Season 1928-29

Season Fixtures calendar
 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1929 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Bolton Wanderers 2 0 PortsmouthD 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 92,576
  Butler, Blackmore           
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1929 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Bolton Wanderers 3 1 Huddersfield TownD 1 Anfield Road, Liverpool 39,000
  Butler, Gibson, Blackmore     Jackson     
D 1 Portsmouth 1 0 Aston VillaD 1 Highbury, London 36,147
  Smith J           
Final Table for Season 1928-29
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1 13 The Wednesday 42 18 3 0 55 16 3 7 11 31 46 1.39 52 Rd 4
2 1 Leicester City 42 16 5 0 67 22 5 4 12 29 45 1.43 51 Rd 5
3 5 Aston Villa 42 16 2 3 62 30 7 2 12 36 51 1.21 50SF
4 11 Sunderland 42 16 2 3 67 30 4 5 12 26 45 1.24 47 Rd 3
5 11 Liverpool 42 11 4 6 53 28 6 8 7 37 36 1.41 46 Rd 4
6 -2 Derby County 42 12 5 4 56 24 6 5 10 30 47 1.21 46 Rd 4
7 5 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 6 4 42 26 6 5 10 30 37 1.14 45 Rd 6
8D 2 Manchester City 42 12 3 6 63 40 6 6 9 32 46 1.10 45 Rd 3
9 1 Arsenal 42 11 6 4 43 25 5 7 9 34 47 1.07 45 Rd 6
10 -1 Newcastle United 42 15 2 4 48 29 4 4 13 22 43 0.97 44 Rd 3
11 2 Sheffield United 42 12 5 4 57 30 3 6 12 29 55 1.01 41 Rd 3
12 6 Manchester United 42 8 8 5 32 23 6 5 10 34 53 0.87 41 Rd 4
13D 2 Leeds United 42 11 5 5 42 28 5 4 12 29 56 0.85 41 Rd 4
14 -7 Bolton Wanderers 42 10 6 5 44 25 4 6 11 29 55 0.91 40Win
15 -4 Birmingham 42 8 7 6 37 32 7 3 11 31 45 0.88 40 Rd 4
16 -14 Huddersfield Town 42 9 6 6 45 23 5 5 11 25 38 1.15 39SF
17 0 West Ham United 42 11 6 4 55 31 4 3 14 31 65 0.90 39 Rd 6
18 -17 Everton 42 11 2 8 38 31 6 2 13 25 44 0.84 38 Rd 3
19 0 Burnley 42 12 5 4 55 32 3 3 15 26 71 0.79 38 Rd 4
20 0 Portsmouth 42 13 2 6 43 26 2 4 15 13 54 0.70 36Final
21 -16 Bury 42 9 5 7 38 35 3 2 16 24 64 0.63 31 Rd 5
22 -16 Cardiff City 42 7 7 7 34 26 1 6 14 9 33 0.73 29 Rd 3
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1D 1 Middlesbrough 42 14 4 3 54 22 8 7 6 38 35 1.61 55 Rd 4
2 9 Grimsby Town 42 16 2 3 49 24 8 3 10 33 37 1.34 53 Rd 3
3D 3N Bradford 42 18 2 1 62 22 4 2 15 26 48 1.26 48 Rd 5
4 13 Southampton 42 12 6 3 48 22 5 8 8 26 38 1.23 48 Rd 3
5 10 Notts County 42 13 4 4 51 24 6 5 10 27 41 1.20 47 Rd 3
6 -1 Stoke City 42 12 7 2 46 16 5 5 11 28 35 1.45 46 Rd 3
7 1 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 4 4 50 25 6 4 11 30 54 1.01 46 Rd 6
8 11 Blackpool 42 13 4 4 49 18 6 3 12 43 58 1.21 45 Rd 3
9 -6 Chelsea 42 10 6 5 40 30 7 4 10 24 35 0.98 44 Rd 5
10D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 3 2 50 26 1 6 14 25 55 0.93 43 Rd 3
11 -1 Nottingham Forest 42 8 6 7 34 33 7 6 8 37 37 1.01 42 Rd 3
12 2 Hull City 42 8 8 5 38 24 5 6 10 20 39 0.92 40 Rd 3
13 -9 Preston North End 42 12 6 3 58 27 3 3 15 20 52 0.99 39 Rd 3
14D 3S Millwall 42 10 4 7 43 35 6 3 12 28 51 0.83 39 Rd 4
15 3 Reading 42 12 3 6 48 30 3 6 12 15 56 0.73 39 Rd 5
16 -3 Barnsley 42 12 4 5 51 28 4 2 15 18 38 1.05 38 Rd 3
17 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 9 6 6 41 31 6 1 14 36 50 0.95 37 Rd 3
18 -11 Oldham Athletic 42 15 2 4 37 24 1 3 17 17 51 0.72 37 Rd 3
19 -13 Swansea Town 42 12 3 6 46 26 1 7 13 16 49 0.83 36 Rd 4
20 -8 Bristol City 42 11 6 4 37 25 2 4 15 21 47 0.81 36 Rd 3
21 -12 Port Vale 42 14 1 6 53 25 1 3 17 18 61 0.83 34 Rd 3
22 -2 Clapton Orient 42 10 4 7 29 25 2 4 15 16 47 0.63 32 Rd 4
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 FA Cup
1 5 Bradford City 42 17 2 2 82 18 10 7 4 46 25 2.98 63 Rd 4
2 1 Stockport County 42 19 2 0 77 23 9 4 8 34 35 1.91 62 Rd 3
3 8 Wrexham 42 17 2 2 59 25 4 8 9 32 44 1.32 52 Rd 1
4 16 Wigan Borough 42 16 4 1 55 16 5 5 11 27 33 1.67 51 Rd 3
5 -1 Doncaster Rovers 42 14 3 4 39 20 6 7 8 37 46 1.15 50 Rd 1
6 -4 Lincoln City 42 15 3 3 58 18 6 3 12 33 49 1.36 48 Rd 3
7 -2 Tranmere Rovers 42 15 3 3 55 21 7 0 14 24 56 1.03 47 Rd 2
8 NL Carlisle United 42 15 3 3 61 27 4 5 12 25 50 1.12 46 Rd 2
9 8 Crewe Alexandra 42 11 6 4 47 23 7 2 12 33 45 1.18 44 Rd 1
10D 2 South Shields 42 13 5 3 57 24 5 3 13 26 50 1.12 44 Rd 1
11 5 Chesterfield 42 13 2 6 46 28 5 3 13 25 49 0.92 41 Rd 3
12 -4 Southport 42 13 5 3 52 27 3 3 15 23 58 0.88 40 Rd 2
13 -1 Halifax Town 42 11 7 3 42 24 2 6 13 21 38 1.02 39 Rd 1
14 -4 New Brighton 42 11 3 7 40 28 4 6 11 24 43 0.90 39 Rd 1
15 7 Nelson 42 14 1 6 48 28 3 4 14 29 62 0.86 39 DNE
16 -2 Rotherham United 42 12 5 4 44 23 3 4 14 16 54 0.78 39 Rd 1
17 -4 Rochdale 42 12 4 5 55 34 1 6 14 24 62 0.82 36 Rd 1
18 -9 Accrington Stanley 42 11 5 5 42 22 2 3 16 26 60 0.83 34 Rd 3
19 -12 Darlington 42 12 6 3 47 26 1 1 19 17 62 0.73 33 Rd 3
20 -1 Barrow 42 7 6 8 42 37 3 2 16 22 56 0.69 28 Rd 2
21 -6 Hartlepools United 42 9 4 8 35 38 1 2 18 24 74 0.53 26 Rd 1
22 -4 Ashington 42 6 5 10 31 52 2 2 17 14 63 0.39 23 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 Change from last Season Third Division South Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1 10 Charlton Athletic 42 14 5 2 51 22 9 3 9 35 38 1.43 54 Rd 3
2 3 Crystal Palace 42 14 2 5 40 25 9 6 6 41 42 1.21 54 Rd 5
3 -1 Northampton Town 42 14 6 1 68 23 6 6 9 28 34 1.68 52 Rd 3
4 -1 Plymouth Argyle 42 14 6 1 51 13 6 6 9 32 38 1.63 52 Rd 4
5D 2 Fulham 42 14 3 4 60 31 7 7 7 41 40 1.42 52 Rd 2
6 4 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 7 1 50 22 6 7 8 32 39 1.34 52 Rd 1
7 6 Luton Town 42 16 3 2 64 28 3 8 10 25 45 1.22 49 Rd 3
8 7 Watford 42 15 3 3 55 31 4 7 10 24 43 1.07 48 Rd 4
9 5 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 14 4 3 54 31 5 5 11 30 46 1.09 47 Rd 5
10 -4 Swindon Town 42 12 5 4 48 27 3 8 10 27 45 1.04 43 Rd 5
11 9 Coventry City 42 9 6 6 35 23 5 8 8 27 34 1.09 42 Rd 1
12 -5 Southend United 42 10 7 4 44 27 5 4 12 36 48 1.07 41 Rd 1
13 -1 Brentford 42 11 4 6 34 21 3 6 12 22 39 0.93 38 Rd 2
14 4 Walsall 42 11 7 3 47 25 2 5 14 26 54 0.92 38 Rd 3
15 -11 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 2 5 39 28 2 4 15 19 48 0.76 38 Rd 1
16 -7 Newport County 42 8 6 7 37 28 5 3 13 32 58 0.80 35 Rd 2
17 0 Norwich City 42 12 3 6 49 29 2 3 16 20 52 0.85 34 Rd 3
18 4 Torquay United 42 10 3 8 46 36 4 3 14 20 48 0.79 34 Rd 2
19 0 Bristol Rovers 42 9 6 6 39 28 4 1 16 21 51 0.76 33 Rd 2
20 1 Merthyr Town 42 11 6 4 42 28 0 2 19 13 75 0.53 30 Rd 2
21 -13 Exeter City 42 7 6 8 49 40 2 5 14 18 48 0.76 29 Rd 3
22 -6 Gillingham 42 7 8 6 22 24 3 1 17 21 59 0.52 29 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.