FORFAR ATHLETIC

 


("The Loons")

Year formed1885
Previous names

None

Present ground

Station Park, Carseview Road, Forfar DD8 3BT

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements115 x 69 yards (105 x 63 metres)
Ground capacity4,602
Record attendance10,780 v Rangers, Scottish Cup 2nd round, 2 February 1970 (lost 0-7)
League career

Scottish Division Two: 1921 - 1925

Scottish Division Three: 1925 - 1926

Scottish Division 'B': 1926 - 1946

Scottish Division 'C': 1946 - 1949

Scottish Division Two: 1949 - 1984

Scottish Division One: 1984 - 1992

Scottish Division Two: 1992 - 1994

Scottish Division Three: 1994 - 1995

Scottish Division Two: 1995 - 1996

Scottish Division Three: 1996 - 1997

Scottish Division Two: 1997 - 1999

Scottish Division Three: 1999 - 2000

Scottish Division Two: 2000 - 2007

Scottish Division Three: 2007 - 2010

Scottish Division Two / League One: 2010 - 2016

Scottish League Two: 2016 - .

First Scottish League game20 August 1921 v Vale of Leven, Scottish Division Two (lost 0-3)
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division 'C' / Two champions: 1948-49, 1983-84

Scottish Division Three champions: 1994-95

Scottish Division Three runners-up: 1996-97, 2009-10, 2016-17

Domestic - CupScottish Qualifying Cup (Midlands) winners: 1946-47

Scottish Eastern League Cup 1st series runners-up: 1945-46

Scottish Forfarshire Cup runners-up: 2015-16

Best League position14th, Scottish Division One, 1985-86
Lowest League position3rd, Scottish Division Three, 1925-26
Furthest in Scottish CupSemi-final, 1981-82
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1976-77
Most League points
2 for a win63, Scottish Division Two, 1983-84
3 for a win80, Scottish Division Three, 1994-95
Fewest League points
2 for a win9, Scottish Division Two, 1974-75
3 for a win19, Scottish Division Two, 2006-07
Most League goals scored98, Scottish Division Two, 1929-30
Most League goals conceded138, Scottish Division Two, 1938-39
Fewest League goals scored27, Scottish Division Two, 1974-75
Fewest League goals conceded31, Scottish Division Two, 1983-84
Most wins in a League season27, Scottish Division Two, 1983-84
Fewest wins in a League season1, Scottish Division Two, 1974-75
Most draws in a League season16, Scottish Division One, 1987-88, 1988-89
Fewest draws in a League season1, Scottish Division Two, 1969-70
Most losses in a League season30, Scottish Division Two, 1974-75
Fewest losses in a League season3, Scottish Division Two, 1983-84
Record win14-1 v Lindertis, Scottish Cup 1st round, 1 September 1888
Record defeat2-12 v King's Park, Scottish Division Two, 2 January 1930
Highest number of League goals scored
in a season46, Dave Kilgour, Scottish Division Two, 1929-30
in total125, John Clark, 1978-91
Most League appearances463, Ian McPhee, 1979-88

Most capped player

to be confirmed
Highest transfer fee received£65,000 for David Bingham to Dunfermline Athletic, September 1995
Highest transfer fee paid£50,000 for Ian McPhee from Airdrieonians, 1991