1901–02 Manchester City F.C. season

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Manchester City F.C.
1901–02 season
Manager England Sam Ormerod
Football League 18th (relegated)
FA Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League: Gillespie (15 goals)
All: Gillespie (15 goals)
Highest home attendance 25,000 vs The Wednesday
(28 March 1902)
Lowest home attendance 7,000 vs Bury
(5 April 1902)

The 1901–02 season was Manchester City F.C.'s eleventh season of league football and third consecutive season in the First Division of the Football League. It was also the first year in which the club suffered relegation from a division of league football.

Team Kit[edit]

Football League First Division[edit]

P W D L F A Pts
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 34 13 6 15 46 57 32
15 Grimsby Town 34 13 6 15 44 60 32
16 Stoke 34 11 9 14 45 55 31
17 Small Heath 34 11 8 15 47 45 30
18 Manchester City 34 11 6 17 42 58 28

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; Pts = Points
Source: Football League

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts W D L GF GA Pts W D L GF GA Pts
34 11 6 17 42 58 0.724 28 10 3 4 28 17 23 1 3 13 14 41 5

Source: rsssf.com

Reports[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
2 September 1901 Everton A Goodison Park 1 – 3 Meredith 20,000
7 September 1901 Sunderland A Roker Park 0 – 1 14,000
14 September 1901 Small Heath H Hyde Road 1 – 4 Scotson 18,000
21 September 1901 Derby County A Baseball Ground 0 – 2 10,000
5 October 1901 Notts County A Trent Bridge 0 – 2 12,000
12 October 1901 Bolton Wanderers H Hyde Road 1 – 0 F. Williams 20,000
19 October 1901 Grimsby Town H Hyde Road 3 – 0 Meredith, Gillespie, F. Williams 18,000
26 October 1901 Wolverhampton Wanderers A Molineux 0 – 0 8,000
2 November 1901 Liverpool H Hyde Road 2 – 3 Gillespie, F. Williams 22,000
9 November 1901 Newcastle United A St James' Park 0 – 3 8,000
23 November 1901 Sheffield United A Bramall Lane 0 – 5 10,000
30 November 1901 Nottingham Forest H Hyde Road 3 – 1 Meredith, Morgan, R. Jones 15,000
7 December 1901 Bury A Gigg Lane 0 – 3 9,000
14 December 1901 Blackburn Rovers H Hyde Road 1 – 1 Meredith 10,000
21 December 1901 Stoke A Victoria Ground Abandoned after 75 minutes
0 – 2
6,000
26 December 1901 The Wednesday A Owlerton 1 – 2 R. Jones 10,000
1 January 1902 Bolton Wanderers A Burnden Park 3 – 3 Meredith, Ross, Henderson 19,853
4 January 1902 Sunderland H Hyde Road 0 – 3 15,000
11 January 1902 Small Heath A Muntz Street 0 – 1 12,000
13 January 1902 Stoke A Victoria Ground 0 – 3 5,000
18 January 1902 Derby County H Hyde Road 0 – 0 18,000
1 February 1902 Notts County H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Threlfall 20,000
15 February 1902 Grimsby Town A Blundell Park 2 – 3 Gillespie (2) 4,000
17 February 1902 Aston Villa H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Hosie 17,000
22 February 1902 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Hyde Road 3 – 0 Gillespie (2), McOustra 16,269
1 March 1902 Liverpool A Anfield 0 – 4 20,000
8 March 1902 Newcastle United H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Hynds (2) 20,000
17 March 1902 Everton H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Meredith, McOustra 22,000
22 March 1902 Sheffield United H Hyde Road 4 – 0 Gillespie (2), Meredith, Hosie 20,000
28 March 1902 The Wednesday H Hyde Road 0 – 3 25,000
29 March 1902 Nottingham Forest A City Ground 1 – 3 Hosie 10,000
31 March 1902 Aston Villa A Villa Park 2 – 2 Gillespie, Drummond 18,000
5 April 1902 Bury H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Gillespie, Meredith 7,000
12 April 1902 Blackburn Rovers A Ewood Park 4 – 1 Gillespie (4) 3,000
19 April 1902 Stoke H Hyde Road 2 – 2 Gillespie, Drummond 12,000

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
25 January 1902 First round Preston North End H Hyde Road 1 – 1 Henderson 10,000
25 January 1902 First round replay Preston North End A The Hawthorns 0 – 0
(aet)
7,000
25 January 1902 First round second replay Preston North End A The Hawthorns 4 – 2
(aet)
B. Smith (3), Morgan 5,000
25 January 1902 Second round Nottingham Forest H Hyde Road 0 – 2 16,000

Squad statistics[edit]

Squad[edit]

Appearances for competitive matches only

Pos. Name League FA Cup Abandoned Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Scotland Frank Barrett 5 0 4 0 1 0 10 0
GK England Jack Hillman 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
GK England Charlie Williams 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
DF Scotland Tommy Hynds 29 2 4 0 1 0 34 2
DF Wales Di Jones 20 0 0 0 1 0 21 0
FW England Billie Gillespie 30 15 0 0 0 0 30 15
FW England Daniel Hurst 15 0 0 0 1 0 16 0
FW Wales Billy Meredith 33 8 4 0 1 0 38 8
FW Scotland Jimmy Ross 7 1 1 0 1 0 9 1
FW England Fred Williams 13 3 0 0 0 0 13 3
-- Fred Bevan 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
-- Jimmy Drummond 13 2 0 0 0 0 13 2
-- Sammy Frost 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
-- John Henderson 4 1 2 1 0 0 6 2
-- Billy Holmes 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
-- Jamie Hosie 33 3 4 0 1 0 38 3
-- Robert Hunter 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
-- Dick Jones 11 2 2 0 1 0 14 2
HB Scotland Willie McOustra 13 2 0 0 0 0 13 2
-- Bobby Moffatt 21 0 2 0 0 0 23 0
-- Hugh Morgan 12 1 3 1 0 0 15 2
-- Willie Orr 23 0 4 0 1 0 28 0
-- Thomas Read 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
-- Jimmy Scotson 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 1
-- Percy Slater 13 0 4 0 0 0 17 0
DF England William "Buxton" Smith 16 0 4 3 1 0 21 3
-- Fred Threlfall 18 1 4 0 0 0 22 1
-- Lionel Watson 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

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