Other Resources

Explore related resources that bring the club’s past to life.

Not to do ourselves out of a job, but the history of Huddersfield Town is already well-chronicled.

 

Below, you’ll find a selection of resources that shed further light on the club’s past, including websites and books. If you think we've made an omission, send us an email via heritage[at]htsa-web.com and we'll be sure to correct it.

Websites

And He Takes That Chance

And He Takes That Chance started off as a podcast in 2018, but has grown to encompass video, editorials, and much of the other trappings of modern fan media. Contributors often discuss Town’s heritage, while their YouTube channel contains a series of interviews with former players


Huddersfield Town AFC Website

Town’s website includes a history section that lists the club’s honours on and off the pitch, as well as a YouTube version of the Centenary DVD. 


HTAFC Archive

HTAFC Archive is an online statistical almanac that covers every imaginable aspect of the club’s history, from players and managers to goals and the women’s team. The website is updated every week.  


HTTV

Town’s YouTube channel has a fair amount of historical content, including multiple episodes of the wonderful ‘Boothy’s Beer and Banter’. 


HTFC World

HTFC World is one of the world’s most unique fan-sites and is known well beyond the hills and valleys of Huddersfield. It contains hundreds of satirical cartoon match reports from the period 1999-2018.


Peter O' Toole

Peter O'Toole is a renowned freelance illustrator, graphic designer, and Town fan. He has worked with the club on a number of projects in recent years, from clap banner designs and kit launches to branded mugs and t-shirts.


The Huddersfield Town Collection

Curated by collector and author Roger Pashby, The Huddersfield Town Collection is the best source of club-related memorabilia on the internet. It includes everything from cigarette cards and photographs to fanzines and matchday tickets. For those interested in starting their own collections, the website also houses a ‘For Sale’ section. 

 

Town Reports

Martin Sykes’ match reports have been entertaining fans since September 2015. Concise and honest, they provide a unique insight into the highs and lows of the past six or so years. And they’re very funny, even when detailing a 5-2 away loss to Blackburn Rovers. 

Books

99 Years and Counting

Alan Hodgson, Ian & Gwen Thomas, John Ward

Huddersfield: Huddersfield Town AFC Ltd, 2007

Written by four of the club’s most noted historians, 99 Years and Counting is filled with statistics, from results and league tables to appearance and goal records. The book also includes a great deal of obscure trivia. 


100 Years: All That’s Worth Knowing

George Binns, Alan Hodgson, Ian & Gwen Thomas

Huddersfield: Huddersfield Town AFC Ltd, 2007

Billed as a companion to 99 Years and Counting, this mighty tome is an equally interesting narrative account of the club’s history. 


The 101 Club

Rob Stewart

Bradford: Great Northern Books Ltd, 2017

Rob Stewart tells the “inspirational story of Huddersfield Town’s record-breaking 1979-1980 season’, when Mick Buxton’s men clinched the Division 4 title in spectacular fashion. The book is based on extensive interviews with the players, their partners, and fans. Dean Hoyle also provided the foreword. 


Fans’ Favourites

Alisdair Straughan

Huddersfield: Huddersfield Town AFC Ltd, 2006

Published in the centenary year, Straughan’s book is a straightforward directory of Town’s most beloved players, “as voted for by the club’s fans.”  


Huddersfield Town: 75 Years On

George S. Binns

Huddersfield: Huddersfield Town AFC Ltd, 1984

Penned by then club secretary George S. Binns, 75 Years On is a season-by-season account of Town’s fortunes on and off the field from 1908 to 1983. The book is crammed with photographs, press-clippings, and statistics. 


Huddersfield Town: A Complete Record, 1910-1990

Terry Frost

Derby: The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited, 1990

A Complete Record is a compendium of sorts. It tells the story of the club in chronological order, with biographies and statistics interspersed throughout. The book also includes a foreword written by former Town outside left, Vic Metcalfe. 


Huddersfield Town: Cards and Stickers

Roger Pashby

Huddersfield: Pashby Publications, 2008

Written and compiled by Town historian Roger Pashby, this short but fascinating book recounts Town’s early history through cigarette cards, trade cards, and stickers. 


Huddersfield Town: Champions of England

Jim Brown

Southend on Sea: Desert Island Books Limited, 2004

Jim Brown’s comprehensive account of the ‘Thrice Champions’ period is a must read, particularly with so many centenary dates approaching. 


Huddersfield Town Miscellany

Tony Matthews

Durrington: Pitch Publishing (Brighton) Ltd, 2014

Packed full of Town-related trivia, facts, and statistics, the author’s 127th book on football is probably his best. We say ‘probably’ because none of his previous or subsequent efforts cover Huddersfield’s finest. 


Huddersfield Town: Who’s Who, 1909-1961

Garth Dykes

Nottingham: Tony Brown, 2015

Brown’s book provides full career details for every Town player who appeared in a Football League match from 1910-11 to 1960-61 or an F.A. Cup tie from 1909-1910 to 1960-61. 


Moment in Time

Judith Palmer

Huddersfield: Huddersfield Town AFC Ltd, 2018

Moment in Time commemorates Town’s return to the topflight of English football in 2017. It contains over 200 images from the 2017/18 Premier League campaign together with comments from then chairman Dean Hoyle.


Where Are They Now?

Lee Morris

London: Media House Books, 2019

Where Are They Now? includes a biography of every player who ever played for Town. The blurb says: “Re-live memories of all your favourite stars of yesteryear in this fascinating insight into life after Town.” 

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