The Results Archive
Including 1,023,697 match results over 138 seasons
The Conservative Party under Anthony Eden win the General Election in May 1955 with a majority of 31 seats. A train derails at Sutton Coldfield station leaving 17 dead and 43 injured. The Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie visits the United Kingdom in October 1954. Many parts of Britain are left cut off from essential supplies as snow and freezing temperatures continue for long periods. Sir Winston Churchill resigns from his position of Prime Minister due to ill health at the age of 80. West Bromwich Albion beat Preston North End 3 - 2 to become the FA Cup holders in May 1954. Ho Chi Minh enters Hanoi in October 1954 following the withdrawal of French forces. The German Federal Republic joins the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in October 1954. Wolverhampton Wanderers become Football League Champions in April 1954. Kidbrooke School, one of the first purpose built comprehensive schools, is opened in September 1954.
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 Chelsea 42 11 5 5 43 29 9 7 5 38 28 20 12 10 81 57 52 1.42
2 Wolverhampton Wander... 42 13 5 3 58 30 6 5 10 31 40 19 10 13 89 70 48 1.27
3 Portsmouth 42 13 5 3 44 21 5 7 9 30 41 18 12 12 74 62 48 1.19
4 Sunderland 42 8 11 2 39 27 7 7 7 25 27 15 18 9 64 54 48 1.19
5 Manchester United 42 12 4 5 44 30 8 3 10 40 44 20 7 15 84 74 47 1.14
6 Aston Villa 42 11 3 7 38 31 9 4 8 34 42 20 7 15 72 73 47 0.99
7 Manchester City 42 11 5 5 45 36 7 5 9 31 33 18 10 14 76 69 46 1.10
8 Newcastle United 42 12 5 4 53 27 5 4 12 36 50 17 9 16 89 77 43 1.16
9 Arsenal 42 12 3 6 44 25 5 6 10 25 38 17 9 16 69 63 43 1.10
10 Burnley 42 11 3 7 29 19 6 6 9 22 29 17 9 16 51 48 43 1.06
11 Everton 42 9 6 6 32 24 7 4 10 30 44 16 10 16 62 68 42 0.91
12 Huddersfield Town 42 10 4 7 28 23 4 9 8 35 45 14 13 15 63 68 41 0.93
13 Sheffield United 42 10 3 8 41 34 7 4 10 29 52 17 7 18 70 86 41 0.81
14 Preston North End 42 8 5 8 47 33 8 3 10 36 31 16 8 18 83 64 40 1.30
15 Charlton Athletic 42 8 6 7 43 34 7 4 10 33 41 15 10 17 76 75 40 1.01
16 Tottenham Hotspur 42 9 4 8 42 35 7 4 10 30 38 16 8 18 72 73 40 0.99
17 West Bromwich Albion 42 11 5 5 44 33 5 3 13 32 63 16 8 18 76 96 40 0.79
18 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 45 29 2 7 12 17 40 13 13 16 62 69 39 0.90
19 Blackpool 42 8 6 7 33 26 6 4 11 27 38 14 10 18 60 64 38 0.94
20 Cardiff City 42 9 4 8 41 38 4 7 10 21 38 13 11 18 62 76 37 0.82
21 Leicester City 42 9 6 6 43 32 3 5 13 31 54 12 11 19 74 86 35 0.86
22 Sheffield Wednesday 42 7 7 7 42 38 1 3 17 21 62 8 10 24 63 100 26 0.63