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1960/61 Season

1960/61 Season

1960/61 was Manchester City's 59th season of competitive football - its 44th in the top division of English football, its 44th (total) and its 10th consecutive season in the (old) English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Denis Law who scored 23 goals from just 43 appearances. The player who made the most appearances for the club this season was Barrie Betts who played 48 times. The club had 10 different goalscorers and used 21 different players including 4 debutants. Debutants this season were Barrie Betts, Dave Wagstaffe, Gerry Baker and Jackie Plenderleith.

Season Stats
48
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13
20
86
96
0
0
21
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 13 11 18 79 90 37 13th
FA Cup 4 1 2 1 4 4 0 4th Round
League Cup 2 1 0 1 3 2 0 3rd Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Tottenham Hotspur 42 31 4 7 115 55 60 66
2 Sheffield Wednesday 42 23 12 7 78 47 31 58
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 25 7 10 103 75 28 57
4 Burnley 42 22 7 13 102 77 25 51
5 Everton 42 22 6 14 87 69 18 50
6 Leicester City 42 18 9 15 87 70 17 45
7 Manchester United 42 18 9 15 88 76 12 45
8 Blackburn Rovers 42 15 13 14 77 76 1 43
9 Aston Villa 42 17 9 16 78 77 1 43
10 West Bromwich Albion 42 18 5 19 67 71 -4 41
11 Arsenal 42 15 11 16 77 85 -8 41
12 Chelsea 42 15 7 20 98 100 -2 37
13 Manchester City 42 13 11 18 79 90 -11 37
14 Nottingham Forest 42 14 9 19 62 78 -16 37
15 Cardiff City 42 13 11 18 60 85 -25 37
16 West Ham United 42 13 10 19 77 88 -11 36
17 Fulham 42 14 8 20 72 95 -23 36
18 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 11 19 58 73 -15 35
19 Birmingham City 42 14 6 22 62 84 -22 34
20 Blackpool 42 12 9 21 68 73 -5 33
21 Newcastle United 42 11 10 21 86 109 -23 32
22 Preston North End 42 10 10 22 43 71 -28 30
Matches 48
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
20/08/1960 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Away 2-2
24/08/1960 English Division One (old) Burnley Home 2-1
30/08/1960 English Division One (old) Burnley Away 3-1
03/09/1960 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 0-0
07/09/1960 English Division One (old) Sheffield Wednesday Home 1-1
10/09/1960 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Away 3-1
14/09/1960 English Division One (old) Sheffield Wednesday Away 1-3
17/09/1960 English Division One (old) Cardiff City Home 4-2
24/09/1960 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 3-6
01/10/1960 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Home 2-1
10/10/1960 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 1-1
15/10/1960 English Division One (old) Leicester City Home 3-1
18/10/1960 League Cup Stockport County Home 3-0
24/10/1960 English Division One (old) Everton Away 2-4
29/10/1960 English Division One (old) Blackburn Rovers Home 4-0
05/11/1960 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Away 1-3
12/11/1960 English Division One (old) West Ham United Home 1-2
19/11/1960 English Division One (old) Chelsea Away 3-6
21/11/1960 League Cup Portsmouth Away 0-2
03/12/1960 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 1-5
10/12/1960 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 2-4
17/12/1960 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Home 1-2
24/12/1960 English Division One (old) Fulham Home 3-2
26/12/1960 English Division One (old) Fulham Away 0-1
31/12/1960 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 1-5
07/01/1961 FA Cup Cardiff City Away 1-1
11/01/1961 FA Cup Cardiff City Home 0-0
14/01/1961 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 4-5
16/01/1961 FA Cup Cardiff City Neutral 2-0
21/01/1961 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Home 3-3
01/02/1961 FA Cup Luton Town Away 1-3
04/02/1961 English Division One (old) Cardiff City Away 3-3
11/02/1961 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 3-0
25/02/1961 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 0-1
04/03/1961 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 1-3
11/03/1961 English Division One (old) Everton Home 2-1
18/03/1961 English Division One (old) Blackburn Rovers Away 1-4
22/03/1961 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Away 2-3
25/03/1961 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Home 0-0
31/03/1961 English Division One (old) Preston North End Home 2-3
01/04/1961 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 0-1
03/04/1961 English Division One (old) Preston North End Away 1-1
08/04/1961 English Division One (old) Chelsea Home 2-1
15/04/1961 English Division One (old) West Ham United Away 1-1
19/04/1961 English Division One (old) Blackpool Home 1-1
22/04/1961 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 4-1
26/04/1961 English Division One (old) Leicester City Away 2-1
29/04/1961 English Division One (old) Blackpool Away 3-3
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