DARWEN F.C.

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ENTERED LEAGUE 1891; founded in 1875

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LEFT LEAGUE 1899 Reformed as AFC Darwen in 2009
GROUNDS Barley Bank; Anchor Ground
CAPACITY 12,500
  NICKNAMES Darreners; Salmoners (salmon & pink shirts)  
BEST WIN 12-0 v Walsall in 1896-7
WORST DEFEAT 0-12 v West Bromwich Albion in 1891-2

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HIGHEST LEAGUE POSITION Last in Division 1 in 1891-2 with 11 points

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LOWEST LEAGUE POSITION Last in Division 2 in 1898-9 when conceding 141 goals
MOST LEAGUE PTS (2 pts) 36 in Division 2 in 1894-5
MOST LEAGUE PTS (3 pts) Not Applicable
  MOST LEAGUE GOALS 74 in Division 2 in 1894-5  
BEST F.A.CUP SEASON Semi Final in 1880-81 v Old Carthusians; Lost 4-1 at Kennington Oval
MOST INDIVIDUAL APPEARANCES  

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MOST INDIVIDUAL GOALS  

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HIGHEST LEAGUE CROWD 8000 v Preston North End on 1/1/1892
LOWEST LEAGUE CROWD  
WHERE ARE THEY NOW? North West Counties League Division 1 in 2013-14 season
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