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Summary of Season 1927-28

Football League Division 2

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Manchester City 42 18 2 1 70 27 7 7 7 30 32 59
Leeds United 42 16 2 3 63 15 9 5 7 35 34 57
Chelsea 42 15 2 4 46 15 8 6 7 29 30 54
Preston North End 42 15 3 3 62 24 7 6 8 38 42 53
Stoke 42 14 5 2 44 17 8 3 10 34 42 52
Swansea Town 42 13 6 2 46 17 5 6 10 29 46 48
Oldham Athletic 42 15 3 3 55 18 4 5 12 20 33 46
West Bromwich Albion 42 10 7 4 50 28 7 5 9 40 42 46
Port Vale 42 11 6 4 45 20 7 2 12 23 37 44
Nottingham Forest 42 10 6 5 54 37 5 4 12 29 47 40
Grimsby Town 42 8 6 7 41 41 6 6 9 28 42 40
Bristol City 42 11 5 5 42 18 4 4 13 34 61 39
Barnsley 42 10 5 6 43 36 4 6 11 22 49 39
Hull City 42 9 8 4 25 19 3 7 11 16 35 39
Notts County 42 10 4 7 47 26 3 8 10 21 48 38
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 5 5 43 31 2 5 14 20 60 36
Southampton 42 11 3 7 54 40 3 4 14 14 37 35
Reading 42 9 8 4 32 22 2 5 14 21 53 35
Blackpool 42 11 3 7 55 43 2 5 14 28 58 34
Clapton Orient 42 9 7 5 32 25 2 5 14 23 60 34
Fulham 42 12 7 2 46 22 1 0 20 22 67 33
South Shields 42 5 5 11 30 41 2 4 15 26 70 23

Matches

Aug 27 Reading Away 2-1 Crawford, Thompson
Sep 3 Blackpool Home 3-0 Wilding, Thompson(2)
Sep 7 Notts County Home 5-0 Wilding, Thain, Thompson(2), Wilson
Sep 10 Fulham Away 1-1 Thain
Sep 17 Clapton Orient Away 1-2 Wilson
Sep 24 West Bromwich Albion Home 1-1 Thompson
Oct 1 Bristol City Away 1-1 Wilson
Oct 6 Notts County Away 1-0 Wilson
Oct 8 Stoke Home 1-0 Crawford(P)
Oct 15 Southampton Away 4-2 Thain, Thompson, Pearson(2)
Oct 22 Hull City Home 2-0 Thompson, Wilson
Oct 29 Preston North End Away 3-0 Thompson(2), Pearson
Nov 5 Swansea Town Home 4-0 Crawford(2), Thain, Thompson
Nov 12 Manchester City Away 1-0 Pearson
Nov 19 Nottingham Forest Home 2-1 Thain, Crawford
Nov 26 Port Vale Away 1-1 Crawford
Dec 3 South Shields Home 6-0 Priestley, Miller, Thompson(4)
Dec 10 Leeds United Away 0-5
Dec 17 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 2-0 Turnbull, Wilson
Dec 24 Barnsley Away 1-3 Priestley
Dec 26 Grimsby Town Away 1-1 Turnbull
Dec 31 Reading Home 0-0
Jan 7 Blackpool Away 4-2 Wilding, Brown, Thompson, Wilson
Jan 21 Fulham Home 2-1 Thompson, Wilson
Jan 28 Clapton Orient Home 1-0 Wilding
Feb 4 West Bromwich Albion Away 0-3
Feb 11 Bristol City Home 5-2 Priestley(2), Ferguson, Thain, Wilson
Feb 20 Stoke Away 0-1
Feb 25 Southampton Home 0-2
Mar 3 Hull City Away 2-0 Thompson(2)
Mar 10 Preston North End Home 2-1 Law(P), Thompson
Mar 14 Grimsby Town Home 4-0 Thain, Thompson(3)
Mar 17 Swansea Town Away 0-0
Mar 24 Manchester City Home 0-1
Mar 31 Nottingham Forest Away 2-2 Thompson, Jackson
Apr 6 Oldham Athletic Home 2-1 Thain(2)
Apr 7 Port Vale Home 1-0 Crawford
Apr 9 Oldham Athletic Away 1-2 Thain
Apr 14 South Shields Away 1-2 Irving
Apr 21 Leeds United Home 2-3 Rodger, Wilson
Apr 28 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 2-1 Wilson, Jackson
May 5 Barnsley Home 1-2 Biswell

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 712,256 53,309 13,707 33,917
Away 409,995 52,830 3,395 19,524
Total 1,122,251 53,309 3,395 26,720

F.A. Cup

Round 3

Matches

Jan 14 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-2 Brown

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Away 32,134 32,134 32,134 32,134
Total 32,134 32,134 32,134 32,134

Transfers/Loans

May 1927 James Thompson from Luton Town to Chelsea

9th May 1927 George Anderson from Bentford to Chelsea

June 1927 William Williams from West Ham to Chelsea

June 1927 William Russell from Blantyre Victoria to Chelsea

10th June 1927 James Frew from Chelsea to Southend

October 1927 Chris Ferguson from ??? to Chelsea

27th January 1928 George Biswell from Charlton to Chelsea

February 1928 William Jackson from West Ham to Chelsea

24th February 1928 Robert Turnbull from Chelsea to Clapton Orient

29th February 1928 Sam Irving from Cardiff City 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
W Ferguson 41 1 1 42 1
GW Smith 40 1 41
S Millington 40 1 41
JF Crawford 39 7 1 40 7
AN Wilson 38 11 1 39 11
T Law 38 1 1 39 1
GW Pearson 35 4 1 36 4
AE Thain 31 10 31 10
JW Thompson 29 24 1 30 24
JE Townrow 25 1 26
J Priestley 17 4 1 18 4
HT Wilding 17 4 17 4
GB Rodger 13 1 13 1
HS Miller 11 1 11 1
SJ Irving 11 1 11 1
W Jackson 8 2 8 2
LF Odell 6 6
GW Biswell 5 1 5 1
GR Anderson 5 5
RH Turnbull 3 2 3 2
W Brown 2 1 1 1 3 2
WD Williams 2 2
W Russell 2 2
P McKenna 2 2
A Sales 1 1
C Ferguson 1 1
Own Goal