CHARLTON ATHLETIC 

 ("The Addicks")

Year formed1905
Turned professional 1920 
Limited company 1919 
Previous namesNone
GroundThe Valley, Floyd Road, Charlton, London SE7 8BL

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements112 x 73 yards (102 x 67 metres)
Ground capacity27,111
Record attendance at present ground75,031 v Aston Villa, FA Cup 5th round, 12th February 1938 (drew 1-1)
League career

Kent League: 1919 - 1920

Southern League: 1920 - 1921

Division Three (South): 1921 - 1929

Division Two: 1929 - 1933

Division Three (South): 1933 - 1935

Division Two: 1935 - 1936

Division One: 1936 - 1957

Division Two: 1957 - 1972

Division Three: 1972 - 1975

Division Two: 1975 - 1980

Division Three: 1980 - 1981

Division Two: 1981 - 1986

Division One: 1986 - 1990

Division Two/Division One: 1990 - 1998

Premiership: 1998 - 1999

Division One: 1999 - 2000

Premiership: 2000 - 2007

Championship: 2007 - 2009

League One: 2009 - 2012

Championship: 2012 - 2016

League One: 2016 - .

First Football League game 27th August 1921 v Exeter City, Division Three (South), won 1-0 
Honours
EuropeanNone
Domestic - LeagueDivision One runners-up: 1936-37

Division One champions: 1999-2000

Division Two runners-up: 1935-36, 1985-86

League One champions: 2011-12

Division Three (South) champions: 1928-29, 1934-35

Domestic - CupFA Cup winners: 1946-47

FA Cup runners-up: 1945-46

Full Members' Cup runners-up: 1986-87

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 1986-87

Second World War League South Cup winners: 1943-44

Second World War League South Cup runners-up: 1942-43

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position21st, Division Three (South), 1925-26
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupQuarter-final, 2006-07
Most League points 
2 for a win61, Division Three (South), 1934-35
3 for a win101, League One, 2011-12
Fewest League points
2 for a win22, Division One, 1956-57

22, Division Two, 1979-80

3 for a win30, Division One, 1989-90
Most League goals scored107, Division Two, 1957-58
Most League goals conceded120, Division One, 1956-57
Fewest League goals scored31, Division One, 1989-0
Fewest League goals conceded44, Division Three, 1980-81
Most wins in a League season27, Division One, 1999-2000

27, Division Three (South), 1934-35

Fewest wins in a League season6, Division Two, 1979-80
Most draws in a League season20, Division One, 1995-96
Fewest draws in a League season4, Division One, 1956-57
Most losses in a League season29, Division One, 1956-57
Fewest losses in a League season

8, Division Three (South), 1934-35

8, League One, 2009-10

Record League win8-1 v Middlesbrough, Division One, 12th September 1953
Record Cup win 7-0 v Burton Albion, FA Cup 3rd round, 7th January 1956 
Record defeat1-11 v Aston Villa, Division Two, 14th November 1959
Highest Number of League goals scored
in a season32, Ralph Allen, Division Three (South), 1934-35
in total153, Stuart Leary, 1953-62
Most League goals in one match 5, Wilson Lennox v Exeter City, Division Three (South), 2nd February 1929

5, Eddie Firmani v Aston Villa, Division One, 5th February 1955

5, John Summers v Huddersfield Town, Division Two, 21st December 1957

5, John Summers v Portsmouth, Division Two, 1st October 1960

Most League appearances 579, Sam Bartram, 1934-56
Most capped player42, Jonatan Johansson, Finland, 2000-06
Youngest League player Jonjo Shevley, 16 years 59 days v Burnley, 26th April 2008 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£16,500,000 for Darren Bent to Tottenham Hotspur, May 2007
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£5,380,000 for Darren Bent from Ipswich Town, June 2005