Norwich City 1913/14 Season

Norwich City played their football in the Southern League Division One with teams such as Crystal Palace, West Ham, Swindon Town & Merthyr Town.

The Manager was Bert Stansfield, his 4th season in charge.

Their Home Ground was The Nest on Rosary Road.

The Nest

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On February 14th 1914 they played Exeter City at home and won 3-1, 2 goals scored by Henry (Harry) Woods plus an own goal. The attendance was approximately 5000.

On February 21st 1914 they played Cardiff City away and lost 3-0, attendance approximately 15000.

Norwich finished 14th in the league, out of 20 teams.

Top goalscorer was Arthur Wolstenholme with 13 goals in 32 matches.

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Half way through the season Norwich sold their goalkeeper William Mellor to Newcastle United for £765 (worth £74,733.77 now!)

Acknowledgement goes to: 

Canary citizens : the official history of Norwich City F.C. / by Mike Davage, John Eastwood and Kevan Platt

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