1962–63 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1962–63
League Football League Second Division
Manager Bill Jones/George Swindin
League position 10th
Top goalscorer League: Peter Hooper (22)
All: Peter Hooper (24)
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 2nd round
Welsh Cup 6th round
Previous season 1961–62
Next season 1963–64

The 1962–63 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 36th season in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing tenth.

Following relegation the previous year and a poor start to the season, manager Bill Jones was replaced by George Swindin.

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
-- Scotland DF Alistair Brack
-- Wales DF Mel Charles
-- Wales DF Trevor Edwards
-- Scotland DF Alec Milne
-- Scotland DF Don Murray
-- Wales DF Trevor Peck
-- Wales DF Frank Rankmore
-- Wales DF Peter Rodrigues
-- Wales DF Ron Stitfall
-- England MF Bob Collins
No. Position Player
-- Wales MF Alan Durban
-- Wales MF Steve Gammon
-- Wales MF Alan Harrington
-- Wales MF Barrie Hole
-- England MF Peter King
-- Wales MF Alan McIntosh
-- Wales MF Phil Watkins
-- England MF Gareth Williams
-- Wales FW Ivor Allchurch
-- Wales FW John Charles
-- Scotland FW Gordon Fraser
-- England FW Peter Hooper
-- Wales FW Derek Tapscott

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Stoke City 42 20 13 9 73 50 1.460 53
2 Chelsea 42 24 4 14 81 42 1.929 52
3 Sunderland 42 20 12 10 84 55 1.527 52
4 Middlesbrough 42 20 9 13 86 85 1.012 49
5 Leeds United 42 19 10 13 79 53 1.491 48
6 Huddersfield Town 42 17 14 11 63 50 1.260 48
7 Newcastle United 42 18 11 13 79 59 1.339 47
8 Bury 42 18 11 13 51 47 1.085 47
9 Scunthorpe United 42 16 12 14 57 59 0.966 44
10 Cardiff City 42 18 7 17 83 73 1.137 43
11 Southampton 42 17 8 17 72 67 1.075 42
12 Plymouth Argyle 42 15 12 15 76 73 1.041 42
13 Norwich City 42 17 8 17 80 79 1.013 42
14 Rotherham United 42 17 6 19 67 74 0.905 40
15 Swansea Town 42 15 9 18 51 72 0.708 39
16 Portsmouth 42 13 11 18 63 79 0.797 37
17 Preston North End 42 13 11 18 59 74 0.797 37
18 Derby County 42 12 12 18 61 72 0.847 36
19 Grimsby Town 42 11 13 18 55 66 0.833 35
20 Charlton Athletic 42 13 5 24 62 94 0.660 31
21 Walsall 42 11 9 22 53 89 0.596 31
22 Luton Town 42 11 7 24 61 84 0.726 29

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