Season 1928-29

FA Cup Final 1929 Venue Gate Notes
Bolton Wanderers 2 0 Portsmouth Wembley Stadium, London 92,576  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1929 Venue Gate Notes
Bolton Wanderers 3 1 Huddersfield Town Anfield Road, Liverpool 39,000  
Portsmouth 1 0 Aston Villa Highbury, London 36,147  
Final Table for season 1928-29
First Division
Home Away
Ptn First Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 13 The Wednesday 42 18 3 0 55 16 3 7 11 31 46 1.387 52 27,018 Rd 4  
2 1 Leicester City 42 16 5 0 67 22 5 4 12 29 45 1.433 51 22,814 Rd 5  
3 5 Aston Villa 42 16 2 3 62 30 7 2 12 36 51 1.21 50 29,848 SF
4 11 Sunderland 42 16 2 3 67 30 4 5 12 26 45 1.24 47 25,196 Rd 3  
5 11 Liverpool 42 11 4 6 53 28 6 8 7 37 36 1.406 46 28,257 Rd 4  
6 -2 Derby County 42 12 5 4 56 24 6 5 10 30 47 1.211 46 16,866 Rd 4  
7 5 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 6 4 42 26 6 5 10 32 39 1.143 45 16,841 Rd 6  
8 D 2 Manchester City 42 12 3 6 63 40 6 6 9 32 46 1.105 45 31,709 Rd 3  
9 1 Arsenal 42 11 6 4 43 25 5 7 9 34 47 1.069 45 26,682 Rd 6  
10 -1 Newcastle United 42 15 2 4 48 29 4 4 13 22 43 0.972 44 31,177 Rd 3  
11 2 Sheffield United 42 12 5 4 57 30 3 6 12 29 55 1.012 41 22,395 Rd 3  
12 6 Manchester United 42 8 8 5 32 23 6 5 10 34 53 0.868 41 23,693 Rd 4  
13 D 2 Leeds United 42 11 5 5 42 28 5 4 12 29 56 0.845 41 22,400 Rd 4  
14 -7 Bolton Wanderers 42 10 6 5 44 25 4 6 11 29 55 0.913 40 19,419 Winner
15 -4 Birmingham 42 8 7 6 37 32 7 3 11 31 45 0.883 40 21,669 Rd 4  
16 -14 Huddersfield Town 42 9 6 6 47 25 5 5 11 25 38 1.148 39 16,711 SF
17 0 West Ham United 42 11 6 4 55 31 4 3 14 31 65 0.896 39 19,988 Rd 6  
18 -17 Everton 42 11 2 8 38 31 6 2 13 25 44 0.84 38 29,512 Rd 3  
19 0 Burnley 42 12 5 4 55 32 3 3 15 26 71 0.786 38 17,249 Rd 4  
20 0 Portsmouth 42 13 2 6 43 26 2 4 15 13 54 0.7 36 20,225 Final
21 -16 Bury 42 9 5 7 38 35 3 2 16 24 64 0.626 31 14,507 Rd 5
22 -16 Cardiff City 42 7 7 7 34 26 1 6 14 9 33 0.729 29 15,256 Rd 3  
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 D 1 Middlesbrough 42 14 4 3 54 22 8 7 6 38 35 1.614 55 18,724 Rd 4  
2 9 Grimsby Town 42 16 2 3 49 24 8 3 10 33 37 1.344 53 12,296 Rd 3  
3 D 3N Bradford Park Avenue 42 18 2 1 62 22 4 2 15 26 48 1.257 48 17,240 Rd 5  
4 13 Southampton 42 12 6 3 48 22 5 8 8 26 38 1.233 48 14,922 Rd 3  
5 10 Notts County 42 13 4 4 51 24 6 5 10 27 41 1.2 47 15,090 Rd 3  
6 -1 Stoke City 42 12 7 2 46 16 5 5 11 28 35 1.451 46 13,662 Rd 3  
7 1 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 4 4 50 25 6 4 11 30 54 1.013 46 13,182 Rd 6  
8 11 Blackpool 42 13 4 4 49 18 6 3 12 43 58 1.211 45 11,636 Rd 3
9 -6 Chelsea 42 10 6 5 40 30 7 4 10 24 35 0.985 44 28,475 Rd 5  
10 D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 3 2 50 26 1 6 14 25 55 0.926 43 24,414 Rd 3  
11 -1 Nottingham Forest 42 8 6 7 34 33 7 6 8 37 37 1.014 42 9,497 Rd 3  
12 1 Hull City 42 8 8 5 38 24 5 6 10 20 39 0.921 40 10,065 Rd 3  
13 -9 Preston North End 42 12 6 3 58 27 3 3 15 20 52 0.987 39 15,226 Rd 3  
14 D 3S Millwall 42 10 4 7 43 35 6 3 12 28 51 0.826 39 20,306 Rd 4  
15 3 Reading 42 12 3 6 48 30 3 6 12 15 56 0.733 39 11,639 Rd 5  
16 -2 Barnsley 42 12 4 5 51 28 4 2 15 18 38 1.045 38 7,846 Rd 3
17 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 9 6 6 41 31 6 1 14 36 50 0.951 37 14,081 Rd 3  
18 -11 Oldham Athletic 42 15 2 4 37 24 1 3 17 17 51 0.72 37 13,186 Rd 3  
19 -13 Swansea Town 42 12 3 6 46 26 1 7 13 16 49 0.827 36 11,200 Rd 4  
20 -8 Bristol City 42 11 6 4 37 25 2 4 15 21 47 0.806 36 14,309 Rd 3  
21 -12 Port Vale 42 14 1 6 53 25 1 3 17 18 61 0.826 34 10,207 Rd 3  
22 -2 Clapton Orient 42 10 4 7 29 25 2 4 15 16 47 0.625 32 12,172 Rd 4  
 
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 5 Bradford City 42 17 2 2 82 18 10 7 4 46 25 2.977 63 18,551 Rd 4  
2 1 Stockport County 42 19 2 0 77 23 9 4 8 34 35 1.914 62 11,947 Rd 3  
3 8 Wrexham 42 17 2 2 59 25 4 8 9 32 44 1.319 52 6,939 Rd 1  
4 16 Wigan Borough 42 16 4 1 55 16 5 5 11 27 33 1.673 51 7,055 Rd 3  
5 -1 Doncaster Rovers 42 14 3 4 39 20 6 7 8 37 46 1.152 50 6,733 Rd 1  
6 -4 Lincoln City 42 15 3 3 58 18 6 3 12 33 49 1.358 48 6,128 Rd 3  
7 -2 Tranmere Rovers 42 15 3 3 55 21 7 0 14 24 56 1.026 47 5,125 Rd 2  
8 NL Carlisle United 42 15 3 3 61 27 4 5 12 25 50 1.117 46 11,478 Rd 2  
9 8 Crewe Alexandra 42 11 6 4 47 23 7 2 12 33 45 1.176 44 4,026 Rd 1  
10 D 2 South Shields 42 13 5 3 57 24 5 3 13 26 50 1.122 44 4,710 Rd 1  
11 5 Chesterfield 42 13 2 6 46 28 5 3 13 25 49 0.922 41 4,100 Rd 3  
12 -4 Southport 42 13 5 3 52 27 3 3 15 23 58 0.882 40 4,034 Rd 2  
13 -1 Halifax Town 42 11 7 3 42 24 2 6 13 21 38 1.016 39 5,299 Rd 1  
14 -4 New Brighton 42 11 3 7 40 28 4 6 11 24 43 0.901 39 4,313 Rd 1  
15 7 Nelson 42 14 1 6 48 28 3 4 14 29 62 0.856 39 4,944 DNE
16 -2 Rotherham United 42 12 5 4 44 23 3 4 14 16 54 0.779 39 4,708 Rd 1  
17 -4 Rochdale 42 12 4 5 55 34 1 6 14 24 62 0.823 36 5,340 Rd 1  
18 -9 Accrington Stanley 42 11 5 5 42 22 2 3 16 26 60 0.829 34 4,398 Rd 3
19 -12 Darlington 42 12 6 3 47 26 1 1 19 17 62 0.727 33 3,691 Rd 3  
20 -1 Barrow 42 7 6 8 42 37 3 2 16 22 56 0.688 28 6,039 Rd 2
21 -6 Hartlepools United 42 9 4 8 35 38 1 2 18 24 74 0.527 26 3,360 Rd 1  
22 -4 Ashington 42 6 5 10 31 52 2 2 17 14 63 0.391 23 1,666 Rd 1
Notes
Hartlepools United re-elected to league. Ashington failed re-election.
York City elected to Third Division North.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Chester, Manchester Central, Mansfield Town, Rhyl, Prescot Cables and Workington. Connahs Quay and Shotton withdrew application.
 
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 10 Charlton Athletic 42 14 5 2 51 22 9 3 9 35 38 1.433 54 11,478 Rd 3  
2 3 Crystal Palace 42 14 2 5 40 25 9 6 6 41 42 1.209 54 15,554 Rd 5  
3 -1 Northampton Town 42 14 6 1 68 23 6 6 9 28 34 1.684 52 10,131 Rd 3  
4 -1 Plymouth Argyle 42 14 6 1 51 13 6 6 9 32 38 1.627 52 10,658 Rd 4  
5 D 2 Fulham 42 14 3 4 60 31 7 7 7 41 40 1.423 52 18,250 Rd 2  
6 4 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 7 1 50 22 6 7 8 32 39 1.344 52 13,487 Rd 1  
7 6 Luton Town 42 16 3 2 64 28 3 8 10 25 45 1.219 49 10,090 Rd 3  
8 7 Watford 42 15 3 3 55 31 4 7 10 24 43 1.068 48 9,807 Rd 4  
9 5 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 14 4 3 54 31 5 5 11 30 46 1.091 47 5,554 Rd 5
10 -4 Swindon Town 42 12 5 4 48 27 3 8 10 27 45 1.042 43 5,454 Rd 5  
11 9 Coventry City 42 9 6 6 35 23 5 8 8 27 34 1.088 42 14,428 Rd 1  
12 -5 Southend United 42 10 7 4 44 27 5 4 12 36 48 1.067 41 5,960 Rd 1  
13 -1 Brentford 42 11 4 6 34 21 3 6 12 22 39 0.933 38 8,159 Rd 2  
14 4 Walsall 42 11 7 3 47 25 2 5 14 26 54 0.924 38 6,537 Rd 3  
15 -11 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 2 5 39 28 2 4 15 19 48 0.763 38 7,104 Rd 1  
16 -7 Newport County 42 8 6 7 37 28 5 3 13 32 58 0.802 35 4,029 Rd 2  
17 0 Norwich City 42 12 3 6 49 29 2 3 16 20 52 0.852 34 7,426 Rd 3  
18 4 Torquay United 42 10 3 8 46 36 4 3 14 20 48 0.786 34 4,919 Rd 2  
19 0 Bristol Rovers 42 9 6 6 39 28 4 1 16 21 51 0.759 33 7,527 Rd 2  
20 1 Merthyr Town 42 11 6 4 42 28 0 2 19 13 75 0.534 30 3,153 Rd 2
21 -13 Exeter City 42 7 6 8 49 40 2 5 14 18 48 0.761 29 5,770 Rd 3  
22 -6 Gillingham 42 7 8 6 22 24 3 1 17 21 59 0.518 29 4,610 Rd 1
Notes
Exeter City and Gillingham re-elected to league.
Failed election to Third Division South
Argonauts, Aldershot, Kettering Town, Llanelly and Thames Association. Mansfield Town withdrew application.