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These records are compiled independently and as such are unofficial, primarily as the classification of games may be different. The records below were compiled on a “first-class” system and includes games and appearances within any league, FA Cup, FA Trophy and Football League Trophy. These records accept 1888 as the year of the club’s foundation. Fixtures voided by covid are excluded.

Highest League Position: 4th – Third Division North – 1924/25

Lowest League Position: 20th – Northern Premier League – 1980/81

Most Points in a Season: 96 – 1992/93

Fewest Points in a Season: 16 – 1892/93 (12 teams in the league)

Most League Wins in a Season: 29 – 1992/93

Fewest League Wins in a Season: 3 – 1976/77

Most League Defeats in a Season: 29 – 1957/58

Fewest League Defeats in a Season: 4 – 1992/93

Most League Draws in a Season: 19 – 1976/77

Fewest League Draws in a Season:

Most League Goals Scored in a Season: 103 – Northern Premier League – 1992/93

Highest Attendance: 20,010 V Newcastle United, FA Cup 4th Round, Tuesday 26 January 1932

Highest Average League Attendance:

Lowest Attendance: 118 V Netherfield, League, Tuesday 1 April 1980

Biggest Win – 11-0 V Bacup – 19 October 1901

Biggest Defeat – 0-11 V Oldham Athletic – 26 December 1962

Highest Scoring Match –

Highest Scoring League Match –

Most Overall Goals by a Player in a Season – 42 – Terry Fearns – 2004/05

Most League Apps by a Player – 401 – Arthur Peat

Most League Goals by a Player in a Season – 33 – Terry Fearns – 2004/05

Youngest Player – 16 years 204 days – Josh Hines (vs Blyth Spartans, 24 September 2007)

Oldest Player – 42 years 243 days – Frank Jeffries (vs Durham, 3 March 1927)

Fastest Goal –

Most Goals by a Player in a Match – 6 – Billy Glover (vs Grimsby Town, 22 October 1921)

Most Clean Sheets by a Player in a Season

Most Matches Won in a Row – 9 (18 April 1931 to 12 September 1931)

Most Matches Without Losing – 24 (10 November 1992 to 12 April 1993)

Most Matches Lost in a Rown – 11 (13 September 1975 to 1 November 1975)

Most Matches Without Winning – 26 (31 January 1959 to 19 September 1959)

Most Matches Without Scoring – 6 (11 April 1955 to 27 April 1955)

Most Matches Without Conceding – 6 (25 August 1987 to 19 September 1987)