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English First Division 1955/1956

Historical league standings at 2nd January 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 26 11 2 0 35 15 3 4 6 18 23 14 6 6 53 38 34 1.39
2 Blackpool 25 9 2 2 36 19 3 4 5 15 21 12 6 7 51 40 30 1.28
3 Luton Town 25 9 2 1 33 14 3 3 7 15 20 12 5 8 48 34 29 1.41
4 Burnley 25 8 2 3 23 11 3 5 4 16 20 11 7 7 39 31 29 1.26
5 Charlton Athletic 26 9 1 3 35 17 3 3 7 21 34 12 4 10 56 51 28 1.10
6 Sunderland 25 7 5 1 31 23 4 1 7 23 35 11 6 8 54 58 28 0.93
7 Wolverhampton W'drs. 25 10 1 1 32 14 1 4 8 24 29 11 5 9 56 43 27 1.30
8 Everton 26 6 4 2 26 18 4 3 7 13 23 10 7 9 39 41 27 0.95
9 Portsmouth 25 6 5 2 29 26 5 0 7 21 29 11 5 9 50 55 27 0.91
10 Chelsea 25 7 3 2 14 10 3 4 6 22 31 10 7 8 36 41 27 0.88
11 Bolton Wanderers 25 7 3 3 32 15 4 1 7 15 20 11 4 10 47 35 26 1.34
12 Newcastle United 26 9 1 3 35 16 3 1 9 25 30 12 2 12 60 46 26 1.30
13 Manchester City 25 7 3 3 25 16 2 5 5 22 28 9 8 8 47 44 26 1.07
14 West Bromwich Albion 26 8 3 2 22 13 3 1 9 13 23 11 4 11 35 36 26 0.97
15 Preston North End 26 4 3 6 20 21 6 2 5 27 20 10 5 11 47 41 25 1.15
16 Birmingham City 26 7 3 3 33 17 2 3 8 16 26 9 6 11 49 43 24 1.14
17 Arsenal 25 7 3 3 22 15 1 5 6 12 26 8 8 9 34 41 24 0.83
18 Cardiff City 25 7 2 3 21 21 2 2 9 11 28 9 4 12 32 49 22 0.65
19 Tottenham Hotspur 25 5 2 5 21 19 3 1 9 11 23 8 3 14 32 42 19 0.76
20 Aston Villa 26 5 3 5 19 21 0 6 7 12 24 5 9 12 31 45 19 0.69
21 Sheffield United 25 4 4 5 15 22 3 0 9 19 24 7 4 14 34 46 18 0.74
22 Huddersfield Town 25 5 3 4 20 20 1 2 10 12 42 6 5 14 32 62 17 0.52
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