Season 1947-48

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1948 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Manchester United 4 2 Blackpool D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 99,000
  Rowley 2, Pearson, Anderson     Shimwell (p), Mortensen      
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1948 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Blackpool 3 1 Tottenham Hotspur D 2 Villa Park, Birmingham 70,687 aet
  Mortensen 3     Duquemin        
D 1 Manchester United 3 1 Derby County D 1 Hillsborough, Sheffield 60,000
  Pearson 3     Steel      
Final Table for Season 1947-48
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup
1 12 Arsenal 42 15 3 3 56 15 8 10 3 25 17 2.53 59 Rd 3
2 0 Manchester United 42 11 7 3 50 27 8 7 6 31 21 1.69 52 Win
3 D 2 Burnley 42 12 5 4 31 12 8 7 6 25 31 1.30 52 Rd 3
4 10 Derby County 42 11 6 4 38 24 8 6 7 39 33 1.35 50 SF
5 -2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 12 4 5 45 29 7 5 9 38 41 1.19 47 Rd 4
6 2 Aston Villa 42 13 5 3 42 22 6 4 11 23 35 1.14 47 Rd 3
7 0 Preston North End 42 13 4 4 43 35 7 3 11 24 33 0.99 47 Rd 6
8 4 Portsmouth 42 13 5 3 44 17 6 2 13 24 33 1.36 45 Rd 4
9 -4 Blackpool 42 13 4 4 37 14 4 6 11 20 27 1.39 44 Final
10 D 2 Manchester City 42 13 3 5 37 22 2 9 10 15 25 1.11 42 Rd 5
11 -10 Liverpool 42 9 8 4 39 23 7 2 12 26 38 1.07 42 Rd 4
12 -6 Sheffield United 42 13 4 4 44 24 3 6 12 21 46 0.93 42 Rd 3
13 6 Charlton Athletic 42 8 4 9 33 29 9 2 10 24 37 0.86 40 Rd 5
14 -4 Everton 42 10 2 9 30 26 7 4 10 22 40 0.79 40 Rd 5
15 -11 Stoke City 42 9 5 7 29 23 5 5 11 12 32 0.75 38 Rd 4
16 -5 Middlesbrough 42 8 7 6 37 27 6 2 13 34 46 0.97 37 Rd 5
17 1 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 2 8 29 25 5 3 13 17 33 0.79 37 Rd 3
18 -3 Chelsea 42 11 6 4 38 27 3 3 15 15 44 0.75 37 Rd 4
19 1 Huddersfield Town 42 7 6 8 25 24 5 6 10 26 36 0.85 36 Rd 3
20 -11 Sunderland 42 11 4 6 33 18 2 6 13 23 49 0.84 36 Rd 3
21 -4 Blackburn Rovers 42 8 5 8 35 30 3 5 13 19 42 0.75 32 Rd 4
22 -6 Grimsby Town 42 5 5 11 20 35 3 1 17 25 76 0.41 22 Rd 3
Manager of the Season
1. Matt Busby - Manchester United
2. Tom Whittaker - Arsenal
3. Staurt McMillan - Derby County
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
1 2 Birmingham City 42 12 7 2 34 13 10 8 3 21 11 2.29 59 Rd 3
2 3 Newcastle United 42 18 1 2 46 13 6 7 8 26 28 1.76 56 Rd 3
3 11 Southampton 42 15 3 3 53 23 6 7 8 18 30 1.34 52 Rd 6
4 16 Sheffield Wednesday 42 13 6 2 39 21 7 5 9 27 32 1.25 51 Rd 4
5 D 3S Cardiff City 42 12 6 3 36 18 6 5 10 25 40 1.05 47 Rd 3
6 6 West Ham United 42 10 7 4 29 19 6 7 8 26 34 1.04 46 Rd 3
7 0 West Bromwich Albion 42 11 4 6 37 29 7 5 9 26 29 1.09 45 Rd 4
8 -2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 10 6 5 36 24 5 8 8 20 19 1.30 44 SF
9 0 Leicester City 42 10 5 6 36 29 6 6 9 24 28 1.05 43 Rd 5
10 -2 Coventry City 42 10 5 6 33 16 4 8 9 26 36 1.13 41 Rd 4
11 4 Fulham 42 6 9 6 24 19 9 1 11 23 27 1.02 40 Rd 6
12 -2 Barnsley 42 10 5 6 31 22 5 5 11 31 42 0.97 40 Rd 3
13 0 Luton Town 42 8 8 5 31 25 6 4 11 25 34 0.95 40 Rd 5
14 2 Bradford 42 11 3 7 45 30 5 5 11 23 42 0.94 40 Rd 4
15 D 1 Brentford 42 10 6 5 31 26 3 8 10 13 35 0.72 40 Rd 4
16 -12 Chesterfield 42 8 4 9 32 26 8 3 10 22 29 0.98 39 Rd 3
17 2 Plymouth Argyle 42 8 9 4 27 22 1 11 9 13 36 0.69 38 Rd 3
18 D 1 Leeds United 42 12 5 4 44 20 2 3 16 18 52 0.86 36 Rd 3
19 -8 Nottingham Forest 42 10 5 6 32 23 2 6 13 22 37 0.90 35 Rd 3
20 -3 Bury 42 6 8 7 27 28 3 8 10 31 40 0.85 34 Rd 3
21 D 3N Doncaster Rovers 42 7 8 6 23 20 2 3 16 17 46 0.61 29 Rd 3
22 -4 Millwall 42 7 7 7 27 28 2 4 15 17 46 0.59 29 Rd 3
Manager of the Season
1. George Storer - Birmingham City
2. George Martin - Newcastle United
3. Bill Dodgin - Southampton
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 11 Lincoln City 42 14 3 4 47 18 12 5 4 34 22 2.03 60 Rd 1
2 0 Rotherham United 42 15 4 2 56 18 10 5 6 39 31 1.94 59 Rd 3
3 4 Wrexham 42 14 3 4 49 23 7 5 9 25 31 1.37 50 Rd 2
4 10 Gateshead 42 11 5 5 48 28 8 6 7 27 29 1.32 49 Rd 1
5 6 Hull City 42 12 5 4 38 21 6 6 9 21 27 1.23 47 Rd 3
6 14 Accrington Stanley 42 13 1 7 36 24 7 5 9 26 35 1.05 46 Rd 1
7 2 Barrow 42 9 4 8 24 19 7 9 5 25 21 1.23 45 Rd 3
8 D 3S Mansfield Town 42 11 4 6 37 24 6 7 8 20 27 1.12 45 Rd 3
9 7 Carlisle United 42 10 4 7 50 35 8 3 10 38 42 1.14 43 Rd 1
10 -2 Crewe Alexandra 42 12 4 5 41 24 6 3 12 20 39 0.97 43 Rd 4
11 8 Oldham Athletic 42 6 10 5 25 25 8 3 10 38 39 0.98 41 Rd 2
12 -6 Rochdale 42 12 4 5 32 23 3 7 11 16 49 0.67 41 Rd 2
13 2 York City 42 8 7 6 38 25 5 7 9 27 35 1.08 40 Rd 1
14 -9 Bradford City 42 10 4 7 38 27 5 6 10 27 39 0.98 40 Rd 2
15 6 Southport 42 10 4 7 34 27 4 7 10 26 36 0.95 39 Rd 1
16 1 Darlington 42 7 8 6 30 31 6 5 10 24 39 0.77 39 Rd 1
17 -13 Stockport County 42 9 6 6 42 28 4 6 11 21 39 0.94 38 Rd 4
18 -8 Tranmere Rovers 42 10 1 10 30 28 6 3 12 24 44 0.75 36 Rd 2
19 -6 Hartlepools United 42 10 6 5 34 23 4 2 15 17 50 0.70 36 Rd 2
20 -17 Chester 42 11 6 4 44 25 2 3 16 20 42 0.96 35 Rd 4
21 1 Halifax Town 42 4 10 7 25 27 3 3 15 18 49 0.57 27 Rd 1
22 -4 New Brighton 42 5 6 10 20 28 3 3 15 18 53 0.47 25 Rd 2
Notes
Halifax Town and New Brighton re-elected to league.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Nelson, North Sheilds, Northwich Victoria, Scunthorpe & Lindsey United, Shrewsbury Town, South Liverpool, Wigan Athletic and Workington.
Manager of the Season
1. Bill Anderson - Lincoln City
2. Reg Freeman - Rotherham United
3. Bill Tulip - Gateshead
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 1 Queens Park Rangers 42 16 3 2 44 17 10 6 5 30 20 2.00 61 Rd 6
2 5 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 13 5 3 42 13 11 4 6 34 22 2.17 57 Rd 3
3 2 Walsall 42 13 5 3 37 12 8 4 9 33 28 1.75 51 Rd 3
4 2 Ipswich Town 42 16 1 4 42 18 7 2 12 25 43 1.10 49 Rd 1
5 D 2 Swansea Town 42 14 6 1 48 14 4 6 11 22 38 1.35 48 Rd 3
6 6 Notts County 42 12 4 5 44 27 7 4 10 24 32 1.15 46 Rd 4
7 -4 Bristol City 42 11 4 6 47 26 7 3 11 30 39 1.18 43 Rd 2
8 2 Port Vale 42 14 4 3 48 18 2 7 12 15 36 1.17 43 Rd 1
9 -1 Southend United 42 11 8 2 32 16 4 5 12 19 42 0.88 43 Rd 1
10 -1 Reading 42 10 5 6 37 28 5 6 10 19 30 0.97 41 Rd 3
11 4 Exeter City 42 11 6 4 34 22 4 5 12 21 41 0.87 41 Rd 1
12 D 2 Newport County 42 9 8 4 38 28 5 5 11 23 45 0.84 41 Rd 2
13 5 Crystal Palace 42 12 5 4 32 14 1 8 12 17 35 1.00 39 Rd 3
14 -1 Northampton Town 42 10 5 6 35 28 4 6 11 23 44 0.81 39 Rd 2
15 1 Watford 42 6 6 9 31 37 8 4 9 26 42 0.72 38 Rd 1
16 -12 Swindon Town 42 6 10 5 21 20 4 6 11 20 26 0.89 36 Rd 5
17 2 Leyton Orient 42 8 5 8 31 32 5 5 11 20 41 0.70 36 Rd 1
18 -7 Torquay United 42 7 6 8 40 29 4 7 10 23 33 1.02 35 Rd 3
19 1 Aldershot 42 5 10 6 22 26 5 5 11 23 41 0.67 35 Rd 2
20 -6 Bristol Rovers 42 7 3 11 39 34 6 5 10 32 41 0.95 34 Rd 4
21 0 Norwich City 42 8 3 10 33 34 5 5 11 28 42 0.80 34 Rd 2
22 -5 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 8 4 9 26 31 3 8 10 17 42 0.59 34 Rd 3
Notes
Norwich City and Brighton & Hove Albion re-elected to league.
Mansfield Town tranferred to Third Division North for next season.
Failed election to Third Division South
Bath City, Bridgend, Chelmsford City, Colchester United, Gillingham, Lovell's Athletic, Merthyr Tydfil, Peterborough United, Worcester City and Yeovil Town.
Manager of the Season
1. Dave Mangnal - Queens Park Rangers
2. Harry Lowe - Bournemouth and Boscombe
3. Harry Hibbs - Walsall
Outstanding Manager of all divisions for the season Dave Mangnal - Queens Park Rangers