1968–69 in English football

The Football League First Division in 1968/69 was the 70th season of the Football League First Division as the highest English football league. Leeds United won with six points adrift at Liverpool the first English championship in the club's history. Of the two climbers Ipswich Town and Queens Park Rangers only club from Ipswich could get the class; next to " QPR " had to Leicester City take the course in the Second Division. These two teams should be in the following season replaced by the two second-division promoted Crystal Palace and Derby County.

A total of 481 players were used, with Arsenal the least and Newcastle United and Wolverhampton Wanderers with 27 aufboten 16 most players in league games. 114 newcomers were offset by 78 footballers who most recently came into play in the 1968/69 season.

Final Table

Results Table

In the left column of the home teams are listed.

Top scorers

The champion team of Leeds United

In the following list, all players were listed who came for Leeds United in a league game for use during the 1968/69 season. 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 control before 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.

Mick Bates * ( 4/0 ) | Rod Belfitt * ( 8/3 ) | Billy Bremner (42/ 6) | Jack Charlton (41/ 3) | Terry Cooper ( 35/1 ) | Johnny Giles (32/ 8) | Eddie Gray (33/ 5) | Jimmy Green Hoff * ( 3/0 ) | Terry Hibbitt (12/ 3) | Norman Hunter (42/ 0 ) | Albert Johanneson * (1 /1) | Mick Jones (40/ 14) | Peter Lorimer (29/ 9) | Paul Madeley (31/ 3) | Michael O'Grady (38/ 8) | Paul Reaney (42/ 1) | Gary Sprake (42/ 0).

  • Coach: Don Revie