1917–18 Huddersfield Town F.C. season

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Huddersfield Town
1917-18 season
Chairman England William Hardcastle
Manager England Arthur Fairclough
Wartime League Midland Section
Sudsibiary Comepition
8th
7th
Top goalscorer League:
All:
Frank Mann (11)
Highest home attendance 4,000 vs Leeds City (26 December 1917)
Lowest home attendance 1,000 vs Nottingham Forest (1 September 1917)

Huddersfield Town's 1917-18 campaign saw Town continuing to play in the wartime football league. Town played in the Midland League and finished in 8th place, as well as 7th place in the Subsidiary Competition.

Results[edit]

Midland Division[edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F - A

Scorers Attendance
1 September 1917 Nottingham Forest H 2 - 1 Hall, Elliott 1,000
8 September 1917 Nottingham Forest A 0 - 3 2,000
15 September 1917 Leicester Fosse H 1 - 2 Mann ?
22 September 1917 Leicester Fosse A 1 - 4 Baker (pen) 5,500
29 September 1917 Hull City H 4 - 2 J. Anderson (2), T. Anderson, Wooding 3,000
6 October 1917 Hull City A 1 - 3 J. Anderson 2,000
27 October 1917 Barnsley A 1 - 2 J. Anderson 2,000
3 November 1917 Barnsley H 5 - 0 Baker (pen), Elliott, Wooding, Islip, Mann ?
10 November 1917 Bradford Park Avenue A 2 - 1 Islip, McIlvenney 4,000
17 November 1917 Bradford Park Avenue H 1 - 0 McIlvenney 3,000
24 November 1917 Sheffield United A 0 - 1 7,000
1 December 1917 Sheffield United H 3 - 1 Hall (2), Elliott ?
8 December 1917 Rotherham County H 1 - 1 Hall 2,000
15 December 1917 Rotherham County A 1 - 3 L. Smelt (og) ?
25 December 1917 Leeds City A 0 - 3 5,000
26 December 1917 Leeds City H 1 - 3 Elliott 4,000
29 December 1917 Lincoln City A 1 - 2 Wooding ?
5 January 1918 Grimsby Town H 2 - 0 Crowther (2, 1 pen) ?
12 January 1918 Grimsby Town A 0 - 1 1,000
19 January 1918 Birmingham H 4 - 2 Buchan (2), Hall, Mann 2,000
26 January 1918 Birmingham A 1 - 2 Bell 15,000
2 February 1918 Notts County A 2 - 3 Mann (2, 1 pen) 2,000
9 February 1918 Notts County H 0 - 0 ?
  • Match abandoned at half-time due to waterlogged pitch.
16 February 1918 Bradford City A 2 - 0 Mann, Elliott 3,000
23 February 1918 Bradford City H 2 - 2 Mann (2) 2,000
2 March 1918 Sheffield Wednesday H 4 - 0 Buchan (3), Hall ?
9 March 1918 Sheffield Wednesday A 1 - 3 Elliott (pen) 7,000
1 April 1918 Lincoln City H 4 - 0 Crowther (2), Elliott (2) ?
2 April 1918 Notts County H 2 - 1 Moore, Mann ?

Subsidiary Competition[edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F - A

Scorers Attendance
16 March 1918 Leeds City H 4 - 2 Hall (3, 1 pen), Mann 3,000
23 March 1918 Leeds City A 0 - 1 4,000
30 March 1918 Bradford City A 3 - 5 Mann, Etherington, Vaughan 1,000
6 April 1918 Bradford City H 1 - 1 G.D. Chaplin (og) ?
13 April 1918 Bradford Park Avenue A 2 - 1 Hall, Elliott 3,000
20 April 1918 Bradford Park Avenue H 3 - 1 Crowther, Etherington, Elliott 2,000

Notes[edit]