DIVISION 4    1960/61
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Leading League goalscorer:
Terry Bly 
(Peterborough United)
 52  goals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In their first season in the Football League Peterborough United re-wrote the record books when scoring 134 League goals in a season. That total was six better than the previous record of 128 goals held by Aston Villa (1930/31) and Bradford City (1928/29).

 Terry Bly's 52 League goals for Posh in 1960/61 was a Division 4 record and a post-war scoring record,
(Goals & their goalscorers)

The highest ever Division 4 attendance was recorded on Good Friday 31st March 1961 when 37,774 were at Selhurst Park for the Crystal Palace v Millwall fixture. Millwall won
2-0.

 

  P W D L F A Pts
    Season Results 1 Peterborough United 46 28 10 8 134 65 66 Promoted
    2 Crystal Palace 46 29 6 11 110 69 64 Promoted
    Season Results 3 Northampton Town 46 25 10 11 90 62 60 Promoted
    4 Bradford Park Avenue 46 26 8 12 84 74 60 Promoted
    5 York City 46 21 9 16 80 60 51
    6 Millwall 46 21 8 17 97 86 50
    7 Darlington 46 18 13 15 78 70 49
    8 Workington 46 21 7 18 74 76 49
    9 Crewe Alexandra 46 20 9 17 61 67 49
    10 Aldershot 46 18 9 19 79 69 45
    11 Doncaster Rovers 46 19 7 20 76 78 45
    12 Oldham Athletic 46 19 7 20 79 88 45
    13 Stockport County 46 18 9 19 57 66 45
    14 Southport 46 19 6 21 69 67 44
    15 Gillingham 46 15 13 18 64 66 43
    16 Wrexham 46 17 8 21 62 56 42
    17 Rochdale 46 17 8 21 60 66 42
    18 Accrington Stanley 46 16 8 22 74 88 40
    19 Carlisle United 46 13 13 20 61 79 39
    20 Mansfield Town 46 16 6 24 71 78 38
    21 Exeter City 46 14 10 22 66 94 38 Re-election position
    22 Barrow 46 13 11 22 52 79 37 Re-election position
    23 Hartlepools United 46 12 8 26 71 103 32 Re-election position
    24 Chester 46 11 9 26 61 104 31 Re-election position
   
   

R The bottom four clubs in Division 4 were required to seek re-election to the League. They were joined in the vote for League membership by 16 non-league clubs. Voting -

45 votes Chester Re-elected to the League
44 Exeter City Re-elected to the League
35 Barrow Re-elected to the League
32 Hartlepools United Re-elected to the League
19 Oxford United Not elected to the League
4 Bedford Town Not elected to the League
4 Wigan Athletic Not elected to the League
3 Chelmsford City Not elected to the League
3 Gateshead Not elected to the League
2 Cambridge City Not elected to the League
1 Hereford United Not elected to the League
1 Kettering Town Not elected to the League
1 Romford Not elected to the League
1 Scarborough Not elected to the League
1 South Shields Not elected to the League
0 Bexleyheath & Welling Not elected to the League
0 Gravesend & Northfleet Not elected to the League
0 Guildford City Not elected to the League
0 King's Lynn Not elected to the League
0 Morecambe Not elected to the League
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
     
     
     
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