Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until 1922, part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern 
Ireland 1922 =>
ENGLAND 1950-51
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 25 10 7 82 44 38 60
2 Manchester United 42 24 8 10 74 40 34 56
3 Blackpool FC 42 20 10 12 79 53 26 50
4 Newcastle United FC 42 18 13 11 62 53 9 49
5 Arsenal FC London 42 19 9 14 73 56 17 47
6 Middlesbrough FC 42 18 11 13 76 65 11 47
7 Portsmouth FC 42 16 15 11 71 68 3 47
8 Bolton Wanderers FC 42 19 7 16 64 61 3 45
9 Liverpool FC 42 16 11 15 53 59 -6 43
10 Burnley FC 42 14 14 14 48 43 5 42
11 Derby County FC 42 16 8 18 81 75 6 40
12 Sunderland AFC 42 12 16 14 63 73 -10 40
13 Stoke City FC 42 13 14 15 50 59 -9 40
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 15 8 19 74 61 13 38
15 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 12 13 17 66 68 -2 37
16 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 13 11 18 53 61 -8 37
17 Charlton Athletic FC 42 14 9 19 63 80 -17 37
18 Fulham FC London 42 13 11 18 52 68 -16 37
19 Huddersfield Town FC 42 15 6 21 64 92 -28 36
20 Chelsea FC London 42 12 8 22 53 65 -12 32
21 Sheffield Wednesday FC 42 12 8 22 64 83 -19 32
22 Everton FC Liverpool 42 12 8 22 48 86 -38 32
  924 348 228 348 1413 1413 0 924
Chelsea FC London kept their place for best goals-average
Promoted Preston North End FC, Manchester City FC
ENGLAND 1951-52
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Manchester United FC 42 23 11 8 95 52 43 57
2 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 22 9 11 76 51 25 53
3 Arsenal FC London 42 21 11 10 80 61 19 53
4 Portsmouth FC 42 20 8 14 68 58 10 48
5 Bolton Wanderers FC 42 19 10 13 65 61 4 48
6 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 19 9 14 79 70 9 47
7 Preston North End FC 42 17 12 13 74 54 20 46
8 Newcastle United FC 42 18 9 15 98 73 25 45
9 Blackpool FC 42 18 9 15 64 64 0 45
10 Charlton Athletic FC 42 17 10 15 68 63 5 44
11 Liverpool FC 42 12 19 11 57 61 -4 43
12 Sunderland AFC 42 15 12 15 70 61 9 42
13 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 14 13 15 74 77 -3 41
14 Burnley FC 42 15 10 17 56 63 -7 40
15 Manchester City FC 42 13 13 16 58 61 -3 39
16 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 12 14 16 73 73 0 38
17 Derby County FC 42 15 7 20 63 80 -17 37
18 Middlesbrough FC 42 15 6 21 64 88 -24 36
19 Chelsea FC London 42 14 8 20 52 72 -20 36
20 Stoke City FC 42 12 7 23 49 88 -39 31
21 Huddersfield Town FC 42 10 8 24 49 82 -33 28
22 Fulham FC London 42 8 11 23 58 77 -19 27
  924 349 226 349 1490 1490 0 924
Promoted Sheffield Wednesday FC, Cardiff City AFC
ENGLAND 1952-53
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Arsenal FC London 42 21 12 9 97 64 33 54
2 Preston North End FC 42 21 12 9 85 60 25 54
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 19 13 10 86 63 23 51
4 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 21 8 13 66 60 6 50
5 Charlton Athletic FC 42 19 11 12 77 63 14 49
6 Burnley FC 42 18 12 12 67 52 15 48
7 Blackpool FC 42 19 9 14 71 70 1 47
8 Manchester United FC 42 18 10 14 69 72 -3 46
9 Sunderland AFC 42 15 13 14 68 82 -14 43
10 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 15 11 16 78 69 9 41
11 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 14 13 15 63 61 2 41
12 Cardiff City AFC 42 14 12 16 54 46 8 40
13 Middlesbrough FC 42 14 11 17 70 77 -7 39
14 Bolton Wanderers FC 42 15 9 18 61 69 -8 39
15 Portsmouth FC 42 14 10 18 74 83 -9 38
16 Newcastle United FC 42 14 9 19 59 70 -11 37
17 Liverpool FC 42 14 8 20 61 82 -21 36
18 Sheffield Wednesday FC 42 12 11 19 62 72 -10 35
19 Chelsea FC London 42 12 11 19 56 66 -10 35
20 Manchester City FC 42 14 7 21 72 87 -15 35
21 Stoke City FC 42 12 10 20 53 66 -13 34
22 Derby County FC 42 11 10 21 59 74 -15 32
  924 346 232 346 1508 1508 0 924
Arsenal FC London Champions for best goals-average              
Promoted Sheffield United FC, Huddersfield Town FC
Cardiff => Caerdydd (WAL)
ENGLAND 1953-54
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 25 7 10 96 56 40 57
2 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 22 9 11 86 63 23 53
3 Huddersfield Town FC 42 20 11 11 78 61 17 51
4 Manchester United FC 42 18 12 12 73 58 15 48
5 Bolton Wanderers FC 42 18 12 12 75 60 15 48
6 Blackpool FC 42 19 10 13 80 69 11 48
7 Burnley FC 42 21 4 17 78 67 11 46
8 Chelsea FC London 42 16 12 14 74 68 6 44
9 Charlton Athletic FC 42 19 6 17 75 77 -2 44
10 Cardiff City AFC 42 18 8 16 51 71 -20 44
11 Preston North End FC 42 19 5 18 87 58 29 43
12 Arsenal FC London 42 15 13 14 75 73 2 43
13 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 16 9 17 70 68 2 41
14 Portsmouth FC 42 14 11 17 81 89 -8 39
15 Newcastle United FC 42 14 10 18 72 77 -5 38
16 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 16 5 21 65 76 -11 37
17 Manchester City FC 42 14 9 19 62 77 -15 37
18 Sunderland AFC 42 14 8 20 81 89 -8 36
19 Sheffield Wednesday  FC 42 15 6 21 70 91 -21 36
20 Sheffield United FC 42 11 11 20 69 90 -21 33
21 Midllesbrough FC 42 10 10 22 60 91 -31 30
22 Liverpool FC 42 9 10 23 68 97 -29 28
  924 363 198 363 1626 1626 0 924
Promoted Leicester City FC, Everton FC Liverpool
Cardiff => Caerdydd (WAL)
ENGLAND 1954-55
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Chelsea FC London 42 20 12 10 81 57 24 52
2 Wonverhampton Wanderers FC 42 19 10 13 89 70 19 48
3 Portsmouth FC 42 18 12 12 74 62 12 48
4 Sunderland AFC 42 15 18 9 64 54 10 48
5 Manchester United FC 42 20 7 15 84 74 10 47
6 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 20 7 15 72 73 -1 47
7 Manchester City FC 42 18 10 14 76 69 7 46
8 Newcastle United FC 42 17 9 16 89 77 12 43
9 Arsenal FC London 42 17 9 16 69 63 6 43
10 Burnley FC 42 17 9 16 51 48 3 43
11 Everton FC Liverpool 42 16 10 16 62 68 -6 42
12 Huddersfield Town FC 42 14 13 15 63 68 -5 41
13 Sheffield United FC 42 17 7 18 70 86 -16 41
14 Preston North End FC 42 16 8 18 83 64 19 40
15 Charlton Athletic FC 42 15 10 17 76 75 1 40
16 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 16 8 18 72 73 -1 40
17 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 16 8 18 76 96 -20 40
18 Bolton Wanderers FC 42 13 13 16 62 69 -7 39
19 Blackpool FC 42 14 10 18 60 64 -4 38
20 Cardiff City AFC 42 13 11 18 62 76 -14 37
21 Leicester City FC 42 12 11 19 74 86 -12 35
22 Sheffield Wednesday FC 42 8 10 24 63 100 -37 26
  924 351 222 351 1572 1572 0 924
Promoted Birmingham City FC, Luton Town FC
Cardiff => Caerdydd (WAL)
ENGLAND 1955-56
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Manchester United FC 42 25 10 7 83 51 32 60
2 Blackpool FC 42 20 9 13 86 62 24 49
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 20 9 13 89 65 24 49
4 Manchester City FC 42 18 10 14 82 69 13 46
5 Arsenal FC London 42 18 10 14 60 61 -1 46
6 Birmingham City FC 42 18 9 15 75 57 18 45
7 Burnley FC 42 18 8 16 64 54 10 44
8 Bolton Wanderers FC 42 18 7 17 71 58 13 43
9 Sunderland AFC 42 17 9 16 80 95 -15 43
10 Luton Town FC 42 17 8 17 66 64 2 42
11 Newcastle United FC 42 17 7 18 85 70 15 41
12 Portsmouth FC 42 16 9 17 78 85 -7 41
13 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 18 5 19 58 70 -12 41
14 Charlton Athletic FC 42 17 6 19 75 81 -6 40
15 Everton FC Liverpool 42 15 10 17 55 69 -14 40
16 Chelsea FC London 42 14 11 17 64 77 -13 39
17 Cardiff City AFC 42 15 9 18 55 69 -14 39
18 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 15 7 20 61 71 -10 37
19 Preston North End FC 42 14 8 20 73 72 1 36
20 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 11 13 18 52 69 -17 35
21 Huddersfield Town FC 42 14 7 21 54 83 -29 35
22 Sheffield United FC 42 12 9 21 63 77 -14 33
  924 367 190 367 1529 1529 0 924
Huddersfield Town FC relegated for worst goals-average
Promoted Sheffield Wednesday FC, Leeds United AFC
Cardiff => Caerdydd (WAL)
ENGLAND 1956-57
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Manchester United FC 42 28 8 6 103 54 49 64
2 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 22 12 8 104 56 48 56
3 Preston North End FC 42 23 10 9 84 56 28 56
4 Blackpool FC 42 22 9 11 93 65 28 53
5 Arsenal FC London 42 21 8 13 85 69 16 50
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 20 8 14 94 70 24 48
7 Burnely FC 42 18 10 14 56 50 6 46
8 Leeds United AFC 42 15 14 13 72 63 9 44
9 Bolton Wanderers FC 42 16 12 14 65 65 0 44
10 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 14 15 13 65 55 10 43
11 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 14 14 14 59 61 -2 42
12 Birmingham City FC 42 15 9 18 69 69 0 39
13 Chelsea FC London 42 13 13 16 73 73 0 39
14 Sheffield Wednesday FC 42 16 6 20 82 88 -6 38
15 Everton FC Liverpool 42 14 10 18 61 79 -18 38
16 Luton Town FC 42 14 9 19 58 76 -18 37
17 Newcastle United FC 42 14 8 20 67 87 -20 36
18 Manchester City FC 42 13 9 20 78 88 -10 35
19 Portsmouth FC 42 10 13 19 62 92 -30 33
20 Sunderland AFC 42 12 8 22 67 88 -21 32
21 Cardiff City AFC 42 10 9 23 53 88 -35 29
22 Charlton Athletic FC 42 9 4 29 62 120 -58 22
  924 353 218 353 1612 1612 0 924
Promoted Leicester City FC, Nottingham Forest FC
Cardiff => Caerdydd (WAL)
ENGLAND 1957-58
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 28 8 6 103 47 56 64
2 Preston North End FC 42 26 7 9 100 51 49 59
3 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 21 9 12 93 77 16 51
4 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 18 14 10 92 70 22 50
5 Manchester City FC 42 22 5 15 104 100 4 49
6 Burnley FC 42 21 5 16 80 74 6 47
7 Blackpool FC 42 19 6 17 80 67 13 44
8 Luton Town FC 42 19 6 17 69 63 6 44
9 Manchester United FC 42 16 11 15 85 75 10 43
10 Nottingham Forest FC 42 16 10 16 69 63 6 42
11 Chelsea FC London 42 15 12 15 83 79 4 42
12 Arsenal FC London 42 16 7 19 73 85 -12 39
13 Birmingham City FC 42 14 11 17 76 89 -13 39
14 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 16 7 19 73 86 -13 39
15 Bolton Wanderers FC 42 14 10 18 65 87 -22 38
16 Everton FC Liverpool 42 13 11 18 65 75 -10 37
17 Leeds United AFC 42 14 9 19 51 63 -12 37
18 Leicester City FC 42 14 5 23 91 112 -21 33
19 Newcastle United FC 42 12 8 22 73 81 -8 32
20 Portsmouth FC 42 12 8 22 73 88 -15 32
21 Sunderland AFC 42 10 12 20 54 97 -43 32
22 Sheffield Wednesday FC 42 12 7 23 69 92 -23 31
  924 368 188 368 1721 1721 0 924
Sunderland AFC relegated for worst goals-average
Promoted West Ham United FC London, Blackburn Rovers FC
ENGLAND 1958-59
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 28 5 9 110 49 61 61
2 Manchester United FC 42 24 7 11 103 66 37 55
3 Arsenal FC London 42 21 8 13 88 68 20 50
4 Bolton Wanderers FC 42 20 10 12 79 66 13 50
5 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 18 13 11 88 68 20 49
6 West Ham United FC London 42 21 6 15 85 70 15 48
7 Burnley FC 42 19 10 13 81 70 11 48
8 Blackpool FC 42 18 11 13 66 49 17 47
9 Birmingham City FC 42 20 6 16 84 68 16 46
10 Blackburn Rovers FC 42 17 10 15 76 70 6 44
11 Newcastle United FC 42 17 7 18 80 80 0 41
12 Preston North End FC 42 17 7 18 70 77 -7 41
13 Nottingham Forest FC 42 17 6 19 71 74 -3 40
14 Chelsea FC London 42 18 4 20 77 98 -21 40
15 Leeds United AFC 42 15 9 18 57 74 -17 39
16 Everton FC Liverpool 42 17 4 21 71 87 -16 38
17 Luton Town FC 42 12 13 17 68 71 -3 37
18 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 13 10 19 85 95 -10 36
19 Leicester City FC 42 11 10 21 67 98 -31 32
20 Manchester City FC 42 11 9 22 64 95 -31 31
21 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 11 8 23 58 87 -29 30
22 Portsmouth FC 42 6 9 27 64 112 -48 21
  924 371 182 371 1692 1692 0 924
Promoted Sheffeild Wednesday FC, Fulham FC London
ENGLAND 1959-60
  Played  Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Burnley FC 42 24 7 11 85 61 24 55
2 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 24 6 12 106 67 39 54
3 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 21 11 10 86 50 36 53
4 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 19 11 12 83 57 26 49
5 Sheffield Wednesday FC 42 19 11 12 80 59 21 49
6 Bolton Wanderers FC 42 20 8 14 59 51 8 48
7 Manchester United FC 42 19 7 16 102 80 22 45
8 Newcastle United FC 42 18 8 16 82 78 4 44
9 Preston North End FC 42 16 12 14 79 76 3 44
10 Fulham FC London 42 17 10 15 73 80 -7 44
11 Blackpool FC 42 15 10 17 59 71 -12 40
12 Leicester City FC 42 13 13 16 66 75 -9 39
13 Arsenal FC London 42 15 9 18 68 80 -12 39
14 West Ham United FC London 42 16 6 20 75 91 -16 38
15 Everton FC Liverpool 42 13 11 18 73 78 -5 37
16 Manchester City FC 42 17 3 22 78 84 -6 37
17 Blackburn Rovers FC 42 16 5 21 60 70 -10 37
18 Chelsea FC London 42 14 9 19 76 91 -15 37
19 Birmingham City FC 42 13 10 19 63 80 -17 36
20 Nottingham Forest FC 42 13 9 20 50 74 -24 35
21 Leeds United AFC 42 12 10 20 65 92 -27 34
22 Luton Town FC 42 9 12 21 50 73 -23 30
  924 363 198 363 1618 1618 0 924
Promoted Aston Villa FC Birmingham, Cardiff City AFC
England 1941-50
England 1961-70
England - Final Tables
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