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      DIVISION 1    1968/69
     
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  Leading League goalscorer:
Jimmy Greaves 
(Tottenham Hotspur)
 27  goals

A serious fire broke out in the Main Stand of Nottingham Forest's City Ground in the fixture against Leeds United on 24th August 1968, forcing the abandonment of the match. There were no injuries but Forest were forced to play their next five League matches, and a League Cup tie, at neighbouring Notts County's Meadow Lane ground.
The fire

For the second in three seasons a First Division side was humbled in the League Cup Final at Wembley by a Third Division side. This time Swindon Town beat Arsenal
3-1.
League Cup results 1968/69

  Results 1 Leeds United 42 27 13 2 66 26 67
    Results 2 Liverpool 42 25 11 6 63 24 61
    Results 3 Everton 42 21 15 6 77 36 57
    Results 4 Arsenal 42 22 12 8 56 27 56
    Results 5 Chelsea 42 20 10 12 73 53 50
    Results 6 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 17 11 61 51 45
    Results 7 Southampton 42 16 13 13 57 48 45
    Results 8 West Ham United 42 13 18 11 66 50 44
    Results 9 Newcastle United 42 15 14 13 61 55 44
    Results 10 West Bromwich Albion 42 16 11 15 64 67 43
    Results 11 Manchester United 42 15 12 15 57 53 42
    Results 12 Ipswich Town 42 15 11 16 59 60 41
    Results 13 Manchester City 42 15 10 17 64 55 40
    Results 14 Burnley 42 15 9 18 55 82 39
    Results 15 Sheffield Wednesday 42 10 16 16 41 54 36
    Results 16 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 10 15 17 41 58 35
    Results 17 Sunderland 42 11 12 19 43 67 34
    Results 18 Nottingham Forest 42 10 13 19 45 57 33
    Results 19 Stoke City 42 9 15 18 40 63 33
    Results 20 Coventry City 42 10 11 21 46 64 31
    Results 21 Leicester City 42 9 12 21 39 68 30 Relegated
    Results 22 Queens Park Rangers 42 4 10 28 39 95 18 Relegated
   
    Full home and away table
     

 

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