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SEASON: 1902-03

Prev Season: 1901-02
Next Season: 1903-04
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Harry Haslam

FA Cup:
2nd Round (Stoke City (A) 0-2)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Grenville Morris (26 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
38


League Games:
34

League Points:
35

Points Percentage:
51.5


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
55

Goals per game:
1.5

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored15 times10 times3 times2 times
Conceded6 times12 times6 times1 time
Won By7 times5 times3 times
Lost By6 times7 times1 time

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
16,000 (League - Derby County)

Lowest Home Attendance:
3,000 (League - Liverpool)

Average League Attendance:
9,187


Highest Cup Attendance:
20,000 (League Tier 1 - Aston Villa)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
15,000 (League Tier 1 - Sunderland)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
13

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION ONEHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1The Wednesday34194115436123231771923291.50042
2Aston Villa341931261401133431880918221.52541
3Sunderland34169951361052271164724251.41741
4Sheffield United341751258441106362265622221.31839
5Liverpool3417413684911334821611020281.38838
6Stoke City341571246381124291145817271.21137
7West Bromwich Albion341641454531025372762917261.01936
8Bury3416315544314124114221313291.25635
9Derby County3416315504713223411311316361.06435
10Nottingham Forest341471349471034332244916251.04335
11Wolverhampton Wanderers341451548571223341723121440.84233
12Everton341361545471025281834101729.95732
13Middlesbrough341441641501034271641121434.82032
14Newcastle United341441641511214311123121040.80432
15Notts County34127154149854251642111633.83731
16Blackburn Rovers34125174463926272433111739.69829
17Grimsby Town3489174362656282224111540.69425Relegated
18Bolton Wanderers3483233773629182021141953.50719Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Mon Sep 01, 1902SunderlandA1-0Win15,0001Roker Park
2Tue Sep 09, 1902Grimsby TownA1-0Win5,0001Blundell Park
3Sat Sep 13, 1902Aston VillaH2-0Win15,0001
4Sat Sep 20, 1902Derby CountyH2-3Loss16,0002
5Sat Sep 27, 1902BuryA1-3Loss1,0005Gigg Lane
6Thu Oct 02, 1902EvertonH2-2Draw-3
7Sat Oct 04, 1902Blackburn RoversH2-0Win11,0001
8Mon Oct 13, 1902Sheffield UnitedA0-2Loss5,1444Bramall Lane
9Sat Oct 18, 1902Stoke CityH1-3Loss11,0008
10Sat Oct 25, 1902EvertonA1-1Draw15,0009Goodison Park
11Sat Nov 01, 1902The WednesdayH1-4Loss8,00013
12Sat Nov 08, 1902West Bromwich AlbionA0-2Loss6,00013The Hawthorns
13Sat Nov 15, 1902Notts CountyH0-0Draw15,00013
14Sat Nov 22, 1902Bolton WanderersA1-1Draw6,0009Burnden Park
15Sat Nov 29, 1902MiddlesbroughH1-0Win5,0008
16Sat Dec 06, 1902Newcastle UnitedA2-0Win12,0008St. James Park (Newcastle)
17Sat Dec 13, 1902Wolverhampton WanderersH2-0Win6,0008
18Sat Dec 20, 1902LiverpoolA1-2Loss16,0008Anfield
19Fri Dec 26, 1902Notts CountyA1-1Draw18,0009Trent Bridge
20Sat Dec 27, 1902Sheffield UnitedH2-2Draw16,00011
21Sat Jan 03, 1903Grimsby TownH2-1Win6,00010
22Sat Jan 10, 1903Aston VillaA1-3Loss20,00010Villa Park
23Sat Jan 17, 1903Derby CountyA1-0Win1,0009Baseball Ground
24Sat Jan 24, 1903BuryH3-0Win5,0005
25Sat Jan 31, 1903Blackburn RoversA2-2Draw10,0005Ewood Park
26Sat Feb 14, 1903Stoke CityA2-3Loss6,0007Victoria Ground
27Sat Feb 28, 1903The WednesdayA0-1Loss8,0008Hillsborough
28Sat Mar 07, 1903West Bromwich AlbionH3-1Win6,0005
29Sat Mar 21, 1903Bolton WanderersH1-2Loss5,0007
30Sat Mar 28, 1903MiddlesbroughA0-2Loss8,0009Linthorpe Road
31Sat Apr 04, 1903Newcastle UnitedH3-2Win4,0009
32Sat Apr 11, 1903Wolverhampton WanderersA1-2Loss6,00010Molineux
33Mon Apr 13, 1903SunderlandH5-2Win15,0008
34Sat Apr 18, 1903LiverpoolH1-0Win3,0006


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Feb 07, 1903Reading1H0-0Draw15,000
Wed Feb 11, 1903Reading1Y1A6-3Win14,090Elm Park
Sat Feb 21, 1903Stoke City2H0-0Draw20,000
Thu Feb 26, 1903Stoke City2Y1A0-2Loss24,000Victoria Ground


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Sep 06, 1902BarrowEnglandA2-0Win-
Mon Sep 08, 1902BlackpoolEnglandA1-0Win1,500
Sat Mar 14, 1903CliftonvilleNorthern IrelandA4-0Win4,000
Tue Mar 17, 1903Shepherd's BushEnglandA2-0Win-
Thu Mar 19, 1903Bradford CityEnglandA1-1Draw-
Tue Mar 24, 1903BarrowEnglandA0-0Draw-
Thu Mar 26, 1903Belfast DistilleryNorthern IrelandA4-0Win-
Wed Apr 29, 1903Tottenham HotspurEnglandA1-2Loss1,500
Thu Apr 30, 1903IlfordEnglandA4-2Win2,000



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKHarry Linacre3715913
DCharles Craig3515812
DFred Warren82151
DJames Iremonger38159142
DJohn White312
MAlexander Newbigging11
MAndrew Gara6331
MFrank Forman30128102
MGeorge Robinson12444
MJames Stevenson6132
MJohn Calvey33139116
MJohn Crawford312
MMatthew Broughton125251
MRobert Norris2712691
MRoss Fielding10316
MSid Sugden8533
MThomas Roberts5221
MWalter Dudley11
FAlf Spouncer30127114
FAlf Turner642
FFred Forman217954
FGeorge Henderson2710710
FGrenville Morris371591326
FSam Timmins219393
FTom Forman11


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
26Grenville Morris37
6John Calvey33
4Alf Spouncer30
4Fred Forman21
3Sam Timmins21
3Sid Sugden8
2Frank Forman30
2James Iremonger38
1Andrew Gara6
1Fred Warren8
1Matthew Broughton12
1Robert Norris27



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1902-03

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Grimsby TownTue Sep 09, 1902A1-0Sat Jan 03, 1903H2-1
Newcastle UnitedSat Dec 06, 1902A2-0Sat Apr 04, 1903H3-2
SunderlandMon Sep 01, 1902A1-0Mon Apr 13, 1903H5-2