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Summary of Season 1958-59

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 3 3 68 19 13 2 6 42 30 61
Manchester United 42 14 4 3 58 27 10 3 8 45 39 55
Arsenal 42 14 3 4 53 29 7 5 9 35 39 50
Bolton Wanderers 42 14 3 4 56 30 6 7 8 23 36 50
West Bromwich Albion 42 8 7 6 41 33 10 6 5 47 35 49
West Ham United 42 15 3 3 59 29 6 3 12 26 41 48
Burnley 42 11 4 6 41 29 8 6 7 40 41 48
Blackpool 42 12 7 2 39 13 6 4 11 27 36 47
Birmingham City 42 14 1 6 54 35 6 5 10 30 33 46
Blackburn Rovers 42 12 3 6 48 28 5 7 9 28 42 44
Newcastle United 42 11 3 7 40 29 6 4 11 40 51 41
Preston North End 42 9 3 9 40 39 8 4 9 30 38 41
Nottingham Forest 42 9 4 8 37 32 8 2 11 34 42 40
Chelsea 42 13 2 6 52 37 5 2 14 25 61 40
Leeds United 42 8 7 6 28 27 7 2 12 29 47 39
Everton 42 11 3 7 39 38 6 1 14 32 49 38
Luton Town 42 11 6 4 50 26 1 7 13 18 45 37
Tottenham Hotspur 42 10 3 8 56 42 3 7 11 29 53 36
Leicester City 42 7 6 8 34 36 4 4 13 33 62 32
Manchester City 42 8 7 6 40 32 3 2 16 24 63 31
Aston Villa 42 8 5 8 31 33 3 3 15 27 54 30
Portsmouth 42 5 4 12 38 47 1 5 15 26 65 21

Matches

Aug 23 Manchester United Away 2-5 Greaves(2)
Aug 27 Tottenham Hotspur Home 4-2 Greaves, Tindall(2), Nicholas
Aug 30 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 6-2 Greaves(5), Block
Sep 3 Tottenham Hotspur Away 0-4
Sep 6 Portsmouth Away 2-2 Tindall, Nicholas
Sep 10 Newcastle United Home 6-5 Brabrook, Greaves(2), Tindall(2), Nicholas
Sep 13 Aston Villa Home 2-1 Sillett, Greaves
Sep 17 Newcastle United Away 2-1 Mortimore, Harrison
Sep 20 West Ham United Away 2-4 Greaves(2)
Sep 27 Nottingham Forest Home 4-1 Greaves(3), Nicholas
Oct 4 Burnley Away 0-4
Oct 11 Bolton Wanderers Home 0-1
Oct 18 Luton Town Away 1-2 Tindall
Oct 25 Leicester City Home 5-2 Sillett, Saunders, Brabrook, Tindall(2)
Nov 1 Preston North End Away 0-2
Nov 8 Leeds United Home 2-0 Greaves(2)
Nov 15 Manchester City Away 1-5 Greaves
Nov 22 Arsenal Home 0-3
Nov 29 Everton Away 1-3 Tindall
Dec 6 Birmingham City Home 1-0 Greaves
Dec 13 West Bromwich Albion Away 0-4
Dec 20 Manchester United Home 2-3 Sillett(P), Brabrook
Dec 25 Blackburn Rovers Away 3-0 Sillett(2), Greaves
Dec 27 Blackburn Rovers Home 0-2
Jan 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 2-1 Tindall, Gibbs
Jan 17 Portsmouth Home 2-2 Greaves, Tindall
Jan 31 Aston Villa Away 1-3 Greaves
Feb 7 West Ham United Home 3-2 Bridges, Greaves, Tambling
Feb 21 Burnley Home 1-3 Greaves
Mar 4 Bolton Wanderers Away 0-6
Mar 7 Luton Town Home 3-3 Brabrook, Nicholas, Blunstone
Mar 14 Leicester City Away 3-0 Sillett, Brabrook, Greaves
Mar 21 Preston North End Home 3-1 Greaves(2), Tindall
Mar 27 Blackpool Away 0-5
Mar 28 Leeds United Away 0-4
Mar 30 Blackpool Home 3-1 Sillett(P), Brabrook, Harrison
Apr 4 Manchester City Home 2-0 Greaves, Blunstone
Apr 11 Arsenal Away 1-1 Greaves
Apr 15 Nottingham Forest Away 3-1 Brabrook, Greaves, Allen
Apr 18 Everton Home 3-1 Greaves(P), Allen(2)
Apr 22 West Bromwich Albion Home 0-2
Apr 25 Birmingham City Away 1-4 Tindall

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 857,656 62,118 24,356 40,841
Away 618,438 52,122 16,600 29,449
Total 1,476,094 62,118 16,600 35,145

F.A. Cup

Round 4

Matches

Jan 19 Newcastle United Away 4-1 Mortimore, Brabrook, Greaves, Gibbs
Jan 24 Aston Villa Home 1-2 Greaves

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 55,994 55,994 55,994 55,994
Away 57,038 57,038 57,038 57,038
Total 113,032 57,038 55,994 56,516

Fairs Cup

Round 2

Matches

Sep 30 Frem Copenhagen Away 3-1 Greaves, Nicholas, Harrison
Nov 4 Frem Copenhagen Home 4-1 Sillett, Greaves(2), O.G.
Apr 29 Red Star Belgrade Home 1-0 Brabrook
May 13 Red Star Belgrade Away 1-4 Brabrook

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 38,875 25,771 13,104 19,438
Away 29,200 19,200 10,000 14,600
Total 68,075 25,771 10,000 17,019

Transfers/Loans

1958 Jim Lewis from Chelsea to Walthamstow Avenue

May 1958 Ian McFarlane from Chelsea to Leicester

May 1958 Barry Bridges signed professional forms

4th November 1958 Alan Dicks from Chelsea to Southend United

4th November 1958 Les Stubbs from Chelsea to Southend United

16th December 1958 Stan Crowther from Manchester United to Chelsea 10,000

December 1958 Wally Bellett from Chelsea to Plymouth

December 1958 Len Casey from Chelsea to Plymouth

February 1959 Gordon Bolland from Boston United to Chelsea

17th February 1959 Bobby Laverick from Chelsea to Everton

13th March 1959 Sylvan Anderton from Reading to Chelsea 10,000

21st March 1959 Pat Holton from Motherwell to Chelsea 6,000

April 1959 Peter Bonetti signed professional forms


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
J Greaves 42 32 2 2 3 3 47 37
P Brabrook 39 7 2 1 3 2 44 10
JA Mortimore 37 1 1 1 3 41 2
PR Sillett 35 7 2 4 1 41 8
M Scott 34 2 2 38
RD Matthews 32 2 3 37
RA Tindall 29 13 2 2 33 13
JC Sillett 27 2 2 31
S Crowther 21 2 2 25
F Blunstone 21 2 2 23 2
A Nicholas 21 5 2 1 23 6
DW Saunders 19 1 1 2 22 1
M Harrison 16 2 3 1 19 3
R Whittaker 16 2 18
MJ Block 13 1 2 1 16 1
LW Allen 11 3 3 14 3
WG Robertson 10 1 11
SJ Anderton 8 2 10
DW Gibbs 8 1 2 1 10 2
C Huxford 6 1 7
D Cliss 3 3
LJ Casey 3 3
W Bellett 3 3
K Shellito 2 2
BJ Bridges 2 1 2 1
L Stubbs 2 2
P Holton 1 1
RV Tambling 1 1 1 1
C Court 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
F Blunstone 1 1
JC Sillett 1 1
Total 1 1 1 1