Originally nicknamed the Scarlet Runners Huddersfield first played in red until 1913 when the club took on the now symbolic blue and white stripe uniform. The club first adopted a crest around 1920 following the local coat of arms design, which included three rams and turrets to represent the family who held the Manor of Huddersfield residence since Elizabeth I’s reign.
The now notorious nickname of the Terriers came in around the late 1960s and along with the name saw the club adopt their first Yorkshire Terrier crest. Simplistic at first, the famous man’s best friend has evolved over the years including the early 1970s effort which included the Terrier under a white rose of Yorkshire alongside three star’s to represent the clubs previous success.In the early millennial years the club introduced a new crest design that featured elements from the past and present. The new and still current edition features a re-working of the town’s coat of arms with the incorporation of a majestic looking Terrier – a sure find friend for life and no doubt a good luck charm for the club’s debut season in the Premier League.