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TEAM NEWS: TOWN vs BRENTFORD

18 January 2020

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Toffolo and Smith Rowe handed HTAFC debuts

- Huddersfield Town side named to face Brentford
- Manager Danny Cowley gives debuts to Harry Toffolo, Richard Stearman & Emile Smith Rowe
- Andy King among the substitutes

Manager Danny Cowley has handed Huddersfield Town debuts to January signings Harry Toffolo, Richard Stearman and Emile Smith Rowe in today’s Sky Bet Championship game against Brentford; 3pm kick-off at the John Smith’s Stadium.

24-year-old full back Toffolo, who completed his permanent transfer from Lincoln City on Friday, comes into the team in place of Jaden Brown, who is a substitute today. In doing so, Toffolo makes the 150th league appearance of his career.

Richard Stearman will also make his debut for the Club, replacing Jon Gorenc Stanković who is among the substitutes.

The final switch comes further up the pitch, where Arsenal loanee Emile Smith Rowe also starts. The 19-year-old replaces Juninho Bacuna, who is also a substitute today.

Town’s other January signing, Andy King, is on the bench this afternoon. As a result, Josh Koroma and Demeaco Duhaney drop out of the match day squad alongside Rarmani Edmonds-Green, who has left the Club on loan, and the injured Matty Daly (quad).

Tommy Elphick (knee), Jonathan Hogg (suspension), Alex Pritchard (knee) and Collin Quaner (hip), alongside Daly, are unavailable to Danny Cowley today.

Town’s team vs Brentford
1. Kamil Grabara
3. Harry Toffolo
8. Trevoh Chalobah
9. Elias Kachunga
12. Richard Stearman
16. Karlan Grant
17. Danny Simpson
22. Fraizer Campbell
26. Christopher Schindler (c)
32. Emile Smith Rowe
39. Lewis O’Brien

Substitutes
Joel Coleman; Juninho Bacuna, Steve Mounié, Jon Gorenc Stanković, Jaden Brown, Andy King, Florent Hadergjonaj


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