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First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1936-37 Southern League

Final League Position 1st Champions

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19360829Sat 29/8 TUNBRIDGE WELLS RANGERS H 4-1 W     14,211 Bruce, Dobson, Blackwell, Williams OBrien
19360905Sat 5/9 CRYSTAL PALACE RESERVES H 2-2 D   Friendly 6,500 Blackwell, Carter OBrien
19360912Sat 12/9 Margate A 1-0 W     4,305 Williams OBrien
19360919Sat 19/9 EASTERN COUNTIES UNITED H 7-0 W   FA Cup Preliminary Round 6,700 Bruce, Carter, Blackwell3, Dobson2 OBrien
19360926Sat 26/9 Guildford City A 3-2 W     3,094 Bruce, Dobson2 OBrien
19361003Sat 3/10 STOWMARKET H 8-0 W   FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round 7,500 Perrett, Bruce3, Carter3, Little OBrien
19361008Thu 8/10 Tottenham Hotspur XI A 1-0 W   Bury Hospital Cup   Unknown OBrien
19361010Sat 10/10 Tunbridge Wells Rangers A 2-0 W     3,925 Blackwell, Carter OBrien
19361017Sat 17/10 Lowestoft Town A 1-1 D   FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round 3,675 Blackwell OBrien
19361021Wed 21/10 LOWESTOFT TOWN H 7-1 W   FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round, Replay 5,500 Perrett3, Williams2, Carter, Dobson OBrien
19361024Sat 24/10 Dartford A 0-0 D     3,500 OBrien
19361031Wed 31/10 CROMER H 11-0 W   FA Cup Division Final 4,200 Bruce2, Dobson2, Blackwell2, Williams2, McLuckie2, Carter OBrien
19361104Wed 4/11 NORWICH CITY RESERVES H 0-1 L   Southern League Cup 9,823 OBrien
19361107Sat 7/11 Folkestone A 3-1 W     3,000 Perrett, Williams, Carter OBrien
19361114Sat 14/11 CAMBRIDGE TOWN H 2-1 W   FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round 8,500 Blackwell, Clements OBrien
19361118Wed 18/11 TORQUAY UNITED RESERVES H 0-0 D     4,800 OBrien
19361121Sat 21/11 Exeter City Reserves A 2-2 D     1,000 Carter, Dobson OBrien
19361128Sat 28/11 WATFORD H 2-1 W   FA Cup 1st Round 18,229 Bruce, Carter OBrien
19361202Wed 2/12 DARTFORD H 3-1 W     5,000 Williams, Little, Sowerby OBrien
19361205Sat 5/12 NEWPORT COUNTY RESERVES H 1-1 D     8,100 Mulraney OBrien
19361212Sat 12/12 SPENNYMOOR UNITED H 1-2 L   FA Cup 2nd Round 12,491 Carter OBrien
19361219Sat 19/12 PLYMOUTH ARGYLE RESERVES H 4-3 W     8,100 McLuckie, Bruce, Carter2 OBrien
19361225Fri 25/12 Norwich City Reserves A 2-0 W     9,800 McLuckie, Carter OBrien
19361226Sat 26/12 NORWICH CITY RESERVES H 1-3 L     15,242 Mulraney OBrien
19361230Wed 30/12 BATH CITY H 1-1 D     5,256 Blackwell OBrien
19370102Sat 2/1 NORTHFLEET H 2-1 W   Friendly 4,275 Unknown2 OBrien
19370109Sat 9/1 BARRY TOWN H 4-1 W     8,245 Bruce, Carter, Masonog2 OBrien
19370116Sat 16/1 Yeovil & Petters United A 4-4 D     4,200 Williams, Carter3 OBrien
19370123Sat 23/1 CHELSEA RESERVES H 2-1 W   Friendly 6,200 Mulraney2 OBrien
19370127Wed 27/1 Aldershot Reserves A 2-1 W     975 Perrett, Blackwell OBrien
19370130Sat 30/1 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR RESERVES H 4-5 L   Friendly 4,200 Mulraney3, Perrett OBrien
19370206Sat 6/2 ALDERSHOT RESERVES H 1-0 W     8,500 Cowie OBrien
19370213Sat 13/2 Cheltenham Town A 3-1 W     1,900 Bruce2, Carter OBrien
19370220Sat 20/2 GUILDFORD CITY H 4-1 W     8,200 Bruce2, Blackwell2 OBrien
19370227Sat 27/2 Bath City A 3-2 W     1,880 McLuckie, Bruce, Carter OBrien
19370303Wed 3/3 EXETER CITY RESERVES H 6-0 W     4,700 Perrett, Bruce, Carter, Blackwell2, Dobson OBrien
19370306Sat 6/3 MARGATE H 3-2 W     10,150 Bruce, Dobson2 OBrien
19370313Sat 13/3 Plymouth Argyle Reserves A 1-1 D     5,000 McLuckie OBrien
19370317Wed 17/3 GILLINGHAM H 1-1 D   Friendly 3,200 Little OBrien
19370320Sat 20/3 FOLKESTONE H 0-1 L     10,149 OBrien
19370324Wed 24/3 Dutch FA XI A 1-5 L   Friendly 9,000 Sowerby OBrien
19370327Sat 27/3 CHELSEA RESERVES H 4-0 W   Friendly 6,927 Dobson, Edwards2, Sowerby OBrien
19370329Mon 29/3 ALLOA ATHLETIC H 3-2 W   Friendly 12,259 Perrett, Edwards2 OBrien
19370403Sat 3/4 Torquay United Reserves A 2-2 D     1,500 Carter2 OBrien
19370410Sat 10/4 Newport County Reserves A 2-1 W     4,850 Carter, Sowerby OBrien
19370414Wed 14/4 SOUTHEND UNITED RESERVES H 2-3 L   Friendly 2,856 Little, Carter OBrien
19370417Sat 17/4 YEOVIL & PETTERS UNITED H 3-0 W     10,238 Cowie, Carter, Edwards OBrien
19370419Mon 19/4 NEWCASTLE UNITED H 1-4 L   Friendly 10,527 Edwards OBrien
19370424Sat 24/4 CHELTENHAM TOWN H 3-0 W     7,200 Perrett, McLuckie, Carter OBrien
19370426Mon 26/4 NORWICH CITY H 3-2 W Ipswich Hospital Cup 10,227 Dobson, Carter2 OBrien
19370428Wed 28/4 Norwich City A 1-3 L   Testimonial (J Scott & B Robinson) 4,200 Edwards OBrien
19370501Sat 1/5 Barry Town A 0-3 L     4,562 OBrien

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Southern League3019836835
Friendly114252327
FA Cup8611396
Bury Hospital Cup110010
Southern League Cup100101
Ipswich Hospital Cup110032
TOTALS5231111013471

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League8,539128,0913,56653,491
Cup/Play-offs9,11872,9433,6753,675

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Blackwell, Jack28/10/1909 Inside Forward 32 16
Bruce, Bobby20/1/1906 Inside Forward 38 18
Button, - 1  
Carter, Jock11/11/1910 Centre Forward 46 30
Clements, Herbert Left Winger 1 1
Cowie, Charlie23/4/1907 Centre Half 42 2
Cross, Jack Left Winger 1  
Dobson, George7/11/1910 Left Winger 35 14
Edwards, Jack1/1/1913 Forward 15 7
Own Goal 1 2
Hays, Jack12/12/1918 Forward 5  
Houldsworth, Fred29/5/1911 Goalkeeper 47  
Jobson, Tom Wing Half 5  
Little, Jackie17/5/1912 Forward 9 4
Maudsley, Richard Winger 1  
McLuckie, Jimmy2/4/1908 Wing Half 41 7
Mulraney, Ambrose18/5/1916 Forward 18 7
Parry, Ossie16/8/1908 Full Back 43  
Perrett, George2/5/1915 Half Back 39 10
Shufflebottom, Frank9/10/1917 Full Back 16  
Simnett, - 1  
Smith, T Inside Forward 1  
Sowerbutts, Harry17/2/1910 Goalkeeper 1  
Sowerby, Jock Inside Forward 16(1) 4
Thomson, Bob24/10/1905 Full Back 43  
Unknown 3 3
Williams, Jackie20/3/1911 Winger 35 9
Witcombe, Doug 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Blackwell, Jack28/10/1909 Inside Forward 1  
Bruce, Bobby20/1/1906 Inside Forward 1  
Carter, Jock11/11/1910 Centre Forward 1  
Cowie, Charlie23/4/1907 Centre Half 1  
Dobson, George7/11/1910 Left Winger 1  
Houldsworth, Fred29/5/1911 Goalkeeper 1  
McLuckie, Jimmy2/4/1908 Wing Half 1  
Parry, Ossie16/8/1908 Full Back 1  
Perrett, George2/5/1915 Half Back 1  
Thomson, Bob24/10/1905 Full Back 1  
Williams, Jackie20/3/1911 Winger 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Blackwell, Jack28/10/1909 Inside Forward 7 7
Bruce, Bobby20/1/1906 Inside Forward 6 7
Carter, Jock11/11/1910 Centre Forward 8 8
Clements, Herbert Left Winger 1 1
Cowie, Charlie23/4/1907 Centre Half 7  
Dobson, George7/11/1910 Left Winger 4 5
Houldsworth, Fred29/5/1911 Goalkeeper 8  
Jobson, Tom Wing Half 3  
Little, Jackie17/5/1912 Forward 4 1
McLuckie, Jimmy2/4/1908 Wing Half 8 2
Parry, Ossie16/8/1908 Full Back 7  
Perrett, George2/5/1915 Half Back 7 4
Shufflebottom, Frank9/10/1917 Full Back 1  
Sowerby, Jock Inside Forward 2  
Thomson, Bob24/10/1905 Full Back 8  
Williams, Jackie20/3/1911 Winger 7 4
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Blackwell, Jack28/10/1909 Inside Forward 4 1
Bruce, Bobby20/1/1906 Inside Forward 5  
Button, - 1  
Carter, Jock11/11/1910 Centre Forward 7 2
Cowie, Charlie23/4/1907 Centre Half 6  
Dobson, George7/11/1910 Left Winger 6 1
Edwards, Jack1/1/1913 Forward 7 6
Hays, Jack12/12/1918 Forward 2  
Houldsworth, Fred29/5/1911 Goalkeeper 8  
Jobson, Tom Wing Half 1  
Little, Jackie17/5/1912 Forward 3 2
McLuckie, Jimmy2/4/1908 Wing Half 4  
Mulraney, Ambrose18/5/1916 Forward 7 5
Parry, Ossie16/8/1908 Full Back 6  
Perrett, George2/5/1915 Half Back 5 2
Shufflebottom, Frank9/10/1917 Full Back 6  
Simnett, - 1  
Sowerby, Jock Inside Forward 2(1) 2
Thomson, Bob24/10/1905 Full Back 6  
Unknown 2 2
Williams, Jackie20/3/1911 Winger 5  
Witcombe, Doug 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Blackwell, Jack28/10/1909 Inside Forward 20 8
Bruce, Bobby20/1/1906 Inside Forward 25 11
Carter, Jock11/11/1910 Centre Forward 29 18
Cowie, Charlie23/4/1907 Centre Half 27 2
Cross, Jack Left Winger 1  
Dobson, George7/11/1910 Left Winger 23 7
Edwards, Jack1/1/1913 Forward 7 1
Own Goal 1 2
Hays, Jack12/12/1918 Forward 3  
Houldsworth, Fred29/5/1911 Goalkeeper 29  
Jobson, Tom Wing Half 1  
Little, Jackie17/5/1912 Forward 2 1
Maudsley, Richard Winger 1  
McLuckie, Jimmy2/4/1908 Wing Half 27 5
Mulraney, Ambrose18/5/1916 Forward 10 2
Parry, Ossie16/8/1908 Full Back 28  
Perrett, George2/5/1915 Half Back 25 4
Shufflebottom, Frank9/10/1917 Full Back 9  
Smith, T Inside Forward 1  
Sowerbutts, Harry17/2/1910 Goalkeeper 1  
Sowerby, Jock Inside Forward 12 2
Thomson, Bob24/10/1905 Full Back 27  
Williams, Jackie20/3/1911 Winger 22 5
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bruce, Bobby20/1/1906 Inside Forward 1  
Carter, Jock11/11/1910 Centre Forward 1 2
Cowie, Charlie23/4/1907 Centre Half 1  
Dobson, George7/11/1910 Left Winger 1 1
Edwards, Jack1/1/1913 Forward 1  
Houldsworth, Fred29/5/1911 Goalkeeper 1  
McLuckie, Jimmy2/4/1908 Wing Half 1  
Mulraney, Ambrose18/5/1916 Forward 1  
Parry, Ossie16/8/1908 Full Back 1  
Perrett, George2/5/1915 Half Back 1  
Thomson, Bob24/10/1905 Full Back 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Unknown 1 1

Final League Table

Southern League
                              P  W  D  L  F  A Pts
 1. IPSWICH TOWN             30 19  8  3 68 35 46
 2. Norwich City Reserves    30 18  5  7 70 35 41
 3. Folkestone               30 17  4  9 71 61 38
 4. Bath City                30 15  5 10 66 52 35
 5. Margate                  30 15  4 11 61 49 34
 6. Guildford City           30 15  4 11 54 60 34
 7. Yeovil & Petters United  30 15  3 12 77 69 33
 8. Newport County Reserves  30 11  8 11 72 68 30
 9. Plymouth Argyle Reserves 30 11  8 11 64 58 30
10. Barry Town               30 12  4 14 58 72 28
11. Cheltenham Town          30 10  4 16 61 70 24
12. Exeter City Reserves     30  8  7 15 57 78 23
13. Dartford                 30  9  5 16 41 55 23
14. Torquay United           30  8  5 17 45 76 21
15. Tunbridge Wells Rangers  30  7  6 17 62 64 20
16. Aldershot Reserves       30  7  6 17 47 72 20