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Summary of Season 1957-58

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 17 3 1 60 21 11 5 5 43 26 64
Preston North End 42 18 2 1 63 14 8 5 8 37 37 59
Tottenham Hotspur 42 13 4 4 58 33 8 5 8 35 44 51
West Bromwich Albion 42 14 4 3 59 29 4 10 7 33 41 50
Manchester City 42 14 4 3 58 33 8 1 12 46 67 49
Burnley 42 16 2 3 52 21 5 3 13 28 53 47
Blackpool 42 11 2 8 47 35 8 4 9 33 32 44
Luton Town 42 13 3 5 45 22 6 3 12 24 41 44
Manchester United 42 10 4 7 45 31 6 7 8 40 44 43
Nottingham Forest 42 10 4 7 41 27 6 6 9 28 36 42
Chelsea 42 10 5 6 47 34 5 7 9 36 45 42
Arsenal 42 10 4 7 48 39 6 3 12 25 46 39
Birmingham City 42 8 6 7 43 37 6 5 10 33 52 39
Aston Villa 42 12 4 5 46 26 4 3 14 27 60 39
Bolton Wanderers 42 9 5 7 38 35 5 5 11 27 52 38
Everton 42 5 9 7 34 35 8 2 11 31 40 37
Leeds United 42 10 6 5 33 23 4 3 14 18 40 37
Leicester City 42 11 4 6 59 41 3 1 17 32 71 33
Newcastle United 42 6 4 11 38 42 6 4 11 35 39 32
Portsmouth 42 10 6 5 45 34 2 2 17 28 54 32
Sunderland 42 7 7 7 32 33 3 5 13 22 64 32
Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 2 7 45 40 0 5 16 24 52 31

Matches

Aug 24 Tottenham Hotspur Away 1-1 Greaves
Aug 28 Manchester City Home 2-3 Greaves, Lewis
Aug 31 Birmingham City Home 5-1 Brabrook, Allen, Greaves(2), Lewis
Sep 4 Manchester City Away 2-5 Brabrook, Lewis
Sep 7 Everton Away 0-3
Sep 11 West Bromwich Albion Home 2-2 Tindall(2)
Sep 14 Newcastle United Away 3-1 Tindall(2), Block
Sep 18 West Bromwich Albion Away 1-1 Greaves
Sep 21 Burnley Home 6-1 Brabrook, Greaves, Tindall, Nicholas(2), Block
Sep 28 Preston North End Away 2-5 Tindall, Nicholas
Oct 5 Sheffield Wednesday Home 1-0 Tindall
Oct 12 Aston Villa Home 4-2 Tindall(2), Nicholas(2)
Oct 19 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-2 Nicholas
Oct 26 Arsenal Home 0-0
Nov 2 Blackpool Away 1-2 Greaves
Nov 9 Luton Town Home 1-3 Block
Nov 16 Sunderland Away 2-2 Stubbs, Lewis
Nov 23 Leicester City Home 4-0 McNichol, Tindall, Lewis(2)
Nov 30 Bolton Wanderers Away 3-3 Brabrook, Stubbs, Lewis
Dec 7 Leeds United Home 2-1 McNichol, Stubbs
Dec 14 Manchester United Away 1-0 Tindall
Dec 21 Tottenham Hotspur Home 2-4 Bellett, McNichol
Dec 25 Portsmouth Home 7-4 Sillett, Tindall, Greaves(4), O.G.
Dec 26 Portsmouth Away 0-3
Dec 28 Birmingham City Away 3-3 Sillett, Brabrook, Greaves
Jan 11 Everton Home 3-1 McNichol, Greaves(2)
Jan 18 Newcastle United Home 2-1 Greaves, Lewis
Feb 1 Burnley Away 1-2 Allen
Feb 8 Preston North End Home 0-2
Feb 15 Sheffield Wednesday Away 3-2 Greaves(3)
Feb 22 Aston Villa Away 3-1 Mortimore, Brabrook, Tindall
Mar 8 Arsenal Away 4-5 Tindall, Greaves(2), Block
Mar 11 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 1-2 Greaves
Mar 15 Blackpool Home 1-4 Greaves
Mar 22 Leicester City Away 2-3 Sillett, Tindall
Mar 29 Sunderland Home 0-0
Apr 4 Nottingham Forest Home 0-0
Apr 5 Luton Town Away 2-0 Brabrook, Tindall
Apr 7 Nottingham Forest Away 1-1 Gibbs
Apr 12 Bolton Wanderers Home 2-2 Sillett(P), Brabrook
Apr 19 Leeds United Away 0-0
Apr 26 Manchester United Home 2-1 Cliss, Allen

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 806,938 66,007 17,038 38,426
Away 628,992 52,580 15,268 29,952
Total 1,435,930 66,007 15,268 34,189

F.A. Cup

Round 4 (replay)

Matches

Jan 4 Doncaster Rovers Away 2-0 McNichol(2)
Jan 25 Darlington Home 3-3 McNichol, Tindall, Lewis
Jan 29 Darlington Away 1-4 McNichol

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 40,759 40,759 40,759 40,759
Away 35,038 19,888 15,150 17,519
Total 75,797 40,759 15,150 25,266

Transfers/Loans

1957 Stan Wicks retired

May 1957 Ken Armstrong retired

May 1957 Jimmy Greaves signed professional forms

Summer 1957 Michael Collins from Chelsea to Watford

July 1957 Bobby Tambling from Youth to Chelsea

July 1957 Terry Bradbury signed professional forms

August 1957 Chick Thomson from Chelsea to Notts Forest

August 1957 John Mortimore signed professional forms

December 1957 Peter Corthine from Leytonstone to Chelsea

January 1958 Charles Nicholas from Chelsea to Coventry

13th March 1958 Johnny McNichol from Chelsea to Crystal Palace

April 1958 Eric McMillan from R.A.F.


Players Statistics

 

Appearances

Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls
RD Matthews 42 3 45
P Brabrook 41 8 3 44 8
PR Sillett 40 4 3 43 4
JA Mortimore 39 1 3 42 1
RA Tindall 36 16 2 1 38 17
J Greaves 35 22 2 37 22
DW Saunders 31 3 34
LJ Casey 21 3 24
MJ Block 20 4 20 4
W Bellett 20 1 20 1
JL Lewis 17 8 3 1 20 9
J McNichol 13 4 3 4 16 8
L Stubbs 13 3 1 14 3
I MacFarlane 10 3 13
R Whittaker 12 12
A Nicholas 11 6 11 6
LW Allen 9 3 1 10 3
M Scott 9 9
D Cliss 9 1 9 1
CB Nicholas 9 9
W Livingstone 8 8
A Dicks 6 6
DW Gibbs 4 1 4 1
J Compton 3 3
M Harrison 1 1
JC Sillett 1 1
R Laverick 1 1
P Berry 1 1
Own Goal 1 1

Disciplinary

SY=Single Yellow    DY=Double Yellow (Red)

SR=Straight Red

Sq Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR
I MacFarlane 1 1
Total 1 1