1918–19 Manchester City F.C. season

The 1918–19 season was Manchester City F.C.'s twenty-eighth season of league football.

Manchester City F.C.
1918–19 season
ManagerErnest Mangnall
War League
Principal Tournament
Lancashire Section

5th
Subsidiary Tournament
Lancashire Section
Group C

1st
Top goalscorerLeague:
Browell (14 goals)

All:
Barnes (20 goals)
Highest home attendance35,000 vs Manchester United
(18 April 1919)
Lowest home attendance10,000 vs Stoke
(14 September 1918)
10,000 vs Southport Vulcan
(14 December 1918)

Owing to World War I, once again Manchester City played non-competitive war league football. In the principal tournament they contested the Lancashire Section, while in the four-team subsidiary tournament they contested the Group C of the Lancashire Section.

Team kitEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 

War LeaguesEdit

Principal TournamentEdit

Lancashire SectionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts
2 Liverpool 30 19 4 7 82 33 2.485 42
3 Bolton Wanderers 30 15 6 9 58 58 1.000 36
4 Manchester City 30 15 3 12 57 36 1.583 33
5 Southport Vulcan 30 15 3 12 49 53 0.925 33
6 Preston North End 30 12 6 12 41 51 0.804 30
Source: rsssf.com
Results summaryEdit
Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
30 15 3 12 57 36 +21 33 9 2 4 33 11 +22 6 1 8 24 25 –1

N.B. Points awarded for a win: 2

ReportsEdit
Date Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
7 September 1918 Stoke A Victoria Ground 0 – 3 8,000
14 September 1918 Stoke H Hyde Road 0 – 2 10,000
21 September 1918 Bury A Gigg Lane 1 – 0 Moses 8,000
28 September 1918 Bury H Hyde Road 7 – 0 Browell (3), Brennan, P. Fairclough, Moses, Kenyon 12,000
5 October 1918 Manchester United A Old Trafford 2 – 0 Kenyon, Cartwright 10,000
12 October 1918 Manchester United H Hyde Road 0 – 0 15,000
19 October 1918 Blackpool A Bloomfield Road 3 – 0 Kenyon, Moses, Browell 9,000
26 October 1918 Blackpool H Hyde Road 4 – 0 Lievesley (2), Cartwright, Browell 15,000
2 November 1918 Stockport County H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Lievesley 12,000
9 November 1918 Stockport County A Edgeley Park 1 – 1 Browell 3,000
16 November 1918 Liverpool H Hyde Road 0 – 2 25,000
23 November 1918 Liverpool A Anfield 0 – 2 20,000
30 November 1918 Burnley H Hyde Road 2 – 1 Lievesley, Smith 12,000
7 December 1918 Burnley A Turf Moor 1 – 2 Lievesley 9,000
14 December 1918 Southport Vulcan H Hyde Road 0 – 1 10,000
21 December 1918 Southport Vulcan A Haig Avenue 0 – 2 6,000
28 December 1918 Preston North End H Hyde Road 2 – 0 Wynn, Browell 13,000
11 January 1919 Rochdale H Hyde Road 1 – 1 Lievesley 12,000
18 January 1919 Rochdale A Spotland 5 – 4 Barnes (2), Dorsett (2), Smith 5,000
25 January 1919 Everton H Hyde Road 1 – 0 Murphy 25,000
1 February 1919 Everton A Goodison Park 0 – 3 31,000
8 February 1919 Oldham Athletic H Hyde Road 3 – 0 Lievesley (2), Barnes 18,000
15 February 1919 Oldham Athletic A Boundary Park 3 – 0 Browell, Barnes, Murphy 10,000
22 February 1919 Blackburn Rovers H Hyde Road 5 – 1 Barnes (3), Johnson, Browell 22,000
1 March 1919 Blackburn Rovers A Ewood Park 1 – 2 Browell 8,000
8 March 1919 Port Vale H Hyde Road 6 – 1 Johnson (3), Browell (2), Barnes 14,000
15 March 1919 Port Vale A Recreation Ground 5 – 1 Barnes (3), Browell, A. Fairclough 8,000
22 March 1919 Bolton Wanderers H Hyde Road 1 – 2 Browell 20,000
29 March 1919 Bolton Wanderers A Burnden Park 1 – 3 Barnes 30,000
10 April 1919 Preston North End A Deepdale 1 – 2 Barnes 14,000

Subsidiary TournamentEdit

Lancashire Section, Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts
1 Manchester City 6 5 1 0 14 4 3.500 11
2 Stoke 6 2 2 2 9 10 0.900 6
3 Manchester United 6 2 0 4 9 14 0.643 4
4 Port Vale 6 1 1 4 9 13 0.692 3
Source: rsssf.com
Results summaryEdit
Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
6 5 1 0 14 4 +10 11 3 0 0 8 1 +7 2 1 0 6 3 +3

N.B. Points awarded for a win: 2

ReportsEdit
Date Opponents H / A Venue Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
5 April 1919 Stoke H Hyde Road 1 – 0 A. Fairclough 25,000
12 April 1919 Stoke A Victoria Ground 1 – 1 Barnes 14,000
18 April 1919 Manchester United H Hyde Road 3 – 0 Barnes (2), Wynn 35,000
19 April 1919 Port Vale A Recreation Ground 1 – 0 Browell 8,000
21 April 1919 Manchester United A Old Trafford 4 – 2 Barness (2), Browell, Lomas 35,000
26 April 1919 Port Vale H Hyde Road 4 – 1 Browell (2), Barnes (2) 20,000

Squad statisticsEdit

SquadEdit

Appearances for competitive matches only

Pos. Name Principal Subsidiary Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK   Jim Goodchild 25 0 4 0 29 0
GK Percy Kite 1 0 0 0 1 0
GK   Walter Smith 4 0 2 0 6 0
DF   Eli Fletcher 29 0 6 0 35 0
DF   Fred Parker 16 0 2 0 18 0
MF   Sid Hoad 3 1 3 0 0 1
FW   Horace Barnes 18 16 0 0 18 16
FW   Ted Hanney 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW   Gordon Hoare 1 1 0 0 1 1
FW   Lot Jones 8 0 1 0 9 0
FW   Billy Lomas 0 0 5 0 5 0
FW   Billy Meredith 27 2 6 0 33 2
FW   Harry Taylor 1 0 0 0 1 0
FW   Harold Walden 2 1 0 0 2 1
FW   George Wynn 18 3 2 1 20 4
-- Armstrong 0 0 4 0 4 0
-- Bill Bottomley 23 0 1 0 24 0
-- Jack Brennan 12 2 1 0 13 2
-- T. Broad 2 0 0 0 2 0
-- Alf Capper 1 5 0 0 1 5
-- Joe Cartwright 23 2 4 0 27 2
-- J. Clegg 0 0 2 0 2 0
-- Cruse 1 0 0 0 1 0
-- Alfred Davies 18 1 0 0 18 1
-- Peter Fairclough 20 4 4 0 24 4
DF   Peter Gartland 19 0 2 0 21 0
-- Robert Geddes 1 0 0 0 1 0
-- Goddard 3 3 0 0 3 3
-- R. Hargreaves 0 0 1 0 1 0
-- M. Lee 0 0 1 0 1 0
-- F. McIlvenney 0 0 2 1 2 1
-- Malone 0 0 1 0 1 0
-- Miller 4 0 0 0 4 0
-- Nelson 6 2 0 0 6 2
-- H. Newton 0 0 4 1 4 1
-- William Newton 5 1 2 0 7 1
-- Sid Scott 8 0 1 0 9 0
-- Skeldon 1 0 0 0 1 0
-- J.D. Tavo 2 1 0 0 2 1
-- Herbert Tyler 22 3 6 0 28 3
-- Woodhouse 0 0 1 0 1 0
-- Jimmy Wray 5 1 1 0 6 1

ScorersEdit

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