1954–55 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 1954-55
League Division One
Manager Joe Smith
League position 19th
Top goalscorer League: Stan Mortensen (11)
Combined: Stan Mortensen (11)
FA Cup Third round[1]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1953-54
Next season 1955-56

The 1954-55 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 47th season (44th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division One, then the top tier of English football, finishing nineteenth.

Stan Mortensen was the club's top scorer for the eleventh consecutive season, with eleven goals in all competitions.

Harry Johnston retired at the end of the season after 21 years of service for Blackpool, his only professional club. He remains the club's longest-serving player.

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Chelsea 42 20 12 10 81 57 1.421 52
2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 19 10 13 89 70 1.271 48
3 Portsmouth 42 18 12 12 74 62 1.194 48
4 Sunderland 42 15 18 9 64 54 1.185 48
5 Manchester United 42 20 7 15 84 74 1.135 47
6 Aston Villa 42 20 7 15 72 73 0.986 47
7 Manchester City 42 18 10 14 76 69 1.101 46
8 Newcastle United 42 17 9 16 89 77 1.156 43
9 Arsenal 42 17 9 16 69 63 1.095 43
10 Burnley 42 17 9 16 51 48 1.063 43
11 Everton 42 16 10 16 62 68 0.912 42
12 Huddersfield Town 42 14 13 15 63 68 0.926 41
13 Sheffield United 42 17 7 18 70 86 0.814 41
14 Preston North End 42 16 8 18 83 64 1.297 40
15 Charlton Athletic 42 15 10 17 76 75 1.013 40
16 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 8 18 72 73 0.986 40
17 West Bromwich Albion 42 16 8 18 76 96 0.792 40
18 Bolton Wanderers 42 13 13 16 62 69 0.899 39
19 Blackpool 42 14 10 18 60 64 0.938 38
20 Cardiff City 42 13 11 18 62 76 0.816 37
21 Leicester City 42 12 11 19 74 86 0.860 35
22 Sheffield Wednesday 42 8 10 24 63 100 0.630 26

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. 

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