1920–21 Manchester City F.C. season

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Manchester City F.C.
1920–21 season
Manager England Ernest Mangnall
Football League
First Division
2nd
FA Cup First round
Top goalscorer League:
Tommy Browell (31)

All:
Tommy Browell (31)
Highest home attendance 50,155 v Burnley
(26 March 1921)
Lowest home attendance 2,000 v Everton
(23 February 1921)

The 1920–21 season was Manchester City F.C.'s thirtieth season of league football, and seventh consecutive season in the Football League First Division, excluding the four years during the First World War in which no competitive football was played.

Team Kit[edit]

Football League First Division[edit]

Pos Team 0P0 0W0 0D0 0L0 0F0 0A0 GA Pts
1 Burnley 42 23 13 6 79 36 2.194 59
2 Manchester City 42 24 6 12 70 50 1.400 54
3 Bolton Wanderers 42 19 14 9 77 53 1.453 52
4 Liverpool 42 18 15 9 63 35 1.800 51
5 Newcastle United 42 20 10 12 66 45 1.467 50

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
42 24 6 12 70 50 1.4 54 19 2 0 50 13 40 5 4 12 20 37 14

Source: rsssf.com

Reports[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
28 August 1920 Liverpool A Anfield 2 – 4 Goodwin, Browell 30,000
30 August 1920 Aston Villa H Hyde Road 3 – 1 Browell (2), Murphy 40,000
4 September 1920 Liverpool H Hyde Road 3 – 2 Browell (3) 30,000
6 September 1920 Aston Villa A Villa Park 1 – 3 Murphy 14,000
11 September 1920 Arsenal A Highbury 1 – 2 Browell 42,000
18 September 1920 Arsenal H Hyde Road 3 – 1 Browell, Barnes, Murphy 30,000
25 September 1920 Bolton Wanderers A Burnden Park 0 – 3 50,000
2 October 1920 Bolton Wanderers H Hyde Road 3 – 1 Woodcock, Fayers, Browell 40,000
9 October 1920 Derby County A Baseball Ground 0 – 3 20,000
16 October 1920 Derby County H Hyde Road 0 – 0 35,000
23 October 1920 Blackburn Rovers A Ewood Park 2 – 0 Woodcock, Johnson 30,000
30 October 1920 Blackburn Rovers H Hyde Road 0 – 0 35,000
6 November 1920 Huddersfield Town A Leeds Road 1 – 0 Barnes 22,000
13 November 1920 Huddersfield Town H Hyde Road 3 – 2 Browell (2), Fayers 30,000
20 November 1920 Manchester United A Old Trafford 1 – 1 Barnes 66,000
27 November 1920 Manchester United H Hyde Road 3 – 0 Browell, Barnes, Murphy 40,000
4 December 1920 Bradford City A Valley Parade 2 – 1 Murphy, Browell 20,000
11 December 1920 Bradford City H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Browell 30,000
18 December 1920 Sunderland A Roker Park 0 – 1 18,000
25 December 1920 West Bromwich Albion H Hyde Road 4 – 0 Browell (2), Barnes (2)
27 December 1920 West Bromwich Albion A The Hawthorns 2 – 2 Browell (2) 40,000
1 January 1921 Sunderland H Hyde Road 3 – 1 Murphy (2), Browell 40,000
15 January 1921 Chelsea A Stamford Bridge 1 – 2 Murphy 35,000
22 January 1921 Chelsea H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Browell 30,000
5 February 1921 Everton A Goodison Park 0 – 3 35,000
9 February 1921 Everton H Hyde Road Abandoned
0 – 0
30,000
12 February 1921 Tottenham Hotspur A White Hart Lane 0 – 2 35,000
23 February 1921 Everton H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Browell (2) 2,000
26 February 1921 Oldham Athletic A Boundary Park 0 – 2 30,000
5 March 1921 Oldham Athletic H Hyde Road 3 – 1 Browell, Johnson, Barnes 16,000
9 March 1921 Tottenham Hotspur H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Browell, Barnes 35,000
12 March 1921 Preston North End A Deepdale 1 – 0 Fayers 18,000
25 March 1921 Middlesbrough H Hyde Road 2 – 1 Johnson, Barnes 30,000
26 March 1921 Burnley H Hyde Road 3 – 0 Barnes (2), Johnson 50,155
28 March 1921 Middlesbrough A Ayresome Park 1 – 3 Browell 29,000
2 April 1921 Burnley A Turf Moor 1 – 2 Fayers 40,000
9 April 1921 Sheffield United H Hyde Road 2 – 1 Browell, Johnson 20,000
16 April 1921 Sheffield United A Bramall Lane 1 – 1 Barnes 23,000
20 April 1921 Preston North End H Hyde Road 5 – 1 Browell (3), Barnes (2) 20,000
23 April 1921 Bradford Park Avenue H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Browell 25,000
30 April 1921 Bradford Park Avenue A Park Avenue 2 – 1 Fayers, Barnes 10,000
2 May 1921 Newcastle United H Hyde Road 3 – 1 Barnes (2), Warner 18,000
7 May 1921 Newcastle United A St James' Park 1 – 1 Browell 40,000

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
8 January 1921 First round Crystal Palace A The Nest 0 – 2 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 Jim Goodchild 42 0 1 0 43 0
DF England Jack Brennan 42 0 1 0 43 0
DF Frank Carroll 12 0 1 0 13 0
DF England Sam Cookson 42 0 1 0 43 0
DF Joe Edelston 6 0 0 0 6 0
DF England Fred Fayers 40 5 1 0 41 5
DF England Eli Fletcher 35 0 1 0 36 0
DF George Gray 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Harry Jarvis 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF John Leyland 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Sid Scott 2 0 0 0 2 0
DF Herbert Tyler 3 0 1 0 4 0
DF England Max Woosnam 34 0 1 0 35 0
MF Ireland Mickey Hamill 28 0 0 0 28 0
MF England Spud Murphy 40 8 1 0 41 8
MF England Sammy Sharp 5 0 0 0 5 0
FW England Jack Allen 7 0 0 0 7 0
FW England Horace Barnes 41 17 1 0 42 17
FW England Tommy Broad 23 0 1 0 24 0
FW England Tommy Browell 42 31 1 0 43 31
FW Joe Cartwright 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW England Dick Crawshaw 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW Ernie Goodwin 5 1 0 0 5 1
FW England Tommy Johnson 12 5 0 0 12 5
FW Ireland Paddy Kelly 13 0 0 0 13 0
FW England Harry Taylor 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW Jimmy Thompson 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW England Jack Warner 5 1 0 0 5 1
FW England Wilf Woodcock 13 2 0 0 13 2

Scorers[edit]