Season 1957-58

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1958 Venue Gate Notes
Bolton Wanderers 2 0 Manchester United Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1958 Venue Gate Notes
Bolton Wanderers 2 1 Blackburn Rovers Maine Road, Manchester 74,800  
Manchester United 2 2 Fulham Villa Park, Birmingham 69,745  
Manchester United 5 3 Fulham Highbury, London 38,258 Replay
 
Final Tables for season 1957-58
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup European
1 5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 17 3 1 60 21 11 5 5 43 26 2.191 64 37,317 Rd 6  
2 1 Preston North End 42 18 2 1 63 14 8 5 8 37 37 1.961 59 25,012 Rd 3  
3 -1 Tottenham Hotspur 42 13 4 4 58 33 8 5 8 35 44 1.208 51 42,942 Rd 4  
4 7 West Bromwich Albion 42 14 4 3 59 29 4 10 7 33 41 1.314 50 32,405 Rd 6  
5 13 Manchester City 42 14 4 3 58 33 8 1 12 46 67 1.04 49 32,765 Rd 3  
6 1 Burnley 42 16 2 3 52 21 5 3 13 28 53 1.081 47 22,251 Rd 4  
7 -3 Blackpool 42 11 2 8 47 35 8 4 9 33 32 1.194 44 21,406 Rd 3  
8 8 Luton Town 42 13 3 5 45 22 6 3 12 24 41 1.095 44 18,417 Rd 3  
9 -8 Manchester United 42 10 4 7 45 31 6 7 8 40 44 1.133 43 45,999 Final European Cup SF
10 D 2 Nottingham Forest 42 10 4 7 41 27 6 6 9 28 36 1.095 42 31,208 Rd 4  
11 1 Chelsea 42 10 5 6 47 34 5 7 9 36 45 1.051 42 38,430 Rd 4  
12 -7 Arsenal 42 10 4 7 48 39 6 3 12 25 46 0.859 39 39,607 Rd 3  
13 -1 Birmingham City 42 8 6 7 43 37 6 5 10 33 52 0.854 39 29,553 Rd 3 Fairs Cup SF
14 -4 Aston Villa 42 12 4 5 46 26 4 3 14 27 60 0.849 39 28,843 Rd 3  
15 -6 Bolton Wanderers 42 9 5 7 38 35 5 5 11 27 52 0.747 38 22,029 Winner  
16 -1 Everton 42 5 9 7 34 35 8 2 11 31 40 0.867 37 39,157 Rd 4  
17 -9 Leeds United 42 10 6 5 33 23 4 3 14 18 40 0.81 37 24,920 Rd 3  
18 D 2 Leicester City 42 11 4 6 59 41 3 1 17 32 71 0.813 33 31,374 Rd 3  
19 -2 Newcastle United 42 6 4 11 38 42 6 4 11 35 39 0.901 32 36,242 Rd 4  
20 -1 Portsmouth 42 10 6 5 45 34 2 2 17 28 54 0.83 32 28,499 Rd 4  
21 -1 Sunderland 42 7 7 7 32 33 3 5 13 22 64 0.557 32 36,144 Rd 3  
22 -8 Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 2 7 45 40 0 5 16 24 52 0.75 31 22,816 Rd 5  
Manager of the Season
1. Stan Cullis - Wolverhampton Wanderers
2. Cliff Britton - Preston North End
3. Jimmy Anderson - Tottenham Hotspurs
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup European
1 7 West Ham United 42 12 8 1 56 25 11 3 7 45 29 1.87 57 24,854 Rd 5  
2 2 Blackburn Rovers 42 13 7 1 50 18 9 5 7 43 39 1.632 56 22,705 SF  
3 D 1Charlton Athletic 42 15 3 3 65 33 9 4 8 42 36 1.551 55 22,249 Rd 4  
4 -1 Liverpool 42 17 3 1 50 13 5 7 9 29 41 1.463 54 38,476 Rd 6  
5 6 Fulham 42 13 5 3 53 24 7 7 7 44 35 1.644 52 24,234 SF  
6 1 Sheffield United 42 12 5 4 38 22 9 5 7 37 28 1.5 52 19,246 Rd 5  
7 -1 Middlesbrough 42 13 3 5 52 29 6 4 11 31 45 1.122 45 24,398 Rd 4  
8D 3SIpswich Town 42 13 4 4 45 29 3 8 10 23 40 0.986 44 18,283 Rd 4  
9 3 Huddersfield Town 42 9 8 4 28 24 5 8 8 35 42 0.955 44 14,152 Rd 3  
10 -1 Bristol Rovers 42 12 5 4 52 31 5 3 13 33 49 1.063 42 20,497 Rd 6  
11 -6 Stoke City 42 9 4 8 49 36 9 2 10 26 37 1.027 42 20,511 Rd 5  
12 3 Leyton Orient 42 14 2 5 53 27 4 3 14 24 52 0.975 41 14,859 Rd 4  
13 3 Grimsby Town 42 13 4 4 54 30 4 2 15 32 53 1.036 40 14,121 Rd 3  
14 5 Barnsley 42 10 6 5 40 25 4 6 11 30 49 0.946 40 13,969 Rd 3  
15 D 1Cardiff City 42 10 5 6 44 31 4 4 13 19 46 0.818 37 15,845 Rd 5  
16D 3NDerby County 42 11 3 7 37 36 3 5 13 23 45 0.741 36 19,830 Rd 3  
17 -4 Bristol City 42 9 5 7 35 31 4 4 13 28 57 0.716 35 21,996 Rd 5  
18 -1 Rotherham United 42 8 3 10 38 44 6 2 13 27 57 0.644 33 10,179 Rd 3  
19 -9 Swansea Town 42 8 3 10 48 45 3 6 12 24 54 0.727 31 15,745 Rd 3  
20 -2 Lincoln City 42 6 6 9 33 35 5 3 13 22 47 0.671 31 10,147 Rd 3  
21 -1 Notts County 42 9 3 9 24 31 3 3 15 20 49 0.55 30 14,470 Rd 4  
22 -8 Doncaster Rovers 42 7 5 9 34 40 1 6 14 22 48 0.636 27 11,129 Rd 3  
Manager of the Season
1. Ted Fenton - West Ham United
2. Johnny Carey - Blackburn Rovers
3. Phil Taylor - Liverpool
 
Third Division North
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division North Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup European
1 13 Scunthorpe & Lindsey United 46 16 5 2 46 19 13 3 7 42 31 1.76 66 9,676 Rd 5  
2 1 Accrington Stanley 46 16 4 3 53 28 9 5 9 30 33 1.361 59 7,187 Rd 3  
3 6 Bradford City 46 13 7 3 42 19 8 8 7 31 30 1.49 57 12,531 Rd 3  
4 D 2 Bury 46 17 4 2 61 18 6 6 11 33 44 1.516 56 11,775 Rd 2  
5 3 Hull City 46 15 6 2 49 20 4 9 10 29 47 1.164 53 10,974 Rd 4  
6 10 Mansfield Town 46 16 3 4 68 42 6 5 12 32 50 1.087 52 8,099 Rd 3  
7 4 Halifax Town 46 15 5 3 52 20 5 6 12 31 49 1.203 51 6,485 Rd 1  
8 -2 Chesterfield 46 12 8 3 39 28 6 7 10 32 41 1.029 51 8,385 Rd 1  
9 -4 Stockport County 46 15 4 4 54 28 3 7 13 20 39 1.104 47 9,996 Rd 4  
10 3 Rochdale 46 14 4 5 50 25 5 4 14 29 42 1.179 46 6,352 Rd 1  
11 12 Tranmere Rovers 46 12 6 5 51 32 6 4 13 31 44 1.079 46 10,373 Rd 3  
12 0 Wrexham 46 13 8 2 39 18 4 4 15 22 45 0.968 46 9,059 Rd 1  
13 -6 York City 46 11 8 4 40 26 6 4 13 28 50 0.895 46 7,270 Rd 4  
14 3 Gateshead 46 12 5 6 41 27 3 10 10 27 49 0.895 45 4,704 Rd 1  
15 4 Oldham Athletic 46 11 7 5 44 32 3 10 10 28 52 0.857 45 7,469 Rd 2  
16 -1 Carlisle United 46 13 3 7 56 35 6 3 14 24 43 1.026 44 8,525 Rd 2  
17 -15 Hartlepools United 46 11 6 6 45 26 5 6 12 28 50 0.961 44 7,853 Rd 2  
18 -8 Barrow 46 9 7 7 36 32 4 8 11 30 42 0.892 41 5,733 Rd 1  
19 -15 Workington 46 11 6 6 46 33 3 7 13 26 48 0.889 41 6,654 Rd 3  
20 -2 Darlington 46 15 3 5 53 25 2 4 17 25 64 0.876 41 5,375 Rd 5  
21 0 Chester 46 7 10 6 38 26 6 3 14 35 55 0.901 39 6,740 Rd 2  
22 -2 Bradford Park Avenue 46 8 6 9 41 41 5 5 13 27 54 0.716 37 8,744 Rd 1  
23 -1 Southport 46 8 3 12 29 40 3 3 17 23 48 0.591 28 3,802 Rd 1  
24 0 Crewe Alexandra 46 6 5 12 29 41 2 2 19 18 52 0.505 23 4,587 Rd 1  
Notes
At end of season top 12 clubs in Third Division North will join new Third Division.
Bottom 12 clubs will form new Fourth Division. 
Southport and Crewe Alexandra re-elected to league.
Failed election to Third Division North
Burton Albion, Morecambe, Morecambe and South Shields
Manager of the Season
1. Ron Suart - Scunthorpe & Lindsey United
2. Walter Galbraith - Accrington Stanley
3. Dave Russell - Bury
 
Third Division South
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division South Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup European
1 5 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 13 6 4 52 30 11 6 6 36 34 1.375 60 16,460 Rd 2  
2 6 Brentford 46 15 5 3 52 24 9 5 9 30 32 1.464 58 13,084 Rd 1  
3 15 Plymouth Argyle 46 17 4 2 43 17 8 4 11 24 31 1.396 58 19,663 Rd 3  
4 19 Swindon Town 46 14 7 2 47 16 7 8 8 32 34 1.58 57 12,051 Rd 1  
5 8 Reading 46 14 5 4 52 23 7 8 8 27 28 1.549 55 12,433 Rd 3  
6 -2 Southampton 46 16 3 4 78 31 6 7 10 34 41 1.556 54 14,850 Rd 2  
7 0 Southend United 46 14 5 4 56 26 7 7 9 34 32 1.552 54 11,191 Rd 3  
8 16 Norwich City 46 11 9 3 41 28 8 6 9 34 42 1.071 53 20,298 Rd 3  
9 -4 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 16 5 2 54 24 5 4 14 27 50 1.095 51 12,624 Rd 2  
10 0 Queens Park Rangers 46 15 6 2 40 14 3 8 12 24 51 0.985 50 9,386 Rd 2  
11 1 Newport County 46 12 6 5 40 24 5 8 10 33 43 1.09 48 7,187 Rd 1  
12 -9 Colchester United 46 13 5 5 45 27 4 8 11 32 52 0.975 47 8,564 Rd 1  
13 1 Northampton Town 46 13 1 9 60 33 6 5 12 27 46 1.101 44 8,127 Rd 4  
14 6 Crystal Palace 46 12 5 6 46 30 3 8 12 24 42 0.972 43 13,229 Rd 3  
15 D 2 Port Vale 46 12 6 5 49 24 4 4 15 18 34 1.155 42 10,457 Rd 2  
16 -5 Watford 46 9 8 6 34 27 4 8 11 25 50 0.766 42 8,284 Rd 1  
17 -8 Shrewsbury Town 46 10 6 7 29 25 5 4 14 20 46 0.69 40 7,142 Rd 1  
18 1 Aldershot 46 7 9 7 31 34 5 7 11 28 55 0.663 40 5,005 Rd 3  
19 -3 Coventry City 46 10 9 4 41 24 3 4 16 20 57 0.753 39 11,885 Rd 2  
20 -5 Walsall 46 10 7 6 37 24 4 2 17 24 51 0.813 37 8,805 Rd 1  
21 -19 Torquay United 46 9 7 7 33 34 2 6 15 16 40 0.662 35 7,112 Rd 2  
22 0 Gillingham 46 12 5 6 33 24 1 4 18 19 57 0.642 35 7,030 Rd 3  
23 -6 Millwall 46 6 6 11 37 36 5 3 15 26 55 0.692 31 12,045 Rd 2  
24 -3 Exeter City 46 10 4 9 37 35 1 5 17 20 64 0.576 31 7,803 Rd 1  
Notes
At end of season top 12 clubs in Third Division South will join new Third Division.
Bottom 12 clubs will form new Fourth Division
Failed election to Third Division South
Bedford Town, Gloucester City, Headington United, Hereford United, Kettering Town, King's Lynn Town, Peterborough United and Yeovil Town
 
Manager of the Season
1. Bert Head - Swindon Town
2. Malcolm McDonald - Brentford
3. Bill Lane - Brighton and Hove Albion
 
Outstanding Manager of all divisions for the season Stan Cullis - Wolverhampton Wanderers