Season 1961-62

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1962 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 3 1 Burnley D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
  Blanchflower (p), Smith R, Greaves     Robson     
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1962 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Burnley 1 1 Fulham D 1 Villa Park, Birmingham 59,989
  Connelly     Leggat     
D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 3 1 Manchester United D 1 Hillsborough, Sheffield 65,000
  Medwin, Greaves, Jones     Herd     
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1962 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Burnley 2 1 Fulham D 1 Filbert Street, Leicester 31,477
  Robson 2     Langley     
 
League Cup Final 1962 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 4 Rochdale 0 3 Norwich City D 2 Spotland 11,123
        Lythgoe 2, Punton      
D 2 Norwich City 1 0 Rochdale D 4 Carrow Road 19,708 agg 0-4
  Hill              
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1962 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 4 Rochdale 3 1 Blackburn Rovers D 1 Spotland, Rochdale 9,828
  Richardson 2, Cairns     Douglas     
D 1 Blackburn Rovers 2 1 Rochdale D 4 Ewood Park 11,644 agg 3-4
  Pickering (p), Douglas     Hepton        
D 2 Norwich City 4 1 Blackpool D 1 Carrow Road 19,296
  Lythgoe, Scott, Hill, Punton     Peterson     
D 1 Blackpool 2 0 Norwich City D 2 Bloomfield Road 9,142 agg 3-4
  Horne, Charnley              
 
European Fairs Cup 1961 Final 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Birmingham City 2 2 Roma   St Andrew's 21,005  
  Hellawell, Orritt              
Roma   2 0 Birmingham City D 1 Stadio Olimpico 50,000 agg 4-2
                 
Final Table for Season 1961-62
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
1D 2 Ipswich Town 42 17 2 2 58 28 7 6 8 35 39 1.39 56 Rd 4 Rd 2
2 2 Burnley 42 14 4 3 57 26 7 7 7 44 41 1.51 53Final Rd 1
3 -2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 4 3 59 34 7 6 8 29 35 1.28 52 Win DNE EC SF
4 1 Everton 42 17 2 2 64 21 3 9 9 24 33 1.63 51 Rd 5 DNE
5D 2 Sheffield United 42 13 5 3 37 23 6 4 11 24 46 0.88 47 Rd 6 Rd 2
6 -4 Sheffield Wednesday 42 14 4 3 47 23 6 2 13 25 35 1.24 46 Rd 5 DNE Fairs QF
7 2 Aston Villa 42 13 5 3 45 20 5 3 13 20 36 1.16 44 Rd 6 Rd 1
8 8 West Ham United 42 11 6 4 49 37 6 4 11 27 45 0.93 44 Rd 3 Rd 1
9 1 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 7 4 50 23 5 6 10 33 44 1.24 43 Rd 5 DNE
10 1 Arsenal 42 9 6 6 39 31 7 5 9 32 41 0.99 43 Rd 4 DNE
11 7 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 7 3 35 22 5 3 13 27 44 0.94 42 Rd 3 Rd 2
12 1 Manchester City 42 11 3 7 46 38 6 4 11 32 43 0.96 41 Rd 4 Rd 1
13 7 Blackpool 42 10 4 7 41 30 5 7 9 29 45 0.93 41 Rd 3 SF
14 -8 Leicester City 42 12 2 7 38 27 5 4 12 34 44 1.01 40 Rd 3 Rd 1 CWC Rd 2
15 -8 Manchester United 42 10 3 8 44 31 5 6 10 28 44 0.96 39 SF DNE
16 -8 Blackburn Rovers 42 10 6 5 33 22 4 5 12 17 36 0.86 39 Rd 6 SF
17 2 Birmingham City 42 9 6 6 37 35 5 4 12 28 46 0.80 38 Rd 3 Rd 1 Fairs Rd 2
18 -15 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 8 7 6 38 34 5 3 13 35 52 0.85 36 Rd 4 DNE
19 -5 Nottingham Forest 42 12 4 5 39 23 1 6 14 24 56 0.80 36 Rd 4 Rd 1 Fairs Rd 1
20 -3 Fulham 42 8 3 10 38 34 5 4 12 28 40 0.89 33 SF Rd 1
21 -6 Cardiff City 42 6 9 6 30 33 3 5 13 20 48 0.62 32 Rd 3 Rd 2
22 -10 Chelsea 42 7 7 7 34 29 2 3 16 29 65 0.67 28 Rd 3 DNE
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 2 Liverpool 42 18 3 0 68 19 9 5 7 31 24 2.30 62 Rd 5 DNE
2 17 Leyton Orient 42 11 5 5 34 17 11 5 5 35 23 1.73 54 Rd 4 Rd 1
3 3 Sunderland 42 17 3 1 60 16 5 6 10 25 34 1.70 53 Rd 4 Rd 5
4 5 Scunthorpe United 42 14 4 3 52 26 7 3 11 34 45 1.21 49 Rd 3 Rd 1
5 6 Plymouth Argyle 42 12 4 5 45 30 7 4 10 30 45 1.00 46 Rd 4 Rd 1
6 2 Southampton 42 13 3 5 53 28 5 6 10 24 34 1.24 45 Rd 3 Rd 1
7 13 Huddersfield Town 42 11 5 5 39 22 5 7 9 28 37 1.14 44 Rd 4 Rd 2
8 10 Stoke City 42 13 4 4 34 17 4 4 13 21 40 0.96 42 Rd 4 Rd 2
9 6 Rotherham United 42 9 6 6 36 30 7 3 11 34 46 0.92 41 Rd 3 Rd 5
10D 1 Preston North End 42 11 4 6 34 23 4 6 11 21 34 0.96 40 Rd 6 Rd 3
11D 1 Newcastle United 42 10 5 6 40 27 5 4 12 24 31 1.10 39 Rd 3 Rd 2
12 -7 Middlesbrough 42 11 3 7 45 29 5 4 12 31 43 1.06 39 Rd 5 Rd 3
13 0 Luton Town 42 12 1 8 44 37 5 4 12 25 34 0.97 39 Rd 3 Rd 2
14 D 3 Walsall 42 11 7 3 42 23 3 4 14 28 52 0.93 39 Rd 4 Rd 2
15 -5 Charlton Athletic 42 10 5 6 38 30 5 4 12 31 45 0.92 39 Rd 5 Rd 3
16 -4 Derby County 42 10 7 4 42 27 4 4 13 26 48 0.91 39 Rd 4 Rd 2
17 -13 Norwich City 42 10 6 5 36 28 4 5 12 25 42 0.87 39 Rd 5 Win
18 D 3 Bury 42 9 4 8 32 36 8 1 12 20 40 0.68 39 Rd 3 Rd 2
19 -5 Leeds United 42 9 6 6 24 19 3 6 12 26 42 0.82 36 Rd 3 Rd 4
20 -13 Swansea Town 42 10 5 6 38 30 2 7 12 23 53 0.73 36 Rd 3 Rd 2 CWC Rd Pr
21 -4 Bristol Rovers 42 11 3 7 36 31 2 4 15 17 50 0.65 33 Rd 3 Rd 2
22 -6 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 7 7 7 24 32 3 4 14 18 54 0.49 31 Rd 3 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
1D 2 Portsmouth 46 15 6 2 48 23 12 5 6 39 24 1.85 65 Rd 1 Rd 3
2 4 Grimsby Town 46 18 3 2 49 18 10 3 10 31 38 1.43 62 Rd 1 Rd 1
3 16 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 14 8 1 42 18 7 9 7 27 27 1.53 59 Rd 1 Rd 4
4 -1 Queens Park Rangers 46 15 3 5 65 31 9 8 6 46 42 1.52 59 Rd 3 Rd 2
5D 4 Peterborough United 46 16 0 7 60 38 10 6 7 47 44 1.30 58 Rd 4 Rd 1
6 8 Bristol City 46 15 3 5 56 27 8 5 10 38 45 1.31 54 Rd 3 Rd 1
7 11 Reading 46 14 5 4 46 24 8 4 11 31 42 1.17 53 Rd 1 Rd 2
8D 4 Northampton Town 46 12 6 5 52 24 8 5 10 33 33 1.49 51 Rd 3 Rd 1
9 7 Swindon Town 46 11 8 4 48 26 6 7 10 30 45 1.10 49 Rd 1 Rd 2
10 1 Hull City 46 15 2 6 43 20 5 6 12 24 34 1.24 48 Rd 2 Rd 3
11D 4 Bradford 46 13 5 5 47 27 7 2 14 33 51 1.03 47 Rd 1 Rd 1
12 -5 Port Vale 46 12 4 7 41 23 5 7 11 24 35 1.12 45 Rd 5 Rd 1
13 -8 Notts County 46 14 5 4 44 23 3 4 16 23 51 0.91 43 Rd 3 Rd 1
14 1 Coventry City 46 11 6 6 38 26 5 5 13 26 45 0.90 43 Rd 2 Rd 1
15D 4 Crystal Palace 46 8 8 7 50 41 6 6 11 33 39 1.04 42 Rd 3 Rd 1
16 4 Southend United 46 10 7 6 31 26 3 9 11 26 43 0.83 42 Rd 1 Rd 1
17 -13 Watford 46 10 9 4 37 26 4 4 15 26 48 0.85 41 Rd 3 Rd 3
18 -9 Halifax Town 46 9 5 9 34 35 6 5 12 28 49 0.74 40 Rd 1 Rd 1
19 -9 Shrewsbury Town 46 8 7 8 46 37 5 5 13 27 47 0.87 38 Rd 4 Rd 2
20 -12 Barnsley 46 9 6 8 45 41 4 6 13 26 54 0.75 38 Rd 2 Rd 2
21 -9 Torquay United 46 9 4 10 48 44 6 2 15 28 56 0.76 36 Rd 2 Rd 1
22D 2 Lincoln City 46 4 10 9 31 43 5 7 11 26 44 0.66 35 Rd 1 Rd 2
23 -6 Brentford 46 11 3 9 34 29 2 5 16 19 64 0.57 34 Rd 3 Rd 1
24 -11 Newport County 46 6 5 12 29 38 1 3 19 17 64 0.45 22 Rd 2 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 Millwall 44 16 3 3 47 18 7 7 8 40 44 1.40 56 Rd 1 Rd 1
2 D 3 Colchester United 44 17 4 1 78 24 6 5 11 26 47 1.46 55 Rd 1 Rd 1
3 13 Wrexham 44 12 6 4 56 23 10 3 9 40 33 1.71 53 Rd 3 Rd 1
4 15 Carlisle United 44 15 3 4 35 22 7 5 10 29 41 1.02 52 Rd 3 Rd 1
5 D 3 Bradford City 44 14 5 3 58 32 7 4 11 36 54 1.09 51 Rd 3 Rd 1
6 -1 York City 44 17 2 3 62 19 3 8 11 22 34 1.58 50 Rd 1 Rd 5
7 3 Aldershot 44 16 4 2 56 20 6 1 15 25 40 1.35 49 Rd 2 Rd 1
8 0 Workington 44 12 6 4 40 23 7 5 10 29 47 0.99 49 Rd 3 Rd 3
9 13 Barrow 44 12 7 3 49 20 5 7 10 25 38 1.28 48 Rd 1 Rd 1
10 -1 Crewe Alexandra 44 16 3 3 53 24 4 3 15 26 46 1.13 46 Rd 2 Rd 2
11 1 Oldham Athletic 44 12 7 3 47 26 5 5 12 30 44 1.10 46 Rd 4 Rd 1
12 5 Rochdale 44 14 3 5 47 28 5 4 13 24 43 1.00 45 Rd 2Final
13 -6 Darlington 44 13 5 4 37 24 5 4 13 24 49 0.84 45 Rd 1 Rd 1
14 6 Mansfield Town 44 14 3 5 51 19 5 3 14 26 47 1.17 44 Rd 2 Rd 2
15 D 3 Tranmere Rovers 44 15 2 5 53 37 5 2 15 17 44 0.86 44 Rd 1 Rd 1
16 -3 Stockport County 44 13 3 6 42 27 4 6 12 28 42 1.01 43 Rd 1 Rd 1
17 -3 Southport 44 13 5 4 36 25 4 4 14 25 46 0.86 43 Rd 3 Rd 2
18 3 Exeter City 44 11 5 6 43 32 2 6 14 19 45 0.81 37 Rd 1 Rd 1
19 -4 Gillingham 44 10 6 6 48 30 3 5 14 25 64 0.78 37 Rd 1 Rd 1
20 D 3 Chesterfield 44 11 3 8 43 38 3 6 13 27 49 0.80 37 Rd 2 Rd 1
21 -10 Doncaster Rovers 44 8 5 9 34 29 3 2 17 26 56 0.71 29 Rd 1 Rd 1
22 1 Hartlepools United 44 6 5 11 27 35 2 6 14 25 66 0.51 27 Rd 3 Rd 1
23 1 Chester 44 5 9 8 36 37 2 3 17 18 59 0.56 26 Rd 2 Rd 1
24 Accrington Stanley 33 4 4 9 10 25 1 4 11 9 35 0.32 18 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.