1923–24 in English football

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The 1923–24 season was the 49th season of competitive football in England.

Events[edit]

  • On 11 November 1923, Aston Villa centre-half Tommy Ball was shot dead by his neighbour, thus becoming the only Football League player to have been murdered.[1]

Honours[edit]

Competition Winner Runner-up
First Division Huddersfield Town (1) Cardiff City
Second Division Leeds United Bury
Third Division North Wolverhampton Wanderers Rochdale
Third Division South Portsmouth Plymouth Argyle
FA Cup Newcastle United (2) Aston Villa
Charity Shield Professionals XI Amateurs XI
Home Championship  Wales  Scotland

League table[edit]

First Division[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Huddersfield Town 42 23 11 8 60 33 1.818 57
2 Cardiff City 42 22 13 7 61 34 1.794 57
3 Sunderland 42 22 9 11 71 54 1.315 53
4 Bolton Wanderers 42 18 14 10 68 34 2.000 50
5 Sheffield United 42 19 12 11 69 49 1.408 50
6 Aston Villa 42 18 13 11 52 37 1.405 49
7 Everton 42 18 13 11 62 53 1.170 49
8 Blackburn Rovers 42 17 11 14 54 50 1.080 45
9 Newcastle United 42 17 10 15 60 54 1.111 44
10 Notts County 42 14 14 14 44 49 0.898 42
11 Manchester City 42 15 12 15 54 71 0.761 42
12 Liverpool 42 15 11 16 49 48 1.021 41
13 West Ham United 42 13 15 14 40 43 0.930 41
14 Birmingham 42 13 13 16 41 49 0.837 39
15 Tottenham Hotspur 42 12 14 16 50 56 0.893 38
16 West Bromwich Albion 42 12 14 16 51 62 0.823 38
17 Burnley 42 12 12 18 55 60 0.917 36
18 Preston North End 42 12 10 20 52 67 0.776 34
19 Arsenal 42 12 9 21 40 63 0.635 33
20 Nottingham Forest 42 10 12 20 42 64 0.656 32
21 Chelsea 42 9 14 19 31 53 0.585 32
22 Middlesbrough 42 7 8 27 37 60 0.617 22

Second Division[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Leeds United 42 21 12 9 61 35 1.743 54
2 Bury 42 21 9 12 63 35 1.800 51
3 Derby County 42 21 9 12 75 42 1.786 51
4 Blackpool 42 18 13 11 72 47 1.532 49
5 Southampton 42 17 14 11 52 31 1.677 48
6 Stoke 42 14 18 10 44 42 1.048 46
7 Oldham Athletic 42 14 17 11 45 52 0.865 45
8 The Wednesday 42 16 12 14 54 51 1.059 44
9 South Shields 42 17 10 15 49 50 0.980 44
10 Clapton Orient 42 14 15 13 40 36 1.111 43
11 Barnsley 42 16 11 15 57 61 0.934 43
12 Leicester City 42 17 8 17 64 54 1.185 42
13 Stockport County 42 13 16 13 44 52 0.846 42
14 Manchester United 42 13 14 15 52 44 1.182 40
15 Crystal Palace 42 13 13 16 53 65 0.815 39
16 Port Vale 42 13 12 17 50 66 0.758 38
17 Hull City 42 10 17 15 46 51 0.902 37
18 Bradford City 42 11 15 16 35 48 0.729 37
19 Coventry City 42 11 13 18 52 68 0.765 35
20 Fulham 42 10 14 18 45 56 0.804 34
21 Nelson 42 10 13 19 40 74 0.541 33
22 Bristol City 42 7 15 20 32 65 0.492 29

Third Division North[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 24 15 3 76 27 2.815 63
2 Rochdale 42 25 12 5 60 26 2.308 62
3 Chesterfield 42 22 10 10 70 39 1.795 54
4 Rotherham County 42 23 6 13 70 43 1.628 52
5 Bradford Park Avenue 42 21 10 11 69 43 1.605 52
6 Darlington 42 20 8 14 70 53 1.321 48
7 Southport 42 16 14 12 44 42 1.048 46
8 Ashington 42 18 8 16 59 61 0.967 44
9 Doncaster Rovers 42 15 12 15 59 53 1.113 42
10 Wigan Borough 42 14 14 14 55 53 1.038 42
11 Grimsby Town 42 14 13 15 49 47 1.043 41
12 Tranmere Rovers 42 13 15 14 51 60 0.850 41
13 Accrington Stanley 42 16 8 18 48 61 0.787 40
14 Halifax Town 42 15 10 17 42 59 0.712 40
15 Durham City 42 15 9 18 59 60 0.983 39
16 Wrexham 42 10 18 14 37 44 0.841 38
17 Walsall 42 14 8 20 44 59 0.746 36
18 New Brighton 42 11 13 18 40 53 0.755 35
19 Lincoln City 42 10 12 20 48 59 0.814 32
20 Crewe Alexandra 42 7 13 22 32 58 0.552 27
21 Hartlepools United 42 7 11 24 33 70 0.471 25
22 Barrow 42 8 9 25 35 80 0.438 25

Third Division South[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Portsmouth 42 24 11 7 87 30 2.900 59
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 23 9 10 70 34 2.059 55
3 Millwall 42 22 10 10 64 38 1.684 54
4 Swansea Town 42 22 8 12 60 48 1.250 52
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 21 9 12 68 37 1.838 51
6 Swindon Town 42 17 13 12 58 44 1.318 47
7 Luton Town 42 16 14 12 50 44 1.136 46
8 Northampton Town 42 17 11 14 64 47 1.362 45
9 Bristol Rovers 42 15 13 14 52 46 1.130 43
10 Newport County 42 17 9 16 56 64 0.875 43
11 Norwich City 42 16 8 18 60 59 1.017 40
12 Aberdare Athletic 42 12 14 16 45 58 0.776 38
13 Merthyr Town 42 11 16 15 45 65 0.692 38
14 Charlton Athletic 42 11 15 16 38 45 0.844 37
15 Gillingham 42 12 13 17 43 58 0.741 37
16 Exeter City 42 15 7 20 37 52 0.712 37
17 Brentford 42 14 8 20 54 71 0.761 36
18 Reading 42 13 9 20 51 57 0.895 35
19 Southend United 42 12 10 20 53 84 0.631 34
20 Watford 42 9 15 18 45 54 0.833 33
21 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 11 11 20 40 65 0.615 33
22 Queens Park Rangers 42 11 9 22 37 77 0.481 31

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cowan, Mark (6 May 2010). "The star Villa player shot dead by neighbour". From the archives. Birmingham Mail. Retrieved 3 November 2011.