Season 1949-50

FA Cup Final 1950 Venue Gate Notes
Arsenal 2 0 Liverpool Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1950 Venue Gate Notes
Arsenal 2 2 Chelsea White Hart Lane, London 67,752  
Arsenal 1 0 Chelsea White Hart Lane, London 66,482 Replay aet
Liverpool 2 0 Everton Maine Road, Manchester 72,000  
Final Table for season 1949-50
First Division
Home Away
Ptn First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 0 Portsmouth 42 12 7 2 44 15 10 2 9 30 23 1.947 53 37,004 Rd 5  
2 4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 8 2 47 21 9 5 7 29 28 1.551 53 45,343 Rd 5  
3 5 Sunderland 42 14 6 1 50 23 7 4 10 33 39 1.339 52 47,785 Rd 4  
4 -2 Manchester United 42 11 5 5 42 20 7 9 5 27 24 1.568 50 42,956 Rd 6  
5 -1 Newcastle United 42 14 4 3 49 23 5 8 8 28 32 1.4 50 46,424 Rd 4  
6 -1 Arsenal 42 12 4 5 48 24 7 7 7 31 31 1.436 49 49,001 Winner
7 9 Blackpool 42 10 8 3 29 14 7 7 7 17 21 1.314 49 26,336 Rd 6
8 4 Liverpool 42 10 7 4 37 23 7 7 7 27 31 1.185 48 45,783 Final
9 10 Middlesbrough 42 14 2 5 37 18 6 5 10 22 30 1.229 47 35,402 Rd 4  
10 5 Burnley 42 9 7 5 23 17 7 6 8 17 23 1 45 27,631 Rd 5  
11 -8 Derby County 42 11 5 5 46 26 6 5 10 23 35 1.131 44 26,283 Rd 6  
12 -2 Aston Villa 42 10 7 4 31 19 5 5 11 30 42 1 42 42,628 Rd 3
13 0 Chelsea 42 7 7 7 31 30 5 9 7 27 35 0.892 40 42,239 SF
14 D 2 West Bromwich Albion 42 9 7 5 28 16 5 5 11 19 37 0.887 40 38,910 Rd 3
15 5 Huddersfield Town 42 11 4 6 34 22 3 5 13 18 51 0.712 37 23,560 Rd 3
16 -2 Bolton Wanderers 42 10 5 6 34 22 0 9 12 11 37 0.763 34 29,789 Rd 4  
17 D 2 Fulham 42 8 6 7 24 19 2 8 11 17 35 0.759 34 33,030 Rd 3
18 0 Everton 42 6 8 7 24 20 4 6 11 18 46 0.636 34 43,932 SF
19 -8 Stoke City 42 10 4 7 27 28 1 8 12 18 47 0.6 34 27,215 Rd 3
20 -11 Charlton Athletic 42 7 5 9 33 35 6 1 14 20 30 0.815 32 34,567 Rd 4  
21 -14 Manchester City 42 7 8 6 27 24 1 5 15 9 44 0.529 29 39,352 Rd 3
22 -5 Birmingham City 42 6 8 7 19 24 1 6 14 12 43 0.463 28 34,532 Rd 3
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 4 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 3 3 51 15 12 4 5 30 20 2.314 61 54,111 Rd 5  
2 6 Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 7 2 46 23 6 9 6 21 25 1.396 52 40,692 Rd 3
3 D 1 Sheffield United 42 9 10 2 36 19 10 4 7 32 30 1.388 52 30,764 Rd 4  
4 -1 Southampton 42 13 4 4 44 25 6 10 5 20 23 1.333 52 23,894 Rd 3
5 10 Leeds United 42 11 8 2 33 16 6 5 10 21 29 1.2 47 30,203 Rd 6  
6 D 1 Preston North End 42 12 5 4 37 21 6 4 11 23 28 1.224 45 28,164 Rd 3
7 D 3N Hull City 42 11 8 2 39 25 6 3 12 25 47 0.889 45 37,319 Rd 4  
8 D 3S Swansea Town 42 11 3 7 34 18 6 6 9 19 31 1.082 43 21,588 Rd 4  
9 9 Brentford 42 11 5 5 21 12 4 8 9 23 37 0.898 43 22,613 Rd 3
10 -6 Cardiff City 42 13 3 5 28 14 3 7 11 13 30 0.932 42 28,680 Rd 5  
11 0 Grimsby Town 42 13 5 3 53 25 3 3 15 21 48 1.014 40 18,056 Rd 4  
12 4 Coventry City 42 8 6 7 32 24 5 7 9 23 31 1 39 22,822 Rd 3
13 -4 Barnsley 42 11 6 4 45 28 2 7 12 19 39 0.955 39 18,519 Rd 3
14 -8 Chesterfield 42 12 3 6 28 16 3 6 12 15 31 0.915 39 14,047 Rd 5  
15 4 Leicester City 42 8 9 4 30 25 4 6 11 25 40 0.846 39 30,002 Rd 3
16 -2 Blackburn Rovers 42 10 5 6 30 15 4 5 12 25 45 0.917 38 22,351 Rd 3
17 -7 Luton Town 42 8 9 4 28 22 2 9 10 13 29 0.804 38 16,036 Rd 3
18 -6 Bury 42 10 8 3 37 19 4 1 16 23 46 0.923 37 16,821 Rd 4
19 -12 West Ham United 42 8 7 6 30 25 4 5 12 23 36 0.869 36 22,228 Rd 4  
20 -7 Queens Park Rangers 42 6 5 10 21 30 5 7 9 19 27 0.702 34 19,281 Rd 3
21 -1 Plymouth Argyle 42 6 6 9 19 24 2 10 9 25 41 0.677 32 21,693 Rd 3
22 -5 Bradford Park Avenue 42 7 6 8 34 34 3 5 13 17 43 0.662 31 15,885 Rd 3
 
Third Division North
Home Away
Ptn Third Division North Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 2 Doncaster Rovers 42 9 9 3 30 15 10 8 3 36 23 1.737 55 18,252 Rd 4  
2 3 Gateshead 42 13 5 3 51 23 10 2 9 36 31 1.611 53 9,201 Rd 2
3 4 Rochdale 42 15 3 3 42 13 6 6 9 26 28 1.659 51 8,372 Rd 2
4 D 2 Lincoln City 42 14 5 2 35 9 7 4 10 25 30 1.538 51 12,418 Rd 1
5 6 Tranmere Rovers 42 15 3 3 35 21 4 8 9 16 27 1.063 49 9,026 Rd 2
6 -4 Rotherham United 42 10 6 5 46 28 9 4 8 34 31 1.356 48 10,160 Rd 3
7 5 Crewe Alexandra 42 10 6 5 38 27 7 8 6 30 28 1.236 48 9,065 Rd 2
8 2 Mansfield Town 42 12 4 5 37 20 6 8 7 29 34 1.222 48 12,128 Rd 2
9 6 Carlisle United 42 12 6 3 39 20 4 9 8 29 31 1.333 47 11,800 Rd 3
10 -2 Stockport County 42 14 2 5 33 21 5 5 11 22 31 1.058 45 12,013 Rd 5  
11 -5 Oldham Athletic 42 10 4 7 32 31 6 7 8 26 32 0.921 43 15,185 Rd 3
12 6 Chester 42 12 3 6 47 33 5 3 13 23 46 0.886 40 6,695 Rd 2
13 7 Accrington Stanley 42 12 5 4 41 21 4 2 15 16 41 0.919 39 5,891 Rd 1
14 3 New Brighton 42 10 5 6 27 25 4 5 12 18 38 0.714 38 5,457 Rd 1
15 -2 Barrow 42 9 6 6 27 20 5 3 13 20 33 0.887 37 5,946 Rd 1
16 5 Southport 42 7 10 4 29 26 5 3 13 22 45 0.718 37 7,829 Rd 3
17 -13 Darlington 42 9 8 4 35 27 2 5 14 21 42 0.812 35 7,312 Rd 1
18 -2 Hartlepools United 42 10 3 8 37 35 4 2 15 15 44 0.658 33 7,705 Rd 2
19 3 Bradford City 42 11 1 9 38 32 1 7 13 23 44 0.803 32 13,158 Rd 2
20 -11 Wrexham 42 8 7 6 24 17 2 5 14 15 37 0.722 32 8,336 Rd 2
21 -2 Halifax Town 42 9 5 7 35 31 3 3 15 23 54 0.682 32 6,941 Rd 1
22 -8 York City 42 6 7 8 29 33 3 6 12 23 37 0.743 31 7,775 Rd 1
Notes
Halifax Town and York City re-elected to league.
Third Division North extended to 24 clubs.
Scunthorpe & Lindsey United and Shrewsbury Town elected to Third Division North.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Ashington, Nelson, Northwich Victoria, North Sheilds, South Liverpool and Wigan Athletic. Bangor City withdrew application.
 
Third Division South
Home Away
Ptn Third Division South Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 10 Notts County 42 17 3 1 60 12 8 5 8 35 38 1.9 58 35,165 Rd 3
2 18 Northampton Town 42 12 6 3 43 21 8 5 8 29 29 1.44 51 12,780 Rd 5  
3 15 Southend United 42 15 4 2 43 15 4 9 8 23 33 1.375 51 12,413 Rd 3
4 D 2 Nottingham Forest 42 13 0 8 37 15 7 9 5 30 24 1.718 49 22,016 Rd 2
5 4 Torquay United 42 13 6 2 40 23 6 4 11 26 40 1.048 48 8,732 Rd 2
6 11 Watford 42 10 6 5 26 13 6 7 8 19 22 1.286 45 12,166 Rd 4  
7 15 Crystal Palace 42 12 5 4 35 21 3 9 9 20 33 1.019 44 16,874 Rd 1
8 -2 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 9 8 4 32 24 7 4 10 25 45 0.826 44 14,120 Rd 1
9 -4 Bristol Rovers 42 12 5 4 34 18 7 0 14 17 33 1 43 16,105 Rd 1
10 -8 Reading 42 15 2 4 48 21 2 6 13 22 43 1.094 42 15,423 Rd 3
11 -1 Norwich City 42 11 5 5 44 21 5 5 11 21 42 1.032 42 23,248 Rd 3
12 -9 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 11 6 4 38 19 5 4 12 19 37 1.018 42 14,559 Rd 4
13 0 Port Vale 42 12 6 3 33 13 3 5 13 14 29 1.119 41 12,983 Rd 4  
14 -10 Swindon Town 42 9 7 5 41 30 6 4 11 18 32 0.952 41 14,070 Rd 2
15 1 Bristol City 42 12 4 5 38 19 3 6 12 22 42 0.984 40 20,427 Rd 1
16 -4 Exeter City 42 9 8 4 37 27 5 3 13 26 48 0.84 39 10,116 Rd 4  
17 -10 Ipswich Town 42 9 6 6 36 36 3 5 13 21 50 0.663 35 13,309 Rd 3
18 1 Leyton Orient 42 10 6 5 33 30 2 5 14 20 55 0.624 35 12,585 Rd 1
19 -5 Walsall 42 8 8 5 37 25 1 8 12 24 37 0.984 34 10,096 Rd 1
20 1 Aldershot 42 10 5 6 30 16 3 3 15 18 44 0.8 34 7,098 Rd 1
21 -6 Newport County 42 11 5 5 50 34 2 3 16 17 64 0.684 34 11,536 Rd 3
22 -14 Millwall 42 11 1 9 39 29 3 3 15 16 34 0.873 32 20,880 Rd 1
Notes
Newport County and Millwall re-elected to league.
Third Division South extended to 24 clubs.
Colchester United and Gillingham elected to Third Division South.
Failed election to Third Division South
Chelmsford City, Cradley Heath, Llanelly, Merthyr Tydfil, Nuneaton Borough, Peterborough United, Worcester City and Yeovil Town.