Football Facts & Figures
everything you might want to know about
Premiership and Football League clubs
and the competitions they have played in
A season-by-season summary for each of
the 136 clubs who have played in the
Premier & Football Leagues giving details of
League record and round reached
in the F.A. Cup and League Cup.
down to League tables and playing record for each season.
The Premier League and Football League
The champions of each division since the 1888/89 season, then click down
League tables and seasons' results for each club.
All the F.A. Cup Finals since 1871/72, then click down to results by
(includes Worthington Cup, Coca Cola Cup etc)
All the League Cup Finals since 1960/61, then click down to results by
League clubs results in
Every result of Premiership/Football League
clubs who have
played in European competition on a club-by club,
Europa League/UEFA Cup
European Cup Winners Cup
All the finals of the major
European competitions since their formation, then click down
to results by
World Club Championships
European Super Cup
Shield (results, venues, teams
Football Writers' Association
of the Year
Player of the Year
Footballer of the Year
FIFA Ballon d'Or
Player of the Year
Personality of the Year
Some hilarious 'foot-in-mouth'
Football has a million
and one stories and just as
many facts and figures.
Here are a few of them
- the record-breaking, unusual and bizarre.
Football Day by Day
Football is a 365 day a year game.
A reminder of some of the famous, record-breaking or bizarre things that
Day by Day over the years.
Front Page Pictures
Wanderers played their first match at the pictured Pikes Lane ground in
but it was on September 8th 1888 that the ground won its place in football
On that day it was one of five grounds that hosted the first ever Football
matches - Bolton lost 3-6 to Derby County in front of 5000 spectators.
formation of the Football League. There was a grandstand along one
side but the
most popular viewing point was from a hill next to one of the other
which assembled up to 4000 fans. It wasn't the most popular of grounds
with poor facilities and a pitch which soon turned into a mud-bath but its
after the landlords upped the rent from £35 - a year! - in 1888 to £175
five years later.
Bolton played their last match at Pikes Lane in 1895 and then moved to
The ground was sold for building - in those pre-Ikea and Tesco days just
houses were built on the site!
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Rovers former Eastville Stadium home was probably best remembered by most
flower beds behind the goals and the aroma from the local gas works. A
more tragic memory
would be of the fire that destroyed the South Stand in August 1980
following the first Division 3 match of the season, against Orient. Rovers
were then forced to play their next five League and
Cup matches on 'enemy' territory - Ashton Gate. Their final match at
Eastville was in April 1986
with Rovers then moving to share Bath City City's Twerton Park ground
before arriving at the
Memorial Ground. Eastville is now the site of an IKEA store.
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Wembley in 2003 in its last days. It still think that within the £800
million or so it
cost to build the new stadium a few bob could have been found to
incorporate those towers
into the new building or move them somewhere else. To me it was vandalism
at its worst when
they were demolished. As I turned round and walked away after taking the
photo there was a
clap of thunder - in January! That just about summed up what I thought.
Anyway the old
ground was with us from 1923 to 2000 which the new ground staging its
first matches in 2007.
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This site isn't complete. Given the rich history of football in this
country alone it probably never will be!
My intention is to base this site
on the Football League clubs and provide information t
comprehensive, interesting and accurate. Already the site consists
of over 3200 pages
and new pages are being added on a very regular basis
so if the info you are after is not listed now it hopefully will be soon.