DIVISION 2    1961/62
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading goalscorer:
Roger Hunt 
(Liverpool)
 41  goals

Second Division sides played in the finals of the first two League Cup competitions. Aston Villa beat Div 2 side Rotherham United in the 1960/61 final (which was not played until the start of 1961/62). In the 1961/62 competition itself Norwich City beat mighty Rochdale in the final.

  Season Results 1 Liverpool 42 27 8 7 99 43 62 Promoted
    2 Leyton Orient 42 22 10 10 69 40 54 Promoted
    3 Sunderland 42 22 9 11 85 50 53
    4 Scunthorpe United 42 21 7 14 86 71 49
    5 Plymouth Argyle 42 19 8 15 75 75 46
    6 Southampton 42 18 9 15 77 62 45
    7 Huddersfield Town 42 16 12 14 67 59 44
    8 Stoke City 42 17 8 17 55 57 42
    Season Results 9 Rotherham United 42 16 9 17 70 76 41
    10 Preston North End 42 15 10 17 55 57 40
    Season Results 11 Newcastle United 42 15 9 18 64 58 39
    12 Middlesbrough 42 16 7 19 76 72 39
    13 Luton Town 42 17 5 20 69 71 39
    14 Walsall 42 14 11 17 70 75 39
    15 Charlton Athletic 42 15 9 18 69 75 39
    16 Derby County 42 14 11 17 68 75 39
    17 Norwich City 42 14 11 17 61 70 39
    18 Bury 42 17 5 20 52 76 39
    19 Leeds United 42 12 12 18 50 61 36
    20 Swansea Town 42 12 12 18 61 83 36
    21 Bristol Rovers 42 13 7 22 53 81 33 Relegated
    22 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 10 11 21 42 86 31 Relegated