Huddersfield Town

FL125 VOTE

 

  Who is the all-time fans' favourite at Huddersfield Town?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Mark Lillis 58%
2 Steve Kindon 19%
3 Iain Dunn 13%
4 Darren Bullock 10%
     

The FL125 Fans' Favourite voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #FansFavourite.

The nominees were:

Iain Dunn - The epitome of a 'super sub', Iain's popularity was solidified with his memorable terrace chant.

Mark Lillis - All-action attacker turned current Academy Manager.

Steve Kindon - A real character on the pitch, 'Kindo' grew an affinity with the Town faithful.

Darren Bullock - Embodied the club's nickname 'Terriers' with his style of play in midfield.

 

  What is Huddersfield Town's best ever match?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Huddersfield Town 3-0 Bolton Wanderers (1926) 28%
2 Huddersfield Town 10-1 Blackpool (1930) 24%
3 Huddersfield Town 2-1 Blackpool (1994) 21%
4 Bury 0-6 Huddersfield Town (1989) 17%
5 Huddersfield Town 1-0 West Bromwich Albion (1998) 10%
     

The FL125 Greatest Match voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #GreatGames.

The nominations were:

Huddersfield Town 3-0 Bolton Wanderers (1926) - Town needed a point to secure their third successive Football League Championship, but secured all three.

Huddersfield Town 10-1 Blackpool (1930) - the club's record winning margin in its history in the League.

Bury 0-6 Huddersfield Town (1989) - Town's biggest away win since 1930.

Huddersfield Town 2-1 Blackpool (1994) - a momentous day as Town win their last game at Leeds Road.

Huddersfield Town 1-0 West Bromwich Albion (1998) - this win completed the fightback against certain relegation to Division Three under Peter Jackson.

 

  Who is Huddersfield Town's best ever captain?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Peter Clarke 43%
2 Clem Stephenson 37%
3 Peter Jackson 14%
4 Tommy Wilson 6%
     

The FL125 Greatest Captain voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurBestCaptain.

The nominees were:

Clem Stephenson - Led Town to the Thrice Championship in the 1920s.

Tommy Wilson - Also captained the side during its most successful period - the 20s.

Peter Jackson - Ever-popular centre back who eventually managed the club.

Peter Clarke - More nominations than anyone else in the club's twitter vote!

 

  Who is Huddersfield Town's greatest ever player?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Andy Booth 31%
2 Billy Smith 25%
3 George Brown 21%
4 Ray Wilson 15%
5 Mally Brown 8%
     

The FL125 Greatest Player voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurGreatestPlayer.

The nominees were:

George Brown - Town's leading all-time goalscorer with 159 League and FA Cup goals.

Billy Smith - Made more starts than any other player in Town's history - 574 in total.

Mally Brown - Made 259 successive appearances for the club - a record unlikely to be broken.

Ray Wilson - Legendary left-back who went on to play for England in 1966 World Cup victory.

Andy Booth - Popular home-grown striker who flourished in two spells with the club.

 

  When was Huddersfield Town's best season?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 1925/26 76%
2 1979/80 7%
2 1993/94 7%
2 1997/98 7%
3 1969/70 3%
     

The FL125 Greatest Season voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurBestSeason.

The nominations were:

1925/26 - The season that Town became the first English team to be crowned 'Thrice Champions'.

1969/70 - The Terriers won Division Two under Ian Greaves, with only one defeat in last 19 matches.

1979/80 - Town won Division Four under Mick Buxton, scoring 101 League goals in the process.

1993/94 – A memorable season with it being Town's final season at the old Leeds Road ground.

1997/98 - The season now famously know as 'The Great Escape' - Peter Jackson steered Town to safety.

 

  Who is Huddersfield Town's best ever manager?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Herbert Chapman 76%
2 Mick Buxton 12%
3 Cecil Potter 6%
4 Clem Stephenson 4%
5 Ambrose Langley 2%
     

The FL125 Greatest Manager voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #GreatManagers.

The nominees were: 

Herbert Chapman - Led Huddersfield Town to the first two of the famous 'Thrice Championships' in 1924 and 1925.

Clem Stephenson - Managed Town in 457 games during a 13-year tenure between 1929 and 1942 - more than any other manager.

Cecil Potter - Completed the 'Thrice Championship' in 1926 - his sole season in charge.

Mick Buxton - Only Stephenson has managed Town for more games. Led Town from Division Four in 1978 to Division Two in 1983.

Ambrose Langley - Boasts highest win percentage for a Town Manager - over 50% between 1919 and 1921.