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Records

Record League victory: 11–0 v Southport, Division 4, 26 December 1962
 
Record Cup victory: 10–1 v Lytham, FA Cup, Round 1, 28 November 1925
 
Record League defeat: 4–13 v Tranmere Rovers, Division 3 (North), 26 December 1935
 
Record Cup defeat: 1–7 v Sunderland, League Cup, Round 2, 24 September 1962
 
Record home attendance: 47,671 v Sheffield Wednesday, FA Cup, Round 4, Boundary Park, 25 January 1930
 
Undefeated run: 20 league games between 1 May 1990 and 17 November 1990
 
Most League appearances: 525 Ian Wood, 1966–1980
 
Most League goals: 141 Roger Palmer, 1980–1994
 
Most League goals in a season: 33 Tom Davis, Division 3 (North), 1936–37
 
Most capped player: 64 Gunnar Halle – Norway
 
Record transfer fee paid: £750,000 Ian Olney, Aston Villa, June 1992
 
Record transfer fee received: £1,700,000 Earl Barrett, Aston Villa, February 1992