Scotland Wales Northern Ireland
BBCi CATEGORIES   TV   RADIO   COMMUNICATE   WHERE I LIVE   INDEX    SEARCH 

BBC SPORT
You are in: You are in: Football: Teams: Huddersfield Town  
Front Page 
Football 
Statistics 
FA Cup 
Eng Prem 
World Cup 2002 
Champions League 
Uefa Cup 
Worthington Cup 
Eng Div 1 
Eng Div 2 
Eng Div 3 
Eng Conf 
Scot Prem 
Scottish Cup 
CIS Ins Cup 
Scot Div 1 
Scot Div 2 
Scot Div 3 
Europe 
Africa 
League of Wales 
Teams 
Cricket 
Rugby Union 
Rugby League 
Tennis 
Golf 
Motorsport 
Boxing 
Athletics 
Other Sports 
Sports Talk 
In Depth 
Photo Galleries 
Audio/Video 
TV & Radio 
BBC Pundits 
Question of Sport 
Funny Old Game 

Around The Uk

BBC News

BBC Weather

SERVICES 
Tuesday, 20 November, 2001, 15:51 GMT
Terriers land Knight
Chelsea striker Leon Knight will stay at Huddersfield until the end of the season
Knight aims to fire Huddersfield back to Division One
Huddersfield manager Lou Macari has signed talented teenager Leon Knight on loan from Chelsea for the rest of the season.

Macari has been impressed by the 19-year-old's contribution to the side during his short stay at the McAlpine Stadium.

The teenage striker has scored four goals in six games, including Saturday's winner against Gravesend & Northfleet in the FA Cup.

His loan spell originally had another week to run before returning to Chelsea, but the player was keen to stay at the Division Two club.


I want to score loads more goals now to help Huddersfield stay in that top six
Leon Knight

And after discussions between Terriers chairman Barry Rubery and Blues managing director Colin Hutchison, it was agreed to extend Knight's stay.

"When my month was up I was going to speak to my agent about trying to extend my loan," Knight told the club's website.

"But Lou and Joe Jordan asked me during the week if I wanted to extend it and I had no doubts about staying here longer.

"I want to score loads more goals now to help Huddersfield stay in that top six and hopefully get us into the top two.

"I love the atmosphere here and I think we have a good chance of getting promoted either through the play-offs or automatically.

"That's one of the reasons I've decided to stay on.

"These are exciting times ahead at Huddersfield and I've enjoyed the time that I've been here so far."

Internet links:


The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Links to more Huddersfield Town stories are at the foot of the page.

 

E-mail this story to a friend

Links to more Huddersfield Town stories

^^ Back to top