1944–45 Huddersfield Town F.C. season

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Huddersfield Town
1944–45 season
Chairman England Philip Wood
Manager Scotland David Steele
Wartime League North 1st (1st NRL Competition)
34th (War Cup Qualifiers)
13th (2nd NRL Competition)
Top goalscorer League:
All:
Billy Price (40)
Highest home attendance 17,253 vs Newcastle United (23 December 1944)
Lowest home attendance 2,007 vs Middlesbrough (28 April 1945)

Huddersfield Town's 1944–45 campaign saw Town continuing to play in the Wartime League. They finished 1st in the 1st NRL Competition, 34th in the War Cup qualifiers and 13th in the 2nd NRL Competition.

Results[edit]

1st NRL Competition[edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F–A

Scorers Attendance
26 August 1944 Barnsley A 2–1 Price, Bateman 6,500
2 September 1944 Barnsley H 2–1 Price (2) 4,049
9 September 1944 York City H 2–1 Price, Glazzard 4,885
16 September 1944 York City A 3–1 Price (2), Glazzard 5,251
23 September 1944 Darlington A 3–2 Price (2), Poole 9,857
30 September 1944 Darlington H 1–2 Watson 6,419
7 October 1944 Gateshead H 4–0 Price (2), Glazzard, Green 4,263
14 October 1944 Gateshead A 6–2 Bateman (2), Price (3), Glazzard 3,000
21 October 1944 Bradford Park Avenue A 2–2 Glazzard, Price 15,628
28 October 1944 Bradford Park Avenue H 1–1 Baird 13,130
4 November 1944 Sunderland H 3–0 Glazzard (2), Price 11,432
11 November 1944 Sunderland A 2–2 Baird, Price 20,000
18 November 1944 Middlesbrough A 1–0 Boot 6,700
25 November 1944 Middlesbrough H 5–1 Watson, Price, Robinson (og), Poole, Glazzard 7,532
2 December 1944 Leeds United H 4–2 Price (2), JW Birch (og), Glazzard 7,880
9 December 1944 Leeds United A 3–2 Bateman (2), Glazzard 14,000
16 December 1944 Newcastle United A 2–1 Bateman, Price 22,000
23 December 1944 Newcastle United H 4–1 Boot, Glazzard, Price, Watson 17,253

2nd NRL Competition[1][2][edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F–A

Scorers Attendance
25 December 1944 Halifax Town H 0–0 11,589
26 December 1944 Barnsley A 1–0 Price 10,933
30 December 1944 Halifax Town A 2–4 Rodgers (2) 8,000
6 January 1945 Manchester United A 0–1 8,000
13 January 1945 Manchester United H 2–2 Bateman, Price 6,146
20 January 1945 Bury H 2–1 Glazzard, Price 3,976
27 January 1945 Bury A 3–4 Price (2), Watson 1,588
3 February 1945 Oldham Athletic A 3–2 Price (3) 6,429
10 February 1945 Oldham Athletic H 6–1 Baird, Glazzard, Watson (3), Price 7,083
17 February 1945 Manchester City H 3–1 Glazzard, Price, Watson 12,937
24 February 1945 Manchester City A 0–2 24,003
3 March 1945 Derby County H 0–4 13,798
10 March 1945 Derby County A 1–2 Price 17,428
17 March 1945 Bradford Park Avenue A 0–5 13,032
24 March 1945 York City A 0–1 3,635
31 March 1945 York City H 1–0 Rodgers 3,297
2 April 1945 Sheffield United A 1–3 Price 8,680
7 April 1945 Hartlepools United A 6–1 Price (5), Glazzard 6,046
14 April 1945 Hartlepools United H 6–3 Poole (2), Glazzard (2), Price, Rodgers 2,210
21 April 1945 Middlesbrough A 1–2 Glazzard 6,000
28 April 1945 Middlesbrough H 2 – 0 (aet: 90 mins: 1 – 0) Rodgers, Poole 2,007
5 May 1945 Gateshead A 3–3 Poole, Rodgers, Price 2,000
8 May 1945 Barnsley A 4–2 Rodgers (2), Mosby, Boot 527
9 May 1945 Barnsley H 2–1 Shackleton, Rodgers 4,000
12 May 1945 Gateshead H 2 – 3 (aet: 90 mins: 2 – 2) Mosby, Shackleton 3,636
19 May 1945 Sunderland H 1–0 Rodgers 3,696
21 May 1945 Sunderland A 0–2 13,600

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The first 11 matches of this competition, except the 2nd match took part in the War Cup qualifiers
  2. ^ The last 8 matches except the matches against Barnsley took place in the Tyne and Wear Cup.