Date: 23rd April 2010 at 7:35pm
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Huddersfield boss Lee Clark is preparing his side to ‘adapt their style’ as a result of the playing surface at County.

Clark, ex-Fulham and Newcastle, has guided Town into the play-offs, and they can cement that sixth and final spot with a win tomorrow at Edgeley Park.

But the Geordie admits that ‘certain aspects’ of The Terriers game will have to be edited if they are to cope with the terrible surface against us tomorrow.

‘Certain aspects of our game will have to change because of the pitch.’

‘Our philosophy won’t change, that’s for sure, but it’s a matter of adapting to the conditions – and we did it well over there last season.’


After an impressive season, ex-County winger and Wembley hero Anthony Pilkington returns to EP for only the second time since he was forced out of the club in light of the situation we find ourselves in now, and Clark expects ‘Pilks’ to be on top of his game.

‘At the other end, with the likes of Anthony who should be fired up, Theo (Robinson) and Jordan Rhodes, we’ve got enough about us to play above the conditions, if you like. We might get a few opportunities for ourselves in an attacking sense because of the talent we’ve got, and hopefully we can take advantage of those. But at the back, we won’t be taking any chances. Zero-tolerance.’

Personally, yeah we’ve got a crap pitch, and Sale are playing on it tonight, but at least we’re safe in the knowledge that it’s not as bad as Wembley…