1920–21 Manchester United F.C. season

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Manchester United
1920–21 season
Chairman John Henry Davies
Manager Jack Robson
First Division 13th
FA Cup First Round
Top goalscorer League:
Tom Miller (7)
Teddy Partridge (7)
George Sapsford (7)
Joe Spence (7)
All:
Tom Miller (8)
Teddy Partridge (8)
Highest home attendance 70,504 vs Aston Villa (27 December 1920)
Lowest home attendance 10,000 vs Derby County (7 May 1921)
Average home league attendance 36,750
Home colours
Away colours

The 1920–21 season was Manchester United's 25th season in the Football League and 10th in the First Division.[1]

First Division[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
28 August 1920 Bolton Wanderers H 2 – 3 Hopkin, Meehan 50,000
30 August 1920 Arsenal A 0 – 2 40,000
4 September 1920 Bolton Wanderers A 1 – 1 Sapsford 35,000
6 September 1920 Arsenal H 1 – 1 Spence 45,000
11 September 1920 Chelsea H 3 – 1 Meehan (2), Leonard 40,000
18 September 1920 Chelsea A 2 – 1 Leonard (2) 35,000
25 September 1920 Tottenham Hotspur H 0 – 1 50,000
2 October 1920 Tottenham Hotspur A 1 – 4 Spence 45,000
9 October 1920 Oldham Athletic H 4 – 1 Sapsford (2), Meehan, Miller 50,000
16 October 1920 Oldham Athletic A 2 – 2 Spence, own goal 20,000
23 October 1920 Preston North End H 1 – 0 Miller 42,000
30 October 1920 Preston North End A 0 – 0 25,000
6 November 1920 Sheffield United H 2 – 1 Leonard (2) 30,000
13 November 1920 Sheffield United A 0 – 0 18,000
20 November 1920 Manchester City H 1 – 1 Miller 63,000
27 November 1920 Manchester City A 0 – 3 35,000
4 December 1920 Bradford Park Avenue H 5 – 1 Miller (2), Myerscough (2), Partridge 25,000
11 December 1920 Bradford Park Avenue A 4 – 2 Myerscough (2), Miller, Partridge 10,000
18 December 1920 Newcastle United H 2 – 0 Hopkin, Miller 40,000
25 December 1920 Aston Villa A 4 – 3 Grimwood (2), Harrison, Partridge 38,000
27 December 1920 Aston Villa H 1 – 3 Harrison 70,504
1 January 1921 Newcastle United A 3 – 6 Hopkin, Partridge, Silcock 40,000
15 January 1921 West Bromwich Albion H 1 – 4 Partridge 30,000
22 January 1921 West Bromwich Albion A 2 – 0 Myerscough, Partridge 30,000
5 February 1921 Liverpool H 1 – 1 Grimwood 30,000
9 February 1921 Liverpool A 0 – 2 35,000
12 February 1921 Everton H 1 – 2 Meredith 30,000
26 February 1921 Sunderland H 3 – 0 Harrison, Hilditch, Robinson 40,000
5 March 1921 Sunderland A 3 – 2 Sapsford (2), Goodwin 25,000
9 March 1921 Everton A 0 – 2 38,000
12 March 1921 Bradford City H 1 – 1 Robinson 30,000
19 March 1921 Bradford City A 1 – 1 Sapsford 25,000
25 March 1921 Burnley A 0 – 1 20,000
26 March 1921 Huddersfield Town A 2 – 5 Harris, Partridge 17,000
28 March 1921 Burnley H 0 – 3 28,000
2 April 1921 Huddersfield Town H 2 – 0 Bissett 30,000
9 April 1921 Middlesbrough A 4 – 2 Spence (2), Bissett, Grimwood 15,000
16 April 1921 Middlesbrough H 0 – 1 25,000
23 April 1921 Blackburn Rovers A 0 – 2 18,000
30 April 1921 Blackburn Rovers H 0 – 1 20,000
2 May 1921 Derby County A 1 – 1 Bissett 8,000
7 May 1921 Derby County H 3 – 0 Spence (2), Sapsford 10,000
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
12 Sunderland 42 14 13 15 57 60 –3 41
13 Manchester United 42 15 10 17 64 68 –4 40
14 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 14 15 54 58 –4 40

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
8 January 1921 First Round Liverpool A 1 – 1 Miller 40,000
12 January 1921 First Round
Replay
Liverpool H 1 – 2 Partridge 30,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester United Season 1920/21". StretfordEnd.co.uk. Retrieved 10 December 2011.