The 1911–12 season was Manchester United’s 20th season in the Football League and fifth in the First Division.

FA Charity Shield

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
25 September 1911 Swindon Town N 8 – 4 Halse (6), Turnbull, Wall 10,000

First Division

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance League
position
2 September 1911 Manchester City A 0 – 0 35,000 9th
9 September 1911 Everton H 2 – 1 Halse, Turnbull 20,000 7th
16 September 1911 West Bromwich Albion A 0 – 1 35,000 10th
23 September 1911 Sunderland H 2 – 2 Stacey (2) 20,000 12th
30 September 1911 Blackburn Rovers A 2 – 2 West (2) 30,000 12th
7 October 1911 Sheffield Wednesday H 3 – 1 Halse (2), West 30,000 11th
14 October 1911 Bury A 1 – 0 Turnbull 18,000 6th
21 October 1911 Middlesbrough H 3 – 4 Halse, Turnbull, West 20,000 9th
28 October 1911 Notts County A 1 – 0 Turnbull 15,000 7th
4 November 1911 Tottenham Hotspur H 1 – 2 Halse 20,000 10th
11 November 1911 Preston North End H 0 – 0 10,000 9th
18 November 1911 Liverpool A 2 – 3 Roberts, West 15,000 13th
25 November 1911 Aston Villa H 3 – 1 West (2), Roberts 20,000 8th
2 December 1911 Newcastle United A 3 – 2 West (2), Halse 40,000 8th
9 December 1911 Sheffield United H 1 – 0 Halse 12,000 7th
16 December 1911 Oldham Athletic A 2 – 2 Turnbull, West 20,000 6th
23 December 1911 Bolton Wanderers H 2 – 0 Halse, Turnbull 20,000 3rd
25 December 1911 Bradford City H 0 – 1 50,000 6th
26 December 1911 Bradford City A 1 – 0 West 40,000 2nd
30 December 1911 Manchester City H 0 – 0 50,000 4th
1 January 1912 Arsenal H 2 – 0 Meredith, West 20,000 3rd
6 January 1912 Everton A 0 – 4 12,000 4th
20 January 1912 West Bromwich Albion H 1 – 2 Wall 8,000 4th
27 January 1912 Sunderland A 0 – 5 12,000 8th
10 February 1912 Sheffield Wednesday A 0 – 3 25,000 9th
17 February 1912 Bury H 0 – 0 6,000 10th
2 March 1912 Notts County H 2 – 0 West (2) 10,000 10th
16 March 1912 Preston North End A 0 – 0 7,000 12th
23 March 1912 Liverpool H 1 – 1 Nuttall 10,000 12th
30 March 1912 Aston Villa A 0 – 6 15,000 13th
5 April 1912 Arsenal A 1 – 2 Turnbull 14,000 14th
6 April 1912 Newcastle United H 0 – 2 14,000 16th
9 April 1912 Tottenham Hotspur A 1 – 1 Wall 20,000 15th
13 April 1912 Sheffield United A 1 – 6 Nuttall 7,000 17th
17 April 1912 Middlesbrough A 0 – 3 5,000 17th
20 April 1912 Oldham Athletic H 3 – 1 West (2), Wall 15,000 14th
27 April 1912 Bolton Wanderers A 1 – 1 Meredith 20,000 16th
29 April 1912 Blackburn Rovers H 3 – 1 Hamill, Meredith, West 20,000 13th
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA Pts
12 Tottenham Hotspur 38 14 9 15 53 53 37
13 Manchester United 38 13 11 14 45 60 37
14 Sheffield United 38 13 10 15 63 56 36

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points

FA Cup

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
13 January 1912 First Round Huddersfield Town H 3 – 1 West (2), Halse 19,579
3 February 1912 Second Round Coventry City A 5 – 1 Halse (2), West (2), Turnbull 17,130
24 February 1912 Third Round Reading A 1 – 1 West 24,069
29 February 1912 Third Round
Replay
Reading H 3 – 0 Turnbull (2), Halse 29,511
9 March 1912 Fourth Round Blackburn Rovers H 1 – 1 own goal 59,300
14 March 1912 Fourth Round
Replay
Blackburn Rovers A 2 – 4 West (2) 39,296