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  • Date:04 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Galpharm Stadium
  • Attendance:16,898
  • McCombe (45)
  • Gleeson (61)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:55 +1.55

Jack Hunt takes a shot. Corner taken by Scott Arfield, clearance made by Gary MacKenzie. Danny Cadamarteri takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Shaun Williams. Jack Hunt produces a right-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the target.

89:53

Danny Cadamarteri crosses the ball.

88:42

Jordan Rhodes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Potter. Stephen Gleeson takes the indirect free kick.

85:27

Daniel Powell is brought on as a substitute for Luke Chadwick.

82:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James O'Shea by Danny Cadamarteri. Free kick crossed left-footed by Shaun Williams, clearance made by Jordan Rhodes.

82:03

James O'Shea takes the outswinging corner, Jamie McCombe makes a clearance.

81:36

Corner taken by James O'Shea.

80:10

Kallum Higginbotham takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Jabo Ibehre.

76:39

Anton Robinson comes on in place of Tommy Miller.

75:29

James O'Shea joins the action as a substitute, replacing Dean Bowditch.

73:19

Darren Potter takes a shot. Jamie McCombe gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Dean Bowditch from the left by-line, clearance by Sean Morrison.

72:04

Danny Cadamarteri fouled by Darren Potter, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Kallum Higginbotham from left wing, David Martin makes a save.

70:38

Stephen Gleeson produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

69:30

Charlie MacDonald takes a shot. Ian Bennett makes a save.

68:23

Corner from the left by-line taken by Dean Bowditch, save made by Ian Bennett.

65:21

Alan Smith goes off and Jabo Ibehre comes on.

63:01

Alan Smith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie McCombe. Alan Smith is cautioned. Jack Hunt takes the direct free kick. The assistant referee flags for offside against Scott Arfield. Direct free kick taken by Shaun Williams.

61:13

Unfair challenge on Charlie MacDonald by Scott Arfield results in a free kick. Stephen Gleeson crosses the ball in from the free kick, Stephen Gleeson scores a goal from long distance to the top right corner of the goal. Huddersfield 1-1 Milton Keynes Dons.

56:59

Kallum Higginbotham takes the outswinging corner, Header on goal by Jamie McCombe from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

56:15

Corner from the right by-line taken by Kallum Higginbotham, clearance made by Dean Bowditch.

55:28

Shot from just outside the box by Dean Bowditch goes over the bar.

55:03

Unfair challenge on Charlie MacDonald by Jamie McCombe results in a free kick. Stephen Gleeson takes the direct free kick.

53:31

Inswinging corner taken by Dean Bowditch from the left by-line.

50:22

Alan Smith fouled by Tommy Miller, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Tommy Miller for unsporting behaviour. Shaun Williams restarts play with the free kick.

47:20

Foul by Gary Naysmith on Stephen Gleeson, free kick awarded. Gary Naysmith booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Gary MacKenzie.

46:46 +1.46

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Dean Bowditch, Header from close in by Dean Lewington misses to the right of the goal.

45:42 +0.42

Jamie McCombe finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Huddersfield 1-0 Milton Keynes Dons.Kallum Higginbotham provided the assist for the goal.

44:55

Darren Potter concedes a free kick for a foul on Kallum Higginbotham. Gary Naysmith takes the free kick.

43:19

Jamie McCombe takes a shot. David Martin makes a save.

37:00

Corner taken by Kallum Higginbotham, Headed effort from inside the area by Sean Morrison misses to the left of the goal.

36:29

Foul by Charlie MacDonald on Oscar Gobern, free kick awarded. Ian Bennett takes the direct free kick.

35:24

Oscar Gobern fouled by Darren Potter, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tommy Miller.

34:09

Foul by Luke Chadwick on Jamie McCombe, free kick awarded. Ian Bennett takes the free kick.

33:20

Jamie McCombe has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

32:29

Gary MacKenzie challenges Jordan Rhodes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Kallum Higginbotham, Gary MacKenzie manages to make a clearance.

31:58

Unfair challenge on Oscar Gobern by James Tavernier results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ian Bennett.

29:39

Kallum Higginbotham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alan Smith. Free kick taken by Darren Potter.

27:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Naysmith on Luke Chadwick. Stephen Gleeson takes the free kick.

26:54

Dean Bowditch takes a shot. Save by Ian Bennett.

25:39

The ball is delivered by James Tavernier.

22:25

Scott Arfield gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dean Lewington. Dean Lewington takes the free kick.

19:06

Scott Arfield takes a shot. Save made by David Martin.

18:19

Alan Smith challenges Oscar Gobern unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kallum Higginbotham restarts play with the free kick.

18:00

Charlie MacDonald handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Tommy Miller takes the indirect free kick.

17:24

Stephen Gleeson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

16:21

Headed effort on goal by Scott Arfield from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

13:51

Alan Smith concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie McCombe. Free kick taken by Sean Morrison.

13:15

Jordan Rhodes has an effort at goal from long distance that goes wide left.

12:53

Danny Cadamarteri has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.

11:13

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kallum Higginbotham on Shaun Williams. Dean Lewington restarts play with the free kick.

9:31

Inswinging corner taken by Dean Bowditch, save by Ian Bennett.

9:19

Stephen Gleeson takes a shot. Blocked by Jamie McCombe.

8:38

Jordan Rhodes has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.

6:39

Unfair challenge on Shaun Williams by Jordan Rhodes results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Darren Potter.

5:21

Inswinging corner taken by Kallum Higginbotham from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Luke Chadwick.

4:48

Unfair challenge on Oscar Gobern by Alan Smith results in a free kick. Jack Hunt takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Higginbotham in line for Terriers debut Kallum Higginbotham is poised to make his debut for Huddersfield against MK Dons following his deadline day transfer from Falkirk. Former Rochdale striker Higginbotham, signed for an undisclosed fee, could start alongside 29-goal Jordan Rhodes, in place of either Lee Novak or Alan Lee. Recent loan signing Sean Morrison, from Reading, is expected to continue alongside Jamie McCombe in central defence in his home debut after making his first appearance in last week's draw at Tranmere. Goalkeeper Alex Smithies is in contention for his comeback match following two knee operations which have kept him sidelined for the last 10 months, during which time Ian Bennett has been manager Lee Clark's first choice. Midfielder Scott Arfield and defender Calum Woods (both ankle) featured in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Blackburn in midweek and are hoping to return to the squad, but Gary Roberts remains sidelined following his hernia operation and fellow winger Danny Ward is struggling with a knock. James Tavernier could be in line to make his MK Dons debut. Tavernier, a right-back by trade but capable of playing at centre-half, has joined the Dons on loan from Newcastle for the remainder of the season after Adam Smith was recalled by Tottenham. Fellow deadline-day signing Paul Slane will not link up with Karl Robinson's side for another week as the midfielder continues to receive treatment for a back injury at parent club Celtic. Midfielder Darren Potter is fit again after recovering from illness while defender Mathias Kouo-Doumbe returns to contention following suspension. Adam Chicksen required nine stitches in a head injury sustained against Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday night but the defender should be available.

Formation:442Manager: Lee Clark

Huddersfield

Formation: 442Manager: Karl Robinson

Milton Keynes Dons

  • Ian Bennett
  • Jack Hunt
  • Jamie McCombe
  • Sean Morrison
  • Gary Naysmith
  • Scott Arfield
  • Tommy Miller
  • Oscar Gobern
  • Danny Cadamarteri
  • Kallum Higginbotham
  • Jordan Rhodes
  • SUBS
  • Alex Smithies
  • Calum Woods
  • Alan Lee
  • Lee Novak
  • Anton Robinson

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Match Report

Terriers and Dons share points Stephen Gleeson denied Huddersfield the chance to strengthen their grip on second spot in League One with the equalising goal for MK Dons in a 1-1 draw at the Galpharm Stadium. The Republic of Ireland midfielder launched a free-kick which evaded everyone and nestled in the top corner after 62 minutes. Jamie McCombe had given Town the lead on the stroke of half-time. Jordan Rhodes, seeking another goal for his 30th of the season, headed over early on before firing wide. But Huddersfield took the lead in first half stoppage time after Darren Potter fouled debutant Kallum Higginbotham in the centre of the field. Gary Naysmith took a short free-kick to Higginbotham who curled the ball to the far post allowing McCombe to send a towering header back across goal and into the top corner. The Dons levelled in the 62nd minute. Gleeson, on the far left touchline some 35 yards out, launched his kick which went over everyone, including goal keeper Ian Bennett, and into the top corner. Town went close to snatching a winner in stoppage time when Jack Hunt's shot hit the underside of the bar and Scott Arfield sent the follow up wide.

Form Guide

    DDWWWD
  • Huddersfield
  • VS
  • Milton Keynes Dons
  • WDWDLD

Last Meetings

  • Milton Keynes Dons
  • 1 - 1
  • Huddersfield
  • 17/09/2011
  • Milton Keynes Dons
  • 1 - 3
  • Huddersfield
  • 22/04/2011
  • Huddersfield
  • 4 - 1
  • Milton Keynes Dons
  • 23/11/2010
  • Huddersfield
  • 1 - 0
  • Milton Keynes Dons
  • 28/12/2009
  • Milton Keynes Dons
  • 2 - 3
  • Huddersfield
  • 05/09/2009
  • Milton Keynes Dons
  • 1 - 1
  • Huddersfield
  • 10/03/2009

Top Scorers

Huddersfield

  • J Rhodes 27
  • L Novak 7
  • A Lee 6
  • G Roberts 6
  • S Arfield 2
  • O Gobern 2
  • T Miller 1
  • A Kay 1
  • J McCombe 1
  • A Robinson 1
  • J Hunt 1
  • D Ward 1

Milton Keynes Dons

  • C MacDonald 7
  • J Ibehre 6
  • D Bowditch 6
  • D Lewington 3
  • T Flanagan 3
  • L Chadwick 2
  • S Gleeson 2
  • M Doumbe 1
  • D Potter 1
  • G MacKenzie 1
  • S Williams 1
  • J O'Shea 1
  • D Powell 1

Goals

Huddersfield

    • Total goals 84
    • Goals per game 56
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Milton Keynes Dons

    • Total goals 80
    • Goals per game 52
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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