Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Baptism of Fire Was Just the Job Says Jelle

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Baptism of Fire Was Just the Job Says Jelle

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Byline: Anthony Vickers Sports writer

JELLE Vossen believes his baptism of fire at Huddersfield was far tougher than anything back in Belgium - but he loved it. He came off the bench in the second half to make his debut in a fiery Championship scrap. "There were some tackles that in Belgium would be a direct red card," he said. "It was a game with very many hard tackles and in Belgium you don't get that intensity. "Here it is faster and more physical and you can do a lot more. It is very hard but also fair. "You can see the attitude as everybody was battling on the pitch but after the game everybody was shaking hands and making jokes. "That's nice. That the way it should be done." Vossen had to watch as the game fizzed but went on after the break to show nice touches and link-up play. …

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