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  • Date:08 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Galpharm Stadium
  • Attendance:7,894
  • Arfield (6) Roberts (7)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:11 +3.11

Matt Fish fouled by Alan Lee, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Matt Fish.

92:37 +2.37

Lee Novak takes a shot. Save by Ross Flitney.

88:26

The official flags Adam Birchall offside. Indirect free kick taken by Alex Smithies.

87:17

Harry Baker takes a shot. Antony Kay gets a block in.

86:03

Anthony Pilkington takes a shot. Save made by Ross Flitney.

84:38

Adam Birchall takes a shot. Save made by Alex Smithies.

82:39

Shot by Sam Long from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

81:36

Alan Lee concedes a free kick for a foul on Rob Gillman. Ross Flitney restarts play with the free kick.

80:03

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Birchall by Antony Kay. Jon Wallis crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.

79:39

Anthony Pilkington takes a shot. Comfortable save by Ross Flitney.

78:42

Antony Kay is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick crossed by Jon Wallis, save by Alex Smithies.

78:27

Lee Novak is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Thomas Wynter.

77:37

Jon Wallis joins the action as a substitute, replacing Sam Cutler.

76:48

Kevin Kilbane takes a shot. Save by Ross Flitney.

75:46

Tom Clarke is shown a yellow card.

74:38

Kevin Kilbane booked for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Kevin Kilbane on Harry Baker, free kick awarded. Matt Fish restarts play with the free kick.

74:00

Effort on goal by Anthony Pilkington from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

72:37

Graham Carey on for Gary Roberts.

72:04

Unfair challenge on Rob Gillman by Lee Novak results in a free kick. Olly Schulz restarts play with the free kick.

69:10

Gary Roberts takes a shot. Save by Ross Flitney.

67:31

Tom Clarke comes on in place of Scott Arfield.

66:05

Corner taken left-footed by Gary Roberts from the right by-line, clearance by Olly Schulz.

64:06

Unfair challenge on Ben Hunt by Liam Ridehalgh results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Harry Baker, clearance made by Alan Lee.

58:49

Alan Lee joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jordan Rhodes.

57:57

Corner taken short by Anthony Pilkington.

57:44

Lee Novak takes a shot. Clearance by Matt Fish.

55:46

Jordan Rhodes takes a long range shot harmlessly clearing the crossbar.

52:54

Effort from just outside the area by Anthony Pilkington goes over the target.

45:20 +0.20

Anthony Pilkington takes a shot. Save by Ross Flitney.

42:36

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Anthony Pilkington from the left by-line, Ross Flitney makes a save.

42:36

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Anthony Pilkington from the left by-line, save by Ross Flitney.

42:36

Corner taken right-footed by Barry Cogan from the left by-line, save by Alex Smithies.

41:56

Liam Ridehalgh concedes a free kick for a foul on Harry Baker. Free kick crossed right-footed by Harry Baker from right wing, Jordan Rhodes manages to make a clearance.

39:03

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Luke I'Anson.

37:09

Barry Cogan concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Peltier. Lee Peltier takes the free kick.

33:07

Shot from outside the area by Adam Birchall misses to the left of the target.

32:21

Anthony Pilkington takes a shot. Save by Ross Flitney.

31:48

Short corner worked by Anthony Pilkington.

29:14

Corner taken by Gary Roberts, Barry Cogan manages to make a clearance.

23:46

Anthony Pilkington decides to take a short corner.

22:45

Corner taken by Luke I'Anson from the left by-line, Rob Gillman takes a shot. Clearance made by Jordan Rhodes.

21:48

Inswinging corner taken by Harry Baker from the left by-line.

19:31

The assistant referee flags for offside against Gary Roberts. Free kick taken by Ross Flitney.

17:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Arfield on Sam Cutler. Free kick taken by Matt Fish.

13:13

Kevin Kilbane gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Harry Baker. Harry Baker produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Antony Kay gets a block in.

9:49

Short corner taken by Anthony Pilkington from the left by-line.

7:43

Gary Roberts fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box high into the middle of the goal. Huddersfield 2-0 Dover.The assist for the goal came from Lee Novak.

6:37

Scott Arfield finds the net with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Huddersfield 1-0 Dover.Assist by Lee Novak.

5:01

Lee Peltier takes a shot.

3:18

Scott Arfield gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Birchall. Thomas Wynter takes the direct free kick.

0:23

Scott Arfield concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Hunt. Harry Baker restarts play with the free kick.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

The referee blows for half time.

The second half has started.

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

Match Preview

Huddersfield manager Lee Clark is expected to name an unchanged starting line-up for his side's FA Cup clash with Dover. Clark has no new injury or suspension problems after seeing the Terriers bounce back to winning ways on Monday with a 1-0 home success over promotion rivals Sheffield Wednesday. The Town manager recalled wingers Anthony Pilkington and Gary Roberts, striker Jordan Rhodes and defender Graham Carey for the Owls clash and was rewarded as his side turned in a much-improved display, so all four are expected to retain their places. Defender Gary Naysmith (foot) and midfielders Theo Robinson and Damien Johnson (both knee) and Leigh Franks (hamstring), who has returned from his loan spell at Oxford, remain long-term absentees. Last season Huddersfield beat Dagenham & Redbridge and Port Vale on their way to a third-round defeat at home to West Brom. Dover have a handful of injury worries to contend with. The clash is the first time the Kent club have made it into the third round but Elliott Charles could play no part. The striker is struggling with a hamstring injury and there will be no giant-killing heroics for cup-tied Donovan Simmonds. Midfielder Barry Cogan is a doubt with a knee injury and Matt Fish is receiving treatment for a groin problem. Goalkeeper Ross Flitney has shaken off flu and is expected to start, while midfielder Jon Wallis is in contention despite needing stitches to his ankle. Adam Birchall - who has 11 goals to his name in the competition so far - will spearhead the Whites` frontline.

Formation:442Manager: Lee Clark

Huddersfield

Formation: 442Manager: Clive Walker

Dover

  • Alex Smithies
  • Lee Peltier
  • Peter Clarke
  • Antony Kay
  • Liam Ridehalgh
  • Gary Roberts
  • Kevin Kilbane
  • Scott Arfield
  • Anthony Pilkington
  • Jordan Rhodes
  • Lee Novak
  • SUBS
  • Ian Bennett
  • Joey Gudjonsson
  • Tom Clarke
  • Jamie McCombe
  • Alan Lee
  • Chris Atkinson
  • Graham Carey

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Match Report

Novak starts in Terriers success Lee Novak proved the difference as Huddersfield made it to the FA Cup fourth round for only the second time in 11 years with a 2-0 win over Dover. Novak raced to the bye-line on seven minutes and pulled the ball across the face of goal for Scott Arfield to tap in the opener, before latching on to a long ball down the right flank virtually straight from the restart and crossing for Gary Roberts to blast in at the far post. Town, who started well, seemed to sit back after that and nearly let the Blue Square South side back into it. Town skipper Peter Clarke blocked a goal-bound header from Olly Schulz on 24 minutes, and from the resulting corner Roberts had to clear off the line another Schulz header. The Whites, backed by an impressive 1,535 travelling fans, also went close when Town keeper Alex Smithies made a mess of dealing with a long ball. He raced off his line just before the break, but slipped, and only just recovered before 29-goal top scorer Adam Birchall pounced to tap in. Town had chances to extend their lead after the break. Roberts and Kevin Kilbane both had shots parried by keeper Ross Flitney. Dover rallied late on, with Birchall forcing Smithies into a good save. Smithies also did well when a shot from Harry Baker hit Huddersfield's Antony Kay and seemed destined for the net.

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