Season 1942-43

 

The War Cups
Cup Winners Cup Final 1943 Venue Gate Notes
Blackpool 4 2 Arsenal Stamford Bridge, London 55,195  
 
Football League (North) Cup Final 1943 Venue Gate Notes
Blackpool 2 2 Sheffield Wednesday Bloomfield Road, Blackpool 28,000  
Sheffield Wednesday 1 2 Blackpool Hillsborough, Sheffield 47,657 agg 3-4
 
Football League (North) Cup Semi-Finals 1943 Venue Gate Notes
Blackpool 3 1 Aston Villa Bloomfield Road, Blackpool 28,000  
Sheffield Wednesday 3 0 York City Hillsborough, Sheffield 35,253  
Aston Villa 2 1 Blackpool Villa Park, Birmingham 50,000 agg 2-5
York City 1 1 Sheffield Wednesday Bootham Crescent, York 16,350 agg 1-4
 
Football League (South) Cup Final 1943 Venue Gate Notes
Arsenal 7 1 Charlton Athletic Wembley Stadium, London 75,000  
 
Football League (South) Cup Semi Final 1943 Venue Gate Notes
Charlton Athletic 2 1 Reading White Hart Lane, London 19,315  
Arsenal 4 1 Queens Park Rangers Stamford Bridge, London 50,048 Replay
 
Football League (West) Cup Final 1943 Venue Gate Notes
Lovell's Athletic 2 4 Swansea Town Rexville, Alderney Street 1,500 1st Leg
Swansea Town 3 4 Lovell's Athletic Vetch Field, Swansea 9,000 2nd Leg agg 7-6
 

 

Football League North
Home Away
    Football League North Pld W D L F A W D L F A G Ave Pts Ave Gate
1D 1 Blackpool 18 9 0 0 53 13 7 1 1 40 15 3.32 33  
2D 1 Liverpool 18 9 0 0 40 12 5 1 3 30 22 2.06 29  
3 D 2 Sheffield Wednesday 18 9 0 0 37 6 3 3 3 24 20 2.35 27  
4D 1 Manchester United 18 6 0 2 28 12 6 2 2 30 14 2.23 26  
5D 1 Huddersfield Town 18 7 2 0 30 11 3 4 2 22 21 1.63 26  
6D 1 Stoke City 18 8 0 1 32 9 3 3 3 14 16 1.84 25  
7 D 2 Coventry City 18 8 1 0 21 6 2 4 3 7 10 1.75 25  
8 D 3N Southport 18 7 1 1 41 12 4 2 3 23 30 1.52 25  
9D 1 Derby County 18 8 0 1 29 10 3 2 4 22 27 1.38 24  
10 D 2 Bradford 18 5 4 0 20 7 3 3 3 26 14 2.19 23  
11 D 3N Lincoln City 18 5 4 0 38 12 4 1 4 20 24 1.61 23  
12 D 3N Halifax Town 18 7 1 1 25 8 3 2 4 14 19 1.44 23  
13 D 3N Gateshead 18 5 2 2 23 14 5 1 3 29 31 1.16 23  
14D 1 Aston Villa 18 7 2 0 29 9 3 0 6 18 24 1.42 22  
15D 1 Everton 18 6 2 1 35 19 4 0 5 17 22 1.27 22  
16D 1 Grimsby Town 17 6 2 1 24 13 2 3 3 18 18 1.35 21  
17 D 3N York City 18 5 1 3 29 21 4 2 3 18 15 1.31 21  
18 D 2 Barnsley 18 5 1 3 22 14 3 4 2 17 16 1.3 21  
19D 1 Sheffield United 18 5 4 0 28 15 2 2 5 17 20 1.29 20  
20 D 2 Birmingham 18 7 0 2 14 12 2 2 5 13 18 0.9 20  
21D 1 Blackburn Rovers 18 5 2 2 33 16 3 1 5 17 27 1.16 19  
22D 1 Sunderland 18 4 1 4 20 20 4 2 3 26 20 1.15 19  
23 D 3N Chester 18 4 3 2 26 18 3 1 5 17 22 1.08 18  
24 D 3S Walsall 18 6 2 1 21 7 0 3 6 12 24 1.06 17  
25 D 3S Northampton Town 18 5 1 3 27 18 3 0 6 11 26 0.86 17  
26 D 2 Newcastle United 18 3 3 3 27 29 3 1 5 24 23 0.98 16  
27 D 2 Chesterfield 18 5 3 1 20 5 0 3 6 10 29 0.88 16  
28 D 2 West Bromwich Albion 18 6 3 0 31 15 0 1 8 4 28 0.81 16  
29 D 2 Bury 18 5 1 3 33 31 2 1 6 20 44 0.71 16  
30 D 3S Notts County 18 4 2 3 19 21 3 0 6 15 36 0.6 16  
31 D 2 Manchester City 18 6 0 4 30 20 1 1 6 16 27 0.98 15  
32 D 2 Nottingham Forest 18 4 1 4 23 16 2 2 5 15 23 0.97 15  
33 D 2 Burnley 18 4 3 2 19 12 1 2 6 16 33 0.78 15  
34 D 2 Leicester City 18 3 2 4 17 15 2 2 5 15 22 0.86 14  
35 D 3N Stockport County 18 5 0 4 23 24 0 3 6 11 31 0.62 13  
36 D 3N Rotherham United 18 2 4 3 15 23 2 1 6 13 25 0.58 13  
37 D 3N Tranmere Rovers 18 3 3 3 20 24 2 0 7 16 39 0.57 13  
38D 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 18 5 2 2 22 13 0 0 9 6 28 0.68 12  
39 D 3N Crewe Alexandra 18 5 2 2 33 20 0 0 9 10 44 0.67 12  
40D 1 Middlesbrough 18 1 2 6 18 30 3 2 4 12 20 0.6 12  
41 D 3N Rochdale 18 5 0 4 24 22 0 2 7 10 35 0.6 12  
42 D 3N Wrexham 18 5 0 4 29 24 0 1 8 14 43 0.64 11  
43D 1 Leeds United 18 2 3 4 16 18 1 1 7 12 27 0.62 10  
44 D 3N Oldham Athletic 18 4 1 4 20 15 0 1 8 9 39 0.54 10  
45 D 3N Bradford City 18 2 1 6 19 37 2 1 6 11 26 0.48 10  
46D 1 Bolton Wanderers 18 2 3 4 20 23 1 0 8 11 29 0.6 9  
47 D 3N Doncaster Rovers 17 1 1 6 9 18 2 2 5 14 23 0.56 9  
48 D 3S Mansfield Town 18 2 2 5 16 26 0 2 7 9 39 0.38 8  
FL North 2nd Championship
Home Away
    FL North 2nd Championship Pld W D L F A W D L F A G Ave Pts Ave Gate
1D 1 Liverpool 20 9 1 1 34 13 6 1 2 30 19 2 32  
2NL Lovell's Athletic 20 6 0 4 36 17 5 5 0 27 15 1.97 27  
3 D 2 Manchester City 19 7 5 0 26 8 4 0 3 17 16 1.79 27  
4D 1 Aston Villa 20 9 0 2 25 17 4 1 4 19 13 1.47 27  
5 D 2 Sheffield Wednesday 20 7 2 0 30 13 2 6 3 13 13 1.65 26  
6D 1 Manchester United 19 7 0 1 29 9 4 3 4 23 17 2 25  
7 D 3N York City 18 6 3 0 27 10 5 0 4 25 20 1.73 25  
8D 1 Huddersfield Town 19 7 0 1 28 6 4 3 4 20 22 1.71 25  
9 D 2 Coventry City 20 5 2 3 15 7 6 1 3 18 14 1.57 25  
10D 1 Stoke City 20 6 2 2 26 14 4 2 4 16 20 1.24 24  
11 D 2 West Bromwich Albion 20 7 0 3 28 14 4 2 4 21 26 1.23 24  
12 D 3S Notts County 20 5 3 2 19 12 4 3 3 18 22 1.09 24  
13D 1 Blackpool 19 7 3 0 32 9 1 4 4 17 22 1.58 23  
14 D 2 Newcastle United 19 7 1 2 35 16 3 2 4 27 26 1.48 23  
15D 1 Blackburn Rovers 18 6 2 1 35 16 3 2 4 10 19 1.29 22  
16 D 3S Bristol City 19 5 4 1 25 11 3 2 4 16 22 1.24 22  
17 D 2 Chesterfield 20 5 2 4 22 17 4 2 3 13 13 1.17 22  
18D 1 Derby County 20 4 3 4 26 18 4 2 3 15 16 1.21 21  
19NL Aberaman Athletic 18 4 0 3 18 15 6 1 4 21 26 0.95 21  
20 D 3N Rochdale 16 7 0 1 27 9 2 2 4 12 17 1.5 20  
21D 1 Sunderland 19 5 3 2 44 17 3 1 5 14 23 1.45 20  
22 D 2 Leicester City 20 6 0 4 28 12 3 2 5 12 25 1.08 20  
23D 1 Sheffield United 19 6 2 1 23 12 2 2 6 20 30 1.02 20  
24 D 2 Bradford 19 4 2 3 17 12 3 3 4 18 19 1.13 19  
25D 1 Everton 19 5 0 3 29 20 4 1 6 22 26 1.11 19  
26 D 2 Birmingham 20 6 0 3 20 12 2 2 7 12 17 1.1 18  
27NL Bath City 18 5 3 1 26 16 2 1 6 23 30 1.07 18  
28 D 2 Barnsley 17 5 1 3 23 17 3 1 4 11 20 0.92 18  
29 D 2 Nottingham Forest 18 5 3 2 22 13 2 1 5 8 21 0.88 18  
30 D 3N Crewe Alexandra 20 3 3 5 31 30 4 1 4 13 27 0.77 18  
31 D 3N Wrexham 17 7 1 2 29 15 0 2 5 7 22 0.97 17  
32 D 3N Bradford City 16 4 2 2 15 11 3 0 5 14 18 1 16  
33D 1 Bolton Wanderers 17 5 1 3 25 16 2 1 5 9 26 0.81 16  
34 D 3N Tranmere Rovers 20 5 3 3 23 21 1 1 7 14 27 0.77 16  
35 D 3N Halifax Town 18 5 1 3 21 17 2 1 6 9 22 0.77 16  
36 D 3N Chester 20 4 1 4 16 15 2 2 7 24 34 0.82 15  
37D 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 17 3 1 2 18 14 2 3 6 20 31 0.84 14  
38 D 3S Northampton Town 17 3 2 3 16 15 3 0 6 14 22 0.81 14  
39 D 2 Swansea Town 18 2 5 3 23 22 2 1 5 13 30 0.69 14  
40D 1 Grimsby Town 13 3 2 1 15 10 1 3 3 15 17 1.11 13  
41 D 2 Bury 16 4 1 3 27 17 1 2 5 17 25 1.05 13  
42 D 3N Doncaster Rovers 17 4 1 3 16 14 1 2 6 11 27 0.66 13  
43 D 3N Rotherham United 18 4 2 3 19 13 0 3 6 9 30 0.65 13  
44 D 3N Gateshead 13 3 0 3 19 17 3 0 4 10 19 0.81 12  
45 D 3N Stockport County 19 4 2 3 25 23 0 2 8 12 53 0.49 12  
46 D 3N Southport 18 4 2 3 25 24 0 1 8 13 34 0.66 11  
47D 1 Leeds United 16 3 1 4 19 21 2 0 6 13 29 0.64 11  
48 D 3N Oldham Athletic 18 4 2 3 19 16 0 1 8 9 31 0.6 11  
49D 1 Middlesbrough 18 4 0 5 23 25 1 0 8 8 44 0.45 10  
50 D 3N Lincoln City 10 2 1 2 13 7 2 0 3 10 11 1.28 9  
51 D 2 Burnley 14 3 3 1 12 7 0 0 7 5 24 0.55 9  
52 D 3S Walsall 16 2 1 5 13 18 1 1 6 9 17 0.63 8  
53 D 3S Cardiff City 17 1 1 7 12 28 1 2 5 10 19 0.47 7  
54 D 3S Mansfield Town 10 1 1 3 8 12 0 0 5 4 29 0.29 3  

 

Football League South
Home Away
    Football League South Pld W D L F A W D L F A G Ave Pts Ave Gate
1D 1 Arsenal 28 10 0 3 52 12 11 1 3 50 28 2.55 43  
2 D 2 Tottenham Hotspur 28 9 4 2 42 14 7 2 4 26 14 2.43 38  
3 D 3S Queens Park Rangers 28 11 1 2 40 20 7 1 6 24 29 1.31 38  
4D 1 Portsmouth 28 10 2 2 38 20 6 1 7 28 32 1.27 35  
5 D 2 Southampton 28 9 2 3 47 21 5 3 6 39 37 1.48 33  
6 D 2 West Ham United 28 10 1 3 46 26 4 4 6 34 40 1.21 33  
7D 1 Chelsea 28 7 2 5 29 23 7 2 5 23 22 1.16 32  
8 D 3S Aldershot 28 9 2 3 57 33 5 0 9 30 44 1.13 30  
9D 1 Brentford 28 8 3 3 43 26 4 2 8 21 37 1.02 29  
10D 1 Charlton Athletic 28 7 2 5 41 36 6 1 7 27 39 0.91 29  
11 D 3S Clapton Orient 28 8 1 5 33 33 3 4 7 21 39 0.75 27  
12 D 3S Brighton & Hove Albion 28 6 2 6 35 34 4 3 7 30 39 0.89 25  
13 D 3S Reading 28 5 2 7 36 37 4 4 6 31 37 0.91 24  
14 D 2 Fulham 28 7 1 6 40 37 3 1 10 29 41 0.88 22  
15 D 3S Crystal Palace 28 3 3 8 19 32 4 2 8 30 43 0.65 19  
16 D 2 Millwall 28 4 3 7 29 32 2 2 10 37 56 0.75 17  
17 D 3S Watford 28 5 1 8 35 41 2 1 11 16 47 0.58 16  
18 D 2 Luton Town 28 3 4 7 25 37 1 2 11 18 63 0.43 14  

 

Football League West
Home Away
    Football League West Pld W D L F A W D L F A G Ave Pts Ave Gate
1 NL Lovell's Athletic 18 8 1 0 38 9 6 1 2 21 12 2.81 30  
2 NL Bath City 18 8 0 1 37 14 6 0 3 29 12 2.54 28  
3 D 3S Cardiff City 18 5 2 2 21 10 3 1 5 21 35 0.93 19  
4 D 3S Bristol City 17 5 1 2 37 11 2 2 5 22 26 1.59 17  
5 D 2 Swansea Town 18 3 1 5 17 30 0 0 9 10 47 0.35 7  
6 NL Aberaman Athletic 17 2 0 7 20 38 0 1 7 9 38 0.38 5  
Notes
Accrington Stanley - chose not to take part in wartime football league
Barrow – chose not to take part in wartime football league
Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic - unable to take part in wartime football league for geographic reasons
Bristol Rovers – chose not to take part in wartime football league
Carlisle United – chose not to take part in wartime football league
Exeter City – could not take part because ground had been requested for the war effort
Hartlepools United – could not take part because ground had been requested for the war effort
Hull City – chose not to take part in wartime football league
Ipswich Town – chose not to take part in wartime football league
New Brighton – could not take part because ground had been requested for the war effort
Newport County – chose not to take part in wartime football league
Norwich City - unable to take part in wartime football league for geographic reasons
Plymouth Argyle – chose not to take part in wartime football league
Port Vale - chose not to take part in wartime football league
Preston North End - could not take part because ground had been requested as a POW detention centre
Southend United – unable to take part in wartime football league for geographic reasons
Swindon Town – could not take part because ground had been requested as a POW detention centre
Torquay United – unable to take part in wartime football league for geographic reasons