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Summary of Season 1946-47

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Liverpool 42 13 3 5 42 24 12 4 5 42 28 57
Manchester United 42 17 3 1 61 19 5 9 7 34 35 56
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 1 5 66 31 10 5 6 32 25 56
Stoke City 42 14 5 2 52 21 10 2 9 38 32 55
Blackpool 42 14 1 6 38 32 8 5 8 33 38 50
Sheffield United 42 12 4 5 51 32 9 3 9 38 43 49
Preston North End 42 10 7 4 45 27 8 4 9 31 47 47
Aston Villa 42 9 6 6 39 24 9 3 9 28 29 45
Sunderland 42 11 3 7 33 27 7 5 9 32 39 44
Everton 42 13 5 3 40 24 4 4 13 22 43 43
Middlesbrough 42 11 3 7 46 32 6 5 10 27 36 42
Portsmouth 42 11 3 7 42 27 5 6 10 24 33 41
Arsenal 42 9 5 7 43 33 7 4 10 29 37 41
Derby County 42 13 2 6 44 28 5 3 13 29 51 41
Chelsea 42 9 3 9 33 39 7 4 10 36 45 39
Grimsby Town 42 9 6 6 37 35 4 6 11 24 47 38
Blackburn Rovers 42 6 5 10 23 27 8 3 10 22 26 36
Bolton Wanderers 42 8 5 8 30 28 5 3 13 27 41 34
Charlton Athletic 42 6 6 9 34 32 5 6 10 23 39 34
Huddersfield Town 42 11 4 6 34 24 2 3 16 19 55 33
Brentford 42 5 5 11 19 35 4 2 15 26 53 25
Leeds United 42 6 5 10 30 30 0 1 20 15 60 18

Matches

Aug 31 Bolton Wanderers Home 4-3 Spence(2), Lawton(2)
Sep 4 Manchester United Home 0-3
Sep 7 Liverpool Away 4-7 Argue, Machin(2), Goulden
Sep 9 Sheffield United Away 2-2 Lawton, Dolding
Sep 14 Leeds United Home 3-0 Walker(2), Lawton
Sep 18 Manchester United Away 1-1 Machin
Sep 21 Grimsby Town Away 1-2 Lawton
Sep 28 Charlton Athletic Home 2-2 Walker, Goulden
Oct 5 Middlesbrough Away 2-3 Goulden(2)
Oct 12 Stoke City Home 2-5 Lawton(2)
Oct 19 Portsmouth Away 2-0 Spence, Lawton
Oct 26 Arsenal Home 2-1 Lawton(2)
Nov 2 Blackpool Away 0-1
Nov 9 Brentford Home 3-2 Walker, Lawton, Bain
Nov 16 Sunderland Away 2-1 Spence, Lawton
Nov 23 Aston Villa Home 1-3 Spence
Nov 30 Derby County Away 1-3 Walker
Dec 7 Everton Home 1-1 Macaulay
Dec 14 Huddersfield Town Away 4-1 Spence, Lawton(3)
Dec 21 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 1-2 Lawton
Dec 25 Preston North End Home 1-2 Lawton
Dec 26 Preston North End Away 1-1 Paton
Dec 28 Bolton Wanderers Away 1-1 Paton
Jan 4 Liverpool Home 3-1 Goulden, Lawton(2)
Jan 18 Leeds United Away 1-2 Lawton
Feb 1 Charlton Athletic Away 3-2 Walker, Lawton, Goulden(P)
Feb 8 Grimsby Town Home 0-0
Feb 15 Stoke City Away 1-6 Machin
Mar 1 Arsenal Away 2-1 Williams, Goulden(P)
Mar 8 Blackpool Home 1-4 Williams
Mar 15 Brentford Away 2-0 Machin, Paton
Mar 22 Sunderland Home 2-1 Lawton, Goulden(P)
Mar 29 Aston Villa Away 0-2
Apr 4 Blackburn Rovers Home 0-2
Apr 5 Derby County Home 3-0 Lawton(2), Goulden
Apr 7 Blackburn Rovers Away 2-1 Walker, Lawton
Apr 12 Everton Away 0-2
Apr 19 Huddersfield Town Home 1-0 Walker
Apr 26 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 4-6 Machin, Spence, Lawton, Goulden
May 3 Sheffield United Home 1-4 McInnes
May 10 Middlesbrough Home 2-0 Walker, Machin
May 26 Portsmouth Home 0-3

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 934,005 67,935 17,896 44,476
Away 735,830 52,606 9,011 35,040
Total 1,669,835 67,935 9,011 39,758

F.A. Cup

Round 4 (replay)

Matches

Jan 11 Arsenal Home 1-1 Walker
Jan 15 Arsenal Away 1-1 Lawton
Jan 20 Arsenal Neutral 2-0 Lawton(2)
Jan 25 Derby County Home 2-2 Williams, Lawton
Jan 29 Derby County Away 0-1

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 119,741 70,257 49,484 59,870
Away 72,429 53,350 19,079 36,214
Neutral 59,590 59,590 59,590 59,590
Total 251,760 70,257 19,079 50,352

Transfers/Loans

1946 Adolf Hanson retired

1946 George Mills retired

1946-47 Murdoch Dickie from Chelsea to Bournemouth

May 1946 Sid Bidewell retired

July 1946 Willi Steffen From ???

July 1946 Bill Robertson from Arthurlie to Chelsea

August 1946 Alexander Davidson from Hibernian to Chelsea

6th August 1946 John Galloway from Rangers to Chelsea

September 1946 Fred Richardson from Bishop Auckland to Chelsea

6th September 1946 Ray Goddard from Wolverhampton Wanderers to Chelsea

8th September 1946 Tommy Walker from Hearts to Chelsea 6,000

14th September 1946 Sid Bathgate from Parkvale Juniors to Chelsea

November 1946 Jimmy Macaulay from RAF to Chelsea

December 1946 Ken Armstrong from Army football to Chelsea

6th December 1946 John Paton from Celtic to Chelsea

6th December 1946 Joe Payne from Chelsea to West Ham exchange for Harry Medhurst

6th December 1946 Harry Medhurst from West Ham to Chelsea exchange for Joe Payne

January 1947 Philip McKnight from Alloa to Chelsea

February 1947 Murdoch Dickie from Chelsea to Guildford


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 Harris 41 4 45
DT Winter 41 4 45
T Walker 39 9 5 1 44 10
LA Goulden 38 10 5 43 10
AH Machin 37 7 5 42 7
T Lawton 34 26 5 4 39 30
R Spence 33 7 4 37 7
JA Macaulay 30 1 5 35 1
HE Medhurst 20 5 25
JA Paton 18 3 5 23 3
WH Robertson 22 22
W Steffen 15 5 20
LD Dolding 17 1 17 1
A White 13 1 14
SR Foss 12 12
RF Williams 9 2 1 1 10 3
JA Bain 9 1 9 1
S Bathgate 7 1 8
FA Lewis 7 7
R Goddard 5 5
JS McInnes 3 1 3 1
JA Galloway 3 3
RI Russell 2 2
F Richardson 2 2
AM Davidson 2 2
AE Tennant 1 1
M Dickie 1 1
J Argue 1 1 1 1
Own Goal