1947–48 in English football

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from 1947-48 in English football)
Jump to: navigation, search

The 1947–48 season was the 68th season of competitive football in England.

Overview[edit]

Events[edit]

Honours[edit]

Competition Winner Runner-up
First Division Arsenal (6*) Manchester United
Second Division Birmingham City Newcastle United
Third Division North Lincoln City Rotherham United
Third Division South Queens Park Rangers Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic
FA Cup Manchester United (2) Blackpool
Home Championship  England  Wales

Notes = Number in parentheses is the times that club has won that honour. * indicates new record for competition

League table[edit]

First Division[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Arsenal 42 23 13 6 81 32 2.531 59
2 Manchester United 42 19 14 9 81 48 1.688 52
3 Burnley 42 20 12 10 56 43 1.302 52
4 Derby County 42 19 12 11 77 57 1.351 50
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 19 9 14 83 70 1.186 47
6 Aston Villa 42 19 9 14 65 57 1.140 47
7 Preston North End 42 20 7 15 67 68 0.985 47
8 Portsmouth 42 19 7 16 68 50 1.360 45
9 Blackpool 42 17 10 15 57 41 1.390 44
10 Manchester City 42 15 12 15 52 47 1.106 42
11 Liverpool 42 16 10 16 65 61 1.066 42
12 Sheffield United 42 16 10 16 65 70 0.929 42
13 Charlton Athletic 42 17 6 19 57 66 0.864 40
14 Everton 42 17 6 19 52 66 0.788 40
15 Stoke City 42 14 10 18 41 55 0.745 38
16 Middlesbrough 42 14 9 19 71 73 0.973 37
17 Bolton Wanderers 42 16 5 21 46 58 0.793 37
18 Chelsea 42 14 9 19 53 71 0.746 37
19 Huddersfield Town 42 12 12 18 51 60 0.850 36
20 Sunderland 42 13 10 19 56 67 0.836 36
21 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 10 21 54 72 0.750 32
22 Grimsby Town 42 8 6 28 45 111 0.405 22

Second Division[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Birmingham City 42 22 15 5 55 24 2.292 59
2 Newcastle United 42 24 8 10 72 41 1.756 56
3 Southampton 42 21 10 11 71 53 1.340 52
4 Sheffield Wednesday 42 20 11 11 66 53 1.245 51
5 Cardiff City 42 18 11 13 61 58 1.052 47
6 West Ham United 42 16 14 12 55 53 1.038 46
7 West Bromwich Albion 42 18 9 15 63 58 1.086 45
8 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 14 13 56 43 1.302 44
9 Leicester City 42 16 11 15 60 57 1.053 43
10 Coventry City 42 14 13 15 59 52 1.135 41
11 Fulham 42 15 10 17 47 46 1.022 40
12 Barnsley 42 15 10 17 62 64 0.969 40
13 Luton Town 42 14 12 16 56 59 0.949 40
14 Bradford Park Avenue 42 16 8 18 68 72 0.944 40
15 Brentford 42 13 14 15 44 61 0.721 40
16 Chesterfield 42 16 7 19 54 55 0.982 39
17 Plymouth Argyle 42 9 20 13 40 58 0.690 38
18 Leeds United 42 14 8 20 62 72 0.861 36
19 Nottingham Forest 42 12 11 19 54 60 0.900 35
20 Bury 42 9 16 17 58 68 0.853 34
21 Doncaster Rovers 42 9 11 22 40 66 0.606 29
22 Millwall 42 9 11 22 44 74 0.595 29

Third Division North[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Lincoln City 42 26 8 8 81 40 2.025 60
2 Rotherham United 42 25 9 8 95 49 1.939 59
3 Wrexham 42 21 8 13 74 54 1.370 50
4 Gateshead 42 19 11 12 75 57 1.316 49
5 Hull City 42 18 11 13 59 48 1.229 47
6 Accrington Stanley 42 20 6 16 62 59 1.051 46
7 Barrow 42 16 13 13 49 40 1.225 45
8 Mansfield Town 42 17 11 14 57 51 1.118 45
9 Carlisle United 42 18 7 17 88 77 1.143 43
10 Crewe Alexandra 42 18 7 17 61 63 0.968 43
11 Oldham Athletic 42 14 13 15 63 64 0.984 41
12 Rochdale 42 15 11 16 48 72 0.667 41
13 York City 42 13 14 15 65 60 1.083 40
14 Bradford City 42 15 10 17 65 66 0.985 40
15 Southport 42 14 11 17 60 63 0.952 39
16 Darlington 42 13 13 16 54 70 0.771 39
17 Stockport County 42 13 12 17 63 67 0.940 38
18 Tranmere Rovers 42 16 4 22 54 72 0.750 36
19 Hartlepools United 42 14 8 20 51 73 0.699 36
20 Chester 42 13 9 20 64 67 0.955 35
21 Halifax Town 42 7 13 22 43 76 0.566 27
22 New Brighton 42 8 9 25 38 81 0.469 25

Third Division South[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Queens Park Rangers 42 26 9 7 74 37 2.000 61
2 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 24 9 9 76 35 2.171 57
3 Walsall 42 21 9 12 70 40 1.750 51
4 Ipswich Town 42 23 3 16 67 61 1.098 49
5 Swansea Town 42 18 12 12 70 52 1.346 48
6 Notts County 42 19 8 15 68 59 1.153 46
7 Bristol City 42 18 7 17 77 65 1.185 43
8 Port Vale 42 16 11 15 63 54 1.167 43
9 Southend United 42 15 13 14 51 58 0.879 43
10 Reading 42 15 11 16 56 58 0.966 41
11 Exeter City 42 15 11 16 55 63 0.873 41
12 Newport County 42 14 13 15 61 73 0.836 41
13 Crystal Palace 42 13 13 16 49 49 1.000 39
14 Northampton Town 42 14 11 17 58 72 0.806 39
15 Watford 42 14 10 18 57 79 0.722 38
16 Swindon Town 42 10 16 16 41 46 0.891 36
17 Leyton Orient 42 13 10 19 51 73 0.699 36
18 Torquay United 42 11 13 18 63 62 1.016 35
19 Aldershot 42 10 15 17 45 67 0.672 35
20 Bristol Rovers 42 13 8 21 71 75 0.947 34
21 Norwich City 42 13 8 21 61 76 0.803 34
22 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 11 12 19 43 73 0.589 34

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; Pts = Points