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SEASON: 1928-29

Prev Season: 1927-28
Next Season: 1929-30
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
John Baynes

FA Cup:
2nd Round (Swansea Town (H) 1-2)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Sam Jennings (17 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
44


League Games:
42

League Points:
42

Points Percentage:
50.0


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
74

Goals per game:
1.7

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored16 times11 times6 times2 times2 times
Conceded17 times14 times5 times2 times1 time
Won By7 times4 times5 times
Lost By9 times3 times2 times2 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
18,811 (League - Wolverhampton Wanderers)

Lowest Home Attendance:
4,416 (League - Oldham Athletic)

Average League Attendance:
9,495


Highest Cup Attendance:
19,211 (FA Cup - Swansea Town)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
19,211 (FA Cup - Swansea Town)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
5

Red cards:
1

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
1Middlesbrough422211992571443542287638351.61455Promoted as Champions
2Grimsby Town4224513826116234924831033371.34453Promoted
3Bradford Park Avenue4222416887018216222421526481.25748
4Southampton4217141174601263482258826381.23348
5Notts County4219914786513445124651027411.20047
6Stoke City42171213745112724616551128351.45146
7West Bromwich Albion4219815807913445025641130541.01346
8Blackpool4219716927613444918631243581.21145
9Chelsea4217101564651065403074102435.98544
10Tottenham Hotspur421791675811632502616142555.92643
11Nottingham Forest421512157170867343376837371.01442
12Hull City421314155863885382456102039.92140
13Preston North End421591878791263582733152052.98739
14Millwall421671971861047433563122851.82639
15Reading421591863861236483036121556.73339
16Barnsley4216620696612455128421518381.04538
17Wolverhampton Wanderers42157207781966413161143650.95137
18Oldham Athletic421652154751524372413171751.72037
19Swansea Town4213101962751236462617131649.82736
20Bristol City4213101958721164372524152147.80636
21Port Vale421542371861416532513171861.82634Relegated
22Clapton Orient421282244721047292524151547.61132Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 25, 1928Stoke CityH1-5Loss14,54814
2Mon Aug 27, 1928Clapton OrientA4-1Win6,18513Millfields Road
3Sat Sep 01, 1928Grimsby TownA2-2Draw12,33011Blundell Park
4Wed Sep 05, 1928Clapton OrientH0-0Draw7,5429
5Sat Sep 08, 1928Bradford Park AvenueH3-2Win9,6796
6Sat Sep 15, 1928Swansea TownA5-3Win12,2046Vetch Field
7Sat Sep 22, 1928BlackpoolH2-0Win12,6155
8Sat Sep 29, 1928ChelseaA0-3Loss38,1396Stamford Bridge
9Sat Oct 06, 1928BarnsleyH1-3Loss14,78510
10Sat Oct 13, 1928Bristol CityA5-2Win14,0396Ashton Gate
11Sat Oct 20, 1928Notts CountyA1-1Draw22,2498Meadow Lane
12Sat Oct 27, 1928MillwallH0-4Loss5,30811
13Sat Nov 03, 1928Port ValeA2-4Loss9,93611The Old Recreation Ground
14Sat Nov 10, 1928SouthamptonH1-1Draw4,80813
15Sat Nov 17, 1928Tottenham HotspurA1-2Loss23,38414White Hart Lane
16Sat Nov 24, 1928ReadingH1-2Loss6,22315
17Sat Dec 01, 1928Preston North EndA2-3Loss16,22016Deepdale
18Sat Dec 08, 1928MiddlesbroughH1-1Draw8,83717
Sat Dec 15, 1928Oldham AthleticA2-1Aba-17Abandoned due to fog
19Sat Dec 22, 1928Hull CityH3-1Win6,75816
20Tue Dec 25, 1928Wolverhampton WanderersA3-2Win14,45514Molineux
21Wed Dec 26, 1928Wolverhampton WanderersH2-1Win18,81113
22Sat Dec 29, 1928Stoke CityA1-1Draw8,14614Victoria Ground
23Tue Jan 01, 1929Oldham AthleticA0-2Loss15,50514Boundary Park
24Sat Jan 05, 1929Grimsby TownH0-1Loss7,36114
25Sat Jan 19, 1929Bradford Park AvenueA1-1Draw6,99714Horton Park Avenue
26Sat Feb 02, 1929BlackpoolA2-2Draw6,99714Bloomfield Road
27Sat Feb 09, 1929ChelseaH3-0Win10,82913
28Sat Feb 16, 1929BarnsleyA2-1Win3,68811Oakwell
29Wed Feb 20, 1929Swansea TownH2-1Win5,8729
30Sat Feb 23, 1929Bristol CityH1-1Draw8,29610
31Sat Mar 02, 1929Notts CountyH1-2Loss18,43811
32Sat Mar 09, 1929MillwallA1-1Draw24,59111The Old Den
33Sat Mar 16, 1929Port ValeH2-2Draw7,38811
34Sat Mar 23, 1929SouthamptonA1-2Loss10,15811The Dell
35Fri Mar 29, 1929West Bromwich AlbionH1-2Loss13,17012
36Sat Mar 30, 1929Tottenham HotspurH2-2Draw8,50412
37Mon Apr 01, 1929West Bromwich AlbionA0-3Loss12,06513The Hawthorns
38Sat Apr 06, 1929ReadingA3-0Win10,31513Elm Park
39Sat Apr 13, 1929Preston North EndH4-1Win5,21311
40Sat Apr 20, 1929MiddlesbroughA0-1Loss18,22013Ayresome Park
41Sat Apr 27, 1929Oldham AthleticH3-1Win4,41611
42Sat May 04, 1929Hull CityA1-0Win4,29411Anlaby Road


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 12, 1929Swansea Town3H1-2Loss19,211


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Nov 14, 1928ArsenalEnglandA1-0Win-
Mon Apr 22, 1929ChesterfieldEnglandA1-1Draw-Chesterfield 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 Dexter15438
GKLen Langford291198
GKPercy Ashton
DGeorge Goucher11
DHenry Marsden22
DWilliam 'Bill' Thompson431512151
DWilliam Brown (1928)4121
MAlbert Harrison247892
MBilly McKinlay40141015
MCharles Howie185481
MDavid Cameron10514
MGerry Morgan17565
MJoe Heathcock1774515
MJohn Venters
MSid Gibson52212
MTom Turner11
MWilliam Lennox95311
FBert Hales321
FBilly Dickinson5325
FBob Morton289994
FBob Wallace176561
FCyril Stocks341291310
FEric Hague5113
FNoah Burton31891310
FNorman Thompson8622
FPercy Barratt238681
FRobert Heslop248793
FSam Jennings29881217
FTommy Graham42151115


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
17Sam Jennings29
15Joe Heathcock17
10Cyril Stocks34
10Noah Burton31
5Billy Dickinson5
4Bob Morton28
3Robert Heslop24
2Albert Harrison24
2Norman Thompson8
2Sid Gibson5
1Bob Wallace17
1Charles Howie18
1William 'Bill' Thompson43
1William Lennox9



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1928-29

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Hull CitySat Dec 22, 1928H3-1Sat May 04, 1929A1-0
Swansea TownSat Sep 15, 1928A5-3Wed Feb 20, 1929H2-1
Wolverhampton WanderersTue Dec 25, 1928A3-2Wed Dec 26, 1928H2-1