Preston v Huddersfield preview

Team news ahead of Monday night's Capital One Cup first-round clash between Preston North End and Huddersfield at Deepdale.

Last Updated: 13/08/12 at 22:46

Rhodes: Away on international duty

Rhodes: Away on international duty

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

David Amoo, John Welsh and Andy Procter will all be eager to prove their fitness to Preston manager Graham Westley.

Amoo and Welsh only played 45 minutes against Plymouth in North End's final pre-season game on their way back from injury but will be pushing for a starting place.

Procter is closer to full fitness having played 90 minutes in the same game.

Paul Huntington suffered a knock against Plymouth but is likely to recover in time.

The same cannot be said of Lee Trundle, who will be sidelined for at least three months with a serious knee injury.

With 13 new faces having arrived at Deepdale this summer, Westley still has a number of options as he seeks to overcome the Championship side.

Huddersfield boss Simon Grayson will be without Sean Scannell, Oliver Norwood, Murray Wallace and Jordan Rhodes due to international call-ups.

Midfielder Scannell is with the Republic of Ireland Under-21's while fellow new signing Norwood is in the Northern Ireland squad to face Finland.

Wallace will represent Scotland U-21's with last season's 40-goal striker Rhodes called up to the full Scotland squad.

Aside from the missing quartet, Grayson has a full squad to choose from, although Scott Arfield is lacking fitness having only featured in one pre-season game on his return from injury.

New boys Keith Southern, Adam Clayton, Joel Lynch and Paul Dixon could make their competitive debuts for the Terriers.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Capital One Cup Fixtures

There are no fixtures at present.

Footer 365

Transfer news: Labour MP Iain Wright warns Hartlepool against signing Ched Evans

Labour MP Iain Wright has told Hartlepool to "think again" over their interest in signing convicted rapist Ched Evans.

Premier League: Neil Warnock blasts officials after Crystal Palace's 3-0 defeat at Man City

Neil Warnock said the decision to disallow a Crystal Palace goal in the 3-0 defeat to Manchester City was "disgraceful".

Jose Mourinho rejects idea of retrospective action against divers

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says it would be a "disaster" to punish divers retrospectively.

Mail Box

More Players In The Wrong Bloody Shirt

Plus Cristiano Ronaldo, who looks 'heart-breakingly well-suited to a Real Madrid shirt' according to one United fan. Plus, words from the good doctor and plenty more...

Players Plainly Wearing The Wrong Strip...

There are some players who just look plain daft in whatever shirt they're wearing. Like Cesc and Robin. It's a cracking mailbox with a load of different themes...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property