1925–26 in English football

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Football in England
Season1925–26
Men's football
Football League Huddersfield Town
Football League Second Division Wednesday
FA Cup Bolton Wanderers
1924-25 Flag of England.svg 1926-27

The 1925–26 season was the 51st season of competitive football in England. This marked the year that Huddersfield Town won the League three years running, making them the first team in Football League history to do so.

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Honours

CompetitionWinnerRunner-up
First Division Huddersfield Town (3) Arsenal
Second Division The Wednesday Derby County
Third Division North Grimsby Town Bradford Park Avenue
Third Division South Reading Plymouth Argyle
FA Cup Bolton Wanderers (2) Manchester City
Charity Shield Amateurs XIProfessionals XI
Home Championship Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Saint Patrick's Saltire.svg  Ireland

Football League

First Division

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Huddersfield Town 422311892601.53357
2 Arsenal 422281287631.38152
3 Sunderland 422161596801.20048
4 Bury 422071585771.10447
5 Sheffield United 4219815102821.24446
6 Aston Villa 4216121486761.13244
7 Liverpool 4214161270631.11144
8 Bolton Wanderers 4217101575760.98744
9 Manchester United 421961766730.90444
10 Newcastle United 4216101684751.12042
11 Everton 4212181272701.02942
12 Blackburn Rovers 4215111691801.13841
13 West Bromwich Albion 421681879781.01340
14 Birmingham 421681866810.81540
15 Tottenham Hotspur 421591866790.83539
16 Cardiff City 421671961760.80339
17 Leicester City 4214101870800.87538
18 West Ham United 421572063760.82937
19 Leeds United 421482064760.84236
20 Burnley 42131019851080.78736
21 Manchester City 42121119891000.89035Relegated to the Second Division
22 Notts County 421372254740.73033
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Second Division

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 The Wednesday 42276988481.83360Promoted to the First Division
2 Derby County 422571077421.83357
3 Chelsea 421914976491.55152
4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 422171484601.40049
5 Swansea Town 4219111277571.35149
6 Blackpool 4217111476691.10145
7 Oldham Athletic 421881674621.19444
8 Port Vale 421961779691.14544
9 South Shields 421881674651.13844
10 Middlesbrough 422121977681.13244
11 Portsmouth 4217101579741.06844
12 Preston North End 421871771840.84543
13 Hull City 421691763611.03341
14 Southampton 421581963631.00038
15 Darlington 4214101872770.93538
16 Bradford City 4213101947660.71236
17 Nottingham Forest 421482051730.69936
18 Barnsley 4212121858840.69036
19 Fulham 4211121946770.59734
20 Clapton Orient 421292150650.76933
21 Stoke City 421282254770.70132Relegated to the Third Division North
22 Stockport County 42892551970.52625
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Third Division North

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Grimsby Town 42269791402.27561Promoted to the Second Division
2 Bradford Park Avenue 422688101432.34960
3 Rochdale 4227510104581.79359
4 Chesterfield 4225512100541.85255
5 Halifax Town 4217111453501.06045
6 Hartlepools United 421881682731.12344
7 Tranmere Rovers 421961773830.88044
8 Nelson 4216111589711.25443
9 Ashington 4216111570621.12943
10 Doncaster Rovers 4216111580721.11143
11 Crewe Alexandra 421791663611.03343
12 New Brighton 421781769671.03042
13 Durham City 421861863700.90042
14 Rotherham United 421771869920.75041
15 Lincoln City 421752066820.80539
16 Coventry City 421662073820.89038Transferred to the Third Division South
17 Wigan Borough 4213111868740.91937
18 Accrington Stanley 4217322811050.77137
19 Wrexham 4211102163920.68532
20 Southport 4211102162920.67432
21 Walsall 4210626581070.54226Re-elected
22 Barrow 42743150980.51018
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Third Division South

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Reading 422311877521.48157Promoted to the Second Division
2 Plymouth Argyle 4224810107671.59756
3 Millwall 4221111073391.87253
4 Bristol City 422191272511.41251
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 421991484731.15147
6 Swindon Town 422061669641.07846
7 Luton Town 421871780751.06743
8 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 421791675910.82443
9 Aberdare Athletic 421781774661.12142
10 Gillingham 421781753491.08242
11 Southend United 421941978731.06842
12 Northampton Town 421771882801.02541
13 Crystal Palace 421932075790.94941
14 Merthyr Town 4214111769750.92039
15 Watford 421591873890.82039
16 Norwich City 421591858730.79539
17 Newport County 4214101864740.86538
18 Brentford 421662069940.73438
19 Bristol Rovers 421562166690.95736
20 Exeter City 421552272701.02935
21 Charlton Athletic 4211131848680.70635Re-elected
22 Queens Park Rangers 42692737840.44021
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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References

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  2. 1 2 "English League Leading Goalscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 30 August 2017.