The 1928–29 season was Manchester United’s 33rd season in the Football League.

First Division

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
25 August 1928 Leicester City H 1 – 1 Rawlings 20,129
27 August 1928 Aston Villa A 0 – 0 30,356
1 September 1928 Manchester City A 2 – 2 Johnston, Wilson 61,007
8 September 1928 Leeds United A 2 – 3 Johnston, Spence 28,723
15 September 1928 Liverpool H 2 – 2 Hanson, Silcock 24,077
22 September 1928 West Ham United A 1 – 3 Rawlings 20,788
29 September 1928 Newcastle United H 5 – 0 Rawlings (2), Hanson, Johnston, Spence 25,243
6 October 1928 Burnley A 4 – 3 Hanson (2), Spence (2) 17,493
13 October 1928 Cardiff City H 1 – 1 Johnston 26,010
20 October 1928 Birmingham H 1 – 0 Johnston 17,522
27 October 1928 Huddersfield Town A 2 – 1 Hanson, Spence 13,648
3 November 1928 Bolton Wanderers H 1 – 1 Hanson 31,185
10 November 1928 The Wednesday A 1 – 2 Hanson 18,113
17 November 1928 Derby County H 0 – 1 26,122
24 November 1928 Sunderland A 1 – 5 Rowley 15,932
1 December 1928 Blackburn Rovers H 1 – 4 Ramsden 19,589
8 December 1928 Arsenal A 1 – 3 Hanson 18,923
15 December 1928 Everton H 1 – 1 Hanson 17,080
22 December 1928 Portsmouth A 0 – 3 12,836
25 December 1928 Sheffield United H 1 – 1 Ramsden 22,202
26 December 1928 Sheffield United A 1 – 6 Rawlings 34,696
29 December 1928 Leicester City A 1 – 2 Hanson 21,535
1 January 1929 Aston Villa H 2 – 2 Hilditch, Rowley 25,935
5 January 1929 Manchester City H 1 – 2 Rawlings 42,555
19 January 1929 Leeds United H 1 – 2 Sweeney 21,995
2 February 1929 West Ham United H 2 – 3 Reid, Rowley 12,020
9 February 1929 Newcastle United A 0 – 5 31,134
13 February 1929 Liverpool A 3 – 2 Reid (2), Thomas 8,852
16 February 1929 Burnley H 1 – 0 Rowley 12,516
23 February 1929 Cardiff City A 2 – 2 Hanson, Reid 13,070
2 March 1929 Birmingham A 1 – 1 Hanson 16,738
9 March 1929 Huddersfield Town H 1 – 0 Hanson 28,183
16 March 1929 Bolton Wanderers A 1 – 1 Hanson 17,354
23 March 1929 The Wednesday H 2 – 1 Reid, Rowley 27,095
29 March 1929 Bury A 3 – 1 Reid (2), Thomas 27,167
30 March 1929 Derby County A 1 – 6 Hanson 14,619
1 April 1929 Bury H 1 – 0 Thomas 29,742
6 April 1929 Sunderland H 3 – 0 Hanson, Mann, Reid 27,772
13 April 1929 Blackburn Rovers A 3 – 0 Reid (2), Ramsden 8,193
20 April 1929 Arsenal H 4 – 1 Reid (2), Hanson, Thomas 22,858
27 April 1929 Everton A 4 – 2 Hanson (2), Reid (2) 19,442
4 May 1929 Portsmouth H 0 – 0 17,728
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
11 Sheffield United 42 15 11 16 86 85 +1 41
12 Manchester United 42 14 13 15 66 76 –10 41
13 Leeds United 42 16 9 17 71 84 –13 41

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
12 January 1929 Round 3 Port Vale A 3 – 0 Hanson, Spence, Taylor 17,519
26 January 1929 Round 4 Bury H 0 – 1 40,558