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First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1939-40 Division 3 (South)

Final League Position 10th Season abandoned WWII

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19390819Sat 19/8 NORWICH CITY H 2-1 W   Football League Jubilee Fund 11,788 Jones, Mitcheson Duncan
19390826*Sat 26/8 Leyton Orient A 2-2 D     11,018 Mulraney, Little Duncan
19390830*Wed 30/8 BRISTOL ROVERS H 2-0 W     8,884 Chadwick, Mitcheson Duncan
19390902*Sat 2/9 NORWICH CITY H 1-1 D     10,792 Chadwick Duncan

Results notes

(1) Matches marked * not included in official records
(2) Matches marked * not included in official records
(3) Matches marked * not included in official records

General notes

Season abandoned due to outbreak of WWII.

The following practice game was also staged at Portman Road:

Sat 21-08-1939 Teams and result unknown

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly110021
League312053
TOTALS422074

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League9,83819,67611,01811,018
Cup/Play-offs----

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bell, Dave24/12/1909 Full Back 4  
Burns, Mick7/6/1908 Goalkeeper 4  
Chadwick, Fred8/11/1913 Centre Forward 3 2
Dale, Billy17/2/1905 Full Back 4  
Fletcher, Charlie28/10/1905 Left Winger 4  
Hick, Jack2/7/1911 Full Back 4  
Jones, Fred26/8/1909 Centre Forward 1 1
Little, Jackie17/5/1912 Forward 4 1
McLuckie, Jimmy2/4/1908 Wing Half 4  
Mitcheson, Fred20/3/1912 Forward 4 2
Mulraney, Ambrose18/5/1916 Forward 4 1
OMahony, Matt19/1/1913 Centre Half 4  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bell, Dave24/12/1909 Full Back 4  
Burns, Mick7/6/1908 Goalkeeper 4  
Chadwick, Fred8/11/1913 Centre Forward 3 2
Dale, Billy17/2/1905 Full Back 4  
Fletcher, Charlie28/10/1905 Left Winger 4  
Hick, Jack2/7/1911 Full Back 4  
Jones, Fred26/8/1909 Centre Forward 1 1
Little, Jackie17/5/1912 Forward 4 1
McLuckie, Jimmy2/4/1908 Wing Half 4  
Mitcheson, Fred20/3/1912 Forward 4 2
Mulraney, Ambrose18/5/1916 Forward 4 1
OMahony, Matt19/1/1913 Centre Half 4  

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 3 (South)
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. Reading                   3   2  0  0   6   0   0  1  0   2   2    5
 2. Crystal Palace            3   0  1  0   2   2   2  0  0   3   1    5
 3. Notts County              2   1  0  0   2   1   1  0  0   4   2    4
 4. Exeter City               3   1  1  0   3   1   0  1  0   2   2    4
 5. Brighton & Hove Albion    3   1  1  0   2   1   0  1  0   3   3    4
 6. Cardiff City              3   0  0  1   2   4   2  0  0   3   1    4
 7. Leyton Orient             3   1  0  0   3   0   1  0  1   5   9    4
 8. Bournemouth               3   1  1  0  12   2   0  0  1   1   2    3
 9. Bristol City              3   0  1  1   4   5   1  0  0   1   0    3
10. Ipswich Town              3   0  2  0   2   2   0  1  0   1   1    3
11. Mansfield Town            3   0  0  1   4   5   1  1  0   4   3    3
12. Norwich City              3   0  0  1   1   2   1  1  0   3   2    3
13. Southend United           3   1  0  0   3   2   0  1  1   0   1    3
14. Torquay United            3   0  2  0   2   2   0  1  0   2   2    3
15. Walsall                   3   1  0  0   1   0   0  1  1   2   3    3
16. Queen's Park Rangers      3   0  1  0   2   2   0  1  1   2   3    2
17. Watford                   3   0  1  1   2   3   0  1  0   2   2    2
18. Northampton               3   1  0  1   2   2   0  0  1   0  10    2
19. Aldershot                 3   0  0  1   0   1   0  1  1   3   4    1
20. Swindon Town              3   0  1  1   2   3   0  0  1   0   1    1
21. Bristol Rovers            3   0  1  0   2   2   0  0  2   0   5    1
22. Port Vale                 2   0  0  1   0   1   0  1  0   0   0    1

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