SWINDON TOWN

("Robins")

Year formed1881
Turned professional1894
Limited company1894
Previous names

None

Ground

Energy Check County Ground, County Road, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 2ED

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 75 yards (101 x 69 metres) 
Ground capacity15,547
Record attendance at present ground

32,000 v Arsenal, FA Cup 3rd round, 15th January 1972 (lost 0-2)

League career

Southern League Division One: 1894 - 1920

Western League: 1897 - 1902

Division Three: 1920 - 1921

Division Three (South): 1921 - 1958

Division Three: 1958 - 1963

Division Two: 1963 - 1965

Division Three: 1965 - 1969

Division Two: 1969 - 1974

Division Three: 1974 - 1982

Division Four: 1982 - 1986

Division Three: 1986 - 1987

Division Two/One: 1987 - 1993

Premiership: 1993 - 1994

Division One: 1994 - 1995

Division Two: 1995 - 1996

Division One: 1996 - 2000

Division Two/League One: 2000 - 2011

League Two: 2011 - 2012

League One: 2012 - 2017

League Two: 2017 - .

First Football League game28th August 1920 v Luton Town, Division Three, won 9-1
Honours
EuropeanAnglo-Italian Cup winners: 1969-70
Domestic - League

Division Two champions: 1995-96

Division Three runners-up: 1962-63, 1968-69

Division Four/League Two champions: 1985-86, 2011-12

Southern League champions: 1910-11, 1913-14

Southern League runners-up: 1908-09, 1909-10, 1912-13

Western League champions: 1898-99

Western League runners-up: 1897-98

Domestic - Cup

League Cup winners: 1968-69

Division Three (South) Cup runners-up: 1935-36

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 1963-64

Dubonnet Cup winners: 1909-10

Best League position22nd, Premiership, 1993-94
Lowest League position

17th, Division Four, 1983-84

Furthest in FA CupSemi-final, 1909-10, 1911-12
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win

64, Division Three, 1968-69

3 for a win102, Division Four, 1985-86
Fewest League points
2 for a win25, Division Two, 1973-74
3 for a win

30, Premiership, 1993-94

Most League goals scored

100, Division Three (South), 1926-27

Most League goals conceded

105, Division Three (South), 1932-33

Fewest League goals scored

34, Division Three (South), 1955-56

Fewest League goals conceded34, Division Two, 1995-96
Most wins in a League season

32, Division Four, 1985-86

Fewest wins in a League season

5, Premiership, 1993-94

Most draws in a League season

17, Division Three/Two/League One, 1967-68, 1995-96, 2008-09

Fewest draws in a League season4, Division Three (South), 1950-51
Most losses in a League season

26, Division One, 1999-2000

Fewest losses in a League season

4, Division Two, 1995-96

Record League win

9-1 v Luton Town, Division Three, 28th August 1920

Record Cup win

10-1 v Fareham United Breweries, FA Cup 1st round replay, 28th November 1925

Record defeat

1-10 v Manchester City, FA Cup 4th round replay, 25th January 1930

Highest number of League goals scored
in a season

47, Harry Morris, Division Three (South), 1926-27

in total216, Harry Morris, 1926-33
Most League goals scored in one match

5, Harry Morris v Queen's Park Rangers, Division Three (South), 18th December 1926

5, Harry Morris v Norwich City, Division Three (South), 26th April 1930

5, Keith East v Mansfield Town, Division Three, 20th November 1965

Most League appearances770, John Trollope, 1960-80

Most capped player

30, Rod Thomas for Wales

Youngest League playerPaul Rideout, 16 years 107 days v Hull City, 29th November 1980
Highest transfer fee received

£1,500,000 for Kevin Horlock to Manchester United, January 1997

£1,500,000 for Simon Cox to West Bromwich Albion, July 2009

Highest transfer fee paid

£800,000 for Joey Beauchamp from West Ham United, August 1994