CLITHEROE FC FIXTURES and RESULTS : SEASON 1940-41 Click here to view League Table                                
                                                         
  Key : Lge=Blackburn & District Combination    FAC=FA Cup    LCC=Lancashire Combination Cup   L JS=Lancashire Junior Shield   ELC=East Lancs Charity Cup   #1=see comment below (if applicable)   unconfirmed app   Goalscorer   Unused sub   og=own goal            
                                                         
  Date Day Opponents Comp   Result   Att 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 not applicable not applicable not applicable og          
                  Due to World War 2 the Lancashire Combination was not run and Clitheroe instead joined the Blackburn & District Combination           27   Byrom, Clarence  
  Note:   Haslingden St Mary's           Later withdrew from league in January 1941. Fixtures then taken over by Spring Hill Amateurs                               27   Dawson, D  
  Note:   Foster, Yates & Thom           Later withdrew from league. Fixtures then taken over by Sappers XI (a team made up of soldiers billeted in the area) in January 1941                       20   Chatburn, Clifford  
  05-10-1940 Sat HASLINGDEN ST MARY'S Lge H W 4-1     xx.Wilkinson D.Dawson S.Bates xx.Birch xx.Lightfoot S.Thompson xx.Tingle C.Byrom xx.Rogers(1) xx.Rimmer xx.Waddington(3)           18   Preedy, Reg  
  12-10-1940 Sat Haslingden St Mary's Lge A L 0-3     xx.Wilkinson D.Dawson xx.Blackburn xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot S.Thompson xx.Tomlinson C.Byrom xx.Rogers J.Emmett xx.Waddington           14   Donaghue, P  
  19-10-1940 Sat EDGE END INSTITUTE LJS H W 6-0     xx.Wilkinson xx.Blackburn S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot S.Thompson D.Dawson(1) C.Byrom B.Pomfret(3) R.Preedy xx.Waddington(2)           9   Pomfret, Benny  
  26-10-1940 Sat FENISCOWLES & PLEASINGTON Lge H W 4-3     xx.Wilkinson xx.Blackburn S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot xx.Rogers D.Dawson B.Pomfret R.Preedy(2+1p) xx.Waddington xx.Rydeheard(1)           7   Allen, xx  
  02-11-1940 Sat Rishton LJS A L 1-3     xx.Wilkinson xx.Blackburn S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot xx.Tomlinson xx.Green D.Dawson B.Pomfret(1) xx.Tingle xx.Waddington           7   Martin, xx  
  16-11-1940 Sat Novas Lge A W 3-2     G.Bentley xx.Blackburn S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.LIghtfoot(1) xx.Tomlinson A.Lord C.Byrom D.Dawson(1+1p) B.Pomfret xx.Allen           5   Waddington, xx  
  23-11-1940 Sat DARWEN CORINTHIANS Lge H W 15-2 #1   R.Preedy(1) xx.Blackburn S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot xx.Tomlinson xx.Tingle(1) C.Byrom(6) D.Dawson(3) B.Pomfret(2) xx.Allen(2)           3   Lord, Aubrey  
  07-12-1940 Sat BLACKBURN ROVERS "A" Lge H W 7-2     R.Preedy D.Dawson S.Bates xx.Blackburn xx.Lightfoot xx.Cowperthwaite(1) A.Lord(2) C.Byrom(3) B.Pomfret xx.Martin(1) xx.Allen           2   Butcher, xx  
  14-12-1940 Sat Blackburn Technical College Lge A D 1-1 #2   xx.Wilkinson D.Dawson xx.Cowperthwaite L.Pye B.Pomfret xx.Tomlinson C.Byrom P.Donaghue xx.Martin(1) xx.Allen no-one           1   Cowperthwaite, xx  
  21-12-1940 Sat MILL HILL ST PETER'S Lge H W 5-4     xx.Wilkinson D.Dawson S.Bates xx.Blackburn B.Pomfret xx.Tomlinson A.Lord xx.Martin P.Donaghue(4) R.Preedy xx.Allen(1)           1   Hayton, Frank  
  04-01-1941 Sat OLD BLACKBURNIANS Lge H W 12-0 #3   R.Preedy xx.Cowperthwaite S.Bates J.Watson B.Pomfret xx.Tomlinson D.Dawson(1+1p) C.Byrom(1) P.Donaghue(5) xx.Martin(2) xx.Allen(2)           1   Lightfoot, xx  
  18-01-1941 Sat Accrington Stanley "A" Lge A W 6-3     R.Preedy B.Pomfret S.Bates J.Watson xx.Lightfoot xx.Cowperthwaite D.Dawson(1) C.Byrom(1) P.Donaghue(3) xx.Martin xx.Allen(1)           1   Rhodes, xx  
  25-01-1941 Sat NOVAS Lge H W 6-4     R.Preedy xx.Cowperthwaite S.Bates J.Watson xx.Lightfoot xx.Tomlinson D.Dawson(1p) C.Byrom(3) P.Donaghue(1) xx.Martin(1) xx.Allen           1   Rogers, xx  
  01-02-1941 Sat Blakey Moor Old Boys Lge A W 6-1     R.Preedy B.Pomfret S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot J.Watson D.Dawson C.Byrom(2) P.Donaghue(1) xx.Martin(2) xx.Allen(1)           1   Rydeheard, xx  
  08-02-1941 Sat Spring Hill Amateurs BC A W 5-4 #2   xx.Wilkinson xx.Mortimer S.Bates xx.Nash B.Pomfret xx.Cowperthwaite D.Dawson(2) C.Chatburn(2) R.Preedy(1) xx.Tomlinson no-one           1   Tingle, xx  
  15-02-1941 Sat BLACKBURN TECHNICAL COLLEGE Lge H W 12-1     xx.Wilkinson xx.Riddiough S.Bates xx.Sharples xx.Lightfoot xx.Tomlinson D.Dawson(3) F.Hayton(1) C.Chatburn(5) R.Preedy(3) A.Lord           1   Watson, Jock  
  22-02-1941 Sat Mill Hill St Peter's Lge A W 5-4     xx.Wilkinson xx.Riddiough S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot xx.Bracewell A.Lord(1) C.Byrom(1) C.Chatburn(1) R.Preedy(1+1p) xx.Briggs                  
  01-03-1941 Sat Accrington Stanley "A" BC H L 1-4     xx.Wilkinson xx.Riddiough S.Bates B.Pomfret xx.Lightfoot xx.Tomlinson D.Dawson C.Byrom C.Chatburn(1) R.Preedy A.Lord           2   own goals  
  15-03-1941 Sat BLAKEY MOOR OLD BOYS Lge H W 13-1     yy.Rimmer xx.Riddiough S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot B.Pomfret D.Dawson(3) C.Byrom(4) C.Chatburn(4) R.Preedy(2) xx.Tomlinson                  
  29-03-1941 Sat Feniscowles & Pleasington Lge A L 6-7     yy.Rimmer xx.Riddiough S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot xx.Tomlinson D.Dawson(2) C.Byrom(2) C.Chatburn R.Preedy B.Pomfret(2)                  
  05-04-1941 Sat SAPPERS XI Lge H W 4-2     yy.Rimmer B.Pomfret S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot xx.Tomlinson D.Dawson(1) C.Byrom(1) C.Chatburn(1) R.Preedy J.Hesmondhalgh       1          
  12-04-1941 Sat Rishton Lge A D 2-2     yy.Rimmer B.Pomfret S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Rhodes xx.Wooster xx.Riddiough C.Byrom D.Dawson(1) R.Preedy(1) C.Chatburn                  
  23-04-1941 Wed SAPPERS XI Lge A W 3-0 #4   yy.Rimmer B.Pomfret S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot xx.Tomlinson xx.Riddiough C.Byrom D.Dawson(1) R.Preedy(1) C.Chatburn(1)                  
  26-04-1941 Sat Old Blackburnians Lge A W 6-0     yy.Rimmer B.Pomfret S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot xx.Tomlinson xx.Riddiough C.Byrom(2) D.Dawson(1) R.Preedy(2) C.Chatburn(1)                  
  30-04-1941 Wed RISHTON Lge H W 3-0     yy.Rimmer B.Pomfret S.Bates J.Watson xx.Lightfoot xx.Rhodes D.Dawson C.Byrom R.Preedy xx.Butcher(1) C.Chatburn(1)       1          
  03-05-1941 Sat Blackburn Rovers "A" Lge A W 3-0     yy.Rimmer B.Pomfret S.Bates J.Watson xx.Lightfoot xx.Rhodes D.Dawson C.Byrom(1) R.Preedy(1) xx.Butcher(1) C.Chatburn                  
  08-05-1941 Thu Darwen Corinthians Lge A W 6-1     yy.Rimmer B.Pomfret(1) S.Bates J.Watson(1) xx.Lightfoot xx.Rhodes D.Dawson(3) C.Byrom R.Preedy xx.Butcher C.Chatburn(1)                  
  17-05-1941 Sat ACCRINGTON STANLEY "A" Lge H W 4-3     yy.Rimmer B.Pomfret S.Bates J.Watson xx.Lightfoot xx.Rhodes(1) D.Dawson C.Byrom R.Preedy(1) xx.Butcher C.Chatburn(2p)                  
                                                         
              #1 Preedy and Blackburn swapped positions at half time. #2 Clitheroe played with only 10 players #3 Preedy and Tomlinson swapped positions at half time. #4 Game played at Shawbridge              
                                                         
  30-11-1940 Sat Wellington Amateurs Lge A W 2-0 #5   xx.Wilkinson xx.Tingle S.Bates xx.Cowperthwaite xx.Lightfoot xx.Tomlinson A.Lord C.Byrom(1) R.Preedy(1p) J.Dawson xx.Allen                  
                                                         
              #5 Wellington Amateurs withdrew from league so results expunged. Details are included here for record purposes only.                            
Players: Allen, xx FINAL TABLE : 1940-41 Blackburn & District Combination. (This is the latest table that I can find, from 02/05/1941, then updated with Clitheroe's final 3 results)  
Bates, Steve Pos Team Played Won Drawn Lost Goals For Goals Against Points Promotion or relegation  
Bentley, Gordon 1 CLITHEROE 24 20 2 2 136 47 42 Champions  
Birch, xx 2 Rishton 22 16 3 3 102 37 35        
Blackburn, xx 3 Mill Hill St Peter's 21 16 2 3 91 33 34    
Bracewell, xx 4 Blackburn Rovers "A" 21 13 0 8 85 47 26    
Briggs, xx 5 Feniscowles & Pleas. 20 11 4 5 68 46 26    
Butcher, xx 6 Accrington Stanley "A" 19 11 3 5 87 39 25    
Byrom, Clarence 7 Spring Hill Amateurs 22 11 1 10 72 74 23    
Chatburn, Clifford 8 Blackburn Tech. Coll. 20 7 5 8 54 63 19    
Cowperthwaite, xx 9 Old Blackburnians 24 6 3 15 55 130 15  
Dawson, D 10 Novas 22 6 1 15 59 64 13    
Donaghue, P 11 Darwen Corinthians 22 4 4 14 42 111 12    
Emmett, Jimmy 12 Blakey Moor Old Boys 22 3 3 16 36 114 9    
Green, xx 13 Sappers XI 17 2 2 13 38 98 6    
Hayton, Frank    
Hesmondhalgh, Jack
Lightfoot, xx
Lord, Aubrey
Martin, xx
Mortimer, xx
Nash, xx
Pomfret, Benny
Preedy, Reg
Pye, L  
Rhodes, xx
Riddiough, xx
Rimmer, xx
Rimmer, yy
Rogers, xx
Rydeheard, xx
Sharples, xx
Thompson, Stanley
Tingle, xx
Tomlinson, xx
Waddington, xx
Watson, Jock
Wilkinson, xx
Wooster, xx