1929–30 Manchester United F.C. season

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Manchester United
1929–30 season
Chairman George Lawton
Manager Herbert Bamlett
First Division 17th
FA Cup Third Round
Top goalscorer League:
Harry Rowley (12)
Joe Spence (12)
All:
Harry Rowley (12)
Joe Spence (12)
Highest home attendance 57,201 vs Manchester City (5 October 1929)
Lowest home attendance 5,656 vs Bolton Wanderers (7 December 1929)
Average home league attendance 19,223
Home colours

The 1929–30 season was Manchester United's 34th season in the Football League.[1]

First Division[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
31 August 1929 Newcastle United A 1 – 4 Spence 43,489
2 September 1929 Leicester City A 1 – 4 Rowley 20,490
7 September 1929 Blackburn Rovers H 1 – 0 Mann 22,362
11 September 1929 Leicester City H 2 – 1 Ball, Spence 16,445
14 September 1929 Middlesbrough A 3 – 2 Rawlings (3) 26,428
21 September 1929 Liverpool H 1 – 2 Spence 20,788
28 September 1929 West Ham United A 1 – 2 Hanson 20,695
5 October 1929 Manchester City H 1 – 3 Thomas 57,201
7 October 1929 Sheffield United A 1 – 3 Boyle 7,987
12 October 1929 Grimsby Town H 2 – 5 Ball, Rowley 21,494
19 October 1929 Portsmouth A 0 – 3 18,070
26 October 1929 Arsenal H 1 – 0 Ball 12,662
2 November 1929 Aston Villa A 0 – 1 24,292
9 November 1929 Derby County H 3 – 2 Ball, Hanson, Rowley 15,174
16 November 1929 Sheffield Wednesday A 2 – 7 Ball, Hanson 14,264
23 November 1929 Burnley H 1 – 0 Rowley 9,060
30 November 1929 Sunderland A 4 – 2 Spence (2), Ball, Hanson 11,508
7 December 1929 Bolton Wanderers H 1 – 1 Ball 5,656
14 December 1929 Everton A 0 – 0 18,182
21 December 1929 Leeds United H 3 – 1 Ball (2), Hanson 15,054
25 December 1929 Birmingham H 0 – 0 18,626
26 December 1929 Birmingham A 1 – 0 Rowley 35,682
28 December 1929 Newcastle United H 5 – 0 Boyle (2), McLachlan, Rowley, Spence 14,862
4 January 1930 Blackburn Rovers A 4 – 5 Boyle (2), Ball, Rowley 23,923
18 January 1930 Middlesbrough H 0 – 3 21,028
25 January 1930 Liverpool A 0 – 1 28,592
1 February 1930 West Ham United H 4 – 2 Spence (4) 15,424
8 February 1930 Manchester City A 1 – 0 Reid 64,472
15 February 1930 Grimsby Town A 2 – 2 Reid, Rowley 9,337
22 February 1930 Portsmouth H 3 – 0 Reid (2), Boyle 17,317
1 March 1930 Bolton Wanderers A 1 – 4 Reid 17,714
8 March 1930 Aston Villa H 2 – 3 McLachlan, Warburton 25,407
12 March 1930 Arsenal A 2 – 4 Ball, Wilson 18,082
15 March 1930 Derby County A 1 – 1 Rowley 9,102
29 March 1930 Burnley A 0 – 4 11,659
5 April 1930 Sunderland H 2 – 1 McLenahan (2) 13,230
14 April 1930 Sheffield Wednesday H 2 – 2 McLenahan, Rowley 12,806
18 April 1930 Huddersfield Town H 1 – 0 McLenahan 26,496
19 April 1930 Everton H 3 – 3 McLenahan, Rowley, Spence 13,320
22 April 1930 Huddersfield Town A 2 – 2 Hilditch, McLenahan 20,716
26 April 1930 Leeds United A 1 – 3 Spence 10,596
3 May 1930 Sheffield United H 1 – 5 Rowley 15,268
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
16 Middlesbrough 42 16 6 20 82 84 –2 38
17 Manchester United 42 15 8 19 67 88 –21 38
18 Grimsby Town 42 15 7 20 73 89 –16 37

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
11 January 1930 Round 3 Swindon Town H 0 – 2 33,226

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester United Season 1929/30". StretfordEnd.co.uk. Retrieved 31 December 2011.