Manchester United 1923-24

The 1923–24 season was Manchester United’s 28th season in the Football League. It was their second successive season in the Second Division, and after narrowly missing out on promotion a year earlier, they finished a disappointing 14th in the league.

Second Division

DateOpponentsH / AResult
F – A
ScorersAttendance
25 August 1923Bristol CityA2 – 1Lochhead, MacDonald20,500
27 August 1923SouthamptonH1 – 0Goldthorpe21,750
1 September 1923Bristol CityH2 – 1Lochhead, Spence21,000
3 September 1923SouthamptonA0 – 011,500
8 September 1923BuryA0 – 219,000
15 September 1923BuryH0 – 143,000
22 September 1923South ShieldsA0 – 19,750
29 September 1923South ShieldsH1 – 1Lochhead22,250
6 October 1923Oldham AthleticA2 – 3own goals (2)12,250
13 October 1923Oldham AthleticH2 – 0Bain (2)26,000
20 October 1923Stockport CountyH3 – 0Mann (2), Bain31,500
27 October 1923Stockport CountyA2 – 3Barber, Lochhead16,500
3 November 1923Leicester CityA2 – 2Lochhead (2)17,000
10 November 1923Leicester CityH3 – 0Lochhead, Mann, Spence20,000
17 November 1923Coventry CityA1 – 1own goal13,580
1 December 1923Leeds UnitedA0 – 020,000
8 December 1923Leeds UnitedH3 – 1Lochhead (2), Spence22,250
15 December 1923Port ValeA1 – 0Grimwood7,500
22 December 1923Port ValeH5 – 0Bain (3), Lochhead, Spence11,750
25 December 1923BarnsleyH1 – 2Grimwood34,000
26 December 1923BarnsleyA0 – 112,000
29 December 1923Bradford CityA0 – 015,500
2 January 1924Coventry CityH1 – 2Bain7,000
5 January 1924Bradford CityH3 – 0Bain, Lochhead, McPherson18,000
19 January 1924FulhamA1 – 3Lochhead15,500
26 January 1924FulhamH0 – 025,000
6 February 1924BlackpoolA0 – 16,000
9 February 1924BlackpoolH0 – 013,000
16 February 1924Derby CountyA0 – 312,000
23 February 1924Derby CountyH0 – 025,000
1 March 1924NelsonA2 – 0Kennedy, Spence2,750
8 March 1924NelsonH0 – 18,500
15 March 1924Hull CityH1 – 1Lochhead13,000
22 March 1924Hull CityA1 – 1Miller6,250
29 March 1924StokeH2 – 2Smith (2)13,000
5 April 1924StokeA0 – 311,000
12 April 1924Crystal PalaceH5 – 1Spence (4), Smith8,000
18 April 1924Clapton OrientA0 – 118,000
19 April 1924Crystal PalaceA1 – 1Spence7,000
21 April 1924Clapton OrientH2 – 2Evans (2)11,000
26 April 1924The WednesdayH2 – 0Lochhead, Smith7,500
3 May 1924The WednesdayA0 – 27,250
PosClubPldWDLGFGAGDPts
13Stockport County421316134452–842
14Manchester United421314155244+840
15Crystal Palace421313165365–1239

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
12 January 1924First RoundPlymouth ArgyleH1 – 0McPherson35,700
2 February 1924Second RoundHuddersfield TownH0 – 366,673