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SEASON: 1936-37


Prev Season: 1935-36
Next Season: 1937-38
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Harold Wightman

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Sheffield United (H) 2-4)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
David Martin (31 goal)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
43

Competitive Goals:
70

Goals per game:
1.6



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
40.5%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times13 times4 times1 time2 times
Conceded13 times9 times6 times6 times3 times
Won By5 times3 times3 times1 time
Lost By10 times3 times5 times1 time2 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
35,122 (League - Aston Villa)

Lowest League Attendance:
5,731 (League - Plymouth Argyle)

Average League Attendance:
16,254

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
1Leicester City4224810895714435626104733311.56156Promoted as Champions0-31-2
2Blackpool4224711885313444919113739341.66055Promoted1-11-7
3Bury422281274551344462694828291.345521-01-1
4Newcastle United4222515805611374523112835331.429490-22-3
5Plymouth Argyle4218131171531164422277729311.340492-31-4
6West Ham United42191112735514524718561026371.327491-02-2
7Sheffield United42181014665416414814261318401.222461-11-4
8Coventry City4217111466541155351966931351.222451-12-2
9Aston Villa4216121482701065473066935401.171441-11-1
10Tottenham Hotspur4217916886613355726461131401.333433-01-2
11Fulham4215131471611155432448928371.164435-32-5
12Blackburn Rovers4216101670621137493257921301.129422-01-9
13Burnley4216101657611155372055112041.934421-20-3
14Barnsley421691750641164302353132041.781414-10-1
15Chesterfield421681884891236543445123055.944402-22-4
16Swansea Town421572050651425401615151049.769376-10-1
17Norwich City42148206371867382962132542.887363-40-4
18Nottingham Forest4212102068901065423024152660.75634--
19Southampton4211121953771083382514161552.688341-13-0
20Bradford Park Avenue421292152881047333325141955.591333-22-3
21Bradford City42912215494885363114161863.57430Relegated2-11-2
22Doncaster Rovers42710253084669182914161255.35724Relegated2-12-0
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 29, 1936BurnleyA0-3Loss11,49821Turf MoorHarold Wightman's first game as manager
2Wed Sep 02, 1936Aston VillaH1-1Draw35,12221
3Sat Sep 05, 1936FulhamH5-3Win13,49411
4Mon Sep 07, 1936Aston VillaA1-1Draw27,8828Villa Park
5Sat Sep 12, 1936Doncaster RoversA2-0Win11,2014Belle Vue
6Wed Sep 16, 1936SouthamptonH1-1Draw14,3005
7Sat Sep 19, 1936Coventry CityH1-1Draw21,1466
8Sat Sep 26, 1936Plymouth ArgyleA1-4Loss17,34612Home Park
9Sat Oct 03, 1936West Ham UnitedH1-0Win20,3269
10Sat Oct 10, 1936ChesterfieldH2-2Draw17,20010
11Sat Oct 17, 1936Norwich CityA0-4Loss13,41710Carrow Road
12Sat Oct 24, 1936Newcastle UnitedH0-2Loss20,17114
13Sat Oct 31, 1936Bradford Park AvenueA2-3Loss11,90218Horton Park Avenue
14Sat Nov 07, 1936BarnsleyH4-1Win12,66914
15Sat Nov 14, 1936Sheffield UnitedA1-4Loss18,34818Bramall Lane
16Sat Nov 28, 1936BlackpoolA1-7Loss12,29419Bloomfield Road
17Sat Dec 05, 1936Blackburn RoversH2-0Win10,69918
18Sat Dec 12, 1936BuryA1-1Draw7,38117Gigg Lane
19Sat Dec 19, 1936Leicester CityH0-3Loss24,01518
20Fri Dec 25, 1936Bradford CityH2-1Win17,37916
21Sat Dec 26, 1936BurnleyH1-2Loss21,34018
22Mon Dec 28, 1936Bradford CityA1-2Loss6,86420Valley Parade
23Sat Jan 02, 1937FulhamA2-5Loss11,01420Craven Cottage
24Sat Jan 09, 1937Doncaster RoversH2-1Win11,90720
25Sat Jan 23, 1937Coventry CityA2-2Draw14,39620Highfield Road
26Wed Feb 03, 1937Plymouth ArgyleH2-3Loss5,73120
27Sat Feb 06, 1937West Ham UnitedA2-2Draw26,06820Upton Park
28Sat Feb 13, 1937ChesterfieldA2-4Loss10,22421Saltergate
29Sat Feb 20, 1937Norwich CityH3-4Loss11,10221
30Sat Mar 06, 1937Bradford Park AvenueH3-2Win10,80920
31Sat Mar 13, 1937BarnsleyA0-1Loss8,19920Oakwell
32Wed Mar 17, 1937Newcastle UnitedA2-3Loss3,86720St. James Park (Newcastle)
33Sat Mar 20, 1937Sheffield UnitedH1-1Draw14,71820
34Fri Mar 26, 1937Swansea TownA0-1Loss11,74520Vetch Field
35Sat Mar 27, 1937Tottenham HotspurA1-2Loss23,80121White Hart Lane
36Mon Mar 29, 1937Swansea TownH6-1Win17,36820
37Sat Apr 03, 1937BlackpoolH1-1Draw18,67420
38Sat Apr 10, 1937Blackburn RoversA1-9Loss11,61420Ewood Park9-1 is the record defeat
39Sat Apr 17, 1937BuryH1-0Win8,48420
40Wed Apr 21, 1937Tottenham HotspurH3-0Win14,68719
41Sat Apr 24, 1937Leicester CityA1-2Loss24,26720Filbert Street
42Sat May 01, 1937SouthamptonA3-0Win4,60918The Dell


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 16, 1937Sheffield United3H2-4Loss-


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Thu Oct 08, 1936NewarkSemiH3-1Win-
Wed Oct 28, 1936Notts CountyFinalA0-1Loss-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKArthur Dexter215313
GKPercy Ashton22778
DJimmy Barrington11
DJohn Munro185211
MAlex Wood22679
MArthur Masters51131
MBilly McKinlay266713
MDaniel Edgar43121021
MHarry Smith716
MHorace Smith11
MJohn Getty6213
MRobert Davies5113
MRobert McCall11
MWalter Alsford19649
MWilliam Hardy11
FArthur Betts134274
FCharlie Gardiner1734102
FDavid Martin381091931
FEric Stubbs22
FGibson McNaughton2384113
FHarold Race6222
FJack Surtees3195177
FJohnny Dent51133
FMeynell Burgin73136
FOswald Bowden51311
FRichard 'Dick' Brown204792
FRobert Pugh36128164
FRoy Brown74121
FThomas Peacock72323
FTommy Graham339915
FWilliam Simpson2575131


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
31David Martin38
7Jack Surtees31
6Meynell Burgin7
4Arthur Betts13
4Robert Pugh36
3Gibson McNaughton23
3Johnny Dent5
3Thomas Peacock7
2Charlie Gardiner17
2Richard 'Dick' Brown20
1Arthur Masters5
1Oswald Bowden5
1Roy Brown7
1William Simpson25



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1936-37

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Doncaster RoversSat Sep 12, 1936A2-0Sat Jan 09, 1937H2-1