The Sad Stats Page

A variety of Cobblers Stats for you to bore your friends with at parties. As you see, some of the categories have items missing, can you help me with them?
Further suggestions to make this page even sadder gratefully received.

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Players Sold

  1. £265,000 Richard Hill, July 1987, Watford
  2. £200,000 Eddie McGoldrick, October 1988, Crystal Palace
  3. £140,000 George Reilly, Nov 1979, Cambridge
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Players Bought

  1. 90,000 David Seal, August 1997, Bristol City
  2. 85,000 Tony Adcock, January 1988, Manchester City
  3. 85,000 Chris Freestone, December 1997, Middlesbrough

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Capped Players

(while still a Cobblers player)

  1. Edwin Lloyd-Davies (Wales) 12 caps 1908-1914
  2. Theo Foley (Rep Ireland) 9 caps 1964-1967
  3. Colin Hill (Northern Ireland) 2 Caps 1998
  4. Graham Moore (Wales) 2 caps 1966
  5. Ken Leek (Wales) 1 cap 1965
  6. William Williams (Wales) 1 cap 1925

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Most Appearances

  1. Tommy Fowler, 552, 1946-61
  2. Peter Gleasure, 412, 1982-91
  3. Joe Kiernan, 352, 1963-71
  4. William Watson, 352, 1920-28
  5. Phil Chard, 330, 1985-87 & 1989-93
  6. Leonard Hammond, 327, 1924-32
  7. Roly Mills, 327, 1954-63
  8. Jack English, 321, 1947-59
  9. Ron Patterson, 317, 1952-61
  10. Tommy Wells, 316, 1926-34

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Most Goals (career)

  1. Jack English, 143, 1947-59
  2. Ted Bowen, 120, 1927-31
  3. Bert Dawes, 103, 1929-33
  4. Frank Large, 96, 1962-63, 1966-67 & 1969-72
  5. Tommy Wells, 94, 1926-34
  6. Tommy Fowler, 88, 1946-61
  7. Ralph Hoten, 84, 1924-29
  8. Don Martin, 82, 1962-67 & 1975-77
  9. William Lockett, 77, 1920-25
  10. Alan Woan, 69, 1956-59

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Most Goals (season)

  1. Cliff Holton, 39, 1961/62
  2. Bert Dawes, 37, 1932/33
  3. Richard Hill, 33, 1986/87
  4. Archie Garrett, 32, 1946/47
  5. Alan Woan, 32, 1958/59
  6. George Whitworth, 31, 1920/21
  7. Ralph Hoten, 31, 1928/29
  8. Jack English, 31 1953/54
  9. Les Robinson, 29, 1925/26
  10. Ted Bowen, 28, (twice), 1929/30 & 1930/31

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Top 10 Attendances at The County Ground

(League unless otherwise stated)

  1. 24,523 v Fulham 23 Apr 1966 (Division 1)
  2. 23,325 v Chelsea 27 Dec 1965 (Division 1)
  3. 23,209 v Southampton 7 Jan 1950 (FAC RD 3)
  4. 22,644 v Bournemouth 2 Feb 1950 (FAC Rd 4 Replay)
  5. 21,564 v Leicester 26 Mar 1966 (Division 1)
  6. 21,548 v Leeds Utd 5 Mar 1966 (Division 1)
  7. 21,344 v Arsenal 4 Jan 1958 (FAC Rd 3)
  8. 21,245 v Man Utd 28 Aug 1965 (Division 1)
  9. 21,148 v Sunderland 19 Jan 1928 (FAC Rd 3 Replay)
  10. 21,102 v Plymouth 19 Oct 1929 (Division 3S)

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Lowest 10 Attendances at The County Ground

  1. 942 v Chester 19 Mar 1985 (Division 4)
  2. 1109 v Hartlepool 10 Apr 1984 (Division 4)
  3. 1167 v Torquay 29 Apr 1986 (Division 4)
  4. 1181 v Hartlepool 15 Apr 1985 (Division 4)
  5. 1189 v Wrexham 28 Apr 1984 (Division 4)
  6. 1193 v Leyton Orient 3 Dec 1991 (Autoglass Trophy)
  7. 1223 v Wrexham 5 Mar 1985 (Division 4)
  8. 1264 v Crewe 30 Mar 1985 (Division 4)
  9. 1311 v Port Vale 17 Apr 1985 (Division 4)
  10. 1337 v Blackpool 20th Mar 1984 (Division 4)

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Top 10 Attendances at Sixfields
(Competetive matches only)

  1. 7557 v Man. City 26 Sep 1998 (Division 2)
  2. 7501 v Bristol Rovers 13th May 1998 (Division 2 Play-Off Semi 2nd Leg)
  3. 7461 v Barnet 15 Oct 1994 (Division 3)
  4. 7443 v Fulham 25 Apr 1998 (Division 2)
  5. 7442 v Tottenham 27 Oct 1998 (Worthington Cup Round 3)
  6. 7427 v Gillingham 20 Apr 1996 (Division 3)
  7. 7373 v Watford 22 Nov 1997 (Division 2)
  8. 7366 v Fulham 5 Nov 1994 (Division 3)
  9. 7342 v Watford 17 Nov 1996 (FAC 1)
  10. 7302 v Cardiff 14 May 1997 (Division 3 Play-Off Semi 2nd Leg)

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Lowest 10 Attendances at Sixfields

  1. 2618 v Barnet 1 Nov 1994 (AWS)
  2. 2631 v Plymouth 09 Dec 1997 (AWS Rd1)
  3. 2706 v Swansea 29 Nov 1994 (AWS)
  4. 2845 v Torquay 13 Jan 1998 (AWS 2)
  5. 3090 v Rochdale 20 Feb 1996 (Division 3)
  6. 3390 v Brighton 11 Aug 1998 (Worthington Cup Rd1)
  7. 3519 v Hull 3rd December 1996 (Division 3)
  8. 3537 v Hartlepool 19 Mar 1996 (Division 3)
  9. 3567 v Cardiff 3 Sep 1996 (CCC Rd1)
  10. 3656 v Torquay 9 Dec 1995 (Division 3)

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Last 10 Managers

  1. Ian Atkins Jan 1995 - present
  2. John Barnwell Sep 1993 - Dec 1994
  3. Phil Chard Apr 1992 - Sep 1993
  4. Theo Foley May 1990 - Apr 1992
  5. Graham Carr Apr 1985 - May 1990
  6. Tony Barton July 1984 - Apr 1985
  7. Clive Walker Feb 1982 - May 1984
  8. Bill Dodgin Oct 1980 - Feb 1982
  9. Clive Walker May 1979 - Oct 1980
  10. Mike Keen Feb 1978 - Mar 1979

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