1957–58 Mansfield Town F.C. season

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Mansfield Town
1957–58 season
ManagerCharlie Mitten
Third Division North6th
FA CupThird Round

The 1957–58 season was Mansfield Town's 20th season in the Football League and 15th season in the Third Division North, they finished in 6th position with 52 points.[1] At the end of the season the Third Division North and Third Division South were merged to form the Third Division and Fourth Division.

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
4 Bury 46 23 10 13 94 62 1.516 56
5 Hull City 46 19 15 12 78 67 1.164 53
6 Mansfield Town 46 22 8 16 100 92 1.087 52
7 Halifax Town 46 20 11 15 83 69 1.203 51
8 Chesterfield 46 18 15 13 71 69 1.029 51
Source: rsssf.com

Results[edit]

Football League Third Division North[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 24 August 1957 Rochdale H 2–4 9,925 Uphill, Mitten
2 27 August 1957 Carlisle United A 4–3 11,149 Uphill (2), Chapman (2)
3 31 August 1957 Crewe Alexandra A 0–1 6,047
4 2 September 1957 Carlisle United H 2–0 9,674 Chapman, Keery
5 7 September 1957 Wrexham H 2–1 7,752 Chapman, Thomas
6 9 September 1957 Stockport County H 2–2 8,549 Keery, Mitten
7 14 September 1957 Scunthorpe & Lindsey United A 3–3 9,533 Keery, Thomas, Bushby (o.g.)
8 16 September 1957 Stockport County A 3–3 8,613 Mitten (2), Thomas
9 21 September 1957 Darlington H 4–2 7,869 Thomas, Chapman (2), Morris
10 23 September 1957 Hull City A 1–3 6,860 Morris
11 30 September 1957 Hull City H 1–1 7,878 Keery
12 5 October 1957 Bradford Park Avenue H 2–1 7,753 Morris, Thomas
13 12 October 1957 Tranmere Rovers A 2–1 11,072 Morris, Thomas
14 19 October 1957 York City H 2–1 7,913 Morris, Mitten
15 26 October 1957 Barrow A 1–2 6,251 Uphill
16 2 November 1957 Oldham Athletic H 4–4 7,809 Uphill, Morris, Chapman (2)
17 9 November 1957 Bury A 2–0 11,895 Chapman (2)
18 23 November 1957 Chester A 2–1 7,096 Chapman, Thomas
19 30 November 1957 Chesterfield H 1–1 12,575 Keery
20 14 December 1957 Hartlepools United H 5–1 8,097 Keery (2), Chapman, Morris (2)
21 21 December 1957 Rochdale A 0–3 4,371
22 25 December 1957 Bradford City H 5–2 7,950 Keery, Chapman, Mitten, Morris, Watson
23 26 December 1957 Bradford City A 1–1 17,452 Watson
24 28 December 1957 Crewe Alexandra H 2–1 10,254 Watson, Chapman
25 11 January 1958 Wrexham A 2–4 6,931 Watson, Thomas
26 18 January 1958 Scunthorpe & Lindsey United H 3–5 8,415 Keery (2), Chapman
27 25 January 1958 Accrington Stanley H 0–2 7,154
28 1 February 1958 Darlington A 0–2 6,101
29 15 February 1958 Bradford Park Avenue A 2–0 8,629 Thomas (2)
30 22 February 1958 Chester H 3–1 7,603 Morris, Griffiths
31 1 March 1958 York City A 1–3 6,002 Uphill
32 8 March 1958 Barrow H 4–2 5,239 Mitten, Morris, Thomas (2)
33 10 March 1958 Workington H 6–3 4,911 Mitten (2), Uphill (2), Griffiths (2)
34 15 March 1958 Oldham Athletic A 1–1 6,054 Thomas
35 22 March 1958 Tranmere Rovers H 4–1 7,255 Thomas, Keery, Morris (2)
36 29 March 1958 Accrington Stanley A 1–4 5,290 Thomas
37 31 March 1958 Southport A 1–4 1,405 Thomas
38 5 April 1958 Southport H 3–0 6,658 Thomas, Uphill (2)
39 7 April 1958 Halifax Town H 2–1 8,236 Thomas, Jayes
40 8 April 1958 Halifax Town A 0–4 6,116
41 12 April 1958 Chesterfield A 4–1 12,279 Keery, Thomas, Morris (2)
42 14 April 1958 Gateshead A 1–2 3,258 Uphill
43 19 April 1958 Bury H 6–4 10,354 Uphill, Mitten, Keery, Thomas (3)
44 23 April 1958 Workington A 0–4 2,700
45 26 April 1958 Hartlepools United A 0–2 4,922
46 28 April 1958 Gateshead H 3–0 7,478 Mitten, Uphill, Thomas

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 16 November 1957 Halifax Town H 2–0 9,697 Chapman, Mitten
R2 7 December 1957 Wigan Athletic A 1–1 12,900 Chapman
R2 Replay 11 December 1957 Wigan Athletic H 3–1 5,576 Mitten, Morris (2)
R3 4 January 1958 Bristol Rovers A 0–5 20,446

Squad statistics[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Wales Frank Elliot 27 0 4 0 31 0
GK England Ray Kirkham 18 0 0 0 18 0
GK England Terry Statham 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF England Don Bradley 5 0 0 0 5 0
DF England Ralph Cann 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF England Derek Chamberlain 19 0 3 0 22 0
DF England Ken Mellor 34 0 4 0 38 0
DF England Alan Rushby 8 0 0 0 8 0
DF England Keith Savin 37 0 4 0 41 0
DF England Terry Swinscoe 6 0 1 0 7 0
DF England Joe Thomas 13 0 0 0 13 0
DF England Colin Toon 7 0 0 0 7 0
MF Northern Ireland Sammy Chapman 29 15 4 2 33 17
MF England Charlie Crowe 24 0 4 0 28 0
MF England Brian Jayes 34 1 4 0 38 1
MF England Stan Keery 42 13 4 0 46 13
MF England Sid Watson 25 4 2 0 27 4
MF England Robert Williams 12 0 0 0 12 0
FW England Robbie Anderson 4 0 1 0 5 0
FW England Jimmy Glazzard 1 0 1 0 2 0
FW England Ken Griffiths 14 4 0 0 14 4
FW England Charlie Mitten 38 11 4 2 42 13
FW England John Mitten 3 0 0 0 3 0
FW England Fred Morris 46 15 4 2 50 17
FW England Barrie Thomas 32 23 0 0 32 23
FW England Dennis Uphill 26 13 0 0 26 13
Own goals 1 0 1

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ 1957–58 Mansfield Town F.C. season at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)