Season 1937-38

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1938 Venue Gate Notes
Preston North End 1 0 Huddersfield Town Wembley Stadium, London 93,357 aet
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1938 Venue Gate Notes
Preston North End 2 1 Aston Villa Bramhall Lane 55,129  
Huddersfield Town 3 1 Sunderland Ewood Park 47,904  
 
Final Table for Season 1937-38
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 2 Arsenal 42 15 4 2 52 16 6 6 9 25 28 1.75 52 Rd 5
2 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 8 2 47 21 9 3 9 25 28 1.47 51 Rd 4
3 11 Preston North End 42 9 9 3 34 21 7 8 6 30 23 1.45 49Winner
4 -2 Charlton Athletic 42 14 5 2 43 14 2 9 10 22 37 1.27 46 Rd 5
5 2 Middlesbrough 42 12 4 5 40 26 7 4 10 32 39 1.11 46 Rd 5
6 0 Brentford 42 10 6 5 44 27 8 3 10 25 32 1.17 45 Rd 6
7 13 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 38 22 4 9 8 26 38 1.07 45 Rd 3
8 0 Sunderland 42 12 6 3 32 18 2 10 9 23 39 0.96 44SF
9 10 Leeds United 42 11 6 4 38 26 3 9 9 26 43 0.93 43 Rd 4
10 3 Chelsea 42 11 6 4 40 22 3 7 11 25 43 1.00 41 Rd 3
11 7 Liverpool 42 9 5 7 40 30 6 6 9 25 41 0.92 41 Rd 5
12D 2 Blackpool 42 10 5 6 33 26 6 3 12 28 40 0.92 40 Rd 4
13 -9 Derby County 42 10 5 6 42 36 5 5 11 24 51 0.76 40 Rd 3
14 3 Everton 42 11 5 5 54 34 5 2 14 25 41 1.05 39 Rd 4
15 0 Huddersfield Town 42 11 3 7 29 24 6 2 13 26 44 0.81 39Final
16D 2 Leicester City 42 9 6 6 31 26 5 5 11 23 49 0.72 39 Rd 4
17 -7 Stoke City 42 10 7 4 42 21 3 5 13 16 38 0.98 38 Rd 4
18 -7 Birmingham 42 7 11 3 34 28 3 7 11 24 34 0.94 38 Rd 3
19 -10 Portsmouth 42 11 6 4 41 22 2 6 13 21 46 0.91 38 Rd 4
20 -8 Grimsby Town 42 11 5 5 29 23 2 7 12 22 45 0.75 38 Rd 3
21 -20 Manchester City 42 12 2 7 49 33 2 6 13 31 44 1.04 36 Rd 6
22 -6 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 5 6 46 36 4 3 14 28 55 0.81 36 Rd 4
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts  
1 8 Aston Villa 42 17 2 2 50 12 8 5 8 23 23 2.09 57SF
2D 1 Manchester United 42 15 3 3 50 18 7 6 8 32 32 1.64 53 Rd 5
3 4 Sheffield United 42 15 4 2 46 19 7 5 9 27 37 1.30 53 Rd 4
4 4 Coventry City 42 12 5 4 31 15 8 7 6 35 30 1.47 52 Rd 3
5 5 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 3 4 46 16 5 3 13 30 38 1.41 44 Rd 6
6 7 Burnley 42 15 4 2 35 11 2 6 13 19 43 1.00 44 Rd 4
7 13 Bradford 42 13 4 4 51 22 4 5 12 18 34 1.23 43 Rd 5
8 3 Fulham 42 10 7 4 44 23 6 4 11 17 34 1.07 43 Rd 3
9 -3 West Ham United 42 13 5 3 34 16 1 9 11 19 36 1.02 42 Rd 3
10 -7 Bury 42 12 3 6 43 26 6 2 13 20 34 1.05 41 Rd 4
11 4 Chesterfield 42 12 2 7 39 24 4 7 10 24 39 1.00 41 Rd 5
12D 3S Luton Town 42 10 6 5 53 36 5 4 12 36 50 1.03 40 Rd 5
13 -8 Plymouth Argyle 42 10 7 4 40 30 4 5 12 17 35 0.88 40 Rd 3
14 3 Norwich City 42 11 5 5 35 28 3 6 12 21 47 0.75 39 Rd 3
15 4 Southampton 42 12 6 3 42 26 3 3 15 13 51 0.71 39 Rd 3
16 -4 Blackburn Rovers 42 13 6 2 51 30 1 4 16 20 50 0.89 38 Rd 3
17D 1 Sheffield Wednesday 42 10 5 6 27 21 4 5 12 22 35 0.88 38 Rd 3
18 -2 Swansea Town 42 12 6 3 31 21 1 6 14 14 52 0.62 38 Rd 3
19 -15 Newcastle United 42 12 4 5 38 18 2 4 15 13 40 0.88 36 Rd 3
20 -2 Nottingham Forest 42 12 3 6 29 21 2 5 14 18 39 0.78 36 Rd 4
21 -7 Barnsley 42 7 11 3 30 20 4 3 14 20 44 0.78 36 Rd 4
22D 3N Stockport County 42 8 6 7 24 24 3 3 15 19 46 0.61 31 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 AvePts  
1 18 Tranmere Rovers 42 15 4 2 57 21 8 6 7 24 20 1.98 56 Rd 3
2D 2 Doncaster Rovers 42 15 4 2 48 16 6 8 7 26 33 1.51 54 Rd 3
3 2 Hull City 42 11 8 2 51 19 9 5 7 29 24 1.86 53 Rd 3
4 0 Oldham Athletic 42 16 4 1 48 18 3 9 9 19 28 1.46 51 Rd 1
5 16 Gateshead 42 15 5 1 53 20 5 6 10 31 39 1.42 51 Rd 1
6 11 Rotherham United 42 13 6 2 45 21 7 4 10 23 35 1.21 50 Rd 2
7 -5 Lincoln City 42 14 3 4 48 17 5 5 11 18 33 1.32 46 Rd 2
8 12 Crewe Alexandra 42 14 3 4 47 17 4 6 11 24 36 1.34 45 Rd 2
9 -6 Chester 42 13 4 4 54 31 3 8 10 23 41 1.07 44 Rd 3
10 -2 Wrexham 42 14 4 3 37 15 2 7 12 21 48 0.92 43 Rd 2
11 1 York City 42 11 4 6 40 25 5 6 10 30 43 1.03 42 Rd 6
12 -2 Carlisle United 42 11 5 5 35 19 4 4 13 22 48 0.85 39 Rd 1
13 2 New Brighton 42 12 5 4 43 18 3 3 15 17 43 0.98 38 Rd 4
14D 2 Bradford City 42 12 6 3 46 21 2 4 15 20 48 0.96 38 Rd 3
15 -4 Port Vale 42 11 8 2 45 27 1 6 14 20 46 0.89 38 Rd 1
16 -2 Southport 42 8 8 5 30 26 4 6 11 23 56 0.65 38 Rd 1
17 1 Rochdale 42 7 10 4 38 27 6 1 14 29 51 0.86 37 Rd 1
18 -11 Halifax Town 42 9 7 5 24 19 3 5 13 20 47 0.67 36 Rd 1
19 3 Darlington 42 10 4 7 37 31 1 6 14 17 48 0.68 32 Rd 1
20 -14 Hartlepools United 42 10 8 3 36 20 0 4 17 17 60 0.66 32 Rd 2
21 -5 Barrow 42 9 6 6 28 20 2 4 15 13 51 0.58 32 Rd 1
22 -9 Accrington Stanley 42 9 2 10 31 32 2 5 14 14 43 0.60 29 Rd 2
Notes
Barrow and Accrington Stanley re-elected to league.
Port Vale transferred to Third Division South for next season.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Scunthorpe & Lindsey United, Shrewsbury Town, South Liverpool and Wigan Athletic.
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  
1 7 Millwall 42 15 3 3 53 15 8 7 6 30 22 2.24 56 Rd 3
2 14 Bristol City 42 14 6 1 37 13 7 7 7 31 27 1.70 55 Rd 2
3 6 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 3 3 44 17 7 6 8 36 30 1.70 53 Rd 2
4 0 Watford 42 14 4 3 50 15 7 7 7 23 28 1.70 53 Rd 3
5 -2 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 15 3 3 40 16 6 6 9 24 28 1.45 51 Rd 3
6 -1 Reading 42 17 2 2 44 21 3 9 9 27 42 1.13 51 Rd 1
7 7 Crystal Palace 42 14 4 3 45 17 4 8 9 22 30 1.43 48 Rd 3
8 5 Swindon Town 42 12 4 5 33 19 5 6 10 16 30 1.00 44 Rd 4
9 -2 Northampton Town 42 12 4 5 30 19 5 5 11 21 38 0.89 43 Rd 1
10 8 Cardiff City 42 13 7 1 57 22 2 5 14 10 32 1.24 42 Rd 3
11 -9 Notts County 42 10 6 5 29 17 6 3 12 21 33 1.00 41 Rd 4
12 -2 Southend United 42 12 5 4 43 23 3 5 13 27 45 1.03 40 Rd 3
13 -7 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 8 10 3 36 20 6 2 13 20 37 0.98 40 Rd 2
14D 3N Mansfield Town 42 12 5 4 46 26 3 4 14 16 41 0.93 39 Rd 3
15 0 Bristol Rovers 42 10 7 4 28 20 3 6 12 18 41 0.75 39 Rd 1
16 3 Newport County 42 9 10 2 31 15 2 6 13 12 37 0.83 38 Rd 3
17 4 Exeter City 42 10 4 7 37 32 3 8 10 20 38 0.81 38 Rd 2
18 4 Aldershot 42 11 4 6 23 14 4 1 16 16 45 0.66 35 Rd 3
19 -7 Clapton Orient 42 10 7 4 27 19 3 0 18 15 42 0.69 33 Rd 2
20 0 Torquay United 42 7 5 9 22 28 2 7 12 16 45 0.52 30 Rd 1
21 -4 Walsall 42 10 4 7 34 37 1 3 17 18 51 0.59 29 Rd 2
22 -11 Gillingham 42 9 5 7 25 25 1 1 19 11 52 0.47 26 Rd 1
Notes
Walsall re-elected to league. Gillingham failed re-election.
Failed election to Third Division South
Ipswich Town elected to Third Division South.