1923-24: Having led the First Division for much of the season Cardiff went into the last game 1 point ahead of Huddersfield Town. Playing 14th placed Birmingham City away, Cardiff were held to a 0-0 draw. They (in the shape of top scorer Len Davies) also missed a penalty (which no one wanted to take). Huddersfield Town beat Nottingham Forest and became League Champions on goal average.
Fred Tunstall scores Sheffield United's winner
1924-25: Cardiff finished 11th in Division 1 and lost to Sheffield United in the FA Cup Final.
1925-26: Cardiff finished 16th in Division 1. On New Years Day they lost 11-2 to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
1926-27: 14th in Division 1 and FA Cup winners.
1927-28: 6th in Division 1.
1928-29: Finishing bottom of Division 1 having only won 8 (out of 42 games) in the season, Cardiff bizarrely conceded fewer goals than any other team in their division (but scored at least 13 less than every other side).
1929-30: Finished 8th in Division 2.
1930-31: Only 8 wins and an astonishing -40 goal deficit saw Cardiff finish bottom of Division 2.
1931-32: 9th Division 3 South.
1932-33: 19th Division 3 South.
1933-34: Cardiff City finished at the very bottom of the Third Division South and sought re election to the football league.
Special mention to goalkeeper Tom Farquharson who played in the Birmingham City game in 1924 and also in City's last game of the Third Division South season against Northampton Town in 1933-34.