1942–43 Huddersfield Town A.F.C. season

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Huddersfield Town
1942–43 season
Chairman England Philip Wood
Manager England Ted Magner
Wartime League North 5th (1st NRL Competition)
6th (War Cup Qualifiers)
8th (2nd NRL Competition)
Top goalscorer League:
All:
Billy Price (38)
Highest home attendance 8,813 vs Bradford Park Avenue (13 March 1943)
Lowest home attendance 1,513 vs Barnsley (5 September 1942)

Huddersfield Town's 1942–43 campaign saw Town continuing to play in the Wartime League. They finished 5th in the 1st NRL Competition, 6th in the War Cup qualifiers and 8th in the 2nd NRL Competition.

Results[edit]

1st NRL Competition[edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F–A

Scorers Attendance
28 August 1942 Barnsley A 1–6 Duffy 3,400
5 September 1942 Barnsley H 3–3 Thompson, Price (2) 1,513
12 September 1942 Newcastle United H 4–0 Mortenson (2), Price (2) 2,475
19 September 1942 Newcastle United A 4–0 Boot, Wilkinson (2), Price 8,000
26 September 1942 Sunderland A 3–1 Watson, Price, Thompson 3,000
3 October 1942 Sunderland H 2–2 Boot (pen), Price 3,490
10 October 1942 Gateshead A 4–3 Poole, Baird, Watson, Wilkinson 3,000
17 October 1942 Gateshead H 2–1 McKellor, Barclay 2,252
24 October 1942 Middlesbrough A 2–2 Willingham, Poole 2,500
31 October 1942 Middlesbrough H 4–1 Price (2), Watson, Boot (pen) 3,155
7 November 1942 Crewe Alexandra A 1–1 Price 4,860
14 November 1942 Crewe Alexandra H 4–0 Price, Barclay, Baird, Watson 2,071
21 November 1942 Halifax Town A 1–2 Price 4,000
28 November 1942 Halifax Town H 4–1 Price (2), Barclay, Thompson 3,033
5 December 1942 Bradford City A 3–3 Baird, S. Smith (og), Barclay 1,043
12 December 1942 Bradford City H 3–2 Watson (3) 2,533
19 December 1942 Leeds United H 4–1 Boot (pen), Price (3) 2,286
25 December 1942 Leeds United A 3–3 Price (2), Isaac 4,000

2nd NRL Competition[1][2][edit]

Date Opponents Home/

Away

Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
26 December 1942 Bradford Park Avenue H
  • Match abandoned due to fog and never re-arranged.
2 January 1943 Bradford Park Avenue A 3–2 Poole, Barclay, Price 4,062
9 January 1943 Leeds United A 4–2 Barclay (2), Watson, Price 1,000
16 January 1943 Leeds United H 4–1 Price (3), Baird 3,178
23 January 1943 Barnsley A 2–3 Price (2) 5,000
30 January 1943 Barnsley H 4–0 Boot (pen), Price, Watson, Barclay 5,000
6 February 1943 Middlesbrough A 2–1 Price, Barclay 2,000
13 February 1943 Middlesbrough H 5–0 Barclay (3), Price, Watson 3,544
20 February 1943 Doncaster Rovers H 6–2 Juliussen (3), Baird, Barclay, Willingham 3,635
27 February 1943 Doncaster Rovers A 1–3 Baird 3,500
6 March 1943 Bradford Park Avenue A 0–0 8,440
13 March 1943 Bradford Park Avenue H 2–3 Watson (2) 8,813
20 March 1943 Barnsley A 1–2 Barclay 2,000
27 March 1943 Barnsley H 5–0 Price (3), Baird, W. Jones (og) 2,000
3 April 1943 Halifax Town H 1–0 Barclay 3,430
10 April 1943 Halifax Town A 2–0 Price, Watson 3,000
17 April 1943 Newcastle United H 1–0 Price 2,835
24 April 1943 Newcastle United A 2–2 Price (2) 14,000
26 April 1943 Manchester City A 1–1 Watson (pen) 4,000
1 May 1943 Sunderland A 2–6 Price (2) 8,000
8 May 1943 Sunderland H 4–1 Watson (3, 1 pen), Rickett 2,626

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The first 9 matches of this competition took part in the War Cup qualifiers.
  2. ^ The last 7 matches, with the exception of the match against Manchester City, took place in the Combined Counties Cup.