HAMILTON ACADEMICAL

  

("The Accies")

Year formed1874
Previous names

None

Present ground

Superseal Stadium, Cadzow Avenue, Hamilton ML3 0FT

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements115 x 75 yards (105 x 69 metres)
Ground capacity6,000
Record attendance5,895 v Rangers, Scottish Premier League, 28 February 2009 (lost  0-1)
League career

Scottish Division Two: 1897 - 1906

Scottish Division One / Division 'A': 1906 - 1947

Scottish Division 'B': 1947 - 1953

Scottish Division 'A': 1953 - 1954

Scottish Division 'B' / Division Two: 1954 - 1965

Scottish Division One: 1965 - 1966

Scottish Division Two: 1966 - 1975

Scottish Division One: 1975 - 1986

Scottish Premier Division: 1986 - 1987

Scottish Division One: 1987 - 1988

Scottish Premier Division: 1988 - 1989

Scottish Division One: 1989 - 1996

Scottish Division Two: 1996 - 1998

Scottish Division One: 1998 - 1999

Scottish Division Two: 1999 - 2000

Scottish Division Three: 2000 - 2001

Scottish Division Two: 2001 - 2004

Scottish Division One: 2004 - 2008

Scottish Premier League: 2008 - 2011

Scottish Division One / Championship: 2011 - 2014

Scottish Premiership: 2014 - .

First Scottish League game6 November 1897 v Kilmarnock, Scottish Division Two (lost 2-3)
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division Two / One champions: 1903-04, 1985-86, 1987-88, 2007-08

Scottish Championship runners-up: 2013-14

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1952-53, 1964-65

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1996-97, 2003-04

Scottish Division Three champions: 2000-01

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup runners-up: 1910-11, 1934-35

Scottish Challenge Cup winners: 1991-92, 1992-93

Scottish Challenge Cup runners-up: 2005-06, 2011-12

Best League position4th, Scottish Division One, 1934-35
Lowest League position19th, Scottish Division Two, 1969-70, 1971-72
Furthest in Scottish Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1948-49
Most League points
2 for a win57, Scottish Division One, 1991-92
3 for a win

76, Scottish Division One, 2007-08

76, Scottish Division Three, 2000-01

Fewest League points
2 for a win8, Scottish Division One, 1965-66
3 for a win26, Scottish Premier League, 2010-11
Most League goals scored

91, Scottish Division One, 1936-37

91, Scottish Division Two, 1959-60

Most League goals conceded117, Scottish Division One, 1965-66
Fewest League goals scored19, Scottish Premier Division, 1988-89
Fewest League goals conceded19, Scottish Division Two, 1903-04
Most wins in a League season24, Scottish Division Two / One, 1973-74, 1985-86
Fewest wins in a League season2, Scottish Division One, 1946-47
Most draws in a League season16, Scottish Division One, 1921-22
Fewest draws in a League season1, Scottish Division Two, 1898-99, 1899-1900, 1902-03
Most losses in a League season29, Scottish Division One / Premier Division, 1965-66, 1986-87
Fewest losses in a League season1, Scottish Division Two, 1903-04
Record win10-2 v Greenock Morton, Scottish Championship, 3 May 2014
Record defeat

1-11 v Hibernian, Scottish Division One, 6 November 1965

Highest number of League goals scored
in a season35, David Wilson, Scottish Division One, 1936-37
in total246, David Wilson, 1928-39
Most League appearances452, Rikki Ferguson, 1974-88

Most capped player

29, Colin Miller for Canada, 1988-94
Highest transfer fee received£1,200,000 for James McCarthy to Wigan Athletic, July 2009
Highest transfer fee paid£180,000 for Tomas Cerny from Sigma Olomouc, July 2009