1902–03 in English football

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The 1902–03 season was the 32nd season of competitive football in England.

Overview[edit]

Events[edit]

Aston Villa win 12 of their last 15 games to finish one point behind champions Sheffield Wednesday.

Honours[edit]

Competition Winner
First Division The Wednesday (1)
Second Division Manchester City
FA Cup Bury (2)
Home Championship  England,  Scotland &  Ireland

Notes = Number in parentheses is the times that club has won that honour. * indicates new record for competition

League table[edit]

First Division[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 The Wednesday 34 19 4 11 54 36 1.500 42
2 Aston Villa 34 19 3 12 61 40 1.525 41
3 Sunderland 34 16 9 9 51 36 1.417 41
4 Sheffield United 34 17 5 12 58 44 1.318 39
5 Liverpool 34 17 4 13 68 49 1.388 38
6 Stoke 34 15 7 12 46 38 1.211 37
7 West Bromwich Albion 34 16 4 14 54 53 1.019 36
8 Bury 34 16 3 15 54 43 1.256 35
9 Derby County 34 16 3 15 50 47 1.064 35
10 Nottingham Forest 34 14 7 13 49 47 1.043 35
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 34 14 5 15 48 57 0.842 33
12 Everton 34 13 6 15 45 47 0.957 32
13 Middlesbrough 34 14 4 16 41 50 0.820 32
14 Newcastle United 34 14 4 16 41 51 0.804 32
15 Notts County 34 12 7 15 41 49 0.837 31
16 Blackburn Rovers 34 12 5 17 44 63 0.698 29
17 Grimsby Town 34 8 9 17 43 62 0.694 25
18 Bolton Wanderers 34 8 3 23 37 73 0.507 19

Second Division[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Manchester City 34 25 4 5 95 29 3.276 54
2 Small Heath 34 24 3 7 74 36 2.056 51
3 Woolwich Arsenal 34 20 8 6 66 30 2.200 48
4 Bristol City 34 17 8 9 59 38 1.553 42
5 Manchester United 34 15 8 11 53 38 1.395 38
6 Chesterfield 34 14 9 11 67 40 1.675 37
7 Preston North End 34 13 10 11 56 40 1.400 36
8 Barnsley 34 13 8 13 55 51 1.078 34
9 Burslem Port Vale 34 13 8 13 57 62 0.919 34
10 Lincoln City 34 12 6 16 46 53 0.868 30
11 Glossop 34 11 7 16 43 58 0.741 29
12 Gainsborough Trinity 34 11 7 16 41 59 0.695 29
13 Burton United 34 11 7 16 39 59 0.661 29
14 Blackpool 34 9 10 15 44 59 0.746 28
15 Leicester Fosse 34 10 8 16 41 65 0.631 28
16 Doncaster Rovers[1] 34 9 7 18 35 72 0.486 25
17 Stockport County 34 7 6 21 39 74 0.527 20
18 Burnley 34 6 8 20 30 77 0.390 20

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

References[edit]

  1. ^ Failed to be re-elected to the Football League