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1927/28 – Manchester United

Manchester United squad picture 1927/28

The 1927–28 season was Manchester United’s 32nd season in the Football League.

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
27 August 1927 Middlesbrough H 3 – 0 Spence (2), Hanson 44,957
29 August 1927 The Wednesday A 2 – 0 Hanson, Partridge 17,944
3 September 1927 Birmingham A 0 – 0 25,863
7 September 1927 The Wednesday H 1 – 1 McPherson 18,759
10 September 1927 Newcastle United H 1 – 7 Spence 50,217
17 September 1927 Huddersfield Town A 2 – 4 Spence (2) 17,307
19 September 1927 Blackburn Rovers A 0 – 3 18,243
24 September 1927 Tottenham Hotspur H 3 – 0 Hanson (2), Spence 13,952
1 October 1927 Leicester City A 0 – 1 22,385
8 October 1927 Everton A 2 – 5 Bennion, Spence 40,080
15 October 1927 Cardiff City H 2 – 2 Spence, Sweeney 31,090
22 October 1927 Derby County H 5 – 0 Spence (3), Johnston, McPherson 18,304
29 October 1927 West Ham United A 2 – 1 McPherson, own goal 21,972
5 November 1927 Portsmouth H 2 – 0 McPherson, own goal 13,119
12 November 1927 Sunderland A 1 – 4 Spence 13,319
19 November 1927 Aston Villa H 5 – 1 Partridge (2), Johnston,McPherson, Spence 25,991
26 November 1927 Burnley A 0 – 4 18,509
3 December 1927 Bury H 0 – 1 23,581
10 December 1927 Sheffield United A 1 – 2 Spence 11,984
17 December 1927 Arsenal H 4 – 1 Hanson, McPherson, Partridge,Spence 18,120
24 December 1927 Liverpool A 0 – 2 14,971
26 December 1927 Blackburn Rovers H 1 – 1 Spence 31,131
31 December 1927 Middlesbrough A 2 – 1 Hanson, Johnston 19,652
7 January 1928 Birmingham H 1 – 1 Hanson 16,853
21 January 1928 Newcastle United A 1 – 4 Partridge 25,912
4 February 1928 Tottenham Hotspur A 1 – 4 Johnston 23,545
11 February 1928 Leicester City H 5 – 2 Nicol (2), Spence (2), Hanson 16,640
25 February 1928 Cardiff City A 0 – 2 15,579
7 March 1928 Huddersfield Town H 0 – 0 35,413
10 March 1928 West Ham United H 1 – 1 Johnston 21,577
14 March 1928 Everton H 1 – 0 Rawlings 25,667
17 March 1928 Portsmouth A 0 – 1 25,400
28 March 1928 Derby County A 0 – 5 8,323
31 March 1928 Aston Villa A 1 – 3 Rawlings 24,691
6 April 1928 Bolton Wanderers A 2 – 3 Spence, Thomas 23,795
7 April 1928 Burnley H 4 – 3 Rawlings (3), Williams 28,311
9 April 1928 Bolton Wanderers H 2 – 1 Johnston, Rawlings 28,590
14 April 1928 Bury A 3 – 4 Johnston, McLenahan, Williams 17,440
21 April 1928 Sheffield United H 2 – 3 Rawlings, Thomas 27,137
25 April 1928 Sunderland H 2 – 1 Hanson, Johnston 9,545
28 April 1928 Arsenal A 1 – 0 Rawlings 22,452
5 May 1928 Liverpool H 6 – 1 Spence (3), Rawlings (2), Hanson 30,625
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
17 West Ham United 42 14 11 17 81 88 –7 39
18 Manchester United 42 16 7 19 72 80 –8 39
19 Burnley 42 16 7 19 82 98 –16 39

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
14 January 1928 Round 3 Brentford H 7 – 1 Hanson (4), Johnston, McPherson, Spence 18,538
28 January 1928 Round 4 Bury A 1 – 1 Johnston 25,000
1 February 1928 Round 4
Replay
Bury H 1 – 0 Spence 48,001
18 February 1928 Round 5 Birmingham H 1 – 0 Johnston 52,568
3 March 1928 Round 6 Blackburn Rovers A 0 – 2 42,312
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