SIMON GRAYSON will today conduct a treatment room check as he starts preparations for Saturday’s final regular League I fixture at home to Yeovil.
HUDDERSFIELD Town manager Simon Grayson will today conduct a treatment room check as he starts preparations for Saturday’s final regular League I fixture at home to Yeovil.
The Town boss lost full-back Calum Woods and midfielder Damien Johnson to injury and wideman Danny Ward to illness during the draw at Walsall.
And with all three substitutes already on, Lee Novak, who scored his 16th goal of the season just 90 seconds into the clash, was forced to see put the closing stages despite a tight hamstring.
Woods was replaced by Tom Clarke on 20 minutes after taking a bang on a knee while Johnson, just back after a nine-match absence because of a hamstring injury, had to be helped off after 62 minutes when a collision with Town old boy Andy Butler left him feeling groggy.
Ward was sick during half-time, and was replaced by Gary Roberts at the start of the second period.
Grayson, who was at least able to introduce Oscar Gobern in place of Johnson for a first game in 12 because of a hamstring problem, said: “The injuries certainly didn’t help us.
“It was a big shame, because I thought both Danny and Damien had done really well.
“Danny put some great balls into the penalty box and Damien retained the ball well and used his experience in partnership with Tommy Miller.
“Then when Lee started to struggle, we were lacking that bit of mobility up front.”