Season 1950-51

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1951 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Newcastle United 2 0 Blackpool D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
  Milburn 2            
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1951 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Blackpool 0 0 Birmingham City D 2 Maine Road, Manchester 73,000
               
D 1 Newcastle United 0 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1 Hillsborough, Sheffield 62,250 aet
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1951 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Blackpool 2 1 Birmingham City D 2 Goodison Park, Liverpool 70,114
  Mortensen, Perry     Smith      
D 1 Newcastle United 2 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1 Leeds Road, Huddersfield 47,349
  Milburn, Mitchell     Walker      
Final Table for Season 1950-51
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup
1D 2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 17 2 2 54 21 8 8 5 28 23 1.86 60 Rd 3
2 2 Manchester United 42 14 4 3 42 16 10 4 7 32 24 1.85 56 Rd 6
3 4 Blackpool 42 12 6 3 43 19 8 4 9 36 34 1.49 50Final
4 1 Newcastle United 42 10 6 5 36 22 8 7 6 26 31 1.17 49Win
5 1 Arsenal 42 11 5 5 47 28 8 4 9 26 28 1.30 47 Rd 5
6 3 Middlesbrough 42 12 7 2 51 25 6 4 11 25 40 1.17 47 Rd 3
7 -6 Portsmouth 42 8 10 3 39 30 8 5 8 32 38 1.04 47 Rd 3
8 8 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 2 8 31 20 8 5 8 33 41 1.05 45 Rd 4
9 -1 Liverpool 42 11 5 5 28 25 5 6 10 25 34 0.90 43 Rd 3
10 0 Burnley 42 9 7 5 27 16 5 7 9 21 27 1.12 42 Rd 3
11 0 Derby County 42 10 5 6 53 33 6 3 12 28 42 1.08 40 Rd 4
12 -9 Sunderland 42 8 9 4 30 21 4 7 10 33 52 0.86 40 Rd 6
13 6 Stoke City 42 10 5 6 28 19 3 9 9 22 40 0.85 40 Rd 5
14 -12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 9 3 9 44 30 6 5 10 30 31 1.21 38SF
15 -3 Aston Villa 42 9 6 6 39 29 3 7 11 27 39 0.97 37 Rd 4
16 -2 West Bromwich Albion 42 7 4 10 30 27 6 7 8 23 34 0.87 37 Rd 3
17 3 Charlton Athletic 42 9 4 8 35 31 5 5 11 28 49 0.79 37 Rd 3
18 -1 Fulham 42 8 5 8 35 37 5 6 10 17 31 0.76 37 Rd 6
19 -4 Huddersfield Town 42 8 4 9 40 40 7 2 12 24 52 0.70 36 Rd 5
20 -7 Chelsea 42 9 4 8 31 25 3 4 14 22 40 0.82 32 Rd 5
21D 2 Sheffield Wednesday 42 9 6 6 43 32 3 2 16 21 51 0.77 32 Rd 3
22 -4 Everton 42 7 5 9 26 35 5 3 13 22 51 0.56 32 Rd 3
Manager of the Season
1. Arthur Rowe - Tottenham Hotspur
2. Matt Busby - Manchester United
3. Tom Whittaker - Arsenal
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1 5 Preston North End 42 16 3 2 53 18 10 2 9 38 31 1.86 57 Rd 4
2D 1 Manchester City 42 12 6 3 53 25 7 8 6 36 36 1.46 52 Rd 3
3 7 Cardiff City 42 13 7 1 36 20 4 9 8 17 25 1.18 50 Rd 3
4D 1 Birmingham City 42 12 6 3 37 20 8 3 10 27 33 1.21 49SF
5 0 Leeds United 42 14 4 3 36 17 6 4 11 27 38 1.15 48 Rd 4
6 10 Blackburn Rovers 42 13 3 5 39 27 6 5 10 26 39 0.98 46 Rd 3
7 5 Coventry City 42 15 3 3 51 25 4 4 13 24 34 1.27 45 Rd 3
8 -5 Sheffield United 42 11 4 6 44 27 5 8 8 28 35 1.16 44 Rd 4
9 0 Brentford 42 13 3 5 44 25 5 5 11 31 49 1.01 44 Rd 3
10 -3 Hull City 42 12 5 4 47 28 4 6 11 27 42 1.06 43 Rd 5
11D 3N Doncaster Rovers 42 9 6 6 37 32 6 7 8 27 36 0.94 43 Rd 3
12 -8 Southampton 42 10 9 2 38 27 5 4 12 28 46 0.90 43 Rd 4
13 6 West Ham United 42 10 5 6 44 33 6 5 10 24 36 0.99 42 Rd 4
14 1 Leicester City 42 10 4 7 42 28 5 7 9 26 30 1.17 41 Rd 3
15 -2 Barnsley 42 9 5 7 42 22 6 5 10 32 46 1.09 40 Rd 3
16 4 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 5 3 47 25 2 5 14 24 57 0.87 40 Rd 3
17D 3S Notts County 42 7 7 7 37 34 6 6 9 24 26 1.02 39 Rd 3
18 -10 Swansea Town 42 14 1 6 34 25 2 3 16 20 52 0.70 36 Rd 3
19 -2 Luton Town 42 7 9 5 34 23 2 5 14 23 47 0.81 32 Rd 4
20 -2 Bury 42 9 4 8 33 27 3 4 14 27 59 0.70 32 Rd 3
21 -7 Chesterfield 42 7 7 7 30 28 2 5 14 14 41 0.64 30 Rd 3
22 -11 Grimsby Town 42 6 8 7 37 38 2 4 15 24 57 0.64 28 Rd 3
Manager of the Season
1. Will Scott - Preston North End
2. Les McDowall - Manchester City
3. Bob Brocklebank - Birmingham City
Third Division North
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division North Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1 5 Rotherham United 46 16 3 4 55 16 15 6 2 48 25 2.51 71 Rd 4
2 6 Mansfield Town 46 17 6 0 54 19 9 6 8 24 29 1.63 64 Rd 5
3 6 Carlisle United 46 18 4 1 44 17 7 8 8 35 33 1.58 62 Rd 3
4 1 Tranmere Rovers 46 15 5 3 51 26 9 6 8 32 36 1.34 59 Rd 2
5 -1 Lincoln City 46 18 1 4 62 23 7 7 9 27 35 1.53 58 Rd 1
6D 2 Bradford 46 15 3 5 46 23 8 5 10 44 49 1.25 54 Rd 2
7 12 Bradford City 46 13 4 6 55 30 8 6 9 35 33 1.43 52 Rd 1
8 -6 Gateshead 46 17 1 5 60 21 4 7 12 24 41 1.35 50 Rd 3
9 -2 Crewe Alexandra 46 11 5 7 38 26 8 5 10 23 34 1.02 48 Rd 2
10 0 Stockport County 46 15 3 5 45 26 5 5 13 18 37 1.00 48 Rd 4
11 -8 Rochdale 46 11 6 6 38 18 6 5 12 31 44 1.11 45 Rd 3
12 NL Scunthorpe & Lindsey United 46 10 12 1 32 9 3 6 14 26 48 1.02 44 Qf Rd
13 -1 Chester 46 11 6 6 42 30 6 3 14 20 34 0.97 43 Rd 1
14 6 Wrexham 46 12 6 5 37 28 3 6 14 18 43 0.77 42 Rd 2
15 -4 Oldham Athletic 46 10 5 8 47 36 6 3 14 26 37 1.00 40 Rd 3
16 2 Hartlepools United 46 14 5 4 55 26 2 2 19 9 40 0.97 39 Rd 2
17 5 York City 46 7 12 4 37 24 5 3 15 29 53 0.86 39 Rd 3
18 -1 Darlington 46 10 8 5 35 29 3 5 15 24 48 0.77 39 Rd 1
19 -4 Barrow 46 12 3 8 38 27 4 3 16 13 49 0.67 38 Rd 1
20 NL Shrewsbury Town 46 11 3 9 28 30 4 4 15 15 44 0.58 37 Withdrew
21 -5 Southport 46 9 4 10 29 25 4 6 13 27 47 0.78 36 Rd 2
22 -1 Halifax Town 46 11 6 6 36 24 0 6 17 14 45 0.72 34 Rd 1
23 -10 Accrington Stanley 46 10 4 9 28 29 1 6 16 14 72 0.42 32 Rd 1
24 -10 New Brighton 46 7 6 10 22 32 4 2 17 18 58 0.44 30 Rd 1
Notes
Accrington Stanley re-elected to league. New Brighton failed re-election. Workington Town elected to Third Division North.
Shrewsbury Town tranferred to Third Divison South.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Nelson, Northwich Victoria, North Sheilds, South Liverpool and Wigan Athletic.
Manager of the Season
1. Reg Freeman - Rotherham United
2. Freddie Steele - Mansfield Town
3. Bill Anderson - Lincoln City
Third Division South
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division South Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1 3 Nottingham Forest 46 16 6 1 57 17 14 4 5 53 23 2.75 70 Rd 2
2 9 Norwich City 46 16 6 1 42 14 9 8 6 40 31 1.82 64 Rd 5
3 7 Reading 46 15 6 2 57 17 6 9 8 31 36 1.66 57 Rd 3
4D 2 Plymouth Argyle 46 16 5 2 54 19 8 4 11 31 36 1.55 57 Rd 3
5 17 Millwall 46 15 6 2 52 23 8 4 11 28 34 1.40 56 Rd 4
6 3 Bristol Rovers 46 15 7 1 46 18 5 8 10 18 24 1.52 55 Rd 6
7 -4 Southend United 46 15 4 4 64 27 6 6 11 28 42 1.33 52 Rd 1
8 9 Ipswich Town 46 15 4 4 48 24 8 2 13 21 34 1.19 52 Rd 2
9 3 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 17 5 1 49 16 5 2 16 16 41 1.14 51 Rd 2
10 5 Bristol City 46 15 4 4 41 25 5 7 11 23 34 1.08 51 Rd 5
11 10 Newport County 46 13 4 6 48 25 6 5 12 29 45 1.10 47 Rd 4
12 1 Port Vale 46 13 6 4 35 24 3 7 13 25 41 0.92 45 Rd 3
13 -5 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 11 8 4 51 31 2 9 12 20 48 0.90 43 Rd 4
14 2 Exeter City 46 11 4 8 33 30 7 2 14 29 55 0.73 42 Rd 4
15 4 Walsall 46 12 4 7 32 20 3 6 14 20 42 0.84 40 Rd 1
16 NL Colchester United 46 12 5 6 43 25 2 7 14 20 51 0.83 40 Rd 1
17 -3 Swindon Town 46 15 4 4 38 17 3 0 20 17 50 0.82 40 Rd 2
18 2 Aldershot 46 11 8 4 37 20 4 2 17 19 68 0.64 40 Rd 3
19 -1 Leyton Orient 46 13 2 8 36 28 2 6 15 17 47 0.71 38 Rd 1
20 -15 Torquay United 46 13 2 8 47 39 1 7 15 17 42 0.79 37 Rd 1
21 -19 Northampton Town 46 8 9 6 39 30 2 7 14 16 37 0.82 36 Rd 4
22 NL Gillingham 46 10 7 6 41 30 3 2 18 28 71 0.68 35 Rd 2
23 -17 Watford 46 8 5 10 29 28 1 6 16 25 60 0.61 29 Rd 1
24 -17 Crystal Palace 46 6 5 12 18 39 2 6 15 15 45 0.39 27 Rd 1
Notes
Watford and Crystal Palace re-elected to league.
Failed election to Third Division South
Bath City, Chelmsford City, Hereford United, Llanelly, Merthyr Tydfil, Peterborough United, Worcester City and Yeovil Town.
Manager of the Season
1. Billy Walker - Nottingham Forest
2. Norman Low - Norwich City
3. Ted Drake - Reading
Outstanding Manager of all divisions for the season Reg Freeman - Rotherham United