Town star Palmer goes back to work
Town shirt against Sheffield Wednesday at Middlewood Road where he played 45 minutes for the Under 23 side.
Town were 1-0 down at the break when Palmer was substituted for Olly Dyson, and the Terriers could not fight their way back for a point in Sheffield eventually losing 2-0 to the league leaders.
Joe Lolley also got minutes for the development squad, playing 65 minutes before being substituted.
The defeat means Town’s U23s stay at the foot of the Professional Development League table, a point behind Burnley and Crewe Alexandra’s Under 23s.
Accrington boss John Coleman has warned his side still have it all to do in their FA Cup first-round replay against Guiseley tonight.
A second-round trip to Mansfield is still up for grabs after Accrington were held to goalless draw at Nethermoor and, despite now having home advantage, Coleman is taking nothing for granted.
“We will be favourites and some people may think it’s a foregone conclusion and that they had their chance at home,” Coleman told Accrington’s official website. “But it doesn’t happen like that, I know that.
“We have to be better than we were at Guiseley. But there is no guarantee we will be and we have to strive to be better and play our game.
“Guiseley didn’t surprise us at their place. They were big and strong, they worked hard and it was a difficult game.”
Guiseley owner Steve Parkin outlined ambitious plans to reach the Football League within three to five years in an open letter in September when appointing experienced manager Paul Cox.
Cox has extra incentive to pull