1936–37 Manchester United F.C. season

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Manchester United
1936–37 season
Chairman James W. Gibson
Manager Scott Duncan
First Division 21st (relegated)
FA Cup Fourth Round
Top goalscorer League:
Tommy Bamford (14)
All:
Tommy Bamford (15)
Highest home attendance 68,796 vs Manchester City (12 September 1936)
Lowest home attendance 13,225 vs Preston North End (3 February 1937)
Average home league attendance 32,529
Home colours
Away colours

The 1936–37 season was Manchester United's 41st season in the Football League.[1]

At the end of the season, United finished in the 21st place and were relegated back to the Second Division. There were some positive moments during the season, though, including an early season home win over neighbours Manchester City which watched by nearly 69,000 fans.

First Division[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
29 August 1936 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1 – 1 Bamford 42,731
2 September 1936 Huddersfield Town A 1 – 3 Manley 12,616
5 September 1936 Derby County A 4 – 5 Bamford (3), Wassall 21,194
9 September 1936 Huddersfield Town H 3 – 1 Bamford, Bryant, Mutch 26,839
12 September 1936 Manchester City H 3 – 2 Bamford, Bryant, Manley 68,796
19 September 1936 Sheffield Wednesday H 1 – 1 Bamford 40,933
26 September 1936 Preston North End A 1 – 3 Bamford 24,149
3 October 1936 Arsenal H 2 – 0 Bryant, Rowley 55,884
10 October 1936 Brentford A 0 – 4 28,019
17 October 1936 Portsmouth A 1 – 2 Manley 19,845
24 October 1936 Chelsea H 0 – 0 29,859
31 October 1936 Stoke City A 0 – 3 22,464
7 November 1936 Charlton Athletic H 0 – 0 26,084
14 November 1936 Grimsby Town A 2 – 6 Bryant, Mutch 9,844
21 November 1936 Liverpool H 2 – 5 Manley, Thompson 26,419
28 November 1936 Leeds United A 1 – 2 Bryant 17,610
5 December 1936 Birmingham H 1 – 2 Mutch 16,544
12 December 1936 Middlesbrough A 2 – 3 Halton, Manley 11,790
19 December 1936 West Bromwich Albion H 2 – 2 McKay, Mutch 21,051
25 December 1936 Bolton Wanderers H 1 – 0 Bamford 47,658
26 December 1936 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1 – 3 McKay 41,525
28 December 1936 Bolton Wanderers A 4 – 0 Bryant (2), McKay (2) 11,801
1 January 1937 Sunderland H 2 – 1 Bryant, Mutch 46,257
2 January 1937 Derby County H 2 – 2 Rowley (2) 31,883
9 January 1937 Manchester City A 0 – 1 64,862
23 January 1937 Sheffield Wednesday A 0 – 1 8,658
3 February 1937 Preston North End H 1 – 1 Wrigglesworth 13,225
6 February 1937 Arsenal A 1 – 1 Rowley 37,236
13 February 1937 Brentford H 1 – 3 Baird 31,942
20 February 1937 Portsmouth H 0 – 1 19,416
27 February 1937 Chelsea A 2 – 4 Bamford, Gladwin 16,382
6 March 1937 Stoke City H 2 – 1 Baird, McClelland 24,660
13 March 1937 Charlton Athletic A 0 – 3 25,943
20 March 1937 Grimsby Town H 1 – 1 Cape 26,636
26 March 1937 Everton H 2 – 1 Baird, Mutch 30,071
27 March 1937 Liverpool A 0 – 2 25,319
29 March 1937 Everton A 3 – 2 Bryant, Ferrier, Mutch 28,395
3 April 1937 Leeds United H 0 – 0 34,429
10 April 1937 Birmingham A 2 – 2 Bamford (2) 19,130
17 April 1937 Middlesbrough H 2 – 1 Bamford, Bryant 17,656
21 April 1937 Sunderland A 1 – 1 Bamford 12,876
24 April 1937 West Bromwich Albion A 0 – 1 16,234
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
20 Bolton Wanderers 42 10 14 18 43 66 –23 34
21 Manchester United 42 10 12 20 55 78 –23 32
22 Sheffield Wednesday 42 9 12 21 53 69 –16 30

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
16 January 1937 Round 3 Reading H 1 – 0 Bamford 36,668
30 January 1937 Round 4 Arsenal A 0 – 5 45,637

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester United Season 1936/37". StretfordEnd.co.uk. Retrieved 31 December 2011.