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1959/60 Season

1959/60 Season

1959/60 was Manchester City's 58th season of competitive football - its 43rd in the top division of English football, its 43rd (total) and its 9th consecutive season in the (old) English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Billy McAdams who scored 22 goals from just 31 appearances. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Bert Trautmann and Joe Hayes who both played 42 times. The club had 12 different goalscorers and used 25 different players including 6 debutants. Debutants this season were Alan Oakes, Andy Kerr, Billy Haydock, Clive Colbridge, Denis Law and Peter Leigh.

Season Stats
43
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3
23
79
89
0
0
25
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 17 3 22 78 84 37 16th
FA Cup 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 3rd Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Burnley 42 24 7 11 85 61 24 55
2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 24 6 12 106 67 39 54
3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 11 10 86 50 36 53
4 West Bromwich Albion 42 19 11 12 83 57 26 49
5 Sheffield Wednesday 42 19 11 12 80 59 21 49
6 Bolton Wanderers 42 20 8 14 59 51 8 48
7 Manchester United 42 19 7 16 102 80 22 45
8 Newcastle United 42 18 8 16 82 78 4 44
9 Preston North End 42 16 12 14 79 76 3 44
10 Fulham 42 17 10 15 73 80 -7 44
11 Blackpool 42 15 10 17 59 71 -12 40
12 Leicester City 42 13 13 16 66 75 -9 39
13 Arsenal 42 15 9 18 68 80 -12 39
14 West Ham United 42 16 6 20 75 91 -16 38
15 Everton 42 13 11 18 73 78 -5 37
16 Manchester City 42 17 3 22 78 84 -6 37
17 Blackburn Rovers 42 16 5 21 60 70 -10 37
18 Chelsea 42 14 9 19 76 91 -15 37
19 Birmingham City 42 13 10 19 63 80 -17 36
20 Nottingham Forest 42 13 9 20 50 74 -24 35
21 Leeds United 42 12 10 20 65 92 -27 34
22 Luton Town 42 9 12 21 50 73 -23 30
Matches 43
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
22/08/1959 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Home 2-1
26/08/1959 English Division One (old) Fulham Away 2-5
29/08/1959 English Division One (old) Sheffield Wednesday Away 0-1
02/09/1959 English Division One (old) Fulham Home 3-1
05/09/1959 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 4-6
09/09/1959 English Division One (old) Luton Town Away 2-1
12/09/1959 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 1-3
16/09/1959 English Division One (old) Luton Town Home 1-2
19/09/1959 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 3-0
26/09/1959 English Division One (old) Blackburn Rovers Home 2-1
03/10/1959 English Division One (old) Blackpool Away 3-1
10/10/1959 English Division One (old) Preston North End Away 5-1
17/10/1959 English Division One (old) Leicester City Home 3-2
24/10/1959 English Division One (old) Burnley Away 3-4
31/10/1959 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 1-2
07/11/1959 English Division One (old) West Ham United Away 1-4
14/11/1959 English Division One (old) Chelsea Home 1-1
21/11/1959 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 0-2
28/11/1959 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Home 3-4
05/12/1959 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Away 2-4
12/12/1959 English Division One (old) Leeds United Home 3-3
19/12/1959 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Away 2-1
26/12/1959 English Division One (old) Everton Away 1-2
28/12/1959 English Division One (old) Everton Home 4-0
02/01/1960 English Division One (old) Sheffield Wednesday Home 4-1
09/01/1960 FA Cup Southampton Home 1-5
16/01/1960 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 2-4
23/01/1960 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 1-2
06/02/1960 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 0-0
13/02/1960 English Division One (old) Blackburn Rovers Away 1-2
27/02/1960 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Home 3-0
05/03/1960 English Division One (old) Leicester City Away 0-5
09/03/1960 English Division One (old) Blackpool Home 2-3
19/03/1960 English Division One (old) Leeds United Away 3-4
30/03/1960 English Division One (old) West Ham United Home 3-1
02/04/1960 English Division One (old) Chelsea Away 0-3
09/04/1960 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 0-1
15/04/1960 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Home 1-0
16/04/1960 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 1-0
18/04/1960 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Away 1-3
23/04/1960 English Division One (old) Preston North End Home 2-1
30/04/1960 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Away 1-0
02/05/1960 English Division One (old) Burnley Home 1-2
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