Season 1954-55

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1955 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Newcastle United 3 1 Manchester City D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
  Hannah, Milburn, Mitchell R     Johnstone      
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1955 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Manchester City 1 0 Sunderland D 1 Villa Park, Birmingham 58,489
  Clarke            
D 1 Newcastle United 1 1 York CityD 3N Hillsborough, Sheffield 65,000
  Keeble     Bottom      
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1955 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Newcastle United 2 0 York CityD 3N Roker Park, Sunderland 59,239
  Keeble, White            
Final Table for Season 1954-55
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup
1 7 Chelsea 42 11 5 5 43 29 9 7 5 38 28 1.42 52 Rd 5
2 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 5 3 58 30 6 5 10 31 40 1.27 48 Rd 6
3 11 Portsmouth 42 13 5 3 44 21 5 7 9 30 41 1.19 48 Rd 3
4 14 Sunderland 42 8 11 2 39 27 7 7 7 25 27 1.19 48SF
5 -1 Manchester United 42 12 4 5 44 30 8 3 10 40 44 1.14 47 Rd 4
6 7 Aston Villa 42 11 3 7 38 31 9 4 8 34 42 0.99 47 Rd 4
7 10 Manchester City 42 11 5 5 45 36 7 5 9 31 33 1.10 46Final
8 7 Newcastle United 42 12 5 4 53 27 5 4 12 36 50 1.16 43Win
9 3 Arsenal 42 12 3 6 44 25 5 6 10 25 38 1.10 43 Rd 4
10 -3 Burnley 42 11 3 7 29 19 6 6 9 22 29 1.06 43 Rd 3
11D 2 Everton 42 9 6 6 32 24 7 4 10 30 44 0.91 42 Rd 4
12 -9 Huddersfield Town 42 10 4 7 28 23 4 9 8 35 45 0.93 41 Rd 6
13 7 Sheffield United 42 10 3 8 41 34 7 4 10 29 52 0.81 41 Rd 3
14 -3 Preston North End 42 8 5 8 47 33 8 3 10 36 31 1.30 40 Rd 4
15 -6 Charlton Athletic 42 8 6 7 43 34 7 4 10 33 41 1.01 40 Rd 5
16 0 Tottenham Hotspur 42 9 4 8 42 35 7 4 10 30 38 0.99 40 Rd 5
17 -15 West Bromwich Albion 42 11 5 5 44 33 5 3 13 32 63 0.79 40 Rd 4
18 -13 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 45 29 2 7 12 17 40 0.90 39 Rd 4
19 -13 Blackpool 42 8 6 7 33 26 6 4 11 27 38 0.94 38 Rd 3
20 -10 Cardiff City 42 9 4 8 41 38 4 7 10 21 38 0.82 37 Rd 3
21D 2 Leicester City 42 9 6 6 43 32 3 5 13 31 54 0.86 35 Rd 3
22 -3 Sheffield Wednesday 42 7 7 7 42 38 1 3 17 21 62 0.63 26 Rd 4
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 6 Birmingham City 42 14 4 3 56 22 8 6 7 36 25 1.96 54 Rd 6
2 4 Luton Town 42 18 2 1 55 18 5 6 10 33 35 1.66 54 Rd 5
3 2 Rotherham United 42 17 1 3 59 22 8 3 10 35 42 1.47 54 Rd 4
4 6 Leeds United 42 14 4 3 43 19 9 3 9 27 34 1.32 53 Rd 3
5 6 Stoke City 42 12 5 4 38 17 9 5 7 31 29 1.50 52 Rd 4
6 -3 Blackburn Rovers 42 14 4 3 73 31 8 2 11 41 48 1.44 50 Rd 3
7 7 Notts County 42 14 3 4 46 27 7 3 11 28 44 1.04 48 Rd 6
8 5 West Ham United 42 12 4 5 46 28 6 6 9 28 42 1.06 46 Rd 3
9 0 Bristol Rovers 42 15 4 2 52 23 4 3 14 23 47 1.07 45 Rd 4
10 10 Swansea Town 42 15 3 3 58 28 2 6 13 28 55 1.04 43 Rd 5
11D 1 Liverpool 42 11 7 3 55 37 5 3 13 37 59 0.96 42 Rd 5
12D 1 Middlesbrough 42 13 1 7 48 31 5 5 11 25 51 0.89 42 Rd 3
13 4 Bury 42 10 5 6 44 35 5 6 10 33 37 1.07 41 Rd 3
14 -6 Fulham 42 10 5 6 46 29 4 6 11 30 50 0.96 39 Rd 3
15 -11 Nottingham Forest 42 8 4 9 29 29 8 3 10 29 33 0.94 39 Rd 5
16 0 Lincoln City 42 8 6 7 39 35 5 4 12 29 44 0.86 36 Rd 3
17D 3N Port Vale 42 10 6 5 31 21 2 5 14 17 50 0.68 35 Rd 4
18 -6 Doncaster Rovers 42 10 5 6 35 34 4 2 15 23 61 0.61 35 Rd 5
19 -4 Hull City 42 7 5 9 30 35 5 5 11 14 34 0.64 34 Rd 3
20 -1 Plymouth Argyle 42 10 4 7 29 26 2 3 16 28 56 0.70 31 Rd 3
21D 3S Ipswich Town 42 10 3 8 37 28 1 3 17 20 64 0.62 28 Rd 3
22 -4 Derby County 42 6 6 9 39 34 1 3 17 14 48 0.65 23 Rd 3
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 1 Barnsley 46 18 3 2 51 17 12 2 9 35 29 1.87 65 Rd 2
2 13 Accrington Stanley 46 18 2 3 65 32 7 9 7 31 35 1.43 61 Rd 2
3 0 Scunthorpe & Lindsey United 46 14 6 3 45 18 9 6 8 36 35 1.53 58 Rd 2
4 18 York City 46 13 5 5 43 27 11 5 7 49 36 1.46 58SF
5 13 Hartlepools United 46 16 3 4 39 20 9 2 12 25 29 1.31 55 Rd 4
6 0 Chesterfield 46 17 1 5 54 33 7 5 11 27 37 1.16 54 Rd 1
7 -3 Gateshead 46 11 7 5 38 26 9 5 9 27 43 0.94 52 Rd 3
8 12 Workington 46 11 7 5 39 23 7 7 9 29 32 1.24 50 Rd 3
9 1 Stockport County 46 13 4 6 50 27 5 8 10 34 43 1.20 48 Rd 1
10D 2 Oldham Athletic 46 14 5 4 47 22 5 5 13 27 46 1.09 48 Rd 2
11 0 Southport 46 10 9 4 28 18 6 7 10 19 26 1.07 48 Rd 1
12 7 Rochdale 46 13 7 3 39 20 4 7 12 30 46 1.05 48 Rd 3
13 -6 Mansfield Town 46 14 4 5 40 28 4 5 14 25 43 0.92 45 Rd 1
14 9 Halifax Town 46 9 9 5 41 27 6 4 13 22 40 0.94 43 Rd 1
15 6 Darlington 46 10 7 6 41 28 4 7 12 21 45 0.85 42 Rd 3
16 -7 Bradford 46 11 7 5 29 21 4 4 15 27 49 0.80 41 Rd 2
17 -5 Barrow 46 12 4 7 39 34 5 2 16 31 55 0.79 40 Rd 1
18 -10 Wrexham 46 9 6 8 40 35 4 6 13 25 42 0.84 38 Rd 2
19 -5 Tranmere Rovers 46 9 6 8 37 30 4 5 14 18 40 0.79 37 Rd 1
20 -7 Carlisle United 46 12 1 10 53 39 3 5 15 25 50 0.88 36 Rd 2
21 -16 Bradford City 46 9 5 9 30 26 4 5 14 17 29 0.85 36 Rd 3
22 -6 Crewe Alexandra 46 8 10 5 45 35 2 4 17 23 56 0.75 34 Rd 1
23 -6 Grimsby Town 46 10 4 9 28 32 3 4 16 19 46 0.60 34 Rd 3
24 0 Chester 46 10 3 10 23 25 2 6 15 21 52 0.57 33 Rd 1
Notes
Grimsby Town and Chester re-elected to league.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Burton Albion, Nelson, North Shields and Wigan Athletic
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 2 Bristol City 46 17 4 2 62 22 13 6 4 39 25 2.15 70 Rd 1
2 9 Leyton Orient 46 16 2 5 48 20 10 7 6 41 27 1.89 61 Rd 2
3 3 Southampton 46 16 6 1 49 19 8 5 10 26 32 1.47 59 Rd 2
4 6 Gillingham 46 12 8 3 41 28 8 7 8 36 38 1.17 55 Rd 2
5 7 Millwall 46 14 6 3 44 25 6 5 12 28 43 1.06 51 Rd 3
6 -4 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 14 4 5 47 27 6 6 11 29 36 1.21 50 Rd 3
7 -3 Watford 46 11 9 3 45 26 7 5 11 26 36 1.15 50 Rd 3
8 5 Torquay United 46 12 6 5 51 39 6 6 11 31 43 1.00 48 Rd 4
9 5 Coventry City 46 15 5 3 50 26 3 6 14 17 33 1.14 47 Rd 3
10 6 Southend United 46 13 5 5 48 28 4 7 12 35 52 1.04 46 Rd 3
11D 2 Brentford 46 11 6 6 44 36 5 8 10 38 46 1.00 46 Rd 4
11 -4 Norwich City 46 13 5 5 40 23 5 5 13 20 37 1.00 46 Rd 2
13 -8 Northampton Town 46 13 5 5 47 27 6 3 14 26 54 0.90 46 Rd 1
14 3 Aldershot 46 12 6 5 44 23 4 7 12 31 48 1.06 45 Rd 2
15 3 Queens Park Rangers 46 13 7 3 46 25 2 7 14 23 50 0.92 44 Rd 1
16 5 Shrewsbury Town 46 14 5 4 49 24 2 5 16 21 54 0.90 42 Rd 1
17 2 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 7 8 8 32 29 5 10 8 25 36 0.88 42 Rd 3
18 -10 Reading 46 7 10 6 32 26 6 5 12 33 47 0.89 41 Rd 3
19 -4 Newport County 46 8 8 7 32 29 3 8 12 28 44 0.82 38 Rd 1
20 2 Crystal Palace 46 9 11 3 32 24 2 5 16 20 56 0.65 38 Rd 2
21 -2 Swindon Town 46 10 8 5 30 19 1 7 15 16 45 0.72 37 Rd 1
22 -13 Exeter City 46 9 7 7 30 31 2 8 13 17 42 0.64 37 Rd 1
23 1 Walsall 46 9 6 8 49 36 1 8 14 26 50 0.87 34 Rd 3
24 -1 Colchester United 46 7 6 10 33 40 2 7 14 20 51 0.58 31 Rd 1
Notes
Brentford and Norwich City finish equal 11th.
Walsall and Colchester United re-elected to league.
Failed election to Third Division South
Bedford Town, Headington United, Peterborough United, Worcester City and Yeovil Town