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Summary of Season 1949-50

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Portsmouth 42 12 7 2 44 15 10 2 9 30 23 53
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 8 2 47 21 9 5 7 29 28 53
Sunderland 42 14 6 1 50 23 7 4 10 33 39 52
Manchester United 42 11 5 5 42 20 7 9 5 27 24 50
Newcastle United 42 14 4 3 49 23 5 8 8 28 32 50
Arsenal 42 12 4 5 48 24 7 7 7 31 31 49
Blackpool 42 10 8 3 29 14 7 7 7 17 21 49
Liverpool 42 10 7 4 37 23 7 7 7 27 31 48
Middlesbrough 42 14 2 5 37 18 6 5 10 22 30 47
Burnley 42 9 7 5 23 17 7 6 8 17 23 45
Derby County 42 11 5 5 46 26 6 5 10 23 35 44
Aston Villa 42 10 7 4 31 19 5 5 11 30 42 42
Chelsea 42 7 7 7 31 30 5 9 7 27 35 40
West Bromwich Albion 42 9 7 5 28 16 5 5 11 19 37 40
Huddersfield Town 42 11 4 6 34 22 3 5 13 18 51 37
Bolton Wanderers 42 10 5 6 34 22 0 9 12 11 37 34
Fulham 42 8 6 7 24 19 2 8 11 17 35 34
Everton 42 6 8 7 24 20 4 6 11 18 46 34
Stoke City 42 10 4 7 27 28 1 8 12 18 47 34
Charlton Athletic 42 7 5 9 33 35 6 1 14 20 30 32
Manchester City 42 7 8 6 27 24 1 5 15 9 44 29
Birmingham City 42 6 8 7 19 24 1 6 14 12 43 28

Matches

Aug 20 Birmingham City Away 3-0 Bentley, Williams(2)
Aug 24 Arsenal Home 1-2 Harris(P)
Aug 27 Derby County Home 1-2 Bentley
Aug 31 Arsenal Away 3-2 Bentley, Billington(2)
Sep 3 West Bromwich Albion Away 1-1 Bentley
Sep 7 Sunderland Home 3-1 Campbell, Billington, Williams
Sep 10 Manchester United Home 1-1 Bentley
Sep 17 Fulham Away 1-1 Gray
Sep 24 Stoke City Away 3-2 Bentley(2), Billington
Oct 1 Burnley Home 0-1
Oct 8 Manchester City Home 3-0 Bentley(2), Goulden
Oct 15 Charlton Athletic Away 0-1
Oct 22 Aston Villa Home 1-3 Goulden
Oct 29 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 2-2 Campbell, Bentley
Nov 5 Portsmouth Home 1-4 Billington
Nov 12 Huddersfield Town Away 2-1 Bowie, Jones
Nov 19 Everton Home 3-2 Billington(2), Jones
Nov 26 Middlesbrough Away 1-2 Bowie
Dec 3 Blackpool Home 1-1 Bowie
Dec 10 Newcastle United Away 2-2 Billington(2)
Dec 17 Birmingham City Home 3-0 Harris(P), Bentley, Campbell
Dec 24 Derby County Away 2-2 Billington(2)
Dec 26 Liverpool Home 1-1 Harris(P)
Dec 27 Liverpool Away 2-2 Bentley, Billington
Dec 31 West Bromwich Albion Home 2-1 Bentley, Billington
Jan 14 Manchester United Away 0-1
Jan 21 Fulham Home 0-0
Feb 4 Stoke City Home 2-2 Bowie, Williams
Feb 18 Burnley Away 2-1 Bentley, O.G.
Feb 25 Manchester City Away 1-1 O.G.
Mar 8 Charlton Athletic Home 1-3 Bentley
Mar 11 Everton Away 1-1 Billington
Mar 25 Portsmouth Away 0-4
Mar 29 Middlesbrough Home 2-1 Billington, Campbell
Apr 1 Huddersfield Town Home 3-1 Bentley(2), Billington
Apr 7 Bolton Wanderers Home 1-1 Williams
Apr 8 Aston Villa Away 0-4
Apr 10 Bolton Wanderers Away 0-1
Apr 15 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 0-0
Apr 22 Blackpool Away 0-0
Apr 29 Newcastle United Home 1-3 Billington
May 6 Sunderland Away 1-4 Bentley

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 887,111 63,196 15,513 42,243
Away 766,248 58,757 12,565 36,488
Total 1,653,359 63,196 12,565 39,366

F.A. Cup

Semi-Final (replay)

Matches

Jan 7 Brentford Away 1-0 Bowie
Jan 28 Newcastle United Home 3-0 Billington(2), Campbell
Feb 11 Chesterfield Away 1-1 Bowie
Feb 15 Chesterfield Home 3-0 Bentley(2), Billington
Mar 4 Manchester United Home 2-0 Bentley, Campbell
Mar 18 Arsenal Neutral 2-2 Bentley(2)
Mar 22 Arsenal Neutral 0-1

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 194,686 70,362 59,660 64,895
Away 65,500 38,000 27,500 32,750
Neutral 134,234 67,752 66,482 67,117
Total 394,420 70,362 27,500 56,346

Transfers/Loans

11th June 1949 James Leadbetter from Edinburgh Thistle to Chelsea

11th June 1949 John Allister from Tranent Juniors to Chelsea

July 1949 Joe Simner from Chelsea to Swindon Town

July 1949 Stan Willemse from Brighton to Chelsea 6,000

11th July 1949 Thomas Jenkins from Queen of the South to Chelsea 8,000

October 1949 John Galloway retired


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
K Armstrong 41 7 48
HE Medhurst 41 7 48
WP Gray 39 1 7 46 1
RT Bentley 39 18 6 5 45 23
J Harris 39 3 6 45 3
HJ Billington 35 17 6 3 41 20
R Campbell 35 4 6 2 41 6
FR Mitchell 33 7 40
DT Winter 32 7 39
WM Hughes 24 7 31
RF Williams 21 5 4 25 5
JD Bowie 16 4 4 2 20 6
SB Willemse 18 18
LA Goulden 14 2 2 16 2
S Bathgate 10 10
TB Jones 6 2 6 2
TF Jenkins 5 5
JA Macaulay 5 5
FJ Saunders 3 1 4
W Dickson 3 3
PB Pickering 1 1
P McKnight 1 1
JS McInnes 1 1
Own Goal 2 2