Club Information

Transfer Records

Attendance Records

Performance Records

Record Results

Player Records

Club Details


Geoffrey Richmond

Year Formed


Valley Parade

West Yorkshire

Transfer Records

Highest Transfer Fee Paid

1,300,000 for Isaiah Rankin from Arsenal in August 1998
1,000,000 for Lee Mills from Port Vale in August 1998

Highest Transfer Fee Received

2,150,000 for Dean Richards to Wolves
1,750,000 for Des Hamilton to Newcastle United in 1997

Attendance Records

Largest Attendance

39,146 against Burnley in the F.A. Cup Fourth Round on 11th March, 1911

Lowest Attendance

1,249 against Hereford United in Division 4 on 15th May, 1981

Performance Records

Club Honours

1907-08: Division Two Champions
1928-29: Division Three North Champions
1984-85: Division Three Champions
1996: Division 2 Play-off Winners

Best League Position

5th Division 1 in 1910-11

Best F.A. Cup Performance

Winners, 1911

Best League Cup Performance

Quarter Finals 1964-65, 1988-89

League History

Elected to Division 21903-04
Promoted to Division 11907-08
Relegated to Division 21921-22
Relegated to Division 3N1928-29
Promoted to Division 21927-28
Relegated to Division 31937-37
Relegated to Division 41960-61
Promoted to Division 31968-69
Relegated to Division 41971-72
Promoted to Division 31976-77
Relegated to Division 41977-78
Promoted to Division 31981-82
Promoted to Division 21984-85
Relegated to Division 31989-90
Reassigned Division 21991-92
Promoted to Division 11995-96

Record Results

Largest Victory

11-1 against Rotherham United in Division 3 North on 28th September, 1928
11-3 against Walker Celtic in The F.A. Cup 30th December, 1961

Worst Loss

1-9 to Colchester United in Divsion 4 on 30th December, 1961

Player Records

Most Appearances For The Club

Cyril 'Ces' Podd: 557 + 9 sub, League 494 + 8, FA Cup 30, League Cup 33 + 1

Most Capped Player

Harry Hampton, 9 caps for Northern Ireland

Most Capped Player For England

Evenlyn Lintott, 4 caps

Most Goals In A Single Game

Albert Whitehurst, 7 goals at home against Tranmere Rovers (Final Score 8-0), Division 3 North on 6th March 1929

Most League Goals In A Season

David Layne, 34 goals in Divsion 4, 1961-62

Most Goals In A Season

David Layne, 36 League Goals +2 FA Cup in 1961-62

Most League Goals In A Career

Robert Campbell, 88 goals, 1906-13

Most Goals In A Career

Bobby Campbell, 96 goals (League: 85, FA Cup: 2, League Cup: 9) 1979-1983(Jul) 1983(Nov)-1987