Huddersfield reaching a Championship play-off final is only like …

DANNY WARD says Huddersfield’s football “fairytale” reminds him of Wales’ adventures final summer.

The Liverpool loanee screw helped the Terriers into a Championship play-off final, saving dual penalties in this week’s  shootout win over Sheffield Wednesday.

Danny Ward was a favourite for Huddersfield in their shootout feat over Sheffield Wednesday

Danny Ward was a hero for Huddersfield in a shootout win over the Owls

Ward’s Wembley date on May 29 will top an memorable 12 months, carrying been partial of a Welsh patrol that reached a Euro 2016 semi-finals.


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Ward, 23,  said: “Who would have suspicion 10 years ago Wales would get to a semi-final of a Euros?

“Or  that Huddersfield Town would be one diversion from a Premier League?

“That’s a beauty of football. It’s a fairytale for all a boys. We were created off during a start of a deteriorate as intensity relegation candidates, so to be in a play-off final is special.

“With Wales, we shaped a genuine group suggestion that a lot of fans enjoyed.

Danny Ward was on a dais when Wales kick Belgium 3-1 to strech a Euro 2016 semi-finals

Danny Ward saw Wales kick Belgium 3-1 to strech a Euro 2016 semi-finals

Danny Ward says 10 years ago nobody would have believed Huddersfield could strech a play-off finals

Danny Ward says nobody would’ve thought Huddersfield could strech play-off finals


“It is identical here. We’ve over-achieved in a eyes of a open though in a changing room, we know what qualities we’ve got.

“Grit and integrity got us over a line opposite Wednesday. We’ve got a bit of momentum, so a summary to a lads is, ‘Let’s go and squeeze it’.”

Danny Ward sparked mass celebrations after saving a shootour chastisement from Fernando Forestieri

Danny Ward sparked celebrations after saving Fernando Forestieri’s kick

Danny Ward constructed critical saves late in a semi-final second leg - before play-off glory

Danny Ward constructed critical saves late in a semi-final second leg during Sheffield Wednesday – before play-off glory

When Ward saved Owls forward  Fernando Forestieri’s spot-kick to sign victory, he darted a length of a representation to salute a divided fans.

Ward added: “I’ve never run like that in my life!”

The screw even laid down  a impertinent plea to scurry statue Usain Bolt, tweeting him: “Fancy it lad?”

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