1921–22 Football League

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The Football League
Season 1921–22
Champions Liverpool
New clubs in League20 (see tables)
1922–23

The 192122 season was the 30th season of The Football League.

Contents

This year the Third Division was divided into North and South sections. Third Division South nearly continued the single new Third Division of the previous season. Two new clubs were placed in Third Division South, while 18 of 20 newcomers were placed in Third Division North, as the number of Football League clubs increased from 66 to 86.

Final league tables

The tables and results below are reproduced here in the exact form that they can be found at The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation website [1] and in Rothmans Book of Football League Records 1888–89 to 1978–79, [2] with home and away statistics separated.

First Division

Football League
First Division
Season1921–22
Champions Liverpool (3rd English title)
Relegated Bradford City
Manchester United
Matches played462
Top goalscorer Andy Wilson (Middlesbrough), 31 [3]
1922–23
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsQualification or relegation
1 Liverpool 421542431579520211.75057League Champions
2 Tottenham Hotspur 421533431766922221.66751
3 Burnley 4216324918621323361.33349
4 Cardiff City 421326402668721271.15148 Welsh Cup winners
5 Aston Villa 4216325019601524361.34547
6 Bolton Wanderers 4212454024831028351.15347
7 Newcastle United 421155361975923261.31146
8 Middlesbrough 421263461948933501.14546
9 Chelsea 42966171686723270.93046
10 Manchester City 4213714421521421490.92945
11 Sheffield United 4211373217471027371.09340
12 Sunderland 4213444623341414390.96840
13 West Bromwich Albion 428672623741025400.81040
14 Huddersfield Town 4212363314361220400.98139FA Cup Winners
15 Blackburn Rovers 42768353166919260.94738
16 Preston North End 421272332015159450.64638
17 Arsenal 4210652719511520370.83937
18 Birmingham 4292102529651023310.80037
19 Oldham Athletic 428762115541217350.76037
20 Everton 4210744222251415331.03636
21 Bradford City 428582830351320420.66732Relegated
22 Manchester United 427772526151516470.56228
Source: [4]

Results

Home \ Away ARS AST BIR BLB BOL BRA BUR CAR CHE EVE HUD LIV MCI MUN MID NEW OLD PNE SHU SUN TOT WBA
Arsenal 2–05–21–11–11–00–00–0 1–0 1–01–31–00–13–12–22–10–11–01–21–2 1–0 2–2
Aston Villa 2–0 1–1 1–12–17–12–02–11–42–12–01–14–03–16–21–02–02–05–32–02–10–1
Birmingham 0–1 1–0 1–01–11–02–30–15–11–10–20–23–10–14–30–43–00–22–11–00–30–2
Blackburn Rovers 0–11–21–11–23–13–21–31–12–22–00–03–13–02–20–23–23–02–31–21–12–3
Bolton Wanderers 1–01–01–21–13–30–11–20–21–03–11–35–01–04–23–25–12–23–11–11–02–0
Bradford City 0–23–21–21–14–30–41–00–13–14–00–01–22–10–22–33–01–01–10–00–41–1
Burnley 1–02–13–11–22–04–01–15–02–01–01–15–24–23–12–00–13–32–12–01–04–2
Cardiff City 4–30–43–11–31–26–34–22–02–10–02–00–23–13–11–00–13–01–12–00–12–0
Chelsea 0–2 1–01–21–00–31–04–11–01–01–00–10–00–01–11–11–00–00–21–01–21–1
Everton 1–13–22–12–01–02–02–00–12–36–2 1–1 2–25–04–12–32–20–01–13–00–01–2
Huddersfield Town 2–01–01–03–03–01–21–00–12–01–20–12–01–12–11–21–06–01–11–21–12–0
Liverpool 4–02–01–02–00–22–12–15–11–1 1–1 2–03–2 2–1 4–01–02–04–01–12–11–11–2
Manchester City 2–02–11–01–12–33–22–01–10–02–12–11–1 4–1 2–21–02–12–02–23–03–36–1
Manchester United 1–01–01–10–10–11–10–11–10–02–11–1 0–0 3–1 3–50–10–31–13–23–12–12–3
Middlesbrough 4–25–01–10–14–21–24–10–00–13–15–13–14–12–0 1–1 1–11–01–1 3–0 0–03–2
Newcastle United 3–11–20–12–02–11–22–10–01–03–01–21–15–13–0 0–0 1–13–12–1 2–2 0–23–0
Oldham Athletic 2–13–10–11–10–00–00–12–10–30–01–14–00–11–10–10–02–00–23–01–01–0
Preston North End 3–21–02–22–13–12–12–11–12–01–01–11–11–03–21–12–00–03–01–11–20–3
Sheffield United 4–12–31–20–11–01–00–10–21–21–01–10–11–03–06–11–11–03–04–11–00–0
Sunderland 1–01–42–13–16–20–03–24–11–21–22–23–02–32–1 1–1 0–0 5–11–01–02–05–0
Tottenham Hotspur 2–0 3–12–12–11–21–01–14–10–02–01–00–13–12–22–44–03–15–02–11–02–0
West Bromwich Albion 0–30–11–00–20–11–12–02–22–21–13–21–42–00–00–01–20–12–03–02–13–0
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source:
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

First Division maps

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Locations of the Football League First Division London teams

Second Division

Football League
Second Division
Season1921–22
Champions Nottingham Forest (2nd title)
Relegated Bradford Park Avenue
Bristol City
Matches played462
Goals scored1,061 (2.3 per match)
Top goalscorer Jimmy Broad (Stoke), 25 [3]
1922–23
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Nottingham Forest 42137129995722211.70056Champions, promoted
2 Stoke 429111311195729331.36452Promoted
3 Barnsley 4214524318831024341.28852
4 West Ham United 4215333913551113261.33348
5 Hull City 4213533613651015281.24448
6 South Shields 4211732513651018251.13246
7 Fulham 421452418441316301.50045
8 Leeds United 4210833112651017261.26345
9 Leicester City 421164301631179181.14745
10 The Wednesday 4212453124310816260.94044
11 Bury 4211373519471019360.98240
12 Derby County 4211373422461126420.93839
13 Notts County 4210743418281113330.92239
14 Crystal Palace 429662820471017310.88239
15 Clapton Orient 4212453318351310320.86039
16 Rotherham County 42894177621315360.74439
17 Wolverhampton Wanderers 428762819541216300.89837
18 Port Vale 4210562819431415380.75436
19 Blackpool 4211193327441311300.77235
20 Coventry City 428583121451220390.85034
21 Bradford Park Avenue 4210563222241514400.74233Relegated
22 Bristol City 4210382518261312400.63833
Source: [ citation needed ]

Results

Home \ Away BAR BLP BPA BRI Bury CLA COV CRY DER FUL HUL LEE LEI NOT NTC PTV ROT SSH STK WED WHU WOL
Barnsley 3–22–01–13–04–00–13–12–12–14–12–20–02–03–03–20–12–12–22–01–12–1
Blackpool 1–01–12–00–12–02–11–34–20–20–11–32–02–11–20–13–14–03–20–23–11–3
Bradford Park Avenue 2–30–02–11–13–11–20–05–11–21–1 0–1 0–11–02–12–04–21–02–42–12–00–0
Bristol City 3–00–11–02–02–10–21–21–21–01–00–01–10–12–22–11–20–12–03–10–12–0
Bury 1–23–02–25–00–03–21–22–01–04–02–10–11–21–05–20–01–00–11–20–12–1
Clapton Orient 2–13–01–00–13–14–00–03–24–20–24–20–01–22–12–01–20–11–01–10–01–0
Coventry City 0–10–12–21–11–21–21–11–22–02–01–0 0–0 0–14–24–14–00–10–12–22–03–1
Crystal Palace 0–11–01–11–14–11–01–13–12–00–21–21–04–11–00–02–01–20–22–21–21–1
Derby County 1–01–01–35–11–03–01–02–01–10–02–00–1 1–2 1–13–24–00–22–40–13–12–3
Fulham 0–01–02–10–00–12–05–01–12–26–00–10–02–04–01–04–03–02–13–12–01–0
Hull City 1–32–03–01–01–12–12–01–01–12–11–05–20–12–02–00–11–17–10–00–02–0
Leeds United 4–00–0 3–0 3–02–02–05–20–02–12–00–23–00–01–12–10–20–01–21–10–00–0
Leicester City 1–01–02–14–10–01–0 1–1 2–01–11–20–10–02–23–03–01–01–03–41–12–10–1
Nottingham Forest 1–10–04–11–01–22–01–02–1 3–0 0–03–21–00–0 0–0 1–11–01–03–12–02–00–0
Notts County 1–42–13–00–21–10–01–13–21–23–02–04–10–0 1–1 1–22–02–00–02–01–14–0
Port Vale 2–31–01–03–15–23–01–23–01–11–11–00–11–10–20–01–01–1 0–1 1–02–10–2
Rotherham County 0–00–12–00–01–12–00–01–12–01–02–01–00–00–13–00–11–10–00–00–11–0
South Shields 5–22–11–02–01–11–12–11–13–11–01–00–11–00–00–00–12–01–10–01–00–2
Stoke 1–01–10–13–01–00–02–25–11–13–00–03–01–11–10–0 0–0 1–12–11–12–03–0
The Wednesday 2–35–12–11–04–10–03–21–01–11–40–02–11–00–40–02–01–00–30–12–13–1
West Ham United 4–00–21–03–03–21–23–02–03–11–01–11–11–01–02–13–01–21–13–02–02–0
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–04–05–02–21–10–21–00–10–30–00–20–01–12–01–22–03–13–21–10–00–1
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Ian Laschke: Rothmans Book of Football League Records 1888–89 to 1978–79. Macdonald and Jane’s, London & Sydney, 1980.
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second Division maps

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Locations of the Football League Second Division London teams

Third Division North

Football League
Third Division North
Season1921–22
Champions Stockport County (1st title)
Failed re-electionNone
Matches played380
Goals scored1,150 (3.03 per match)
Top goalscorer Jimmy Carmichael (Grimsby Town), 37 [3]
1922–23
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsQualification or relegation
1 Stockport County [lower-alpha 1] (C, P)3813513610113524112.85756Division Champions, promoted
2 Darlington 38152252774829302.18950
3 Grimsby Town [lower-alpha 1] 381540541564918321.53250
4 Hartlepools United 3810633311721019281.33342
5 Accrington Stanley 3815135015421323421.28141
6 Crewe Alexandra 3813153921541021351.07141
7 Stalybridge Celtic 3814324215421320480.98441
8 Walsall 3815225217311514481.01539
9 Southport 3811623912341216321.25038
10 Ashington 3813244222421317440.89438
11 Durham City 3814054320331325471.01537
12 Wrexham 3812434017251211390.91137
13 Chesterfield 3812253315411415520.71635
14 Lincoln City 3811263220341216390.81434
15 Barrow 3811262918331313360.77833
16 Nelson 387662723611221430.72733
17 Wigan Borough 389463228251214440.63931
18 Tranmere Rovers 387574125261110360.83629
19 Halifax Town 389463728151319480.73729Re-elected
20 Rochdale 389283424221518530.67526
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. 1 2 New club in the league: all except Stockport County, relegated, and Grimsby Town, from the single Third Division of the previous season

Results

Home \ Away ACC ASH BRW CHF CRE DAR DUR GRI HAL HAR LIN NEL ROC SOU STL STP TRA WAL WIG WRE
Accrington Stanley 3–03–03–12–01–05–11–01–24–12–04–14–01–24–11–33–03–34–01–0
Ashington 2–10–21–00–11–01–01–03–14–14–24–07–32–22–32–01–02–33–12–2
Barrow 3–12–01–01–20–20–12–21–10–12–00–21–02–12–10–22–03–02–05–2
Chesterfield 0–10–12–01–10–32–14–12–02–13–01–22–12–14–00–13–01–01–13–0
Crewe Alexandra 2–11–22–11–37–33–21–22–12–00–22–12–01–05–10–11–12–02–13–0
Darlington 3–05–03–07–00–12–22–02–00–04–20–12–13–03–01–04–05–03–03–0
Durham City 3–11–02–03–14–23–71–23–10–12–02–00–22–03–10–23–02–06–03–0
Grimsby Town 2–16–14–02–23–03–15–24–12–03–13–13–00–01–12–15–13–11–12–0
Halifax Town 2–12–03–21–25–55–13–22–03–01–23–11–11–12–31–00–21–31–20–0
Hartlepools United 2–12–13–17–01–00–00–10–04–01–16–15–31–00–10–00–01–00–00–1
Lincoln City 1–14–11–02–12–30–23–00–23–11–10–21–23–12–10–14–11–03–01–0
Nelson 0–10–21–12–01–21–13–53–00–00–40–04–13–21–02–20–01–01–24–0
Rochdale 6–32–10–10–12–00–21–00–23–30–10–22–20–12–10–12–17–04–23–0
Southport 1–10–01–03–02–03–11–17–13–03–00–00–12–15–12–11–13–01–11–2
Stalybridge Celtic 3–12–03–06–02–21–04–33–02–11–32–02–01–00–00–44–02–00–04–1
Stockport County 2–13–22–02–11–11–04–00–10–01–02–23–03–02–14–00–03–13–00–0
Tranmere Rovers 2–42–32–22–04–10–13–32–22–21–24–04–07–00–14–10–20–12–00–0
Walsall 6–16–23–12–11–00–12–02–14–13–13–02–04–04–12–20–22–04–12–2
Wigan Borough 0–11–11–21–22–03–32–01–14–31–03–11–43–23–20–20–10–04–22–1
Wrexham 2–12–00–06–11–01–13–10–15–10–23–14–21–12–02–00–01–34–03–2
Source: [ citation needed ]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Source: [5]

Maps

Third Division South

Football League
Third Division South
Season1921–22
Champions Southampton (1st title)
Failed re-electionNone
Matches played462
Goals scored1,118 (2.42 per match)
Top goalscorer Frank Richardson (Plymouth Argyle), 31 [3]
1922–23
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Southampton 4214705089841813+4761Division Champions, promoted
2 Plymouth Argyle 4217404348762020+3961
3 Portsmouth 421353381851242421+2353
4 Luton Town 4216234796691726+2952
5 Queens Park Rangers 421371361256101732+949
6 Swindon Town 42107440216693239+1245
7 Watford 4299334214982027+644
8 Aberdare Athletic [lower-alpha 1] 421164381864111933+644
9 Brentford 421524411719111126+943
10 Swansea Town 421182401927121028+341
11 Merthyr Town 4214253315341412411140
12 Millwall 426132221045121632438
13 Reading 421056281545121232738
14 Bristol Rovers 428853224621320431538
15 Norwich City 4281032917431421451237
16 Charlton Athletic [lower-alpha 1] 4210652819351315371337
17 Northampton Town 4213353017081317542437
18 Gillingham 4211463620341411401336
19 Brighton & Hove Albion 42966331943141232635
20 Newport County 428762218351322431734
21 Exeter City 427592229471016302134Re-elected
22 Southend United 427592323161411514027
Source: [ citation needed ]
Notes:
  1. 1 2 New club in the league

Results

Home \ Away ADE BRE B&HA BRR CHA EXE GIL LUT MER MIL NPC NOR NWC PLY POR QPR REA SOU STD SWA SWI WAT
Aberdare Athletic 2–02–02–03–30–26–12–00–00–03–04–21–20–00–04–20–10–11–12–13–23–0
Brentford 2–14–04–20–25–20–10–20–11–01–01–02–13–12–25–12–01–01–03–03–01–1
Brighton & Hove Albion 1–22–13–12–03–10–11–11–30–13–07–00–21–13–02–11–10–10–00–02–11–1
Bristol Rovers 5–10–01–24–21–30–32–02–00–03–42–04–21–31–11–12–00–01–00–01–11–1
Charlton Athletic 2–11–11–02–01–00–00–11–02–11–12–22–10–01–21–10–11–24–01–04–51–0
Exeter City 0–11–00–32–21–01–10–11–01–02–22–02–00–21–40–11–30–04–11–11–41–3
Gillingham 3–10–01–03–22–03–00–15–00–10–23–25–21–21–21–22–02–01–00–02–21–1
Luton Town 1–23–02–01–22–04–07–03–01–04–03–02–11–01–03–10–10–03–03–02–11–1
Merthyr Town 0–12–02–10–21–00–02–02–03–12–12–13–00–12–12–02–00–12–21–04–11–2
Millwall 0–01–12–04–10–11–01–01–14–01–10–02–21–11–10–03–00–10–00–00–00–0
Newport County 1–02–10–10–12–11–11–12–20–21–02–21–00–00–00–11–00–12–12–34–00–0
Northampton Town 2–02–02–02–21–02–33–12–02–00–32–03–01–30–01–02–10–00–20–12–11–0
Norwich City 0–00–01–10–12–00–02–00–12–03–12–22–01–12–10–04–12–21–13–21–21–1
Plymouth Argyle 3–04–13–11–03–00–03–02–00–02–01–02–01–10–04–02–01–04–03–11–03–0
Portsmouth 2–21–00–01–01–02–04–11–12–12–24–31–10–13–11–01–00–26–03–01–32–0
Queens Park Rangers 1–01–13–01–23–12–11–01–00–06–12–14–02–02–01–11–12–21–01–00–01–1
Reading 0–10–30–04–01–20–02–12–15–01–01–00–02–10–11–10–10–14–02–01–12–1
Southampton 1–00–03–01–06–02–02–02–11–14–25–08–02–00–01–11–10–05–01–13–12–0
Southend United 3–21–11–23–01–10–12–00–12–11–10–11–10–11–01–21–22–00–01–01–21–4
Swansea Town 1–21–02–18–10–02–12–01–13–23–02–22–21–13–02–21–00–01–01–11–33–0
Swindon Town 2–22–11–00–10–01–10–01–13–01–13–24–26–11–20–02–04–02–36–11–00–3
Watford 3–00–01–01–02–20–01–04–14–10–11–02–24–20–10–32–22–21–14–10–02–2
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Ian Laschke: Rothmans Book of Football League Records 1888–89 to 1978–79. Macdonald and Jane’s, London & Sydney, 1980.
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Maps

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Locations of the Football League Third Division South London teams

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