Wycombe Wanderers v Huddersfield Town: Clark confident current squad have what it takes for promotion

LEE CLARK is adamant Huddersfield Town will not be signing any players during the January transfer window.

The Terriers manager’s stance comes just a week after he had stated that the club wanted to make a couple of signings, suggesting they have since missed out on their two targets and are now content to stick with the current squad.

Clark said: “There won’t be any players coming into the club during January. I am 100 per cent certain of that, and it is a decision I have reached myself.

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“I am very confident that my current crop of players can do the business. I have said previously that I am more than happy with the squad I have.

“One or two players are making individual errors but they haven’t turned from good players to average players overnight.”

Huddersfield travel to Wycombe Wanderers tonight looking to claim a win that would be enough to move them up to third place.

In front of the live Sky cameras, Town collecting three points would act as a perfect fillip to a disappointing festive season that saw five points claimed from three games.

Draws at home to Carlisle United and at Notts County were particularly disappointing to Clark, especially the latter as his side had been 2-0 up at one stage at Meadow Lane.

Following Monday afternoon’s 2-2 draw with County, Clark took the unusual step of refusing to speak to the media – a decision he now regrets, not least as it denied supporters the chance to hear the manager’s views on what went wrong.

Clark said: “I would never try and short-change the most important people at this football club – the fans. There are two reasons for what happened following the Notts County game.

“Firstly, I did come out to speak to the media straight after I had spoken to the players. At the time, the media were still working, finishing things off.

“I was a frustrated and angry manager so I disappeared back down the tunnel and into the dressing room area. Once I was there, I decided that it wasn’t the best time to come out and speak to the press with my emotions running so high.

“In hindsight, it probably wasn’t the right thing to do. All I can do is apologise to the fans. I understand that they wanted to hear from me as to why the result occurred.

“I don’t have any hidden agendas. I do things naturally – I am an emotional guy.”

Last six games: Wycombe Wanderers LWDWLL, Huddersfield Town LLDWDD.

Referee: S Tanner (Somerset).

Last time: Wycombe Wanderers 1 Huddersfield Town 2; April 3, 2010; League One.