FULL TIME – HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 1-0 WIGAN ATHLETIC
90+3 min – Today’s attendance at the John Smith’s Stadium is 15,576
90+3 min – Wigan win a free kick as James Vaughan fouls Emmerson Boyce in the near corner.
90 min – THREE MINUTES ADDED TIME
90 min – Stupid free kick to give away by Antoine-Fortune as he fouls Jack Lynch for no apparent reason with a push in the defenders back.
87 min – WIGAN SUB – Nicky Maynard is brought on in place of James McArthur to try find the visitors an equaliser.
87 min – How has Wigan got that free kick? Barnett practically commits a crime on Vaughan and the Linesman flags the centre backs way.
84 min – A throw in by Dixon was played to Vaughan who’s pass to Clayton bobbled, but the Town number eight used it to his advantage to smash home a beauty.
84 min – TOWN GOAL – The breakthough has come as Adam Clayton puts a twenty yard piledriver into the bottom right hand corner of the Wigan goal.
83 min – Another Town corner. Surely they have to make the breakthough sooner rather than later?
82 min – WIGAN SUB – Jordi Gomez departs to be replaced by Chris McCann.
80 min – CLOSE! Norwood’s free kick from thirty-five yards rattles the crossbar and luckily falls into the grasp of Al Habsi.
80 min – Free kick to Town as Adam Clayton is chopped down by James McArthur.
78 min – CLOSE! Oliver Norwood unleashes from forty yards and it only just goes over the Wigan bar.
76 min – A Town counter leads to a Vaughan cross being sliced out for a corner by Stephen Crainey.
73 min – Beautiful inswinging corner by Danny Ward is punched clear by Ali Al Habsi. Yet another Town corner.
72 min – Fantastic pressure by Danny Ward forces an error by Leon Barnett. Town corner.
71 min – WIGAN SUB – Callum McManaman replaces the Martyn Waghorn, who has been very lively on his Latics debut today.
69 min – CLOSE! Danny Ward shins a great opportunity narrowly wide.
67 min – Jack Lynch enters the book for a late challenge on James McArthur.
65 min – CLOSE! Danny Ward’s effort goes wide for a corner of Stephen Crainey.
65 min – Tactical switch by Town sees Paul Dixon drop into defence and a switch to 4-4-2.
63 min – Dixon puts a cross straight through the six yard box which no one is there for, Clayton then has an effort tipped over by Al Habsi.
62 min – CLOSE! HOW DID HE MISS THAT?! Martyn Waghorn puts it over from two yards. Head in hands for the Leicester loanee.
61 min – TOWN SUB – Nahki Wells departs to be replaced by Danny Ward.
60 min – Low driven cross by Beausejour is cleared by Anthony Gerrard. Not that he knew much about it.
60 min – Great defensive chase by Leon Barnett as he beats James Vaughan to a header to end a Town counter attack.
58 min – CLOSE! Jordi Gomez must be wondering how he missed that as he puts a free effort from five yards narrowly wide of the post.
58 min – CLOSE! Antoine-Fortune’s effort is narrowly deflected wide by Jack Lynch. Wigan corner.
57 min – Ben Watson’s piledriver is blocked by Paul Dixon.
55 min – The Wigan counter is led by Jordi Gomez, however Jack Lynch collects his cross and clears the danger.
54 min – Beautiful take down by Jean Beausejour but his cross fails to meet Marc Antoine-Fortune in the six yard box.
53 min – Wigan win a free kick as Jordi Gomez is fouled by Jonathan Hogg.
50 min – A sloppy pass back by Anthony Gerrard goes out for a Wigan corner.
48 min – CLOSE! James McArthur heads narrowly over the bar.
48 min – CLOSE! Emmerson Boyce’s half volley is blocked and goes wide for another Wigan corner.
47 min – Wigan have the second halfs first opportunity as they force a corner.
KICK OFF – The second half is underway at the John Smith’s Stadium with tie still goalless.
HALF TIME – Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic.
45 min – CLOSE! Ben Watson puts Waghorn’s corner narrowly over the Town crossbar.
45 min – Corner to Wigan as Beausejour’s cross goes out of Lynch.
44 min – Smithies clears from a Wigan attack despite the a clear throw-in being missed by the Lino.
42 min – CLOSE! From the corner, Vaughan tries the spectacular and just puts it wide of the post.
41 min – As far as team counters go, it doesn’t get as good as that! Smithies to Hogg, to Wells, to Norwood, to Hammill, to Vaughan. Corner to Town.
40 min – CLOSE! Oliver Norwood’s fantastic free kick is pushed away by Ali Al Habsi.
39 min – Town free kick as Paul Dixon is upended by Martyn Waghorn.
38 min – A Hammill throughball for Vaughan is cleared for a throwing by Leon Barnett.
37 min – James Vaughan forces a free kick from the Wigan defence.
35 min – CLOSE! Town nearly score… in the wrong end as a mix up between two defenders sees the ball go narrowly wide of Smithies far post.
34 min – Nice idea by Boyce through to Beausejour, but Alex Smithies collects with no problems.
32 min – Everyone throws themself into a corner by Waghorn, eventually the ball is up the other end at the feet of Al Habsi.
31 min – Sloppy free kick given away by Town as Dixon goes through the back of Watson.
30 min – CLOSE! James Vaughan is in one on one with Al Habsi but blasts the ball over the Oman internationals crossbar.
27 min – Free Kick Town. McArthur goes throw the back of Hogg.
26 min – The Wells-Vaughan partnership is certainly blossoming. Wigan’s back four have been struggling all afternoon.
24 min – CLOSE! Adam Hammill’s whipped in cross almost finds itself nestled in the back of Al Habsi’s goal. Goal Kick Wigan.
23 min – Tremendous pressure by James Vaughan on Emmerson Boyce eventually leads to the Bermudan winning a goal kick of Vaughan’s inner right thigh.
23 min – Marc Antoine-Fortune is in on goal but the Linesman on the far side flags for offside.
22 min – CLOSE! James McArthur clears Anthony Gerrard’s header off the line for another Town corner.
21 min – Beausejour deflects Hammill’s cross out for a Town corner.
20 min – Nahki Wells forces Leon Barnett to head back to Ali Al Habsi. From the kick some shocking balls from both sides eventually leads to a Town free kick for a foul on Jonathan Hogg.
19 min – Smithies flaps the corner over the crossbar. Wigan corner.
18 min – Fantastic play by Wigan sees Jean Beausejour whip in a lovely cross with Alex Smithies pushing Waghorn’s effort wide for a corner.
17 min – Martyn Waghorn lucky to escape a booking by kicking the ball away following the awarding of a Town free kick.
17 min – Jordi Gomez is in behind the Town defence but the speed of the ball beats him.
14 min – Hammill’s corner is attempted to be put home from distance by Oliver Norwood. Wigan break on the counter and won a throwing close to the Town goal.
13 min – Smart play by Nahki Wells allows Town to attack with Vaughan just missing the ball by inches but it is cleared for a Huddersfield corner.
12 min – After a somewhat hilarious delay in proceedings, Waghorn’s corner is cleared by Oliver Norwood.
10 min – Moment of pure comedic value as Waghorn breaks the corner flag. Retake order by the referee.
10 min – Alex Smithies flaps at the corner by Waghorn and it goes out for yet another Latics corner.
10 min – Sloppy play by Anthony Gerrard presents Wigan with a corner.
8 min – Woeful pass by Oliver Norwood up to Nahki Wells goes out for a goal kick.
6 min – Traditional county ‘banter’ between the two sets of supporters here at the John Smith’s Stadium.
4 min – CLOSE! Leon Barnett is disposed of possession by Adam Hammill but his teasing cross is just missed by the onrushing James Vaughan.
2 min – Town hit the Latics on the counter but a heavy touch by Nahki Wells sees the ball go out into touch.
15:01 – WE ARE UNDERWAY!
14:57 – The Teams are out onto the field here at the John Smith’s Stadium.
14:45 – KITS: Huddersfield Town will be playing in their traditional Blue and White stripes, Wigan will be playing in their Green third kit.
14:37 – Stat Baht’at: Today is the first time we will see Huddersfield Town’s £2.3 million partnership of James Vaughan and Nahki Wells partner each other up front.
14:34 – Stat Baht’at: Today marks a possible home debut for Huddersfield substitute Joe Lolley and also marks a Wigan Athletic debut for Martyn Waghorn.
14:28 – TODAY’S TEAMS
HUDDERSFIELD TOWN (3-5-2):
1 – Alex Smithies (C)
33 – Joel Lynch
39 – Anthony Gerrard
27 – Tommy Smith
3 – Paul Dixon
4 – Oliver Norwood
8 – Adam Clayton
6 – Jonathan Hogg
12 – Adam Hammill
9 – James Vaughan
21 – Nahki Wells
INTERCHANGES: 13 – Ian Bennett (GK); 2 – Calum Woods; 5 – Peter Clarke; 7 – Sean Scannell; 11 – Danny Ward; 16 – Keith Southern; 18 – Joe Lolley
WIGAN ATHLETIC (4-3-3):
26 – Ali Al Habsi
24 – James Perch
17 – Emmerson Boyce (C)
25 – Leon Barnett
3 – Stephen Crainey
8 – Ben Watson
16 – James McArthur
14 – Jordi Gomez
33 – Martyn Waghorn
22 – Jean Beausejour
32 – Marc Antoine-Fortune
INTERCHANGES: 13 – Lee Nicholls (GK); 4 – Josh McEachran; 7 – Chris McCann; 11 – James McClean; 15 – Callum McManaman; 18 – Roger Espinoza; 29 – Nicky Maynard
14:17 – Welcome to Sport Baht’at in association with MJK Sports Events match of the weekend, which comes from the John Smith’s Stadium as Huddersfield Town welcome Wigan Athletic for this Sky Bet Championship encounter.