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1955/56 Season

1955/56 Season

1955/56 was Manchester City's 54th season of competitive football - its 39th in the top division of English football, its 39th (total) and its 5th consecutive season in the (old) English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Joe Hayes who scored 27 goals from just 49 appearances. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Roy Little and Joe Hayes who both played 49 times. The club had 13 different goalscorers and used 23 different players including 4 debutants. Debutants this season were Hugh Murray, Jackie Dyson, Keith Marsden and Roy Faulkner. 1 honour was won during this season. See the competition results below for details.

Season Stats
49
24
11
14
93
73
0
0
23
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 18 10 14 82 69 46 4th
FA Cup 7 6 1 0 11 4 0 Winners
Trophy Cabinet (1)
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Manchester United 42 25 10 7 83 51 32 60
2 Blackpool 42 20 9 13 86 62 24 49
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 20 9 13 89 65 24 49
4 Manchester City 42 18 10 14 82 69 13 46
5 Arsenal 42 18 10 14 60 61 -1 46
6 Birmingham City 42 18 9 15 75 57 18 45
7 Burnley 42 18 8 16 64 54 10 44
8 Bolton Wanderers 42 18 7 17 71 58 13 43
9 Sunderland 42 17 9 16 80 95 -15 43
10 Luton Town 42 17 8 17 66 64 2 42
11 Newcastle United 42 17 7 18 85 70 15 41
12 Portsmouth 42 16 9 17 78 85 -7 41
13 West Bromwich Albion 42 18 5 19 58 70 -12 41
14 Charlton Athletic 42 17 6 19 75 81 -6 40
15 Everton 42 15 10 17 55 69 -14 40
16 Chelsea 42 14 11 17 64 77 -13 39
17 Cardiff City 42 15 9 18 55 69 -14 39
18 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 7 20 61 71 -10 37
19 Preston North End 42 14 8 20 73 72 1 36
20 Aston Villa 42 11 13 18 52 69 -17 35
21 Huddersfield Town 42 14 7 21 54 83 -29 35
22 Sheffield United 42 12 9 21 63 77 -14 33
Matches 49
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
20/08/1955 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 2-2
27/08/1955 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 2-7
31/08/1955 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 2-2
03/09/1955 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 1-0
06/09/1955 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 0-0
10/09/1955 English Division One (old) Cardiff City Home 3-1
17/09/1955 English Division One (old) Huddersfield Town Away 3-3
24/09/1955 English Division One (old) Blackpool Home 2-0
01/10/1955 English Division One (old) Chelsea Away 1-2
08/10/1955 English Division One (old) Sheffield United Away 1-1
15/10/1955 English Division One (old) Preston North End Home 0-2
22/10/1955 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Away 3-4
29/10/1955 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 2-0
05/11/1955 English Division One (old) Charlton Athletic Away 2-5
12/11/1955 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 1-2
19/11/1955 English Division One (old) Everton Away 1-1
26/11/1955 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Home 1-2
03/12/1955 English Division One (old) Burnley Away 2-2
10/12/1955 English Division One (old) Luton Town Home 3-2
17/12/1955 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 3-0
24/12/1955 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 2-2
26/12/1955 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Away 3-1
27/12/1955 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Home 2-0
31/12/1955 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 1-2
02/01/1956 English Division One (old) Portsmouth Home 4-1
11/01/1956 FA Cup Blackpool Home 2-1
14/01/1956 English Division One (old) Cardiff City Away 1-4
21/01/1956 English Division One (old) Huddersfield Town Home 1-0
28/01/1956 FA Cup Southend United Away 1-0
04/02/1956 English Division One (old) Blackpool Away 1-0
11/02/1956 English Division One (old) Chelsea Home 2-2
18/02/1956 FA Cup Liverpool Home 0-0
22/02/1956 FA Cup Liverpool Away 2-1
25/02/1956 English Division One (old) Preston North End Away 3-0
03/03/1956 FA Cup Everton Home 2-1
07/03/1956 English Division One (old) Everton Home 3-0
10/03/1956 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 4-0
17/03/1956 FA Cup Tottenham Hotspur Neutral 1-0
21/03/1956 English Division One (old) Charlton Athletic Home 0-2
24/03/1956 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 1-2
30/03/1956 English Division One (old) Sunderland Away 3-0
31/03/1956 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Home 1-1
02/04/1956 English Division One (old) Sunderland Home 4-2
07/04/1956 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Away 1-3
11/04/1956 English Division One (old) Sheffield United Home 3-1
14/04/1956 English Division One (old) Burnley Home 1-3
21/04/1956 English Division One (old) Luton Town Away 2-3
28/04/1956 English Division One (old) Portsmouth Away 4-2
05/05/1956 FA Cup Birmingham City Neutral 3-1
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