DIVISION 2  1912/13
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorer:
Bert Freeman
 (Burnley)
 31  goals

Despite beating Gainsborough Trinity  4-1 in an FA Cup tie on February 1st 1913, Burnley were impressed enough with their opponents' goalkeeper (Ronald Sewell) and full-backs (Samuel Gunton and Clifford Jones) to sign them and include them in their line-up for their league match at Bristol City a week later.

  1 Preston North End 38 19 15 4 56 33 53 Promoted
    2 Burnley 38 21 8 9 88 53 50 Promoted
    3 Birmingham 38 18 10 10 59 44 46
    4 Barnsley 38 19 7 12 57 47 45
    5 Huddersfield Town 38 17 9 12 66 40 43
    Season Results 6 Leeds City 38 15 10 13 70 64 40
    7 Grimsby Town 38 15 10 13 51 50 40
    8 Lincoln City 38 15 10 13 50 52 40
    9 Fulham 38 17 5 16 65 55 39
    10 Wolverhampton W. 38 14 10 14 56 54 38
    11 Bury 38 15 8 15 53 57 38
    12 Hull City 38 15 6 17 60 56 36
    13 Bradford Park Avenue 38 14 8 16 60 60 36
    14 Clapton Orient* 38 10 14 14 34 47 34
      15 Leicester Fosse** 38 13 7 18 50 65 33
      16 Bristol City 38 9 15 14 46 72 33
      17 Nottingham Forest 38 12 8 18 58 59 32
      18 Glossop 38 12 8 18 49 68 32
      19 Stockport County 38 8 10 20 56 78 26 Re-election position
      20 Blackpool 38 9 8 21 39 69 26 Re-election position
     
      now Leyton Orient
** now Leicester City
     

R Stockport County and Blackpool were required to seek re-election to the Second Division. They were joined in the vote for League membership by five non-league clubs. Voting -

32 votes Blackpool Re-elected to the League
22 Stockport County Re-elected to the League
10 Chesterfield Town Not elected to the League
6 Stalybridge Celtic Not elected to the League
4 Darlington Not elected to the League
4 Gainsborough Trinity Not elected to the League
0 South Shields Not elected to the League