"I’m not here to be average": Hodgkinson officially takes control of Huddersfield

4 July 2019

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Photo: Getty Images In an interview, Huddersfield's new owner Phil Hodgkinson says: "Nothing in my life that I’ve done stands out to be average…"

Huddersfield Town have now officially got a new owner: Phil Hodgkinson.

Besides taking control of the club, Hodgkinson also becomes the club’s new chairman, replacing Dean Hoyle.

In an interview Hodgkinson says: "Nothing in my life that I’ve done stands out to be average…"

Peter Høyer ph@offthepitch.com

Huddersfield Town’s new chairman, Phil Hodgkinson, has passed the EFL’s "Owner’s & Director’s Test" and now takes a 75 per cent controlling stake in the club, with the former owner and chairman, Dean Hoyle, retaining the remaining 25 per cent as a member of the board.

I’m doing this because I believe I can take it to the next level and take it forward from what Dean has done. I’m not here to be average.

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