ASE Graduate Jack Has A Debut To Remember

By: Elaine Brand |
09/02/11 |
Jack Hunt

Jack Hunt

Huddersfield Town’s second year professional Jack Hunt had a full debut he’ll never forget for his hometown Club last weekend.

The 20 year old ASE graduate has learned his trade during a six month loan spell at League Two pacesetters Chesterfield during the first half of the 2010-11 season, but after being handed his Terriers debut from the bench during a recent home game against Colchester he was thrust into the starting eleven by manager Lee Clark for Huddersfield’s big FA Cup Fourth Round game against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Hunt flourished in his illustrious surroundings and a barnstorming run from his position at right back – where he robbed Russian superstar Andrey Arshavin of the ball – ended with French international Sebastien Squillaci bringing him down on the edge of his own box and receiving a straight red card from referee Mark Clattenburg.

Jack followed that up with another impressive performance to help his side overcome Carlisle United in midweek.

Huddersfield-born Hunt joined the Club at Under-9 level and Academy Manager Graham Mitchell commented:

“Everyone at the Huddersfield Town Academy was very proud when Jack made his Football League debut on loan at Chesterfield earlier this season, but to see him excelling in our first team in such a huge venue was pleasing for everybody.”

“Hopefully Jack will continue to work hard and progress as the season progresses.”