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1946/47 Season

1946/47 Season

1946/47 was Manchester City's 45th season of competitive football and its 13th in the (old) English Second Division. The leading goalscorer this season was George Smith who scored 23 goals from just 42 appearances. George Smith also made the most appearances for the club this season with 42 games played. The club had 13 different goalscorers and used 32 different players including 16 debutants. Debutants this season were Alec Thurlow, Andy Black, Bill Murray, Eric Williams, Harry Jackson, Jack Rigby, Jack Wharton, Jim Hope, Jimmy Rudd, Joe Fagan, Lewis Woodroofe, Murdock McCormack, Ron Hodgson, Roy Clarke, Tom Oakes and Tommy Capel. 1 honour was won during this season. See the competition results below for details.

Season Stats
46
28
11
7
85
43
0
0
32
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division Two (old) 42 26 10 6 78 35 62 Winners
FA Cup 4 2 1 1 7 8 0 5th Round
Trophy Cabinet (1)
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Manchester City 42 26 10 6 78 35 43 62
2 Burnley 42 22 14 6 65 29 36 58
3 Birmingham City 42 25 5 12 74 33 41 55
4 Chesterfield 42 18 14 10 58 44 14 50
5 Newcastle United 42 19 10 13 95 62 33 48
6 Tottenham Hotspur 42 17 14 11 65 53 12 48
7 West Bromwich Albion 42 20 8 14 88 75 13 48
8 Coventry City 42 16 13 13 66 59 7 45
9 Leicester City 42 18 7 17 69 64 5 43
10 Barnsley 42 17 8 17 84 86 -2 42
11 Nottingham Forest 42 15 10 17 69 74 -5 40
12 West Ham United 42 16 8 18 70 76 -6 40
13 Luton Town 42 16 7 19 71 73 -2 39
14 Southampton 42 15 9 18 69 76 -7 39
15 Fulham 42 15 9 18 63 74 -11 39
16 Bradford Park Avenue 42 14 11 17 65 77 -12 39
17 Bury 42 12 12 18 80 78 2 36
18 Millwall 42 14 8 20 56 79 -23 36
19 Plymouth Argyle 42 14 5 23 79 96 -17 33
20 Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 8 22 67 88 -21 32
21 Swansea City 42 11 7 24 55 83 -28 29
22 Newport County 42 10 3 29 61 133 -72 23
Matches 46
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
31/08/1946 English Division Two (old) Leicester City Away 3-0
04/09/1946 English Division Two (old) Bury Home 3-1
07/09/1946 English Division Two (old) Chesterfield Home 0-0
14/09/1946 English Division Two (old) Millwall Away 3-1
18/09/1946 English Division Two (old) Bury Away 2-2
21/09/1946 English Division Two (old) Bradford Park Avenue Home 7-2
28/09/1946 English Division Two (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 0-0
05/10/1946 English Division Two (old) West Ham United Away 0-1
12/10/1946 English Division Two (old) Sheffield Wednesday Home 2-1
19/10/1946 English Division Two (old) Swansea City Home 1-1
26/10/1946 English Division Two (old) Newcastle United Away 2-3
02/11/1946 English Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 5-0
09/11/1946 English Division Two (old) Birmingham City Away 1-3
16/11/1946 English Division Two (old) Coventry City Home 1-0
23/11/1946 English Division Two (old) Nottingham Forest Away 1-0
30/11/1946 English Division Two (old) Southampton Home 1-1
07/12/1946 English Division Two (old) Newport County Away 3-0
14/12/1946 English Division Two (old) Barnsley Home 5-1
21/12/1946 English Division Two (old) Burnley Away 0-0
25/12/1946 English Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle Home 4-3
26/12/1946 English Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle Away 3-2
28/12/1946 English Division Two (old) Leicester City Home 1-0
01/01/1947 English Division Two (old) Fulham Home 4-0
04/01/1947 English Division Two (old) Chesterfield Away 1-0
11/01/1947 FA Cup Gateshead Home 3-0
18/01/1947 English Division Two (old) Millwall Home 1-0
25/01/1947 FA Cup Bolton Wanderers Away 3-3
29/01/1947 FA Cup Bolton Wanderers Home 1-0
01/02/1947 English Division Two (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 1-0
08/02/1947 FA Cup Birmingham City Away 0-5
22/02/1947 English Division Two (old) Swansea City Away 2-1
01/03/1947 English Division Two (old) Fulham Away 2-2
15/03/1947 English Division Two (old) Birmingham City Home 1-0
22/03/1947 English Division Two (old) Coventry City Away 1-1
29/03/1947 English Division Two (old) Nottingham Forest Home 2-1
04/04/1947 English Division Two (old) Luton Town Home 2-0
05/04/1947 English Division Two (old) Southampton Away 1-0
07/04/1947 English Division Two (old) Luton Town Away 0-0
19/04/1947 English Division Two (old) Barnsley Away 2-0
03/05/1947 English Division Two (old) Newcastle United Home 0-2
10/05/1947 English Division Two (old) Burnley Home 1-0
14/05/1947 English Division Two (old) Bradford Park Avenue Away 1-1
24/05/1947 English Division Two (old) West Ham United Home 2-0
26/05/1947 English Division Two (old) Sheffield Wednesday Away 0-1
31/05/1947 English Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 1-3
14/06/1947 English Division Two (old) Newport County Home 5-1
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