-2-3-1 formation at the New York Stadium this afternoon, with goalkeeper Alex Smithies protected by a back four of Paul Dixon, Joel Lynch, Captain Peter Clarke and Jack Hunt. Lynch has recovered after being taken off as a precaution at York City on Tuesday night, whereas this is Clarke’s first start of pre-season following closed season knee surgery.
Oliver Norwood and Jordan Sinnott will play as the deep central midfielders behind Sean Scannell on the left, Adam Clayton on the right and Danny Ward through the middle, just behind central striker James Vaughan.
Town’s team vs. Rotherham United:
1. Alex Smithies
3. Paul Dixon
4. Oliver Norwood
5. Peter Clarke (c)
7. Sean Scannell
8. Adam Clayton
9. James Vaughan
11. Danny Ward
30. Jordan Sinnott
32. Jack Hunt
33. Joel Lynch
Ian Bennett, Adam Hammill, Murray Wallace, Martin Paterson, Kallum Higginbotham, Jake Carroll, Daniel Carr, Tom Smith, Liam Ridehalgh, Matt Crooks
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