1923–24 in English football

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Football in England
Season1923–24
Men's football
Football League Huddersfield Town
Football League Second Division Leeds United
FA Cup Newcastle United
1922-23 Flag of England.svg 1924-25

The 1923–24 season was the 49th season of competitive football in England, with Huddersfield Town becoming League Champions for the first time, managing to beat Cardiff City in the closest finish in the competition's history, having the same number of points and winning the title by just 0.024 on goal average.

Contents

Overview

Honours

CompetitionWinnerRunner-up
First Division Huddersfield Town (1) Cardiff City
Second Division Leeds United Bury
Third Division North Wolverhampton Wanderers Rochdale
Third Division South Portsmouth Plymouth Argyle
FA Cup Newcastle United (2) Aston Villa
Charity Shield Professionals XIAmateurs XI
Home Championship Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland

Football League

First Division

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Huddersfield Town 422311860331.81857
2 Cardiff City 422213761341.79457
3 Sunderland 422291171541.31553
4 Bolton Wanderers 4218141068342.00050
5 Sheffield United 4219121169491.40850
6 Aston Villa 4218131152371.40549
7 Everton 4218131162531.17049
8 Blackburn Rovers 4217111454501.08045
9 Newcastle United 4217101560541.11144
10 Notts County 4214141444490.89842
11 Manchester City 4215121554710.76142
12 Liverpool 4215111649481.02141
13 West Ham United 4213151440430.93041
14 Birmingham 4213131641490.83739
15 Tottenham Hotspur 4212141650560.89338
16 West Bromwich Albion 4212141651620.82338
17 Burnley 4212121855600.91736
18 Preston North End 4212102052670.77634
19 Arsenal 421292140630.63533
20 Nottingham Forest 4210122042640.65632
21 Chelsea 429141931530.58532Relegated to the Second Division
22 Middlesbrough 42782737600.61722
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Second Division

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Leeds United 422112961351.74354Promoted to the First Division
2 Bury 422191263351.80051
3 Derby County 422191275421.78651
4 Blackpool 4218131172471.53249
5 Southampton 4217141152311.67748
6 Stoke 4214181044421.04846
7 Oldham Athletic 4214171145520.86545
8 The Wednesday 4216121454511.05944
9 South Shields 4217101549500.98044
10 Clapton Orient 4214151340361.11143
11 Barnsley 4216111557610.93443
12 Leicester City 421781764541.18542
13 Stockport County 4213161344520.84642
14 Manchester United 4213141552441.18240
15 Crystal Palace 4213131653650.81539
16 Port Vale 4213121750660.75838
17 Hull City 4210171546510.90237
18 Bradford City 4211151635480.72937
19 Coventry City 4211131852680.76535
20 Fulham 4210141845560.80434
21 Nelson 4210131940740.54133Relegated to the Third Division North
22 Bristol City 427152032650.49229Relegated to the Third Division South
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Third Division North

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 422415376272.81563Promoted to the Second Division
2 Rochdale 422512560262.30862
3 Chesterfield 4222101070391.79554
4 Rotherham County 422361370431.62852
5 Bradford Park Avenue 4221101169431.60552
6 Darlington 422081470531.32148
7 Southport 4216141244421.04846
8 Ashington 421881659610.96744
9 Doncaster Rovers 4215121559531.11342
10 Wigan Borough 4214141455531.03842
11 Grimsby Town 4214131549471.04341
12 Tranmere Rovers 4213151451600.85041
13 Accrington Stanley 421681848610.78740
14 Halifax Town 4215101742590.71240
15 Durham City 421591859600.98339
16 Wrexham 4210181437440.84138
17 Walsall 421482044590.74636
18 New Brighton 4211131840530.75535
19 Lincoln City 4210122048590.81432
20 Crewe Alexandra 427132232580.55227
21 Hartlepools United 427112433700.47125Re-elected
22 Barrow 42892535800.43825
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Third Division South

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Portsmouth 422411787302.90059Promoted to the Second Division
2 Plymouth Argyle 422391070342.05955
3 Millwall 4222101064381.68454
4 Swansea Town 422281260481.25052
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 422191268371.83851
6 Swindon Town 4217131258441.31847
7 Luton Town 4216141250441.13646
8 Northampton Town 4217111464471.36245
9 Bristol Rovers 4215131452461.13043
10 Newport County 421791656640.87543
11 Norwich City 421681860591.01740
12 Aberdare Athletic 4212141645580.77638
13 Merthyr Town 4211161545650.69238
14 Charlton Athletic 4211151638450.84437
15 Gillingham 4212131743580.74137
16 Exeter City 421572037520.71237
17 Brentford 421482054710.76136
18 Reading 421392051570.89535
19 Southend United 4212102053840.63134
20 Watford 429151845540.83333
21 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 4211112040650.61533Re-elected
22 Queens Park Rangers 421192237770.48131
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Top goalscorers

First Division

Second Division

Third Division North

Third Division South

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