English Clubs Divisional Movements 1888-2015

This document lists all clubs which have appeared in the Football League and FA Premier League and shows the periods they have spent in each division. The divisions are designated using Roman numerals as follows

I    Football League 1888-92, Division One 1892-1992, FA Premier 1992-
II   Division Two 1892-1992, Division One 1992-2004, Football League Championship 2004-
III  Division Three 1920-21 & 1958-92, Division Three (South) 1921-58,
     Division Three (North) 1921-58, Division Two 1992-2004, Division One 2004-
IV   Division Four 1958-92, Division Three 1992-2004, Division Two 2004-

For each club the club name is followed by the date the club joined the league or the period(s) of membership of the League and any previous names of the club during league membership (these are cross-referenced in the text). This is followed by the list of divisions the club has played in and the period(s) spent in each division. To the right of the division number is shown the total number of seasons spent in the division with the longest consecutive period given in square brackets. The total number of seasons spent in the League is given to the left of the highest division played in. Membership of a regionalised division is shown by 'n' or 's' appended to the period of membership. Dates of transfer from one region to another are also shown. Totals do not includ period during the wars.

Aberdare Athletic (1921-27)								
6   III  6   [6]   1921-27s								
								
Accrington (1888-93)								
5   I    5   [5]   1888-93								
								
Accrington Stanley (1921-62, 2006-2015)								
42  III  32  [32]  1921-60n								
    IV   10  [9*]  1960-61, 2006-15								
(resigned from League March 1962)								
								
AFC Wimbledon (2011)								
4   IV   4   [4*]  2011-15								
								
AFC Bournemouth (1923) (known as Bournemouth; Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic to 1971)								
85  II   5   [3]   1987-90, 2013-15p								
    III  69  [40]  1923-70s, 1971-75, 1982-87, 1990-2002, 2003-08, 2010-13 								
    IV   11  [7]   1970-71, 1975-82, 2002-03, 2008-10								
								
Aldershot Town (2008) (Known as Aldershot (1932-91))								
57  III  24  [19]  1932-58s, 1973-76, 1987-89								
    IV   33  [15]  1958-73, 1976-87, 1989-91, 2008-2013								
(expelled from League March 1992)								
								
Ardwick - see Manchester City								
								
Arsenal (1893) (Woolwich Arsenal to 1914)								
111 I    98  [89*] 1904-13, 1919-2015								
    II   13  [11]  1893-1904, 1913-15								
								
Ashington (1921-29)								
8   III  8   [8]   1921-29n								
								
Aston Villa (1888)								
116 I    104 [44]  1888-1936, 1938-59, 1960-67, 1975-87, 1988-2015								
    II   10  [3]   1936-38, 1959-60, 1967-70, 1972-75, 1987-88								
    III  2   [2]   1970-72								
								
Barnet (1991-2001, 2005-13)								
18  III  1   [1]   1993-94								
    IV   17  [8]   1991-93, 1994-2001, 2005-13								
								
Barnsley (1898)								
106 I    1   [1]   1997-98								
    II   73  [30]  1898-1932, 1934-38, 1946-53, 1955-59, 1981-97,								
                   1998-2002, 2006-2014								
    III  22  [6]   1932-34n, 1938-39n, 1953-55n, 1959-65, 1968-72,								
                   1979-81, 2002-2006, 2014-15								
    IV   10  [7]   1965-68, 1972-79								
								
Barrow (1921-72)								
44  III  33  [30]  1921-58n, 1967-70								
    IV   11  [9]   1958-67, 1970-72								
								
Birmingham - see Birmingham City								
								
Birmingham City (1892) (Small Heath to 1905; Birmingham to 1945)								
112 I    57  [18]  1894-96, 1901-02, 1903-08, 1921-39, 1948-50, 1955-65, 								
                   1972-79, 1980-84, 1985-86, 2002-2006, 2007-08, 2009-11								
    II   51  [9]   1892-94, 1896-1901, 1902-03, 1908-21, 1946-48, 1950-55, 								
                   1965-72, 1979-80, 1984-85, 1986-89, 1992-94, 1995-2002, 2006-07								
                   2008-09, 2011-15								
    III  4   [3]   1989-92, 1994-95								
								
Blackburn Rovers (1888)								
106 I    72  [44]  1888-1936, 1946-48, 1958-66, 1992-99, 2001-12								
    II   39  [12]  1936-39, 1948-58, 1966-71, 1975-79, 1980-92, 1999-2001								
                   2012-15								
    III  5   [4]   1971-75, 1979-80								
								
Blackpool (1896-99, 1900)								
107 I    28  [23]  1930-33, 1937-67, 1970-71, 2010-11								
    II   50  [26]  1896-99, 1900-30, 1933-37, 1967-70, 1971-78, 2007-10, 2011-15r								
    III  22  [8]   1978-81, 1985-90, 1992-2000, 2001-07								
    IV   7   [4]   1981-85, 1990-92, 2000-01								
								
Bolton Wanderers (1888)								
116 I    73  [22]  1888-99, 1900-03, 1905-08, 1909-10, 1911-33, 1935-64, 								
                   1978-80, 1995-96, 1997-98, 2001-12								
    II   31  [7]   1899-1900, 1903-05, 1908-09, 1910-11, 1933-35, 1964-71, 								
                   1973-78, 1980-83, 1993-95, 1996-97, 1998-2001, 2012-15								
    III  11  [5]   1971-73, 1983-87, 1988-93								
    IV   1   [1]   1987-88								
								
Bootle (1892-93)								
1   II   1   [1]   1892-93								
								
Boston United (2002)								
5   IV   5   [5]   2002-07								
								
Bournemouth - see AFC Bournemouth								
								
Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic - see AFC Bournemouth								
								
Bradford (1908-70) (known as Bradford Park Avenue)								
51  I    3   [3]   1914-21								
    II   22  [15]  1908-14, 1921-22, 1928-50								
    III  16  [8]   1922-28n, 1950-58n, 1961-63								
    IV   10  [7]   1958-61, 1963-70								
								
Bradford City (1903)								
101 I    12  [10]  1908-22, 1999-2001								
    II   29  [8]   1903-08, 1922-27, 1929-37, 1985-90, 1996-99, 2001-2004								
    III  37  [17]  1927-29n, 1937-61n, 1969-72, 1977-78, 1982-85, 1990-96, 								
                   2004-2007, 2013-15								
    IV   23  [8]   1961-69, 1972-77, 1978-82, 2007-13								
								
Bradford Park Avenue - see Bradford								
								
Brentford (1920)								
88  I    5   [5]   1935-47								
    II   11  [7]   1933-35, 1947-54, 1992-93, 2014-15								
    III  57  [14]  1920-33s, 1954-62s, 1963-66, 1972-73, 1978-92, 1993-98, 								
                   1999-2007, 2009-14								
    IV   15  [6]   1962-63, 1966-72, 1973-78, 1998-99, 2007-09								
								
Brighton and Hove Albion (1920)								
88  I    4   [4]   1979-83								
    II   22  [4*]  1958-62, 1972-73, 1977-79, 1983-87, 1988-92, 2002-03, 								
                   2004-06, 2011-15								
    III  55  [31]  1920-58s, 1962-63, 1965-72, 1973-77, 1987-88, 1992-96, 								
                   2001-02, 2003-04, 2006-11								
    IV   7   [5]   1963-65, 1996-2001								
								
Bristol City (1901)								
103 I    9   [5]   1906-11, 1976-80								
    II   47  [11]  1901-06, 1911-22, 1923-24, 1927-32, 1955-60, 1965-76, 								
                   1980-81, 1990-95, 1998-99, 2007-13								
    III  45  [16]  1922-23s, 1924-27s, 1932-55s, 1960-65, 1981-82,								
                   1984-90, 1995-98, 1999-2007, 2013-15p								
    IV   2   [2]   1982-84								
								
Bristol Rovers (1920-2014)								
87  II   19  [9]   1953-62, 1974-81, 1990-93								
    III  59  [26]  1920-53s, 1962-74, 1981-90, 1993-2001, 2007-11								
    IV   9   [6]   2001-07, 2011-14								
								
Burnley (1888)								
116 I    53  [24]  1888-97, 1898-1900, 1913-30, 1947-71, 1973-76, 2009-10, 2014-15r								
    II   45  [13]  1897-98, 1900-13, 1930-47, 1971-73, 1976-80, 1982-83, 								
                   1994-95, 2000-09, 2010-14								
    III  11  [5]   1980-82, 1983-85, 1992-94, 1995-2000								
    IV   7   [7]   1985-92								
								
Burslem Port Vale - see Port Vale								
								
Burton Swifts - see Burton United								
								
Burton United (1892-1907) (Burton Swifts to 1901, merged with Burton Wanderers)								
15  II   15  [15]  1892-1907								
								
Burton Wanderers (1894-97) (see also Burton United)								
3   II   3   [3]   1894-97								
								
Burton Albion (2009)								
6   IV   6   [6*]  2009-15p								
								
Bury (1894)								
110 I    22  [17]  1895-1912, 1924-29								
    II   39  [21]  1894-95, 1912-24, 1929-57, 1961-67, 1968-69, 1997-99								
    III  26  [7]   1957-61n, 1967-68, 1969-71, 1974-80, 1985-92, 1996-97, 								
                   1999-2002, 2011-13								
    IV   23  [9]   1971-74, 1980-85, 1992-96, 2002-11, 2013-15p								
								
Cambridge United (1970-2005, 2014)								
36  II   8   [6]   1978-84, 1991-93								
    III  9   [3]   1973-74, 1977-78, 1984-85, 1990-91, 1993-95, 1999-2002								
    IV   19  [5]   1970-73, 1974-77, 1985-90, 1995-99, 2002-05, 2014-15								
								
Cardiff City (1920)								
88  I    16  [8]   1921-29, 1952-57, 1960-62, 2013-14								
    II   43  [13]  1920-21, 1929-31s, 1947-52s, 1957-60s, 1962-75,								
                   1976-82, 1983-85, 2003-13, 2014-15								
    III  19  [9]   1931-47, 1975-76, 1982-83, 1985-86, 1988-90, 1993-95, 								
                   1999-2000, 2001-03								
    IV   10  [4]   1986-88, 1990-93, 1995-99, 2000-01								
								
Carlisle United (1928-2004, 2005)								
79  I    1   [1]   1974-75								
    II   15  [9]   1965-74, 1975-77, 1982-86								
    III  41  [23]  1928-58n, 1962-63, 1964-65, 1977-82, 1986-87, 1995-96, 								
                   1997-98, 2006-14								
    IV   22  [8]   1958-62, 1963-64, 1987-95, 1996-97, 1998-2004, 2005-06								
                   2014-15								
								
Charlton Athletic (1921)								
87  I    26  [14]  1936-57, 1986-90, 1998-99, 2000-07								
    II   44  [15]  1929-33, 1935-36, 1957-72, 1975-80, 1981-86, 1990-98, 								
                   1999-2000, 2007-09, 2012-15								
    III  17  [8]   1921-29s, 1933-35s, 1972-75, 1980-81, 2009-12								
								
Chelsea (1905)								
99  I    80  [26*] 1907-10, 1912-24, 1930-62, 1963-75, 1977-79, 1984-88, 								
                   1989-2015								
    II   19  [6]   1905-07, 1910-12, 1924-30, 1962-63, 1975-77, 1979-84, 								
                   1988-89								
								
Cheltenham Town (1999-2015)								
16  III  4   [1]   2002-03, 2006-09								
    IV   12  [6*]  1999-2002, 2003-06, 2009-15r								
								
Chester - see Chester City								
								
Chester City (1931-2000, 2004-09) (Chester to 1983)								
67  III  35  [20]  1931-58n, 1975-82, 1986-93, 1994-95								
    IV   32  [17]  1958-75, 1982-86, 1993-94, 1995-2000, 2004-09								
  expelled from Conf. Lge in 2010 and wound up in 2012								
								
Chesterfield (1899-1909, 1921) (Chesterfield Town to 1915; Chesterfield Municipal to 1922)								
97  II   20  [10]  1899-1909, 1931-33, 1936-51								
    III  59  [13]  1921-31n, 1933-36n, 1951-61n, 1970-83, 1985-89, 								
                   1995-2000, 2001-07, 2011-12, 2014-15								
    IV   18  [9]   1961-70, 1983-85, 1989-95, 2000-01, 2007-11, 2012-14								
								
Chesterfield Municipal - see Chesterfield								
								
Chesterfield Town - see Chesterfield								
								
Clapton Orient - see Leyton Orient								
								
Colchester United (1950-90, 1992)								
63  II   2   [2]   2006-08								
    III  37  [11]  1950-61s, 1962-65, 1966-68, 1974-76, 1977-81, 1998-2006								
                   2008-15								
    IV   24  [9]   1961-62, 1965-66, 1968-74, 1976-77, 1981-90, 1992-98								
								
Coventry City (1919)								
89  I    34  [34]  1967-2001								
    II   29  [9]   1919-25, 1936-52, 1964-67, 2001-12								
    III  25  [10]  1925-26n, 1926-36s, 1952-58s, 1959-64, 2012-15								
    IV   1   [1]   1958-59								
								
Crawley Town (2011)								
4   III  3   [3*]  2012-15r								
    IV   1   [1]   2011-12 								
								
Crewe Alexandra (1892-96, 1921)								
91  II   12  [5]   1892-96, 1997-2002, 2003-06								
    III  44  [30]  1921-58n, 1963-64, 1968-69, 1989-91, 1994-97, 2002-03								
                   2006-09, 2012-15								
    IV   35  [20]  1958-63, 1964-68, 1969-89, 1991-94, 2009-12								
								
Crystal Palace (1920)								
88  I    15  [4]   1969-73, 1979-81, 1989-93, 1994-95, 1997-98, 2004-05, 2013-15								
    II   37  [8]   1921-25, 1964-69, 1973-74, 1977-79, 1981-89, 1993-94, 								
                   1995-97, 1998-2004, 2006-13								
    III  33  [26]  1920-21, 1925-58s, 1961-64, 1974-77								
    IV   3   [3]   1958-61								
								
Dagenham and Redbridge (2007)								
8   III  1   [1]   2010-11								
    IV   7   [4*]  2007-10, 2011-15								
								
Darlington (1921-89, 1990-2010)								
81  II   2   [2]   1925-27								
    III  32  [24]  1921-25n, 1927-58n, 1966-67, 1985-87, 1991-92								
    IV   47  [18]  1958-66, 1967-85, 1987-89, 1990-91, 1992-2010								
								
Darwen (1891-99)								
8   I    2   [1]   1891-92, 1893-94								
    II   6   [5]   1892-93, 1894-99								
*Darwen wound up in 2009								
								
Derby County (1888)								
116 I    65  [20]  1888-1907, 1912-14, 1919-21, 1926-53, 1969-80, 1987-91, 								
                   1996-2002, 2007-08								
    II   47  [12]  1907-12, 1914-15, 1921-26, 1953-55, 1957-69, 1980-84, 								
                   1986-87, 1991-96, 2002-07, 2008-15								
    III  4   [2]   1955-57n, 1984-86								
								
Doncaster Rovers (1901-03, 1904-05, 1923-98, 2003)								
83  II   19  [8]   1901-03, 1904-05, 1935-37, 1947-48, 1950-58								
                   2008-12, 2013-14								
    III  33  [12]  1923-35n, 1937-47n, 1948-50n, 1958-59, 1966-67,								
                   1969-71, 1981-83, 1984-88, 2004-08, 2012-13, 2014-15								
    IV   31  [10]  1959-66, 1967-69, 1971-81, 1983-84, 1988-98, 2003-04								
								
Durham City (1921-28)								
7   III  7   [7]   1921-28n								
								
Everton (1888)								
116 I    112 [61*] 1888-1930, 1931-51, 1954-2015								
    II   4   [3]   1930-31, 1951-54								
								
Exeter City (1920-2003, 2008-15)								
83  III  47  [31]  1920-58s, 1964-66, 1977-84, 1990-94, 2009-12								
    IV   36  [11]  1958-64, 1966-77, 1984-90, 1994-2003, 2008-09, 2012-15								
								
Fleetwood Town (2012)								
3  III   1   [1*]  2014-15								
   IV    2   [2]   2012-14								
								
Fulham (1907)								
97  I    25  [14]  1949-52, 1959-68, 2001-14								
    II   51  [17]  1907-28, 1932-49, 1952-59, 1968-69, 1971-80, 1982-86, 								
                   1999-2001, 2014-15								
    III  18  [8]   1928-32s, 1969-71, 1980-82, 1986-94, 1997-99								
    IV   3   [3]   1994-97								
								
Gainsborough Trinity (1896-1912)								
16  II   16  [16]  1896-1912								
								
Gateshead (1919-60) (South Shields to 1930)								
34  II   9   [9]   1919-28								
    III  23  [23]  1928-58n								
    IV   2   [2]   1958-60								
								
Gillingham (1920-38, 1950)								
83  II   5   [5]   2000-05								
    III  58  [18]  1920-38s, 1950-58s, 1964-71, 1974-89, 1996-2000, 2005-08								
                   2009-10, 2013-15								
    IV   20  [7]   1958-64, 1971-74, 1989-96, 2008-09, 2010-13								
								
Glossop (1898-1915) (Glossop North End to 1899)								
17  I    1   [1]   1899-1900								
    II   16  [15]  1898-99, 1900-15								
								
Glossop North End - see Glossop								
								
Grimsby Town (1892-1910, 1911-2010)								
106 I    12  [7]   1901-03, 1929-32, 1934-48								
    II   52  [9]   1892-1901, 1903-10, 1911-20, 1926-29, 1932-34, 1948-51, 								
                   1956-59, 1962-64, 1980-87, 1991-97, 1998-2003								
    III  28  [6]   1920-26n, 1951-56n, 1959-62, 1964-68, 1972-77, 1979-80, 								
                   1987-88, 1990-91, 1997-98, 2003-04								
    IV   14  [6]   1968-72, 1977-79, 1988-90, 2004-10								
								
Halifax Town (1921-93, 1998-2002) (AFC Halifax Town)								
69  III  42  [35]  1921-63n, 1969-76								
    IV   27  [17]  1963-69, 1976-93, 1998-2002								
								
Hartlepool - see Hartlepool United								
								
Hartlepool United (1921) (Hartlepools United to 1968; Hartlepool to 1977)								
87  III  43  [30]  1921-58n, 1968-69, 1991-94, 2003-06, 2007-13								
    IV   44  [22]  1958-68, 1969-91, 1994-2003, 2006-07, 2013-15								
								
Hartlepools United - see Hartlepool United								
								
Hereford United (1972-97, 2006-12)								
31  II   1   [1]   1976-77								
    III  5   [3]   1973-76, 1977-78, 2008-09								
    IV   25  [19]  1972-73, 1978-97, 2006-08, 2009-12								
*Hereford were dissolved in 2014								
								
Huddersfield Town (1910)								
94  I    30  [25]  1920-52, 1953-56, 1970-72								
    II   36  [14]  1910-20, 1952-53, 1956-70, 1972-73, 1983-88, 1995-2001								
                   2012-15								
    III  22  [7]   1973-75, 1980-83, 1988-95, 2001-03, 2004-12								
    IV   6   [5]   1975-80, 2003-04								
								
Hull City (1905)								
109 I    4   [2*]  2008-10, 2013-15r								
    II   56  [21]  1905-30, 1933-36, 1949-56, 1959-60, 1966-78, 1985-91								
                   2005-08, 2010-13								
    III  29  [6]   1930-33n, 1936-49n, 1956-59n, 1960-66, 1978-81,								
                   1983-85, 1991-96, 2004-05								
    IV   10  [8]   1981-83, 1996-2004								
								
Ipswich Town (1938)								
70  I    36  [18]  1961-64, 1968-86, 1992-95, 2000-02								
    II   23  [6]   1954-55, 1957-61, 1964-68, 1986-92, 1995-2000, 2002-15								
    III  11  [9]   1938-54s, 1955-57s								
								
Kidderminster Harriers (2000-05)								
5   IV   5   [5]   2000-05								
								
Leeds City (1905-15)								
10  II   10  [10]  1905-15								
(expelled from the League mid-season Oct 1919)								
								
Leeds United (1920)								
88  I    50  [18]  1924-27, 1928-31, 1932-47, 1956-60, 1964-82, 1990-2004								
    II   35  [9]   1920-24, 1927-28, 1931-32, 1947-56, 1960-64, 1982-90, 								
                   2004-07, 2010-15								
    III  3   [3]   2007-10								
								
Leicester City (1894) (Leicester Fosse to 1919)								
110 I    47  [12]  1908-09, 1925-35, 1937-39, 1954-55, 1957-69, 1971-78, 								
                   1980-81, 1983-87, 1994-95, 1996-2002, 2003-04, 2014-15								
    II   62  [14]  1894-1908, 1909-25, 1935-37, 1946-54, 1955-57, 1969-71, 								
                   1978-80, 1981-83, 1987-94, 1995-96, 2002-03, 2004-08, 2009-14								
    III  1   [1]   2008-09								
								
Leicester Fosse - see Leicester City								
								
Leyton Orient (1905) (Clapton Orient to 1946; Orient 1966-87)								
99  I    1   [1]   1962-63								
    II   41  [20]  1905-29, 1956-62, 1963-66, 1970-82								
    III  42  [20]  1929-56s, 1966-70, 1982-85, 1989-95, 2006-15r								
    IV   15  [11]  1985-89, 1995-2006								
								
Lincoln City (1892-1908, 1909-11, 1912-20, 1921-87, 1988-2011)								
104 II   34  [16]  1892-1908, 1909-11, 1912-20, 1932-34, 1948-49, 1952-61								
    III  31  [11]  1921-32n, 1934-48n, 1949-52n, 1961-62, 1976-79,								
                   1981-86, 1998-99								
    IV   39  [14]  1962-76, 1979-81, 1986-87, 1988-98, 1999-2011								
								
Liverpool (1893)								
111 I    100 [53*] 1894-95, 1896-1904, 1905-54, 1962-2015								
    II   11  [8]   1893-94, 1895-96, 1904-05, 1954-62								
								
Loughborough (1895-1900) (also known as Loughborough Town)								
5   II   5   [5]   1895-1900								
								
Loughborough Town - see Loughborough								
								
Luton Town (1897-1900, 1920-2009, 2014)								
86  I    16  [10]  1955-60, 1974-75, 1982-92								
    II   34  [11]  1897-1900, 1937-55, 1960-63, 1970-74, 1975-82, 1992-96								
                   2005-07								
    III  30  [17]  1920-37s, 1963-65, 1968-70, 1996-2001, 2002-05, 2007-08								
    IV   6   [3]   1965-68, 2001-02, 2008-09, 2014-15								
								
Macclesfield Town (1997-2012)								
15  III  1   [1]   1998-99								
    IV   14  [13]  1997-98, 1999-2012								
								
Maidstone United (1989-92)								
3   IV   3   [3]   1989-92								
(resigned from League Sep 1992)								
								
Manchester City (1892) (Ardwick to 1894)								
112 I    86  [17]  1899-1902, 1903-09, 1910-26, 1928-38, 1947-50, 1951-63,								
                   1966-83, 1985-87, 1989-96, 2000-01, 2002-15								
    II   25  [7]   1892-99, 1902-03, 1909-10, 1926-28, 1938-47, 1950-51, 								
                   1963-66, 1983-85, 1987-89, 1996-98, 1999-2000, 2001-02								
    III  1   [1]   1998-99								
								
Manchester United (1892) (Newton Heath to 1902)								
112 I    90  [40*] 1892-94, 1906-22, 1925-31, 1936-37, 1938-74, 1975-2015								
    II   22  [12]  1894-1906, 1922-25, 1931-36, 1937-38, 1974-75								
								
Mansfield Town (1931-2008, 2013)								
72  II   1   [1]   1977-78								
    III  42  [13]  1931-32s, 1932-37n, 1937-47s, 1947-60n, 1963-72, 								
                   1975-77, 1978-80, 1986-91, 1992-93, 2002-03								
    IV   29  [9]   1960-63, 1972-75, 1980-86, 1991-92, 1993-2002, 2003-08, 2013-15								
								
Merthyr Town (1920-30)								
10  III  10  [10]  1920-30s								
								
Middlesbrough (1899)								
105 I    60  [18]  1902-24, 1927-28, 1929-54, 1974-82, 1988-89, 1992-93, 								
                   1995-97, 1998-2009								
    II   43  [12]  1899-1902, 1924-27, 1928-29, 1954-66, 1967-74, 1982-86, 								
                   1987-88, 1989-92, 1993-95, 1997-98, 2009-15								
    III  2   [1]   1966-67, 1986-87								
								
Middlesbrough Ironopolis (1893-94)								
1   II   1   [1]   1893-94								
								
Millwall (1920) (Millwall Athletic to 1925)								
88  I    2   [2]   1988-90								
    II   40  [9]   1928-34, 1938-48, 1966-75, 1976-79, 1985-88, 1990-96, 								
                   2001-06, 2019-15r								
    III  41  [10]  1920-28s, 1934-38s, 1948-58s, 1962-64, 1965-66,								
                   1975-76, 1979-85, 1996-2001, 2006-10								
    IV   5   [4]   1958-62, 1964-65								
								
Millwall Athletic - see Millwall								
								
Milton Keynes Dons (1977) (Wimbledon to 2004)								
38  I    14  [14]  1986-2000								
    II   6   [4]   1984-86, 2000-04								
    III  14  [7*]  1979-80, 1981-82, 1983-84, 2004-06, 2008-15p								
    IV   6   [2]   1977-79, 1980-81, 1982-83, 2006-08								
								
Morecambe FC (2007)								
8   IV   8   [8*]  2007-15								
								
Nelson (1921-31)								
10  II   1   [1]   1923-24								
    III  9   [7]   1921-23n, 1924-31n								
								
New Brighton (1923-51)								
21  III  21  [21]  1923-51n								
								
New Brighton Tower (1898-1901)								
 3  II   3   [3]   1898-1901								
								
Newcastle United (1893)								
111 I    85  [32]  1898-1934, 1948-61, 1965-78, 1984-89, 1993-2015								
    II   26  [7]   1893-98, 1934-48, 1961-65, 1978-84, 1989-93								
								
Newport County (1920-31, 1932-88, 2013)								
62  II   1   [1]   1946-47								
    III  40  [15]  1920-31s, 1932-39s, 1947-62s, 1980-87								
    IV   21  [18]  1962-80, 1987-88, 2013-15								
								
Newton Heath - see Manchester United								
								
Northampton Town (1920)								
88  I    1   [1]   1965-66								
    II   3   [2]   1963-65, 1966-67								
    III  47  [31]  1920-58s, 1961-63, 1967-69, 1976-77, 1987-90, 1997-99, 								
                   2000-03, 2006-09								
    IV   37  [10]  1958-61, 1969-76, 1977-87, 1990-97, 1999-2000, 2003-06,								
                   2009-15								
								
Northwich Victoria (1892-94)								
 2  II   2   [2]   1892-94								
								
Norwich City (1920)								
88  I    24  [9]   1972-74, 1975-81, 1982-85, 1986-95, 2004-05, 2011-14								
    II   35  [12]  1934-39, 1960-72, 1974-75, 1981-82, 1985-86, 1995-2004								
                   2005-09, 2010-11, 2014-15p								
    III  29  [14]  1920-34s, 1946-60s, 2009-10								
								
Nottingham Forest (1892)								
112 I    56  [16]  1892-1906, 1907-11, 1922-25, 1957-72, 1977-93, 1994-97, 								
                   1998-99								
    II   51  [17]  1906-07, 1911-22, 1925-49, 1951-57, 1972-77, 1993-94, 								
                   1997-98, 1999-2005, 2008-15								
    III  5   [3]   1949-51s, 2005-08								
								
Notts County (1888)								
116 I    30  [16]  1888-93, 1897-1913, 1914-20, 1923-26, 1981-84, 1991-92								
    II   37  [8]   1893-97, 1913-14, 1920-23, 1926-30, 1931-35, 1950-58, 								
                   1973-81, 1984-85, 1990-91, 1992-95								
    III  34  [8]   1930-31s, 1935-50s, 1958-59, 1960-64, 1971-73, 1985-90, 								
                   1995-97, 1998-2004, 2010-15r								
    IV   15  [7]   1959-60, 1964-71, 1997-98, 2004-10								
								
Oldham Athletic (1907)								
97  I    12  [9]   1910-23, 1991-94								
    II   36  [17]  1907-10, 1923-35, 1953-54, 1974-91, 1994-97								
    III  42  [18*] 1935-53n, 1954-58n, 1963-69, 1971-74, 1997-15								
    IV   7   [5]   1958-63, 1969-71								
								
Orient - see Leyton Orient								
								
Oxford United (1962-2006, 2010)								
49  I    3   [3]   1985-88								
    II   18  [8]   1968-76, 1984-85, 1988-94, 1996-99								
    III  15  [8]   1965-68, 1976-84, 1994-96, 1999-2001								
    IV   13  [5*]  1962-65, 2001-06, 2010-15								
								
Peterborough United (1960)								
55  II   5   [2]   1992-94, 2009-10, 2011-13								
    III  25  [7]   1961-68, 1974-79, 1991-92, 1994-97, 2000-05								
                   2008-09, 2010-11, 2013-15								
    IV   25  [12]  1960-61, 1968-74, 1979-91, 1997-2000, 2005-08								
								
Plymouth Argyle (1920)								
88  II   40  [13]  1930-50, 1952-56, 1959-68, 1975-77, 1986-92, 2004-10								
    III  39  [10]  1920-30s, 1950-52s, 1956-59s, 1968-75, 1977-86,								
                   1992-95, 1996-98, 2002-04, 2010-11								
    IV   9   [4*]  1995-96, 1998-2002, 2011-15								
								
Port Vale (1892-96, 1898-1907, 1919) (Burslem Port Vale to 1913)								
102 II   41  [10]  1892-96, 1898-1907, 1919-29, 1930-36, 1954-57, 1989-92, 								
                   1994-2000								
    III  43  [8]   1929-30n, 1936-38n, 1938-52s, 1952-54n, 1957-58s, 								
                   1959-65, 1970-78, 1983-84, 1986-89, 1992-94, 2000-08, 2013-15								
    IV   18  [5]   1958-59, 1965-70, 1978-83, 1984-86, 2008-13								
								
Portsmouth (1920)								
88  I    33  [25]  1927-59, 1987-88, 2003-10								
    II   40  [15]  1924-27, 1959-61, 1962-76, 1983-87, 1988-2003, 2010-12								
    III  11  [4]   1920-24s, 1961-62, 1976-78, 1980-83, 2012-13								
    IV   4   [2*]  1978-80, 2013-15								
								
Preston North End (1888)								
116 I    46  [13]  1888-1901, 1904-12, 1913-14, 1919-25, 1934-49, 1951-61								
    II   42  [11]  1901-04, 1912-13, 1914-15, 1925-34, 1949-51, 1961-70, 								
                   1971-74, 1978-81, 2000-11								
    III  23  [6]   1970-71, 1974-78, 1981-85, 1987-93, 1996-2000, 2011-15p								
    IV   5   [3]   1985-87, 1993-96								
								
Queen's Park Rangers (1920)								
88  I    23  [13]  1968-69, 1973-79, 1983-96, 2011-13, 2014-15r								
    II   26  [7]   1948-52, 1967-68, 1969-73, 1979-83, 1996-2001, 2004-11								
                   2013-14								
    III  39  [21]  1920-48s, 1952-67s, 2001-04								
								
Reading (1920)								
88  I    3   [2]   2006-08, 2012-13								
    II   21  [5]   1926-31, 1986-88, 1994-98, 2002-06, 2008-12, 2013-15								
    III  56  [33]  1920-26s, 1931-71s, 1976-77, 1979-83, 1984-86, 1988-94, 								
                   1998-2002								
    IV   8   [5]   1971-76, 1977-79, 1983-84								
								
Rochdale (1921)								
84  III  39  [31]  1921-59n, 1969-74, 2010-12, 2014-15								
    IV   48  [36]  1959-69, 1974-2010, 2012-14								
								
Rotherham County - see Rotherham United								
								
Rotherham Town (1893-96) (see also Rotherham United								
3   II   3  [3]    1893-96								
								
Rotherham United (1919) (Rotherham County to 1926, merged with Rotherham Town)								
89  II   28  [17]  1919-23, 1951-68, 1981-83, 2001-05, 2014-15								
    III  48  [21]  1923-51n, 1968-73, 1975-81, 1983-88, 1989-91, 1992-97, 								
                   2000-01, 2005-2007, 2013-14								
    IV   13   [6]  1973-75, 1988-89, 1991-92, 1997-2000, 2007-13								
								
Rushden and Diamonds (2001-06) (AFC Rushden & Diamonds)								
5   III  1   [1]   2003-04								
    IV   4   [2]   2001-03, 2004-06								
*Rushen and Diamonds folded in 2011								
								
Scarborough (1987-99)								
12  IV   12  [12]  1987-99								
								
Scunthorpe & Lindsey United - see Scunthorpe United								
								
Scunthorpe United (1950) (Scunthorpe & Lindsey United to 1958)								
65  II   9   [6]   1958-64, 2007-08, 2009-11								
    III  21  [8]   1950-58n, 1964-68, 1972-73, 1983-84, 1999-2000, 2005-07								
                   2008-09, 2011-13, 2014-15								
    IV   35  [15]  1968-72, 1973-83, 1984-99, 2000-05, 2013-14								
								
Sheffield United (1892)								
112 I    60  [37]  1893-1934, 1946-49, 1953-56, 1961-68, 1971-76, 1990-94								
                   2006-07								
    II   42  [12]  1892-93, 1934-39, 1949-53, 1956-61, 1968-71, 1976-79, 								
                   1984-88, 1989-90, 1994-2006, 2007-11								
    III  9   [4*]  1979-81, 1982-84, 1988-89, 2011-15								
    IV   1   [1]   1981-82								
								
Sheffield Wednesday (1892) (The Wednesday to 1929)								
112 I    66  [16]  1892-99, 1900-20, 1926-37, 1950-51, 1952-55, 1956-58, 								
                   1959-70, 1984-90, 1991-2000								
    II   37  [6]   1899-1900, 1920-26, 1937-50, 1951-52, 1955-56, 1958-59, 								
                   1970-75, 1980-84, 1990-91, 2000-03, 2005-10, 2012-15								
    III  9   [5]   1975-80, 2003-05, 2010-12								
								
Shrewsbury Town (1950-2003, 2004)								
64  II   10  [10]  1979-89								
    III  35  [15]  1950-51n, 1951-58s, 1959-74, 1975-79, 1989-92, 1994-97								
                   2012-14								
    IV   19  [7]   1958-59, 1974-75, 1992-94, 1997-2003, 2004-12, 2014-15p								
								
Small Heath - see Birmingham City								
								
South Shields - see Gateshead								
								
Southampton (1920)								
88  I    38  [27]  1966-74, 1978-2005, 2012-15								
    II   39  [24]  1922-53, 1960-66, 1974-78, 2005-09, 2011-12								
    III  11   [7]  1920-22s, 1953-60s, 2009-11								
								
Southend United (1920)								
88  II   7   [6]   1991-97, 2006-07								
    III  56  [39]  1920-66s, 1972-76, 1978-80, 1981-84, 1987-89, 1990-91, 								
                   1997-98, 2005-06, 2007-10								
    IV   25  [7]   1966-72, 1976-78, 1980-81, 1984-87, 1989-90, 1998-2005								
                   2010-15p								
								
Southport (1921-78)								
50  III  34  [30]  1921-58n, 1967-70, 1973-74								
    IV   16  [9]   1958-67, 1970-73, 1974-78								
								
Stalybridge Celtic (1921-23)								
2   III  2   [2]   1921-23n								
								
Stevenage Borough (2010)								
5   III  3   [3]   2011-14								
    IV   2   [1*]  2010-11, 2014-15								
								
Stockport County (1900-04, 1905-2011)								
99  II   26  [12]  1900-04, 1905-21, 1922-26, 1937-38, 1997-2002								
    III  40  [14]  1921-22n, 1926-37n, 1938-59n, 1967-70, 1991-97, 2002-05								
                   2008-10								
    IV   33  [21]  1959-67, 1970-91, 2005-08, 2010-11								
								
Stoke - see Stoke City								
								
Stoke City (1888-90, 1891-1908, 1919) (Stoke to 1925)								
108 I    59  [16]  1888-90, 1891-1907, 1922-23, 1933-53, 1963-77, 1979-85								
                   2008-15								
    II   41  [10]  1907-08, 1919-22, 1923-26, 1927-33, 1953-63, 1977-79, 								
                   1985-90, 1993-98, 2002-08								
    III  8   [4]   1926-27n, 1990-93, 1998-2002								
								
Sunderland (1890)								
114 I    84  [57]  1890-1958, 1964-70, 1976-77, 1980-85, 1990-91, 1996-97, 								
                   1999-2003, 2005-06, 2007-15								
    II   29  [6]   1958-64, 1970-76, 1977-80, 1985-87, 1988-90, 1991-96, 								
                   1997-99, 2003-05, 2006-07								
    III  1   [1]   1987-88								
								
Swansea City (1920) (Swansea Town to 1970)								
88  I    6   [4*]  1981-83, 2011-15								
    II   37  [16]  1925-47, 1949-65, 1979-81, 1983-84, 2008-11								
    III  27  [8]   1920-25s, 1947-49s, 1965-67, 1970-73, 1978-79, 1984-86, 								
                   1988-96, 2000-01, 2005-08								
    IV   18  [5]   1967-70, 1973-78, 1986-88, 1996-2000, 2001-05								
								
Swansea Town - see Swansea City								
								
Swindon Town (1920)								
78  I    1   [1]   1993-94								
    II   18  [6]   1963-65, 1969-74, 1987-93, 1994-95, 1996-2000								
    III  63  [36]  1920-63s, 1965-69, 1974-82, 1986-87, 1995-96, 2000-06								
                   2007-11, 2012-15								
    IV   6   [4]   1982-86, 2006-07, 2011-12								
								
Thames (1930-32)								
2   III  2   [2]   1930-32s								
								
Torquay United (1927-2007, 2009-14)								
78  III  36  [24]  1927-58s, 1960-62, 1966-72, 1991-92, 2004-05								
    IV   42  [19]  1958-60, 1962-66, 1972-91, 1992-2004, 2005-07								
                   2009-14								
								
Tottenham Hotspur (1908)								
96  I    80  [37*] 1909-15, 1920-28, 1933-35, 1950-77, 1978-2015								
    II   16  [8]   1908-09, 1919-20, 1928-33, 1935-50, 1977-78								
								
Tranmere Rovers (1921-2015)								
87  II   11  [10]  1938-39, 1991-2001								
    III  58  [17]  1921-38n, 1946-61n, 1967-75, 1976-79, 1989-91, 2001-14								
    IV   18  [10]  1961-67, 1975-76, 1979-89, 2014-15r								
								
Walsall (1892-95, 1896-1901, 1921) (Walsall Town Swifts to 1895)								
95  II   15  [5]   1892-95, 1896-1901, 1961-63, 1988-89, 1999-2000,								
                   2001-04								
    III  71  [16]  1921-27n, 1927-31s, 1931-36n, 1936-58s, 1960-61, 								
                   1963-79, 1980-88, 1989-90, 1995-99, 2000-01, 2004-06, 2007-15								
    IV   9   [5]   1958-60, 1979-80, 1990-95, 2006-07								
								
Walsall Town Swifts - see Walsall								
								
Watford (1920)								
88  I    8   [6]   1982-88, 1999-2000, 2006-07								
    II   29  [8*]  1969-72, 1979-82, 1988-96, 1998-99, 2000-06								
                   2007-15p								
    III  46  [31]  1920-58s, 1960-69, 1972-75, 1978-79, 1996-98								
    IV   5   [3]   1958-60, 1975-78								
								
The Wednesday - see Sheffield Wednesday								
								
West Bromwich Albion (1888)								
116 I    77  [24]  1888-1901, 1902-04, 1911-27, 1931-38, 1949-73,								
                   1976-86, 2002-03, 2004-06, 2008-09, 2010-15								
    II   37  [9]   1901-02, 1904-11, 1927-31, 1938-49, 1973-76, 1986-91, 								
                   1993-2002, 2003-04, 2006-08, 2009-10								
    III  2   [2]   1991-93								
								
West Ham United (1919)								
89  I    57  [20]  1923-32, 1958-78, 1981-89, 1991-92, 1993-2003, 2005-11,								
                   2012-15								
    II   32  [19]  1919-23, 1932-58, 1978-81, 1989-91, 1992-93, 2003-05,								
                   2011-12								
								
Wigan Athletic (1978)								
37  I    8   [8]   2005-13								
    II   4   [2*]  2003-05, 2013-15r								
    III  17  [11]  1982-93, 1997-2003								
    IV   8   [4]   1978-82, 1993-97								
								
Wigan Borough (1921-31)								
10  III  10  [10]  1921-31n								
(resigned from League 26 Oct 1931)								
								
Wimbledon - see Milton Keynes Dons								
								
Wolverhampton Wanderers (1888)								
116 I    63  [26]  1888-1906, 1932-65, 1967-76, 1977-82, 1983-84, 2003-04								
                   2009-12								
    II   47  [14]  1906-23, 1924-32, 1965-67, 1976-77, 1982-83, 1984-85, 								
                   1989-2003, 2004-09, 2012-13, 2014-15								
    III  4   [1]   1923-24n, 1985-86, 1988-89, 2013-14								
    IV   2   [2]   1986-88								
								
Workington (1951-77)								
26  III  10  [7]   1951-58n, 1964-67								
    IV   16  [10]  1958-64, 1967-77								
								
Wrexham (1921-2008)								
80  II   4   [4]   1978-82								
    III  54  [32]  1921-60n, 1962-64, 1970-78, 1982-83, 1993-2002, 2003-05								
    IV   22  [10]  1960-62, 1964-70, 1983-93, 2002-03, 2005-08								
								
Wycombe Wanderers (1993)								
22  III  12  [10]  1994-2004, 2009-10, 2011-12								
    IV   10  [4]   1993-94, 2004-09, 2010-11, 2012-15								
								
Yeovil Town (2003)								
12  II   1   [1]   2013-14								
    III  9   [8]   2005-13, 2014-15r								
    IV   2   [2]   2003-05								
								
York City (1929-2004, 2012)								
71  II   2   [2]   1974-76								
    III  38  [22]  1929-58n, 1959-60, 1965-66, 1971-74, 1976-77, 1984-88, 								
                   1993-99								
    IV   31  [7]   1958-59, 1960-65, 1966-71, 1977-84, 1988-93, 1999-2004								
                   2012-15								



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