1940–41 in English football

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The 1940–41 season was the second season of special wartime football in England during the Second World War.


League competition was split into two regional leagues, one North and one South. Teams played as many fixtures as was feasible, and winners were decided on goal average rather than points.

Competition Winner
North Regional League Preston North End[1]
South Regional League Crystal Palace[1]
Football League War Cup Preston North End[2]
London War Cup Reading[2]
Lancashire War Cup Manchester United[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Kungler, Peter (15 February 2003). "England 1940/41". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF). Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b Rollin, Jack (2005). Soccer at War 1939–45. London: Headline. p. 260. ISBN 978-0-7553-1431-7.
  3. ^ Kelly, Steven F. (1994). Back Page United. p. 84. ISBN 1-85291-553-6.

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