CHELTENHAM TOWN

("The Robins")

Year formed1892
Turned professional1932
Limited company1937
Previous namesNone
Ground

Jonny-Rocks Stadium, Whaddon Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

GL52 5NA

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements111 x 72 yards (102 x 66 metres)
Ground capacity7,066
Record attendance at present ground8,326 v Reading, FA Cup 1st round, 17th November 1956 (lost 1-2)
League career

Southern League Western section: 1935 - 1936

Southern League Central section: 1935 - 1936

Southern League: 1936 - 1958

Southern League North West section: 1958 - 1959

Southern League Premier Division: 1959 - 1962

Southern League Division One: 1962 - 1964

Southern League Premier Division: 1964 - 1969

Southern League Division One: 1969 - 1971

Southern League Division One Northern section: 1971 - 1977

Southern League Premier Division: 1977 - 1979

Southern League Midland Division: 1979 - 1983

Southern League Premier Division: 1983 - 1985

Conference: 1985 - 1992

Southern (Premier) League: 1992 - 1997

Conference: 1997 - 1999

Division Three: 1999 - 2002

Division Two: 2002 - 2003

Division Three/League Two: 2003 - 2006

League One: 2006 - 2009

League Two: 2009 - 2015

Conference Premier: 2015 - 2016

League Two: 2016 - .

First Football League match7th August 1999 v Rochdale, Division Three, lost 0-2
Honours
EuropeanNone
Domestic - LeagueConference champions: 1998-99, 2015-16

Conference runners-up: 1997-98

Southern League Premier Division champions: 1984-85

Southern League runners-up: 1955-56, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1996-97

Southern League (Midland Division) champions: 1982-83

Southern League Division One North runners-up: 1976-77

Domestic - CupFA Trophy winners: 1997-98
Best League position17th, League One, 2006-07
Lowest League position22nd, League Two, 2009-10
Furthest in FA Cup5th round, 2001-02
Furthest in League Cup2nd round, 2002-03, 2005-06, 2006-07
Most League points
2 for a winn/a
3 for a win78, Division Three, 2001-02
Fewest League points
2 for a winn/a
3 for a win

41, League Two, 2014-15

Most League goals scored66, Division Three, 2001-02
Most League goals conceded

77, League Two, 2010-11

Fewest League goals scored40, League Two, 2014-15
Fewest League goals conceded42, Division Three, 1999-2000
Most wins in a League season21, Division Three, 2001-02
Fewest wins in a League season

9, League Two, 2014-15

Most draws in a League season

18, Division Two, 2002-03

18, League Two, 2009-10

Fewest draws in a League season9, League One, 2006-07
Most losses in a League season23, League Two, 2014-15
Fewest losses in a League season10, Division Three, 2001-02
Record League win11-0 v Bourneville Athletic, Birmingham Combination, 29th April 1933
Record Cup win12-0 v Chippenham Rovers, FA Cup 3rd qualifying round, 2nd November 1935
Record defeat1-8 v Crewe Alexandra, League Two, 2nd April 2011

N.B. 1-10 v Merthyr Town, Southern League, 8th March 1952

Highest Number of League goals scored
in a season20, Julian Alsop, Division Three, 2001-02
in total38, Martin Devaney, 1999-2005
Most League appearances258, Jamie Victory, 1999-2007
Most capped player7, Grant McCann, Northern Ireland, 2002-06
Highest Transfer Fee Received£400,000 for Steve Gillespie to Colchester United, June 2008
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£50,000 for Grant McCann from West Ham United, January 2003

£50,000 for Brian Wilson from Stoke City, March 2004