since 1878

First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1979-80 Division 1

Final League Position 3rd

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19790730Mon 30/7 Colchester United A 2-0 W   Willhire Cup 3,623 Unknown2 Robson
19790801Wed 1/8 CAMBRIDGE UNITED H 2-1 W   Willhire Cup 4,346 Unknown2 Robson
19790803Fri 3/8 CHELSEA H 3-2 W   Friendly   Unknown3 Robson
19790806Mon 6/8 NEC NIJMEGEN H 1-1 D   Friendly 3,194 Unknown Robson
19790808Wed 8/8 FC Twente A 2-3 L   Friendly 12,600 Thijssen, Mariner Robson
19790810Fri 10/8 PSV Eindhoven N 3-1 W   Friendly (at Feyenoord) 35,000 Unknown3 Robson
19790812Sun 12/8 Feyenoord A 4-5 L   Friendly   Unknown4 Robson
19790814Tue 14/8 Norwich City A 0-2 L   Willhire Cup 3,737 Robson
19790818Sat 18/8 NOTTINGHAM FOREST H 0-1 L     27,371 Robson
19790821Tue 21/8 Arsenal A 2-0 W     33,245 Hunter, Muhren Robson
19790825Sat 25/8 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0-3 L     22,025 Robson
19790829Wed 29/8 COVENTRY CITY H 0-1 L   League Cup 2nd Round, 1st Leg 13,217 Robson
19790901Sat 1/9 STOKE CITY H 3-1 W     17,539 Wark, Mariner, Brazil Robson
19790904Tue 4/9 Coventry City A 0-0 D   League Cup 2nd Round, 2nd Leg 16,705 Robson
19790908Sat 8/9 BRISTOL CITY H 1-0 W     16,915 Woods Robson
19790915Sat 15/9 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0-2 L     23,608 Robson
19790919Wed 19/9 Skied Oslo A 3-1 W   UEFA Cup 1st Round, 1st Leg 3,190 Mills, Mariner, Turner Robson
19790922Sat 22/9 EVERTON H 1-1 D     19,251 Wark Robson
19790929Sat 29/9 Crystal Palace A 1-4 L     29,885 Gates Robson
19791003Wed 3/10 SKIED OSLO H 7-0 W   UEFA Cup 1st Round, 2nd Leg 13,440 Muhren2, Thijssen, Wark, Mariner, McCall2 Robson
19791006Sat 6/10 Leeds United A 1-2 L     19,342 Mariner Robson
19791009Tue 9/10 ARSENAL H 1-2 L     21,527 Brazil Robson
19791013Sat 13/10 LIVERPOOL H 1-2 L     25,310 Mariner Robson
19791017Wed 17/10 NEW ZEALAND H 1-0 W   Friendly 1,848 Sibleyog Robson
19791020Sat 20/10 Manchester United A 0-1 L     50,816 Robson
19791024Wed 24/10 Grasshoppers Zurich A 0-0 D   UEFA Cup 2nd Round, 1st Leg 16,000 Robson
19791027Sat 27/10 MIDDLESBROUGH H 1-0 W     17,593 Brazil Robson
19791103Sat 3/11 Nottingham Forest A 0-2 L     24,593 Robson
19791107Wed 7/11 GRASSHOPPERS ZURICH H 1-1 D   UEFA Cup 2nd Round, 2nd Leg 19,574 Beattie Robson
19791110Sat 10/11 ASTON VILLA H 0-0 D     17,807 Robson
19791113Tue 13/11 ENGLAND XI H 2-2 D   Testimonial Bobby Robson 23,284 Unknown2 Robson
19791117Sat 17/11 Derby County A 1-0 W     16,699 Mariner Robson
19791124Sat 24/11 SOUTHAMPTON H 3-1 W     18,685 Wark, Gates, Brazil Robson
19791201Sat 1/12 Coventry City A 1-4 L     16,439 Wark Robson
19791208Sat 8/12 MANCHESTER CITY H 4-0 W     18,221 Mills, Gates3 Robson
19791215Sat 15/12 Bolton Wanderers A 1-0 W     10,929 Brazil Robson
19791221Fri 21/12 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H 3-1 W     18,852 Muhren, Gates, Mariner Robson
19791226Wed 26/12 Norwich City A 3-3 D     24,335 Wark, Muhren, Gates Robson
19791229Sat 29/12 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H 1-0 W     22,333 Butcher Robson
19800101Tue 1/1 WEST BROMWICH ALBION H 4-0 W     22,477 Thijssen, Osman, Mariner, Wark Robson
19800105Sat 5/1 Preston North End A 3-0 W   FA Cup 3rd Round 16,986 Mariner2, Brazil Robson
19800112Sat 12/1 Stoke City A 1-0 W     15,253 Mariner Robson
19800119Sat 19/1 Bristol City A 3-0 W     14,218 Mariner, Gates, Brazil Robson
19800126Sat 26/1 Bristol City A 2-1 W   FA Cup 4th Round 19,608 Wark, Mariner Robson
19800202Sat 2/2 BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION H 1-1 D     22,494 Wark Robson
19800209Sat 9/2 Everton A 4-0 W     31,218 Mariner, Gates, Brazil2 Robson
19800216Sat 16/2 CHESTER CITY H 2-1 W   FA Cup 5th Round 26,353 Burley, Wark Robson
19800219Tue 19/2 CRYSTAL PALACE H 3-0 W     23,012 Wark, Gates, Brazil Robson
19800223Sat 23/2 Liverpool A 1-1 D     47,566 Gates Robson
19800301Sat 1/3 MANCHESTER UNITED H 6-0 W     30,120 Thijssen, Mariner3, Brazil2 Robson
19800308Sat 8/3 Everton A 1-2 L   FA Cup 6th Round 45,104 Beattie Robson
19800311Tue 11/3 Middlesbrough A 1-1 D     18,703 Mariner Robson
19800314Fri 14/3 LEEDS UNITED H 1-0 W     23,140 Mariner Robson
19800322Sat 22/3 Aston Villa A 1-1 D     22,386 Wark Robson
19800329Sat 29/3 DERBY COUNTY H 1-1 D     19,718 Gates Robson
19800402Wed 2/4 Tottenham Hotspur A 2-0 W     26,423 Mariner, Osman Robson
19800405Sat 5/4 NORWICH CITY H 4-2 W     28,968 Wark3, Mariner Robson
19800407Mon 7/4 West Bromwich Albion A 0-0 D     19,844 Robson
19800412Sat 12/4 COVENTRY CITY H 3-0 W     20,502 Butcher, Mariner, Brazil Robson
19800419Sat 19/4 Southampton A 1-0 W     22,028 Muhren Robson
19800422Tue 22/4 Stowmarket A 15-0 W   Testimonial M Rivers & R Bunn 2,000 Unknown15 Robson
19800426Sat 26/4 BOLTON WANDERERS H 1-0 W     21,447 Gates Robson
19800429Tue 29/4 Kings Lynn A 3-0 W   Testimonial Mick Wright & Ken Rudd 4,900 Gates, Wark, Osborne Robson
19800503Sat 3/5 Manchester City A 1-2 L     31,648 Hunter Robson
19800506Tue 6/5 FC Maccabi A 2-1 W   Friendly   Unknown2 Robson

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Willhire Cup320143
Friendly106223615
League42229116839
League Cup201101
UEFA Cup4220112
FA Cup430184
TOTALS6535141612764

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League21,585453,28224,819521,203
Cup/Play-offs18,14672,58419,599117,593

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 15(2) 2
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 43(6) 13
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 50(1) 1
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 49 2
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 53  
Crouch, Nigel24/11/1958 Full Back 1  
DAvray, Mich19/2/1962 Forward 1(1)  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 46(3) 14
Own Goal 1 1
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 22 2
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 55 23
McCall, Steve15/10/1960 Left Back/Midfield 6(8) 2
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 49 2
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 50 6
OCallaghan, Kevin19/10/1961 Left Winger 1(3)  
Osborne, Roger9/3/1950 Midfield 5(3) 1
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 56 2
Parkin, Tommy1/2/1956 Midfield 1(2)  
Parkinson, Noel16/11/1959 Midfield 1(2)  
Shields, Peter14/8/1960 Left Back 0(1)  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 4  
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 50 4
Turner, Robin10/9/1955 Forward 4(6) 1
Unknown 9 34
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 52(1) 16
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 13(1) 1
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 3  
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 3(1)  
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 2(1)  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 2  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 3  
Crouch, Nigel24/11/1958 Full Back 1  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 4 1
Own Goal 1 1
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 3  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 4 1
McCall, Steve15/10/1960 Left Back/Midfield 1(1)  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 2  
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 3  
Osborne, Roger9/3/1950 Midfield 1(1) 1
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 3  
Parkin, Tommy1/2/1956 Midfield 0(1)  
Parkinson, Noel16/11/1959 Midfield 1  
Shields, Peter14/8/1960 Left Back 0(1)  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 1  
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 3 1
Turner, Robin10/9/1955 Forward 0(1)  
Unknown 7 30
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 2 1
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 2  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 2 1
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 2(1)  
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 4  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 4  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 4  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 2  
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 2  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 4 2
McCall, Steve15/10/1960 Left Back/Midfield 2 2
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 3 1
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 3 2
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 4  
Parkin, Tommy1/2/1956 Midfield 1  
Parkinson, Noel16/11/1959 Midfield 0(2)  
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 3 1
Turner, Robin10/9/1955 Forward 1(1) 1
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 3 1
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 0(2) 1
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 4 1
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 4 1
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 4  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 4  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 4  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 3 3
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 4  
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 4  
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 4  
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 4  
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 4 2
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Beattie, Kevin18/12/1953 Central Defender 10  
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 31(4) 12
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 38  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 36 2
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 40  
DAvray, Mich19/2/1962 Forward 1(1)  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 34(2) 13
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 16 2
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 41 17
McCall, Steve15/10/1960 Left Back/Midfield 3(7)  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 37 1
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 37 4
OCallaghan, Kevin19/10/1961 Left Winger 1(3)  
Osborne, Roger9/3/1950 Midfield 4(2)  
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 42 2
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 2  
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 37 2
Turner, Robin10/9/1955 Forward 3(4)  
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 40(1) 12
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 9 1
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 2  
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 2  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 2  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 2  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 1(1)  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 2  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 2  
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 2  
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 2  
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 2  
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 2  
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 1  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 1  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 1  
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 1  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 1  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 1  
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 1  
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 1  
Parkin, Tommy1/2/1956 Midfield 0(1)  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 1  
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 1  
Unknown 2 4
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 1  
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 0(1)  

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 1
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. LIVERPOOL                42  15  6  0  46   8  10  4  7  35  22   60
 2. Manchester United        42  17  3  1  43   8   7  7  7  22  27   58
 3. Ipswich Town             42  14  4  3  43  13   8  5  8  25  26   53
 4. Arsenal                  42   8 10  3  24  12  10  6  5  28  24   52
 5. Nottingham Forest        42  16  4  1  44  11   4  4 13  19  32   48
 6. Wolverhampton Wanderers  42   9  6  6  29  20  10  3  8  29  27   47
 7. Aston Villa              42  11  5  5  29  22   5  9  7  22  28   46
 8. Southampton              42  14  2  5  53  24   4  7 10  12  29   45
 9. Middlesbrough            42  11  7  3  31  14   5  5 11  19  30   44
10. West Bromwich Albion     42   9  8  4  37  23   2 11  8  17  27   41
11. Leeds United             42  10  7  4  30  17   3  7 11  16  33   40
12. Norwich City             42  10  8  3  38  30   3  6 12  20  36   40
13. Crystal Palace           42   9  9  3  26  13   3  7 11  15  37   40
14. Tottenham Hotspur        42  11  5  5  30  22   4  5 12  22  40   40
15. Coventry City            42  12  2  7  34  24   4  5 12  22  42   39
16. Brighton & Hove Albion   42   8  8  5  25  20   3  7 11  22  37   37
17. Manchester City          42   8  8  5  28  25   4  5 12  15  41   37
18. Stoke City               42   9  4  8  27  26   4  6 11  17  32   36
19. Everton                  42   7  7  7  28  25   2 10  9  15  26   35
20. BRISTOL CITY             42   6  6  9  22  30   3  7 11  15  36   31
21. DERBY COUNTY             42   9  4  8  36  29   2  4 15  11  38   30
22. BOLTON WANDERERS         42   5 11  5  19  21   0  4 17  19  52   25

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