1960–61 British Football League

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British Football League
Season 1960-61
Champions Wolverhampton Wanderers (2nd title)
Relegated Stockport County
Ards
European Cup Wolverhampton Wanderers
European Cup Winners' Cup Hearts
Matches played 240
Goals scored 609 (2.54 per match)

The 1960–61 British Football League was the third season of the British Football League after the British Football Association declared on creating the league to unite the country in a football league. Much like the previous season, sixteen teams competed in the competition in a double round-robin format.

League table[edit | edit source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 19 7 4 59 22 +37 45 Qualification for the European Cup Preliminary round
2 Tottenham Hotspur 30 17 8 5 57 19 +38 42
3 Celtic 30 20 2 8 46 22 +24 42
4 West Bromwich Albion 30 18 5 7 57 26 +31 41
5 Hearts 30 17 7 6 42 27 +15 41 Qualification for the European Cup Winners' Cup Preliminary round
6 Kilmarnock 30 18 3 9 49 33 +16 39
7 Rangers 30 18 3 9 43 27 +16 39
8 Blackpool 30 17 4 9 43 22 +21 38
9 Arsenal 30 16 3 11 38 28 +10 35
10 West Ham United 30 9 7 14 36 43 −7 25
11 Glentoran 30 10 3 17 27 50 −23 23
12 Aberdeen 30 8 3 19 32 50 −18 19
13 Linfield 30 5 6 19 20 46 −26 16
14 Stockport County 30 5 3 22 28 66 −38 13 Relegation to the Regional Leagues
15 Wrexham 30 5 3 22 15 56 −41 13
16 Ards 30 2 5 23 17 72 −55 9 Relegation to the Regional Leagues
Updated to match(es) played on 29 December 2021. Source: a
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Head-to-head results; 4) Number of goals scored

Results[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

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