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2014 calendar year tables

31 December 2014

We’ve crunched the numbers to look at which Football League teams had the best match records in the 2014 calendar year.

Below are some of the key stats, which are based on regular season league match records from the 67 clubs in the Sky Bet Football League for the entirety of the 2014 calendar year.

To view your club's 2014 calendar year record in full, please click here to download the information in a pdf document.


Wolverhampton Wanderers won more league games in 2014 than any other club – 27 in total.

Wolves also won the most points – their 92 point total six clear of both Derby County and Preston North End (86).

Blackpool won the fewest points in 2014 (28) and also won fewest games (5).

Peterborough United drew the fewest games in 2014 with just six draws.

Five teams ended with 18 draws – Brighton & Hove Albion, Nottingham Forest, Scunthorpe United, Walsall and York City.

Bristol City and Preston North End lost fewest games in 2014 with just eight defeats each – one less than both Wolverhampton Wanderers and York City.  Blackpool lost the most games (29).

AFC Bournemouth scored the most goals in 2014, finding the net 91 times – that’s nine more times than the next highest scoring teams, Derby County and Watford (82).

Blackpool scored the fewest goals in 2014 with 31. Hartlepool United (39) were the only other club not to score more than 40 goals.

Middlesbrough only conceded 36 goals in 2014 – the least of any club. Southend United and York City (both 38) also conceded less than 40 goals.

AFC Bournemouth had the best goal difference in 2014 with +40.  Blackpool had the worst with -49.

Accrington Stanley were the only team in 2014 to score as many goals as they conceded to end up with a goal difference of 0.


Brentford had the best home record in 2014 – picking up 78% of available points. Unsurprisingly, their 17 wins at home was more than any other club.

Yeovil Town had the poorest home record in 2014 – picking up 24% of available points and winning just three home league games.

Preston North End lost the fewest games at home – losing just once at Deepdale in 2014

York City drew the most home games – finishing matches all square on 11 occasions

Port Vale drew the least at home – just two games at Vale Park ending level.

Derby County and Preston North End scored most goals at home – finding the net 50 times each in front of their fans

Southend United conceded the fewest goals at home in 2014 – letting in just 12 goals.

Birmingham City conceded most goals at home with their opposition finding the net 52 times at St Andrews – that’s 14 more goals than any other club conceded at home.


York City had the best away record in 2014, picking up 61% of available points.

Rochdale and Wolverhampton Wanderers returned from away trips with a win more often than any other club – both winning on the road 12 times.

Blackpool won the fewest away games, picking up just one win.

York City lost fewest away games, being beaten just four times – one less than next best Scunthorpe United. Carlisle United lost most away games in 2014 (17).

Burton Albion, Nottingham Forest and Portsmouth earned the most draws on the road (10), while Peterborough United drew just once away from home.

Rochdale’s 44 goals away from home was more than any other club.  AFC Bournemouth (43), Bristol City (43) and Blackburn Rovers (40) also reached 40+ away goals in 2014.

Hartlepool United scored the least away goals in 2014 (14).

Preston North End had the tightest defence away from home – conceding just 20 goals in 2014. That was one less than Middlesbrough, Wycombe Wanderers and York City (21).

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