Season 1968-69

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1969 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester City 1 0 Leicester City Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1969 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester City 1 0 Everton Villa Park, Birmingham 63,025  
Leicester City 1 0 West Bromwich Albion Hillsborough, Sheffield 53,207  
 
League Cup Final 1969 Venue Gate Notes
Swindon Town 3 1 Arsenal Wembley Stadium, London 98,189 aet
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1969 Venue Gate Notes
Arsenal 1 0 Tottenham Hotspur Highbury, London 55,237  
Burnley 1 2 Swindon Town Turf Moor, Burnley 26,231  
Swindon Town 1 2 Burnley County Ground, Swindon 28,000 agg 3-3
Tottenham Hotspur 1 1 Arsenal White Hart Lane, London 55,923 agg 1-2
Burnley 2 3 Swindon Town The Hawthorns, West Bromwich 20,000 Replay
 
European Fairs Cup Final 1969 Venue Gate Notes
Newcastle United 3 0 Ujpest Dozsa (Hun)  St James' Park, Newcastle 59,234 1st Leg
Ujpest Dozsa (Hun)  2 3 Newcastle United Megyeri úti stadion, Budapest 34,000 2nd Leg agg 2-6
Final Table for season 1968-69
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 3 Leeds United 42 18 3 0 41 9 9 10 2 25 17 2.538 67 36,987 Rd 3 Rd 4 Fairs Cup QF
2 1 Liverpool 42 16 4 1 36 10 9 7 5 27 14 2.625 61 47,353 Rd 5 Rd 4 Fairs Cup Rd 1
3 2 Everton 42 14 5 2 43 10 7 10 4 34 26 2.139 57 45,914 SF Rd 4  
4 5 Arsenal 42 12 6 3 31 12 10 6 5 25 15 2.074 56 38,425 Rd 5 Final  
5 1 Chelsea 42 11 7 3 40 24 9 3 9 33 29 1.377 50 37,613 Rd 6 Rd 3 Fairs Cup Rd 2
6 1 Tottenham Hotspur 42 10 8 3 39 22 4 9 8 22 29 1.196 45 37,455 Rd 6 SF  
7 9 Southampton 42 13 5 3 41 21 3 8 10 16 27 1.188 45 22,492 Rd 4 Rd 5  
8 4 West Ham United 42 10 8 3 47 22 3 10 8 19 28 1.32 44 31,125 Rd 5 Rd 3  
9 1 Newcastle United 42 12 7 2 40 20 3 7 11 21 35 1.109 44 34,017 Rd 4 Rd 3 Fairs Cup Winner
10 -2 West Bromwich Albion 42 11 7 3 43 26 5 4 12 21 41 0.955 43 25,093 SF Rd 3 European CWC QF
11 -9 Manchester United 42 13 5 3 38 18 2 7 12 19 35 1.075 42 51,174 Rd 6 DNE European Cup SF
12 D 2 Ipswich Town 42 10 4 7 32 26 5 7 9 27 34 0.983 41 23,593 Rd 3 Rd 2  
13 -12 Manchester City 42 13 6 2 49 20 2 4 15 15 35 1.164 40 33,750 Winner Rd 3 European Cup Rd 1
14 0 Burnley 42 11 6 4 36 25 4 3 14 19 57 0.671 39 16,073 Rd 4 SF  
15 4 Sheffield Wednesday 42 7 9 5 27 26 3 7 11 14 28 0.759 36 26,896 Rd 4 Rd 2  
16 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 7 10 4 26 22 3 5 13 15 36 0.707 35 30,743 Rd 4 Rd 4  
17 -2 Sunderland 42 10 6 5 28 18 1 6 14 15 49 0.642 34 25,425 Rd 3 Rd 2  
18 -7 Nottingham Forest 42 6 6 9 17 22 4 7 10 28 35 0.789 33 24,891 Rd 3 Rd 2  
19 -1 Stoke City 42 9 7 5 24 24 0 8 13 16 39 0.635 33 18,979 Rd 5 Rd 2  
20 0 Coventry City 42 8 6 7 32 22 2 5 14 14 42 0.719 31 33,219 Rd 4 Rd 4  
21 -8 Leicester City 42 8 8 5 27 24 1 4 16 12 44 0.574 30 28,441 Final Rd 4  
22 D 2 Queens Park Rangers 42 4 7 10 20 33 0 3 18 19 62 0.411 18 21,579 Rd 3 Rd 2  
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 17 Derby County 42 16 4 1 43 16 10 7 4 22 16 2.031 63 27,660 Rd 3 Rd 5  
2 9 Crystal Palace 42 14 4 3 45 24 8 8 5 25 23 1.489 56 19,874 Rd 3 Rd 5  
3 12 Charlton Athletic 42 11 8 2 39 21 7 6 8 22 31 1.173 50 17,973 Rd 4 Rd 2  
4 2 Middlesbrough 42 13 7 1 36 13 6 4 11 22 36 1.184 49 21,063 Rd 3 Rd 2  
5 8 Cardiff City 42 13 3 5 38 19 7 4 10 29 35 1.241 47 16,870 Rd 3 Rd 2 European CWC Rd 1
6 8 Huddersfield Town 42 13 6 2 37 14 4 6 11 16 32 1.152 46 10,158 Rd 4 Rd 2  
7 -3 Birmingham City 42 13 3 5 52 24 5 5 11 21 35 1.237 44 26,031 Rd 5 Rd 2  
8 -5 Blackpool 42 9 8 4 33 20 5 7 9 18 21 1.244 43 15,124 Rd 3 Rd 5  
9 D 1Sheffield United 42 14 4 3 41 15 2 7 12 20 35 1.22 43 15,480 Rd 3 Rd 2  
10 -3 Millwall 42 10 5 6 33 23 7 4 10 24 26 1.163 43 15,388 Rd 4 Rd 3  
11 6 Hull City 42 10 7 4 38 20 3 9 9 21 32 1.135 42 14,216 Rd 3 Rd 2  
12 -2 Carlisle United 42 10 5 6 25 17 6 5 10 21 32 0.939 42 9,221 Rd 3 Rd 3  
13 -4 Norwich City 42 7 6 8 24 25 8 4 9 29 31 0.946 40 14,145 Rd 3 Rd 4  
14 6 Preston North End 42 8 8 5 23 19 4 7 10 15 25 0.864 39 13,220 Rd 4 Rd 2  
15 -10 Portsmouth 42 11 5 5 39 22 1 9 11 19 36 1 38 19,154 Rd 4 Rd 2  
16 3 Bristol City 42 9 9 3 30 15 2 7 12 16 38 0.868 38 15,459 Rd 3 Rd 3  
17 -5 Bolton Wanderers 42 8 7 6 29 26 4 7 10 26 41 0.821 38 10,536 Rd 4 Rd 2  
18 -2 Aston Villa 42 10 8 3 22 11 2 6 13 15 37 0.771 38 24,637 Rd 5 Rd 2  
19 -11 Blackburn Rovers 42 9 6 6 30 24 4 5 12 22 39 0.825 37 10,617 Rd 5 Rd 3  
20D 3Oxford United 42 8 5 8 21 23 4 4 13 13 32 0.618 33 11,604 Rd 3 Rd 1  
21D 3Bury 42 8 4 9 35 33 3 4 14 16 47 0.638 30 7,765 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 D 1Fulham 42 6 7 8 20 28 1 4 16 20 53 0.494 25 14,235 Rd 4 Rd 2  
 
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 5 Watford 46 16 5 2 35 7 11 5 7 39 27 2.176 64 13,576 Rd 4 Rd 1  
2 7 Swindon Town 46 18 4 1 38 7 9 6 8 33 28 2.029 64 17,987 Rd 3 Winner  
3D 4 Luton Town 46 20 3 0 57 14 5 8 10 17 24 1.947 61 14,896 Rd 3 Rd 3  
4 8 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 16 2 5 41 17 5 7 11 19 28 1.333 51 7,564 Rd 2 Rd 1  
5 D 2 Plymouth Argyle 46 10 8 5 34 25 7 7 9 19 24 1.082 49 10,599 Rd 1 Rd 1  
6 -2 Torquay United 46 13 4 6 35 18 5 8 10 19 28 1.174 48 8,285 Rd 2 Rd 1  
7 12 Tranmere Rovers 46 12 3 8 36 31 7 7 9 34 37 1.029 48 6,040 Rd 1 Rd 2  
8 6 Southport 46 14 8 1 52 20 3 5 15 19 44 1.109 47 4,189 Rd 2 Rd 2  
9 4 Stockport County 46 14 5 4 49 25 2 9 12 18 43 0.985 46 7,173 Rd 3 Rd 2  
10D 4 Barnsley 46 13 6 4 37 21 3 8 12 21 42 0.921 46 9,459 Rd 3 Rd 2  
11 D 2 Rotherham United 46 12 6 5 40 21 4 7 12 16 29 1.12 45 8,996 Rd 2 Rd 1  
12 -2 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 12 7 4 49 21 4 6 13 23 44 1.108 45 10,786 Rd 2 Rd 2  
13 -6 Walsall 46 10 9 4 34 18 4 7 12 16 31 1.02 44 5,867 Rd 3 Rd 2  
14 -9 Reading 46 13 3 7 41 25 2 10 11 26 41 1.015 43 6,544 Rd 3 Rd 1  
15 5 Mansfield Town 46 14 5 4 37 18 2 6 15 21 44 0.935 43 7,090 Rd 6 Rd 1  
16 -1 Bristol Rovers 46 12 6 5 41 27 4 5 14 22 44 0.887 43 7,114 Rd 5 Rd 1  
17 -14 Shrewsbury Town 46 11 8 4 28 17 5 3 15 23 50 0.761 43 5,512 Rd 1 Rd 1  
18 0 Orient 46 10 8 5 31 19 4 6 13 20 39 0.879 42 3,862 Rd 1 Rd 3  
19 -11 Barrow 46 11 6 6 30 23 6 2 15 26 52 0.747 42 4,676 Rd 2 Rd 1  
20 -9 Gillingham 46 10 10 3 35 20 3 5 15 19 43 0.857 41 5,387 Rd 2 Rd 1  
21 -4 Northampton Town 46 9 8 6 37 30 5 4 14 17 31 0.885 40 6,790 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22D 4 Hartlepool United 46 6 12 5 25 29 4 7 12 15 41 0.571 39 4,200 Rd 1 Rd 1  
23D 4 Crewe Alexandra 46 11 4 8 40 31 2 5 16 12 45 0.684 35 4,804 Rd 2 Rd 2  
24 -8 Oldham Athletic 46 9 6 8 33 27 4 3 16 17 56 0.602 35 3,862 Rd 1 Rd 1  
 
Fourth Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Fourth Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 9 Doncaster Rovers 46 13 8 2 42 16 8 9 6 23 22 1.711 59 10,212 Rd 3 Rd 1  
2 9 Halifax Town 46 15 5 3 36 18 5 12 6 17 19 1.432 57 5,670 Rd 4 Rd 1  
3 16 Rochdale 46 14 7 2 47 11 4 13 6 21 24 1.943 56 5,399 Rd 1 Rd 1  
4 1 Bradford City 46 11 10 2 36 18 7 10 6 29 28 1.413 56 7,214 Rd 1 Rd 2  
5 11 Darlington 46 11 6 6 40 26 6 12 5 22 19 1.378 52 6,165 Rd 2 Rd 2  
6D 3Colchester United 46 12 8 3 31 17 8 4 11 26 36 1.075 52 6,273 Rd 2 Rd 2  
7 -1 Southend United 46 15 3 5 51 21 4 10 9 27 40 1.279 51 10,508 Rd 4 Rd 2  
8 5 Lincoln City 46 13 6 4 38 19 4 11 8 16 33 1.038 51 7,913 Rd 3 Rd 2  
9 -1 Wrexham 46 13 7 3 41 22 5 7 11 20 30 1.173 50 5,541 Rd 2 Rd 2  
10 5 Swansea Town 46 11 8 4 35 20 8 3 12 23 34 1.074 49 5,667 Rd 3 Rd 3  
11 3 Brentford 46 12 7 4 40 24 6 5 12 24 41 0.985 48 6,419 Rd 2 Rd 3  
12 11 Workington 46 8 11 4 24 17 7 6 10 16 26 0.93 47 2,370 Rd 2 Rd 3  
13 5 Port Vale 46 12 8 3 33 15 4 6 13 13 31 1 46 4,361 Rd 3 Rd 1  
14 8 Chester 46 12 4 7 43 24 4 9 10 33 42 1.152 45 5,883 Rd 2 Rd 1  
15 -6 Aldershot 46 13 3 7 42 23 6 4 13 24 43 1 45 5,882 Rd 1 Rd 1  
16D 3Scunthorpe United 46 10 5 8 28 22 8 3 12 33 38 1.017 44 3,644 Rd 1 Rd 3  
17 3 Exeter City 46 11 8 4 45 24 5 3 15 21 41 1.015 43 5,371 Rd 3 Rd 3  
18D 3Peterborough United 46 8 9 6 32 23 5 7 11 28 34 1.053 42 5,618 Rd 1 Rd 4  
19 -2 Notts County 46 10 8 5 33 22 2 10 11 15 35 0.842 42 4,778 Rd 1 Rd 1  
20 -13 Chesterfield 46 7 7 9 24 22 6 8 9 19 28 0.86 41 5,063 Rd 3 Rd 1  
21 0 York City 46 12 8 3 36 25 2 3 18 17 50 0.707 39 3,883 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 -10 Newport County 46 9 9 5 31 26 2 5 16 18 48 0.662 36 2,457 Rd 1 Rd 1  
23D 3Grimsby Town 46 5 7 11 25 31 4 8 11 22 38 0.681 33 3,984 Rd 1 Rd 2  
24 0 Bradford Park Avenue 46 5 8 10 19 34 0 2 21 13 72 0.302 20 3,273 Rd 1 Rd 1  
Notes
York City, Newport County, Grimsby Town and Bradford Park Avenue re-elected to league.
Failed election to Fourth Division
Bedford Town, Cambridge City, Cambridge United, Chelmsford City, Hereford United, Kettering Town, Nuneaton Borough, Romford, Wigan Athletic, Wimbledon & Yeovil Town.