Season 1938-39

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1939 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Portsmouth 4 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 99,636
  Parker 2, Anderson, Barlow     Dorsett     
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1939 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Portsmouth 2 1 Huddersfield Town D 1 Highbury, London 60,053
  Anderson, Barlow     Barclay     
D 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 5 0 Grimsby Town D 1 Old Trafford, Manchester 76,962
  Westcott 4, Galley           
Final Table for Season 1938-39
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 13 Everton 42 17 3 1 60 18 10 2 9 28 34 1.69 59 Rd 6
2 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 14 6 1 55 12 8 5 8 33 27 2.26 55Final
3 1 Charlton Athletic 42 16 3 2 49 24 6 3 12 26 35 1.27 50 Rd 3
4 1 Middlesbrough 42 13 6 2 64 27 7 3 11 29 47 1.26 49 Rd 4
5 -4 Arsenal 42 14 3 4 34 14 5 6 10 21 27 1.34 47 Rd 3
6 7 Derby County 42 12 3 6 39 22 7 5 9 27 33 1.20 46 Rd 3
7 10 Stoke City 42 13 6 2 50 25 4 6 11 21 43 1.04 46 Rd 3
8 -1 Bolton Wanderers 42 10 6 5 39 25 5 9 7 28 33 1.16 45 Rd 3
9 -6 Preston North End 42 13 7 1 44 19 3 5 13 19 40 1.07 44 Rd 6
10 10 Grimsby Town 42 11 6 4 38 26 5 5 11 23 43 0.88 43SF
11 0 Liverpool 42 12 6 3 40 24 2 8 11 22 39 0.98 42 Rd 5
12D 2 Aston Villa 42 11 3 7 44 25 5 6 10 27 35 1.18 41 Rd 4
13 -4 Leeds United 42 11 5 5 40 27 5 4 12 19 40 0.88 41 Rd 4
14D 2 Manchester United 42 7 9 5 30 20 4 7 10 27 45 0.88 38 Rd 3
15 -3 Blackpool 42 9 8 4 37 26 3 6 12 19 42 0.82 38 Rd 3
16 -8 Sunderland 42 7 7 7 30 29 6 5 10 24 38 0.81 38 Rd 5
17 2 Portsmouth 42 10 7 4 25 15 2 6 13 22 55 0.67 37Win
18 -12 Brentford 42 11 2 8 30 27 3 6 12 23 47 0.72 36 Rd 3
19 -4 Huddersfield Town 42 11 4 6 38 18 1 7 13 20 46 0.91 35SF
20 -10 Chelsea 42 10 5 6 43 29 2 4 15 21 51 0.80 33 Rd 6
21 -3 Birmingham 42 10 5 6 40 27 2 3 16 22 57 0.74 32 Rd 5
22 -6 Leicester City 42 7 6 8 35 35 2 5 14 13 47 0.59 29 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 FA Cup
1 15 Blackburn Rovers 42 17 1 3 59 23 8 4 9 35 37 1.57 55 Rd 6
2 1 Sheffield United 42 9 9 3 35 15 11 5 5 34 26 1.68 54 Rd 5
3 14 Sheffield Wednesday 42 14 4 3 47 18 7 7 7 41 41 1.49 53 Rd 5
4 0 Coventry City 42 13 4 4 35 13 8 4 9 27 32 1.38 50 Rd 3
5D 1 Manchester City 42 13 3 5 56 35 8 4 9 40 37 1.33 49 Rd 4
6 5 Chesterfield 42 16 1 4 54 20 4 8 9 15 32 1.33 49 Rd 3
7 5 Luton Town 42 13 4 4 47 27 9 1 11 35 39 1.24 49 Rd 3
8 -3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 13 6 2 48 27 6 3 12 19 35 1.08 47 Rd 4
9 10 Newcastle United 42 13 3 5 44 21 5 7 9 17 27 1.27 46 Rd 5
10D 1 West Bromwich Albion 42 15 3 3 54 22 3 6 12 35 50 1.24 45 Rd 4
11 -2 West Ham United 42 10 5 6 36 21 7 5 9 34 31 1.35 44 Rd 5
12 -4 Fulham 42 12 5 4 35 20 5 5 11 26 35 1.11 44 Rd 4
13D 3S Millwall 42 12 6 3 44 18 2 8 11 20 35 1.21 42 Rd 4
14 -8 Burnley 42 13 3 5 32 20 2 6 13 18 36 0.89 39 Rd 3
15 -2 Plymouth Argyle 42 9 7 5 24 13 6 1 14 25 42 0.89 38 Rd 3
16 -6 Bury 42 9 5 7 48 36 3 8 10 17 38 0.88 37 Rd 3
17 -10 Bradford 42 8 6 7 33 35 4 5 12 28 47 0.74 35 Rd 3
18 -3 Southampton 42 9 6 6 35 34 4 3 14 21 48 0.68 35 Rd 3
19 -1 Swansea Town 42 8 6 7 33 30 3 6 12 17 53 0.60 34 Rd 3
20 0 Nottingham Forest 42 8 6 7 33 29 2 5 14 16 53 0.60 31 Rd 3
21 -7 Norwich City 42 10 5 6 39 29 3 0 18 11 62 0.55 31 Rd 3
22D 3N Tranmere Rovers 42 6 4 11 26 38 0 1 20 13 61 0.39 17 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 FA Cup
1D 2 Barnsley 42 18 2 1 60 12 12 5 4 34 22 2.76 67 Rd 3
2 0 Doncaster Rovers 42 12 5 4 47 21 9 9 3 40 26 1.85 56 Rd 4
3 11 Bradford City 42 16 2 3 59 21 6 6 9 30 35 1.59 52 Rd 1
4 12 Southport 42 14 5 2 47 16 6 5 10 28 38 1.39 50 Rd 3
5 -1 Oldham Athletic 42 16 1 4 51 21 6 4 11 25 38 1.29 49 Rd 1
6 3 Chester 42 12 5 4 54 31 8 4 9 34 39 1.26 49 Rd 4
7 -4 Hull City 42 13 5 3 57 25 5 5 11 26 49 1.12 46 Rd 2
8 0 Crewe Alexandra 42 12 5 4 54 23 7 1 13 28 47 1.17 44 Rd 2
9D 2 Stockport County 42 13 6 2 57 24 4 3 14 34 53 1.18 43 Rd 4
10 -5 Gateshead 42 11 6 4 45 24 3 8 10 29 43 1.10 42 Rd 1
11 -5 Rotherham United 42 12 4 5 45 21 5 4 12 19 43 1.00 42 Rd 1
12 6 Halifax Town 42 9 10 2 33 22 4 6 11 19 32 0.96 42 Rd 3
13 8 Barrow 42 11 5 5 46 22 5 4 12 20 43 1.02 41 Rd 1
14 -4 Wrexham 42 15 2 4 46 28 2 5 14 20 51 0.84 41 Rd 1
15 2 Rochdale 42 10 5 6 58 29 5 4 12 34 53 1.12 39 Rd 1
16 -3 New Brighton 42 11 2 8 46 32 4 7 10 22 41 0.93 39 Rd 1
17 -10 Lincoln City 42 9 6 6 40 33 3 3 15 26 59 0.72 33 Rd 3
18 1 Darlington 42 12 2 7 43 30 1 5 15 19 62 0.67 33 Rd 2
19 -7 Carlisle United 42 10 5 6 44 33 3 2 16 22 78 0.59 33 Rd 1
20 -9 York City 42 8 5 8 37 34 4 3 14 27 58 0.70 32 Rd 3
21 -1 Hartlepools United 42 10 4 7 36 33 2 3 16 19 61 0.59 31 Rd 2
22 0 Accrington Stanley 42 6 5 10 30 39 1 1 19 19 64 0.48 20 Rd 1
Notes
Hartlepools United and Accrington Stanley re-elected to league.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Burton Town, 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 FA Cup
1 15 Newport County 42 15 4 2 37 16 7 7 7 21 29 1.29 55 Rd 3
2 5 Crystal Palace 42 15 4 2 49 18 5 8 8 22 34 1.37 52 Rd 1
3 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 5 2 43 14 5 6 10 25 35 1.39 49 Rd 1
4 0 Watford 42 14 6 1 44 15 3 6 12 18 36 1.22 46 Rd 3
5 1 Reading 42 12 6 3 46 23 4 8 9 23 36 1.17 46 Rd 1
6 -3 Queens Park Rangers 42 10 8 3 44 15 5 6 10 24 34 1.39 44 Rd 3
7 NL Ipswich Town 42 14 3 4 46 21 2 9 10 16 31 1.19 44 Rd 3
8 -6 Bristol City 42 14 5 2 42 19 2 7 12 19 44 0.97 44 Rd 1
9 -1 Swindon Town 42 15 4 2 53 25 3 4 14 19 52 0.94 44 Rd 2
10 8 Aldershot 42 13 6 2 31 15 3 6 12 22 51 0.80 44 Rd 2
11 0 Notts County 42 12 6 3 36 16 5 3 13 23 38 1.09 43 Rd 4
12 0 Southend United 42 14 5 2 38 13 2 4 15 23 51 0.95 41 Rd 4
13 -3 Cardiff City 42 12 1 8 40 28 3 10 8 21 37 0.94 41 Rd 4
14 3 Exeter City 42 9 9 3 40 32 4 5 12 25 50 0.79 40 Rd 1
15 -2 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 10 8 3 38 22 3 5 13 14 36 0.90 39 Rd 3
16 -2 Mansfield Town 42 10 8 3 33 19 2 7 12 11 43 0.71 39 Rd 2
17 -8 Northampton Town 42 13 5 3 41 20 2 3 16 10 38 0.88 38 Rd 1
18D 3N Port Vale 42 10 5 6 36 23 4 4 13 16 35 0.90 37 Rd 2
19 1 Torquay United 42 7 5 9 27 28 7 4 10 27 42 0.77 37 Rd 2
20 -1 Clapton Orient 42 10 9 2 40 16 1 4 16 13 39 0.96 35 Rd 2
21 0 Walsall 42 9 6 6 47 23 2 5 14 21 46 0.99 33 Rd 5
22 -7 Bristol Rovers 42 8 8 5 30 17 2 5 14 25 44 0.90 33 Rd 2
Notes
Walsall and Bristol Rovers re-elected to league.
Failed election to Third Division South
Chelmsford City, Colchester United and Gillingham.