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FIVE FACTS: Carshalton

Here's Five Facts on Carshalton Athletic Football Club ahead of our Home fixture on Tuesday 5th February 2019. Did you know..?

1. Their biggest victory (13-0) came against us, in a League Cup tie in February 1991 (!)

2. January marked sixty years since they achieved their highest ever attendance; 7,800 against Wimbledon, in a London Senior Cup tie that they won 2-1.

3. Twenty-five years ago, they sold defender, Ian Cox to Crystal Palace for a record fee of £40,000.

4. The first game they played at The War Memorial Sports Ground, was a Sutton Hospital Charity Cup tie against Thornville, on 1st January 1921.

5. They played their first game as Carshalton Athletic on 7th September 1907 in a home friendly against Westbrook (Thornton Heath), on Wrythe Green Rec.