They’re currently the toast of the Premier League after their unbeaten start but Huddersfield Town are no strangers to success.

Sure, their current foray into England’s top flight may be their first in over 40 years but the Terriers were once the most dominant club in the land. This week we wind our clocks back to the roaring twenties to take a look at the Yorkshire club’s most glamorous years.

Town were well and truly the big dogs of the 1920s. Founded in 1908 they achieved election to the Football League two years later. In 1920 they reached their first FA Cup Final, losing 1-0 to Aston Villa. That setback was put into perspective as they also achieved promotion that same season after again finishing second best.

But that elusive trophy was right around the corner.

Coached by Herbert Chapman (the Fergie of his time), the Terriers beat Preston North End to win the 1922 FA Cup before embarking on a period of unprecedented success. From 1923 to 1926 Huddersfield became the first top-flight club to win three successive titles. They finished second in the next two years and made another appearance in the FA Cup Final in 1930. By the end of the decade Huddersfield had been in either the top two or cup final in seven of the previous 10 years.

Eventually these golden years ended and the Terriers gradually slipped into decline. Relegation came in 1952. Since then they have largely been a lower division club and have experienced the pain of administration.

That all changed last season as the club went on a remarkable run to finish in the top six of the Championship before beating Reading on penalties to secure a historical place in the Premier League. Led by highly-rated coach David Wagner and featuring Aussie feel-good story Aaron Mooy, Town are no doubt eager to return to their glory days. Three successive title may be a tad delusional but as Leicester proved, anything is possible.

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Third year Sports Media student at the University of Canberra. Interests include sports history and stats...you know, all the fun stuff.