1923/24 Third Division (North)

First Team Overall First Team Appearances & Scorers Reserves

Directors: Mr Ernest Baker (Chairman), JS Baker, G Holley, FT Hollins, Major AJ Holloway, Albert J Hoskins, H Mills, AH Oakley, TW Simpson.
Secretary Manager: George Jobey.
Trainers: Jack Davies, George Holley.
Captain: George Getgood.

Playing Staff: Wilfred Aston, Dickie Baugh, Albert Beard, Tom Bowen, Jack Bradford, Clarence Caddick, Bill Caddick, Ted Carter, Billy Crewe, Leslie Crump, Tommy Davison, Eddie Edmonds, Evan Edwards, Stanley Fazackerley, Frank Fewtrehill, John Fraser, Noel George, Harry George, George Getgood, Sydney Gibbons, Samuel Goodby, Henry Gough, Val Gregory, Jack Hampton, Harry Hargreaves, Jack Harrington, John Harris, Fred Imberry, Albert Kay, Harry Lees, Albert Legge, Marsden, George Marshall, Fred Marson, Jimmy Martin, Stuart McMillan, John O’Connor, Stephen Osborne, Tom Phillipson, Albert Picken, Francis Pickering, Jack Pitt, Cecil Price, Harry Shaw, Joseph Southan, Albert Spencer, Ben Timmins, Lee Tuckley, George Waddell, Arthur Wakefield, Ted Watson, Thomas Whitehouse, Clarence Williamson.

Celebration: To celebrate the clubs promotion a complimentary dinner was held at the Town Hall on 4 June. Championship medals were awarded to Getgood, George, Watson, Shaw, Caddick, Kay, Harrington, Fazackerley, Phillipson, Lees, Edwards, Holley and Hoskins. The Mayor also presented gold watches to Getgood, Bowen, Caddick, Davison, Edwards, Fazackerley, George, Harrington, Kay, Lees, Legge, Martin, McMillan, Picken, Phillipson, Shaw, Timmins, Watson and Holley.

Club Finances: The club made a profit of £499 through the 1923/24 season. The club paid out £8,867 in wages. Income was £30,000. In July the club had 27 professionals in their books.


18 (H) Pre-Season Practice Match Details
25 (a) Chesterfield D 0-0 Details
27 (H) Rotherham County W 3-0 Details


1 (H) Chesterfield W 2-1 Details
3 (a) Rotherham County D 1-1 Details
8 (a) Crewe Alexandra D 0-0 Details
15 H) Crewe Alexandra W 1-0 Details
22 (a) Accrington Stanley L 0-1 Details
29 (H) Accrington Stanley W 5-1 Details


6 (a) Halifax Town D 2-2 Details
13 (H) Halifax Town W 4-0 Details
20 (a) Bradford (PA) W 1-0 Details
27 (H) Bradford (PA) W 2-0 Details


3 (H) Grimsby Town W 4-1 Details
10 (a) Grimsby Town L 0-2 Details
24 (H) New Brighton W 5-1 Details


1 (a) New Brighton W 1-0 Details
8 (a) Hartlepools United W 1-0 Details
22 (H) Walsall D 0-0 Details
26 (H) Durham City W 2-1 Details
29 (H) Ashington W 1-0 Details


1 (a) Durham City W 3-2 Details
5 (a) Ashington W 7-1 Details
12 (H) Darlington W 3-1 Details [FAC1]
19 (a) Wrexham D 2-2 Details
26 (H) Wrexham W 3-0 Details


2 (a) Charlton Athletic D 0-0 Details [FAC2]
4 (H) Birmingham Cup Replay Details
7 (H) Charlton Athletic W 1-0 Details [FAC2R]
9 (H) Doncaster Rovers W 1-0 Details
11 (H) Hartlepools United W 2-1 Details
16 (a) Rochdale D 0-0 Details
23 (a) West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 Details [FAC3]
27 (H) West Bromwich Albion L 0-2 Details [FAC3R]


1 (a) Southport D 0-0 Details
8 (H) Southport W 2-1 Details
15 (H) Darlington W 2-0 Details
22 (a) Darlington D 1-1 Details
26 (H) Rochdale D 0-0 Details
29 (H) Barrow W 3-0 Details


5 (a) Barrow D 2-2 Details
7 (a) Walsall L 1-2 Details
12 (a) Lincoln City D 0-0 Details
19 (H) Lincoln City W 3-0 Details
21 (H) Wigan Borough D 3-3 Details
22 (a) Wigan Borough D 1-1 Details
26 (H) Tranmere Rovers W 3-0 Details


1 (a) Doncaster Rovers W 2-0 Details
3 (a) Tranmere Rovers D 0-0 Details