1915–16 Huddersfield Town A.F.C. season

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Huddersfield Town
1915-16 season
Chairman England William Hardcastle
Manager England Arthur Fairclough
Wartime League Midland Section
Sudsibiary Comepition North Division
3rd
3rd
Top goalscorer League:
All:
Thomas Elliott (13)
Highest home attendance 8,000 vs Sheffield Wednesday (29 January 1916)
Lowest home attendance 500 vs Leicester Fosse (11 December 1915)

Huddersfield Town's 1915-16 campaign saw Town play in the wartime football league, following the outbreak of World War I. Town played in the Midland League and finished in 3rd place, as well as 3rd place in the Subsidiary Competition North Division.

Results[edit]

Midland Division[edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F - A

Scorers Attendance
4 September 1915 Barnsley H 2 - 1 Islip, Cooper (og) 3,500
11 September 1915 Leicester Fosse A 0 - 3 3,000
18 September 1915 Sheffield United H 2 - 2 Elliott (2, 1 pen) 3,500
2 October 1915 Lincoln City A 0 - 3 2,000
9 October 1915 Grimsby Town H 4 - 1 Linley, Mann, J. Baker (pen), Layton 3,000
16 October 1915 Notts County A 1 - 1 James 5,500
23 October 1915 Derby County H 4 - 1 Smith (2), J. Baker, Slade 3,000
30 October 1915 Sheffield Wednesday A 1 - 2 Elliott 4,500
6 November 1915 Bradford Park Avenue H 2 - 1 Elliott, Jee 3,000
13 November 1915 Leeds City A 0 - 0 4,000
20 November 1915 Hull City H 1 - 0 Layton 2,000
27 November 1915 Nottingham Forest A 0 - 2 3,000
4 December 1915 Barnsley A 1 - 2 Rippon 500
11 December 1915 Leicester Fosse H 2 - 1 Elliott (2) 500
18 December 1915 Sheffield United A 1 - 5 Watson 5,000
25 December 1915 Bradford City H 0 - 0 6,500
27 December 1915 Bradford City A 0 - 1 8,000
1 January 1916 Lincoln City H 5 - 0 Mann, Elliott, Best, J. Baker, G. Barrell (og) 3,500
8 January 1916 Grimsby Town A 1 - 0 Mann 3,000
15 January 1916 Notts County H 2 - 1 Mann, Elliott 3,500
22 January 1916 Derby County A 4 - 1 Crossley (2), Best, Mann 2,000
29 January 1916 Sheffield Wednesday H 2 - 2 Holley, Elliott 8,000
5 February 1916 Bradford Park Avenue A 0 - 3 5,500
12 February 1916 Leeds City H 5 - 1 Connor, Elliott (2), Holley, Crossley 5,000
19 February 1916 Hull City A 1 - 2 Elliott 3,000
25 April 1916 Nottingham Forest H 2 - 0 James, Elliott 5,000

Subsidiary Competition Northern Division[edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F - A

Scorers Attendance
4 March 1916 Bradford City H 1 - 2 Crossley 3,500
11 March 1916 Barnsley A 5 - 1 Holley (pen), Elliott (4) 800
18 March 1916 Leeds City H 1 - 1 Elliott 4,500
25 March 1916 Bradford Park Avenue A 0 - 2 3,000
1 April 1916 Rochdale Town H 2 - 1 Layton, Connor 4,000
8 April 1916 Bradford City A 2 - 2 Elliott, Mann 3,000
15 April 1916 Barnsley H 4 - 1 Linley, Holley (3, 1 pen) 3,500
21 April 1916 Rochdale Town A 1 - 1 Holley 4,000
22 April 1916 Leeds City A 2 - 1 Slade, Best 7,000
29 April 1916 Bradford Park Avenue H 1 - 3 Elliott 4,000

Notes[edit]