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First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1960-61 Division 2

Final League Position 1st Champions

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19600820Sat 20/8 Leyton Orient A 3-1 W     14,798 Rees2, Crawford Ramsey
19600825Thu 25/8 Scunthorpe United A 0-4 L     11,130 Ramsey
19600827Sat 27/8 DERBY COUNTY H 4-1 W     12,309 Owen, Rees, Elsworthy, Crawford Ramsey
19600830Tue 30/8 SCUNTHORPE UNITED H 2-0 W     12,426 Crawford2 Ramsey
19600903Sat 3/9 Bristol Rovers A 1-1 D     15,467 Phillips Ramsey
19600907Wed 7/9 Brighton & Hove Albion A 4-2 W     12,595 Crawford3, Phillips Ramsey
19600910Sat 10/9 LIVERPOOL H 1-0 W     13,521 Phillips Ramsey
19600913Tue 13/9 BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION H 4-0 W     14,672 Crawford2, Phillips2 Ramsey
19600917Sat 17/9 Rotherham United A 1-1 D     8,873 Phillips Ramsey
19600919Mon 19/9 Cambridge United A 0-0 D   Friendly   Ramsey
19600919Mon 19/9 Cambridge United A P-P     Testimonial David Deacon      
19600924Sat 24/9 SOUTHAMPTON H 3-3 D     15,318 Stephenson, Phillips2 Ramsey
19601001Sat 1/10 Leeds United A 5-2 W     13,582 Crawford3, Stephenson, Phillips Ramsey
19601008Sat 8/10 Charlton Athletic A 2-0 W     12,671 Millward, Phillips Ramsey
19601011Tue 11/10 BARNSLEY H 0-2 L   League Cup 1st Round 11,189 Ramsey
19601015Sat 15/10 SHEFFIELD UNITED H 0-1 L     19,529 Ramsey
19601022Sat 22/10 Stoke City A 4-2 W     8,052 Millward, Crawford2, Phillips Ramsey
19601029Sat 29/10 SWANSEA CITY H 0-3 L     11,178 Ramsey
19601105Sat 5/11 Luton Town A 2-3 L     11,221 Crawford2 Ramsey
19601112Sat 12/11 LINCOLN CITY H 3-1 W     10,197 Millward, Crawford, Phillips Ramsey
19601119Sat 19/11 Portsmouth A 0-1 L     11,482 Ramsey
19601126Sat 26/11 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN H 4-2 W     11,056 Millward, Crawford, Stephenson, Phillips Ramsey
19601203Sat 3/12 Sunderland A 0-2 L     21,251 Ramsey
19601210Sat 10/12 PLYMOUTH ARGYLE H 3-1 W     11,798 Crawford2, Phillips Ramsey
19601217Sat 17/12 LEYTON ORIENT H 6-2 W     9,803 Leadbetter, Owenog, Crawford3, Phillips Ramsey
19601226Mon 26/12 Norwich City A 3-0 W     30,884 Crawford2, Phillips Ramsey
19601227Tue 27/12 NORWICH CITY H 4-1 W     23,321 Millward, Crawford2, Phillips Ramsey
19601230Fri 30/12 Derby County A P-P            
19610107Sat 7/1 Southampton A 1-7 L   FA Cup 3rd Round 20,422 Pageog Ramsey
19610114Sat 14/1 BRISTOL ROVERS H 3-2 W     11,946 Millward, Stephenson2 Ramsey
19610121Sat 21/1 Liverpool A 1-1 D     33,401 Phillips Ramsey
19610128*Sat 28/1 Derby County A 1-2 L     Crawford Ramsey
19610204Sat 4/2 ROTHERHAM UNITED H 1-1 D     12,225 Crawford Ramsey
19610211Sat 11/2 Southampton A 1-1 D     19,946 Stephenson Ramsey
19610218Sat 18/2 LEEDS UNITED H 4-0 W     13,125 Rees, Crawford, Phillips2 Ramsey
19610225Sat 25/2 CHARLTON ATHLETIC H 2-1 W     14,365 Crawford2 Ramsey
19610307Tue 7/3 Sheffield United A 3-1 W     35,057 Crawford2, Phillips Ramsey
19610311Sat 11/3 STOKE CITY H 2-1 W     16,578 Elsworthy, Phillips Ramsey
19610318Sat 18/3 Plymouth Argyle A 2-1 W     9,879 Crawford, Phillips Ramsey
19610325Sat 25/3 LUTON TOWN H 0-1 L     21,744 Ramsey
19610331Fri 31/3 MIDDLESBROUGH H 3-1 W     22,239 Leadbetter, Crawford2 Ramsey
19610401Sat 1/4 Huddersfield Town A 3-1 W     16,459 Crawford, Phillips2 Ramsey
19610403Mon 3/4 Middlesbrough A 1-3 L     12,996 Phillips Ramsey
19610408Sat 8/4 PORTSMOUTH H 2-2 D     18,538 Curtis, Phillips Ramsey
19610415Sat 15/4 Lincoln City A 4-1 W     7,820 Leadbetter, Crawford, Stephenson, Phillips Ramsey
19610418Tue 18/4 SUFFOLK COUNTY XI H 5-1 W   Suffolk FA 75th Anniversary 2,963 Curtis2, Leadbetter, Crawford2 Ramsey
19610422Sat 22/4 SUNDERLAND H 4-0 W     21,115 Curtis, Elsworthy, Crawford, Phillips Ramsey
19610424Mon 24/4 Derby County A 4-1 W     13,121 Curtis, Crawford, Stephenson2 Ramsey
19610426Wed 26/4 Lowestoft Town A 6-2 W   Testimonial Charlie Peck 1,600 Owen2, Rees2, Millward, Pickett Ramsey
19610429Sat 29/4 Swansea City A 1-2 L     18,239 Phillips Ramsey
19610502Tue 2/5 WEST HAM UNITED H 3-3 D   Testimonial Peter Berry 10,524 Leadbetter, Crawford2 Ramsey
19610504Thu 4/5 Cambridge United A 9-2 W   Testimonial David Deacon 1,200 Leadbetter, Elsworthy2, Crawford2, Pickett, Stephenson, Unknownog2 Ramsey
19610505Fri 5/5 Bury Town A 7-2 W   Testimonial Jimmy Duthie 1,500 Thrower, Rees3, Crawford, Phillips2 Ramsey
19610512Fri 12/5 Brantham Athletic A 4-2 W   Brantham Charity Cup   Unknown4 Ramsey

Results notes

(1) Matches marked * not included in official records

General notes

The following practice game was also staged:

Sat 13/8/1960 Blues 1 Reds 2 (4,064 at Portman Road)

Sat 18-03-1961 Plymouth Arygyle (away) (Division 2) Matched moved to Torquay United due to crowd trouble at a prior Argyle home game. Up until the preceeding Wednesday the match was scheduled to be played at White Hart Lane.

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
League42267910055
Friendly64203010
League Cup100102
FA Cup100117
Brantham Charity Cup110042
TOTALS513191113576

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League15,095317,00315,406338,924
Cup/Play-offs11,18911,18920,42220,422

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bailey, Roy26/5/1932 Goalkeeper 43  
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 20  
Bryanton, Rex25/5/1939 Right-Back (?) 1  
Carberry, Larry18/1/1936 Right Full Back 48  
Compton, John27/8/1937 Full Back 5  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 48 47
Curtis, Dermot26/8/1932 Centre Forward 6 5
Elsworthy, John26/7/1931 Wing Half 43 5
Own Goal 3 4
Hall, Wilf14/10/1934 Goalkeeper 6  
Laurel, John11/6/1935 Centre Half 6  
Leadbetter, Jimmy15/7/1928 Winger/midfield 48 6
Malcolm, Ken25/7/1926 Left Full Back 44  
Millward, Doug10/11/1931 Forward 22 7
Nelson, Andy5/7/1935 Centre Half 44  
Owen, Aled7/1/1934 Winger 9 3
Phillips, Ted21/8/1933 Inside Forward 48 32
Pickett, Reg6/1/1927 Wing Half 29 2
Rees, Derek18/2/1934 Inside Forward 19 9
Siddall, Brian2/5/1930 Forward 4  
Snell, Vic29/10/1927 Half Back 1  
Stephenson, Roy27/5/1932 Right Winger 38 10
Stiff, Ken29/7/1941 Full Back 3  
Thrower, Dennis1/8/1938 Wing Half 2 1
Treacy, Frank14/7/1939 Forward 2  
Unknown 1 4
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bailey, Roy26/5/1932 Goalkeeper 1  
Carberry, Larry18/1/1936 Right Full Back 1  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 1  
Elsworthy, John26/7/1931 Wing Half 1  
Own Goal 1 1
Leadbetter, Jimmy15/7/1928 Winger/midfield 1  
Malcolm, Ken25/7/1926 Left Full Back 1  
Millward, Doug10/11/1931 Forward 1  
Nelson, Andy5/7/1935 Centre Half 1  
Phillips, Ted21/8/1933 Inside Forward 1  
Pickett, Reg6/1/1927 Wing Half 1  
Stephenson, Roy27/5/1932 Right Winger 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bailey, Roy26/5/1932 Goalkeeper 1  
Carberry, Larry18/1/1936 Right Full Back 1  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 1  
Elsworthy, John26/7/1931 Wing Half 1  
Laurel, John11/6/1935 Centre Half 1  
Leadbetter, Jimmy15/7/1928 Winger/midfield 1  
Malcolm, Ken25/7/1926 Left Full Back 1  
Millward, Doug10/11/1931 Forward 1  
Phillips, Ted21/8/1933 Inside Forward 1  
Pickett, Reg6/1/1927 Wing Half 1  
Siddall, Brian2/5/1930 Forward 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bailey, Roy26/5/1932 Goalkeeper 38  
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 19  
Carberry, Larry18/1/1936 Right Full Back 42  
Compton, John27/8/1937 Full Back 3  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 42 40
Curtis, Dermot26/8/1932 Centre Forward 5 3
Elsworthy, John26/7/1931 Wing Half 39 3
Own Goal 1 1
Hall, Wilf14/10/1934 Goalkeeper 4  
Laurel, John11/6/1935 Centre Half 3  
Leadbetter, Jimmy15/7/1928 Winger/midfield 42 3
Malcolm, Ken25/7/1926 Left Full Back 41  
Millward, Doug10/11/1931 Forward 19 6
Nelson, Andy5/7/1935 Centre Half 39  
Owen, Aled7/1/1934 Winger 8 1
Phillips, Ted21/8/1933 Inside Forward 42 30
Pickett, Reg6/1/1927 Wing Half 24  
Rees, Derek18/2/1934 Inside Forward 16 4
Siddall, Brian2/5/1930 Forward 3  
Stephenson, Roy27/5/1932 Right Winger 33 9
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bailey, Roy26/5/1932 Goalkeeper 3  
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 1  
Bryanton, Rex25/5/1939 Right-Back (?) 1  
Carberry, Larry18/1/1936 Right Full Back 4  
Compton, John27/8/1937 Full Back 2  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 4 7
Curtis, Dermot26/8/1932 Centre Forward 1 2
Elsworthy, John26/7/1931 Wing Half 2 2
Own Goal 1 2
Hall, Wilf14/10/1934 Goalkeeper 2  
Laurel, John11/6/1935 Centre Half 2  
Leadbetter, Jimmy15/7/1928 Winger/midfield 4 3
Malcolm, Ken25/7/1926 Left Full Back 1  
Millward, Doug10/11/1931 Forward 1 1
Nelson, Andy5/7/1935 Centre Half 4  
Owen, Aled7/1/1934 Winger 1 2
Phillips, Ted21/8/1933 Inside Forward 4 2
Pickett, Reg6/1/1927 Wing Half 3 2
Rees, Derek18/2/1934 Inside Forward 3 5
Snell, Vic29/10/1927 Half Back 1  
Stephenson, Roy27/5/1932 Right Winger 4 1
Stiff, Ken29/7/1941 Full Back 3  
Thrower, Dennis1/8/1938 Wing Half 2 1
Treacy, Frank14/7/1939 Forward 2  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Unknown 1 4

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 2
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. IPSWICH TOWN             42  15  3  3  55  24  11  4  6  45  31   59
 2. SHEFFIELD UNITED         42  16  2  3  49  22  10  4  7  32  29   58
 3. Liverpool                42  14  5  2  49  21   7  5  9  38  37   52
 4. Norwich City             42  15  3  3  46  20   5  6 10  24  33   49
 5. Middlesbrough            42  13  6  2  44  20   5  6 10  39  54   48
 6. Sunderland               42  12  5  4  47  24   5  8  8  28  36   47
 7. Swansea City             42  14  4  3  49  26   4  7 10  28  47   47
 8. Southampton              42  12  4  5  57  35   6  4 11  27  46   44
 9. Scunthorpe United        42   9  8  4  39  25   5  7  9  30  39   43
10. Charlton Athletic        42  12  3  6  60  42   4  8  9  37  49   43
11. Plymouth Argyle          42  13  4  4  52  32   4  4 13  29  50   42
12. Derby County             42   9  6  6  46  35   6  4 11  34  45   40
13. Luton Town               42  13  5  3  48  27   2  4 15  23  52   39
14. Leeds United             42   7  7  7  41  38   7  3 11  34  45   38
15. Rotherham United         42   9  7  5  37  24   3  6 12  28  40   37
16. Brighton & Hove Albion   42   9  6  6  33  26   5  3 13  28  49   37
17. Bristol Rovers           42  13  4  4  52  35   2  3 16  21  57   37
18. Stoke City               42   9  6  6  39  26   3  6 12  12  33   36
19. Leyton Orient            42  10  5  6  31  29   4  3 14  24  49   36
20. Huddersfield Town        42   7  5  9  33  33   6  4 11  29  38   35
21. PORTSMOUTH               42  10  6  5  38  27   1  5 15  26  64   33
22. LINCOLN CITY             42   5  4 12  30  43   3  4 14  18  52   24

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