1967–68 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 1967-68
League Division Two
Manager Stan Mortensen
League position 3rd
Top goalscorer League: Gerry Ingram &
Alan Skirton (17)
Combined: Alan Skirton (18)
FA Cup Fourth round[1]
League Cup Third round[2]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1966-67
Next season 1968-69

The 1967-68 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 61st season (58th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing third.

Blackpool made it past the third round of the FA Cup for the first time in nine seasons. They had entered the competition at the third-round stage for each of those seasons.

Alan Skirton was the club's top scorer, with eighteen goals (seventeen in the league and one in the FA Cup). He and Gerry Ingram shared the accolade in the league, with seventeen goals apiece.

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Ipswich Town 42 22 15 5 79 44 1.795 59
2 Queens Park Rangers 42 25 8 9 67 36 1.861 58
3 Blackpool 42 24 10 8 71 43 1.651 58
4 Birmingham City 42 19 14 9 83 51 1.627 52
5 Portsmouth 42 18 13 11 68 55 1.236 49
6 Middlesbrough 42 17 12 13 60 54 1.111 46
7 Millwall 42 14 17 11 62 50 1.240 45
8 Blackburn Rovers 42 16 11 15 56 49 1.143 43
9 Norwich City 42 16 11 15 60 65 0.923 43
10 Carlisle United 42 14 13 15 58 52 1.115 41
11 Crystal Palace 42 14 11 17 56 56 1.000 39
12 Bolton Wanderers 42 13 13 16 60 63 0.952 39
13 Cardiff City 42 13 12 17 60 66 0.909 38
14 Huddersfield Town 42 13 12 17 46 61 0.754 38
15 Charlton Athletic 42 12 13 17 63 68 0.926 37
16 Aston Villa 42 15 7 20 54 64 0.844 37
17 Hull City 42 12 13 17 58 73 0.795 37
18 Derby County 42 13 10 19 71 78 0.910 36
19 Bristol City 42 13 10 19 48 62 0.774 36
20 Preston North End 42 12 11 19 43 65 0.662 35
21 Rotherham United 42 10 11 21 42 76 0.553 31
22 Plymouth Argyle 42 9 9 24 38 72 0.528 27

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.