Manchester United 1922-23

The 1922–23 season was Manchester United’s 27th season in the Football League. Having been relegated from the First Division the previous season, they finished the season fourth in the Second Division, just missing out on promotion from the division in which they had not played for nearly 20 years.

Second Division

DateOpponentsH / AResult
F – A
ScorersAttendance
26 August 1922Crystal PalaceH2 – 1Spence, Wood30,000
28 August 1922The WednesdayA0 – 112,500
2 September 1922Crystal PalaceA3 – 2Spence (2), Williams8,500
4 September 1922The WednesdayH1 – 0Spence22,000
9 September 1922Wolverhampton WanderersA1 – 0Williams18,000
16 September 1922Wolverhampton WanderersH1 – 0Spence28,000
23 September 1922Coventry CityA0 – 219,000
30 September 1922Coventry CityH2 – 1Henderson, Spence25,000
7 October 1922Port ValeH1 – 2Spence25,000
14 October 1922Port ValeA0 – 116,000
21 October 1922FulhamH1 – 1Myerscough18,000
28 October 1922FulhamA0 – 020,000
4 November 1922Clapton OrientH0 – 016,500
11 November 1922Clapton OrientA1 – 1Goldthorpe11,000
18 November 1922BuryA2 – 2Goldthorpe (2)21,000
25 November 1922BuryH0 – 128,000
2 December 1922Rotherham CountyH3 – 0Lochhead, McBain, Spence13,500
9 December 1922Rotherham CountyA1 – 1Goldthorpe7,500
16 December 1922Stockport CountyH1 – 0McBain24,000
23 December 1922Stockport CountyA0 – 115,500
25 December 1922West Ham UnitedH1 – 2Lochhead17,500
26 December 1922West Ham UnitedA2 – 0Lochhead (2)25,000
30 December 1922Hull CityA1 – 2Lochhead6,750
1 January 1923BarnsleyH1 – 0Lochhead29,000
6 January 1923Hull CityH3 – 2Goldthorpe, Lochhead, own goal15,000
20 January 1923Leeds UnitedH0 – 025,000
27 January 1923Leeds UnitedA1 – 0Lochhead24,500
10 February 1923Notts CountyA6 – 1Goldthorpe (4), Myerscough (2)10,000
17 February 1923Derby CountyH0 – 027,500
21 February 1923Notts CountyH1 – 1Lochhead12,100
3 March 1923SouthamptonH1 – 2Lochhead30,000
14 March 1923Derby CountyA1 – 1MacDonald12,000
17 March 1923Bradford CityA1 – 1Goldthorpe10,000
21 March 1923Bradford CityH1 – 1Spence15,000
30 March 1923South ShieldsH3 – 0Goldthorpe (2), Lochhead26,000
31 March 1923BlackpoolA0 – 121,000
2 April 1923South ShieldsA3 – 0Goldthorpe, Hilditch, Spence6,500
7 April 1923BlackpoolH2 – 1Lochhead, Radford20,000
11 April 1923SouthamptonA0 – 05,500
14 April 1923Leicester CityA1 – 0Bain25,000
21 April 1923Leicester CityH0 – 230,000
28 April 1923BarnsleyA2 – 2Lochhead, Spence8,000
PosClubPldWDLGFGAGDPts
3Leicester City42219126544+2151
4Manchester United421714115136+1548
5Blackpool421811136043+1747

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
13 January 1923First RoundBradford CityA1 – 1Partridge27,000
17 January 1923First Round
Replay
Bradford CityH2 – 0Barber, Goldthorpe27,791
3 February 1923Second RoundTottenham HotspurA0 – 438,333