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ENTERED LEAGUE 1921 but formed in 1891 after the demise of Accrington FC, Stanley Villa became Accrington Stanley

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GROUNDS Moorhead, Bell Ground, Peel Park

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NICKNAMES The Reds after their kit colour

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BEST WIN 8-0 v New Brighton in 1933-4
WORST DEFEAT 0-9 v Barnsley in 1933-4 and 0-9 v Tranmere in 1958-9

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HIGHEST LEAGUE POSITION 2nd in Division 3 North in the 1954-5 season

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LOWEST LEAGUE POSITION 18th in Division 4 in the 1960-61 season
MOST LEAGUE PTS (2 pts) 61 in the 1954-5 season
MOST LEAGUE PTS (3 pts) Not Applicable

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MOST LEAGUE GOALS 96 in the 1954-5 season  
BEST F.A.CUP SEASON 4th Round replay v Portsmouth in 1958-9; lost 4-1
MOST INDIVIDUAL APPEARANCES 260 Jimmy Armstrong from 1927-34

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MOST INDIVIDUAL GOALS 136 George Stewart from 1954-58

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HIGHEST LEAGUE CROWD 15,454 v Rochdale in 1957-8 season
LOWEST LEAGUE CROWD 925 v York City in the 1959-60 season
WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Dissolved in 1962 without completing the season

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