STOCKPORT COUNTY

("County", "Hatters")

Year formed1883
Turned professional1891
Limited company1908
Previous names

None

Ground

Edgeley Park, Hardcastle Road, Edgeley, Stockport, Cheshire SK3 9DD

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements114 x 72 yards (104 x 66 metres)
Ground capacity10,832
Record attendance at present ground

27,833 v Liverpool, FA Cup 5th round, 11th February 1950 (lost 1-2)

League career

The Combination: 1891 - 1894

Lancashire League: 1894 - 1900

Division Two: 1900 - 1904 (not re-elected)

Midland League: 1904 - 1905

Division Two: 1905 - 1921

Division Three (North): 1921 - 1922

Division Two: 1922 - 1926

Division Three (North): 1926 - 1937

Division Two: 1937 - 1938

Division Three (North): 1938 - 1958

Division Three: 1958 - 1959

Division Four: 1959 - 1967

Division Three: 1967 - 1970

Division Four: 1970 - 1991

Division Three/Two: 1991 - 1997

Division One: 1997 - 2002

Division Two/League One: 2002 - 2005

League Two: 2005 - 2008

League One: 2008 - 2010

League Two: 2010 - 2011

Blue Square Premier: 2011 - 2013

Blue Square North: 2013 - .

First Football League game1 September 1900 v Leicester Fosse, Division Two, drew 2-2
Honours
EuropeanNone
Domestic - League

Division Two runners-up: 1996-97

Division Three (North) champions: 1921-22, 1936-37

Division Three (North) runners-up: 1928-29, 1929-30

Division Four champions: 1966-67

Division Four runners-up: 1990-91

Lancashire League champions: 1899-1900

Domestic - Cup

Autoglass Trophy runners-up: 1991-92, 1992-93

Division Three (North) Cup winners: 1934-35

Division Three (North) Cup runners-up: 1933-34

Best League position8th, Division One, 1997-98
Lowest League position

24th, Division Four/League Two, 1964-65, 1973-74, 2010-11

Furthest in FA Cup5th round, 1934-35, 1949-50, 2000-01
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1996-97
Most League points
2 for a win

64, Division Four, 1966-67

3 for a win85, Division Two, 1993-94
Fewest League points
2 for a win20, Division Two, 1902-03
3 for a win

25, League One, 2009-10

Most League goals scored

115, Division Three (North), 1933-34

Most League goals conceded

102, Division One, 2001-02

Fewest League goals scored

27, Division Three, 1969-70

Fewest League goals conceded21, Division Three (North), 1921-22
Most wins in a League season

28, Division Three (North), 1928-29, 1929-30

Fewest wins in a League season

5, League One, 2009-10

Most draws in a League season

21, Division Four, 1988-89

Fewest draws in a League season2, Division Three (North), 1946-47
Most losses in a League season

32, Division One, 2001-02

32, League One, 2004-05

Fewest losses in a League season

5, Division Three (North), 1936-37

Record League win

13-0 v Halifax Town, Division Three (North), 6th January 1934

Record Cup win

5-0 v Lincoln City, FA Cup 1st round, 11th November 1995

Record defeat

1-8 v Chesterfield, Divisioin Two, 19th April 1902

Highest number of League goals scored
in a season

46, Alf Lythgoe, Division Three (North), 1933-34

in total132, Jack Connor, 1951-56
Most League goals scored in one match

5, Joe Smith v Southport, Division Three (North), 7th January 1928

5, Joe Smith v Lincoln City, Division Three (North), 15th September 1928

5, Frank Newton v Nelson, Division Three (North), 21st September 1929

5, Alf Lythgoe v Southport, Division Three (North), 25th August 1934

5, Billy McNaughton v Mansfield Town, Division Three (North), 14th December 1935

5, Jack Connor v Workington, Division Three (North), 8th November 1952

5, Jack Connor v Carlisle United, Division Three (North), 7th April 1956

Most League appearances489, Andy Thorpe, 1978-86 and 1988-92

Most capped player

9, Jarkko Wiss for Finland

Youngest League playerPaul Turnbull, 16 years 97 days v Wrexham, 30th April 2005
Highest transfer fee received£1,600,000 for Alun Armstrong to Middlesbrough, February 1998
Highest transfer fee paid

£800,000 for Ian Moore from Nottingham Forest, July 1998