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 Ave Gate FA Cup
1 2 Arsenal 42 15 4 2 52 16 6 6 9 25 28 1.75 52 44,045 Rd 5  
2 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 8 2 47 21 9 3 9 25 28 1.469 51 31,032 Rd 4  
3 11 Preston North End 42 9 9 3 34 21 7 8 6 30 23 1.455 49 22,672 Winner
4 -2 Charlton Athletic 42 14 5 2 43 14 2 9 10 22 37 1.275 46 28,336 Rd 5  
5 2 Middlesbrough 42 12 4 5 40 26 7 4 10 32 39 1.108 46 24,260 Rd 5  
6 0 Brentford 42 10 6 5 44 27 8 3 10 25 32 1.169 45 23,335 Rd 6  
7 13 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 38 22 4 9 8 26 38 1.067 45 25,012 Rd 3  
8 0 Sunderland 42 12 6 3 32 18 2 10 9 23 39 0.965 44 25,132 SF
9 10 Leeds United 42 11 6 4 38 26 3 9 9 26 43 0.928 43 21,256 Rd 4  
10 3 Chelsea 42 11 6 4 40 22 3 7 11 25 43 1 41 33,975 Rd 3  
11 7 Liverpool 42 9 5 7 40 30 6 6 9 25 41 0.915 41 27,682 Rd 5  
12 D 2 Blackpool 42 10 5 6 33 26 6 3 12 28 40 0.924 40 21,279 Rd 4
13 -9 Derby County 42 10 5 6 42 36 5 5 11 24 51 0.759 40 17,288 Rd 3  
14 3 Everton 42 11 5 5 54 34 5 2 14 25 41 1.053 39 30,324 Rd 4  
15 0 Huddersfield Town 42 11 3 7 29 24 6 2 13 26 44 0.809 39 17,004 Final
16 D 2 Leicester City 42 9 6 6 31 26 5 5 11 23 49 0.72 39 20,014 Rd 4  
17 -7 Stoke City 42 10 7 4 42 21 3 5 13 16 38 0.983 38 24,956 Rd 4  
18 -7 Birmingham 42 7 11 3 34 28 3 7 11 24 34 0.935 38 24,538 Rd 3  
19 -10 Portsmouth 42 11 6 4 41 22 2 6 13 21 46 0.912 38 22,827 Rd 4  
20 -8 Grimsby Town 42 11 5 5 29 23 2 7 12 22 45 0.75 38 12,288 Rd 3  
21 -20 Manchester City 42 12 2 7 49 33 2 6 13 31 44 1.039 36 32,672 Rd 6  
22 -6 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 5 6 46 36 4 3 14 28 55 0.813 36 23,243 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 Ave Gate FA Cup
1 8 Aston Villa 42 17 2 2 50 12 8 5 8 23 23 2.086 57 41,937 SF
2 D 1Manchester United 42 15 3 3 50 18 7 6 8 32 32 1.64 53 26,646 Rd 5  
3 4 Sheffield United 42 15 4 2 46 19 7 5 9 27 37 1.304 53 21,927 Rd 4  
4 4 Coventry City 42 12 5 4 31 15 8 7 6 35 30 1.467 52 25,823 Rd 3  
5 5 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 3 4 46 16 5 3 13 30 38 1.407 44 26,226 Rd 6  
6 7 Burnley 42 15 4 2 35 11 2 6 13 19 43 1 44 13,394 Rd 4  
7 13 Bradford 42 13 4 4 51 22 4 5 12 18 34 1.232 43 11,116 Rd 5  
8 3 Fulham 42 10 7 4 44 23 6 4 11 17 34 1.07 43 17,216 Rd 3  
9 -3 West Ham United 42 13 5 3 34 16 1 9 11 19 36 1.019 42 23,004 Rd 3  
10 -7 Bury 42 12 3 6 43 26 6 2 13 20 34 1.05 41 10,110 Rd 4
11 4 Chesterfield 42 12 2 7 39 24 4 7 10 24 39 1 41 14,018 Rd 5  
12D 3SLuton Town 42 10 6 5 53 36 5 4 12 36 50 1.035 40 16,028 Rd 5  
13 -8 Plymouth Argyle 42 10 7 4 40 30 4 5 12 17 35 0.877 40 18,449 Rd 3  
14 3 Norwich City 42 11 5 5 35 28 3 6 12 21 47 0.747 39 16,190 Rd 3  
15 4 Southampton 42 12 6 3 42 26 3 3 15 13 51 0.714 39 16,577 Rd 3  
16 -4Blackburn Rovers 42 13 6 2 51 30 1 4 16 20 50 0.888 38 14,778 Rd 3  
17 D 1Sheffield Wednesday 42 10 5 6 27 21 4 5 12 22 35 0.875 38 23,124 Rd 3  
18 -2 Swansea Town 42 12 6 3 31 21 1 6 14 14 52 0.616 38 12,025 Rd 3  
19 -15 Newcastle United 42 12 4 5 38 18 2 4 15 13 40 0.879 36 21,303 Rd 3  
20 -2 Nottingham Forest 42 12 3 6 29 21 2 5 14 18 39 0.783 36 14,815 Rd 4  
21 -7 Barnsley 42 7 11 3 30 20 4 3 14 20 44 0.781 36 11,801 Rd 4
22D 3NStockport County 42 8 6 7 24 24 3 3 15 19 46 0.614 31 14,400 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 Ave Gate FA Cup
1 18 Tranmere Rovers 42 15 4 2 57 21 8 6 7 24 20 1.976 56 9,584 Rd 3  
2 D 2 Doncaster Rovers 42 15 4 2 48 16 6 8 7 26 33 1.51 54 13,040 Rd 3  
3 2 Hull City 42 11 8 2 51 19 9 5 7 29 24 1.86 53 11,270 Rd 3  
4 0 Oldham Athletic 42 16 4 1 48 18 3 9 9 19 28 1.457 51 9,214 Rd 1  
5 16 Gateshead 42 15 5 1 53 20 5 6 10 31 39 1.424 51 9,183 Rd 1  
6 11 Rotherham United 42 13 6 2 45 21 7 4 10 23 35 1.214 50 7,621 Rd 2  
7 -5 Lincoln City 42 14 3 4 48 17 5 5 11 18 33 1.32 46 7,876 Rd 2  
8 12 Crewe Alexandra 42 14 3 4 47 17 4 6 11 24 36 1.34 45 4,347 Rd 2  
9 -6 Chester 42 13 4 4 54 31 3 8 10 23 41 1.069 44 5,417 Rd 3  
10 -2 Wrexham 42 14 4 3 37 15 2 7 12 21 48 0.921 43 4,842 Rd 2  
11 1 York City 42 11 4 6 40 25 5 6 10 30 43 1.029 42 5,957 Rd 6  
12 -2 Carlisle United 42 11 5 5 35 19 4 4 13 22 48 0.851 39 6,408 Rd 1  
13 2 New Brighton 42 12 5 4 43 18 3 3 15 17 43 0.984 38 4,223 Rd 4  
14 D 2 Bradford City 42 12 6 3 46 21 2 4 15 20 48 0.957 38 6,011 Rd 3  
15 -4 Port Vale 42 11 8 2 45 27 1 6 14 20 46 0.89 38 6,862 Rd 1  
16 -2 Southport 42 8 8 5 30 26 4 6 11 23 56 0.646 38 5,059 Rd 1  
17 1 Rochdale 42 7 10 4 38 27 6 1 14 29 51 0.859 37 5,374 Rd 1  
18 -11 Halifax Town 42 9 7 5 24 19 3 5 13 20 47 0.667 36 5,393 Rd 1  
19 3 Darlington 42 10 4 7 37 31 1 6 14 17 48 0.684 32 4,875 Rd 1  
20 -14 Hartlepools United 42 10 8 3 36 20 0 4 17 17 60 0.663 32 5,218 Rd 2  
21 -5 Barrow 42 9 6 6 28 20 2 4 15 13 51 0.577 32 4,518 Rd 1
22 -9 Accrington Stanley 42 9 2 10 31 32 2 5 14 14 43 0.6 29 4,344 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 Ave Gate FA Cup
1 7 Millwall 42 15 3 3 53 15 8 7 6 30 22 2.243 56 22,753 Rd 3  
2 14 Bristol City 42 14 6 1 37 13 7 7 7 31 27 1.7 55 16,591 Rd 2  
3 6 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 3 3 44 17 7 6 8 36 30 1.702 53 13,799 Rd 2  
4 0 Watford 42 14 4 3 50 15 7 7 7 23 28 1.698 53 10,529 Rd 3  
5 -2 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 15 3 3 40 16 6 6 9 24 28 1.455 51 9,704 Rd 4  
6 -1 Reading 42 17 2 2 44 21 3 9 9 27 42 1.127 51 8,903 Rd 1  
7 7 Crystal Palace 42 14 4 3 45 17 4 8 9 22 30 1.426 48 13,499 Rd 3  
8 5 Swindon Town 42 12 4 5 33 19 5 6 10 16 30 1 44 9,640 Rd 4  
9 -2 Northampton Town 42 12 4 5 30 19 5 5 11 21 38 0.895 43 7,416 Rd 1  
10 8 Cardiff City 42 13 7 1 57 22 2 5 14 10 32 1.241 42 20,010 Rd 3  
11 -9 Notts County 42 10 6 5 29 17 6 3 12 21 33 1 41 12,354 Rd 4  
12 -2 Southend United 42 12 5 4 43 23 3 5 13 27 45 1.029 40 7,279 Rd 3  
13 -7 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 8 10 3 36 20 6 2 13 20 37 0.982 40 7,119 Rd 2
14D 3NMansfield Town 42 12 5 4 46 26 3 4 14 16 41 0.925 39 7,241 Rd 3  
15 0 Bristol Rovers 42 10 7 4 28 20 3 6 12 18 41 0.754 39 8,361 Rd 1  
16 3 Newport County 42 9 10 2 31 15 2 6 13 12 37 0.827 38 9,249 Rd 3  
17 4 Exeter City 42 10 4 7 37 32 3 8 10 20 38 0.814 38 6,231 Rd 2  
18 4 Aldershot 42 11 4 6 23 14 4 1 16 16 45 0.661 35 5,298 Rd 3
19 -7 Clapton Orient 42 10 7 4 27 19 3 0 18 15 42 0.689 33 7,835 Rd 2  
20 0 Torquay United 42 7 5 9 22 28 2 7 12 16 45 0.521 30 3,877 Rd 1  
21 -4 Walsall 42 10 4 7 34 37 1 3 17 18 51 0.591 29 4,489 Rd 2  
22 -11 Gillingham 42 9 5 7 25 25 1 1 19 11 52 0.468 26 5,458 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.