Huddersfield Town vs Swansea City kick-off times, live stream details and team news

Swansea City make their long-awaited return to championship action this afternoon as they take on Huddersfield Town.

Here’s all the details about the game at John Smith’s Stadium.

What time does Huddersfield Town vs Swansea City start?

Huddersfield Town vs Swansea City 3:00 on Saturday, January 15th.

Is Huddersfield Town vs Swansea City on TV?

No, the match will not be shown live on television.

Due to EFL broadcast regulations, SwansTV will not be streaming the game in the UK and Ireland, although fans in international territories can watch it for £10.

You can follow live updates on the match via our blog which will be available on our Swansea City page.

What’s the latest team news?

Academy goalkeeper Nicolas Bilokapic is set to be included in the bench for the hosts due to an injury to Ryan Schofield.

Lee Nichols is next in line to make a Target debut after recovering from illness.

Huddersfield will also give a late fitness test to Chelsea loanee Levi Colville, who has been battling a knee problem.

Strikers Jordan Rhodes and Fraser Campbell are both available.

As for Swansea, the new signings from Cyrus Christie and Andy Fischer are terriers worth playing against.

Kyle Joseph – who was recently recalled from his loan spell with Cheltenham Town – is also set to be included in the squad on match day.

However, Russell Martin has confirmed that the Huns will be without “a couple” of players due to COVID-19.

What have the managers said?

Huddersfield Town head coach Carlos Corberon: “Swansea City are playing better than they are getting, so it will be a big challenge for us.

“We need to be ready to face whatever they do,” he said.

“It will be a test of our capabilities in defense and attack.”

Swansea City Boss Russell Martin: “They’ve been great, they’ve done really well. Benefit of giving the manager time.”

“They had a tough season last season. You see it a lot. The change can be really messy. But they’ve come through it and they’ve recruited well with players that fit their system and style of play. are fit.

“They have some excellent players who have been at a really good level [Lewis] O’Brien and [Sorba] Thomas.

“They have spent a lot of time together as a group and they are benefiting from it, and I have no doubt that eventually we will be the same.”

What are the latest betting odds?

Huddersfield Town win – 10/17

Painting – 10/21

swansea city win – 7/4

(Courtesy of Sky Bet, correct at the time of publication)

Who is the referee?

David Webb will lead the proceedings in West Yorkshire.

The County Durham official was the man in the middle for Swansea’s loss to Blackburn Rovers and victory at Barnsley.

He will be assisted by Adam Krisel and Matthew McGrath. Neil Heyer will be the fourth officer.

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match the facts

  • Huddersfield Town have lost one of their last nine home league games against Swansea (W5 D3), winning 4–1 in this exact fixture last season.
  • Swansea City are looking to complete a league double at Huddersfield under Frank Burroughs for the first time since the 1992–93 season.
  • Huddersfield are unbeaten in their last six league matches (W3 D3), their best run since scoring seven without a loss between September and November 2019.
  • Swansea have lost their last three league games, their worst run under Russell Martin. Indeed, Martin has not lost more than three consecutive league games in his managerial career so far (including three losses to MK Dons in March 2021).
  • Huddersfield’s Harry Toffolo has helped score six league goals this season, his best tally in the Football League season since the 2018–19 Football League season for Lincoln City (also six). He last made more assists in a season for Swindon Town in 2014–15, when he scored seven league goals.

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