1911–12 Manchester United F.C. season

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Manchester United
1911–12 season
Chairman John Henry Davies
Manager Ernest Mangnall
First Division 13th
FA Cup Fourth Round
FA Charity Shield Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Enoch West (17)
All:
Enoch West (23)
Highest home attendance 59,300 vs Blackburn Rovers (9 March 1912)
Lowest home attendance 6,000 vs Bury (17 February 1912)
Average home league attendance 21,972
Home colours
Away colours

The 1911–12 season was Manchester United's 20th season in the Football League and fifth in the First Division.[1]

FA Charity Shield[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
25 September 1911 Swindon Town N 8 – 4 Halse (6), Turnbull, Wall 10,000

First Division[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance League
position
2 September 1911 Manchester City A 0 – 0 35,000 9th
9 September 1911 Everton H 2 – 1 Halse, Turnbull 20,000 7th
16 September 1911 West Bromwich Albion A 0 – 1 35,000 10th
23 September 1911 Sunderland H 2 – 2 Stacey (2) 20,000 12th
30 September 1911 Blackburn Rovers A 2 – 2 West (2) 30,000 12th
7 October 1911 Sheffield Wednesday H 3 – 1 Halse (2), West 30,000 11th
14 October 1911 Bury A 1 – 0 Turnbull 18,000 6th
21 October 1911 Middlesbrough H 3 – 4 Halse, Turnbull, West 20,000 9th
28 October 1911 Notts County A 1 – 0 Turnbull 15,000 7th
4 November 1911 Tottenham Hotspur H 1 – 2 Halse 20,000 10th
11 November 1911 Preston North End H 0 – 0 10,000 9th
18 November 1911 Liverpool A 2 – 3 Roberts, West 15,000 13th
25 November 1911 Aston Villa H 3 – 1 West (2), Roberts 20,000 8th
2 December 1911 Newcastle United A 3 – 2 West (2), Halse 40,000 8th
9 December 1911 Sheffield United H 1 – 0 Halse 12,000 7th
16 December 1911 Oldham Athletic A 2 – 2 Turnbull, West 20,000 6th
23 December 1911 Bolton Wanderers H 2 – 0 Halse, Turnbull 20,000 3rd
25 December 1911 Bradford City H 0 – 1 50,000 6th
26 December 1911 Bradford City A 1 – 0 West 40,000 2nd
30 December 1911 Manchester City H 0 – 0 50,000 4th
1 January 1912 Arsenal H 2 – 0 Meredith, West 20,000 3rd
6 January 1912 Everton A 0 – 4 12,000 4th
20 January 1912 West Bromwich Albion H 1 – 2 Wall 8,000 4th
27 January 1912 Sunderland A 0 – 5 12,000 8th
10 February 1912 Sheffield Wednesday A 0 – 3 25,000 9th
17 February 1912 Bury H 0 – 0 6,000 10th
2 March 1912 Notts County H 2 – 0 West (2) 10,000 10th
16 March 1912 Preston North End A 0 – 0 7,000 12th
23 March 1912 Liverpool H 1 – 1 Nuttall 10,000 12th
30 March 1912 Aston Villa A 0 – 6 15,000 13th
5 April 1912 Arsenal A 1 – 2 Turnbull 14,000 14th
6 April 1912 Newcastle United H 0 – 2 14,000 16th
9 April 1912 Tottenham Hotspur A 1 – 1 Wall 20,000 15th
13 April 1912 Sheffield United A 1 – 6 Nuttall 7,000 17th
17 April 1912 Middlesbrough A 0 – 3 5,000 17th
20 April 1912 Oldham Athletic H 3 – 1 West (2), Wall 15,000 14th
27 April 1912 Bolton Wanderers A 1 – 1 Meredith 20,000 16th
29 April 1912 Blackburn Rovers H 3 – 1 Hamill, Meredith, West 20,000 13th
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA Pts
12 Tottenham Hotspur 38 14 9 15 53 53 37
13 Manchester United 38 13 11 14 45 60 37
14 Sheffield United 38 13 10 15 63 56 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
13 January 1912 First Round Huddersfield Town H 3 – 1 West (2), Halse 19,579
3 February 1912 Second Round Coventry City A 5 – 1 Halse (2), West (2), Turnbull 17,130
24 February 1912 Third Round Reading A 1 – 1 West 24,069
29 February 1912 Third Round
Replay
Reading H 3 – 0 Turnbull (2), Halse 29,511
9 March 1912 Fourth Round Blackburn Rovers H 1 – 1 own goal 59,300
14 March 1912 Fourth Round
Replay
Blackburn Rovers A 2 – 4 West (2) 39,296

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester United Season 1911/12". StretfordEnd.co.uk. Retrieved 10 February 2010.