1925–26_in_English_football

1925–26 in English football

The 1925-26 season was the 51st season of competitive football in England.

Overview

This marked the year that Huddersfield Town won the League 3 years running, making them the first team in English Football League history to do so.

Events

Honours

Competition Winner Runner-up
First Division Huddersfield Town Arsenal
Second Division The Wednesday Derby County
Third Division North Grimsby Town Bradford Park Avenue
Third Division South Reading Plymouth Argyle
FA Cup Bolton Wanderers Manchester City
Charity Shield Amateurs XI Professionals XI
Home Championship

League table

First Division

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Huddersfield Town 42 23 11 8 92 60 1.533 57
2 Arsenal 42 22 8 12 87 63 1.381 52
3 Sunderland 42 21 6 15 96 80 1.200 48
4 Bury 42 20 7 15 85 77 1.104 47
5 Sheffield United 42 19 8 15 102 82 1.244 46
6 Aston Villa 42 16 12 14 86 76 1.132 44
7 Liverpool 42 14 16 12 70 63 1.111 44
8 Bolton Wanderers 42 17 10 15 75 76 0.987 44
9 Manchester United 42 19 6 17 66 73 0.904 44
10 Newcastle United 42 16 10 16 84 75 1.120 42
11 Everton 42 12 18 12 72 70 1.029 42
12 Blackburn Rovers 42 15 11 16 91 80 1.138 41
13 West Bromwich Albion 42 16 8 18 79 78 1.013 40
14 Birmingham 42 16 8 18 66 81 0.815 40
15 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 9 18 66 79 0.835 39
16 Cardiff City 42 16 7 19 61 76 0.803 39
17 Leicester City 42 14 10 18 70 80 0.875 38
18 West Ham United 42 15 7 20 63 76 0.829 37
19 Leeds United 42 14 8 20 64 76 0.842 36
20 Burnley 42 13 10 19 85 108 0.787 36
21 Manchester City 42 12 11 19 89 100 0.890 35
22 Notts County 42 13 7 22 54 74 0.730 33

Second Division

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 The Wednesday 42 27 6 9 88 48 1.833 60
2 Derby County 42 25 7 10 77 42 1.833 57
3 Chelsea 42 19 14 9 76 49 1.551 52
4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 21 7 14 84 60 1.400 49
5 Swansea Town 42 19 11 12 77 57 1.351 49
6 Blackpool 42 17 11 14 76 69 1.101 45
7 Oldham Athletic 42 18 8 16 74 62 1.194 44
8 Port Vale 42 19 6 17 79 69 1.145 44
9 South Shields 42 18 8 16 74 65 1.138 44
10 Middlesbrough 42 21 2 19 77 68 1.132 44
11 Portsmouth 42 17 10 15 79 74 1.068 44
12 Preston North End 42 18 7 17 71 84 0.845 43
13 Hull City 42 16 9 17 63 61 1.033 41
14 Southampton 42 15 8 19 63 63 1.000 38
15 Darlington 42 14 10 18 72 77 0.935 38
16 Bradford City 42 13 10 19 47 66 0.712 36
17 Nottingham Forest 42 14 8 20 51 73 0.699 36
18 Barnsley 42 12 12 18 58 84 0.690 36
19 Fulham 42 11 12 19 46 77 0.597 34
20 Clapton Orient 42 12 9 21 50 65 0.769 33
21 Stoke 42 12 8 22 54 77 0.701 32
22 Stockport County 42 8 9 25 51 97 0.526 25

Third Division North

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Grimsby Town 42 26 9 7 91 40 2.275 61
2 Bradford Park Avenue 42 26 8 8 101 43 2.349 60
3 Rochdale 42 27 5 10 104 58 1.793 59
4 Chesterfield 42 25 5 12 100 54 1.852 55
5 Halifax Town 42 17 11 14 53 50 1.060 45
6 Hartlepools United 42 18 8 16 82 73 1.123 44
7 Tranmere Rovers 42 19 6 17 73 83 0.880 44
8 Nelson 42 16 11 15 89 71 1.254 43
9 Ashington 42 16 11 15 70 62 1.129 43
10 Doncaster Rovers 42 16 11 15 80 72 1.111 43
11 Crewe Alexandra 42 17 9 16 63 61 1.033 43
12 New Brighton 42 17 8 17 69 67 1.030 42
13 Durham City 42 18 6 18 63 70 0.900 42
14 Rotherham United 42 17 7 18 69 92 0.750 41
15 Lincoln City 42 17 5 20 66 82 0.805 39
16 Coventry City 42 16 6 20 73 82 0.890 38
17 Wigan Borough 42 13 11 18 68 74 0.919 37
18 Accrington Stanley 42 17 3 22 81 105 0.771 37
19 Wrexham 42 11 10 21 63 92 0.685 32
20 Southport 42 11 10 21 62 92 0.674 32
21 Walsall 42 10 6 26 58 107 0.542 26
22 Barrow 42 7 4 31 50 98 0.510 18

Third Division South

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Reading 42 23 11 8 77 52 1.481 57
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 24 8 10 107 67 1.597 56
3 Millwall 42 21 11 10 73 39 1.872 53
4 Bristol City 42 21 9 12 72 51 1.412 51
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 19 9 14 84 73 1.151 47
6 Swindon Town 42 20 6 16 69 64 1.078 46
7 Luton Town 42 18 7 17 80 75 1.067 43
8 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 17 9 16 75 91 0.824 43
9 Aberdare Athletic 42 17 8 17 74 66 1.121 42
10 Gillingham 42 17 8 17 53 49 1.082 42
11 Southend United 42 19 4 19 78 73 1.068 42
12 Northampton Town 42 17 7 18 82 80 1.025 41
13 Crystal Palace 42 19 3 20 75 79 0.949 41
14 Merthyr Town 42 14 11 17 69 75 0.920 39
15 Watford 42 15 9 18 73 89 0.820 39
16 Norwich City 42 15 9 18 58 73 0.795 39
17 Newport County 42 14 10 18 64 74 0.865 38
18 Brentford 42 16 6 20 69 94 0.734 38
19 Bristol Rovers 42 15 6 21 66 69 0.957 36
20 Exeter City 42 15 5 22 72 70 1.029 35
21 Charlton Athletic 42 11 13 18 48 68 0.706 35
22 Queens Park Rangers 42 6 9 27 37 84 0.440 21
P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; Pts = Points

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