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CONFIRMED: UDINESE FRIENDLY AT THE JOHN SMITH’S STADIUM

13 July 2017

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Huddersfield Town’s only home 2017/18 pre-season friendly

- Huddersfield Town will face Udinese in a pre-season friendly
- Match will take place on Wednesday 26 July; 6pm KO
- Admission information will be confirmed on htafc.com shortly

Huddersfield Town will face Udinese at the John Smith’s Stadium in a pre-season friendly ahead of the 2017/18 Premier League campaign.

David Wagner’s First Team squad will take on the Serie A side on Wednesday 26 July 2017 – the Club’s only home friendly before the start of Town’s return to the top flight on English football.

The match will kick-off at 6pm and admission information is still to be confirmed; please keep checking htafc.com for more information.

Managed by Luigi Delneri, Udinese finished 13th in the Serie A table with 45 points from 38 games.

Delneri was appointed as the First Team Head Coach on 4 October 2016 and led the Italian side to its highest finish since achieving fifth place during the 2012/13 season.

Udinese’s squad features a number of players with international experience including Ghanaian international Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, who has over 80 caps for his country.

Prior to last season’s 2016/17 campaign Udinese also brought in a number of players from English sides like Manchester City youngster Seko Fofana and former Watford centre-back Gabriele Angella.

This is the seventh confirmed pre-season friendly ahead of Town’s first ever season in the Premier League.

Date Opponent Venue KO
Sunday 16 July 2017 Bury Gigg Lane 3pm
Tuesday 18 July 2017 SV Sandhausen BWT Stadion 6pm
Saturday 22 July 2017 Barnsley Oakwell 4pm
Wednesday 26 July 2017 Udinese John Smith's Stadium

6pm

Tuesday 1 August 2017 VfB Stuttgart Sportzentrum Schwaz 6pm
Friday 4 August 2017 Torino FC Stadion Jenbach 4pm

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