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15 December 2020

Jon Worthington names his starting XI

- Huddersfield Town side named for FA Youth Cup game
- Young Terriers host Newcastle United at the John Smith’s Stadium
- 6.30pm kick-off, with game streaming LIVE on YouTube!

The Huddersfield Town side has been named for tonight’s FA Youth Cup Third Round game against Newcastle United; 6.30pm kick-off at the John Smith’s Stadium.

Former Town player turned Academy coach Jon Worthington has selected the side; he’ll be assisted by former scholars George Danaher and Oran Thompson this evening.

The game will be broadcast LIVE on Town’s YouTube channel – CLICK HERE to go straight to the game footage!

French centre back Loick Ayina will captain the side tonight, and he’s joined by two compatriots; Brahima Diarra, who made his First Team debut at AFC Bournemouth on Saturday, and recent recruit Etienne Camara.

There’s also an Australian, two Northern Irishman, and a Welshman in Town’s line-up tonight!

Worthington is without the services of a few players this evening; Luke Daley (knee), Charles Nduwuisi-Ondo (ankle), Evander Grubb (cup tied), Luke Billam (knee), Ben Midgley (knee), Robson Shipley (broken leg) and Gulutte Zunda (hamstring).

Town’s team vs Newcastle United U18s
1. Nicholas Bilokapic
2. Brodie Spencer
3. Shane Maroodza
4. David Adewoju
5. Loick Ayina (c)
6. Etienne Camara
7. Donay O’Brien-Brady
8. Brahima Diarra
9. Conor Falls
10. Myles Bright
11. Pat Jones

Michael Roxburgh; Josh Okpolokpo, Michael Stone, Sonny Whittingham, Darnel Baxter-Alleyne, Andre Edionhon, Ernaldo Krasniqi

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