ALBION ROVERS

 ("The Wee Rovers")

Year formed1882
Previous names

None

Ground

Cliftonhill, Main Street, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire ML5 3RB

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 72 yards (101 x 66 metres)
Ground capacity2,496
Record attendance at present ground27,381 v Rangers, Scottish Cup 2nd round, 8th February 1936 (lost 1-3) 
League career

Scottish Federation: 1891 - 1893

Scottish Alliance: 1893 - 1896

Scottish Combination: 1897 - 1903

Lanarkshire League: 1898 - 1902

Scottish Division Two: 1903 - 1915

Inter-County League: 1904 - 1906

Scottish Western League: 1915 - 1919

Inter-County League: 1916 - 1917

Scottish Division One: 1919 - 1923

Scottish Division Two: 1923 - 1934

Scottish Division One: 1934 - 1937

Scottish Division Two: 1937 - 1938

Scottish Division One: 1938 - 1939

Scottish Division 'B': 1946 - 1948

Scottish Division 'A': 1948 - 1949

Scottish Division 'B' / Division Two: 1949 - 1975

Scottish Division Two: 1975 - 1989

Scottish Division One: 1989 - 1990

Scottish Division Two: 1990 - 1994

Scottish Division Three: 1994 - 2011

Scottish Division Two: 2011 - 2013

Scottish League Two: 2013 - 2015

Scottish League One: 2015 - 2018

Scottish League Two: 2018 - .

First Football League game15th August 1903 v Leith Athletic, Scottish Division Two (drew 2-2)
  
Honours 
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division Two champions: 1933-34

Scottish Division Two / Division 'B' runners-up: 1937-38, 1947-48

Scottish Division Two champions: 1988-89

Scottish League Two champions: 2014-15

Scottish Division Three runners-up: 2010-11

Lanarkshire League winners: 1901-02

Scottish Football Combination winners: 1913-14

Scottish Western League winners: 1917-18

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup runners-up: 1919-20

Scottish Qualifying Cup winners: 1913-14

Scottish Qualifying Cup runners-up: 1903-04

Lanarkshire Cup winners: 1899-1900, 1920-21, 1948-49, 1950-51, 1973-74, 1974-75, 1981-82, 1986-87

Airdrie Charities Cup winners: 1891-92

Best League position11th, Scottish Division One, 1921-22
Lowest League position9th, Scottish Division Three, 2004-05
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupQuarter-final, 1973-74, 1976-77
  
Most League points 
2 for a win54, Scottish Division Two, 1929-30
3 for a win71, Scottish League Two, 2014-15
Fewest League points 
2 for a win8, Scottish Division One, 1948-49
3 for a win18, Scottish Division Three, 1994-95
Most League goals scored101, Scottish Division Two, 1929-30
Most League goals conceded116, Scottish Division One, 1936-37
Fewest League goals scored19, Scottish Division Two, 1911-12
Fewest League goals conceded21, Scottish Division Two, 1910-11
Most wins in a League season

24, Scottish Division Two, 1929-30

Fewest wins in a League season

3, Scottish Division One, 1948-49

Most draws in a League season13, Scottish Division Two, 1990-91
Fewest draws in a League season

1, Scottish Division Two, 1911-12

Most losses in a League season28, Scottish Division Three, 1994-95
Fewest losses in a League season5, Scottish Division Two, 1913-14
Record win12-0 v Airdriehill, Scottish Cup 1st round, 3rd September 1887
Record defeat

1-11 v Partick Thistle, Scottish League Cup 2nd round, 11th August 1993

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season41, John Renwick, Scottish Second Division, 1932-33
in total105, Bunty Weir, 1928-31
Most League appearances399, Murdy Walls, 1921-36

Most capped player

1, Jock White for Scotland, 1922

Highest transfer fee received£40,000 for Bruce Cleland to Motherwell
Highest transfer fee paid£7,000 for Gerry McTeague from Stirling Albion, September 1989