Manchester United 1902-03

The 1902–03 season was Manchester United’s 11th season in the Football League, and their first season under their new name of “Manchester United”, as opposed to “Newton Heath”.

Second Division

DateOpponentsH / AResult
F – A
ScorersAttendance
6 September 1902Gainsborough TrinityA1 – 0Richards4,000
13 September 1902Burton UnitedH1 – 0Hurst15,000
20 September 1902Bristol CityA1 – 3Hurst6,000
27 September 1902GlossopH1 – 1Hurst12,000
4 October 1902ChesterfieldH2 – 1Preston (2)12,000
11 October 1902Stockport CountyA1 – 2Pegg6,000
25 October 1902Woolwich ArsenalA1 – 0Beadsworth12,000
8 November 1902Lincoln CityA3 – 1Peddie (2), Hurst3,000
15 November 1902Small HeathH0 – 125,000
22 November 1902Leicester FosseA1 – 1Downie5,000
6 December 1902BurnleyA2 – 0Pegg, Own goal4,000
20 December 1902Burslem Port ValeA1 – 1Peddie1,000
25 December 1902Manchester CityH1 – 1Pegg40,000
26 December 1902BlackpoolH2 – 2Downie, Morrison10,000
27 December 1902BarnsleyH2 – 1Lappin, Peddie9,000
3 January 1903Gainsborough TrinityH3 – 1Downie, Peddie, Pegg8,000
10 January 1903Burton UnitedA1 – 3Peddie3,000
17 January 1903Bristol CityH1 – 2Preston12,000
24 January 1903GlossopA3 – 1Downie, Griffiths, Morrison5,000
31 January 1903ChesterfieldA0 – 26,000
14 February 1903BlackpoolA0 – 23,000
28 February 1903Doncaster RoversA2 – 2Morrison (2)4,000
7 March 1903Lincoln CityH1 – 2Downie4,000
9 March 1903Woolwich ArsenalH3 – 0Arkesden, Peddie, Pegg5,000
21 March 1903Leicester FosseH5 – 1Fitchett, Griffiths, Morrison, Pegg, Smith8,000
23 March 1903Stockport CountyH0 – 02,000
30 March 1903Preston North EndH0 – 13,000
4 April 1903BurnleyH4 – 0Peddie (2), Griffiths, Morrison5,000
10 April 1903Manchester CityA2 – 0Peddie, Schofield30,000
11 April 1903Preston North EndA1 – 3Pegg7,000
13 April 1903Doncaster RoversH4 – 0Arkesden, Bell, Griffiths, Morrison6,000
18 April 1903Burslem Port ValeH2 – 1Schofield (2)8,000
20 April 1903Small HeathA1 – 2Peddie6,000
25 April 1903BarnsleyA0 – 02,000
PosClubPldWDLGFGAPts
4Bristol City341789593842
5Manchester United3415811533838
6Chesterfield3414911674037

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

FA Cup

DateRoundOpponentsH / AResult
F – A
ScorersAttendance
1 November 1902Third Qualifying RoundAccrington StanleyH7 – 0Williams (3), Morgan, Peddie, Pegg, Richards6,000
13 November 1902Fourth Qualifying RoundOswaldtwistle RoversH3 – 2Beadsworth, Pegg, Williams5,000
29 November 1902Fifth Qualifying RoundSouthport CentralH4 – 1Pegg (3), Banks6,000
13 December 1902Intermediate RoundBurton UnitedH1 – 1Griffiths6,000
17 December 1902Intermediate Round
Replay
Burton UnitedA3 – 1Peddie, Pegg, Schofield7,000
7 February 1903Round 1LiverpoolH2 – 1Peddie (2)15,000
21 February 1903Round 2EvertonA1 – 3Griffiths15,000