Season 1960-61

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1961 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2 0 Leicester City D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
  Smith R, Dyson            
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1961 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Leicester City 0 0 Sheffield United D 2 Elland Road, Leeds 52,095
               
D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 3 0 Burnley D 1 Villa Park, Birmingham 69,968
  Jones, Smith R 2            
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1961 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Leicester City 0 0 Sheffield United D 2 City Ground, Nottingham 43,500 aet
                 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1961 Replay 2 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Leicester City 2 0 Sheffield United D 2 St Andrew's, Birmingham 37,190 aet
  Walsh, Leek              
 
League Cup Final 1961 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 2 Rotherham United 2 0 Aston Villa D 1 Millmoor 12,226 1st Leg
  Kirkman, Webster              
D 1 Aston Villa 3 0 Rotherham United D 2 Villa Park 31,202 2nd Leg aet agg 3-2
  O'Neill, Burrows, McParland              
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1961 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 2 Rotherham United 3 2 Shrewsbury TownD 3 Millmoor 13,397
  Sawyer 2, Kirkman     McLaughlin 2      
D 3 Shrewsbury Town 1 1 Rotherham United D 2 Gay Meadow 16,722 aet agg 3-4
  Starkey     Weston        
D 1 Burnley 1 1 Aston Villa D 1 Turf Moor 15,908
  Miller     Hitchens      
D 1 Aston Villa 2 2 Burnley D 1 Villa Park 23,077 aet agg 3-3
  Hitchens, Thomson     McIlroy, Robson        
League Cup Semi-Finals 1961 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Aston Villa 2 1 Burnley D 1 Old Trafford, Manchester 7,923
  Lynn (p), Hitchens     Robson      
 
League Cup Final 1961 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 2 Rotherham United 2 0 Aston Villa D 1 Millmoor 12,226
D 1 Aston Villa 3 0 Rotherham United D 2 Villa Park 31,202 aet agg 3-2
Final Table for Season 1960-61
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 2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 3 3 65 28 16 1 4 50 27 2.09 66 Win DNE
2 3 Sheffield Wednesday 42 15 4 2 45 17 8 8 5 33 30 1.66 58 Rd 6 DNE
3 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 17 2 2 61 32 8 5 8 42 43 1.37 57 Rd 3 DNECWC SF
4 -3 Burnley 42 11 4 6 58 40 11 3 7 44 37 1.32 51 SF SF EC QF
5 10 Everton 42 13 4 4 47 23 9 2 10 40 46 1.26 50 Rd 3 Rd 5
6 6 Leicester City 42 12 4 5 54 31 6 5 10 33 39 1.24 45Final Rd 2
7 0 Manchester United 42 14 5 2 58 20 4 4 13 30 56 1.16 45 Rd 4 Rd 2
8 9 Blackburn Rovers 42 12 3 6 48 34 3 10 8 29 42 1.01 43 Rd 5 Rd 4
9D 2 Aston Villa 42 13 3 5 48 28 4 6 11 30 49 1.01 43 Rd 5 Win
10 -6 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 3 8 43 32 8 2 11 24 39 0.94 41 Rd 3 DNE
11 2 Arsenal 42 12 3 6 44 35 3 8 10 33 50 0.91 41 Rd 3 DNE
12 6 Chelsea 42 10 5 6 61 48 5 2 14 37 52 0.98 37 Rd 3 Rd 4
13 3 Manchester City 42 10 5 6 41 30 3 6 12 38 60 0.88 37 Rd 4 Rd 3
14 6 Nottingham Forest 42 8 7 6 34 33 6 2 13 28 45 0.79 37 Rd 3 Rd 4
15D 2 Cardiff City 42 11 5 5 34 26 2 6 13 26 59 0.71 37 Rd 3 Rd 2
16 -2 West Ham United 42 12 4 5 53 31 1 6 14 24 57 0.88 36 Rd 3 Rd 2
17 -7 Fulham 42 8 8 5 39 39 6 0 15 33 56 0.76 36 Rd 3 Rd 1
18 -12 Bolton Wanderers 42 9 5 7 38 29 3 6 12 20 44 0.79 35 Rd 4 Rd 4
19 0 Birmingham City 42 10 4 7 35 31 4 2 15 27 53 0.74 34 Rd 5 Rd 3Fairs Final
20 -9 Blackpool 42 9 3 9 44 34 3 6 12 24 39 0.93 33 Rd 3 Rd 2
21 -13 Newcastle United 42 7 7 7 51 49 4 3 14 35 60 0.79 32 Rd 6 Rd 1
22 -13 Preston North End 42 7 6 8 28 25 3 4 14 15 46 0.61 30 Rd 4 Rd 3
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
1 10 Ipswich Town 42 15 3 3 55 24 11 4 6 45 31 1.82 59 Rd 3 Rd 1
2 2 Sheffield United 42 16 2 3 49 22 10 4 7 32 29 1.59 58 SF Rd 2
3 0 Liverpool 42 14 5 2 49 21 7 5 9 38 37 1.50 52 Rd 4 Rd 3
4 D 3 Norwich City 42 15 3 3 46 20 5 6 10 24 33 1.32 49 Rd 5 Rd 4
5 0 Middlesbrough 42 13 6 2 44 20 5 6 10 39 54 1.12 48 Rd 3 Rd 1
6 10 Sunderland 42 12 5 4 47 24 5 8 8 28 36 1.25 47 Rd 6 Rd 2
7 5 Swansea Town 42 14 4 3 49 26 4 7 10 28 47 1.05 47 Rd 5 Rd 2
8 D 3 Southampton 42 12 4 5 57 35 6 4 11 27 46 1.04 44 Rd 4 Rd 5
9 6 Scunthorpe United 42 9 8 4 39 25 5 7 9 30 39 1.08 43 Rd 4 Rd 1
10 -3 Charlton Athletic 42 12 3 6 60 42 4 8 9 37 49 1.07 43 Rd 3 Rd 1
11 8 Plymouth Argyle 42 13 4 4 52 32 4 4 13 29 50 0.99 42 Rd 3 Rd 4
12 6 Derby County 42 9 6 6 46 35 6 4 11 34 45 1.00 40 Rd 3 Rd 3
13D 1 Luton Town 42 13 5 3 48 27 2 4 15 23 52 0.90 39 Rd 5 Rd 2
14D 1 Leeds United 42 7 7 7 41 38 7 3 11 34 45 0.90 38 Rd 3 Rd 4
15 -7 Rotherham United 42 9 7 5 37 24 3 6 12 28 40 1.02 37 Rd 4Final
16 -2 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 9 6 6 33 26 5 3 13 28 49 0.81 37 Rd 4 Rd 3
17 -8 Bristol Rovers 42 13 4 4 52 35 2 3 16 21 57 0.79 37 Rd 3 Rd 3
18 -1 Stoke City 42 9 6 6 39 26 3 6 12 12 33 0.86 36 Rd 5 Rd 2
19 -9 Leyton Orient 42 10 5 6 31 29 4 3 14 24 49 0.71 36 Rd 5 Rd 2
20 -14 Huddersfield Town 42 7 5 9 33 33 6 4 11 29 38 0.87 35 Rd 4 Rd 2
21 -1 Portsmouth 42 10 6 5 38 27 1 5 15 26 64 0.70 33 Rd 3 Rd 5
22 -9 Lincoln City 42 5 4 12 30 43 3 4 14 18 52 0.51 24 Rd 4 Rd 1
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 6 Bury 46 18 3 2 62 17 12 5 6 46 28 2.40 68 Rd 1 Rd 3
2D 4 Walsall 46 19 4 0 62 20 9 2 12 36 40 1.63 62 Rd 1 Rd 2
3 5 Queens Park Rangers 46 18 4 1 58 23 7 6 10 35 37 1.55 60 Rd 2 Rd 1
4D 4 Watford 46 12 7 4 52 27 8 5 10 33 45 1.18 52 Rd 3 Rd 1
5D 4 Notts County 46 16 3 4 52 24 5 6 12 30 53 1.06 51 Rd 1 Rd 2
6 -2 Grimsby Town 46 14 4 5 48 32 6 6 11 29 37 1.12 50 Rd 1 Rd 2
7 7 Port Vale 46 15 3 5 63 30 2 12 9 33 49 1.22 49 Rd 3 Rd 2
8 9 Barnsley 46 15 5 3 56 30 6 2 15 27 50 1.04 49 Rd 6 Rd 2
9 6 Halifax Town 46 14 7 2 42 22 2 10 11 29 56 0.91 49 Rd 2 Rd 2
10 -7 Shrewsbury Town 46 13 7 3 54 26 2 9 12 29 49 1.11 46 Rd 3 SF
11D 2 Hull City 46 13 6 4 51 28 4 6 13 22 45 1.00 46 Rd 3 Rd 1
12D 4 Torquay United 46 8 12 3 37 26 6 5 12 38 57 0.90 45 Rd 2 Rd 2
13 0 Newport County 46 12 7 4 51 30 5 4 14 30 60 0.90 45 Rd 1 Rd 1
14D 2 Bristol City 46 15 4 4 50 19 2 6 15 20 49 1.03 44 Rd 4 Rd 3
15 -10 Coventry City 46 14 6 3 54 25 2 6 15 26 58 0.96 44 Rd 3 Rd 2
16 0 Swindon Town 46 13 6 4 41 16 1 9 13 21 39 1.13 43 Rd 2 Rd 2
17 -11 Brentford 46 10 9 4 41 28 3 8 12 15 42 0.80 43 Rd 1 Rd 3
18 -7 Reading 46 13 5 5 48 29 1 7 15 24 54 0.87 40 Rd 3 Rd 2
19 -9 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 8 7 8 34 39 7 3 13 24 37 0.76 40 Rd 3 Rd 2
20 -8 Southend United 46 10 8 5 38 26 4 3 16 22 50 0.79 39 Rd 2 Rd 2
21 -1 Tranmere Rovers 46 11 5 7 53 50 4 3 16 26 65 0.69 38 Rd 2 Rd 4
22 -3 Bradford City 46 8 8 7 37 36 3 6 14 28 51 0.75 36 Rd 2 Rd 3
23 -14 Colchester United 46 8 5 10 40 44 3 6 14 28 57 0.67 33 Rd 2 Rd 2
24 -6 Chesterfield 46 9 6 8 42 29 1 6 16 25 58 0.77 32 Rd 3 Rd 3
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 NL Peterborough United 46 18 3 2 85 30 10 7 6 49 35 2.06 66 Rd 4 Rd 1
2 6 Crystal Palace 46 16 4 3 64 28 13 2 8 46 41 1.59 64 Rd 2 Rd 1
3 3 Northampton Town 46 16 4 3 53 25 9 6 8 37 37 1.45 60 Rd 3 Rd 2
4 7 Bradford 46 16 5 2 49 22 10 3 10 35 52 1.14 60 Rd 1 Rd 2
5 D 3 York City 46 17 3 3 50 14 4 6 13 30 46 1.33 51 Rd 3 Rd 1
6 -1 Millwall 46 13 3 7 56 33 8 5 10 41 53 1.13 50 Rd 1 Rd 1
7 8 Darlington 46 11 7 5 41 24 7 6 10 37 46 1.11 49 Rd 2 Rd 3
8 8 Workington 46 14 3 6 38 28 7 4 12 36 48 0.97 49 Rd 1 Rd 1
9 5 Crewe Alexandra 46 11 4 8 40 29 9 5 9 21 38 0.91 49 Rd 4 Rd 2
10 3 Aldershot 46 16 4 3 55 19 2 5 16 24 50 1.14 45 Rd 4 Rd 1
11 6 Doncaster Rovers 46 15 0 8 52 33 4 7 12 24 45 0.97 45 Rd 1 Rd 2
12 11 Oldham Athletic 46 13 4 6 57 38 6 3 14 22 50 0.90 45 Rd 2 Rd 4
13 -3 Stockport County 46 14 4 5 31 21 4 5 14 26 45 0.86 45 Rd 4 Rd 2
14 7 Southport 46 12 6 5 47 27 7 0 16 22 40 1.03 44 Rd 3 Rd 5
15 -8 Gillingham 46 9 7 7 45 34 6 6 11 19 32 0.97 43 Rd 3 Rd 2
16 D 3 Wrexham 46 12 4 7 38 22 5 4 14 24 34 1.11 42 Rd 1 Rd 2
17 -5 Rochdale 46 13 7 3 43 19 4 1 18 17 47 0.91 42 Rd 1 Rd 2
18 D 3 Accrington Stanley 46 12 4 7 44 32 4 4 15 30 56 0.84 40 Rd 3 Rd 1
19 0 Carlisle United 46 10 7 6 43 37 3 6 14 18 42 0.77 39 Rd 2 Rd 1
20 D 3 Mansfield Town 46 10 3 10 39 34 6 3 14 32 44 0.91 38 Rd 2 Rd 2
21 -12 Exeter City 46 12 3 8 39 32 2 7 14 27 62 0.70 38 Rd 1 Rd 1
22 -4 Barrow 46 10 6 7 33 28 3 5 15 19 51 0.66 37 Rd 1 Rd 3
23 1 Hartlepools United 46 10 4 9 46 40 2 4 17 25 63 0.69 32 Rd 1 Rd 2
24 -4 Chester 46 9 7 7 38 35 2 2 19 23 69 0.59 31 Rd 1 Rd 1
Notes
Exeter City, Barrow, Hartlepool United and Chester re-elected to league.
Failed election to Fourth Division
Bedford Town, Bexleyheath & Welling, Cambridge City, Chelmsford City, Gateshead, Gravesend & Northfleet, Guildford City, Hereford United, Kettering Town, King's Lynn Town, Morecambe, Oxford United, Romford, Scarborough, South Shields and Wigan Athletic.