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First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1981-82 Division 1

Final League Position 2nd League Cup Semi-Finalists

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19810801Sat 1/8 Glasgow Rangers A 2-1 W   Friendly 25,000 Wark2 Robson
19810804Tue 4/8 Maastricht A 2-3 L   Friendly 3,000 Muhren, Wark Robson
19810805Wed 5/8 Berchem A 1-0 W   Friendly 7,000 Muhren Robson
19810807Fri 7/8 Ajax A 3-1 W   Friendly 35,000 Brazil, Wark, Osman Robson
19810809Sun 9/8 Standard Liege A 2-0 W   Friendly 25,000 Brazil, Wark Robson
19810814Fri 14/8 Swindon Town A 2-0 W   Swindon Town 100th Anniversary 5,011 OCallaghan, Osman Robson
19810817Mon 17/8 FC Cologne A 0-2 L   Friendly (at Barcelona) 60,000 Robson
19810818Tue 18/8 Vasco Da Gama A 1-2 L   Friendly (at Barcelona) 80,000 DAvray Robson
19810829Sat 29/8 SUNDERLAND H 3-3 D     24,060 Wark, Gates2 Robson
19810901Tue 1/9 Birmingham City A 1-1 D     17,328 Brazil Robson
19810905Sat 5/9 Manchester United A 2-1 W     45,645 Wark, Brazil Robson
19810912Sat 12/9 LIVERPOOL H 2-0 W     27,603 Wark, Nealog Robson
19810916Wed 16/9 ABERDEEN H 1-1 D   UEFA Cup 1st Round, 1st Leg 18,535 Thijssen Robson
19810919Sat 19/9 Notts County A 4-1 W     12,559 Wark, Brazil2, Muhren Robson
19810922Tue 22/9 WEST BROMWICH ALBION H 1-0 W     20,524 Deehanog Robson
19810926Sat 26/9 LEEDS UNITED H 2-1 W     22,319 Butcher, Gates Robson
19810930Wed 30/9 Aberdeen A 1-3 L   UEFA Cup 1st Round, 2nd Leg 25,000 Wark Robson
19811003Sat 3/10 Southampton A 3-4 L     22,552 Wark2, Mariner Robson
19811007Wed 7/10 Leeds United A 1-0 W   League Cup 2nd Round, 1st Leg 16,994 Gates Robson
19811010Sat 10/10 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H 1-0 W     20,498 OCallaghan Robson
19811014Wed 14/10 Sudbury Town A 1-2 L Floodlight Opening 4,200 Unknown Robson
19811017Sat 17/10 Everton A 1-2 L     25,146 Gates Robson
19811024Sat 24/10 ARSENAL H 2-1 W     24,362 Mills, Mariner Robson
19811027Tue 27/10 LEEDS UNITED H 3-0 W   League Cup 2nd Round, 2nd Leg 16,464 Mariner, Gates, Steggles Robson
19811031Sat 31/10 Aston Villa A 1-0 W     32,652 Osman Robson
19811103Tue 3/11 GLASGOW CELTIC H 2-3 L   Testimonial Allan Hunter 15,269 Gates, Wark Robson
19811107Sat 7/11 SWANSEA CITY H 2-3 L     24,190 Muhren, Mariner Robson
19811110Tue 10/11 BRADFORD CITY H 1-1 D   League Cup 3rd Round 13,694 Wark Robson
19811121Sat 21/11 Stoke City A 0-2 L     13,802 Robson
19811125Wed 25/11 Bradford City A P-P     League Cup 3rd Round, Replay      
19811128Sat 28/11 MANCHESTER CITY H 2-0 W     20,476 Wark, DAvray Robson
19811202Wed 2/12 Bradford City A 3-2 W League Cup 3rd Round, Replay 13,518 Muhren, Turner, OCallaghan Robson
19811205Sat 5/12 Middlesbrough A 1-0 W     13,577 DAvray Robson
19811212Sat 12/12 BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION H P-P            
19811215Tue 15/12 Everton A 3-2 W   League Cup 4th Round 15,759 Wark, Brazil, Gates Robson
19811222Tue 22/12 Norwich City N 1-5 L   Friendly (at Great Yarmouth FC) Low Wark Robson
19811226Sat 26/12 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H P-P            
19811228Mon 28/12 West Ham United A P-P            
19811229Tue 29/12 Lowestoft Town A 13-1 W   Friendly 1,200 Gates, Wark5, Mills, Mariner, Osman, Unknown4 Robson
19820102Sat 2/1 Birmingham City A 3-2 W   FA Cup 3rd Round 17,236 Wark, Brazil2 Robson
19820105Tue 5/1 BIRMINGHAM CITY H 3-2 W     19,188 Mariner2, Brazil Robson
19820109Sat 9/1 MANCHESTER UNITED H P-P            
19820116Sat 16/1 Coventry City A 4-2 W     11,719 Wark, Muhren, Mariner, Brazil Robson
19820118Mon 18/1 WATFORD H 2-1 W   League Cup 5th Round 20,817 Wark, Brazil Robson
19820123Sat 23/1 Luton Town A 3-0 W   FA Cup 4th Round 20,188 Brazil, Gates2 Robson
19820130Sat 30/1 NOTTS COUNTY H 1-3 L     21,570 Thijssen Robson
19820202Tue 2/2 LIVERPOOL H 0-2 L   League Cup Semi-Final, 1st Leg 26,690 Robson
19820206Sat 6/2 Liverpool A 0-4 L     41,316 Robson
19820209Tue 9/2 Liverpool A 2-2 D   League Cup Semi-Final, 2nd Leg 34,933 Brazil, Gates Robson
19820213Sat 13/2 Shrewsbury Town A 1-2 L   FA Cup 5th Round 13,965 DAvray Robson
19820216Tue 16/2 SOUTHAMPTON H 5-2 W     20,264 Brazil5 Robson
19820220Sat 20/2 Leeds United A 2-0 W     20,287 Mills, Brazil Robson
19820227Sat 27/2 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1-2 L     12,439 Gates Robson
19820302Tue 2/3 West Ham United A 0-2 L     24,846 Robson
19820306Sat 6/3 EVERTON H 3-0 W     19,360 Wark, Brazil, Gates Robson
19820310Wed 10/3 MOSCOW DYNAMO H 2-2 D   Testimonial Kevin Beattie 14,525 Unknown2 Robson
19820313Sat 13/3 Arsenal A 0-1 L     25,977 Robson
19820317Wed 17/3 Nottingham Forest A 1-1 D     16,686 Wark Robson
19820320Sat 20/3 ASTON VILLA H 3-1 W     20,407 McCall, Wark, Gates Robson
19820324Wed 24/3 Southampton A 1-2 L   Friendly (at Bristol City) 6,020 Brazil Robson
19820327Sat 27/3 Swansea City A 2-1 W     20,750 Gates, Brazil Robson
19820330Tue 30/3 BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION H 3-1 W     19,361 Wark, Brazil2 Robson
19820403Sat 3/4 COVENTRY CITY H 1-0 W     20,411 Wark Robson
19820407Wed 7/4 Sunderland A 1-1 D     11,845 Steggles Robson
19820410Sat 10/4 Tottenham Hotspur A 0-1 L     45,215 Robson
19820413Tue 13/4 WEST HAM UNITED H 3-2 W     28,767 Osman, Wark, Brazil Robson
19820417Sat 17/4 STOKE CITY H 2-0 W     20,309 Wark, Mariner Robson
19820420Tue 20/4 MANCHESTER UNITED H 2-1 W     25,763 Wark2 Robson
19820424Sat 24/4 Manchester City A 1-1 D     30,329 Brazil Robson
19820501Sat 1/5 MIDDLESBROUGH H 3-1 W     17,980 Wark, Muhren, Brazil Robson
19820505Wed 5/5 West Bromwich Albion A 2-1 W     12,564 Brazil, Gates Robson
19820508Sat 8/5 Brighton & Hove Albion A 1-0 W     17,786 Mariner Robson
19820515Sat 15/5 NOTTINGHAM FOREST H 1-3 L     19,937 Brazil Robson
19820517Mon 17/5 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H 2-1 W     20,764 Mills, Brazil Robson
19820519Wed 19/5 Colchester United A 3-0 W   Testimonial Steve Foley 2,775 Unknown3 Robson

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly157173624
League42265117553
UEFA Cup201124
League Cup85211510
FA Cup320174
TOTALS704092113595

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League21,815458,11322,620475,020
Cup/Play-offs19,24096,20019,699157,593

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 55(1) 31
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 40  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 46 1
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 53  
DAvray, Mich19/2/1962 Forward 15(3) 4
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 59 17
Gernon, Irvin30/12/1962 Defender 4  
Own Goal 2 2
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 3  
Jackson, John5/9/1942 Goalkeeper 4  
Kinsella, Tony30/10/1961 Midfield 0(1)  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 42 10
McCall, Steve15/10/1960 Left Back/Midfield 65 1
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 66 4
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 66 7
OCallaghan, Kevin19/10/1961 Left Winger 15(16) 3
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 61 5
Parkin, Tommy1/2/1956 Midfield 6(2)  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 9  
Steggles, Kevin19/3/1961 Defender 23(1) 2
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 28(1) 2
Turner, Robin10/9/1955 Forward 2(4) 1
Unknown 5 10
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 65 35
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 6(1) 3
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 6  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 6  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 8  
DAvray, Mich19/2/1962 Forward 1  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 7 4
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 1  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 5 1
McCall, Steve15/10/1960 Left Back/Midfield 7  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 8  
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 8 1
OCallaghan, Kevin19/10/1961 Left Winger 2(1) 1
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 7  
Steggles, Kevin19/3/1961 Defender 3 1
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 5(1)  
Turner, Robin10/9/1955 Forward 0(2) 1
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 8 3
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 3 3
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 3  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 1  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 3  
DAvray, Mich19/2/1962 Forward 0(1) 1
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 3 2
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 1  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 2  
McCall, Steve15/10/1960 Left Back/Midfield 3  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 3  
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 3  
OCallaghan, Kevin19/10/1961 Left Winger 1(1)  
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 3  
Steggles, Kevin19/3/1961 Defender 1  
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 3 1
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 9 3
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 2  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 10  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 8  
DAvray, Mich19/2/1962 Forward 2 1
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 9 2
Hunter, Allan30/6/1946 Central Defender 1  
Jackson, John5/9/1942 Goalkeeper 3  
Kinsella, Tony30/10/1961 Midfield 0(1)  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 9 1
McCall, Steve15/10/1960 Left Back/Midfield 11  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 11 1
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 11 2
OCallaghan, Kevin19/10/1961 Left Winger 4(1) 1
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 10 3
Parkin, Tommy1/2/1956 Midfield 1(1)  
Steggles, Kevin19/3/1961 Defender 1(1)  
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 9  
Turner, Robin10/9/1955 Forward 1  
Unknown 5 10
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 10 12
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 35 22
Burley, George3/6/1956 Right Full Back 29  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 27 1
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 32  
DAvray, Mich19/2/1962 Forward 12(1) 2
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 38 9
Gernon, Irvin30/12/1962 Defender 4  
Own Goal 2 2
Jackson, John5/9/1942 Goalkeeper 1  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 25 8
McCall, Steve15/10/1960 Left Back/Midfield 42 1
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 42 3
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 42 4
OCallaghan, Kevin19/10/1961 Left Winger 7(12) 1
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 39 2
Parkin, Tommy1/2/1956 Midfield 5(1)  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 9  
Steggles, Kevin19/3/1961 Defender 18 1
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 12 1
Turner, Robin10/9/1955 Forward 1(2)  
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 42 18
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Brazil, Alan15/6/1959 Forward 2  
Butcher, Terry28/12/1958 Central Defender 2  
Cooper, Paul21/12/1953 Goalkeeper 2  
DAvray, Mich19/2/1962 Forward 0(1)  
Gates, Eric28/6/1955 Forward/midfield 2  
Mariner, Paul22/5/1953 Centre Forward 1  
McCall, Steve15/10/1960 Left Back/Midfield 2  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 2  
Muhren, Arnold2/6/1951 Midfield 2  
OCallaghan, Kevin19/10/1961 Left Winger 1(1)  
Osman, Russell14/2/1959 Central Defender 2  
Thijssen, Frans23/1/1952 Midfield 2 1
Wark, John4/8/1957 Midfield 2 1

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 1
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. LIVERPOOL                42  14  3  4  39  14  12  6  3  41  18   87
 2. Ipswich Town             42  17  1  3  47  25   9  4  8  28  28   83
 3. Manchester United        42  12  6  3  27   9  10  6  5  32  20   78
 4. Tottenham Hotspur        42  12  4  5  41  26   8  7  6  26  22   71
 5. Arsenal                  42  13  5  3  27  15   7  6  8  21  22   71
 6. Swansea City             42  13  3  5  34  16   8  3 10  24  35   69
 7. Southampton              42  15  2  4  49  30   4  7 10  23  37   66
 8. Everton                  42  11  7  3  33  21   6  6  9  23  29   64
 9. West Ham United          42   9 10  2  42  29   5  6 10  24  28   58
10. Manchester City          42   9  7  5  32  23   6  6  9  17  27   58
11. Aston Villa              42   9  6  6  28  24   6  6  9  27  29   57
12. Nottingham Forest        42   7  7  7  19  20   8  5  8  23  28   57
13. Brighton & Hove Albion   42   8  7  6  30  24   5  6 10  13  28   52
14. Coventry City            42   9  4  8  31  24   4  7 10  25  38   50
15. Notts County             42   8  5  8  32  33   5  3 13  29  36   47
16. Birmingham City          42   8  6  7  29  25   2  8 11  24  36   44
17. West Bromwich Albion     42   6  6  9  24  25   5  5 11  22  32   44
18. Stoke City               42   9  2 10  27  28   3  6 12  17  35   44
19. Sunderland               42   6  5 10  19  26   5  6 10  19  32   44
20. LEEDS UNITED             42   6 11  4  23  20   4  1 16  16  41   42
21. WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS  42   8  5  8  19  20   2  5 14  13  43   40
22. MIDDLESBROUGH            42   5  9  7  20  24   3  6 12  14  28   39

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