MONTROSE

 

("The Gable Endies")

Year formed1879
Previous names

None

Present ground

Links Park, Wellington Street, Montrose DD10 8QD

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements113 x 70 yards (103 x 64 metres)
Ground capacity3,292
Record attendance8,983 v Dundee, Scottish Cup 3rd round, 17 March 1973 (lost 1-4)
League career

Scottish Division Three: 1923 - 1926

Scottish Division 'B': 1929 - 1939

Scottish Division Two: 1955 - 1975

Scottish Division One: 1975 - 1979

Scottish Division Two: 1979 - 1985

Scottish Division One: 1985 - 1987

Scottish Division Two: 1987 - 1991

Scottish Division One: 1991 - 1992

Scottish Division Two: 1992 - 1994

Scottish Division Three: 1994 - 1995

Scottish Division Two: 1995 - 1996

Scottish Division Three / League Two: 1996 - 2018

Scottish League One: 2018 - .

First Scottish League game18 August 1923 v Brechin City, Scottish Division Three (won 4-0)
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division Two champions: 1984-85

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1990-91

Scottish League Two champions: 2017-18

Scottish Division Three runners-up: 1994-95

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Qualifying Cup winners: 1921-22

Scottish Qualifying Cup (Midlands) winners: 1947-48

Scottish Qualifying Cup (South) runners-up: 1948-49

Best League position3rd, Scottish Division One, 1975-76
Lowest League position16, Scottish Division Three, 1924-25
Furthest in Scottish CupQuarter-final, 1929-30, 1947-48, 1972-73, 1975-76
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1973-74
Most League points
2 for a win

53, Scottish Division Two, 1974-75

53, Scottish Division Two, 1984-85

3 for a win

67, Scottish Division Three, 1994-95

Fewest League points
2 for a win11, Scottish Division Two, 1955-56
3 for a win20, Scottish Division Two, 1995-96
Most League goals scored

82, Scottish Division Two, 1938-39, 1972-73

Most League goals conceded133, Scottish Division Two, 1955-56
Fewest League goals scored30, Scottish Division Three, 2009-10
Fewest League goals conceded32, Scottish Division Three, 1994-95
Most wins in a League season

23, Scottish Division Two, 1974-75

Fewest wins in a League season4, Scottish Division Two, 1955-56
Most draws in a League season

17, Scottish Division One, 1991-92

Fewest draws in a League season

2, Scottish Division Two, 1960-61

Most losses in a League season29, Scottish Division Two, 1955-56
Fewest losses in a League season

8, Scottish Division One, 1975-76

8, Scottish Division Two, 1974-75

8, Scottish Division Two, 1984-85

Record win12-0 v Vale of Leithen, Scottish Cup 2nd round, 4 January 1975
Record defeat

0-13 v Aberdeen, 17 March 1951

Highest number of League goals scored
in a season

28, Brian Third, Scottish Division Two, 1972-73

in total
Most League appearances432, David Larter, 1987-98

Most capped player

2, Alexander Keillor for Scotland
Highest transfer fee received£50,000 for Gary Murray to Hibernian, December 1980
Highest transfer fee paid£17,500 for Jim Smith from Airdrieonians, February 1992