Season 1961-62

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1962 Venue Gate Notes
Tottenham Hotspur 3 1 Burnley Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1962 Venue Gate Notes
Tottenham Hotspur 3 1 Manchester United Hillsborough, Sheffield 65,000  
Burnley 1 1 Fulham Villa Park, Birmingham 59,989  
Burnley 2 1 Fulham Filbert Street, Leicester 31,477 Replay
 
League Cup Final 1962 Venue Gate Notes
Rochdale 0 3 Norwich City Spotland, Rochdale 11,123 1st Leg
Norwich City 1 0 Rochdale Carrow Road, Norwich 19,708 2nd Leg agg 0-4
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1962 Venue Gate Notes
Rochdale 3 1 Blackburn Rovers Spotland, Rochdale 9,828  
Norwich City 4 1 Blackpool Carrow Road, Norwich 19,296  
Blackburn Rovers 2 1 Rochdale Ewood Park, Blackburn 11,644 agg 3-4
Blackpool 2 0 Norwich City Bloomfield Road, Blackpool 9,142 agg 3-4
Final Table for season 1961-62
First Division
Home Away
Ptn First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 D 2 Ipswich Town 42 17 2 2 58 28 7 6 8 35 39 1.388 56 22,863 Rd 4 Rd 4  
2 2 Burnley 42 14 4 3 57 26 7 7 7 44 41 1.507 53 27,125 Final DNE  
3 -2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 4 3 59 34 7 6 8 29 35 1.275 52 45,576 Winner DNE European Cup SF
4 1 Everton 42 17 2 2 64 21 3 9 9 24 33 1.63 51 41,432 Rd 5 DNE  
5 D 2 Sheffield United 42 13 5 3 37 23 6 4 11 24 46 0.884 47 22,526 Rd 6 Rd 5  
6 -4 Sheffield Wednesday 42 14 4 3 47 23 6 2 13 25 35 1.241 46 28,390 Rd 5 DNE Fairs Cup QF
7 2 Aston Villa 42 13 5 3 45 20 5 3 13 20 36 1.161 44 32,055 Rd 6 Rd 3  
8 8 West Ham United 42 11 6 4 49 37 6 4 11 27 45 0.927 44 25,733 Rd 3 Rd 2  
9 1 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 7 4 50 23 5 6 10 33 44 1.239 43 21,006 Rd 5 DNE  
10 1 Arsenal 42 9 6 6 39 31 7 5 9 32 41 0.986 43 34,431 Rd 4 DNE  
11 7 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 7 3 35 22 5 3 13 27 44 0.939 42 17,519 Rd 3 Rd 1  
12 1 Manchester City 42 11 3 7 46 38 6 4 11 32 43 0.963 41 25,626 Rd 4 Rd 1  
13 7 Blackpool 42 10 4 7 41 30 5 7 9 29 45 0.933 41 18,618 Rd 3 SF  
14 -8 Leicester City 42 12 2 7 38 27 5 4 12 34 44 1.014 40 19,377 Rd 3 Rd 2 European CWC Rd 2
15 -8 Manchester United 42 10 3 8 44 31 5 6 10 28 44 0.96 39 33,491 SF DNE  
16 -8 Blackburn Rovers 42 10 6 5 33 22 4 5 12 17 36 0.862 39 15,905 Rd 6 SF  
17 2 Birmingham City 42 9 6 6 37 35 5 4 12 28 46 0.802 38 23,531 Rd 3 Rd 1 Fairs Cup Rd 2
18 -15 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 8 7 6 38 34 5 3 13 35 52 0.849 36 24,802 Rd 4 DNE  
19 -5 Nottingham Forest 42 12 4 5 39 23 1 6 14 24 56 0.797 36 23,483 Rd 4 Rd 3 Fairs Cup Rd 1
20 -3 Fulham 42 8 3 10 38 34 5 4 12 28 40 0.892 33 24,402 SF Rd 1  
21 -6 Cardiff City 42 6 9 6 30 33 3 5 13 20 48 0.617 32 19,294 Rd 3 Rd 3  
22 -10 Chelsea 42 7 7 7 34 29 2 3 16 29 65 0.67 28 27,013 Rd 3 DNE  
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 2 Liverpool 42 18 3 0 68 19 9 5 7 31 24 2.302 62 39,230 Rd 5 DNE  
2 17 Leyton Orient 42 11 5 5 34 17 11 5 5 35 23 1.725 54 14,750 Rd 4 Rd 2  
3 3 Sunderland 42 17 3 1 60 16 5 6 10 25 34 1.7 53 32,986 Rd 4 Rd 5  
4 5 Scunthorpe United 42 14 4 3 52 26 7 3 11 34 45 1.211 49 9,828 Rd 3 Rd 1  
5 6 Plymouth Argyle 42 12 4 5 45 30 7 4 10 30 45 1 46 13,988 Rd 4 Rd 1  
6 2 Southampton 42 13 3 5 53 28 5 6 10 24 34 1.242 45 13,763 Rd 3 Rd 1  
7 13 Huddersfield Town 42 11 5 5 39 22 5 7 9 28 37 1.136 44 13,247 Rd 4 Rd 2  
8 10 Stoke City 42 13 4 4 34 17 4 4 13 21 40 0.965 42 15,740 Rd 4 Rd 2  
9 6 Rotherham United 42 9 6 6 36 30 7 3 11 34 46 0.921 41 9,327 Rd 3 Rd 5  
10 D 1 Preston North End 42 11 4 6 34 23 4 6 11 21 34 0.965 40 13,067 Rd 6 Rd 3  
11 D 1 Newcastle United 42 10 5 6 40 27 5 4 12 24 31 1.103 39 27,946 Rd 3 Rd 2  
12 -7 Middlesbrough 42 11 3 7 45 29 5 4 12 31 43 1.056 39 15,810 Rd 5 Rd 3  
13 0 Luton Town 42 12 1 8 44 37 5 4 12 25 34 0.972 39 10,525 Rd 3 Rd 2  
14 D 3 Walsall 42 11 7 3 42 23 3 4 14 28 52 0.933 39 12,704 Rd 4 Rd 2  
15 -5 Charlton Athletic 42 10 5 6 38 30 5 4 12 31 45 0.92 39 14,211 Rd 5 Rd 3  
16 -4 Derby County 42 10 7 4 42 27 4 4 13 26 48 0.907 39 15,930 Rd 4 Rd 2  
17 -13 Norwich City 42 10 6 5 36 28 4 5 12 25 42 0.871 39 20,235 Rd 5 Winner  
18 D 3 Bury 42 9 4 8 32 36 8 1 12 20 40 0.684 39 10,526 Rd 3 Rd 2  
19 -5 Leeds United 42 9 6 6 24 19 3 6 12 26 42 0.82 36 13,598 Rd 3 Rd 4  
20 -13 Swansea Town 42 10 5 6 38 30 2 7 12 23 53 0.735 36 12,173 Rd 3 Rd 2 European CWC Rd Pr
21 -4 Bristol Rovers 42 11 3 7 36 31 2 4 15 17 50 0.654 33 12,126 Rd 3 Rd 2  
22 -6 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 7 7 7 24 32 3 4 14 18 54 0.488 31 13,206 Rd 3 Rd 1  
 
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 D 2 Portsmouth 46 15 6 2 48 23 12 5 6 39 24 1.851 65 16,654 Rd 1 Rd 3  
2 4 Grimsby Town 46 18 3 2 49 18 10 3 10 31 38 1.429 62 9,422 Rd 1 Rd 1  
3 16 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 14 8 1 42 18 7 9 7 27 27 1.533 59 11,622 Rd 1 Rd 4  
4 -1 Queens Park Rangers 46 15 3 5 65 31 9 8 6 46 42 1.521 59 11,121 Rd 3 Rd 2  
5 D 4 Peterborough United 46 16 0 7 60 38 10 6 7 47 44 1.305 58 12,393 Rd 4 Rd 1  
6 8 Bristol City 46 15 3 5 56 27 8 5 10 38 45 1.306 54 12,360 Rd 3 Rd 1  
7 11 Reading 46 14 5 4 46 24 8 4 11 31 42 1.167 53 11,242 Rd 1 Rd 2  
8 D 4 Northampton Town 46 12 6 5 52 24 8 5 10 33 33 1.491 51 10,899 Rd 3 Rd 1  
9 7 Swindon Town 46 11 8 4 48 26 6 7 10 30 45 1.099 49 9,696 Rd 1 Rd 2  
10 1 Hull City 46 15 2 6 43 20 5 6 12 24 34 1.241 48 6,887 Rd 2 Rd 3  
11 D 4 Bradford Park Avenue 46 13 5 5 47 27 7 2 14 33 51 1.026 47 8,871 Rd 1 Rd 1  
12 -5 Port Vale 46 12 4 7 41 23 5 7 11 24 35 1.121 45 8,993 Rd 5 Rd 1  
13 -8 Notts County 46 14 5 4 44 23 3 4 16 23 51 0.905 43 8,352 Rd 3 Rd 1  
14 1 Coventry City 46 11 6 6 38 26 5 5 13 26 45 0.901 43 10,256 Rd 2 Rd 1  
15 D 4 Crystal Palace 46 8 8 7 50 41 6 6 11 33 39 1.038 42 17,481 Rd 3 Rd 1  
16 4 Southend United 46 10 7 6 31 26 3 9 11 26 43 0.826 42 7,924 Rd 1 Rd 1  
17 -13 Watford 46 10 9 4 37 26 4 4 15 26 48 0.851 41 10,609 Rd 3 Rd 3  
18 -9 Halifax Town 46 9 5 9 34 35 6 5 12 28 49 0.738 40 4,670 Rd 1 Rd 1  
19 -9 Shrewsbury Town 46 8 7 8 46 37 5 5 13 27 47 0.869 38 6,591 Rd 4 Rd 2  
20 -12 Barnsley 46 9 6 8 45 41 4 6 13 26 54 0.747 38 6,100 Rd 2 Rd 2  
21 -9 Torquay United 46 9 4 10 48 44 6 2 15 28 56 0.76 36 4,982 Rd 2 Rd 1  
22 D 2 Lincoln City 46 4 10 9 31 43 5 7 11 26 44 0.655 35 5,868 Rd 1 Rd 2  
23 -6 Brentford 46 11 3 9 34 29 2 5 16 19 64 0.57 34 8,483 Rd 3 Rd 1  
24 -11 Newport County 46 6 5 12 29 38 1 3 19 17 64 0.451 22 5,023 Rd 2 Rd 1  
 
Fourth Division
Home Away
Ptn Fourth Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 5 Millwall 44 16 3 3 47 18 7 7 8 40 44 1.403 56 11,746 Rd 1 Rd 1  
2 D 3 Colchester United 44 17 4 1 78 24 6 5 11 26 47 1.465 55 5,345 Rd 1 Rd 1  
3 13 Wrexham 44 12 6 4 56 23 10 3 9 40 33 1.714 53 11,462 Rd 3 Rd 1  
4 15 Carlisle United 44 15 3 4 35 22 7 5 10 29 41 1.016 52 6,664 Rd 3 Rd 1  
5 D 3 Bradford City 44 14 5 3 58 32 7 4 11 36 54 1.093 51 6,240 Rd 3 Rd 1  
6 -1 York City 44 17 2 3 62 19 3 8 11 22 34 1.585 50 6,590 Rd 1 Rd 5  
7 3 Aldershot 44 16 4 2 56 20 6 1 15 25 40 1.35 49 6,143 Rd 2 Rd 1  
8 0 Workington 44 12 6 4 40 23 7 5 10 29 47 0.986 49 3,392 Rd 3 Rd 3  
9 13 Barrow 44 12 7 3 49 20 5 7 10 25 38 1.276 48 4,446 Rd 1 Rd 1  
10 -1 Crewe Alexandra 44 16 3 3 53 24 4 3 15 26 46 1.129 46 5,428 Rd 2 Rd 2  
11 1 Oldham Athletic 44 12 7 3 47 26 5 5 12 30 44 1.1 46 11,324 Rd 4 Rd 1  
12 5 Rochdale 44 14 3 5 47 28 5 4 13 24 43 1 45 4,024 Rd 2 Final  
13 -6 Darlington 44 13 5 4 37 24 5 4 13 24 49 0.836 45 5,602 Rd 1 Rd 1  
14 6 Mansfield Town 44 14 3 5 51 19 5 3 14 26 47 1.167 44 7,356 Rd 2 Rd 2  
15 D 3 Tranmere Rovers 44 15 2 5 53 37 5 2 15 17 44 0.864 44 8,080 Rd 1 Rd 1  
16 -3 Stockport County 44 13 3 6 42 27 4 6 12 28 42 1.014 43 4,822 Rd 1 Rd 1  
17 -3 Southport 44 13 5 4 36 25 4 4 14 25 46 0.859 43 4,233 Rd 3 Rd 2  
18 3 Exeter City 44 11 5 6 43 32 2 6 14 19 45 0.805 37 4,344 Rd 1 Rd 1  
19 D 3 Chesterfield 44 11 3 8 43 38 3 6 13 27 49 0.805 37 4,237 Rd 2 Rd 1  
20 -5 Gillingham 44 10 6 6 48 30 3 5 14 25 64 0.777 37 5,656 Rd 1 Rd 1  
21 -10 Doncaster Rovers 44 8 5 9 34 29 3 2 17 26 56 0.706 29 4,471 Rd 1 Rd 1  
22 1 Hartlepools United 44 6 5 11 27 35 2 6 14 25 66 0.515 27 4,321 Rd 3 Rd 1  
23 1 Chester 44 5 9 8 36 37 2 3 17 18 59 0.563 26 5,578 Rd 2 Rd 1  
24   Accrington Stanley 33 4 4 9 10 25 1 4 11 9 35 0.657 18 2,688 Rd 2 Rd 1  
Notes
Doncaster Rovers, Hartlepool United and Chester re-elected to league.
Accrington Stanley resigned from league. Remaining clubs played 44 games.
Oxford United elected to Fourth Division.
Failed election to Fourth Division
Bath City, Bedford Town, Bexleyheath & Welling, Cambridge City, Chelmsford City, Corby Town, Folkestone, Gateshead, Gravesend & Northfleet, Guildford City, Hereford United, Kettering Town, King's Lynn Town, Morecambe, New Brighton, North Shields, Poole Town, Romford, Scarborough, Sittingbourne, South Shields, Wellington Town, Worcester City, Wigan Athletic and Yeovil Town.