1939–40 Oldham Athletic A.F.C. season

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Oldham Athletic
1939-40 season
Manager England Robert Mellor
Football League Third Division North 18th

The 1939–40 season was Oldham Athletic's was the club's 45th season since forming in 1895. The team competed in Football League Third Division North. Following Britain's declaration of war on 3 September 1939, the league was abandoned after just three games and the results expunged from the records. For this reason, appearances made and goals scored in the Football League matches that were played do not contribute to a player's overall appearances and goals record.

Fixtures[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
26 August 1939 Carlisle United H 3 – 1
28 August 1939 Halifax Town A 0 – 2
2 September 1939 Accrington Stanley A 0 – 2

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GAvg
Pts
Qualification or relegation
17 Southport 3 0 2 1 4 5 0.8 2
18 Oldham Athletic 3 1 0 2 3 5 0.6 2
19 Hartlepool United 3 0 2 1 1 4 0.25 2

Source: Football League Division 3 (North) Table 1939/40
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

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