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Thomas Ince | Midfielder | #22

Team: Huddersfield Town
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/30/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 146

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Huddersfield Town's only home game of the pre-season ended in defeat on Wednesday as Serie A side Udinese came away with a 2-1 victory in front of the John Smith's faithful.
Manager David Wagner fielded two vastly different XIs for each half; with goalkeeper Jonas Lössl the lone man to play the full 90 minutes. The Terries matched Udinese throughout the early stages and took a deserved lead through Ince, his fourth goal in five friendlies outings, but conceded shortly thereafter. And, in a second-half that saw Wagner make eight changes, the Serie A outfit would go on to find the winner after an error by Town's backline. Having failed to clear a free-kick, Udinese substitute Ryder Matos pounced on the loose ball and fired home from inside the area. While the rest of the match was rather uneventful, key midfielder Jonathan Hogg was forced off with an injury late on. Jul 26 - 9:33 PM


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Huddersfield Town has completed the signing of winger Tom Ince from Championship side Derby County.

The 25 year-old signed a three-year contract with Town on Tuesday after joining from Derby for an undisclosed fee—believed to be in the region of £11 million. The son of former England international Paul Ince, Tom moves to the John Smith’s Stadium following an impressive stint with the Rams that saw make 115 total appearances, scoring 38 goals and providing 17 assists. With 75 goals in 260 career appearances and Premier League experience from his time at Crystal Palace and Hull City, the right-winger is a massive signing for the Terriers ahead of their first-ever campaign in the top-flight. Huddersfield boss David Wagner told the club's website: "I have spoken to Tom and he has a massive desire to come to Huddersfield Town and play in the Premier League. He has had a taste of the division for two short spells and he is desperate to show everyone that he belongs in the top division. I think he can be a big player for us."
Jul 4 - 9:59 PM

After seeing their first approach turned down, Huddersfield Town are said to be preparing a second bid for Derby winger Tom Ince.

Huddersfield began their summer with the signing of Belgian striker Laurent Depoitre from FC Porto last week and now face a decide on whether or not step up efforts to add Ince—the son of former England captain Paul Ince. Town saw a £7.2 million bid for 25-year-old rejected by Derby earlier this month, according to Sky Sports, but reports suggest the Premier League newcomers are contemplating matching the £10 million asking price for attacking wideman. Though a deal would see the Terriers break their transfer record for the second time this window following the arrival of Depoitre (£3.5m), it would be a huge capture for David Wagner's side. Ince was Derby's leading scorer and provider last season with 15 goals and eight assists in 50 Championship appearances.
Source: HITC
Jun 26 - 6:44 PM

Hull City midfielder Thomas Ince has been signed by Championship side Derby County on a loan deal for the remainder of this season.

With deadline day nearing its end, the only movement for the struggling Tigers so far has been a subtraction with Steve Bruce reportedly running himself ragged trying to bring in some much needed help before the window closes. It has been a series of personnel disasters for Bruce since the summer, with names like Gaston Ramirez, Hatem Ben Arfa and Abel Hernandez having been massive disappointments, especially in recent months. Derby meanwhile sit currently second in the Championship and will hope that Ince will be the final piece needed to propel them to the top flight next season.
Mon, Feb 2, 2015 04:36:00 PM

Tom Ince moved to Hull City on a "free" over the summer but apparently free isn't as free as you might think with the Seasiders awarded compensation that could rise as high as £2.3m.

The rules around signing young prospects whose contracts have expired are not the most transparent but the gist is that the club that developed the player is due compensation for developing the player if that player's contract expires and he leaves before the age of 23. The size of the fee is the part that isn't entirely transparent but presumably it is tied to Ince's future exploits for club and country.
Source: BBC Sport
Fri, Jan 23, 2015 12:09:00 PM

We didn't get much of a chance to judge Tom Ince in his brief Premier League cameo last season but this season started off very strong for the Son-of-Paul.

I guess we need to initiate the Mido All-Stars (for guys who take a lot of shots and a lot of them end up being shots on target) in addition to the Joel Ward All-Stars (for guys who get a lot of blocks/interceptions/tackles). If/when we do create that team then Tom Ince is looking like a strong candidate based on his Week 1 performance. His three SOTs combined with three corners won saw him pile up an exceptional 12 points in the Yahoo format despite not scoring or assisting. With Robert Snodgrass reportedly out for six months and Shane Long off to Southampton, Ince seems likely to get a serious run in the team and should have very solid potential.
Source: Yahoo.com
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 12:15:00 PM

Tom Ince has been a big name in the transfer rumor mill for the last two seasons but with his move to Hull City complete, what can we expect?

Ince brings the dreaded "potential" tag with him due in part to his skills and in part due to his last name. With a relatively strong midfield already present at Hull City, it isn't evident that Ince will be able to push his way into the starting line-up this season. Robbie Brady, David Meyler, Ahmed Elmohamady, Tom Huddlestone and Jake Livermore were already entrenched at HCFC before Ince's arrival and Robert Snodgrass has joined the squad as well. It seems likely that Snodgrass will get the first chance at significant minutes in the wide areas with Brady and Ince fighting it out for any remaining time. Expect Ince to get a chance to be an impact substitute off the bench with an occasional spot start but more than that is unlikely.
Wed, Aug 6, 2014 01:51:00 PM

Steve Bruce has added another name to his summer acquisitions with the arrival of Tom Ince on a free after his contract with Blackpool expired.

Ince broke through to the Premier League with a goal and an assist in his first competitive match with Crystal Palace after coming over from Blackpool on loan in January. After that first performance though, his star faded with only seven additional appearances (4 starts) that yielded no goals or assists. Still, out of contract, young and blessed with speed and success at the Championship level, Ince was always going to get another chance to settle. His chances comes with a Hull side that will need reinforcements as it faces the unusual combination of European competition and trying to stay up after finishing 16th in the table. It is likely that he starts the season as a key reserve with a chance to earn a starting spot as he gets acclimated.
Source: ESPNFC.com
Mon, Jul 7, 2014 01:49:00 PM

Tom Ince marked his Crystal Palace and Premier League debut with a goal and an assist in Palace's win against West Brom Saturday.

Tom Ince has seemingly been linked with just about every Premier League club over the last 18 months. He has finally arrived in the league and he immediately showed why he has been so talked about with a goal after fifteen minutes and an assist on fellow debutante Joe Ledley's second goal. Marouane Chamakh drew and converted a penalty for Palace's third goal to confirm the win in the second half.
Source: ESPNFC.com
Sat, Feb 8, 2014 12:14:00 PM