VIDEO: Premier League Bound-Huddersfield Mock Ian Holloway After QPR Boss Tipped Them for Relegation

Wednesday July 19th, 2017

​Ian Holloway has said plenty of ridiculous things over the course of his managerial career, but his prediction regarding Huddersfield at the beginning of the season has recently left the Queens Park Rangers boss with egg on his face.

Writing for ​Sky Sports before the start of the campaign, Holloway tipped David Wagner's side to drop into League One, saying: 

"I haven't seen much progression from the club during the back end of last season. David Wagner is pretty inexperienced and if results turn, then they may struggle to turn things around."

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Ian Holloway QPR Manager before the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Nottingham Forest at Loftus Road on April 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Harry Hubbard/Getty Images)
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However, the club have surpassed all expectations and will play in the Premier League next season after beating Reading in the Championship play-off final, returning to the top flight of English football for the first time since 1972.


And, when celebrating, Huddersfield's squad couldn't help but have a little bit of fun at Holloway's expense, singing the former Blackpool boss' name in their changing room.

Terriers manager David Wagner also fancied humiliating Holloway, highlighting his comments during a post-match interview after ​​Christopher Schindler scored the winning penalty in the shootout.

​​Wagner's Huddersfield can look forward to trips to Old Trafford, Anfield, Wembley and Stamford Bridge next season, while QPR will be visiting places like Burton, Barnsley and Preston after finishing 18th in the Championship.

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