Season 1927-28

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1928 Venue Gate Notes
Blackburn Rovers 3 1 Huddersfield Town Wembley Stadium, London 92,041  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1928 Venue Gate Notes
Blackburn Rovers 1 0 Arsenal Filbert Street, Leicester 25,633  
Huddersfield Town 2 2 Sheffield United Old Trafford, Manchester 69,260 aet
Huddersfield Town 0 0 Sheffield United Goodison Park, Liverpool 53,749 Replay aet
Huddersfield Town 1 0 Sheffield United Maine Road, Manchester 69,360 Replay
 
Final Table for Season 1927-28
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 19 Everton 42 11 8 2 60 28 9 5 7 42 38 1.55 53 Rd 4
2 0 Huddersfield Town 42 15 1 5 57 31 7 6 8 34 37 1.34 51Final
3 4 Leicester City 42 14 5 2 66 25 4 7 10 30 47 1.33 48 Rd 5
4 8 Derby County 42 12 4 5 59 30 5 6 10 37 53 1.16 44 Rd 4
5 14 Bury 42 13 1 7 53 35 7 3 11 27 45 1.00 44 Rd 4
6 8 Cardiff City 42 12 7 2 44 27 5 3 13 26 53 0.88 44 Rd 5
7 -3 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 5 4 47 26 4 6 11 34 40 1.23 43 Rd 4
8 2 Aston Villa 42 13 3 5 52 30 4 6 11 26 43 1.07 43 Rd 5
9 -8 Newcastle United 42 9 7 5 49 41 6 6 9 30 40 0.98 43 Rd 3
10 1 Arsenal 42 10 6 5 49 33 3 9 9 33 53 0.95 41SF
11 6 Birmingham 42 10 7 4 36 25 3 8 10 34 50 0.93 41 Rd 5
12 6 Blackburn Rovers 42 13 5 3 41 22 3 4 14 25 56 0.85 41Winner
13 -5 Sheffield United 42 12 4 5 56 42 3 6 12 23 44 0.92 40SF
14 2 The Wednesday 42 9 6 6 45 29 4 7 10 36 49 1.04 39 Rd 5
15 -12 Sunderland 42 9 5 7 37 29 6 4 11 37 47 0.97 39 Rd 4
16 -7 Liverpool 42 10 6 5 54 36 3 7 11 30 51 0.97 39 Rd 4
17 -11 West Ham United 42 9 7 5 48 34 5 4 12 33 54 0.92 39 Rd 4
18 -3 Manchester United 42 12 6 3 51 27 4 1 16 21 53 0.90 39 Rd 6
19 -14 Burnley 42 12 5 4 55 31 4 2 15 27 67 0.84 39 Rd 3
20D 2 Portsmouth 42 13 4 4 40 23 3 3 15 26 67 0.73 39 Rd 3
21 -8 Tottenham Hotspur 42 12 3 6 47 34 3 5 13 27 52 0.86 38 Rd 6
22D 2 Middlesbrough 42 7 9 5 46 35 4 6 11 35 53 0.92 37 Rd 5
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G Ave Pts FA Cup
1 2 Manchester City 42 18 2 1 70 27 7 7 7 30 32 1.69 59 Rd 5
2D 1 Leeds United 42 16 2 3 63 15 9 5 7 35 34 2.00 57 Rd 3
3 1 Chelsea 42 15 2 4 46 15 8 6 7 29 30 1.67 54 Rd 3
4 2 Preston North End 42 15 3 3 62 24 7 6 8 38 42 1.52 53 Rd 3
5D 3N Stoke City 42 14 5 2 44 17 8 3 10 34 42 1.32 52 Rd 6
6 6 Swansea Town 42 13 6 2 46 17 5 6 10 29 46 1.19 48 Rd 3
7 3 Oldham Athletic 42 15 3 3 55 18 4 5 12 20 33 1.47 46 Rd 4
8D 1 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 7 4 50 28 7 5 9 40 42 1.29 46 Rd 3
9 -1 Port Vale 42 11 6 4 45 20 7 2 12 23 37 1.19 44 Rd 5
10 -5 Nottingham Forest 42 10 6 5 54 37 5 4 12 29 47 0.99 40 Rd 6
11 6 Grimsby Town 42 8 6 7 41 41 6 6 9 28 42 0.83 40 Rd 3
12D 3S Bristol City 42 11 5 5 42 18 4 4 13 34 61 0.96 39 Rd 3
13 -2 Barnsley 42 10 5 6 43 36 4 6 11 22 49 0.76 39 Rd 3
14 -7 Hull City 42 9 8 4 25 19 3 7 11 16 35 0.76 39 Rd 3
15 1 Notts County 42 10 4 7 47 26 3 8 10 21 48 0.92 38 Rd 3
16 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 5 5 43 31 2 5 14 20 60 0.69 36 Rd 4
17 -4 Southampton 42 11 3 7 54 40 3 4 14 14 37 0.88 35 Rd 3
18 -4 Reading 42 9 8 4 32 22 2 5 14 21 53 0.71 35 Rd 4
19 -10 Blackpool 42 11 3 7 55 43 2 5 14 28 58 0.82 34 Rd 3
20 0 Clapton Orient 42 9 7 5 32 25 2 5 14 23 60 0.65 34 Rd 3
21 -3 Fulham 42 12 7 2 46 22 1 0 20 22 67 0.76 33 Rd 3
22 -3 South Shields 42 5 5 11 30 41 2 4 15 26 70 0.50 23 Rd 3
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 Ave Pts FA Cup
1 2 Bradford 42 18 2 1 68 22 9 7 5 33 23 2.24 63 Rd 2
2 9 Lincoln City 42 15 4 2 53 20 9 3 9 38 44 1.42 55 Rd 3
3 3 Stockport County 42 16 5 0 62 14 7 3 11 27 37 1.75 54 Rd 2
4 4 Doncaster Rovers 42 15 4 2 59 18 8 3 10 21 26 1.82 53 Rd 1
5 4 Tranmere Rovers 42 14 6 1 68 28 8 3 10 37 44 1.46 53 Rd 3
6D 2 Bradford City 42 15 4 2 59 19 3 8 10 26 41 1.42 48 Rd 2
7D 2 Darlington 42 15 1 5 63 28 6 4 11 26 46 1.20 47 Rd 3
8 4 Southport 42 15 2 4 55 24 5 3 13 24 46 1.13 45 Rd 4
9 12 Accrington Stanley 42 14 4 3 49 22 4 4 13 27 45 1.13 44 Rd 1
10 0 New Brighton 42 10 7 4 45 22 4 7 10 27 40 1.16 42 Rd 4
11 2 Wrexham 42 15 1 5 48 19 3 5 13 16 48 0.96 42 Rd 4
12 -8 Halifax Town 42 11 7 3 47 24 2 8 11 26 47 1.03 41 Rd 2
13 -11 Rochdale 42 13 4 4 45 24 4 3 14 29 53 0.96 41 Rd 2
14 5 Rotherham United 42 11 6 4 39 19 3 5 13 26 50 0.94 39 Rd 3
15 2 Hartlepools United 42 10 3 8 41 35 6 3 12 28 46 0.85 38 Rd 1
16 -9 Chesterfield 42 10 4 7 46 29 3 6 12 25 49 0.91 36 Rd 1
17 -2 Crewe Alexandra 42 10 6 5 51 28 2 4 15 26 58 0.90 34 Rd 4
18 -2 Ashington 42 10 5 6 54 36 1 6 14 23 67 0.75 33 Rd 1
19 3 Barrow 42 10 8 3 41 24 0 3 18 13 78 0.53 31 Qf Rd
20 -2 Wigan Borough 42 8 5 8 30 32 2 5 14 26 65 0.58 30 Rd 1
21 -1 Durham City 42 10 5 6 37 30 1 2 18 16 70 0.53 29 Rd 1
22 -17 Nelson 42 8 4 9 50 49 2 2 17 26 87 0.56 26 Rd 1
Notes
Nelson re-elected to league. Durham City failed re-election.
Carlisle United elected to Third Division North.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Chester and York City.
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 Ave Pts FA Cup
1 2 Millwall 42 19 2 0 87 15 11 3 7 40 35 2.54 65 Rd 3
2 16 Northampton Town 42 17 3 1 67 23 6 6 9 35 41 1.59 55 Rd 3
3 -1 Plymouth Argyle 42 17 2 2 60 19 6 5 10 25 35 1.57 53 Rd 1
4 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 4 3 51 24 5 6 10 30 45 1.17 48 Rd 2
5 1 Crystal Palace 42 15 3 3 46 23 3 9 9 33 49 1.10 48 Rd 2
6 -1 Swindon Town 42 12 6 3 60 26 7 3 11 30 43 1.30 47 Rd 4
7 12 Southend United 42 14 2 5 48 19 6 4 11 32 45 1.25 46 Rd 2
8 4 Exeter City 42 11 6 4 49 27 6 6 9 21 33 1.17 46 Rd 4
9 0 Newport County 42 12 5 4 52 38 6 4 11 29 46 0.96 45 Rd 1
10 4 Queens Park Rangers 42 8 5 8 37 35 9 4 8 35 36 1.01 43 Rd 1
11 2 Charlton Athletic 42 12 5 4 34 27 3 8 10 26 43 0.86 43 Rd 3
12 -1 Brentford 42 12 4 5 49 30 4 4 13 27 44 1.03 40 Rd 3
13 -5 Luton Town 42 13 5 3 56 27 3 2 16 38 60 1.08 39 Rd 3
14 -7 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 12 6 3 44 24 1 6 14 28 55 0.91 38 Rd 3
15 6 Watford 42 10 5 6 42 34 4 5 12 26 44 0.87 38 Rd 1
16 4 Gillingham 42 10 3 8 33 26 3 8 10 29 55 0.77 37 Rd 3
17 -1 Norwich City 42 9 8 4 41 26 1 8 12 25 44 0.94 36 Rd 2
18D 3N Walsall 42 9 6 6 52 35 3 3 15 23 66 0.74 33 Rd 1
19 -9 Bristol Rovers 42 11 3 7 41 36 3 1 17 26 57 0.72 32 Rd 2
20 -5 Coventry City 42 5 8 8 40 36 6 1 14 27 60 0.70 31 Rd 1
21 -4 Merthyr Town 42 7 6 8 38 40 2 7 12 15 51 0.58 31 Rd 1
22 NL Torquay United 42 4 10 7 27 36 4 4 13 26 67 0.51 30 DNE
Notes
Merthyr Town and Torquay United re-elected to league.
Failed election to Third Division South
Argonauts, Kettering Town and Peterborough & Fletton United. Aberdare and Aberaman joint bid withdrawn.