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1927/28 Season

1927/28 Season

1927/28 was Manchester City's 32nd season of competitive football, its 11th (total) and its 2nd consecutive season in the (old) English Second Division. The leading goalscorers this season were Frank Roberts and Tommy Johnson who both scored 20 goals, from 29 and 38 appearances respectively. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Phil McCloy and Jimmy McMullan who both played 41 times. The club had 15 different goalscorers and used 29 different players including 11 debutants. Debutants this season were Alf Horne, Bobby Marshall, Charlie Gorringe, Cliff Foster, Eric Brook, Fred Tilson, George Robertson, Lewis Barber, Micky Ridley, Syd Gibbons and Tom Smelt. 1 honour was won during this season. See the competition results below for details.

Season Stats
45
27
9
9
103
61
0
0
29
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division Two (old) 42 25 9 8 100 59 59 Winners
FA Cup 3 2 0 1 3 2 0 5th Round
Trophy Cabinet (1)
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Manchester City 42 25 9 8 100 59 41 59
2 Leeds United 42 25 7 10 98 49 49 57
3 Chelsea 42 23 8 11 75 45 30 54
4 Preston North End 42 22 9 11 100 66 34 53
5 Stoke City 42 22 8 12 78 59 19 52
6 Swansea City 42 18 12 12 75 63 12 48
7 Oldham Athletic 42 19 8 15 75 51 24 46
8 West Bromwich Albion 42 17 12 13 90 70 20 46
9 Port Vale 42 18 8 16 68 57 11 44
10 Nottingham Forest 42 15 10 17 83 84 -1 40
11 Grimsby Town 42 14 12 16 69 83 -14 40
12 Bristol City 42 15 9 18 76 79 -3 39
13 Barnsley 42 14 11 17 65 85 -20 39
14 Hull City 42 12 15 15 41 54 -13 39
15 Notts County 42 13 12 17 68 74 -6 38
16 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 10 19 63 91 -28 36
17 Southampton 42 14 7 21 68 77 -9 35
18 Reading 42 11 13 18 53 75 -22 35
19 Blackpool 42 13 8 21 83 101 -18 34
20 Leyton Orient 42 11 12 19 55 85 -30 34
21 Fulham 42 13 7 22 68 89 -21 33
22 Gateshead 42 7 9 26 56 111 -55 23
Matches 45
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
27/08/1927 English Division Two (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 2-2
29/08/1927 English Division Two (old) Swansea City Home 7-4
03/09/1927 English Division Two (old) Port Vale Home 1-0
05/09/1927 English Division Two (old) Swansea City Away 3-5
10/09/1927 English Division Two (old) Gateshead Away 1-0
17/09/1927 English Division Two (old) Leeds United Home 2-1
24/09/1927 English Division Two (old) Nottingham Forest Away 5-4
01/10/1927 English Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic Home 3-1
08/10/1927 English Division Two (old) Hull City Home 2-1
15/10/1927 English Division Two (old) Preston North End Away 0-1
22/10/1927 English Division Two (old) Blackpool Away 2-2
29/10/1927 English Division Two (old) Reading Home 4-1
05/11/1927 English Division Two (old) Grimsby Town Away 1-4
12/11/1927 English Division Two (old) Chelsea Home 0-1
19/11/1927 English Division Two (old) Leyton Orient Away 2-0
26/11/1927 English Division Two (old) Stoke City Home 4-0
03/12/1927 English Division Two (old) Bristol City Away 0-2
10/12/1927 English Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 3-1
17/12/1927 English Division Two (old) Southampton Away 1-1
24/12/1927 English Division Two (old) Notts County Home 3-1
26/12/1927 English Division Two (old) Barnsley Away 3-0
31/12/1927 English Division Two (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 3-0
02/01/1928 English Division Two (old) Barnsley Home 7-3
07/01/1928 English Division Two (old) Port Vale Away 2-1
14/01/1928 FA Cup Leeds United Home 1-0
21/01/1928 English Division Two (old) Gateshead Home 3-0
28/01/1928 FA Cup Sunderland Away 2-1
04/02/1928 English Division Two (old) Nottingham Forest Home 3-3
11/02/1928 English Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic Away 2-3
18/02/1928 FA Cup Stoke City Home 0-1
25/02/1928 English Division Two (old) Preston North End Home 2-2
03/03/1928 English Division Two (old) Blackpool Home 4-1
10/03/1928 English Division Two (old) Reading Away 1-1
17/03/1928 English Division Two (old) Grimsby Town Home 2-0
24/03/1928 English Division Two (old) Chelsea Away 1-0
31/03/1928 English Division Two (old) Leyton Orient Home 5-3
06/04/1928 English Division Two (old) Fulham Home 2-1
07/04/1928 English Division Two (old) Stoke City Away 0-2
09/04/1928 English Division Two (old) Fulham Away 1-1
14/04/1928 English Division Two (old) Bristol City Home 4-2
16/04/1928 English Division Two (old) Hull City Away 0-0
21/04/1928 English Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 1-1
25/04/1928 English Division Two (old) Leeds United Away 1-0
28/04/1928 English Division Two (old) Southampton Home 6-1
05/05/1928 English Division Two (old) Notts County Away 1-2
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