No double trouble says Terry Mac

ASSISTANT manager Terry McDermott insists Huddersfield Town have what it takes to pull off a lower league double this season.
Liverpool legend McDermott feels the Terriers can win promotion and the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy following Tuesday’s knockout heroics.
Huddersfield beat Peterborough 32 to reach the trophy’s northern section third round for the first time in eight years.
Injuries, suspensions and international callups meant Town fielded a changed side but McDermott feels they can battle on both fronts.
He said: “We don’t have a huge squad in terms of numbers but it’s big enough and has enough quality to cope with absences.
“Our priority is to go up but a trip to Wembley would be great. Last year’s final between Carlisle and Southampton was a wonderful occasion.”
McDermott said the players had the character to fight on two fronts after showing their mettle under pressure on Tuesday.
Three straight defeats and no goals in 285 minutes of football had seen the promotion favourites take flak from the fans.
Winger Anthony Pilkington even called on his teammates to “be brave” and to “pull together” after last week’s 10 home loss to Bristol Rovers.
He led by example on Tuesday with a brace and there were several other good displays as Town got back to winning ways against the Posh.
McDermott added: “The players showed a lot of character because they were under pressure after three defeats.
“We played some superb football in the first half and then battled hard to get the win after the break.”
Town are due to travel to Colchester tomorrow (Saturday) looking for a first league win since Yeovil were beaten 42 last month.
Victory would be a welcome boost ahead of looming encounters against improving Southampton and a derby with Sheffield Wednesday.

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