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SEASON: 1927-28

Prev Season: 1926-27
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)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
47


League Games:
42

League Points:
40

Points Percentage:
47.6


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
88

Goals per game:
1.9

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
Highest League Attendance:
21,957 (League - Notts County)

Lowest Home Attendance:
2,572 (League - Reading)

Average League Attendance:
10,478


Highest Cup Attendance:
35,625 (FA Cup - Derby County)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
35,625 (FA Cup - Derby County)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
6

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION TWOHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Manchester City422598100591821702777730321.69559Promoted as Champions
2Leeds United422571098491623631595735342.00057Promoted
3Chelsea422381175451524461586729301.66754
4Preston North End4222911100661533622476838421.51553
5Stoke City4222812785914524417831034421.32252
6Swansea Town42181212756313624617561029461.19048
7Oldham Athletic4219815755115335518451220331.47146
8West Bromwich Albion4217121390701074502875940421.28646
9Port Vale4218816685711644520721223371.19344
10Nottingham Forest4215101783841065543754122947.98840
11Grimsby Town42141216698386741416692842.83140
12Bristol City421591876791155421844133461.96239
13Barnsley4214111765851056433646112249.76539
14Hull City421215154154984251937111635.75939
15Notts County4213121768741047472638102148.91938
16Wolverhampton Wanderers4213101963911155433125142060.69236
17Southampton421472168771137544034141437.88335
18Reading421113185375984322225142153.70735
19Blackpool4213821831011137554325142858.82234
20Clapton Orient421112195585975322525142360.64734
21Fulham421372268891272462210202267.76433Relegated
22South Shields427926561115511304124152670.50523Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 27, 1927Port ValeA2-2Draw14,5246The Old Recreation Ground
2Mon Aug 29, 1927FulhamH7-0Win11,4302
3Sat Sep 03, 1927South ShieldsH7-2Win16,7143
4Sat Sep 10, 1927Leeds UnitedA0-4Loss19,47811Elland Road
5Thu Sep 15, 1927FulhamA0-2Loss9,44611Craven Cottage
6Sat Sep 17, 1927Notts CountyH2-1Win21,95711
7Sat Sep 24, 1927Manchester CityH4-5Loss12,89312
8Sat Oct 01, 1927Hull CityA0-2Loss8,27414Anlaby Road
9Sat Oct 08, 1927Preston North EndH3-1Win17,05613
10Sat Oct 15, 1927Swansea TownA0-2Loss14,84414Vetch Field
11Sat Oct 22, 1927ReadingA2-0Win7,78512Elm Park
12Sat Oct 29, 1927Grimsby TownH5-2Win14,54611
13Sat Nov 05, 1927Oldham AthleticA1-4Loss6,03211Boundary Park
14Sat Nov 12, 1927BlackpoolH4-1Win8,60210
15Sat Nov 19, 1927ChelseaA1-2Loss28,74311Stamford Bridge
16Sat Nov 26, 1927Bristol CityH1-1Draw10,04011
17Sat Dec 03, 1927West Bromwich AlbionA3-2Win16,67410The Hawthorns
18Sat Dec 10, 1927Clapton OrientH4-3Win7,8028
19Sat Dec 17, 1927Stoke CityA3-1Win9,0936Victoria Ground
20Sat Dec 24, 1927SouthamptonH1-1Draw5,5728
21Mon Dec 26, 1927Wolverhampton WanderersH3-2Win12,5306
22Tue Dec 27, 1927Wolverhampton WanderersA0-1Loss15,9827Molineux
23Sat Jan 07, 1928South ShieldsA4-3Win4,7237Horsley Hill
24Sat Jan 21, 1928Leeds UnitedH2-2Draw13,1337
25Sat Feb 04, 1928Manchester CityA3-3Draw30,0377Maine Road
26Sat Feb 11, 1928Hull CityH1-1Draw6,6177
27Wed Feb 22, 1928Notts CountyA2-1Win13,2417Meadow Lane
28Sat Feb 25, 1928Swansea TownH0-2Loss11,6878
29Mon Mar 05, 1928Preston North EndA0-5Loss10,0368Deepdale
30Sat Mar 10, 1928Grimsby TownA1-2Loss7,46611Blundell Park
31Sat Mar 17, 1928Oldham AthleticH2-1Win9,0458
32Sat Mar 24, 1928BlackpoolA3-5Loss8,9779Bloomfield Road
33Thu Mar 29, 1928ReadingH5-3Win2,5728
34Sat Mar 31, 1928ChelseaH2-2Draw10,9598
35Sat Apr 07, 1928Bristol CityA0-0Draw14,5758Ashton Gate
36Mon Apr 09, 1928BarnsleyH1-1Draw11,6408
37Tue Apr 10, 1928BarnsleyA1-2Loss7,6889Oakwell
38Sat Apr 14, 1928West Bromwich AlbionH0-2Loss6,15810
39Sat Apr 21, 1928Clapton OrientA2-2Draw9,4519Millfields Road
40Thu Apr 26, 1928Port ValeH0-2Loss3,71310
41Sat Apr 28, 1928Stoke CityH0-2Loss5,38210
42Sat May 05, 1928SouthamptonA1-2Loss8,24410The Dell


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 14, 1928Tranmere Rovers3H1-0Win-
Sat Jan 28, 1928Derby County4A0-0Draw22,594Baseball Ground
Wed Feb 01, 1928Derby County4Y1H2-0Win35,625
Sat Feb 18, 1928Cardiff City5H2-1Win-
Sat Mar 03, 1928Sheffield UnitedQuarterA0-3Loss-Bramall Lane


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Thu May 03, 1928Derby CountyEnglandN1-1Draw-Heanor Town benefit
Mon May 07, 1928Northampton TownEnglandA2-3Loss-Northampton Hospital Cup
Tue May 08, 1928Kettering TownEnglandA1-7Loss-Kettering Hospital Cup



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKAlf Dexter33121011
GKLen Langford12615
GKLeonard Boot22
DHenry Marsden321
DThomas Hicks826
DWilliam 'Bill' Thompson38169134
MAlbert Harrison411610152
MBill Sturton11
MBilly McKinlay13337
MErnest McLachlan85122
MGerry Morgan15825
MHugh McKennan11
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