1913–14 Huddersfield Town F.C. season

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Huddersfield Town
1913-14 season
Chairman England William Hardcastle
Manager England Arthur Fairclough
Division Two 13th
FA Cup Second Round
Top goalscorer League:
Frank Mann (10)
All:
Frank Mann (10)
Highest home attendance 12,000 vs Bradford Park Avenue (6 December 1913)
Lowest home attendance 2,500 vs Clapton Orient (21 March 1914)

Huddersfield Town's 1913-14 campaign was a particularly disappointing season following 5th place the previous season. Town would finish 13th, 15 points off Bradford Park Avenue, who finished 2nd place.

Squad at the start of the season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
-- Scotland GK Sandy Mutch
-- Scotland DF Simon Beaton
-- England DF Fred Blackman
-- England DF Harry Brough
-- England DF Fred Bullock
-- England DF James Dow
-- England DF Fred Fayers
-- England DF Norman Holmes
-- England DF Robert Ledger
-- England DF Harry Linley
-- England DF Larrett Roebuck
No. Position Player
-- England DF Billy Watson
-- Scotland MF Andrew Armour
-- Scotland MF James Howie
-- England MF Joe Jee
-- Republic of Ireland MF James Macauley
-- Scotland FW Gilbert Christie
-- England FW Thomas Elliott
-- England FW Ernie Islip
-- England FW Frank Mann
-- England FW Bert Smith

Review[edit]

After finishing 5th place in their 3rd season in the Football League, Town didn't live up to the standards set the previous season, with the only standout result being the 7-0 win over Birmingham in October. They finished in 13th place with only 34 points.

Squad at the end of the season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
-- England GK Ted Davis
-- Scotland GK Sandy Mutch
-- Scotland DF Simon Beaton
-- England DF Harry Brough
-- England DF Fred Bullock
-- England DF James Dow
-- England DF Fred Fayers
-- England DF Norman Holmes
-- England DF Robert Ledger
-- England DF Harry Linley
-- Scotland DF William McLaren
No. Position Player
-- England DF Larrett Roebuck
-- England DF Billy Watson
-- Scotland MF Andrew Armour
-- England MF Joe Jee
-- England MF Billy Smith
-- Scotland FW Gilbert Christie
-- England FW Thomas Elliott
-- England FW Ernie Islip
-- England FW Frank Mann
-- England FW Bert Smith

Results[edit]

Division Two[edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F - A

Scorers Attendance Position
6 September 1913 Bury H 1 - 1 Mann 7,884 12th
9 September 1913 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 0 - 0 7,000 8th
13 September 1913 Fulham A 0 - 1 25,000 14th
20 September 1913 Lincoln City A 0 - 3 9,000 17th
27 September 1913 Blackpool H 1 - 0 Jee 7,000 15th
4 October 1913 Nottingham Forest A 1 - 1 Macauley 12,000 14th
11 October 1913 Woolwich Arsenal H 1 - 2 Mann 8,000 16th
18 October 1913 Grimsby Town A 1 - 2 Elliott 6,000 17th
25 October 1913 Birmingham H 7 - 0 Bert Smith, Fayers, Ball (og), Macauley, Elliott (3) 5,000 16th
1 November 1913 Bristol City A 0 - 1 10,000 16th
8 November 1913 Leeds City H 1 - 1 Bert Smith 9,000 16th
15 November 1913 Clapton Orient A 0 - 0 ? 16th
22 November 1913 Glossop H 2 - 1 Brough (2) 5,500 15th
1 December 1913 Stockport County A 0 - 0 2,000 15th
6 December 1913 Bradford Park Avenue H 0 - 1 12,000 16th
13 December 1913 Notts County A 0 - 3 12,000 16th
20 December 1913 Leicester Fosse H 1 - 2 James 5,500 16th
25 December 1913 Hull City H 0 - 3 7,000 17th
26 December 1913 Hull City A 1 - 4 Billy Smith 13,000 17th
27 December 1913 Bury A 1 - 2 Armour 9,000 18th
1 January 1914 Barnsley A 1 - 2 James 8,000 18th
3 January 1914 Fulham H 3 - 1 Elliott, Armour, Jee 6,000 17th
17 January 1914 Lincoln City H 2 - 1 McLaren (pen), Elliott 6,000 17th
24 January 1914 Blackpool A 1 - 0 Mann ? 17th
7 February 1914 Nottingham Forest H 1 - 1 Islip 4,500 17th
14 February 1914 Woolwich Arsenal A 1 - 0 Mann 25,000 16th
21 February 1914 Grimsby Town H 1 - 2 Mann 2,500 16th
28 February 1914 Birmingham A 4 - 1 Womack (og), Jee, Elliott, Mann 7,000 16th
7 March 1914 Bristol City H 1 - 2 Mann 5,000 16th
14 March 1914 Leeds City A 1 - 5 Elliott 14,000 16th
21 March 1914 Clapton Orient H 1 - 0 Elliott 2,000 16th
28 March 1914 Glossop A 3 - 2 Slade (2), Mann ? 15th
4 April 1914 Stockport County H 0 - 2 5,000 15th
11 April 1914 Bradford Park Avenue A 1 - 2 McLaren (pen) 20,000 16th
13 April 1914 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 2 - 2 Islip, Armour 13,000 16th
14 April 1914 Barnsley H 3 - 1 Islip, Mann, Cooper (og) 11,000 16th
18 April 1914 Notts County H 2 - 1 H. Morley (og), Mann 9,000 15th
25 April 1914 Leicester Fosse A 1 - 0 Islip 6,000 13th

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F - A

Scorers Attendance
10 January 1914 Round 1 London Caledonians H 3 - 0 Armour, Islip (2) 6,500
31 January 1914 Round 2 Birmingham A 0 - 1 45,000

Appearances and goals[edit]

Name Nation Position League Apps League Goals FA Cup Apps FA Cup Goals Total Apps Total Goals
Andrew Armour  England MF 38 3 2 1 40 4
Simon Beaton  England DF 34 0 2 0 36 0
Fred Blackman  England DF 24 0 2 0 26 0
Harry Brough  England DF 6 2 0 0 6 2
Fred Bullock  England DF 25 0 0 0 25 0
Gilbert Christie  Scotland FW 2 0 0 0 2 0
Ted Davis  England GK 6 0 0 0 6 0
James Dow  England DF 18 0 0 0 18 0
Thomas Elliott  England FW 27 9 2 0 29 9
Fred Fayers  England DF 30 1 1 0 31 1
Norman Holmes  England DF 3 0 0 0 3 0
James Howie  England FW 2 0 0 0 2 0
Ernie Islip  England FW 21 4 2 2 23 6
Sidney James  England DF 9 2 2 0 11 2
Joe Jee  England MF 33 3 2 0 35 3
Robert Ledger  England DF 1 0 0 0 1 0
Harry Linley  England DF 18 0 2 0 20 0
James Macauley  Republic of Ireland FW 10 2 0 0 10 2
Frank Mann  England FW 19 10 0 0 19 10
William McLaren  Scotland DF 18 2 1 0 19 2
Sandy Mutch  Scotland GK 32 0 2 0 34 0
Larrett Roebuck  England DF 17 0 2 0 19 0
Charlie Slade  England DF 7 2 0 0 7 2
Bert Smith  England FW 14 2 0 0 14 2
Billy Smith  England MF 4 1 0 0 4 1