ALDERSHOT TOWN  

("The Shots")

Year formed1926
Turner professional 1927
Limited company1927
Previous names Aldershot Town: 1926 - 1937

Aldershot: 1937 - 1992

Aldershot Town: 1992 - .

GroundThe EBB Stadium at the Recreation Ground, High Street, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 1TW

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Club's ground since1926
Pitch measurements117 x 75 yards (107 x 69 metres)
Ground capacity7,100 (2,136 seated)
Record attendance at present ground

19,138 v Carlisle United, FA Cup 4th round replay, 28th January 1970

(lost 1-4)

Record League attendance at present ground

Aldershot FC: 15,611 v Reading, Division Three (South), 22 October

1938 (drew 1-1)

Aldershot Town FC: 5,470 v Rotherham United, League Two play-off

semi-final, 15 May 2010 (lost 0-1)

Lowest League attendance at present ground

Aldershot FC: 1,027 v Port Vale, Division Four, 17 September 1985

(drew 0-0)

Aldershot Town FC: 1,191 v Northampton Town, League Two, 22 January 2013 (lost 1-2)

First League game at present ground

Aldershot FC: 27 August 1932 v Southend United, Division Three (South) (lost 1-2)

Aldershot Town FC: 16 August 2008 v AFC Bournemouth, League Two

(drew 1-1)

Last League game at present ground

Aldershot FC: 14 March 1992 v Lincoln City, Division Four (lost 0-3)

Aldershot Town FC: 20 April 2013 v Dagenham & Redbridge, League

Two (won 1-0)

Previous grounds

None - previous club (Aldershot FC) also played at Recreation Ground

League career

Southern League Eastern section: 1927 - 1932

Division Three (South): 1932 - 1958

Division Four: 1958 - 1973

Division Three: 1973 - 1976

Division Four: 1976 - 1987

Division Three: 1987 - 1989

Division Four: 1989 - 1992 

Isthmian League Division Three: 1992 - 1993

Isthmian League Division Two: 1993 - 1998

Isthmian League Premier Division: 1998 - 2003

Conference: 2003 - 2008

League Two: 2008 - 2013

Conference: 2013 - .

First League game

Aldershot FC: 27th August 1932 v Southend United, Division Three

(South) lost 1-2)

Aldershot Town FC: 16 August 2008 v AFC Bouremouth, League Two

(drew 1-1)

  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - LeagueBlue Square Premier League champions: 2007-08

Conference runners-up: 2003-04

Southern League champions: 1929-30

Southern League Eastern section champions: 1929-30

Southern League Eastern section runners-up: 1930-31

Isthmian League (Premier Division) champions: 2002-03

Isthmian League (Division One) champions: 1997-98

Isthmian League (Division Three) champions: 1992-93

Domestic - Cup

Hampshire Senior Cup winners: 1927-28, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2001-02,

2002-03, 2006-07

Hampshire Senior Cup runners-up: 2004-05

Bob Lord Challenge Cup runners-up: 2003-04

Setanta Shield winners: 2007-08

Isthmian League Cup winners: 1998-99

Isthmian League Cup runners-up: 1995-96

Isthmian League Charity Shield winners: 1998-99, 2002-03

Best League position8th, Division Three, 1973-74
Lowest League position24th, League Two, 2012-13
Furthest in FA Cup5th round, 1932-33, 1978-79
Furthest in League Cup3rd round, 1984-85
  
Most League points  
2 for a win57, Division Four, 1978-79
3 for a win75, Division Four, 1983-84
Fewest League points 
2 for a win23, Division Three (South), 1936-37
3 for a win37, Division Three, 1988-89
Most League goals scored83, Division Four, 1963-64
Most League goals conceded101, Division Four, 1990-91
Fewest League goals scored39, Division Three (South), 1937-38
Fewest League goals conceded38, Division Four, 1972-73
Most wins in a League season22, Division Four, 1961-62, 1972-73, 1983-84
Fewest wins in a League season7, Division Three (South), 1936-37
Most draws in a League season22, Division Four, 1971-72
Fewest draws in a League season5, Division Three (South), 1937-38

5, Division Four, 1961-62

Most losses in a League season26, Division Three (South), 1936-37
Fewest losses in a League season9, Division Four, 1978-79
Record League win8-1 v Gateshead, Division Four, 13th September 1958
Record Cup win7-0 v Chelmsford, FA Cup 1st round, 28th November 1931

7-0 v Newport (IOW), FA Cup 2nd round, 8th December 1945

(NB 11-1 v Kingstonian, FA Cup 4th qualifying round, 16th November 1929)

Record defeat1-10 v Southend United, Leyland Daf Cup preliminary round, 6th November 1990
  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season26, John Dungworth, Division Four, 1978-79
in total171, Jack Howarth, 1965-71 and 1972-77
  
Most League appearances 461, Murray Brodie, 1970-83
Most capped player3, Louie Soares for Barbados, 2007 - .
Highest Transfer Fee Received£150,000 for Tony Lange to Wolverhampton Wanderers, July 1989
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£54,000 for Colin Garwood from Portsmouth, February 1980