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      DIVISION 1    1964/65
     
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorers:
Jimmy Greaves 
(Tottenham Hotspur) & 
Andy McEvoy 
(Blackburn Rovers)
 29  goals

Match of the Day made its debut on Saturday August 22nd 1964 featuring the Liverpool v Arsenal encounter.

On Saturday 6th February 1965 Stanley Matthews became the oldest player to appear in the top flight of the League. He was 50 years and 5 days old when he last played for Stoke City in their 3-1 home victory over Fulham.

When Chelsea sent home the 'Blackpool 8' their hopes of the title were ended.
Crime & Punishment

West Ham United won the European Cup-Winners' Cup with a 2-0 victory over TSV Munich 1860 in the final at Wembley.

  Results 1 Manchester United 42 26 9 7 89 39 61
    Results 2 Leeds United 42 26 9 7 83 52 61
    Results 3 Chelsea 42 24 8 10 89 54 56
    Results 4 Everton 42 17 15 10 69 60 49
    5 Nottingham Forest 42 17 13 12 71 67 47
    Results 6 Tottenham Hotspur 42 19 7 16 87 71 45
    Results 7 Liverpool 42 17 10 15 67 73 44
    Results 8 Sheffield Wednesday 42 16 11 15 57 55 43
    Results 9 West Ham United 42 19 4 19 82 71 42
    10 Blackburn Rovers 42 16 10 16 83 79 42
    Results 11 Stoke City 42 16 10 16 67 66 42
    Results 12 Burnley 42 16 10 16 70 70 42
    Results 13 Arsenal 42 17 7 18 69 75 41
    Results 14 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 13 16 70 65 39
    Results 15 Sunderland 42 14 9 19 64 74 37
    Results 16 Aston Villa 42 16 5 21 57 82 37
    Results 17 Blackpool 42 12 11 19 67 78 35
    Results 18 Leicester City 42 11 13 18 69 85 35
    Results 19 Sheffield United 42 12 11 19 50 64 35
    Results 20 Fulham 42 11 12 19 60 78 34
    Results 21 Wolverhampton W. 42 13 4 25 59 89 30 Relegated
    22 Birmingham City 42 8 11 23 64 96 27 Relegated