Football League First Division  1956/57

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GA Pts Notes
1st  Manchester United 42 28 8 6 103 54 1.907 64 Champions EC
2nd  Tottenham Hotspur 42 22 12 8 104 56 1.857 56 Runners Up 
3rd  Preston North End 42 23 10 9 84 56 1.500 56 -
4th  Blackpool 42 22 9 11 93 65 1.431 53 -
5th  Arsenal 42 21 8 13 85 69 1.232 50 -
6th  Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 20 8 14 94 70 1.343 48 -
7th  Burnley 42 18 10 14 56 50 1.120 46 -
8th  Leeds United 42 15 14 13 72 63 1.143 44 -
9th  Bolton Wanderers 42 16 12 14 65 65 1.000 44 -
10th  Aston Villa 42 14 15 13 65 55 1.182 43 -
11th  West Bromwich Albion 42 14 14 14 59 61 0.967 42 -
12th  Birmingham City 42 15 9 18 69 69 1.000 39 -
13th  Chelsea 42 13 13 16 73 73 1.000 39 -
14th  Sheffield Wednesday 42 16 6 20 82 88 0.932 38 -
15th  Everton 42 14 10 18 61 79 0.772 38 -
16th  Luton Town 42 14 9 19 58 76 0.763 37 -
17th  Newcastle United 42 14 8 20 67 87 0.770 36 -
18th  Manchester City 42 13 9 20 78 88 0.886 35 -
19th  Portsmouth 42 10 13 19 62 92 0.674 33 -
20th  Sunderland 42 12 8 22 67 88 0.761 32 -
21st  Cardiff City 42 10 9 23 53 88 0.602 29 ▼Relegated
22nd  Charlton Athletic 42 9 4 29 62 120 0.517 22 ▼Relegated

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End of Season Notes

  ♦ Manchester United finished as Football League First Division Champions (5th Time)
  ♦ Tottenham Hotspur finished as Football League First Division Runners Up
 ▼Cardiff City were Relegated to the Football League Second Division
 ▼Charlton Athletic were Relegated to the Football League Second Division
 ▲Leicester City were Promoted from the Football League Second Division
 ▲Nottingham Forest were Promoted from the Football League Second Division