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Season stats for the 1956-57 season

Competition P W D L F A Outcome
Division Two (old) 42 25 11 6 109 67 1st
FA Cup 1 0 0 1 0 2 3rd round
All matches 43 25 11 7 109 69

All matches (43)

# DATE POS   RESULT OPPOSITION COMPETITION
1 18.08.1956 6 3 - 1 Doncaster Rovers (H) Division Two (old)
2 20.08.1956 4 2 - 1 Huddersfield Town (A) Division Two (old)
3 25.08.1956 8 1 - 3 Stoke City (A) Division Two (old)
4 29.08.1956 7 2 - 2 Huddersfield Town (H) Division Two (old)
5 01.09.1956 8 1 - 1 Middlesbrough (H) Division Two (old)
6 08.09.1956 9 1 - 1 Sheffield United (A) Division Two (old)
7 12.09.1956 4 3 - 0 Bury (H) Division Two (old)
8 15.09.1956 4 2 - 1 Bristol Rovers (A) Division Two (old)
9 17.09.1956 1 5 - 4 Bury (A) Division Two (old)
10 22.09.1956 1 6 - 3 Notts County (H) Division Two (old)
11 29.09.1956 2 0 - 2 Liverpool (A) Division Two (old)
12 06.10.1956 1 5 - 2 Barnsley (H) Division Two (old)
13 13.10.1956 2 3 - 2 Port Vale (A) Division Two (old)
14 20.10.1956 1 6 - 0 Blackburn Rovers (H) Division Two (old)
15 27.10.1956 1 3 - 2 Lincoln City (A) Division Two (old)
16 03.11.1956 1 1 - 1 Swansea City (H) Division Two (old)
17 10.11.1956 1 2 - 2 Fulham (A) Division Two (old)
18 17.11.1956 1 0 - 0 Nottingham Forest (H) Division Two (old)
19 24.11.1956 2 1 - 2 West Ham United (A) Division Two (old)
20 01.12.1956 2 5 - 2 Rotherham United (H) Division Two (old)
21 08.12.1956 1 2 - 0 Bristol City (A) Division Two (old)
22 15.12.1956 1 2 - 0 Doncaster Rovers (A) Division Two (old)
23 22.12.1956 1 3 - 2 Stoke City (H) Division Two (old)
24 25.12.1956 1 2 - 2 Grimsby Town (A) Division Two (old)
25 29.12.1956 1 3 - 1 Middlesbrough (A) Division Two (old)
26 05.01.1957 - 0 - 2 Tottenham Hotspur (A) FA Cup 3
27 12.01.1957 1 5 - 0 Sheffield United (H) Division Two (old)
28 19.01.1957 1 7 - 2 Bristol Rovers (H) Division Two (old)
29 26.01.1957 1 4 - 3 Grimsby Town (H) Division Two (old)
30 02.02.1957 1 0 - 0 Notts County (A) Division Two (old)
31 09.02.1957 1 3 - 2 Liverpool (H) Division Two (old)
32 23.02.1957 1 2 - 1 Port Vale (H) Division Two (old)
33 27.02.1957 1 0 - 2 Barnsley (A) Division Two (old)
34 02.03.1957 1 1 - 1 Blackburn Rovers (A) Division Two (old)
35 09.03.1957 1 4 - 3 Lincoln City (H) Division Two (old)
36 16.03.1957 1 3 - 2 Swansea City (A) Division Two (old)
37 23.03.1957 1 1 - 3 Fulham (H) Division Two (old)
38 30.03.1957 1 2 - 1 Nottingham Forest (A) Division Two (old)
39 06.04.1957 1 5 - 3 West Ham United (H) Division Two (old)
40 13.04.1957 1 1 - 1 Rotherham United (A) Division Two (old)
41 19.04.1957 1 5 - 1 Leyton Orient (A) Division Two (old)
42 20.04.1957 1 1 - 1 Bristol City (H) Division Two (old)
43 22.04.1957 1 1 - 4 Leyton Orient (H) Division Two (old)

Division Two (old) 1956-57 league table

#   TEAM P W D L F A PTS
1 Leicester City club badge Leicester City 42 25 11 6 109 67 61
2 Nottingham Forest club badge Nottingham Forest 42 22 10 10 94 55 54
3 Liverpool club badge Liverpool 42 21 11 10 82 54 53
4 Blackburn Rovers club badge Blackburn Rovers 42 21 10 11 83 75 52
5 Stoke City club badge Stoke City 42 20 8 14 83 58 48
6 Middlesbrough club badge Middlesbrough 42 19 10 13 84 60 48
7 Sheffield United club badge Sheffield United 42 19 8 15 87 76 46
8 West Ham United club badge West Ham United 42 19 8 15 59 63 46
9 Bristol Rovers club badge Bristol Rovers 42 18 9 15 81 67 45
10 Swansea City club badge Swansea City 42 19 7 16 90 90 45
11 Fulham club badge Fulham 42 19 4 19 84 76 42
12 Huddersfield Town club badge Huddersfield Town 42 18 6 18 68 74 42
13 Bristol City club badge Bristol City 42 16 9 17 74 79 41
14 Doncaster Rovers club badge Doncaster Rovers 42 15 10 17 77 77 40
15 Leyton Orient club badge Leyton Orient 42 15 10 17 66 84 40
16 Grimsby Town club badge Grimsby Town 42 17 5 20 61 62 39
17 Rotherham United club badge Rotherham United 42 13 11 18 74 75 37
18 Lincoln City club badge Lincoln City 42 14 6 22 54 80 34
19 Barnsley club badge Barnsley 42 12 10 20 59 89 34
20 Notts County club badge Notts County 42 9 12 21 58 86 30
21 Bury club badge Bury 42 8 9 25 60 96 25
22 Port Vale club badge Port Vale 42 8 6 28 57 101 22
League Performance 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 Game No Points 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 Position 1 5 10 15 20 22 Position Points
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
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