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.
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.