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SEASON: 1947-48


Prev Season: 1946-47
This Season: 1947-48
Next Season: 1948-49
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Liverpool (A) 1-4)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Tom Johnson (17 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
43

Competitive Goals:
55

Goals per game:
1.3



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

League Points:
35 out of 84 (2 points per win)

Points Percentage:
41.7%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored22 times7 times2 times2 times1 time
Conceded9 times16 times5 times2 times
Won By5 times4 times2 times1 time
Lost By10 times8 times2 times

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
33,364

Lowest League Attendance:
12,977

Average League Attendance:
24,247

Highest Cup Attendance:
0

Lowest Cup Attendance:
0


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
11

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
0

Penalties conceded:
0

Penalties missed:
0

Penalties saved:
0


END OF SEASON TABLE



SECOND DIVISION (Tier 2) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Birmingham City4222155552412723413108321112.29259Promoted as Champions0-21-2
2Newcastle United422481072411812461367826281.75656Promoted0-02-0
3Southampton4221101171531533532367818301.340521-11-2
4Sheffield Wednesday4220111166531362392175927321.245510-01-2
5Cardiff City42181113615812633618651025401.052471-21-4
6West Ham United4216141255531074291967826341.038462-11-2
7West Bromwich Albion421891563581146372975926291.086453-12-3
8Tottenham Hotspur4215141356431065362458820191.302441-03-0
9Leicester City4216111560571056362966924281.053431-01-3
10Coventry City4214131559521056331648926361.135414-01-1
11Fulham4215101747466962419911123271.022400-20-0
12Barnsley4215101762641056312255113142.969401-12-2
13Luton Town421412165659885312564112534.949401-21-2
14Bradford Park Avenue421681868721137453055112342.944401-21-3
15Brentford4213141544611065312638101335.721402-01-3
16Chesterfield42167195455849322683102229.982391-30-0
17Plymouth Argyle42920134058894272211191336.690381-11-1
18Leeds United421482062721254442023161852.861361-02-2
19Nottingham Forest4212111954601056322326132237.90035
20Bury42916175868687272838103140.853342-10-1
21Doncaster Rovers42911224066786232023161746.60629Relegated4-20-2
22Millwall42911224474777272824151746.59529Relegated5-20-2

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 23, 1947BuryH2-1Win27,3817Johnson (?), Lee (?)
2Wed Aug 27, 1947Bradford Park AvenueH1-2Loss22,36512Morris (?)
3Sat Aug 30, 1947West Ham UnitedA1-2Loss19,41615Johnson (?)
4Wed Sep 03, 1947Bradford Park AvenueA1-3Loss16,24618Edwards (?)
5Sat Sep 06, 1947ChesterfieldH1-3Loss28,81119Johnson (?)
6Wed Sep 10, 1947BrentfordA1-3Loss15,00519Johnson (?)
7Sat Sep 13, 1947MillwallA0-2Loss14,97521
8Wed Sep 17, 1947BrentfordH2-0Win18,61720Brown (?), Johnson (?)
9Sat Sep 20, 1947Tottenham HotspurH1-0Win26,20219Johnson (?)
10Sat Sep 27, 1947Sheffield WednesdayA1-2Loss33,04721Lee (?)
11Sat Oct 04, 1947Cardiff CityH1-2Loss30,61821Johnson (?)
12Sat Oct 11, 1947Leicester CityA1-3Loss27,70921Lee (?)
13Sat Oct 18, 1947Leeds UnitedH1-0Win22,38019Johnson (?)
14Sat Oct 25, 1947FulhamA0-0Draw20,14720
15Sat Nov 01, 1947Coventry CityH4-0Win25,82418Scott (?), Johnson (?, ?), Edwards (?)
16Sat Nov 08, 1947Newcastle UnitedA2-0Win60,24416Simpson (?, ?)
17Sat Nov 15, 1947Birmingham CityH0-2Loss33,36418
18Sat Nov 22, 1947West Bromwich AlbionA2-3Loss28,56819Barks (?), Scott (?)
19Sat Nov 29, 1947BarnsleyH1-1Draw18,10818Johnson (?)
20Sat Dec 06, 1947Plymouth ArgyleA1-1Draw20,64118Johnson (?)
21Sat Dec 13, 1947Luton TownH1-2Loss12,97719Leverton (?)
22Sat Dec 20, 1947BuryA0-1Loss12,00520
23Fri Dec 26, 1947Doncaster RoversA0-2Loss20,12922
24Sat Dec 27, 1947Doncaster RoversH4-2Win22,20121Scott (?), Wilkins (?), Johnson (?), Lee (?)
25Sat Jan 03, 1948West Ham UnitedH2-1Win26,14119Wilkins (?), Johnson (?)
26Sat Jan 17, 1948ChesterfieldA0-0Draw17,78319
27Sat Jan 31, 1948MillwallH5-2Win21,50619Johnson (?), Edwards (?, ?), Lee (?, ?)
28Sat Feb 14, 1948Sheffield WednesdayH0-0Draw29,85220
29Sat Feb 21, 1948Cardiff CityA1-4Loss28,92920Johnson (?)
30Sat Feb 28, 1948Leicester CityH1-0Win32,12320Lee (?)
31Sat Mar 06, 1948Leeds UnitedA2-2Draw27,01819Johnson (?), Edwards (?)
32Sat Mar 13, 1948FulhamH0-2Loss20,91619
33Sat Mar 20, 1948Coventry CityA1-1Draw11,53620Lee (?)
34Fri Mar 26, 1948SouthamptonA1-2Loss22,58420Lee (?)
35Sat Mar 27, 1948Newcastle UnitedH0-0Draw28,90620
36Mon Mar 29, 1948SouthamptonH1-1Draw24,73820Wilkins (?)
37Sat Apr 03, 1948Birmingham CityA1-2Loss38,22720Morley (?)
38Sat Apr 10, 1948West Bromwich AlbionH3-1Win20,02320Scott (?), Morley (?), Edwards (?)
39Mon Apr 12, 1948Tottenham HotspurA3-0Win18,56919Leverton (?, ?), Lee (?)
40Sat Apr 17, 1948BarnsleyA2-2Draw18,95819Gager (?), Morley (?)
41Sat Apr 24, 1948Plymouth ArgyleH1-1Draw16,13818Scott (?)
42Sat May 01, 1948Luton TownA1-2Loss15,12619Leverton (?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 10, 1948Liverpool3A1-4Loss48,569Wilkins (?)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 24, 1948ArsenalEnglandH2-3Loss-Wilkins (? pen), Barks (?)
Sat Feb 07, 1948Crystal PalaceEnglandA0-1Loss-



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (7) Out (9)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Dennis WardBoughtDennis WardSold
George LeeBoughtEdward BlaggSold
Horace GagerBoughtErnest MorrisSold
Jack BurkittBoughtGeorge PrittySold
James ClarkeBoughtNoel SimpsonSold
Wilson JonesBoughtWilson JonesSold
Dec 01, 1947George WilkinsBought£7,500Aug 01, 1944Tanner AllenSold
Oct 01, 1947Sailor BrownSold£10,000
Dec 20, 1947Harry BrighamSold


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKDennis Ward11
GKHarry Walker39101118
GKLaurie Platts321
DEdward Blagg216312
DGeoff Thomas (1944-60)27999
DHarry Brigham716
DHorace Gager123541
DJames Clarke211
DKen Rawson211
MBob McCall277812
MBryn Elliott11
MErnest Morris4131
MFrank Knight13436
MJack Burkitt
MJack Hutchinson39121017
MTanner Allen11
MWilson Jones725
FEddie Barks3188151
FFreddie Scott421211195
FFrederick Martin22
FGeorge Lee4211112010
FGeorge Pritty211
FGeorge Wilkins124624
FGordon Kaile9324
FJack Edwards34811156
FNoel Simpson3099122
FRoland 'Tot' Leverton62224
FRoland Wheatley413
FSailor Brown5321
FTom Johnson331071617
FWilliam Morley154293


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
17Tom Johnson33
10George Lee42
6Jack Edwards34
5Freddie Scott42
4George Wilkins12
4Roland 'Tot' Leverton6
3William Morley15
2Noel Simpson30
1Eddie Barks31
1Ernest Morris4
1Horace Gager12
1Sailor Brown5



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1947-48

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Tottenham HotspurSat Sep 20, 1947H1-0Mon Apr 12, 1948A3-0