1932–33 Manchester United F.C. season

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Manchester United
1932–33 season
Chairman James W. Gibson
Manager Scott Duncan
Second Division 6th
FA Cup Third Round
Top goalscorer League:
Bill Ridding (11)
All:
Bill Ridding (11)
Highest home attendance 65,988 vs Swansea Town (6 May 1933)
Lowest home attendance 9,480 vs Charlton Athletic (7 September 1932)
Average home league attendance 23,478
Home colours
Away colours

The 1932–33 season was Manchester United's 37th season in the Football League. They improved on the previous season's 12th place finish, but sixth in the final table was not enough for promotion from the Second Division.[1]

Second Division[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
27 August 1932 Stoke City H 0 – 2 24,996
29 August 1932 Charlton Athletic A 1 – 0 Spence 12,946
3 September 1932 Southampton A 2 – 4 Reid, own goal 7,978
7 September 1932 Charlton Athletic H 1 – 1 McLenahan 9,480
10 September 1932 Tottenham Hotspur A 1 – 6 Ridding 23,333
17 September 1932 Grimsby Town H 1 – 1 Brown 17,662
24 September 1932 Oldham Athletic A 1 – 1 Spence 14,403
1 October 1932 Preston North End H 0 – 0 20,800
8 October 1932 Burnley A 3 – 2 Brown, Gallimore, Spence 5,314
15 October 1932 Bradford Park Avenue H 2 – 1 Reid (2) 18,918
22 October 1932 Millwall H 7 – 1 Reid (3), Brown, Gallimore, Spence 15,860
29 October 1932 Port Vale A 3 – 3 Ridding (2), Brown 7,138
5 November 1932 Notts County H 2 – 0 Gallimore, Ridding 24,178
12 November 1932 Bury A 2 – 2 Brown, Ridding 21,663
19 November 1932 Fulham H 4 – 3 Gallimore (2), Brown, Ridding 28,803
26 November 1932 Chesterfield A 1 – 1 Ridding 10,277
3 December 1932 Bradford City H 0 – 1 28,513
10 December 1932 West Ham United A 1 – 3 Ridding 13,435
17 December 1932 Lincoln City H 4 – 1 Reid (3), own goal 18,021
24 December 1932 Swansea Town A 1 – 2 Brown 10,727
26 December 1932 Plymouth Argyle A 3 – 2 Spence (2), Reid 33,776
31 December 1932 Stoke City A 0 – 0 14,115
2 January 1933 Plymouth Argyle H 4 – 0 Ridding (2), Chalmers, Spence 30,257
7 January 1933 Southampton H 1 – 2 McDonald 21,364
21 January 1933 Tottenham Hotspur H 2 – 1 Frame, McDonald 20,661
31 January 1933 Grimsby Town A 1 – 1 Stewart 4,020
4 February 1933 Oldham Athletic H 2 – 0 Ridding, Stewart 15,275
11 February 1933 Preston North End A 3 – 3 Dewar, Hopkinson, Stewart 15,662
22 February 1933 Burnley H 2 – 1 McDonald, Warburton 18,533
4 March 1933 Millwall A 0 – 2 22,587
11 March 1933 Port Vale H 1 – 1 Hine 24,690
18 March 1933 Notts County A 0 – 1 13,018
25 March 1933 Bury H 1 – 3 McLenahan 27,687
1 April 1933 Fulham A 1 – 3 Dewar 21,477
5 April 1933 Bradford Park Avenue A 1 – 1 Vincent 6,314
8 April 1933 Chesterfield H 2 – 1 Dewar, Frame 16,031
14 April 1933 Nottingham Forest A 2 – 3 Brown, Dewar 12,963
15 April 1933 Bradford City A 2 – 1 Brown, Hine 11,195
17 April 1933 Nottingham Forest H 2 – 1 Hine, McDonald 16,849
22 April 1933 West Ham United H 1 – 2 Dewar 14,958
29 April 1933 Lincoln City A 2 – 3 Dewar, Hine 8,507
6 May 1933 Swansea Town H 1 – 1 Hine 65,988
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
5 Nottingham Forest 42 17 15 10 67 59 +8 49
6 Manchester United 42 15 13 14 71 68 +3 43
7 Millwall 42 16 11 15 59 57 +2 43

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
14 January 1933 Round 3 Middlesbrough H 1 – 4 Spence 36,991

Squad statistics[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England John Moody 42 0 1 0 43 0
FB Scotland Tommy Frame 33 2 1 0 34 2
FB Wales Tom Jones 10 0 0 0 10 0
FB England Jack Mellor 40 0 1 0 41 0
FB England Jack Silcock 27 0 1 0 28 0
FB England Henry Topping 5 0 0 0 5 0
HB Scotland George McLachlan 17 0 0 0 17 0
HB England Hugh McLenahan 24 2 1 0 25 2
HB England Tom Manley 19 0 0 0 19 0
HB England Ernest Vincent 40 1 1 0 41 1
FW Scotland Dick Black 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW United States Jim Brown 25 10 0 0 25 10
FW Scotland Stewart Chalmers 22 1 1 0 23 1
FW Scotland Neil Dewar 15 6 0 0 15 6
FW England Arthur Fitton 4 0 0 0 4 0
FW England Stanley Gallimore 12 5 0 0 12 5
FW England Herbert Heywood 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW England Ernie Hine 14 5 0 0 14 5
FW England Samuel Hopkinson 6 1 0 0 6 1
FW Scotland Willie McDonald 21 4 0 0 21 4
FW England Andy Mitchell 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW England Louis Page 3 0 0 0 3 0
FW Scotland Thomas Reid 11 10 1 0 12 10
FW England Bill Ridding 23 11 1 0 24 11
FW England Joe Spence 19 7 1 1 20 8
FW Scotland William Stewart 21 3 1 0 22 3
FW England Arthur Warburton 6 1 0 0 6 1
Own goals 2 0 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester United Season 1932/33". StretfordEnd.co.uk. Retrieved 31 December 2011.