Matt Crooks makes Town debut
Huddersfield Town Manager Mark Robins has handed a Football League debut to 20-year old Academy graduate Matt Crooks in today’s season opener against AFC Bournemouth; 3pm kick-off at the John Smith’s Stadium.
The 6’ 4” tall Huddersfield native looks set to line up at centre half after impressing during the pre-season campaign.
There’s also a Huddersfield Town debut for summer recruit Radoslaw Majewski, whereas Lee Peltier makes his first league appearance for Town since the 2010/11 season as expected.
Elsewhere in the team Joel Lynch makes his 50th Town start and Danny Ward his 150th League appearance.
Town’s team vs. AFC Bournemouth:
1. Alex Smithies
3. Paul Dixon
4. Oliver Norwood
6. Jonathan Hogg
11. Danny Ward
12. Adam Hammill
21. Nahki Wells
22. Matt Crooks
33. Joel Lynch
37. Lee Peltier (c)
45. Radoslaw Majewski
Joe Murphy, Sean Scannell, Conor Coady, Jonathan Stead, Murray Wallace, Joe Lolley, Tommy Smith