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1947/48 Season

1947/48 Season

1947/48 was Manchester City's 46th season of competitive football - its 32nd in the top division of English football and its 32nd in the (old) English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Andy Black who scored 17 goals from just 40 appearances. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Eric Westwood and Joe Fagan who both played 45 times. The club had 9 different goalscorers and used 22 different players including 4 debutants. Debutants this season were Bill Linacre, Eddie McMorran, Jimmy Munro and Ken Oxford.

Season Stats
45
17
12
16
56
49
0
0
22
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 15 12 15 52 47 42 10th
FA Cup 3 2 0 1 4 2 0 5th Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Arsenal 42 23 13 6 81 32 49 59
2 Manchester United 42 19 14 9 81 48 33 52
3 Burnley 42 20 12 10 56 43 13 52
4 Derby County 42 19 12 11 77 57 20 50
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 19 9 14 83 70 13 47
6 Aston Villa 42 19 9 14 65 57 8 47
7 Preston North End 42 20 7 15 67 68 -1 47
8 Portsmouth 42 19 7 16 68 50 18 45
9 Blackpool 42 17 10 15 57 41 16 44
10 Manchester City 42 15 12 15 52 47 5 42
11 Liverpool 42 16 10 16 65 61 4 42
12 Sheffield United 42 16 10 16 65 70 -5 42
13 Charlton Athletic 42 17 6 19 57 66 -9 40
14 Everton 42 17 6 19 52 66 -14 40
15 Stoke City 42 14 10 18 41 55 -14 38
16 Middlesbrough 42 14 9 19 71 73 -2 37
17 Bolton Wanderers 42 16 5 21 46 58 -12 37
18 Chelsea 42 14 9 19 53 71 -18 37
19 Huddersfield Town 42 12 12 18 51 60 -9 36
20 Sunderland 42 13 10 19 56 67 -11 36
21 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 10 21 54 72 -18 32
22 Grimsby Town 42 8 6 28 45 111 -66 22
Matches 45
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
23/08/1947 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 4-3
27/08/1947 English Division One (old) Everton Away 0-1
30/08/1947 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 1-1
03/09/1947 English Division One (old) Everton Home 0-1
06/09/1947 English Division One (old) Sunderland Home 3-0
10/09/1947 English Division One (old) Derby County Away 0-0
13/09/1947 English Division One (old) Grimsby Town Away 0-1
17/09/1947 English Division One (old) Derby County Home 3-2
20/09/1947 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 0-0
27/09/1947 English Division One (old) Blackburn Rovers Home 1-3
04/10/1947 English Division One (old) Blackpool Away 1-1
11/10/1947 English Division One (old) Preston North End Away 1-2
18/10/1947 English Division One (old) Stoke City Home 3-0
25/10/1947 English Division One (old) Burnley Away 1-1
01/11/1947 English Division One (old) Portsmouth Home 1-0
08/11/1947 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Away 1-2
15/11/1947 English Division One (old) Charlton Athletic Home 4-0
22/11/1947 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Away 1-2
29/11/1947 English Division One (old) Liverpool Home 2-0
06/12/1947 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 1-1
13/12/1947 English Division One (old) Sheffield United Home 4-3
20/12/1947 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 0-1
26/12/1947 English Division One (old) Huddersfield Town Home 1-1
27/12/1947 English Division One (old) Huddersfield Town Away 1-1
03/01/1948 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 0-2
10/01/1948 FA Cup Barnsley Home 2-1
17/01/1948 English Division One (old) Sunderland Away 1-0
24/01/1948 FA Cup Chelsea Home 2-0
31/01/1948 English Division One (old) Grimsby Town Home 3-1
07/02/1948 FA Cup Preston North End Home 0-1
14/02/1948 English Division One (old) Blackburn Rovers Away 0-1
21/02/1948 English Division One (old) Blackpool Home 1-0
06/03/1948 English Division One (old) Stoke City Away 0-3
13/03/1948 English Division One (old) Burnley Home 4-1
20/03/1948 English Division One (old) Portsmouth Away 0-1
26/03/1948 English Division One (old) Chelsea Away 2-2
27/03/1948 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Home 2-0
29/03/1948 English Division One (old) Chelsea Home 1-0
03/04/1948 English Division One (old) Charlton Athletic Away 1-0
07/04/1948 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 1-1
10/04/1948 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Home 0-2
17/04/1948 English Division One (old) Liverpool Away 1-1
21/04/1948 English Division One (old) Preston North End Home 0-3
24/04/1948 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 0-0
01/05/1948 English Division One (old) Sheffield United Away 1-2
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