1904–05 Manchester City F.C. season

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Manchester City F.C.
1904–05 season
Manager Scotland Tom Maley
Football League
First Division
3rd
FA Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League:
Turnbull (19 goals)

All:
Turnbull (20 goals)
Highest home attendance 40,000 vs Newcastle United
(28 January 1905)
40,000 vs Everton
(21 April 1905)
Lowest home attendance 8,000 vs Aston Villa
(9 November 1904)

The 1904–05 season was Manchester City F.C.'s fourteenth season of league football and second consecutive season in the top flight of English football.

Team Kit[edit]

Football League First Division[edit]

P W D L F A Pts
1 Newcastle United1 34 23 2 9 72 33 48
2 Everton 34 21 5 8 63 36 47
3 Manchester City 34 20 6 8 66 37 46
4 Aston Villa2 34 19 4 11 63 43 42
5 Sunderland 34 16 8 10 60 44 40

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

1 - League champions
2 - FA Cup winners

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 20 6 8 66 37 1.784 46 14 3 0 46 17 31 6 3 8 20 20 15

Source: rsssf.com

Reports[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
3 September 1904 Small Heath H Hyde Road 2 – 1 Livingstone, Booth 30,000
10 September 1904 Stoke A Victoria Ground 0 – 1 12,000
17 September 1904 Notts County A Trent Bridge 1 – 1 Thornley 10,000
24 September 1904 Sheffield United H Hyde Road 1 – 1 Thornley 23,000
1 October 1904 Newcastle United A St James' Park 0 – 2 22,000
8 October 1904 Preston North End H Hyde Road 6 – 1 Turnbull (2), Livingstone (2), Booth, Gillespie 23,000
15 October 1904 Middlesbrough A Ayresome Park 1 – 0 Gillespie 12,000
29 October 1904 Bury A Gigg Lane 4 – 2 Gillespie, Meredith, Turnbull, Booth 12,000
9 November 1904 Aston Villa H Hyde Road 2 – 1 Turnbull, Booth 8,000
12 November 1904 Blackburn Rovers A Ewood Park 1 – 3 Turnbull 10,000
14 November 1904 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Hyde Road 5 – 1 Meredith, Booth (2), Livingstone, Gillespie 11,000
19 November 1904 Nottingham Forest H Hyde Road 1 – 1 Booth 16,000
26 November 1904 The Wednesday A Owlerton 1 – 2 Turnbull 15,000
3 December 1904 Sunderland H Hyde Road 5 – 2 Turnbull (3), Gillespie, Booth 27,000
10 December 1904 Woolwich Arsenal A Manor Ground 0 – 1 16,000
17 December 1904 Derby County H Hyde Road 6 – 0 Turnbull (4), Gillespie (2) 22,000
24 December 1904 Everton A Goodison Park 0 – 0 16,000
26 December 1904 Preston North End A Deepdale 1 – 0 Turnbull 17,000
31 December 1904 Small Heath A Muntz Street 1 – 3 Turnbull 11,000
7 January 1905 Stoke H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Meredith 12,000
14 January 1905 Notts County H Hyde Road 2 – 1 Turnbull, Dorsett 10,000
21 January 1905 Sheffield United A Bramall Lane 3 – 0 Dorsett (2), Turnbull 15,000
28 January 1905 Newcastle United H Hyde Road 3 – 2 Hynds, Dorsett, Jones 40,000
11 February 1905 Middlesbrough H Hyde Road 3 – 2 J. Moffatt, Dorsett, ? (o.g.) 18,000
25 February 1905 Bury H Hyde Road 3 – 2 Bannister (2), Meredith 16,000
4 March 1905 Derby County A Baseball Ground 1 – 0 Bannister 7,000
11 March 1905 Blackburn Rovers H Hyde Road 2 – 1 Meredith, Turnbull 12,000
18 March 1905 Nottingham Forest A City Ground 1 – 2 Meredith 10,000
1 April 1905 Sunderland A Roker Park 0 – 0 9,000
8 April 1905 Woolwich Arsenal H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Meredith 18,000
15 April 1905 The Wednesday H Hyde Road 1 – 1 Meredith 20,000
21 April 1905 Everton H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Hynds, Livingstone 40,000
24 April 1905 Wolverhampton Wanderers A Molineux 3 – 0 Livingstone, Jones, Pearson 15,000
29 April 1905 Aston Villa A Villa Park 2 – 3 Turnbull, Livingstone 20,000

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
4 February 1905 First round Lincoln City A Sincil Bank 2 – 1 Meredith, Turnbull 10,000
18 February 1905 Second round Bolton Wanderers H Hyde Road 1 – 2 Gillespie 39,000

Squad statistics[edit]

Squad[edit]

Appearances for competitive matches only

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK John Edmondson 2 0 0 0 2 0
GK England Jack Hillman 32 0 2 0 34 0
DF Scotland James Buchan 7 0 0 0 7 0
DF England Herbert Burgess 26 0 2 0 28 0
DF Scotland Tommy Hynds 33 2 2 0 35 2
MF England George Dorsett 9 5 2 0 11 5
FW England Jimmy Bannister 6 3 0 0 6 3
FW England Frank Booth 33 8 2 0 35 8
FW England Billie Gillespie 16 7 1 1 17 8
FW Wales Lot Jones 12 2 0 0 12 2
FW Wales Billy Meredith 34 8 2 1 36 9
FW England Irvine Thornley 4 2 0 0 4 2
FW Scotland Sandy Turnbull 30 19 2 1 32 20
-- John Christie 1 0 0 0 1 0
-- R. Dearden 8 0 0 0 8 0
-- Sammy Frost 32 0 1 0 33 0
-- Billy Holmes 4 0 0 0 4 0
-- Geordie Livingstone 26 7 0 0 26 7
-- McMahon 31 0 2 0 33 0
-- Scotland Willie McOustra 2 0 0 0 2 0
-- Joe Moffatt 13 1 2 0 15 1
-- Frank Norgrove 10 0 1 0 11 0
-- Frank Pearson 3 1 1 0 4 1
-- Fred Threlfall 1 0 0 0 1 0

Scorers[edit]

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