1957–58 Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. season

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Wolverhampton Wanderers
1957–58 season
Chairman Jimmy Baker
Manager Stan Cullis
First Division 1st (2nd title)
FA Cup Quarter-Final
Top goalscorer League: Jimmy Murray (29)
All: Jimmy Murray (32)
Highest home attendance 55,778 (vs Darlington, 15 February 1958)
Lowest home attendance 26,033 (vs Aston Villa, 16 September 1957)
Average home league attendance 37,307 (league only)
Home colours

The 1957–58 season was the 59th season of competitive league football in the history of English football club Wolverhampton Wanderers. They played in the First Division, then the highest level of English football, for a 21st consecutive year.

The club won the League championship for a second time, four years after their first title, scoring over 100 goals in the process.

Results[edit]

Football League[edit]

A total of 22 teams competed in the First Division in the 1957–58 season. Each team would play every other team twice, once at their stadium, and once at the opposition's. Two points were awarded to teams for each win, one point per draw, and none for defeats.

Final table
Pos Team Pld W D L F A GA Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 28 8 6 103 47 2.191 64
2 Preston North End 42 26 7 9 100 51 1.961 59
3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 9 12 93 77 1.208 51
Results by round
Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42
Result L W W D L W W W W W W D W W D W D D W W W W W L W D L W W W W W W D W W W L D W W L
Position 18 9 4 5 8 10 5 5 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

FA Cup[edit]

Players Used[edit]

Pos. Nationality Player Football League FA Cup Total Goal
1  Scotland Malcolm Finlayson, Malcolm Finlayson 28 4 32 0
2  South Africa Eddie Stuart, Eddie Stuart 40 4 44 0
3  England Gerry Harris, Gerry Harris 39 4 43 0
4  England Eddie Clamp, Eddie Clamp 41 4 45 10
5  England Billy Wright, Billy Wright (Captain) 38 4 42 0
6  England Ron Flowers, Ron Flowers 28 1 29 3
7  England Norman Deeley, Norman Deeley 41 4 45 23
8  England Colin Booth, Colin Booth 13 0 13 2
9  England Jimmy Murray, Jimmy Murray 41 4 45 32
10  England Peter Broadbent, Peter Broadbent 40 4 44 21
11  England Jimmy Mullen, Jimmy Mullen 38 4 42 6
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Top scorer[edit]

P. Nationality Player Position Football League FA Cup Total
1  England Jimmy Murray 29 3 32
2  England Norman Deeley 23 0 23
3  England Peter Broadbent 17 4 21
4  England Eddie Clamp 10 0 10
5  England Bobby Mason 7 3 10

Most appearances[edit]

P. Nationality Player Position Football League FA Cup Total
1  England Eddie Clamp 41 4 45
2  England Norman Deeley 41 4 45
3  England Jimmy Murray 41 4 45
4  England Peter Broadbent 40 4 44
5  South Africa Eddie Stuart 40 4 44

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player From
March 1958 Scotland Jackie Henderson Portsmouth

Out[edit]

Date Player To
December 1957 England Dennis Wilshaw Stoke City