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ENTERED LEAGUE Founder member of Football League in 1888; Founded in 1876 at a public house

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LEFT LEAGUE In 1892-3 season after finishing 15th in Division 1
GROUNDS Accrington Cricket Ground, Thorneyholme Road
  NICKNAMES The Owd Reds  
BEST WIN 6-1 v Derby County in Division 1 on 16/11/1889
WORST DEFEAT 12-0 Darwen on 14/1/1896

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HIGHEST LEAGUE POSITION 6th in Division 1 in the 1889-90 season

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LOWEST LEAGUE POSITION 15th in Division 1 in the 1892-3 season
MOST LEAGUE PTS (2 pts) 24 in the 1889-90 season
MOST LEAGUE PTS (3 pts) Not Applicable
  MOST LEAGUE GOALS 57 in the 1892-3 season  
BEST F.A.CUP SEASON 2nd Round in 1889 and 1893
MOST INDIVIDUAL APPEARANCES George Haworth 5 caps for England

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HIGHEST LEAGUE CROWD 8000 v Preston North End 1892-3
LOWEST LEAGUE CROWD 1000 v Sunderland 1890-91
WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Continued outside the Football League until 1896 when the Club folded after a 12-0 defeat to Darwen

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