The Results Archive
Including 1,023,522 match results over 138 seasons
Harold Macmillan announces the introduction of Premium Bonds in his budget speech as Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Barnes Rail crash occurs on 2 December 1955 in South London resulting in the deaths of 13 people. Chelsea secured the Football League Title in May 1955. In July 1956 Parliament passes the Clean Air Act, in response to the Great Smog of 1952. Hugh Gaitskell becomes leader of the Labour Party in December 1955. Austria is able to resume its sovereignty after Russian and Allied troops leave the country in October 1955. In April 1956 the last French troops are pulled out of Vietnam. Clement Attlee resigns as leader of the Labour Party having held the position for twenty years. Airfix produce their first scale model aircraft kit, of the Supermarine Spitfire. The first ITV franchises of the Independent Television Authority begin broadcasting in September 1955.
League Cup
Football League: Division 1
Up to and including
Home Away Combined
Pos Club Name Pld W D L GF GA W D L GF GA W D L GF GA Pts GA
1 Manchester United 42 18 3 0 51 20 7 7 7 32 31 25 10 7 83 51 60 1.63
2 Blackpool 42 13 4 4 56 27 7 5 9 30 35 20 9 13 86 62 49 1.39
3 Wolverhampton Wander... 42 15 2 4 51 27 5 7 9 38 38 20 9 13 89 65 49 1.37
4 Manchester City 42 11 5 5 40 27 7 5 9 42 42 18 10 14 82 69 46 1.19
5 Arsenal 42 13 4 4 38 22 5 6 10 22 39 18 10 14 60 61 46 0.98
6 Birmingham City 42 12 4 5 51 26 6 5 10 24 31 18 9 15 75 57 45 1.32
7 Burnley 42 11 3 7 37 20 7 5 9 27 34 18 8 16 64 54 44 1.19
8 Bolton Wanderers 42 13 3 5 50 24 5 4 12 21 34 18 7 17 71 58 43 1.22
9 Sunderland 42 10 8 3 44 36 7 1 13 36 59 17 9 16 80 95 43 0.84
10 Luton Town 42 12 4 5 44 27 5 4 12 22 37 17 8 17 66 64 42 1.03
11 Newcastle United 42 12 4 5 49 24 5 3 13 36 46 17 7 18 85 70 41 1.21
12 Portsmouth 42 9 8 4 46 38 7 1 13 32 47 16 9 17 78 85 41 0.92
13 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 3 5 37 25 5 2 14 21 45 18 5 19 58 70 41 0.83
14 Charlton Athletic 42 13 2 6 47 26 4 4 13 28 55 17 6 19 75 81 40 0.93
15 Everton 42 11 5 5 37 29 4 5 12 18 40 15 10 17 55 69 40 0.80
16 Chelsea 42 10 4 7 32 26 4 7 10 32 51 14 11 17 64 77 39 0.83
17 Cardiff City 42 11 4 6 36 32 4 5 12 19 37 15 9 18 55 69 39 0.80
18 Tottenham Hotspur 42 9 4 8 37 33 6 3 12 24 38 15 7 20 61 71 37 0.86
19 Preston North End 42 6 5 10 32 36 8 3 10 41 36 14 8 20 73 72 36 1.01
20 Aston Villa 42 9 6 6 32 29 2 7 12 20 40 11 13 18 52 69 35 0.75
21 Huddersfield Town 42 9 4 8 32 30 5 3 13 22 53 14 7 21 54 83 35 0.65
22 Sheffield United 42 8 6 7 31 35 4 3 14 32 42 12 9 21 63 77 33 0.82