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1926/27 MIDLAND LEAGUE FINAL TABLE

    P W D L F A Pts
1 Scunthorpe United 38 28 4 6 121 44 60
2 Boston 38 21 7 10 128 64 49
3 Gainsborough Trinity 38 22 5 11 85 63 49
4 Wath Athletic 38 21 4 13 76 63 46
5 Mexborough Athletic 38 20 6 12 97 81 46
6 York City 38 16 13 9 96 68 45
7 Loughborough Corinthians 38 20 5 13 94 76 45
8 Lincoln City Reserves 38 18 7 13 94 70 43
9 Denaby United 38 18 4 16 88 59 40
10 Shirebrook 38 19 2 17 112 96 40
11 Worksop Town 38 17 5 16 95 87 39
12 Frickley Colliery 38 14 9 15 90 84 37
13 ILKESTON UNITED 38 13 7 18 73 95 33
14 Grantham 38 12 8 18 84 76 32
15 Heanor Town 38 13 6 19 70 99 32
16 Newark Town 38 13 6 19 67 95 32
17 Long Eaton 38 12 7 19 72 105 31
18 Alfreton Town 38 8 5 25 58 143 21
19 Wombwell 38 7 6 25 57 111 20
20 Sutton Town 38 8 4 26 67 136 20



1926/27 MIDLAND LEAGUE RESULTS
DATE OPPONENTS RESULT SCORERS
SEP 4 Sutton Town L2-4 SHORT 2
SEP 6 Long Eaton L0-1
SEP 8 Alfreton Town W4-0 S.ROBINSON, SHORT 2, FAULCONBRIDGE
SEP 13 LONG EATON W6-2 VALLANCE, S.ROBINSON, DIGGLE 3, FAULCONBRIDGE
SEP 15 YORK CITY W3-2 SHORT, FAULCONBRIDGE, BOWMER
SEP 25 York City L0-6
OCT 9 LINCOLN CITY RESERVES D2-2 SHORT, WATSON
OCT 23 DENABY UNITED W2-0 BOWMER, S.ROBINSON
NOV 6 Gainsborough Trinity L2-7 BOWMER 2
NOV 20 Scunthorpe United L3-5 TOONE (PEN), BOWMER 2
DEC 4 Grantham L0-4
DEC 11 FRICKLEY COLLIERY L0-1
DEC 18 Loughborough Corinthians L2-5 FAULCONBRIDGE, WATSON
DEC 25 HEANOR TOWN W2-0 VOWLES 2
DEC 27 Heanor Town L1-4 BOWMER (PEN)
DEC 28 Worksop Town D2-2 VOWLES, FAULCONBRIDGE
JAN 1 Boston D2-2 VOWLES 2
JAN 8 GRANTHAM W2-1 S.ROBINSON 2
JAN 15 Lincoln City Reserves L1-5 VOWLES
JAN 22 Denaby United L1-4 FRETWELL
JAN 29 Frickley Colliery D1-1 SIMPSON (PEN)
FEB 12 Mexborough Town L2-5 S.ROBINSON, DIGGLE
FEB 19 SUTTON TOWN D3-3 FAULCONBRIDGE, S.ROBINSON, DIGGLE
FEB 26 Newark L2-4 S.ROBINSON, BOWMER
MAR 12 GAINSBOROUGH TRINITY D1-1 TOONE
MAR 19 WORKSOP TOWN W5-1 FAULCONBRIDGE 2, VOWLES 3
MAR 21 BOSTON W3-0 VOWLES 3
MAR 26 Wath Athletic W1-0 S.ROBINSON
APR 2 Wombwell W2-1 VOWLES, VALLANCE
APR 6 LOUGHBOROUGH CORINTHIANS L1-3 HOBSON
APR 9 WATH ATHLETIC L0-2
APR 16 Shirebrook L0-3
APR 18 SHIREBROOK L1-2 VOWLES
APR 19 ALFRETON TOWN W3-2 FAULCONBRIDGE 2, VOWLES
APR 23 NEWARK D3-3 HOBSON 2, FAULCONBRIDGE
APR 27 SCUNTHORPE UNITED L1-3 VOWLES (PEN)
MAY 2 WOMBWELL W3-1 HOBSON, FAULCONBRIDGE, B.GRICE
MAY 4 MEXBOROUGH ATHLETIC W4-3 DIGGLE, TOONE, S.ROBINSON, VOWLES
notes:
sep 8: first away win in the midland league since joining in 1925.
jan 22: ilkeston played their fringe players as the first team was on duty in the derbyshire divisional cup.


1926/27 FA CUP RESULTS
ROUND DATE OPPONENTS RESULT SCORERS
PR SEP 18 CHESTERFIELD CORINTHIANS W9-0 FAULCONBRIDGE, S.ROBINSON 3, SHORT 4, STONE
1QR OCT 2 Shirebrook D1-1 SHORT
1QRrep OCT 6 SHIREBROOK W4-3 SHORT 2, BAGSHAW, DIGGLE
2QR OCT 16 Staveley Town D0-0
2QRrep OCT 20 STAVELEY TOWN D1-1 BOWMER
2QR2ndrep OCT 25 Staveley Town W4-3 TOONE, BOWMER 2, SHORT (PEN)
3QR OCT 30 ALFRETON TOWN W1-0 BOWMER
4QR NOV 13 YORK CITY L1-5 SHORT
notes:
sep 18: bob stone came out of goal at half time and exchanged positions with george toone (centre half), going on to score a goal.
oct 2: unbeaten shirebrook fans sang 'have you got your score cards' at ilkeston supporters, 3000 gate.
oct 6: 2500 gate.
oct 25: played at Chesterfield.
oct 30: 2000 gate.
nov 13: york rested 4 players the previous week, which led to a witty response - "ilkeston had eleven resting!" - by one ilkeston fan referring to their 7-2 defeat at gainsborough on november 6.


1926/27 DERBYSHIRE DIVISIONAL CUP
ROUND DATE OPPONENTS RESULT SCORERS
1R JAN 22 HEANOR TOWN W4-0 S.ROBINSON 3, DIGGLE
QF MAR 5 Long Eaton D2-2 VOWLES, S.ROBINSON
QFrep APR 4 Long Eaton L0-1  
notes:
jan 22: one of two matches on the same day, fringe players turned out for the midland league game with denaby.
apr 4: original replay, played on mar 30 at ilkeston, was abandoned in extra time due to bad light. ilkeston were leading 1-0