The 1948/49 Season

Once again the reserves played in the United Counties League which expanded once again this season to 20 teams with Corby Town, Grantham Reserves, March Town, Northampton Town ‘A’ and Rugby Town joining the League.

Despite having the final League Table, fixtures and results from this season, the player appearances are for only 25 games and goal scorers for 35 games.


Team
P W D L F A Pts
1. Desborough Town 38 25 5 8 118 55 55
2. Wisbech Town 38 25 4 9 148 71 54
3. Stamford 38 24 5 9 130 83 53
4. Rushden Town 38 22 7 9 114 63 51
5. Spalding Utd 38 21 4 13 112 86 46
6. Kettering Town Reserves 38 20 5 13 84 61 45
7. Rugby Town 38 20 4 14 88 77 44
8. Brush Sports Reserves 38 20 2 16 91 77 42
9. Symingtons Recreation 38 15 10 13 95 88 40
10. Corby Town 38 16 4 18 89 91 36
11. Wellingborough Town 38 16 4 18 80 71 36
12. Abbey Utd 38 14 7 17 101 100 35
13. Grantham Reserves 38 15 5 18 86 110 35
14. Holbeach Utd 38 14 6 18 83 100 34
15. Eynesbury Rovers 38 14 4 20 98 120 32
16. Peterborough Utd 38 12 8 18 76 97 32
17. March Town 38 9 9 20 73 96 27
18. Boston Utd Reserves 38 11 4 23 80 140 26
19. Bourne Town 38 8 3 27 58 138 19
20. Northampton Town A 38 8 2 28 61 139 18

Fixtures & results:

Date Opponents Home / Away Result Score Goal Scorers
21 Aug 48 Boston Utd Reserves Home Drew 4-4 Laxton (3), Brooksbank
28 Aug 48 Boston Utd Reserves Away Lost 3-2 Huxford (2)
04 Sep 48 Brush Sports Reserves Home Lost 5-1 Laxton
11 Sep 48 Corby Town Away Won 3-2 Harkin, McGuinn, Laxton
18 Sep 48 Northampton Town A Home Won 1-0 Fensome
25 Sep 48 Brush Sports Reserves Away Drew 0-0
09 Oct 48 Symingtons Recreation Home Won 1-0 Sanderson
16 Oct 48 Wisbech Town Away Won 5-2 Lindgens (2), Beaumont, Fensome, Sanderson,
23 Oct 48 Symingtons Recreation Away Won 3-2 Laxton, Brooksbank, Beaumont
30 Oct 48 Holbeach Utd Away Lost 2-1 Fensome
06 Nov 48 Corby Town Home Won 4-2 Brooksbank (3), Tapping
13 Nov 48 Wellingborough Town Away Lost 2-1 Vaughan
20 Nov 48 Spalding Utd Away Drew 3-3 Huxford, Beaumont (2)
27 Nov 48 Desborough Town Away Lost 7-1 Munton
11 Dec 48 Abbey Utd Home Won 6-2 Holding, Rickards (3), Tapping (2)
18 Dec 48 Kettering Town Reserves Away Lost 5-1 Sanderson
25 Dec 48 Bourne Town Home Won 5-2 Woods, Tapping, Clarke (3)
27 Dec 48 Bourne Town Away Lost 4-2 Munton, Unknown
01 Jan 49 Rushden Town Away Lost 3-1 Beeby
08 Jan 49 Holbeach Utd Home Drew 2-2 Holding (2)
15 Jan 49 Grantham Reserves Away Drew 2-2 Laxton, Conner
29 Jan 49 Eynesbury Rovers Home Won 4-3 Sanderson (3), Dickerson
05 Feb 49 Abbey Utd Away Lost 4-0
12 Feb 49 Wellingborough Town Home Lost 1-0
19 Feb 49 March Town Away Drew 1-1 Beeby
26 Feb 49 Grantham Reserves Home Won 2-0 Woods, Robinson
05 Mar 49 Eynesbury Rovers Away Drew 2-2 Robinson, Conner
12 Mar 49 Rushden Town Home Drew 2-2 Robinson, McGuinn
26 Mar 49 March Town Home Lost 3-0
09 Apr 49 Rugby Town Away Lost 3-1 McGuinn
11 Apr 49 Spalding Utd Home Won 3-1 Vaughan, Beeby, Robinson
15 Apr 49 Stamford Away Lost 5-2 Unknown(2)
16 Apr 49 Rugby Town Home Won 4-0 Laxton (2), Fensome (2)
18 Apr 49 Stamford Home Lost 2-1 Laxton
19 Apr 49 Kettering Town Reserves Home Lost 1-0
21 Apr 49 Desborough Town Home Lost 8-4 Unknown (4)
05 May 49 Northampton Town A* Away Lost 4-1 Unknown
07 May 49 Wisbech Town Home Lost 3-0

* Played at London Road.

Players appearances/goals: 

Player Apps: Goals   Player Apps: Goals
Lawrence Taylor 22 0 Roe 3 0
Eric Beeby 21 3 Alphonso Schotsyssk 3 0
Ben Poole 21 0 Blanchard 2 0
Arnold Robinson 20 4 Cockcroft 2 0
Nobby Woods 18 2 Healey 2 0
Roy Boylin 16 0 Jimmy Munton 2 2
Fred Jacklin 11 0 Parrott 2 0
Johnny McGuinn 11 3 Porteous 2 0
Fred Warnes 11 0 Tommy Rickards 2 3
Nat Brooksbank 10 5 Tommy Harkin 1 1
Ken Laxton 10 10 Casrlton 1 0
Len Beaumont 9 4 Cresswell 1 0
Harold Huxford 9 3 Dickerson 1 1
Fred Tapping 9 4 Thomas Lindgens 1 2
Derek Woolley 7 0 Newson 1 0
Joe Sanderson 6 6 Oxford 1 0
Bill Fensome 5 5 Sargent 1 0
Sauer 5 0 Speechley 1 0
Dave Gunn 4 0 Sutton 1 0
Jack Holding 4 3 Thompson 1 0
Glyn Vaughan 4 2 Walton 1 0
Clarke 3 3 Wand 1 0
Harry Conner 3 2 Unknown 8
Fallon 3 0