Scottish First Division 1931-1932 37th: 1932/04/21 Motherwell - Cowdenbeath 3-0 (2-0) Local: Fir Park. Referee: D. E. Reilly. Attendance: about 7000 Coach: John Hunter. Motherwell: M'Clory - Dowall, Ellis - Blair, Craig, Telfer - Murdoch, M'Menemy, MacFadyen, Stevenson, Ferrier Goals: M'Fadyen, Ferrier, M'Menemy.
A historic match by Motherwell and the great goalscorer William MacFadyen. Motherwell won the 1931-1932 Scottish League and MacFadyen broke the record of James McGrory of goals in a single Scottish League season. MacFadyen chased it hard for 89 min in the game at Fir Park, and it still eluded him., but in the last minute of the game MacFadyen took hist last chance of the game and scored his 50th goal! What a great header!
[Note]: In the last match of the league(38th match) MacFadyen scored twice and he became the top scorer of the 1931-1932 Scottish League with 52 goals.
Old record holder: James McGrory 1926-1927(49 goals, 33 matches, Celtic)
Current record holder: William MacFadyen 1931-1932(52 goals, 34 matches, Motherwell)
Statistics of Motherwell FC in Scottish First Division 1931-1932:
Win = 2 points, Draw = 1 point, Loss = 0 point Points: 66 Matches: 38 Win: 30x Draw: 6x Loss: 2x Goals For: 119 Goals Against: 31 Goal Difference: +88 Goals/Match: 3,13 [Note]: MacFadyen scored 43.69% of Motherwell goals
Statistics of William MacFadyen in 1931-1932 European Season
TOTAL: Goals = 54 Matches = 38 Ratio = 1,42
Goals in a match: 5 goals in a match = 1x 4 goals in a match = 4x 3 goals in a match = 3x 2 goals in a match = 6x 1 goals in a match = 12x
By Competition: Scottish League: 52 goals & 34 matches Scottish Cup: 2 goals & 4 matches