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World War II

Billy Walker

Following the end of the war, the league was divided into two halfs - Northern and Southern Leagues, as well as Third division North and South leagues.
The FA Cup was also reinstated as a full competition this year
FA Cup:
3rd Round (Watford (White Hart Lane) 0-1)

League Cup:

Top Goalscorer:
Tanner Allen, Eddie Barks (1 goal)

Competitive Games:

Competitive Goals:

Goals per game:

League Games:

League Points:
out of 0 (2 points per win)

Points Percentage:

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored2 times
Conceded3 times
Won By
Lost By1 time

Highest League Attendance:

Lowest League Attendance:

Average League Attendance:

Highest Cup Attendance:
15,394 (FA Cup - Watford)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
15,394 (FA Cup - Watford)

Clean Sheets:

Red cards:

Yellow cards:

*GA = Goal Average
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WWII Main League
1Sat Aug 25, 1945ChelseaA4-0Win21,299Stamford Bridge
2Sat Sep 01, 1945ChelseaH0-1Loss23,444
3Sat Sep 08, 1945MillwallH2-2Draw16,138
4Wed Sep 12, 1945FulhamH1-1Draw15,000
5Sat Sep 15, 1945MillwallA1-2Loss20,000The Den
6Mon Sep 17, 1945Plymouth ArgyleH2-0Win11,937
7Sat Sep 22, 1945SouthamptonA2-5Loss17,000The Dell
8Sat Sep 29, 1945SouthamptonH4-0Win15,000
9Sat Oct 06, 1945Derby CountyH1-1Draw30,000
10Sat Oct 13, 1945Derby CountyA2-3Loss22,000Baseball Ground
11Sat Oct 20, 1945Leicester CityA0-0Draw-Filbert Street
12Sat Oct 27, 1945Leicester CityH1-1Draw19,892
13Sat Nov 03, 1945Coventry CityH0-0Draw14,655
14Sat Nov 10, 1945Coventry CityA4-1Win10,420Highfield Road
15Sat Nov 17, 1945Luton TownA4-1Win-Kenilworth Road
16Sat Nov 24, 1945Luton TownH0-2Loss15,322
17Sat Dec 01, 1945Aston VillaA1-3Loss30,000Villa Park
18Sat Dec 08, 1945Aston VillaH1-3Loss25,000
19Sat Dec 15, 1945ArsenalA2-2Draw17,500Highbury
20Sat Dec 22, 1945ArsenalH3-2Win20,202
21Tue Dec 25, 1945Charlton AthleticH0-2Loss-
22Wed Dec 26, 1945Charlton AthleticA0-2Loss-The Valley
23Sun Dec 30, 1945FulhamA3-3Draw18,457Craven Cottage
24Sat Jan 12, 1946PortsmouthA2-2Draw18,000Fratton Park
25Sat Jan 19, 1946PortsmouthH3-0Win11,713
26Sat Jan 26, 1946Swansea TownH2-2Draw12,641
27Sat Feb 02, 1946Swansea TownA2-2Draw-Vetch Field
28Sat Feb 16, 1946Newport CountyA4-2Win12,000Somerton Park
29Sat Feb 23, 1946Wolverhampton WanderersA0-4Loss20,349Molineux
30Sat Mar 02, 1946Wolverhampton WanderersA0-0Draw25,000Molineux
31Sat Mar 09, 1946West Ham UnitedH1-1Draw20,000
32Sat Mar 16, 1946West Ham UnitedA3-1Win18,000Upton Park
33Sat Mar 23, 1946West Bromwich AlbionA0-1Loss19,755The Hawthorns
34Sat Mar 30, 1946West Bromwich AlbionH0-2Loss21,559
35Sat Apr 06, 1946Birmingham CityH1-0Win24,289
36Sat Apr 13, 1946Birmingham CityA1-2Loss25,000St. Andrews
37Fri Apr 19, 1946Tottenham HotspurA2-3Loss24,000White Hart Lane
38Sat Apr 20, 1946BrentfordH2-0Win19,704
39Mon Apr 22, 1946Tottenham HotspurH0-2Loss18,464
40Tue Apr 23, 1946Newport CountyH7-2Win7,341
41Sat Apr 27, 1946BrentfordA1-5Loss-Griffin Park
42Sat May 04, 1946Plymouth ArgyleA2-3Loss18,000Home Park

FA Cup
Sat Jan 05, 1946Watford3H1-1Draw15,394
Wed Jan 09, 1946Watford3A1-1Aba7,008Vicarage RoadAbandoned in extra time due to weather
Wed Jan 16, 1946Watford3Y1N0-1Loss6,500White Hart LaneReplay played at White Hart Lane

Wed Aug 15, 1945Notts CountyEnglandH3-2Win-
Thu Aug 16, 1945Derby CountyEnglandH1-4Loss-
Wed Oct 24, 1945British Army Of The RhineBritainN1-4Loss5,000Flensburg

Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKAlick Grant
GKDanny Canning
GKF Payne
GKFred White
GKJ Hall
GKLaurie Platts
GKReg Savage311
DDoug Woodman
DEdward Blagg311
DFrank Shufflebottom
DGeoff Thomas (1944-60)21
DJ Crofts
DReg Trim
MFrank O'Donnell
MGordon Brown
MJames Cronkshaw
MJohn Maund
MJohnny Hancocks
MKen Ledger
MRaich Carter
MRay Paul
MRobert Davies
MRobert McCall211
MT Simms
MTanner Allen3111
MThomas Clark
MTom Blenkinsop
MVictor Walker21
MWilliam Baxter311
FA Williams
FColin Rawson11
FD Pimbley
FEddie Barks3111
FEric Betts
FFrank Johnson
FFrederick Martin
FGeorge Mee311
FGeorge Pritty
FH Egan
FIan McPherson
FJack Surtees
FLes Jones
FNoel Simpson311
FRalph Dulson
FRoland 'Tot' Leverton
FThomas North21
FThomas Peacock
FTom Hinchcliffe
FTom Johnson311
FTom Weston
FWilliam Morley
B Long
Charles Morgan


Competitive goals only
1Eddie Barks3
1Tanner Allen3

Home and away victories for the season