Formed 1880
Turned Professional 1885
Record Attendance 42,684 v Arsenal Division One 23 April 1938
Pitch Measurements 110yds x 75yds
Record League Victory 10-0 v Stoke Division One 14 September 1889
Record Cup Victory 26-0 v Hyde FA Cup Round One 15 October 1887
Record Defeat 0-7 v Blackpool Division One 1 May 1948
Most League Points 95 - Division Two 1999/2000
Most League Goals 100 - Division Two 1927-28
Highest League Scorer In A Season Ted Harper 37 Division Two 1932-33
Most League Appearances Alan Kelly 447 from 1961-75
Record Transfer Fee Received £6m for David Nugent from Portsmouth, July 2007
(Previous Record £5m for Jon Macken from Man City, March 2002)
Record Transfer Fee Paid £1.5mi paid to Manchester United for striker, David Healy, in December 2000
(Previous Record £500,000 to Man Utd for Michael Appleton and to Toulouse for Iain Anderson)