Football League Second Division  1892/93

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GA Pts Notes
1st   Small Heath 22 17 2 3 90 35 2.571 36 ♦Champions
2nd   Sheffield United 22 16 3 3 62 19 3.263 35 ♦▲Runners Up
3rd   Darwen 22 14 2 6 60 36 1.667 30 ♦▲Promoted
4th   Grimsby Town 22 11 1 10 42 41 1.024 23 -
5th   Ardwick 22 9 3 10 45 40 1.125 21 -
6th   Burton Swifts 22 9 2 11 47 47 1.000 20 -
7th   Northwich Victoria 22 9 2 11 42 58 0.724 20 -
8th   Bootle 22 8 3 11 49 63 0.778 19 ▼Resigned
9th  Lincoln City 22 7 3 12 45 51 0.882 17 Re Elected
10th  Crewe Alexandra 22 6 3 13 42 69 0.609 15 Re Elected
11th  Burslem Port Vale 22 6 3 13 30 57 0.526 15 Re Elected
12th  Walsall Town Swifts 22 5 3 14 37 75 0.493 13 Re Elected

Test Matches

Football League Test Matches

Date Home Score Away
22/04/1893 Darwen 3-2 Notts County
22/04/1893 Sheffield United 1-0 Accrington
22/04/1893 Small Heath 1-1 Newton Heath
Replay
27/04/1893 Newton Heath 5-2 Small Heath
Outcome of the Football League Test Matches
▼Relegated Notts County

Relegated from the First Division

▼Resigned Accrington

Resigned from the Football League

Retained Newton Heath

Retained First Division status

Remained Small Heath

Remained in the Second Division

▲Promoted Sheffield United

Promoted to the First Division

▲Promoted Darwen

Promoted to the First Division

 

Election for League Membership

At the end of the 1892/93 season the Second Division was extended from 12 to 16 clubs. Voting figures have not survived the passage of time
Votes Club End Result
- Burslem Port Vale Re-Elected to the league
- Crewe Alexandra Re-Elected to the league
- Lincoln City Re-Elected to the league
- Walsall Town Swifts Re-Elected to the league
- Liverpool ▲Elected to the league
- Middlesbrough Ironopolis ▲Elected to the league
- Newcastle United ▲Elected to the league
- Rotherham Town ▲Elected to the league
- Woolwich Arsenal ▲Elected to the league

 

End of Season Notes

♦▼ Notts County lost their test match and were Relegated from the Football League First Division
♦▼ Accrington lost their test match and declined a place in the Second Division and Resigned
♦ Small Heath lost their test match against Newton Heath and remained in the Second Division
♦▲ Sheffield United won their Test Match and were Promoted to the Football League First Division
♦▲ Darwen won their Test Match and were Promoted to the Football League First Division
Lincoln City were Re-Elected to the League
Crewe Alexandra were Re-Elected to the League
Burslem Port Vale were Re-Elected to the League
Walsall Town Swifts were Re-Elected to the League
▲Liverpool were Elected to the League
▲Middlesbrough Ironopolis were Elected to the League
▲Newcastle United were Elected to the League
▲Rotherham Town were Elected to the League
▲Woolwich Arsenal were Elected to the League
▼ Bootle resigned from the Football League in August 1893 and were not replaced leaving 15 clubs for the 1893/94 Season