1927–28 in English football

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The 1927–28 season was the 53rd season of competitive football in England.

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Events

This was the season in which Dixie Dean scored 60 goals in 39 league appearances for Everton – more than half of their total for the season (102).

Honours

CompetitionWinnerRunner-up
First Division Everton (3) Huddersfield Town
Second Division Manchester City Leeds United
Third Division North Bradford Park Avenue Lincoln City
Third Division South Millwall Northampton Town
FA Cup Blackburn Rovers (6*) Huddersfield Town
Charity Shield Cardiff City Corinthian
Home Championship Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Saint Patrick's Saltire.svg  Ireland

Notes = Number in parentheses is the times that club has won that honour. * indicates new record for competition

Football League

First Division

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Everton 4220139102661.54553
2 Huddersfield Town 422271391681.33851
3 Leicester City 4218121296721.33348
4 Derby County 4217101596831.15744
5 Bury 422041880801.00044
6 Cardiff City 4217101570800.87544
7 Bolton Wanderers 4216111581661.22743
8 Aston Villa 421791678731.06843
9 Newcastle United 4215131479810.97543
10 Arsenal 4213151482860.95341
11 Birmingham 4213151470750.93341
12 Blackburn Rovers 421691766780.84641
13 Sheffield United 4215101779860.91940
14 The Wednesday 4213131681781.03839
15 Sunderland 421591874760.97439
16 Liverpool 4213131684870.96639
17 West Ham United 4214111781880.92039
18 Manchester United 421671972800.90039
19 Burnley 421671982980.83739
20 Portsmouth 421671966900.73339
21 Tottenham Hotspur 421581974860.86038Relegated to the Second Division
22 Middlesbrough 4211151681880.92037
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Second Division

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Manchester City 422598100591.69559Promoted to the First Division
2 Leeds United 422571098492.00057
3 Chelsea 422381175451.66754
4 Preston North End 4222911100661.51553
5 Stoke City 422281278591.32252
6 Swansea Town 4218121275631.19048
7 Oldham Athletic 421981575511.47146
8 West Bromwich Albion 4217121390701.28646
9 Port Vale 421881668571.19344
10 Nottingham Forest 4215101783840.98840
11 Grimsby Town 4214121669830.83140
12 Bristol City 421591876790.96239
13 Barnsley 4214111765850.76539
14 Hull City 4212151541540.75939
15 Notts County 4213121768740.91938
16 Wolverhampton Wanderers 4213101963910.69236
17 Southampton 421472168770.88335
18 Reading 4211131853750.70735
19 Blackpool 4213821831010.82234
20 Clapton Orient 4211121955850.64734
21 Fulham 421372268890.76433Relegated to the Third Division South
22 South Shields 427926561110.50523Relegated to the Third Division North
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Third Division North

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Bradford Park Avenue 422796101452.24463Promoted to the Second Division
2 Lincoln City 422471191641.42255
3 Stockport County 422381189511.74554
4 Doncaster Rovers 422371280441.81853
5 Tranmere Rovers 4222911105721.45853
6 Bradford City 4218121285601.41748
7 Darlington 422151689741.20347
8 Southport 422051779701.12945
9 Accrington Stanley 421881676671.13444
10 New Brighton 4214141472621.16142
11 Wrexham 421861864670.95542
12 Halifax Town 4213151473711.02841
13 Rochdale 421771874770.96141
14 Rotherham United 4214111765690.94239
15 Hartlepools United 421662069810.85238
16 Chesterfield 4213101971780.91036
17 Crewe Alexandra 4212102077860.89534
18 Ashington 42111120771030.74833
19 Barrow 42101121541020.52931
20 Wigan Borough 4210102256970.57730
21 Durham City 4211724531000.53029Not re-elected
22 Nelson 4210626761360.55926Re-elected
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Third Division South

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Millwall 423057127502.54065Promoted to the Second Division
2 Northampton Town 4223910102641.59455
3 Plymouth Argyle 422371285541.57453
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 4219101381691.17448
5 Crystal Palace 4218121279721.09748
6 Swindon Town 421991490691.30447
7 Southend United 422061680641.25046
8 Exeter City 4217121370601.16746
9 Newport County 421891581840.96445
10 Queens Park Rangers 421791672711.01443
11 Charlton Athletic 4215131460700.85743
12 Brentford 421681876741.02740
13 Luton Town 421671994871.08039
14 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 4213121772790.91138
15 Watford 4214101868780.87238
16 Gillingham 4213111862810.76537
17 Norwich City 4210161666700.94336
18 Walsall 4212921751010.74333
19 Bristol Rovers 421442467930.72032
20 Coventry City 421192267960.69831
21 Merthyr Town 429132053910.58231Re-elected
22 Torquay United 4281420531030.51530
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.