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SEASON: 1905-06

Prev Season: 1904-05
Next Season: 1906-07
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Harry Haslam

FA Cup:
3rd Round (The Wednesday (A) 1-4)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Grenville Morris (21 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
42


League Games:
38

League Points:
31

Points Percentage:
40.8


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
69

Goals per game:
1.6

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times6 times6 times4 times1 time
Conceded14 times11 times5 times5 times3 times
Won By7 times4 times2 times2 times
Lost By10 times4 times3 times1 time3 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
18,000 (League - Notts County)

Lowest Home Attendance:
5,000 (League - Preston North End)

Average League Attendance:
9,631


Highest Cup Attendance:
8,000 (League Tier 1 - Sheffield United)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
8,000 (League Tier 1 - Sheffield United)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
4

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
1Liverpool382351079461432491592830311.71751
2Preston North End381713854391252361558618241.38547
3The Wednesday3818812635212524020631023321.21244
4Newcastle United3818713744812434923631025251.54243
5Manchester City381951473541126462383827311.35243
6Bolton Wanderers381771481671315512246930451.20941
7Birmingham City3817714655914234920351116391.10241
8Aston Villa3817615725613245119441121371.28640
9Blackburn Rovers3816814545210543418631020341.03840
10Stoke City381671554551252411542131340.98239
11Everton3815716706612164430361026361.06137
12Woolwich Arsenal381571662641243432133131943.96937
13Sheffield United381561757621045332352122439.91936
14Sunderland381551861701324402123142149.87135
15Derby County381471739581054271642131242.67235
16Notts County381112155571892342133132150.77534
17Bury381110175774856302635112748.77032
18Middlesbrough3810111756711045412307121548.78931
19Nottingham Forest381352058791126402723141852.73431Relegated
20Wolverhampton Wanderers3887235899757382812162071.58623Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Sep 02, 1905Wolverhampton WanderersH3-1Win10,0004
2Mon Sep 04, 1905Preston North EndA1-3Loss5,0008Deepdale
3Sat Sep 09, 1905Manchester CityA0-5Loss16,00013Hyde Road
4Sat Sep 16, 1905BuryH3-2Win8,5009
5Sat Sep 23, 1905MiddlesbroughA0-2Loss15,00010Ayresome Park
6Sat Sep 30, 1905Preston North EndH1-0Win10,0009
7Sat Oct 07, 1905Newcastle UnitedA2-3Loss15,00013St. James Park (Newcastle)
8Sat Oct 14, 1905Aston VillaH2-2Draw12,00012
9Sat Oct 21, 1905LiverpoolA1-4Loss15,00016Anfield
10Sat Oct 28, 1905Sheffield UnitedH4-1Win8,00014
11Sat Nov 04, 1905Notts CountyA1-1Draw12,00013Trent Bridge
12Sat Nov 11, 1905Stoke CityH3-1Win10,00012
13Sat Nov 18, 1905Bolton WanderersA0-6Loss-13Burnden Park
14Sat Nov 25, 1905Woolwich ArsenalH3-1Win8,00012
15Sat Dec 02, 1905Blackburn RoversA1-1Draw-13Ewood Park
16Sat Dec 09, 1905SunderlandH1-2Loss10,00012
17Sat Dec 16, 1905Birmingham CityA0-5Loss1,00012Muntz Street
18Sat Dec 23, 1905EvertonH4-3Win9,50012
19Mon Dec 25, 1905Notts CountyH1-2Loss18,00012
20Tue Dec 26, 1905Derby CountyA2-2Draw15,00013Baseball Ground
21Wed Dec 27, 1905The WednesdayA0-1Loss-14Hillsborough
22Sat Dec 30, 1905Wolverhampton WanderersA1-2Loss5,00014Molineux
23Sat Jan 06, 1906Manchester CityH0-1Loss8,00015
24Sat Jan 20, 1906BuryA1-2Loss-16Gigg Lane
25Sat Jan 27, 1906MiddlesbroughH2-1Win12,00015Alf Spouncer's benefit game
26Sat Feb 10, 1906Newcastle UnitedH2-1Win7,00015
27Sat Feb 17, 1906Aston VillaA1-3Loss25,00015Villa Park
28Sat Mar 03, 1906Sheffield UnitedA4-1Win14,00016Bramall Lane
29Wed Mar 14, 1906LiverpoolH1-2Loss6,00016
30Sat Mar 17, 1906Stoke CityA0-4Loss-17Victoria Ground
31Sat Mar 24, 1906Bolton WanderersH4-0Win7,00017
32Mon Apr 02, 1906Woolwich ArsenalA1-3Loss1,00017Manor Ground
33Sat Apr 07, 1906Blackburn RoversH1-2Loss5,00017
34Sat Apr 14, 1906SunderlandA1-0Win12,00017Roker Park
35Mon Apr 16, 1906The WednesdayH3-4Loss14,00017
36Tue Apr 17, 1906Derby CountyH0-0Draw12,00017
37Sat Apr 21, 1906Birmingham CityH2-1Win8,00017
38Sat Apr 28, 1906EvertonA1-4Loss-18Goodison Park


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 13, 1906Bury1A1-1Draw10,000Gigg Lane
Wed Jan 17, 1906Bury1Y1H6-2Win8,000
Sat Feb 03, 1906Fulham2A3-1Win30,000Craven Cottage
Sat Feb 24, 1906The Wednesday3A1-4Loss36,363Hillsborough


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sun Jun 11, 1905PenarolArgentinaA6-1Win4,000Tour of Argentina
Fri Jun 16, 1905RosarioArgentinaA5-0Win-Tour of Argentina
Sun Jun 18, 1905BelgranoArgentinaA7-0Win9,700Tour of Argentina
Thu Jun 22, 1905BritanicosArgentinaA13-1Win4,000Tour of Argentina
Sat Jun 24, 1905RosarioArgentinaA6-0Win2,500Tour of Argentina
Sun Jun 25, 1905Alumni WArgentinaA6-1Win1,000Tour of Argentina
Thu Jun 29, 1905ArgentinosArgentinaA5-0Win-Tour of Argentina
Sun Jul 02, 1905Liga ArgentinaArgentinaA9-1Win1,000Tour of Argentina
Wed Jul 05, 1905Forest BEnglandA2-1Win3,000Tour of Argentina



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKHarry Linacre4215621
DCharles Craig3715517
DEdwin Hughes211
DFrederick Chapman11
DJames Iremonger514
DThomas Clifford
DWilliam Fullarton216510
MFrank Forman211
MGeorge Wolfe3013314
MHarry Hadley7214
MJack Craggs40146208
MJoe Hardstaff103251
MRobert Norris
MTom Davies211
MWalter Dudley4215621
MWilliam Shearman134189
FAlbert Holmes62221
FAlf Spouncer28104142
FEnoch West391461917
FFrank Lessons14685
FGeorge Henderson2265112
FGeorge Needham11
FGrenville Morris361361721
FHarry Rothery11
FHerbert Whitchurch11
FJack Armstrong228311
FSam Timmins219111
FTom Niblo177283
J Howard


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
21Grenville Morris36
17Enoch West39
9William Shearman13
8Jack Craggs40
5Frank Lessons14
3Tom Niblo17
2Alf Spouncer28
2George Henderson22
1Albert Holmes6
1Joe Hardstaff10



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1905-06

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Sheffield UnitedSat Oct 28, 1905H4-1Sat Mar 03, 1906A4-1