1958–59 Blackpool F.C. season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Blackpool F.C. season 1958–59)
Jump to: navigation, search
Blackpool F.C.
Season 1958-59
League Division One
Manager Ron Suart
League position 8th
Top goalscorer League: Ray Charnley (20)
Combined: Ray Charnley (26)
FA Cup Sixth round[1]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1957-58
Next season 1959-60

The 1958-59 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 52nd season (49th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division One, then the top tier of English football, finishing eighth.

This was Ron Suart's first season as manager, after his succession of the long-serving Joe Smith.

Ray Charnley was the club's top scorer, with 26 goals (20 in the league and six in the FA Cup).

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 28 5 9 110 49 2.245 61
2 Manchester United 42 24 7 11 103 66 1.561 55
3 Arsenal 42 21 8 13 88 68 1.294 50
4 Bolton Wanderers 42 20 10 12 79 66 1.197 50
5 West Bromwich Albion 42 18 13 11 88 68 1.294 49
6 West Ham United 42 21 6 15 85 70 1.214 48
7 Burnley 42 19 10 13 81 70 1.157 48
8 Blackpool 42 18 11 13 66 49 1.347 47
9 Birmingham City 42 20 6 16 84 68 1.235 46
10 Blackburn Rovers 42 17 10 15 76 70 1.086 44
11 Newcastle United 42 17 7 18 80 80 1.000 41
12 Preston North End 42 17 7 18 70 77 0.909 41
13 Nottingham Forest 42 17 6 19 71 74 0.959 40
14 Chelsea 42 18 4 20 77 98 0.786 40
15 Leeds United 42 15 9 18 57 74 0.770 39
16 Everton 42 17 4 21 71 87 0.816 38
17 Luton Town 42 12 13 17 68 71 0.958 37
18 Tottenham Hotspur 42 13 10 19 85 95 0.895 36
19 Leicester City 42 11 10 21 67 98 0.684 32
20 Manchester City 42 11 9 22 64 95 0.674 31
21 Aston Villa 42 11 8 23 58 87 0.667 30
22 Portsmouth 42 6 9 27 64 112 0.571 21

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.