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1934/35 – Manchester United

The 1934–35 season was Manchester United’s 39th season in the Football League. Having narrowly avoided relegation to the Third Division North the previous season, they progressed to fifth place, just six points short of promotion.

Second Division

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Man Utd v Southampton programme from 1st January 1935

Date Opponents H / A ResultF – A Scorers Attendance
25 August 1934 Bradford City H 2 – 0 Manley (2) 27,573
1 September 1934 Sheffield United A 2 – 3 Ball, Manley 18,468
3 September 1934 Bolton Wanderers A 1 – 3 own goal 16,238
8 September 1934 Barnsley H 4 – 1 Mutch (3), Manley 22,315
12 September 1934 Bolton Wanderers H 0 – 3 24,760
15 September 1934 Port Vale A 2 – 3 T.J.Jones, Mutch 9,307
22 September 1934 Norwich City H 5 – 0 Cape, T.J.Jones,McLenahan, Mutch, Owen 13,052
29 September 1934 Swansea Town H 3 – 1 Cape (2), Mutch 14,865
6 October 1934 Burnley A 2 – 1 Cape, Manley 16,757
13 October 1934 Oldham Athletic H 4 – 0 Manley (2), McKay, Mutch 29,143
20 October 1934 Newcastle United A 1 – 0 Bamford 24,752
27 October 1934 West Ham United H 3 – 1 Mutch (2), McKay 31,950
3 November 1934 Blackpool A 2 – 1 Bryant, McKay 15,663
10 November 1934 Bury H 1 – 0 Mutch 41,415
17 November 1934 Hull City A 2 – 3 Bamford (2) 6,494
24 November 1934 Nottingham Forest H 3 – 2 Mutch, Hine 27,192
1 December 1934 Brentford A 1 – 3 Bamford 21,744
8 December 1934 Fulham H 1 – 0 Mutch 25,706
15 December 1934 Bradford Park Avenue A 2 – 1 Manley, Mutch 8,405
22 December 1934 Plymouth Argyle H 3 – 1 Bamford, Bryant, Rowley 24,896
25 December 1934 Notts County H 2 – 1 Mutch, Rowley 32,965
26 December 1934 Notts County A 0 – 1 24,599
29 December 1934 Bradford City A 0 – 2 11,908
1 January 1935 Southampton H 3 – 0 Cape (2), Rowley 15,174
5 January 1935 Sheffield United H 3 – 3 Bryant, Mutch, Rowley 28,300
19 January 1935 Barnsley A 2 – 0 Bryant, T.J.Jones 10,177
2 February 1935 Norwich City A 2 – 3 Manley, Rowley 14,260
6 February 1935 Port Vale H 2 – 1 T.J.Jones, Rowley 7,372
9 February 1935 Swansea Town A 0 – 1 8,876
23 February 1935 Oldham Athletic A 1 – 3 Mutch 14,432
2 March 1935 Newcastle United H 0 – 1 20,728
9 March 1935 West Ham United A 0 – 0 19,718
16 March 1935 Blackpool H 3 – 2 Bamford, Mutch, Rowley 25,704
23 March 1935 Bury A 1 – 0 Cape 7,229
27 March 1935 Burnley H 3 – 4 Boyd, Cape, McMillan 10,247
30 March 1935 Hull City H 3 – 0 Boyd (3) 15,358
6 April 1935 Nottingham Forest A 2 – 2 Bryant (2) 8,618
13 April 1935 Brentford H 0 – 0 32,969
20 April 1935 Fulham A 1 – 3 Bamford 11,059
22 April 1935 Southampton A 0 – 1 12,458
27 April 1935 Bradford Park Avenue H 2 – 0 Bamford, Robertson 8,606
4 May 1935 Plymouth Argyle A 2 – 0 Bamford, Rowley 10,767
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
4 Blackpool 42 21 11 10 79 57 +22 53
5 Manchester United 42 23 4 15 76 55 +21 50
6 Newcastle United 42 22 4 16 89 68 +21 48

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

FA Cup

Date Round Opponents H / A ResultF – A Scorers Attendance
12 January 1935 Round 3 Bristol Rovers A 3 – 1 Bamford (2), Mutch 20,400
26 January 1935 Round 4 Nottingham Forest A 0 – 0 32,862
30 January 1935 Round 4Replay Nottingham Forest H 0 – 3 33,851

Squad statistics

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Jack Hacking 22 0 2 0 24 0
GK Jack Hall 8 0 1 0 9 0
GK Len Langford 12 0 0 0 12 0
FB Jack Griffiths 40 0 3 0 43 0
FB Tom Jones 27 0 2 0 29 0
FB Walter McMillen 4 1 0 0 4 1
FB Jack Mellor 1 0 0 0 1 0
FB Billy Porter 15 0 1 0 16 0
FB Henry Topping 1 0 0 0 1 0
HB Tom Manley 30 9 1 0 31 9
HB Bill McKay 38 3 3 0 41 3
HB Hugh McLenahan 10 1 0 0 10 1
HB William Robertson 36 1 3 0 39 1
HB George Vose 39 0 3 0 42 0
FW Jack Ball 6 1 0 0 6 1
FW Tommy Bamford 19 9 3 2 22 11
FW Billy Boyd 6 4 0 0 6 4
FW Billy Bryant 24 6 2 0 26 6
FW Jack Cape 21 8 1 0 22 8
FW Ernie Hine 4 1 0 0 4 1
FW Tommy Jones 20 4 2 0 22 4
FW George Mutch 40 18 3 1 43 19
FW Bill Owen 15 1 0 0 15 1
FW Harry Rowley 24 8 3 0 27 8
Own goal 1 0 1
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