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SEASON: 1959-60


Prev Season: 1958-59
This Season: 1959-60
Next Season: 1960-61
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker

FA Cup:
4th Round (Sheffield United (A) 0-3)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Tommy Wilson (12 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
47

Competitive Goals:
56

Goals per game:
1.2



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
41.7%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored24 times8 times4 times1 time
Conceded14 times10 times8 times2 times3 times
Won By8 times4 times2 times
Lost By10 times6 times4 times1 time2 times

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
35,269

Lowest League Attendance:
22,808

Average League Attendance:
29,181

Highest Cup Attendance:
0

Lowest Cup Attendance:
0


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
10

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
1

Penalties conceded:
0

Penalties missed:
0

Penalties saved:
0


END OF SEASON TABLE



FIRST DIVISION (Tier 1) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Burnley422471185611524522895733331.393550-10-8
2Wolverhampton Wanderers4224612106671533632893943391.582540-01-3
3Tottenham Hotspur42211110865010654324115543261.720531-31-2
4West Bromwich Albion4219111283571245482577735321.456491-23-2
5Sheffield Wednesday42191112805912724820741032391.356492-11-0
6Bolton Wanderers4220814595112543727831022241.157482-01-1
7Manchester United42197161028013355330641149501.275451-51-3
8Newcastle United4218816827810564232831040461.051443-01-2
9Preston North End4216121479761065433466936421.039441-10-1
10Fulham4217101573801245422856103152.913442-21-3
11Blackpool421510175971966323264112739.831400-01-0
12Leicester City42131316667586738325792843.880391-01-0
13Arsenal42159186880957393864112942.850390-31-1
14West Ham United421662075911236473343142858.824383-11-4
15Everton4213111873781335502008132358.936371-11-6
16Manchester City421732278841128473461143150.929371-21-2
17Blackburn Rovers421652160701236382942152241.857372-22-1
18Chelsea42149197691759445074103241.835373-11-1
19Birmingham City421310196380957373645122644.788360-21-4
20Nottingham Forest42139205074867302853132046.67635
21Leeds United421210206592759374655112846.707344-10-1
22Luton Town429122150736510252937112544.685302-00-1

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 22, 1959Manchester CityA1-2Loss-17Iley (?)
2Wed Aug 26, 1959ArsenalH0-3Loss32,38622
3Sat Aug 29, 1959Blackburn RoversH2-2Draw-21Quigley (?), Iley (?)
4Tue Sep 01, 1959ArsenalA1-1Draw41,58519Whitefoot (?)
5Sat Sep 05, 1959BlackpoolA1-0Win-18Wilson (?)
6Wed Sep 09, 1959Sheffield WednesdayH2-1Win-13Wilson (?), Gray (?)
7Sat Sep 12, 1959EvertonH1-1Draw26,66812Wilson (?)
8Wed Sep 16, 1959Sheffield WednesdayA1-0Win-7Gray (?)
9Sat Sep 19, 1959Luton TownA0-1Loss16,6349
10Sat Sep 26, 1959Bolton WanderersH2-0Win-8Quigley (?), Gray (?)
11Sat Oct 03, 1959FulhamA1-3Loss-10Gray (?)
12Sat Oct 10, 1959Newcastle UnitedA1-2Loss33,76415Imlach (?)
13Sat Oct 17, 1959Birmingham CityH0-2Loss-17
14Sat Oct 24, 1959Tottenham HotspurA1-2Loss52,00217Imlach (?)
15Sat Oct 31, 1959ChelseaH3-1Win30,26815Gray (?), Quigley (?), Imlach (?)
16Sat Nov 07, 1959Preston North EndA0-1Loss-16
17Sat Nov 14, 1959Leicester CityH1-0Win-15Burkitt (?)
18Sat Nov 21, 1959BurnleyA0-8Loss-16
19Sat Nov 28, 1959Leeds UnitedH4-1Win-16Gray (?), Wilson (?), Booth (?, ?)
20Sat Dec 05, 1959West Ham UnitedA1-4Loss26,00017Imlach (?)
21Sat Dec 12, 1959Manchester UnitedH1-5Loss31,66618Wilson (?)
22Sat Dec 19, 1959Manchester CityH1-2Loss-19Palmer (?)
23Sat Dec 26, 1959West Bromwich AlbionA3-2Win-19Quigley (?, ?), Iley (?)
24Mon Dec 28, 1959West Bromwich AlbionH1-2Loss-19Robson (? OG)
25Sat Jan 02, 1960Blackburn RoversA2-1Win-18Vowden (?), Booth (?)
26Sat Jan 16, 1960BlackpoolH0-0Draw-17
27Sat Jan 23, 1960EvertonA1-6Loss32,27920Booth (?)
28Sat Feb 06, 1960Luton TownH2-0Win22,80817Booth (?), Wilson (?)
29Sat Feb 13, 1960Bolton WanderersA1-1Draw-18Wilson (?)
30Sat Feb 20, 1960FulhamH2-2Draw-16Wilson (?), Booth (?)
31Sat Feb 27, 1960West Ham UnitedH3-1Win26,31715Booth (?, ?), Wilson (?)
32Sat Mar 05, 1960Birmingham CityA1-4Loss-17Wilson (?)
33Sat Mar 12, 1960Tottenham HotspurH1-3Loss35,26918Wilson (?)
34Sat Mar 19, 1960Manchester UnitedA1-3Loss35,26918Brennan (? OG)
35Sat Mar 26, 1960Preston North EndH1-1Draw-17Dwight (?)
36Sat Apr 02, 1960Leicester CityA1-0Win-17Iley (?)
37Sat Apr 09, 1960BurnleyH0-1Loss-18
38Sat Apr 16, 1960ChelseaA1-1Draw24,54219Barton (?)
39Mon Apr 18, 1960Wolverhampton WanderersA1-3Loss-19Younger (?)
40Tue Apr 19, 1960Wolverhampton WanderersH0-0Draw-19
41Sat Apr 23, 1960Newcastle UnitedH3-0Win28,06619Vowden (?), Quigley (?), Gray (?)
42Sat Apr 30, 1960Leeds UnitedA0-1Loss-20


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 09, 1960Reading3H1-0Win-Iley (?)
Sat Jan 30, 1960Sheffield United4A0-3Loss-


Charity Shield
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Aug 15, 1959Wolverhampton WanderersFinalN1-3Loss32,329Wilson (37)


Anglo-Scottish Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Wed Sep 23, 1959St MirrenScotlandFinal1H2-3Loss-Vowden (?, ?)
Wed Sep 30, 1959St MirrenScotlandFinal2A2-2Draw-Imlach (?), Gray (? pen)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Wed Oct 21, 1959Norwich CityEnglandA1-3Loss-Rowland (?)
Mon Oct 26, 1959Notts CountyEnglandA1-3Loss-? (?)


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Wed May 04, 1960King's LynnEnglandA5-1Win-Wilson (?, ?), ? (?), Palmer (?), Imlach (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and after the season.
In (5) In (7)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Colin BoothBought£20,000Bernie KellySold
Jim IleyBoughtBill WhareSold
Peter KnightBoughtJim BarrettSold
Roy PatrickBoughtPeter KnightSold
Dec 05, 1959Tony BartonBoughtApr 09, 1960Roy DwightSold
Apr 09, 1960Stewart ImlachSold£8,000
Apr 19, 1960Geoff Thomas (1944-60)Released


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKChic Thomson3410618
GKJohn Armstrong13445
DBob McKinlay47141023
DGeoff Thomas (1944-60)13436
DJoe McDonald41111020
DRoy Patrick238510
MBill Whare175210
MJack Burkitt39139171
MJeff Whitefoot39128191
MJohn Rowland
MPeter Knight5511
MRoy Dwight41121
MTony Barton134361
FBernie Kelly11
FBilly Gray411110208
FBilly Younger61231
FCalvin Palmer4131
FColin Booth2686128
FGeoff Vowden136254
FJim Barrett11
FJim Iley40138195
FJohnny Quigley31107146
FStewart Imlach3297165
FTommy Wilson35971912


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
12Tommy Wilson35
8Billy Gray41
8Colin Booth26
6Johnny Quigley31
5Jim Iley40
5Stewart Imlach32
4Geoff Vowden13
1Billy Younger6
1Calvin Palmer4
1Jack Burkitt39
1Jeff Whitefoot39
1Roy Dwight4
1Tony Barton13



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1959-60

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Leicester CitySat Nov 14, 1959H1-0Sat Apr 02, 1960A1-0
Sheffield WednesdayWed Sep 09, 1959H2-1Wed Sep 16, 1959A1-0