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SEASON: 1917-18


Prev Season: 1916-17
Next Season: 1918-19
DIVISION:
World War I

MANAGER(s):


Due to the First World War, a regional league of 15 Midlands clubs was established for the main part of the season, and then a smaller regional league of 4 clubs was competed for to fill the rest of the season.
FA Cup:
-

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
( goals)


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
Highest League Attendance:
-

Lowest League Attendance:
-

Average League Attendance:
-

Highest Cup Attendance:
-

Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISC
Clean Sheets:
0

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEasON TABLE

MIDLAND DIVISION (MAIN TOURNAMENT)HomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
1Leeds City282314752347--
2Sheffield United282017662741--
3Birmingham281468593834--
4Hull City281549675034--
5Nottingham Forest2813411412830
6Bradford Park Avenue2813411402930--
7Leicester Fosse2813312524329--
8Huddersfield Town2812214494626--
9Rotherham County288911425225--
10Notts County287912435423--
11The Wednesday289514455923--
12Grimsby Town2851112246221--
13Bradford City288416345520--
14Lincoln City287516256219--
15Barnsley288218407418--

MIDLAND DIVISION GROUP B (SECOND TOURNAMENT)HomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
1Notts County64021998--
2Birmingham6222696--
3Leicester Fosse62136105--
4Nottingham Forest6213475
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

WWI Initial Tournament
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Sep 01, 1917Huddersfield TownA1-2Loss1,000Leeds Road
2Sat Sep 08, 1917Huddersfield TownH3-0Win2,000
3Sat Sep 15, 1917Sheffield WednesdayA3-0Win5,000Hillsborough
4Sat Sep 22, 1917Sheffield WednesdayH3-0Win2,000
5Sat Sep 29, 1917Bradford CityA3-0Win3,000Valley Parade
6Sat Oct 06, 1917Bradford CityH2-0Win3,000
7Sat Oct 13, 1917Rotherham CountyH1-3Loss2,000
8Sat Oct 20, 1917Rotherham CountyA3-1Win5,000Millmoor
9Sat Oct 27, 1917Lincoln CityH0-1Loss2,000
10Sat Nov 03, 1917Lincoln CityA1-3Loss-Sincil Bank
11Sat Nov 10, 1917Grimsby TownH5-0Win-
12Sat Nov 17, 1917Grimsby TownA1-1Draw-Blundell Park
13Sat Nov 24, 1917Birmingham CityH2-1Win12,000
14Sat Dec 01, 1917Birmingham CityA1-1Draw15,000St. Andrews
15Sat Dec 22, 1917Hull CityA2-3Loss2,000Anlaby Road
16Tue Dec 25, 1917Notts CountyA1-0Win-Meadow Lane
17Wed Dec 26, 1917Notts CountyH0-0Draw6,000
18Sat Dec 29, 1917Hull CityH5-1Win1,500
19Sat Jan 05, 1918Leicester FosseA0-2Loss2,000Filbert Street
20Sat Jan 12, 1918Leicester FosseH2-0Win4,000
Sat Jan 19, 1918Bradford Park AvenueA0-2Aba-Valley ParadeAbandoned due to fog
21Sat Jan 26, 1918Bradford Park AvenueA0-0Draw4,000Valley Parade
22Sat Feb 02, 1918Leeds CityA0-2Loss3,000Elland Road
23Sat Feb 09, 1918Leeds CityH0-1Loss3,000
24Sat Feb 16, 1918Sheffield UnitedA1-0Win9,500Bramall Lane
25Sat Feb 23, 1918Sheffield UnitedH0-1Loss5,700
26Sat Mar 02, 1918BarnsleyA0-1Loss1,000Oakwell
27Sat Mar 09, 1918BarnsleyH1-0Win3,000
28Tue Apr 02, 1918Bradford Park AvenueA0-3Loss3,000Valley Parade


WWI Second Tournament
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Mar 16, 1918Birmingham CityA0-0Draw10,000St. Andrews
2Sat Mar 23, 1918Birmingham CityH1-0Win7,000
3Fri Mar 29, 1918Notts CountyA1-3Loss5,000Meadow Lane
4Sat Mar 30, 1918Leicester FosseA0-1Loss-Filbert Street
5Mon Apr 01, 1918Notts CountyH0-3Loss7,000
6Sat Apr 06, 1918Leicester FosseH2-0Win1,000


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Dec 08, 1917Manton CollieryEnglandA5-2Win-
Sat Dec 15, 1917BolsoverEnglandA4-0Win-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKCodnor
GKJoshua Johnson
GKRoadley
DCutts (1916-17)
DFrank Cownley
DHarold Bulling
DHarold Wightman
MA Scott (1918)
MDavid Brown (1918)
MFrank Kirrage
MHarold Hall
MHarry Lowe
MHaydn Biggin
MJoby Godfrey
MJohn Poole
MJoseph Mills
MRobert Firth
MThomas Gibson
MThornwell
MWard (1917)
FErnie Hampson
FG Mullins
FHarry Jones
FHenry Martin
FHore
FJames Birch
FNoah Burton
FPercy Barratt
FSid Ireland
FSmithers
FSticker Banks
FWalter Tinsley
A Brown (1917)
Bruce Godfrey


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season