Season 1959-60

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1960 Venue Gate Notes
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 0 Blackburn Rovers Wembley Stadium, London 98,776  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1960 Venue Gate Notes
Blackburn Rovers 2 1 Sheffield Wednesday Maine Road, Manchester 74,135  
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 0 Aston Villa The Hawthorns, West Bromwich 55,596  
 
European Fairs Cup Final 1960 Venue Gate Notes
Birmingham City 0 0 Barcelona (Spa) St Andrews, Birmingham 40,524 1st leg
Barcelona (Spa) 4 1 Birmingham City Nou Camp, Barcelona 75,000 2nd Leg agg 4-1
Final Table for season 1959-60
First Division
Home Away
Ptn First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup European
1 6 Burnley 42 15 2 4 52 28 9 5 7 33 33 1.393 55 26,978 Rd 6  
2 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 3 3 63 28 9 3 9 43 39 1.582 54 36,244 Winner European Cup QF
3 15 Tottenham Hotspur 42 10 6 5 43 24 11 5 5 43 26 1.72 53 47,948 Rd 5  
4 1 West Bromwich Albion 42 12 4 5 48 25 7 7 7 35 32 1.456 49 27,463 Rd 5  
5 D 2 Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 7 2 48 20 7 4 10 32 39 1.356 49 32,205 SF  
6 -2 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 5 4 37 27 8 3 10 22 24 1.157 48 25,998 Rd 4  
7 -5 Manchester United 42 13 3 5 53 30 6 4 11 49 50 1.275 45 47,269 Rd 5  
8 3 Newcastle United 42 10 5 6 42 32 8 3 10 40 46 1.051 44 36,037 Rd 3  
9 3 Preston North End 42 10 6 5 43 34 6 6 9 36 42 1.039 44 24,553 Rd 6  
10 D 2 Fulham 42 12 4 5 42 28 5 6 10 31 52 0.913 44 30,271 Rd 4  
11 -3 Blackpool 42 9 6 6 32 32 6 4 11 27 39 0.831 40 21,787 Rd 4  
12 7 Leicester City 42 8 6 7 38 32 5 7 9 28 43 0.88 39 25,399 Rd 6  
13 -10 Arsenal 42 9 5 7 39 38 6 4 11 29 42 0.85 39 39,383 Rd 3  
14 -8 West Ham United 42 12 3 6 47 33 4 3 14 28 58 0.824 38 28,554 Rd 3  
15 1 Everton 42 13 3 5 50 20 0 8 13 23 58 0.936 37 40,788 Rd 3  
16 4 Manchester City 42 11 2 8 47 34 6 1 14 31 50 0.929 37 35,637 Rd 3  
17 -7 Blackburn Rovers 42 12 3 6 38 29 4 2 15 22 41 0.857 37 27,298 Final  
18 -4 Chelsea 42 7 5 9 44 50 7 4 10 32 41 0.835 37 39,423 Rd 4 Fairs Cup QF
19 -10 Birmingham City 42 9 5 7 37 36 4 5 12 26 44 0.788 36 27,072 Rd 3 Fairs Cup Final
20 -7 Nottingham Forest 42 8 6 7 30 28 5 3 13 20 46 0.676 35 26,693 Rd 4  
21 -6 Leeds United 42 7 5 9 37 46 5 5 11 28 46 0.707 34 21,877 Rd 3  
22 -5 Luton Town 42 6 5 10 25 29 3 7 11 25 44 0.685 30 17,353 Rd 5  
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup European
1 D 1 Aston Villa 42 17 3 1 62 19 8 6 7 27 24 2.07 59 34,265 SF  
2 7 Cardiff City 42 15 2 4 55 36 8 10 3 35 26 1.452 58 24,183 Rd 3  
3 1 Liverpool 42 15 3 3 59 28 5 7 9 31 38 1.364 50 30,269 Rd 4  
4 -1 Sheffield United 42 12 5 4 43 22 7 7 7 25 29 1.333 50 18,037 Rd 6  
5 8 Middlesbrough 42 14 5 2 56 21 5 5 11 34 43 1.406 48 25,516 Rd 3  
6 8 Huddersfield Town 42 13 3 5 44 20 6 6 9 29 32 1.404 47 14,770 Rd 4  
7 1 Charlton Athletic 42 12 7 2 55 28 5 6 10 35 59 1.034 47 15,685 Rd 4  
8 12 Rotherham United 42 9 9 3 31 23 8 4 9 30 37 1.017 47 12,869 Rd 4  
9 -3 Bristol Rovers 42 12 6 3 42 28 6 5 10 30 50 0.923 47 18,470 Rd 4  
10 7 Leyton Orient 42 12 4 5 47 25 3 10 8 29 36 1.246 44 13,250 Rd 3  
11 5 Ipswich Town 42 12 5 4 48 24 7 1 13 30 44 1.147 44 13,768 Rd 3  
12 -1 Swansea Town 42 12 6 3 54 32 3 4 14 28 52 0.976 40 14,331 Rd 4  
13 6 Lincoln City 42 11 3 7 41 25 5 4 12 34 53 0.962 39 11,604 Rd 3  
14 -2 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 7 8 6 35 32 6 4 11 32 44 0.882 38 18,331 Rd 5  
15 3 Scunthorpe United 42 9 7 5 38 26 4 3 14 19 45 0.803 36 11,115 Rd 4  
16 -1 Sunderland 42 8 6 7 35 29 4 6 11 17 36 0.8 36 22,814 Rd 3  
17 -12 Stoke City 42 8 3 10 40 38 6 4 11 26 45 0.795 35 14,506 Rd 3  
18 -11 Derby County 42 9 4 8 31 28 5 3 13 30 49 0.792 35 15,815 Rd 3  
19 D 3 Plymouth Argyle 42 10 6 5 42 36 3 3 15 19 53 0.685 35 20,383 Rd 3  
20 D 1 Portsmouth 42 6 6 9 36 36 4 6 11 23 41 0.766 32 16,156 Rd 3  
21 D 3 Hull City 42 7 6 8 27 30 3 4 14 21 46 0.632 30 15,499 Rd 3  
22 -12 Bristol City 42 8 3 10 27 31 3 2 16 33 66 0.619 27 17,754 Rd 3  
 
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup European
1 13 Southampton 46 19 3 1 68 30 7 6 10 38 45 1.413 61 18,052 Rd 4  
2 2 Norwich City 46 16 4 3 53 24 8 7 8 29 30 1.519 59 26,385 Rd 1  
3 D 4 Shrewsbury Town 46 12 7 4 58 34 6 9 8 39 41 1.293 52 9,000 Rd 1  
4 D 2 Grimsby Town 46 12 7 4 48 27 6 9 8 39 43 1.243 52 10,497 Rd 2  
5 D 4 Coventry City 46 14 6 3 44 22 7 4 12 34 41 1.238 52 16,344 Rd 1  
6 -3 Brentford 46 13 6 4 46 24 8 3 12 32 37 1.279 51 11,912 Rd 2  
7 3 Bury 46 13 4 6 36 23 8 5 10 28 28 1.255 51 10,623 Rd 3  
8 5 Queens Park Rangers 46 14 7 2 45 16 4 6 13 28 38 1.352 49 10,285 Rd 2  
9 -4 Colchester United 46 15 6 2 51 22 3 5 15 32 52 1.122 47 7,812 Rd 1  
10 2 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 12 8 3 47 27 5 5 13 25 45 1 47 10,403 Rd 4  
11 -5 Reading 46 13 3 7 49 34 5 7 11 35 43 1.091 46 11,464 Rd 3  
12 -4 Southend United 46 15 3 5 49 28 4 5 14 27 46 1.027 46 10,196 Rd 2  
13 4 Newport County 46 15 2 6 59 36 5 4 14 21 43 1.013 46 6,284 Rd 3  
14 D 4 Port Vale 46 16 4 3 51 19 3 4 16 29 60 1.013 46 10,733 Rd 5  
15 -6 Halifax Town 46 13 3 7 42 27 5 7 11 28 45 0.972 46 6,769 Rd 2  
16 -1 Swindon Town 46 12 6 5 39 30 7 2 14 30 48 0.885 46 10,228 Rd 1  
17 D 2 Barnsley 46 13 6 4 45 25 2 8 13 20 41 0.985 44 6,315 Rd 1  
18 -2 Chesterfield 46 13 3 7 41 31 5 4 14 30 53 0.845 43 6,583 Rd 1  
19 -8 Bradford City 46 10 7 6 39 28 5 5 13 27 46 0.892 42 10,163 Rd 5  
20 -13 Tranmere Rovers 46 11 8 4 50 29 3 5 15 22 46 0.96 41 9,965 Rd 1  
21 D 4 York City 46 11 5 7 38 26 2 7 14 19 47 0.781 38 7,505 Rd 3  
22 -2 Mansfield Town 46 11 4 8 55 48 4 2 17 26 64 0.723 36 7,189 Rd 3  
23 -5 Wrexham 46 12 5 6 39 30 2 3 18 29 71 0.673 36 9,389 Rd 3  
24 -5 Accrington Stanley 46 4 5 14 31 53 7 0 16 26 70 0.463 27 4,131 Rd 1  
 
Fourth Division
Home Away
Ptn Fourth Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup European
1 5 Walsall 46 14 5 4 57 33 14 4 5 45 27 1.7 65 11,166 Rd 2  
2 D 3 Notts County 46 19 1 3 66 27 7 7 9 41 42 1.551 60 13,820 Rd 2  
3 9 Torquay United 46 17 3 3 56 27 9 5 9 28 31 1.448 60 6,812 Rd 2  
4 11 Watford 46 17 2 4 62 28 7 7 9 30 39 1.373 57 12,012 Rd 5  
5 4 Millwall 46 12 8 3 54 28 6 9 8 30 33 1.377 53 14,559 Rd 1  
6 2 Northampton Town 46 13 6 4 50 22 9 3 11 35 41 1.349 53 8,306 Rd 1  
7 4 Gillingham 46 17 4 2 47 21 4 6 13 27 48 1.072 52 6,232 Rd 3  
8 -1 Crystal Palace 46 12 6 5 61 27 7 6 10 23 37 1.313 50 15,630 Rd 3  
9 -4 Exeter City 46 13 7 3 50 30 6 4 13 30 40 1.143 49 7,421 Rd 3  
10 D 3 Stockport County 46 15 6 2 35 10 4 5 14 23 44 1.074 49 6,552 Rd 2  
11 3 Bradford Park Avenue 46 12 10 1 48 25 5 5 13 22 43 1.029 49 6,399 Rd 3  
12 D 3 Rochdale 46 15 4 4 46 19 3 6 14 19 41 1.083 46 4,599 Rd 2  
13 9 Aldershot 46 14 5 4 50 22 4 4 15 27 52 1.041 45 5,458 Rd 1  
14 4 Crewe Alexandra 46 14 3 6 51 31 4 6 13 28 57 0.898 45 7,962 Rd 4  
15 1 Darlington 46 11 6 6 40 30 6 3 14 23 43 0.863 43 4,651 Rd 2  
16 1 Workington 46 10 8 5 41 20 4 6 13 27 40 1.133 42 4,310 Rd 3  
17 D 3 Doncaster Rovers 46 13 3 7 40 23 3 7 13 29 53 0.908 42 5,248 Rd 3  
18 5 Barrow 46 11 8 4 52 29 4 3 16 25 58 0.885 41 5,612 Rd 1  
19 -9 Carlisle United 46 9 6 8 28 28 6 5 12 23 38 0.773 41 5,308 Rd 1  
20 -7 Chester 46 10 8 5 37 26 4 4 15 22 51 0.766 40 5,417 Rd 2  
21 3 Southport 46 9 7 7 30 32 1 7 15 18 60 0.522 34 3,563 Rd 1  
22 -2 Gateshead 46 12 3 8 37 27 0 6 17 21 59 0.674 33 3,412 Rd 1  
23 -2 Oldham Athletic 46 5 7 11 20 30 3 5 15 21 53 0.494 28 4,957 Rd 2  
24 -5 Hartlepools United 46 9 2 12 40 41 1 5 17 19 68 0.541 27 3,646 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.