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Summary of Season 1960-61

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 3 3 65 28 16 1 4 50 27 66
Sheffield Wednesday 42 15 4 2 45 17 8 8 5 33 30 58
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 17 2 2 61 32 8 5 8 42 43 57
Burnley 42 11 4 6 58 40 11 3 7 44 37 51
Everton 42 13 4 4 47 23 9 2 10 40 46 50
Leicester City 42 12 4 5 54 31 6 5 10 33 39 45
Manchester United 42 14 5 2 58 20 4 4 13 30 56 45
Blackburn Rovers 42 12 3 6 48 34 3 10 8 29 42 43
Aston Villa 42 13 3 5 48 28 4 6 11 30 49 43
West Bromwich Albion 42 10 3 8 43 32 8 2 11 24 39 41
Arsenal 42 12 3 6 44 35 3 8 10 33 50 41
Chelsea 42 10 5 6 61 48 5 2 14 37 52 37
Manchester City 42 10 5 6 41 30 3 6 12 38 60 37
Nottingham Forest 42 8 7 6 34 33 6 2 13 28 45 37
Cardiff City 42 11 5 5 34 26 2 6 13 26 59 37
West Ham United 42 12 4 5 53 31 1 6 14 24 57 36
Fulham 42 8 8 5 39 39 6 0 15 33 56 36
Bolton Wanderers 42 9 5 7 38 29 3 6 12 20 44 35
Birmingham City 42 10 4 7 35 31 4 2 15 27 53 34
Blackpool 42 9 3 9 44 34 3 6 12 24 39 33
Newcastle United 42 7 7 7 51 49 4 3 14 35 60 32
Preston North End 42 7 6 8 28 25 3 4 14 15 46 30

Matches

Aug 20 Aston Villa Away 2-3 Brabrook, Gibbs
Aug 24 Leicester City Home 1-3 Bradbury
Aug 27 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 3-3 Greaves(3)
Aug 31 Leicester City Away 3-1 Sillett, Greaves, Brooks
Sep 3 Bolton Wanderers Away 1-4 Greaves
Sep 7 Blackburn Rovers Home 5-2 Greaves(3), Livesey(2)
Sep 10 West Ham United Home 3-2 Greaves, Livesey, Blunstone
Sep 17 Fulham Away 2-3 Livesey, Blunstone
Sep 19 Blackburn Rovers Away 1-3 Brabrook
Sep 24 Blackpool Away 4-1 Greaves(2), Livesey(2)
Oct 1 Everton Home 3-3 Greaves, Livesey, Blunstone
Oct 15 Birmingham City Away 0-1
Oct 22 Burnley Home 2-6 Brabrook, Greaves
Oct 29 Preston North End Away 2-0 Tindall, Tambling
Nov 5 Newcastle United Home 4-2 Brabrook, Tindall(3)
Nov 12 Arsenal Away 4-1 Mortimore, Greaves, Tindall, Tambling
Nov 19 Manchester City Home 6-3 Greaves(3), Tindall(2), Tambling
Nov 26 Nottingham Forest Away 1-2 Brabrook
Dec 3 West Bromwich Albion Home 7-1 Brabrook, Greaves(5), Tindall
Dec 10 Cardiff City Away 1-2 Greaves
Dec 17 Aston Villa Home 2-4 Greaves(2)
Dec 24 Manchester United Home 1-2 Brabrook
Dec 26 Manchester United Away 0-6
Dec 31 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-6 Anderton
Jan 14 Bolton Wanderers Home 1-1 Livesey
Jan 21 West Ham United Away 1-3 Blunstone
Feb 4 Fulham Home 2-1 Greaves, Bridges
Feb 11 Blackpool Home 2-2 Sillett, Greaves
Feb 18 Everton Away 1-1 Greaves
Feb 25 Sheffield Wednesday Away 0-1
Mar 4 Birmingham City Home 3-2 Greaves, Tindall, Tambling
Mar 11 Burnley Away 4-4 Greaves(2), Tambling(2)
Mar 18 Preston North End Home 1-1 Tindall
Mar 25 Newcastle United Away 6-1 Greaves(4), Tindall(2)
Mar 31 Tottenham Hotspur Away 2-4 Brabrook, Tindall
Apr 1 Cardiff City Home 6-1 Greaves, Tindall(2), Tambling, Harrison, O.G.
Apr 3 Tottenham Hotspur Home 2-3 Blunstone, Greaves
Apr 8 Manchester City Away 1-2 Tambling
Apr 15 Arsenal Home 3-1 Tindall, Tambling, O.G.
Apr 22 West Bromwich Albion Away 0-3
Apr 26 Sheffield Wednesday Home 0-2
Apr 29 Nottingham Forest Home 4-3 Greaves(4)(1P)

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 632,622 57,103 19,568 30,125
Away 610,794 65,032 14,169 29,085
Total 1,243,416 65,032 14,169 29,605

F.A. Cup

Round 3

Matches

Jan 7 Crewe Alexandra Home 1-2 Blunstone

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 32,574 32,574 32,574 32,574
Total 32,574 32,574 32,574 32,574

League Cup

Round 4

Matches

Oct 10 Millwall Away 7-1 Sillett(2), Evans, Brabrook, Greaves(2), Brooks
Oct 24 Workington Home 4-2 Mortimore, Brabrook, Nicholas, Tambling
Nov 16 Doncaster Rovers Away 7-0 Sillett, Brabrook(2), Blunstone(2), Tambling(2)
Dec 14 Portsmouth Away 0-1

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 5,630 5,630 5,630 5,630
Away 38,012 15,007 9,951 12,671
Total 43,642 15,007 5,630 10,910

Transfers/Loans

May 1960 Dennis Butler signed professional forms

28th May 1960 Bobby Evans from Celtic to Chelsea 12,000

June 1960 Allan Harris signed professional forms

June 1960 Eric McMillan from Chelsea to Hull 2,000

Summer 1960 John Compton from Chelsea to Ipswich

Summer 1960 Paul Berry from Chelsea to Tonbridge

July 1960 Richard Whittaker from Chelsea to Peterborough

August 1960 Ron Harris signed professional forms

August 1960 Terry Venables signed professional forms

August 1960 Pat Holton from Chelsea to Southend

12th September 1960 Bill Robertson from Chelsea to Leyton Orient 1,000

7th November 1960 Tony Nicholas from Chelsea to Brighton

10th November 1960 Derek Gibbs from Chelsea to Leyton Orient

10th February 1961 Tommy Docherty from Arsenal to Chelsea

March 1961 Stan Crowther from Chelsea to Brighton


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 40 41 1 2 2 43 43
P Brabrook 36 8 1 4 4 41 12
PR Sillett 37 2 1 3 2 41 4
TF Venables 36 1 3 40
PP Bonetti 36 1 3 40
R Evans 32 1 4 1 37 1
JC Sillett 30 2 1 32 1
J Brooks 26 1 4 1 30 2
RA Tindall 25 16 1 3 29 16
RV Tambling 24 9 1 3 3 28 12
F Blunstone 24 5 1 1 2 2 27 8
SJ Anderton 22 1 1 1 24 1
AJ Harris 17 1 3 21
M Harrison 15 1 15 1
JA Mortimore 12 1 3 1 15 2
C Livesey 14 8 1 15 8
TE Bradbury 15 1 15 1
M Scott 9 9
RD Matthews 6 1 7
DW Gibbs 3 1 3 1
BJ Bridges 2 1 2 1
A Nicholas 1 1 1 1
S Crowther 1 1
MJ Block 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
C Livesey 1 1
J Greaves 1 1
Total 2 2