ALLOA ATHLETIC

 

("The Wasps", "The Hornets")

Year formed1878
Previous names

Clackmannan County: 1878 - 1879

Alloa AFC: 1879 - 1893

Alloa Athletic: 1883 to date

Ground

Recreation Park, Clackmannan Road, Alloa FK10 1RX 

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 75 yards (100 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity3,100
Record attendance at present ground13,000 v Dunfermline Athletic, Scottish Cup 3rd round replay, 22nd February 1939 (won 3-2)
League career

Scottish Midland League: 1891 - 1897

Scottish Central League: 1897 - 1898

Scottish Central Combination: 1898 - 1903

Scottish Combination: 1903 - 1906

Scottish Union: 1906 - 1909

Scottish Central League: 1909 - 1921

Scottish Division Two: 1921 - 1922

Scottish Division One: 1922 - 1923

Scottish Division Two / Division 'B' / Division Two: 1923 - 1975

Scottish Division Two: 1975 - 1977

Scottish Division One: 1977 - 1978

Scottish Division Two: 1978 - 1982

Scottish Division One: 1982 - 1984

Scottish Division Two: 1984 - 1985

Scottish Division One: 1985 - 1986

Scottish Division Two: 1986 - 1989

Scottish Division One: 1989 - 1990

Scottish Division Two: 1990 - 1994

Scottish Division Three: 1994 - 1998

Scottish Division Two: 1998 - 2000

Scottish Division One: 2000 - 2001

Scottish Division Two: 2001 - 2002

Scottish Division One: 2002 - 2003

Scottish Division Two: 2003 - 2011

Scottish Division Three: 2011 - 2012

Scottish Division Two: 2012 - 2013

Scottish Championship: 2013 - 2016

Scottish League One: 2016 - .

First Scottish League game20th August 1921 v Stenhousemuir, Scottish Division Two, won 1-0
  
Honours 
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division Two champions: 1921-22

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1938-39

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1976-77, 1981-82, 1984-85, 1988-89, 1999-2000, 2001-02, 2009-10, 2012-13

Scottish Division Three champions: 1997-98, 2011-12

Scottish League One runners-up: 2016-17

Scottish Central League champions: 1912-13

Scottish Central League runners-up: 1909-10, 1911-12

Scottish Union champions: 1906-07

Scottish Midland League runners-up: 1891-92, 1892-93

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Challenge Cup winners: 1999-2000

Scottish Challenge Cup runners-up: 2001-02, 2014-15

Scottish Consolation Cup winners: 1907-08

Penman Cup winners: 1920-21, 1925-26

Penman Cup runners-up: 1905-06, 1908-09

Dewar Shield runners-up: 1904-05, 1906-07, 1908-09

Fife Cup winners: 1885-86, 1895-96, 1897-98

Fife Cup runners-up: 1883-84

Stirlingshire Cup winners: 1904-05, 1907-08, 1908-09, 1912-13, 1920-21, 1924-25, 1933-34, 1946-47, 1955-56, 1957-58, 1959-60, 1965-66, 1981-82, 1996-97

Stirlingshire Cup runners-up: 1905-06, 1906-07, 1909-10, 1910-11, 1921-22, 1922-23, 1923-24, 1983-84, 1993-94, 1997-98, 1999-2000, 2000-01

Best League position6th, Scottish Division One, 1982-83
Lowest League position

9th, Scottish Division Two, 1929-30

9th, Scottish Division Three, 1995-96

Furthest in Scottish CupQuarter-finals, 1938-39, 1960-61, 1988-89
Furthest in League CupQuarter-finals, 1948-49, 1950-51, 1965-66, 2016-17
  
Most League points 
2 for a win60, Scottish Division Two, 1921-22
3 for a win77, Scottish Division Three, 2011-12
Fewest League points 
2 for a win13, Scottish Division 'B', 1949-50
3 for a win21, Scottish Championship, 2015-16
Most League goals scored92, Scottish Division Two, 1961-62
Most League goals conceded106, Scottish Division Two, 1937-38
Fewest League goals scored22, Scottish Championship, 2015-16
Fewest League goals conceded

28, Scottish Division Two, 1975-76

Most wins in a League season

26, Scottish Division Two, 1921-22

Fewest wins in a League season4, Scottish Championship, 2015-16

 

Most draws in a League season17, Scottish Division Two, 1993-94
Fewest draws in a League season

3, Scottish Division 'B', 1948-49, 1949-50

Most losses in a League season

23, Scottish Division Two / Division One / Championship, 1929-30, 1971-72, 2015-16

Fewest losses in a League season4, Scottish Division Two, 1921-22
Record win9-0 v Selkirk, Scottish Cup, 28th November 2005
Record defeat

2-11 v Hibernian, Scottish League Cup quarter-final 2nd leg, 26th September 1965

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season49, Willie "Wee" Crilley, 1921-22
in total91, Willie Irvine, 1996-2001
  
Most League appearances 

Most capped player

1, Jock Hepburn for Scotland, 1891

Highest transfer fee received£100,000 for Martin Cameron to Bristol Rovers, June 2000
Highest transfer fee paid£26,000 for Ross Hamilton from Stenhousemuir, July 2000