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SEASON: 1930-31


Prev Season: 1929-30
Next Season: 1931-32
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Stan Hardy

FA Cup:
2nd Round (Newcastle United (A) 0-4)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Johnny Dent (23 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
43

Competitive Goals:
80

Goals per game:
1.9



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
44.0%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored14 times8 times8 times5 times1 time
Conceded15 times6 times7 times5 times4 times
Won By4 times3 times6 times1 time
Lost By9 times4 times4 times2 times1 time

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
19,852 (League - Everton)

Lowest League Attendance:
3,342 (League - Charlton Athletic)

Average League Attendance:
8,264

Highest Cup Attendance:
-

Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISC
Clean Sheets:
6

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION TWOHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
1Everton4228591216618127631104745351.83361Promoted as Champions2-20-2
2West Bromwich Albion4222101083491434401687643331.69454Promoted1-61-2
3Tottenham Hotspur4222713885515516420721224351.600512-21-2
4Wolverhampton Wanderers4221516846715245625631228421.254473-42-4
5Port Vale4221516676115333916621328451.098471-02-3
6Bradford Park Avenue42181014976615427124361226421.470461-01-4
7Preston North End42171114836412545531561028331.297451-44-2
8Burnley42171114817713535530461126471.052453-32-5
9Southampton4219617746213444622621328401.194443-10-0
10Bradford City4217101561631254392655112237.968444-10-1
11Stoke City4217101564711164341764113054.901443-00-1
12Oldham Athletic4216101661721353452835131644.847424-11-3
13Bury421932075821434442050163162.915413-00-1
14Millwall421671971801245472543142455.888392-11-5
15Charlton Athletic421591859861146353345122453.686394-31-1
16Bristol City421581954821155292343142559.659386-14-1
17Nottingham Forest421491980851263543523162650.94137
18Plymouth Argyle421482076841038473345122951.905361-10-1
19Barnsley421392059791335422306151756.747353-31-3
20Swansea Town4212102051741155402915151145.689343-02-3
21Reading421262472961128473314162563.75030Relegated1-12-5
22Cardiff City4289254787768323113171556.54025Relegated3-11-1
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 30, 1930Wolverhampton WanderersH3-4Loss10,11712Stan Hardy's first game as manager
2Mon Sep 01, 1930SouthamptonA0-0Draw11,10813The Dell
3Sat Sep 06, 1930Bradford Park AvenueA1-4Loss14,31317Horton Park Avenue
4Mon Sep 08, 1930BurnleyA2-5Loss10,39319Turf Moor
5Sat Sep 13, 1930Stoke CityH3-0Win8,88118
6Wed Sep 17, 1930BurnleyH3-3Draw3,82418
7Sat Sep 20, 1930MillwallA1-5Loss12,45719The Old Den
8Sat Sep 27, 1930Oldham AthleticH4-1Win8,67017
9Sat Oct 04, 1930Bristol CityA4-1Win15,47212Ashton Gate
10Sat Oct 11, 1930Tottenham HotspurA1-2Loss34,23814White Hart Lane
11Sat Oct 18, 1930EvertonH2-2Draw19,85215
12Sat Oct 25, 1930Cardiff CityA1-1Draw8,95514Ninian Park
13Sat Nov 01, 1930Bradford CityH4-1Win8,03513
14Sat Nov 08, 1930Port ValeA2-3Loss9,75314The Old Recreation Ground
15Sat Nov 15, 1930Plymouth ArgyleH1-1Draw8,43314
16Sat Nov 22, 1930Swansea TownA2-3Loss8,05915Vetch Field
17Sat Nov 29, 1930West Bromwich AlbionH1-6Loss4,35915
18Sat Dec 06, 1930BuryA0-1Loss4,74417Gigg Lane
19Sat Dec 13, 1930BarnsleyH3-3Draw7,49718
20Sat Dec 20, 1930Charlton AthleticA1-1Draw8,92217The Valley
21Thu Dec 25, 1930ReadingH1-1Draw12,27916
22Fri Dec 26, 1930ReadingA2-5Loss11,42518Elm Park
23Sat Dec 27, 1930Wolverhampton WanderersA2-4Loss20,06920Molineux
24Sat Jan 03, 1931Bradford Park AvenueH1-0Win3,81919
25Sat Jan 17, 1931Stoke CityA0-1Loss6,19420Victoria Ground
26Sat Jan 24, 1931MillwallH2-1Win6,92417
27Sat Jan 31, 1931Oldham AthleticA1-3Loss5,48320Boundary Park
28Sat Feb 07, 1931Bristol CityH6-1Win7,39518
29Sat Feb 14, 1931Tottenham HotspurH2-2Draw14,19618
30Sat Feb 21, 1931EvertonA0-2Loss32,32819Goodison Park
31Sat Feb 28, 1931Cardiff CityH3-1Win3,56518
32Sat Mar 07, 1931Bradford CityA0-1Loss10,42219Valley Parade
33Sat Mar 14, 1931Port ValeH1-0Win9,28117
34Sat Mar 21, 1931Plymouth ArgyleA0-1Loss18,07519Home Park
35Sat Mar 28, 1931Swansea TownH3-0Win6,60917
36Fri Apr 03, 1931Preston North EndA4-2Win13,49616Deepdale
37Sat Apr 04, 1931West Bromwich AlbionA1-2Loss18,89817The Hawthorns
38Mon Apr 06, 1931Preston North EndH1-4Loss13,21318
39Sat Apr 11, 1931BuryH3-0Win7,91817
40Sat Apr 18, 1931BarnsleyA1-3Loss3,67219Oakwell
41Sat Apr 25, 1931Charlton AthleticH4-3Win3,34217
42Sat May 02, 1931SouthamptonH3-1Win5,34317Stan Hardy's last game as manager


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 10, 1931Newcastle United3A0-4Loss34,219St. James Park (Newcastle)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Thu Nov 06, 1930Oxford UniversityEnglandA4-0Win-
Wed Mar 04, 1931Netherlands XINetherlandsA3-1Loss-Played at Sparta, Rotterdam



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKArthur Dexter4113820
GKPercy Ashton211
DJimmy Barrington4314920
DWilliam 'Bill' Thompson3411815
MAlexander Farmer15447
MBilly McKinlay35126172
MCharles Howie111
MClifford Lloyd431
MHarry Smith2411211
MJohn Forrest11
MJohn Scott183693
MWalter Robins11
FAlf Quantrill93242
FBilly Dickinson24931219
FBob Wallace716
FBuster Brown93335
FClive German93151
FCyril Stocks218499
FJohnny Dent381281823
FLeo Loftus184686
FNoah Burton22859
FRichard Armstrong7232
FRobert Heslop61232
FRobert Pugh835
FTom McKay22
FTommy Graham4114918
FWilliam Simpson33134167


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
23Johnny Dent38
19Billy Dickinson24
9Cyril Stocks21
7William Simpson33
6Leo Loftus18
5Buster Brown9
3John Scott18
2Alf Quantrill9
2Billy McKinlay35
2Robert Heslop6
1Charles Howie1
1Clive German9



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1930-31

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Bristol CitySat Oct 04, 1930A4-1Sat Feb 07, 1931H6-1