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Huddersfield's Brandan: Ex-Chelsea boss Mourinho different class

Huddersfield midfielder Chris Brandan is excited about taking on the millionaires of Chelsea in tomorrow's FA Cup meeting.

He said: "There are so many top-class players at Chelsea it's difficult to single anyone out. But Frank Lampard is an unbelievable player and it will be a privilege to be on the same pitch as him.

"It's one of those days where you're determined to give a good account of yourself to get them back to the Galpharm and see how they cope with our pitch."

Brandon was the goal hero for Andy Ritchie's men in the third-round win over Birmingham and was part of the side who narrowly lost 2-1 at Chelsea two years ago.

He added: "The last time we went there Jose Mourinho was absolutely unbelievable. What a great guy.

"After the match he invited us all into their changing room to have a chat with his players and get lots of shirts and other memorabilia. He was superb.

"It's unusual to be invited into the opposition changing rooms and I felt like a young kid in the sweet shop. I got Ricardo Carvalho's shirt but a few of the boys ended up with three or four shirts.

"We've all seen them play on TV but getting on to the same pitch makes you appreciate what incredible players they have.

"I don't think they have been beaten for four years at Stamford Bridge. We've just got to dig in and see what happens.

"I suppose I ended up becoming the goal hero against Birmingham and I don't see why that shouldn't happen again."

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