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SEASON: 1915-16


Prev Season: 1914-15
This Season: 1915-16
Next Season: 1916-17
DIVISION:
World War I

MANAGER(s):


Due to the First World War, a regional league of 14 Midlands clubs was established for the main part of the season, and then a smaller regional league of 6 clubs was competed for to fill the rest of the season.
FA Cup:
-

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
0

Competitive Goals:
0

Goals per game:



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:

League Points:
out of 0 (2 points per win)

Points Percentage:
%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored
Conceded
Won By
Lost By

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
0

Lowest League Attendance:
0

Average League Attendance:
0

Highest Cup Attendance:
0

Lowest Cup Attendance:
0


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
0

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
0

Penalties conceded:
0

Penalties missed:
0

Penalties saved:
0


END OF SEASON TABLE



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GAMES

WWI Initial Tournament
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Sep 04, 1915Grimsby TownA1-1Draw5,000Tinsley (?)
2Sat Sep 11, 1915Notts CountyH3-5Loss12,000Birch (?), Wightman (?), Jones (? pen)
3Sat Sep 18, 1915Derby CountyA4-3Win3,000Jones (? pen, ?), Tinsley (?, ?)
4Sat Oct 02, 1915Bradford Park AvenueA0-1Loss6,000
5Sat Oct 09, 1915Leeds CityH2-0Win7,000Tinsley (?), Birch (?)
6Sat Oct 16, 1915Hull CityA3-1Win4,000Bell (?), Martin (?), Tinsley (?)
7Sat Oct 23, 1915Lincoln CityH3-2Win5,000Birch (?, ?, ?)
8Sat Oct 30, 1915BarnsleyH5-0Win5,000Bell (?), Tinsley (?, ?), Martin (?), Birch (?)
9Sat Nov 06, 1915Leicester FosseA3-1Win5,000Bell (?), Birch (?), Tinsley (?)
10Sat Nov 13, 1915Sheffield UnitedH2-0Win4,000Birch (?), Firth (?)
11Sat Nov 20, 1915Bradford CityA0-0Draw3,000
12Sat Nov 27, 1915Huddersfield TownH2-0Win3,000Armstrong (?), Birch (?)
13Sat Dec 04, 1915Grimsby TownH2-0Win1,000Wightman (?), Birch (?)
14Sat Dec 11, 1915Notts CountyA0-0Draw7,000
15Sat Dec 18, 1915Derby CountyH5-0Win5,000Birch (?, ?), Smith (?, ?), Norton (?)
16Sat Dec 25, 1915Sheffield WednesdayA1-0Win20,000Norton (?)
17Mon Dec 27, 1915Sheffield WednesdayH1-1Draw10,000Birch (?)
18Sat Jan 01, 1916Bradford Park AvenueH0-0Draw-
19Sat Jan 08, 1916Leeds CityA0-1Loss7,000
20Sat Jan 15, 1916Hull CityH4-1Win4,000Bell (?, ?), Tinsley (?), Birch (?)
21Sat Jan 22, 1916Lincoln CityA4-1Win4,000Martin (?), Birch (?, ?), Tinsley (? pen)
22Sat Jan 29, 1916BarnsleyA1-1Draw5,000Wightman (?)
23Sat Feb 05, 1916Leicester FosseH1-0Win6,000Bell (?)
24Sat Feb 12, 1916Sheffield UnitedA1-3Loss13,000Wightman (?)
25Sat Feb 19, 1916Bradford CityA0-2Loss4,000
Tue Apr 25, 1916Huddersfield TownA0-2Loss6,000


WWI Second Tournament
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Mar 04, 1916Notts CountyH3-0Win3,000Bell (?), Martin (?), Wightman (?)
2Sat Mar 11, 1916Stoke CityH1-0Win4,000Martin (?)
3Sat Mar 18, 1916ChesterfieldA1-2Loss6,000Banks (?)
4Sat Mar 25, 1916Leicester FosseH4-0Win4,000Tinsley (?, ?), Bell (?, ?)
5Sat Apr 01, 1916Notts CountyA0-2Loss8,000
6Sat Apr 08, 1916Derby CountyA1-4Loss2,500Tinsley (?)
7Sat Apr 15, 1916Stoke CityH3-1Win4,000Norton (?), Tinsley (?), Bell (?)
8Fri Apr 21, 1916ChesterfieldH8-1Win5,000Bell (?), Birch (?, ?, ?, ?), Tinsley (?, ?, ?)
9Mon Apr 24, 1916Notts CountyH4-2Win8,000? (?), Tinsley (?), Birch (?), Bell (?)
10Sat Apr 29, 1916Leicester FosseA3-1Win3,000Tinsley (?), Bell (?), Sharp (?)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Apr 22, 1916Cardiff CityWalesA1-2Loss3,500Jones (?)
Mon May 08, 1916Notts CountyEnglandH1-2Loss2,000Sharp (20)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (15) Out (10)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
A PalethorpeBoughtA PalethorpeSold
C AnthonyBoughtAlfred FisherSold
CullinBoughtC AnthonySold
Ernest DavillBoughtEdwin NeveSold
Harold BullingBoughtErnest DavillSold
Harold WightmanBoughtErnest FletcherSold
James BirchBoughtFred HarrisSold
Joe NortonBoughtPrice (1916)Sold
Price (1916)BoughtReynoldsSold
ReynoldsBoughtSharp (1916)Sold
Sharp (1916)Bought
Walter TinsleyBought
Apr 01, 1920Harry LoweBought
Aug 01, 1921Sam HardyBought£1,000
May 01, 1922Henry MartinBought


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKSam HardyWartime guest from Aston Villa
DCullin
DErnest Fletcher
DHarold Bulling
DHarold Wightman
MAlfred Fisher
MC Anthony
MErnest Davill
MHarry Lowe
MJoe Norton
MReynolds
MRobert Firth
MSharp (1916)
MThomas Gibson
FAndy Smith (1915)
FEdwin Neve
FFred Harris
FHarry Jones
FHenry Martin
FJack Armstrong
FJack Bell
FJames Birch
FPrice (1916)
FSticker Banks
FWalter Tinsley
A Palethorpe
Herbert Lounds
Lancelot Sheldon


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season