1945–46 Huddersfield Town A.F.C. season

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Huddersfield Town
1945–46 season
Chairman England Philip Wood
Manager Scotland David Steele
Wartime League North 15th
FA Cup Third Round
Top goalscorer League:
Billy Price (22)
All:
Billy Price (23)
Highest home attendance 21,170 vs Sheffield United (5 January 1946)
Lowest home attendance 4,622 vs Leeds United (27 April 1946)

Huddersfield Town's 1945–46 campaign was mainly played in the still active Wartime League, but the FA Cup was revived for the 1945–46 season in a two-leg format. Town went out in Round 3 to Sheffield United.

Players used during the two legs[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
-- England GK Don Clegg
-- England DF Graham Bailey
-- England DF Jeff Barker
-- England DF George Green
-- England DF George Howe
-- England DF Arthur Morton
-- England DF James Simpson
No. Position Player
-- England MF Albert Bateman
-- England MF Eddie Carr
-- England MF Vic Metcalfe
-- England FW Jimmy Glazzard
-- England FW Joe Poole
-- England FW Billy Price

Review[edit]

It was the first and so far, only season in which a 2-leg system was used in the competition. Unfortunately, Town were out in Round 3 with a 1–1 draw at Leeds Road, followed by a 2–0 loss at Bramall Lane, which made them lose 3–1 on aggregate.

Results[edit]

Wartime League North[edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F–A

Scorers Attendance
25 August 1945 Manchester United H 3–2 Rodgers (2), Boot 7,672
1 September 1945 Manchester United A 3–2 Rodgers (2), Carr 28,000
8 September 1945 Sunderland A 2–0 Rodgers, Poole 26,000
12 September 1945 Bradford Park Avenue A 2–2 Danskin (og), Glazzard 10,868
15 September 1945 Sunderland H 4–1 Boot (pen), Rodgers (2), Willingham 12,555
22 September 1945 Sheffield United H 1–4 Rodgers 10,435
29 September 1945 Sheffield United A 1–4 Carr 23,415
6 October 1945 Middlesbrough A 8–2 Brook (3), Glazzard (2), Carr (2), Watson 14,654
13 October 1945 Middlesbrough H 7–0 Bateman, Carr (2), Rodgers (2), Watson (pen), Glazzard 10,436
20 October 1945 Stoke City H 3–1 Glazzard, Rodgers (2) 11,493
27 October 1945 Stoke City A 2–6 Price (2) 20,000
3 November 1945 Grimsby Town A 3–5 Glazzard (2), Rodgers 10,275
10 November 1945 Grimsby Town H 3–2 Price (2), Watson 10,744
17 November 1945 Blackpool H 2–4 Bateman, Price 16,378
24 November 1945 Blackpool A 0–1 15,000
1 December 1945 Liverpool A 1–4 Hughes (og) 30,000
8 December 1945 Liverpool H 3–1 Carr (2), Price 10,362
15 December 1945 Bury H 3–0 Glazzard, Poole, Price 9,293
22 December 1945 Bury A 1–2 Carr 7,612
25 December 1945 Blackburn Rovers A 6–1 Carr (3), Boot, Price, Poole 15,072
26 December 1945 Blackburn Rovers H 0–2 17,657
29 December 1945 Bradford Park Avenue H 1–1 Glazzard 14,283
1 January 1946 Manchester City A 2–3 Price (2) 25,490
12 January 1946 Newcastle United H 1–4 Price 11,423
19 January 1946 Newcastle United A 1–4 Price 34,877
26 January 1946 Burnley A 3–4 Green, Price (2) 12,000
2 February 1946 Sheffield Wednesday H 3–2 Price, Carr (2) 8,912
4 February 1946 Sheffield Wednesday A 0–3 12,000
16 February 1946 Burnley H 4–2 Price (3), Watson 8,851
23 February 1946 Chesterfield H 1–2 Price 11,370
2 March 1946 Chesterfield A 0–0 12,000
9 March 1946 Barnsley H 2–1 Boot (pen), Bateman 18,161
16 March 1946 Barnsley H 0–1 18,000
23 March 1946 Everton H 0–1 15,664
30 March 1946 Everton A 2–5 Glazzard, Carr 40,000
6 April 1946 Bolton Wanderers A 1–2 Brook 15,000
13 April 1946 Bolton Wanderers H 1–1 Barker 11,996
20 April 1946 Leeds United A 2–3 Carr, Boot 15,000
22 April 1946 Preston North End A 0–2 15,000
23 April 1946 Preston North End H 2–0 Poole, Baxter 9,099
27 April 1946 Leeds United H 3–2 Carr (2), Watson 4,622
4 May 1946 Manchester City H 3–0 Price (3) 8,781

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
5 January 1946 Round 3 1st Leg Sheffield United H 1–1 Price 21,170
7 January 1946 Round 3 2nd Leg Sheffield United A 0–2 32,100
  • Huddersfield lost 3–1 on aggregate.

FA Cup appearances and goals[edit]

Name Nation Position FA Cup Apps FA Cup Goals Total Apps Total Goals
Graham Bailey  England DF 2 0 2 0
Jeff Barker  England DF 2 0 2 0
Albert Bateman  England MF 2 0 2 0
Eddie Carr  England MF 1 0 1 0
Don Clegg  England GK 2 0 2 0
Jimmy Glazzard  England FW 2 0 2 0
George Green  England DF 2 0 2 0
George Howe  England DF 1 0 1 0
Vic Metcalfe  England MF 1 0 1 0
Arthur Morton  England DF 2 0 2 0
Joe Poole  England FW 1 0 1 0
Billy Price  England FW 2 1 2 1
John Simpson  England DF 2 0 2 0

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