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MATCH PREVIEW: WEST BROM (A)

17 September 2019

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All the info you need to know ahead of Town’s match at the Hawthorns

- Everything you need to know ahead of West Brom vs Town
- A look at Slaven Bilić’s West Bromwich Albion
- Tickets are still on general sale

Danny Cowley’s Huddersfield Town will travel to West Bromwich Albion on Sunday 22 September 2019 looking for their first Sky Bet Championship win of the season.

The game, which takes place at the Hawthorns, will kick-off at noon and will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

The Terriers have won their last two meetings against the Baggies, winning 2-1 at the Hawthorns when the sides last met.

Slaven Bilić side are the only side in the Sky Bet Championship to remain unbeaten after seven games this season – winning three and drawing four.

THE OPPOSITION

Slaven Bilić was appointed as West Bromwich Albion’s Head Coach ahead of the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign – his first job since departing Al-Ittihad in February 2019.

After being appointed, he brought in a number of players who had a mix of experience and youth. Strikers Kenneth Zohore and Charlie Austin were among the most notable signings, whilst Romaine Sawyers returned to the Baggies to add some extra creativity to the midfield.

West Brom’s campaign got off to a great start beating Nottingham Forest 2-1 away from home on the opening day before drawing with Millwall.

Wins over Luton Town and Blackburn Rovers followed alongside draws with Reading and Derby County.

Summer signing and centre-back Semi Ajayi earned the Baggies a point in their last outing against Fulham.

The Club currently sits sixth in the Sky Bet Championship table with 13 points from seven games.

ONES TO WATCH

KYLE BARTLEY

Kyle Bartley joined West Bromwich Albion in July 2018 from Swansea City and went on to make 34 appearances in all competitions last season. During the current campaign the commanding centre-half has been a First Team regular and scored in the Club’s 1-1 draw with Millwall.

MATT PHILLIPS

Scotland international Matt Phillips has been with the Baggies since 2016 after joining the Club from QPR. During his four years with WBA, Phillips has played over 90 games and scored over 10 goals. This season he’s the Club’s second top scorer, joint with Kenneth Zohore, with two.

CHARLIE AUSTIN

Striker Charlie Austin joined West Bromwich Albion in the summer from Premier League side Southampton. Following the move, he’s gone on to make four appearances – one off the bench – but is yet to open his account for the Baggies. However during his career, the tenacious striker has bagged 246 goals in 447 games.

TEAM NEWS – WEST BROM

Left-backs Kieran Gibbs and Conor Townsend missed the Club’s game against Fulham last weekend through their respective injuries.

Centre-back Ahmed Hegazi also missed the Fulham game, however, he’s back in training and building up his fitness.

TEAM NEWS – TOWN

Manager Danny Cowley will detail Huddersfield Town’s latest team news at his press conference on Friday 20 September 2019.

Alex Pritchard and Collin Quaner missed the game against Sheffield Wednesday with respective knee and hip injuries.

TICKETS

There are still tickets available for Sunday’s game – CLICK HERE to get yours!

KIT

Town will be wearing their fiery coral kit on Sunday. Buy yours now!

CAR PARKING

Huddersfield Town supporters will be able to park in the Sandwell Academy, however, you must pre-book your space. To do so please CLICK HERE!

SUPPORTER INFORMATION

Please note that all kiosks inside the Hawthorns are CARD ONLY. If you only have cash, then there will be a burger van outside the Stadium that you will be able to use.

iFOLLOW HTAFC

Supporters who can’t make it to the Hawthorns can listen to live commentary from the game on iFollow HTAFC!

All you need to do is purchase a Monthly or Season Pass to tune in live and listen.

Click here to subscribe to iFollow HTAFC!

Please note this game will only be streamed in the following countries:

Europe
Armenia, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, San Marino, Ukraine, Vatican City.

Middle East & North Africa
Gaza Strip, South Sudan, West Bank.

Sub-Saharan Africa
Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Namibia, Sao Tome e Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Western Sahara, Zimbabwe.

Asia
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand.

Caribbean
Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Puerto Rico, St Barthelemy, St Helena, Ascension & Tristan da Cunha, St Kitts & Nevis, St Martin, St Vincent & the Grenadines, US Virgin Islands.

South America
Falkland Islands.

Oceania
American Samoa, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Norfolk Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis & Futuna.


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