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1926–27 Blackpool F.C. season

Blackpool F.C.
Season 1926-27
League Division Two
Manager Major Frank Buckley
League position 9th
Top goalscorer League: Billy Tremelling (30)
Combined: Billy Tremelling (31)
FA Cup Third round[1]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1925-26
Next season 1927-28

The 1926-27 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 26th season (23rd consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing ninth.

Billy Tremelling was the club's top scorer, with 31 goals in total (thirty in the league and one in the FA Cup).

Season synopsis

An opening day defeat at Nottingham Forest was tempered by three straight victories.

A run of four consecutive defeats in October set the team back, but the fourteen victories that they put on the board during the remainder of the season helped them obtain a top-half finish.

The team sent Frank Buckley on his way to pastures new with a 5–0 home victory over Notts County on the final day. He became manager of Wolves the following season, remaining with them for seventeen years.

Table

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Middlesbrough 42 27 8 7 122 60 2.033 62
2 Portsmouth 42 23 8 11 87 49 1.776 54
3 Manchester City 42 22 10 10 108 61 1.770 54
4 Chelsea 42 20 12 10 62 52 1.192 52
5 Nottingham Forest 42 18 14 10 80 55 1.455 50
6 Preston North End 42 20 9 13 74 72 1.028 49
7 Hull City 42 20 7 15 63 52 1.212 47
8 Port Vale 42 16 13 13 88 78 1.128 45
9 Blackpool 42 18 8 16 95 80 1.188 44
10 Oldham Athletic 42 19 6 17 74 84 0.881 44
11 Barnsley 42 17 9 16 88 87 1.011 43
12 Swansea City 42 16 11 15 68 72 0.944 43
13 Southampton 42 15 12 15 60 62 0.968 42
14 Reading 42 16 8 18 64 72 0.889 40
15 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 14 7 21 73 75 0.973 35
16 Notts County 42 15 5 22 70 96 0.729 35
17 Grimsby Town 42 11 12 19 74 91 0.813 34
18 Fulham 42 13 8 21 58 92 0.630 34
19 South Shields 42 11 11 20 71 96 0.740 33
20 Clapton Orient 42 12 7 23 60 96 0.625 31
21 Darlington 42 12 6 24 79 98 0.806 30
22 Bradford City 42 7 9 26 50 88 0.568 23

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