Football League First Division  1955/56

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GA Pts Notes
1st  Manchester United 42 25 10 7 83 51 1.627 60 Champions EC
2nd  Blackpool 42 20 9 13 86 62 1.387 49 Runners Up 
3rd  Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 20 9 13 89 65 1.369 49 -
4th  Manchester City 42 18 10 14 82 69 1.188 46 -
5th  Arsenal 42 18 10 14 60 61 0.984 46 -
6th  Birmingham City 42 18 9 15 75 57 1.316 45 -
7th  Burnley 42 18 8 16 64 54 1.185 44 -
8th  Bolton Wanderers 42 18 7 17 71 58 1.224 43 -
9th  Sunderland 42 17 9 16 80 95 0.842 43 -
10th  Luton Town 42 17 8 17 66 64 1.031 42 -
11th  Newcastle United 42 17 7 18 85 70 1.214 41 -
12th  Portsmouth 42 16 9 17 78 85 0.918 41 -
13th  West Bromwich Albion 42 18 5 19 58 70 0.829 41 -
14th  Charlton Athletic 42 17 6 19 75 81 0.926 40 -
15th  Everton 42 15 10 17 55 69 0.797 40 -
16th  Chelsea 42 14 11 17 64 77 0.831 39 -
17th  Cardiff City 42 15 9 18 55 69 0.797 39 -
18th  Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 7 20 61 71 0.859 37 -
19th  Preston North End 42 14 8 20 73 72 1.014 36 -
20th  Aston Villa 42 11 13 18 52 69 0.754 35 -
21st  Huddersfield Town 42 14 7 21 54 83 0.651 35 ▼Relegated
22nd  Sheffield United 42 12 9 21 63 77 0.818 33 ▼Relegated

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End of Season Notes

  ♦ Manchester United finished as Football League First Division Champions (4th Time)
  ♦ Blackpool finished as Football League First Division Runners Up
 ▼Huddersfield Town were Relegated to the Football League Second Division
 ▼Sheffield United were Relegated to the Football League Second Division
 ▲Sheffield Wednesday were Promoted from the Football League Second Division
 ▲Leeds United were Promoted from the Football League Second Division