KILMARNOCK

 

("Killie")

Year formed1869
Previous names

None

Present ground

Rugby Park, Kilmarnock KA1 2DP

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements115 x 74 yards (105 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity18,128
Record attendance35,995 v Rangers, Scottish Cup 4th round, 10 March 1962 (lost 2-4)
League career

Scottish Division Two: 1895 - 1899

Scottish Division One / Division 'A': 1899 - 1947

Scottish Division 'B': 1947 - 1954

Scottish Division 'A' / One: 1954 - 1975

Scottish Division One: 1975 - 1976

Scottish Premier Division : 1976 - 1977

Scottish Division One: 1977 - 1979

Scottish Premier Division: 1979 - 1981

Scottish Division One: 1981 - 1982

Scottish Premier Division: 1982 - 1983

Scottish Division One: 1983 - 1989

Scottish Division Two: 1989 - 1990

Scottish Division One: 1990 - 1993

Scottish Premier Division / League / Premiership: 1993 - .

First Scottish League game17 August 1895 v Leith Athletic, Scottish Division Two (lost 1-3)
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division One champions: 1964-65

Scottish Division One runners-up: 1959-60, 1960-61, 1962-63, 1963-64

Scottish Division Two champions: 1897-98, 1898-99

Scottish Division Two / One runners-up: 1953-54, 1973-74, 1975-76, 1978-79, 1981-82, 1992-93

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1989-90

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup winners: 1919-20, 1928-29, 1996-97

Scottish Cup runners-up: 1897-98, 1931-32, 1937-38, 1956-57, 1959-60

Scottish League Cup winners: 2010-11

Scottish League Cup runners-up: 1951-52, 1959-60, 1961-62, 1999-2000, 2005-06

Scottish Qualifying Cup winners: 1896-97

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position12th, Scottish Division Two, 1950-51
Furthest in Scottish Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win58, Scottish Division Two, 1973-74
3 for a win

57, Scottish Premier League, 2002-03

Fewest League points
2 for a win13, Scottish Division One, 1903-04
3 for a win33, Scottish Premier League, 2009-10
Most League goals scored

96, Scottish Division Two, 1973-74

Most League goals conceded91, Scottish Division One / Premier Division, 1937-38, 1982-83
Fewest League goals scored21, Scottish Division One, 1901-02
Fewest League goals conceded24, Scottish Division Two, 1898-99
Most wins in a League season

26, Scottish Division Two, 1973-74

Fewest wins in a League season3, Scottish Premier Division, 1982-83
Most draws in a League season17, Scottish Division One, 1981-82
Fewest draws in a League season

1, Scottish Division Two, 1895-96, 1896-97, 1897-98

Most losses in a League season23, Scottish Premier Division, 1976-77
Fewest losses in a League season0, Scottish Division Two, 1898-99
Record win11-1 v Paisley Academical, Scottish Cup 1st round, 18 January 1930
Record defeat

1-9 v Celtic, Scottish Division One, 13 August 1938

Highest number of League goals scored
in a season

34, Harry 'Peerie' Cunningham, 1927-28

34, Andy Kerr, 1960-61

in total148, Willy Culley, 1912-23
Most League appearances481, Alan Robertson, 1972-88

Most capped player

11, Joe Nibloe for Scotland
Highest transfer fee received£1,900,000 for Steven Naismith to Rangers, 2007
Highest transfer fee paid£340,000 for Paul Wright from St Johnstone, 1995