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Summary of Season 1959-60

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Burnley 42 15 2 4 52 28 9 5 7 33 33 55
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 3 3 63 28 9 3 9 43 39 54
Tottenham Hotspur 42 10 6 5 43 24 11 5 5 43 26 53
West Bromwich Albion 42 12 4 5 48 25 7 7 7 35 32 49
Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 7 2 48 20 7 4 10 32 39 49
Bolton Wanderers 42 12 5 4 37 27 8 3 10 22 24 48
Manchester United 42 13 3 5 53 30 6 4 11 49 50 45
Newcastle United 42 10 5 6 42 32 8 3 10 40 46 44
Preston North End 42 10 6 5 43 34 6 6 9 36 42 44
Fulham 42 12 4 5 42 28 5 6 10 31 52 44
Blackpool 42 9 6 6 32 32 6 4 11 27 39 40
Leicester City 42 8 6 7 38 32 5 7 9 28 43 39
Arsenal 42 9 5 7 39 38 6 4 11 29 42 39
West Ham United 42 12 3 6 47 33 4 3 14 28 58 38
Everton 42 13 3 5 50 20 0 8 13 23 58 37
Manchester City 42 11 2 8 47 34 6 1 14 31 50 37
Blackburn Rovers 42 12 3 6 38 29 4 2 15 22 41 37
Chelsea 42 7 5 9 44 50 7 4 10 32 41 37
Birmingham City 42 9 5 7 37 36 4 5 12 26 44 36
Nottingham Forest 42 8 6 7 30 28 5 3 13 20 46 35
Leeds United 42 7 5 9 37 46 5 5 11 28 46 34
Luton Town 42 6 5 10 25 29 3 7 11 25 44 30

Matches

Aug 22 Preston North End Home 4-4 Brabrook, Greaves(3)
Aug 26 Manchester United Away 1-0 Greaves
Aug 29 Leicester City Away 1-3 Brabrook
Sep 2 Manchester United Home 3-6 Sillett(2)(1P), Greaves
Sep 5 Burnley Home 4-1 Brabrook, Greaves, Livesey(2)
Sep 9 Birmingham City Away 1-1 Tambling
Sep 12 Leeds United Away 1-2 Greaves
Sep 16 Birmingham City Home 4-2 Greaves(3), Blunstone
Sep 19 West Ham United Home 2-4 Livesey, Blunstone
Sep 26 Fulham Away 3-1 Sillett(P), Greaves, Livesey
Oct 3 West Bromwich Albion Away 3-1 Livesey(2), Allen
Oct 10 Bolton Wanderers Home 0-2
Oct 17 Luton Town Away 2-1 Livesey, O.G.
Oct 24 Everton Home 1-0 Greaves
Oct 31 Nottingham Forest Away 1-3 Harrison
Nov 7 Blackburn Rovers Home 3-1 Anderton, Livesey, Harrison
Nov 14 Manchester City Away 1-1 Greaves
Nov 21 Arsenal Home 1-3 Gibbs
Nov 28 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-3 Tindall
Dec 5 Sheffield Wednesday Home 0-4
Dec 12 Blackpool Away 1-3 Brooks
Dec 19 Preston North End Away 5-4 Greaves(5)
Dec 26 Newcastle United Home 2-2 Greaves(2)
Dec 28 Newcastle United Away 1-1 Sillett(P)
Jan 2 Leicester City Home 2-2 Brooks, Livesey
Jan 16 Burnley Away 1-2 Brooks
Jan 23 Leeds United Home 1-3 O.G.
Feb 6 West Ham United Away 2-4 Brabrook, Tindall
Feb 13 Fulham Home 4-2 Tindall(2), Greaves(2)
Feb 24 West Bromwich Albion Home 2-2 Greaves(2)
Feb 27 Sheffield Wednesday Away 1-1 Blunstone
Mar 5 Luton Town Home 3-0 Tindall, Greaves(2)
Mar 12 Everton Away 1-6 Sillett
Mar 19 Blackpool Home 2-3 Nicholas, Blunstone
Mar 30 Blackburn Rovers Away 0-1
Apr 2 Manchester City Home 3-0 Greaves, Brooks, Blunstone
Apr 9 Arsenal Away 4-1 Sillett(P), Brabrook(2), Brooks
Apr 15 Tottenham Hotspur Home 1-3 Brabrook
Apr 16 Nottingham Forest Home 1-1 Greaves
Apr 18 Tottenham Hotspur Away 1-0 Greaves
Apr 23 Bolton Wanderers Away 0-2
Apr 30 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 1-5 Tindall

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 828,584 67,819 18,963 39,456
Away 632,170 57,674 12,410 30,103
Total 1,460,754 67,819 12,410 34,780

F.A. Cup

Round 4

Matches

Jan 9 Bradford Home 5-1 Brabrook(2), Livesey, Greaves, Blunstone
Jan 30 Aston Villa Home 1-2 Sillett(P)

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 98,883 66,671 32,212 49,442
Total 98,883 66,671 32,212 49,442

Transfers/Loans

May 1959 Derek Saunders retired

15th May 1959 Colin Court from Chelsea to Torquay

16th May 1959 Charlie Livesey from Southampton to Chelsea 15,000

16th May 1959 Cliff Huxford from Chelsea to Southampton part-exchange for Charlie Livesey

10th August 1959 Bill Livingstone from Chelsea to Brentford

11th December 1959 Johnny Brooks from Tottenham to Chelsea

11th December 1959 Les Allen from Chelsea to Tottenham

16th March 1960 Peter Corthine from Chelsea to Southend


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
PR Sillett 41 6 2 1 43 7
J Greaves 40 29 2 1 42 30
SJ Anderton 40 1 2 42 1
P Brabrook 39 7 2 2 41 9
F Blunstone 37 5 2 1 39 6
RD Matthews 33 2 35
JA Mortimore 33 33
S Crowther 30 2 32
C Livesey 25 9 2 1 27 10
RA Tindall 24 6 24 6
JC Sillett 21 2 23
J Brooks 20 5 2 22 5
M Scott 9 2 11
J Compton 8 8
R Whittaker 8 8
A Nicholas 7 1 7 1
PP Bonetti 6 6
K Shellito 5 5
M Harrison 5 2 5 2
LW Allen 5 1 5 1
E McMillan 5 5
DW Gibbs 4 1 4 1
D Cliss 4 4
RV Tambling 4 1 4 1
WG Robertson 3 3
MJ Block 2 2
P Corthine 2 2
BJ Bridges 1 1
TF Venables 1 1
Own Goal 2 2

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
S Crowther 1 1
Total 1 1