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SEASON: 1927-28


Prev Season: 1926-27
This Season: 1927-28
Next Season: 1928-29
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
John Baynes

FA Cup:
Quarter Final (Sheffield United (A) 0-3)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Cyril Stocks, Noah Burton (15 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
47

Competitive Goals:
88

Goals per game:
1.9



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

League Points:
40 out of 84 (2 points per win)

Points Percentage:
47.6%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored10 times10 times6 times4 times4 times
Conceded12 times19 times5 times2 times3 times
Won By9 times5 times2 times2 times
Lost By6 times8 times2 times1 time1 time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
21,957

Lowest League Attendance:
2,572

Average League Attendance:
10,478

Highest Cup Attendance:
35,625

Lowest Cup Attendance:
35,625


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
6

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
3

Penalties conceded:
0

Penalties missed:
1

Penalties saved:
0


END OF SEASON TABLE



SECOND DIVISION (Tier 2) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Manchester City422598100591821702777730321.69559Promoted as Champions4-53-3
2Leeds United422571098491623631595735342.00057Promoted2-20-4
3Chelsea422381175451524461586729301.667542-21-2
4Preston North End4222911100661533622476838421.515533-10-5
5Stoke City4222812785914524417831034421.322520-23-1
6Swansea Town42181212756313624617561029461.190480-20-2
7Oldham Athletic4219815755115335518451220331.471462-11-4
8West Bromwich Albion4217121390701074502875940421.286460-23-2
9Port Vale4218816685711644520721223371.193440-22-2
10Nottingham Forest4215101783841065543754122947.98840
11Grimsby Town42141216698386741416692842.831405-21-2
12Bristol City421591876791155421844133461.962391-10-0
13Barnsley4214111765851056433646112249.765391-11-2
14Hull City421215154154984251937111635.759391-10-2
15Notts County4213121768741047472638102148.919382-12-1
16Wolverhampton Wanderers4213101963911155433125142060.692363-20-1
17Southampton421472168771137544034141437.883351-11-2
18Reading421113185375984322225142153.707355-32-0
19Blackpool4213821831011137554325142858.822344-13-5
20Clapton Orient421112195585975322525142360.647344-32-2
21Fulham421372268891272462210202267.76433Relegated7-00-2
22South Shields427926561115511304124152670.50523Relegated7-24-3

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 27, 1927Port ValeA2-2Draw14,52411Stocks (?), Wadsworth (?)
2Mon Aug 29, 1927FulhamH7-0Win11,4302Barratt (? pen), Stocks (?), Burton (?, ?, ?), Jones (?, ?)
3Sat Sep 03, 1927South ShieldsH7-2Win16,7143Gibson (?), Stocks (?, ?), Burton (?, ?), Jones (?, ?)
4Sat Sep 10, 1927Leeds UnitedA0-4Loss19,47811
5Thu Sep 15, 1927FulhamA0-2Loss9,44611
6Sat Sep 17, 1927Notts CountyH2-1Win21,95711Barratt (?), Gibson (?)
7Sat Sep 24, 1927Manchester CityH4-5Loss12,89312Roe (?, ?, ?), Jones (?)
8Sat Oct 01, 1927Hull CityA0-2Loss8,27414
9Sat Oct 08, 1927Preston North EndH3-1Win17,05613Gibson (?, ?), Burton (?)
10Sat Oct 15, 1927Swansea TownA0-2Loss14,84414
11Sat Oct 22, 1927ReadingA2-0Win7,78512McLachlan (?), Wadsworth (?)
12Sat Oct 29, 1927Grimsby TownH5-2Win14,54611McLachlan (?), Burton (?, ?), Jones (?, ?)
13Sat Nov 05, 1927Oldham AthleticA1-4Loss6,03211Barratt (?)
14Sat Nov 12, 1927BlackpoolH4-1Win8,60210Barratt (?), Gibson (?), Stocks (?), Burton (?)
15Sat Nov 19, 1927ChelseaA1-2Loss28,74311Gibson (?)
16Sat Nov 26, 1927Bristol CityH1-1Draw10,04011Burton (?)
17Sat Dec 03, 1927West Bromwich AlbionA3-2Win16,67410Burton (?), Wadsworth (?, ?)
18Sat Dec 10, 1927Clapton OrientH4-3Win7,8028Barratt (? pen), Gibson (?, ?), Galbraith (? OG)
19Sat Dec 17, 1927Stoke CityA3-1Win9,0936Burton (?), Wadsworth (?, ?)
20Sat Dec 24, 1927SouthamptonH1-1Draw5,5728Burton (?)
21Mon Dec 26, 1927Wolverhampton WanderersH3-2Win12,5307Gibson (?, ?), Burton (?)
22Tue Dec 27, 1927Wolverhampton WanderersA0-1Loss15,9827
23Sat Jan 07, 1928South ShieldsA4-3Win4,7237Stocks (?, ?), Wadsworth (?, ?)
24Sat Jan 21, 1928Leeds UnitedH2-2Draw13,1337Gibson (?), Stocks (?)
25Sat Feb 04, 1928Manchester CityA3-3Draw30,0377Stocks (?, ?), Jones (?)
26Sat Feb 11, 1928Hull CityH1-1Draw6,6177Wadsworth (?)
27Wed Feb 22, 1928Notts CountyA2-1Win13,2418Gibson (?), German (?)
28Sat Feb 25, 1928Swansea TownH0-2Loss11,6878
29Mon Mar 05, 1928Preston North EndA0-5Loss10,0368
30Sat Mar 10, 1928Grimsby TownA1-2Loss7,46611Burton (?)
31Sat Mar 17, 1928Oldham AthleticH2-1Win9,0459Thompson (?), Harrison (?)
32Sat Mar 24, 1928BlackpoolA3-5Loss8,97710Thompson (? pen), German (?), Barnett (? OG)
33Thu Mar 29, 1928ReadingH5-3Win2,5728Harrison (?), Stocks (?, ?), Townsend (?, ?)
34Sat Mar 31, 1928ChelseaH2-2Draw10,9598Thompson (?), Townsend (?)
35Sat Apr 07, 1928Bristol CityA0-0Draw14,5759
36Mon Apr 09, 1928BarnsleyH1-1Draw11,6408Jones (?)
37Tue Apr 10, 1928BarnsleyA1-2Loss7,6889Roe (?)
38Sat Apr 14, 1928West Bromwich AlbionH0-2Loss6,15811
39Sat Apr 21, 1928Clapton OrientA2-2Draw9,45110Wallace (?), Stocks (?)
40Thu Apr 26, 1928Port ValeH0-2Loss3,71310
41Sat Apr 28, 1928Stoke CityH0-2Loss5,38210
42Sat May 05, 1928SouthamptonA1-2Loss8,24410Jones (?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 14, 1928Tranmere Rovers3H1-0Win-Wadsworth (?)
Sat Jan 28, 1928Derby County4A0-0Draw22,594
Wed Feb 01, 1928Derby County4Y1H2-0Win35,625Gibson (?), Stocks (?)
Sat Feb 18, 1928Cardiff City5H2-1Win-Thompson (?), Stocks (?)
Sat Mar 03, 1928Sheffield UnitedQuarterA0-3Loss-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Thu May 03, 1928Derby CountyEnglandN1-1Draw-Price (?)
Mon May 07, 1928Northampton TownEnglandA2-3Loss-? (?, ?)
Tue May 08, 1928Kettering TownEnglandA1-7Loss-? (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and after the season.
In (10) In (13)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Bill SturtonBoughtAlf TownsendSold
Billy McKinlayBoughtBill SturtonSold
Clive GermanBoughtCliff PriceSold
Ernest McLachlanBoughtErnest McLachlanSold
Lee GordonBoughtHarold WadsworthSold
Leonard BootBoughtHugh McKennaSold
Stuart McMillanBoughtJackie BeltonSold
Thomas HicksBoughtLee GordonSold
Tommy RoeBoughtLeonard BootSold
Oct 28, 1927Hugh McKennaBoughtStuart McMillanSold
Thomas HicksSold
Tommy RoeSold
May 01, 1928Charlie JonesSold


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKArthur Dexter33121011
GKLen Langford12615
GKLeonard Boot22
DHenry Marsden321
DThomas Hicks826
DWilliam 'Bill' Thompson38169134
MAlbert Harrison411610152
MBill Sturton11
MBilly McKinlay13337
MErnest McLachlan85122
MGerry Morgan15825
MHugh McKenna11
MLee Gordon22
MSid Gibson4318101513
MTom Turner
MTommy Roe91174
MHarold Green4211
FAlf Townsend72323
FBob Wallace34138131
FCharlie Jones4116101510
FCliff Price523
FClive German2112
FCyril Stocks3611101515
FHarold Wadsworth351671210
FJackie Belton3012711
FNoah Burton361691115
FNorman Thompson11
FPercy Barratt451811165
FStuart McMillan10415
FTommy Graham22


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
15Cyril Stocks36
15Noah Burton36
13Sid Gibson43
10Charlie Jones41
10Harold Wadsworth35
5Percy Barratt45
4Tommy Roe9
4William 'Bill' Thompson38
3Alf Townsend7
2Albert Harrison41
2Clive German2
2Ernest McLachlan8
1Bob Wallace34



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1927-28

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Notts CountySat Sep 17, 1927H2-1Wed Feb 22, 1928A2-1
ReadingSat Oct 22, 1927A2-0Thu Mar 29, 1928H5-3
South ShieldsSat Sep 03, 1927H7-2Sat Jan 07, 1928A4-3