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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)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
44

Competitive Goals:
51

Goals per game:
1.2



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
42.9%

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 (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
24,254

Lowest League Attendance:
5,409

Average League Attendance:
14,818

Highest Cup Attendance:
39,055

Lowest Cup Attendance:
24,096


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
8

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
0

Penalties conceded:
0

Penalties missed:
0

Penalties saved:
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
1Aston Villa422571073351722501285823232.08657Promoted as Champions0-22-1
2Manchester United422291182501533501876832321.64053Promoted2-33-4
3Sheffield United422291173561542461975927371.304532-11-2
4Coventry City4220121066451254311587635301.467522-11-1
5Tottenham Hotspur4219617765414344616531330381.407443-10-3
6Burnley42171015545415423511261319431.000441-10-0
7Bradford Park Avenue4217916695613445122451218341.232431-02-2
8Fulham42161115615710744423641117341.070430-10-2
9West Ham United42141414535213533416191119361.019420-01-2
10Bury4218519636012364326621320341.050411-00-2
11Chesterfield4216917636312273924471024391.000414-20-1
12Luton Town42151017898610655336541236501.035401-02-2
13Plymouth Argyle4214121657651074403045121735.877401-00-1
14Norwich City4214111756751155352836122147.747391-20-2
15Southampton421591855771263422633151351.714392-10-2
16Blackburn Rovers4214101871801362513014162050.888383-11-5
17Sheffield Wednesday4214101849561056272145122235.875380-12-0
18Swansea Town4213121745731263312116141452.616382-10-1
19Newcastle United421482051581245381824151340.879360-01-3
20Nottingham Forest421482047601236292125141839.78336
21Barnsley4211141750647113302043142044.78136Relegated2-12-2
22Stockport County42119224370867242433151946.61431Relegated1-20-1
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosNotes
1Sat Aug 28, 1937Sheffield UnitedA1-2Loss22,80716Burgin (?)
2Wed Sep 01, 1937Stockport CountyH1-2Loss14,08719Martin (?)
3Sat Sep 04, 1937Tottenham HotspurH3-1Win16,47818Martin (?), McNaughton (?, ?)
4Mon Sep 06, 1937Stockport CountyA0-1Loss14,12420
5Sat Sep 11, 1937BurnleyA0-0Draw11,16120
6Wed Sep 15, 1937BarnsleyH2-1Win9,21814Surtees (?), Brown (?)
7Sat Sep 18, 1937BuryH1-0Win14,17411Surtees (?)
8Sat Sep 25, 1937Coventry CityA1-1Draw24,70612Betts (?)
9Sat Oct 02, 1937Swansea TownH2-1Win16,79411Edgar (?), Martin (?)
10Sat Oct 09, 1937Newcastle UnitedH0-0Draw20,26610
11Sat Oct 16, 1937Norwich CityA0-2Loss16,10212
12Sat Oct 23, 1937Aston VillaH0-2Loss24,25414
13Sat Oct 30, 1937Bradford Park AvenueA2-2Draw9,80114Peacock (?, ?)
14Sat Nov 06, 1937West Ham UnitedH0-0Draw14,80114
15Sat Nov 13, 1937SouthamptonA0-2Loss16,15216
16Sat Nov 20, 1937FulhamH0-1Loss11,74717
17Sat Nov 27, 1937Sheffield WednesdayA2-0Win18,04416Martin (?), McNaughton (?)
18Sat Dec 04, 1937Blackburn RoversH3-1Win5,40915Pugh (?), Surtees (?), Martin (?)
19Sat Dec 11, 1937Plymouth ArgyleA0-1Loss13,51116
20Sat Dec 18, 1937ChesterfieldH4-2Win13,95112Pugh (?), Surtees (?), McNaughton (?), Brown (?)
21Mon Dec 27, 1937Manchester UnitedA3-4Loss30,77816Graham (?), Gardiner (?), Martin (?)
22Tue Dec 28, 1937Manchester UnitedH2-3Loss19,28316Martin (?), McNaughton (?)
23Sat Jan 01, 1938Sheffield UnitedH2-1Win19,98813Martin (?), Peacock (?)
24Sat Jan 15, 1938Tottenham HotspurA0-3Loss21,28815
25Wed Jan 26, 1938BurnleyH1-1Draw5,76114Gardiner (?)
26Sat Jan 29, 1938BuryA0-2Loss6,73515
27Sat Feb 05, 1938Coventry CityH2-1Win20,73616Gardiner (?), Oakton (?)
28Sat Feb 12, 1938Swansea TownA0-1Loss7,97417
29Sat Feb 19, 1938Newcastle UnitedA1-3Loss17,55019Pugh (?)
30Sat Feb 26, 1938Norwich CityH1-2Loss13,55119McNaughton (?)
31Wed Mar 09, 1938Aston VillaA2-1Win22,59618Martin (?), Surtees (?)
32Sat Mar 12, 1938Bradford Park AvenueH1-0Win13,92416Burgin (?)
33Sat Mar 19, 1938West Ham UnitedA1-2Loss22,42618Surtees (?)
34Sat Mar 26, 1938SouthamptonH2-1Win10,13116Martin (?), Burgin (?)
35Sat Apr 02, 1938FulhamA0-2Loss15,28519
36Sat Apr 09, 1938Sheffield WednesdayH0-1Loss15,52621
37Fri Apr 15, 1938Luton TownH1-0Win17,64417Surtees (?)
38Sat Apr 16, 1938Blackburn RoversA1-5Loss13,96220Burgin (?)
39Mon Apr 18, 1938Luton TownA2-2Draw13,56121McNaughton (?), Brown (?)
40Sat Apr 23, 1938Plymouth ArgyleH1-0Win13,46418Burgin (?)
41Sat Apr 30, 1938ChesterfieldA0-1Loss10,63220
42Sat May 07, 1938BarnsleyA2-2Draw16,53920Martin (?, ?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Sat Jan 08, 1938Southampton3H3-1Win24,096McNaughton (?), Martin (?, ?)
Sat Jan 22, 1938Middlesbrough4H1-3Loss39,055Martin (?)


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Wed Oct 13, 1937Notts CountyH1-0Win1,500Gardiner (?)
Wed Nov 03, 1937Mansfield TownA1-2Loss-Martin (?)



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
MBob McCall945
MDaniel Edgar2511591
MGrenville Roberts11
MHarry Cothliffe
MJimmy Dyson945
MJohn Getty11
MRobert Davies2810612
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