1911–12 Manchester City F.C. season

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Manchester City F.C.
1911–12 season
Manager England Harry Newbould
Football League
First Division
15th
FA Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League:
Wynn (17 goals)

All:
Wynn (18 goals)
Highest home attendance 45,000 vs Oldham Athletic
(3 February 1912)
Lowest home attendance 10,000 vs Liverpool
(6 January 1912)
10,000 vs Bradford City
(28 March 1912)
10,000 vs Tottenham Hotspur
(5 April 1912)

The 1911–12 season was Manchester City F.C.'s twenty-first season of league football and second consecutive season back in the First Division of English football.

Team Kit[edit]

Football League First Division[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
13 Manchester United 38 13 11 14 45 60 0.750 37
14 Sheffield United 38 13 10 15 63 56 1.125 36
15 Manchester City 38 13 9 16 56 58 0.966 35
16 Notts County 38 14 7 17 46 63 0.730 35
17 Liverpool 38 12 10 16 49 55 0.891 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
38 13 9 16 56 58 0.966 35 10 5 4 39 20 25 3 4 12 17 38 10

Source: rsssf.com

Reports[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
2 September 1911 Manchester United H Hyde Road 0 – 0 ?,000
9 September 1911 Liverpool A Anfield 2 – 2 Kelso (2) 15,000
16 September 1911 Aston Villa H Hyde Road 2 – 6 Holford, Jones 30,000
23 September 1911 Newcastle United A St James' Park 0 – 1 10,000
30 September 1911 Sheffield United H Hyde Road 0 – 0 25,000
7 October 1911 Oldham Athletic A Boundary Park 1 – 4 Thornley 15,000
14 October 1911 Bolton Wanderers H Hyde Road 3 – 1 Wall, Wynn, Keary 25,000
21 October 1911 Bradford City A Valley Parade 1 – 4 Thornley 12,000
28 October 1911 Woolwich Arsenal H Hyde Road 3 – 3 Wynn (2), Thornley 25,000
4 November 1911 Preston North End A Deepdale 1 – 2 Kelso 10,000
11 November 1911 Everton A Goodison Park 0 – 1 15,000
18 November 1911 West Bromwich Albion H Hyde Road 0 – 2 12,000
25 November 1911 Sunderland A Roker Park 1 – 1 J. Dorsett 4,000
2 December 1911 Blackburn Rovers H Hyde Road 3 – 0 Wynn (2), J. Dorsett 40,000
9 December 1911 The Wednesday A Owlerton 0 – 3 12,000
16 December 1911 Bury H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Wynn, Thornley 14,000
23 December 1911 Middlesbrough A Ayresome Park 1 – 3 J. Dorsett 10,000
25 December 1911 Notts County A Meadow Lane 1 – 0 Young 15,000
26 December 1911 Notts County H Hyde Road 4 – 0 Fletcher, Wynn, Young, Jones 35,000
30 December 1911 Manchester United A Old Trafford 0 – 0 41,743
6 January 1912 Liverpool H Hyde Road 2 – 3 Wynn (2) 10,000
20 January 1912 Aston Villa A Villa Park 1 – 3 J. Dorsett 10,000
27 January 1912 Newcastle United H Hyde Road 1 – 1 Wynn 30,000
10 February 1912 Oldham Athletic H Hyde Road 1 – 3 J. Smith 25,000
17 February 1912 Bolton Wanderers A Burnden Park 1 – 2 Brooks 20,000
26 February 1912 Sheffield United A Bramall Lane 2 – 6 Thornley (2) 5,000
2 March 1912 Woolwich Arsenal A Manor Ground 0 – 2 12,000
9 March 1912 Preston North End H Hyde Road 0 – 0 13,000
16 March 1912 Everton H Hyde Road 4 – 0 Thornley (4) 25,000
23 March 1912 West Bromwich Albion A The Hawthorns 1 – 1 Bottomley 8,000
28 March 1912 Bradford City H Hyde Road 4 – 0 Holford (2), Wynn, Jones 10,000
30 March 1912 Sunderland H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Wynn, Holford 20,000
5 April 1912 Tottenham Hotspur H Hyde Road 2 – 1 Jones, J. Dorsett 10,000
6 April 1912 Blackburn Rovers A Ewood Park 0 – 2 14,000
8 April 1912 Tottenham Hotspur A White Hart Lane 2 – 0 Jones, J. Dorsett 15,000
13 April 1912 The Wednesday H Hyde Road 4 – 0 Wynn (3), Jones 30,000
20 April 1912 Bury A Gigg Lane 2 – 1 Wynn (2) 18,000
27 April 1912 Middlesbrough H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Jones, J. Dorsett 20,000

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
13 January 1912 First round Preston North End A Deepdale 1 – 0 Wynn 15,000
3 February 1912 Second round Oldham Athletic H Hyde Road 0 – 1 45,000

Squad statistics[edit]

Squad[edit]

Appearances for competitive matches only

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Augustus Beeby 11 0 0 0 11 0
GK England Jim Goodchild 15 0 2 0 17 0
GK England Walter Smith 12 0 0 0 12 0
DF England Eli Fletcher 35 1 2 0 37 1
MF England George Dorsett 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF England Joe Dorsett 33 7 2 0 35 7
MF England Sid Hoad 37 0 2 0 39 0
MF England Tom Holford 32 4 2 0 34 4
FW England Frank Booth 4 0 0 0 4 0
FW Wales Lot Jones 24 7 2 0 26 7
FW England Davie Ross 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW England Irvine Thornley 18 10 0 0 18 10
FW Wales George Wynn 31 17 2 1 33 18
FW Scotland Alex Young 13 2 2 0 15 2
-- Joe Bentley 1 0 0 0 1 0
-- Bill Bottomley 19 1 0 0 19 1
-- George Brooks 2 1 0 0 2 1
-- Robert Davies 6 0 0 0 6 0
-- Scotland Bill Eadie 26 0 2 0 28 0
-- J. Eden 1 0 0 0 1 0
-- Billy Henry 25 0 2 0 27 0
-- Albert Keary 8 1 0 0 8 1
-- William Kelly 7 0 0 0 7 0
-- Tommy Kelso 9 3 0 0 9 3
-- Val Lawrence 19 0 2 0 21 0
-- Frank Norgrove 3 0 0 0 3 0
-- Jonathon Smith 4 1 0 0 4 1
-- Len Wall 20 1 0 0 20 1

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