<< Season 1966-67 >>

Roy Bentley's team came with a powerful late run, winning their last eight games of the season, to just miss out on promotion.

Division 3 (4th)

                        PL  HW HD HL  HF  HA  AW AD AL  AF  AA  PTS     H    A  
 1. Queens Park Rang    46  18  4  1  66  15   8 11  4  37  23   67    2-2  1-2 
 2. Middlesbrough       46  16  3  4  51  20   7  6 10  36  44   55    0-0  2-2 
 3. Watford             46  15  5  3  39  17   5  9  9  22  29   54    1-1  0-1 
 4. READING             46  13  7  3  45  20   9  2 12  31  37   53
 5. Bristol Rovers      46  13  8  2  47  28   7  5 11  29  39   53    1-2  1-2 
 6. Shrewsbury T        46  15  5  3  48  24   5  7 11  29  38   52    2-0  0-1 
 7. Torquay Utd         46  17  3  3  57  20   4  6 13  16  34   51    2-1  0-3 
 8. Swindon Town        46  14  5  4  53  21   6  5 12  28  38   50    2-1  1-0 
 9. Mansfield Town      46  12  4  7  48  37   8  5 10  36  42   49    2-2  2-4 
10. Oldham Athletic     46  15  4  4  51  16   4  6 13  29  47   48    2-1  3-1 
11. Gillingham          46  11  9  3  36  18   4  7 12  22  44   46    2-1  2-0 
12. Walsall             46  12  8  3  37  16   6  2 15  28  56   46    3-1  1-3 
13. Colchester Utd      46  14  3  6  52  30   3  7 13  24  43   44    2-3  0-2 
14. Leyton Orient       46  10  9  4  36  27   3  9 11  22  41   44    1-0  2-3 
15. Peterborough U      46  12  4  7  40  31   2 11 10  26  40   43    2-2  1-2 
16. Oxford Utd          46  10  8  5  41  29   5  5 13  20  37   43    1-2  3-1 
17. Grimsby Town        46  13  5  5  46  23   4  4 15  15  45   43    6-0  0-2 
18. Scunthorpe Utd      46  13  4  6  39  26   4  4 15  19  47   42    4-0  2-0 
19. Brighton & HA       46  10  8  5  37  27   3  7 13  24  44   41    1-1  1-0 
20. Bournemouth & BA    46   8 10  5  24  24   4  7 12  15  33   41    0-0  2-2 
21. Swansea Town        46   9  9  5  50  30   3  6 14  35  59   39    2-0  2-5 
22. Darlington          46   8  7  8  26  28   5  4 14  21  53   37    1-0  1-0 
23. Doncaster Rov       46  11  6  6  40  40   1  2 20  18  77   32    4-0  2-0 
24. Workington T        46   9  3 11  35  35   3  4 16  20  54   31    2-0  2-1 

FA Cup

R1     Hendon IIN        A  W  3-1
R2     Aldershot4        A  L  0-1
League Cup
R1     Watford3          A  D  1-1
R1(R)  Watford3          H  W  1-0
R2     Leicester City1   A  L  0-5