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 First Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts 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 Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts 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 1 Leeds 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  
5 D 3N Stoke 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 1 West 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  
12 D 3S Bristol 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 Third Division North Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts 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 Third Division South Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts 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  
18 D 3N Walsall 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.