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Summary of Season 1948-49

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Portsmouth 42 18 3 0 52 12 7 5 9 32 30 58
Manchester United 42 11 7 3 40 20 10 4 7 37 24 53
Derby County 42 17 2 2 48 22 5 7 9 26 33 53
Newcastle United 42 12 5 4 35 29 8 7 6 35 27 52
Arsenal 42 13 5 3 51 18 5 8 8 23 26 49
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 5 3 48 19 4 7 10 31 47 46
Manchester City 42 10 8 3 28 21 5 7 9 19 30 45
Sunderland 42 8 10 3 27 19 5 7 9 22 39 43
Charlton Athletic 42 10 5 6 38 31 5 7 9 25 36 42
Aston Villa 42 10 6 5 40 36 6 4 11 20 40 42
Stoke City 42 14 3 4 43 24 2 6 13 23 44 41
Liverpool 42 5 10 6 25 18 8 4 9 28 25 40
Chelsea 42 10 6 5 43 27 2 8 11 26 41 38
Bolton Wanderers 42 10 4 7 43 32 4 6 11 16 36 38
Burnley 42 10 6 5 27 19 2 8 11 16 31 38
Blackpool 42 8 8 5 24 25 3 8 10 30 42 38
Birmingham City 42 9 7 5 19 10 2 8 11 17 28 37
Everton 42 12 5 4 33 25 1 6 14 8 38 37
Middlesbrough 42 10 6 5 37 23 1 6 14 9 34 34
Huddersfield Town 42 6 7 8 19 24 6 3 12 21 45 34
Preston North End 42 8 6 7 36 36 3 5 13 26 39 33
Sheffield United 42 8 9 4 32 25 3 2 16 25 53 33

Matches

Aug 21 Middlesbrough Home 1-0 Bentley
Aug 25 Newcastle United Away 2-2 Bentley, Billington
Aug 28 Birmingham City Away 0-1
Sep 1 Newcastle United Home 2-3 Walker(P), Jones
Sep 4 Bolton Wanderers Home 2-2 Campbell(2)
Sep 8 Charlton Athletic Away 1-1 Williams
Sep 11 Everton Home 6-0 Macaulay, Campbell, Bowie, Bentley(2), Walker(P)
Sep 16 Charlton Athletic Home 2-2 Macaulay, Bowie
Sep 18 Preston North End Away 2-3 Walker(2)(2P)(2P)
Sep 25 Burnley Home 1-0 Walker(P)
Oct 2 Stoke City Away 3-4 Bentley(2), Walker
Oct 9 Liverpool Away 1-1 Bowie
Oct 16 Blackpool Home 3-3 Bowie(2), McInnes
Oct 23 Derby County Away 1-2 McInnes
Oct 30 Arsenal Home 0-1
Nov 6 Huddersfield Town Away 4-3 Williams, Bentley, McInnes, O.G.
Nov 13 Manchester United Home 1-1 Bentley
Nov 20 Sheffield United Away 1-2 McInnes
Nov 27 Aston Villa Home 2-1 Macaulay, Bentley
Dec 4 Sunderland Away 0-3
Dec 11 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 4-1 Bowie(2), Bentley(2)
Dec 18 Middlesbrough Away 1-1 Walker
Dec 25 Portsmouth Home 1-2 Jones
Dec 27 Portsmouth Away 2-5 Jones, Bentley
Jan 1 Birmingham City Home 2-0 Harris(P), Campbell
Jan 22 Everton Away 1-2 Jones
Feb 5 Preston North End Home 5-3 Macaulay, Bentley(2), Williams, Jones
Feb 19 Burnley Away 0-3
Feb 26 Stoke City Home 2-2 Campbell, Bentley
Mar 5 Liverpool Home 2-1 Bentley, Armstrong
Mar 12 Blackpool Away 1-2 Bentley
Mar 19 Sheffield United Home 1-0 Billington
Mar 26 Aston Villa Away 1-1 Mitchell
Apr 2 Huddersfield Town Home 5-0 Campbell, Bentley, Jones(2), O.G.
Apr 9 Manchester United Away 1-1 McInnes
Apr 15 Manchester City Away 0-1
Apr 16 Derby County Home 0-3
Apr 18 Manchester City Home 1-1 Campbell
Apr 23 Arsenal Away 2-1 Billington, Goulden
Apr 30 Sunderland Home 0-1
May 4 Bolton Wanderers Away 1-1 McInnes
May 7 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-1 Bentley

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 973,506 77,696 25,864 46,357
Away 758,007 58,020 18,693 36,096
Total 1,731,513 77,696 18,693 41,226

F.A. Cup

Round 5

Matches

Jan 8 Bristol City Away 3-1 Bentley(2), Jones
Jan 29 Everton Home 2-0 Bowie, Williams
Feb 12 West Bromwich Albion Away 0-3

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 56,671 56,671 56,671 56,671
Away 94,297 57,843 36,454 47,148
Total 150,968 57,843 36,454 50,323

Transfers/Loans

1948 Dickie Foss retired

May 1948 Jack Saunders from Darlington to Chelsea

Summer 1948 Peter Pickering from York City to Chelsea

14th June 1948 Alec Machin from Chelsea to Plymouth

July 1948 Len Dolding from Chelsea to Norwich

July 1948 Alex White from Chelsea to Swindon Town

7th July 1948 Ray Goddard from Chelsea to Plymouth (swap for Bob Warren)

7th July 1948 Bob Warren from Plymouth to Chelsea (swap for Ray Goddard)

August 1948 Bobby Russell from Chelsea to Notts County

4th August 1948 Alexander Davidson from Chelsea to Crystal Palace

22nd December 1948 William Harold Robertson from Chelsea to Birmingham

28th December 1948 Tommy Walker from Chelsea to Hearts

20th January 1949 Frank Mitchell from Birmingham City to Chelsea 15,000

March 1949 Billy Gray from Leyton Orient 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 Harris 41 1 3 44 1
RT Bentley 40 19 3 2 43 21
R Campbell 36 7 3 39 7
JA Macaulay 36 4 3 39 4
WM Hughes 38 38
TB Jones 28 7 3 1 31 8
K Armstrong 25 1 3 28 1
DT Winter 25 3 28
HE Medhurst 26 26
JD Bowie 22 7 3 1 25 8
T Walker 21 7 21 7
LA Goulden 20 1 20 1
PB Pickering 16 3 19
JS McInnes 18 6 18 6
S Bathgate 17 17
RF Williams 13 3 3 1 16 4
HJ Billington 16 3 16 3
FR Mitchell 11 1 11 1
FA Lewis 3 3 6
WP Gray 2 2
C Dyke 2 2
W Dickson 2 2
P McKnight 2 2
AE Tennant 1 1
RE Warren 1 1
Own Goal 2 2