FLEETWOOD TOWN

("The Trawlermen", "Cod Army")

Year formed1908 (reformed in 1997)
Turned professionaltbc
Limited companytbc
Previous names

1st club: Fleetwood FC: 1908 - 1976

2nd club: Fleetwood Town FC: 1977 - 1996

Present club:

Fleetwood Wanderers: 1997

Fleetwood Freeport FC: 1997 - 2002

Fleetwood Town FC: 2002 to date

Ground

Highbury Stadium, Park Avenue, Fleetwood, Lancashire FY7 6TX

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements112 v 74 yards (102 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity5,327
Record attendance at present ground6,150 v Rochdale, FA Cup 1st round, 13th November 1965 (drew 2-2)
League career

1st club

Lancashire Combination Division Two: 1910 - 1912

Lancashire Combination Division One; 1912 - 1968

Northern Premier League: 1968 - 1976 

 

2nd club

Cheshire County League Division One: 1978 - 1981

North West Counties League Division Two: 1981 - 1984

North West Counties League Divisioin One: 1984 - 1987

Northern Premier League Division One: 1987 - 1988

Northern Premier League Premier Division: 1988 - 1993

 

Present club

North West Counties League Division One: 1997 - 1999

North West Counties League Premier Division: 1999 - 2005

Northern Premier League Diviison One: 2005 - 2006

Northern Premier League Premier Division: 2006 - 2008

Conference North: 2008 - 2010

Football Conference: 2010 - 2012

League Two: 2012 - 2014

League One: 2014 - .

First Football League game18 August 2012 v Torquay United, League Two, drew 0-0
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

1st club

Lancashire Combination champions: 1923-24

Lancashire Combination runners-up: 1933-34, 1934-35

 

2nd club

North West Counties League Division Two champions: 1983-84

Northern Premier League Division One champions: 1987-88

 

Present club

Football Conference champions: 2011-12

Conference North runners-up: 2009-10

Northern Premier League Premier Division champions: 2007-08

Northern Premier League Division One runners-up: 2005-06

North West Counties Premier Division champions: 2004-05

North West Counties Division One champions: 1998-99

Domestic - Cup

1st club

Lancashire Combination Cup winners: 1925-26, 1931-32, 1932-33, 1933-34

Lancashire Combination Cup runners-up: 1952-53, 1966-67

Northern Premier League Challenge Cup winners: 1970-71

 

2nd club

FA Vase runners-up: 1984-85

Northern Premier League President's Cup winners: 1989-90

Northern Premier League President's Cup runners-up: 1988-89

Present club

Northern Premier League Challenge Cup winners: 2006-07

North West Counties First Division Trophy winners: 1998-99

Peter Swales Memorial Shield winners: 2007-08

Best League position4th, League One, 2016-17
Lowest League positiontbc
Furthest in FA Cup3rd round, 2011-12
Furthest in League Cup1st round, 2012-13
Most League points
2 for a winn/a
3 for a win82, League One, 2016-17
Fewest League points
2 for a winn/a
3 for a win51, League One, 2015-16
Most League goals scored66, League Two, 2013-14
Most League goals conceded

57, League Two, 2012-13

Fewest League goals scored49, League One, 2014-15
Fewest League goals conceded

43, League One, 2016-17

Most wins in a League season

23, League One, 2016-17

Fewest wins in a League season

12, League One, 2015-16

Most draws in a League season

15, League One, 2015-16

15, League Two, 2012-13

Fewest draws in a League season

10, League Two, 2013-14

Most losses in a League season19, League One, 2015-16
Fewest losses in a League season10, League One, 2016-17

 

Record win

13-0 v Oldham Town, North West Counties League, 5 December 1998

Record defeat0-7 v Billingham Town, FA Cup 1st qualifying round, 15 September 2001
Highest number of League goals scored
in a season

10, Jon Parkin, League Two, 2012-13

10, Junior Brown, League Two, 2012-13

in totaltbc
Most League goals scored in one match3, Jon Parkin v Morecambe, League Two, 2012-13
Most League appearances301, Nathan Pond, 2003 to date

Most capped player

tbc
Youngest League playertbc
Highest transfer fee received£1,000,000 (potentially rising to £1,700,000) for Jamie Vardy to Leicester City, May 2012
Highest transfer fee paid£300,000 for Jamille Matt from Kidderminster Harriers, January 2013