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SEASON: 1908-09

Prev Season: 1907-08
Next Season: 1909-10
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Harry Haslam

FA Cup:
4th Round (Derby County (A) 0-3)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Enoch West (25 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
42


League Games:
38

League Points:
36

Points Percentage:
47.4


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
72

Goals per game:
1.7

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored15 times10 times4 times2 times2 times
Conceded16 times11 times5 times2 times
Won By8 times3 times3 times2 times1 time
Lost By9 times3 times3 times2 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
19,000 (League - Chelsea)

Lowest Home Attendance:
5,000 (League - Leicester Fosse)

Average League Attendance:
10,947


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

Lowest Cup Attendance:
14,000 (League Tier 1 - Notts County)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
8

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
1Newcastle United382459654114143220104533211.58553
2Everton3818101082571135512877531291.43946
3Sunderland3821215786314054123721037401.23844
4Blackburn Rovers381413116150667292687432241.22041
5The Wednesday3817615676115044824261119371.09840
6Woolwich Arsenal381410145249937241857728311.06138
7Aston Villa3814101458568743122631027341.03638
8Bristol City38131213455877524256582133.77638
9Middlesbrough381491559531126382137921321.11337
10Preston North End3813111448448742917541019271.09137
11Chelsea38149155661874332262112339.91837
12Sheffield United38149155159955312554102034.86437
13Manchester United381571658681036373354102135.85337
14Nottingham Forest38148166657928392456827331.15836
15Notts County381481651489463123541020251.06336
16Liverpool38156175765955362561122140.87736
17Bury38148166377964352752122850.81836
18Bradford City3812101647477662720541020271.00034
19Manchester City381541967691234502331151746.97134Relegated
20Leicester Fosse38892154102667324123142261.52925Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Sep 05, 1908Sheffield UnitedA2-1Win16,0007Bramall Lane
2Sat Sep 12, 1908Aston VillaH1-2Loss17,00012
3Sat Sep 19, 1908The WednesdayH1-2Loss10,00015
4Mon Sep 21, 1908ChelseaA1-2Loss20,00015Stamford Bridge
5Sat Sep 26, 1908SunderlandA1-2Loss18,00019Roker Park
6Thu Oct 01, 1908LiverpoolH5-1Win10,00013
7Sat Oct 03, 1908ChelseaH2-1Win19,00010
8Sat Oct 10, 1908Blackburn RoversA3-0Win15,0007Ewood Park
9Sat Oct 17, 1908Bradford CityH2-1Win10,0006
10Sat Oct 24, 1908Manchester UnitedA2-2Draw15,0005Bank Street
11Sat Oct 31, 1908EvertonH1-2Loss15,0008
12Sat Nov 07, 1908Leicester FosseA3-0Win20,0006Filbert Street
13Sat Nov 14, 1908Woolwich ArsenalH0-1Loss10,0009
14Sat Nov 21, 1908Notts CountyA0-3Loss14,00010Trent Bridge
15Sat Nov 28, 1908Newcastle UnitedH0-4Loss10,00012
16Sat Dec 05, 1908Bristol CityA1-2Loss7,00015Ashton Gate
17Sat Dec 12, 1908Preston North EndH1-1Draw8,00014
18Sat Dec 19, 1908MiddlesbroughA0-4Loss10,00016Ayresome Park
19Fri Dec 25, 1908BuryA2-3Loss14,00018Gigg Lane
20Sat Dec 26, 1908LiverpoolA1-1Draw25,00017Anfield
21Mon Dec 28, 1908Manchester CityH0-2Loss12,00017
22Sat Jan 02, 1909Sheffield UnitedH0-2Loss10,00017
23Sat Jan 09, 1909Aston VillaA2-1Win18,00017Villa Park
24Sat Jan 23, 1909The WednesdayA0-3Loss8,00017Hillsborough
25Sat Jan 30, 1909SunderlandH4-0Win10,00017
26Sat Feb 13, 1909Blackburn RoversH2-1Win10,00017
27Sat Feb 27, 1909Manchester UnitedH2-0Win6,00017
28Sat Mar 20, 1909Woolwich ArsenalA2-1Win10,00017Manor Ground
29Wed Mar 24, 1909EvertonA3-3Draw1,50016Goodison Park
30Sat Mar 27, 1909Notts CountyH1-0Win14,00015
31Tue Mar 30, 1909Bradford CityA1-1Draw8,00014Valley Parade
32Sat Apr 03, 1909Newcastle UnitedA1-1Draw30,00015St. James Park (Newcastle)
33Sat Apr 10, 1909Bristol CityH1-1Draw10,00015
34Mon Apr 12, 1909BuryH0-2Loss14,00017
35Tue Apr 13, 1909Manchester CityA1-2Loss3,00017Hyde Road
36Sat Apr 17, 1909Preston North EndA1-1Draw4,00018Deepdale
37Wed Apr 21, 1909Leicester FosseH12-0Win5,00013Record win
38Sat Apr 24, 1909MiddlesbroughH4-1Win8,00010Harry Radford's last game as manager


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 16, 1909Aston Villa1H2-0Win14,000
Sat Feb 06, 1909Brentford2H1-0Win16,000
Sat Feb 20, 1909Millwall3H3-1Win20,000
Sat Mar 13, 1909Derby CountyQuarterA0-3Loss16,000Baseball Ground


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Sep 15, 1908Bradford Park AvenueEnglandA2-1Win-Park AvenueBenefit for Charles Craig



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKHarry Linacre3414416
DEdwin Hughes41168173
DJames Iremonger8341
MGeorge Maltby3615516
MGeorge Wolfe267712
MRichard Butler11
MThomas Gibson7232
MWalter Dudley4217817
MWilliam Shearman211
FAlf Spouncer2412664
FEnoch West381751625
FFred Rowan11
FGeorge Needham1610151
FGrenville Morris371561611
FHaydn Green6243
FHerbert Whitchurch82332
FJack Armstrong4117816
FThomas Marrison401771610
FWilliam Birch135262
FWilliam Hooper411781610


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
25Enoch West38
11Grenville Morris37
10Thomas Marrison40
10William Hooper41
4Alf Spouncer24
3Edwin Hughes41
3Haydn Green6
2Herbert Whitchurch8
2William Birch13
1George Needham16



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1908-09

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Blackburn RoversSat Oct 10, 1908A3-0Sat Feb 13, 1909H2-1
Leicester FosseSat Nov 07, 1908A3-0Wed Apr 21, 1909H12-0