1910–11 Huddersfield Town A.F.C. season

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Huddersfield Town
1910–11 season
Chairman England Hilton Crowther
Manager England Dick Pudan
Second Division 13th
FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round
Top goalscorer League: Richardson (14)
All: Richardson (15)
Highest home attendance 15,439 v Chelsea - 23 March 1911
Lowest home attendance 3,500 v Lincoln City - 6 April 1911

Huddersfield Town's 1910-11 campaign was Town's first ever season in the Football League. After coming through the election process to enter Division 2, Town finished their first season in professional football in 13th place.

Squad at the start of the season[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 Thomas Felstead
-- Scotland GK Sandy Mutch
-- England DF William Bartlett
-- Scotland DF Simon Beaton
-- England DF Fred Blackman
-- England DF Robert Duxbury
-- England DF Fred Fayers
-- England DF Ellis Hall
-- England DF George Metcalf
-- Wales DF Charlie Morris
-- Scotland DF Archie Taylor
No. Position Player
-- England DF Sam Whittingham
-- England MF George Blackburn
-- England MF Gordon Burniston
-- England MF William Grundy
-- England MF Harold Hall
-- England MF Henry Hamilton
-- England MF Joe Jee
-- England MF Ernie Millward
-- Scotland FW Sandy McCubbin
-- England FW John Wood

Review[edit]

On 13 June 1910, Town managed to get elected into the Football League only 2 years after being formed. Their first match against Bradford Park Avenue resulted in a 1-0 win thanks to Henry Hamilton's goal. The season saw Town manage to hold their own in Division 2 and finished in 13th place with 34 points.

Squad at the end of the season[edit]

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

No. Position Player
-- Scotland GK Sandy Mutch
-- Wales GK Leigh Richmond Roose
-- England DF William Bartlett
-- Scotland DF Simon Beaton
-- England DF Fred Blackman
-- England DF Fred Bullock
-- England DF Robert Duxbury
-- England DF Fred Fayers
-- England DF Ellis Hall
-- England DF George Metcalf
-- Scotland DF Archie Taylor
-- England DF Sam Whittingham
No. Position Player
-- Republic of Ireland DF James Wright
-- England MF George Blackburn
-- England MF Gordon Burniston
-- England MF Harold Hall
-- England MF Henry Hamilton
-- Scotland MF James Howie
-- England MF Joe Jee
-- Republic of Ireland MF James Macauley
-- England MF Ernie Millward
-- Scotland FW Sandy McCubbin
-- Scotland FW James Richardson
-- England FW John Wood

Results[edit]

Division Two[edit]

Date Opponents Home/
Away
Result
F - A
Scorers Attendance Position
3 September 1910 Bradford Park Avenue A 1 - 0 Hamilton 16,000 1st
10 September 1910 Burnley H 0 - 1 7,371 12th
17 September 1910 Gainsborough Trinity A 1 - 3 McCubbin 6,000 18th
24 September 1910 Leeds City H 3 - 2 McCubbin, Hamilton, Bartlett 7,500 13th
3 October 1910 Stockport County A 0 - 1 2,500 17th
8 October 1910 Derby County A 1 - 1 Burniston 12,000 15th
22 October 1910 Leicester Fosse H 1 - 2 Hamilton 6,800 18th
29 October 1910 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 3 - 0 Hamilton, McCubbin, Bartlett (pen) 12,000 17th
12 November 1910 Clapton Orient A 0 - 2 12,000 18th
17 November 1910 Barnsley A 2 - 1 Richardson, McCubbin 2,000 16th
26 November 1910 Glossop A 2 - 5 Jee, J.A. Cuffe (og) 3,000 18th
3 December 1910 Bolton Wanderers A 1 - 3 Jee 8,000 18th
10 December 1910 Bolton Wanderers H 1 - 1 Richardson 5,000 16th
17 December 1910 Birmingham A 1 - 2 Howie 5,000 18th
24 December 1910 West Bromwich Albion H 0 - 2 4,296 18th
26 December 1910 Fulham A 1 - 2 Hamilton 20,000 18th
27 December 1910 Lincoln City A 2 - 2 Hamilton (2) 7,000 18th
31 December 1910 Bradford Park Avenue H 0 - 0 7,000 18th
2 January 1911 Hull City H 2 - 0 Howie, Hamilton 4,000 15th
7 January 1911 Burnley A 1 - 2 Hamilton (pen) 7,000 17th
14 January 1911 Stockport County H 4 - 1 Richardson (2), Macauley, Jee 8,000 14th
21 January 1911 Gainsborough Trinity H 2 - 1 Richardson, Jee 5,000 14th
28 January 1911 Leeds City A 2 - 5 Richardson, McCubbin 10,000 15th
4 February 1911 Blackpool H 2 - 2 E. Hall, Jee 6,000 15th
11 February 1911 Derby County H 0 - 3 8,000 15th
18 February 1911 Barnsley H 2 - 0 Jee, Macauley 8,000 15th
25 February 1911 Leicester Fosse A 1 - 2 Richardson 4,000 16th
28 February 1911 Fulham H 1 - 2 Hamilton 4,000 16th
4 March 1911 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 3 - 1 Jee, Richardson, Blackburn 5,000 16th
18 March 1911 Clapton Orient H 2 - 0 Macauley, Richardson 4,000 16th
20 March 1911 Chelsea A 0 - 2 12,000 16th
25 March 1911 Blackpool A 1 - 1 Jee 6,000 15th
1 April 1911 Glossop H 1 - 0 Richardson 6,000 15th
8 April 1911 Lincoln City H 1 - 1 Richardson 3,500 15th
17 April 1911 Hull City A 2 - 2 Richardson, Jee 10,000 15th
18 April 1911 Chelsea H 3 - 1 Richardson (2), Jee 15,459 13th
22 April 1911 Birmingham H 7 - 1 Macauley (3), Blackburn (2, 1 pen), Howie, Jee 6,000 13th
29 April 1911 West Bromwich Albion A 0 - 1 30,135 13th

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Home/
Away
Result
F - A
Scorers Attendance
1 October 1910 1st Qualifying Round Horsforth H 6 - 0 Burniston, H. Hall, Fayers, Hamilton, Beaton, McCubbin 2,000
15 October 1910 2nd Qualifying Round Mirfield United H 2 - 0 Fayers, Jee 3,500
5 November 1910 3rd Qualifying Round South Kirkby Colliery A 5 - 1 McCubbin, Hamilton (2), Blackburn, unknown (og) 2,500
19 November 1910 4th Qualifying Round Lincoln City H 1 - 1 Richardson 3,000
23 November 1910 4th Qualifying Round Replay Lincoln City A 0 - 1 3,000

Appearances and goals[edit]

Name Nation Position League Apps League Goals FA Cup Apps FA Cup Goals Total Apps Total Goals
William Bartlett  England DF 35 2 5 0 40 2
Simon Beaton  England DF 29 0 2 1 31 1
George Blackburn  England DF 19 3 2 1 21 4
Fred Bullock  England DF 25 0 0 0 25 0
Gordon Burniston  England FW 3 1 2 1 5 2
James Campbell  England GK 1 0 0 0 1 0
Robert Duxbury  England DF 6 0 0 0 6 0
Fred Fayers  England DF 22 0 5 2 27 2
Thomas Felstead  England GK 2 0 0 0 2 0
William Grundy  England FW 1 0 0 0 1 0
Ellis Hall  England DF 24 1 1 0 25 1
Harold Hall  England MF 20 0 5 1 25 1
Henry Hamilton  England FW 16 10 4 3 20 13
James Howie  England FW 26 3 0 0 26 3
Joe Jee  England MF 37 11 4 1 41 12
James Macauley  Republic of Ireland FW 24 6 0 0 24 6
Sandy McCubbin  Scotland FW 11 5 5 2 16 7
George Metcalf  England DF 2 0 2 0 4 0
Ernie Millward  England MF 1 0 1 0 2 0
Charlie Morris  England DF 16 0 4 0 20 0
Sandy Mutch  Scotland GK 28 0 5 0 33 0
James Richardson  Scotland FW 22 14 2 1 24 15
Leigh Richmond Roose  Wales GK 5 0 0 0 5 0
Archie Taylor  Scotland DF 29 0 5 0 34 0
Sam Whittingham  England DF 0 0 1 0 1 0
Tom Wilcox  England GK 2 0 0 0 2 0
John Wood  England FW 10 0 0 0 10 0
James Wright  Republic of Ireland DF 2 0 0 0 2 0