Our prediction for this Championship match:
Bloomfield Road will host Saturday’s football game between Blackpool and Huddersfield Town, the two relegation-threatened teams. Blackpool aim to make amends for a 2-0 loss to Watford, and we are positive that they will adopt an attack-minded approach in the relegation six-pointer. There are no fresh injury worries in the home team, but both Callum Brittain and Sam Barnes remain on the sidelines with injuries.
The Terriers, on the other hand, played out a 1-1 draw with Hull City in their last league match. Since Mark Fotheringham’s troops will go for a win as well, we believe that there is a big value in betting on both teams to score. All Faustino Anjorin, Yuta Nakayama, Oliver Turton, and Patrick Jones are sidelined with injuries, speaking of the away side, while Martyn Waghorn is pushing for a start.
Highlighted Player (Chris Maxwell):
Chris Maxwell is a Welsh goalkeeper who was born in St Asaph on July 30, 1990. Maxwell began his youth career at Penrhyn Bay (1998-2000) and in 2000 he moved to Wrexham. The 188-cm-tall shoot-stopper made his first-team debut for Wrexham at the age of 18 and he played 76 league games for the club from 2008 to 2012.
During the 2008/2009 season he spent six months on loan at Welsh club Connah’s Quay Nomads and in 2012 he joined Fleetwood Town. Chris Maxwell made 110 appearances in the league for the Trawlermen and on May 16, 2016 he signed a three-year deal with Championship side Preston North End. You should know that he managed to keep clean sheets in 38 appearances for the Lilywhites in the 2016/2017 Championship campaign.
Due to his dual citizenship, Maxwell is capable of representing both Wales and Scotland at senior level, but he played for the Dragons at youth level, being capped for the U21 team 16 times.
Highlighted Team (Huddersfield):
Back in 1926 Huddersfield Town became the first English club to win three straight domestic trophies. Since 1908 the Terriers were playing at Leeds Road, but in 1994 John Smith’s Stadium became home of Huddersfield Town. The club play in the English second tier (Championship) and the colour of the their home kit is blue and white (stripes).
Huddersfield Town were founded in 1910 and just three years later they entered the Football League. In 1926 the Terriers won their last domestic trophy, but they did well finishing runners up in the FA Cup 1920. The club’s biggest rivals are Leeds United and it has to be noted that Huddersfield Town have better head-to-head record of the two teams.
Bradford City are considered Huddersfield’s local rivals as well, but there are small rivalries with Barnsley, Halifax Town, Manchester City and Oldham Athletic. The club’s chairman is Dean Hoyle.