1959–60 Mansfield Town F.C. season

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Mansfield Town
1959–60 season
ManagerSam Weaver
Raich Carter
Third Division22nd
FA CupThird Round

The 1959–60 season was Mansfield Town's 22nd season in the Football League and 2nd season in Third Division, they finished in 22nd position with 36 points and were relegated to the Fourth Division.[1]

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts Promotion or relegation
20 Tranmere Rovers 46 14 13 19 72 75 0.960 41
21 York City 46 13 12 21 57 73 0.781 38 Relegated
22 Mansfield Town 46 15 6 25 81 112 0.723 36
23 Wrexham 46 14 8 24 68 101 0.673 36 Welsh Cup winners, relegated[a]
24 Accrington Stanley 46 11 5 30 57 123 0.463 27 Relegated
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Wrexham were Welsh Cup winners this season, but in the league they ended up in the relegation zone.

Results[edit]

Football League Third Division[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 22 August 1959 Coventry City A 0–2 19,789
2 24 August 1959 Bradford City H 0–0 11,649
3 29 August 1959 Halifax Town H 1–1 8,944 Thomas
4 29 August 1959 Bradford City A 1–4 11,409 Thomas
5 5 September 1959 Bury A 1–4 11,378 Fitzsimons
6 7 September 1959 Southend United A 2–0 11,416 Delapenha, Jones
7 12 September 1959 Barnsley H 1–4 8,408 Thomas
8 14 September 1959 Southend United H 1–1 7,034 Thomas
9 19 September 1959 Southampton A 2–5 15,831 Jones, Ripley
10 21 September 1959 Colchester United A 0–3 8,202
11 26 September 1959 Reading H 4–4 5,621 Jones, Ripley (2), Reeves (o.g.)
12 28 September 1959 Colchester United H 1–3 5,403 Hollett
13 3 October 1959 Shrewsbury Town A 3–6 8,822 Hollett (2), Ripley
14 10 October 1959 Queens Park Rangers H 4–3 7,526 Hollett (2), Jones, Ringstead
15 12 October 1959 Port Vale A 1–4 9,230 Jones
16 17 October 1959 Grimsby Town A 1–2 11,579 Jones
17 24 October 1959 Wrexham H 6–2 5,277 Jones, Nugent, Fitzsimons (2), Ringstead, Delapenha
18 31 October 1959 York City A 1–2 6,953 Fitzsimons
19 7 November 1959 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 3–4 6,792 Fitzsimons (3)
20 21 November 1959 Newport County H 3–1 6,990 Jones, Nugent, Williams
21 28 November 1959 Chesterfield A 1–0 9,451 Fitzsimons
22 12 December 1959 Tranmere Rovers A 2–4 5,204 Fitzsimons, Jones
23 26 December 1959 Norwich City H 3–2 7,554 Ringstead, Jones, Delapenha
24 28 December 1959 Norwich City A 1–5 21,152 Hall
25 2 January 1960 Halifax Town A 2–4 4,773 Hall, Roscoe (o.g.)
26 16 January 1960 Bury H 1–5 6,084 Fitzsimons
27 23 January 1960 Barnsley A 2–2 4,989 Delapenha, Taylor
28 6 February 1960 Southampton H 4–2 7,431 Delapenha, Hall, Fitzsimons, Robbie Anderson
29 13 February 1960 Reading A 2–3 5,972 Delapenha, Taylor
30 20 February 1960 Shrewsbury Town H 1–0 6,579 Fitzsimons
31 27 February 1960 Queens Park Rangers A 0–2 7,834
32 5 March 1960 Grimsby Town H 3–2 9,110 Williams, Hollett (2)
33 12 March 1960 Wrexham A 0–3 8,590
34 19 March 1960 Chesterfield H 4–1 11,122 Fitzsimons, Delapenha, Jones (2)
35 21 March 1960 Accrington Stanley A 1–0 3,668 Jones
36 26 March 1960 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 0–6 7,080
37 28 March 1960 Swindon Town H 1–2 6,407 Hollett
38 2 April 1960 Accrington Stanley H 4–1 5,282 Hollett (3), Fitzsimons
39 4 April 1960 Coventry City H 2–4 7,018 Delapenha, Nugent
40 9 April 1960 Newport County A 1–0 4,473 Delapenha
41 15 April 1960 Brentford A 1–1 9,606 Hollett
42 16 April 1960 York City H 2–0 7,234 Nugent (2)
43 18 April 1960 Brentford H 0–1 7,624
44 23 April 1960 Swindon Town A 1–2 7,500 Hollett
45 25 April 1960 Port Vale H 6–3 4,970 Hollett (2), Delapenha, Fitzsimons, Wragg (2)
46 30 April 1960 Tranmere Rovers H 0–2 5,161

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 14 November 1959 Accrington Stanley A 2–1 4,363 Nugent, Humble
R2 5 December 1959 Chester H 2–0 11,509 Fitzsimons, Jones
R3 9 January 1960 Blackpool A 0–3 18,812

Squad statistics[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Ray Kirkham 8 0 0 0 8 0
GK England Terry Statham 4 0 0 0 4 0
GK Scotland Bob Wyllie 34 0 3 0 37 0
DF England Don Bradley 35 0 3 0 38 0
DF England Tony Emery 16 0 0 0 16 0
DF England Brian Hall 15 3 1 0 16 3
DF England Ray Hogg 10 0 0 0 10 0
DF England Wilf Humble 37 0 3 1 40 1
DF England Brian Lambert 3 0 2 0 5 0
DF Scotland John Ogilvie 17 0 0 0 17 0
DF England Colin Toon 19 0 1 0 20 0
MF England Brian Jayes 20 0 3 0 23 0
MF England Keith Ripley 19 4 0 0 19 4
MF England Sid Watson 22 0 0 0 22 0
MF England Robert Williams 32 2 3 0 35 2
FW England Robbie Anderson 3 1 0 0 3 1
FW England David Coates 5 0 0 0 5 0
FW Jamaica Lindy Delapenha 41 10 3 0 44 10
FW Republic of Ireland Arthur Fitzsimons 38 15 3 1 41 16
FW England Ivan Hollett 21 15 0 0 21 15
FW England Glyn Jones 31 13 3 1 34 14
FW England Cliff Nugent 25 5 2 1 27 6
FW England Alf Ringstead 27 3 3 0 30 3
FW England John Taylor 5 2 0 0 5 2
FW England Barrie Thomas 6 4 0 0 6 4
FW England Doug Wragg 13 2 0 0 13 2
Own goals 2 0 2

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ 1959–60 Mansfield Town F.C. season at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)