All you need to know ahead of Town’s season opener
- Sheffield Wednesday vs Huddersfield Town preview
- First competitive game of the 2021/22 season
- Listen on iFollow HTAFC
Huddersfield Town’s 2021/22 campaign kicks-off with a trip to Hillsborough Stadium to face Sheffield Wednesday in Round One of the Carabao Cup on Sunday 1 August 2021; 1pm kick-off.
Sunday will be the second League Cup meeting between the two sides. The first came in 1984, when the Terriers won 4-2 on aggregate.
Sheffield Wednesday made it to the Third Round last season before being knocked out, losing 2-0 to Fulham.
Last season, Sheffield Wednesday were handed a 12-point reduction, which was eventually reduced to 6, at the start of the 2020/21 season and were relegated at the end of the campaign with 41 points.
Managed by Darren Moore, the Owls will be looking to put 2020/21 behind them and secure their place back in the Sky Bet Championship at the first attempt.
There will be a few familiar faces for Town fans on Sunday; one being former Town defender Jaden Brown, who signed for the Owls at the start of the month.
ONES TO WATCH
The attacking midfielder is one of the Owls’ summer signings ahead of the 2021/22 season, joining on a season-long loan from Middlesbrough. The 26-year-old split his 2020/21 campaign across Middlesbrough and Rotherham United. He made 46 appearances across both clubs, scoring three goals and getting two assists.
Windass – a former Town Academy player – made the move to Sheffield Wednesday from Wigan Athletic in September 2020, following a loan spell in the 2019/20 season. The striker’s first goal as a permanent player came on the opening day of the season, in the Owls’ away win against Cardiff City. He went on to win the Club’s Player of the Month award for September, having scored two goals in five appearances.
The 31-year-old signed for the Owls in the summer of 2015 from Crystal Palace. The midfielder was made Captain at the start of the 2020/21 season, and signed a new contract extending his stay at the Club until 2023. He started every game for Sheffield Wednesday last season, and was voted the Club’s Player of the Season.
Town Head Coach Carlos Corberán will provide an update on the fitness of his squad ahead of the season opener during his virtual press conference on Friday 30 July 2021.
HOW TO WATCH
Tickets in the Upper West Stand will remain on sale at Town’s Ticket Office until 4pm on Friday 30 July 2021.
Tickets will need to be collected in person from Town’s Ticket Office during opening hours.
Adults - £15
Over-65s - £10
Under-21s - £10
Under 17s - £5
Ambulant disabled supporters and wheelchair users should pay the relevant price, with a companion going free of charge.
We will also run travel coaches to Sheffield Wednesday, which will be priced at £13 per person.
They will depart at 11am from the area outside the gym at the Fantastic Media Stand end.
PAY ON THE DAY
It is now confirmed that Town fans can pay on the day at Hillsborough, in cash at the turnstiles, at the prices above.
HOW TO LISTEN
If you’re unable to attend the game, you’ll be able to listen along via iFollow HTAFC!
New subscribers will be able to listen to Sunday’s game through our live audio commentary by purchasing either a Monthly or Audio Match Pass to tune in live. You can purchase a UK Season Pass for £45, Monthly Pass for £4.49 and an Audio Match Pass for £2.50.