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First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1970-71 Division 1

Final League Position 19th

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19700802Sun 2/8 Jeunesse Esch A 2-0 W   Friendly 6,000 Unknown2 Robson
19700805Wed 5/8 PSV Eindhoven A 0-1 L   Friendly 10,000 Robson
19700808Sat 8/8 La Gantoise A 0-0 D   Friendly 3,500 Robson
19700811Tue 11/8 FC Liege A 1-1 D   Friendly   Unknown Robson
19700815Sat 15/8 Stoke City A 0-0 D     17,039 Robson
19700818Tue 18/8 COVENTRY CITY H 0-2 L     21,199 Robson
19700822Sat 22/8 NOTTINGHAM FOREST H 0-0 D     19,150 Robson
19700826Wed 26/8 Derby County A 0-2 L     30,869 Robson
19700829Sat 29/8 Southampton A 0-1 L     18,724 Robson
19700901Tue 1/9 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H 2-3 L     18,705 Viljoen2 Robson
19700905Sat 5/9 BURNLEY H 3-0 W     15,993 Baxter, Viljoen, Clarke Robson
19700908Tue 8/9 ARSENAL H 0-0 D   League Cup 2nd Round 21,552 Robson
19700912Sat 12/9 Everton A 0-2 L     41,596 Robson
19700919Sat 19/9 MANCHESTER UNITED H 4-0 W     27,777 Viljoen2, Clarke, Whymark Robson
19700926Sat 26/9 Chelsea A 1-2 L     38,541 Clarke Robson
19700928Mon 28/9 Arsenal A 0-4 L   League Cup 2nd Round, Replay 26,542 Robson
19701003Sat 3/10 WEST BROMWICH ALBION H 2-2 D     17,578 Viljoen, Clarke Robson
19701010Sat 10/10 Huddersfield Town A 0-1 L     17,944 Robson
19701017Sat 17/10 STOKE CITY H 2-0 W     18,170 Clarke, Hill Robson
19701024Sat 24/10 LIVERPOOL H 1-0 W     22,576 Hill Robson
19701031Sat 31/10 Manchester City A 0-2 L     27,317 Robson
19701107Sat 7/11 WEST HAM UNITED H 2-1 W     22,993 Hill, Mills Robson
19701114Sat 14/11 Newcastle United A 0-0 D     25,657 Robson
19701121Sat 21/11 ARSENAL H 0-1 L     22,867 Robson
19701128Sat 28/11 Blackpool A 2-0 W     13,048 Viljoen, Hill Robson
19701205Sat 5/12 CRYSTAL PALACE H 1-2 L     19,457 Viljoen Robson
19701212Sat 12/12 Leeds United A 0-0 D     26,675 Robson
19701219Sat 19/12 Nottingham Forest A 1-0 W     14,085 Baxter Robson
19701226Sat 26/12 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H P-P            
19710102Sat 2/1 Newcastle United A P-P     FA Cup 3rd Round      
19710109Sat 9/1 Coventry City A 0-1 L     19,938 Robson
19710111Mon 11/1 Newcastle United A 1-1 D   FA Cup 3rd Round 32,100 Mills Robson
19710113Wed 13/1 NEWCASTLE UNITED H 2-1 W   FA Cup 3rd Round, Replay 21,429 Viljoen, Hill Robson
19710116Sat 16/1 DERBY COUNTY H 0-1 L     20,332 Robson
19710123Sat 23/1 West Bromwich Albion A 1-1 D   FA Cup 4th Round 27,178 Clarke Robson
19710126Tue 26/1 WEST BROMWICH ALBION H 3-0 W   FA Cup 4th Round, Replay 25,998 Viljoen, Clarke, Robertson Robson
19710130Sat 30/1 BLACKPOOL H 2-1 W     17,512 Hammond, Lambert Robson
19710206Sat 6/2 Crystal Palace A 0-1 L     23,482 Robson
19710213Sat 13/2 Stoke City A 0-0 D   FA Cup 5th Round 36,809 Robson
19710213Sat 13/2 LEEDS UNITED H P-P            
19710216Tue 16/2 STOKE CITY H 0-1 L   FA Cup 5th Round, Replay 30,229 Robson
19710220Sat 20/2 Arsenal A 2-3 L     39,872 Robertson2 Robson
19710223Tue 23/2 LEEDS UNITED H 2-4 L     27,281 Viljoen, Hill Robson
19710226Fri 26/2 MANCHESTER CITY H 2-0 W     20,686 Viljoen, Clarke Robson
19710306Sat 6/3 Liverpool A P-P            
19710313Sat 13/3 NEWCASTLE UNITED H 1-0 W     17,065 Robertson Robson
19710320Sat 20/3 West Ham United A 2-2 D     25,957 Bell, Robertson Robson
19710323Tue 23/3 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR H 1-2 L     21,718 Hill Robson
19710327Sat 27/3 Burnley A 2-2 D     13,479 Lambert, Morris Robson
19710329Mon 29/3 Liverpool A 1-2 L     41,817 Lambert Robson
19710403Sat 3/4 SOUTHAMPTON H 1-3 L     16,389 Woods Robson
19710406Tue 6/4 EVERTON H 0-0 D     20,288 Robson
19710410Sat 10/4 Tottenham Hotspur A 0-2 L     28,708 Robson
19710412Mon 12/4 West Bromwich Albion A 1-0 W     12,684 Robertson Robson
19710417Sat 17/4 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN H 2-0 W     16,626 Clarke, Hill Robson
19710424Sat 24/4 Manchester United A 2-3 L     31,662 Clarke, Morris Robson
19710428Wed 28/4 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0-0 D     18,827 Robson
19710501Sat 1/5 CHELSEA H 0-0 D     24,708 Robson
19710504Tue 4/5 Bedford Town A 3-2 W   Testimonial Norman Cooley and David Skinn 2,427 Clarke2, Robertson Robson
19710510Mon 10/5 Lowestoft Town A 6-0 W   Friendly 2,403 Unknown6 Robson
19710520Thu 20/5 PAOK Salonika A 2-3 L   Friendly 10,000 Unknown2 Robson
19710526Wed 26/5 Panionios Athens A 2-3 L   Friendly 7,000 Unknown2 Robson

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly83231610
League421210204248
League Cup201104
FA Cup623174
TOTALS581716256566

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

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League20,432429,07025,139527,921
Cup/Play-offs24,80299,20830,657122,629

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Barnard, Chris1/8/1947 Midfield 0(1)  
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 29 2
Bell, Bobby26/10/1950 Central Defender 28 1
Best, David6/9/1943 Goalkeeper 21  
Carroll, Tommy18/8/1942 Right Full Back 9  
Clarke, Frank15/7/1942 Centre Forward 45 12
Collard, Ian31/8/1947 Midfield 19(4)  
Hammond, Geoff24/3/1950 Full Back 36 1
Harper, Colin25/7/1946 Full Back 13  
Hill, Mick13/12/1947 Forward 33 8
Hunt, Bobby1/10/1942 Forward 0(1)  
Jefferson, Derek5/9/1948 Central Defender 22(1)  
Lambert, Mick20/5/1950 Winger 12(9) 3
McNeil, Mick7/2/1940 Defender 27  
Miller, John21/9/1950 Midfield 3(3)  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 51 2
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 50 2
Robertson, Jimmy17/12/1944 Right Winger 49 7
Shanahan, Terry5/12/1951 Forward 3(1)  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 30  
Trenter, Philip26/6/1954 Defender 0(1)  
Twamley, Bruce23/5/1952 Full Back 1  
Unknown 7 13
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 39(1) 12
Whymark, Trevor4/5/1950 Forward 10(2) 1
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 31(6) 1
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Barnard, Chris1/8/1947 Midfield 0(1)  
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 24 2
Bell, Bobby26/10/1950 Central Defender 23 1
Best, David6/9/1943 Goalkeeper 18  
Carroll, Tommy18/8/1942 Right Full Back 8  
Clarke, Frank15/7/1942 Centre Forward 36 8
Collard, Ian31/8/1947 Midfield 15(2)  
Hammond, Geoff24/3/1950 Full Back 29 1
Harper, Colin25/7/1946 Full Back 13  
Hill, Mick13/12/1947 Forward 26 7
Hunt, Bobby1/10/1942 Forward 0(1)  
Jefferson, Derek5/9/1948 Central Defender 20(1)  
Lambert, Mick20/5/1950 Winger 11(6) 3
McNeil, Mick7/2/1940 Defender 19  
Miller, John21/9/1950 Midfield 3(3)  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 42 1
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 41 2
Robertson, Jimmy17/12/1944 Right Winger 40 5
Shanahan, Terry5/12/1951 Forward 3(1)  
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 24  
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 31(1) 10
Whymark, Trevor4/5/1950 Forward 8(2) 1
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 28(5) 1
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 3  
Bell, Bobby26/10/1950 Central Defender 4  
Clarke, Frank15/7/1942 Centre Forward 6 2
Collard, Ian31/8/1947 Midfield 4(1)  
Hammond, Geoff24/3/1950 Full Back 6  
Hill, Mick13/12/1947 Forward 6 1
Jefferson, Derek5/9/1948 Central Defender 1  
Lambert, Mick20/5/1950 Winger 0(2)  
McNeil, Mick7/2/1940 Defender 6  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 6 1
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 6  
Robertson, Jimmy17/12/1944 Right Winger 6 1
Sivell, Laurie8/2/1951 Goalkeeper 6  
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 6 2
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 0(1)  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Baxter, Billy23/4/1939 Centre Half 2  
Best, David6/9/1943 Goalkeeper 2  
Carroll, Tommy18/8/1942 Right Full Back 1  
Clarke, Frank15/7/1942 Centre Forward 2  
Collard, Ian31/8/1947 Midfield 0(1)  
Hammond, Geoff24/3/1950 Full Back 1  
Lambert, Mick20/5/1950 Winger 0(1)  
McNeil, Mick7/2/1940 Defender 2  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 2  
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 2  
Robertson, Jimmy17/12/1944 Right Winger 2  
Viljoen, Colin20/6/1948 Midfield 2  
Whymark, Trevor4/5/1950 Forward 2  
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 2  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Bell, Bobby26/10/1950 Central Defender 1  
Best, David6/9/1943 Goalkeeper 1  
Clarke, Frank15/7/1942 Centre Forward 1 2
Hill, Mick13/12/1947 Forward 1  
Jefferson, Derek5/9/1948 Central Defender 1  
Lambert, Mick20/5/1950 Winger 1  
Mills, Mick4/1/1949 Full Back/Midfield 1  
Morris, Peter8/11/1943 Midfield 1  
Robertson, Jimmy17/12/1944 Right Winger 1 1
Trenter, Philip26/6/1954 Defender 0(1)  
Twamley, Bruce23/5/1952 Full Back 1  
Unknown 7 13
Woods, Clive18/12/1947 Midfield/Forward 1  

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 1
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. ARSENAL                  42  18  3  0  41   6  11  4  6  30  23   65
 2. Leeds United             42  16  2  3  40  12  11  8  2  32  18   64
 3. Tottenham Hotspur        42  11  5  5  33  19   8  9  4  21  14   52
 4. Wolverhampton Wanderers  42  13  3  5  33  22   9  5  7  31  32   52
 5. Liverpool                42  11 10  0  30  10   6  7  8  12  14   51
 6. Chelsea                  42  12  6  3  34  21   6  9  6  18  21   51
 7. Southampton              42  12  5  4  35  15   5  7  9  21  29   46
 8. Manchester United        42   9  6  6  29  24   7  5  9  36  42   43
 9. Derby County             42   9  5  7  32  26   7  5  9  24  28   42
10. Coventry City            42  12  4  5  24  12   4  6 11  13  26   42
11. Manchester City          42   7  9  5  30  22   5  8  8  17  20   41
12. Newcastle United         42   9  9  3  27  16   5  4 12  17  30   41
13. Stoke City               42  10  7  4  28  11   2  6 13  16  37   37
14. Everton                  42  10  7  4  32  16   2  6 13  22  44   37
15. Huddersfield Town        42   7  8  6  19  16   4  6 11  21  33   36
16. Nottingham Forest        42   9  4  8  29  26   5  4 12  13  35   36
17. West Bromwich Albion     42   9  8  4  34  25   1  7 13  24  50   35
18. Crystal Palace           42   9  5  7  24  24   3  6 12  15  33   35
19. Ipswich Town             42   9  4  8  28  22   3  6 12  14  26   34
20. West Ham United          42   6  8  7  28  30   4  6 11  19  30   34
21. BURNLEY                  42   4  8  9  20  31   3  5 13   9  32   27
22. BLACKPOOL                42   3  9  9  22  31   1  6 14  12  35   23

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