1955–56 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 1955-56
League Division One
Manager Joe Smith
League position 2nd
Top goalscorer League: Jackie Mudie (22)
Combined: Jackie Mudie (22)
FA Cup Third round[1]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1954-55
Next season 1956-57

The 1955-56 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 49th season (46th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division One, then the top tier of English football, finishing second, their highest finish in the English league system to date, despite losing their final four League games.

Jackie Mudie was the club's top scorer, with 22 goals in all competitions.

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Manchester United 42 25 10 7 83 51 1.627 60
2 Blackpool 42 20 9 13 86 62 1.387 49
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 20 9 13 89 65 1.369 49
4 Manchester City 42 18 10 14 82 69 1.188 46
5 Arsenal 42 18 10 14 60 61 0.984 46
6 Birmingham City 42 18 9 15 75 57 1.316 45
7 Burnley 42 18 8 16 64 54 1.185 44
8 Bolton Wanderers 42 18 7 17 71 58 1.224 43
9 Sunderland 42 17 9 16 80 95 0.842 43
10 Luton Town 42 17 8 17 66 64 1.031 42
11 Newcastle United 42 17 7 18 85 70 1.214 41
12 Portsmouth 42 16 9 17 78 85 0.918 41
13 West Bromwich Albion 42 18 5 19 58 70 0.829 41
14 Charlton Athletic 42 17 6 19 75 81 0.926 40
15 Everton 42 15 10 17 55 69 0.797 40
16 Chelsea 42 14 11 17 64 77 0.831 39
17 Cardiff City 42 15 9 18 55 69 0.797 39
18 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 7 20 61 71 0.859 37
19 Preston North End 42 14 8 20 73 72 1.014 36
20 Aston Villa 42 11 13 18 52 69 0.754 35
21 Huddersfield Town 42 14 7 21 54 83 0.651 35
22 Sheffield United 42 12 9 21 63 77 0.818 33

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Entered competition in third round

References[edit]

  • Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887-1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X.