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  • Date:03 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:12:15
  • Venue:The Galpharm Stadium
  • Attendance:17,024
Goal!

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92:56 +2.56

Scott Arfield gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Sedgwick. The ball is crossed by Tommy Miller, Clinton Morrison has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

92:32 +2.32

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tommy Miller, Benik Afobe makes a clearance.

92:05 +2.05

The assistant referee signals for offside against Benik Afobe. Free kick taken by Nicky Weaver.

89:54

Chris Sedgwick goes into the referee's book. Chris Sedgwick challenges Anthony Pilkington unfairly and gives away a free kick. Anthony Pilkington restarts play with the free kick.

86:39

Lee Novak goes off and Benik Afobe comes on. Paul Heffernan replaces James O'Connor.

85:02

Neil Mellor is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Antony Kay takes the free kick.

81:37

Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Pilkington from the right by-line, Nicky Weaver makes a save.

81:27

Shot from 18 yards by Scott Arfield. Save by Nicky Weaver.

80:40

Antony Kay goes into the book. Clinton Morrison fouled by Peter Clarke, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Tommy Miller from right channel, clearance made by Peter Clarke.

77:02

Lee Novak concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Beevers. Nicky Weaver takes the free kick.

75:52

Mark Beevers gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Novak. Direct free kick taken by Peter Clarke.

75:15

Alan Lee on for Jordan Rhodes.

74:31

Daniel Jones is brought on as a substitute for Jon Otsemobor.

74:16

Anthony Pilkington has an effort at goal. Save made by Nicky Weaver.

74:05

Scott Arfield takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by Nicky Weaver.

73:06

Effort on goal by Neil Mellor from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

71:33

Foul by James O'Connor on Kevin Kilbane, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Peter Clarke.

70:38

Chris Sedgwick is brought on as a substitute for Gary Teale.

67:16

Kevin Kilbane has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

66:17

Jermaine Johnson booked for dissent. Gary Roberts goes off and Tom Clarke comes on. Unfair challenge on Anthony Pilkington by Jermaine Johnson results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Liam Ridehalgh.

65:03

Handball by Lee Novak. Nicky Weaver takes the indirect free kick.

61:43

Liam Ridehalgh crosses the ball, clearance by Tommy Spurr.

60:45

Corner taken by Anthony Pilkington, clearance by Darren Purse.

60:10

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jermaine Johnson on Liam Ridehalgh. Free kick taken by Peter Clarke.

59:28

Foul by Clinton Morrison on Antony Kay, free kick awarded. Antony Kay takes the direct free kick.

58:59

Jordan Rhodes has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide right of the target.

57:22

Jermaine Johnson has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the target.

56:53

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary Teale from the right by-line, clearance made by Peter Clarke.

56:04

Neil Mellor fouled by Peter Clarke, the ref awards a free kick. Tommy Spurr crosses the ball in from the free kick, Peter Clarke manages to make a clearance.

54:50

A cross is delivered by Kevin Kilbane.

54:20

James O'Connor takes a shot. Alex Smithies makes a comfortable save.

53:26

The assistant referee flags for offside against Lee Novak. Indirect free kick taken by Nicky Weaver.

52:43

Peter Clarke concedes a free kick for a foul on Neil Mellor. Free kick taken by Jon Otsemobor.

51:05

The official flags Lee Novak offside. Nicky Weaver takes the free kick.

48:53

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Peter Clarke.

48:26

Antony Kay gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neil Mellor. Tommy Spurr takes the direct free kick.

47:32 +2.32

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary Teale from the left by-line to the near post, Jordan Rhodes manages to make a clearance.

46:06 +1.06

Anthony Pilkington has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

45:33 +0.33

Shot from 20 yards by Kevin Kilbane. James O'Connor gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Gary Roberts from the right by-line, clearance made by Mark Beevers.

45:25

Scott Arfield concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Beevers. Free kick taken by Nicky Weaver.

42:17

Scott Arfield produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

40:51

Antony Kay concedes a free kick for a foul on Neil Mellor. Free kick crossed left-footed by Tommy Spurr, Kevin Kilbane makes a clearance.

38:51

Neil Mellor takes a shot. Save by Alex Smithies. Outswinging corner taken by Gary Teale, Mark Beevers produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

38:08

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gary Teale.

37:29

Shot by Lee Peltier. Nicky Weaver makes a save.

36:41

Unfair challenge on Kevin Kilbane by Clinton Morrison results in a free kick. Peter Clarke restarts play with the free kick.

35:24

The referee cautions Kevin Kilbane for unsporting behaviour. Darren Purse fouled by Kevin Kilbane, the ref awards a free kick. Jon Otsemobor takes the free kick.

34:34

Unfair challenge on Anthony Pilkington by Jermaine Johnson results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Anthony Pilkington, clearance by Mark Beevers.

28:29

Neil Mellor fouled by Kevin Kilbane, the ref awards a free kick. Tommy Miller has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Alex Smithies makes a save. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary Teale, Alex Smithies makes a save.

27:50

The assistant referee flags for offside against Neil Mellor. Antony Kay takes the indirect free kick.

26:14

Anthony Pilkington fires in a goal from outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Huddersfield 1-0 Sheff Wed.

23:26

Corner from the right by-line taken by Gary Roberts, clearance by Mark Beevers.

22:44

Jermaine Johnson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Roberts. Anthony Pilkington delivers the ball, Lee Novak takes a shot. Nicky Weaver makes a save.

21:39

Clinton Morrison concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Clarke. Alex Smithies takes the free kick.

19:38

Unfair challenge on Clinton Morrison by Antony Kay results in a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Gary Teale from the free kick, save by Alex Smithies.

17:58

Effort from the edge of the box by Jermaine Johnson goes wide of the left-hand upright.

17:21

Kevin Kilbane has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Nicky Weaver makes a save.

15:44

Jermaine Johnson produces a cross, save by Alex Smithies.

14:58

Tommy Miller produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

11:52

Jordan Rhodes fouled by Darren Purse, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Kilbane.

11:16

The assistant referee signals for offside against Gary Roberts. Indirect free kick taken by Nicky Weaver.

9:03

Lee Peltier fouled by Gary Teale, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Gary Roberts, Clinton Morrison makes a clearance.

8:11

Anthony Pilkington takes a shot. Save by Nicky Weaver. Short corner taken by Gary Roberts from the left by-line.

7:11

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

5:23

Corner taken by Gary Teale played to the near post, Header from close in by Mark Beevers bounces off the post. Foul by Clinton Morrison on Lee Peltier, free kick awarded. Alex Smithies takes the direct free kick. Scott Arfield gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Johnson. Free kick taken by Darren Purse.

4:42

Shot from close range by Clinton Morrison misses to the right of the target.

2:31

Corner taken by Anthony Pilkington from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by James O'Connor.

1:43

Clinton Morrison challenges Lee Peltier unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alex Smithies takes the free kick.

1:11

The ball is delivered by Gary Roberts, Mark Beevers manages to make a clearance.

0:20

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Gary Roberts from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Tommy Spurr.

The game begins.

The ref blows to end the first period.

The match restarts for the second half.

The match comes to an end

Match Preview

Town to assess defensive duo Huddersfield defenders Jamie McCombe and Liam Ridehalgh could return to contention for the home clash with derby rivals Sheffield Wednesday following illness. Both players missed the 2-2 draw at Carlisle on New Year's Day, for which manager Lee Clark made four changes following last Tuesday's 4-1 defeat at Southampton. Latest loan signing Kevin Kilbane made his debut and is expected to continue in midfield, while Joey Gudjonsson and Tom Clarke are also hoping to retain their places alongside him. Clark has no new injury problems but must decide whether to recall the likes of Anthony Pilkington, Scott Arfield, Gary Roberts, Graham Carey and Jordan Rhodes, who have all dropped out of the starting line-up in the wake of Town's poor recent results. Sheffield Wednesday manager Alan Irvine will select his side from a virtually full-strength squad for the derby clash. The Owls, whose scheduled game against Peterborough on New Year's Day was postponed, have only defender Lewis Buxton (hamstring) and midfielder Giles Coke (knee) currently on the sidelines. Irvine must decide whether to make changes to his starting line-up in the wake of their 5-1 defeat at Exeter in their last match, which came on December 18 with the Boxing Day clash with Tranmere also falling victim to the freezing conditions. Striker Neil Mellor could return to the starting line-up if Irvine opts to change his formation, while defender Richard Hinds, midfielder James O'Connor and striker Paul Heffernan are all pushing for recalls.

Formation:442Manager: Lee Clark

Huddersfield

Formation: 442Manager: Alan Irvine

Sheff Wed

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

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Match Report

Pilkington stunner sinks Owls Huddersfield winger Anthony Pilkington scored a wonder goal to settle a thrilling all-action televised top-of-the-table Yorkshire derby with Sheffield Wednesday at the Galpharm Stadium. Pilkington, who recently signed a new two-year deal, curled in an exquisite shot from 25 yards midway through the first half. The visitors, who had not played since losing 5-1 to Exeter 16 days ago, were denied an equally-spectacular leveller when Clinton Morrison`s stunning volley after 50 minutes was ruled out for offside. The game started like lightning, with Town`s Jordan Rhodes being foiled by a great save from Owls goalkeeper Nicky Weaver straight from the kick-off. The Terriers were then denied what looked a certain penalty when Morrison handled from the resulting corner. Huddersfield goalkeeper Alex Smithies made a brilliant double save to keep out Darren Purse and Jermaine Johnson after 31 minutes as Wednesday hit back. Weaver was then at it again with an equally-brilliant save to keep out Scott Arfield`s piledriver late on. The second half was marred by several bad-tempered confrontations but Huddersfield clung on to register a first league win in four outings and a first double of the season following a 2-0 win at Hillsborough in November.

Form Guide

    LWWLLD
  • Huddersfield
  • VS
  • Sheff Wed
  • WWWLWL

Last Meetings

  • Sheff Wed
  • 0 - 2
  • Huddersfield
  • 02/11/2010
  • Huddersfield
  • 1 - 0
  • Sheff Wed
  • 29/03/2005
  • Sheff Wed
  • 1 - 0
  • Huddersfield
  • 21/08/2004

Top Scorers

Huddersfield

  • J Rhodes 8
  • A Pilkington 7
  • J McCombe 4
  • S Arfield 3
  • A Kay 2
  • G Roberts 2
  • L Novak 2
  • G Carey 2
  • JK Gudjonsson 1
  • P Clarke 1

Sheff Wed

  • N Mellor 6
  • C Morrison 5
  • T Miller 3
  • G Coke 3
  • J O'Connor 2
  • J Johnson 2
  • D Potter 2
  • G Teale 1
  • C Sedgwick 1
  • P Heffernan 1
  • L Buxton 1
  • M Beevers 1

Goals

Huddersfield

    • Total goals 62
    • Goals per game 34
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Sheff Wed

    • Total goals 62
    • Goals per game 34
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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