Manchester United 1932-33

The 1932–33 season was Manchester United’s 37th season in the Football League. They improved on the previous season’s 12th-place finish, but sixth in the final table was not enough for promotion from the Second Division.

Second Division

DateOpponentsH / AResult
F – A
ScorersAttendance
27 August 1932Stoke CityH0 – 224,996
29 August 1932Charlton AthleticA1 – 0Spence12,946
3 September 1932SouthamptonA2 – 4Reid, own goal7,978
7 September 1932Charlton AthleticH1 – 1McLenahan9,480
10 September 1932Tottenham HotspurA1 – 6Ridding23,333
17 September 1932Grimsby TownH1 – 1Brown17,662
24 September 1932Oldham AthleticA1 – 1Spence14,403
1 October 1932Preston North EndH0 – 020,800
8 October 1932BurnleyA3 – 2Brown, Gallimore, Spence5,314
15 October 1932Bradford Park AvenueH2 – 1Reid (2)18,918
22 October 1932MillwallH7 – 1Reid (3), Brown, Gallimore, Spence15,860
29 October 1932Port ValeA3 – 3Ridding (2), Brown7,138
5 November 1932Notts CountyH2 – 0Gallimore, Ridding24,178
12 November 1932BuryA2 – 2Brown, Ridding21,663
19 November 1932FulhamH4 – 3Gallimore (2), Brown, Ridding28,803
26 November 1932ChesterfieldA1 – 1Ridding10,277
3 December 1932Bradford CityH0 – 128,513
10 December 1932West Ham UnitedA1 – 3Ridding13,435
17 December 1932Lincoln CityH4 – 1Reid (3), own goal18,021
24 December 1932Swansea TownA1 – 2Brown10,727
26 December 1932Plymouth ArgyleA3 – 2Spence (2), Reid33,776
31 December 1932Stoke CityA0 – 014,115
2 January 1933Plymouth ArgyleH4 – 0Ridding (2), Chalmers, Spence30,257
7 January 1933SouthamptonH1 – 2McDonald21,364
21 January 1933Tottenham HotspurH2 – 1Frame, McDonald20,661
31 January 1933Grimsby TownA1 – 1Stewart4,020
4 February 1933Oldham AthleticH2 – 0Ridding, Stewart15,275
11 February 1933Preston North EndA3 – 3Dewar, Hopkinson, Stewart15,662
22 February 1933BurnleyH2 – 1McDonald, Warburton18,533
4 March 1933MillwallA0 – 222,587
11 March 1933Port ValeH1 – 1Hine24,690
18 March 1933Notts CountyA0 – 113,018
25 March 1933BuryH1 – 3McLenahan27,687
1 April 1933FulhamA1 – 3Dewar21,477
5 April 1933Bradford Park AvenueA1 – 1Vincent6,314
8 April 1933ChesterfieldH2 – 1Dewar, Frame16,031
14 April 1933Nottingham ForestA2 – 3Brown, Dewar12,963
15 April 1933Bradford CityA2 – 1Brown, Hine11,195
17 April 1933Nottingham ForestH2 – 1Hine, McDonald16,849
22 April 1933West Ham UnitedH1 – 2Dewar14,958
29 April 1933Lincoln CityA2 – 3Dewar, Hine8,507
6 May 1933Swansea TownH1 – 1Hine65,988
PosClubPldWDLGFGAGDPts
5Nottingham Forest421715106759+849
6Manchester United421513147168+343
7Millwall421611155957+243

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 1933Round 3MiddlesbroughH1 – 4Spence36,991

Squad statistics

Pos.NameLeagueFA CupTotal
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
GK John Moody42010430
FB Tommy Frame33210342
FB Tom Jones10000100
FB Jack Mellor40010410
FB Jack Silcock27010280
FB Henry Topping500050
HB George McLachlan17000170
HB Hugh McLenahan24210252
HB Tom Manley19000190
HB Ernest Vincent40110411
FW Dick Black100010
FW Jim Brown2510002510
FW Stewart Chalmers22110231
FW Neil Dewar15600156
FW Arthur Fitton400040
FW Stanley Gallimore12500125
FW Herbert Heywood100010
FW Ernie Hine14500145
FW Samuel Hopkinson610061
FW Willie McDonald21400214
FW Andy Mitchell100010
FW Louis Page300030
FW Thomas Reid1110101210
FW Bill Ridding2311102411
FW Joe Spence19711208
FW William Stewart21310223
FW Arthur Warburton610061
Own goals202