Date: 15th April 2016 at 6:17pm
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Head coach David Wagner has said that Huddersfield Town are fully focused ahead of this weekend’s game against Blackburn Rovers.

Making the trip to Ewood Park to face off against Paul Lambert’s side with a two all draw with Hull City again boosting spirits for the Terriers, Wagner told the Official Site in his pre game press conference that training this week had been good, and he was looking for another positive showing and hopefully a positive result at this time of asking.

‘We are learning every single day and in each game. We came back from one of our worst games of the season at Middlesbrough to put in a good performance against Hull City, both in offence and defence. I`ve said there is a gap between us and the top teams in the league, but in a single game we are able to get a result. In the future, we will work to get this gap closer and closer.’

As ever, the message was very much that Huddersfield need to focus on their strengths in the game and whilst we’re aware of Blackburn’s threats, we need to have the belief that we are more than good enough to take the game in it’s own right.

‘Saturday is a new game against a new opponent. Like always, the target is totally clear; we want to collect three points. We have a lot of respect for Blackburn. The team is very strong from set pieces and has a good home record. We have to be focused on ourselves, but we also have to know what they do well. We have to find the right spaces so we can ask them some questions that hopefully they cannot answer. We have to make sure we perform like we are able to; if we do that, we mostly get a result. That will mean they think more about our offence than we did about their defence! I have the feeling we are totally focused and desperate to get three points. We are professionals and we want to climb the table, earn our money and represent our Club. Hopefully we can get the result to make everyone happy.’

In terms of team news ahead of the game, he confirmed that Kyle Dempsey was now back in training with the group, so his return nears and he could be involved, but Jonathan Hogg will require a touch longer.

‘Kyle Dempsey is back in training and if nothing extraordinary happens tomorrow, he will be back in the squad as well. ‘Hoggy’ will need a couple of weeks until he is back, I think. He`s working with the Fitness Coach and is doing a part of the training with us as well. It is our target that he comes back and helps us in the last five games, but if not he will be totally prepared for the beginning of pre-season. There is a question mark over Jamie Paterson, who has some problems with his hamstrings. Everybody else is available.’

Setting the challenge for last weekend’s Man of the Match Rajiv van La Parra, Wagner also spoke about Jason Davidson coming back into the fold following the departure of on loan Middlesbrough left back James Husband.

‘Jason has the chance, as he has before. In my opinion, he did well in a few games and not as well as he is able to in others. Every player has good games and others where they are not as good. He will have another competitor next season, but this is what I like to have in every position. This means everybody has to perform when they have the chance and concentrate in every training session. Nobody can take it easy, which is what we want.’

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