SHERIDAN DICTATES

GAME BY GAME: 1947-48

SATURDAY 23rd AUGUST 1947

LEEDS UNITED 3

Short xx', Ainsley xx', xx'

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

Referee: W. Nixon

DIVISION TWO

LEICESTER CITY 1

Griffiths xx'

Calvert, Frame, J. Harrison, W. Harrison, Griffiths, Lee, Adam, Haines, Revie, Hernon, Smith

Attendance: 26,519

WEDNESDAY 27th AUGUST 1947

BARNSLEY 3

Morris xx', xx', Smith xx'

P. Kelly, Glover, Pallister, Mansley, Whyte, Baxter, Smith, Wright, Robledo, Morris, J. Kelly

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

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

Attendance: 23,440

SATURDAY 30th AUGUST 1947

SOUTHAMPTON 1

Bradley xx'

Stansbridge, Ramsey, Rochford, Smith, Webber, Mallett, Grant, Curtis, Lewis, Bradley, Rudkin

Referee: W. Daly

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Smith own goal 41', Wakefield 45'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Short, Wakefield, Hindle, Heaton

Attendance: 21,023

WEDNESDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 4

Wakefield 9', 43', Short xx', Cochrane xx'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

BARNSLEY 1

J. Kelly xx'

P. Kelly, Glover, Pallister, Mansley, Whyte, Baxter, Smith, Wright, Robledo, Morris, J. Kelly

Attendance: 36,501

SATURDAY 6th SEPTEMBER 1947

FULHAM 3

Beasley 15', Shepherd 16', S. Thomas 33'

Hinton, Bacuzzi, Freeman, Quested, Watson, Taylor, S. Thomas, R. Thomas, McGibbon, Beasley, Shepherd

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Short xx', Wakefield xx'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Henry, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Attendance: 26,247

WEDNESDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 5

Powell xx', xx', xx', Heaton penalty xx'

Short xx'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: J. South

DIVISION TWO

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 0

Shortt, Ratcliffe, P. Jones, L. Jones, Pengelly, Rundle, Rawlings, Murphy, Thomas, Knight, Strauss

Attendance: 29,396

SATURDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 2

Powell 24', 73'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: J. Briggs

DIVISION TWO

COVENTRY CITY 1

Dearson 13'

Wood, Barratt, Elliott, R. Mason, Cox, S. Smith, Ashall, Simpson, Roberts, Lowrie, Dearson

Attendance: 30,462

WEDNESDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 1947

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 1

Strauss 28'

Shortt, Ratcliffe, P. Jones, Boyd, Pengelly, Rundle, L. Jones, Hall, Edds, Davies, Strauss

Referee: W. Edwards

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Attendance: 21,126

SATURDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 1947

NEWCASTLE UNITED 4

Shackleton 42', xx', Stobbart xx', Hair xx'

Garbutt, Corbett, Cowell, Brennan, Woodburn, Harvey, Hair, Milburn, Bentley, Shackleton, Stobbart

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Wakefield 4', Cochrane xx'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Note: After the game, Cornelius Martin collapsed in the bath with suspected appendicitis.

Attendance: 57,275

SATURDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Short, Wakefield, Hindle, Heaton

Referee: C. Womersley

DIVISION TWO

BIRMINGHAM CITY 1

Trigg 69'

Merrick, Duckhouse, Green, Harris, McDonnell, Mitchell, Goodwin, McIntosh, Trigg, Bodle, Edwards

Attendance: 37,135

Benefit cheques are presented to Holley, Milburn, Short, Cochrane and Powell, by Ernest Pullan, before the home game with Birmingham City

SATURDAY 4th OCTOBER 1947

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 3

Lunn 8', 28', Elliott 11'

Sanders, Pemberton, Kinsell, Ryan, Gripton, Millard. Elliott, Drury, Clarke, Lunn, Hodgetts

Referee: H. Hartles

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Heaton 87', Wakefield 90'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Ingham, Kirby, Grainger, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Attendance: 30,479

SATURDAY 11th OCTOBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

DONCASTER ROVERS 0

Ferguson, Swallow, Wooldridge, Wands, Bycroft, McFarlane, Kirkaldie, Thompson, Marriott, Todd, Livesey

Attendance: 34,775

SATURDAY 18th OCTOBER 1947

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1

Johnston 33'

Walker, Thomas, Hutchinson, Barks, Blagg, Simpson, Kaile, Scott, Johnston, Edwards, Lee

Referee: C. Pikett

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Holley, Kirby, Cochrane, Short, Wakefield, Martin, Heaton

Attendance: 22,380

SATURDAY 25th OCTOBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 2

Wakefield xx', xx'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Willingham, Martin, Kirby, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Grainger

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

BRADFORD PARK AVENUE 0

Farr, Stephen, Farrell, White, Greenwood, Deplidge, Smith, Mcllvenney, Horsman, Downie, Donaldson

Attendance: 31,532

SATURDAY 1st NOVEMBER 1947

CARDIFF CITY 0

Canning, Lever, Sherwood, Hollyman, Stansfield, Williams, Gibson, Rees, Richards, Blair, Wardle

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Willingham, Martin, Kirby, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Grainger

Attendance: 36,851

SATURDAY 8th NOVEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 2

Wakefield xx', xx'

Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Willingham, Martin, Kirby, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Grainger

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 2

Quigley xx', xx'

Morton, Westlake, Swift, Witcomb, Turton, Cockroft, Marriott, Quigley, Ward, Froggatt, Woodhead

Attendance: 32,547

SATURDAY 15th NOVEMBER 1947

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 3

Burgess 40', Baily xx', Duquemin xx'

Ditchburn, Tickridge, Buckingham, Nicholson, Woodward, Burgess, Cox, Baily, Duquemin, Bennett, Stevens

Missed penalty: Duquemin (xx' no other details)

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Cochrane penalty xx'

Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Henry, Martin, Kirby, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Grainger

Attendance: 41,563

SATURDAY 22nd NOVEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 2

Powell xx', xx'

Twomey, Dunn, Milburn, Hodgkinson, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Windle

Referee: unknown

SATURDAY 29th NOVEMBER 1947

CHESTERFIELD 3

Machent xx', Marron xx', xx'

Middleton, Watson, Kirkman, Goodfellow, Booker, Robinson, Hudson, Machent, Marron, Capel, Roberts

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

MILLWALL 1

Mansfield xx'

Bumstead, Bradley, Tyler, Davies, McMillen, Brown, Jones, Hurrell, Sutcliffe, Jinks, Mansfield

Attendance: 24,160

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Attendance: 15,501

SATURDAY 6th DECEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 2

Short 26', Martin xx'

Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Bullions, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

WEST HAM UNITED 1

Wright 77'

Gregory, Yeomanson, Forde, Corbett, Banner, Walker, Woodgate, Parsons, Wilson, Wright, Wood

Attendance: 21,866

SATURDAY 13th DECEMBER 1947

BURY 1

Kilshaw 40'

Grieves, G. Griffiths, B. Griffiths, Jones, Hart, Halton, Kilshaw, Worthington, Carter, Lyons, Woodcock

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Wakefield xx'

Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Bullions, Holley, Kirby, Powell, Short, Wakefield, Martin, Heaton

Attendance: 13,104

SATURDAY 20th DECEMBER 1947

LEICESTER CITY 2

Griffiths xx', Lee 85'

Bradley, J. Harrison, Jelly, W. Harrison, King, Griffiths, Lee, Adam, Iggleden, Hernon, Smith

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Dunn, Gadsby, Bullions, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Short, Heaton

Attendance: 22,252

FRIDAY 26th DECEMBER 1947

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, Martin, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Hindle, Windle

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LUTON TOWN 2

O'Brien xx', Billington xx'

Streten, Cooke, Hughes, Soo, Gager, Gardiner, Small, Brennan, Billington, Ottewell, O'Brien

Attendance: 28,597

SATURDAY 27th DECEMBER 1947

LUTON TOWN 6

Duggan 15', Soo penalty 42', Brennan xx', xx',

O'Brien xx', Ottewell xx',

Streten, Cooke, Hughes, Soo, Gager, Gardiner, Small, Brennan, Duggan, Ottewell, O'Brien

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Cochrane xx'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Bullions, Holley, Kirby, Cochrane, Powell, Morton, Martin, Hindle

Attendance: 16,964

SATURDAY 3rd JANUARY 1948

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Heaton, Hindle

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

SOUTHAMPTON 0

Black, Ramsey, Ellerington, Smith, Webber, Mallett, Day, Curtis, Wayman, Bates, Wrigglesworth

Attendance: 23,794

SATURDAY 10th JANUARY 1948

BLACKPOOL 4

Dick 15', McIntosh 34', 69', Mortensen 67'

Robinson, Shimwell, Suart, Johnston, Hayward, Kelly, Matthews, Mortensen, McIntosh, Dick, Munro

Referee: H. Bryan

FA CUP 3rd ROUND

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Holley, Wakefield, Hindle

Attendance: 28,500

SATURDAY 17th JANUARY 1948

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown

SATURDAY 24th JANUARY 1948

LEEDS UNITED 3

Cochrane xx', Wakefield xx', xx'

Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

FULHAM 1

R. Thomas xx'

Hinton, Freeman, Bacuzzi, Quested, Taylor, Beasley, S. Thomas, R. Thomas, Stevens, Ayres, Edwards

Attendance: 29,640

DIVISION TWO

NEWCASTLE UNITED 1

Milburn 10'

Garbutt, Craig, Brennan, Fraser, Dodgin, Harvey, Pearson, McCall, Milburn, Shackleton, Stobbart

Attendance: 30,367

SATURDAY 31st JANUARY 1948

COVENTRY CITY 1

Dearson xx'

Wood, Barratt, Dobbs, R. Mason, Snape, G. Mason, Smith, Lockhart, Simpson, Roberts, Dearson

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Wakefield xx', xx'

Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Attendance: 22,269

SATURDAY 14th FEBRUARY 1948

BIRMINGHAM CITY 5

Laing 5' 78', Stewart 22', 65', Dorman 80'

Merrick, Green, Jennings, Harris, Duckhouse, Mitchell, Stewart, Dorman, Trigg, Bodle, Laing

Referee: C. Womersley

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Chisholm 90'

Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Attendance: 39,955

SATURDAY 21st FEBRUARY 1948

LEEDS UNITED 3

Hindle 48', Chisholm 51', Wakefield 74'

Hodgson, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: H. Hartles

DIVISION TWO

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1

Rowley 64'

Heath, Pemberton, Kinsell, Millard, Vernon, Evans, Gordon, McKennan, Walsh, Finch, Rowley

Note: The game kicked off late after West Brom's coach driver took them to Headingley instead of Elland Road

Attendance: 22,333

SATURDAY 28th FEBRUARY 1948

DONCASTER ROVERS 3

Todd 21', 24', Bennett 50'

Hardwick, Tomlinson, Hodgson, Stirland, Archer, Squires, Tindill, Lowes, Bennett, Todd, Calverley

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Attendance: 26,569

SATURDAY 6th MARCH 1948

LEEDS UNITED 2

Powell 13', Wakefield 37'

Twomey, Milburn, Bannister, Bullions, Martin, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 2

Edwards 32', Johnston 50'

Walker, McCall, Hutchinson, Barks, Gager, Knight, Scott, Wilkins, Johnston, Edwards, Lee

Attendance: 27,018

SATURDAY 13th MARCH 1948

BRADFORD PARK AVENUE 3

Ainsley xx', xx', xx'

Farr, Stephen, Farrell, White, Greenwood, Layton, Glover, Henry, Ainsley, Downie, Elliott

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Powell 6'

Twomey, Milburn, Gadsby, Bullions, Martin, McCabe, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Attendance: 21,060

SATURDAY 20th MARCH 1948

LEEDS UNITED 4

Chisholm 5', xx', Powell xx', Short xx'

Twomey, Milburn, Martin, Bullions, McCabe, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Short, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

CARDIFF CITY 0

Canning, Lever, Sherwood, Stiffall, Stansfield, Baker, Gibson, Ress, Hullett, Blair, Wardle

Attendance: 34,276

FRIDAY 26th MARCH 1948

BRENTFORD 3

Girling xx', Gibbons xx', xx'

Crozier, McDonald, Gorman, Nelson, Chisholm, Manley, Buchanan, Gibbons, Monk, Blakeman, Girling

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Twomey, Milburn, Martin, Bullions, McCabe, Willingham, Wakefield, Powell, Short, Chisholm, Hindle

Attendance: 30,538

SATURDAY 27th MARCH 1948

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 3

Jordan xx', Quigley xx', xx'

Smith, Westlake, Swift, Witcomb, Turton, Cockroft, Marriott, Quigley, Jordan, Froggatt, Tomlinson

Missed penalty: Westlake (saved by Twomey xx')

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Short xx'

Twomey, Dunn, Martin, Bullions, McCabe, Willingham, Wakefield, Powell, Short, Chisholm, Hindle

Attendance: 38,736

MONDAY 29th MARCH 1948

LEEDS UNITED 1

Bannister penalty 30'

Fearnley, Dunn, Bannister, Bullions, McCabe, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Short, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: N. Porter

DIVISION TWO

BRENTFORD 1

Dawson 26'

Crozier, McDonald, Gorman, Nelson, Chisholm. J, Manley, Buchanan, Dawson, Gibbons, Blakeman, Girling

Attendance: 26,775

SATURDAY 3rd APRIL 1948

LEEDS UNITED 1

Wakefield xx'

Fearnley, Milburn, Gadsby, Bullions, McCabe, Willingham, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 3

Rundle xx', Baily xx', Flint xx'

Ditchburn, Tickridge, Buckingham, Nicholson, Woodward, Bennett, Cox, Jordan, Rundle, Baily, Flint

Attendance: 24,891

SATURDAY 10th APRIL 1948

MILLWALL 1

Fisher penalty xx'

Finlayson, Evans, Fisher, Kelly, McMillen, Brown, Johnson, Hurrell, Sutcliffe, Simmonds, Mansfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Chisholm xx'

Fearnley, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, McCabe, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Attendance: 21,426

SATURDAY 17th APRIL 1948

LEEDS UNITED 3

Hindle 42', Chisholm xx', Wakefield xx'

Fearnley, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, McCabe, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

CHESTERFIELD 0

Middleton, Milburn, Kirkman, Holmes, Booker, Robinson, Hill, Goodfellow, Bradshaw, Capel, Roberts

Attendance: 28,794

SATURDAY 24th APRIL 1948

WEST HAM UNITED 2

Woodgate xx', Parsons xx'

Gregory, Yeomanson, Forde, Corbett, Walker, Moroney, Woodgate, Parsons, Stephens, Wade, Bainbridge

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Chisholm xx'

Fearnley, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, McCabe, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Hindle

Attendance: 13,594

SATURDAY 1st MAY 1948

LEEDS UNITED 5

Wakefield xx', xx', xx', Cochrane xx', xx'

Fearnley, Dunn, Milburn, Bullions, Holley, McCabe, Cochrane, Powell, Wakefield, Chisholm, Heaton

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

BURY 1

Daniel xx'

Taylor, G. Griffiths, B. Griffiths, Bardsley, Hart, Halton, Hogan, Whitworth, Massart, Daniel, Bellis

Attendance: 17,573

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W
D
L
F
A
PTS
Birmingham City
42
22
15
5
55
24
59
Newcastle United
42
24
8
10
72
41
56
3 Southampton
42
21
10
11
71
53
52
4 Sheffield Wednesday
42
20
11
11
66
53
51
5 Cardiff City
42
18
11
13
61
58
47
6 West Ham United
42
16
14
12
55
53
46
7 West Bromwich Albion
42
18
9
15
63
58
45
8 Tottenham Hotspur
42
15
14
13
56
43
44
9 Leicester City
42
16
11
15
60
57
43
10 Coventry City
42
14
13
15
59
52
41
11 Fulham
42
15
10
17
47
46
40
12 Barnsley
42
15
10
17
62
64
40
13 Luton Town
42
14
12
16
56
59
40
14 Bradford Park Avenue
42
16
8
18
68
72
40
15 Brentford
42
13
14
15
44
61
40
16 Chesterfield
42
16
7
19
54
55
39
17 Plymouth Argyle
42
9
20
13
40
58
38
18 LEEDS UNITED
42
14
8
20
62
72
36
19 Nottingham Forest
42
12
11
19
54
60
35
20 Bury
42
9
16
17
58
68
34
Doncaster Rovers
42
9
11
22
40
66
29
Millwall
42
9
11
22
44
74
29