Manchester United 1903-04

The 1903–04 season was Manchester United’s 12th season in the Football League.

Second Division

DateOpponentsH / AResult
F – A
ScorersAttendance
5 September 1903Bristol CityH2 – 2Griffiths (2)40,000
7 September 1903BurnleyA0 – 25,000
12 September 1903Burslem Port ValeA0 – 13,000
19 September 1903GlossopH5 – 0Griffiths (2), Arkesden, Downie, A. Robertson3,000
26 September 1903Bradford CityH3 – 1Pegg (3)30,000
3 October 1903Woolwich ArsenalA0 – 420,000
10 October 1903BarnsleyH4 – 0Pegg (2), Griffiths, A. Robertson20,000
17 October 1903Lincoln CityA0 – 05,000
24 October 1903Stockport CountyH3 – 1Arkesden, Grassam, Schofield15,000
7 November 1903Bolton WanderersH0 – 030,000
21 November 1903Preston North EndH0 – 215,000
19 December 1903Gainsborough TrinityH4 – 2Arkesden, Duckworth, Grassam, A. Robertson6,000
25 December 1903ChesterfieldH3 – 1Arkesden (2), A. Robertson15,000
26 December 1903Burton UnitedA2 – 2Arkesden (2)4,000
2 January 1904Bristol CityA1 – 1Griffiths8,000
9 January 1904Burslem Port ValeH2 – 0Arkesden, Grassam10,000
16 January 1904GlossopH3 – 1Arkesden (2), Downie10,000
23 January 1904Bradford CityA3 – 3Griffiths (2), Downie12,000
30 January 1904Woolwich ArsenalH1 – 0A. Robertson40,000
13 February 1904Lincoln CityH2 – 0Downie, Griffiths8,000
9 March 1904BlackpoolA1 – 2Grassam3,000
12 March 1904BurnleyH3 – 1Grassam (2), Griffiths14,000
19 March 1904Preston North EndA1 – 1Arkesden7,000
26 March 1904Grimsby TownH2 – 0A. Robertson (2)12,000
28 March 1904Stockport CountyA3 – 0Hall, Pegg, Schofield2,500
1 April 1904ChesterfieldA2 – 0Bell, Hall5,000
2 April 1904Leicester FosseA1 – 0McCartney4,000
5 April 1904BarnsleyA2 – 0Grassam, Schofield5,000
9 April 1904BlackpoolH3 – 1Grassam (2), Schofield10,000
12 April 1904Grimsby TownA1 – 3Grassam8,000
16 April 1904Gainsborough TrinityA1 – 0A. Robertson4,000
23 April 1904Burton UnitedH2 – 0Grassam, A. Robertson8,000
25 April 1904Bolton WanderersA0 – 010,000
30 April 1904Leicester FosseH5 – 2Schofield (2), Bonthron, Griffiths, A. Robertson7,000
PosClubPldWDLGFGAPts
2Woolwich Arsenal342176912249
3Manchester United342086653348
4Bristol City3418610734142

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

FA Cup[edit]

DateRoundOpponentsH / AResult
F – A
ScorersAttendance
12 December 1903Intermediate RoundSmall HeathH1 – 1Schofield10,000
16 December 1903Intermediate Round
Replay
Small HeathA1 – 1Arkesden5,000
21 December 1903Intermediate Round
2nd Replay
Small HeathBramall Lane1 – 1Schofield3,000
11 January 1904Intermediate Round
3rd Replay
Small HeathHyde Road3 – 1Arkesden (2), Grassam9,372
6 February 1904Round 1Notts CountyA3 – 3Arkseden, Downie, Schofield12,000
10 February 1904Round 1
Replay
Notts CountyH2 – 1Morrison, Pegg18,000
20 February 1904Round 2The WednesdayA0 – 622,051

Squad statistics

Pos.NameSecond DivisionFA CupTotal
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
GK Harry Moger13000130
GK John Willie Sutcliffe21070280
FB Tommy Blackstock7030100
FB Bob Bonthron33170401
FB Vince Hayes21030240
FB Bert Read801090
HB Alex Bell610061
HB Walter Cartwright9060150
HB Alex Downie29461355
HB Dick Duckworth110011
HB Billy Griffiths3011703711
HB Charlie Roberts200020
HB Alex Robertson2710503210
FW Tommy Arkesden2611643215
FW Ralph Gaudie701080
FW Billy Grassam2311512812
FW Proctor Hall820082
FW William Hartwell100010
FW Hugh Kerr200020
FW George Lyons200020
FW William McCartney13100131
FW Tommy Morrison9071161
FW Dick Pegg13631167
FW Sandy Robertson24020260
FW Tom Robertson300030
FW Alf Schofield26673339
FW Joseph Schofield200020
FW Harry Wilkinson801090