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Football Season 1961-62 | Division 1

1961 Division 1 | League table

1961 Division 1 table
P
W
D
L
F
A
W
D
L
F
A
PTS
1 Ipswich T
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 H
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 U
42
13
5
3
37
23
6
4
11
24
46
47
6 Sheffield W
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 U
42
11
6
4
49
37
6
4
11
27
45
44
9 W.B.A
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 W
42
11
7
3
35
22
5
3
13
27
44
42
12 Manchester C
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 C
42
12
2
7
38
27
5
4
12
34
44
40
15 Manchester U
42
10
3
8
44
31
5
6
10
28
44
39
16 Blackburn R
42
10
6
5
33
22
4
5
12
17
36
39
17 Birmingham C
42
9
6
6
37
35
5
4
12
28
46
38
18 Wolverhampton W
42
8
7
6
38
34
5
3
13
35
52
36
19 Nottingham F
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 C
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

The 1961-1962 English Football League Divison 1 season was won by Ipswich Town under the management of Alf Ramsey. An impresive football statistic was that Ipswich had gained promotion the previous season, Ramsey taking them to the 1960-61 English Football league Divison 2 title. Indeed ramsey would not be the only manager to creat a repuation good enough to get the national job, this was impresive beacause Al. In 1963 Ramsey would become England manager. Burnley who won the 1959-60 English Football League 1st Divison came second. The bottom club was Chelsea who had employed Tommy Docherty as manager after sacking Ted Drake, Docherty went on to become one of the most famous managers in English Football. He would win promotion back up to the top divison during the 1962-63 English Football League Divison 2 season.

The 1961-62 English Football Writers Association player of the season was Burnley's Jimmy Adamson, Adamson was never capped for England, although he did make an apperance for the England 'B' team. Ray Crawford who won the League with Ipswich was joint leading goalscorer alongside Derek Kevan of West Bromwich Albion, they both scored 33 goals. Crawford was a prolific striker and regually scored goals throughout his career, he would only win 2 caps for England though. Kevan won 14 international caps with England, he scored a couple of goals during the 1958 World Cup.

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