Season:

Season stats for the 1956-57 season

Competition P W D L F A Outcome
Division Two (old)4225116109671st
FA Cup1001023rd round
All matches 43 25 11 7 109 69

All matches(43)

Date Competition Opposition Result Pos
18.08.1956Division Two (old) Doncaster Rovers (H)3 - 16
20.08.1956Division Two (old) Huddersfield Town (A)2 - 14
25.08.1956Division Two (old) Stoke City (A)1 - 38
29.08.1956Division Two (old) Huddersfield Town (H)2 - 27
01.09.1956Division Two (old) Middlesbrough (H)1 - 18
08.09.1956Division Two (old) Sheffield United (A)1 - 19
12.09.1956Division Two (old) Bury (H)3 - 04
15.09.1956Division Two (old) Bristol Rovers (A)2 - 14
17.09.1956Division Two (old) Bury (A)5 - 41
22.09.1956Division Two (old) Notts County (H)6 - 31
29.09.1956Division Two (old) Liverpool (A)0 - 22
06.10.1956Division Two (old) Barnsley (H)5 - 21
13.10.1956Division Two (old) Port Vale (A)3 - 22
20.10.1956Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers (H)6 - 01
27.10.1956Division Two (old) Lincoln City (A)3 - 21
03.11.1956Division Two (old) Swansea City (H)1 - 11
10.11.1956Division Two (old) Fulham (A)2 - 21
17.11.1956Division Two (old) Nottingham Forest (H)0 - 01
24.11.1956Division Two (old) West Ham United (A)1 - 22
01.12.1956Division Two (old) Rotherham United (H)5 - 22
08.12.1956Division Two (old) Bristol City (A)2 - 01
15.12.1956Division Two (old) Doncaster Rovers (A)2 - 01
22.12.1956Division Two (old) Stoke City (H)3 - 21
25.12.1956Division Two (old) Grimsby Town (A)2 - 21
29.12.1956Division Two (old) Middlesbrough (A)3 - 11
05.01.1957FA Cup 3Tottenham Hotspur (A)0 - 2-
12.01.1957Division Two (old) Sheffield United (H)5 - 01
19.01.1957Division Two (old) Bristol Rovers (H)7 - 21
26.01.1957Division Two (old) Grimsby Town (H)4 - 31
02.02.1957Division Two (old) Notts County (A)0 - 01
09.02.1957Division Two (old) Liverpool (H)3 - 21
23.02.1957Division Two (old) Port Vale (H)2 - 11
27.02.1957Division Two (old) Barnsley (A)0 - 21
02.03.1957Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers (A)1 - 11
09.03.1957Division Two (old) Lincoln City (H)4 - 31
16.03.1957Division Two (old) Swansea City (A)3 - 21
23.03.1957Division Two (old) Fulham (H)1 - 31
30.03.1957Division Two (old) Nottingham Forest (A)2 - 11
06.04.1957Division Two (old) West Ham United (H)5 - 31
13.04.1957Division Two (old) Rotherham United (A)1 - 11
19.04.1957Division Two (old) Leyton Orient (A)5 - 11
20.04.1957Division Two (old) Bristol City (H)1 - 11
22.04.1957Division Two (old) Leyton Orient (H)1 - 41

Division Two (old) 1956-57 league table

P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
 1   Leicester City 42 25 11 6 109 67 61
 2 Nottingham Forest4222 1010945554
 3 Liverpool4221 1110825453
 4 Blackburn Rovers4221 1011837552
 5 Stoke City4220 814835848
 6 Middlesbrough4219 1013846048
 7 Sheffield United4219 815877646
 8 West Ham United4219 815596346
 9 Bristol Rovers4218 915816745
 10 Swansea City4219 716909045
 11 Fulham4219 419847642
 12 Huddersfield Town4218 618687442
 13 Bristol City4216 917747941
 14 Doncaster Rovers4215 1017777740
 15 Leyton Orient4215 1017668440
 16 Grimsby Town4217 520616239
 17 Rotherham United4213 1118747537
 18 Lincoln City4214 622548034
 19 Barnsley4212 1020598934
 20 Notts County429 1221588630
 21 Bury428 925609625
 22 Port Vale428 6285710122
Player Club Fee Date
Tommy McDonald Wolverhampton Wanderers £6,000 July 1956
Harvey Sinclair Cambridge United Unknown August 1956
Jimmy Walsh Celtic Unknown November 1956
Frank McLintock Shawfield Juniors Unknown January 1957
Dave MacLaren Dundee Unknown January 1957
Ian King Arniston Rangers Unknown June 1957
Joe Baillie Bristol City Unknown June 1957
Player Club Fee Date
Brian Jayes Mansfield Town Unknown July 1956
Ron Burbeck Middlesbrough Unknown October 1956
Barrie Thomas Mansfield Town Unknown June 1957
Bill Webb Stockport County Unknown June 1957

Largest victories

6 - 0  20.10.1956 vs Blackburn Rovers
7 - 2  19.01.1957 vs Bristol Rovers
5 - 0  12.01.1957 vs Sheffield United
5 - 1  19.04.1957 vs Leyton Orient
5 - 2  01.12.1956 vs Rotherham United

Largest defeats

1 - 4  22.04.1957 vs Leyton Orient
1 - 3  25.08.1956 vs Stoke City
0 - 2  29.09.1956 vs Liverpool
0 - 2  05.01.1957 vs Tottenham Hotspur
0 - 2  27.02.1957 vs Barnsley

Largest crowds

40,830  17.11.1956 vs Nottingham Forest
39,622  09.02.1957 vs Liverpool
36,450  23.03.1957 vs Fulham
34,773  26.01.1957 vs Grimsby Town
33,388  06.04.1957 vs West Ham United