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1948–49 Blackpool F.C. season

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1948–49 Blackpool F.C. season

Blackpool F.C.
Season 1948-49
League Division One
Manager Joe Smith
League position 16th
Top goalscorers League: Stan Mortensen (18)
Combined: Stan Mortensen (20)
FA Cup Fourth round[1]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1947-48
Next season 1949-50

The 1948-49 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 42nd season (39th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division One, then the top tier of English football, finishing sixteenth.

Stan Mortensen was the club's top scorer for the fifth consecutive season, with twenty goals (eighteen in the league and two in the FA Cup).

Table

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Portsmouth 42 25 8 9 84 42 2.000 58
2 Manchester United 42 21 11 10 77 44 1.750 53
3 Derby County 42 22 9 11 74 55 1.345 53
4 Newcastle United 42 20 12 10 70 56 1.250 52
5 Arsenal 42 18 13 11 74 44 1.682 49
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 17 12 13 79 66 1.197 46
7 Manchester City 42 15 15 12 47 51 0.922 45
8 Sunderland 42 13 17 12 49 58 0.845 43
9 Charlton Athletic 42 15 12 15 63 67 0.940 42
10 Aston Villa 42 16 10 16 60 76 0.789 42
11 Stoke City 42 16 9 17 66 68 0.971 41
12 Liverpool 42 13 14 15 53 43 1.233 40
13 Chelsea 42 12 14 16 69 68 1.015 38
14 Bolton Wanderers 42 14 10 18 59 68 0.868 38
15 Burnley 42 12 14 16 43 50 0.860 38
16 Blackpool 42 11 16 15 54 67 0.806 38
17 Birmingham City 42 11 15 16 36 38 0.947 37
18 Everton 42 13 11 18 41 63 0.651 37
19 Middlesbrough 42 11 12 19 46 57 0.807 34
20 Huddersfield Town 42 12 10 20 40 69 0.580 34
21 Preston North End 42 11 11 20 62 75 0.827 33
22 Sheffield United 42 11 11 20 57 78 0.731 33

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