1964–65 Football League

The Football League First Division 1964/65 was the 66th season of the Football League First Division as the highest English football league. Manchester United won its now the sixth English championship before the tied promoted Leeds United. In addition to Leeds could get the class with Sunderland AFC and the second climber; instead had to Wolverhampton Wanderers and Birmingham City to transition into the Second Division compete. These two teams should be in the following season replaced by the two second-division promoted Newcastle United and Northampton Town.

A total of 478 players were used, with Manchester United with 18, the least and the Wolverhampton Wanderers with 28 aufboten most players in league games. 112 newcomers were offset by 96 footballers who most recently came into play in the season 1964/65.

Final Table

Results Table

In the left column of the home teams are listed.

Top scorers

The champion team of Manchester United

In the following list, all players were listed, the Manchester United came in a league match for use during the season 1964/65. It must be noted that in most cases a minimum number of games will be provided in English football to accept the official champion medal allowed. As regards the specific arrangements prior to the introduction of the Premier League, there is lack of clarity, all the players with an asterisk (*) have been provided which have received no champion medal presumably because of their small contribution. In brackets the number of bets as well as the goals achieved are called.

John Aston * (1/0 ) | George Best (41/ 10) | Shay Brennan (42/ 0 ) | Noel Cantwell * (2/1 ) | Bobby Charlton (41/ 10) | John Connelly (42/ 15) | Pat Crerand (39/ 3) | Pat Dunne (37/ 0 ) | Tony Dunne (42/ 0 ) | John Fitzpatrick * ( 2/0 ) | Bill Foulkes (42/ 0 ) | David Gaskell * (5/ 0 ) | David Herd (37/ 20) | Denis Law (36/ 28) | Ian Moir * (1/0 ) | David Sadler * (6/1 ) | Maurice Setters * (5/ 0 ) | Nobby Stiles (41/ 0).

  • Coach: Matt Busby

Special events

  • Dear Brian shot on April 16, 1965 for West Ham United against West Bromwich Albion five goals. The same " trick " Andy Lochhead managed just eight days later for Burnley against Chelsea.
  • On February 6, 1965, Stanley Matthews passed with a final professional league game for Stoke City. Matthews was the last player in the English league football, who had stood before the outbreak of World War II on the court.