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SEASON: 1948-49


Prev Season: 1947-48
Next Season: 1949-50
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Liverpool (A) 0-4)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
George Lee (10 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
44

Competitive Goals:
52

Goals per game:
1.2



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
41.7%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored15 times10 times4 times1 time
Conceded14 times13 times5 times
Won By8 times3 times2 times1 time
Lost By17 times2 times3 times

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
32,281

Lowest League Attendance:
12,988

Average League Attendance:
24,175

Highest Cup Attendance:
35,000

Lowest Cup Attendance:
35,000


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
12

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
1Fulham42249977371641521485825232.08157Promoted as Champions0-20-4
2West Bromwich Albion422481069391632471685822231.76956Promoted0-11-2
3Southampton422391069361641481075921261.917552-11-2
4Cardiff City4219131062471443452159717261.319510-00-1
5Tottenham Hotspur4217169724414435018312622261.636502-21-2
6Chesterfield4215171051459752418610527271.133470-11-2
7West Ham United4218101456581353382355111835.966463-05-0
8Sheffield Wednesday42151314635612633617371127391.125431-21-2
9Barnsley42141216626110744018451222431.016400-10-4
10Luton Town4214121655571164321636122341.965402-03-4
11Grimsby Town4215101772761056442855112848.947400-02-1
12Bury421761967761254412351152653.882401-01-1
13Queens Park Rangers4214111744621146312637111336.710390-01-2
14Blackburn Rovers421581953631254412333151240.841381-01-2
15Leeds United4212131755631164362117131942.873370-00-1
16Coventry City421572055641236352034142044.859373-02-1
17Bradford Park Avenue421311186578885372653132852.833372-02-1
18Brentford4211141742537104282144131432.792361-21-2
19Leicester City4210161662796105413846112141.785362-12-4
20Plymouth Argyle4212121849641146332518121639.766361-00-1
21Nottingham Forest42147215054966221451152840.92635Relegated
22Lincoln City42812225391678313525142256.58228Relegated1-13-1
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosNotes
1Sat Aug 21, 1948West Bromwich AlbionH0-1Loss32,28120
2Tue Aug 24, 1948Grimsby TownA2-1Win18,2989Leverton (?), Lee (?)
3Sat Aug 28, 1948FulhamA0-4Loss27,82221
4Wed Sep 01, 1948Grimsby TownH0-0Draw21,89720
5Sat Sep 04, 1948Plymouth ArgyleH1-0Win19,45612Lee (?)
6Wed Sep 08, 1948BarnsleyA0-4Loss14,66717
7Sat Sep 11, 1948Blackburn RoversA1-2Loss21,88621Wilkins (?)
8Wed Sep 15, 1948BarnsleyH0-1Loss12,98822
9Sat Sep 18, 1948Cardiff CityH0-0Draw20,41721
10Sat Sep 25, 1948Queens Park RangersA1-2Loss19,36122Edwards (?)
11Sat Oct 02, 1948Luton TownH2-0Win22,69521Linaker (?), Lee (?)
12Sat Oct 09, 1948ChesterfieldH0-1Loss29,16622
13Sat Oct 16, 1948Lincoln CityA3-1Win19,98020Edwards (?), Ottewell (?), Lee (?)
14Sat Oct 23, 1948Sheffield WednesdayH1-2Loss29,90120Edwards (?)
15Sat Oct 30, 1948Coventry CityA2-1Win20,35719Johnson (?), Lee (?)
16Sat Nov 06, 1948Leeds UnitedH0-0Draw24,23720
17Sat Nov 13, 1948Leicester CityA2-4Loss26,06020Linaker (?), Ottewell (?)
18Sat Nov 20, 1948BrentfordH1-2Loss19,27820Johnson (?)
19Sat Dec 04, 1948West Ham UnitedH3-0Win23,21820Ottewell (?), Hullett (?), Edwards (?)
20Sat Dec 11, 1948BuryA1-1Draw10,96819Johnson (?)
21Sat Dec 18, 1948West Bromwich AlbionA1-2Loss32,58320Lee (?)
22Sat Dec 25, 1948SouthamptonH2-1Win25,18119Hullett (?), Edwards (?)
23Mon Dec 27, 1948SouthamptonA1-2Loss24,23020Lee (?)
24Sat Jan 01, 1949FulhamH0-2Loss19,79121
25Sat Jan 22, 1949Blackburn RoversH1-0Win25,62421Burkitt (?)
26Sat Jan 29, 1949Plymouth ArgyleA0-1Loss17,71521
27Sat Feb 05, 1949Cardiff CityA0-1Loss31,52221
28Sat Feb 12, 1949Tottenham HotspurA1-2Loss37,59921Lee (?)
29Sat Feb 19, 1949Queens Park RangersH0-0Draw26,16421
30Sat Feb 26, 1949Luton TownA3-4Loss17,77721Wilkins (?), Kaile (?, ?)
31Sat Mar 05, 1949ChesterfieldA1-2Loss10,84921Wilkins (?)
32Sat Mar 12, 1949Lincoln CityH1-1Draw28,06521Love (?)
33Sat Mar 19, 1949Sheffield WednesdayA1-2Loss27,69421Love (?)
34Sat Mar 26, 1949Coventry CityH3-0Win20,88421Love (?), Leverton (?), Mason (? OG)
35Sat Apr 02, 1949Leeds UnitedA0-1Loss23,93222
36Sat Apr 09, 1949Leicester CityH2-1Win30,77421Scott (?), Love (?)
37Fri Apr 15, 1949Bradford Park AvenueH2-0Win21,22921Love (?), Leverton (?)
38Sat Apr 16, 1949BrentfordA1-2Loss15,85721Love (?)
39Mon Apr 18, 1949Bradford Park AvenueA2-1Win12,03220Scott (?), Ashman (?)
40Sat Apr 23, 1949Tottenham HotspurH2-2Draw27,12621Leverton (?), Lee (?)
41Sat Apr 30, 1949West Ham UnitedA5-0Win12,34920Love (?), Leverton (?, ?), Johnson (?, ?)
42Sat May 07, 1949BuryH1-0Win27,30821Lee (?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Sat Jan 08, 1949Liverpool3H2-2Draw35,000Bill Jones (24 OG), Scott (37)
Sat Jan 15, 1949Liverpool3Y1A0-4Loss52,218



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKHarry Walker4314821
GKLaurie Platts11
DGeoff Thomas (1944-60)4112821
DHorace Gager4314821
DJames Clarke3111
MBill Hullett153392
MBill Whare11
MBob McCall3612618
MBryn Elliott13337
MFrank Knight5311
MJack Burkitt30106141
MJack Hutchinson206311
MJohnny Linaker134362
FAlan Ashman31111
FEddie Barks211
FFreddie Scott2784153
FFrederick Martin3111
FGeorge Lee371271810
FGeorge Wilkins1522113
FGordon Kaile176382
FJack Edwards2082105
FJohn Love136257
FRoland 'Tot' Leverton156276
FRoland Wheatley211
FSid Ottewell3286183
FTom Johnson2385105
FWilliam Morley11416


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
10George Lee37
7John Love13
6Roland 'Tot' Leverton15
5Jack Edwards20
5Tom Johnson23
3Freddie Scott27
3George Wilkins15
3Sid Ottewell32
2Bill Hullett15
2Gordon Kaile17
2Johnny Linaker13
1Alan Ashman3
1Jack Burkitt30



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1948-49

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Bradford Park AvenueFri Apr 15, 1949H2-0Mon Apr 18, 1949A2-1
Coventry CitySat Oct 30, 1948A2-1Sat Mar 26, 1949H3-0
West Ham UnitedSat Dec 04, 1948H3-0Sat Apr 30, 1949A5-0