THEY'RE back!

Huddersfield Town's players returned from their summer break on Thursday to the first day of pre-season training.

The club have also announced the new squad numbers with striker Lee Novak taking the number nine shirt.

Paul Dixon taking the number three shirt left by Gary Naysmith.

Former Manchester United youngster Oliver Norwood takes number four, ex-Crystal Palace man Sean Scannell takes number seven and new midfielder Adam Clayton has the number eight jersey.

Jamie McCombe has moved from number six to 18, Antony Kay has moved to number 20 and Joel Lynch, signed this week after his Nottingham Forest contract expired, takes number 33.

Town's new professionals have the final block of numbers as they prepare to make the step up this term.

See page two for full squad numbers list or click here to view a gallery of the players in pre-season training.

1. Alex Smithies

2. Calum Woods

3. Paul Dixon

4. Oliver Norwood

5. Peter Clarke


7. Sean Scannell

8. Adam Clayton

9. Lee Novak

10. Oscar Gobern

11. Danny Ward

12. Tom Clarke

13. Ian Bennett


15. Murray Wallace

16. Scott Arfield

17. Jordan Rhodes

18. Jamie McCombe

19. Alan Lee

20. Antony Kay


22. Anton Robinson



25. Nick Colgan


27. Kallum Higginbotham


29. Liam Ridehalgh

30. Jimmy Spencer

31. Chris Atkinson

32. Jack Hunt

33. Joel Lynch


35. Lloyd Allinson

36. Matt Crooks

37. Max Leonard

38. James Burke

39. Jordan Sinnott

40. Israel Johnson

41. Connor Loftus