A Pictorial History

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WEST HAM UNITED

Steve Marsh & Stuart Allen

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1947-48 Football Combination

CHARLTON ATHLETIC : Football Combination Cup

SOUTHAMPTON : Football Combination Cup

SOUTHEND UNITED : Football Combination Cup

CHARLTON ATHLETIC : Football Combination Cup

PORTSMOUTH : Football Combination Cup

BRENTFORD : Football Combination Cup

BRENTFORD : Football Combination Cup

SOUTHEND UNITED : Football Combination Cup

READING : Football Combination Cup

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR : Football Combination Cup

READING : Football Combination Cup

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR : Football Combination Cup

PORTSMOUTH : Football Combination Cup

SOUTHAMPTON : Football Combination Cup

LUTON TOWN : Football Combination

NORTHAMPTON TOWN : Football Combination

CRYSTAL PALACE : Football Combination

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ARSENAL : Football Combination League Championship Final

Upton Park

4 - 4 (Travis 2, Bicknell, Wright)

3 January 1948

Taylor

Bicknell

Sadler

Parker

Wilson

Armstrong

Foxall

Dunn

Travis

Wright

Tucker

Upton Park

2 - 1 (Foxall, Travis)

10 January 1948

Taylor

McGowan

Devlin

Parker

Bradly

Armstrong

Foxall

Chapman

Travis

Dunn

Wood

The Stadium

3 - 1 (Travis 2, Chapman)

31 January 1948

Taylor

McGowan

Devlin

Cater

Bradly

Armstrong

Foxall

Chapman

Travis

Proudlock

Tucker

The Valley

0 - 1

7 February 1948

Taylor

McGowan

Devlin

Cater

Bradly

Armstrong

Foxall

Parker

Travis

Proudlock

Tucker

Fratton Park

0 - 2

14 February 1948

Taylor

McGowan

Banner

Cater

Bradly

Armstrong

Parker

Chapman

Travis

Proudlock

Wood

London Road

6 - 1 (Dunn 3, Foxall, Proudlock, Tucker)

21 February 1948

Taylor

Bicknell

Devlin

Cater

Bradly

Armstrong

Foxall

Hall

Dunn

Proudlock

Tucker

Griffin Park

2 - 2 (Dunn, Hall)

28 February 1948

Taylor

McGowan

Devlin

Armstrong

Bradly

Farrell

Foxall

Hall

Travis

Proudlock

Tucker

Upton Park

5 - 0 (Chapman 2, Hall, Proudlock, Wright)

6 March 1948

Taylor

Bicknell

Devlin

Cater

Bradly

Farrell

Chapman

Hall

Travis

Proudlock

Wright

Elm Park

2 - 0 (Chapman, Wright)

13 March 1948

Taylor

Cater

Devlin

Parker

Bradly

Farrell

Foxall

Hall

Chapman

Wood

Wright

Upton Park

1 - 0 (Chapman)

15 March 1948

Taylor

Cater

Devlin

Parker

Bradly

Armstrong

Chapman

Wood

Wright

Proudlock

Tucker

Upton Park

0 - 1

20 March 1948

Taylor

Ballantyne

Devlin

Parker

Bradly

Farrell

Chapman

Dunn

Travis

Proudlock

Wood

White Hart Lane

1 - 3 (Parker)

22 March 1948

Taylor

Bicknell

Devlin

Cater

Bradly

Farrell

Chapman

Dunn

Wilson

Parker

Wright

Upton Park

3 - 1 (Foxall, Proudlock, Wright)

26 March 1948

Taylor

Devlin

Sadler

Armstrong

Bradly

Farrell

Foxall

Chapman

Wilson

Proudlock

Wright

The Dell

0 - 0

29 March 1948

Taylor

Devlin

Sadler

Armstrong

Bradly

Farrell

Chapman

Dunn

Wilson

Proudlock

Foxall

Upton Park

2 - 1 (Chapman, Travis)

3 April 1948

Taylor

Devlin

Sadler

Armstrong

Bradly

Farrell

Chapman

Parker

Travis

Proudlock

Foxall

County Ground

3 - 2 (Chapman, Parker, [og])

15 April 1948

Taylor

Cater

Devlin

Armstrong

Bradly

Farrell

Chapman

Parker

Dunn

Proudlock

English

Upton Park

5 - 1 (Chapman 2, Foxall 2, Dunn)

17 April 1948

Taylor

McGowan

Devlin

Parker

Bradly

Farrell

Foxall

Chapman

Dunn

Proudlock

Bainbridge

Upton Park

2 - 0 (Chapman, Wright)

1 May 1948

Taylor

McGowan

Devlin

Cater

Bradly

Armstrong

Foxall

Chapman

Dunn

Proudlock

Wright

48_01_03 WHU v. Charlton Athletic FCC Reserves 48_01_10 WHU v. Southampton Reserves 48_01_31 Southend United v. WHU FCC 48_02_14 Portsmouth v. WHU Reserves FCC 48_02_21 WHU v. Brentford Reserves 48_02_28 Brentford v. WHU Reserves FCC 48_03_06 WHU v. Southend United FCC Reserves 48_03_13 Reading v. WHU Reserves 48_03_15 WHU v. Tottenham Hotspur FCC Reserves 48_03_20 WHU v. Reading FCC Reserves 48_03_22 Tottenham Hotspur v. WHU FCC 48_03_26 WHU v. Portsmouth FCC Reserves 48_03_29 Southampton v. WHU Reserves FCC 48_04_03 WHU v. Luton Town Reserves 48_04_17 WHU v. Crystal Palace Reserves 48_05_01 WHU v. Arsenal LC Final Season 1947-48 1946-47 Reserves 1948-49 Reserves

Image courtesy of Simon Lord

48_02_07 Charlton Athletic v. WHU FCC

Championship Play-off match between Section ‘A’ winners West HamUnited and Section ‘B’ winners Arsenal.

 

The Gunners had led Section ‘B’ practically since the start of theseason, and were undefeated in their first 23 games.West Ham United started the season somewhat slower but went to the head of the table in mid-September and successfully staved off a duel challenge by Birmingham City and Luton Town to clinch the title by Christmas.

 

The Play-off Final was won by West Ham United 2 - 0