1940–41 Huddersfield Town F.C. season

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Huddersfield Town
1940–41 season
Chairman England Sir Amos Brook Hirst
Manager England Clem Stephenson
Wartime League North 11th
League War Cup First Round
Top goalscorer League:
All:
Billy Price (16)
Highest home attendance 3,668 vs Leeds United (5 October 1940)
Lowest home attendance 386 vs Rochdale (22 March 1941)

Huddersfield Town's 1940–41 campaign saw Town play their first full season in the Wartime League. They finished 11th in the North Regional League, based on a goal average system.

Results[edit]

North Regional League[1][edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F–A

Scorers Attendance
31 August 1940 Sheffield Wednesday A 0–1 2,000
7 September 1940 Bradford Park Avenue H 1–1 Isaac 1,971
14 September 1940 Leeds United A 2–5 Price, Hayes (pen) 3,000
21 September 1940 Sheffield Wednesday H 5–0 Neal, Barclay, Boot, Mountford, Metcalfe 2,214
28 September 1940 Halifax Town A 1–1 Neal 5,000
5 October 1940 Leeds United H 1–1 Metcalfe 3,668
12 October 1940 Manchester City A 1–3 Price 4,000
19 October 1940 Barnsley H 1–2 Neal 2,198
26 October 1940 Doncaster Rovers A 1–1 Lodge 2,500
2 November 1940 Sheffield United H 3–0 Price, Isaac, Lodge 870
9 November 1940 Rotherham United A 0–1 2,000
16 November 1940 Chesterfield H 2–2 Isaac, Hayes (pen) 2,017
23 November 1940 Barnsley A 1–4 Price 2,500
30 November 1940 Doncaster Rovers H 1–2 Price 1,422
7 December 1940 Sheffield United A 3–1 Willingham, Lodge, Price 2,447
14 December 1940 Halifax Town H 1–1 Isaac 637
21 December 1940 Bradford Park Avenue A 2–3 Isaac, Mountford 1,349
25 December 1940 Bradford City A 5–0 Metcalfe, Boot, Isaac, Price (2) 1,726
25 December 1940 Bradford City H 3–4 Price, Barclay, Brook 1,774
28 December 1940 Manchester City H 2–0 Barclay, Price 2,689
4 January 1941 Halifax Town H 2–1 Lodge, Metcalfe 3,000
11 January 1941 Halifax Town H 1–2 McKellor 2,088
18 January 1941 Halifax Town A 4 – 1 (aet: 90 mins: 1 – 1) McKellor, Price, Metcalfe (2) 1,856
8 March 1941 Halifax Town A 0–4 1,000
22 March 1941 Rochdale H 11–0 Metcalfe (2), Price (3), Lodge (2), McKerrell (3), Barclay 386
29 March 1941 Oldham Athletic A 1–3 Lodge 2,490
5 April 1941 Oldham Athletic H 1–0 McKerrell 584
12 April 1941 Barnsley A 3–4 Wilkinson, Lodge, Brown 3,000
14 April 1941 Rotherham United A 1–3 Hayes 2,500
19 April 1941 Bury A 7–3 D. Jones (og), Price (2), McKerrell, Metcalfe, Henry, Barclay 1,500
26 April 1941 Burnley H 0–3 1,001
10 May 1941 Leeds United A 0–1 4,000
17 May 1941 Bury H 2–0 Butt, Barclay 1,500

League War Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
15 February 1941 Round 1 1st Leg Middlesbrough H 2–2 Barclay, Hayes (pen) 3,278
1 March 1941 Round 1 2nd Leg Middlesbrough A 2–4 Metcalfe, Price 5,221
  • Huddersfield lost 6–4 on aggregate.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The matches against Halifax Town in January and the match against Leeds United in May took part in the Combined Counties Cup.