DERBY COUNTY 

("The Rams")

Year formed1884
Turned professional1884 
Limited company 1896 
Previous namesNone
GroundiPro Stadium, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8XL

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Club's ground since1997
Pitch measurements115 x 74 yards (105 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity33,597
Record attendance at present ground

33,475, Derby County legends v Rangers 9-in-a-row legends, 1st May 2006

(Ted McMinn Benefit match)

First game at present ground4 August 1997 v Sampdoria, friendly (lost 0-1)
First competitive game at present ground30 August 1997 v Barnsley, Premiership (won 1-0)
Previous grounds

Racecourse Ground: 1884 - 1895

Baseball Ground: 1895 - 1997

League careerFootball League/Division One: 1888 - 1907

Division Two: 1907 - 1912

Division One: 1912 - 1914

Division Two: 1914 - 1915

Division One: 1919 - 1921

Division Two: 1921 - 1926

Division One: 1926 - 1953

Division Two: 1953 - 1955

Division Three (North): 1955 - 1957

Division Two: 1957 - 1969

Division One: 1969 - 1980

Division Two: 1980 - 1984

Division Three: 1984 - 1986

Division Two: 1986 - 1987

Division One: 1987 - 1991

Division Two/One: 1991 - 1996

Premiership: 1996 - 2002

Division One/Championship: 2002 - 2007

Premiership: 2007 - 2008.

Championship: 2008 - .

First Football League match8th September 1888 v Bolton Wanderers, Football League, won 6-3 
  
Honours 
EuropeanAnglo-Italian Cup runners-up: 1992-93

Texaco Cup winners: 1971-72

Domestic - LeagueDivision One champions: 1971-72, 1974-75

Division One runners-up: 1895-96, 1929-30, 1935-36

Division Two champions: 1911-12, 1914-15, 1968-69, 1986-87

Division Two/One runners-up: 1925-26, 1995-96

Division Three (North) champions: 1956-57

Division Three (North) runners-up: 1955-56

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

Second World War North (second championship) Division champions:

1944-45

Domestic - CupFA Cup winners: 1945-46

FA Cup runners-up: 1897-98, 1898-99, 1902-03

Charity Shield winners: 1975-76

Watney Cup winners: 1970-71

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position7th, Division Three, 1984-85
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1967-68
  
Most League points  
2 for a win63, Division Two, 1968-69

63, Division Three (North), 1955-56, 1956-57

3 for a win85, Championship, 2013-14
Fewest League points 
2 for a win15, Division One, 1890-91
3 for a win11, Premiership, 2007-08
Most League goals scored111, Division Three (North), 1956-57
Most League goals conceded90, Division One, 1936-37
Fewest League goals scored20, Premiership, 2007-08
Fewest League goals conceded28, Division Two, 1911-12
Most wins in a League season26, Division Three (North), 1956-57
Fewest wins in a League season1, Premiership, 2007-08
Most draws in a League season20, Championship, 2005-06
Fewest draws in a League season1, Division One, 1890-91
Most losses in a League season29, Premiership, 2007-08
Fewest losses in a League season5, Division Two, 1968-69
Record League win9-0 v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Division One, 10th January 1891

9-0 v The Wednesday, Division One, 21st January 1899

Record Cup win12-0 v Finn Harps, UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg, 15th September 1976
Record defeat2-11 v Everton, FA Cup 1st round, 18th January 1890
  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season37, Jack Bowers, Division One, 1930-31

37, Ray Straw, Division Three (North), 1956-57

in total292, Steve Bloomer, 1892-1906 and 1910-14
  
Most League goals in one match 6, Steve Bloomer v The Wednesday, Division One, 21st January 1899
Most League appearances 486, Kevin Hector, 1966-78 and 1980-82
Most capped player42, Deon Burton for Jamaica, 1997-2002
Youngest League playerLee Holmes, 15 years 268 days v Grimsby Town, 26th December 2002 
Highest Transfer Fee Received

£10,500,000 for Jeff Hendrick to Burnley, August 2016

Highest Transfer Fee Paid£8,000,000 for Matej Vydra from Watford, August 2016