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First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1973-74 Division 1

Final League Position 4th UEFA Cup Quarter-Finalists

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19730807Tue 7/8 AFC Bournemouth A 0-0 D   Friendly (in Guernsey) 1,400 Robson
19730809Thu 9/8 Rosenborg Trondheim A 3-1 W   Friendly   Unknown3 Robson
19730811Sat 11/8 Aalesund A 2-0 W   Friendly 4,000 Unknown2 Robson
19730814Tue 14/8 Luton Town A 2-3 L   Friendly 3,000 Unknown2 Robson
19730817Fri 17/8 Southend United A 2-0 W   Friendly 3,676 Unknown2 Robson
19730820Mon 20/8 BLACKBURN ROVERS H 0-0 D   Friendly 4,081 Robson
19730825Sat 25/8 LEICESTER CITY H 1-1 D     20,116 Munroog Robson
19730827Mon 27/8 West Ham United A 3-3 D     23,335 Johnson2, Whymark Robson
19730901Sat 1/9 Everton A 0-3 L     32,469 Robson
19730904Tue 4/9 NEWCASTLE UNITED H 1-3 L     21,766 Whymark Robson
19730908Sat 8/9 MANCHESTER UNITED H 2-1 W     22,005 Johnson, Lambert Robson
19730912Wed 12/9 Newcastle United A 1-3 L     30,604 Johnson Robson
19730915Sat 15/9 Stoke City A 1-1 D     17,103 Woods Robson
19730919Wed 19/9 REAL MADRID H 1-0 W   UEFA Cup 1st Round, 1st Leg 25,280 Rubinanog Robson
19730922Sat 22/9 BURNLEY H 3-2 W     19,126 Harper, Hamilton2 Robson
19730929Sat 29/9 Birmingham City A 3-0 W     26,919 Harper, Hamilton, Lambert Robson
19731003Wed 3/10 Real Madrid A 0-0 D   UEFA Cup 1st Round, 2nd Leg 80,000 Robson
19731006Sat 6/10 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H 0-0 D     23,903 Robson
19731008Mon 8/10 LEEDS UNITED H 2-0 W   League Cup 2nd Round 26,379 Hamilton, Johnson Robson
19731013Sat 13/10 Chelsea A 3-2 W     25,111 Johnson2, Hamilton Robson
19731020Sat 20/10 Arsenal A 1-1 D     28,444 Lambert Robson
19731024Wed 24/10 LAZIO H 4-0 W   UEFA Cup 2nd Round, 1st Leg 26,433 Whymark4 Robson
19731027Sat 27/10 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H 2-0 W     20,882 Hamilton, Morris Robson
19731031Wed 31/10 Fulham A 2-2 D   League Cup 3rd Round 8,964 Whymark, Woods Robson
19731103Sat 3/11 Coventry City A 1-0 W     18,733 Whymark Robson
19731107Wed 7/11 Lazio A 2-4 L   UEFA Cup 2nd Round, 2nd Leg 20,000 Viljoen, Johnson Robson
19731110Sat 10/11 DERBY COUNTY H 3-0 W     23,551 Beattie, Lambert2 Robson
19731114Wed 14/11 FULHAM H 2-1 W   League Cup 3rd Round, Replay 21,355 Mills, Viljoen Robson
19731117Sat 17/11 Liverpool A 2-4 L     37,420 Hamilton, Johnson Robson
19731121Wed 21/11 BIRMINGHAM CITY H 1-3 L   League Cup 4th Round 12,228 Miller Robson
19731124Sat 24/11 MANCHESTER CITY H 2-1 W     19,210 Whymark2 Robson
19731128Wed 28/11 FC TWENTE H 1-0 W   UEFA Cup 3rd Round, 1st Leg 18,918 Whymark Robson
19731201Sat 1/12 Sheffield United A P-P            
19731208Sat 8/12 LEEDS UNITED H 0-3 L     27,313 Robson
19731212Wed 12/12 FC Twente A 2-1 W   UEFA Cup 3rd Round, 2nd Leg 18,000 Hamilton, Morris Robson
19731215Sat 15/12 Southampton A 0-2 L     14,663 Robson
19731222Sat 22/12 BIRMINGHAM CITY H 3-0 W     15,457 Lambert2, Hammond Robson
19731226Wed 26/12 Norwich City A 2-1 W     29,637 Lambert, Johnson Robson
19731229Sat 29/12 Manchester United A 0-2 L     36,365 Robson
19740101Tue 1/1 EVERTON H 3-0 W     23,444 Hamilton2, Woods Robson
19740105Sat 5/1 SHEFFIELD UNITED H 3-2 W   FA Cup 3rd Round 17,929 Beattie2, Hamilton Robson
19740112Sat 12/1 STOKE CITY H 1-1 D     18,583 Johnson Robson
19740119Sat 19/1 Leicester City A 0-5 L     24,280 Robson
19740126Sat 26/1 Manchester United A 1-0 W   FA Cup 4th Round 37,177 Beattie Robson
19740202Sat 2/2 SOUTHAMPTON H 7-0 W     20,046 Mills, Beattie, Hamilton2, Whymark2, Lambert Robson
19740205Tue 5/2 WEST HAM UNITED H 1-3 L     25,734 Hamilton Robson
19740209Sat 9/2 Burnley A 1-0 W     15,497 Morris Robson
19740216Sat 16/2 Liverpool A 0-2 L   FA Cup 5th Round 45,340 Robson
19740216Sat 16/2 CHELSEA H P-P            
19740223Sat 23/2 Tottenham Hotspur A 1-1 D     26,289 Whymark Robson
19740226Tue 26/2 CHELSEA H 1-1 D     22,414 Mills Robson
19740302Sat 2/3 NORWICH CITY H 1-1 D     24,988 Hamilton Robson
19740306Wed 6/3 LOKOMOTIVE LEIPZIG H 1-0 W   UEFA Cup Quarter Final , 1st Leg 26,466 Beattie Robson
19740309Sat 9/3 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1-3 L     23,984 Woods Robson
19740312Tue 12/3 Sheffield United A 3-0 W     10,832 Morris, Hamilton, Johnson Robson
19740316Sat 16/3 ARSENAL H 2-2 D     22,275 Hamilton, Whymark Robson
19740320Wed 20/3 Lokomotive Leipzig A 0-1 L UEFA Cup Quarter Final , 2nd Leg 57,000 Robson
19740323Sat 23/3 Derby County A 0-2 L     23,860 Robson
19740330Sat 30/3 COVENTRY CITY H 3-0 W     17,404 Johnson, Talbot2 Robson
19740406Sat 6/4 Manchester City A 3-1 W     22,269 Hamilton, Morris, Johnson Robson
19740412Fri 12/4 Queens Park Rangers A 1-0 W     27,567 Whymark Robson
19740413Sat 13/4 LIVERPOOL H 1-1 D     33,292 Whymark Robson
19740415Mon 15/4 QUEENS PARK RANGERS H 1-0 W     26,093 Johnson Robson
19740420Sat 20/4 Leeds United A 2-3 L     44,055 Hamilton, Talbot Robson
19740427Sat 27/4 SHEFFIELD UNITED H 0-1 L     22,391 Robson
19740430Tue 30/4 Barnet A 5-1 W   Friendly 984 Unknown5 Robson
19740503Fri 3/5 Norwich City A 3-1 W   Testimonial Kevin Keelan 13,784 Unknown3 Robson
19740514Tue 14/5 Lowestoft Town A 3-1 W   Testimonial Graham Saunders   Unknown3 Robson
19740526Sun 26/5 Bermuda FA XI A 5-0 W   Friendly 2,000 Unknown5 Robson

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly10721257
League421811136758
UEFA Cup8512116
League Cup421176
FA Cup320144
TOTALS6734151811481

 Excludes abandoned games (if any), Matches decided on penalties (if any) count as a drawn game.

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League22,381469,99325,687539,436
Cup/Play-offs21,874174,98838,069266,481

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 58 6
Best, David6/9/1943 Goalkeeper 32  
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 26  
Collard, Ian31/8/1947 Midfield 11(2)  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 1(1)  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 0(8)  
Own Goal 2 2
Hamilton, Bryan31/12/1946 Midfield 57(1) 19
Hammond, Geoff24/3/1950 Full Back 11(3) 1
Harper, Colin25/7/1946 Full Back 22 2
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 49  
Johnson, Dave23/10/1951 Centre Forward 54(1) 15
Keeley, Glenn1/9/1954 Central Defender 4  
Lambert, Mick20/5/1950 Winger 35 9
Miller, John21/9/1950 Midfield 4(4) 1
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 58 3
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 48(2) 5
Osborne, Roger9/3/1950 Midfield 4(6) 1
Peddelty, John2/4/1955 Central Defender 5(1)  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 25  
Talbot, Brian21/7/1953 Midfield 19 3
Twamley, Bruce23/5/1952 Full Back 1  
Unknown 9 22
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 34(1) 2
Whymark, Trevor4/5/1950 Forward 55 17
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 25(12) 6
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 3 3
Best, David6/9/1943 Goalkeeper 1  
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 3  
Hamilton, Bryan31/12/1946 Midfield 3 1
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 3  
Johnson, Dave23/10/1951 Centre Forward 3  
Lambert, Mick20/5/1950 Winger 3  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 3  
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 3  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 2  
Talbot, Brian21/7/1953 Midfield 1  
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 2(1)  
Whymark, Trevor4/5/1950 Forward 3  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 8 1
Best, David6/9/1943 Goalkeeper 5  
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 2  
Collard, Ian31/8/1947 Midfield 2(1)  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 0(1)  
Own Goal 1 1
Hamilton, Bryan31/12/1946 Midfield 8 1
Hammond, Geoff24/3/1950 Full Back 2(2)  
Harper, Colin25/7/1946 Full Back 4  
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 7  
Johnson, Dave23/10/1951 Centre Forward 7(1) 1
Keeley, Glenn1/9/1954 Central Defender 1  
Lambert, Mick20/5/1950 Winger 3  
Miller, John21/9/1950 Midfield 1(1)  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 8  
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 6(1) 1
Osborne, Roger9/3/1950 Midfield 0(1)  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 3  
Talbot, Brian21/7/1953 Midfield 2  
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 6 1
Whymark, Trevor4/5/1950 Forward 8 5
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 5(1)  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 42 2
Best, David6/9/1943 Goalkeeper 22  
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 20  
Collard, Ian31/8/1947 Midfield 8(1)  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 1  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 0(6)  
Own Goal 1 1
Hamilton, Bryan31/12/1946 Midfield 41(1) 16
Hammond, Geoff24/3/1950 Full Back 7(1) 1
Harper, Colin25/7/1946 Full Back 16 2
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 34  
Johnson, Dave23/10/1951 Centre Forward 40 13
Keeley, Glenn1/9/1954 Central Defender 3  
Lambert, Mick20/5/1950 Winger 26 9
Miller, John21/9/1950 Midfield 2(3)  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 42 2
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 36 4
Osborne, Roger9/3/1950 Midfield 3(5)  
Peddelty, John2/4/1955 Central Defender 5  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 19  
Talbot, Brian21/7/1953 Midfield 15 3
Twamley, Bruce23/5/1952 Full Back 1  
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 22  
Whymark, Trevor4/5/1950 Forward 39 11
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 18(9) 3
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 4  
Best, David6/9/1943 Goalkeeper 4  
Collard, Ian31/8/1947 Midfield 1  
Hamilton, Bryan31/12/1946 Midfield 4 1
Hammond, Geoff24/3/1950 Full Back 2  
Harper, Colin25/7/1946 Full Back 2  
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 4  
Johnson, Dave23/10/1951 Centre Forward 3 1
Lambert, Mick20/5/1950 Winger 3  
Miller, John21/9/1950 Midfield 1 1
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 4 1
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 3(1)  
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 4 1
Whymark, Trevor4/5/1950 Forward 4 1
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 1(2) 1
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 1  
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 1  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 0(1)  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 0(1)  
Hamilton, Bryan31/12/1946 Midfield 1  
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 1  
Johnson, Dave23/10/1951 Centre Forward 1  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 1  
Osborne, Roger9/3/1950 Midfield 1 1
Peddelty, John2/4/1955 Central Defender 0(1)  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 1  
Talbot, Brian21/7/1953 Midfield 1  
Unknown 9 22
Whymark, Trevor4/5/1950 Forward 1  
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 1 2

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 1
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. LEEDS UNITED             42  12  8  1  38  18  12  6  3  28  13   62
 2. Liverpool                42  18  2  1  34  11   4 11  6  18  20   57
 3. Derby County             42  13  7  1  40  16   4  7 10  12  26   48
 4. Ipswich Town             42  10  7  4  38  21   8  4  9  29  37   47
 5. Stoke City               42  13  6  2  39  15   2 10  9  15  27   46
 6. Burnley                  42  10  9  2  29  16   6  5 10  27  37   46
 7. Everton                  42  12  7  2  29  14   4  5 12  21  34   44
 8. Queen's Park Rangers     42   8 10  3  30  17   5  7  9  26  35   43
 9. Leicester City           42  10  7  4  35  17   3  9  9  16  24   42
10. Arsenal                  42   9  7  5  23  16   5  7  9  26  35   42
11. Tottenham Hotspur        42   9  4  8  26  27   5 10  6  19  23   42
12. Wolverhampton Wanderers  42  11  6  4  30  18   2  9 10  19  31   41
13. Sheffield United         42   7  7  7  25  22   7  5  9  19  27   40
14. Manchester City          42  10  7  4  25  17   4  5 12  14  29   40
15. Newcastle United         42   9  6  6  28  21   4  6 11  21  27   38
16. Coventry City            42  10  5  6  25  18   4  5 12  18  36   38
17. Chelsea                  42   9  4  8  36  29   3  9  9  20  31   37
18. West Ham United          42   7  7  7  36  32   4  8  9  19  28   37
19. Birmingham City          42  10  7  4  30  21   2  6 13  22  43   37
20. SOUTHAMPTON              42   8 10  3  30  20   3  4 14  17  48   36
21. MANCHESTER UNITED        42   7  7  7  23  20   3  5 13  15  28   32
22. NORWICH CITY             42   6  9  6  25  27   1  6 14  12  35   29

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