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1968–69 Blackpool F.C. season

Blackpool F.C.
Season 1968-69
League Division Two
Manager Stan Mortensen
League position 8th
Top goalscorer League: Alan Suddick (12)
Combined: Alan Suddick (14)
FA Cup Third round[1]
League Cup Fifth round[2]
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1967-68
Next season 1969-70

The 1968-69 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 62nd season (59th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing eighth.

Alan Suddick was the club's top scorer for the second consecutive season, with fourteen goals (twelve in the league and two in the League Cup).


Table

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Derby County 42 26 11 5 65 32 2.031 63
2 Crystal Palace 42 22 12 8 70 47 1.489 56
3 Charlton Athletic 42 18 14 10 61 52 1.173 50
4 Middlesbrough 42 19 11 12 58 49 1.184 49
5 Cardiff City 42 20 7 15 67 54 1.241 47
6 Huddersfield Town 42 17 12 13 53 46 1.152 46
7 Birmingham City 42 18 8 16 73 59 1.237 44
8 Blackpool 42 14 15 13 51 41 1.244 43
9 Sheffield United 42 16 11 15 61 50 1.220 43
10 Millwall 42 17 9 16 57 49 1.163 43
11 Hull City 42 13 16 13 59 52 1.135 42
12 Carlisle United 42 16 10 16 46 49 0.939 42
13 Norwich City 42 15 10 17 53 56 0.946 40
14 Preston North End 42 12 15 15 38 44 0.864 39
15 Portsmouth 42 12 14 16 58 58 1.000 38
16 Bristol City 42 11 16 15 46 53 0.868 38
17 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 14 16 55 67 0.821 38
18 Aston Villa 42 12 14 16 37 48 0.771 38
19 Blackburn Rovers 42 13 11 18 52 63 0.825 37
20 Oxford United 42 12 9 21 34 55 0.618 33
21 Bury 42 11 8 23 51 80 0.637 30
22 Fulham 42 7 11 24 40 81 0.494 25

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External links

  • The Blackpool squad photograph taken prior to the start of the season

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