The 1949/50 Season

 

Again the Reserves played in the United Counties League which continued to increase in teams, this season to 21 teams with Coventry City A joining the League.


Team
P W D L F A Pts
1. Wisbech Town 40 26 6 8 109 56 58
2. Rushden Town 40 24 8 8 103 56 56
3. Corby Town 40 24 6 10 100 56 54
4. Desborough Town 40 21 10 9 89 72 52
5. Kettering Town Reserves 40 22 6 12 91 75 50
6. Wellingborough Town 40 18 10 12 82 70 46
7. Abby Utd 40 17 8 15 77 72 42
8. Spalding Utd 40 18 6 16 80 88 42
9. Rugby Town 40 16 7 17 100 96 39
10. March Town 40 16 7 17 79 88 39
11. Eynesbury Rovers 40 14 9 17 84 87 37
12. Boston Utd Reserves 40 12 13 15 87 94 37
13. Symingtons Recreation 40 16 5 19 84 96 37
14. Peterborough Utd 40 14 9 17 65 80 37
15. Holbeach Utd 40 14 8 18 70 78 36
16. Stamford 40 13 9 18 93 89 35
17. Brush Sports Reserves 40 13 6 21 74 110 32
18. Coventry City A 40 12 5 23 73 91 29
19. Northampton Town A 40 10 9 21 69 103 29
20. Bourne Town 40 11 5 24 78 105 27
21. Grantham Reserves 40 8 10 22 68 93 26

At the end of the season Wisbech Town, Brush Sports Reserves and Rugby Town left the League. March Town changed their name to March Town United.

Fixtures & results:

Date Opponents Home / Away Result Score Goal Scorers
20 Aug 49 Boston Utd Reserves Away Won 3-2 Cockroft, Robinson, Grant
27 Aug 49 Boston Utd Reserves Home Won 6-2 Robinson (4), Foley, Grant
03 Sep 49 Kettering Town Reserves Away Lost 4-0
08 Sep 49 Northampton Town A Home Won 5-0 Vaux, Grant, Caithness (2), Hennessey
17 Sep 49 Grantham Reserves Home Won 2-1 Caithness, Nearney
24 Sep 49 Wellingborough Town Away Lost 3-1 Mills
08 Oct 49 Corby Town Away Drew 0-0
15 Oct 49 Grantham Reserves Away Lost 6-1 Woolley
22 Oct 49 Kettering Town Reserves Home Lost 3-1 Lister
29 Oct 49 Coventry City A Home Won 1-0 Nearney
05 Nov 49 Symingtons Recreation Away Lost 5-3 Nearney, Jennings, Appelgarth
12 Nov 49 Holbeach Utd Home Drew 2-2 Robinson, Mills
19 Nov 49 Corby Town Home Drew 1-1 Nearney
26 Nov 49 Desborough Town Home Lost 2-1 Mills
03 Dec 49 Wellingborough Town Home Lost 4-1 Mills
17 Dec 49 Holbeach Utd Away Lost 4-0
24 Dec 49 Desborough Town Away Drew 2-2 Robinson (2)
26 Dec 49 Bourne Town Away Lost 4-2 Robinson (2)
27 Dec 49 Bourne Town Home Won 2-1 Anton (2)
31 Dec 49 Eynesbury Rovers Away Drew 1-1 Vaux
07 Jan 50 Symingtons Recreation Home Lost 3-0
14 Jan 50 Wisbech Town Away Drew 0-0
21 Jan 50 Abbey Utd Home Won 1-0 Vaux
28 Jan 50 Spalding Utd Home Won 1-0 Mills
04 Feb 50 Rushden Town Away Lost 6-2 Foley, Grant
11 Feb 50 March Town Away Drew 2-2 Grant
25 Feb 50 Coventry City A Away Won 4-0 Robinson (2), King (2)
04 Mar 50 Brush Sports Home Won 2-0 Wands, Holding
11 Mar 50 Abbey Utd Away Lost 3-2 Anton, Houghton
16 Mar 50 Northampton Town A Away Lost 3-0
18 Mar 50 Wisbech Town Home Lost 2-1 Houghton
25 Mar 50 Rugby Town Away Lost 4-2 Mills (2)
01 Apr 50 March Town Home Won 2-1 Mills (2)
07 Apr 50 Stamford Home Drew 1-1 Caithness
08 Apr 50 Spalding Utd Away Lost 2-0
10 Apr 50 Stamford Away Lost 3-2 Caithness, Vaux
15 Apr 50 Rugby Town Home Drew 2-2 Hackland, Grant
22 Apr 50 Eynesbury Rovers Home Won 2-0 Jennings, Favel (og)
29 Apr 50 Rushden Town Home Won 1-0 Church
06 May 50 Brush Sports Away Won 3-1 Robinson (3)

 

Players appearances/goals: 

Player Apps: Goals   Player Apps: Goals
Lawrence Taylor 28 0 Jim Fallon 5 0
Machin 22 0 Anton 5 3
Ben Poole 22 0 Sutton 4 0
Roy Flowers 21 0 Dave Gunn 4 0
Bernard Grant 20 7 Church 3 1
Martin Jennings 20 2 Alan Daley 3 0
Ted Vaux 19 4 Hennessey 3 1
James Mills 18 9 Applegarth 3 1
Paddy Foley 17 2 Hackland 2 1
Cyril Parrott 17 0 Bert Cockroft 2 1
Patrick Nearney 12 4 Church 2 0
Caithness 11 5 Speechley 1 0
Derek Woolley 10 1 Bryan 1 0
Alan Plant 9 0 Clarke 1 0
Bert Lister 8 1 Jenkinson 1 0
Arnold Robinson 7 15 Roy Houghton 1 2
Woods 6 0 King 1 2
Vic Walker 5 0 Own Goals 1
Alec Wands 5 1