1936–37 Manchester City F.C. season

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Manchester City F.C.
1936–37 season
Chairman Bob Smith
Secretary / Manager Wilf Wild
Stadium Maine Road
First Division 1st
FA Cup Sixth round
Top goalscorer League: Peter Doherty (30)
All: Peter Doherty (32)
Highest home attendance 75,000 (vs Arsenal F.C., 10 April 1937)
Lowest home attendance 16,000 (vs Grimsby Town F.C., 28 December 1936)
Average home league attendance 34,000
Home colours
Away colours

The 1936–37 season was Manchester City F.C.'s forty-sixth season of league football.

Match results[edit]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Game Date Opponents Venue Result Score
GFGA
Goalscorers Attendance
1 29 August Middlesbrough A L 0–2 23,000
2 2 September Leeds United H W 4–0 25,000
3 5 September West Bromwich Albion H W 6–2 25,000
4 9 September Leeds United A D 1–1 14,000
5 12 September Manchester United A L 2–3 69,000
6 16 September Birmingham H D 1–1 20,000
7 19 September Portsmouth A L 1–2 25,000
8 26 September Chelsea H D 0–0 30,000
9 3 October Stoke City A D 2–2 36,000
10 10 October Charlton Athletic H D 1–1 28,000
11 17 October Derby County H W 3–2 21,000
12 24 October Wolverhampton Wanderers A L 1–2 21,000
13 31 October Sunderland H L 2–4 39,444
14 7 November Huddersfield Town A D 1–1 18,000
15 14 November Everton H W 4–1 28,000
16 21 November Bolton Wanderers A W 2–0 32,000
28 November Brentford H 0a0 20,000
17 5 December Arsenal A W 3–1 42,000
18 12 December Preston North End H W 4–1 15,000
19 19 December Sheffield Wednesday A L 1–5 30,000
20 25 December Grimsby Town A L 3–5 18,000
21 26 December Middlesbrough H W 2–1 56,000
22 28 December Grimsby Town H D 1–1 16,000
23 2 January West Bromwich Albion A D 2–2 18,000
24 9 January Manchester United H W 1–0 65,000
25 23 January Portsmouth H W 3–1 25,000
26 3 February Chelsea A D 4–4 12,000
27 6 February Stoke City H W 2–1 30,000
28 13 February Charlton Athletic A D 1–1 45,000
29 24 February Derby County A W 5–0 13,000
30 27 February Wolverhampton Wanderers H W 4–1 40,000
31 13 March Huddersfield Town H W 3–0 28,000
32 20 March Everton A D 1–1 32,000
33 26 March Liverpool A W 5–0 32,000
34 27 March Bolton Wanderers H D 2–2 52,000
35 29 March Liverpool H W 5–1 25,000
36 3 April Brentford A W 6–2 37,000
37 7 April Brentford H W 2–1 25,000
38 10 April Arsenal H W 2–0 75,000
39 14 April Sunderland A W 3–1 15,000
40 17 April Preston North End A W 5–2 16,000
41 24 April Sheffield Wednesday H W 4–1 55,000
42 1 May Birmingham A D 2–2 25,000

Source:[1]
Note: Game vs Brentford on 28 November abandoned after 40 minutes.

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1936–37 FA Cup
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Score
GFGA
Goalscorers Attendance
3 16 January Wrexham A W 3–1 Herd, Tilson, Brook 21,000
4 30 January Accrington Stanley H W 2–0 Tilson, Doherty 39,000
5 20 February Bolton Wanderers A W 5–0 Herd 2, Doherty, Brook, Tilson 61,000
6 6 March Millwall A L 0–2 42,000

Source:[1]

League table[edit]

Home Away
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA W D L GF GA GF GA GAvg Pts
1 Manchester City (C) 42 15 5 1 56 22 7 8 6 51 39 107 61 1.754 57
2 Charlton Athletic 42 15 5 1 37 13 6 7 8 21 36 58 49 1.184 54
3 Arsenal 42 10 10 1 43 20 8 6 7 37 29 80 49 1.633 52
4 Derby County 42 13 3 5 58 39 8 4 9 38 51 96 90 1.067 49
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 16 2 3 63 24 5 3 13 21 43 84 67 1.254 47
6 Brentford 42 14 5 2 58 32 4 5 12 24 46 82 78 1.051 46
7 Middlesbrough 42 14 6 1 49 22 5 2 14 25 49 74 71 1.042 46
8 Sunderland 42 17 2 2 59 24 2 4 15 30 63 89 87 1.023 44
9 Portsmouth 42 13 3 5 41 29 4 7 10 21 37 62 66 0.939 44
10 Stoke City 42 12 6 3 52 27 3 6 12 20 30 72 57 1.263 42
11 Birmingham 42 9 7 5 36 24 4 8 9 28 36 64 60 1.067 41
12 Grimsby Town 42 13 3 5 60 32 4 4 13 26 49 86 81 1.062 41
13 Chelsea 42 11 6 4 36 21 3 7 11 16 34 52 55 0.945 41
14 Preston North End 42 10 6 5 35 28 4 7 10 21 39 56 67 0.836 41
15 Huddersfield Town 42 12 5 4 39 21 0 10 11 23 43 62 64 0.969 39
16 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 3 5 45 32 3 3 15 32 66 77 98 0.786 38
17 Everton 42 12 7 2 56 23 2 2 17 25 55 81 78 1.038 37
18 Liverpool 42 9 8 4 38 26 3 3 15 24 58 62 84 0.738 35
19 Leeds United 42 14 3 4 44 20 1 1 19 16 60 60 80 0.750 34
20 Bolton Wanderers 42 6 6 9 22 33 4 8 9 21 33 43 66 0.652 34
21 Manchester United (R) 42 8 9 4 29 26 2 3 16 26 52 55 78 0.705 32
22 Sheffield Wednesday (R) 42 8 5 8 32 29 1 7 13 21 40 53 69 0.768 30

Source:[1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal average.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated.

Player details[edit]

League FA Cup Total
Pos Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Frank Swift 42 4 46
DF England Billy Dale 36 3 39
DF England Gordon Clark 13 1 14
DF England Sam Barkas 30 4 34
DF England Bobby Marshall 40 4 44
DF Bob Donnelly 5 1 5 1
DF England Dick Neilson 2 1 2 1
MF England Jack Percival 42 1 3 45 1
MF England Jackie Bray 40 2 4 44 2
MF Joe Rogers 2 1 3
MF Northern Ireland Keiller McCullough 2 2
FW England Ernie Toseland 42 7 4 46 7
FW Scotland Alec Herd 32 15 4 3 36 18
FW England Jimmy Heale 10 6 10 6
FW Colin Rodger 9 7 9 7
FW England Fred Tilson 23 15 4 3 27 18
FW Northern Ireland Peter Doherty 41 30 4 2 45 32
FW England Eric Brook 42 20 4 2 46 22
FW Bobby Regan 4 4
FW John McLeod 3 2 3 2
FW Jim Cassidy 1 1
FW Raymond Freeman 1 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Manchester City 1936-1937". statto.com. Retrieved 15 July 2012.