Football : Season Details : 1956

Final English Top Division Football (soccer) Table and Cup Final(s)

Position Club Points History Notes
1  Manchester United  60 5-11  
2  Blackpool  49 2-12  
3  Wolverhampton Wanderers  49 2-17  
4  Manchester City  46 6-5  FAC-W 
5  Arsenal  46 2-30  
6  Birmingham City  45 6-1  FAC-F 
7  Burnley  44 4-9  
8  Bolton Wanderers  43 6-14  
9  Sunderland  43 1-55  
10  Luton Town  42 1-1  
11  Newcastle United  41 2-8  
12  Portsmouth  41 1-22  
13  West Bromwich Albion  41 5-7  
14  Charlton Athletic  40 1-13  
15  Everton  40 3-2  
16  Chelsea  39 3-19  
17  Cardiff City  39 2-4  
18  Tottenham Hotspur  37 4-6  
19  Preston North End  36 6-5  
20  Aston Villa  35 2-11  
21  Huddersfield Town  35 2-3  
22  Sheffield United  33 3-3  

Legend and Abbreviations
Points: 2 for a win : 1 for a draw. Clubs: Blue Qualified for Europe Red Relegated
History is in the form A-B:
 A is the number of occasions that the club has been in the Top Division. 
B is the current number of consecutive seasons in the Top Division.
Notes: FAC FA Cup; W Winners - F Finalists


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FA Cup Final Manchester City 3 Birmingham City 1

European Cup Final Real Madrid 4 Stade Reims 3


History (England)

Manchester United won the Championship by 11 points equalling the record set in 1889. They became the first English club to enter the European Cup.

Birmingham City became the first club to reach the FA Cup final without playing at home.

Birmingham City were invited to participate in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (later to become the Fairs Cup then the UEFA Cup then the Europa League). This irregular tournament was for clubs from certain cities.

The first floodlit matches in the League and FA Cup were played. The first floodlit competitive match was between Portsmouth and Newcastle United.

History (Europe)

Real Madrid became the first club to win a European trophy by winning the first European Cup.


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