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Football League Champions
The following is a list of all of the Football League Champions from 1888 to 1992 (when the top 22 clubs in the Football League formed the FA Premier League), together with:

a) every England international to have played in, at least, half of the league games for the club in that season, plus
b) every England international to have been one of the top three league scorers for the club in that season.

Players that did not make their international debuts until after the end of that season are marked in red.
 

1888-1915

Season

Champions Most Appearances Top Scorers
*Football League's Top Scorer

1919-20

WEST BROMWICH ALBION

42 - Bobby McNeal
41 - Sid Bowser
40 - Joe Smith
39 - Fred Morris
37 - Jesse Pennington
24 - Tommy Magee

37 - Fred Morris*
McNeal did not play for England in the 1919-20 season.

1920-21

BURNLEY

42 - Willie Watson
39 - Jerry Dawson (gk)
38 - Tommy Boyle
37 - Bob Kelly

25 - J Anderson
20 - Bob Kelly

Boyle and Watson did not play for England in the 1920-21 season.

1921-22

LIVERPOOL

40 - Tom Bromilow
32 - Harry Chambers
27 - Tommy Lucas
26 - Eph Longworth

19 - Harry Chambers
Chambers and Longworth did not play for England in the 1921-22 season.

1922-23

LIVERPOOL

41 - Tom Bromilow
41 - Eph Longworth
39 - Harry Chambers

22 - Harry Chambers

1923-24

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN

41 - Tommy Wilson
40 - Clem Stephenson
39 - Billy Smith
37 - Sam Wadsworth
35 - Ted Taylor (gk)
22 - George Brown

18 - C Wilson
13 - Billy Smith
11 - Clem Stephenson

Smith did not play for England in the 1923-24 season.

1924-25

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN

41 - Billy Smith
40 - Tommy Wilson
38 - Roy Goodall
33 - Sam Wadsworth
32 - George Brown
29 - Clem Stephenson

24 - C Wilson
20 - George Brown
9 - Billy Smith

Smith and Stephenson did not play for England in the 1924-25 season.

1925-26

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN

41 - George Brown
41 - Tommy Wilson
38 - Sam Wadsworth
36 - Clem Stephenson
29 - Roy Goodall
29 - Ted Taylor (gk)
28 - Billy Smith

35 - George Brown
Smith and Stephenson did not play for England in the 1925-26 season.

1926-27

NEWCASTLE UNITED

42 - Frank Hudspeth
39 - Tommy Urwin
34 - Charlie Spencer

36 - H Gallacher
Hudspeth, Spencer and Urwin did not play for England in the 1926-27 season.

1927-28

EVERTON

39 - Bill Dean
36 - Warney Cresswell
26 - Ted Taylor (gk)

60 - Bill Dean* (All-time Football League scoring record)
Cresswell and Taylor did not play for England in the 1927-28 season.

1928-29

THE WEDNESDAY

42 - Jack Brown (gk)
42 - Billy Marsden
42 - Alf Strange
39 - Ernie Blenkinsop
39 - Jimmy Seed
36 - Tony Leach
34 - Ellis Rimmer

33 - J Allen
15 - M Hooper
8 - Jimmy Seed

Brown and Seed did not play for England in the 1928-29 season.

1929-30

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY

41 - Jack Brown (gk)
41 - Alf Strange
40 - Tony Leach
40 - Ellis Rimmer
39 - Ernie Blenkinsop
39 - Harry Burgess
37 - Billy Marsden
32 - Jimmy Seed

33 - J Allen
19 - Harry Burgess

Seed did not play for England in the 1929-30 season.

1930-31

ARSENAL

42 - Cliff Bastin
41 - Tom Parker
40 - Herbie Roberts
38 - Eddie Hapgood
35 - David Jack
32 - Joe Hulme

38 - J Lambert
31 - David Jack
28 - Cliff Bastin

Hulme, Jack and Parker did not play for England in the 1930-31 season.

1931-32

EVERTON

41 - Tommy Johnson
41 - Ted Sagar (gk)
40 - Warney Cresswell
38 - Bill Dean
38 - Charlie Gee
23 - Tommy White

45 - Bill Dean*
22 - Tommy Johnson
18 - Tommy White

Cresswell did not play for England in the 1931-32 season.

1932-33

ARSENAL

42 - Cliff Bastin
41 - Frank Moss (gk)
40 - Joe Hulme
38 - Eddie Hapgood
36 - Herbie Roberts
35 - George Male
34 - David Jack

33 - Cliff Bastin
24 - E Coleman
20 - Joe Hulme

Roberts did not play for England in the 1932-33 season.

1933-34

ARSENAL

42 - George Male
40 - Eddie Hapgood
37 - Frank Moss (gk)
38 - Cliff Bastin
32 - Ray Bowden
30 - Herbie Roberts
23 - Pat Beasley

13 - Cliff Bastin
13 - Ray Bowden
10 - Pat Beasley

Roberts did not play for England in the 1933-34 season.

1934-35

ARSENAL

41 - Ted Drake
39 - George Male
37 - Jack Crayston
36 - Cliff Bastin
36 - Herbie Roberts
34 - Eddie Hapgood
33 - Frank Moss (gk)
31 - Wilf Copping
24 - Ray Bowden

42 - Ted Drake*
20 - Cliff Bastin
14 - Ray Bowden

Roberts did not play for England in the 1934-35 season.

1935-36

SUNDERLAND

39 - Raich Carter
39 - Bobby Gurney

31 - Raich Carter
31 - Bobby Gurney

Gurney did not play for England in the 1935-36 season.

1936-37

MANCHESTER CITY

42 - Eric Brook
42 - Frank Swift (gk)
40 - Jack Bray
30 - Sam Barkas
23 - Fred Tilson

30 - P Doherty
20 - Eric Brook

Barkas and Tilson did not play for England in the 1936-37 season.

1937-38

ARSENAL

41 - Eddie Hapgood
38 - Cliff Bastin
38 - Wilf Copping
34 - George Male
31 - Jack Crayston
27 - Ted Drake
26 - Bernard Joy

17 - Ted Drake
15 - Cliff Bastin

Joy and Male did not play for England in the 1937-38 season.

1938-39

EVERTON

41 - Joe Mercer
41 - Ted Sagar (gk)
38 - Tommy Lawton
36 - Wally Boyes

34 - Tommy Lawton*
Sagar did not play for England in the 1938-39 season.
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