1966–67 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 1966-67
League Division One
Manager Ron Suart
(succeeded by Stan Mortensen
on February 1, 1967)
League position 22nd (relegated)
Top goalscorer League: Ray Charnley (14)
Combined: Ray Charnley (21)
FA Cup Third round[1]
League Cup Fifth round[2]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1965-66
Next season 1967-68

The 1966-67 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 60th season (57th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division One, then the top tier of English football, finishing bottom. As a result, they were relegated to Division Two.

After eight seasons in charge, Ron Suart resigned as manager in January. He was replaced by former player Stan Mortensen.

Ray Charnley was the club's top scorer for the ninth consecutive season, with 21 goals (fourteen in the league, one in the FA Cup and six in the League Cup).

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Manchester United 42 24 12 6 84 45 1.867 60
2 Nottingham Forest 42 23 10 9 64 41 1.561 56
3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 24 8 10 71 48 1.479 56
4 Leeds United 42 22 11 9 62 42 1.476 55
5 Liverpool 42 19 13 10 64 47 1.362 51
6 Everton 42 19 10 13 65 46 1.413 48
7 Arsenal 42 16 14 12 58 47 1.234 46
8 Leicester City 42 18 8 16 78 71 1.099 44
9 Chelsea 42 15 14 13 67 62 1.081 44
10 Sheffield United 42 16 10 16 52 59 0.881 42
11 Sheffield Wednesday 42 14 13 15 56 47 1.191 41
12 Stoke City 42 17 7 18 63 58 1.086 41
13 West Bromwich Albion 42 16 7 19 77 73 1.055 39
14 Burnley 42 15 9 18 66 76 0.868 39
15 Manchester City 42 12 15 15 43 52 0.827 39
16 West Ham United 42 14 8 20 80 84 0.952 36
17 Sunderland 42 14 8 20 58 72 0.806 36
18 Fulham 42 11 12 19 71 83 0.855 34
19 Southampton 42 14 6 22 74 92 0.804 34
20 Newcastle United 42 12 9 21 39 81 0.481 33
21 Aston Villa 42 11 7 24 54 85 0.635 29
22 Blackpool 42 6 9 27 41 76 0.539 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.