1929–30 in English football

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The 1929–30 season was the 55th season of competitive football in England.

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Events

The Wednesday officially changed their name to Sheffield Wednesday prior to the start of this season. [1]

Blackpool claimed their only championship to date on the final day of the Division Two season, 3 May, with a goalless draw at Nottingham Forest. Runners-up Chelsea could have won the title themselves the same afternoon if they had won and Blackpool had lost, but the Londoners were defeated at Bury by a single goal. Blackpool forward, Jimmy Hampson, finished the season as the top goal scorer in England, with 46 goals in all competitions. [2] According to Moving The Goalposts by Rob Jovanovic the 1929-30 team of Sheffield Wednesday F.C. is statistically the greatest side English side in history.[ citation needed ]

Deaths

Honours

CompetitionWinnerRunner-up
First Division Sheffield Wednesday (4) Derby County
Second Division Blackpool Chelsea
Third Division North Port Vale Stockport County
Third Division South Plymouth Argyle Brentford
FA Cup Arsenal (1) Huddersfield Town
Charity Shield Professionals XIAmateurs XI
Home Championship Flag of England.svg  England Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland

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 Sheffield Wednesday 422688105571.84260
2 Derby County 422181390821.09850
3 Manchester City 421991491811.12347
4 Aston Villa 422151692831.10847
5 Leeds United 422061679631.25446
6 Blackburn Rovers 421971699931.06545
7 West Ham United 421951886791.08943
8 Leicester City 421791686900.95643
9 Sunderland 421871776800.95043
10 Huddersfield Town 421791663690.91343
11 Birmingham 421691767621.08141
12 Liverpool 421691763790.79741
13 Portsmouth 4215101766621.06540
14 Arsenal 4214111778661.18239
15 Bolton Wanderers 421591874741.00039
16 Middlesbrough 421662082840.97638
17 Manchester United 421581967880.76138
18 Grimsby Town 421572073890.82037
19 Newcastle United 421572071920.77237
20 Sheffield United 421562191960.94836
21 Burnley 421482079970.81436Relegated to the Second Division
22 Everton 4212111980920.87035
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Second Division

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Blackpool 422741198671.46358Promoted to the First Division
2 Chelsea 422211974461.60955
3 Oldham Athletic 4221111090511.76553
4 Bradford Park Avenue 4219121191701.30050
5 Bury 422251578671.16449
6 West Bromwich Albion 4221516105731.43847
7 Southampton 4217111477761.01345
8 Cardiff City 421881661591.03444
9 Wolverhampton Wanderers 421691777790.97541
10 Nottingham Forest 4213151455690.79741
11 Stoke City 421681874721.02840
12 Tottenham Hotspur 421591859610.96739
13 Charlton Athletic 4214111759630.93739
14 Millwall 4212151557730.78139
15 Swansea Town 421491957610.93437
16 Preston North End 4213111865800.81337
17 Barnsley 421482056710.78936
18 Bradford City 4212121860770.77936
19 Reading 4212111954670.80635
20 Bristol City 421392061830.73535
21 Hull City 421472151780.65435Relegated to the Third Division North
22 Notts County 429151854700.77133Relegated 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 Port Vale 423075103372.78467Promoted to the Second Division
2 Stockport County 422877106442.40963
3 Darlington 4222614108731.47950
4 Chesterfield 422261476561.35750
5 Lincoln City 4217141183611.36148
6 York City 4215161177641.20346
7 South Shields 4218101477741.04146Club relocated and changed name [lower-alpha 1]
8 Hartlepools United 4217111481741.09545
9 Southport 4215131481741.09543
10 Rochdale 421871789910.97843
11 Crewe Alexandra 421781782711.15542
12 Tranmere Rovers 421691783860.96541
13 New Brighton 421681869790.87340
14 Doncaster Rovers 421591862690.89939
15 Carlisle United 4216719901010.89139
16 Accrington Stanley 421491984811.03737
17 Wrexham 421382167880.76134
18 Wigan Borough 421372260880.68233
19 Nelson 421372251800.63833
20 Rotherham United 4211823671130.59330
21 Halifax Town 421082444790.55728Re-elected
22 Barrow 421152641980.41827
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. After this season South Shields moved to Gateshead and became Gateshead A.F.C.

Third Division South

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification or relegation
1 Plymouth Argyle 42308498382.57968Promoted to the Second Division
2 Brentford 42285994442.13661
3 Queens Park Rangers 422191280681.17651
4 Northampton Town 422181382581.41450
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 422181387631.38150
6 Coventry City 421991488731.20547
7 Fulham 4218111387831.04847
8 Norwich City 4218101488771.14346
9 Crystal Palace 4217121381741.09546
10 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 4215131472611.18043
11 Southend United 4215131469591.16943
12 Clapton Orient 4214131555620.88741
13 Luton Town 4214121664780.82140
14 Swindon Town 4213121773830.88038
15 Watford 421581960730.82238
16 Exeter City 4212111967730.91835
17 Walsall 421382171780.91034
18 Newport County 4212102074850.87134
19 Torquay United 4210112164940.68131
20 Bristol Rovers 421182367930.72030
21 Gillingham 421182351800.63830Re-elected
22 Merthyr Town 426927601350.44421Not re-elected
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

  1. Brown's Golden Era
  2. Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887–1992 . Breedon Books Sport. ISBN   1-873626-07-X.
  3. 1 2 "English League Leading Goalscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  4. 1 2 "English League Leading Goalscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 30 August 2017.