Terriers hoping for Afobe
Last Updated: May 9, 2011 1:39pm
Afobe: Could play in play-offs
Huddersfield are expecting on-loan Arsenal teenager Benik Afobe to be available for the upcoming play-offs.
The 18-year-old striker, who fired his third goal in two matches in Saturday's 4-4 draw with Brentford, has been on loan at the Galpharm Stadium since January.
Town manager Lee Clark said: "Benik has a clause written into his contract regarding the play-offs - all we have to do is get that authorised by Arsenal and he'll be fine to play.
"Kevin Kilbane and Danny Ward will both be available as well. Despite Kevin been called up to the provisional squad for Ireland he'll be available for all the play-off games."
Afobe has scored eight goals in 32 appearances for the Terriers and Bolton forward Ward, another teenager in top form in recent weeks, has also hit three goals in his last two games.
Clark, whose side take on Bournemouth in the first leg of their semi-final at Dean Court on Saturday, spared a thought for Terriers' travelling fans, adding: "It will be another long journey, especially for the fans, who I feel sorry most for. They were terrific [against Brentford]. They gave the lads a massive lift during the final five minutes, which almost helped us to three points."