Football League First Division  1947/48

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GA Pts Notes
1st  Arsenal 42 23 13 6 81 32 2.531 59 Champions
2nd  Manchester United 42 19 14 9 81 48 1.688 52 Runners Up 
3rd  Burnley 42 20 12 10 56 43 1.302 52 -
4th  Derby County 42 19 12 11 77 57 1.351 50 -
5th  Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 19 9 14 83 70 1.186 47 -
6th  Aston Villa 42 19 9 14 65 57 1.140 47 -
7th  Preston North End 42 20 7 15 67 68 0.985 47 -
8th  Portsmouth 42 19 7 16 68 50 1.360 45 -
9th  Blackpool 42 17 10 15 57 41 1.390 44 -
10th  Manchester City 42 15 12 15 52 47 1.106 42 -
11th  Liverpool 42 16 10 16 65 61 1.066 42 -
12th  Sheffield United 42 16 10 16 65 70 0.929 42 -
13th  Charlton Athletic 42 17 6 19 57 66 0.864 40 -
14th  Everton 42 17 6 19 52 66 0.788 40 -
15th  Stoke City 42 14 10 18 41 55 0.745 38 -
16th  Middlesbrough 42 14 9 19 71 73 0.973 37 -
17th  Bolton Wanderers 42 16 5 21 46 58 0.793 37 -
18th  Chelsea 42 14 9 19 53 71 0.746 37 -
19th  Huddersfield Town 42 12 12 18 51 60 0.850 36 -
20th  Sunderland 42 13 10 19 56 67 0.836 36 -
21st  Blackburn Rovers 42 11 10 21 54 72 0.750 32 ▼Relegated
22nd  Grimsby Town 42 8 6 28 45 111 0.405 22 ▼Relegated

 

End of Season Notes

  ♦ Arsenal finished as Football League First Division Champions (6th Time)
  ♦ Manchester United finished as Football League First Division Runners Up
 ▼Blackburn Rovers were Relegated to the Football League Second Division
 ▼Grimsby Town were Relegated to the Football LeagueSecond Division
 ▲Birmingham City were Promoted from the Football League Second Division
 ▲Newcastle United were Promoted from the Football League Second Division