DIVISION 1    1961/62
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorers:
Ray Crawford 
(Ipswich Town) and
 Derek Kevan 
(West Bromwich Albion) 
33 goals

It was a season late but Aston Villa became the first winners of the League Cup competition. The 1960/61 final was held over to the 1961/62 season and in the two-legged decider Villa beat Second Division Rotherham United.

  Season Results 1 Ipswich Town 42 24 8 10 93 67 56
    2 Burnley 42 21 11 10 101 67 53
    Season Results 3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 10 11 88 69 52
    Season Results 4 Everton 42 20 11 11 88 54 51
    5 Sheffield United 42 19 9 14 61 69 47
    6 Sheffield Wednesday 42 20 6 16 72 58 46
    Season Results 7 Aston Villa 42 18 8 16 65 56 44
    Season Results 8 West Ham United 42 17 10 15 76 82 44
    9 West Bromwich Albion 42 15 13 14 83 67 43
    Season Results 10 Arsenal 42 16 11 15 71 72 43
    11 Bolton Wanderers 42 16 10 16 62 66 42
    Season Results 12 Manchester City 42 17 7 18 78 81 41
    13 Blackpool 42 15 11 16 70 75 41
    14 Leicester City 42 17 6 19 72 71 40
    Season Results 15 Manchester United 42 15 9 18 72 75 39
    16 Blackburn Rovers 42 14 11 17 50 58 39
    17 Birmingham City 42 14 10 18 65 81 38
    18 Wolverhampton W. 42 13 10 19 73 86 36
    19 Nottingham Forest 42 13 10 19 63 79 36
    20 Fulham 42 13 7 22 66 74 33
    21 Cardiff City 42 9 14 19 50 81 32 Relegated
    Season Results 22 Chelsea 42 9 10 23 63 94 28 Relegated