1918–19 Huddersfield Town A.F.C. season

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Huddersfield Town
1918-19 season
Chairman England William Hardcastle
Manager England Arthur Fairclough
Wartime League Midland Section
Sudsibiary Comepition Section "C"
6th
3rd
Top goalscorer League:
All:
Ralph Shields (10)
Highest home attendance 8,000 vs Leeds City (29 March 1919)
Lowest home attendance 1,000 vs Sheffield United (3 June 1918)

Huddersfield Town's 1918-19 campaign was the last season of wartime football before the end of World War I. Town played in the Midland League and finished in 6th place, as well as 3rd place in Section "C" of the Subsidiary Competition.

Results[edit]

Midland Division[edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F - A

Scorers Attendance
7 September 1918 Sheffield United A 1 - 5 Crowther 10,000
14 September 1918 Sheffield United H 1 - 0 Crowther 1,000
21 September 1918 Bradford Park Avenue A 2 - 2 Elliott (2) 3,500
28 September 1918 Bradford Park Avenue H 0 - 0 3,000
5 October 1918 Hull City A 0 - 3 3,000
12 October 1918 Hull City H 1 - 0 Best 2,000
19 October 1918 Coventry City H 4 - 1 Crowther (2), Elliott, Broadhead ?
26 October 1918 Coventry City A 1 - 7 Jee ?
2 November 1918 Barnsley H 2 - 1 T.J. Tindall (og), Elliott ?
9 November 1918 Barnsley A 4 - 2 Mann, Crowther (3) 1,500
16 November 1918 Leicester Fosse H 2 - 0 Crowther, Foster 2,500
23 November 1918 Leicester Fosse A 1 - 3 J. Baker 3,000
30 November 1918 Nottingham Forest H 0 - 0 3,000
  • Match abandoned after 79 minutes due to poor light, but the result was allowed to stand.
7 December 1918 Nottingham Forest A 0 - 1 8,000
14 December 1918 Grimsby Town A 1 - 1 Buddery 2,000
21 December 1918 Grimsby Town H 1 - 0 Buddery 2,000
25 December 1918 Leeds City A 1 - 1 Mann 5,000
26 December 1918 Leeds City H 0 - 1 7,500
28 December 1918 Lincoln City A 4 - 1 Foster, Crowther, Elliott, Buddery 4,000
4 January 1919 Lincoln City H ? ?
  • Match abandoned due to bad weather.
11 January 1919 Rotherham County A 1 - 2 Broadhead 8,000
18 January 1919 Rotherham County H 5 - 1 Elliott (2), Mann (2), A. Baker ?
25 January 1919 Birmingham A 0 - 1 12,000
1 February 1919 Birmingham H 1 - 0 Shields 2,500
8 February 1919 Notts County H 1 - 1 Shields 5,500
15 February 1919 Notts County A 2 - 6 Shields, Broadhead 10,000
22 February 1919 Bradford City H 1 - 1 Elliott ?
1 March 1919 Bradford City A 3 - 2 Cock, Shields (2) 7,000
8 March 1919 Sheffield Wednesday A 3 - 1 J. Baker, Shields, Mann 10,000
15 March 1919 Sheffield Wednesday H 2 - 1 Shields (2) 5,000
21 April 1919 Lincoln City H 0 - 0 4,500

Section "C"[edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F - A

Scorers Attendance
22 March 1919 Leeds City A 0 - 3 9,000
29 March 1919 Leeds City H 1 - 0 Mann (pen) 8,000
5 April 1919 Bradford City H 5 - 0 Shields (2), Mann, Slade, A. Baker ?
12 April 1919 Bradford City A 0 - 0 7,000
19 April 1919 Bradford Park Avenue H 0 - 0 7,500
26 April 1919 Bradford Park Avenue A 1 - 1 Mann 5,000

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