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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)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
47


League Games:
42

League Points:
40

Points Percentage:
47.6


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
77

Goals per game:
1.6

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
Highest League Attendance:
32,758 (League - Newcastle United)

Lowest Home Attendance:
8,429 (League - Bradford Park Avenue)

Average League Attendance:
22,764


Highest Cup Attendance:
34,000 (FA Cup - Middlesbrough)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
34,000 (FA Cup - Middlesbrough)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
11

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
1Manchester City422610678351731491497529212.22962Promoted as Champions
2Burnley4222146652911823014116435152.24158Promoted
3Birmingham City4225512743317225111831023222.24255
4Chesterfield4218141058441263371768721271.31850
5Newcastle United4219101395621146603286735301.53248
6Tottenham Hotspur4217141165531182352166930321.22648
7West Bromwich Albion422081488751245533784935381.17348
8Coventry City42161313665912814017451226421.11945
9Leicester City4218717696411464225731127391.07843
10Barnsley421781784861326482946113657.97742
11Nottingham Forest4215101769741353472025142254.93240
12West Ham United421681870761245463144132445.92140
13Luton Town421671971731344502933152144.97339
14Southampton421591869761155452444132452.90839
15Fulham421591863741245402535132349.85139
16Bradford Park Avenue42141117657776829287593649.84439
17Bury42121218807811646234161418441.02636
18Millwall42148205679777303071132649.70936
19Plymouth Argyle421452379961137453432163462.82333
20Sheffield Wednesday421282267881056392823162860.76132
21Swansea Town421172455839111364026131943.66329Relegated
22Newport County4210329611339111415212182081.45923Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 31, 1946BarnsleyA2-3Loss17,31715Oakwell
2Thu Sep 05, 1946Newcastle UnitedH0-2Loss32,75817
3Sat Sep 07, 1946Newport CountyH6-1Win24,41712
4Mon Sep 09, 1946Swansea TownA2-3Loss22,81314Vetch Field
5Sat Sep 14, 1946SouthamptonA2-5Loss18,45119The Dell
6Sat Sep 21, 1946Luton TownH4-2Win24,23717
7Sat Sep 28, 1946Coventry CityH1-0Win27,94315
8Sat Oct 05, 1946Birmingham CityA0-4Loss35,09318St. Andrews
9Sat Oct 12, 1946West Bromwich AlbionH1-1Draw25,44917
10Sat Oct 19, 1946Plymouth ArgyleA0-2Loss21,56917Home Park
11Sat Oct 26, 1946Leicester CityH2-0Win30,07717
12Sat Nov 02, 1946ChesterfieldA1-1Draw18,75617Saltergate
13Sat Nov 09, 1946MillwallH1-2Loss21,17618
14Sat Nov 16, 1946Bradford Park AvenueA1-0Win16,03416Horton Park Avenue
15Sat Nov 23, 1946Manchester CityH0-1Loss32,19417Meadow LanePlayed at Meadow Lane
16Sat Nov 30, 1946West Ham UnitedA2-2Draw14,65217Upton Park
17Sat Dec 07, 1946Sheffield WednesdayH2-2Draw18,37416
Sat Dec 14, 1946FulhamA1-0Aba-16Craven CottageAbandoned due to fog
18Sat Dec 21, 1946BuryH2-0Win15,78816
19Wed Dec 25, 1946BurnleyA0-3Loss21,03616Turf Moor
20Thu Dec 26, 1946BurnleyH1-0Win31,48415
21Sat Dec 28, 1946BarnsleyH2-1Win27,23915
22Wed Jan 01, 1947Newcastle UnitedA0-3Loss56,82715St. James Park (Newcastle)
23Sat Jan 04, 1947Newport CountyA5-2Win13,15013Somerton Park
24Sat Jan 18, 1947SouthamptonH6-0Win24,59110
25Wed Jan 29, 1947Luton TownA2-3Loss4,20912Kenilworth Road
26Sat Feb 01, 1947Coventry CityA1-1Draw16,44012Highfield Road
27Sat Mar 01, 1947Leicester CityA1-1Draw26,15614Filbert Street
28Sat Mar 15, 1947MillwallA0-4Loss22,10815The Old Den
29Sat Mar 29, 1947Manchester CityA1-2Loss24,76317Maine Road
30Fri Apr 04, 1947Tottenham HotspurA0-2Loss29,17618White Hart Lane
31Sat Apr 05, 1947West Ham UnitedH4-3Win22,88817
32Mon Apr 07, 1947Tottenham HotspurH1-1Draw30,65617
33Sat Apr 12, 1947Sheffield WednesdayA0-2Loss30,09617Hillsborough
34Sat Apr 19, 1947FulhamH2-1Win20,30017
35Sat Apr 26, 1947BuryA0-5Loss7,91618Gigg Lane
36Sat May 03, 1947Swansea TownH1-1Draw17,11417
37Sat May 10, 1947Birmingham CityH1-1Draw16,04916
38Sat May 17, 1947West Bromwich AlbionA1-5Loss12,56617The Hawthorns
39Mon May 26, 1947FulhamA1-1Draw9,16017Craven Cottage
40Tue May 27, 1947ChesterfieldH1-0Win14,88817
41Sat May 31, 1947Plymouth ArgyleH5-1Win12,00115
42Sat Jun 14, 1947Bradford Park AvenueH4-0Win8,42911


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 11, 1947Lincoln City3A1-0Win-Sincil Bank
Sat Jan 25, 1947Manchester United4A2-0Win58,641Old Trafford
Sat Feb 08, 1947Middlesbrough5H2-2Draw34,000
Wed Feb 12, 1947Middlesbrough5Y1A2-6Loss26,907Ayresome Park


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Nov 06, 1946Combined Services XIEnglandA2-2Draw-Hamburg, W. Germany


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 25, 1946Lincoln CityEnglandA3-0Win- W Bean Testimonial



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