since 1878

Reserves Results & Match Reports

Season 1972-73 Football Combination

Final League Position 1st Champions

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers
19720729Sat 29/7 Chelmsford City A 2-2 D   Friendly   Unknown2
19720731Mon 31/7 Peterborough United A 1-1 D Friendly   Unknown
19720802Wed 2/8 Bedford Town A 1-1 D   Friendly   Unknown
19720805Sat 5/8 Romford A 2-1 W   Friendly   Unknown2
19720812Sat 12/8 CHELSEA H 1-1 D       Hill
19720816Wed 16/8 Norwich City A 1-2 L       Turner
19720819Sat 19/8 Cardiff City A 0-1 L      
19720822Tue 22/8 AFC BOURNEMOUTH H 2-0 W       Buttle2
19720826Sat 26/8 BRISTOL ROVERS H 2-1 W       Talbot, Osborne
19720829Tue 29/8 FULHAM H 0-0 D     799
19720902Sat 2/9 Leicester City A 2-0 W       Woods2
19720905Tue 5/9 READING H 5-0 W       Gates, Hill2, Osborne, Buttle
19720909Sat 9/9 SOUTHAMPTON H 2-0 W       Miller, Morris
19720916Sat 16/9 Tottenham Hotspur A 1-1 D       Buttle
19720930Sat 30/9 Birmingham City A 2-0 W       Talbot, Gates
19721007Sat 7/10 West Ham United A 3-0 W       Clarke2, Osborne
19721014Sat 14/10 ARSENAL H 1-2 L       Talbot
19721028Sat 28/10 BRISTOL CITY H 0-0 D      
19721104Sat 4/11 AFC Bournemouth A 2-1 W       Clarke, Buttle
19721111Sat 11/11 NORWICH CITY H 4-0 W       Talbot2, Hill, Buttle
19721118Sat 18/11 SWANSEA CITY H 4-0 W       Hill2, Osborne, Buttle
19721125Sat 25/11 Plymouth Argyle A 3-1 W     389 Woods, Turner, Buttle
19721128Tue 28/11 Cambridge University A 4-0 W   Friendly   Unknown4
19721202Sat 2/12 QUEENS PARK RANGERS H 2-2 D       Miller, Buttle
19721216Sat 16/12 Reading A 3-1 W       Talbot2, Keeley
19721220Wed 20/12 Chelsea A 0-1 L      
19721223Sat 23/12 SWINDON TOWN H 3-1 W       Clarke, Miller, Buttle
19721230Sat 30/12 CARDIFF CITY H 4-1 W       Woods, Clarke2, Miller
19730106Sat 6/1 Bristol Rovers A 3-0 W       Woods2, Buttle
19730113Sat 13/1 Oxford United A 2-1 W       Woods, Clarke
19730120Sat 20/1 LEICESTER CITY H 2-0 W       Gates, Turner
19730127Sat 27/1 Southampton A 2-0 W       Collard, Turner
19730203Sat 3/2 Swindon Town A 4-0 W     558 Clarke, Miller2, Turner
19730210Sat 10/2 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H 2-2 D     1,300 Miller, Buttle
19730224Sat 24/2 BIRMINGHAM CITY H 2-1 W     1,401 Miller, Buttle
19730227Tue 27/2 Fulham A 4-2 W       Clarke3, Collard
19730303Sat 3/3 WEST HAM UNITED H 3-2 W       Gates, Burley, Miller
19730310Sat 10/3 Arsenal A 1-2 L       Woods
19730324Sat 24/3 Bristol City A 3-1 W       Brutonog, Clarke, Osborne
19730331Sat 31/3 PLYMOUTH ARGYLE H 5-2 W     906 Woods2, Keeley, Turner, Buttle
19730407Sat 7/4 Queens Park Rangers A 4-0 W       Talbot, Clarke, Peddelty, Buttle
19730414Sat 14/4 CRYSTAL PALACE H 5-1 W       Talbot, Woods, Turner3
19730419Thu 19/4 Swansea City A 1-0 W       Osborne
19730425Wed 25/4 OXFORD UNITED H 2-0 W     1,096 Peddelty, Osborne
19730501Tue 1/5 Crystal Palace A 0-0 D      

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Reserve Friendly422094
Football Combination4028759230
TOTALS44309510134

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League2755,50247947
Cup/Play-offs----

Final League Table

 Final League Table Football Combination
                              P   W  D  L   F   A Pts
 1. IPSWICH TOWN             39  28  6  5  92  30  62
 2. Arsenal                  39  23 10  6  78  36  56
 3. Tottenham Hotspur        37  18 15  4  69  33  51
 4. Birmingham City          39  21  7 11  60  41  49
 5. Oxford United            39  16 13 10  52  42  45
 6. Queens Park Rangers      39  19  7 13  55  45  45
 7. Chelsea                  38  16 11 11  34  34  43
 8. Cardiff City             36  15  9 12  44  39  39
 9. Fulham                   39  12 12 15  46  43  36
10. Crystal Palace           36  14  8 14  45  47  36
11. Southampton              39  14  8 17  50  58  36
12. Bristol Rovers           37  13  8 16  50  46  34
13. Norwich City             39  12  9 18  42  55  33
14. Bristol City             39  13  7 19  46  64  33
15. Leicester City           38  11 10 17  41  54  32
16. Reading                  38  13  6 19  41  60  32
17. Swindon Town             38  12  7 19  43  59  31
18. Plymouth Argyle          38  12  7 19  40  63  31
19. AFC Bournemouth          37   8 12 17  38  44  28
20. Swansea City             36  10  5 21  52  76  25
21. West Ham Untied          38   6  9 23  23  72  21

(up to and including 12-04-1972)