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Wells signs for Huddersfield

Nahki Wells
Nahki Wells Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Huddersfield Town have signed Bradford striker Nahki Wells for an undisclosed club record fee.

The 23 year-old Bermudan international, who has scored 14 goals in League One this season, has signed a four-and-a-half year deal with the Terriers.

Town boss Mark Robins told the club website: "We have tracked the progress of Nahki for some time and we are delighted that we have secured his signature.

"At just 23 he has huge potential, which he has proven at Bradford in the last two seasons. He fits into our ethos of buying young, hungry players who have experience and that we can develop.

"His goalscoring record over the last 18 months is hugely impressive and we believe that he is ready to make the step up to the Championship.

"He will excite our fans and I believe he will offer our frontline something different and I can't wait to watch him in action for Huddersfield Town.

"For a young man he has already achieved a lot in his career having reached the Capital One Cup Final and promotion with Bradford.

"His achievements and potential meant that he was coveted by a host of Premier League and Championship clubs and I am delighted that he has chosen to join us."

Terriers closing in on Nahki Wells signing

Nahki Wells Credit: ITV Calendar

Huddersfield Town are reportedly closing in on the signing of in-demand Bradford City striker Nahki Wells.

After scoring 53 goals in two and a half seasons for Bradford City, the Bermuda international has been targeted by several championship clubs, but it's reported that the Terriers have agreed an undisclosed fee with City.


Robins: We won't underestimate opposition

Huddersfield will be hoping to avoid a potential cup upset when they visit non-league side Grimsby.

The sides last met in the same competition in 2007, when Huddersfield ran out 3-0 winners.

Despite the gulf in league status, Town boss Mark Robins, who played alongside Grimsby manager Paul Hurst at Rotherham, says he will be playing his strongest team possible.

Vaughan "honoured" to take armband for Yorkshire derby

Sheffield Wednesday's defenders will have to be at their best as their opponents Huddersfield Town welcome back top scorer James Vaughan.

He returns following a three match ban and has been handed the captains armband in the absence of Peter Clarke.

Vaughan will be hoping to add to the 9 goals he's already scored this season, and says getting the armband is an honour.

Manager, Mark Robins, says despite his recent sending off, Vaughan has been an exceptional force for the side.


Yorkshire derby: Dave Jones hoping to continue home turn around

Sheffield Wednesday host Huddersfield Town in the Championship in Saturday's Yorkshire Derby.

Both clubs will be hoping to bounce back after suffering disappointing defeats prior to the international break.

Wednesday especially need to start picking up wins as they currently sit in the relegation zone.

There are signs of a turnaround though, beating Reading 5-2 in their last game at Hillsborough, and manager Dave Jones is hoping for more of the same.

Huddersfield v Hull review: MP Responds

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has responded to the report into the travel restrictions placed on Hull City fans for the match at Huddersfield on 30 March 2013.

This report by Northumbria Police into the Huddersfield vs Hull City debacle on 30 March contains a lot about various ways West Yorkshire Police can record their decisions better and improve their internal and external leaves me none the wiser as to what the evidence was upon which they based their travel restrictions on Hull City fans...All we know is that there has not been any crowd trouble at any recent matches between Hull City and Huddersfield..."

– Diana Johnson, MP for Hull North

West Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable Mark Gilmore said in a review that the force are to look at their football policing procedures after travelling fans contacted their Police and Crime Commissioner over fears the restrictions placed on them could have forced them to miss the game.

West Yorkshire Police to review football policing

West Yorkshire Police are to review their football policing following the Huddersfield Town v Hull City match in March.

Football fans and their MPs had to call on West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson to ensure they could get the the ground in Huddersfield to watch the match because of travel arrangements put in place by police.

In a review published today, West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore recommends the force look at how they police major sporting events in the future, to meet the needs of fans and the community.

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