FALKIRK

 

 

 

("The Bairns")

Year formed1876
Previous names

None

Present ground

Falkirk Stadium, Westfield, Falkirk FK2 9DX

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 72 yards (101 x 66 metres)
Ground capacity8,200
Record attendance7,926 v Dundee United, Scottish Premiership Play-Off 2nd leg, 19 May 2017 (lost 1-2)
League career

Scottish Division Two: 1902 - 1905

Scottish Division One: 1905 - 1935

Scottish Division Two: 1935 - 1936

Scottish Division One: 1936 - 1951

Scottish Division Two: 1951 - 1952

Scottish Division One: 1952 - 1959

Scottish Division Two: 1959 - 1961

Scottish Division One: 1961 - 1969

Scottish Division Two: 1969 - 1970

Scottish Division One: 1970 - 1974

Scottish Division Two / One: 1974 - 1977

Scottish Division Two: 1977 - 1980

Scottish Division One: 1980 - 1986

Scottish Premier Division: 1986 - 1988

Scottish Division One: 1988 - 1991

Scottish Premier Division: 1991 - 1993

Scottish Division One: 1993 - 1994

Scottish Premier Division / League: 1994 - 1996

Scottish Division One: 1996 - 2005

Scottish Premier League: 2005 - 2010

Scottish Division One / Championship: 2010 - .

First Scottish League game16 August 1902 v Clyde, Scottish Division Two (won 2-0)
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division One runners-up: 1907-08, 1909-10

Scottish Division Two / One champions: 1935-36, 1969-70, 1974-75, 1990-91, 1993-94, 2002-03, 2004-05

Scottish Division Two / One / Championship runners-up: 1904-05, 1951-52, 1960-61, 1985-86, 1988-89, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2015-16, 2016-17

Scottish Division Two champions: 1979-80

Scottish Second World War League Championship runners-up: 1939-40

Scottish Second World War North & East Division champions: 1939-40

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup winners: 1912-13, 1956-57

Scottish Cup runners-up: 1996-97, 2008-09, 2014-15

Scottish League Cup runners-up: 1947-48

Scottish Challenge Cup winners: 1993-94, 1997-98, 2004-05, 2011-12

Scottish Second World War Southern Football League Cup runners-up: 1942-43

Scottish Second World War North Eastern League Cup 1st series runners-up: 1943-44

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position5th, Scottish Division Two, 1977-78
Furthest in Scottish Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win66, Scottish Division One, 1993-94
3 for a win81, Scottish Division One, 2002-03
Fewest League points
2 for a win18, Scottish Division One, 1950-51, 1968-69
3 for a win24, Scottish Premier Division, 1995-96
Most League goals scored132, Scottish Division Two, 1935-36
Most League goals conceded96, Scottish Division One, 1931-32
Fewest League goals scored31, Scottish Premier Division / League, 1986-87, 1995-96, 2009-10
Fewest League goals conceded24, Scottish Division Two, 1935-36
Most wins in a League season28, Scottish Division Two, 1935-36
Fewest wins in a League season4, Scottish Division One, 1973-74
Most draws in a League season17, Scottish Division One, 1921-22, 1922-23
Fewest draws in a League season1, Scottish Division One, 1965-66
Most losses in a League season26, Scottish Premier Division, 1986-87, 1992-93
Fewest losses in a League season3, Scottish Division Two, 1935-36
Record win11-1 v Tillicoultry, Scottish Cup 1st round, 7 September 1889
Record defeat1-11 v Airdrieonians, Scottish Division One, 28 April 1951
Highest number of League goals scored
in a season45, Evelyn Morrison, 1928-29
in total129, Kenneth Dawson, 1934-51
Most League appearances451, Tom Ferguson, 1919-32

Most capped player

14, Alex Parker for Scotland, 1955-58
Highest transfer fee received£380,000 for John Hughes to Celtic, August 1995
Highest transfer fee paid£225,000 for Kevin McAllister from Chelsea, August 1991