1961–62 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1961–62
League Football League First Division
Manager Trevor Morris
Bill Jones
League position 21st
Top goalscorer League: Dai Ward (17)
All: Dai Ward (21)
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 3rd round
Welsh Cup Semi-finals
Previous season 1960–61
Next season 1962–63

The 1961–62 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 35th 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. The 1961–62 season remained the last time Cardiff City appeared in the top tier of the English league system until promotion to Premier League after the 2012–13 season.

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 Dilwyn John
-- Republic of Ireland GK Maurice Swan
-- Wales GK Graham Vearncombe
-- Wales DF Colin Baker
-- Wales DF Mel Charles
-- Wales DF Trevor Edwards
-- Scotland DF Alec Milne
-- Wales DF Frank Rankmore
-- Wales DF Peter Rodrigues
-- Wales DF Ron Stitfall
-- Wales MF Alan Durban
-- Wales MF Steve Gammon
-- Wales MF Alan Harrington
-- England MF Dave Holder
No. Position Player
-- Wales MF Barrie Hole
-- England MF Peter King
-- Wales MF Danny McCarthy
-- Wales MF Alan McIntosh
-- Wales MF Graham Moore
-- Wales MF Gil Reece
-- England MF Brian Walsh
-- England MF Gareth Williams
-- England FW Peter Donnelly
-- England FW Derek Hogg
-- England FW Johnny King
-- Wales FW Tony Pickrell
-- Wales FW Derek Tapscott
-- Wales FW Dai Ward

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Ipswich Town 42 24 8 10 93 67 1.388 56
2 Burnley 42 21 11 10 101 67 1.507 53
3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 10 11 88 69 1.275 52
4 Everton 42 20 11 11 88 54 1.630 51
5 Sheffield United 42 19 9 14 61 69 0.884 47
6 Sheffield Wednesday 42 20 6 16 72 58 1.241 46
7 Aston Villa 42 18 8 16 65 56 1.161 44
8 West Ham United 42 17 10 15 76 82 0.927 44
9 West Bromwich Albion 42 15 13 14 83 67 1.239 43
10 Arsenal 42 16 11 15 71 72 0.986 43
11 Bolton Wanderers 42 16 10 16 62 66 0.939 42
12 Manchester City 42 17 7 18 78 81 0.963 41
13 Blackpool 42 15 11 16 70 75 0.933 41
14 Leicester City 42 17 6 19 72 71 1.014 40
15 Manchester United 42 15 9 18 72 75 0.960 39
16 Blackburn Rovers 42 14 11 17 50 58 0.862 39
17 Birmingham City 42 14 10 18 65 81 0.802 38
18 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 10 19 73 86 0.849 36
19 Nottingham Forest 42 13 10 19 63 79 0.797 36
20 Fulham 42 13 7 22 66 74 0.892 33
21 Cardiff City 42 9 14 19 50 81 0.617 32
22 Chelsea 42 9 10 23 63 94 0.670 28

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