Denis Atkins made over 300 appearances for the two clubs.
Denis Atkins, the former Huddersfield Town and Bradford City defender, has died at the age of 77.
The right-back made over 300 appearances combined for the Terriers and Bantams.
He was born in Bradford but joined Town in 1955, retiring from football after the 1970-71 season to become a teacher.
In a statement confirming his death, Bradford City AFC said: "He was predeceased by his lovely wife Beryl, and had three daughters Julie, Jill (who represented Britain at hockey and was an Olympic Games winner in Barcelona), Tracy, and a son Neil.
"Our condolences are with the family at this difficult time."