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SEASON: 1937-38

Prev Season: 1936-37
Next Season: 1938-39
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Harold Wightman

FA Cup:
4th Round (Middlesbrough (H) 1-3)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
David Martin (15 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
44


League Games:
42

League Points:
36

Points Percentage:
42.9


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
51

Goals per game:
1.2

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored13 times11 times4 times1 time
Conceded17 times13 times4 times1 time1 time
Won By10 times5 times
Lost By12 times7 times1 time1 time

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
24,254 (League - Aston Villa)

Lowest Home Attendance:
5,409 (League - Blackburn Rovers)

Average League Attendance:
14,818


Highest Cup Attendance:
39,055 (FA Cup - Middlesbrough)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
24,096 (FA Cup - Southampton)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
8

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
1Aston Villa422571073351722501285823232.08657Promoted as Champions
2Manchester United422291182501533501876832321.64053Promoted
3Sheffield United422291173561542461975927371.30453
4Coventry City4220121066451254311587635301.46752
5Tottenham Hotspur4219617765414344616531330381.40744
6Burnley42171015545415423511261319431.00044
7Bradford Park Avenue4217916695613445122451218341.23243
8Fulham42161115615710744423641117341.07043
9West Ham United42141414535213533416191119361.01942
10Bury4218519636012364326621320341.05041
11Chesterfield4216917636312273924471024391.00041
12Luton Town42151017898610655336541236501.03540
13Plymouth Argyle4214121657651074403045121735.87740
14Norwich City4214111756751155352836122147.74739
15Southampton421591855771263422633151351.71439
16Blackburn Rovers4214101871801362513014162050.88838
17Sheffield Wednesday4214101849561056272145122235.87538
18Swansea Town4213121745731263312116141452.61638
19Newcastle United421482051581245381824151340.87936
20Nottingham Forest421482047601236292125141839.78336
21Barnsley4211141750647113302043142044.78136Relegated
22Stockport County42119224370867242433151946.61431Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 28, 1937Sheffield UnitedA1-2Loss22,80713Bramall Lane
2Wed Sep 01, 1937Stockport CountyH1-2Loss14,08718
3Sat Sep 04, 1937Tottenham HotspurH3-1Win16,47815
4Mon Sep 06, 1937Stockport CountyA0-1Loss14,12419Edgeley Park
5Sat Sep 11, 1937BurnleyA0-0Draw11,16118Turf Moor
6Wed Sep 15, 1937BarnsleyH2-1Win9,21813
7Sat Sep 18, 1937BuryH1-0Win14,17410
8Sat Sep 25, 1937Coventry CityA1-1Draw24,70612Highfield Road
9Sat Oct 02, 1937Swansea TownH2-1Win16,79410
10Sat Oct 09, 1937Newcastle UnitedH0-0Draw20,26610
11Sat Oct 16, 1937Norwich CityA0-2Loss16,10210Carrow Road
12Sat Oct 23, 1937Aston VillaH0-2Loss24,25414
13Sat Oct 30, 1937Bradford Park AvenueA2-2Draw9,80114Horton Park Avenue
14Sat Nov 06, 1937West Ham UnitedH0-0Draw14,80114
15Sat Nov 13, 1937SouthamptonA0-2Loss16,15215The Dell
16Sat Nov 20, 1937FulhamH0-1Loss11,74716
17Sat Nov 27, 1937Sheffield WednesdayA2-0Win18,04415Hillsborough
18Sat Dec 04, 1937Blackburn RoversH3-1Win5,40914
19Sat Dec 11, 1937Plymouth ArgyleA0-1Loss13,51116Home Park
20Sat Dec 18, 1937ChesterfieldH4-2Win13,95111
21Mon Dec 27, 1937Manchester UnitedA3-4Loss30,77816Old Trafford
22Tue Dec 28, 1937Manchester UnitedH2-3Loss19,28316
23Sat Jan 01, 1938Sheffield UnitedH2-1Win19,98813
24Sat Jan 15, 1938Tottenham HotspurA0-3Loss21,28814White Hart Lane
25Wed Jan 26, 1938BurnleyH1-1Draw5,76113
26Sat Jan 29, 1938BuryA0-2Loss6,73515Gigg Lane
27Sat Feb 05, 1938Coventry CityH2-1Win20,73616
28Sat Feb 12, 1938Swansea TownA0-1Loss7,97416Vetch Field
29Sat Feb 19, 1938Newcastle UnitedA1-3Loss17,55018St. James Park (Newcastle)
30Sat Feb 26, 1938Norwich CityH1-2Loss13,55119
31Wed Mar 09, 1938Aston VillaA2-1Win22,59617Villa Park
32Sat Mar 12, 1938Bradford Park AvenueH1-0Win13,92415
33Sat Mar 19, 1938West Ham UnitedA1-2Loss22,42617Upton Park
34Sat Mar 26, 1938SouthamptonH2-1Win10,13116
35Sat Apr 02, 1938FulhamA0-2Loss15,28519Craven Cottage
36Sat Apr 09, 1938Sheffield WednesdayH0-1Loss15,52621
37Fri Apr 15, 1938Luton TownH1-0Win17,64417
38Sat Apr 16, 1938Blackburn RoversA1-5Loss13,96220Ewood Park
39Mon Apr 18, 1938Luton TownA2-2Draw13,56120Kenilworth Road
40Sat Apr 23, 1938Plymouth ArgyleH1-0Win13,46418
41Sat Apr 30, 1938ChesterfieldA0-1Loss10,63220Saltergate
42Sat May 07, 1938BarnsleyA2-2Draw16,53919Oakwell


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 08, 1938Southampton3H3-1Win24,096
Sat Jan 22, 1938Middlesbrough4H1-3Loss39,055


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Oct 13, 1937Notts CountyH1-0Win1,500
Wed Nov 03, 1937Mansfield TownA1-2Loss-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKAlan Todd7313
GKPercy Ashton3712718
DFred Stanley (1938-43))11
DJohn Munro3612816
DReg Trim4012820
MDaniel Edgar2511591
MGrenville Roberts11
MHarry Cothliffe
MJimmy Dyson945
MJohn Getty11
MRobert Davies2810612
MRobert McCall945
MWalter Alsford11335
MWilliam Baxter7331
FAlbert Oakton7161
FArthur Betts33117151
FCharlie Gardiner134183
FDavid Martin391471815
FGibson McNaughton29105148
FJack Surtees36128167
FMeynell Burgin154295
FRobert Pugh2893163
FRoy Brown27116103
FThomas Peacock93243
FTommy Graham36116191


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
15David Martin39
8Gibson McNaughton29
7Jack Surtees36
5Meynell Burgin15
3Charlie Gardiner13
3Robert Pugh28
3Roy Brown27
3Thomas Peacock9
1Albert Oakton7
1Arthur Betts33
1Daniel Edgar25
1Tommy Graham36



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season