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Summary of Season 1919-20

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
West Bromwich Albion 42 17 1 3 65 21 11 3 7 39 26 60
Burnley 42 13 5 3 43 27 8 4 9 22 32 51
Chelsea 42 15 3 3 33 10 7 2 12 23 41 49
Liverpool 42 12 5 4 35 18 7 5 9 24 26 48
Sunderland 42 17 2 2 45 16 5 2 14 27 43 48
Bolton Wanderers 42 11 3 7 35 29 8 6 7 37 36 47
Manchester City 42 14 5 2 52 27 4 4 13 19 35 45
Newcastle United 42 11 5 5 31 13 6 4 11 13 26 43
Aston Villa 42 11 3 7 49 36 7 3 11 26 37 42
Arsenal 42 11 5 5 32 21 4 7 10 24 37 42
Bradford 42 8 6 7 31 26 7 6 8 29 37 42
Manchester United 42 6 8 7 20 17 7 6 8 34 33 40
Middlesbrough 42 10 5 6 35 23 5 5 11 26 42 40
Sheffield United 42 14 5 2 43 20 2 3 16 16 49 40
Bradford City 42 10 6 5 36 25 4 5 12 18 38 39
Everton 42 8 6 7 42 29 4 8 9 27 39 38
Oldham Athletic 42 12 4 5 33 19 3 4 14 16 33 38
Derby County 42 12 5 4 36 18 1 7 13 11 39 38
Preston North End 42 9 6 6 35 27 5 4 12 22 46 38
Blackburn Rovers 42 11 4 6 48 30 2 7 12 16 47 37
Notts County 42 9 8 4 39 25 3 4 14 17 49 36
The Wednesday 42 6 4 11 14 23 1 5 15 14 41 23

Matches

Aug 30 Everton Away 3-2 Halse, Whittingham(P), Wilding
Sep 1 Sunderland Home 2-0 Wilding, Croal
Sep 6 Everton Home 0-1
Sep 10 Sunderland Away 2-3 Brittan, Croal
Sep 13 Newcastle United Home 0-0
Sep 20 Newcastle United Away 0-3
Sep 27 Burnley Home 0-1
Oct 4 Burnley Away 3-2 Croal, Abrams(2)
Oct 11 Liverpool Home 1-0 Brittan
Oct 18 Liverpool Away 1-0 Brittan
Oct 25 Bradford Away 0-1
Nov 1 Bradford Home 4-0 Ford, Cock(2), Croal
Nov 8 Preston North End Away 1-3 Cock
Nov 15 Preston North End Home 4-0 Cock(3), Middelboe
Nov 22 Middlesbrough Away 0-0
Nov 29 Middlesbrough Home 3-1 Cock(2), Croal
Dec 6 Arsenal Away 1-1 Cock
Dec 13 Arsenal Home 3-1 Ford, Cock, McNeil
Dec 20 Sheffield United Away 1-3 Halse
Dec 25 Aston Villa Away 2-5 Dale, McNeil
Dec 26 Oldham Athletic Home 1-0 Harrow
Dec 27 Sheffield United Home 1-0 Cock
Jan 1 Oldham Athletic Away 0-1
Jan 3 Manchester United Away 2-0 Cock(2)
Jan 17 Manchester United Home 1-0 Cock
Jan 24 Bradford City Away 1-3 Browning
Feb 4 Bradford City Home 1-0 Logan
Feb 7 Bolton Wanderers Away 2-1 Cock, Croal
Feb 14 Bolton Wanderers Home 2-3 Cock(2)
Feb 28 Blackburn Rovers Home 2-1 Sharp(2)
Mar 11 Blackburn Rovers Away 1-3 Wilding
Mar 13 Notts County Away 1-0 Sharp
Mar 17 Notts County Home 2-0 Wilding, Cock
Mar 20 The Wednesday Home 1-1 Lee
Apr 2 Aston Villa Home 2-1 Cock, McNeil
Apr 3 Manchester City Home 1-0 Cock
Apr 6 The Wednesday Away 2-0 Halse, Cock
Apr 10 Manchester City Away 0-1
Apr 17 Derby County Home 0-0
Apr 24 Derby County Away 0-5
Apr 26 West Bromwich Albion Home 2-0 Harrow(P), Ford
May 1 West Bromwich Albion Away 0-4

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 878,902 70,000 12,000 41,852
Away 525,668 50,000 12,000 25,032
Total 1,404,570 70,000 12,000 33,442

F.A. Cup

Semi-Final

Matches

Jan 10 Bolton Wanderers Away 1-0 Cock
Jan 31 Swindon Town Home 4-0 Ford, Cock, McNeil(2)
Feb 21 Leicester City Home 3-0 Ford, Cock, Browning
Mar 6 Bradford Home 4-1 Logan, Wilding, Sharp(2)
Mar 27 Aston Villa Neutral 1-3 Croal

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 171,033 67,054 42,756 57,011
Away 35,398 35,398 35,398 35,398
Neutral 37,771 37,771 37,771 37,771
Total 244,202 67,054 35,398 48,840

Transfers/Loans

1918 William Bridgeman retired

1918 William Steer retired

June 1919 William Dickie from Kilmarnock to Chelsea

11th June 1919 John Browning from Celtic to Chelsea

July 1919 Frederick Taylor from Chelsea to Brentford

24th July 1919 George Dale from Notts County to Chelsea

August 1919 James Gallon from Hanley to Chelsea

September 1919 Tommy Baxter from Army to Chelsea

14th October 1919 Joe Spottiswood from Bury to Chelsea

20th October 1919 Joe Langton from Willington to Chelsea

24th October 1919 Robert Whittingham from Chelsea to Stoke City

29th October 1919 Jack Cock from Huddersfield to Chelsea 2,500

7th November 1919 Max Woosnam from Chelsea to Manchester City

24th November 1919 Buchanan Sharp from Vale of Leven to Chelsea

January 1920 Joseph Spottiswood from Chelsea to Swansea Town

27th February 1920 John Lee from Hull City to Chelsea

March 1920 Harold Brittan from Chelsea to Leicester City Loan

March 1920 Harold Brittan from Leicester City to Chelsea Loan ended

March 1920 James Ashford from Ebbw Vale 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
JH Harrow 40 2 5 45 2
W Bettridge 40 5 45
GH Dale 36 1 3 39 1
HT Wilding 35 4 4 1 39 5
JA Croal 32 6 4 1 36 7
H Halse 31 3 5 36 3
H Ford 30 3 5 2 35 5
J Molyneux 27 5 32
JG Cock 25 21 5 3 30 24
WC Dickie 28 2 30
R McNeil 26 3 3 2 29 5
T Logan 22 1 3 1 25 2
C Hampton 15 15
HP Brittan 13 3 13 3
B Sharp 11 3 2 2 13 5
LR Abrams 13 2 13 2
N Middelboe 9 1 2 11 1
J Browning 5 1 1 1 6 2
R Whittingham 6 1 6 1
OT Marshall 5 5
J Lee 4 1 4 1
AM Walker 3 3
C Freeman 2 1 3
J Gallon 2 2
TJ Baxter 1 1
J Spottiswood 1 1
Own Goal

Disciplinary

SY=Single Yellow    DY=Double Yellow (Red)

SR=Straight Red

Sq Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR
R McNeil 1 1
Total 1 1