Huddersfield Town Football Club

Huddersfield Town Football Club: Beneath you'll be able to look at a map of Huddersfield Town Football Club revealing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. Huddersfield is positioned between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be conveniently accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Employ the zoom out (-) and zoom in (+) features bottom right of the map, if you are unable to see what you need.

Huddersfield Town Football Club Map: On this page you may see a map of Huddersfield Town Football Club showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield can be found on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be accessed from the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Review of Huddersfield: An immense and historic market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, In the United Kingdom, Huddersfield today is the UK's 11th largest town, boasting a population of somewhere near 168,000 (2017). The town of Huddersfield is positioned midway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and is 191 miles drive from London.

Huddersfield is the administrative centre for the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest settlement in that borough. It stands in the valleys of the rivers Colne and Holme and these 2 rivers meet to the south of the town beside the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a predominantly industrial town, famous over the centuries for the production and manufacture of sheet metal, textiles, wool, electric motors and chemicals. Huddersfield was the scene of much unrest during the Industrial Revolution when the Luddites, in fear of losing their jobs owing to increasing mechanization, damaged mills and machinery and even went to the extreme of attacking and murdering textile mill owners. Regardless of the predominance or manufacturing and industry the largest employer in Huddersfield today is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been settled for upwards of 4,000 years, beginning with Neolithic man and progressing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to the present day. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, an Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack (near Outlane). Huddersfied was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was called Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The town has a proud sporting tradition and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which came into being at Huddersfield's George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when twenty two clubs broke away from the RFU in a row over payments to players. The same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their football club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded 13 years later in 1908 and currently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield won the FA Cup in 1922 (at Stamford Bridge) and 3 league titles on the trot.

The Huddersfield area has been the birthplace of several well known Huddersfield including the likes of actor James Mason, Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer), athlete Derek Ibbotson and former Prime Minister Harold Wilson.

The phone dialling code for Huddersfield is 01484 and the postcode for Huddersfield is HD1-6 HD7-9 and the Ordnance Survey map reference is: SE145165.

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