About This Chart
what it shows you
Chart 1 - The exact position Boro
finished at at the end of season,
actual position number is taking all
leagues at the time into account.
There were 2 divisions at the time
Div-1 had 18 places and Div-2 had 18
places. Boro finished 14th in
Div-2 so 18+14=32. Boro finished
32nd taking all leagues into
Chart 2 - The position Boro finished
at translated into % terms.
This gives a better indication of
performance relative to the number
of teams in leagues at that time.
Example, the first season (year
1/1899) ended at position 32 (chart
1) but there were only 36 teams in
all leagues at the time while
currently there are 92. This really
means we were 89% down the table at
the time (chart 2). Performance is
measured by being as near to "1" as