|Bamlett, Herbert - 1927 - 1931
In 1909, Herbert Bamlett was the referee who stopped an FA Cup quarter-final tie at Burnley because he thought
it was too cold to continue. United were trailing 1-0 at the time and, in spite of the home side's protests, the game was rearranged.
United went on to win the Cup for the first time. Eighteen years later, Bamlett was appointed manager at Old Trafford.
His career at the club was not as successful as his refereeing career. Although his sides spent four seasons in the First Division,
their highest position was 12th in 1928/29. Twelve defeats at the start of the 1930/3 1 season led to relegation, and Bamlett lost
|© Patrick Eustace 2000. Page maintained by Patrick Eustace, last updated Sunday, 16-Jan-2000 14:17:46
BUSBY, Sir Matt
FERGUSON, Sir Alex
Full Season Results
Final League Table