1931–32 Mansfield Town F.C. season

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Mansfield Town
1931–32 season
Manager Jack Hickling
Football League Third Division South 20th
FA Cup Third Round
Home colours

The 1931–32 season was Mansfield Town's first season in the Football League where they competed in the Football League Third Division South. They finished their maiden season in 20th position with 32 points.[1]

Final League Table[edit]

Pos Club P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Fulham 42 24 9 9 111 62 1.790 57
2 Reading 42 23 9 10 97 67 1.448 55
3 Southend United 42 21 11 10 77 53 1.453 53
4 Crystal Palace 42 20 11 11 74 63 1.175 51
5 Brentford 42 19 10 13 68 52 1.308 48
6 Luton Town 42 20 7 15 95 70 1.357 47
7 Exeter City 42 20 7 15 77 62 1.242 47
8 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 17 12 13 73 58 1.259 46
9 Cardiff City 42 19 8 15 87 73 1.192 46
10 Norwich City 42 17 12 13 76 67 1.134 46
11 Watford 42 19 8 15 81 79 1.025 46
12 Coventry City 42 18 8 16 108 97 1.113 44
13 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 12 15 79 73 1.082 42
14 Northampton Town 42 16 7 19 69 69 1.000 39
15 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 13 12 17 70 78 0.897 38
16 Clapton Orient 42 12 11 19 77 90 0.856 35
17 Swindon Town 42 14 6 22 70 84 0.833 34
18 Bristol Rovers 42 13 8 21 65 92 0.707 34
19 Torquay United 42 12 9 21 72 106 0.679 33
20 Mansfield Town 42 11 10 21 75 108 0.694 32
21 Gillingham 42 10 8 24 40 82 0.488 28
22 Thames 42 7 9 26 53 109 0.486 23

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

Results[edit]

Football League Third Division South[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 29 August 1931 Swindon Town H 3–2 12,232 Broome (2), Readman
2 31 August 1931 Norwich City A 1–1 13,913 Davis
3 5 September 1931 Leyton Orient A 0–4 8,138
4 7 September 1931 Watford H 3–2 8,662 Broome, Readman, Gilhespy
5 12 September 1931 Torquay United H 2–4 8,499 Johnson (2)
6 16 September 1931 Watford A 1–4 7,309 Johnson
7 19 September 1931 Bristol Rovers A 1–1 10,770 England
8 26 September 1931 Queens Park Rangers H 2–2 8,461 Johnson (2)
9 3 October 1931 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 2–3 7,674 Baxter, Johnson
10 10 October 1931 Crystal Palace H 1–1 10,849 Gilhespy
11 17 October 1931 Cardiff City A 0–2 7,688
12 24 October 1931 Northampton Town H 2–0 7,015 Johnson (2)
13 31 October 1931 Reading A 1–4 8,083 Gilhespy
14 7 November 1931 Southend United H 4–4 8,833 Broome, Johnson (2), Readman
15 14 November 1931 Fulham A 1–2 16,977 Johnson
16 21 November 1931 Thames H 4–0 7,644 Johnson, Staniforth, England, Death
17 5 December 1931 Exeter City H 3–1 6,602 Johnson (2), Featherby
18 12 December 1931 Coventry City A 1–5 11,046 Readman
19 19 December 1931 Gillingham H 3–1 5,400 Johnson, Bowater (2)
20 25 December 1931 Brighton & Hove Albion H 3–3 10,848 Featherby, Readman (2)
21 26 December 1931 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0–4 16,516
22 2 January 1932 Swindon Town A 2–5 4,481 Johnson (2)
23 9 January 1932 Crystal Palace A 1–2 10,817 Featherby
24 13 January 1932 Brentford A 1–1 4,902 Johnson
25 16 January 1932 Clapton Orient H 4–3 6,719 Bowater, Johnson (2), Weightman
26 23 January 1932 Torquay United A 2–2 3,370 Broome, Death
27 30 January 1932 Bristol Rovers H 0–3 7,118
28 6 February 1932 Queens Park Rangers A 1–1 12,079 Bowater
29 13 February 1932 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 2–1 5,476 Broome, Bowater
30 27 February 1932 Cardiff City H 1–2 8,316 Johnson
31 5 March 1932 Northampton Town A 0–3 5,777
32 12 March 1932 Reading H 1–7 6,228 Johnson
33 19 March 1932 Southend United A 2–5 6,710 Johnson, Fisher
34 25 March 1932 Luton Town A 1–3 7,621 Johnson
35 26 March 1932 Fulham A 1–2 5,910 Storer
36 28 March 1932 Luton Town H 5–2 5,588 Bowater (2), Johnson (3)
37 2 April 1932 Thames A 3–6 1,070 Johnson, Featherby
38 9 April 1932 Brentford H 2–0 4,932 Broome (2)
39 16 April 1932 Exeter City A 0–3 5,478
40 23 April 1932 Coventry City H 3–3 4,492 Johnson (2), Staniforth
41 30 April 1932 Gillingham A 0–2 2,936
42 7 May 1932 Norwich City H 5–2 4,107 Bowater (2), Johnson (2), Gilhespy

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 28 November 1931 Hull City A 1–4 10,000 Death

Squad statistics[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Arthur Staples 13 0 0 0 13 0
GK England Jimmy Wilson 29 0 1 0 30 0
DF England Bernard Chambers 9 0 0 0 9 0
DF England George Clifford 39 0 1 0 40 0
DF England Charlie Davis 5 1 0 0 5 1
DF England Ernie England 42 1 1 0 43 1
DF England Charlie Lloyd 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF England Albert Robinson 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF England Sam Robinson 28 0 1 0 29 0
DF England Claude White 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF England Horace Burrows 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF England George Blackburn 14 0 0 0 14 0
MF England Arthur Phoenix 3 0 0 0 3 0
MF England Harry Wake 20 0 1 0 21 0
MF England Arthur Weightman 28 1 1 0 29 1
FW England Thomas Baxter 14 1 0 0 14 1
FW England George Bowater 22 10 0 0 22 10
FW England Harry Broome 34 8 1 0 35 8
FW England Billy Death 14 2 1 1 15 3
FW England Len Featherby 22 5 0 0 22 5
FW England Fred Fisher 1 1 0 0 1 1
FW England Cyril Gilhespy 19 4 1 0 20 4
FW England John Jepson 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW England Harry Johnson 40 32 1 0 41 32
FW England Joe Readman 39 5 1 0 40 5
FW England Thomas Small 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW England Chris Staniforth 8 2 0 0 8 2
FW England Jackie Storer 13 1 0 0 13 1

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Mansfield Town 1931/32". 11v11. Retrieved 15 February 2016.