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1938/39 Season

1938/39 Season

1938/39 was Manchester City's 43rd season of competitive football and its 12th in the (old) English Second Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Alec Herd who scored 22 goals from just 37 appearances. The player who made the most appearances for the club this season was Frank Swift who played 43 times. The club had 14 different goalscorers and used 26 different players including 8 debutants. Debutants this season were Bert Sproston, Bill Blackshaw, Eric Eastwood, Eric Westwood, Fred Howe, Jack Robinson, Larry Cardwell and Ted McLeod.

Season Stats
44
22
7
15
101
74
0
0
26
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division Two (old) 42 21 7 14 96 72 49 5th
FA Cup 2 1 0 1 5 2 0 4th Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Blackburn Rovers 42 25 5 12 94 60 34 55
2 Sheffield United 42 20 14 8 69 41 28 54
3 Sheffield Wednesday 42 21 11 10 88 59 29 53
4 Coventry City 42 21 8 13 62 45 17 50
5 Manchester City 42 21 7 14 96 72 24 49
6 Chesterfield 42 20 9 13 69 52 17 49
7 Luton Town 42 22 5 15 82 66 16 49
8 Tottenham Hotspur 42 19 9 14 67 62 5 47
9 Newcastle United 42 18 10 14 61 48 13 46
10 West Bromwich Albion 42 18 9 15 89 72 17 45
11 West Ham United 42 17 10 15 70 52 18 44
12 Fulham 42 17 10 15 61 55 6 44
13 Millwall 42 14 14 14 64 53 11 42
14 Burnley 42 15 9 18 50 56 -6 39
15 Plymouth Argyle 42 15 8 19 49 55 -6 38
16 Bury 42 12 13 17 65 74 -9 37
17 Bradford Park Avenue 42 12 11 19 61 82 -21 35
18 Southampton 42 13 9 20 56 82 -26 35
19 Swansea City 42 11 12 19 50 83 -33 34
20 Nottingham Forest 42 10 11 21 49 82 -33 31
21 Norwich City 42 13 5 24 50 91 -41 31
22 Tranmere Rovers 42 6 5 31 39 99 -60 17
Matches 44
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
27/08/1938 English Division Two (old) Swansea City Home 5-0
29/08/1938 English Division Two (old) Chesterfield Away 3-0
03/09/1938 English Division Two (old) Bradford Park Avenue Away 2-4
07/09/1938 English Division Two (old) West Ham United Home 2-4
10/09/1938 English Division Two (old) Luton Town Home 1-2
17/09/1938 English Division Two (old) Millwall Home 1-6
24/09/1938 English Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers Away 3-3
01/10/1938 English Division Two (old) Fulham Home 3-5
08/10/1938 English Division Two (old) Sheffield Wednesday Away 1-3
15/10/1938 English Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle Away 0-0
22/10/1938 English Division Two (old) Sheffield United Home 3-2
29/10/1938 English Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 1-3
05/11/1938 English Division Two (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 2-0
12/11/1938 English Division Two (old) Southampton Away 2-1
19/11/1938 English Division Two (old) Coventry City Home 3-0
26/11/1938 English Division Two (old) Nottingham Forest Away 4-3
03/12/1938 English Division Two (old) Newcastle United Home 4-1
10/12/1938 English Division Two (old) Burnley Away 1-1
17/12/1938 English Division Two (old) Norwich City Home 4-1
24/12/1938 English Division Two (old) Swansea City Away 0-2
26/12/1938 English Division Two (old) Tranmere Rovers Away 9-3
27/12/1938 English Division Two (old) Tranmere Rovers Home 5-2
31/12/1938 English Division Two (old) Bradford Park Avenue Home 5-1
12/01/1939 FA Cup Norwich City Away 5-0
14/01/1939 English Division Two (old) Luton Town Away 0-3
21/01/1939 FA Cup Sheffield United Away 0-2
28/01/1939 English Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers Home 3-2
04/02/1939 English Division Two (old) Fulham Away 1-2
18/02/1939 English Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle Home 1-3
25/02/1939 English Division Two (old) Sheffield United Away 0-1
04/03/1939 English Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 3-3
11/03/1939 English Division Two (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 3-2
13/03/1939 English Division Two (old) Millwall Away 1-3
18/03/1939 English Division Two (old) Southampton Home 2-1
25/03/1939 English Division Two (old) Coventry City Away 1-0
01/04/1939 English Division Two (old) Nottingham Forest Home 3-0
07/04/1939 English Division Two (old) Bury Away 5-1
08/04/1939 English Division Two (old) Newcastle United Away 2-0
10/04/1939 English Division Two (old) Bury Home 0-0
15/04/1939 English Division Two (old) Burnley Home 2-0
22/04/1939 English Division Two (old) Norwich City Away 0-0
26/04/1939 English Division Two (old) Sheffield Wednesday Home 1-1
29/04/1939 English Division Two (old) Chesterfield Home 3-1
06/05/1939 English Division Two (old) West Ham United Away 1-2
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