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The club was formed in 1884 as an offshoot of Derbyshire County Cricket Club. It was a founder members of The Football League when it was launched in 1888. In 1891 they absorbed Derby Midland F.C. In 1895 the club moved to a new stadium, The Baseball Ground, which became their home for the next 102 years until the creation of Pride Park Stadium, which was opened in 2007 - holding 33,597 spectators. On 11 June 2007, the club announced plans to expand the capacity to 44,000 for the 2008/2009 season, subject to retaining their Premiership status. The club's parent company went into liquidation in October 2003.

Turnover and pre-tax profit figures are in millions.

Financial Overview

Year
Turnover
Pre-tax profit
Wages / Turnover ratio (%)
Employees

2007/08

48.558

1.758

53.8

202

2006/07

13.907

-12.502

 

172

2005/06

11.355

0.051

82.6

155

2004/05

12.305

-8.927

74.8

161

2003/04

16.747

-4.576

57.8

176

2002/03

16.597

-15.161

 

184

2001/02

28.180

-12.581

78.8

247

2000/01

25.428

-9.458

76.5

232

1999/00

21.693

-6.697

80.9

242

1998/99

22.024

6.806

64.6

265

1997/98

20.059

-0.376

58.7

198

1996/97

10.738

-3.549

59.7

 

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www.dcfc.co.uk

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