Manchester United 1927-28

The 1927–28 season was Manchester United’s 32nd season in the Football League.

First Division

DateOpponentsH / AResult
F – A
ScorersAttendance
27 August 1927MiddlesbroughH3 – 0Spence (2), Hanson44,957
29 August 1927The WednesdayA2 – 0Hanson, Partridge17,944
3 September 1927BirminghamA0 – 025,863
7 September 1927The WednesdayH1 – 1McPherson18,759
10 September 1927Newcastle UnitedH1 – 7Spence50,217
17 September 1927Huddersfield TownA2 – 4Spence (2)17,307
19 September 1927Blackburn RoversA0 – 318,243
24 September 1927Tottenham HotspurH3 – 0Hanson (2), Spence13,952
1 October 1927Leicester CityA0 – 122,385
8 October 1927EvertonA2 – 5Bennion, Spence40,080
15 October 1927Cardiff CityH2 – 2Spence, Sweeney31,090
22 October 1927Derby CountyH5 – 0Spence (3), Johnston, McPherson18,304
29 October 1927West Ham UnitedA2 – 1McPherson, own goal21,972
5 November 1927PortsmouthH2 – 0McPherson, own goal13,119
12 November 1927SunderlandA1 – 4Spence13,319
19 November 1927Aston VillaH5 – 1Partridge (2), Johnston, McPherson, Spence25,991
26 November 1927BurnleyA0 – 418,509
3 December 1927BuryH0 – 123,581
10 December 1927Sheffield UnitedA1 – 2Spence11,984
17 December 1927ArsenalH4 – 1Hanson, McPherson, Partridge, Spence18,120
24 December 1927LiverpoolA0 – 214,971
26 December 1927Blackburn RoversH1 – 1Spence31,131
31 December 1927MiddlesbroughA2 – 1Hanson, Johnston19,652
7 January 1928BirminghamH1 – 1Hanson16,853
21 January 1928Newcastle UnitedA1 – 4Partridge25,912
4 February 1928Tottenham HotspurA1 – 4Johnston23,545
11 February 1928Leicester CityH5 – 2Nicol (2), Spence (2), Hanson16,640
25 February 1928Cardiff CityA0 – 215,579
7 March 1928Huddersfield TownH0 – 035,413
10 March 1928West Ham UnitedH1 – 1Johnston21,577
14 March 1928EvertonH1 – 0Rawlings25,667
17 March 1928PortsmouthA0 – 125,400
28 March 1928Derby CountyA0 – 58,323
31 March 1928Aston VillaA1 – 3Rawlings24,691
6 April 1928Bolton WanderersA2 – 3Spence, Thomas23,795
7 April 1928BurnleyH4 – 3Rawlings (3), Williams28,311
9 April 1928Bolton WanderersH2 – 1Johnston, Rawlings28,590
14 April 1928BuryA3 – 4Johnston, McLenahan, Williams17,440
21 April 1928Sheffield UnitedH2 – 3Rawlings, Thomas27,137
25 April 1928SunderlandH2 – 1Hanson, Johnston9,545
28 April 1928ArsenalA1 – 0Rawlings22,452
5 May 1928LiverpoolH6 – 1Spence (3), Rawlings (2), Hanson30,625
PosClubPldWDLGFGAGDPts
17West Ham United421411178188–739
18Manchester United42167197280–839
19Burnley42167198298–1639

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
14 January 1928Round 3BrentfordH7 – 1Hanson (4), Johnston, McPherson, Spence18,538
28 January 1928Round 4BuryA1 – 1Johnston25,000
1 February 1928Round 4
Replay
BuryH1 – 0Spence48,001
18 February 1928Round 5BirminghamH1 – 0Johnston52,568
3 March 1928Round 6Blackburn RoversA0 – 242,312