Schindler prepares for party after seeing Huddersfield into Premier League

Posted June 07, 2017

If the penalties were nerve-jangling, the 120 minutes which preceded them were anything but.

The Terriers secured promotion to the Premier League, ending a 45-year absence from the top flight, thanks to a 4-3 penalty shoot-out success over Reading.

"They spend a lot of money every year and we get the chance to play a play-off final in this division is unbelievable".

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Brown spent the first half of the season on loan at Rotherham, who were relegated to League One, then the second half at Huddersfield.

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Lowe was among Huddersfield's shootout heroes, completing a dream first season in West Yorkshire having arrived on a free transfer from 2.

Huddersfield started brightly and should have taken the lead inside five minutes with Mooy's teasing free-kick inexplicably headed wide by Michael Hefele from close range.

The game finished 0-0 after extra time and German defender Christopher Schindler struck the winning penalty for Huddersfield after Reading failed to convert their last two spot-kicks.

Huddersfield have never played in the Premier League and haven't been a force in English football since the 1920s, when they won the title three times under legendary boss Herbert Chapman.

Socceroos midfielder Aaron Mooy says he has not put any thought into his future plans after helping Huddersfield Town earn promotion to the Premier League. We will give it another shot next season.

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"It's always hard for young players and experienced players to lose like that but I'm sure everyone is behind Liam and Jordan".

"The prize is so big, I feel for (Reading)....but it is our turn and I think we deserve it because of the way we have done it". Now, they will be competing against the elite teams in England.

In next season's Premier League, eight of the 20 clubs will not have any top-flight titles to their name.

"It's always hard if you lose but what we achieved this season is great - how we made progress, got in the top six and to the play-off final".

"It's proved experience is important but not everything".

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