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Leeds United: Season 1945 - 1946: Football League (Northern Section)

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
22 42 7 4 10 36 43 2 3 16 30 76 25
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
25/08/1945 Chesterfield (A) 1 - 3 7229 0 - Hindle
01/09/1945 Chesterfield (H) 1 - 3 7339 0 - Short
08/09/1945 Barnsley (H) 1 - 2 8561 0 - Powell
13/09/1945 Stoke City (A) 1 - 2 6882 0 - Hindle
15/09/1945 Barnsley (A) 2 - 3 10055 0 - Henry, Hindle
22/09/1945 Everton (A) 2 - 0 19711 2 - Henry, Grainger
29/09/1945 Everton (H) 2 - 3 13541 2 - Short, Hindle
06/10/1945 Bolton Wanderers (H) 2 - 1 11836 4 - Hindle, Grainger
13/10/1945 Bolton Wanderers (A) 0 - 6 17770 4 - -
20/10/1945 Preston North End (H) 2 - 1 11782 6 - Henry, Dutchman
27/10/1945 Preston North End (A) 2 - 8 12344 6 - Chew, Henry
03/11/1945 Burnley (H) 1 - 2 11387 6 - Ainsley
10/11/1945 Burnley (A) 3 - 2 6925 8 - Henry, Short, Ainsley
17/11/1945 Manchester United (H) 3 - 3 12013 9 - Henry, Short, Ainsley
24/11/1945 Manchester United (A) 1 - 6 21312 9 - OG
01/12/1945 Sunderland (H) 4 - 2 9509 11 - OG, Ainsley, Dutchman, Grainger
08/12/1945 Sunderland (A) 1 - 5 10106 11 - Grainger
15/12/1945 Sheffield United (H) 2 - 4 10401 11 - Henry, JW. Stephens
22/12/1945 Sheffield United (A) 2 - 6 14926 11 - Ainsley, Grainger
25/12/1945 Middlesbrough (H) 1 - 0 12217 13 - Grainger
26/12/1945 Middlesbrough (A) 1 - 4 23019 13 - Ainsley
29/12/1945 Stoke City (H) 0 - 0 22219 14 - -
05/01/1946 Middlesbrough (FACR3-1) (H) 4 - 4 18000 - - OG, Henry, Short, Ainsley
09/01/1946 Middlesbrough (FACR3-2) (A) 2 - 7 23878 - - Ainsley, Grainger
12/01/1946 Blackpool (H) 1 - 2 14372 14 - Ainsley
19/01/1946 Blackpool (A) 2 - 4 8734 14 - Ainsley, Ainsley
26/01/1946 Grimsby Town (A) 2 - 3 10105 14 - Henry, Ainsley
02/02/1946 Liverpool (H) 3 - 0 11881 16 - Henry, Ainsley, Henry (pen)
09/02/1946 Bury (H) 3 - 3 13474 17 - Hindle, Hindle, Ainsley (pen)
16/02/1946 Bury (A) 1 - 3 8623 17 - Grainger
23/02/1946 Blackburn Rovers (A) 0 - 0 6048 18 - -
02/03/1946 Blackburn Rovers (H) 1 - 4 10752 18 - Ainsley (pen)
09/03/1946 Grimsby Town (H) 2 - 2 8000 19 - Henry, Heaton
16/03/1946 Bradford Park Avenue (A) 4 - 9 11302 19 - McGraw, Ainsley, Ainsley, Grainger
23/03/1946 Manchester City (A) 1 - 5 20000 19 - Heaton
30/03/1946 Manchester City (H) 1 - 3 10000 19 - Price
06/04/1946 Newcastle United (H) 0 - 3 14000 19 - -
10/04/1946 Liverpool (A) 1 - 1 10620 20 - Grainger
13/04/1946 Newcastle United (A) 1 - 1 25000 21 - Ainsley
20/04/1946 Huddersfield Town (H) 3 - 2 15000 23 - OG, Heaton, Powell
22/04/1946 Sheffield Wednesday (H) 0 - 1 14000 23 - -
23/04/1946 Sheffield Wednesday (A) 0 - 2 13000 23 - -
27/04/1946 Huddersfield Town (A) 2 - 3 4622 23 - Ainsley, Ainsley
01/05/1946 Bradford Park Avenue (H) 3 - 2 10000 25 - Hindle, Ainsley, Ainsley

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
George Ainsley 2820 22 0  0  0 
? Alberry 1  0  0  0  0 
? Barton 4  0  0  0  0 
Bob Batey 8  0  0  0  0 
? Blair 1  0  0  0  0 
Bobby Browne 4  0  0  0  0 
Arthur Buckley 1  0  0  0  0 
Eddie Burbanks 2  0  0  0  0 
Frank Butterworth 18  2  0  0  0 
? Chew 61 0  0  0  0 
A Collier 2  0  0  0  0 
Cyril Coyne 24  2  0  0  0 
? Crookes 1  0  0  0  0 
? Duffy 15  0  0  0  0 
J Dutchman 32 0  0  0  0 
Jack Duthoit 17  2  0  0  0 
Harry Fearnley 4  0  0  0  0 
Ken Gadsby 6  2  0  0  0 
? Glackin 1  0  0  0  0 
Les Goldberg 7  0  0  0  0 
Dennis Grainger 359 21 0  0  0 
Billy Heaton 193 0  0  0  0 
Gerry Henry 3011 21 0  0  0 
Tom Hindle 338 2  0  0  0 
John Hodgson 36  2  0  0  0 
Tom Holley 28  1  0  0  0 
? Hudson 7  0  0  0  0 
? Iceton 2  0  0  0  0 
E Jones 1  0  0  0  0 
S Jones 11  0  0  0  0 
? Knight 6  0  0  0  0 
? Laidman 3  0  0  0  0 
GE Laking 1  0  0  0  0 
? McGraw 61 0  0  0  0 
Jack Milburn 3  0  0  0  0 
Jim Milburn 9  0  0  0  0 
J Moule 3  0  0  0  0 
? Oliver 1  0  0  0  0 
? Parker 2  0  0  0  0 
D Pogson 1  0  0  0  0 
A Pope 1  0  0  0  0 
Aubrey Powell 122 0  0  0  0 
Arthur Price 211 1  0  0  0 
John Short 114 21 0  0  0 
W Skidmore 2  0  0  0  0 
? Smith 11  0  0  0  0 
Alf Stephens 1  0  0  0  0 
Bill Stephens 111 0  0  0  0 
J Walker 1  0  0  0  0 
FA Westlake 1  0  0  0  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
05/01/46 Frank Butterworth Middlesbrough
05/01/46 Cyril Coyne Middlesbrough
05/01/46 John Short Middlesbrough
05/01/46 Jack Duthoit Middlesbrough
05/01/46 Dennis Grainger Middlesbrough
05/01/46 Tom Hindle Middlesbrough
05/01/46 John Hodgson Middlesbrough
09/01/46 Arthur Price Middlesbrough

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
05/01/46 John Short Middlesbrough
05/01/46 Gerry Henry Middlesbrough
09/01/46 Dennis Grainger Middlesbrough

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
Dennis Grainger Southport £1000
Arthur Price  
Bob Batey Preston North End  
Eddie Bannister  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
Johnny Mahon  
John Daniels  
Jack Hargreaves Bristol City  
Arthur Buckley  
Frank Butterworth  
Len Dunderdale Watford  
Cyril Coyne  
Jack Duthoit York City  

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