1899–1900 Manchester City F.C. season

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Manchester City F.C.
1899–1900 season
Manager England Sam Ormerod
Football League 7th
FA Cup First round
Top goalscorer League: Meredith (14 goals)
All: Meredith (14 goals)
Highest home attendance 25,000 vs Newcastle Utd
(14 October 1899)
25,000 vs Liverpool
(28 October 1899)
Lowest home attendance 3,000 vs Sheffield United (25 December 1899)

The 1899–1900 season was Manchester City F.C.'s ninth season of league football and first season in the First Division of the Football League.

Team Kit[edit]

Football League First Division[edit]

P W D L F A Pts
5 Newcastle United 34 13 10 11 53 43 36
6 Derby County 34 14 8 12 45 43 36
7 Manchester City 34 13 8 13 50 44 34
8 Nottingham Forest 34 13 8 13 56 55 34
9 Stoke 34 13 8 13 37 45 34

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; Pts = Points
Source: Football League

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts W D L GF GA Pts W D L GF GA Pts
34 13 8 13 50 44 1.136 34 10 3 4 33 15 23 3 5 9 17 29 11

Source: rsssf.com

Reports[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
2 September 1899 Blackburn Rovers A Ewood Park 3 – 4 Meredith, Ross, F. Williams 10,000
9 September 1899 Derby County H Hyde Road 4 – 0 Meredith (2), Ross, Gillespie 22,000
16 September 1899 Bury A Gigg Lane 4 – 1 Meredith, Ross, F. Williams, Leonard 13,000
23 September 1899 Notts County H Hyde Road 5 – 1 Ross (2), Moffatt, B. Smith, Gillespie 22,000
30 September 1899 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Hyde Road 1 – 1 Ross 14,000
7 October 1899 Sheffield United A Bramall Lane 0 – 3 18,000
14 October 1899 Newcastle United H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Ross 25,000
21 October 1899 Aston Villa A Villa Park 1 – 2 F. Williams 20,000
28 October 1899 Liverpool H Hyde Road 0 – 1 25,000
4 November 1899 Burnley A Turf Moor 0 – 2 5,000
11 November 1899 Preston North End H Hyde Road 3 – 1 Meredith, Gillespie, F. Williams 8,000
25 November 1899 Glossop North End H Hyde Road 4 – 1 Meredith, Ross, F. Williams, Dougal 16,000
2 December 1899 Stoke A Victoria Ground 0 – 1 10,000
9 December 1899 Sunderland H Hyde Road 2 – 1 Moffatt, Meredith 20,000
16 December 1899 West Bromwich Albion A The Hawthorns 0 – 0 2,429
23 December 1899 Everton H Hyde Road 1 – 2 Meredith 20,000
25 December 1899 Sheffield United H Hyde Road 1 – 2 F. Williams 3,000
27 December 1899 Nottingham Forest A City Ground 0 – 2 5,000
30 December 1899 Blackburn Rovers H Hyde Road 1 – 1 Gillespie 10,000
6 January 1900 Derby County A Baseball Ground 0 – 0 5,000
13 January 1900 Bury H Hyde Road 2 – 2 S. Smith (2) 15,000
20 January 1900 Notts County A Trent Bridge 1 – 1 Gillespie 8,000
3 February 1900 Wolverhampton Wanderers A Molineux 1 – 1 Meredith 2,000
3 March 1900 Liverpool A Anfield 2 – 5 Meredith, Gillespie 20,000
10 March 1900 Burnley H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Meredith 13,000
19 March 1900 Aston Villa H Hyde Road 0 – 2 15,000
31 March 1900 Glossop North End A North Road 2 – 0 Harvey, Davidson 7,000
7 April 1900 Stoke H Hyde Road 1 – 0 F. Williams 16,000
9 April 1900 Nottingham Forest H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Meredith (2) 5,000
13 April 1900 Newcastle United A St James' Park 0 – 0 20,000
14 April 1900 Sunderland A Roker Park 1 – 3 C. Williams 6,000
16 April 1900 Preston North End A Deepdale 2 – 0 Gillespie, Dougal 5,000
21 April 1900 West Bromwich Albion H Hyde Road 4 – 0 Ross (2), Meredith, Gillespie 15,000
28 April 1900 Everton A Goodison Park 0 – 4 20,000

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
27 January 1900 First round Aston Villa H Hyde Road 1 – 1 Ross 22,000
31 January 1900 First round replay Aston Villa A Villa Park 0 – 3 18,000

Squad statistics[edit]

Squad[edit]

Appearances for competitive matches only

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Charlie Williams 34 1 2 0 36 1
DF Wales Di Jones 34 0 2 0 36 0
DF England Dick Ray 9 0 2 0 11 0
MF Billy Holmes 34 0 2 0 36 0
MF Scotland Stuart Munn 6 0 0 0 6 0
FW Scotland Joe Cassidy 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW England Billie Gillespie 28 8 2 0 30 8
FW England Howard Harvey 5 1 0 0 5 1
FW Scotland Pat Leonard 1 1 0 0 1 1
FW Wales Billy Meredith 33 14 2 0 35 14
FW Scotland Jimmy Ross 26 10 1 1 27 11
FW England William "Stockport" Smith 5 2 0 0 5 2
FW England Fred Williams 31 7 2 0 33 7
-- Herbert Dartnell 1 0 0 0 1 0
-- Alex Davidson 5 1 0 0 5 1
-- George Dougal 23 2 0 0 23 2
-- Bobby Moffatt 25 2 1 0 26 2
-- Thomas Read 28 0 1 0 29 0
-- William "Buxton" Smith 34 1 2 0 36 1
-- Fred Threlfall 9 0 2 0 11 0
-- Tonge 2 0 1 0 3 0

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