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The fascinating past, present and future of the John Smith's Stadium
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The fascinating past, present and future of the John Smith's Stadium

This special edition of the We Are Terriers podcast looks back on the bold move away from Leeds Road, the move to the John Smith's Stadium, and what comes next

“We were struggling to pay our weekly wages and the club was on its knees, so when you talk about the move to the new stadium…there nearly wasn’t a club to move.”

With contributions from former Huddersfield Town board members Alan Sykes, Graham Leslie, and George Binns, club icon Andy Booth, and architecture expert Tomasz Romaniewicz, plus archive thoughts from Neil Warnock and Kevin Nagle, we look back on what motivated the club’s desire to move away from Leeds Road 30 years ago and the considerable obstacles they faced.

We examine how the stadium achieved its objectives for Town and for the district of Huddersfield, and where it has fallen short — and, of course, the question of what comes next for the John Smith’s Stadium and its surrounding areas.

Plus, look at that gorgeous artwork from Peter O’Toole. Don’t you just want it on a T-shirt? Yes, you do. Visit the store now!

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