BERWICK RANGERS

 

("The Borderers", "The Black & Gold", "The Dream Team")

Year formed1881
Previous names

None

Ground

Shielfield Park, Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2EF

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 70 yards (100 x 64 metres)
Ground capacity4,131
Record attendance at present ground13,356 v Rangers, Scottish Cup 1st round, 28th January 1967 (won 1-0)
League career

Scottish Eastern League: 1905 - 1906

Scottish Border Amateur League: 1908 - 1909

Scottish East of Scotland League: 1923 - 1951

Scottish Division 'C' North & East: 1951 - 1955

Scottish Division 'B' / Division Two: 1955 - 1975

Scottish Division Two: 1975 - 1979

Scottish Division One: 1979 - 1981

Scottish Division Two: 1981 - 1997

Scottish Division Three: 1997 - 2000

Scottish Division Two: 2000 - 2005

Scottish Division Three: 2005 - 2007

Scottish Division Two: 2007 - 2008

Scottish Division Three / League Two: 2008 - .

First Scottish League game24th August 1955 v Hamilton Academicals, Scottish Division 'B' (drew 3-3)
  
Honours 
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division Two champions: 1978-79

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1993-94

Scottish Division Three champions: 2006-07

Scottish Division Three runners-up: 1999-2000, 2005-06

Domestic - CupScottish Qualifying Cup (South) winners: 1947-48
Best League position12th, Scottish Division One, 1979-80
Lowest League position9th, Scottish Division Three, 2008-09
Furthest in Scottish CupQuarter-final, 1953-54, 1979-80, 2014-15
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1963-64
  
Most League points 
2 for a win54, Scottish Division Two, 1978-79
3 for a win76, Scottish Division Three, 2005-06
Fewest League points 
2 for a win15, Scottish Division Two, 1957-58
3 for a win16, Scottish Division Two, 2007-08
Most League goals scored83, Scottish Division Two, 1961-62
Most League goals conceded114, Scottish Division Two, 1956-57
Fewest League goals scored31, Scottish Division One, 1980-81
Fewest League goals conceded27, Scottish Division Three, 2005-06
Most wins in a League season

24, Scottish Division Three, 2006-07

Fewest wins in a League season

3, Scottish Division Two, 2007-08

Most draws in a League season16, Scottish Division Two, 1977-78
Fewest draws in a League season

3, Scottish Division Three, 2006-07

Most losses in a League season29, Scottish Division Two, 1987-88
Fewest losses in a League season6, Scottish Division Three, 2005-06
Record win

8-1 v Forfar Athletic, Scottish Division Two, 25th December 1965

8-1 v Vale of Leithen, Scottish Cup 1st preliminary round, 17th December 1966

Record defeat

1-9 v Hamilton Academical, Scottish Division One, 9th August 1980

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season33, Ken Bowron, Scottish Division Two, 1963-64
in total115, Eric Tait, 1970-87
  
Most League appearances435, Eric Tait, 1970-87

Most capped player

None

Highest transfer fee received£80,000 for John Hughes to Swansea City, November 1989
Highest transfer fee paid£27,000 for Sandy Ross from Cowdenbeath, March 1991