since 1878

First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1985-86 Canon League Division One

Final League Position 20th Relegated

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19850727Sat 27/7 Bury Town A 4-1 W   Friendly 1,000 Unknown4 Ferguson
19850729Mon 29/7 Mansfield Town A 2-0 W   Friendly 1,596 Unknown2 Ferguson
19850730Tue 30/7 Nuneaton Borough A 3-0 W   Friendly 1,500 Unknown3 Ferguson
19850801Thu 1/8 Burton Albion A 3-1 W   Friendly   Unknown3 Ferguson
19850803Sat 3/8 Notts County A 1-1 D   Friendly   Unknown Ferguson
19850806Tue 6/8 Millwall A 0-2 L   Friendly 1,500 Ferguson
19850809Fri 9/8 March Town A 7-0 W   Friendly   Unknown7 Ferguson
19850812Mon 12/8 Charlton Athletic A 3-1 W   Friendly 1,426 Unknown3 Ferguson
19850817Sat 17/8 Queens Park Rangers A 0-1 L     12,456 Ferguson
19850820Tue 20/8 MANCHESTER UNITED H 0-1 L     18,777 Ferguson
19850824Sat 24/8 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H 1-0 W     17,758 Zondervan Ferguson
19850826Mon 26/8 Liverpool A 0-5 L     29,383 Ferguson
19850831Sat 31/8 SOUTHAMPTON H 1-1 D     11,588 Cranson Ferguson
19850907Sat 7/9 West Bromwich Albion A 2-1 W     7,733 Putney, Sunderland Ferguson
19850914Sat 14/9 BIRMINGHAM CITY H 0-1 L     11,616 Ferguson
19850921Sat 21/9 ASTON VILLA H 0-3 L     11,598 Ferguson
19850924Tue 24/9 DARLINGTON H 3-1 W   League Cup 2nd Round, 1st Leg 7,664 Yallop, Wilson2 Ferguson
19850928Sat 28/9 Leicester City A 0-1 L     7,290 Ferguson
19851001Tue 1/10 Luton Town A 0-1 L     8,533 Ferguson
19851005Sat 5/10 Nottingham Forest A 1-3 L     12,120 Atkins Ferguson
19851008Tue 8/10 Darlington A 4-1 W   League Cup 2nd Round, 2nd Leg 3,321 Wilson3, Dozzell Ferguson
19851012Sat 12/10 NEWCASTLE UNITED H 2-2 D     12,536 Cole, Zondervan Ferguson
19851019Sat 19/10 Arsenal A 0-1 L     19,523 Ferguson
19851026Sat 26/10 WEST HAM UNITED H 0-1 L     16,849 Ferguson
19851029Tue 29/10 Grimsby Town A 2-0 W   League Cup 3rd Round 6,684 Cole, Wilson Ferguson
19851102Sat 2/11 CHELSEA H 0-2 L     15,324 Ferguson
19851109Sat 9/11 Manchester City A 1-1 D     20,853 Gleghorn Ferguson
19851116Sat 16/11 EVERTON H 3-4 L     13,910 Butcher, DAvray, Wilson Ferguson
19851123Sat 23/11 Oxford United A 3-4 L     12,083 Brennan, Wilson, Dozzell Ferguson
19851126Tue 26/11 SWINDON TOWN H 6-1 W   League Cup 4th Round 12,083 Butcher2, Brennan, Cole2, Wilson Ferguson
19851130Sat 30/11 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY H 2-1 W     12,918 DAvray2 Ferguson
19851207Sat 7/12 Manchester United A 0-1 L     37,981 Ferguson
19851214Sat 14/12 QUEENS PARK RANGERS H 1-0 W     12,032 Wilson Ferguson
19851221Sat 21/12 Tottenham Hotspur A 0-2 L     18,845 Ferguson
19851226Thu 26/12 Coventry City A 1-0 W     9,356 DAvray Ferguson
19851228Sat 28/12 LUTON TOWN H 1-1 D     16,155 Gleghorn Ferguson
19860101Wed 1/1 WATFORD H 0-0 D     15,922 Ferguson
19860104Wed 4/1 BRADFORD CITY H 4-4 D   FA Cup 3rd Round 13,003 Evansog, Wilson, Brennan, DAvray Ferguson
19860111Sat 11/1 Birmingham City A 1-0 W     6,856 Wilson Ferguson
19860113Mon 13/1 Bradford City A 1-0 W FA Cup 3rd Round, Replay (at Elland Road) 10,208 Brennan Ferguson
19860118Sat 18/1 Southampton A 0-1 L     13,164 Ferguson
19860121Tue 21/1 Liverpool A 0-3 L   League Cup 5th Round 19,762 Ferguson
19860125Sat 25/1 West Ham United A 0-0 D   FA Cup 4th Round 25,035 Ferguson
19860201Sat 1/2 LIVERPOOL H 2-1 W     20,551 DAvray, Wilson Ferguson
19860204Tue 4/2 WEST HAM UNITED H 1-1 D FA Cup 4th Round, Replay 25,384 Dozzell Ferguson
19860206Thur 6/2 WEST HAM UNITED H 0-1 L FA Cup 4th Round, 2nd Replay 14,515 Ferguson
19860213Thu 13/2 Bahrain National XI A 2-1 W   Friendly   Unknown2 Ferguson
19860214Fri 14/2 Bahrain National XI A 1-0 W   Friendly   Unknown Ferguson
19860222Sat 22/2 Aston Villa A P-P            
19860302Sun 2/3 Iraq National XI A 1-0 W   Friendly 3,000 Putney Ferguson
19860304Tue 4/3 Iraq National XI A 0-0 D   Friendly 4,000 Ferguson
19860308Sat 8/3 NOTTINGHAM FOREST H 1-0 W     12,658 Butcher Ferguson
19860311Tue 11/3 ARSENAL H 1-2 L     14,186 Dozzell Ferguson
19860315Sat 15/3 Newcastle United A 1-3 L     18,851 Wilson Ferguson
19860322Sat 22/3 WEST BROMWICH ALBION H 1-0 W     12,100 Butcher Ferguson
19860326Wed 26/3 NORWICH CITY H 0-1 L   Testimonial Paul Cooper 4,476 Ferguson
19860329Sat 29/3 Watford A 0-0 D     14,988 Ferguson
19860331Mon 31/3 COVENTRY CITY H 1-0 W     13,485 Brennan Ferguson
19860405Sat 5/4 Chelsea A 1-1 D     13,072 Brennan Ferguson
19860408Tue 8/4 LEICESTER CITY H 0-2 L     11,718 Ferguson
19860412Sat 12/4 MANCHESTER CITY H 0-0 D     13,986 Ferguson
19860416Wed 16/4 Aston Villa A 0-1 L     13,611 Ferguson
19860419Sat 19/4 Everton A 0-1 L     39,055 Ferguson
19860426Sat 26/4 OXFORD UNITED H 3-2 W     17,827 Butcher, Dozzell, Atkins Ferguson
19860430Wed 30/4 West Ham United A 1-2 L     31,121 Wilson Ferguson
19860503Sat 3/5 Sheffield Wednesday A 0-1 L     22,369 Ferguson

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly13922278
League42118233255
League Cup5401156
FA Cup513166
TOTALS652513278075

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League14,452303,49417,583369,243
Cup/Play-offs14,53072,64913,00265,010

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 1
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. LIVERPOOL                42  16  4  1  58  14  10  6  5  31  23   88
 2. Everton                  42  16  3  2  54  18  10  5  6  33  23   86
 3. West Ham United          42  17  2  2  48  16   9  4  8  26  24   84
 4. Manchester United        42  12  5  4  35  12  10  5  6  35  24   76
 5. Sheffield Wednesday      42  13  6  2  36  23   8  4  9  27  31   73
 6. Chelsea                  42  12  4  5  32  27   8  7  6  25  29   71
 7. Arsenal                  42  13  5  3  29  15   7  4 10  20  32   69
 8. Nottingham Forest        42  11  5  5  38  25   8  6  7  31  28   68
 9. Luton Town               42  12  6  3  37  15   6  6  9  24  29   66
10. Tottenham Hotspur        42  12  2  7  47  25   7  6  8  27  27   65
11. Newcastle United         42  12  5  4  46  31   5  7  9  21  41   63
12. Watford                  42  11  6  4  40  22   5  5 11  29  40   59
13. Queen's Park Rangers     42  12  3  6  33  20   3  4 14  20  44   52
14. Southampton              42  10  6  5  32  18   2  4 15  19  44   46
15. Manchester City          42   7  7  7  25  26   4  5 12  18  31   45
16. Aston Villa              42   7  6  8  27  28   3  8 10  24  39   44
17. Coventry City            42   6  5 10  31  35   5  5 11  17  36   43
18. Oxford United            42   7  7  7  34  27   3  5 13  28  53   42
19. Leicester City           42   7  8  6  35  35   3  4 14  19  41   42
20. IPSWICH TOWN             42   8  5  8  20  24   3  3 15  12  31   41
21. BIRMINGHAM CITY          42   5  2 14  13  25   3  3 15  17  48   29
22. WEST BROMWICH ALBION     42   3  8 10  21  36   1  4 16  14  53   24

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