Collins wants Town to continue their fine form in Yorkshire when taking on Huddersfield

Luton striker James CollinsLuton striker James Collins
Luton striker James Collins
Striker would take another 1-0 win 'all day long'

Luton striker James Collins wants his side to keep up their fine away form this term when heading to Huddersfield Town this afternoon.

The Hatters have won three from five on the road so far, all in Yorkshire, and all by the scoreline of 1-0.

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Collins himself has bagged the winner twice, against Rotherham on Wednesday night and Barnsley earlier in the campaign, with Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu notching the other during victory over Sheffield Wednesday.

In fact, Luton's record in Yorkshire since returning to the Championship last season is nothing short of outstanding, with seven wins from nine games, one draw and one defeat.

Ahead of today’s match, Collins said: “I think our away form has been excellent.

"If we can keep that up and then keep the results going at home then it could turn out to be a positive season for us.”

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Town ran out 2-0 winners at the John Smith's Stadium after lockdown last term, a result that was absolutely vital to their efforts in staying in the Championship.

Although Terriers boss Danny Cowley has since moved on, with Leeds U23s coach Carlos Corberan taking over in the summer, Collins believes his side can take belief from that result.

He continued: “Definitely, the win tonight (against Rotherham) gives us confident as well, but they've got a new manager now and new ideas and a different way of playing.

“So we’ll stay up here for a couple of days, rest up and I'm sure we’ll tackle that on the videos on the training pitch on Friday and go there to try and get the three points.

“I’d take that (1-0 win) all day, all day.”

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Luton’s 1-0 win at the AESSEAL New York Stadium in midweek, delivered via Collins’ fifth goal of the season was enough to move then up to ninth in the table, just one point away from the play-offs and three adrift of second spot.

Collins couldn't hide a slight tinge of frustration they weren’t even higher though, adding: "We’ll take it, we’re a bit disappointed we’re not a bit further up, by letting (Nottingham) Forest back in the game the second half (1-1 draw at Kenilworth Road).

"I don’t know where we were this time last year, but it's definitely better this year, so we’ve just got to keep going, not really take too much notice of the table as there's a lot of games to go.

"We'll keep pushing and hopefully grinding results out and who knows where we’ll be come the end of the season.”