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SEASON: 1961-62

Prev Season: 1960-61
Next Season: 1962-63
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Andy Beattie

FA Cup:
4th Round (Sheffield Wednesday (H) 0-2)

League Cup:
3rd Round (Blackburn Rovers (H) 1-2)


Top Goalscorer:
Colin Booth (14 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
49


League Games:
42

League Points:
36

Points Percentage:
42.9


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
73

Goals per game:
1.5

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored15 times13 times8 times2 times
Conceded16 times14 times3 times3 times5 times
Won By7 times6 times3 times
Lost By12 times4 times3 times2 times2 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
40,875 (League - Tottenham Hotspur)

Lowest Home Attendance:
17,419 (League - Chelsea)

Average League Attendance:
25,000


Highest Cup Attendance:
36,158 (Fairs Cup - Valencia)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
36,158 (Fairs Cup - Valencia)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
8

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION ONEHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Ipswich Town422481093671722582876835391.38856European Cup Preliminary Round
2Burnley42211110101671443572677744411.50753
3Tottenham Hotspur4221101188691443593476829351.27552Cup Winners Cup
4Everton4220111188541722642139924331.63051
5Sheffield United421991461691353372364112446.88447
6Sheffield Wednesday4220616725814434723621325351.24146
7Aston Villa4218816655613534520531320361.16144
8West Ham United4217101576821164493764112745.92744
9West Bromwich Albion42151314836710745023561033441.23943
10Arsenal42161115717296639317593241.98643
11Bolton Wanderers4216101662661173352253132744.93942
12Manchester City421771878811137463864113243.96341
13Blackpool421511167075104741305792945.93341
14Leicester City4217619727112273827541234441.01440
15Manchester United421591872751038443156102844.96039
16Blackburn Rovers4214111750581065332245121736.86239
17Birmingham City421410186581966373554122846.80238
18Wolverhampton Wanderers421310197386876383453133552.84936
19Nottingham Forest4213101963791245392316142456.79736
20Fulham421372266748310383454122840.89233
21Cardiff City42914195081696303335132048.61732Relegated
22Chelsea42910236394777342923162965.67028Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 19, 1961ChelseaA2-2Draw20,85711Stamford Bridge
2Tue Aug 22, 1961Birmingham CityH2-1Win-1
3Sat Aug 26, 1961Sheffield UnitedH2-0Win-3
4Wed Aug 30, 1961Birmingham CityA1-1Draw-3St. Andrews
5Sat Sep 02, 1961West Ham UnitedA2-3Loss23,0006Upton Park
6Sat Sep 09, 1961Blackburn RoversH1-2Loss-10
7Sat Sep 16, 1961BlackpoolA3-1Win-8Bloomfield Road
8Tue Sep 19, 1961Wolverhampton WanderersH3-1Win-5
9Sat Sep 23, 1961Tottenham HotspurH2-0Win40,8754
10Wed Sep 27, 1961Wolverhampton WanderersA1-2Loss-4Molineux
11Sat Sep 30, 1961Cardiff CityA2-2Draw-4Ninian Park
12Sat Oct 07, 1961EvertonA0-6Loss42,4315Goodison Park
13Sat Oct 14, 1961Blackburn RoversH1-1Draw-5
14Sat Oct 21, 1961Manchester CityA0-3Loss-10Maine Road
15Sat Oct 28, 1961West Bromwich AlbionH4-4Draw-8
16Sat Nov 04, 1961Ipswich TownA0-1Loss-11Portman Road
17Sat Nov 11, 1961BurnleyH3-2Win-9
18Sat Nov 18, 1961ArsenalA1-2Loss34,21714Highbury
19Sat Nov 25, 1961Bolton WanderersH0-1Loss-15
20Sat Dec 02, 1961Sheffield WednesdayA0-3Loss-16Hillsborough
21Sat Dec 09, 1961Leicester CityH0-0Draw-16
22Sat Dec 16, 1961ChelseaH3-0Win17,41913
23Fri Dec 22, 1961Sheffield UnitedA0-2Loss-12Bramall Lane
24Tue Dec 26, 1961Manchester UnitedA3-6Loss30,82217Old Trafford
25Sat Jan 13, 1962West Ham UnitedH3-0Win20,35915
26Sat Jan 20, 1962Blackburn RoversA1-2Loss-17Ewood Park
27Sat Feb 03, 1962BlackpoolH3-4Loss-20
28Sat Feb 10, 1962Tottenham HotspurA2-4Loss42,71020White Hart Lane
29Sat Feb 17, 1962Cardiff CityH2-1Win-18
30Sat Feb 24, 1962EvertonH2-1Win22,49916
31Sat Mar 03, 1962FulhamA1-1Draw-18Craven Cottage
32Sat Mar 10, 1962Manchester CityH1-2Loss-18
33Sat Mar 17, 1962West Bromwich AlbionA2-2Draw-19The Hawthorns
34Tue Mar 20, 1962Manchester UnitedH1-0Win27,83316
35Sat Mar 24, 1962Ipswich TownH1-1Draw-16
36Tue Apr 03, 1962BurnleyA0-0Draw-14Turf Moor
37Sat Apr 07, 1962ArsenalH0-1Loss21,12918
38Sat Apr 14, 1962Bolton WanderersA1-6Loss-19Burnden Park
39Sat Apr 21, 1962Sheffield WednesdayH3-1Win-19
40Mon Apr 23, 1962Aston VillaA1-5Loss25,00019Villa Park
41Tue Apr 24, 1962Aston VillaH2-0Win24,89018
42Sat Apr 28, 1962Leicester CityA1-2Loss-18Filbert Street


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 06, 1962Workington3A2-1Win-Borough Park
Sat Jan 27, 1962Sheffield Wednesday4H0-2Loss-


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon Sep 11, 1961Gillingham1H4-1Win-
Wed Oct 11, 1961Queens Park Rangers2A2-1Win-Loftus Road
Tue Nov 14, 1961Blackburn Rovers3H1-2Loss-


Fairs Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 13, 1961ValenciaSpain11A0-2Loss46,000Mestalla Stadium
Wed Oct 04, 1961ValenciaSpain12H1-5Loss36,158Lost 7-1 on aggregate


Notts Association Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue May 08, 1962Notts CountyA2-1Win-
Fri May 11, 1962Mansfield TownH3-2Win-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon Nov 27, 1961Stockport CountyEnglandA2-4Loss-


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon Nov 06, 1961Malmo FFSwedenH5-1Aba-Jack Burkitt Testimonial; Abandoned due to fog



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKJohn Armstrong11
GKNoel Wood11
GKPeter Grummitt47141023
DBob McKinlay491610231
DBrian Grant11317
DDoug Baird16349
DJoseph Wilson10334
MDavid Pleat111
MJack Burkitt211
MJeff Whitefoot31105161
MJohn Rowland154652
MTony Barton3121
FBilly Cobb92164
FBilly Gray381310152
FCalvin Palmer35135172
FCharles McGlinchey11
FColin Addison2354147
FColin Booth341161714
FFlip Le Flem41139196
FGeoff Vowden301181112
FJim Iley3914817
FJohn Winfield145451
FJohnny Quigley491610236
FLen Julians208399
FPeter Hindley
FTrevor Hockey1972102


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
14Colin Booth34
12Geoff Vowden30
9Len Julians20
7Colin Addison23
6Flip Le Flem41
6Johnny Quigley49
4Billy Cobb9
2Billy Gray38
2Calvin Palmer35
2John Rowland15
2Trevor Hockey19
1Bob McKinlay49
1David Pleat1
1Jeff Whitefoot31
1John Winfield14
1Tony Barton3



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season