since 1878

First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1967-68 Division 2

Final League Position 1st Champions

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19670727Thu 27/7 Gillingham A 3-2 W Friendly   Unknown3 McGarry
19670801Tue 1/8 Colchester United A 0-0 D Friendly   McGarry
19670803Thu 3/8 Motherwell A 4-0 W   Friendly   Hegan, Brogan2, Baker McGarry
19670805Sat 5/8 Arbroath A 1-2 L   Friendly 1,750 Crawford McGarry
19670807Mon 7/8 St Johnstone A 3-0 W   John Kilgannon Memorial   Brogan, Crawford2 McGarry
19670809Wed 9/8 Halifax Town A 0-2 L   Friendly 1,493 McGarry
19670812Sat 12/8 Gillingham A 0-0 D   Friendly   McGarry
19670814Mon 14/8 LA GANTOISE H 7-0 W   Friendly 6,974 Unknown7 McGarry
19670819Sat 19/8 Middlesbrough A 2-0 W     25,916 Crawford, Baker McGarry
19670821Mon 21/8 Blackpool A 0-0 D     19,634 McGarry
19670826Sat 26/8 BRISTOL CITY H 5-0 W     13,702 Viljoen, Hegan, Brogan3 McGarry
19670829Tue 29/8 BLACKPOOL H 1-1 D     18,434 Crawford McGarry
19670902Sat 2/9 Birmingham City A 0-0 D     25,463 McGarry
19670906Wed 6/9 Blackburn Rovers A 1-2 L     13,610 Spearritt McGarry
19670909Sat 9/9 BOLTON WANDERERS H 1-1 D     14,903 Brogan McGarry
19670912Tue 12/9 SOUTHAMPTON H 5-2 W   League Cup 2nd Round 17,202 Brogan, Crawford4 McGarry
19670916Sat 16/9 Huddersfield Town A 4-1 W     11,544 Carroll, Viljoen, Hegan, Baker McGarry
19670923Sat 23/9 NORWICH CITY H 0-0 D     24,873 McGarry
19670930Sat 30/9 CARLISLE UNITED H 3-1 W     14,183 Spearritt, Wigg2 McGarry
19671007Sat 7/10 Cardiff City A 1-1 D     11,261 Houghton McGarry
19671011Wed 11/10 Stoke City A 1-2 L   League Cup 3rd Round 14,815 Crawford McGarry
19671014Sat 14/10 DERBY COUNTY H 4-0 W     15,785 Crawford, Brogan, Spearritt2 McGarry
19671021Sat 21/10 Preston North End A 1-1 D     13,740 Crawford McGarry
19671028Sat 28/10 CHARLTON ATHLETIC H 3-2 W     16,286 Crawford, Baker, Spearritt McGarry
19671104Sat 4/11 Crystal Palace A P-P            
19671111Sat 11/11 ASTON VILLA H 2-1 W     17,748 Spearritt, Brogan McGarry
19671118Sat 18/11 Rotherham United A 3-1 W     6,375 Woods, Hegan, Brogan McGarry
19671125Sat 25/11 PLYMOUTH ARGYLE H 1-1 D     14,928 Spearritt McGarry
19671202Sat 2/12 Queens Park Rangers A 0-1 L     16,266 McGarry
19671209Sat 9/12 PORTSMOUTH H 1-2 L     14,928 Hegan McGarry
19671216Sat 16/12 MIDDLESBROUGH H 1-2 L     12,724 Crawford McGarry
19671222Fri 22/12 Bristol City A 1-1 D     17,628 Baxter McGarry
19671226Tue 26/12 MILLWALL H 2-1 W     18,085 Brogan2 McGarry
19671230Sat 30/12 Millwall A 1-1 D     13,137 Hunt McGarry
19680106Sat 6/1 BIRMINGHAM CITY H 2-1 W     16,701 Wigg2 McGarry
19680113Sat 13/1 Bolton Wanderers A P-P            
19680120Sat 20/1 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN H 2-0 W     14,945 Viljoen, Crawford McGarry
19680127Sat 27/1 Chelsea A 0-3 L   FA Cup 3rd Round 42,986 McGarry
19680203Sat 3/2 Norwich City A 4-3 W     29,937 Houghton, Viljoen3 McGarry
19680210Sat 10/2 Carlisle United A 1-4 L     17,111 Viljoen McGarry
19680217Sat 17/2 Brighton & Hove Albion A 1-0 W   Friendly 3,518 Unknown McGarry
19680224Sat 24/2 CARDIFF CITY H 4-2 W     15,580 Brogan, ORourke2, Crawford McGarry
19680302Sat 2/3 Derby County A 3-2 W     20,723 Brogan2, ORourke McGarry
19680309Sat 9/3 Bolton Wanderers A 2-1 W     8,695 ORourke2 McGarry
19680316Sat 16/3 PRESTON NORTH END H 4-0 W     19,558 Hegan, Brogan, ORourke, Crawford McGarry
19680323Sat 23/3 Charlton Athletic A 1-0 W     13,455 Brogan McGarry
19680330Sat 30/3 CRYSTAL PALACE H 2-2 D     24,981 Baxter, Crawford McGarry
19680406Sat 6/4 Aston Villa A 2-2 D     19,874 Brogan, Crawford McGarry
19680413Sat 13/4 ROTHERHAM UNITED H 2-0 W     22,146 Crawford2 McGarry
19680415Mon 15/4 Hull City A 1-1 D     19,558 ORourke McGarry
19680416Tue 16/4 HULL CITY H 2-0 W     24,615 Hegan, Brogan McGarry
19680420Sat 20/4 Plymouth Argyle A 1-0 W     9,956 ORourke McGarry
19680427Sat 27/4 QUEENS PARK RANGERS H 2-2 D     28,000 ORourke, Crawford McGarry
19680501Wed 1/5 Crystal Palace A 3-1 W     19,989 Brogan, ORourke, Crawford McGarry
19680504Sat 4/5 Portsmouth A 2-1 W     25,891 ORourke2 McGarry
19680507Tue 7/5 Mansfield Town A P-P     Testimonial Peter Morris      
19680511Sat 11/5 BLACKBURN ROVERS H 1-1 D     27,852 Crawford McGarry

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly9522196
League42221557944
League Cup210164
FA Cup100103
TOTALS542817910457

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League18,617390,95717,132359,763
Cup/Play-offs17,20217,20228,90157,801

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Baker, Gerard11/4/1938 Centre Forward 15 4
Barnard, Chris1/8/1947 Midfield 2(1)  
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 46 2
Bolton, Ron21/1/1938 Midfield 6  
Broadfoot, Joe4/3/1940 Winger 5(2)  
Brogan, Frank3/8/1942 Winger 41 21
Carroll, Tommy18/8/1942 Right Full Back 42 1
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 45 24
Hancock, Ken25/11/1937 Goalkeeper 47  
Harper, Colin25/7/1946 Full Back 1(1)  
Hegan, Danny14/6/1943 Midfield 45 7
Houghton, Billy20/2/1939 Full Back 45 2
Hunt, Bobby1/10/1942 Forward 9(1) 1
Jefferson, Derek5/9/1948 Central Defender 29(2)  
Lea, Cyril5/8/1934 Wing Half 7  
McNeil, Mick7/2/1940 Defender 13(3)  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 12(2)  
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 14  
ORourke, John11/2/1945 Forward 15 12
Spearritt, Eddie31/1/1947 Midfield 22(1) 7
Unknown 6 11
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 42 7
Wigg, Ron18/5/1949 Forward 5 4
Woods, Charlie18/3/1941 Forward 9(3) 1
Wosahlo, Roger11/9/1947 Forward 2  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Baker, Gerard11/4/1938 Centre Forward 2  
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 2  
Broadfoot, Joe4/3/1940 Winger 0(1)  
Brogan, Frank3/8/1942 Winger 1 1
Carroll, Tommy18/8/1942 Right Full Back 2  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 2 5
Hancock, Ken25/11/1937 Goalkeeper 2  
Hegan, Danny14/6/1943 Midfield 2  
Houghton, Billy20/2/1939 Full Back 2  
Lea, Cyril5/8/1934 Wing Half 1  
McNeil, Mick7/2/1940 Defender 1  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 1(1)  
Spearritt, Eddie31/1/1947 Midfield 2  
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 2  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Baker, Gerard11/4/1938 Centre Forward 11 3
Barnard, Chris1/8/1947 Midfield 2(1)  
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 41 2
Bolton, Ron21/1/1938 Midfield 5  
Broadfoot, Joe4/3/1940 Winger 4(1)  
Brogan, Frank3/8/1942 Winger 36 17
Carroll, Tommy18/8/1942 Right Full Back 38 1
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 39 16
Hancock, Ken25/11/1937 Goalkeeper 42  
Harper, Colin25/7/1946 Full Back 1(1)  
Hegan, Danny14/6/1943 Midfield 41 6
Houghton, Billy20/2/1939 Full Back 41 2
Hunt, Bobby1/10/1942 Forward 8(1) 1
Jefferson, Derek5/9/1948 Central Defender 28(2)  
Lea, Cyril5/8/1934 Wing Half 4  
McNeil, Mick7/2/1940 Defender 10(3)  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 9(1)  
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 14  
ORourke, John11/2/1945 Forward 15 12
Spearritt, Eddie31/1/1947 Midfield 19(1) 7
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 39 7
Wigg, Ron18/5/1949 Forward 5 4
Woods, Charlie18/3/1941 Forward 9(2) 1
Wosahlo, Roger11/9/1947 Forward 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Baker, Gerard11/4/1938 Centre Forward 2 1
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 2  
Bolton, Ron21/1/1938 Midfield 1  
Broadfoot, Joe4/3/1940 Winger 1  
Brogan, Frank3/8/1942 Winger 3 3
Carroll, Tommy18/8/1942 Right Full Back 1  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 3 3
Hancock, Ken25/11/1937 Goalkeeper 2  
Hegan, Danny14/6/1943 Midfield 2 1
Houghton, Billy20/2/1939 Full Back 1  
Lea, Cyril5/8/1934 Wing Half 2  
McNeil, Mick7/2/1940 Defender 2  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 1  
Unknown 6 11
Wosahlo, Roger11/9/1947 Forward 1  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 1  
Brogan, Frank3/8/1942 Winger 1  
Carroll, Tommy18/8/1942 Right Full Back 1  
Crawford, Ray13/7/1936 Centre Forward 1  
Hancock, Ken25/11/1937 Goalkeeper 1  
Houghton, Billy20/2/1939 Full Back 1  
Hunt, Bobby1/10/1942 Forward 1  
Jefferson, Derek5/9/1948 Central Defender 1  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 1  
Spearritt, Eddie31/1/1947 Midfield 1  
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 1  
Woods, Charlie18/3/1941 Forward 0(1)  

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 2
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. IPSWICH TOWN             42  12  7  2  45  20  10  8  3  34  24   59
 2. QUEENS PARK RANGERS      42  18  2  1  45   9   7  6  8  22  27   58
 3. Blackpool                42  12  6  3  33  16  12  4  5  38  27   58
 4. Birmingham City          42  12  6  3  54  21   7  8  6  29  30   52
 5. Portsmouth               42  13  6  2  43  18   5  7  9  25  37   49
 6. Middlesbrough            42  10  7  4  39  19   7  5  9  21  35   46
 7. Millwall                 42   9 10  2  35  16   5  7  9  27  34   45
 8. Blackburn Rovers         42  13  5  3  34  16   3  6 12  22  33   43
 9. Norwich City             42  12  4  5  40  30   4  7 10  20  35   43
10. Carlisle United          42   9  9  3  38  22   5  4 12  20  30   41
11. Crystal Palace           42  11  4  6  34  19   3  7 11  22  37   39
12. Bolton Wanderers         42   8  6  7  37  28   5  7  9  23  35   39
13. Cardiff City             42   9  6  6  35  29   4  6 11  25  37   38
14. Huddersfield Town        42  10  6  5  29  23   3  6 12  17  38   38
15. Charlton Athletic        42  10  6  5  43  25   2  7 12  20  43   37
16. Aston Villa              42  10  3  8  35  30   5  4 12  19  34   37
17. Hull City                42   6  8  7  25  23   6  5 10  33  50   37
18. Derby County             42   8  5  8  40  35   5  5 11  31  43   36
19. Bristol City             42   7  7  7  26  25   6  3 12  22  37   36
20. Preston North End        42   8  7  6  29  24   4  4 13  14  41   35
21. ROTHERHAM UNITED         42   7  4 10  22  32   3  7 11  20  44   31
22. PLYMOUTH ARGYLE          42   5  4 12  26  36   4  5 12  12  36   27

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