Season 1945-46

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1946 Venue Gate Notes
Derby County 4 1 Charlton Athletic Wembley Stadium, London 98,215 aet
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1946 Venue Gate Notes
Derby County 1 1 Birmingham City Hillsborough, Sheffield 65,013  
Charlton Athletic 2 0 Bolton Wanderers Villa Park, Birmingham 70,819  
Derby County 4 0 Birmingham City Maine Road, Manchester 80,407 Replay aet
Notes
No Football League programme could take place as Japan surrendered in September 1945.
Hartlepools United & Accrington Stanley re-elected to Third Division North.
Walsall & Bristol Rovers re-elected to Third Division South.
Football League North
Home Away
    Football League North Pld W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 D 1 Sheffield United 42 14 3 4 61 29 13 3 5 51 33 1.81 60   Rd 4
2D 1 Everton 42 14 5 2 58 23 9 4 8 30 31 1.63 55   Rd 3
3D 1 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 32 18 9 5 7 35 27 1.49 51   SF
4D 1 Manchester United 42 13 4 3 60 25 6 7 9 38 37 1.58 49   Rd 4
5 D 2 Sheffield Wednesday 42 13 5 3 39 20 7 3 11 28 40 1.12 48   Rd 5
6 D 2 Newcastle United 42 13 4 4 68 27 8 1 12 38 43 1.51 47   Rd 3
7 D 2 Chesterfield 42 9 8 4 29 16 8 4 9 39 33 1.39 46   Rd 3
8 D 2 Barnsley 42 11 5 5 44 33 6 6 9 32 35 1.12 45   Rd 5
9D 1 Blackpool 42 13 4 4 56 34 5 5 11 38 58 1.02 45   Rd 4
10 D 2 Manchester City 42 13 0 9 47 38 7 4 9 31 37 1.04 44   Rd 4
11D 1 Liverpool 42 10 5 6 47 36 7 4 10 33 34 1.14 43   Rd 4
12D 1 Middlesbrough 42 12 2 7 44 43 5 7 9 31 44 0.86 43   Rd 5
13D 1 Stoke City 42 14 2 5 60 24 4 4 13 28 55 1.11 42   Rd 6
14 D 2 Bradford Park Avenue 42 13 2 6 53 35 4 4 13 18 49 0.85 40   Rd 6
15D 1 Huddersfield Town 42 13 2 6 50 33 4 2 15 40 56 1.01 38   Rd 3
16 D 2 Burnley 42 9 5 7 42 36 4 5 12 21 48 0.75 36   Rd 3
17D 1 Grimsby Town 42 8 6 7 32 34 5 3 13 29 55 0.69 35   Rd 3
18D 1 Sunderland 42 12 2 7 33 27 3 3 15 22 56 0.66 35   Rd 5
19D 1 Preston North End 42 10 2 9 50 34 4 4 13 20 43 0.91 34   Rd 5
20 D 2 Bury 42 8 6 7 35 35 4 4 13 25 50 0.71 34   Rd 4
21D 1 Blackburn Rovers 42 7 5 9 31 44 4 2 15 29 67 0.54 29   Rd 3
22D 1 Leeds United 42 7 4 10 36 42 2 3 16 30 76 0.56 25   Rd 3
Football League South
Home Away
    Football League South Pld W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 D 2 Birmingham City 42 17 0 4 56 14 11 5 5 40 31 2.13 61   SF
2D 1 Aston Villa 42 13 6 2 61 28 12 5 4 45 30 1.83 61   Rd 6
3D 1 Charlton Athletic 42 14 6 1 50 17 11 4 6 42 28 2.04 60   Final
4D 1 Derby County 42 16 3 2 67 26 8 4 9 34 36 1.63 55   Winner
5 D 2 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 3 5 60 29 9 5 7 44 40 1.51 52   Rd 4
6D 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 5 3 44 20 7 6 8 31 28 1.56 51   Rd 4
7 D 2 West Ham United 42 10 4 7 53 38 10 7 4 41 38 1.24 51   Rd 4
8 D 2 Fulham 42 13 4 4 60 35 7 6 8 33 38 1.27 50   Rd 3
9 D 2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 0 6 52 34 7 2 11 26 47 0.96 48   Rd 3
10D 1 Chelsea 42 11 3 7 44 29 8 3 10 48 51 1.15 44   Rd 5
11D 1 Arsenal 42 9 4 7 40 27 7 7 8 36 46 1.04 43   Rd 3
12 D 2 Millwall 42 11 6 4 51 33 6 2 13 28 72 0.75 42   Rd 4
13 D 2 Coventry City 42 11 3 7 45 32 4 7 10 25 37 1.01 40   Rd 3
14D 1 Brentford 42 8 6 7 46 33 6 4 11 36 39 1.14 38   Rd 6
15 D 2 Nottingham Forest 42 7 8 6 31 24 5 5 11 41 49 0.99 37   Rd 3
16 D 2 Southampton 42 9 7 5 61 46 5 2 14 36 59 0.92 37   Rd 4
17 D 2 Swansea Town 42 12 4 5 61 43 3 3 15 29 69 0.8 37   Rd 3
18 D 2 Luton Town 42 7 5 9 29 37 6 2 13 31 55 0.65 33   Rd 3
19D 1 Portsmouth 42 9 5 7 45 30 2 1 18 21 57 0.76 28   Rd 3
20 D 2 Leicester City 42 4 3 14 30 47 4 4 13 27 54 0.56 23   Rd 3
21 D 2 Newport County 42 7 1 13 33 55 2 1 18 19 70 0.42 20   Rd 3
22 D 2 Plymouth Argyle 42 2 3 16 19 56 1 5 15 20 64 0.33 14   Rd 3
Division 3N East
Home Away
    Division 3N East Pld W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 D 3N Rotherham United 18 8 0 1 35 10 4 2 3 21 18 2 26   Rd 4
2 D 3N Darlington 18 7 0 2 35 15 5 2 2 26 21 1.69 26   Rd 2
3 D 3N Gateshead 18 7 1 1 30 15 4 1 4 21 19 1.5 24   Rd 3
4 D 3N Doncaster Rovers 18 5 2 2 18 10 3 2 4 16 25 0.97 20   Rd 1
5 D 3N York City 18 3 4 2 20 15 3 2 4 14 19 1 18   Rd 4
6 D 3N Halifax Town 18 5 1 3 27 23 2 3 4 12 23 0.85 18   Rd 1
7 D 3N Bradford City 18 5 1 3 30 18 1 3 5 15 22 1.13 16   Rd 1
8 D 3N Carlisle United 18 4 2 3 22 22 1 1 7 12 36 0.59 13   Rd 2
9 D 3N Lincoln City 18 3 2 4 21 17 1 0 8 13 37 0.63 10   Rd 2
10 D 3N Hartlepools United 18 2 3 4 10 17 1 0 8 12 28 0.49 9   Rd 1
11 D 3N Hull City                             DNE
Division 3N West
Home Away
    Division 3N West Pld W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 D 3N Accrington Stanley 18 6 1 2 22 11 4 3 2 15 8 1.95 24   Rd 3
2 D 3N Rochdale 18 8 1 0 27 8 2 1 6 16 27 1.23 22   Rd 3
3 D 3N Crewe Alexandra 18 5 1 3 22 12 4 2 3 21 19 1.39 21   Rd 1
4 D 3N Chester 18 5 4 0 29 16 3 1 5 15 22 1.16 21   Rd 3
5 D 3N Wrexham 18 6 2 1 19 8 2 2 5 11 17 1.2 20   Rd 3
6 D 3N Tranmere Rovers 18 5 1 3 20 14 4 1 4 13 17 1.06 20   Rd 2
7 D 3N Stockport County 18 3 3 3 21 14 3 0 6 17 24 1 15   Rd 1
8 D 3N Oldham Athletic 18 5 1 3 19 13 0 4 5 10 19 0.91 15   Rd 2
9 D 3N Barrow 18 3 2 4 12 18 1 2 6 9 26 0.48 12   Rd 3
10 D 3N Southport 18 2 2 5 13 22 1 2 6 9 25 0.47 10   Rd 1
11 D 3N New Brighton                             DNE
D 3S North of the Thames
Home Away
    D 3S North of the Thames Pld W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 D 3S Queens Park Rangers 20 8 1 1 31 8 6 3 1 18 7 3.27 32   Rd 5
2 D 3S Norwich City 20 8 1 1 40 11 3 3 4 15 20 1.77 26   Rd 3
3 D 3S Port Vale 20 5 4 1 17 7 4 2 4 17 18 1.36 24   Rd 3
4 D 3S Watford 20 7 1 2 28 17 3 1 6 14 30 0.89 22   Rd 4
5 D 3S Ipswich Town 20 7 2 1 21 11 1 2 7 12 25 0.92 20   Rd 2
6 D 3S Notts County 20 6 2 2 22 9 2 2 6 17 38 0.83 20   Rd 2
7 D 3S Northampton Town 20 7 1 2 29 11 1 2 7 8 23 1.09 19   Rd 3
8 D 3S Clapton Orient 20 5 4 1 18 9 0 2 8 10 33 0.67 16   Rd 1
9 D 3S Walsall 20 4 3 3 23 18 2 0 8 8 24 0.74 15   Rd 1
10 D 3S Southend United 20 4 2 4 21 15 1 3 6 12 34 0.67 15   Rd 1
11 D 3S Mansfield Town 20 3 2 5 23 21 0 3 7 6 21 0.69 11   Rd 3
D 3S South of the Thames
Home Away
    D 3S South of the Thames Pld W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 D 3S Crystal Palace 20 7 2 1 32 7 6 1 3 23 24 1.77 29   Rd 3
2 D 3S Cardiff City 20 8 1 1 40 12 5 1 4 29 19 2.23 28   Rd 3
3 D 3S Bristol City 20 7 2 1 32 13 4 0 6 19 27 1.28 24   Rd 4
4 D 3S Brighton & Hove Albion 20 8 0 2 35 22 2 1 7 14 28 0.98 21   Rd 5
5 D 3S Bristol Rovers 20 3 4 3 21 21 4 2 4 23 23 1 20   Rd 2
6 D 3S Swindon Town 20 5 1 4 20 19 3 2 5 15 28 0.74 19   Rd 1
7 D 3S Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 20 6 0 4 33 20 1 3 6 19 30 1.04 17   Rd 1
8 D 3S Aldershot 20 3 3 4 20 27 3 2 5 18 29 0.68 17   Rd 4
9 D 3S Exeter City 20 4 2 4 16 18 2 2 6 17 23 0.8 16   Rd 2
10 D 3S Reading 20 4 2 4 26 21 1 3 6 17 28 0.88 15   Rd 1
11 D 3S Torquay United 20 3 2 5 13 23 2 2 6 9 29 0.42 14   Rd 1
Notes
Hull City – could not take part in FA Cup or wartime football league because bomb damage to original ground
Ipswich Town – chose not to take part in wartime football league
New Brighton – could not take part in FA Cup or wartime football league because bomb damage to original ground