Huddersfield make history in reaching the Premier League with penalty shoot-out success

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The Terriers are back in the big time for the first time since 1972, with David Wagner's side setting a new record for promoted clubs in the process

Huddersfield Town are heading to the Premier League, and have made history on the back of their Championship play-off final success.

The Terriers were fancied by few heading into the 2016-17 campaign, but David Wagner has overseen a remarkable reversal in fortune at the John Smith’s Stadium.

Huddersfield taste play-off joy

He will now be facing a man he previously worked alongside at Borussia Dortmund in Jurgen Klopp next season, with Huddersfield readying themselves for Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea and the top-flight elite.

They will need to add over the summer in order to remain competitive, with a record set on their way to big time suggesting that they need reinforcements at both ends of the field.

Huddersfield will be rejoining the elite for the first time in 45 years, with the club having turned out in the fourth tier as recently as 2003-04.

They have worked their way up from the basement to the summit, matching a record of League Two play-off winners Blackpool in the process.

Huddersfield will now be eagerly awaiting the announcement of the Premier League fixture list for 2017-18.

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