1928–29 in English football

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The 1928–29 season was the 54th season of competitive football in England.

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Honours

CompetitionWinnerRunner-up
First Division Sheffield Wednesday (3) Leicester City
Second Division Middlesbrough Grimsby Town
Third Division North Bradford City Stockport County
Third Division South Charlton Athletic Crystal Palace
FA Cup Bolton Wanderers (3) Portsmouth
Charity Shield Everton Blackburn Rovers
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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 The Wednesday 4221101186621.38752Club changed name [lower-alpha 1]
2 Leicester City 422191296671.43351
3 Aston Villa 422341598811.21050
4 Sunderland 422071593751.24047
5 Liverpool 4217121390641.40646
6 Derby County 4218101486711.21146
7 Blackburn Rovers 4217111472631.14345
8 Manchester City 421891595861.10545
9 Arsenal 4216131377721.06945
10 Newcastle United 421961770720.97244
11 Sheffield United 4215111686851.01241
12 Manchester United 4214131566760.86841
13 Leeds United 421691771840.84541
14 Bolton Wanderers 4214121673800.91340
15 Birmingham 4215101768770.88340
16 Huddersfield Town 4214111770611.14839
17 West Ham United 421591886960.89639
18 Everton 421742163750.84038
19 Burnley 4215819811030.78638
20 Portsmouth 421562156800.70036
21 Bury 421272362990.62631Relegated to the Second Division
22 Cardiff City 428132143590.72929
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. After this season The Wednesday changed name to Sheffield Wednesday F.C.

Second Division

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Middlesbrough 422211992571.61455Promoted to the First Division
2 Grimsby Town 422451382611.34453
3 Bradford Park Avenue 422241688701.25748
4 Southampton 4217141174601.23348
5 Notts County 421991478651.20047
6 Stoke City 4217121374511.45146
7 West Bromwich Albion 421981580791.01346
8 Blackpool 421971692761.21145
9 Chelsea 4217101564650.98544
10 Tottenham Hotspur 421791675810.92643
11 Nottingham Forest 4215121571701.01442
12 Hull City 4213141558630.92140
13 Preston North End 421591878790.98739
14 Millwall 421671971860.82639
15 Reading 421591863860.73339
16 Barnsley 421662069661.04538
17 Wolverhampton Wanderers 421572077810.95137
18 Oldham Athletic 421652154750.72037
19 Swansea Town 4213101962750.82736
20 Bristol City 4213101958720.80636
21 Port Vale 421542371860.82634Relegated to the Third Division North
22 Clapton Orient 421282245720.62532Relegated 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 Bradford City 422796128432.97763Promoted to the Second Division
2 Stockport County 422868111581.91462
3 Wrexham 4221101191691.31952
4 Wigan Borough 422191282491.67351
5 Doncaster Rovers 4220101276661.15250
6 Lincoln City 422161591671.35848
7 Tranmere Rovers 422231779771.02647
8 Carlisle United 421981586771.11746
9 Crewe Alexandra 421881680681.17644
10 South Shields 421881683741.12244
11 Chesterfield 421851971770.92241
12 Southport 421681875850.88240
13 Halifax Town 4213131663621.01639
14 New Brighton 421591864710.90139
15 Nelson 421752077900.85639
16 Rotherham United 421591860770.77939
17 Rochdale 4213101979960.82336
18 Accrington Stanley 421382168820.82934
19 Darlington 421372264880.72733
20 Barrow 421082464930.68828
21 Hartlepools United 4210626591120.52726Re-elected
22 Ashington 428727451150.39123Not re-elected
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Third Division South

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Charlton Athletic 422381186601.43354Promoted to the Second Division
2 Crystal Palace 422381181671.20954
3 Northampton Town 4220121096571.68452
4 Plymouth Argyle 4220121083511.62752
5 Fulham 42211011101711.42352
6 Queens Park Rangers 421914982611.34452
7 Luton Town 4219111289731.21949
8 Watford 4219101379741.06848
9 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 421991484771.09147
10 Swindon Town 4215131475721.04243
11 Coventry City 4214141462571.08842
12 Southend United 4215111680751.06741
13 Brentford 4214101856600.93338
14 Walsall 4213121773790.92438
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 421662058760.76338
16 Newport County 421392069860.80235
17 Norwich City 421462269810.85234
18 Torquay United 421462266840.78634
19 Bristol Rovers 421372260790.75933
20 Merthyr Town 4211823551030.53430
21 Exeter City 429112267880.76129Re-elected
22 Gillingham 421092343830.51829
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.