1962–63 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 1962-63
League Division One
Manager Ron Suart
League position 13th
Top goalscorer League: Ray Charnley (22)
Combined: Ray Charnley (22)
FA Cup Third round[1]
League Cup Second round[2]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1961-62
Next season 1963-64

The 1962-63 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 56th season (53rd consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division One, then the top tier of English football, finishing thirteenth for the second consecutive season.

Ray Charnley was the club's top scorer for the fifth consecutive season, with 22 goals.

Blackpool's FA Cup third round tie with Norwich City was postponed eleven times before finally being played at Carrow Road on 4 March.

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Everton 42 25 11 6 84 42 2.000 61
2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 23 9 10 111 62 1.790 55
3 Burnley 42 22 10 10 78 57 1.368 54
4 Leicester City 42 20 12 10 79 53 1.491 52
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 20 10 12 93 65 1.431 50
6 Sheffield Wednesday 42 19 10 13 77 63 1.222 48
7 Arsenal 42 18 10 14 86 77 1.117 46
8 Liverpool 42 17 10 15 71 59 1.203 44
9 Nottingham Forest 42 17 10 15 67 69 0.971 44
10 Sheffield United 42 16 12 14 58 60 0.967 44
11 Blackburn Rovers 42 15 12 15 79 71 1.113 42
12 West Ham United 42 14 12 16 73 69 1.058 40
13 Blackpool 42 13 14 15 58 64 0.906 40
14 West Bromwich Albion 42 16 7 19 71 79 0.899 39
15 Aston Villa 42 15 8 19 62 68 0.912 38
16 Fulham 42 14 10 18 50 71 0.704 38
17 Ipswich Town 42 12 11 19 59 78 0.756 35
18 Bolton Wanderers 42 15 5 22 55 75 0.733 35
19 Manchester United 42 12 10 20 67 81 0.827 34
20 Birmingham City 42 10 13 19 63 90 0.700 33
21 Manchester City 42 10 11 21 58 102 0.569 31
22 Leyton Orient 42 6 9 27 37 81 0.457 21

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Entered competition in third round
  2. ^ Entered competition in second round

References[edit]

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