Huddersfield Town bring in striker Jon Parkin on loan

Jon Parkin
Parkin joined Cardiff in January from Preston for £100,000

Huddersfield Town have signed Cardiff City striker Jon Parkin on loan until 23 January.

Parkin, 29, scored against the Terriers for the Bluebirds in the Carling Cup earlier this season.

The powerful centre forward has spent time on loan at Championship strugglers Doncaster Rovers this campaign, failing to score in five appearances.

Manager Lee Clark told the club websiteexternal-link: "Jon will do a similar job to what Alan Lee has been doing for us."

Fellow striker Lee is set to serve a three-match suspension after an appeal aginst his red card for violent conduct against Notts County on Saturday was rejected.