RECORDS

 

Record Appearance holder.  Roger Ashby - 663.

Record goal scorer.  Roy Clayton - 187.

Highest round reached in the FA Cup. 4th Round v Fulham (2008-09), Charlton Athletic (1988-89)

Highest attendance, involving Kettering Town - 32,000 v Stafford Rangers (Wembley) 1978-79

Highest home attendance, (any competition) 11,526 v Peterborough United (FA Cup 3Qrd) - 1946-47

Highest home attendance: 8,717 v Bedford Town (SL) 1956-57

Record number of league wins:  30 – out of 42 (2014-15 & 2007-08), out of 46 (2017-18).

Record number of home wins:  19 – 2017-18 (Evo-Stik Premier Southern League Division (2017-18).

Unbeaten run (all comps): 26 (17 league) – 1976-77

Highest number of points (3pts): 97 – 2007-08, Blue Square North, & 2017-18, Evo-Stik Premier (South).

Highest number of points (2pts):  66 – 1956-57, Southern League

Highest league win: 20-3 v Higham Ferrers – Dec 26th, 1936, East Midlands League

Unbeaten start to a season:

Best ever since 1891

26 (all comps), 17 League – 1976-77, Derek Dougan (also best ever unbeaten run).

Regular league season records  2017-18

Number of goals scored in a league season  122 – highest since 1933-34 (122).

Number of points – 97 (Same number of points when the Poppies won the Blue Square North in 2008-09).

Home goals scored  - 69 (highest since 1932-33)

Away goals scored – 53 (equal highest since 1933-34)

Number of awarded penalties  - 21 (highest)

Most scored in a season – 16 (highest)

Most number of goals scored by substitutes in a league season  - 12 (highest)

Three players scoring 20+ league goals - since 1978-79 – Aaron O’Connor, Matt Stevens, Brett Solkhon.

Brett Solkhon 519  appearances  - 98 goals, 104 (all comps including Northants Senior Cup) - (22 goals league scored this season – his highest).

Aaron O’Connor 32  (league goals) 40 (all in comps including Northants Senior Cup).

Matt Stevens – 28 (league goals 33) (all competitions) highest amount of goals by an on loan player.

Paul White - 20 clean sheets – record for a season.

Most home wins in our league history – 19

Highest home win -  6-0 v Dunstable Town and Bishop Stortford.

Highest away win – 7-0 v Gosport Borough.

Most goals in a match – 4 Aaron O’Connor v  Hitchin Town.

Highest home attendance: 1,109 v Kings Lynn Town.

Most League appearances: Rhys Hoenes. 46  (31 starts – 15 substitute appearances).

Most appearances (all competitions): Rhys Hoenes. 55 (40 starts – 15 subs).

Highest number of spectators – 14,825 (since 2011-12).

Highest league attendance average since: 645 (since the 2011-12 season).

All-time Goalscorers:    1891- 2018

No Player   Period   League   Other   Total
1 Roy Clayton (above) 1972-1981 141   46   187
2 Alec Linnell 1930-1947* 139   30   169
3 Ken Gully 1966-1972 99   54   153
4 Jack Starsmore 1925-1946* 134   13   147
5 Harold Parker 1902-1919 107   34   141
6 Harry Loasby 1922-1935* 113   22   135
7 Arnold Woolhead 1946-1950 96   32   128
8 Geoff Toseland 1953-1965* 93   31   124
9 Jack Richardson 1926-1938* 100   17   117
10 Peter Simpson 1927-1929 104   9   113
11 Bert Henley 1945-1952 87   22   109
12 Brett Solkhon 2003-2018* 85   13   98
13 Bill Draper 1957-1960 76   21   97
14 Roger Ashby 1965-1980 70   26   96
14 Billy Kellock 1975-1988* 67   27   94
15 Billy York   1904-1920* 77   16   93
16 Maurice Dunkley 1930-1949* 76   16   92
18 Ernest Panter 1907-1914 62   27   89
18 Frank Murphy 1981-1993* 72   17   89
19 Barry Daldy 1961-1970* 58   30   88
20 Phil Brown 1990-2001* 65   22   87

*More than one spell at the club.

All-time– Appearances:    1891- 2018        
No Player   Period   League   Other   Total
1 Roger Ashby (above) 1965-1980 463   200   663
2 Brett Solkhon 2003-2018* 439   80   519
3 Mick Goodall 1965-1976 324   173   497
4 Sean Suddards 1973-1983 368   124   492
5 Roy Clayton 1972-1981 309   109   418
6 William Draper 1889-1904 315   90   405
7 Alec Linnell 1930-1947* 321   82   403
8 Tom (Bungie) Smith 1930-1948 321   79   400
8 Phil Brown 1990-2001* 303   79   382
10 Doug Keast 1983-1992 297   77   374
11 Craig Norman 1995-2004 295   75   370
12 Maurice Marston 1957-1965 260   92   352
13 Dave Cairns 1926-1936* 282   47   329
13 Harry Walden 1958-1973* 221   108   329
14 Maurice Dunkley 1930-1949* 261   63   324
15 Kenny Evans 1964-1970 197   126   323
16 Gordon Livsey 1964-1977* 207   108   315
17 Wayne Diuk 1999-2006 243   68   311
18 Harold Parker 1902-1919 250   59   309
18 Mick Reed 1964-1973 201   108   309
19 Steve Gammon 1965-1971 202   100   302
20 Ken Gully 1966-1973 197   102   299

*More than one spell at the club.