Season 1959-60

Season Fixtures calendar
 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1960 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 0 Blackburn Rovers D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 98,776 Film footage from the match
  Deeley 2, McGrath OG              
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1960 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Blackburn Rovers 2 1 Sheffield Wednesday D 1 Maine Road, Manchester 74,135
  Dougan 2     Fantham      
D 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 0 Aston Villa D 2 The Hawthorns, West Bromwich 55,596
  Deeley            
 
European Fairs Cup Final 1960 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Birmingham City 0 0 Barcelona  St Andrews 40,524 1st Leg
                 
Barcelona  4 1 Birmingham City D 1 Nou Camp 75,000 2nd Leg agg 4-1
        Hooper        
Final Table for Season 1959-60
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 6 Burnley 42 15 2 4 52 28 9 5 7 33 33 1.39 55 Rd 6
2 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 3 3 63 28 9 3 9 43 39 1.58 54 Win EC QF
3 15 Tottenham Hotspur 42 10 6 5 43 24 11 5 5 43 26 1.72 53 Rd 5
4 1 West Bromwich Albion 42 12 4 5 48 25 7 7 7 35 32 1.46 49 Rd 5
5D 2 Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 7 2 48 20 7 4 10 32 39 1.36 49 SF
6 -2 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 5 4 37 27 8 3 10 22 24 1.16 48 Rd 4
7 -5 Manchester United 42 13 3 5 53 30 6 4 11 49 50 1.28 45 Rd 5
8 3 Newcastle United 42 10 5 6 42 32 8 3 10 40 46 1.05 44 Rd 3
9 3 Preston North End 42 10 6 5 43 34 6 6 9 36 42 1.04 44 Rd 6
10D 2 Fulham 42 12 4 5 42 28 5 6 10 31 52 0.91 44 Rd 4
11 -3 Blackpool 42 9 6 6 32 32 6 4 11 27 39 0.83 40 Rd 4
12 7 Leicester City 42 8 6 7 38 32 5 7 9 28 43 0.88 39 Rd 6
13 -10 Arsenal 42 9 5 7 39 38 6 4 11 29 42 0.85 39 Rd 3
14 -8 West Ham United 42 12 3 6 47 33 4 3 14 28 58 0.82 38 Rd 3
15 1 Everton 42 13 3 5 50 20 0 8 13 23 58 0.94 37 Rd 3
16 4 Manchester City 42 11 2 8 47 34 6 1 14 31 50 0.93 37 Rd 3
17 -7 Blackburn Rovers 42 12 3 6 38 29 4 2 15 22 41 0.86 37Final
18 -4 Chelsea 42 7 5 9 44 50 7 4 10 32 41 0.84 37 Rd 4 Fairs QF
19 -10 Birmingham City 42 9 5 7 37 36 4 5 12 26 44 0.79 36 Rd 3 Fairs Final
20 -7 Nottingham Forest 42 8 6 7 30 28 5 3 13 20 46 0.68 35 Rd 4
21 -6 Leeds United 42 7 5 9 37 46 5 5 11 28 46 0.71 34 Rd 3
22 -5 Luton Town 42 6 5 10 25 29 3 7 11 25 44 0.68 30 Rd 5
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1D 1 Aston Villa 42 17 3 1 62 19 8 6 7 27 24 2.07 59 SF
2 7 Cardiff City 42 15 2 4 55 36 8 10 3 35 26 1.45 58 Rd 3
3 1 Liverpool 42 15 3 3 59 28 5 7 9 31 38 1.36 50 Rd 4
4 -1 Sheffield United 42 12 5 4 43 22 7 7 7 25 29 1.33 50 Rd 6
5 8 Middlesbrough 42 14 5 2 56 21 5 5 11 34 43 1.41 48 Rd 3
6 8 Huddersfield Town 42 13 3 5 44 20 6 6 9 29 32 1.40 47 Rd 4
7 1 Charlton Athletic 42 12 7 2 55 28 5 6 10 35 59 1.03 47 Rd 4
8 12 Rotherham United 42 9 9 3 31 23 8 4 9 30 37 1.02 47 Rd 4
9 -3 Bristol Rovers 42 12 6 3 42 28 6 5 10 30 50 0.92 47 Rd 4
10 7 Leyton Orient 42 12 4 5 47 25 3 10 8 29 36 1.25 44 Rd 3
11 5 Ipswich Town 42 12 5 4 48 24 7 1 13 30 44 1.15 44 Rd 3
12 -1 Swansea Town 42 12 6 3 54 32 3 4 14 28 52 0.98 40 Rd 4
13 6 Lincoln City 42 11 3 7 41 25 5 4 12 34 53 0.96 39 Rd 3
14 -2 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 7 8 6 35 32 6 4 11 32 44 0.88 38 Rd 5
15 3 Scunthorpe United 42 9 7 5 38 26 4 3 14 19 45 0.80 36 Rd 4
16 -1 Sunderland 42 8 6 7 35 29 4 6 11 17 36 0.80 36 Rd 3
17 -12 Stoke City 42 8 3 10 40 38 6 4 11 26 45 0.80 35 Rd 3
18 -11 Derby County 42 9 4 8 31 28 5 3 13 30 49 0.79 35 Rd 3
19 D 3 Plymouth Argyle 42 10 6 5 42 36 3 3 15 19 53 0.69 35 Rd 3
20D 1 Portsmouth 42 6 6 9 36 36 4 6 11 23 41 0.77 32 Rd 3
21 D 3 Hull City 42 7 6 8 27 30 3 4 14 21 46 0.63 30 Rd 3
22 -12 Bristol City 42 8 3 10 27 31 3 2 16 33 66 0.62 27 Rd 3
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 13 Southampton 46 19 3 1 68 30 7 6 10 38 45 1.41 61 Rd 4
2 2 Norwich City 46 16 4 3 53 24 8 7 8 29 30 1.52 59 Rd 1
3D 4 Shrewsbury Town 46 12 7 4 58 34 6 9 8 39 41 1.29 52 Rd 1
4D 2 Grimsby Town 46 12 7 4 48 27 6 9 8 39 43 1.24 52 Rd 2
5D 4 Coventry City 46 14 6 3 44 22 7 4 12 34 41 1.24 52 Rd 1
6 -3 Brentford 46 13 6 4 46 24 8 3 12 32 37 1.28 51 Rd 2
7 3 Bury 46 13 4 6 36 23 8 5 10 28 28 1.25 51 Rd 3
8 5 Queens Park Rangers 46 14 7 2 45 16 4 6 13 28 38 1.35 49 Rd 2
9 -4 Colchester United 46 15 6 2 51 22 3 5 15 32 52 1.12 47 Rd 1
10 2 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 12 8 3 47 27 5 5 13 25 45 1.00 47 Rd 4
11 -5 Reading 46 13 3 7 49 34 5 7 11 35 43 1.09 46 Rd 3
12 -4 Southend United 46 15 3 5 49 28 4 5 14 27 46 1.03 46 Rd 2
13 4 Newport County 46 15 2 6 59 36 5 4 14 21 43 1.01 46 Rd 3
14D 4 Port Vale 46 16 4 3 51 19 3 4 16 29 60 1.01 46 Rd 5
15 -6 Halifax Town 46 13 3 7 42 27 5 7 11 28 45 0.97 46 Rd 2
16 -1 Swindon Town 46 12 6 5 39 30 7 2 14 30 48 0.88 46 Rd 1
17D 2 Barnsley 46 13 6 4 45 25 2 8 13 20 41 0.98 44 Rd 1
18 -2 Chesterfield 46 13 3 7 41 31 5 4 14 30 53 0.85 43 Rd 1
19 -8 Bradford City 46 10 7 6 39 28 5 5 13 27 46 0.89 42 Rd 5
20 -13 Tranmere Rovers 46 11 8 4 50 29 3 5 15 22 46 0.96 41 Rd 1
21D 4 York City 46 11 5 7 38 26 2 7 14 19 47 0.78 38 Rd 3
22 -2 Mansfield Town 46 11 4 8 55 48 4 2 17 26 64 0.72 36 Rd 3
23 -5 Wrexham 46 12 5 6 39 30 2 3 18 29 71 0.67 36 Rd 3
24 -5 Accrington Stanley 46 4 5 14 31 53 7 0 16 26 70 0.46 27 Rd 1
Fourth Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Fourth Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 5 Walsall 46 14 5 4 57 33 14 4 5 45 27 1.70 65 Rd 2
2 D 3 Notts County 46 19 1 3 66 27 7 7 9 41 42 1.55 60 Rd 2
3 9 Torquay United 46 17 3 3 56 27 9 5 9 28 31 1.45 60 Rd 2
4 11 Watford 46 17 2 4 62 28 7 7 9 30 39 1.37 57 Rd 5
5 4 Millwall 46 12 8 3 54 28 6 9 8 30 33 1.38 53 Rd 1
6 2 Northampton Town 46 13 6 4 50 22 9 3 11 35 41 1.35 53 Rd 1
7 4 Gillingham 46 17 4 2 47 21 4 6 13 27 48 1.07 52 Rd 3
8 -1 Crystal Palace 46 12 6 5 61 27 7 6 10 23 37 1.31 50 Rd 3
9 -4 Exeter City 46 13 7 3 50 30 6 4 13 30 40 1.14 49 Rd 3
10 D 3 Stockport County 46 15 6 2 35 10 4 5 14 23 44 1.07 49 Rd 2
11 3 Bradford 46 12 10 1 48 25 5 5 13 22 43 1.03 49 Rd 3
12 D 3 Rochdale 46 15 4 4 46 19 3 6 14 19 41 1.08 46 Rd 2
13 9 Aldershot 46 14 5 4 50 22 4 4 15 27 52 1.04 45 Rd 1
14 4 Crewe Alexandra 46 14 3 6 51 31 4 6 13 28 57 0.90 45 Rd 4
15 1 Darlington 46 11 6 6 40 30 6 3 14 23 43 0.86 43 Rd 2
16 1 Workington 46 10 8 5 41 20 4 6 13 27 40 1.13 42 Rd 3
17 D 3 Doncaster Rovers 46 13 3 7 40 23 3 7 13 29 53 0.91 42 Rd 3
18 5 Barrow 46 11 8 4 52 29 4 3 16 25 58 0.89 41 Rd 1
19 -9 Carlisle United 46 9 6 8 28 28 6 5 12 23 38 0.77 41 Rd 1
20 -7 Chester 46 10 8 5 37 26 4 4 15 22 51 0.77 40 Rd 2
21 3 Southport 46 9 7 7 30 32 1 7 15 18 60 0.52 34 Rd 1
22 -2 Gateshead 46 12 3 8 37 27 0 6 17 21 59 0.67 33 Rd 1
23 -2 Oldham Athletic 46 5 7 11 20 30 3 5 15 21 53 0.49 28 Rd 2
24 -5 Hartlepools United 46 9 2 12 40 41 1 5 17 19 68 0.54 27 Rd 1
Notes
Southport, Oldham Athletic and Hartlepool United re-elected to league. Gateshead failed re-election.
Peterborough United elected to Fourth Division.
Failed election to the Fourth Division
Bedford Town, Cambridge City, Chelmsford City, Ellesmere Port Town, Guildford City, Headington United, Hereford United, Kettering Town, King's Lynn Town, Morecambe,New Brighton, Romford, Scarborough, South Shields, Wigan Athletic, Worcester City and Yeovil Town.