BRISTOL CITY 

("The Robins")

Year formed1894
Turned professional 1897 
Limited company 1897 
Previous namesBristol South End: 1894 - 1897

Bristol City: 1897 - .

GroundAshton Gate, Bristol BS23 2EJ

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements115 x 75 yards (105 x 69 metres)
Record attendance at present ground

43,335 v Preston North End, FA Cup 5th round, 16th February 1935 (drew 0-0)

Ground capacity27,000
League career

Western League: 1896 - 1897

Southern League Division One: 1897 - 1901

Western League: 1897 - 1898

United League: 1898 - 1899

Western League: 1899 - 1901

Division Two: 1901 - 1906

Division One: 1906 - 1911

Division Two: 1911 - 1922

Division Three (South): 1922 - 1923

Division Two: 1923 - 1924

Division Three (South): 1924 - 1927

Division Two: 1927 - 1932

Division Three (South): 1932 - 1955

Division Two: 1955 - 1960

Division Three: 1960 - 1965

Division Two: 1965 - 1976

Division One: 1976 - 1980

Division Two: 1980 - 1981

Division Three: 1981 - 1982

Division Four: 1982 - 1984

Division Three: 1984 - 1990

Division Two/One: 1990 - 1995

Division Two: 1995 - 1998

Division One: 1998 - 1999

Division Two/League One: 1999 - 2007.

Championship: 2007 - 2013

League One: 2013 - 2015

Championship: 2015 - .

First Football League game 7th September 1901 v Blackpool, Division Two, won 2-0 
  
Honours 
EuropeanAnglo-Scottish Cup winners: 1977-78

Anglo-Scottish Cup runners-up: 1979-80.

Domestic - LeagueDivision One runners-up: 1906-07

Division Two champions: 1905-06

Division Two runners-up: 1975-76

League One champions: 2014-15

Division Three/Two/League One runners-up: 1964-65, 1989-90, 1997-98,

2006-07.

Division Three (South) champions: 1922-23, 1926-27, 1954-55

Division Three (South) runners-up: 1937-38

Southern League Division One champions: 1901-02

Southern League Division One runners-up: 1897-98, 1898-99, 1900-01

Western League champions: 1897-98

Western League runners-up: 1896-97

Second World War West Division runners-up: 1944-45

Domestic - CupFA Cup runners-up: 1908-09

Freight Rover/LDV Vans Trophy winners: 1985-86, 2002-03

Freight Rover Trophy/Auto Windscreens Shield runners-up: 1986-87,

1999-2000

Division Three (South) Cup runners-up: 1937-38

Welsh Cup winners: 1933-34

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 1972-73

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position14th, Division Four, 1982-83
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1970-71, 1988-89, 2017-18
  
Most League points  
2 for a win70, Division Three (South), 1954-55
3 for a win99, League One. 2014-15
Fewest League points 
2 for a win23, Division Two, 1931-32
3 for a win41, Championship, 2012-13
Most League goals scored104, Division Three (South), 1926-27
Most League goals conceded97, Division Two, 1959-60
Fewest League goals scored29, Division Two, 1980-81
Fewest League goals conceded28, Division Two, 1905-06
Most wins in a League season30, Division Two, 1905-06

30, Division Three (South), 1954-55

Fewest wins in a League season6, Division Two, 1931-32
Most draws in a League season19, Division Two / League One, 1999-2000, 2013-14
Fewest draws in a League season4, Division Two, 1904-05
Most losses in a League season27, Championship, 2012-13
Fewest losses in a League season2, Division Two, 1905-06
Record League win 9-0 v Aldershot, Division Three (South), 28th December 1946 
Record Cup win11-0 v Chichester City, FA Cup 1st round, 5th November 1960
Record defeat0-9 v Coventry City, Division Three (South), 28th April 1934
  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season36, Don Clark, Division Three (South), 1946-47
in total314, John Atyeo, 1951-66
  
Most League goals in one match 6, Tommy 'Tot' Walsh v Gillingham, Division Three (South), 15th January 1927 
Most League appearances 597, John Atyeo, 1951-66
Most capped player26, Billy Wedlock, England, 1907-14
Youngest League playerMarvin Brown, 16 years 105 days v Bristol Rovers, 17th October 1999 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£11,000,000 for Jonathan Kodija to Aston Villa, August 2016
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£5,300,000 for Famara Diedhiou from Angers, June 2017