since 1878

First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1927-28 Southern Amateur League

Final League Position 6th AFA Cup Finalists, Suffolk Senior Cup Winners

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19270903Sat 3/9 CLAPTON ORIENT H 1-4 L Friendly   Unknown Committee
19270907Wed 7/9 CITY OF LONDON POLICE H 6-2 W   Friendly   Unknown6 Committee
19270910Sat 10/9 CIVIL SERVICE H 2-2 D   Friendly   Unknown2 Committee
19270914Wed 14/9 METROPOLITAN POLICE X DIVISION H 0-1 L   Friendly   Committee
19270917Sat 17/9 ALEXANDRA PARK H 5-3 W   Friendly   Unknown5 Committee
19270924Sat 24/9 PARKESTON RAILWAY H 3-2 W   East Anglian Cup, 1st Round 3,600 Green, Gibbs, Bugg Committee
19271001Sat 1/10 CARSHALTON H 1-1 D     2,000 Gibbs Committee
19271008Sat 8/10 PARKESTON RAILWAY H 2-0 W   Amateur Cup, 1st Qualifying Round 3,627 Green, Bugg Committee
19271015Sat 15/10 Ealing A 3-1 W     600 Rumsey, Green, Rogers Committee
19271022Sat 22/10 Stowmarket A 2-0 W   Amateur Cup, 2nd Qualifying Round 1,700 Taylor, Burch Committee
19271029Sat 29/10 BARCLAYS BANK H 1-4 L     3,700 Burch Committee
19271105Sat 5/11 Eastbourne A 2-3 L     1,500 Green, Rogers Committee
19271112Sat 12/11 CRITTALL ATHLETIC H 2-3 L   Amateur Cup, 3rd Qualifying Round 4,000 Green, Rogers Committee
19271119Sat 19/11 AQUARIUS H 4-4 D     1,500 Gibbs2, Burch2 Committee
19271126Sat 26/11 Harwich & Parkeston A 1-10 L   East Anglian Cup, 2nd Round   Gardner Committee
19271203Sat 3/12 BANK OF ENGLAND H 2-4 L       Burch2 Committee
19271210Sat 10/12 Northampton Nomads A 2-2 D   AFA Cup, 1st Round 30 Colby, Mathews Committee
19271217Sat 17/12 NORTHAMPTON NOMADS H 3-2 W   AFA Cup, 1st Round Replay 2,500 Bugg, Mathews2 Committee
19271224Sat 24/12 BRENTWOOD MENTAL HOSPITAL H 7-0 W   Friendly   Unknown7 Committee
19271226Mon 26/12 NEMEAN LEAGUE H 5-4 W   Friendly   Unknown5 Committee
19271227Tue 27/12 HARWICH & PARKESTON H 3-1 W   Friendly   Unknown3 Committee
19271231Sat 31/12 MERTON H 4-1 W       Taylor, Chamberlain, Mathews2 Committee
19280107Sat 7/1 Woodbridge Town A 6-2 W   Suffolk Senior Cup, 2nd Round   Bugg3, Basingthwaite2, own goal Committee
19280114Sat 14/1 Ealing A 3-1 W   AFA Cup, 2nd Round 600 Green, Gibbs, Bugg Committee
19280121Sat 21/1 EASTBOURNE H 2-0 W     3,500 Green, Mathews Committee
19280128Sat 28/1 BARCLAYS BANK H 1-4 L     2,000 Green Committee
19280204Sat 4/2 BRITANNIC HOUSE H 9-3 W   AFA Cup, 3rd Round 4,200 Colby, Green, Gibbs, Colby, Mathews2, Marshall2, own goal Committee
19280211Sat 11/2 FELIXSTOWE TOWN H 2-1 W   Suffolk Senior Cup, 3rd Round   Green2 Committee
19280218Sat 18/2 TOC H H 5-1 W     3,500 Green3, Gibbs2 Committee
19280225Sat 25/2 Barclays Bank N 4-2 W   AFA Cup, Semi-Final (at Colchester) 5,000 Green, Burch, Oates2 Committee
19280303Sat 3/3 Lowestoft Town N 3-0 W   Suffolk Senior Cup, Semi-Final (at Leiston) 3,000 Taylor2, Gibbs Committee
19280308Thu 8/3 Kirkley A 1-0 W   Lowestoft Hospital Cup   Unknown Committee
19280310Sat 10/3 BANK OF ENGLAND H 4-1 W     3,000 Gibbs, Bugg, Mathews, own goal Committee
19280314Wed 14/3 Midland Bank A 0-1 L       Committee
19280317Sat 17/3 EALING H 7-0 W     4,000 Taylor2, Gibbs, Green, Burch2, Mathews Committee
19280321Wed 21/3 KINGS LYNN H 1-3 L   Ipswich Hospital Cup, Semi-Final 3,000 Mathews Committee
19280324Sat 24/3 AQUARIUS H 2-3 L       Taylor2 Committee
19280331Sat 31/3 Bank of England N 2-4 L   AFA Cup, Final (at Dulwich) 4,000 Green, Burch Committee
19280406Sat 6/4 Cambridge Town A 0-4 L     6,085 Committee
19280407Sat 7/4 KEW ASSOCIATION H 2-2 D   Friendly   Unknown2 Committee
19280409Mon 9/4 HMS GANGES H 2-0 W   Suffolk Senior Cup, Final 11,669 Burch2 Committee
19280411Wed 11/4 Westminster Bank A 0-4 L       Committee
19280414Sat 14/4 WESTMINSTER BANK H 4-1 W     2,000 Bugg, Mathews3 Committee
19280418Wed 18/4 Toc H A 0-0 D       Committee
19280421Sat 21/4 MERTON H 3-1 W       Bugg, Colby, Mathews Committee
19280421Sat 21/4 CAMBRIDGE TOWN H 3-5 L       Burch, Sleightholme, Rozier Committee
19280425Wed 25/4 Carshalton A 5-2 W       Taylor, Miles, Cousins, Field2 Committee
19280428Sat 28/4 MIDLAND BANK H 0-1 L       Committee
19280501Tue 1/5 Lowestoft Town A 2-4 L   Lowestoft Hospital Cup   Unknown2 Committee
19280502Wed 2/5 OLD LYONIANS H 6-1 W       Bugg2, Colby, Sleightholme, Marshall, own goal Committee
19280505Sat 5/5 Old Lyonians A 2-2 D       Taylor, Mathews Committee

General notes

"Five Score", the history of the Ipswich & District League, suggests that the First Team also competed in the Ipswich & District League this season, but it was the Reserves and 'A' team, also known as the IDL'ers, that did so.

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly95223119
East Anglian Cup2101412
Southern Amateur League24104106149
Amateur Cup320163
AFA Cup64112314
Suffolk Senior Cup4400133
Lowestoft Hospital Cup210134
Ipswich Hospital Cup100113
TOTALS5127717142107

 Excludes abandoned games (if any), Matches decided on penalties (if any) count as a drawn game.

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League1,57525,2001,0238,185
Cup/Play-offs4,22829,5961,79114,330

Final League Table

Southern Amateur League
                            P  W  D  L  F  A Pts
 1. Cambridge Town         24 19  1  4 83 35 39
 2. Midland Bank           24 15  5  4 55 23 35
 3. Barclays Bank          24 13  2  9 65 50 28
 4. Bank of England        24 12  3  9 52 48 27
 5. Eastbourne             24  9  7  8 65 56 25
 6. IPSWICH TOWN           24 10  4 10 61 49 24
 7. Aquarius               24  9  3 12 58 67 21
 8. Westminster Bank       24  9  3 12 56 70 21
 9. Carshalton             24  6  8 10 57 73 20
10. Old Lyonians           24  9  2 13 45 66 20
11. Ealing Assoc.          24  5  9 10 53 68 19
12. Toc H.                 24  6  5 13 52 69 17
13. Merton                 24  6  4 14 45 73 16