Stats index

English Clubs Divisional Movements 1888-2011

This document lists all clubs which have appeared in the Football League and FA Premier League and shows the periods they have spent in each division. The divisions are designated using Roman numerals as follows
I    Football League 1888-92, Division One 1892-1992, FA Premier 1992-
II   Division Two 1892-1992, Division One 1992-2004, Championship 2004-
III  Division Three 1920-21 & 1958-92, Division Three (South) 1921-58,
     Division Three (North) 1921-58, Division Two 1992-2004, Division 1 2004-
IV   Division Four 1958-92, Division Three 1992-2004, Division 2 2004-
For each club the club name is followed by the date the club joined the league or the period(s) of membership of the League and any previous names of the club during league membership (these are cross-referenced in the text). This is followed by the list of divisions the club has played in and the period(s) spent in each division. To the right of the division number is shown the total number of seasons spent in the division with the longest consecutive period given in square brackets. The total number of seasons spent in the League is given to the left of the highest division played in. Membership of a regionalised division is shown by 'n' or 's' appended to the period of membership. Dates of transfer from one region to another are also shown.
Aberdare Athletic (1921-27)
 6  III  6  [6]  1921-27s

Accrington (1888-1893)
 5  I    5  [5]   1888-93

Accrington Stanley (1921-1962, 2006)
38  III  32 [32]  1921-60n
    IV   6  [5]   1960-61*, 2006-
*resigned from League in March 1962

AFC Bournemouth (1923) (Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic to 1971)
81  II   3  [3]   1987-90
    III  67 [40]  1923-70s, 1971-75, 1982-87, 1990-2002, 2003-08, 2010-
    IV   11 [7]   1970-71, 1975-82, 2002-03, 2008-10

Aldershot (1932-92)
53  III  24 [19]  1932-58s, 1973-76, 1987-89
    IV   29 [15]  1958-73, 1976-87, 1989-92
Aldershot Town (2008) (Aldershot reformed in 1992 as Aldershot Town)
3   IV   3  [3]   2008-

Arsenal (1893) (Woolwich Arsenal to 1914)
107 I    94 [85]  1904-13, 1919-
    II   13 [11]  1893-1904, 1913-15

Ashington (1921-29)
8   III  8  [8]   1921-29n

Aston Villa (1888)
112 I    100[44]  1888-1936, 1938-59, 1960-67, 1975-87, 1988-
    II   10 [3]   1936-38, 1959-60, 1967-70, 1972-75, 1987-88
    III  2  [2]   1970-72

Barnet (1991-2001, 2005)
16  III  1  [1]   1993-94
    IV   15 [7]   1991-93, 1994-2001, 2005- 

Barnsley (1898)
102 I    1  [1]   1997-98 
    II   70 [30]  1898-1932, 1934-38, 1946-53, 1955-59, 1981-97, 1998-2002
                  2006-
    III  21 [6]   1932-34n, 1938-39n, 1953-55n, 1959-65, 1968-72, 1979-81, 
                  2002-06
    IV   10 [7]   1965-68, 1972-79

Barrow (1921-72)
44  III  33 [30]  1921-58n, 1967-70
    IV   11 [9]   1958-67, 1970-72

Birmingham City (1892) (Small Heath to 1905, Birmingham to 1945)
108 I    57 [18]  1894-96, 1901-02, 1903-08, 1921-39, 1948-50, 1955-65,
                  1972-79, 1980-84, 1985-86, 2002-06, 2007-08, 2009-
    II   47 [9]   1892-94, 1896-1901, 1902-03, 1908-21, 1946-48, 1950-55,
                  1965-72, 1979-80, 1984-85, 1986-89, 1992-94, 1995-2002
                  2006-07, 2008-09
    III  4  [3]   1989-92, 1994-95

Blackburn Rovers (1888)
112 I    71 [44]  1888-1936, 1946-48, 1958-66, 1992-99, 2001-
    II   36 [12]  1936-39, 1948-58, 1966-71, 1975-79, 1980-92, 1999-2001
    III  5  [4]   1971-75, 1979-80

Blackpool (1896-99, 1900)
103 I    28 [23]  1930-33, 1937-67, 1970-71, 2010-
    II   46 [26]  1896-1899, 1900-1930, 1933-37, 1967-70, 1971-78, 2007-10
    III  22 [8]   1978-81, 1985-90, 1992-2000, 2001-07
    IV   7  [4]   1981-85, 1990-92, 2000-01

Bolton Wanderers (1888)
112 I    72 [23]  1888-99, 1900-03, 1905-08, 1909-10, 1911-33, 1935-64,
                  1978-80, 1995-96, 1997-98, 2001-
    II   28 [7]   1899-1900, 1903-05, 1908-09, 1910-11, 1933-35, 1964-71,
                  1973-78, 1980-83, 1993-95, 1996-97, 1998-2001
    III  11 [5]   1971-73, 1983-87, 1988-93
    IV   1  [1]   1987-88

Bootle (1892-93)
1   II   1  [1]   1892-93
 
Boston United (2002-07)
5   IV   5  [5]   2002-07

Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic - see AFC Bournemouth

Bradford (1908-1970) (known as Bradford Park Avenue)
51  I    3  [3]   1914-21
    II   22 [15]  1908-14, 1921-22, 1928-50
    III  16 [8]   1922-28n, 1950-58n, 1961-63
    IV   10 [7]   1958-61, 1963-70

Bradford City (1903)
97  I    12 [10]  1908-22, 1999-2001
    II   29 [8]   1903-08, 1922-27, 1929-37, 1985-90, 1996-99, 2001-2004
    III  35 [17]  1927-29n, 1937-61n, 1969-72, 1977-78, 1982-85, 1990-96, 2004-07
    IV   21 [8]   1961-69, 1972-77, 1978-82, 2007-

Brentford (1920)
84  I    5  [5]   1935-47
    II   10 [7]   1933-35, 1947-54, 1992-93
    III  54 [13]  1920-33s, 1954-62s, 1963-66, 1972-73, 1978-92, 1993-98, 
                  1999-2007, 2009-
    IV   15 [6]   1962-63, 1966-72, 1973-78, 1998-99, 2007-09

Brighton & Hove Albion (1920)
84  I    4  [4]   1979-83
    II   18 [4]   1958-62, 1972-73, 1977-79, 1983-87, 1988-92, 2002-03, 2004-06
    III  55 [31]  1920-58s, 1962-63, 1965-72, 1973-77, 1987-88, 1992-96
                  2001-02, 2003-04, 2006-
    IV   7  [5]   1963-65, 1996-2001

Bristol City (1901)
99  I    9  [5]   1906-11, 1976-80
    II   45 [11]  1901-06, 1911-22, 1923-24, 1927-32, 1955-60, 1965-76,
                  1980-81, 1990-95, 1998-99, 2007-
    III  43 [16]  1922-23s, 1924-27s, 1932-55s, 1960-65, 1981-2, 1984-90,
                  1995-98, 1999-2007
    IV   2  [2]   1982-84

Bristol Rovers (1920)
84  II   19 [8]   1953-62, 1974-81, 1990-93
    III  59 [26]  1920-53s, 1962-74, 1981-90, 1993-2001, 2007-
    IV   6  [5]   2001-07

Burnley (1888)
112 I    52 [24]  1888-97, 1898-1900, 1913-30, 1947-71, 1973-76, 2009-10
    II   42 [13]  1897-98, 1900-13, 1930-47, 1971-73, 1976-80, 1982-83,
                  1994-95, 2000-09, 2010-
    III  11 [5]   1980-82, 1983-85, 1992-94, 1995-2000
    IV   7  [7]   1985-92

Burslem Port Vale - see Port Vale
Burton Albion (2009)
2   IV   2  [2]   2009-

Burton United (1892-1907) (Burton Swifts to 1901, merged with Burton Wanders)
15  II   15 [15]  1892-1907

Burton Wanderers (1894-97) (see also Burton United
3   II   3  [3]   1894-97

Bury (1894)
106 I    22 [17]  1895-1912, 1924-29
    II   39 [21]  1894-95, 1912-24, 1929-57, 1961-67, 1968-69, 1997-99
    III  24 [7]   1957-61n, 1967-68, 1969-71, 1974-80, 1985-92, 1996-97
                  1999-2002
    IV   21 [9]   1971-74, 1980-85, 1992-96, 2002-
 
Cambridge United (1970-2005)
35  II   8  [6]   1978-84, 1991-93
    III  9  [3]   1973-74, 1977-78, 1984-85, 1990-91, 1993-95, 1999-2002
    IV   18 [5]   1970-73, 1974-77, 1985-90, 1995-99, 2002-2005

Cardiff City (1920)
84  I    15 [8]   1921-29, 1952-57, 1960-62
    II   40 [13]  1920-21, 1929-31s, 1947-52s, 1957-60s, 1962-75, 1976-82,
                  1983-85, 2003- 
    III  19 [9]   1931-47, 1975-76, 1982-83, 1985-86, 1988-90, 1993-95
                  1999-2000, 2001-03
    IV   10 [4]   1986-88, 1990-93, 1995-99, 2000-01

Carlisle United (1928-2004, 2005)
75  I    1 [1]    1974-75
    II   15 [9]   1965-74, 1975-77, 1982-86
    III  38 [23]  1928-58n, 1962-63, 1964-65, 1977-82, 1986-87, 1995-96, 1997-98
                  2006-
    IV   21 [8]   1958-62, 1963-64, 1987-95, 1996-97, 1998-2004, 2005-06

Charlton Athletic (1921)
83  I    26 [14]  1936-57, 1986-90, 1998-99, 2000-07
    II   41 [15]  1929-33, 1935-36, 1957-72, 1975-80, 1981-86, 1990-98, 1999-2000
                  2007-09
    III  16 [8]   1921-29s, 1933-35s, 1972-75, 1980-81, 2009-

Chelsea (1905)
95  I    76 [25]  1907-10, 1912-24, 1930-62, 1963-75, 1977-79, 1984-88,
                  1989-
    II   19 [6]   1905-07, 1910-12, 1924-30, 1962-63, 1975-77, 1979-84,
                  1988-89

Cheltenham Town (1999)
12  III  4  [3]   2002-03, 2006-09
    IV   8  [3]   1999-2002, 2003-06, 2009-

Chester City (1931-2000, 2004-09) (Chester to 1983)
69  III  35 [20]  1931-58n, 1975-82, 1986-93, 1994-95
    IV   34 [17]  1958-75, 1982-86, 1993-94, 1995-2000, 2004-09

Chesterfield (1899-1909, 1921) (Chesterfield Town to 1915,
                                Chesterfield Municipal to 1922)
88  II   20 [10]  1899-1909, 1931-33, 1936-51
    III  50 [13]  1921-31n, 1933-36n, 1951-61n, 1970-83, 1985-89, 1995-2000
                  2001-
    IV   18 [9]   1961-70, 1983-85, 1989-95, 2000-01

Clapton Orient - see Leyton Orient

Colchester United (1950-90, 1992)
59  II   2  [2]   2006-08
    III  33 [11]  1950-61s, 1962-65, 1966-68, 1974-76, 1977-81, 1998-2006
                  2008-       
    IV   24 [9]   1961-62, 1965-66, 1968-74, 1976-77, 1981-90, 1992-98

Coventry City (1919)
85  I    34 [34]  1967-2001
    II   28 [10]  1919-25, 1936-52, 1964-67, 2001-
    III  22 [11]  1925-26n-36s, 1952-58s, 1959-64
    IV   1  [1]   1958-59

Crewe Alexandra (1892-96, 1921)
87  II   12 [5]   1892-96, 1997-2002, 2003-06
    III  41 [30]  1921-58n, 1963-64, 1968-69, 1989-91, 1994-97, 2002-03
                  2006-09
    IV   34 [20]  1958-63, 1964-68, 1969-89, 1991-94, 2009-

Crystal Palace (1920)
84  I    13 [4]   1969-73, 1979-81, 1989-93, 1994-95, 1997-98, 2004-05
    II   35 [9]   1921-25, 1964-69, 1973-74, 1977-79, 1981-89, 1993-94,
                  1995-97, 1998-2004, 2005-
    III  33 [26]  1920-21, 1925-58s, 1961-64, 1974-77
    IV   3  [3]   1958-61
Dagenham & Redbridge (2007)
4   III  1  [1]   2010-
    IV   3  [3]   2007-10
Darlington (1921-89, 1990-2010)
81  II   2  [2]   1925-27
    III  32 [24]  1921-25n, 1927-58n, 1966-67, 1985-87, 1991-92
    IV   47 [18]  1958-66, 1967-85, 1987-89, 1990-91, 1992-2010

Darwen (1891-99)
8   I    2  [1]   1891-92, 1893-94
    II   6  [5]   1892-93, 1894-99

Derby County (1888)
112 I    65 [20]  1888-1907, 1912-14, 1919-21, 1926-53, 1969-80, 1987-91,
                  1996-2002, 2007-08
    II   43 [12]  1907-12, 1914-15, 1921-26, 1953-55, 1957-69, 1980-84,
                  1986-87, 1991-96, 2002-07, 2008-
    III  4  [2]   1955-57n, 1984-86

Doncaster Rovers (1901-03, 1904-05, 1923-98, 2003)
79  II   17 [8]   1901-03, 1904-05, 1935-37, 1947-48, 1950-58, 2008-
    III  31 [12]  1923-35n, 1937-47n, 1948-50n, 1958-59, 1966-67, 1969-71,
                  1981-83, 1984-88, 2004-08
    IV   31 [10]  1959-66, 1967-69, 1971-81, 1983-84, 1988-98, 2003-04

Durham City (1921-28)
7   III  7  [7]   1921-28n
 
Everton (1888)
112 I  108  [50]  1888-1930, 1931-51, 1954-
    II  4   [3]   1930-31, 1951-54

Exeter City (1920-2003, 2008)
79  III  46 [31]  1920-58s, 1964-66, 1977-84, 1990-94, 2009-
    IV   33 [11]  1958-64, 1966-77, 1984-90, 1994-2003, 2008-09

Fulham (1907)
93  I    22 [10]   1949-52, 1959-68, 2001-
    II   50 [17]  1907-28, 1932-49, 1952-59, 1968-69, 1971-80, 1982-86, 1999-2001
    III  18 [8]   1928-32s, 1969-71, 1980-82, 1986-94, 1997-99
    IV   3  [3]   1994-97

Gainsborough Trinity (1896-1912)
16  II   16 [16]  1896-1912

Gateshead (1919-60) (South Shields to 1930)
34  II   9  [9]   1919-28
    III  23 [23]  1928-58n
    IV   2  [2]   1958-60

Gillingham (1920-38, 1950)
79  II   5  [5]   2000-05
    III  56 [18]  1920-38s, 1950-58s, 1964-71, 1974-89, 1996-2000, 2005-08, 2009-10
    IV   18 [7]   1958-64, 1971-74, 1989-96, 2008-09, 2010-

Glossop (1898-1915) (Glossop North End to 1899)
17  I    1  [1]   1899-1900
    II   16 [15]  1898-99, 1900-15

Grimsby Town (1892-1910, 1911-2010)
106 I    12 [7]   1901-03, 1929-32, 1934-48
    II   52 [9]   1892-1901, 1903-10, 1911-20, 1926-29, 1932-34, 1948-51,
                  1956-59, 1962-64, 1980-87, 1991-97, 1998-2003
    III  28 [6]   1920-26n, 1951-56n, 1959-62, 1964-68, 1972-77, 1979-80,
                  1987-88, 1990-91, 1997-98, 2003-04
    IV   14 [6]   1968-72, 1977-79, 1988-90, 2004-10

Halifax Town (1921-93)(1998-2002)
69  III  42 [35]  1921-63n, 1969-76
    IV   27 [17]  1963-69, 1976-93, 1998-2002

Hartlepool United (1921) (Hartlepools United to 1968, Hartlepool to 1977)
83  III  41 [30]  1921-58n, 1968-69, 1991-94, 2003-06, 2007-
    IV   42 [22]  1958-68, 1969-91, 1994-2003, 2006-07

Hereford United (1972-97, 2006)
34  II   1  [1]   1976-77
    III  6  [3]   1973-76, 1977-78, 2008-09
    IV   27 [19]  1972-73, 1978-97, 2006-08, 2009-

Huddersfield Town (1910)
90  I    30 [25]  1920-52, 1953-56, 1970-72
    II   33 [14]  1910-20, 1952-53, 1956-70, 1972-73, 1983-88, 1996-2001
    III  21 [7]   1973-75, 1980-83, 1988-95, 2001-03, 2004-
    IV   6  [5]   1975-80, 2003-04

Hull City (1905)
95  I    2  [2]   2008-2010
    II   54 [24]  1905-30, 1933-36, 1949-56, 1959-60, 1966-78, 1985-91, 2005-08
                  2010-
    III  29 [6]   1930-33n, 1936-49n, 1956-59n, 1960-66, 1978-81, 1983-85, 1991-96
                  2004-05
    IV   10 [8]   1981-83, 1996-2004

Ipswich Town (1938)
66  I    26 [18]  1961-64, 1968-86, 1992-95, 2000-02
    II   29 [6]   1954-55, 1957-61, 1964-68, 1986-92, 1996-2000, 2002-
    III  11 [9]   1938-54s, 1955-57s

Kidderminster Harriers (2000-05)
5   IV   5  [5]   2000-05
 
Leeds City (1905-1919)
10  II   10 [10]  1905-15 *
* disbanded by the FA in Oct 1919

Leeds United (1920)
84  I    50 [18]  1924-27, 1928-31, 1932-47, 1956-60, 1964-82, 1990-2004
    II   31 [9]   1920-24, 1927-28, 1931-32, 1947-56, 1960-64, 1982-90, 2004-07
                  2010-
    III  3  [3]   2007-10

Leicester City (1894) (Leicester Fosse to 1919)
106 I    46 [12]  1908-1909, 1925-35, 1937-39, 1954-55, 1957-69, 1971-78,
                  1980-81, 1983-87, 1994-95, 1996-2002, 2003-04
    II   59 [14]  1894-1908, 1909-25, 1935-37, 1946-54, 1955-57, 1969-71,
                  1978-80, 1981-83, 1987-94, 1995-96, 2002-03, 2004-08, 2009-
    III  1  [1]   2008-09
Leyton Orient (1905) (Clapton Orient to 1946, Orient 1966-87)
95  I    1  [1]   1962-63
    II   41 [20]  1905-29, 1956-62, 1963-66, 1970-82
    III  38 [20]  1929-56s, 1966-70, 1982-85, 1989-95, 2006-
    IV   15 [11]  1985-89, 1995-2006

Lincoln City (1892-1908, 1909-11, 1912-20, 1921-87, 1988)
104 II   34 [16]  1892-1908, 1909-11, 1912-20, 1932-34, 1948-49, 1952-61
    III  31 [11]  1921-32n, 1934-48n, 1949-52n, 1961-62, 1976-79, 1981-86,
                  1998-99
    IV   39 [14]  1962-76, 1979-81, 1986-87, 1988-98, 1999-

Liverpool (1893)
107 I    91 [49]  1894-95, 1896-1904, 1905-54, 1962-
    II   11  [8]  1893-94, 1895-96, 1904-05, 1954-62

Loughborough (1895-1900) (also known as Loughborough Town)
5   II   5  [5]   1895-1900

Luton Town (1897-1900, 1920-2009)
86  I    16 [10]  1955-60, 1974-75, 1982-92
    II   35 [11]  1897-1900, 1937-55, 1960-63, 1970-74, 1975-82, 1992-96, 2005-07
    III  30 [17]  1920-37s, 1963-65, 1968-70, 1996-2001, 2002-2005, 2007-08
    IV   5  [3]   1965-68, 2001-02, 2008-09

Macclesfield Town (1997)
14  III  1  [1]   1998-99
    IV   13 [12]  1997-98, 1999-

Maidstone United (1989-92)
3   IV   3  [3]   1989-92

Manchester City (1892) (Ardwick to 1894)
108 I    82 [17]  1899-1902, 1903-09, 1910-26, 1928-38, 1947-50, 1951-63,
                  1966-83, 1985-87, 1989-96, 2000-01, 2002-
    II   25 [7]   1892-99, 1902-03, 1909-10, 1926-28, 1938-47, 1950-51,
                  1963-66, 1983-85, 1987-89, 1996-98, 1999-2000, 2001-02
    III  1  [1]   1998-99

Manchester United (1892) (Newton Heath to 1902)
108 I    86 [36]  1892-94, 1906-22, 1925-31, 1936-37, 1938-74, 1975-
    II   22 [12]  1894-1906, 1922-25, 1931-36, 1937-38, 1974-75

Mansfield Town (1931-2008)
71  II   1  [1]   1977-78
    III  42 [22]  1931-32s-37n-47s-60n, 1963-72, 1975-77, 1978-80, 1986-91,
                  1992-93, 2002-03
    IV   28 [9]   1960-63, 1972-75, 1980-86, 1991-92, 1993-2002, 2003-08

Merthyr Town (1920-30)
10  III  10 [10]  1920-30s

Middlesbrough (1899)
101 I    60 [18]  1902-24, 1927-28, 1929-54, 1974-82, 1988-89, 1992-93,
                  1995-97, 1998-2009, 
    II   39 [12]  1899-1902, 1924-27, 1928-29, 1954-66, 1967-74, 1982-86,
                  1987-88, 1989-92, 1993-95, 1997-98, 2009-
    III  2  [1]   1966-67, 1986-87

Middlesbrough Ironopolis (1893-94)
1   II   1  [1]   1893-94

Millwall (1920) (Millwall Athletic to 1925)
84  I    2  [2]   1988-90
    II   36 [9]   1928-34, 1938-48, 1966-75, 1976-79, 1985-88, 1990-96, 2001-06
                  2010-
    III  41 [10]  1920-28s, 1934-38s, 1948-58s, 1962-64, 1965-66, 1975-76,
                  1979-85, 1996-2001, 2006-10
    IV   5  [4]   1958-62, 1964-65
 
Milton Keynes Dons (1977) (Wimbledon to 2004)
29  I    14 [14] 1986-2000
    II   6  [4]  1984-86, 2000-04
    III  8  [3 1979-80, 1981-82, 1983-84, 2004-06, 2008-
    IV   6  [2]  1977-79, 1980-81, 1982-83, 2006-08
Morecambe (2007)
4   IV   4  [4]  2007-

Nelson (1921-31)
10  II   1  [1]   1923-24
    III  9  [7]   1921-23n, 1924-31n

New Brighton (1923-51)
21  III  21 [21]  1923-51n

New Brighton Tower (1898-1901)
3   II   3  [3]   1898-1901

Newcastle United (1893) (Newcastle East End to 1893)
107 I    80 [32]  1898-34, 1948-61, 1965-78, 1984-89, 1993-2009, 2010-
    II   27 [7]   1893-98, 1934-48, 1961-65, 1978-84, 1989-93, 2009-10

Newport County (1920-31, 1932-88)
60  II   1  [1]   1946-47
    III  40 [15]  1920-31s, 1932-39s, 1947-62s, 1980-87
    IV   19 [18]  1962-80, 1987-88

Newton Heath - see Manchester United

Northampton Town (1920)
84  I    1  [1]   1965-66
    II   3  [2]   1963-65, 1966-67
    III  47 [31]  1920-58s, 1961-63, 1967-69, 1976-77, 1987-90, 1997-99, 2000-03
                  2006-09
    IV   33 [10]  1958-61, 1969-76, 1977-87, 1990-97, 1999-2000, 2003-06, 2009-

Northwich Victoria (1892-94)
2   II   2  [2]   1892-94

Norwich City (1920)
84  I    21 [9]   1972-74, 1975-81, 1982-85, 1986-95, 2004-05
    II   34 [12]  1934-39, 1960-72, 1974-75, 1981-82, 1985-86, 1995-2004, 2005-09
                  2010-
    III  29 [14]  1920-34s, 1946-60s, 2009-10

Nottingham Forest (1892)
108 I    56 [16]  1892-1906, 1907-11, 1922-25, 1957-72, 1977-93, 1994-97, 1998-99
    II   47 [17]  1906-07, 1911-22, 1925-49, 1951-57, 1972-77, 1993-94, 1997-98
                  1999-2005, 2008-
    III  5  [3]   1949-51s, 2005-08

Notts County (1888)
112 I    30 [16]  1888-93, 1897-1913, 1914-20, 1923-26, 1981-84, 1991-92
    II   37 [8]   1893-97, 1913-14, 1920-23, 1926-30, 1931-35, 1950-58,
                  1973-81, 1984-85, 1990-91, 1992-95
    III  30 [8]   1930-31s, 1935-50s, 1958-59, 1960-64, 1971-73, 1985-90,
                  1995-97, 1998-2004, 2010-
    IV   15 [7]   1959-60, 1964-71, 1997-98, 2004-10

Oldham Athletic (1907)
93  I    12 [9]   1910-23, 1991-94
    II   36 [17]  1907-10, 1923-35, 1953-54, 1974-91, 1994-97
    III  38 [14]  1935-53n, 1954-58n, 1963-69, 1971-74, 1997-
    IV   7  [5]   1958-63, 1969-71

Orient - see Leyton Orient

Oxford United (1962-2006)
44  I    3  [3]   1985-88
    II   18 [8]   1968-76, 1984-85, 1988-94, 1996-99
    III  15 [8]   1965-68, 1976-84, 1994-96, 1999-2001
    IV   8  [5]   1962-65, 2001-06

Peterborough United (1960)
51  II   3  [2]   1992-94, 2009-10
    III  23 [7]   1961-68, 1974-79, 1991-92, 1994-97, 2000-05, 2008-09, 2010-
    IV   25 [12]  1960-61, 1968-74, 1979-91, 1997-2000, 2005-08

Plymouth Argyle (1920)
84  II   40 [13]  1930-50, 1952-56, 1959-68, 1975-77, 1986-92, 2004-10
    III  39 [10]  1920-30s, 1950-52s, 1956-59s, 1968-75, 1977-86, 1992-95, 1996-98
                  2002-04, 2010-
    IV   5  [4]   1995-96, 1998-2002

Portsmouth (1920)
84  I    33 [25]  1927-59, 1987-88, 2003-10
    II   39 [15]  1924-27, 1959-61, 1962-76, 1983-87, 1988-2003, 2010-
    III  10 [4]   1920-24s, 1961-62, 1976-78, 1980-83
    IV   2  [2]   1978-80

Port Vale (1892-96, 1898-1907, 1919) (Burslem Port Vale to 1913)
98  II   41 [10]  1892-96, 1898-1907, 1919-29, 1930-36, 1954-57, 1989-92,
                  1994-2000
    III  41 [11]  1929-30n, 1936-38n-52s-54n, 1957-58s, 1959-65, 1970-78,
                  1983-84, 1986-89, 1992-94, 2000-08
    IV   16 [5]   1958-59, 1965-70, 1978-83, 1984-86, 2008-

Preston North End (1888)
112 I    46 [13]  1888-1901, 1904-12, 1913-14, 1919-25, 1934-49, 1951-61
    II   42 [11]  1901-04, 1912-13, 1914-15, 1925-34, 1949-51, 1961-70,
                  1971-74, 1978-81, 2000-
    III  19 [6]   1970-71, 1974-78, 1981-85, 1987-93, 1996-2000
    IV   5  [3]   1985-87, 1993-96
 
Queen's Park Rangers (1920)
84  I    20 [13]  1968-69, 1973-79, 1983-96
    II   25 [7]   1948-52, 1967-68, 1969-73, 1979-83, 1996-2001, 2004-
    III  39 [21]  1920-48s, 1952-67s, 2001-04

Reading (1920)
84  I    2  [2]   2006-08
    II   18 [5]   1926-31, 1986-88, 1994-98, 2002-06, 2008-
    III  56 [33]  1920-26s, 1931-71s, 1976-77, 1979-83, 1984-86, 1988-94, 1998-2002
    IV   8  [5]   1971-76, 1977-79, 1983-84

Rochdale (1921)
83  III  37 [31]  1921-59n, 1969-74, 2010-
    IV   46 [36]  1959-69, 1974-2010

Rotherham County - see Rotherham United

Rotherham Town (1893-96) (see also Rotherham United
3   II   3  [3]   1893-96

Rotherham United (1919) (Rotherham County to 1926, merged with Rotherham Town)
85  II   27 [17]  1893-96, 1919-23, 1951-68, 1981-83, 2001-05
    III  47 [21]  1923-51n, 1968-73, 1975-81, 1983-88, 1989-91, 1992-97, 2000-01
                  2005-07
    IV   11 [4]   1973-75, 1988-89, 1991-92, 1997-2000, 2007-

Rushden & Diamonds (2001-06)
5   III  1  [1]   2003-04        
    IV   4  [2]   2001-03, 2004-06 

Scarborough (1987-99)
12  IV   12 [12]  1987-99

Scunthorpe United (1950) (Scunthorpe & Lindsey United to 1958)
61  II   8  [6]   1958-64, 2007-08, 2009-
    III  19 [8]   1950-58n, 1964-68, 1972-73, 1983-84, 1999-2000, 2005-07
                  2008-09
    IV   34 [15]  1968-72, 1973-83, 1984-99, 2000-05

Sheffield United (1892)
108 I    60 [37]  1893-1934, 1946-49, 1953-56, 1961-68, 1971-76, 1990-94
                  2006-07
    II   42 [9]   1892-93, 1934-39, 1949-53, 1956-61, 1968-71, 1976-79,
                  1984-88, 1989-90, 1994-2006, 2007-
    III  5  [2]   1979-81, 1982-84, 1988-89
    IV   1  [1]   1981-82

Sheffield Wednesday (1892) (The Wednesday to 1929)
108 I    66 [16]  1892-1899, 1900-20, 1926-37, 1950-51, 1952-55, 1956-58,
                  1959-70, 1984-90, 1991-2000
    II   34 [6]   1899-1900, 1920-26, 1937-50, 1951-52, 1955-56, 1958-59,
                  1970-75, 1980-84, 1990-91, 2000-03, 2005-10
    III  8  [5]   1975-80, 2003-05, 2010-

Shrewsbury Town (1950-2003, 2004)
60  II   10 [10]  1979-89
    III  33 [15]  1950-51n-58s, 1959-74, 1975-79, 1989-92, 1994-97
    IV   17 [7]   1958-59, 1974-75, 1992-94, 1997-2003, 2004-

Small Heath - see Birmingham City

Southampton (1920)
84  I    35 [27]  1966-74, 1978-2005
    II   38 [24]  1922-53, 1960-66, 1974-78, 2005-09
    III  11 [7]   1920-22s, 1953-60s, 2009-

Southend United (1920)
84  II   7  [6]   1991-97, 2006-07
    III  56 [39]  1920-66s, 1972-76, 1978-80, 1981-84, 1987-89, 1990-91, 1997-98
                  2005-06, 2007-10
    IV   21 [7]   1966-72, 1976-78, 1980-81, 1984-87, 1989-90, 1998-2005, 2010-

South Shields - see Gateshead

Stalybridge Celtic (1921-23)
2   III  2  [2]   1921-23n

Stockport County (1900-04, 1905)
99  II   26 [12]  1900-04, 1905-21, 1922-26, 1937-38, 1997-2002
    III  40 [14]  1921-22n, 1926-37n, 1938-59n, 1967-70, 1991-97, 2002-05
                  2008-10
    IV   33 [21]  1959-67, 1970-91, 2005-08, 2010-

Stoke - see Stoke City

Stoke City (1888-1890, 1891-1908, 1919) (Stoke to 1925)
104 I    55 [16]  1888-90, 1891-1907, 1922-23, 1933-53, 1963-77, 1979-85
                  2008-
    II   41 [11]  1907-08, 1919-22, 1923-26, 1927-33, 1953-63, 1977-79,
                  1985-90, 1993-98, 2002-08
    III  8  [4]   1926-27n, 1990-93, 1998-2002

Sunderland (1890)
110 I    80 [57]  1890-1958, 1964-70, 1976-77, 1980-85, 1990-91, 1996-97, 
                  1999-2003, 2005-06, 2007-
    II   29 [6]   1958-64, 1970-76, 1977-80, 1985-87, 1988-90, 1991-96, 1997-99, 
                  2003-05, 2006-07
    III  1  [1]   1987-88

Swansea City (1920) (Swansea Town to 1970)
84  I     2  [2]  1981-83
    II   37 [16]  1925-47, 1949-65, 1979-81, 1983-84, 2008-
    III  27  [8]  1920-25s, 1947-49s, 1965-67, 1970-73, 1978-79, 1984-86,
                  1988-96, 2000-01, 2005-08
    IV   18  [5]  1967-70, 1973-78, 1986-88, 1996-2000, 2001-05

Swindon Town (1920)
84  I    1  [1]   1993-94
    II   18 [6]   1963-65, 1969-74, 1987-93, 1994-95, 1996-2000
    III  60 [36]  1920-63s, 1965-69, 1974-82, 1986-87, 1995-96, 2000-06, 2007-
    IV   5  [4]   1982-86, 2006-07

Thames (1930-32)
2   III  2  [2]   1930-32s

Torquay United (1927-2007, 2009)
78  III  34 [24]  1927-58s, 1960-62, 1966-72, 1991-92, 2004-05
    IV   44 [19]  1958-60, 1962-66, 1972-91, 1992-2004, 2005-07, 2009-

Tottenham Hotspur (1908)
92  I    76 [33]  1909-15, 1920-28, 1933-35, 1950-77, 1978-
    II   16 [8]   1908-09, 1919-20, 1928-33, 1935-50, 1977-78

Tranmere Rovers (1921)
83  II   11 [10]  1938-39, 1991-2001
    III  55 [17]  1921-38n, 1946-61n, 1967-75, 1976-79, 1989-91, 2001-
    IV   17 [10]  1961-67, 1975-76, 1979-89

Walsall (1892-95, 1896-1901, 1921) (Walsall Town Swifts to 1895)
91  II   15 [5]   1892-95, 1896-1901, 1961-63, 1988-89, 1999-00, 2001-04
    III  67 [30]  1921-27n-31s-36n-58s, 1960-61, 1963-79, 1980-88, 1989-90,
                  1995-99, 2000-01, 2004-06, 2007-
    IV   9  [5]   1958-60, 1979-80, 1990-95, 2006-07

Watford (1920)
83  I    8  [6]   1982-88, 1999-2000, 2006-07
    II   25 [8]   1969-72, 1979-82, 1988-96, 1998-99, 2000-06
                  2007-
    III  46 [31]  1920-58s, 1960-69, 1972-75, 1978-79, 1996-98
    IV    5 [3]   1958-60, 1975-78

The Wednesday - see Sheffield Wednesday

West Bromwich Albion (1888)
112 I    73 [24]  1888-1901, 1902-04, 1911-27, 1931-38, 1949-73,
                  1976-86, 2002-03, 2004-06, 2008-09, 2010-
    II   37 [9]   1901-02, 1904-11, 1927-31, 1938-49, 1973-76, 1986-91,
                  1993-2002, 2003-04, 2006-08, 2009-10
    III  2  [2]   1991-93

West Ham United (1919)
85  I    54 [20]  1923-32, 1958-78, 1981-89, 1991-92, 1993-2003, 2005-
    II   31 [19]  1919-23, 1932-58, 1978-81, 1989-91, 1992-93, 2003-05

Wigan Athletic (1978)
33  I    6  [6]   2005-
    II   2  [2]   2003-05
    III  17 [11]  1982-93, 1997-2003
    IV   8  [4]   1978-82, 1993-97

Wigan Borough (1921-1931)
10  III  10 [10]  1921-31n *
* resigned from League on 26 Oct 1931

Wimbledon - See Milton Keynes Dons

Wolverhampton Wanderers (1888)
112 I    62 [26] 1888-1906, 1932-65, 1967-76, 1977-82, 1983-84, 2003-04
                 2009-
    II   45 [19] 1906-23, 1924-32, 1965-67, 1976-77, 1982-83, 1984-85,
                 1989-2003, 2004-09
    III  3  [1]  1923-24n, 1985-86, 1988-89
    IV   2  [2]  1986-88

Workington (1951-77)
26  III  10 [7]  1951-58n, 1964-67
    IV   16 [10] 1958-64, 1967-77

Wrexham (1921-2008)
81  II   4  [4]  1978-82
    III  54 [32] 1921-60n, 1962-64, 1970-78, 1982-83, 1993-2002, 2003-05
    IV   23 [10] 1960-62, 1964-70, 1983-93, 2002-03, 2005-08

Wycombe Wanderers (1993)
18  III  11 [10] 1994-2004, 2009-10
    IV   7  [5 1993-94, 2004-09, 2010-
 
Yeovil Town (2003)
8  III   6  [6]  2005-
    IV   2  [1]  2003-05

York City (1929-2004)
68  II   2  [2]  1974-76
    III  38 [22] 1929-58n, 1959-60, 1965-66, 1971-74, 1976-77, 1984-88,
                 1993-99
    IV   28 [7]  1958-59, 1960-65, 1966-71, 1977-84, 1988-93, 1999-2004

Original author: James M. Ross

Updated by David Robson 2 July 2010

 

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