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WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson reflects on Blackburn Rovers stalemate

The Examiner's Town writer looks back on a seventh point from a possible nine at the end of a triple header in a determined display


Huddersfield Town battled their way to a deserved point in the 0-0 draw at Blackburn Rovers to seal a seventh point out of nine from their three games across the last week.

The Terriers, who cemented their place in 18th, were good value for their point and held on manfully, with former goal machine Jordan Rhodes missing a second-half penalty for the hosts.

Town had chances of their own through Nahki Wells but also needed goalkeeper Alex Smithies to keep the scores level with great saves to thwart both Lee Williamson and Joshua King in a closely-contested second half.

Manager Chris Powell praised his side's defensive resolve and also reserved special mention for Smithies, while he also credited his midfield's ability to work in tandem from a defensive perspective after Jonathan Hogg's groin injury altered the setup of the Town starting XI.


Our Town reporter Doug Thomson was at Ewood Park at the weekend to watch the Terriers turn in a spirited performance to secure their point and he says Town were well worth the 0-0 draw after their rearguard display.

Watch the video above to see Doug discuss the impact Mark Hudson has had on the defence, Rhodes' penalty gaffe and whether or not the international break has come at the worst possible time.

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