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1948/49 Season

1948/49 Season

1948/49 was Manchester City's 47th season of competitive football - its 33rd in the top division of English football, its 33rd (total) and its 2nd consecutive season in the (old) English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was George Smith who scored 12 goals from just 33 appearances. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Eric Westwood and Joe Fagan who both played 43 times. The club had 12 different goalscorers and used 24 different players including 7 debutants. Debutants this season were Billy Hogan, Billy Jones, Ernie Phillips, Jack Greenwood, Jackie Oakes, Ray Gill and Verdi Godwin.

Season Stats
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13
47
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0
24
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 15 15 12 47 51 45 7th
FA Cup 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3rd Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Portsmouth 42 25 8 9 84 42 42 58
2 Manchester United 42 21 11 10 77 44 33 53
3 Derby County 42 22 9 11 74 55 19 53
4 Newcastle United 42 20 12 10 70 56 14 52
5 Arsenal 42 18 13 11 74 44 30 49
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 17 12 13 79 66 13 46
7 Manchester City 42 15 15 12 47 51 -4 45
8 Sunderland 42 13 17 12 49 58 -9 43
9 Charlton Athletic 42 15 12 15 63 67 -4 42
10 Aston Villa 42 16 10 16 60 76 -16 42
11 Stoke City 42 16 9 17 66 68 -2 41
12 Liverpool 42 13 14 15 53 43 10 40
13 Chelsea 42 12 14 16 69 68 1 38
14 Bolton Wanderers 42 14 10 18 59 68 -9 38
15 Burnley 42 12 14 16 43 50 -7 38
16 Blackpool 42 11 16 15 54 67 -13 38
17 Birmingham City 42 11 15 16 36 38 -2 37
18 Everton 42 13 11 18 41 63 -22 37
19 Middlesbrough 42 11 12 19 46 57 -11 34
20 Huddersfield Town 42 12 10 20 40 69 -29 34
21 Preston North End 42 11 11 20 62 75 -13 33
22 Sheffield United 42 11 11 20 57 78 -21 33
Matches 43
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
21/08/1948 English Division One (old) Burnley Away 0-1
25/08/1948 English Division One (old) Preston North End Home 3-2
28/08/1948 English Division One (old) Stoke City Home 0-0
01/09/1948 English Division One (old) Preston North End Away 3-1
04/09/1948 English Division One (old) Charlton Athletic Away 2-3
08/09/1948 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Home 1-0
11/09/1948 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 0-0
15/09/1948 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Away 1-4
18/09/1948 English Division One (old) Portsmouth Home 1-1
25/09/1948 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Away 0-0
02/10/1948 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Home 1-0
09/10/1948 English Division One (old) Sheffield United Away 2-0
16/10/1948 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 4-1
23/10/1948 English Division One (old) Sunderland Away 0-3
30/10/1948 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 3-3
06/11/1948 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Away 1-5
13/11/1948 English Division One (old) Liverpool Home 2-4
20/11/1948 English Division One (old) Blackpool Away 1-1
27/11/1948 English Division One (old) Derby County Home 2-1
04/12/1948 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 1-1
11/12/1948 English Division One (old) Huddersfield Town Home 3-1
18/12/1948 English Division One (old) Burnley Home 2-2
25/12/1948 English Division One (old) Everton Away 0-0
27/12/1948 English Division One (old) Everton Home 0-0
01/01/1949 English Division One (old) Stoke City Away 3-2
08/01/1949 FA Cup Everton Away 0-1
15/01/1949 English Division One (old) Charlton Athletic Home 0-1
22/01/1949 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 0-0
05/02/1949 English Division One (old) Portsmouth Away 1-3
19/02/1949 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Home 1-0
26/02/1949 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Away 1-0
05/03/1949 English Division One (old) Sheffield United Home 1-0
12/03/1949 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 0-1
19/03/1949 English Division One (old) Blackpool Home 1-1
26/03/1949 English Division One (old) Derby County Away 0-2
02/04/1949 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Home 1-0
09/04/1949 English Division One (old) Liverpool Away 1-0
15/04/1949 English Division One (old) Chelsea Home 1-0
16/04/1949 English Division One (old) Sunderland Home 1-1
18/04/1949 English Division One (old) Chelsea Away 1-1
23/04/1949 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-1
27/04/1949 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 0-3
07/05/1949 English Division One (old) Huddersfield Town Away 0-1
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