1931–32 Rochdale A.F.C. season

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Rochdale
1931–32 season
Football League Third Division North 21st
FA Cup First Round

The 1931–32 season saw Rochdale compete in the Football League Third Division North where they finished in 21st position with 11 points.[1]

Rochdale finished bottom of the Third Division North after managing just four wins, during the season they went on a record-breaking run of 17 straight defeats.[2]

Final league table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GAvg
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Lincoln City (C) 40 26 5 9 106 47 2.255 57 Promoted to the Second Division
2 Gateshead 40 25 7 8 94 48 1.958 57
3 Chester 40 21 8 11 78 60 1.3 50
4 Tranmere Rovers 40 19 11 10 107 58 1.845 49
5 Barrow 40 24 1 15 86 59 1.458 49
6 Crewe Alexandra 40 21 6 13 95 66 1.439 48
7 Southport 40 18 10 12 58 53 1.094 46
8 Hull City 40 20 5 15 82 53 1.547 45
9 York City 40 18 7 15 76 81 0.938 43
10 Wrexham 40 18 7 15 64 69 0.928 43
11 Darlington 40 17 4 19 66 69 0.957 38
12 Stockport County 40 13 11 16 55 53 1.038 37
13 Hartlepools United 40 16 5 19 78 100 0.78 37
14 Accrington Stanley 40 15 6 19 75 80 0.938 36
15 Doncaster Rovers 40 16 4 20 59 80 0.738 36
16 Walsall 40 16 3 21 57 85 0.671 35
17 Halifax Town 40 13 8 19 61 87 0.701 34
18 Carlisle United 40 11 11 18 64 79 0.81 33
19 Rotherham United 40 14 4 22 63 72 0.875 32
20 New Brighton 40 8 8 24 38 76 0.5 24
21 Rochdale 40 4 3 33 48 135 0.356 11 Re-elected
22 Wigan Borough 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Club resigned †

Source: rsssf.com
Wigan Borough resigned from the Football League on October 21 and folded, their record (P12 W3 D1 L8 F12 A32 GA 0.375 Pts 7) was expunged.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results[edit]

Rochdale's score comes first

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League Third Division North[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 29 August 1931 Accrington Stanley H 2 – 2 6,974 Jones, Juyan
2 31 August 1931 Rotherham United A 0 – 5 6,431
3 5 September 1931 Wrexham A 0 – 4 7,390
4 7 September 1931 Stockport County A 1 – 3 3,941 Watson
5 12 September 1931 Carlisle United H 4 – 3 4,382 Watson (2), Everest, Steele
6 15 September 1931 Stockport County H 1 – 0 4,384 Williams
7 19 September 1931 Crewe Alexandra A 0 – 1 6,358
8 26 September 1931 Darlington H 1 – 1 3,703 McAleer
9 3 October 1931 Doncaster Rovers H 3 – 1 4,641 McAleer, Watson (2)
10 10 October 1931 Southport A 1 – 3 5,442 Steele
11 17 October 1931 Halifax Town A 2 – 3 4,082 Everest, Murray
12 24 October 1931 Walsall H 0 – 1 2,845
13 31 October 1931 Gateshead A 1 – 3 7,227 Jones
14 7 November 1931 New Brighton H 3 – 2 1,888 Jones, Everest (2)
15 14 November 1931 Barrow A 1 – 4 2,542 Watson
16 21 November 1931 Hull City H 3 – 6 4,593 Watson (2), Nisbet
17 5 December 1931 Chester H 0 – 3 3,119
18 12 December 1931 Hartlepool United A 0 – 3 3,085
19 25 December 1931 Tranmere Rovers A 1 – 9 5,719 Murray
20 26 December 1931 Tranmere Rovers H 3 – 6 3,993 Brown, Murray, Everest
21 2 January 1932 Accrington Stanley A 0 – 3 1,824
22 9 January 1932 Lincoln City A 0 – 3 6,737
23 16 January 1932 Wrexham H 2 – 4 1,749 Everest, Steele
24 23 January 1932 Carlisle United A 0 – 4 3,812
25 30 January 1932 Crewe Alexandra H 2 – 3 1,978 Howard, Brown
26 6 February 1932 Darlington A 1 – 3 2,764 Nisbet
27 13 February 1932 Doncaster Rovers A 0 – 2 2,856
28 20 February 1932 Southport H 0 – 1 2,894
29 27 February 1932 Halifax Town H 1 – 4 3,154 Crowther
30 5 March 1932 Walsall A 1 – 2 2,601 Brown
31 12 March 1932 Gateshead H 0 – 3 2,526
32 19 March 1932 New Brighton A 1 – 1 2,362 Brown
33 25 March 1932 York City A 2 – 5 5,285 McAleer, Howard
34 26 March 1932 Barrow H 0 – 6 2,189
35 28 March 1932 York City H 3 – 5 1,387 McAleer, Brown (2)
36 2 April 1932 Hull City A 1 – 4 3,611 Hogg
37 9 April 1932 Lincoln City H 3 – 5 1,038 McAleer (2), Williams
38 16 April 1932 Chester A 2 – 7 4,658 McAleer, Howard
39 23 April 1932 Hartlepool United H 1 – 3 1,379 Bimson
40 7 May 1932 Rotherham United H 1 – 4 1,724 Howard

FA Cup[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 28 November 1931 Scunthorpe United A 1 – 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rochdale 1931/32". Statto. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Records". Football League. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 

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