FULHAM

("The Cottagers") 

Year formed1879 (reformed 1987)
Turned professional1898
Limited company 1903 
Previous namesFulham St Andrew's Church Sunday School: 1879 - 1888

Fulham FC: 1888 - .

GroundCraven Cottage, Stevenage Road, London SW6 6HH

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements109 x 71 yards (100 x 65 metres)
Ground capacity25,700
Record attendance at present ground49,335 v Millwall, Division Two, 8th October 1938 (won 2-1)
League career

Southern League Division Two (London section): 1898 - 1899

Southern League Division Two: 1899 - 1903

Southern League Division One: 1903 - 1907

Western League: 1904 - 1907

Division Two: 1907 - 1928

Division Three (South): 1928 - 1932

Division Two: 1932 - 1949

Division One: 1949 - 1952

Division Two: 1952 - 1959

Division One: 1959 - 1968

Division Two: 1968 - 1969

Division Three: 1969 - 1971

Division Two: 1971 - 1980

Division Three: 1980 - 1982

Division Two: 1982 - 1986

Division Three/Two: 1986 - 1994

Division Three: 1994 - 1997

Division Two: 1997 - 1999

Division One: 1999 - 2001

Premiership: 2001 - 2014

Championship: 2014 - 2018

Premier League: 2018 - .

First Football League game 3rd September 1907 v Hull City, Division Two, lost 0-1 
Honours
European

UEFA Europa League runners-up: 2009-10

Anglo-Scottish Cup runners-up: 1975-76

Inter Toto Cup winners: 2002-03

Domestic - LeagueDivision Two/One champions: 1948-49, 2000-01

Division Two runners-up: 1958-59

Division Three (South) champions: 1931-32

Division Two champions: 1998-99

Division Three runners-up: 1970-71

Division Three runners-up: 1996-97

Southern League Division One champions: 1905-06, 1906-07

Southern League Division Two champions: 1901-02, 1902-03

Southern League Division Two runners-up: 1899-1900

Domestic - Cup

FA Cup runners-up: 1974-75

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 2013-14

Best League position7th, Premiership, 2008-09
Lowest League position17th, Division Three, 1995-96
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupQuarter-final, 1967-68, 1970-71, 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2004-05
Most League points 
2 for a win60, Division Two, 1958-59
3 for a win101, Division One, 2000-01

101, Division Two, 1998-99

Fewest League points
2 for a win25, Division Two, 1968-69
3 for a win32, Premier League, 2013-14
Most League goals scored111, Division Three (South), 1931-32
Most League goals conceded98, Division One, 1967-68
Fewest League goals scored36, Premiership, 2001-02
Fewest League goals conceded32, Division Two, 1922-23

32, Division Two, 1998-99

Most wins in a League season31, Division Two, 1998-99
Fewest wins in a League season7, Division Two, 1968-69
Most draws in a League season

17, Division Two/Three, 1986-87, 1992-93

17, Division Three, 1995-96

Fewest draws in a League season4, Division Two, 1956-57
Most losses in a League season26, Division Two, 1985-86
Fewest losses in a League season5, Division One, 2000-01
Record League win10-1 v Ipswich Town, Division One, 26th December 1963
Record Cup win7-0 v Swansea City, FA Cup 1st round, 11th November 1995 
Record defeat0-10 v Liverpool, League Cup 2nd round 1st leg, 23rd September 1986
Highest Number of League goals scored
in a season43, Frank Newton, Division Three (South), 1931-32
in total159, Gordon Davies, 1978-84 and 1986-91
Most League goals in one match5, Fred Harrison v Stockport County, Division Two, 5th September 1908

5, Bedford Jezzard v Hull City, Division Two, 8th October 1955

5, Jimmy Hill v Doncaster Rovers, Division Two, 15th March 1958

5, Steve Earle v Halifax Town, Division Three, 16th September 1969

Most League appearances 594, Johnny Haynes, 1952-70
Most capped player56, Johnny Haynes for England, 1954-62
Youngest League playerMatthew Briggs, 16 years 65 days v Middlesbrough, 13th May 2007 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£12,000,000 for Ross McCormack to Aston Villa, August 2016
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£11,500,000 for Steve Marlet from Lyon, August 2001