Manchester United 1936-37

The 1936–37 season was Manchester United’s 41st season in the Football League.
At the end of the season, United finished in the 21st place and were relegated back to the Second Division. There were some positive moments during the season, though, including an early season home win over neighbours Manchester City which watched by nearly 69,000 fans.

First Division

DateOpponentsH / AResult
F – A
ScorersAttendance
29 August 1936Wolverhampton WanderersH1 – 1Bamford42,731
2 September 1936Huddersfield TownA1 – 3Manley12,616
5 September 1936Derby CountyA4 – 5Bamford (3), Wassall21,194
9 September 1936Huddersfield TownH3 – 1Bamford, Bryant, Mutch26,839
12 September 1936Manchester CityH3 – 2Bamford, Bryant, Manley68,796
19 September 1936Sheffield WednesdayH1 – 1Bamford40,933
26 September 1936Preston North EndA1 – 3Bamford24,149
3 October 1936ArsenalH2 – 0Bryant, Rowley55,884
10 October 1936BrentfordA0 – 428,019
17 October 1936PortsmouthA1 – 2Manley19,845
24 October 1936ChelseaH0 – 029,859
31 October 1936Stoke CityA0 – 322,464
7 November 1936Charlton AthleticH0 – 026,084
14 November 1936Grimsby TownA2 – 6Bryant, Mutch9,844
21 November 1936LiverpoolH2 – 5Manley, Thompson26,419
28 November 1936Leeds UnitedA1 – 2Bryant17,610
5 December 1936BirminghamH1 – 2Mutch16,544
12 December 1936MiddlesbroughA2 – 3Halton, Manley11,790
19 December 1936West Bromwich AlbionH2 – 2McKay, Mutch21,051
25 December 1936Bolton WanderersH1 – 0Bamford47,658
26 December 1936Wolverhampton WanderersA1 – 3McKay41,525
28 December 1936Bolton WanderersA4 – 0Bryant (2), McKay (2)11,801
1 January 1937SunderlandH2 – 1Bryant, Mutch46,257
2 January 1937Derby CountyH2 – 2Rowley (2)31,883
9 January 1937Manchester CityA0 – 164,862
23 January 1937Sheffield WednesdayA0 – 18,658
3 February 1937Preston North EndH1 – 1Wrigglesworth13,225
6 February 1937ArsenalA1 – 1Rowley37,236
13 February 1937BrentfordH1 – 3Baird31,942
20 February 1937PortsmouthH0 – 119,416
27 February 1937ChelseaA2 – 4Bamford, Gladwin16,382
6 March 1937Stoke CityH2 – 1Baird, McClelland24,660
13 March 1937Charlton AthleticA0 – 325,943
20 March 1937Grimsby TownH1 – 1Cape26,636
26 March 1937EvertonH2 – 1Baird, Mutch30,071
27 March 1937LiverpoolA0 – 225,319
29 March 1937EvertonA3 – 2Bryant, Ferrier, Mutch28,395
3 April 1937Leeds UnitedH0 – 034,429
10 April 1937BirminghamA2 – 2Bamford (2)19,130
17 April 1937MiddlesbroughH2 – 1Bamford, Bryant17,656
21 April 1937SunderlandA1 – 1Bamford12,876
24 April 1937West Bromwich AlbionA0 – 116,234
PosClubPldWDLGFGAGDPts
20Bolton Wanderers421014184366–2334
21Manchester United421012205578–2332
22Sheffield Wednesday42912215369–1630

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
16 January 1937Round 3ReadingH1 – 0Bamford36,668
30 January 1937Round 4ArsenalA0 – 545,637