Season 1925-26

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1926 Venue Gate Notes
Bolton Wanderers 1 0 Manchester City Wembley Stadium, London 91,447  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1926 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester City 3 0 Manchester United Bramall Lane, Sheffield 36,450  
Bolton Wanderers 3 0 Swansea Town White Hart Lane, London 25,476  
Final Table for season 1925-26
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 0 Huddersfield Town 42 14 6 1 50 17 9 5 7 42 43 1.533 57 19,563 Rd 4  
2 18 Arsenal 42 16 2 3 57 19 6 6 9 30 44 1.381 52 12,750 Rd 6  
3 4 Sunderland 42 17 2 2 67 28 4 4 13 29 50 1.2 48 21,438 Rd 5  
4 1 Bury 42 12 4 5 55 34 8 3 10 30 43 1.104 47 15,749 Rd 4
5 9 Sheffield United 42 15 3 3 72 29 4 5 12 30 53 1.244 46 19,288 Rd 4  
6 9 Aston Villa 42 12 7 2 56 25 4 5 12 30 51 1.132 44 26,527 Rd 5  
7 -3 Liverpool 42 9 8 4 43 27 5 8 8 27 36 1.111 44 27,256 Rd 4  
8 -5 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 46 31 6 4 11 29 45 0.987 44 20,452 Winner
9 D 2 Manchester United 42 12 4 5 40 26 7 2 12 26 47 0.904 44 27,661 SF
10 -4 Newcastle United 42 13 3 5 59 33 3 7 11 25 42 1.12 42 29,983 Rd 5  
11 6 Everton 42 9 9 3 42 26 3 9 9 30 44 1.029 42 26,892 Rd 3  
12 4 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 6 4 59 33 4 5 12 32 47 1.138 41 17,801 Rd 4  
13 -11 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 5 3 59 29 3 3 15 20 49 1.013 40 17,998 Rd 4  
14 -6 Birmingham 42 14 2 5 35 25 2 6 13 31 56 0.815 40 19,094 Rd 4  
15 -3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 11 4 6 45 36 4 5 12 21 43 0.835 39 27,815 Rd 4  
16 -5 Cardiff City 42 8 5 8 30 25 8 2 11 30 51 0.803 39 17,951 Rd 4  
17 D 2 Leicester City 42 11 3 7 42 32 3 7 11 28 48 0.875 38 24,702 Rd 3  
18 -5 West Ham United 42 14 2 5 45 27 1 5 15 18 49 0.829 37 20,058 Rd 3  
19 -1 Leeds United 42 11 5 5 38 28 3 3 15 26 48 0.842 36 21,392 Rd 3  
20 -1 Burnley 42 7 7 7 43 35 6 3 12 42 73 0.787 36 17,865 Rd 3  
21 -11 Manchester City 42 8 7 6 48 42 4 4 13 41 58 0.89 35 31,620 Final
22 -13 Notts County 42 11 4 6 37 26 2 3 16 17 48 0.73 33 14,919 Rd 5  
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 13 The Wednesday 42 19 0 2 61 17 8 6 7 27 31 1.833 60 23,663 Rd 3  
2 1 Derby County 42 17 2 2 57 17 8 5 8 20 25 1.833 57 16,354 Rd 4  
3 2 Chelsea 42 10 7 4 42 22 9 7 5 34 27 1.551 52 32,375 Rd 4  
4 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 4 2 55 15 6 3 12 29 45 1.4 49 14,362 Rd 3  
5D 3SSwansea Town 42 13 6 2 50 16 6 5 10 27 41 1.351 49 16,152 SF
6 11 Blackpool 42 12 6 3 41 16 5 5 11 35 53 1.101 45 10,631 Rd 3
7 11 Oldham Athletic 42 14 4 3 52 24 4 4 13 22 38 1.194 44 11,987 Rd 3  
8 0 Port Vale 42 15 3 3 53 18 4 3 14 26 51 1.145 44 10,782 Rd 3  
9 0 South Shields 42 11 6 4 50 29 7 2 12 24 36 1.138 44 7,346 Rd 5  
10 3 Middlesbrough 42 14 1 6 56 28 7 1 13 21 40 1.132 44 13,287 Rd 4  
11 -7 Portsmouth 42 12 4 5 48 27 5 6 10 31 47 1.068 44 14,478 Rd 3  
12 9 Preston North End 42 17 2 2 54 28 1 5 15 17 56 0.845 43 14,731 Rd 3  
13 -3 Hull City 42 11 4 6 40 19 5 5 11 23 42 1.033 41 8,401 Rd 3  
14 -7 Southampton 42 11 2 8 39 25 4 6 11 24 38 1 38 9,979 Rd 3  
15D 3NDarlington 42 9 5 7 51 31 5 5 11 21 46 0.935 38 9,072 Rd 2  
16 0 Bradford City 42 9 5 7 28 26 4 5 12 19 40 0.712 36 11,835 Rd 3  
17 5 Nottingham Forest 42 11 4 6 38 25 3 4 14 13 48 0.699 36 8,979 Rd 6  
18 -3 Barnsley 42 10 7 4 38 22 2 5 14 20 62 0.69 36 8,060 Rd 1
19 -7 Fulham 42 8 6 7 32 29 3 6 12 14 48 0.597 34 16,597 Rd 6  
20 -9 Clapton Orient 42 8 6 7 30 21 4 3 14 20 44 0.769 33 12,766 Rd 6  
21 -1 Stoke City 42 8 5 8 32 23 4 3 14 22 54 0.701 32 12,153 Rd 4  
22 -3 Stockport County 42 8 7 6 34 28 0 2 19 17 69 0.526 25 8,092 Rd 3  
 
Third Division North
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division North Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 11 Grimsby Town 42 20 1 0 61 8 6 8 7 30 32 2.275 61 9,418 Rd 3  
2 3 Bradford Park Avenue 42 18 2 1 65 10 8 6 7 36 33 2.349 60 12,898 Rd 2  
3 3 Rochdale 42 16 1 4 55 25 11 4 6 49 33 1.793 59 6,060 Rd 2  
4 3 Chesterfield 42 18 2 1 70 19 7 3 11 30 35 1.852 55 5,770 Rd 3  
5 4 Halifax Town 42 12 5 4 34 19 5 6 10 19 31 1.06 45 5,982 Rd 1  
6 14 Hartlepools United 42 15 5 1 59 23 3 3 15 23 50 1.123 44 4,537 Rd 1  
7 14 Tranmere Rovers 42 15 2 4 45 27 4 4 13 28 56 0.88 44 6,671 Rd 1
8 -6 Nelson 42 12 8 1 67 29 4 3 14 22 42 1.254 43 6,525 Rd 1  
9 1 Ashington 42 11 6 4 44 23 5 5 11 26 39 1.129 43 3,894 Rd 1
10 8 Doncaster Rovers 42 11 7 3 52 25 5 4 12 28 47 1.111 43 5,217 Rd 2  
11 4 Crewe Alexandra 42 14 3 4 43 23 3 6 12 20 38 1.033 43 5,001 Rd 2  
12 -9 New Brighton 42 13 4 4 51 29 4 4 13 18 38 1.03 42 4,930 Rd 4  
13 0 Durham City 42 14 5 2 45 19 4 1 16 18 51 0.9 42 2,643 Rd 2
14 8 Rotherham United 42 13 3 5 44 28 4 4 13 25 64 0.75 41 5,432 Rd 3  
15 -7 Lincoln City 42 14 2 5 42 28 3 3 15 24 54 0.805 39 5,358 Rd 1  
16 D 2 Coventry City 42 13 6 2 47 19 3 0 18 26 63 0.89 38 9,533 Rd 1  
17 -6 Wigan Borough 42 12 5 4 53 22 1 6 14 15 52 0.919 37 5,407 Rd 3  
18 -1 Accrington Stanley 42 14 0 7 49 34 3 3 15 32 71 0.771 37 4,263 Rd 3
19 -3 Wrexham 42 9 6 6 39 31 2 4 15 24 61 0.685 32 5,819 Rd 1  
20 -16 Southport 42 9 6 6 37 34 2 4 15 25 58 0.674 32 4,269 Rd 3  
21 -2 Walsall 42 9 4 8 40 34 1 2 18 18 73 0.542 26 3,374 Rd 1  
22 -8 Barrow 42 4 2 15 28 49 3 2 16 22 49 0.51 18 2,735 Rd 1
Notes
Walsall and Barrow re-elected to league.
Coventry City transferred to Third Division South for following season.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Blyth Spartans, Carlisle United and Mansfield Town.
 
Third Division South
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division South Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 13 Reading 42 16 5 0 49 16 7 6 8 28 36 1.481 57 12,750 Rd 3  
2 0 Plymouth Argyle 42 16 2 3 71 33 8 6 7 36 34 1.597 56 13,766 Rd 3  
3 2 Millwall 42 14 6 1 52 12 7 5 9 21 27 1.872 53 14,992 Rd 5  
4 -1 Bristol City 42 14 3 4 42 15 7 6 8 30 36 1.412 51 11,989 Rd 3  
5 3 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 12 4 5 47 33 7 5 9 37 40 1.151 47 8,123 Rd 4  
6 -2 Swindon Town 42 16 2 3 48 22 4 4 13 21 42 1.078 46 6,656 Rd 4  
7 9 Luton Town 42 16 4 1 60 25 2 3 16 20 50 1.067 43 7,550 Rd 2  
8 12 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 10 5 6 44 30 7 4 10 31 61 0.824 43 5,402 Rd 4
9 9 Aberdare Athletic 42 11 6 4 50 24 6 2 13 24 42 1.121 42 4,841 Rd 3
10 3 Gillingham 42 11 4 6 36 19 6 4 11 17 30 1.082 42 6,310 Rd 2  
11 -1 Southend United 42 13 2 6 50 20 6 2 13 28 53 1.068 42 7,457 Rd 5  
12 -3 Northampton Town 42 13 3 5 47 26 4 4 13 35 54 1.025 41 6,999 Rd 3  
13 D 2 Crystal Palace 42 16 1 4 50 21 3 2 16 25 58 0.949 41 12,796 Rd 5  
14 8 Merthyr Town 42 13 3 5 51 25 1 8 12 18 50 0.92 39 5,936 Rd 1
15 -4 Watford 42 12 5 4 47 26 3 4 14 26 63 0.82 39 6,829 Rd 2  
16 -4 Norwich City 42 11 5 5 35 26 4 4 13 23 47 0.795 39 7,045 Rd 1  
17 -11 Newport County 42 11 5 5 39 27 3 5 13 25 47 0.865 38 5,989 Rd 2  
18 3 Brentford 42 12 4 5 44 32 4 2 15 25 62 0.734 38 9,158 Rd 2  
19 -2 Bristol Rovers 42 9 4 8 44 28 6 2 13 22 41 0.957 36 8,628 Rd 1  
20 -13 Exeter City 42 13 2 6 54 25 2 3 16 18 45 1.029 35 6,363 Rd 1  
21 -6 Charlton Athletic 42 9 7 5 32 23 2 6 13 16 45 0.706 35 7,412 Rd 3  
22 -3 Queens Park Rangers 42 5 7 9 23 32 1 2 18 14 52 0.44 21 7,536 Rd 2  
Notes
Charlton Athletic and Queens Park Rangers re-elected to league unopposed.
Football League recorded precise attendances until this time some clubs used to estimate attendance