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English First Division 1955/1956

Historical league standings at 7th April 1956

  Home Away Overall  
# Team Pl W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts GA
1 Manchester United 40 17 3 0 50 20 7 6 7 30 29 24 9 7 80 49 57 1.63
2 Blackpool 39 13 4 3 56 25 7 5 7 29 32 20 9 10 85 57 49 1.49
3 Birmingham City 39 11 4 5 46 24 6 5 8 24 29 17 9 13 70 53 43 1.32
4 Manchester City 38 10 5 4 36 23 6 5 8 36 37 16 10 12 72 60 42 1.20
5 Arsenal 39 12 4 4 37 22 4 6 9 19 36 16 10 13 56 58 42 0.97
6 Bolton Wanderers 39 12 3 5 47 22 5 4 10 18 26 17 7 15 65 48 41 1.35
7 Wolverhampton W'drs. 37 12 2 4 41 24 4 6 9 33 34 16 8 13 74 58 40 1.28
8 Newcastle United 40 12 3 5 48 23 5 3 12 34 43 17 6 17 82 66 40 1.24
9 Burnley 39 11 3 6 36 18 5 5 9 21 31 16 8 15 57 49 40 1.16
10 Luton Town 39 11 4 4 39 22 5 4 11 22 35 16 8 15 61 57 40 1.07
11 Portsmouth 39 9 7 3 43 33 7 1 12 32 46 16 8 15 75 79 40 0.95
12 Charlton Athletic 40 13 1 6 47 26 4 4 12 28 51 17 5 18 75 77 39 0.97
13 West Bromwich Albion 39 12 3 5 35 24 5 1 13 20 41 17 4 18 55 65 38 0.85
14 Everton 40 10 5 5 36 29 4 5 11 17 34 14 10 16 53 63 38 0.84
15 Sunderland 38 9 7 3 41 34 6 1 12 32 54 15 8 15 73 88 38 0.83
16 Preston North End 40 6 5 9 32 35 8 3 9 40 34 14 8 18 72 69 36 1.04
17 Cardiff City 38 10 3 5 33 30 4 4 12 19 37 14 7 17 52 67 35 0.78
18 Chelsea 39 8 4 7 24 24 4 6 10 31 50 12 10 17 55 74 34 0.74
19 Sheffield United 37 8 5 6 26 29 4 3 11 28 33 12 8 17 54 62 32 0.87
20 Tottenham Hotspur 37 8 4 7 33 30 5 2 11 21 33 13 6 18 54 63 32 0.86
21 Aston Villa 39 7 6 6 26 27 1 7 12 19 40 8 13 18 45 67 29 0.67
22 Huddersfield Town 39 7 4 8 25 29 4 3 13 20 52 11 7 21 45 81 29 0.56
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