1936–37 Mansfield Town F.C. season

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Mansfield Town
1936–37 season
ManagerHarry Parkes
Third Division North9th
FA CupSecond Round
Third Division North CupFirst Round

The 1936–37 season was Mansfield Town's sixth season in the Football League and fifth in the Third Division North, they finished in 9th position with 44 points and were transferred to the Football League Third Division South.[1] Notable this season was the goal scoring exploits of Ted Harston who scored 58 goals in 44 games including seven against Hartlepools United.[2]

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
7 Halifax Town 42 18 9 15 68 63 1.079 45
8 Wrexham 42 16 12 14 71 57 1.246 44
9 Mansfield Town[a] 42 18 8 16 91 76 1.197 44
10 Carlisle United 42 18 8 16 65 68 0.956 44
11 Port Vale 42 17 10 15 58 64 0.906 44
Source: rsssf.com
Notes:
  1. ^ Mansfield Town was transferred to Third Division South for the following season.

Results[edit]

Football League Third Division North[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 29 August 1936 Barrow H 2–1 7,657 Atkinson, Harston
2 31 August 1936 Rochdale A 3–1 5,297 Harston (3)
3 5 September 1936 York City A 1–1 7,504 Atkinson
4 9 September 1936 Rochdale H 6–2 7,404 Atkinson, Harston (5)
5 12 September 1936 Carlisle United H 1–4 6,665 Atkinson
6 19 September 1936 Hartlepools United A 0–3 7,178
7 26 September 1936 Southport H 3–0 6,556 Harston, Atkinson, Speed
8 3 October 1936 Tranmere Rovers A 2–0 6,791 Harston (2)
9 10 October 1936 Halifax Town H 3–0 7,731 Harston (3)
10 17 October 1936 Hull City H 5–2 9,779 Harston (4), Atkinson
11 24 October 1936 New Brighton A 0–0 4,772
12 31 October 1936 Lincoln City H 2–2 13,228 Harston, Roy
13 7 November 1936 Accrington Stanley A 3–0 3,334 Harston (2), Bungay
14 14 November 1936 Oldham Athletic H 1–2 9,650 Rattray
15 21 November 1936 Port Vale A 1–5 8,983 Atkinson
16 5 December 1936 Stockport County A 1–3 5,913 Anderson
17 19 December 1936 Darlington A 0–0 3,936
18 25 December 1936 Crewe Alexandra H 1–4 7,663 Roy
19 26 December 1936 Barrow A 2–2 3,921 Harston (2)
20 28 December 1936 Crewe Alexandra A 1–2 2,534 Littledyke
21 1 January 1937 Gateshead A 3–3 4,753 Harston (2), Rattray
22 2 January 1937 York City H 1–2 4,008 Harston
23 9 January 1937 Carlisle United A 2–1 6,162 Atkinson, Wood
24 16 January 1937 Rotherham United H 4–1 4,137 Atkinson, Harston, Horne (2)
25 23 January 1937 Hartlepools United H 8–2 2,696 Rattray, Harston (7)
26 30 January 1937 Southport A 2–3 3,558 Rattray, Harston
27 6 February 1937 Tranmere Rovers H 2–3 6,348 Presgrave, Cartwright
28 13 February 1937 Halifax Town A 0–0 4,970
29 20 February 1937 Hull City A 0–3 4,249
30 27 February 1937 New Brighton H 2–3 3,229 Harston, Anderson
31 6 March 1937 Lincoln City A 0–2 7,877
32 13 March 1937 Accrington Stanley H 2–1 3,385 Harston, Anderson
33 20 March 1937 Oldham Athletic A 1–1 6,497 Atkinson
34 26 March 1937 Chester H 5–0 6,920 Atkinson, Anderson (2), Harston (2)
35 27 March 1937 Port Vale H 7–1 6,348 Anderson, Harston (5), Wood
36 29 March 1937 Chester A 1–5 9,448 Harston
37 30 March 1937 Wrexham H 3–0 4,579 Harston (3)
38 3 April 1937 Rotherham United A 1–4 4,890 Anderson
39 10 April 1937 Stockport County H 0–2 6,890
40 17 April 1937 Wrexham A 3–2 2,170 Rattray, Harston (2)
41 24 April 1937 Darlington H 3–1 4,072 Harston (2), Cook
42 1 May 1937 Gateshead H 3–2 3,123 Harston (2), Horne

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 28 November 1936 Barrow A 4–0 7,231 Harston (3), Anderson
R2 12 December 1936 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 0–3 11,200

Football League Third Division North Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 11 November 1936 Port Vale H 0–2 1,008

Squad statistics[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Third Division Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Daniel Black 28 0 0 0 1 0 29 0
GK Wales Ormond Jones 14 0 2 0 0 0 16 0
DF England Reg Bungay 28 1 0 0 0 0 28 1
DF England Ted Dransfield 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
DF England Ernie Hart 28 0 2 0 0 0 30 0
DF England Jack Moran 19 0 2 0 0 0 21 0
DF England Frank Perfect 13 0 2 0 1 0 16 0
DF England Cyril Poole 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DF England Ted Vaux 26 0 0 0 1 0 27 0
DF England Ernest Wright 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
MF England Alf Brown 32 0 2 0 1 0 35 0
MF England Fred Speed 34 1 1 0 1 0 36 1
MF England Bill Wainwight 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
MF England Leonard Wood 26 2 1 0 0 0 27 2
FW Scotland George Anderson 19 8 2 1 0 0 21 9
FW England Arthur Atkinson 40 10 2 0 1 0 43 10
FW England Roy Briggs 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
FW England Herbert Cartwright 5 1 0 0 1 0 6 1
FW England Ron Cook 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
FW England Ted Harston 41 55 2 3 1 0 44 58
FW England Amos Hill 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW England Matthew Hill 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW England Alf Horne 22 3 0 0 0 0 22 3
FW England Robert Littledyke 9 1 0 0 0 0 9 1
FW England Gordon Presgrave 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 1
FW England Charlie Rattray 36 5 2 0 1 0 39 5
FW England Jack Roy 25 2 2 0 1 0 28 2

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ 1936–37 Mansfield Town F.C. season at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Part Five - The Football League at last (1930 - 1939)". Stags Net. Retrieved 13 October 2018.