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Summary of Season 1937-38

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Arsenal 42 15 4 2 52 16 6 6 9 25 28 52
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 8 2 47 21 9 3 9 25 28 51
Preston North End 42 9 9 3 34 21 7 8 6 30 23 49
Charlton Athletic 42 14 5 2 43 14 2 9 10 22 37 46
Middlesbrough 42 12 4 5 40 26 7 4 10 32 39 46
Brentford 42 10 6 5 44 27 8 3 10 25 32 45
Bolton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 38 22 4 9 8 26 38 45
Sunderland 42 12 6 3 32 18 2 10 9 23 39 44
Leeds United 42 11 6 4 38 26 3 9 9 26 43 43
Chelsea 42 11 6 4 40 22 3 7 11 25 43 41
Liverpool 42 9 5 7 40 30 6 6 9 25 41 41
Blackpool 42 10 5 6 33 26 6 3 12 28 40 40
Derby County 42 10 5 6 42 36 5 5 11 24 51 40
Everton 42 11 5 5 54 34 5 2 14 25 41 39
Huddersfield Town 42 11 3 7 29 24 6 2 13 26 44 39
Leicester City 42 9 6 6 31 26 5 5 11 23 49 39
Stoke City 42 10 7 4 42 21 3 5 13 16 38 38
Birmingham 42 7 11 3 34 28 3 7 11 24 34 38
Portsmouth 42 11 6 4 41 22 2 6 13 21 46 38
Grimsby Town 42 11 5 5 29 23 2 7 12 22 45 38
Manchester City 42 12 2 7 49 33 2 6 13 31 44 36
West Bromwich Albion 42 10 5 6 46 36 4 3 14 28 55 36

Matches

Aug 28 Liverpool Home 6-1 Mitchell, Argue, Mills(3), Burgess
Sep 1 Leeds United Away 0-2
Sep 4 West Bromwich Albion Away 0-4
Sep 8 Leeds United Home 4-1 Buchanan, Argue, Mills(2)
Sep 11 Birmingham Home 2-0 Burgess(P), Gibson
Sep 15 Grimsby Town Home 1-0 Chitty
Sep 18 Middlesbrough Away 3-4 Buchanan, Burgess(P), Chitty
Sep 25 Stoke City Home 2-1 Argue, Chitty
Oct 2 Portsmouth Away 4-2 Mitchell, Buchanan, Mills, Chitty
Oct 9 Arsenal Home 2-2 Argue, Mills
Oct 16 Blackpool Away 2-0 Buchanan, Argue
Oct 23 Brentford Home 2-1 Argue, Bambrick
Oct 30 Bolton Wanderers Away 5-5 Argue(3), Mills, Chitty
Nov 6 Sunderland Home 0-0
Nov 13 Everton Away 1-4 Mills
Nov 20 Manchester City Home 2-2 Mills, Burgess
Nov 27 Leicester City Away 0-1
Dec 4 Huddersfield Town Home 3-1 Bidewell(2), Spence
Dec 11 Derby County Away 0-4
Dec 18 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 0-2
Dec 27 Charlton Athletic Away 1-3 Chitty
Jan 1 Liverpool Away 2-2 Burgess, Chitty
Jan 15 West Bromwich Albion Home 2-2 Mills, Burgess
Jan 22 Birmingham Away 1-1 Buchanan
Jan 29 Middlesbrough Home 0-1
Feb 5 Stoke City Away 1-2 Spence
Feb 12 Portsmouth Home 3-1 Buchanan, Mills, Chitty
Feb 19 Arsenal Away 0-2
Feb 26 Blackpool Home 1-3 Mills
Mar 9 Brentford Away 1-1 Foss
Mar 12 Bolton Wanderers Home 0-0
Mar 19 Sunderland Away 1-1 Chitty
Mar 26 Everton Home 2-0 Payne, Chitty
Apr 2 Manchester City Away 0-1
Apr 9 Leicester City Home 4-1 Weaver, Spence, O.G., Chitty
Apr 15 Preston North End Home 0-2
Apr 16 Huddersfield Town Away 2-1 Payne, Spence
Apr 18 Preston North End Away 0-0
Apr 23 Derby County Home 3-0 Spence, Foss(2)
Apr 27 Charlton Athletic Home 1-1 Payne
Apr 30 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-1 Burgess
May 7 Grimsby Town Away 0-2

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 713,466 75,952 15,617 33,975
Away 539,250 51,125 12,886 25,679
Total 1,252,716 75,952 12,886 29,827

F.A. Cup

Round 3

Matches

Jan 8 Everton Home 0-1

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 41,946 41,946 41,946 41,946
Total 41,946 41,946 41,946 41,946

Transfers/Loans

1937 John Hutcheson retired

15th May 1937 Sid Bidewell from Wealdstone to Chelsea

21st May 1937 Ned Barkas from Birmingham to Chelsea Free

Summer 1937 James Copeland from Chelsea to ???

10th June 1937 Eric Oakton from Chelsea to Notts Forest

29th June 1937 Jack Horton from Chelsea to Crystal Palace

13th August 1937 William Barraclough from Chelsea to Colchester United Free

13th August 1937 Alex Cheyne from Chelsea to Colchester United

September 1937 Ernest Reid from Troedyrhiw to Chelsea

10th March 1938 Arthur Smith from Swindon Town to Chelsea

11th March 1938 Joe Payne from Luton Town 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
VR Woodley 40 1 41
S Weaver 39 1 1 40 1
H Burgess 36 7 1 37 7
R Griffiths 35 1 36
PS Buchanan 33 6 1 34 6
GF Barber 29 1 30
GR Mills 27 13 1 28 13
R Spence 28 5 28 5
J O'Hare 22 22
J Argue 21 9 21 9
W Mitchell 21 2 21 2
WS Chitty 19 11 1 20 11
E Barkas 18 1 19
LH Allum 15 1 16
AJ Smith 11 11
SR Foss 11 3 11 3
J Payne 10 3 10 3
GB Gibson 9 1 9 1
A Craig 7 7
HS Miller 6 6
J Sherborne 5 5
AJ Mayes 4 4
T Law 4 4
SH Bidewell 4 2 4 2
J Bambrick 3 1 3 1
RE Gregg 1 1 2
J Jackson 2 2
D Smale 2 2
Own Goal 1 1