Sheffield Wednesday F.C. records

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These are Sheffield Wednesday F.C. records. They cover all competitive matches dating back to the team's first appearance in the FA Cup in 1880.

Record Games[edit]

Record Against Ground Date
Biggest Football League Win Birmingham City Hillsborough Stadium 13 December 1930 (Division 1) 9-1 [1]
Heaviest Football League Defeat Aston Villa Villa Park 5 October 1912 (Division 1) 0–10 [1]
Biggest Cup Win: Halliwell Olive Grove 17 January 1891 (FA Cup Round 1) 12-0 [2]
Heaviest Cup Defeat: Blackburn Rovers Kennington Oval 29 March 1890 (FA Cup Final) 1–6 [2]
Highest Home Attendance (all-time): Manchester City Hillsborough Stadium 17 February 1934 (FA Cup Round 5) 72,841 [3]

Seasonal records[edit]

Record Season Total
Most goals scored in a Football League season: 1958–59 (Division 2) 106 [1]
Record Football League points total (3 points for a win) 2011–12 (League 1) 93 [1]
Record Football League points total (2 points for a win) 1958–59 (Division 2) 62 [1]

Record Runs[edit]

All records relate to league games only[1]

Record Began Finished Games
Winning run 23 April 1904 15 October 1904 9
Losing run 9 September 2000 17 October 2000 8
Unbeaten run 10 December 1960 8 April 1961 19
Unbeaten run 26 February 2012 2 September 2012 19
Games without a win 11 January 1975 30 August 1975 20
Sequence of draws 24 October 1992 28 November 1992 5

Players[edit]

General[edit]

Record Player Date(s) Total
Most Football League Appearances Andrew Wilson 1900–1920 501 [4]
Most Consecutive League and Cup Appearances Martin Hodge 1983–1987 214 [5]
Most Goals Scored in a Match Douglas Hunt v Norwich 19 November 1938 (Division 2) 6 Goals [6]
Highest goalscorer in a Football League season Derek Dooley Division 2, 1951–52 46 [7]
Most Capped Player (whilst at club): Nigel Worthington 50 [4]
Youngest Player Ever Peter Fox 31 March 1973 v Leyton Orient 15 years 269 days
Oldest Player Ever: Jerry Jackson 27 August 1923 v Port Vale 46 Years

Transfers[edit]

Record Player Club Date Fee
Highest Fee Paid Paolo Di Canio Celtic 6 August 1997 £5.7m [1]
Highest Fee Received Chris Brunt West Bromwich Albion 15 August 2007 £3m [1]

Appearances and goals[edit]

Pos Player Years Appearances
1. Scotland Andrew Wilson 1900–1920 560
2. England Jack Brown 1922–1937 507
3. England Alan Finney 1949–1965 503
4. England Kevin Pressman 1985–2004 478
5. England Tommy Crawshaw 1894–1908 465
6. England Redfern Froggatt 1942–1960 458
7. England Don Megson 1952–1970 442
8. England John Fantham 1956–1969 435
9. England Ernest Blenkinsop 1923–1934 424
10. England Teddy Davison 1908–1926 424
Pos Player Goals scored Average
1. Scotland Andrew Wilson 217 0.40
2. England John Fantham 167 0.38
3. England David Hirst 149 0.41
4. England Redfern Froggatt 149 0.33
5. England Ellis Rimmer 140 0.33
6. England Mark Hooper 136 0.32
7. England Fred Spiksley 114 0.36
8. England Jimmy Trotter 114 0.71
9. Scotland David McLean 100 0.68
10. England Harry Chapman 99 0.33

Highest Average attendance in a season[edit]

Division Average attendance Season
Division 1/Premier League 42,520 1952–1953
Division 2 41,682 1951–1952
Division 3 23,100 2004–2005

Honours[edit]

Top tier[edit]

Honour Year(s)
Football Alliance Champions 1890
FA Cup Winners 1896, 1907, 1935
Football League First Division Champions 1903, 1904, 1929, 1930
FA Charity Shield 1935
Football League Cup Winners 1991

Lower tier[edit]

Honour Year(s)
Football League Second Division Champions 1900, 1926, 1952, 1956, 1959
Football League One Play-off Winners 2005
Football League One Runners Up 2012

Local[edit]

Honour Year(s)
Cromwell Cup Winners 1867
Sheffield FA Challenge Cup 1877, 1878, 1881, 1883, 1887, 1888
Wharncliffe Charity Cup 1879, 1882, 1883, 1886, 1888,
Sheffield and Hallamshire County Cup 1927, 1928, 1929, 1932, 1934, 1939 (shared with Sheffield United),

1945, 1946, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1973, 1975

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Historical Statistics". Sheffield Wednesday. Retrieved 2 February 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Young, Percy A. (1962). Football in Sheffield. Stanley Paul. pp. 193–207. 
  3. ^ Farnsworth, Keith (1983). Wednesday!. Sheffield City Libraries. p. 124. 
  4. ^ a b "SWFC Legends T-Z". swfc.co.uk. Retrieved 17 September 2006. 
  5. ^ "SWFC Legends G-M". Sheffield Wednesday. Retrieved 2 February 2009. 
  6. ^ "Players, Managers and Administrators". swfc.co.uk. Retrieved 17 September 2006. 
  7. ^ "SWFC Legends D-F". Sheffield Wednesday. Retrieved 17 September 2006.