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SEASON: 1957-58


Prev Season: 1956-57
Next Season: 1958-59
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker

FA Cup:
4th Round (West Bromwich Albion (H) 1-5)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Tommy Wilson (22 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
45

Competitive Goals:
75

Goals per game:
1.7



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

League Points:
42 out of 84 (2 points per win)

Points Percentage:
50.0%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times10 times2 times5 times2 times
Conceded16 times8 times10 times1 time1 time
Won By6 times5 times4 times1 time1 time
Lost By5 times7 times4 times1 time

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
47,804 (League - Manchester United)

Lowest League Attendance:
16,879 (League - Everton)

Average League Attendance:
31,304

Highest Cup Attendance:
-

Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISC
Clean Sheets:
9

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION ONEHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
1Wolverhampton Wanderers4228861034717316021115543262.19164European Cup1-40-2
2Preston North End422679100511821631485837371.961592-10-2
3Tottenham Hotspur422191293771344583385835441.208511-24-3
4West Bromwich Albion42181410927014435929410733411.314500-22-3
5Manchester City422251510410014435833811246671.040492-11-1
6Burnley4221516807416235221531328531.081477-01-3
7Blackpool421961780671128473584933321.194441-20-3
8Luton Town4219617696313354522631224411.095441-01-3
9Manchester United4216111585751047453167840441.13343European Cup Preliminary Round1-21-1
10Nottingham Forest4216101669631047412766928361.09542
11Chelsea4215121583791056473457936451.051421-10-0
12Arsenal421671973851047483963122546.859394-01-1
13Birmingham City421411177689867433765103352.854391-12-0
14Aston Villa421671973861245462643142760.849394-11-1
15Bolton Wanderers421410186587957383555112752.747380-00-2
16Everton421311186575597343582113140.867370-31-1
17Leeds United421491951631065332343141840.810371-12-1
18Leicester City4214523911121146594131173271.813333-11-3
19Newcastle United421282273816411384264113539.901322-34-1
20Portsmouth421282273881065453422172854.830322-04-1
21Sunderland421012205497777323335132264.55732Relegated2-00-3
22Sheffield Wednesday421272369921227454005162452.75031Relegated5-22-1
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 24, 1957Preston North EndH2-1Win33,2857
2Wed Aug 28, 1957Birmingham CityH1-1Draw29,7056
3Sat Aug 31, 1957Sheffield WednesdayA2-1Win31,2363Hillsborough
4Wed Sep 04, 1957Birmingham CityA2-0Win26,8522St. Andrews
5Sat Sep 07, 1957Manchester CityH2-1Win37,1912
6Mon Sep 09, 1957BurnleyA1-3Loss15,8182Turf Moor
7Sat Sep 14, 1957Leeds UnitedA2-1Win25,5663Elland Road
8Wed Sep 18, 1957BurnleyH7-0Win26,8421
9Sat Sep 21, 1957PortsmouthA4-1Win33,8011Fratton Park
10Sat Sep 28, 1957West Bromwich AlbionH0-2Loss41,8251
11Sat Oct 05, 1957Tottenham HotspurA4-3Win51,4293White Hart Lane
12Sat Oct 12, 1957Manchester UnitedH1-2Loss47,8044
13Sat Oct 19, 1957Leicester CityA1-3Loss36,8365Filbert Street
14Sat Oct 26, 1957BlackpoolH1-2Loss41,5866
15Sat Nov 02, 1957Wolverhampton WanderersA0-2Loss47,8588Molineux
16Sat Nov 09, 1957ArsenalH4-0Win34,3666
17Sat Nov 16, 1957Bolton WanderersA0-2Loss24,5628Burnden Park
18Sat Nov 23, 1957Aston VillaH4-1Win30,3825
19Sat Nov 30, 1957Luton TownA1-3Loss18,3916Kenilworth Road
20Sat Dec 07, 1957SunderlandH2-0Win24,2625
21Sat Dec 14, 1957EvertonA1-1Draw29,0996Goodison Park
22Sat Dec 21, 1957Preston North EndA0-2Loss20,9458Deepdale
23Wed Dec 25, 1957Newcastle UnitedA4-1Win25,2146St. James Park (Newcastle)
24Thu Dec 26, 1957Newcastle UnitedH2-3Loss32,5097
25Sat Dec 28, 1957Sheffield WednesdayH5-2Win31,9037
26Sat Jan 11, 1958Manchester CityA1-1Draw34,8377Maine Road
27Sat Jan 18, 1958Leeds UnitedH1-1Draw23,3687
28Sat Feb 01, 1958PortsmouthH2-0Win23,3447
29Sat Feb 08, 1958West Bromwich AlbionA2-3Loss32,7357The Hawthorns
30Sat Feb 15, 1958Tottenham HotspurH1-2Loss32,3347
31Sat Feb 22, 1958Manchester UnitedA1-1Draw66,3466Old Trafford
32Sat Mar 01, 1958Leicester CityH3-1Win38,3416
33Sat Mar 08, 1958BlackpoolA0-3Loss16,4927Bloomfield Road
34Sat Mar 15, 1958Wolverhampton WanderersH1-4Loss40,1979
35Sat Mar 29, 1958Bolton WanderersH0-0Draw24,06010
36Fri Apr 04, 1958ChelseaA0-0Draw44,28810Stamford Bridge
37Mon Apr 07, 1958ChelseaH1-1Draw25,13010
38Sat Apr 12, 1958Luton TownH1-0Win22,08510
39Sat Apr 19, 1958SunderlandA0-3Loss28,75310Roker Park
40Mon Apr 21, 1958ArsenalA1-1Draw23,21710Highbury
41Sat Apr 26, 1958EvertonH0-3Loss16,87911
42Wed Apr 30, 1958Aston VillaA1-1Draw21,04310Villa Park


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 04, 1958Gillingham3H2-0Win-
Sat Jan 25, 1958West Bromwich Albion4A3-3Draw-The Hawthorns
Wed Jan 29, 1958West Bromwich Albion4Y1H1-5Loss-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed May 14, 1958BerlinGermanyA4-3Win-West Berlin Post StadiumPost-season Tour
Sat May 17, 1958RW OberhausenGermanyA3-1Win-Post-season Tour
Sun May 18, 1958FlamengoBrazilN2-2Draw-Post-season Tour
Mon May 19, 1958FiorentinaItalyA0-0Draw-
Wed May 21, 1958Netherlands XINetherlandsA0-1Loss-Post-season Tour


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon Sep 23, 1957All Stars XIUSAH4-0Win-Tommy Graham testimonial



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKArthur Lightening11
GKChic Thomson43161116
GKHarry Sharratt11
DBob McKinlay431611161
DGeoff Thomas (1944-60)44161117
MBill Whare38139161
MFay Coyle3111
MJack Burkitt42151017
MJack Hutchinson9531
MKen Simcoe2111
MPeter Higham22
MPeter Watson (1956)321
MRonald Farmer10262
FBilly Gray38168149
FBilly Younger
FChris Joyce11353
FEddie Baily40159168
FEric Jones11
FJim Barrett17101612
FJohnny Quigley2569105
FStewart Imlach4317101616
FTommy Wilson4316111622
FWilliam Morley3616515


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
22Tommy Wilson43
16Stewart Imlach43
12Jim Barrett17
9Billy Gray38
8Eddie Baily40
5Johnny Quigley25
1Bill Whare38
1Bob McKinlay43
1Ken Simcoe2



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1957-58

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
PortsmouthSat Sep 21, 1957A4-1Sat Feb 01, 1958H2-0
Sheffield WednesdaySat Aug 31, 1957A2-1Sat Dec 28, 1957H5-2