1950–51 Mansfield Town F.C. season

The 1950–51 season was Mansfield Town's 13th season in the Football League and ninth season in the Third Division North, they finished in 2nd position with 64 points.[1]

Mansfield Town
1950–51 season
ManagerFreddie Steele
Third Division North2nd
FA CupFifth Round

Final league table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Rotherham United 46 31 9 6 103 41 2.512 71 Promoted to the Second Division
2 Mansfield Town 46 26 12 8 78 48 1.625 64
3 Carlisle United 46 25 12 9 79 50 1.580 62
4 Tranmere Rovers 46 24 11 11 83 62 1.339 59
5 Lincoln City 46 25 8 13 89 58 1.534 58
6 Bradford Park Avenue 46 23 8 15 90 72 1.250 54
7 Bradford City 46 21 10 15 90 63 1.429 52
8 Gateshead 46 21 8 17 84 62 1.355 50
9 Crewe Alexandra 46 19 10 17 61 60 1.017 48
10 Stockport County 46 20 8 18 63 63 1.000 48
11 Rochdale 46 17 11 18 69 62 1.113 45
12 Scunthorpe & Lindsey United 46 13 18 15 58 57 1.018 44
13 Chester 46 17 9 20 62 64 0.969 43
14 Wrexham 46 15 12 19 55 71 0.775 42
15 Oldham Athletic 46 16 8 22 73 73 1.000 40
16 Hartlepools United 46 16 7 23 64 66 0.970 39
17 York City 46 12 15 19 66 77 0.857 39
18 Darlington 46 13 13 20 59 77 0.766 39
19 Barrow 46 16 6 24 51 76 0.671 38
20 Shrewsbury Town 46 15 7 24 43 74 0.581 37 Transferred to the Third Division South
21 Southport 46 13 10 23 56 72 0.778 36
22 Halifax Town 46 11 12 23 50 69 0.725 34
23 Accrington Stanley 46 11 10 25 42 101 0.416 32 Re-elected
24 New Brighton 46 11 8 27 40 90 0.444 30 Not re-elected

Results

Football League Third Division North

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 19 August 1950 Wrexham A 2–2 13,015 Godwin, Ottewell
2 21 August 1950 Darlington H 2–1 14,307 Barks, Ottewell
3 26 August 1950 Scunthorpe & Lindsey United H 1–1 11,513 Coole
4 30 August 1950 Darlington A 2–1 7,334 Ottewell, Steele
5 2 September 1950 Lincoln City H 1–1 13,111 Lewis
6 2 September 1950 Bradford Park Avenue H 3–2 13,447 Lewis, Ottewell, Steele
7 9 September 1950 Rotherham United A 0–3 13,113
8 13 September 1950 Bradford Park Avenue A 0–1 11,174
9 16 September 1950 Barrow H 4–0 8,929 Steele (2), Coole, Bradley
10 23 September 1950 York City A 1–1 9,273 Coole
11 30 September 1950 Carlisle United H 2–1 6,686 Steele (2)
12 7 October 1950 Crewe Alexandra A 0–2 8,743
13 14 October 1950 New Brighton H 4–0 10,464 Ottewell, Steele, Coole, Galbraith (o.g.)
14 21 October 1950 Hartlepools United A 1–1 8,524 Ottewell
15 28 October 1950 Gateshead H 2–1 13,349 Ottewell, Coole
16 4 November 1950 Stockport County A 1–3 12,297 Ottewell
17 11 November 1950 Halifax Town H 3–1 9,744 Coole, Steele (2)
18 18 November 1950 Bradford City A 3–2 13,999 Coole, Steele, Donaldson
19 2 December 1950 Chester A 1–0 3,963 Coole
20 23 December 1950 Scunthorpe & Lindsey United A 0–0 7,459
21 25 December 1950 Oldham Athletic A 0–2 12,227
22 26 December 1950 Oldham Athletic H 3–1 10,254 Reeve, Lewis, Whyte (o.g.)
23 30 December 1950 Lincoln City A 0–3 7,904
24 10 January 1951 Tranmere Rovers H 2–1 5,414 Steele, Reeve
25 13 January 1951 Rotherham United H 1–1 18,241 Reeve
26 20 January 1951 Barrow A 3–2 4,861 Reeve (2), Coole
27 3 February 1951 York City H 3–1 10,347 Steele, Coole, Ottewell
28 17 February 1951 Carlisle United A 0–2 10,734
29 24 February 1951 Crewe Alexandra H 4–1 9,227 Reeve, Steele, Ottewell (2)
30 3 March 1951 New Brighton A 1–0 3,347 Fox
31 3 March 1951 Tranmere Rovers A 1–2 4,426 Antonio
32 10 March 1951 Hartlepools United H 1–0 7,282 Steele
33 17 March 1951 Gateshead A 2–1 4,342 Reeve, Ottewell (2)
34 23 March 1951 Accrington Stanley H 5–0 4,504 Reeve, Barks, Coole (2), Fox
35 24 March 1951 Stockport County H 2–1 10,219 Reeve, Ottewell
36 26 March 1951 Accrington Stanley A 2–0 3,602 Barks, Ottewell
37 31 March 1951 Halifax Town A 1–0 5,537 Coole
38 7 April 1951 Bradford City H 1–1 9,387 Ottewell
39 10 April 1951 Southport A 1–0 3,712 Coole
40 14 April 1951 Rochdale A 0–0 4,000
41 16 April 1951 Rochdale H 1–0 11,384 Reeve
42 21 April 1951 Chester H 2–1 10,239 Coole, Fox
43 23 April 1951 Wrexham H 1–1 12,018 Tunney (o.g.)
44 28 April 1951 Shrewsbury Town A 1–1 10,132 Lewis
45 30 April 1951 Shrewsbury Town H 4–0 7,590 Coole, Reeve, Fox (2)
46 5 May 1951 Southport H 2–2 8,360 Lewis, Reeve

FA Cup

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 25 November 1950 Walthamstow Avenue H 1–0 11,784 Steele
R2 9 December 1950 Chelmsford City A 4–1 11,500 Coole, Barks, Donaldson (2)
R3 6 January 1951 Swansea Town H 2–0 16,564 Steele (2)
R4 27 January 1951 Sheffield United A 0–0 48,696
R4 Replay 31 January 1951 Sheffield United H 2–1 20,374 Steele, Ottewell
R5 10 February 1951 Blackpool A 0–2 33,108

Squad statistics

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Arthur Bramley 1 0 0 0 1 0
GK England Dennis Wright 45 0 6 0 51 0
DF England Don Bradley 42 1 6 0 48 1
DF England Sammy Chessell 46 0 6 0 52 0
DF England Johnny Grogan 46 0 6 0 52 0
DF England Les Mayfield 4 0 0 0 4 0
DF England Cyrill Poole 7 0 0 0 7 0
MF England Eddie Barks 36 3 5 1 41 4
MF England Oscar Fox 34 5 0 0 34 5
MF England Jack Lewis 46 5 6 0 52 5
FW England George Antonio 38 1 6 0 44 1
FW England Billy Coole 44 16 6 1 50 17
FW Scotland Willie Donaldson 22 1 3 2 25 3
FW England Verdi Godwin 14 2 0 0 14 2
FW England Sid Ottewell 38 15 6 1 44 16
FW England Ken Reeve 24 12 4 0 28 14
FW England Freddie Steele 19 14 6 4 25 18

References

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Specific
  1. ^ 1950–51 Mansfield Town F.C. season at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
FA competitions
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