Five things we learned from Yorkshire’s teams on Tuesday night

A host of the region’s clubs were in action on Tuesday night. Here’s what we learned about the likes of Sheffield United, Huddersfield Town, Rotherham United et al.

Jacob Butterfield celebrates his equaliser for Huddersfield Town v Brighton & Hove Albion.

1) The importance of Butterfield

Remaining a target of Championship rivals Derby County, Jacob Butterfield’s second-half strike ensured that Huddersfield Town salvaged a point last night against Brighton. Chris Powell will undoubtedly be desperate to keep his services at the club, as he continues to prove how influential a player he is.

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2) Lack of fire power remains an issue for Rotherham

Picking up their first point of the season gainst Preston North End, Rotherham United have not got going yet this season. Of the three league games played, they have only scored two goals- one coming from a forward. Steve Evans will be working on shooting in the week with his frontmen in an attempt to rectify the problem.

3) League One is unpredictable

Barnsley got the pick of the results as they beat relegated Millwall at the Den. The Tykes secured all three points through a late header from Lewin Nyatanga. Whilst Barnsley fans were pleasantly surprised with this result, Bradford fans in contrast were left disappointed. Most were not expecting the Bantams to succumb to a travelling Gillingham side, but James Hanson’s own goal proved decisive, resulting in a 2-1 loss. Elsewhere Sheffield United beat Peterborough 3-1 at London Road.

4) York on the up

The table will have looked a lot better for York City fans. Although early in the season, manager Russ Wilcox had already come under fire from some fans. A goal from James Berrett against his former club, Yeovil, earned York their first three points of the season, and they will be hoping to build momentum as the season rolls on.

5) Mixed fortunes for Conference duo

Few at the start of the season would have expected Guiseley to take to their new league so well. An away draw at Barrow last night means that they have taken their points tally to seven out of a possible 12. At the other end of the table FC Halifax’s dismal form continues, losing 1-0 to relegated Tranmere Rovers. Four games in with no points on the board, this could be a long and hard season for the Shaymen.