The 1929–30 season was Manchester United’s 34th season in the Football League.

First Division

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
31 August 1929 Newcastle United A 1 – 4 Spence 43,489
2 September 1929 Leicester City A 1 – 4 Rowley 20,490
7 September 1929 Blackburn Rovers H 1 – 0 Mann 22,362
11 September 1929 Leicester City H 2 – 1 Ball, Spence 16,445
14 September 1929 Middlesbrough A 3 – 2 Rawlings (3) 26,428
21 September 1929 Liverpool H 1 – 2 Spence 20,788
28 September 1929 West Ham United A 1 – 2 Hanson 20,695
5 October 1929 Manchester City H 1 – 3 Thomas 57,201
7 October 1929 Sheffield United A 1 – 3 Boyle 7,987
12 October 1929 Grimsby Town H 2 – 5 Ball, Rowley 21,494
19 October 1929 Portsmouth A 0 – 3 18,070
26 October 1929 Arsenal H 1 – 0 Ball 12,662
2 November 1929 Aston Villa A 0 – 1 24,292
9 November 1929 Derby County H 3 – 2 Ball, Hanson, Rowley 15,174
16 November 1929 Sheffield Wednesday A 2 – 7 Ball, Hanson 14,264
23 November 1929 Burnley H 1 – 0 Rowley 9,060
30 November 1929 Sunderland A 4 – 2 Spence (2), Ball, Hanson 11,508
7 December 1929 Bolton Wanderers H 1 – 1 Ball 5,656
14 December 1929 Everton A 0 – 0 18,182
21 December 1929 Leeds United H 3 – 1 Ball (2), Hanson 15,054
25 December 1929 Birmingham H 0 – 0 18,626
26 December 1929 Birmingham A 1 – 0 Rowley 35,682
28 December 1929 Newcastle United H 5 – 0 Boyle (2), McLachlan, Rowley, Spence 14,862
4 January 1930 Blackburn Rovers A 4 – 5 Boyle (2), Ball, Rowley 23,923
18 January 1930 Middlesbrough H 0 – 3 21,028
25 January 1930 Liverpool A 0 – 1 28,592
1 February 1930 West Ham United H 4 – 2 Spence (4) 15,424
8 February 1930 Manchester City A 1 – 0 Reid 64,472
15 February 1930 Grimsby Town A 2 – 2 Reid, Rowley 9,337
22 February 1930 Portsmouth H 3 – 0 Reid (2), Boyle 17,317
1 March 1930 Bolton Wanderers A 1 – 4 Reid 17,714
8 March 1930 Aston Villa H 2 – 3 McLachlan, Warburton 25,407
12 March 1930 Arsenal A 2 – 4 Ball, Wilson 18,082
15 March 1930 Derby County A 1 – 1 Rowley 9,102
29 March 1930 Burnley A 0 – 4 11,659
5 April 1930 Sunderland H 2 – 1 McLenahan (2) 13,230
14 April 1930 Sheffield Wednesday H 2 – 2 McLenahan, Rowley 12,806
18 April 1930 Huddersfield Town H 1 – 0 McLenahan 26,496
19 April 1930 Everton H 3 – 3 McLenahan, Rowley, Spence 13,320
22 April 1930 Huddersfield Town A 2 – 2 Hilditch, McLenahan 20,716
26 April 1930 Leeds United A 1 – 3 Spence 10,596
3 May 1930 Sheffield United H 1 – 5 Rowley 15,268
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
16 Middlesbrough 42 16 6 20 82 84 –2 38
17 Manchester United 42 15 8 19 67 88 –21 38
18 Grimsby Town 42 15 7 20 73 89 –16 37

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
11 January 1930 Round 3 Swindon Town H 0 – 2 33,226