Manchester United 1934-35

The 1934–35 season was Manchester United’s 39th season in the Football League. Having narrowly avoided relegation to the Third Division North the previous season, they progressed to fifth place, just six points short of promotion.

Second Division

DateOpponentsH / AResult
F – A
ScorersAttendance
25 August 1934Bradford CityH2 – 0Manley (2)27,573
1 September 1934Sheffield UnitedA2 – 3Ball, Manley18,468
3 September 1934Bolton WanderersA1 – 3own goal16,238
8 September 1934BarnsleyH4 – 1Mutch (3), Manley22,315
12 September 1934Bolton WanderersH0 – 324,760
15 September 1934Port ValeA2 – 3T.J.Jones, Mutch9,307
22 September 1934Norwich CityH5 – 0Cape, T.J.Jones, McLenahan, Mutch, Owen13,052
29 September 1934Swansea TownH3 – 1Cape (2), Mutch14,865
6 October 1934BurnleyA2 – 1Cape, Manley16,757
13 October 1934Oldham AthleticH4 – 0Manley (2), McKay, Mutch29,143
20 October 1934Newcastle UnitedA1 – 0Bamford24,752
27 October 1934West Ham UnitedH3 – 1Mutch (2), McKay31,950
3 November 1934BlackpoolA2 – 1Bryant, McKay15,663
10 November 1934BuryH1 – 0Mutch41,415
17 November 1934Hull CityA2 – 3Bamford (2)6,494
24 November 1934Nottingham ForestH3 – 2Mutch, Hine27,192
1 December 1934BrentfordA1 – 3Bamford21,744
8 December 1934FulhamH1 – 0Mutch25,706
15 December 1934Bradford Park AvenueA2 – 1Manley, Mutch8,405
22 December 1934Plymouth ArgyleH3 – 1Bamford, Bryant, Rowley24,896
25 December 1934Notts CountyH2 – 1Mutch, Rowley32,965
26 December 1934Notts CountyA0 – 124,599
29 December 1934Bradford CityA0 – 211,908
1 January 1935SouthamptonH3 – 0Cape (2), Rowley15,174
5 January 1935Sheffield UnitedH3 – 3Bryant, Mutch, Rowley28,300
19 January 1935BarnsleyA2 – 0Bryant, T.J.Jones10,177
2 February 1935Norwich CityA2 – 3Manley, Rowley14,260
6 February 1935Port ValeH2 – 1T.J.Jones, Rowley7,372
9 February 1935Swansea TownA0 – 18,876
23 February 1935Oldham AthleticA1 – 3Mutch14,432
2 March 1935Newcastle UnitedH0 – 120,728
9 March 1935West Ham UnitedA0 – 019,718
16 March 1935BlackpoolH3 – 2Bamford, Mutch, Rowley25,704
23 March 1935BuryA1 – 0Cape7,229
27 March 1935BurnleyH3 – 4Boyd, Cape, McMillen10,247
30 March 1935Hull CityH3 – 0Boyd (3)15,358
6 April 1935Nottingham ForestA2 – 2Bryant (2)8,618
13 April 1935BrentfordH0 – 032,969
20 April 1935FulhamA1 – 3Bamford11,059
22 April 1935SouthamptonA0 – 112,458
27 April 1935Bradford Park AvenueH2 – 0Bamford, Robertson8,606
4 May 1935Plymouth ArgyleA2 – 0Bamford, Rowley10,767
PosClubPldWDLGFGAGDPts
4Blackpool422111107957+2253
5Manchester United42234157655+2150
6Newcastle United42224168968+2148

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 1935Round 3Bristol RoversA3 – 1Bamford (2), Mutch20,400
26 January 1935Round 4Nottingham ForestA0 – 032,862
30 January 1935Round 4
Replay
Nottingham ForestH0 – 333,851

Squad statistics

Pos.NameLeagueFA CupTotal
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
GK Jack Hacking22020240
GK Jack Hall801090
GK Len Langford12000120
FB Jack Griffiths40030430
FB Tom Jones27020290
FB Walter McMillen410041
FB Jack Mellor100010
FB Billy Porter15010160
FB Henry Topping100010
HB Tom Manley30910319
HB Bill McKay38330413
HB Hugh McLenahan10100101
HB William Robertson36130391
HB George Vose39030420
FW Jack Ball610061
FW Tommy Bamford199322211
FW Billy Boyd640064
FW Billy Bryant24620266
FW Jack Cape21810228
FW Ernie Hine410041
FW Tommy Jones20420224
FW George Mutch4018314319
FW Bill Owen15100151
FW Harry Rowley24830278
Own goal101