1959–60 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 1959–60
League Division One
Manager Ron Suart
League position 11th
Top goalscorer League: Ray Charnley (18)
Combined: Ray Charnley (18)
FA Cup Fourth round[1]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1958–59
Next season 1960–61

The 1959-60 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 52nd season (49th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division One, then the top tier of English football, finishing eleventh, mid-table.

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

Hugh Kelly retired at the end of the season after seventeen years of service for Blackpool, his only professional club. George Farm left mid season to join Queen of the South after becoming the first player to make 500 first team appearances for Blackpool.

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Burnley 42 24 7 11 85 61 1.393 55
2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 24 6 12 106 67 1.582 54
3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 11 10 86 50 1.720 53
4 West Bromwich Albion 42 19 11 12 83 57 1.456 49
5 Sheffield Wednesday 42 19 11 12 80 59 1.356 49
6 Bolton Wanderers 42 20 8 14 59 51 1.157 48
7 Manchester United 42 19 7 16 102 80 1.275 45
8 Newcastle United 42 18 8 16 82 78 1.051 44
9 Preston North End 42 16 12 14 79 76 1.039 44
10 Fulham 42 17 10 15 73 80 0.912 44
11 Blackpool 42 15 10 17 59 71 0.831 40
12 Leicester City 42 13 13 16 66 75 0.880 39
13 Arsenal 42 15 9 18 68 80 0.850 39
14 West Ham United 42 16 6 20 75 91 0.824 38
15 Everton 42 13 11 18 73 78 0.936 37
16 Manchester City 42 17 3 22 78 84 0.929 37
17 Blackburn Rovers 42 16 5 21 60 70 0.857 37
18 Chelsea 42 14 9 19 76 91 0.835 37
19 Birmingham City 42 13 10 19 63 80 0.787 36
20 Nottingham Forest 42 13 9 20 50 74 0.676 35
21 Leeds United 42 12 10 20 65 92 0.707 34
22 Luton Town 42 9 12 21 50 73 0.685 30

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.