Season 1958-59

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1959 Venue Gate Notes
Nottingham Forest 2 1 Luton Town Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1959 Venue Gate Notes
Nottingham Forest 1 0 Aston Villa Hillsborough, Sheffield 64,882  
Luton Town 1 1 Norwich City White Hart Lane, London 65,000  
Luton Town 1 0 Norwich City St Andrews, Birmingham 49,500 Replay
Final Table for season 1958-59
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 European
1 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 3 3 68 19 13 2 6 42 30 2.245 61 38,439 Rd 4 European Cup Rd 2
2 7 Manchester United 42 14 4 3 58 27 10 3 8 45 39 1.561 55 53,258 Rd 3  
3 9 Arsenal 42 14 3 4 53 29 7 5 9 35 39 1.294 50 45,243 Rd 5  
4 11 Bolton Wanderers 42 14 3 4 56 30 6 7 8 23 36 1.197 50 27,659 Rd 6  
5 -1 West Bromwich Albion 42 8 7 6 41 33 10 6 5 47 35 1.294 49 31,433 Rd 5  
6 D 2 West Ham United 42 15 3 3 59 29 6 3 12 26 41 1.214 48 28,368 Rd 3  
7 -1 Burnley 42 11 4 6 41 29 8 6 7 40 41 1.157 48 23,733 Rd 6  
8 -1 Blackpool 42 12 7 2 39 13 6 4 11 27 36 1.347 47 20,860 Rd 6  
9 4 Birmingham City 42 14 1 6 54 35 6 5 10 30 33 1.235 46 26,686 Rd 5  
10 D 2Blackburn Rovers 42 12 3 6 48 28 5 7 9 28 42 1.086 44 30,544 Rd 4  
11 8 Newcastle United 42 11 3 7 40 29 6 4 11 40 51 1 41 39,470 Rd 3  
12 -10 Preston North End 42 9 3 9 40 39 8 4 9 30 38 0.909 41 22,435 Rd 5  
13 -3 Nottingham Forest 42 9 4 8 37 32 8 2 11 34 42 0.959 40 28,650 Winner  
14 -3 Chelsea 42 13 2 6 52 37 5 2 14 25 61 0.786 40 40,857 Rd 4 Fairs Cup QF
15 2 Leeds United 42 8 7 6 28 27 7 2 12 29 47 0.77 39 24,905 Rd 3  
16 0 Everton 42 11 3 7 39 38 6 1 14 32 49 0.816 38 39,171 Rd 5  
17 -9 Luton Town 42 11 6 4 50 26 1 7 13 18 45 0.958 37 19,872 Final  
18 -15 Tottenham Hotspur 42 10 3 8 56 42 3 7 11 29 53 0.895 36 40,453 Rd 5  
19 -1 Leicester City 42 7 6 8 34 36 4 4 13 33 62 0.684 32 28,063 Rd 4  
20 -15 Manchester City 42 8 7 6 40 32 3 2 16 24 63 0.674 31 32,568 Rd 3  
21 -7 Aston Villa 42 8 5 8 31 33 3 3 15 27 54 0.667 30 33,720 SF  
22 -2 Portsmouth 42 5 4 12 38 47 1 5 15 26 65 0.571 21 24,016 Rd 5  
 
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 European
1 D 1Sheffield Wednesday 42 18 2 1 68 13 10 4 7 38 35 2.208 62 27,100 Rd 3  
2 3 Fulham 42 18 1 2 65 26 9 5 7 31 35 1.574 60 26,265 Rd 4  
3 3 Sheffield United 42 16 2 3 54 15 7 5 9 28 33 1.708 53 19,581 Rd 6  
4 0 Liverpool 42 15 3 3 57 25 9 2 10 30 37 1.403 53 36,653 Rd 3  
5 6 Stoke City 42 16 2 3 48 19 5 5 11 24 39 1.241 49 17,250 Rd 4  
6 4 Bristol Rovers 42 13 5 3 46 23 5 7 9 34 41 1.25 48 17,895 Rd 3  
7 9 Derby County 42 15 1 5 46 29 5 7 9 28 42 1.042 48 18,990 Rd 3  
8 -5 Charlton Athletic 42 13 3 5 53 33 5 4 12 39 57 1.022 43 16,806 Rd 4  
9 6 Cardiff City 42 12 2 7 37 26 6 5 10 28 39 1 43 17,776 Rd 4  
10 7 Bristol City 42 11 3 7 43 27 6 4 11 31 43 1.057 41 22,388 Rd 4  
11 8 Swansea Town 42 12 5 4 52 30 4 4 13 27 51 0.975 41 14,609 Rd 3  
12D 3SBrighton & Hove Albion 42 10 9 2 46 29 5 2 14 28 61 0.822 41 22,517 Rd 3  
13 -6 Middlesbrough 42 9 7 5 51 26 6 3 12 36 45 1.225 40 24,876 Rd 3  
14 -5 Huddersfield Town 42 12 3 6 39 20 4 5 12 23 35 1.127 40 14,846 Rd 3  
15 D 1Sunderland 42 13 4 4 42 23 3 4 14 22 52 0.853 40 27,772 Rd 3  
16 -8 Ipswich Town 42 12 4 5 37 27 5 2 14 25 50 0.805 40 14,256 Rd 5  
17 -5 Leyton Orient 42 9 4 8 43 30 5 4 12 28 48 0.91 36 13,323 Rd 3  
18D 3NScunthorpe United 42 7 6 8 32 37 5 3 13 23 47 0.655 33 12,376 Rd 3  
19 1 Lincoln City 42 10 5 6 45 37 1 2 18 18 56 0.677 29 11,334 Rd 3  
20 -2 Rotherham United 42 9 5 7 32 28 1 4 16 10 54 0.512 29 10,482 Rd 3  
21 -8 Grimsby Town 42 7 7 7 41 36 2 3 16 21 54 0.689 28 13,108 Rd 4  
22 -8 Barnsley 42 8 4 9 34 34 2 3 16 21 57 0.604 27 11,212 Rd 3  
 
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 European
1D 3SPlymouth Argyle 46 14 7 2 55 27 9 9 5 34 32 1.508 62 22,926 Rd 3  
2D 3NHull City 46 19 3 1 65 21 7 6 10 25 34 1.636 61 14,380 Rd 1  
3D 3SBrentford 46 15 5 3 49 22 6 10 7 27 27 1.551 57 13,924 Rd 4  
4D 3SNorwich City 46 13 6 4 51 29 9 7 7 38 33 1.435 57 21,141 SF  
5D 3SColchester United 46 15 2 6 46 31 6 8 9 25 36 1.06 52 7,778 Rd 4  
6D 3SReading 46 16 4 3 51 21 5 4 14 27 42 1.238 50 12,674 Rd 1  
7D 3NTranmere Rovers 46 15 3 5 53 22 6 5 12 29 45 1.224 50 11,815 Rd 2  
8D 3SSouthend United 46 14 6 3 52 26 7 2 14 33 54 1.063 50 11,233 Rd 1  
9D 3NHalifax Town 46 14 5 4 48 25 7 3 13 32 52 1.039 50 6,664 Rd 2  
10D 3NBury 46 12 9 2 51 24 5 5 13 18 34 1.19 48 9,441 Rd 3  
11D 3NBradford City 46 13 4 6 47 25 5 7 11 37 51 1.105 47 11,090 Rd 4  
12D 3SBournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 12 9 2 40 18 5 3 15 29 51 1 46 10,680 Rd 1  
13D 3SQueens Park Rangers 46 14 6 3 49 28 5 2 16 25 49 0.961 46 9,155 Rd 2  
14D 3SSouthampton 46 12 7 4 57 33 5 4 14 31 47 1.1 45 13,718 Rd 3  
15D 3SSwindon Town 46 13 4 6 39 25 3 9 11 20 32 1.035 45 11,352 Rd 2  
16D 3NChesterfield 46 12 5 6 40 26 5 5 13 27 38 1.047 44 9,028 Rd 3  
17D 3SNewport County 46 15 2 6 43 24 2 7 14 26 44 1.015 43 6,606 Rd 4  
18D 3NWrexham 46 12 6 5 40 30 2 8 13 23 47 0.818 42 10,298 Rd 1  
19D 3NAccrington Stanley 46 10 8 5 42 31 5 4 14 29 56 0.816 42 6,267 Rd 4  
20D 3NMansfield Town 46 11 5 7 38 42 3 8 12 35 56 0.745 41 8,471 Rd 1  
21D 3NStockport County 46 9 7 7 33 23 4 3 16 32 55 0.833 36 9,253 Rd 3  
22 D 2 Doncaster Rovers 46 13 2 8 40 32 1 3 19 10 58 0.556 33 6,664 Rd 3  
23 D 2 Notts County 46 5 9 9 33 39 3 4 16 22 57 0.573 29 9,529 Rd 1  
24D 3NRochdale 46 8 7 8 21 26 0 5 18 16 53 0.468 28 4,810 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 European
1D 3SPort Vale 46 14 6 3 62 30 12 6 5 48 28 1.897 64 12,757 Rd 1  
2D 3SCoventry City 46 18 4 1 50 11 6 8 9 34 36 1.787 60 16,915 Rd 2  
3D 3NYork City 46 12 10 1 37 17 9 8 6 36 35 1.404 60 8,124 Rd 1  
4D 3SShrewsbury Town 46 15 5 3 59 24 9 5 9 42 39 1.603 58 8,081 Rd 2  
5D 3SExeter City 46 16 4 3 55 24 7 7 9 32 37 1.426 57 9,374 Rd 1  
6D 3SWalsall 46 13 5 5 56 25 8 5 10 39 39 1.484 52 9,071 Rd 1  
7D 3SCrystal Palace 46 12 8 3 54 27 8 4 11 36 44 1.268 52 14,910 Rd 3  
8D 3SNorthampton Town 46 14 5 4 48 25 7 4 12 37 53 1.09 51 8,090 Rd 2  
9D 3SMillwall 46 13 6 4 46 23 7 4 12 30 46 1.101 50 11,855 Rd 2  
10D 3NCarlisle United 46 11 6 6 37 30 8 6 9 25 35 0.954 50 7,172 Rd 2  
11D 3SGillingham 46 14 6 3 53 27 6 3 14 29 50 1.065 49 6,928 Rd 1  
12D 3STorquay United 46 11 5 7 45 32 5 7 11 33 45 1.013 44 5,393 Rd 3  
13D 3NChester 46 10 5 8 39 33 6 7 10 33 51 0.857 44 6,866 Rd 2  
14D 3NBradford 46 15 1 7 51 29 3 6 14 24 48 0.974 43 7,016 Rd 2  
15D 3SWatford 46 10 6 7 46 36 6 4 13 35 43 1.025 42 8,383 Rd 2  
16D 3NDarlington 46 7 8 8 37 36 6 8 9 29 32 0.971 42 5,004 Rd 3  
17D 3NWorkington 46 9 10 4 40 32 3 7 13 23 46 0.808 41 5,042 Rd 1  
18D 3NCrewe Alexandra 46 11 5 7 52 32 4 5 14 18 50 0.854 40 7,443 Rd 1  
19D 3NHartlepools United 46 11 4 8 50 41 4 6 13 24 47 0.841 40 5,499 Rd 2  
20D 3NGateshead 46 11 3 9 33 30 5 5 13 23 55 0.659 40 4,142 Rd 1  
21D 3NOldham Athletic 46 15 0 8 39 29 1 4 18 20 55 0.702 36 5,322 Rd 3  
22D 3SAldershot 46 8 4 11 37 45 6 3 14 26 52 0.649 35 4,193 Rd 1  
23D 3NBarrow 46 6 6 11 34 45 3 4 16 17 59 0.49 28 4,325 Rd 3  
24D 3NSouthport 46 7 8 8 26 25 0 4 19 15 61 0.477 26 3,393 Rd 1  
Notes
Oldham Athletic, Aldershot, Barrow and Southport re-elected to league.
Failed election to the new Fourth Division
Bedford Town, Gloucester City, Headington United, Hereford United, Kettering Town, King's Lynn Town, Peterborough United and Yeovil Town.