Championship preview: Huddersfield Town

Jordan Rhodes
Will Championship defenders be able to handle Huddersfield hotshot Jordan Rhodes? Photo: PA

Manager: Simon Grayson

Position last season: 4th in League One

Nickname: The Terriers

Ground: Galpharm Stadium

Capacity: 24,500

Players in: Sean Scannell (Crystal Palace, undisclosed), Paul Dixon (free, Dundee United), Oliver Norwood (Manchester United, free), Adam Clayton (Leeds, undisclosed), Joel Lynch (Nottingham Forest, free), Anthony Gerrard (Cardiff, £350,000)

Players out: Danny Cadamarteri (Carlisle, free), Tommy Miller (Swindon, free), Gary Roberts (Swindon, free), Nathan Clarke (Leyton Orient, free), Aidan Chippendale (Accrington, free), Gary Naysmith, Greg Pearson and Simon Thomas (all released)

Key man: Striker Jordan Rhodes (pictured) has an unparalleled goalscoring reputation at this level after netting 40 times in 45 appearances last season. Valued at as much as £6million, Huddersfield must keep hold of him to progress further.

Chances: Back in the second tier for first time since 2001 and strengthened enough to stay out of trouble.

ITV prediction: 14th