SHERIDAN DICTATES

SEASON STATISTICS: 1946-47

RELEGATED TO DIVISION TWO

Back Row: Gerry Henry, Les Goldberg, J.Smith, Jim Twomey, Ken Gadsby, Bobby Browne.

Front Row: David Cochrane, Aubrey Powell, George Ainsley, John Short, Dennis Grainger, Tom Holley.

SATURDAY 31st AUGUST 1946

PRESTON NORTH END 3

McIntosh 4', Finney 18', Dougal xx'

Fairbrother, A. Beattie, Scott, Horton, Shankly, Watson, Finney, McIntosh, Dougal, R. Beattie, Wharton

S. Boardman

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2

Grainger 25', 86'

Hodgson, Goldberg, Milburn, Price, Holley, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Henry, Short, Grainger

Attendance: 25,311

WEDNESDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 0

Hodgson, Goldberg, Milburn, Price, Holley, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Henry, Short, Grainger

unknown

DIVISION ONE

CHARLTON ATHLETIC 2

Welsh penalty 25', W. Robinson 43'

Bartram, Turner, Shreeve, Dawson, Phipps, Johnson, Burlison, G. Robinson, W. Robinson, Welsh, Duffy

Attendance: 22,857

SATURDAY 7th SEPTEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 2

Powell 31', Henry 66'

Hodgson, Goldberg, Milburn, Price, Holley, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Henry, Short, Grainger

H. Holt

DIVISION ONE

SHEFFIELD UNITED 2

Nightingale 16', Brook 76'

Smith, Furniss, Shimwell, Machent, Latham, Forbes, Jones, Nightingale, Collindridge, Brook, Rickett

Attendance: 28,543

SATURDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 1946

CHELSEA 3

Walker 35', 85', Lawton 88'

Robertson, Winter, White, Williams, Harris, Foss, Spence, Walker, Lawton, Goulden, Dolding

F. Wort

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Hodgson, Goldberg, Milburn, Price, Holley, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Attendance: 57,184

MONDAY 16th SEPTEMBER 1946

STOKE CITY 5

Steele 28', 88', Antonio 29', 75', Ormston 74'

Jepson, Brigham, McCue, F. Mountford, Franklin, Kirton, G. Mountford, Antonio, Steele, Baker, Ormston

J. Williams

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2

Ainsley 25', 80'

Hodgson, Bannister, Milburn, Price, Kane, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Hindle, Grainger

Attendance: 21,141

SATURDAY 21st SEPTEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 4

Cochrane 5', Short 6', 62', Ainsley 33'

Hodgson, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Batey, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

H. Nattrass

DIVISION ONE

BOLTON WANDERERS 0

Hanson, Hamlett, Hubbick, Howe, Atkinson, Forrest, Woodward, Roberts, Lofthouse, Barrass, Westwood

Attendance: 25,739

WEDNESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER 1946

CHARLTON ATHLETIC 5

Revell 1', xx', Welsh 9', W. Robinson xx',

Lancelotte 33'

Bartram, P. Croker, Phipps, Rist, Oakes, Johnson, W. Robinson, Lancelotte, Revell, Welsh, Duffy

unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Hodgson, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Batey, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Browning, Short, Grainger

Attendance: 16,488

SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 1946

LIVERPOOL 2

Balmer 15', Nieuwenhuys 73'

Sidlow, Lambert, Ramsden, Taylor, Hughes, Fagan, Nieuwenhuys, Balmer, Stubbins, Jones, Liddell

Stubbins, saved by Hodgson 77'

W. Nixon

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Hodgson, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Price, Grainger, Powell, Short, Hindle, Heaton

Attendance: 51,042

SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 5

Powell 1', Ainsley 3', 30', 78', Short 77'

Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

W. Evans

DIVISION ONE

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 0

Hesford, Bailey, Simpson, Barker, Briggs, Boot, Bateman, Glazzard, Price, Poole, McShane

Attendance: 30,622

SATURDAY 12th OCTOBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 1

Powell 76'

Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Ainsley, saved by Tweedy xx'

unknown

DIVISION ONE

GRIMSBY TOWN 0

Tweedy, Fisher, J. Hodgson, Hall, Betmead, Reeve, Jack Johnson, Clifton, Moore25', Keeble, Wardle

Attendance: 28,877

SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER 1946

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1

Hancocks 27'

Williams, McLean, Crook, Galley, Cullis, Wright, Hancocks, Pye, Westcott, Ramscar, Mullen

E. Baker

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Short, Ainsley, Hindle, Grainger

Attendance: 40,113

SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 0

Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Batey, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Milburn, hit the bar 44'

unknown

DIVISION ONE

BLACKBURN ROVERS 1

Campbell xx'

Marks, Cook, Crook, Whiteside, Pryde, Bell, Goodwin, Campbell, Smith, Rogers, Langton

Attendance: 28,683

SATURDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 1946

PORTSMOUTH 4

Froggatt 12', 61', McAlinden 51', Harris 90'

Butler, Hindmarsh, Ferrier, Wharton, Flewin, Dickinson, Harris, Reid, Froggatt, McAlinden, Parker

unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Ainsley 40'

Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Attendance: 25,984

SATURDAY 9th NOVEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 2

Powell 16', Short 72'

Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Milburn, over the bar 2'

C. Fletcher

DIVISION ONE

EVERTON 1

Dodds 62'

Sagar, Jackson, Finnis, Bentham, Humphreys, Watson, McIlhatton, Wainwright, Dodds, Stevenson, Eglington

Attendance: 22,992

SATURDAY 16th NOVEMBER 1946

ARSENAL 4

Lewis penalty 40', xx', Logie xx', McPherson xx'

Platt, Scott, Wade, Sloan, L. Compton, Collett, McPherson, Logie, Lewis, Curtis, O'Flanagan

unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2

Ainsley 23', xx'

Fearnley, Bannister, Milburn, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Attendance: 36,377

SATURDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 4

Powell 21', 78', Ainsley 48', Grainger 85'

Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

unknown

DIVISION ONE

BLACKPOOL 2

O'Donnell 62', Mortensen 87'

Wallace, Sibley, Lewis, Farrow, Suart, Johnston, W. Buchan, Mortensen, McIntosh, Eastham, O'Donnell

Attendance: 25,829

SATURDAY 30th NOVEMBER 1946

BRENTFORD 1

Townsend 25'

Crosier, Gorman, Munro, Wilkins, Smith, Paterson, Hopkins, Macauley, Townsend, McDonald, Gillies

unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Cochrane 28'

Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Heaton, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Attendance: 20,352

SATURDAY 7th DECEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 1

Cochrane 55'

Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

A. Meadows

DIVISION ONE

SUNDERLAND 1

Robinson 32'

Mapson, Stelling, Jones, Housam, Hall, Wright, Whitelum, Robinson, Davis, Watson, Reynolds

Attendance: 25,784

SATURDAY 14th DECEMBER 1946

ASTON VILLA 2

Dorsett 10', Smith 26'

Rutherford, Potts, Cummings, Iverson, F. Moss, Lowe, Edwards, Parkes, Dorsett, Martin, Smith

F. Wort

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Powell 55'

Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Attendance: 29,410

SATURDAY 21st DECEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 1

Henry penalty 73'

Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Short, Ainsley, Hindle, Heaton

E. Plinston

DIVISION ONE

DERBY COUNTY 2

Carter 5', Stamps 85'

Grant, Mozley, Parr, Bullions, Leuty, Musson, Harrison, Carter, Morrison, Stamps, K. Powell

Attendance: 21,320

WEDNESDAY 25th DECEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 3

Milburn 80', Short xx', Cochrane xx'

Twomey, Goldberg, Gadsby, Milburn, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

unknown

DIVISION ONE

MIDDLESBROUGH 3

Spuhler 23', 59', Fenton 74'

Cummings, R. Robinson, Stuart, McCabe, Bell, Gordon, Spuhler, Murphy, Fenton, Mannion, Walker

Attendance: 28,742

THURSDAY 26th DECEMBER 1946

MIDDLESBROUGH 3

Fenton 7', 68', Walker 65'

Cummings, R. Robinson, Stuart, McCabe, Bell, Gordon, Spuhler, Murphy, Fenton, Mannion, Walker

unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Fearnley, Goldberg, Gadsby, Milburn, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Short, Ainsley, Hindle, Grainger

Attendance: 45,336

SATURDAY 28th DECEMBER 1946

LEEDS UNITED 0

Fearnley, Milburn, Gadsby, Bannister, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Short, Hindle, Grainger

unknown

DIVISION ONE

PRESTON NORTH END 3

Finney xx', Wharton xx', Garth 87'

Fairbrother, A. Beattie, Scott, Shankly, Williams, Hamilton, Finney, McLaren, Garth, R. Beattie, Wharton

Finney, details unknown xx'

Attendance: 33,433

SATURDAY 4th JANUARY 1947

SHEFFIELD UNITED 6

Collindridge 14', Brook 30', 41', Hagan 55',

Cox 70', Rickett 81'

Smith, Furniss, Cox, Jackson, Latham, Forbes, Rickett, Brook, Nightingale, Hagan, Collindridge

H. Holt

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2

Cochrane 57', Ainsley 71'

Twomey, Goldberg, Martin, Milburn, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Attendance: 31,947

SATURDAY 11th JANUARY 1947

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 2

Walsh 26', Barlow 37'

Sanders, Pemberton, Kinsell, Witcomb, C. Edwards, Millard, Elliott, Duggan, Walsh, Barlow, Hodgetts

J. Flanagan

FA CUP 3rd ROUND

LEEDS UNITED 1

Ainsley 2'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Attendance: 31,007

SATURDAY 18th JANUARY 1947

LEEDS UNITED 2

Henry penalty 16', Cochrane 82'

Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

unknown

DIVISION ONE

CHELSEA 1

Lawton 65'

Medhurst, White, Lewis, Machin, Harris, Macauley, Spence, Walker, Lawton, Galloway, Dolding

Attendance: 37,884

SATURDAY 1st FEBRUARY 1947

LEEDS UNITED 1

Grainger 60'

Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

W. Nixon

DIVISION ONE

LIVERPOOL 2

Stubbins 15', 88'

Sidlow, Harley, Lambert, Taylor, Jones, Paisley, Nieuwenhuys, Balmer, Stubbins, Fagan, Liddell

Attendance: 25,430

MONDAY 3rd FEBRUARY 1947

BOLTON WANDERERS 2

Hamlett 18', Woodward 49'

Hanson, Roberts, Hubbick, Howe, Hamlett, Forrest, Woodward, Moir, Lofthouse, Barrass, Wrigglesworth

unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Grainger

Attendance: 6,278

SATURDAY 22nd FEBRUARY 1947

LEEDS UNITED 0

Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Short, Grainger

E. Baker

DIVISION ONE

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1

Westcott 74'

Williams, McLean, Crook, Galley, Cullis, Wright, Hancocks, Pye, Westcott, Forbes, Mullen

Attendance: 30,313

SATURDAY 1st MARCH 1947

BLACKBURN ROVERS 1

Weir 78'

Marks, Cook, Higgins, Whiteside, Pryde, Bell, Oakes, Smith, Weir, McGorringhan, Guest

unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Ainsley, Clarke, Hindle, Grainger

Attendance: 28,371

SATURDAY 22nd MARCH 1947

LEEDS UNITED 1

Grainger 67'

Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Henry, Grainger

unknown

DIVISION ONE

ARSENAL 1

Lewis 65'

Swindin, Scott, Barnes, Sloan, L. Compton, Mercer, McPherson, Rooke, Lewis, B. Jones, Calverley

Attendance: 32,190

SATURDAY 29th MARCH 1947

BLACKPOOL 3

Mortensen xx', xx', McKnight xx'

Wallace, Shimwell, Sibley, Farrow, Hayward, Johnston, Munro, McKnight, Mortensen, W. Buchan, Dick

unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Ainsley, Clarke, Hindle, Grainger

Attendance: 14,501

SATURDAY 5th APRIL 1947

LEEDS UNITED 1

Henry penalty xx'

Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Ainsley, Clarke, Henry, Heaton

unknown

DIVISION ONE

BRENTFORD 2

Naylor xx', Girling 59'

Crozier, Gorman, Munro, Macauley, Smith, Paterson, Hopkins, MacDonald, Townsend, Naylor, Girling

Attendance: 23,962

MONDAY 7th APRIL 1947

played at Maine Road

MANCHESTER UNITED 3

Burke 3', 75', Delaney 51'

Crompton, Carey, Aston, Cockburn, Chilton, McGlen, Delaney, Hanlon, Burke, Pearson, Rowley

H. Hull

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Cochrane 15'

Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Cochrane, Ainsley, Clarke, Hindle, Heaton

Attendance: 41,912

TUESDAY 8th APRIL 1947

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Hodgkinson, Holley, Henry, Cochrane, Ainsley, Clarke, Hindle, Heaton

H. Hull

DIVISION ONE

MANCHESTER UNITED 2

Burke 35', McGlen 70'

Crompton, Carey, Aston, Cockburn, Chilton, McGlen, Delaney, Hanlon, Burke, Pearson, Rowley

Attendance: 15,528

SATURDAY 12th APRIL 1947

SUNDERLAND 1

Watson 17'

Mapson, Stelling, Hudgell, Housam, Walsh, McLain, Duns, Robinson, Davis, Watson, Burbanks

A. Meadows

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Hodgson, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Hindle, Heaton

Attendance: 30,429

SATURDAY 19th APRIL 1947

LEEDS UNITED 1

Clarke 49'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Henry, Heaton

F. Wort

DIVISION ONE

ASTON VILLA 1

Dorsett 77'

Rutherford, Potts, Guttridge, Iverson, F. Moss, Lowe, Edwards, Dixon, Parkes, Dorsett, Smith

Attendance: 22,291

SATURDAY 26th APRIL 1947

DERBY COUNTY 2

Stamps penalty 28', Carter 56'

Townsend, Mozley, Parr, Ward, Leuty, Musson, Harrison, Carter, Stamps, Antonio, Broome

E. Plinston

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Powell 2'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Browne, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Henry, Heaton

Defeat condemned Leeds to relegation

Attendance: 10,994

SATURDAY 3rd MAY 1947

LEEDS UNITED 1

Short 54'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Grainger, Powell, Clarke, Short, Heaton

J. Williams

DIVISION ONE

STOKE CITY 2

Steele 75', 86'

Herod, Mould, McCue, Sellars, Brown, Kirton, Matthews, G. Mountford, Steele, Baker, Ormston

Attendance: 21,714

SATURDAY 10th MAY 1947

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 1

Doherty penalty 34'

Hesford, Bailey, Hayes, Barker, Hepplewhite, Boot, Bateman, Glazzard, Whittingham, Doherty, Metcalfe

unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Short, Heaton

Attendance: 20,596

SATURDAY 17th MAY 1947

GRIMSBY TOWN 4

Wardle penalty 1', Cairns 36', xx', xx'

Tweedy, Mouncer, Fisher, Whitfield, Betmead, Reeve, Jack Johnson, Clifton, Blenkinsop, Cairns, Wardle

B. Flanagan

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Short xx'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Cochrane, Powell, Clarke, Short, Heaton

Attendance: 10,795

SATURDAY 24th MAY 1947

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Henry, Grainger, Powell, Ainsley, Short, Heaton

Henry, wide xx'

unknown

DIVISION ONE

PORTSMOUTH 1

McAlinden 6'

Butler, Rookes, Ferrier, Scoular, Bowler, Dickinson, Froggatt, McAlinden, Reid, Barlow, Parker

Attendance: 14,097

MONDAY 26th MAY 1947

EVERTON 4

Grant 15', Dodds 44', 56', Stevenson 58'

Sagar, Saunders, Greenhalgh, Bentham, Humphreys, Farrell, McIllhatton, Grant, Dodds, Stevenson, Eglington

C. Fletcher

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Powell 32'

Twomey, Bannister, Gadsby, Hodgkinson, Holley, Henry, Powell, Clarke, Ainsley, Short, Heaton

Attendance: 21,001

P
W
D
L
F
A
PTS
1 Liverpool
42
25
7
10
84
52
57
2 Manchester United
42
22
12
8
95
54
56
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
25
6
11
98
56
56
4 Stoke City
42
24
7
11
90
53
55
5 Blackpool
42
22
6
14
71
70
50
6 Sheffield United
42
21
7
14
89
75
49
7 Preston North End
42
18
11
13
76
74
47
8 Aston Villa
42
18
9
15
67
53
45
9 Sunderland
42
18
8
16
65
66
44
10 Everton
42
17
9
16
62
67
43
11 Middlesbrough
42
17
8
17
73
68
42
12 Portsmouth
42
16
9
17
66
60
41
13 Arsenal
42
16
9
17
72
70
41
14 Derby County
42
18
5
19
73
79
41
15 Chelsea
42
16
7
19
69
84
39
16 Grimsby Town
42
13
12
17
61
82
38
17 Blackburn Rovers
42
14
8
20
45
53
36
18 Bolton Wanderers
42
13
8
21
57
69
34
19 Charlton Athletic
42
11
12
19
57
71
34
20 Huddersfield Town
42
13
7
22
53
79
33
Brentford
42
9
7
26
45
88
25
LEEDS UNITED
42
6
6
30
45
90
18