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Terriers fans should be delighted with the appointment of Danny Cowley

Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley during the EFL Leasing.com Trophy Northern Section Group H match between Doncaster Rovers and Lincoln City at Keepmoat Stadium on September 3, 2019 in...

Huddersfield Town announced the appointment of Daniel Cowley as their new boss and that should bring a wave of excitement among fans.

Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley during the pre-match warm-up prior to the Sky Bet League One match between Wycombe Wanderers and Lincoln City at Adams Park on September 7, 2019 in High...

Huddersfield Town had a shocking campaign in the Premier League last season where they finished the campaign with just 16 points in 38 games. The Terriers dropped down to the Championship after a 20th placed finish and things haven't quite gone to plan after the first six games. 

Just one draw out of a possible 18 has left the club down in 23rd place, level on points with bottom-placed Stoke City. With Jan Siewert gone, Huddersfield had to get their next selection right and they have found an absolute gem in Lincoln City's Dan Cowley. 

 

After guiding the Imps from the National League to League One in the space of three years, Cowley made a name for himself in the lower division. His organisation and man-management proved to be hugely beneficial for the club but the way his side played should fill Terriers with a ton of hope for the rest of this season. 

Cowley's Lincoln were a dangerous side in transition and had the ability to hurt almost any team on the counter-attack. The side was stacked with strong, agile and mobile runners who were on the move both on and off the ball. The full-backs overlapped the wingers to very good effect and their partnership on either flank was one of their biggest strengths. 

Lincoln City's Tyler Walker, left, celebrates scoring the opening goal with team-mate Harry Anderson during the Sky Bet League One match between Lincoln City and Fleetwood Town at Sincil...

The likes of Hogg, Pritchard, Brown and Bacuna will have to get used to receiving the ball when under pressure and come away with it to feed the attackers on the counter-attack. The Terriers will clearly take time to adjust to Cowley's methods but he is certainly a brilliant appointment when considering the bigger picture. 

Huddersfield will now have longevity and a proper foundation with the way Cowley will build his side and he should be given time irrespective of how the results go in the next few months. With 40 games still left to play in the Championship, anything is possible and Terriers fans should be hugely optimistic about the future of the club under the Cowley brothers.  

Lincoln City's assistant manager Nicky Cowley, left, and Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley in the technical area during the Sky Bet League One match between Wycombe Wanderers and Lincoln...

 

 

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