Kaine Kesler-Hayden comes in for Town debut
- Huddersfield Town side named to face Stoke City
- New boy Kaine Kesler-Hayden starts after joining on Friday
- First Sky Bet Championship start for Yuta Nakayama
Head Coach Danny Schofield has handed an immediate Huddersfield Town debut to new loan signing Kaine Kesler-Hayden in today’s Sky Bet Championship game against Stoke City; 3pm kick-off at the John Smith’s Stadium.
The 19-year-old Aston Villa loanee is one of two players making their first Sky Bet Championship start, with Japan international Yuta Nakayama retaining his place from the midweek Carabao Cup game.
There are also first competitive John Smith’s Stadium starts for Tino Anjorin and Jack Rudoni.
Schofield still only has two unavailable players through injury; Matty Pearson (foot) and David Kasumu (hamstring).
Town’s team vs Stoke City
21. Lee Nicholls
2. Ollie Turton
6. Jonathan Hogg (c)
7. Sorba Thomas
8. Tino Anjorin
14. Josh Ruffels
16. Kaine Kesler-Hayden
22. Jack Rudoni
25. Danny Ward
32. Tom Lees
33. Yuta Nakayama
Jacob Chapman; Jon Russell, Jordan Rhodes, Josh Koroma, Will Boyle, Duane Holmes, Etienne Camara