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Most senior appearances
660 - Jim Cannon (1973-1988)

Most consecutive appearances
254 - John Jackson

Youngest first-team player
John Bostock -15 years 287 days (v Watford, 29th October 2007)

Oldest first-team player
Jack Little - 41 years, 68 days (v Gillingham, 3rd April 1926)

Longest serving manager
Edmund Goodman - 18 years (1907-1925)


Most goals scored (all competitions)
165 - Peter Simpson (1929-35)

Most league goals
153 - Peter Simpson (1929-35)

Most goals in a season (all competitions)
54 - Peter Simpson (1930/31)

Most league goals in a season
46 - Peter Simpson (1930/31)

Most league goals in a top-flight season
21 - Andrew Johnson (2004/05)

Most goals scored in a league game
6 - Peter Simpson (v Exeter (H) 4th October 1930)

Most goals scored in the FA Cup
12 - Peter Simpson

Most goals scored in the League Cup
11 - Mark Bright

Most hat-tricks scored (all competitions)
20 - Peter Simpson

Fastest goal
6 seconds - Keith Smith (v Derby County (A) 12th December 1964)

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Most capped international while at club
Wayne Hennessey (Wales) - 49 caps*

Highest international goalscorer while at club
Mile Jedinak (Australia) - 10 goals


Most League Points
64 (2 for a win) in 1960/61 Fourth Division
90 (3 for a win) in 1993/94 Division One

Most League Goals
110 in 1960/61 Division Four

Biggest Home League Win
9-0 (v Barrow, 10th October 1959)

Biggest Away League Win
6-0 (v Exeter, 26th January 1935; v Birmingham City, 5th September 1987)

Heaviest Home League Defeat
1-6 (v Millwall, 7th May 1927; v Nottingham Forest, 27th January 1951; v Liverpool, 20th August 1994)

Heaviest Away League Defeat
0-9 (v Liverpool, 11th September 1989)

Most Consecutive Victories
17 (14th October 1905 – 7th April 1906)

Most Consecutive League Victories
8 (9th February 1921 – 26th March 1921)

Most Consecutive League Games Undefeated
18 (22nd February 1969 – 13th August 1969)

Most Consecutive League Defeats
8 (18th April 1925 – 19th September 1925; 1st January 1998 – 14th March 1998)

Most Consecutive League Games Without A Win
20 (3rd March 1962 – 8th September 1962)

Consecutive League Games Scoring
24 (27th April 1929 – 28th December 1929)

Consecutive League Games Without Scoring
9 (19th November 1994 – 2nd January 1995)


Top-flight: 49,498 v Chelsea (27th December 1969)
Second-tier: 51,482 v Burnley (11th May 1979)
Third-tier: 33,160 v QPR (29th March 1929)
Fourth-tier: 37,774 v Millwall (31st March 1961)


Top-flight: 9,820 v Birmingham City (11th April 1981)
Second-tier: 3,744 v Carlisle United (1st February 1986)
Third-tier: 2,165 v Newport County (18th December 1935)
Fourth-tier: 8,848 v Walsall (29th April 1959)

Correct as of 17th April, 2020.

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