COWDENBEATH

 

 

("The Blue Brazil", "Cowden", "The Miners")

Year formed1882
Previous names

None

Ground

Central Park, Cowdenbeath KY4 9QQ

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements107 x 66 yards (98 x 60 metres)
Ground capacity5,268
Record attendance at present ground25,586 v Rangers, League Cup quarter-final, 21 September 1949 (lost 1-3)
League career

Scottish Midland League: 1891 - 1892 (resigned)

Scottish Central League: 1896 - 1898

Scottish Northern League: 1901 - 1905

Scottish Division Two: 1905 - 1915

Scottish Eastern League: 1915 - 1918

Scottish Eastern League: 1919 - 1920

Scottish Central League: 1920 - 1921

Scottish Division Two: 1921 - 1924

Scottish Division One / Division 'A': 1924 - 1934

Scottish Division B' / Division Two: 1934 - 1970

Scottish Division One: 1970 - 1971

Scottish Division Two: 1971 - 1975

Scottish Division Two: 1975 - 1992

Scottish Division One: 1992 - 1993

Scottish Division Two: 1993 - 1994

Scottish Division Three: 1994 - 2001

Scottish Division Two: 2001 - 2003

Scottish Division Three: 2003 - 2007

Scottish Division Two: 2007 - 2008

Scottish Division Three: 2008 - 2009

Scottish Division Two: 2009 - 2010

Scottish Division One: 2010 - 2011

Scottish Division Two: 2011 - 2012

Scottish Division One / Championship: 2012 - 2015

Scottish League One: 2015 - 2016

Scottish League Two: 2016 - .

First Scottish League game19 August 1905 v Leith Athletic, Scottish Division Two, won 1-0
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division Two / Division 'B' champions: 1913-14, 1914-15, 1938-39

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1921-22, 1923-24, 1969-70

Scottish Division Two champions: 2011-12

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1991-92

Scottish Division Three champions: 2005-06

Scottish Division Three runners-up: 2000-01, 2008-09

Scottish Central League champions: 1896-97

Scottish Eastern League champions: 1916-17

Scottish Eastern League runners-up: 1917-18

Scottish Northern League runners-up: 1904-05

Domestic - CupScottish Qualifying Cup runners-up: 1919-20
Best League position5th, Scottish Division One, 1924-25
Lowest League position10th, Scottish League Two, 2016-17
Furthest in Scottish CupQuarter-final, 1930-31
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1958-59, 1969-70
Most League points
2 for a win60, Scottish Division Two, 1938-39
3 for a win76, Scottish Division Three, 2000-01, 2005-06
Fewest League points
2 for a win12, Scottish Division Two, 1908-09
3 for a win25, Scottish Championship, 2014-15
Most League goals scored120, Scottish Division Two, 1938-39
Most League goals conceded124, Scottish Division Two, 1959-60
Fewest League goals scored19, Scottish Division Two, 1908-09
Fewest League goals conceded17, Scottish Division Two, 1913-14, 1914-15
Most wins in a League season28, Scottish Division Two, 1938-39
Fewest wins in a League season3, Scottish Division One, 1992-93
Most draws in a League season14, Scottish Division Two, 1988-89
Fewest draws in a League season

2, Scottish Division Two, 1911-12, 1959-60

2, Scottish Division Three, 1997-98

Most losses in a League season34, Scottish Division One, 1992-93
Fewest losses in a League season2, Scottish Division Two, 1938-39
Record win12-0 v Johnstone, Scottish Cup 1st round, 21 January 1928
Record defeat1-11 v Clyde, Scottish Division Two, 6 October 1951
Highest number of League goals scored
in a season54, Rab Wallis, Scottish Division Two, 1938-39
in total127, Willie Devlin, 1922-26 and 1929-30
Most League appearances491, Ray Allan, 1972-75 and 1979-89

Most capped player

3, Jim Paterson for Scotland, 
Highest transfer fee received£30,000 for Nicky Henderson to Falkirk, March 1994