1908–09 Manchester United F.C. season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Manchester United
1908–09 season
Chairman John Henry Davies
Manager Ernest Mangnall
First Division 13th
FA Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Jimmy Turnbull (17)
All:
Jimmy Turnbull (22)
Highest home attendance 40,000 vs Newcastle United (26 December 1908)
40,000 vs Manchester City (23 January 1909)
Lowest home attendance 8,000 vs Everton (10 April 1909)
Average home league attendance 19,183
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 1908–09 season was Manchester United's 17th season in the Football League and second in the First Division.[1]

First Division[edit]

The Manchester United squad at the start of the 1908-09 season.
Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
5 September 1908 Preston North End A 3 – 0 J. Turnbull (2), Halse 18,000
7 September 1908 Bury H 2 – 1 J. Turnbull (2) 16,000
12 September 1908 Middlesbrough H 6 – 3 J. Turnbull (4), Halse, Wall 25,000
19 September 1908 Manchester City A 2 – 1 Halse, J. Turnbull 40,000
26 September 1908 Liverpool H 3 – 2 Halse (2), J. Turnbull 25,000
3 October 1908 Bury A 2 – 2 Halse, Wall 25,000
10 October 1908 Sheffield United H 2 – 1 Bell (2) 14,000
17 October 1908 Aston Villa A 1 – 3 Halse 40,000
24 October 1908 Nottingham Forest H 2 – 2 S. Turnbull (2) 20,000
31 October 1908 Sunderland A 1 – 6 S. Turnbull 30,000
7 November 1908 Chelsea H 0 – 1 15,000
14 November 1908 Blackburn Rovers A 3 – 1 Halse, J. Turnbull, Wall 25,000
21 November 1908 Bradford City H 2 – 0 Picken, Wall 15,000
28 November 1908 Sheffield Wednesday H 3 – 1 Halse, J. Turnbull, Wall 20,000
5 December 1908 Everton A 2 – 3 Bannister, Halse 35,000
12 December 1908 Leicester Fosse H 4 – 2 Wall (3), Picken 10,000
19 December 1908 Woolwich Arsenal A 1 – 0 Halse 10,000
25 December 1908 Newcastle United A 1 – 2 Wall 35,000
26 December 1908 Newcastle United H 1 – 0 Halse 40,000
1 January 1909 Notts County H 4 – 3 Halse (2), Roberts, S. Turnbull 15,000
2 January 1909 Preston North End H 0 – 2 18,000
9 January 1909 Middlesbrough A 0 – 5 15,000
23 January 1909 Manchester City H 3 – 1 Livingstone (2), Wall 40,000
30 January 1909 Liverpool A 1 – 3 S. Turnbull 30,000
13 February 1909 Sheffield United A 0 – 0 12,000
27 February 1909 Nottingham Forest A 0 – 2 7,000
13 March 1909 Chelsea A 1 – 1 Wall 30,000
15 March 1909 Sunderland H 2 – 2 Payne, J. Turnbull 10,000
20 March 1909 Blackburn Rovers H 0 – 3 11,000
31 March 1909 Aston Villa H 0 – 2 10,000
3 April 1909 Sheffield Wednesday A 0 – 2 15,000
9 April 1909 Bristol City H 0 – 1 18,000
10 April 1909 Everton H 2 – 2 J. Turnbull (2) 8,000
12 April 1909 Bristol City A 0 – 0 18,000
13 April 1909 Notts County A 1 – 0 Livingstone 7,000
17 April 1909 Leicester Fosse A 2 – 3 J. Turnbull, Wall 8,000
27 April 1909 Woolwich Arsenal H 1 – 4 J. Turnbull 10,000
29 April 1909 Bradford City A 0 – 1 30,000
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA Pts
12 Sheffield United 38 14 9 15 51 59 37
13 Manchester United 38 15 7 16 58 68 37
14 Nottingham Forest 38 14 8 16 66 57 36

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
16 January 1909 First Round Brighton & Hove Albion H 1 – 0 Halse 8,300
6 February 1909 Second Round Everton H 1 – 0 Halse 35,217
20 February 1909 Third Round Blackburn Rovers H 6 – 1 S. Turnbull (3), J. Turnbull (3) 38,500
5 March 1909 Fourth Round Burnley A A – A Match abandoned at 0–1
10 March 1909 Fourth Round Burnley A 3 – 2 J. Turnbull (2), Halse 16,850
27 March 1909 Semi-Final Newcastle United N 1 – 0 Halse 40,118
24 April 1909 Final Bristol City N 1 – 0 S. Turnbull 71,401

Squad statistics[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Harry Moger 36 0 6 0 42 0
GK England Tom Wilcox 2 0 0 0 2 0
FB England Herbert Burgess 4 0 0 0 4 0
FB England Tony Donnelly 1 0 0 0 1 0
FB England Vince Hayes 22 0 6 0 28 0
FB England Dick Holden 2 0 0 0 2 0
FB England Aaron Hulme 3 0 0 0 3 0
FB England Oscar Linkson 10 0 0 0 10 0
FB England George Stacey 32 0 6 0 38 0
HB Scotland Alex Bell 20 2 6 0 26 2
HB England Joe Curry 8 0 0 0 8 0
HB Scotland Alex Downie 23 0 0 0 23 0
HB England Dick Duckworth 33 0 6 0 39 0
HB England Harold Hardman 4 0 0 0 4 0
HB England John McGillivray 2 0 0 0 2 0
HB England Charlie Roberts 27 1 6 0 33 1
HB England Ernest Thomson 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW England Jimmy Bannister 16 1 0 0 16 1
FW England Bill Berry 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Scotland David Christie 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW England Joe Ford 4 0 0 0 4 0
FW England Harold Halse 29 14 6 4 35 18
FW Scotland George Livingstone 11 3 2 0 13 3
FW Wales Billy Meredith 34 0 4 0 38 0
FW England Ernest Payne 2 1 0 0 2 1
FW Scotland Jack Picken 13 3 0 0 13 3
FW Scotland Jack Quinn 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW Scotland Jimmy Turnbull 22 17 6 5 28 22
FW Scotland Sandy Turnbull 19 5 6 4 25 9
FW England George Wall 34 11 6 0 40 11

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester United Season 1907/08". StretfordEnd.co.uk. Retrieved 3 February 2008.