1956–57 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1956–57
League Football League First Division
Manager Trevor Morris
League position 21st
Top goalscorer League: Gerry Hitchens (21)
All: Gerry Hitchens (25)
FA Cup 4th round
Welsh Cup 6th round
Previous season 1955–56
Next season 1957–58

The 1956–57 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 30th season in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division One, then the first tier of English football, finishing twenty-first, suffering relegation to Division Two.

Players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
-- Wales GK Ken Jones
-- Wales GK Ron Howells
-- Wales GK Graham Vearncombe
-- Wales DF Colin Baker
-- Wales DF Ron Davies
-- Wales DF John Frowen
-- Scotland DF Alick Gray
-- Scotland DF Danny Malloy
-- England DF Charles Rutter
-- Wales DF Ron Stitfall
-- Wales DF Derek Sullivan
-- Wales MF Alan Harrington
-- Wales MF Brian Jenkins
-- Scotland MF George McGuckin
No. Position Player
-- Scotland MF John McSeveney
-- England MF Cliff Nugent
-- Scotland MF Bob Scott
-- Wales MF Ken Tucker
-- England MF Brian Walsh
-- England FW Cecil Dixon
-- Wales FW Trevor Ford
-- Wales FW Don Godwin
-- England FW Gerry Hitchens
-- England FW Bernard Jones
-- England FW Harry Kirtley
-- Wales FW Neil O'Halloran
-- Wales FW Brayley Reynolds
-- England FW Ron Stockin

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Manchester United 42 28 8 6 103 54 1.907 64
2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 22 12 8 104 56 1.857 56
3 Preston North End 42 23 10 9 84 56 1.500 56
4 Blackpool 42 22 9 11 93 65 1.431 53
5 Arsenal 42 21 8 13 85 69 1.232 50
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 20 8 14 94 70 1.343 48
7 Burnley 42 18 10 14 56 50 1.120 46
8 Leeds United 42 15 14 13 72 63 1.143 44
9 Bolton Wanderers 42 16 12 14 65 65 1.000 44
10 Aston Villa 42 14 15 13 65 55 1.182 43
11 West Bromwich Albion 42 14 14 14 59 61 0.967 42
12 Birmingham City 42 15 9 18 69 69 1.000 39
13 Chelsea 42 13 13 16 73 73 1.000 39
14 Sheffield Wednesday 42 16 6 20 82 88 0.932 38
15 Everton 42 14 10 18 61 79 0.772 38
16 Luton Town 42 14 9 19 58 76 0.763 37
17 Newcastle United 42 14 8 20 67 87 0.770 36
18 Manchester City 42 13 9 20 78 88 0.886 35
19 Portsmouth 42 10 13 19 62 92 0.674 33
20 Sunderland 42 12 8 22 67 88 0.761 32
21 Cardiff City 42 10 9 23 53 88 0.602 29
22 Charlton Athletic 42 9 4 29 62 120 0.517 22

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