CHESTERFIELD 

 ("The Spireites'')

Year formed1866
Turned professional 1891
Limited company1871
Previous names

None

Ground

Proact Stadium, 1866 Sheffield Road, Whittington Moor, Chesterfield

S41 8NZ (for pictures of the stadium click here)

Pitch measurements111 x 71 yards (102 x 65 metres)
Ground capacity10,400
Record attendance at present ground10,089 v Rotherham United, League Two, 18th March 2011 (won 5-0)
League career

Midland League: 1896 - 1899

Division Two: 1899 - 1909 (not re-elected)

Midland League: 1909 - 1921

Division Three (North): 1921- 1931

Division Two: 1931 - 1933

Division Three (North): 1933- 1936

Division Two: 1936 - 1951

Division Three (North): 1951 - 1958

Division Three: 1958 - 1961

Division Four: 1961 - 1970

Division Three: 1970 - 1983

Division Four: 1983 - 1985

Division Three: 1985 - 1989

Division Four/Three: 1989 - 1995

Division Two: 1995 - 2000

Division Three: 2000 - 2001

Division Two/League One: 2001 - 2007

League Two: 2007 - 2011

League One: 2011 - 2012

League Two: 2012 - 2014

League One: 2014 - 2017

League Two: 2017 - 2018

National League: 2018 - .

First Football League game 2nd September 1899 v The Wednesday, Division Two, lost 1-5
  
Honours 
EuropeanAnglo-Scottish Cup winners: 1980-81
Domestic - League

Division Three (North) Champions: 1930-31, 1935-36

Division Three (North) runners-up: 1933-34

Division Four/League Two champions: 1969-70, 1984-85, 2010-11, 2013-14

Midland League champions: 1909-10, 1919-20

Midland League runners-up: 1912-13

Second World War East Midlands Division champions: 1939-40

Second World War North Division runners-up: 1940-41

Domestic - CupFA Youth Cup runners-up: 1955-56
Best League position4th, Division Two, 1946-47
Lowest League position20th, Division Four, 1965-66, 1968-69
Furthest in FA CupSemi-final, 1996-97
Furthest in League Cup4th round, 1964-65
  
Most League points  
2 for a win64, Division Four, 1969-70
3 for a win91, Division Four, 1984-85
Fewest League points 
2 for a win23, Division Two, 1907-08
3 for a win36, Division Two, 1999-2000
Most League goals scored102, Division Three (North), 1930-31
Most League goals conceded92, Division Two, 1907-08
Fewest League goals scored34, Division Two, 1999-2000
Fewest League goals conceded32, Division Four, 1969-70
Most wins in a League season27, Division Four, 1969-70
Fewest wins in a League season6, Division Two, 1907-08
Most draws in a League season

17, Division Two, 1948-49

17, Division Three/Two, 1970-71, 1997-98

Fewest draws in a League season3, Division Three (North), 1921-22
Most losses in a League season27, League One, 2016-17
Fewest losses in a League season6, Division Three (North), 1935-36
Record League win10-0 v Glossop North End, Division Two, 17th January 1903
Record Cup win5-0 v Wath Athletic, FA Cup 1st round, 28th November 1925
Record defeat0-10 v Gillingham, Division Three, 5th September 1987
  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season44, Jimmy Cookson, Division Three (North), 1925-26
in total161, Ernie Moss, 1969-76, 1979-81 and 1984-86
  
Most League goals in one season

4, Jimmy Cookson v Accrington Stanley, Division Three (North), 16th January 1926

4, Jimmy Cookson v Ashington, Division Three (North), 1st May 1926

4, Jimmy Cookson v Wigan Borough, Division Three (North), 4th September 1926

4, Tommy Lyon v Southampton, Division Two, 3rd December 1938

Most League appearances 613, Dave Blakey, 1948-67
Most capped player

4, Walter McMillan, Northern Ireland, 1937-38

4, Mark Williams, Northern Ireland, 1999

Youngest League playerDennis Thompson, 16 years 160 days v Notts County, 26th December 1950
Highest Transfer Fee Received£1,300,000 for Sam Clucas to Hull City, July 2015
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£250,000 for Jason Lee from Watford, August 1998