Season 1950-51

FA Cup Final 1951 Venue Gate Notes
Newcastle United 2 0 Blackpool Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1951 Venue Gate Notes
Newcastle United 0 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers Hillsborough, Sheffield 62,250 aet
Blackpool 0 0 Birmingham City Maine Road, Manchester 73,000  
Blackpool 2 1 Birmingham City Goodison Park, Liverpool 70,114 Replay
Newcastle United 2 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers Leeds Road, Huddersfield 47,349 Replay
Final Table for season 1950-51
First Division
Home Away
Ptn First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 D 2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 17 2 2 54 21 8 8 5 28 23 1.864 60 55,514 Rd 3
2 2 Manchester United 42 14 4 3 42 16 10 4 7 32 24 1.85 56 38,966 Rd 6
3 4 Blackpool 42 12 6 3 43 19 8 4 9 36 34 1.491 50 25,566 Final
4 1 Newcastle United 42 10 6 5 36 22 8 7 6 26 31 1.17 49 46,651 Winner
5 1 Arsenal 42 11 5 5 47 28 8 4 9 26 28 1.304 47 50,805 Rd 5
6 3 Middlesbrough 42 12 7 2 51 25 6 4 11 25 40 1.169 47 36,123 Rd 3
7 -6 Portsmouth 42 8 10 3 39 30 8 5 8 32 38 1.044 47 32,793 Rd 3
8 8 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 2 8 31 20 8 5 8 33 41 1.049 45 33,142 Rd 4
9 -1 Liverpool 42 11 5 5 28 25 5 6 10 25 34 0.898 43 38,294 Rd 3
10 0 Burnley 42 9 7 5 27 16 5 7 9 21 27 1.116 42 28,296 Rd 3
11 0 Derby County 42 10 5 6 53 33 6 3 12 28 42 1.08 40 23,278 Rd 4
12 -9 Sunderland 42 8 9 4 30 21 4 7 10 33 52 0.863 40 39,766 Rd 6
13 6 Stoke City 42 10 5 6 28 19 3 9 9 22 40 0.847 40 25,884 Rd 5
14 -12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 9 3 9 44 30 6 5 10 30 31 1.213 38 40,164 SF
15 -3 Aston Villa 42 9 6 6 39 29 3 7 11 27 39 0.971 37 38,368 Rd 4
16 -2 West Bromwich Albion 42 7 4 10 30 27 6 7 8 23 34 0.869 37 30,959 Rd 3
17 3 Charlton Athletic 42 9 4 8 35 31 5 5 11 28 49 0.788 37 29,062 Rd 3
18 -1 Fulham 42 8 5 8 35 37 5 6 10 17 31 0.765 37 30,529 Rd 6
19 -4 Huddersfield Town 42 8 4 9 40 40 7 2 12 24 52 0.696 36 27,039 Rd 5
20 -7 Chelsea 42 9 4 8 31 25 3 4 14 22 40 0.815 32 39,667 Rd 5
21 D 2 Sheffield Wednesday 42 9 6 6 43 32 3 2 16 21 51 0.771 32 41,222 Rd 3
22 -4 Everton 42 7 5 9 26 35 5 3 13 22 51 0.558 32 42,924 Rd 3
Manager of the Season
1. Arthur Rowe - Tottenham Hotspur
2. Matt Busby - Manchester United
3. Tom Whittaker - Arsenal
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup
1 5 Preston North End 42 16 3 2 53 18 10 2 9 38 31 1.857 57 31,257 Rd 4
2 D 1 Manchester City 42 12 6 3 53 25 7 8 6 36 36 1.459 52 35,015 Rd 3
3 7 Cardiff City 42 13 7 1 36 20 4 9 8 17 25 1.178 50 28,412 Rd 3
4 D 1 Birmingham City 42 12 6 3 37 20 8 3 10 27 33 1.208 49 24,563 SF
5 0 Leeds United 42 14 4 3 36 17 6 4 11 27 38 1.145 48 26,248 Rd 4
6 10 Blackburn Rovers 42 13 3 5 39 27 6 5 10 26 39 0.985 46 24,830 Rd 3
7 5 Coventry City 42 15 3 3 51 25 4 4 13 24 34 1.271 45 26,692 Rd 3
8 -5 Sheffield United 42 11 4 6 44 27 5 8 8 28 35 1.161 44 27,488 Rd 4
9 0 Brentford 42 13 3 5 44 25 5 5 11 31 49 1.014 44 19,593 Rd 3
10 -3 Hull City 42 12 5 4 47 28 4 6 11 27 42 1.057 43 31,872 Rd 5
11 D 3N Doncaster Rovers 42 9 6 6 37 32 6 7 8 27 36 0.941 43 22,835 Rd 3
12 -8 Southampton 42 10 9 2 38 27 5 4 12 28 46 0.904 43 21,819 Rd 4
13 6 West Ham United 42 10 5 6 44 33 6 5 10 24 36 0.986 42 21,540 Rd 4
14 1 Leicester City 42 10 4 7 42 28 5 7 9 26 30 1.172 41 27,290 Rd 3
15 -2 Barnsley 42 9 5 7 42 22 6 5 10 32 46 1.088 40 19,159 Rd 3
16 4 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 5 3 47 25 2 5 14 24 57 0.866 40 16,866 Rd 3
17 D 3S Notts County 42 7 7 7 37 34 6 6 9 24 26 1.017 39 30,115 Rd 3
18 -10 Swansea Town 42 14 1 6 34 25 2 3 16 20 52 0.701 36 19,398 Rd 3
19 -2 Luton Town 42 7 9 5 34 23 2 5 14 23 47 0.814 32 14,319 Rd 4
20 -2 Bury 42 9 4 8 33 27 3 4 14 27 59 0.698 32 15,101 Rd 3
21 -7 Chesterfield 42 7 7 7 30 28 2 5 14 14 41 0.638 30 13,077 Rd 3
22 -11 Grimsby Town 42 6 8 7 37 38 2 4 15 24 57 0.642 28 15,933 Rd 3
Manager of the Season
1. Will Scott - Preston North End
2. Les McDowall - Manchester City
3. Bob Brocklebank - Birmingham City
 
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 5 Rotherham United 46 16 3 4 55 16 15 6 2 48 25 2.512 71 12,957 Rd 4
2 6 Mansfield Town 46 17 6 0 54 19 9 6 8 24 29 1.625 64 10,261 Rd 5
3 6 Carlisle United 46 18 4 1 44 17 7 8 8 35 33 1.58 62 11,695 Rd 3
4 1 Tranmere Rovers 46 15 5 3 51 26 9 6 8 32 36 1.339 59 9,869 Rd 2
5 -1 Lincoln City 46 18 1 4 62 23 7 7 9 27 35 1.534 58 10,440 Rd 1
6 D 2 Bradford Park Avenue 46 15 3 5 46 23 8 5 10 44 49 1.25 54 12,253 Rd 2
7 12 Bradford City 46 13 4 6 55 30 8 6 9 35 33 1.429 52 12,512 Rd 1
8 -6 Gateshead 46 17 1 5 60 21 4 7 12 24 41 1.355 50 8,500 Rd 3
9 -2 Crewe Alexandra 46 11 5 7 38 26 8 5 10 23 34 1.017 48 6,736 Rd 2
10 0 Stockport County 46 15 3 5 45 26 5 5 13 18 37 1 48 10,006 Rd 4
11 -8 Rochdale 46 11 6 6 38 18 6 5 12 31 44 1.113 45 6,519 Rd 3
12 NL Scunthorpe & Lindsey United 46 10 12 1 32 9 3 6 14 26 48 1.018 44 9,489 Qf Rd
13 -1 Chester 46 11 6 6 42 30 6 3 14 20 34 0.969 43 5,951 Rd 1
14 6 Wrexham 46 12 6 5 37 28 3 6 14 18 43 0.775 42 8,797 Rd 2
15 -4 Oldham Athletic 46 10 5 8 47 36 6 3 14 26 37 1 40 13,579 Rd 3
16 2 Hartlepools United 46 14 5 4 55 26 2 2 19 9 40 0.97 39 7,492 Rd 2
17 5 York City 46 7 12 4 37 24 5 3 15 29 53 0.857 39 7,513 Rd 3
18 -1 Darlington 46 10 8 5 35 29 3 5 15 24 48 0.766 39 5,680 Rd 1
19 -4 Barrow 46 12 3 8 38 27 4 3 16 13 49 0.671 38 5,778 Rd 1
20 NL Shrewsbury Town 46 11 3 9 28 30 4 4 15 15 44 0.581 37 9,096 Withdrew
21 -5 Southport 46 9 4 10 29 25 4 6 13 27 47 0.778 36 5,650 Rd 2
22 -1 Halifax Town 46 11 6 6 36 24 0 6 17 14 45 0.725 34 7,199 Rd 1
23 -10 Accrington Stanley 46 10 4 9 28 29 1 6 16 14 72 0.416 32 4,562 Rd 1
24 -10 New Brighton 46 7 6 10 22 32 4 2 17 18 58 0.444 30 4,046 Rd 1
Notes
Accrington Stanley re-elected to league. New Brighton failed re-election. Workington Town elected to Third Division North.
Shrewsbury Town tranferred to Third Divison South.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Nelson, Northwich Victoria, North Sheilds, South Liverpool and Wigan Athletic.
Manager of the Season
1. Reg Freeman - Rotherham United
2. Freddie Steele - Mansfield Town
3. Bill Anderson - Lincoln City
 
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 3 Nottingham Forest 46 16 6 1 57 17 14 4 5 53 23 2.75 70 22,542 Rd 2
2 9 Norwich City 46 16 6 1 42 14 9 8 6 40 31 1.822 64 24,707 Rd 5
3 7 Reading 46 15 6 2 57 17 6 9 8 31 36 1.66 57 16,043 Rd 3
4 D 2 Plymouth Argyle 46 16 5 2 54 19 8 4 11 31 36 1.545 57 16,542 Rd 3
5 17 Millwall 46 15 6 2 52 23 8 4 11 28 34 1.404 56 20,132 Rd 4
6 3 Bristol Rovers 46 15 7 1 46 18 5 8 10 18 24 1.524 55 17,778 Rd 6
7 -4 Southend United 46 15 4 4 64 27 6 6 11 28 42 1.333 52 11,053 Rd 1
8 9 Ipswich Town 46 15 4 4 48 24 8 2 13 21 34 1.19 52 13,128 Rd 2
9 3 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 17 5 1 49 16 5 2 16 16 41 1.14 51 12,730 Rd 2
10 5 Bristol City 46 15 4 4 41 25 5 7 11 23 34 1.085 51 17,883 Rd 5
11 10 Newport County 46 13 4 6 48 25 6 5 12 29 45 1.1 47 11,506 Rd 4
12 1 Port Vale 46 13 6 4 35 24 3 7 13 25 41 0.923 45 10,919 Rd 3
13 -5 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 11 8 4 51 31 2 9 12 20 48 0.899 43 11,163 Rd 4
14 2 Exeter City 46 11 4 8 33 30 7 2 14 29 55 0.729 42 9,796 Rd 4
15 4 Walsall 46 12 4 7 32 20 3 6 14 20 42 0.839 40 8,788 Rd 1
16 NL Colchester United 46 12 5 6 43 25 2 7 14 20 51 0.829 40 10,572 Rd 1
17 -3 Swindon Town 46 15 4 4 38 17 3 0 20 17 50 0.821 40 10,694 Rd 2
18 2 Aldershot 46 11 8 4 37 20 4 2 17 19 68 0.636 40 7,394 Rd 3
19 -1 Leyton Orient 46 13 2 8 36 28 2 6 15 17 47 0.707 38 11,039 Rd 1
20 -15 Torquay United 46 13 2 8 47 39 1 7 15 17 42 0.79 37 7,805 Rd 1
21 -19 Northampton Town 46 8 9 6 39 30 2 7 14 16 37 0.821 36 10,308 Rd 4
22 NL Gillingham 46 10 7 6 41 30 3 2 18 28 71 0.683 35 12,255 Rd 2
23 -17 Watford 46 8 5 10 29 28 1 6 16 25 60 0.614 29 9,615 Rd 1
24 -17 Crystal Palace 46 6 5 12 18 39 2 6 15 15 45 0.393 27 13,828 Rd 1
Notes
Watford and Crystal Palace re-elected to league.
Failed election to Third Division South
Bath City, Chelmsford City, Hereford United, Llanelly, Merthyr Tydfil, Peterborough United, Worcester City and Yeovil Town.
Manager of the Season
1. Billy Walker - Nottingham Forest
2. Norman Low - Norwich City
3. Ted Drake - Reading
 
Outstanding Manager of all divisions for the season Reg Freeman - Rotherham United