Season 1927-28

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1928 Venue Gate Notes
Blackburn Rovers 3 1 Huddersfield Town Wembley Stadium, London 92,041  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1928 Venue Gate Notes
Blackburn Rovers 1 0 Arsenal Filbert Street, Leicester 25,633  
Huddersfield Town 2 2 Sheffield United Old Trafford, Manchester 69,260 aet
Huddersfield Town 0 0 Sheffield United Goodison Park, Liverpool 53,749 Replay aet
Huddersfield Town 1 0 Sheffield United Maine Road, Manchester 69,360 Replay
Final Table for season 1927-28
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 19 Everton 42 11 8 2 60 28 9 5 7 42 38 1.545 53 36,668 Rd 4  
2 0 Huddersfield Town 42 15 1 5 57 31 7 6 8 34 37 1.338 51 19,536 Final
3 4 Leicester City 42 14 5 2 66 25 4 7 10 30 47 1.333 48 18,142 Rd 5  
4 8 Derby County 42 12 4 5 59 30 5 6 10 37 53 1.157 44 21,601 Rd 4  
5 14 Bury 42 13 1 7 53 35 7 3 11 27 45 1 44 19,422 Rd 4
6 8 Cardiff City 42 12 7 2 44 27 5 3 13 26 53 0.875 44 18,136 Rd 5  
7 -3 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 5 4 47 26 4 6 11 34 40 1.227 43 23,892 Rd 4  
8 2 Aston Villa 42 13 3 5 52 30 4 6 11 26 43 1.068 43 22,687 Rd 5  
9 -8 Newcastle United 42 9 7 5 49 41 6 6 9 30 40 0.975 43 28,502 Rd 3  
10 1 Arsenal 42 10 6 5 49 33 3 9 9 33 53 0.953 41 28,272 SF
11 6 Birmingham 42 10 7 4 36 25 3 8 10 34 50 0.933 41 30,011 Rd 5  
12 6 Blackburn Rovers 42 13 5 3 41 22 3 4 14 25 56 0.846 41 19,395 Winner
13 -5 Sheffield United 42 12 4 5 56 42 3 6 12 23 44 0.919 40 26,594 SF
14 2 The Wednesday 42 9 6 6 45 29 4 7 10 36 49 1.038 39 15,424 Rd 5  
15 -12 Sunderland 42 9 5 7 37 29 6 4 11 37 47 0.974 39 26,137 Rd 4  
16 -7 Liverpool 42 10 6 5 54 36 3 7 11 30 51 0.966 39 23,061 Rd 4  
17 -11 West Ham United 42 9 7 5 48 34 5 4 12 33 54 0.92 39 22,286 Rd 4  
18 -3 Manchester United 42 12 6 3 51 27 4 1 16 21 53 0.9 39 18,891 Rd 6  
19 -14 Burnley 42 12 5 4 55 31 4 2 15 27 67 0.837 39 15,443 Rd 3  
20 D 2 Portsmouth 42 13 4 4 40 23 3 3 15 26 67 0.733 39 31,403 Rd 3  
21 -8 Tottenham Hotspur 42 12 3 6 47 34 3 5 13 27 52 0.86 38 20,667 Rd 6  
22 D 2 Middlesbrough 42 7 9 5 46 35 4 6 11 35 53 0.92 37 18,764 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 2 Manchester City 42 18 2 1 70 27 7 7 7 30 32 1.695 59 37,468 Rd 5  
2 D 1Leeds United 42 16 2 3 63 15 9 5 7 35 34 2 57 21,826 Rd 3  
3 1 Chelsea 42 15 2 4 46 15 8 6 7 29 30 1.667 54 33,917 Rd 3  
4 2 Preston North End 42 15 3 3 62 24 7 6 8 38 42 1.515 53 17,599 Rd 3  
5D 3NStoke City 42 14 5 2 44 17 8 3 10 34 42 1.322 52 14,398 Rd 6  
6 6 Swansea Town 42 13 6 2 46 17 5 6 10 29 46 1.19 48 12,148 Rd 3  
7 3 Oldham Athletic 42 15 3 3 55 18 4 5 12 20 33 1.471 46 13,893 Rd 4  
8 D 1West Bromwich Albion 42 10 7 4 50 28 7 5 9 40 42 1.286 46 17,405 Rd 3  
9 -1 Port Vale 42 11 6 4 45 20 7 2 12 23 37 1.193 44 11,150 Rd 5  
10 -5 Nottingham Forest 42 10 6 5 54 37 5 4 12 29 47 0.988 40 10,473 Rd 6  
11 6 Grimsby Town 42 8 6 7 41 41 6 6 9 28 42 0.831 40 11,237 Rd 3  
12D 3SBristol City 42 11 5 5 42 18 4 4 13 34 61 0.962 39 15,729 Rd 3  
13 -6 Hull City 42 9 8 4 25 19 3 7 11 16 35 0.759 39 9,049 Rd 3  
14 -3 Barnsley 42 10 5 6 43 36 4 6 11 22 49 0.765 39 8,352 Rd 3
15 1 Notts County 42 10 4 7 47 26 3 8 10 21 48 0.919 38 11,065 Rd 3  
16 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 5 5 43 31 2 5 14 20 60 0.692 36 15,298 Rd 4  
17 -4 Southampton 42 11 3 7 54 40 3 4 14 14 37 0.883 35 10,065 Rd 3  
18 -4 Reading 42 9 8 4 32 22 2 5 14 21 53 0.707 35 11,215 Rd 4  
19 -10 Blackpool 42 11 3 7 55 43 2 5 14 28 58 0.822 34 11,421 Rd 3
20 0 Clapton Orient 42 9 7 5 32 25 2 5 14 23 60 0.647 34 13,262 Rd 3  
21 -3 Fulham 42 12 7 2 46 22 1 0 20 22 67 0.764 33 16,122 Rd 3  
22 -3 South Shields 42 5 5 11 30 41 2 4 15 26 70 0.505 23 5,379 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 2 Bradford Park Avenue 42 18 2 1 68 22 9 7 5 33 23 2.244 63 13,514 Rd 2  
2 9 Lincoln City 42 15 4 2 53 20 9 3 9 38 44 1.422 55 6,179 Rd 3  
3 3 Stockport County 42 16 5 0 62 14 7 3 11 27 37 1.745 54 8,561 Rd 2  
4 4 Doncaster Rovers 42 15 4 2 59 18 8 3 10 21 26 1.818 53 7,574 Rd 1  
5 4 Tranmere Rovers 42 14 6 1 68 28 8 3 10 37 44 1.458 53 5,893 Rd 3  
6 D 2 Bradford City 42 15 4 2 59 19 3 8 10 26 41 1.417 48 12,180 Rd 2  
7 D 2 Darlington 42 15 1 5 63 28 6 4 11 26 46 1.203 47 4,990 Rd 3  
8 4 Southport 42 15 2 4 55 24 5 3 13 24 46 1.129 45 3,784 Rd 4  
9 12 Accrington Stanley 42 14 4 3 49 22 4 4 13 27 45 1.134 44 4,742 Rd 1
10 0 New Brighton 42 10 7 4 45 22 4 7 10 27 40 1.161 42 4,012 Rd 4  
11 2 Wrexham 42 15 1 5 48 19 3 5 13 16 48 0.955 42 4,252 Rd 4  
12 -8 Halifax Town 42 11 7 3 47 24 2 8 11 26 47 1.028 41 6,402 Rd 2  
13 -11 Rochdale 42 13 4 4 45 24 4 3 14 29 53 0.961 41 4,222 Rd 2  
14 5 Rotherham United 42 11 6 4 39 19 3 5 13 26 50 0.942 39 4,603 Rd 3  
15 2 Hartlepools United 42 10 3 8 41 35 6 3 12 28 46 0.852 38 3,563 Rd 1  
16 -9 Chesterfield 42 10 4 7 46 29 3 6 12 25 49 0.91 36 3,918 Rd 1  
17 -2 Crewe Alexandra 42 10 6 5 51 28 2 4 15 26 58 0.895 34 3,932 Rd 4  
18 -2 Ashington 42 10 5 6 54 36 1 6 14 23 67 0.748 33 2,176 Rd 1
19 3 Barrow 42 10 8 3 41 24 0 3 18 13 78 0.529 31 5,386 Qf Rd
20 -2 Wigan Borough 42 8 5 8 30 32 2 5 14 26 65 0.577 30 3,630 Rd 1  
21 -1 Durham City 42 10 5 6 37 30 1 2 18 16 70 0.53 29 1,759 Rd 1
22 -17 Nelson 42 8 4 9 50 49 2 2 17 26 87 0.559 26 3,964 Rd 1  
Notes
Nelson re-elected to league. Durham City failed re-election.
Carlisle United elected to Third Division North.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Chester and York City.
 
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 2 Millwall 42 19 2 0 87 15 11 3 7 40 35 2.54 65 17,677 Rd 3  
2 16 Northampton Town 42 17 3 1 67 23 6 6 9 35 41 1.594 55 10,095 Rd 3  
3 -1 Plymouth Argyle 42 17 2 2 60 19 6 5 10 25 35 1.574 53 9,980 Rd 1  
4 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 4 3 51 24 5 6 10 30 45 1.174 48 7,851 Rd 4  
5 1 Crystal Palace 42 15 3 3 46 23 3 9 9 33 49 1.097 48 10,946 Rd 2  
6 -1 Swindon Town 42 12 6 3 60 26 7 3 11 30 43 1.304 47 6,684 Rd 4  
7 12 Southend United 42 14 2 5 48 19 6 4 11 32 45 1.25 46 6,128 Rd 2  
8 4 Exeter City 42 11 6 4 49 27 6 6 9 21 33 1.167 46 6,737 Rd 4  
9 0 Newport County 42 12 5 4 52 38 6 4 11 29 46 0.964 45 4,533 Rd 1  
10 4 Queens Park Rangers 42 8 5 8 37 35 9 4 8 35 36 1.014 43 10,407 Rd 1  
11 2 Charlton Athletic 42 12 5 4 34 27 3 8 10 26 43 0.857 43 8,710 Rd 3  
12 -1 Brentford 42 12 4 5 49 30 4 4 13 27 44 1.027 40 7,331 Rd 3  
13 -5 Luton Town 42 13 5 3 56 27 3 2 16 38 60 1.08 39 7,530 Rd 3  
14 -7 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 12 6 3 44 24 1 6 14 28 55 0.911 38 5,290 Rd 3
15 6 Watford 42 10 5 6 42 34 4 5 12 26 44 0.872 38 7,193 Rd 1  
16 4 Gillingham 42 10 3 8 33 26 3 8 10 29 55 0.765 37 4,881 Rd 3  
17 -1 Norwich City 42 9 8 4 41 26 1 8 12 25 44 0.943 36 8,145 Rd 2  
18D 3NWalsall 42 9 6 6 52 35 3 3 15 23 66 0.743 33 6,507 Rd 1  
19 -9 Bristol Rovers 42 11 3 7 41 36 3 1 17 26 57 0.72 32 6,846 Rd 2  
20 -5 Coventry City 42 5 8 8 40 36 6 1 14 27 60 0.698 31 9,546 Rd 1
21 -4 Merthyr Town 42 7 6 8 38 40 2 7 12 15 51 0.582 31 2,745 Rd 1
22 NL Torquay United 42 4 10 7 27 36 4 4 13 26 67 0.515 30 4,175 DNE
Notes
Merthyr Town and Torquay United re-elected to league.
Failed election to Third Division South
Argonauts, Kettering Town and Peterborough & Fletton United. Aberdare and Aberaman joint bid withdrawn.