1906–07 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 1906-07
League Division Two
Manager None
League position 13th
Top goalscorer League: William Grundy (8)
Combined: William Grundy (8)
FA Cup First round
Highest home attendance 7,000 (v. Burnley)[1]
Lowest home attendance 1,000 (v. Leeds United)[1]
Previous season 1905-06
Next season 1907-08

The 1906-07 season was Blackpool F.C.'s tenth season (seventh consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the twenty-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing thirteenth.

William Grundy, a new signing from Huddersfield Town, was the club's top scorer, with eight goals.

Season synopsis[edit]

It took nine games for the Seasiders to chalk up their first victory. It occurred on 20 October at home to Glossop Town. Only three more wins were procured before the end of the year.

Of the eighteen fixtures that took place in 1907, Blackpool won seven, drew six and lost five.

Blackpool's FA Cup campaign ended where it started: at West Ham United in the First Round.

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Nottingham Forest 38 28 4 6 74 36 2.056 60
2 Chelsea 38 26 5 7 80 34 2.353 57
3 Leicester Fosse 38 20 8 10 62 39 1.590 48
4 West Bromwich Albion 38 21 5 12 83 45 1.844 47
5 Bradford City 38 21 5 12 70 53 1.321 47
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 17 7 14 66 53 1.245 41
7 Burnley 38 17 6 15 62 47 1.319 40
8 Barnsley 38 15 8 15 73 55 1.327 38
9 Hull City 38 15 7 16 65 57 1.140 37
10 Leeds City 38 13 10 15 55 63 0.873 36
11 Grimsby Town 38 16 3 19 57 62 0.919 35
12 Stockport County 38 12 11 15 42 52 0.808 35
13 Blackpool 38 11 11 16 33 51 0.647 33
14 Gainsborough Trinity 38 14 5 19 45 72 0.625 33
15 Glossop North End 38 13 6 19 53 79 0.671 32
16 Burslem Port Vale[2] 38 12 7 19 60 83 0.723 31
17 Clapton Orient 38 11 8 19 45 67 0.672 30
18 Chesterfield 38 11 7 20 50 66 0.758 29
19 Lincoln City 38 12 4 22 46 73 0.630 28
20 Burton United[3] 38 8 7 23 34 68 0.500 23

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

Player statistics[edit]

Appearances[edit]

League[edit]

Players used: 25

FA Cup[edit]

Players used: 11

Goals[edit]

League[edit]

League goals scored: 32 (plus one own-goal)

FA Cup[edit]

FA Cup goals scored: 1

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player From Fee
1906 Tom Wilcox Unknown Unknown
1906 Albert Dunkley Unknown Unknown
1906 Hugh Rimmer Unknown Unknown
1906 Andrew Swan Unknown Unknown
1906 Bert Wake Unknown Unknown
1906 Herbert Crossthwaite Preston North End Unknown
1906 T. Clake Unknown Unknown
1906 Alf Pearson Unknown Unknown
1906 J. Collier Unknown Unknown
1906 William Grundy Huddersfield Town Unknown

Out[edit]

The following players left after the final game of the previous season:

Date Player To Fee
1906 Thomas Bate Unknown Unknown
1906 Arthur Hull Unknown Unknown
1906 Harry Hancock Oldham Athletic Unknown
1906 Thomas Duckworth Unknown Unknown
1906 Luke Raisbeck Unknown Unknown
1906 Charles Bennett Unknown Unknown
1906 J. Hollingworth Unknown Unknown
1906 E. Darlington Unknown Unknown
1906 Robert Topping Unknown Unknown
1906 Albert Brown Retired
1906 C. Sanderson Unknown Unknown
1906 James Reilly Unknown Unknown
1906 John Jones Unknown Unknown
1906 C. Musgrove Unknown Unknown

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Attendances were approximated by the reporter at the ground.
  2. ^ Resigned from the Football League due to financial difficulties
  3. ^ Failed to be re-elected to the Football League. Disbanded in 1910

References[edit]

  • Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887-1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X.