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SEASON: 1946-47


Prev Season: 1945-46
Next Season: 1947-48
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker

FA Cup:
5th Round (Middlesbrough (A) 2-6)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Sailor Brown, Tom Johnson (15 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
47

Competitive Goals:
77

Goals per game:
1.6



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
47.6%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times13 times3 times4 times
Conceded13 times11 times6 times2 times4 times
Won By9 times4 times1 time2 times2 times
Lost By6 times4 times3 times4 times1 time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
32,758

Lowest League Attendance:
32,758

Average League Attendance:
22,764

Highest Cup Attendance:
34,000

Lowest Cup Attendance:
34,000


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
11

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
1Manchester City422610678351731491497529212.22962Promoted as Champions0-11-2
2Burnley4222146652911823014116435152.24158Promoted1-00-3
3Birmingham City4225512743317225111831023222.242551-10-4
4Chesterfield4218141058441263371768721271.318501-01-1
5Newcastle United4219101395621146603286735301.532480-20-3
6Tottenham Hotspur4217141165531182352166930321.226481-10-2
7West Bromwich Albion422081488751245533784935381.173481-11-5
8Coventry City42161313665912814017451226421.119451-01-1
9Leicester City4218717696411464225731127391.078432-01-1
10Barnsley421781784861326482946113657.977422-12-3
11Nottingham Forest4215101769741353472025142254.93240
12West Ham United421681870761245463144132445.921404-32-2
13Luton Town421671971731344502933152144.973394-22-3
14Southampton421591869761155452444132452.908396-02-5
15Fulham421591863741245402535132349.851392-11-0
15Fulham421591863741245402535132349.851392-11-1
16Bradford Park Avenue42141117657776829287593649.844394-01-0
17Bury42121218807811646234161418441.026362-00-5
18Millwall42148205679777303071132649.709361-20-4
19Plymouth Argyle421452379961137453432163462.823335-10-2
20Sheffield Wednesday421282267881056392823162860.761322-20-2
21Swansea Town421172455839111364026131943.66329Relegated1-12-3
22Newport County4210329611339111415212182081.45923Relegated6-15-2
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosNotes
1Sat Aug 31, 1946BarnsleyA2-3Loss17,31715O'Donnell (?), Brown (?)
2Thu Sep 05, 1946Newcastle UnitedH0-2Loss32,75818
3Sat Sep 07, 1946Newport CountyH6-1Win24,41712Brown (?), O'Donnell (?, ?), Edwards (?), Johnson (?, ?)
4Mon Sep 09, 1946Swansea TownA2-3Loss22,81315Brown (?), O'Donnell (?)
5Sat Sep 14, 1946SouthamptonA2-5Loss18,45119Edwards (?), Johnson (?)
6Sat Sep 21, 1946Luton TownH4-2Win24,23717Scott (?), Brown (?), O'Donnell (?), Johnson (?)
7Sat Sep 28, 1946Coventry CityH1-0Win27,94316Edwards (?)
8Sat Oct 05, 1946Birmingham CityA0-4Loss35,09318
9Sat Oct 12, 1946West Bromwich AlbionH1-1Draw25,44918Leverton (?)
10Sat Oct 19, 1946Plymouth ArgyleA0-2Loss21,56919
11Sat Oct 26, 1946Leicester CityH2-0Win30,07717Mee (?), Lyman (?)
12Sat Nov 02, 1946ChesterfieldA1-1Draw18,75617Edwards (?)
13Sat Nov 09, 1946MillwallH1-2Loss21,17618Simpson (?)
14Sat Nov 16, 1946Bradford Park AvenueA1-0Win16,03416Johnson (?)
15Sat Nov 23, 1946Manchester CityH0-1Loss32,19417
16Sat Nov 30, 1946West Ham UnitedA2-2Draw14,65217Barks (?), Lyman (?)
17Sat Dec 07, 1946Sheffield WednesdayH2-2Draw18,37416Pritty (?), Brown (?)
Sat Dec 14, 1946FulhamA1-0-16Barks (?)
18Sat Dec 21, 1946BuryH2-0Win15,78816Brigham (?), Johnson (?)
19Wed Dec 25, 1946BurnleyA0-3Loss21,03616
20Thu Dec 26, 1946BurnleyH1-0Win31,48417Leverton (?)
21Sat Dec 28, 1946BarnsleyH2-1Win27,23915Lyman (?), Cunningham (? OG)
22Wed Jan 01, 1947Newcastle UnitedA0-3Loss56,82716
23Sat Jan 04, 1947Newport CountyA5-2Win13,15014Lyman (?, ?, ?), Johnson (?), Smith (? OG)
24Sat Jan 18, 1947SouthamptonH6-0Win24,59110Brigham (?), Barks (?), Edwards (?), Lyman (?, ?), Brown (?)
25Wed Jan 29, 1947Luton TownA2-3Loss4,20912Brown (?, ?)
26Sat Feb 01, 1947Coventry CityA1-1Draw16,44012Scott (?)
27Sat Mar 01, 1947Leicester CityA1-1Draw26,15614Barks (?)
28Sat Mar 15, 1947MillwallA0-4Loss22,10816
29Sat Mar 29, 1947Manchester CityA1-2Loss24,76318Brown (?)
30Fri Apr 04, 1947Tottenham HotspurA0-2Loss29,17619
31Sat Apr 05, 1947West Ham UnitedH4-3Win22,88817Scott (?), Brown (?), Johnson (?, ?)
32Mon Apr 07, 1947Tottenham HotspurH1-1Draw30,65617Brown (?)
33Sat Apr 12, 1947Sheffield WednesdayA0-2Loss30,09617
34Sat Apr 19, 1947FulhamH2-1Win20,30017Brown (?), Lyman (?)
35Sat Apr 26, 1947BuryA0-5Loss7,91618
36Sat May 03, 1947Swansea TownH1-1Draw17,11418Brown (?)
37Sat May 10, 1947Birmingham CityH1-1Draw16,04917Brown (?)
38Sat May 17, 1947West Bromwich AlbionA1-5Loss12,56618Edwards (?)
39Mon May 26, 1947FulhamA1-1Draw9,16017Edwards (?)
40Tue May 27, 1947ChesterfieldH1-0Win14,88817Johnson (?)
41Sat May 31, 1947Plymouth ArgyleH5-1Win12,00115Knight (?), Brown (?), Edwards (?), Johnson (?, ?)
42Sat Jun 14, 1947Bradford Park AvenueH4-0Win8,42911Johnson (?, ?, ?), Edwards (?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Sat Jan 11, 1947Lincoln City3A1-0Win-Rawson (?)
Sat Jan 25, 1947Manchester United4A2-0Win58,641Barks (?), Lyman (?)
Sat Feb 08, 1947Middlesbrough5H2-2Draw34,000Scott (?), ? (? OG)
Wed Feb 12, 1947Middlesbrough5Y1A2-6Loss26,907Barks (?), Edwards (?)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Wed Nov 06, 1946Combined Services XIEnglandA2-2Draw-Mee (?), Edwards (?)


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Wed Sep 25, 1946Lincoln CityEnglandA3-0Win-North (?), Edwards (?), Johnson (?)



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKGriff Roberts11245
GKHarold Orgill7133
GKHarry Walker431
GKLaurie Platts22
GKReg Savage22939
DEdward Blagg38141013
DFrank Shufflebottom211
DGeoff Thomas (1944-60)13625
DHarry Brigham33119122
MFrank Knight3012891
MFrank O'Donnell11385
MJack Hutchinson9342
MRobert Davies624
MRobert McCall3713716
MWilliam Baxter725
FColin Lyman28126910
FColin Rawson221
FEddie Barks381310146
FFreddie Scott441711154
FGeorge Mee91261
FGeorge Pritty31118111
FJack Edwards27108910
FNoel Simpson176561
FRoland 'Tot' Leverton42112
FSailor Brown4616111815
FThomas North11
FTom Hinchcliffe11
FTom Johnson341361415
FWilliam Morley11
Alfred Gunn22


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
15Sailor Brown46
15Tom Johnson34
10Colin Lyman28
10Jack Edwards27
6Eddie Barks38
5Frank O'Donnell11
4Freddie Scott44
2Harry Brigham33
2Roland 'Tot' Leverton4
1Colin Rawson2
1Frank Knight30
1George Mee9
1George Pritty31
1Noel Simpson17



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1946-47

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Bradford Park AvenueSat Nov 16, 1946A1-0Sat Jun 14, 1947H4-0
Newport CountySat Sep 07, 1946H6-1Sat Jan 04, 1947A5-2