Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Herbert Chapman. Herbert Chapman sent Town on their way with championships in 1923-24 and 1924-25, but quit the job to take over at Arsenal. Cecil Potter was manager when Town won their third title. Herbert Chapman then won three title on the trot at Arsenal: 1930-31, 1931-32 and 1932-33.
1995. Town beat Bristol Rovers in the 1995 playoff final and won promotion from Divisin Two (and Lincoln City in the 2003 play-off final to win promotion from Division Three).
Peter Jackson. Bottom of the first division with no wins in 15 games. Peter Jackson was named manager after Brian Horton was sacked with assistant Terry Yorath. Probably the best end of season video made.
Paul Dalton. Paul Dalton was signed in the same year, but not on the same day.
Third division. They were League Champions three times in the 1920s, they won the Second Division in 1969-70, and the Fourth Division in 1979-80. Although they have won the Third division playoffs in 1995.
Three. Three times on the trot: 1923-24, 1924-25, and 1925-26. The first team in England to do so. A feat that has only been matched by Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United (before and after 1992). In 1992, the old First Division left the Football League and formed the FA Premier League.
Leeds Road. Situated just off Leeds Road, Huddersfield, where the old pitch used is to be, is a B&Q warehouse. They played there from 1908 to 1994.
Galpharm Stadium. The original name was the McAlpine stadium, but a ten-year sponsoship deal ended in 2004.
|When Huddersfield Town signed this striker over the summer 2009, he scored on his league debut. He also shares his first name with a Middle East nation, a famous basketball star, and a British glamour model. What is his name?||Huddersfield Town FC
Jordan Rhodes. Huddersfield Town did sign all four of the players listed between the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons.
Anthony Kay was signed from Tranmere Rovers on a free transfer. Kay played as a midfielder but was also able to play in central defence if needed. Peter Clarke was signed from Southend United also on a free transfer. Clarke has made a name for himself as a tough central defender. Theo Robinson signed for an undislosed fee from Watford. Robinson was a striker. Finally, Jordan Rhodes was signed from Ipswich Town for an undisclosed fee.
|In the summer of 1996, Huddersfield Town broke their own transfer record by buying Marcus Stewart from Bristol Rovers. He left in February 2000, and was bought by which team?||Huddersfield Town FC
Ipswich Town. On paper it seemed like good business, but at the time a heavily in debt Huddersfield Town were close to the top of the second flight of English football. Promotion was on the cards, but the decision was made to sell star striker Stewart to promotion rivals Ipswich Town. Ipswich gained promotion, Huddersfield missed out on even a playoff position (after leading the table at the halfway stage), and then two relegations in three years followed.
|In November of 1987, Huddersfield Town lost by the huge margin of 10-1. The team that inflicted this defeat used to play their home games at Maine Road, in the same city as a famous 'United'. What is the name of that team?||Huddersfield Town FC
Manchester City. This defeat stands as Huddersfield Town's record league loss. The exact same margin was the scale of their greatest victory, a 10-1 rout over Blackpool in December 1930.
The 10-1 loss came in Huddersfield Town's worst ever season, they finished 12 points behind the second bottom team.
Huddersfield actually played Manchester City five times that season, winning the home league match 1-0. That was one of the only wins they had that season.
|In 1994, Huddersfield Town moved to their new stadium, named for the first 10 years as the Alfred McAlpine Stadium. From 2004, the new drug related sponsor was who?||Huddersfield Town FC
Galpharm. The first 10-year sponsorship deal went to the construction company that had built the stadium, Alfred McAlpine.
From 2004 Galpharm sponsored the stadium.
Nike is a world famous brand of sportswear, JJB is the name of a sports merchandise and equipment retailer in the UK. Halfords is an auto parts accessories and general outdoor equipment retailer in the UK.
|Huddersfield Town played at their Leeds Road home from 1908 to 1994. During this time their record attendance was 67,037. This was during an FA Cup game in 1932 against a London team whose nickname is the 'Gunners'. Which team is it?||Huddersfield Town FC
Arsenal. Arsenal defeated Huddersfield 1-0 in that game, Round 6 of the FA Cup, but they did not win the cup. Arsenal lost in the final to Newcastle United.
Arsenal have the nickname, 'The Gunners', and their home ground is located in north London.
Of the other options, Aston Villa play their home games in Birmingham at Villa Park, Everton play their home games in Liverpool at Goodison Park, and Port Vale play their home games in Stoke-upon-Trent at Vale Park.
|Huddersfield Town's record goal scorer amassed a total of 159 goals, 142 of those coming in the league. His initials match a British Prime Minister, an American country singer, and two American Presidents. Who is he?||Huddersfield Town FC
George Brown. George Brown matches the initials of British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown. The American country singer would be Garth Brooks, and the American Presidents would be George Bush and George W. Bush.
George Brown spent most, but not all of his career at Huddersfield Town. He scored 159 goals from 229 appearances for Huddersfield. He went on to play for Aston Villa, Burnley, Leeds United, and Darlington. In all, he scored 273 goals in 440 games.
The other three players make up Huddersfield Town's second, third, and fourth highest goal scorers.
|Huddersfield Town became the first League club in England to win the top flight division three times in succession (1924, 1925 and 1926). What is the name of the manager, who shares his surname with the assassin of John Lennon, that guided them to the first two of their three League titles?||Huddersfield Town FC
Herbert Chapman. All four men managed Huddersfield Town.
Arthur Fairclough 1912-1919
Herbert Chapman 1921-1925
Cecil Potter 1925-1926
Jack Chaplin 1926-1929
Herbert Chapman was responsible for not only the first two League titles, but also the FA cup win in 1922. Chapman went on to manage Arsenal and achieved great success there.
The assassin of Lennon was, of course, Mark David Chapman. This tragic event happened on December 8th 1980. Two days earlier Huddersfield Town had earned a good away draw at Fulham (2-2) in the old Division Three.
|Four calendar years before the sinking of the Titanic and six calendar years before the start of the first World War, can you tell me which year Huddersfield Town Association Football Club was launched?||Huddersfield Town FC
1908. The RMS Titanic of the British shipping company, White Star Line, sunk in the early hours of 15th april 1912.
The First World War started on the 28th June 1914 with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
In 1908, the football club Huddersfield Town was born. They played their first game, a friendly against Bradford Park Avenue on the 2nd September 1908 to officially open their Leeds Road ground. Huddersfield of course was famous for being the birthplace of Rugby League in 1895, but now there was an alternative to the rugby. Interestingly, 1908 is always listed as the founding of Huddersfield Town FC, and the club centenary was celebrated as such in 2008, but the club formed as the Huddersfield Association Football Ground co. in 1907. They didn't start playing any games until the launch of Huddersfield Town AFC in 1908. Huddersfield Town entered the Football League in 1910.