1962–63 Football League First Division

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Football League First Division
Season 1962–63
Champions Everton (6th English title)
Relegated Manchester City
Leyton Orient
European Cup 1963–64 Everton
FA Cup winners
European Cup Winners' Cup 1963–64
Manchester United (3rd FA Cup title)
Tottenham Hotspur (defending champions)
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1962–63 Everton
Matches played 462
Goals scored 1,536 (3.32 per match)
Top goalscorer Jimmy Greaves (Tottenham Hotspur), 37 [1]
Biggest home win

Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest 9–2;

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester City 8–1
Biggest away win

West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur 1–6;
Manchester City v West Ham United 1-6;

Fulham v Wolverhampton Wanderers 0–5
Highest scoring Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest 9–2

Statistics of Football League First Division in the 1962-63 season.

Overview[edit]

Everton won the First Division title for the sixth time in the club's history that season. They made sure of the title on May 11, after a 4-1 win over Fulham at Goodison Park. Leyton Orient were relegated on May 4, with a 3-1 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday. Manchester City joined them on the final weekend of the season, losing 6-1 at West Ham United which saved Birmingham City, who won 3-2 at home against Leicester City.

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GA GD Pts
1 Everton 42 14 7 0 48 17 11 4 6 36 25 84 42 2.000 + 42 61
2 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 6 1 72 28 9 3 9 39 34 111 62 1.790 + 49 55
3 Burnley 42 14 4 3 41 17 8 6 7 37 40 78 57 1.368 + 21 54
4 Leicester City 42 14 6 1 53 23 6 6 9 26 30 79 53 1.491 + 26 52
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 51 25 9 4 8 42 40 93 65 1.431 + 28 50
6 Sheffield Wednesday 42 10 5 6 38 26 9 5 7 39 37 77 63 1.222 + 14 48
7 Arsenal 42 11 4 6 44 33 7 6 8 42 44 86 77 1.117 + 9 46
8 Liverpool 42 13 3 5 45 22 4 7 10 26 37 71 59 1.203 + 12 44
9 Nottingham Forest 42 12 4 5 39 28 5 6 10 28 41 67 69 0.971 – 2 44
10 Sheffield United 42 11 7 3 33 20 5 5 11 25 40 58 60 0.967 – 2 44
11 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 4 6 55 34 4 8 9 24 37 79 71 1.113 + 8 42
12 West Ham United 42 8 6 7 39 34 6 6 9 34 35 73 69 1.058 + 4 40
13 Blackpool 42 8 7 6 34 27 5 7 9 24 37 58 64 0.906 – 6 40
14 West Bromwich Albion 42 11 1 9 40 37 5 6 10 31 42 71 79 0.899 – 8 39
15 Aston Villa 42 12 2 7 38 23 3 6 12 24 45 62 68 0.912 – 6 38
16 Fulham 42 8 6 7 28 30 6 4 11 22 41 50 71 0.704 – 21 38
17 Ipswich Town 42 5 8 8 34 39 7 3 11 25 39 59 78 0.756 – 19 35
18 Bolton Wanderers 42 13 3 5 35 18 2 2 17 20 57 55 75 0.733 – 20 35
19 Manchester United 42 6 6 9 36 38 6 4 11 31 43 67 81 0.827 – 14 34
20 Birmingham City 42 6 8 7 40 40 4 5 12 23 50 63 90 0.700 – 27 33
21 Manchester City 42 7 5 9 30 45 3 6 12 28 57 58 102 0.569 – 44 31
22 Leyton Orient 42 4 5 12 22 37 2 4 15 15 44 37 81 0.457 – 44 21

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Key
League Champions, qualified for European Cup
FA Cup winners, qualified for Cup Winners' Cup
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1962-63, see Everton
League Cup Winners
Relegated

First Division Results[edit]

Home ╲ Away ARS AST BIR BLB BLP BOL BUR EVE FUL IPS LEI LEY LIV MCI MUN NOT SHU SHW TOT WBA WHU WOL
Arsenal 1–2 2–0 3–1 2–0 3–2 2–3 4–3 3–0 3–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 2–3 1–3 0–0 1–0 1–2 2–3 3–2 1–1 5–4
Aston Villa 3–1 4–0 0–0 1–1 5–0 2–1 0–2 1–2 4–2 3–1 1–0 2–0 3–1 1–2 0–2 1–2 0–2 2–1 2–0 3–1 0–2
Birmingham City 2–2 3–2 3–3 3–6 2–2 5–1 0–1 4–1 0–1 3–2 2–2 0–2 2–2 2–1 2–2 0–1 1–1 0–2 0–0 3–2 3–4
Blackburn Rovers 5–5 4–1 6–1 3–3 5–0 2–3 3–2 0–1 0–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 4–1 2–2 2–5 1–2 3–0 3–0 3–1 0–4 5–1
Blackpool 3–2 4–0 1–1 4–1 3–1 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 3–2 1–2 2–2 2–2 2–1 3–1 2–3 1–2 0–2 0–0 0–2
Bolton Wanderers 3–0 4–1 0–0 0–0 3–0 2–2 0–2 1–0 1–3 2–0 0–1 1–0 3–1 3–0 1–0 3–2 0–4 1–0 1–2 3–0 3–0
Burnley 2–1 3–1 3–1 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–3 4–0 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–3 0–0 0–1 0–0 5–1 4–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 2–0
Everton 1–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 5–0 1–0 3–1 4–1 3–1 3–2 3–0 2–2 2–1 3–1 2–0 3–0 4–1 1–0 4–2 1–1 0–0
Fulham 1–3 1–0 3–3 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–2 0–0 2–4 0–1 3–1 2–2 4–1 0–2 1–2 2–0 0–5
Ipswich Town 1–1 1–1 1–5 3–3 5–2 4–1 2–1 0–3 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 3–5 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–4 1–1 2–3 2–3
Leicester City 2–0 3–3 3–0 2–0 0–0 4–1 3–3 3–1 2–3 3–0 5–1 3–0 2–0 4–3 2–1 3–1 3–3 2–2 1–0 2–0 1–1
Leyton Orient 1–2 0–2 2–2 1–1 0–2 0–1 0–1 3–0 1–1 1–2 0–2 2–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–2 2–4 1–5 2–3 2–0 0–4
Liverpool 2–1 4–0 5–1 3–1 1–2 1–0 1–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–2 5–0 4–1 1–0 0–2 2–0 0–2 5–2 2–2 2–1 4–1
Manchester City 2–4 0–2 2–1 0–1 0–3 2–1 2–5 1–1 2–3 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–3 3–2 1–0 1–5 1–6 3–3
Manchester United 2–3 2–2 2–0 0–3 1–1 3–0 2–5 0–1 0–2 0–1 2–2 3–1 3–3 2–3 5–1 1–1 1–3 0–2 2–2 3–1 2–1
Nottingham Forest 3–0 3–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 3–4 3–1 2–1 0–2 1–1 3–1 1–1 3–2 2–1 0–3 1–1 2–2 3–4 2–0
Sheffield United 3–3 2–1 0–2 1–1 0–0 4–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 2–1 0–0 2–0 0–0 3–1 1–1 3–1 2–2 3–1 1–0 0–2 1–2
Sheffield Wednesday 2–3 0–0 5–0 4–0 0–0 1–1 0–1 2–2 1–0 0–3 0–3 3–1 0–2 4–1 1–0 2–2 3–1 3–1 3–1 1–3 3–1
Tottenham Hotspur 4–4 4–2 3–0 4–1 2–0 4–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 5–0 4–0 2–0 7–2 4–2 6–2 9–2 4–2 1–1 2–1 4–4 1–2
West Bromwich Albion 1–2 1–0 1–0 2–5 1–2 5–4 1–2 0–4 6–1 6–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–0 1–4 1–2 0–3 1–2 1–0 2–2
West Ham United 0–4 1–1 5–0 0–1 2–2 1–2 1–1 1–2 2–2 1–3 2–0 2–0 1–0 6–1 3–1 4–1 1–1 2–0 1–6 2–2 1–4
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–0 3–1 0–2 4–2 2–0 4–0 7–2 0–2 2–1 0–0 1–3 2–1 3–2 8–1 2–3 1–1 0–0 2–2 2–2 7–0 0–0

Source: Ian Laschke: Rothmans Book of Football League Records 1888–89 to 1978–79. Macdonald and Jane’s, London & Sydney, 1980.
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top Scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 England Jimmy Greaves Tottenham Hotspur 37
2 England Joe Baker Arsenal 29
= England David Layne Sheffield Wednesday 29
4 England Ray Crawford Ipswich Town 25
5 England Roger Hunt Liverpool 24
= Wales Roy Vernon Everton 24
7 Scotland Denis Law Manchester United 23
= England Fred Pickering Blackburn Rovers 23
= Scotland Alex Harley Manchester City 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ "English League Leading Goalscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 2010-10-31. 

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