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      DIVISION 1  1892/93
     
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  Leading League goalscorer:
John Campbell 
(Sunderland)
31 goals

Just a week after Newton Heath (now Manchester United) had beaten Derby 7-1 in the League they lost 1-7 at Stoke in another First division match. The Heathens only fielded 10 men at Stoke after goalkeeper Jimmy Warner missed the train forcing centre-half Willie Stewart to play between the posts.

Sunderland became the first club to score a century of Football League goals in a season.

 

  Results 1 Sunderland 30 22 4 4 100 36 48
    Results 2 Preston North End 30 17 3 10 57 39 37
    Results 3 Everton 30 16 4 10 74 51 36
    Results 4 Aston Villa 30 16 3 11 73 62 35
    Results 5 Bolton Wanderers 30 13 6 11 56 55 32
    Results 6 Burnley 30 13 4 13 51 44 30
    7 Stoke 30 12 5 13 58 48 29
    8 West Bromwich Albion 30 12 5 13 58 69 29
    9 Blackburn Rovers 30 8 13 9 47 56 29
    Results 10 Nottingham Forest 30 10 8 12 48 52 28
    Results 11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 12 4 14 47 68 28
    12 Sheffield Wednesday 30 12 3 15 55 65 27
    Results 13 Derby County 30 9 9 12 52 64 27
    14 Notts County 30 10 4 16 53 61 24 Relegated
    Results 15 Accrington 30 6 11 13 57 81 23 * Relegated
    Results 16 Newton Heath 30 6 6 18 50 85 18 Test Series
   
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    Test Matches Test Series

Promotion and relegation was decided in a series of Test Matches between the bottom three clubs in Division 1 and the top three clubs in Division 2. The third from bottom club in Division 1 played the third club in Division 2, the second from bottom in Division 1 played the second club in Division 2 and the bottom club in Division 1 played the top club in Division 2 in one-off matches at neutral venues with the winners playing in Division 1 the following season and the losers in Division 2.

   
     
     
Sat Apr 22 Darwen 3 - 2 Notts County
  (played at Hyde Road, Manchester)
Sat Apr 22 Sheffield United 1 - 0 Accrington*
  (played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham)
Sat  Apr 22 Small Heath 1 - 1 Newton Heath
  (played at the Victoria Ground,  Stoke)
Replay
Thu Apr 27 Newton Heath 5 - 2 Small Heath
 (played at Bramall Lane, Sheffield)

*  Having lost their place in the First Division in the Test Match Accrington resigned from the League before the following season started rather than take up a place in Division 2.

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

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John Ravenscroft  was a Liverpool fanatic whose four children had the Christian names of William Anfield, Alexandra Anfield, Thomas Dalglish and Florence Shankly. By what name was John Ravenscoft better known as? 

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