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Luton Town in numbers

11 June 2014

With the 2014/15 Football League fixtures release day approaching, we're taking a statstical look at some of the clubs entering The Football League.

Here we focus on John Still's Luton Town, who were crowned Conference champions in 2013/14.

1 - Luton Town finished top of the Conference Premier in 2013/14 with 101 points from 46 games to seal their return to The Football League. They only had 10 points after the first eight matches.

3 - The Hatters have won all three divisions of The Football League in their history.

5 - Town lost just five times on their way to winning the 2013/14 Conference Premier title.

5 - Luton recorded the biggest away wins in the Conference during 2013/14, beating both Alfreton Town and Nuneaton 5-0 on the road.

5 - During their five-year exile from The League, the Hatters finished second, third, fifth and seventh, before becoming non-league champions last season.

6 - When appointed in February 2013, John Still became Luton's sixth manager since their relegation to non-league, including caretaker spells. Mick Harford, Richard Money, Gary Brabin and Paul Buckle all preceeded Still, with Alan Neilson taking charge three times in a temporary role. Money was also promoted this season, with Cambridge United.

10 - Joe Payne netted 10 goals for Luton against Bristol Rovers in 1936, and that is the most goals scored in any Football League match by a single player.

15 - Luton's record win came in the 1914/15 FA Cup when they won 15-0 against Great Yarmouth Town.

19 - The 19-point gap between first (Luton) and second (Cambridge) in the Conference in 2013/14 was a new record.

23 - The Hatters kept 23 clean sheets last season, which is a club best.

27 - They set a new club record last term for consecutive league games unbeaten, going 27 matches without a defeat between September 2013 and March 2014.

30 - John Still's men notched up 30 wins from 46 fixtures in 2013/14.

30 - Andre Gray was the club's top goalscorer with 30 and that was enough to secure him the Conference golden boot. He scored three hat-tricks over the course of the campaign.

35 - Luton conceded just 35 goals in 46 matches last season - the fewest league goals they've conceded in a season.

58 - Mal Donaghy has gained the most international caps whilst playing for the Kenilworth Road club, appearing 58 times for Northern Ireland.

93 - The 2014/15 season will be the Hatters' 93rd in The Football League. They were in The League from 1987 to 1900, and from 1920 to 2009.

95 - Luton were the 2009 Johnstone's Paint Trophy champions with Claude Gnapka scoring their winning goal five minutes into extra-time in the Final against Scunthorpe United at Wembley Stadium.

102 - The Hatters notched an impressive 102 goals last term.

276 - Gordon Turner netted 276 goals during his Luton career, and he is the club's record goalscorer.

562 - Bob Morton holds the record for the most games played in a Luton Town shirt - 562.

1,086 - Luton's away following averaged over 1,000 last season.

1885 - The club was founded in 1885. In the same year, the Hatters lost 3-0 to Great Marlow in the FA Cup, which was their first competitive match.

1891 - Luton Town became the first professional club in southern England in 1891.

1897 - The Hatters' first Football League match saw them draw 1-1 with Leicester Fosse on 4th September 1897.

1959 - The club reached its first major final in 1959 when they lost 2-1 to Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup Final.

1988 - The Hatters won the League Cup in 1988 with a 3-2 victory against Arsenal.

4,140 - Goalkeeper Mark Tyler was ever-present last term, playing all 4,140 minutes of the season. Steve McNulty and Scott Griffiths also played every minute of every match.

10,226 - Kenilworth Road has been home to Luton since 1905 and it has a capacity of 10,226.

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