Football League First Division  1961/62

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GA Pts Notes
1st  Ipswich Town 42 24 8 10 93 67 1.388 56 Champions EC
2nd  Burnley 42 21 11 10 101 67 1.507 53 Runners Up
3rd  Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 10 11 88 69 1.275 52 ECWC-
4th  Everton 42 20 11 11 88 54 1.630 51 ICFC
5th  Sheffield United 42 19 9 14 61 69 0.884 47 -
6th  Sheffield Wednesday 42 20 6 16 72 58 1.241 46 -
7th  Aston Villa 42 18 8 16 65 56 1.161 44 -
8th  West Ham United 42 17 10 15 76 82 0.927 44 -
9th  West Bromwich Albion 42 15 13 14 83 67 1.239 43 -
10th  Arsenal 42 16 11 15 71 72 0.986 43 -
11th  Bolton Wanderers 42 16 10 16 62 66 0.939 42 -
12th  Manchester City 42 17 7 18 78 81 0.963 41 -
13th  Blackpool 42 15 11 16 70 75 0.933 41 -
14th  Leicester City 42 17 6 19 72 71 1.014 40 -
15th  Manchester United 42 15 9 18 72 75 0.960 39 -
16th  Blackburn Rovers 42 14 11 17 50 58 0.862 38 -
17th  Birmingham City 42 14 10 18 65 81 0.802 38 -
18th  Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 10 19 73 86 0.849 36 -
19th  Nottingham Forest 42 13 10 19 63 79 0.797 36 -
20th  Fulham 42 13 7 22 66 74 0.892 33 -
21st  Cardiff City 42 9 14 19 50 81 0.617 32 ▼Relegated
22nd  Chelsea 42 9 10 23 63 94 0.670 28 ▼Relegated

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End of Season Notes

  ♦ Ipswich Town finished as Football League First Division Champions (1st Time)
  ♦ Burnley finished as Football League First Division Runners Up
 ▼Cardiff City were Relegated to the Football League Second Division
 ▼Chelsea were Relegated to the Football League Second Division
 ▲Liverpool were Promoted from the Football League Second Division
 ▲Leyton Orient were Promoted from the Football League Second Division