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Doug Thomson

Doug Thomson

Huddersfield-born lifelong Town supporter and a former Greenhead College student, he studied history and politics at Leeds University before joining the Keighley News in 1987. Initially a news reporter, Doug switched to sport in 1988, covering Keighley Rugby League Club. Joined the Examiner in 1989, reporting on cricket and covering the original Emley FC's rise in non-league football. Spent two years at the Press Association sports department in the mid-nineties before returning to the Examiner. He has been football writer since 2006.

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Reading FC's John Swift is nearing a return to SkyBet Championship action with the Royals.

Reading FC already gearing up for SkyBet Championship clash with Huddersfield Town

It's a Tuesday-night trip to West Yorkshire for Jaap Stam and his side after having the weekend off due to FA Cup action

Huddersfield Town v Manchester City: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's good luck message

David Wagner has spoken to his best mate about the FA Cup tie, but not in detail

Huddersfield Town v Manchester City: Malcolm Macdonald and THAT 10-1 result!

Still talking about it 30 years on, so it tells you everything

Huddersfield Town midfielder Phil Billing looking forward to Manchester City test

The midfielder has played in both previous rounds

Fans hold up a replica FA Cup ahead of The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Huddersfield Town and Port Vale.

Still plenty of FA Cup magic for Huddersfield Town fans ahead of Manchester City clash

The visit of the Premier League giants at the weekend will set a new club record attendance at their current home of the John Smith's Stadium

Not much doubt about Huddersfield Town's finest FA Cup fifth-round display in last 50 years

The win over West Ham United is fondly remembered by those who were there

David Wagner tells Huddersfield Town to play with freedom against Manchester City

The boss is looking forward to a sell-out FA Cup clash

Rotherham United vs Huddersfield Town, 14.02.17: Town Head Coach David Wagner celebrates with Izzy Brown at full-time.

Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner hails 'big statement' with Rotherham United win

The German Head Coach saw his side twice come from behind to snatch a late winner at the New York Stadium

Rotherham United vs Huddersfield Town, 14.02.17: Town's Tommy Smith celebrates scoring the winner.

Rotherham United 2 Huddersfield Town 3: Late Tommy Smith goal seals five goal thriller

The stoppage-time winner made it five successive Championship victories for David Wagner's men in a pulsating clash at the New York Stadium

Huddersfield Town v Rotherham United, 27.09.16: Nahki Wells and his team-mates celebrate his goal.

Huddersfield Town chase first win at Rotherham United's AESSEAL New York Stadium

There have been two draws there to date ahead of tonight's SkyBet Championship clash against their South Yorkshire neighbours


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