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Barnsley fc vs huddersfield (31 wins, 15 draws, 26 defeats)

Huddersfield Town (officially: Huddersfield Town Football Association Association) is an English football club from the city of Huddersfield in Yorkshire and was founded in 1908. Most of his club’s history he spent in the top two leagues in the country. Since the season 2017/18 he plays in the major league, the Premier League.

His most successful time was Huddersfield Town in the 1920s, where three times in a row champion and twice runner-up was, also won the club the FA Cup. For a long time he was unable to build on his previous successes and remained in the lower leagues of the English football system.

Nickname of the team is The Terriers. The club traditionally plays in blue and white vertical striped jerseys and white shorts. The home games are held since 1994 at John Smith’s Stadium, until then Leeds Road was home.

Club history

Huddersfield was admitted to the English Football League in 1910 and was the first club to win the English Championship (1923/24, 1924/25, 1925/26) under manager Herbert Chapman for three consecutive years. The Terriers also won the FA Cup on April 29, 1922 (1-0 against Preston North End) and in the same year the Charity Shield. Between World Wars, they were also four more times in the FA Cup final (1920, 1928, 1930, 1938), but without winning the trophy. After Huddersfield Town had always been first or second-class for more than the first sixty years of his league affiliation, rose in 1973 for the first time from the Third Division. 1975 even followed the descent into the Viertklassigkeit.

Previously played in the traditional stadium on Leeds Road, in which on February 27, 1932 in the FA Cup match against Arsenal with 67,037 spectators, the current club record set up. 1994 followed the move to the more modern, but much smaller Alfred McAlpine Stadium, which was later renamed John Smith’s Stadium.

In the 2005/06 season, the team finished fourth in the Football League One and so reached the play-off games for promotion to the Football League Championship. Despite a 1-0 away win at FC Barnsley the team retired in the semifinals, as the return leg was lost in their own place with 1: 3.

On 9 November 2015, the club’s commitment to the German-American David Wagner as the successor to the former dismissed coach Chris Powell. Wagner is the first coach of the club, who was born outside the UK. The new game philosophy of the coach was in the English press as “The Wagner Revolution” or “Klopp clone” titled. The 2015/16 season ended Huddersfield Town in 19th place and thus secured the league. At the beginning and in the course of the following season 2016/17 were committed a total of six German -born players and a Slovene, who had previously played at Wagner’s previous team Borussia Dortmund II.

With a 4: 3 victory on penalties against FC Reading in the play-off final on 29 May 2017 and the associated promotion to the Premier League 2017/18, the club returned after 45 years back to the top flight of England. In addition to coach Wagner and five German -born players were in the squad of the final. Christopher Schindler converted the deciding penalty after Danny Ward had previously parried two penalties.

Successes

  • First Division
  • Master: 1923/24, 1924/25, 1925/26
  • Runner-up: 1926/27, 1927/28, 1933/34
  • Third place: 1922/23, 1935/36, 1953/54
  • Second Division
  • Master: 1969/70
  • Runner-up: 1919/20, 1952/53
  • EFL Championship
  • Play-Off winner: 2016/17
  • Third Division
  • Ascent: 1982/83
  • Play-Off winner: 1994/95, 2011/12
  • Play-Off Finalist: 2010/11
  • Play-Off semi-finalist: 1991/92, 2001/02, 2005/06, 2009/10
  • Fourth Division
  • Master: 1979/80
  • Playoff winner: 2003/04
  • FA cup
  • Winner: 1921/22
  • Finale: 1919/20, 1927/28, 1929/30
  • League Cup
  • Semi-finals: 1967/68
  • FA Charity Shield
  • Winner: 1922
  • Football League Trophy
  • Second: 1993/94
  • Yorkshire Electricity Cup
  • Winner: 1994-1995

Barnsley is a football club from the city of the same name, UK. Basically, the team played in the second division of the country. Many famous football players played in the club. For example, Tommy Taylor, who played for Manchester United and Barnsley until his death in a Munich plane crash.

The nickname of the club – “mutts”. The team is currently coached by Kate Hill, Patrick Krein is president of Barnsley. The main form of the players of the club is red and white, the guest is white and blue.

Barnsley was founded in 1887. From the 1898 season, the club entered the Football League and the next 10 seasons played in the second echelon of English football.

In the 1921/22 season, the club lost one ball (the number of points was equal) to the Stoke City club and did not make it to the top division. In the period from the 30s to the 50s, the team got into the second, then the third echelon. From the 60s to the 70s, he performed in the third and fourth divisions. Since the beginning of the 80s, the club has managed to return to the second echelon and stay in it for a long time.

In the 1996/97 season, the club for the first time in its history hit the Premier League of England, but only one season lasted there. In the following seasons, Barnsley went down to third tier. Things reached the point that in 2002 the club was on the verge of closing after the collapse of ITV Digital. The mayor of Barnsley at the time retained the club by purchasing it. Now the owner of the team is entrepreneur Patrick Krain. In the 2006 season, the club in the third-tier playoff finals beat Swansea City and went to the Football League Championship. Then the team was coached by Andy Ritchie. In the 2006/2007 season, the club was in the balance from the departure from the second echelon. Then Andy Ritchie was replaced by Simon Davey. Then it helped “Barnsley” and he, taking 20th place, remained in the league. In the 2007/2008 season, the club defeated Liverpool (2: 1) and Chelsea (1: 0) in the FA Cup games and made it to the semifinals, where, however, lost to Cardiff City (0: 1). In the 2008/2009 season, the club again took 20th place and was close to departure from the division. At the start of next season, Barnsley coach Simon Davey was removed from his post.

The coat of arms of the team repeats the coat of arms of the city, which was famous for its glass blowing industry and coal mines. Therefore, a glassblower with a pipe and a miner with a lamp and a pickaxe are depicted on the arms of a team representing a town with a population of just under 75 thousand people.

Barnsley can safely attribute himself to the classic second division club, no one else than the “mongrels” in the pre-elite division didn’t – a total of 72 seasons held by a team from southern Yorkshire in second class English football.

In the team’s museum, by the way, there is already one England Cup – in 1912, Barnsley beat West Bromwich Albion in a two-game standoff. But only 40 teams participated in the draw. Season 1996 – 1997 so far is the highest achievement for the team – this is the only season in the history of the club, which “Barnsley” spent in the English Premier League. But, having lost the battle for survival, the club returned to the First Division. Interestingly, according to the results of the 97-98 season, the current Barnsley rival flew into the Second Division (current League One).

But while Manchester City gained wings and returned to the Premier League for two seasons under the leadership of Joe Royle, Barnsley just flew into the Second Division and returned to the Championship only in the mid-2000s. From the 2006-2007 season the team does not leave the second division.

Successes

  • Football League Championship and predecessors (Tier 2)
  • Promoted: 1996–97
  • Football League One and predecessors (Tier 3)
  • Winners (3): 1933–34, 1938–39, 1954–55
  • Promoted: 1980–81
  • Play–off winners (2): 2006, 2016
  • Football League Two and predecessors (Tier 4)
  • Promoted: 1967–68, 1978–79
  • FA Cup
  • Winners (1): 1911–12
  • Finalists: 1909–10
  • Football League Trophy
  • Winners (1): 2015–16