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First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1961-62 Division 1

Final League Position 1st Champions

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19610811Fri 11/8 Arsenal A 3-3 D   Friendly 6,166 Crawford, Stephenson, Phillips Ramsey
19610819Sat 19/8 Bolton Wanderers A 0-0 D     16,708 Ramsey
19610822Tue 22/8 Burnley A 3-4 L     24,577 Crawford, Phillips2 Ramsey
19610826Sat 26/8 MANCHESTER CITY H 2-4 L     21,473 Bettsog, Leadbetter Ramsey
19610829Tue 29/8 BURNLEY H 6-2 W     23,835 Moran, Leadbetter, Crawford2, Stephenson, Phillips Ramsey
19610902Sat 2/9 West Bromwich Albion A 3-1 W     19,016 Moran2, Crawford Ramsey
19610905Tue 5/9 BLACKBURN ROVERS H 2-1 W     24,928 Stephenson, Phillips Ramsey
19610909Sat 9/9 BIRMINGHAM CITY H 4-1 W     20,017 Moran, Crawford, Phillips2 Ramsey
19610911Mon 11/9 MANCHESTER CITY H 4-2 W   League Cup 1st Round 14,919 Moran2, Crawford2 Ramsey
19610916Sat 16/9 Everton A 2-5 L     35,259 Moran, Phillips Ramsey
19610918Mon 18/9 Blackburn Rovers A 2-2 D     19,904 Phillips2 Ramsey
19610923Sat 23/9 FULHAM H 2-4 L     23,050 Crawford2 Ramsey
19610930Sat 30/9 Sheffield Wednesday A 4-1 W     26,565 Leadbetter, Crawford, Phillips2 Ramsey
19611003Tue 3/10 Swansea City A 3-3 D   League Cup 2nd Round 13,541 Crawford, Stephenson, Phillips Ramsey
19611007Sat 7/10 WEST HAM UNITED H 4-2 W     28,059 Crawford2, Phillips2 Ramsey
19611009Mon 9/10 Kettering Town A 2-2 D   Floodlight Opening 5,500 Crawford2 Ramsey
19611014Sat 14/10 Sheffield United A 1-2 L     22,194 Leadbetter Ramsey
19611021Sat 21/10 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H 3-2 W     28,778 Crawford2, Phillips Ramsey
19611024Tue 24/10 SWANSEA CITY H 3-2 W   League Cup 2nd Round, Replay 11,010 Moran, Stephenson, Phillips Ramsey
19611028Sat 28/10 Blackpool A 1-1 D     19,773 Phillips Ramsey
19611104Sat 4/11 NOTTINGHAM FOREST H 1-0 W     19,068 Phillips Ramsey
19611106Mon 6/11 Cambridge City A 5-2 W   Earl Haig Poppy Day Fund 5,500 Moran2, Crawford2, Phillips Ramsey
19611111Sat 11/11 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0-2 L     21,711 Ramsey
19611118Sat 18/11 MANCHESTER UNITED H 4-1 W     25,755 Elsworthy, Crawford, Phillips2 Ramsey
19611121Tue 21/11 Aston Villa A 3-2 W   League Cup 3rd Round 22,000 Leadbetter, Phillips2 Ramsey
19611125Sat 25/11 Cardiff City A 3-0 W     22,823 Moran, Phillips2 Ramsey
19611202Sat 2/12 CHELSEA H 5-2 W     22,726 Moran, Crawford3, Stephenson Ramsey
19611209Sat 9/12 Aston Villa A 0-3 L     31,924 Ramsey
19611211Mon 11/12 Blackburn Rovers A 1-4 L   League Cup 4th Round 11,071 Phillips Ramsey
19611216Sat 16/12 BOLTON WANDERERS H 2-1 W     16,587 Crawford2 Ramsey
19611223Sat 23/12 Manchester City A 0-3 L     18,376 Ramsey
19611226Tue 26/12 LEICESTER CITY H 1-0 W     18,146 Crawford Ramsey
19611230Sat 30/12 Leicester City A P-P            
19620106Sat 6/1 LUTON TOWN H 1-1 D   FA Cup 3rd Round 18,540 Phillips Ramsey
19620110Wed 10/1 Luton Town A 1-1 D FA Cup 3rd Round, Replay 23,818 Elsworthy Ramsey
19620113Sat 13/1 WEST BROMWICH ALBION H 3-0 W     18,378 Moran, Leadbetter, Stephenson Ramsey
19620115Mon 15/1 Luton Town A 5-1 W   FA Cup 3rd Round, 2nd Replay (at Highbury) 29,438 Moran, Stephenson2, Phillips2 Ramsey
19620120Sat 20/1 Birmingham City A 1-3 L     26,968 Crawford Ramsey
19620127Sat 27/1 Norwich City A 1-1 D   FA Cup 4th Round 39,890 Leadbetter Ramsey
19620130Tue 30/1 NORWICH CITY H 1-2 L   FA Cup 4th Round, Replay 29,796 Crawford Ramsey
19620203Sat 3/2 EVERTON H 4-2 W     22,572 Moran, Elsworthy, Crawford, Phillips Ramsey
19620210Sat 10/2 Fulham A 2-1 W     25,209 Crawford, Stephenson Ramsey
19620217Sat 17/2 TSV ALEMANNIA AACHEN H 5-0 W   Friendly 10,765 Crawford3, Stephenson2 Ramsey
19620224Sat 24/2 West Ham United A 2-2 D     27,763 Leadbetter, Phillips Ramsey
19620303Sat 3/3 SHEFFIELD UNITED H 4-0 W     20,158 Moran, Leadbetter, Crawford2 Ramsey
19620309Fri 9/3 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY H 2-1 W     23,713 Crawford, Stephenson Ramsey
19620314Wed 14/3 Tottenham Hotspur A 3-1 W     51,098 Crawford, Phillips2 Ramsey
19620317Sat 17/3 BLACKPOOL H 1-1 D     22,450 Moran Ramsey
19620324Sat 24/3 Nottingham Forest A 1-1 D     26,053 Moran Ramsey
19620328Wed 28/3 Leicester City A 2-0 W     19,068 Crawford, Stephenson Ramsey
19620331Sat 31/3 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H 3-2 W     23,153 Moran, Crawford, Phillips Ramsey
19620407Sat 7/4 Manchester United A 0-5 L     24,976 Ramsey
19620414Sat 14/4 CARDIFF CITY H 1-0 W     17,693 Moran Ramsey
19620420Fri 20/4 ARSENAL H 2-2 D     30,649 Leadbetter, Phillips Ramsey
19620421Sat 21/4 Chelsea A 2-2 D     28,462 Crawford, Phillips Ramsey
19620423Mon 23/4 Arsenal A 3-0 W     44,694 Crawford2, Phillips Ramsey
19620428Sat 28/4 ASTON VILLA H 2-0 W     28,932 Crawford2 Ramsey
19620501Tue 1/5 TSV Alemannia Aachen A 3-1 W   Friendly 20,000 Moran, Leadbetter, Crawford Ramsey
19620503Thu 3/5 Vejle Boldklub A 2-3 L   Friendly 5,600 Moran, Phillips Ramsey
19620509Wed 9/5 KSV Holstein A 1-2 L   Friendly 15,000 Moran Ramsey
19620511Fri 11/5 Offenbach Kickers A 1-0 W   Friendly 12,000 Curtis Ramsey

General notes

The following practice game was also staged:

Tue 8/8/1961 Blues 3 Reds 1 (at Portman Road)

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly84222213
League42248109367
League Cup53111413
FA Cup513196
TOTALS6032141413899

 Excludes abandoned games (if any), Matches decided on penalties (if any) count as a drawn game.

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League22,863480,12026,339553,121
Cup/Play-offs18,56674,26523,293139,758

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 1
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. IPSWICH TOWN             42  17  2  2  58  28   7  6  8  35  39   56
 2. Burnley                  42  14  4  3  57  26   7  7  7  44  41   53
 3. Tottenham Hotspur        42  14  4  3  59  34   7  6  8  29  35   52
 4. Everton                  42  17  2  2  64  21   3  9  9  24  33   51
 5. Sheffield United         42  13  5  3  37  23   6  4 11  24  46   47
 6. Sheffield Wednesday      42  14  4  3  47  23   6  2 13  25  35   46
 7. Aston Villa              42  13  5  3  45  20   5  3 13  20  36   44
 8. West Ham United          42  11  6  4  49  37   6  4 11  27  45   44
 9. West Bromwich Albion     42  10  7  4  50  23   5  6 10  33  44   43
10. Arsenal                  42   9  6  6  39  31   7  5  9  32  41   43
11. Bolton Wanderers         42  11  7  3  35  22   5  3 13  27  44   42
12. Manchester City          42  11  3  7  46  38   6  4 11  32  43   41
13. Blackpool                42  10  4  7  41  30   5  7  9  29  45   41
14. Leicester City           42  12  2  7  38  27   5  4 12  34  44   40
15. Manchester United        42  10  3  8  44  31   5  6 10  28  44   39
16. Blackburn Rovers         42  10  6  5  33  22   4  5 12  17  36   39
17. Birmingham City          42   9  6  6  37  35   5  4 12  28  46   38
18. Wolverhampton Wanderers  42   8  7  6  38  34   5  3 13  35  52   36
19. Nottingham Forest        42  12  4  5  39  23   1  6 14  24  56   36
20. Fulham                   42   8  3 10  38  34   5  4 12  28  40   33
21. CARDIFF CITY             42   6  9  6  30  33   3  5 13  20  48   32
22. CHELSEA                  42   7  7  7  34  29   2  3 16  29  65   28

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