Several players return to Huddersfield Town after an absence
– Young Terriers gain valuable experiences on loan
– Micah Obiero, Jaheim Headley and Mustapha Olagunju return to town
– The loans are part of the City’s development strategy for young players
Several youngsters from Huddersfield Town are now back at the club after gaining valuable experience and first-team football on loan for the first part of the 2020/21 season.
Three young terriers returned to town with a fantastic experience to their credit; Micah Obiero of Carlisle United of Sky Bet League 2 and Jaheim Headley and Mustapha Olagunju of Welling United.
Targeted loan periods for individual players are part of the Club’s development strategy for its talented youngsters.
The loan moves allowed the youngsters to gain experience in senior competitive matches, while also training on the Town B team field alongside Carlos Corberán’s senior team!
They are the latest players to follow in the footsteps of Ryan Schofield, Rarmani Edmonds-Green and Romoney Crichlow, who gained experience from loan spells like Manchester United FC and Brighouse Town all the way to Livingston and Swindon Town before to break. in the first team at Huddersfield Town.
During his time at Carlisle, Micah Obiero made four appearances in the fourth tier of English football and scored his first professional goal against the Aston Villa U23 in the Papa John’s Trophy!
Mustapha Olagunju and Jaheim Headley followed in Crichlow’s footsteps, making six and two appearances for National League club South Woking respectively before returning to Canalside.
Kian Harratt and Scott High also recently returned to Town after periods on loan, with Kian subsequently replacing Carlos Corberán’s side on two separate occasions.
Four other young players have also won first-team football this season and are now back at the Academy.
19-year-old striker Kit Elliott has joined Cork City FC to continue his development in the Irish Premier League. Kit has made five appearances for the Irish squad and scored one goal and after their season – which takes place in the summer – his entry now goes back to Town with the window open. In addition to football, he experienced life in another country.
Meanwhile, winger Will McCamley returned to South Shields on loan early in the season, making nine Northern Premier League appearances.
Young goalkeeper Giosue Bellagambi ended his short loan spell at Northern Premier League Division One North West Ramsbottom United in November. He started four games and impressed during his time at the Club.
While Tom Bamford has also completed his last loan spell in men’s football. He made three appearances for Ossett United.
Three other players remain on loan; Reece Brown continues with Sky Bet League 1 team Peterborough United; Josh Austerfield gains new senior experience with Hyde United while training at Canalside and young goalkeeper Michael Roxburgh experiences First Team football in Billingham Town.
It is likely that other young players will have the opportunity to experience senior football through targeted loans as the season progresses.
You can keep up to date with their progress through our Twitter Academy account; @ htafcAcadémie.