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Summary of Season 1908-09

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Newcastle United 38 14 1 4 32 20 10 4 5 33 21 53
Everton 38 11 3 5 51 28 7 7 5 31 29 46
Sunderland 38 14 0 5 41 23 7 2 10 37 40 44
Blackburn Rovers 38 6 6 7 29 26 8 7 4 32 24 41
The Wednesday 38 15 0 4 48 24 2 6 11 19 37 40
Woolwich Arsenal 38 9 3 7 24 18 5 7 7 28 31 38
Aston Villa 38 8 7 4 31 22 6 3 10 27 34 38
Bristol City 38 7 7 5 24 25 6 5 8 21 33 38
Middlesbrough 38 11 2 6 38 21 3 7 9 21 32 37
Preston North End 38 8 7 4 29 17 5 4 10 19 27 37
Chelsea 38 8 7 4 33 22 6 2 11 23 39 37
Sheffield United 38 9 5 5 31 25 5 4 10 20 34 37
Manchester United 38 10 3 6 37 33 5 4 10 21 35 37
Nottingham Forest 38 9 2 8 39 24 5 6 8 27 33 36
Notts County 38 9 4 6 31 23 5 4 10 20 25 36
Liverpool 38 9 5 5 36 25 6 1 12 21 40 36
Bury 38 9 6 4 35 27 5 2 12 28 50 36
Bradford City 38 7 6 6 27 20 5 4 10 20 27 34
Manchester City 38 12 3 4 50 23 3 1 15 17 46 34
Leicester Fosse 38 6 6 7 32 41 2 3 14 22 61 25

Matches

Sep 1 Preston North End Home 0-0
Sep 5 Liverpool Away 1-2 Hilsdon
Sep 7 Preston North End Away 0-6
Sep 12 Bury Home 4-1 Warren, Humphreys, Hilsdon, Bridgeman
Sep 19 Sheffield United Away 3-1 Brawn, Humphreys, Hilsdon
Sep 21 Nottingham Forest Home 2-1 Hilsdon, Windridge
Sep 26 Aston Villa Home 0-2
Oct 3 Nottingham Forest Away 1-2 Humphreys
Oct 10 Sunderland Home 2-0 Rouse, Windridge
Oct 17 The Wednesday Home 2-2 Rouse(2)
Oct 24 Blackburn Rovers Away 0-2
Oct 31 Bradford City Home 1-1 Hilsdon
Nov 7 Manchester United Away 1-0 Hilsdon(P)
Nov 14 Everton Home 3-3 Hilsdon(3)(1P)
Nov 21 Leicester Fosse Away 2-5 Windridge, Hilsdon
Nov 28 Woolwich Arsenal Home 1-2 Hilsdon
Dec 5 Notts County Away 0-3
Dec 12 Newcastle United Home 1-2 Humphreys
Dec 19 Bristol City Away 0-1
Dec 25 Manchester City Away 2-1 Brawn(P), Rouse
Dec 26 Manchester City Home 1-2 Humphreys
Jan 1 Middlesbrough Away 4-1 Hilsdon(3), Birnie
Jan 2 Liverpool Home 3-0 Rouse, Hilsdon(P), Windridge
Jan 23 Sheffield United Home 1-1 Brawn
Jan 30 Aston Villa Away 0-0
Feb 13 Sunderland Away 2-1 Bridgeman, Douglas
Feb 27 Blackburn Rovers Home 1-1 Hilsdon(P)
Mar 13 Manchester United Home 1-1 Bridgeman
Mar 20 Everton Away 2-3 Hilsdon(P), Windridge
Mar 22 The Wednesday Away 1-5 Windridge
Mar 31 Bury Away 1-2 Hilsdon
Apr 3 Woolwich Arsenal Away 0-0
Apr 9 Middlesbrough Home 3-0 Humphreys, Hilsdon(2)
Apr 10 Notts County Home 3-2 Warren, Humphreys, Hilsdon(P)
Apr 17 Newcastle United Away 3-1 Humphreys, Hilsdon(2)(1P)
Apr 20 Bradford City Away 0-3
Apr 26 Bristol City Home 3-1 Humphreys, Hilsdon(2)
Apr 29 Leicester Fosse Home 1-0 Bridgeman

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 582,000 55,000 10,000 30,632
Away 334,000 35,000 3,000 17,579
Total 916,000 55,000 3,000 24,105

F.A. Cup

Round 2

Matches

Jan 16 Hull City Away 1-1 Hilsdon
Jan 20 Hull City Home 1-0 Warren
Feb 6 Blackburn Rovers Away 1-2 Hilsdon

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 25,792 25,792 25,792 25,792
Away 49,997 31,897 18,100 24,998
Total 75,789 31,897 18,100 25,263

Transfers/Loans

1908 Robert Mackie from Chelsea to Leicester

May 1908 Frank Lyon Retired

May 1908 Bill Cartwright from Gainsborough Trinity to Chelsea

May 1908 Angus Douglas From Rangers to Chelsea

May 1908 George Kennedy from ??? to Chelsea

13th May 1908 Martin Moran from Chelsea to Celtic

20th May 1908 John Kirwan from Chelsea to Clyde

25 June 1908 Arthur Robinson From Birmingham to Chelsea

Summer 1908 Ben Whitehouse from Chelsea to Stockport County

Summer 1908 Robert Whiting from Chelsea to Brighton

28th July 1908 Ben Warren from Derby County to Chelsea

21st October 1908 James Stark from Chelsea to Rangers

24th December 1908 Tommy Mair from Leyton to Chelsea

February 1909 Fred Rouse from Chelsea to Brentford

8th April 1909 Sam Downing from Queens Park Rangers to Chelsea

16th April 1909 Arthur Holden from Plymouth to Chelsea


Players Statistics

 

Appearances

Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls
J Whitley 36 3 39
J Cameron 35 3 38
JE Windridge 34 6 3 37 6
G Hilsdon 34 25 3 2 37 27
B Warren 34 2 3 1 37 3
WF Brawn 32 3 2 34 3
EL Birnie 31 1 3 34 1
P Humphreys 23 9 1 24 9
T Miller 20 3 23
F Rouse 18 5 3 21 5
N Fairgray 18 2 20
W Bridgeman 15 4 1 16 4
R McRoberts 15 15
J Walton 12 12
G Kennedy 10 2 12
W Cartwright 12 12
G Henderson 6 1 7
A Douglas 7 1 7 1
S Downing 6 6
C Freeman 5 5
A Holden 4 4
T Mair 4 4
G Key 4 4
AC Robinson 2 2
E Reilly 1 1
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