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Grayson sacked by Terriers

Huddersfield have sacked manager Simon Grayson following the club's recent slide down the npower Championship table.

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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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