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SEASON: 1938-39


Prev Season: 1937-38
Next Season: 1939-40
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Harold Wightman

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Huddersfield Town (H) 0-3)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Harold Crawshaw, Jack Surtees (9 goal)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
44

Competitive Goals:
49

Goals per game:
1.1



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
36.9%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored13 times12 times4 times
Conceded11 times9 times6 times4 times4 times
Won By5 times3 times2 times
Lost By9 times4 times4 times2 times3 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
21,712 (League - West Bromwich Albion)

Lowest League Attendance:
4,743 (League - Southampton)

Average League Attendance:
13,032

Highest Cup Attendance:
-

Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISC
Clean Sheets:
10

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
1Blackburn Rovers422551294601713592384935371.56755Promoted as Champions1-32-3
2Sheffield United422014869419933515115534261.68354Promoted0-21-0
3Sheffield Wednesday4221111088591443471877741411.492533-31-1
4Coventry City422181362451344351384927321.378503-01-5
5Manchester City422171496721335563584940371.333493-40-3
6Chesterfield422091369521614542048915321.327490-11-7
7Luton Town4222515826613444727911135391.242492-40-1
8Tottenham Hotspur4219914676213624827631219351.081472-11-4
9Newcastle United4218101461481335442157917271.271462-00-4
10West Bromwich Albion4218915897215335422361235501.236452-00-0
11West Ham United4217101570521056362175934311.346440-00-5
12Fulham42171015615512543520551126351.109441-12-2
13Millwall42141414645312634418281120351.208423-00-5
14Burnley421591850561335322026131836.893392-21-2
15Plymouth Argyle42158194955975241361142542.891382-10-3
16Bury421213176574957483638101738.878371-11-2
17Bradford Park Avenue421211196182867333545122847.744352-02-1
18Southampton42139205682966353443142148.683350-22-2
19Swansea Town421112195083867333036121753.602341-20-1
20Nottingham Forest421011214982867332925141653.59831--
21Norwich City421352450911056392930181162.54931Relegated1-00-1
22Tranmere Rovers42653139996411263801201361.39417Relegated2-21-1
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 27, 1938Sheffield UnitedH0-2Loss19,66219
2Wed Aug 31, 1938Plymouth ArgyleA0-3Loss18,16421Home Park
3Sat Sep 03, 1938BurnleyA1-2Loss11,53421Turf Moor
4Wed Sep 07, 1938Norwich CityH1-0Win11,07719
5Sat Sep 10, 1938Tottenham HotspurH2-1Win18,59416
6Sat Sep 17, 1938SouthamptonA2-2Draw15,19615The Dell
7Sat Sep 24, 1938Coventry CityH3-0Win19,38212
8Sat Oct 01, 1938Tranmere RoversA1-1Draw10,36412Prenton Park
9Sat Oct 08, 1938Newcastle UnitedA0-4Loss31,15415St. James Park (Newcastle)
10Sat Oct 15, 1938West Ham UnitedH0-0Draw17,44915
11Sat Oct 22, 1938BuryA1-2Loss8,09016Gigg Lane
12Sat Oct 29, 1938Swansea TownH1-2Loss11,66917
13Sat Nov 05, 1938FulhamA2-2Draw18,71719Craven Cottage
14Sat Nov 12, 1938Blackburn RoversH1-3Loss11,73120
15Sat Nov 19, 1938MillwallA0-5Loss30,52320The Old Den
16Sat Nov 26, 1938Manchester CityH3-4Loss15,72720
17Sat Dec 03, 1938Bradford Park AvenueA2-1Win8,94519Horton Park Avenue
18Sat Dec 10, 1938Sheffield WednesdayH3-3Draw15,48019
19Sat Dec 17, 1938ChesterfieldA1-7Loss7,58419Saltergate
20Sat Dec 24, 1938Sheffield UnitedA1-0Win19,93319Bramall Lane
21Mon Dec 26, 1938Luton TownH2-4Loss12,68819
22Tue Dec 27, 1938Luton TownA0-1Loss17,12520Kenilworth Road
23Sat Dec 31, 1938BurnleyH2-2Draw11,45620
24Sat Jan 14, 1939Tottenham HotspurA1-4Loss19,09120White Hart Lane
25Sat Jan 28, 1939Coventry CityA1-5Loss17,92720Highfield Road
26Sat Feb 04, 1939Tranmere RoversH2-2Draw9,85620
27Wed Feb 08, 1939SouthamptonH0-2Loss4,74320
28Wed Feb 15, 1939Newcastle UnitedH2-0Win7,36519
29Sat Feb 18, 1939West Ham UnitedA0-5Loss15,47220Upton Park
30Sat Feb 25, 1939BuryH1-1Draw9,74820
31Sat Mar 04, 1939Swansea TownA0-1Loss9,00220Vetch Field
32Sat Mar 11, 1939FulhamH1-1Draw9,34120
33Sat Mar 18, 1939Blackburn RoversA2-3Loss13,88221Ewood Park
34Sat Mar 25, 1939MillwallH3-0Win10,33620
35Sat Apr 01, 1939Manchester CityA0-3Loss24,75820Maine Road
36Fri Apr 07, 1939West Bromwich AlbionH2-0Win21,71220
37Sat Apr 08, 1939Bradford Park AvenueH2-0Win13,35119
38Mon Apr 10, 1939West Bromwich AlbionA0-0Draw15,05819The Hawthorns
39Sat Apr 15, 1939Sheffield WednesdayA1-1Draw24,64020Hillsborough
40Sat Apr 22, 1939ChesterfieldH0-1Loss14,58720
41Sat Apr 29, 1939Plymouth ArgyleH2-1Win7,73520
42Sat May 06, 1939Norwich CityA0-1Loss19,71520Carrow RoadNoel Watson's last game as manager


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Jan 11, 1939Huddersfield Town3A0-0Draw-Leeds Road
Mon Jan 16, 1939Huddersfield Town3Y1H0-3Loss-


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Oct 12, 1938NewarkH6-3Win-
Wed Nov 02, 1938Mansfield TownH2-2Draw-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Aug 20, 1938Notts CountyEnglandH4-1Win-Jubilee Trust Fund



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKAlan Todd13157
GKAshley Hunt211
GKPercy Ashton288614
DEdward Blagg
DFred Stanley (1938-43))11
DJohn Munro43101122
DLewis Stoker11227
DReg Trim328816
MFrank Hindley81343
MGrenville Roberts5221
MJimmy Dyson624
MJohn Getty114342
MRobert Davies203710
MRobert McCall32810141
MThomas Clark297814
MWilliam Baxter11
FArthur Betts2136125
FDavid Martin725
FGeorge Pritty226610
FGibson McNaughton1935112
FHarold Crawshaw2255129
FJack Fryer2485118
FJack Surtees2876159
FLen Beaumont36811173
FRobert Pugh11
FRoy Brown2046103
FThomas Peacock153663
FTommy Graham277713


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
9Harold Crawshaw22
9Jack Surtees28
8Jack Fryer24
5Arthur Betts21
3Frank Hindley8
3Len Beaumont36
3Roy Brown20
3Thomas Peacock15
2Gibson McNaughton19
2John Getty11
1Robert McCall32



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1938-39

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Bradford Park AvenueSat Dec 03, 1938A2-1Sat Apr 08, 1939H2-0