Sheffield Wednesday: Working nine to six - How David Wagner has Huddersfield Town at the top

Andy Booth says the incredible attention to detail shown by David Wagner has been one of the main reasons why the German has been a success at Huddersfield Town so far.

Thursday, 13th October 2016, 11:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 8:23 pm
David Wagner enjoy's his sides win at the final whistle. Huddersfield Town v QPR. SkyBet Championship. John Smiths Stadium. 17 September 2016. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Having been at the John Smith’s Stadium for a little under a year, the turnaround in fortunes has been vast, with the Terriers going from relegation candidates last season to sitting pretty at the top of the Championship with 11 games gone. And Booth says it’s all down to astute signings and hard work on the training pitch.

“It’s incredible how much hard work goes on in training and everyone is seeing the benefits,” said Booth.

“No one quite knew what to expect from him, apart from the fact that he had worked with Jurgen Klopp and had a similar mindset in how he wanted the team to play.

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“To do that they have to work hard and that’s exactly what has happened. Sometimes the players are in at nine and don’t go home until six at night which was unheard of.

“His signings have also been great; he hasn’t brought in big names, but he has signed leaders.”