Season 1946-47

FA Cup Final 1947 Venue Gate Notes
Charlton Athletic 1 0 Burnley Wembley Stadium, London 98,215 aet
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1947 Venue Gate Notes
Charlton Athletic 4 0 Newcastle United Elland Road, Leeds 47,821  
Burnley 0 0 Liverpool Ewood Park, Blackburn 53,000 aet
Burnley 1 0 Liverpool Maine Road, Manchester 72,000 Replay
Final Table for season 1946-47
First Division
Home Away
Ptn First Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 10 Liverpool 42 13 3 5 42 24 12 4 5 42 28 1.615 57 45,744 SF
2 12 Manchester United 42 17 3 1 61 19 5 9 7 34 35 1.759 56 43,946 Rd 4
3 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 1 5 66 31 10 5 6 32 25 1.75 56 43,302 Rd 4
4 3 Stoke City 42 14 5 2 52 21 10 2 9 38 32 1.698 55 30,862 Rd 5  
5 10 Blackpool 42 14 1 6 38 32 8 5 8 33 38 1.014 50 21,556 Rd 3
6 D 2 Sheffield United 42 12 4 5 51 32 9 3 9 38 43 1.187 49 29,537 Rd 6  
7 2 Preston North End 42 10 7 4 45 27 8 4 9 31 47 1.027 47 26,640 Rd 6  
8 4 Aston Villa 42 9 6 6 39 24 9 3 9 28 29 1.264 45 39,230 Rd 3
9 7 Sunderland 42 11 3 7 33 27 7 5 9 32 39 0.985 44 35,301 Rd 3
10 -9 Everton 42 13 5 3 40 24 4 4 13 22 43 0.925 43 40,854 Rd 4
11 -7 Middlesbrough 42 11 3 7 46 32 6 5 10 27 36 1.074 42 35,912 Rd 6  
12 5 Portsmouth 42 11 3 7 42 27 5 6 10 24 33 1.1 41 30,198 Rd 4
13 -8 Arsenal 42 9 5 7 43 33 7 4 10 29 37 1.029 41 43,254 Rd 3
14 -8 Derby County 42 13 2 6 44 28 5 3 13 29 51 0.924 41 23,707 Rd 5  
15 5 Chelsea 42 9 3 9 33 39 7 4 10 36 45 0.821 39 44,546 Rd 4
16 -6 Grimsby Town 42 9 6 6 37 35 4 6 11 24 47 0.744 38 16,219 Rd 4
17 D 2 Blackburn Rovers 42 6 5 10 23 27 8 3 10 22 26 0.849 36 26,367 Rd 5  
18 -10 Bolton Wanderers 42 8 5 8 30 28 5 3 13 27 41 0.826 34 28,692 Rd 4
19 -16 Charlton Athletic 42 6 6 9 34 32 5 6 10 23 39 0.803 34 32,401 Winner
20 -1 Huddersfield Town 42 11 4 6 34 24 2 3 16 19 55 0.671 33 19,832 Rd 3
21 -3 Brentford 42 5 5 11 19 35 4 2 15 26 53 0.511 25 25,768 Rd 4
22 -9 Leeds United 42 6 5 10 30 30 0 1 20 15 60 0.5 18 26,049 Rd 3
Manager of the Season
1. George Kay - Liverpool
2. Matt Busby - Manchester United
3. Ted Vizard - Wolverhamton Wanderers
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 4 Manchester City 42 17 3 1 49 14 9 7 5 29 21 2.229 62 39,290 Rd 5  
2 12 Burnley 42 11 8 2 30 14 11 6 4 35 15 2.241 58 25,861 Final
3 D 1 Birmingham City 42 17 2 2 51 11 8 3 10 23 22 2.242 55 32,414 Rd 6  
4 2 Chesterfield 42 12 6 3 37 17 6 8 7 21 27 1.318 50 14,703 Rd 4
5 4 Newcastle United 42 11 4 6 60 32 8 6 7 35 30 1.532 48 49,384 SF
6 2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 11 8 2 35 21 6 6 9 30 32 1.226 48 34,636 Rd 3
7 3 West Bromwich Albion 42 12 4 5 53 37 8 4 9 35 38 1.173 48 26,432 Rd 4
8 -4 Coventry City 42 12 8 1 40 17 4 5 12 26 42 1.119 45 19,976 Rd 4
9 D 1 Leicester City 42 11 4 6 42 25 7 3 11 27 39 1.078 43 23,663 Rd 5  
10 D 3N Barnsley 42 13 2 6 48 29 4 6 11 36 57 0.977 42 19,206 Rd 4
11 9 Nottingham Forest 42 13 5 3 47 20 2 5 14 22 54 0.932 40 22,739 Rd 5  
12 -1 West Ham United 42 12 4 5 46 31 4 4 13 24 45 0.921 40 23,278 Rd 3
13 -6 Luton Town 42 13 4 4 50 29 3 3 15 21 44 0.973 39 17,238 Rd 5  
14 4 Southampton 42 11 5 5 45 24 4 4 13 24 52 0.908 39 16,474 Rd 4
15 -3 Fulham 42 12 4 5 40 25 3 5 13 23 49 0.851 39 23,695 Rd 3
16 1 Bradford Park Avenue 42 7 6 8 29 28 7 5 9 36 49 0.844 39 14,876 Rd 3
17 -1 Bury 42 11 6 4 62 34 1 6 14 18 44 1.026 36 14,764 Rd 3
18 -5 Millwall 42 7 7 7 30 30 7 1 13 26 49 0.709 36 21,825 Rd 3
19 -4 Plymouth Argyle 42 11 3 7 45 34 3 2 16 34 62 0.823 33 23,280 Rd 3
20 -17 Sheffield Wednesday 42 10 5 6 39 28 2 3 16 28 60 0.761 32 26,820 Rd 5  
21 -2 Swansea Town 42 9 1 11 36 40 2 6 13 19 43 0.663 29 21,039 Rd 4
22 D 3S Newport County 42 9 1 11 41 52 1 2 18 20 81 0.459 23 12,505 Rd 3
Manager of the Season
1. Sam Cowan - Manchester City
2. George Storer - Birmingham City
3. Cliff Britton - Burnley
 
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 1 Doncaster Rovers 42 15 5 1 67 16 18 1 2 56 24 3.075 72 15,339 Rd 3
2 9 Rotherham United 42 20 1 0 81 19 9 5 7 33 34 2.151 64 13,155 Rd 3
3 3 Chester 42 17 2 2 53 13 8 4 9 42 38 1.863 56 6,466 Rd 4
4 5 Stockport County 42 17 0 4 50 19 7 2 12 28 34 1.472 50 8,881 Rd 3
5 -2 Bradford City 42 12 5 4 40 20 8 5 8 22 27 1.319 50 9,912 Rd 1
6 9 Rochdale 42 9 5 7 39 25 10 5 6 41 39 1.25 48 7,577 Rd 3
7 7 Wrexham 42 13 5 3 43 21 4 7 10 22 30 1.275 46 8,801 Rd 2
8 0 Crewe Alexandra 42 12 4 5 39 26 5 5 11 31 48 0.946 43 5,785 Rd 1
9 4 Barrow 42 10 2 9 28 24 7 5 9 26 38 0.871 41 6,542 Rd 1
10 D 2 Tranmere Rovers 42 11 5 5 43 33 6 2 13 23 44 0.857 41 8,076 Rd 1
11 -4 Hull City 42 9 5 7 25 19 7 3 11 24 34 0.925 40 19,673 Rd 3
12 5 Lincoln City 42 12 3 6 52 32 5 2 14 34 55 0.989 39 7,615 Rd 3
13 8 Hartlepools United 42 10 5 6 36 26 5 4 12 28 47 0.877 39 7,562 Rd 2
14 -4 Gateshead 42 10 3 8 39 33 6 3 12 23 39 0.861 38 4,412 Rd 3
15 5 York City 42 6 4 11 35 42 8 5 8 32 39 0.827 37 6,685 Rd 1
16 3 Carlisle United 42 10 5 6 45 38 4 4 13 25 55 0.753 37 10,263 Rd 3
17 1 Darlington 42 12 4 5 48 26 3 2 16 20 54 0.85 36 6,671 Rd 2
18 -2 New Brighton 42 11 3 7 37 30 3 5 13 20 47 0.74 36 5,927 Rd 1
19 -14 Oldham Athletic 42 6 5 10 29 31 6 3 12 26 49 0.688 32 10,877 Rd 2
20 2 Accrington Stanley 42 8 3 10 37 38 6 1 14 19 54 0.609 32 3,976 Rd 1
21 -17 Southport 42 6 5 10 35 41 1 6 14 18 44 0.624 25 4,708 Rd 1
22 -10 Halifax Town 42 6 3 12 28 36 2 3 16 15 56 0.467 22 4,480 Rd 2
Notes
Southport and Halifax Town re-elected to league.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Annfield Plain, Ashington, Ashton United, Bangor City, Consett, Dudley Town, Nelson, North Shields, Northwich Victoria, Scunthorpe & Lindsay United, Shrewsbury Town, Stockton, South Liverpool, Wigan Athletic & Workington.
Manager of the Season
1. Jack Bestall - Doncaster Rovers
2. Reg Freeman - Rotherham United
3. Frank Brown - Chester
 
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 12 Cardiff City 42 18 3 0 60 11 12 3 6 33 19 3.1 66 28,604 Rd 3
2 4 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 2 4 42 15 8 9 4 32 25 1.85 57 16,519 Rd 3
3 5 Bristol City 42 13 4 4 56 20 7 7 7 38 36 1.679 51 18,731 Rd 2
4 5 Swindon Town 42 15 4 2 56 25 4 7 10 28 48 1.151 49 16,006 Rd 2
5 16 Walsall 42 11 6 4 42 25 6 6 9 32 34 1.254 46 11,171 Rd 3
6 1 Ipswich Town 42 11 5 5 33 21 5 9 7 28 32 1.151 46 13,112 Rd 2
7 8 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 12 4 5 43 20 6 4 11 29 34 1.333 44 10,440 Rd 3
8 4 Southend United 42 9 7 5 38 22 8 3 10 33 38 1.183 44 9,690 Rd 3
9 -4 Reading 42 11 6 4 53 30 5 5 11 30 44 1.122 43 12,032 Rd 3
10 8 Port Vale 42 14 4 3 51 28 3 5 13 17 35 1.079 43 10,582 Rd 4
11 8 Torquay United 42 11 5 5 33 23 4 7 10 19 38 0.852 42 6,286 Rd 1
12 -1 Notts County 42 11 4 6 35 19 4 6 11 28 44 1 40 15,376 Rd 3
13 4 Northampton Town 42 11 5 5 46 33 4 5 12 26 42 0.96 40 7,951 Rd 3
14 8 Bristol Rovers 42 9 6 6 34 26 7 2 12 25 43 0.855 40 12,527 Rd 1
15 -1 Exeter City 42 11 6 4 37 27 4 3 14 23 42 0.87 39 8,855 Rd 1
16 -12 Watford 42 11 4 6 39 27 6 1 14 22 49 0.803 39 8,343 Rd 2
17 -14 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 8 7 6 31 35 5 5 11 23 37 0.75 38 8,217 Rd 1
18 -16 Crystal Palace 42 9 7 5 29 19 4 4 13 20 43 0.79 37 14,082 Rd 3
19 1 Leyton Orient 42 10 5 6 40 28 2 3 16 14 47 0.72 32 10,048 Rd 1
20 -10 Aldershot 42 6 7 8 25 26 4 5 12 23 52 0.615 32 4,677 Rd 2
21 D 2 Norwich City 42 6 3 12 38 48 4 5 12 26 52 0.64 28 17,138 Rd 2
22 -6 Mansfield Town 42 8 5 8 31 38 1 5 15 17 58 0.5 28 7,029 Rd 1
Notes
Norwich City and Mansfield Town re-elected to league.
Mansfield Town tranferred to Third Division North for next season.
Failed election to Third Division South
Barry Town, Bath City, Chelmsford City, Colchester United, Gillingham, Gravesend & Northfleet, Guildford City, Llanelly, Merthyr Tydfil, Peterborough United, Worcester City and Yeovil Town.
Manager of the Season
1. Billy McCandless - Cardiff City
2. Dave Mangnall - Queens Park Rangers
3. Bob Hewison - Bristol City
 
Outstanding Manager of all divisions for the season Jack Bestall - Doncaster Rovers