since 1878

Reserves Results & Match Reports

Season 1971-72 Football Combination

Final League Position 4th

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers
19710802Mon 2/8 Bedford Town A 0-0 D Friendly  
19710807Sat 7/8 Chelmsford City A 2-3 L   Friendly   Unknown2
19710809Mon 9/8 Romford A 1-1 D   Friendly   Unknown
19710814Sat 14/8 Bristol Rovers A 4-1 W       Lambert2, Shanahan2
19710821Sat 21/8 LEICESTER CITY H 2-1 W     1,606 Viljoen2
19710824Tue 24/8 WEST HAM UNITED H 1-3 L     1,482 Hill
19710828Sat 28/8 Swindon Town A 2-2 D       Osborne2
19710831Tue 31/8 Margate A 0-0 D Friendly  
19710904Sat 4/9 READING H 4-0 W     1,281 Viljoen, Osborne2, Whymark
19710911Sat 11/9 Plymouth Argyle A 3-0 W       Lambert, Osborne, Whymark
19710914Tue 14/9 Bristol City A 3-1 W       Viljoen, Lambert, Whymark
19710918Sat 18/9 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H 1-1 D     1,614 Evansog
19710925Sat 25/9 Southampton A 2-0 W       Whymark2
19711002Sat 2/10 BRISTOL ROVERS H 2-2 D     1,360 Brogan, Whymark
19711009Sat 9/10 Leicester City A 2-1 W       Beattie, Osborne
19711016Sat 16/10 BIRMINGHAM CITY H 4-0 W       Woods, Lambert, Buttle, Whymark
19711023Sat 23/10 Crystal Palace A 0-1 L      
19711026Tue 26/10 AFC Bournemouth A 1-1 D       Whymark
19711030Sat 30/10 NORWICH CITY H 5-0 W     1,611 Woods, Lambert, Osborne2, Whymark
19711106Sat 6/11 Queens Park Rangers A 0-0 D      
19711113Sat 13/11 FULHAM H 3-1 W     1,119 Hamilton3
19711120Sat 20/11 Birmingham City A 0-1 L      
19711127Sat 27/11 SWANSEA CITY H 2-2 D     1,004 Hamilton, Osborne
19711204Sat 4/12 Arsenal A 1-0 W       Talbot
19711211Sat 11/12 CARDIFF CITY H 1-0 W     1,031 Woods
19711218Sat 18/12 Swansea City A 1-1 D       Whymark
19711229Wed 29/12 Harwich & Parkeston A 2-1 W   Friendly   Unknown2
19720101Sat 1/1 Reading A 1-1 D       Clarke
19720108Sat 8/1 SWINDON TOWN H 6-0 W     970 Hamilton2, Lambert, Whymark3
19720115Sat 15/1 BRISTOL CITY H 4-4 D     946 Lambert, Whymark3
19720122Sat 22/1 AFC BOURNEMOUTH H 5-0 W     1,246 Talbot, Hamilton, Clarke, Hammond, Lambert
19720129Sat 29/1 West Ham United A 2-4 L       Hamilton, Buttle
19720205Sat 5/2 Oxford United A 2-3 L       Lambert2
19720219Sat 19/2 Norwich City A 1-3 L       Buttle
19720226Sat 26/2 QUEENS PARK RANGERS H 1-4 L     1,125 Hill
19720301Wed 1/3 Fulham A 3-0 W       Hamilton, Miller, Whymark
19720307Tue 7/3 CRYSTAL PALACE H 0-1 L     276
19720311Sat 11/3 PLYMOUTH ARGYLE H 3-1 W     595 Talbot, Beattie, Hill
19720313Mon 13/3 Chelsea A 2-1 W       Woods2
19720318Sat 18/3 Tottenham Hotspur A 1-2 L       Beattie
19720325Sat 25/3 SOUTHAMPTON H 1-2 L     911 Woods
19720408Sat 8/4 ARSENAL H 2-2 D     931 Buttle2
19720411Tue 11/4 CHELSEA H 2-2 D     987 Talbot, Keeley
19720422Sat 22/4 OXFORD UNITED H 2-2 D     979 Osborne, Buttle
19720426Wed 26/4 Bury Town A 2-0 W   Testimonial Dick Rayner   Unknown2
19720501Mon 1/5 Unknown A 1-0 W   Ghent U-21 Tournament   Unknown
19720501Mon 1/5 Unknown A 1-0 W   Ghent U-21 Tournament   Unknown
19720502Tue 2/5 Unknown A 0-0 D   Ghent U-21 Tournament  
19720502Tue 2/5 Racing Club Ghent A 3-0 W   Ghent U-21 Tournament   Unknown3
19720509Tue 9/5 Cardiff City A 0-1 L      

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Reserve Friendly623175
Football Combination401712118252
Ghent U-21 Tournament431050
TOTALS502216129457

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League1,05421,074--
Cup/Play-offs----

Final League Table

 Final League Table Football Combination
                              P   W  D  L   F   A Pts
 1. Tottenham Hotspur        35  23 10  2  70  14  56
 2. Oxford United            38  17 15  6  54  38  49 
 3. IPSWICH TOWN             38  17 11 10  80  49  45
 4. Leicester City           36  17  9 10  65  46  43
 5. Crystal Palace           36  17  9 10  57  46  43
 6. Queens Park Rangers      37  15 12 10  67  41  42
 7. Bristol City             36  15  9 12  51  41  39
 8. Swindon Town             36  14 10 12  65  64  38
 9. West Ham United          33  13  9 11  56  46  35
10. Arsenal                  37  13  9 15  55  48  35
11. Cardiff City             35  14  6 15  49  42  34
12. Southampton              34  13  8 13  39  40  34
13. Bristol Rovers           35  13  8 14  39  51  34
14. Birmingham City          34  11 10 13  33  43  32
15. Chelsea                  37  10 11 16  42  49  31
16. Swansea City             33  11  9 13  37  53  31
17. Fulham                   36   9 11 16  35  53  29 
18. Norwich Ciy              34  11  6 17  35  55  28
19. AFC Bournemouth          37   8  9 10  35  61  25
20. Plymouth Argyle          37   7  8 22  35  79  22
21. Reading                  32   7  7 18  28  68  21

(up to and including 12-04-1972)