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Club Records

By TheSaddlersFC
April 8 2004

Team, player and club records relating to Walsall FC. New Page 7

Club Records - Results

Record Win

Walsall 10 v 0 Darwen - 04.03.1899 - Division 2

Record Defeat
Walsall 0 v 12 Short Heath - 17.12.1892 - Division 2

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Club Records - Attendances (Bescot)

1 Opp: Wolves Att: 11,037
- 11.01.03 - Division 1 -
2 Opp: WBA Att : 11,030
- 09.08.03 - Division 1 -
3 Opp: Sheff United Att: 10,459
26.12.02 - Division 1 -
4 Opp: Man City Att: 9,517
- 23.01.1999 - Division 2 -
5 Opp: Wolves Att: 9,422
- 09.01.00 - Division 2 -
6 Opp: West Ham Utd Att: 9,402
- 06.01.04  - FA Cup -
7 Opp: West Ham Utd Att:9,272
  - 20.12.04 - Division 1 -  
8 Opp: Oldham Athletic Att: 9,184
- 01.05.99 - Division 2 -
9 Opp: WBA Att: 9,181
- 11.8.01 - Division 1 -
10 Opp: WBA Att: 9,161
- 22.04.00 - Division 1 -

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Club Records - Players

  Most career appearances
  Colin Harrison - 530
  Most career goals
  Colin Taylor - 181 (3 Spells between 1958-1973)
  Tony Richards - 184 (1954-1963)
  Most goals in one Season
  Gilbert Alsop - 40 goals during 1933-1934 in Division 3N
  Gilbert Alsop - 40 goals during 1934-1935 in Division 3N
  Most career hat tricks
  Gilbert Alsop - 22 (2 Spells between 1931-1947)
  Most Capped player
  Mick Kearns - 15 Caps for RO Ireland
  Record transfer fee paid
  175,000 to Birmingham City for Alan Buckley in 1979
  Record transfer fee received
  600,000 from West Ham for David Kelly in 1988

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Club Records - Team Performance

Best League Position
14th - D2 (old) - 39 Points - 1961-1962
Most League Points
2pts a win - 65pts in Division 4 (old)  - 1959-60
3pts a win - 87pts in Division 2 - 1998-99
Most league goals in one season
106 goals - Division 4 - 1959-60
Best FA Cup Performance
5th Round - 1938-39 / 74-75 / 77-78 / 86-87 / 2001-02 / 02-03
Best League Cup Performance
Semi Final -  1983-1984

 

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