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1950–51 Blackpool F.C. season

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1950–51 Blackpool F.C. season

Blackpool F.C.
Season 1950-51
League Division One
Manager Joe Smith
League position 3rd
Top goalscorers League: Stan Mortensen (30)
Combined: Stan Mortensen (35)
FA Cup Final[1]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1949-50
Next season 1951-52

The 1950-51 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 44th season (41st consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division One, then the top tier of English football, finishing third.

The club also appeared in their second FA Cup Final in four seasons; however, as on the first occasion, they lost, this time to Newcastle United (see 1951 FA Cup Final), who finished one place behind them in the league.

Stan Mortensen was the club's top scorer for the seventh consecutive season, with 35 goals (30 in the league and five in the FA Cup).

Table

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Tottenham Hotspur 42 25 10 7 82 44 1.864 60
2 Manchester United 42 24 8 10 74 40 1.850 56
3 Blackpool 42 20 10 12 79 53 1.491 50
4 Newcastle United 42 18 13 11 62 53 1.170 49
5 Arsenal 42 19 9 14 73 56 1.304 47
6 Middlesbrough 42 18 11 13 76 65 1.169 47
7 Portsmouth 42 16 15 11 71 68 1.044 47
8 Bolton Wanderers 42 19 7 16 64 61 1.049 45
9 Liverpool 42 16 11 15 53 59 0.898 43
10 Burnley 42 14 14 14 48 43 1.116 42
11 Derby County 42 16 8 18 81 75 1.080 40
12 Sunderland 42 12 16 14 63 73 0.863 40
13 Stoke City 42 13 14 15 50 59 0.847 40
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 8 19 74 61 1.213 38
15 Aston Villa 42 12 13 17 66 68 0.971 37
16 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 11 18 53 61 0.869 37
17 Charlton Athletic 42 14 9 19 63 80 0.787 37
18 Fulham 42 13 11 18 52 68 0.765 37
19 Huddersfield Town 42 15 6 21 64 92 0.696 36
20 Chelsea 42 12 8 22 53 65 0.815 32
21 Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 8 22 64 83 0.771 32
22 Everton 42 12 8 22 48 86 0.558 32

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