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13 May 2021

Club News


13 May 2021

First Australia U23 call-up for Town youngster Jacob Chapman

- Jacob Chapman receives first Australia Under-23s call-up
- Young Terrier to participate in 17-day training camp
- Australia’s Under-23s to play four friendlies

Huddersfield Town B Team goalkeeper Jacob Chapman has received his first call-up for Australia’s Under-23s!

Jacob will link up with Gary van Egmond’s 24-man squad for the 17-day training camp in Marbella, Spain.

The 20-year-old will attend the camp from Friday 28 May – Sunday 13 June 2021 and will prepare for four friendly matches against Republic of Ireland, Romania, Saudi Arabia and Mexico.

Wednesday 2 June 2021
Australia v Republic of Ireland Under-21s

Saturday 5 June 2021
Australia v Romania Under-23s

Tuesday 8 June 2021
Australia vs Saudi Arabia Under-23s

Saturday 12 June 2021
Australia vs Mexico Under-23s

Huddersfield Town’s Head of Goalkeeping, Paul Clements, commented:

“I’m delighted that Jacob’s been called up to the Australian Under-23 squad! It’s been a goal of his over the last couple of years and it shows the progression he’s made at the Club.

“He’s gone from strength and strength and we’ve trusted him on our First Team bench on a number of occasions.

“He was really unlucky to get injured at the start of the season. We had a lot of interest from clubs wanting to take him on loan, so it’s excellent that he’s come back fighting and this call-up is well deserved.

“This training camp will be an excellent experience for him and I’m sure he will come back to us with even more confidence ready for the 2021/22 season."

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