1892–93 Northwich Victoria F.C. season

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Northwich Victoria
1892–93 season
Stadium Drill Field
Division Two 7th
FA Cup Second Round
Cheshire Senior Cup Semi Final
Home colours

The 1892-93 season was Northwich Victoria's first season in the Football League. They competed in the newly formed 12 team Football League Second Division, for which they were a founding member. The league was then the second tier of English football, where they finished 7th.

Season synopsis[edit]

The season began on 3 September 1892, when Northwich played Grimsby Town, losing 2-1. Losing a further two games, it was not until 24 September when Northwich gained their first points in a 1-1 draw at Manchester City.

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Small Heath 22 17 2 3 90 35 2.57 36
2 Sheffield United 22 16 3 3 62 19 3.26 35
3 Darwen 22 14 2 6 60 36 1.67 30
4 Grimsby Town 22 11 1 10 42 41 1.02 23
5 Ardwick 22 9 3 10 45 40 1.13 21
6 Burton Swifts 22 9 2 11 47 47 1.00 20
7 Northwich Victoria 22 9 2 11 42 58 0.72 20
8 Bootle 22 8 3 11 49 63 0.78 19
9 Lincoln City 22 7 3 12 45 51 0.88 17
10 Crewe Alexandra 22 6 3 13 42 69 0.61 15
11 Burslem Port Vale 22 6 3 13 30 57 0.53 15
12 Walsall Town Swifts 22 5 3 14 37 75 0.49 13

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

FA Cup results[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
15 October 1892 Round 1 Qualifying Macclesfield Town H 4 – 0
29 October 1892 Round 2 Qualifying Flint F.C. H 7 – 0
19 November 1892 Round 3 Qualifying Liverpool F.C. H 2 - 1
10 December 1892 Round 4 Qualifying Liverpool Caledonians A 3 - 2
21 January 1893 Round 1 Proper Loughborough F.C. A 2 - 1
4 February 1893 Round 2 Proper Blackburn Rovers A 1 - 4

References[edit]

  • "Northwich Victoria - Historical Football Kits". historicalkits.co.uk. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
  • "Football League 1892-1893". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
  • "TheFA.com - Archive". The FA. Retrieved 15 October 2010.