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First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1963-64 Division 1

Final League Position 22nd Relegated

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19630806Tue 6/8 Yiewsley A 5-0 W   Friendly   Hegan, Colrain, Crawford, Stephenson2 Milburn
19630815Thu 15/8 Sparta Rotterdam A 4-2 W   Uhren Cup 2,800 Moran2, Crawford, Phillips Milburn
19630818Sat 18/8 FC Grenchen A 5-2 W   Uhren Cup 2,500 Blackwood, Moran, Phillips3 Milburn
19630824Sat 24/8 BURNLEY H 3-1 W     23,000 Moran, Crawford2 Milburn
19630828Wed 28/8 Manchester United A 0-2 L     39,921 Milburn
19630830Fri 30/8 West Ham United A 2-2 D     27,599 Baxter, Phillips Milburn
19630903Tue 3/9 MANCHESTER UNITED H 2-7 L     28,113 Moran2 Milburn
19630907Sat 7/9 Sheffield Wednesday A 1-3 L     18,198 Phillips Milburn
19630914Sat 14/9 EVERTON H 0-0 D     20,099 Milburn
19630918Wed 18/9 Bolton Wanderers A 0-6 L     12,917 Milburn
19630921Sat 21/9 Birmingham City A 0-1 L     19,095 Milburn
19630925Wed 25/9 WALSALL H 0-0 D   League Cup 2nd Round 8,568 Milburn
19630928Sat 28/9 WEST BROMWICH ALBION H 1-2 L     13,859 Moran Milburn
19631001Tue 1/10 BOLTON WANDERERS H 1-3 L     11,363 Colrain Milburn
19631003Thu 3/10 Walsall A 0-1 L   League Cup 2nd Round, Replay 6,632 Milburn
19631005Sat 5/10 Arsenal A 0-6 L     31,803 Milburn
19631009Wed 9/10 Sheffield United A 1-3 L     18,946 Moran Milburn
19631012Sat 12/10 CHELSEA H 1-3 L     15,703 Moran Milburn
19631019Sat 19/10 Blackpool A 2-2 D     14,666 Baxter, Hegan Milburn
19631026Sat 26/10 LIVERPOOL H 1-2 L     16,322 Hegan Milburn
19631102Sat 2/11 Nottingham Forest A 1-3 L     21,109 Hegan Milburn
19631109Sat 9/11 STOKE CITY H 0-2 L     15,013 Milburn
19631116Sat 16/11 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1-2 L     17,891 Phillips Milburn
19631123Sat 23/11 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H 2-3 L     25,014 Elsworthy, Phillips Milburn
19631130Sat 30/11 Aston Villa A 0-0 D     16,353 Milburn
19631207Sat 7/12 BLACKBURN ROVERS H 0-0 D     15,500 Milburn
19631214Sat 14/12 Burnley A 1-3 L     10,558 Baker Milburn
19631220Fri 20/12 WEST HAM UNITED H 3-2 W     11,730 Blackwood, Moran, Baker Milburn
19631226Thu 26/12 Fulham A 1-10 L     19,374 Baker Milburn
19631228Sat 28/12 FULHAM H 4-2 W     15,808 Baxter, Hegan, Baker, Broadfoot Milburn
19640104Sat 4/1 OLDHAM ATHLETIC H 6-3 W   FA Cup 3rd Round 15,304 Hegan2, Baker3, Broadfoot Milburn
19640111Sat 11/1 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY H 1-4 L     15,199 Baker Milburn
19640118Sat 18/1 Everton A 1-1 D     38,242 Blackwood Milburn
19640125Sat 25/1 STOKE CITY H 1-1 D   FA Cup 4th Round 21,949 Baxter Milburn
19640129Wed 29/1 Stoke City A 0-1 L   FA Cup 4th Round, Replay 34,162 Milburn
19640201Sat 1/2 BIRMINGHAM CITY H 3-2 W     13,349 Blackwood2, Hegan Milburn
19640208Sat 8/2 West Bromwich Albion A 1-2 L     13,746 Blackwood Milburn
19640215Sat 15/2 NORWICH CITY H 2-1 W   Friendly 11,446 Phillips2 Milburn
19640218Tue 18/2 ARSENAL H 1-2 L     17,486 Baker Milburn
19640222Sat 22/2 Chelsea A 0-4 L     20,703 Milburn
19640224Mon 24/2 FC GRENCHEN H 1-1 D   Friendly 3,035 Baker Milburn
19640225Tue 25/2 Lowestoft Town A 2-1 W Floodlight Opening 1,800 Hegan, Colrain Milburn
19640229Sat 29/2 SHEFFIELD UNITED H 1-0 W     11,465 Baxter Milburn
19640303Tue 3/3 Lowestoft Town A 2-3 L   Floodlight Opening 3,000 Thrower, Baker Milburn
19640307Sat 7/3 Liverpool A 0-6 L     35,575 Milburn
19640314Sat 14/3 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H P-P            
19640321Sat 21/3 Stoke City A 1-9 L     16,135 Broadfoot Milburn
19640328Sat 28/3 NOTTINGHAM FOREST H 4-3 W     12,017 Blackwood2, Leadbetter, Colrain Milburn
19640330Mon 30/3 LEICESTER CITY H 1-1 D     16,265 Colrain Milburn
19640331Tue 31/3 Leicester City A 1-2 L     15,925 Baker Milburn
19640404Sat 4/4 Tottenham Hotspur A 3-6 L     25,115 Baker3 Milburn
19640411Sat 11/4 ASTON VILLA H 4-3 W     11,658 Baxter, Baker, Broadfoot2 Milburn
19640414Tue 14/4 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H 1-0 W     15,928 Baker Milburn
19640418Sat 18/4 Blackburn Rovers A 1-3 L     10,341 Moran Milburn
19640422Wed 22/4 Norwich City A 0-0 D   Testimonial Ron Ashman 10,972 Milburn
19640425Sat 25/4 BLACKPOOL H 4-3 W     11,187 Baker3, Gratrixog Milburn
19640429Wed 29/4 Kings Lynn A 4-2 W   Testimonial Len Richley 2,371 Dougan, Baker, Leadbetter, Broadfoot Milburn
19640508Fri 8/5 Brantham Athletic A 0-0 D Brantham Charity Cup   Milburn

General notes

Fri 08-05-1964 Brantham Athletic (away) (Brantham Charity Cup) - Classed as Basil Acres XI but comprised solely of current Town players.

The following practice game was also staged:

Mon 19-08-1963 Blues 2 Reds 3 (at Portman Road)

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly85212311
League42972656121
League Cup201101
FA Cup311175
Brantham Charity Cup101000
TOTALS5615122986138

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League16,004336,07821,153444,212
Cup/Play-offs15,27445,82120,39740,794

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bailey, Roy26/5/1932 Goalkeeper 35  
Baker, Gerard11/4/1938 Centre Forward 27 21
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 56 6
Bevis, Dave27/6/1942 Goalkeeper 7  
Blackwood, Bobby20/8/1934 Forward 38 8
Bolton, John26/10/1941 Central Defender 41  
Broadfoot, Joe4/3/1940 Winger 36 6
Carberry, Larry18/1/1936 Right Full Back 14  
Colrain, John4/2/1937 Forward 22(1) 5
Compton, John27/8/1937 Full Back 43  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 9 4
Davin, Joe13/2/1942 Right Full Back 35  
Dougan, George22/3/1939 Half Back 23 1
Elsworthy, John26/7/1931 Wing Half 27 1
Own Goal 1 1
Hegan, Danny14/6/1943 Midfield 30 9
Leadbetter, Jimmy15/7/1928 Winger/midfield 24 2
Moran, Doug29/7/1934 Inside Forward 38 11
Nelson, Andy5/7/1935 Centre Half 33  
Nelson, James4/11/1943 Full Back 2  
Phillips, Ted21/8/1933 Inside Forward 25 10
Smith, John Winger 2  
Smith, Trevor12/8/1946 Full Back 2  
Spearritt, Eddie31/1/1947 Midfield 2  
Stephenson, Roy27/5/1932 Right Winger 27 2
Thorburn, Jim10/3/1938 Goalkeeper 14(1)  
Thrower, Dennis1/8/1938 Wing Half 3 1
Treacy, Frank14/7/1939 Forward 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bailey, Roy26/5/1932 Goalkeeper 3  
Baker, Gerard11/4/1938 Centre Forward 2 3
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 3 1
Blackwood, Bobby20/8/1934 Forward 3  
Bolton, John26/10/1941 Central Defender 3  
Broadfoot, Joe4/3/1940 Winger 3 1
Compton, John27/8/1937 Full Back 3  
Davin, Joe13/2/1942 Right Full Back 3  
Dougan, George22/3/1939 Half Back 1  
Hegan, Danny14/6/1943 Midfield 3 2
Leadbetter, Jimmy15/7/1928 Winger/midfield 2  
Moran, Doug29/7/1934 Inside Forward 2  
Nelson, Andy5/7/1935 Centre Half 2  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bailey, Roy26/5/1932 Goalkeeper 2  
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 2  
Blackwood, Bobby20/8/1934 Forward 1  
Bolton, John26/10/1941 Central Defender 1  
Carberry, Larry18/1/1936 Right Full Back 2  
Colrain, John4/2/1937 Forward 2  
Compton, John27/8/1937 Full Back 1  
Dougan, George22/3/1939 Half Back 2  
Hegan, Danny14/6/1943 Midfield 1  
Leadbetter, Jimmy15/7/1928 Winger/midfield 1  
Moran, Doug29/7/1934 Inside Forward 2  
Nelson, Andy5/7/1935 Centre Half 1  
Phillips, Ted21/8/1933 Inside Forward 1  
Stephenson, Roy27/5/1932 Right Winger 2  
Thrower, Dennis1/8/1938 Wing Half 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bailey, Roy26/5/1932 Goalkeeper 27  
Baker, Gerard11/4/1938 Centre Forward 20 15
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 42 5
Bevis, Dave27/6/1942 Goalkeeper 5  
Blackwood, Bobby20/8/1934 Forward 28 7
Bolton, John26/10/1941 Central Defender 32  
Broadfoot, Joe4/3/1940 Winger 29 4
Carberry, Larry18/1/1936 Right Full Back 10  
Colrain, John4/2/1937 Forward 15 3
Compton, John27/8/1937 Full Back 35  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 6 2
Davin, Joe13/2/1942 Right Full Back 26  
Dougan, George22/3/1939 Half Back 16  
Elsworthy, John26/7/1931 Wing Half 23 1
Own Goal 1 1
Hegan, Danny14/6/1943 Midfield 21 5
Leadbetter, Jimmy15/7/1928 Winger/midfield 17 1
Moran, Doug29/7/1934 Inside Forward 30 8
Nelson, Andy5/7/1935 Centre Half 26  
Phillips, Ted21/8/1933 Inside Forward 20 4
Stephenson, Roy27/5/1932 Right Winger 22  
Thorburn, Jim10/3/1938 Goalkeeper 10  
Thrower, Dennis1/8/1938 Wing Half 1  
Treacy, Frank14/7/1939 Forward 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bailey, Roy26/5/1932 Goalkeeper 3  
Baker, Gerard11/4/1938 Centre Forward 5 3
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 9  
Bevis, Dave27/6/1942 Goalkeeper 2  
Blackwood, Bobby20/8/1934 Forward 6 1
Bolton, John26/10/1941 Central Defender 5  
Broadfoot, Joe4/3/1940 Winger 4 1
Carberry, Larry18/1/1936 Right Full Back 2  
Colrain, John4/2/1937 Forward 5(1) 2
Compton, John27/8/1937 Full Back 4  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 3 2
Davin, Joe13/2/1942 Right Full Back 6  
Dougan, George22/3/1939 Half Back 4 1
Elsworthy, John26/7/1931 Wing Half 4  
Hegan, Danny14/6/1943 Midfield 5 2
Leadbetter, Jimmy15/7/1928 Winger/midfield 4 1
Moran, Doug29/7/1934 Inside Forward 4 3
Nelson, Andy5/7/1935 Centre Half 4  
Nelson, James4/11/1943 Full Back 2  
Phillips, Ted21/8/1933 Inside Forward 4 6
Smith, John Winger 2  
Smith, Trevor12/8/1946 Full Back 2  
Spearritt, Eddie31/1/1947 Midfield 2  
Stephenson, Roy27/5/1932 Right Winger 3 2
Thorburn, Jim10/3/1938 Goalkeeper 4(1)  
Thrower, Dennis1/8/1938 Wing Half 1 1

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 1
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. LIVERPOOL                42  16  0  5  60  18  10  5  6  32  27   57
 2. Manchester United        42  15  3  3  54  19   8  4  9  36  43   53
 3. Everton                  42  14  4  3  53  26   7  6  8  31  38   52
 4. Tottenham Hotspur        42  13  3  5  54  31   9  4  8  43  50   51
 5. Chelsea                  42  12  3  6  36  24   8  7  6  36  32   50
 6. Sheffield Wednesday      42  15  3  3  50  24   4  8  9  34  43   49
 7. Blackburn Rovers         42  10  4  7  44  28   8  6  7  45  37   46
 8. Arsenal                  42  10  7  4  56  37   7  4 10  34  45   45
 9. Burnley                  42  14  3  4  46  23   3  7 11  25  41   44
10. West Bromwich Albion     42   9  6  6  43  35   7  5  9  27  26   43
11. Leicester City           42   9  4  8  33  27   7  7  7  28  31   43
12. Sheffield United         42  10  6  5  35  22   6  5 10  26  42   43
13. Nottingham Forest        42   9  5  7  34  24   7  4 10  30  44   41
14. West Ham United          42   8  7  6  45  38   6  5 10  24  36   40
15. Fulham                   42  11  8  2  45  23   2  5 14  13  42   39
16. Wolverhampton Wanderers  42   6  9  6  36  34   6  6  9  34  46   39
17. Stoke City               42   9  6  6  49  33   5  4 12  28  45   38
18. Blackpool                42   8  6  7  26  29   5  3 13  26  44   35
19. Aston Villa              42   8  6  7  35  29   3  6 12  27  42   34
20. Birmingham City          42   7  7  7  33  32   4  0 17  21  60   29
21. BOLTON WANDERERS         42   6  5 10  30  35   4  3 14  18  45   28
22. IPSWICH TOWN             42   9  3  9  38  45   0  4 17  18  76   25

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