1924–25 Manchester City F.C. season

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Manchester City F.C.
1924–25 season
Manager England David Ashworth
Football League
First Division
10th
FA Cup First round
Top goalscorer League:
Frank Roberts (32)

All:
Frank Roberts (31)
Highest home attendance 50,000 v H'field
(18 October 1924)
50,000 v Bolton
(25 October 1924)
Lowest home attendance 12,000 v Sheff. Utd
(23 February 1925)

The 1924–25 season was Manchester City F.C.'s thirty-fourth season of league football, and eleventh consecutive season in the Football League First Division, excluding the four years during the First World War in which no competitive football was played.

The season was the first season for twelve years in which then-longest serving manager Ernest Mangnall was not at the helm of the club; in his place David Ashworth was appointed as manager.

Team Kit[edit]

Football League First Division[edit]

Pos Team 0P0 0W0 0D0 0L0 0F0 0A0 GA Pts
8 Birmingham 42 17 12 13 49 53 0.925 46
9 Notts County 42 16 13 13 42 31 1.355 45
10 Manchester City 42 17 9 16 76 68 1.118 43
11 Cardiff City 42 16 11 15 56 51 1.098 42
12 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 12 15 52 43 1.209 42

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; Pts = Points
Source: 1924–25 Football League First Division

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 17 9 16 76 68 1.118 43 11 7 3 44 29 29 6 2 13 32 39 14

Source: rsssf.com

Reports[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
30 August 1924 Bury A Gigg Lane 2 – 0 Roberts (2) 40,000
1 September 1924 Arsenal A Highbury 0 – 1 25,000
6 September 1924 Nottingham Forest H Maine Road 4 – 2 Barnes (2), Murphy, Roberts 31,000
13 September 1924 Liverpool A Anfield 3 – 5 Roberts (2), Barnes 30,000
17 September 1924 Arsenal H Maine Road 2 – 0 Johnson, Barnes 34,000
20 September 1924 Newcastle United H Maine Road 3 – 1 Roberts (2), Johnson 35,000
27 September 1924 Sheffield United A Bramall Lane 5 – 0 Roberts (3), Johnson, Barnes 20,000
4 October 1924 West Ham United H Maine Road 3 – 1 Roberts (2), Barnes 46,000
11 October 1924 Blackburn Rovers A Ewood Park 1 – 3 Barnes 30,000
18 October 1924 Huddersfield Town H Maine Road 1 – 1 Barnes 50,000
25 October 1924 Bolton Wanderers H Maine Road 2 – 2 Roberts, Johnson 50,000
29 October 1924 Everton A Goodison Park 1 – 3 Johnson 20,000
1 November 1924 Notts County A Meadow Lane 0 – 2 12,000
8 November 1924 Everton H Maine Road 2 – 2 Austin, Roberts 30,000
10 November 1924 Tottenham Hotspur A White Hart Lane 1 – 1 Roberts 11,000
15 November 1924 Sunderland A Roker Park 2 – 3 Johnson, Murphy 20,000
22 November 1924 Cardiff City H Maine Road 2 – 2 Roberts (2) 18,000
29 November 1924 Preston North End A Deepdale 3 – 2 Austin, Roberts, Warner 22,000
6 December 1924 Burnley H Maine Road 3 – 3 Austin, Roberts, Browell 20,000
13 December 1924 Leeds United A Elland Road 3 – 0 Roberts, Browell, Murphy 15,000
20 December 1924 Birmingham H Maine Road 2 – 2 Austin, Browell 40,000
25 December 1924 West Bromwich Albion H Maine Road 1 – 2 Browell 35,000
26 December 1924 West Bromwich Albion A The Hawthorns 1 – 3 Johnson 50,000
3 January 1925 Nottingham Forest A City Ground 3 – 0 Johnson (2), Cowan 8,000
17 January 1925 Liverpool H Maine Road 5 – 0 Roberts (4), Woosnam 25,000
24 January 1925 Newcastle United A St James' Park 0 – 2 25,000
31 January 1925 Bury H Maine Road 0 – 0 15,000
7 February 1925 West Ham United A Upton Park 0 – 4 25,000
14 February 1925 Blackburn Rovers H Maine Road 1 – 3 Roberts 31,000
21 February 1925 Huddersfield Town A Leeds Road 1 – 1 Roberts 18,000
23 February 1925 Sheffield United H Maine Road 2 – 1 Roberts (2) 12,000
28 February 1925 Bolton Wanderers A Burnden Park 2 – 4 Daniels, Hicks 25,000
7 March 1925 Notts County H Maine Road 2 – 1 Roberts (2) 25,000
21 March 1925 Sunderland H Maine Road 1 – 3 Roberts 30,000
1 April 1925 Cardiff City A Ninian Park 2 – 0 Austin, Johnson 8,000
4 April 1925 Preston North End H Maine Road 2 – 1 Warner, Browell 20,000
10 April 1925 Aston Villa A Villa Park 1 – 2 Hicks 20,000
11 April 1925 Burnley A Turf Moor 0 – 1 14,000
13 April 1925 Aston Villa H Maine Road 1 – 0 Warner 25,000
18 April 1925 Leeds United H Maine Road 4 – 2 Austin, Browell, Johnson, Hicks 14,000
25 April 1925 Birmingham A St Andrew's 1 – 2 Johnson 13,000
2 May 1925 Tottenham Hotspur H Maine Road 1 – 0 Warner 15,000

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
10 January 1925 First round Preston North End A Deepdale 1 – 4 Roberts 24,536

Squad statistics[edit]

Squad[edit]

Appearances for competitive matches only

Nat. Player Pos. Premier League FA Cup Total
Apps Goal Apps Goal Apps Goal
England Goodchild, JimJim Goodchild GK 13 0 0 0 13 0
England Mitchell, JamesJames Mitchell GK 29 0 1 0 30 0
England Cookson, SamSam Cookson DF 37 0 0 0 37 0
England Fletcher, EliEli Fletcher DF 27 0 1 0 28 0
England Woosnam, MaxMax Woosnam DF 2 1 1 0 3 1
Benzie, RobertRobert Benzie MF 1 0 0 0 1 0
England Cowan, SamSam Cowan MF 21 1 0 0 21 1
Republic of Ireland Elwood, JimmyJimmy Elwood MF 15 0 0 0 15 0
McCourt, JamesJames McCourt MF 4 0 0 0 4 0
England Murphy, SpudSpud Murphy MF 24 3 0 0 24 3
Scotland Pringle, CharlieCharlie Pringle MF 35 0 1 0 36 0
England Sharp, SammySammy Sharp MF 40 0 1 0 41 0
England Wilson, BillyBilly Wilson MF 12 0 0 0 12 0
England Austin, BillyBilly Austin FW 38 6 1 0 39 6
England Barnes, HoraceHorace Barnes FW 14 8 0 0 14 8
England Browell, TommyTommy Browell FW 14 6 1 0 15 6
Calderwood, JamesJames Calderwood FW 14 0 0 0 14 0
England Daniels, ArthurArthur Daniels FW 9 1 0 0 9 1
England Hicks, GeorgeGeorge Hicks FW 15 3 1 0 16 3
England Johnson, TommyTommy Johnson FW 41 12 1 0 42 12
England Roberts, FrankFrank Roberts FW 38 31 1 1 39 32
England Thompson, FrankFrank Thompson FW 7 0 1 0 8 0
England Warner, JackJack Warner FW 12 4 0 0 12 4
Own goals 0 0 0
Totals 76 1 77

Scorers[edit]

Nat. Player Pos. Football League FA Cup TOTAL
England Frank Roberts FW 31 1 32
England Tommy Johnson FW 12 0 12
England Horace Barnes FW 8 0 8
England Billy Austin FW 6 0 6
England Tommy Browell FW 6 0 6
England Jack Warner FW 4 0 4
England Spud Murphy MF 3 0 3
England George Hicks FW 3 0 3
England Max Woosnam DF 1 0 1
England Sam Cowan MF 1 0 1
England Arthur Daniels FW 1 0 1
Own Goals 0 0 0
Totals 76 1 77

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