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SEASON: 1970-71

Prev Season: 1969-70
Next Season: 1971-72
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Matt Gillies

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Tottenham Hotspur (A) 1-2)

League Cup:
4th Round (Birmingham City (A) 1-2)


Top Goalscorer:
Ian Storey-Moore (22 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
53


League Games:
42

League Points:
36

Points Percentage:
42.9


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
57

Goals per game:
1.1

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored15 times8 times6 times2 times
Conceded15 times14 times5 times4 times
Won By10 times6 times1 time
Lost By9 times8 times3 times2 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
40,727 (League - Arsenal)

Lowest Home Attendance:
18,009 (League - Southampton)

Average League Attendance:
26,078


Highest Cup Attendance:
25,349 (League Tier 1 - Newcastle United)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
23,230 (FA Cup - Luton Town)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
15

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION ONEHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Arsenal42297671291830416114630232.44865European Cup First Round
2Leeds United4227105723016234012118232182.40064UEFA Cup First Round
3Tottenham Hotspur421914954331155331989421141.63652UEFA Cup First Round
4Wolverhampton Wanderers422281264541335332295731321.18552UEFA Cup First Round
5Liverpool4217178422411100301067812141.75051Cup Winners Cup First Round
6Chelsea421815952421263342169618211.23851Cup Winners Cup First Round
7Southampton4217121356441254351557921291.27346UEFA Cup First Round
8Manchester United42161115656696629247593642.98543
9Derby County421610165654957322675924281.03742
10Coventry City4216101637381245241246111326.97442
11Manchester City421217134742795302258817201.11941
12Newcastle United421413154446993271654121730.95741
13Stoke City4212131744481074281126131637.91737
14Everton4212131754601074321626132244.90037
15Huddersfield Town421114174049786191646112133.81636
16Nottingham Forest42148204261948292654121335.68936
17West Bromwich Albion421015175875984342517132450.77335
18Crystal Palace421211193957957242436121533.68435
19Ipswich Town421210204248948282236121426.87534
20West Ham United421014184760687283046111930.78334
21Burnley4271322296348920313513932.46027Relegated
22Blackpool42415233466399223116141235.51523Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 15, 1970Coventry CityH2-0Win25,1371
2Tue Aug 18, 1970West Bromwich AlbionH3-3Draw-3
3Sat Aug 22, 1970Ipswich TownA0-0Draw-5Portman Road
4Wed Aug 26, 1970Newcastle UnitedA1-1Draw35,1326St. James Park (Newcastle)
5Sat Aug 29, 1970Wolverhampton WanderersH4-1Win-3
6Wed Sep 02, 1970Stoke CityA0-0Draw-3Victoria Ground
7Sat Sep 05, 1970Crystal PalaceA0-2Loss-6Selhurst Park
8Sat Sep 12, 1970Manchester CityH0-1Loss-10
9Sat Sep 19, 1970LiverpoolA0-3Loss40,67613Anfield
10Sat Sep 26, 1970Leeds UnitedH0-0Draw-14
11Sat Oct 03, 1970ArsenalA0-4Loss32,05317Highbury
12Sat Oct 10, 1970BlackpoolH3-1Win-13
13Sat Oct 17, 1970Coventry CityA0-2Loss25,41814Highfield Road
14Sat Oct 24, 1970Huddersfield TownA0-0Draw-15Leeds Road
15Sat Oct 31, 1970Tottenham HotspurH0-1Loss25,30116
16Sat Nov 07, 1970EvertonA0-1Loss39,25517Goodison Park
17Sat Nov 14, 1970Manchester UnitedH1-2Loss36,36420
18Sat Nov 21, 1970BurnleyA1-2Loss-20Turf Moor
19Sat Nov 28, 1970Derby CountyH2-4Loss30,53920
20Sat Dec 05, 1970SouthamptonA1-4Loss19,01620The Dell
21Sat Dec 12, 1970ChelseaH1-1Draw20,08020
22Sat Dec 19, 1970Ipswich TownH0-1Loss-20
23Sat Jan 09, 1971West Bromwich AlbionA1-0Win-19The Hawthorns
24Sat Jan 16, 1971Newcastle UnitedH2-1Win25,34919
25Sat Feb 06, 1971SouthamptonH2-0Win18,00919
26Wed Feb 17, 1971ChelseaA0-2Loss19,33919Stamford Bridge
27Sat Feb 20, 1971BurnleyH1-0Win-18
28Wed Feb 24, 1971West Ham UnitedA0-2Loss35,60118Upton Park
29Sat Mar 06, 1971Huddersfield TownH1-3Loss-20
30Wed Mar 10, 1971Tottenham HotspurA1-0Win21,69718White Hart Lane
31Sat Mar 13, 1971Manchester UnitedA0-2Loss40,47319Old Trafford
32Sat Mar 20, 1971EvertonH3-2Win21,64319
33Sat Mar 27, 1971Crystal PalaceH3-1Win-18
34Wed Mar 31, 1971Derby CountyA2-1Win34,85718Baseball Ground
35Sat Apr 03, 1971Wolverhampton WanderersA0-4Loss-18Molineux
36Fri Apr 09, 1971Manchester CityA3-1Win-16Maine Road
37Sat Apr 10, 1971West Ham UnitedH1-0Win23,03214
38Tue Apr 13, 1971ArsenalH0-3Loss40,72715
39Sat Apr 17, 1971BlackpoolA3-2Win-14Bloomfield Road
40Sat Apr 24, 1971LiverpoolH0-1Loss20,67815
41Tue Apr 27, 1971Stoke CityH0-0Draw-15
42Sat May 01, 1971Leeds UnitedA0-2Loss-15Elland Road


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 02, 1971Luton Town3H1-1Draw23,230
Mon Jan 11, 1971Luton Town3Y1A4-3Win23,483Kenilworth Road
Sat Jan 23, 1971Leyton Orient4H1-1Draw25,349
Mon Jan 25, 1971Leyton Orient4Y1A0-0Aba-Abandoned due to waterlogged pitch
Mon Feb 01, 1971Leyton Orient4Y1A1-0Win18,530Brisbane Road
Sat Feb 13, 1971Tottenham Hotspur5A1-2Loss46,366White Hart Lane


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 09, 1970Huddersfield Town2A0-0Draw-Leeds Road
Wed Sep 16, 1970Huddersfield Town2Y1H2-0Win-
Tue Oct 06, 1970Birmingham City3A1-2Loss-St. Andrews


Anglo-Scottish Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon Sep 14, 1970AirdrieoniansScotland11H2-2Draw-
Mon Sep 28, 1970AirdrieoniansScotland12A2-2Loss-Broomfield ParkAgg 4-4; Lost 4-5 on Penalties


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue May 04, 1971Mansfield TownH0-1Loss-


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Fri Jul 24, 1970HalmiaSwedenA3-0Win-
Sun Jul 26, 1970LandskronaSwedenA4-2Win-
Tue Jul 28, 1970Jonkoeping SoedraSwedenA1-0Win-
Fri Aug 07, 1970Hamburg SVGermanyH1-0Win-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon May 10, 1971Notts CountyEnglandH3-1Win-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKJim Barron52171223
DBill Brindley
MAlex Ingram15366
MDoug Fraser221129
MHenry Newton174761
MJohn Cottam2
MLiam O'Kane52171223
FBarry Lyons4314111841
FDave Hilley512213
FDuncan McKenzie521225
FGraham Collier921633
FIan Storey-Moore4014101622
FJim McIntosh411211
FJohn Robertson111
FJohn Winfield52171223
FNeil Martin12751
FPaul Richardson281041414
FPeter Cormack5116122312
FPeter Hindley521712232
FRonnie Rees3381015414
FSammy Chapman521712231
FTommy Jackson2794141


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
22Ian Storey-Moore40
12Peter Cormack51
4Barry Lyons43
4Ronnie Rees33
3Graham Collier9
2Duncan McKenzie5
2Peter Hindley52
1Dave Hilley5
1Henry Newton17
1Jim McIntosh4
1Neil Martin12
1Paul Richardson28
1Sammy Chapman52
1Tommy Jackson27



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1970-71

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
BlackpoolSat Oct 10, 1970H3-1Sat Apr 17, 1971A3-2