History of Fulham Football Club

Little And Large

21 January 1939 With war on the horizon, Fulham played in front of their biggest crowd (69,987 against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the FA Cup), then in front of their smallest (3,155 at home to Swansea City) inside a 72 hour period.

Ten Seasons For Finch

July 1939 Jack Finch was the only player to play in every season in the 1930s. He made his debut in December 1930 and made 295 appearances for the club.

English League Football Halted Due To War

1 September 1939 League and cup football are severely disrupted by the outbreak of World War II in 1939, with the Football League split into regional divisions temporarily, with a national Football League War Cup and a London War Cup up for grabs. Craven Cottage was used like many grounds for fitness and training of the army youth reserves.