1912–13 in English football

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The 1912–13 season was the 42nd season of competitive football in England.

Overview[edit]

Sunderland won the First Division for the fifth time, with a record of 25–4–9; Aston Villa, finishing second, had fewer defeats, but a lot more draws: 19–12–7.

Blackburn Rovers won the Charity Shield for the first time in a close final (2–1) with Queens Park Rangers.

Aston Villa won the FA Cup Final against Sunderland (1–0) and obtained their fifth cup.

Notts County and Arsenal were relegated to the Second Division; Preston North End and Burnley were promoted to the First Division.

Events[edit]

Lincoln City returned to the Football League once again, at the expense of Gainsborough Trinity.

Honours[edit]

Competition Winner
First Division Sunderland (5)
Second Division Preston North End
FA Cup Aston Villa (5*)
Charity Shield Blackburn Rovers
Home Championship  England

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 Sunderland 38 25 4 9 86 43 2.000 54
2 Aston Villa 38 19 12 7 86 52 1.654 50
3 The Wednesday 38 21 7 10 75 55 1.364 49
4 Manchester United 38 19 8 11 69 43 1.605 46
5 Blackburn Rovers 38 16 13 9 79 43 1.837 45
6 Manchester City 38 18 8 12 53 37 1.432 44
7 Derby County 38 17 8 13 69 66 1.045 42
8 Bolton Wanderers 38 16 10 12 62 63 0.984 42
9 Oldham Athletic 38 14 14 10 50 55 0.909 42
10 West Bromwich Albion 38 13 12 13 57 50 1.140 38
11 Everton 38 15 7 16 48 54 0.889 37
12 Liverpool 38 16 5 17 61 71 0.859 37
13 Bradford City 38 12 11 15 50 60 0.833 35
14 Newcastle United 38 13 8 17 47 47 1.000 34
15 Sheffield United 38 14 6 18 56 70 0.800 34
16 Middlesbrough 38 11 10 17 55 69 0.797 32
17 Tottenham Hotspur 38 12 6 20 45 72 0.625 30
18 Chelsea 38 11 6 21 51 73 0.699 28
19 Notts County 38 7 9 22 28 56 0.500 23
20 Woolwich Arsenal 38 3 12 23 26 74 0.351 18

Second Division[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Preston North End 38 19 15 4 56 33 1.697 53
2 Burnley 38 21 8 9 88 53 1.660 50
3 Birmingham 38 18 10 10 59 44 1.341 46
4 Barnsley 38 19 7 12 57 47 1.213 45
5 Huddersfield Town 38 17 9 12 66 40 1.650 43
6 Leeds City 38 15 10 13 70 64 1.094 40
7 Grimsby Town 38 15 10 13 51 50 1.020 40
8 Lincoln City 38 15 10 13 50 52 0.962 40
9 Fulham 38 17 5 16 65 55 1.182 39
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 14 10 14 56 54 1.037 38
11 Bury 38 15 8 15 53 57 0.930 38
12 Hull City 38 15 6 17 60 56 1.071 36
13 Bradford Park Avenue 38 14 8 16 60 60 1.000 36
14 Clapton Orient 38 10 14 14 34 47 0.723 34
15 Leicester Fosse 38 13 7 18 50 65 0.769 33
16 Bristol City 38 9 15 14 46 72 0.639 33
17 Nottingham Forest 38 12 8 18 58 59 0.983 32
18 Glossop 38 12 8 18 49 68 0.721 32
19 Stockport County 38 8 10 20 56 78 0.718 26
20 Blackpool 38 9 8 21 39 69 0.565 26

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