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SEASON: 1971-72


Prev Season: 1970-71
Next Season: 1972-73
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Matt Gillies

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Millwall (A) 1-3)

League Cup:
3rd Round (Chelsea (A) 1-2)


Top Goalscorer:
Ian Storey-Moore (14 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
46

Competitive Goals:
55

Goals per game:
1.2



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

League Points:
25 out of 84 (2 points per win)

Points Percentage:
29.8%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored22 times10 times2 times1 time
Conceded12 times12 times8 times4 times2 times
Won By5 times1 time1 time2 times
Lost By13 times9 times2 times1 time2 times

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
42,750

Lowest League Attendance:
12,205

Average League Attendance:
21,954

Highest Cup Attendance:
16,811

Lowest Cup Attendance:
16,811


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
8

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
0

Penalties conceded:
0

Penalties missed:
0

Penalties saved:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION ONEHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
1Derby County422410869331641431086726232.09158European Cup First Round0-20-4
2Leeds United42249973311740541075919212.35557Cup Winners Cup First Round0-21-6
3Liverpool42249964301731481676816142.13357UEFA Cup First Round2-31-3
4Manchester City422311877451632481578629301.71157UEFA Cup First Round2-22-2
5Arsenal422281258401524361376822271.450521-10-3
6Tottenham Hotspur42191310634216324513310818291.50051UEFA Cup First Round0-11-6
7Chelsea42181212584912724120651017291.184482-10-2
8Manchester United4219101369611326392668730351.131480-02-3
9Wolverhampton Wanderers4218111365571074352384930341.140471-32-4
10Sheffield United42171213616010833926741022341.017462-31-2
11Newcastle United4215111649521065301855111934.942411-01-2
12Leicester City421313164146966181147102335.891391-21-2
13Ipswich Town42111615395378619194892034.736380-21-1
14West Ham United4212121847511065311926131632.922361-02-4
15Everton4291815374889428171911931.771361-01-1
16West Bromwich Albion421211194254678222364112031.778354-10-1
17Stoke City4210151739566105262545121331.696350-02-0
18Coventry City429151844677104272325141744.657334-01-1
19Southampton42127235280858312842152152.650312-31-4
20Crystal Palace42813213965489263145121334.600290-11-1
21Nottingham Forest42892547816411252925142252.58025Relegated
22Huddersfield Town426132327594710122226131537.45825Relegated1-21-0
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 14, 1971LiverpoolA1-3Loss51,42717Storey-Moore (?)
2Wed Aug 18, 1971Leicester CityA1-2Loss-20Cormack (?)
3Sat Aug 21, 1971West Ham UnitedH1-0Win14,35016Storey-Moore (?)
4Tue Aug 24, 1971SouthamptonH2-3Loss14,35018Martin (?), Storey-Moore (?)
5Sat Aug 28, 1971Crystal PalaceA1-1Draw-16McKenzie (?)
6Tue Aug 31, 1971Stoke CityH0-0Draw-17
7Sat Sep 04, 1971Sheffield UnitedH2-3Loss-19Martin (?), Storey-Moore (?)
8Sat Sep 11, 1971Coventry CityA1-1Draw20,38020Cormack (?)
9Sat Sep 18, 1971Manchester CityH2-2Draw-18McKenzie (?), Storey-Moore (?)
10Sat Sep 25, 1971Wolverhampton WanderersA2-4Loss-20Storey-Moore (?), Martin (?)
11Sat Oct 02, 1971Huddersfield TownH1-2Loss-21McKenzie (?)
12Sat Oct 09, 1971Ipswich TownA1-1Draw-21Storey-Moore (?)
13Sat Oct 16, 1971LiverpoolH2-3Loss20,94522Storey-Moore (?, ?)
14Sat Oct 23, 1971Tottenham HotspurA1-6Loss35,84622Richardson (?)
15Tue Oct 26, 1971Huddersfield TownA1-0Win-20Lyons (?)
16Sat Oct 30, 1971Derby CountyH0-2Loss37,17020
17Sat Nov 06, 1971ChelseaA0-2Loss25,81221
18Sat Nov 13, 1971West Bromwich AlbionH4-1Win-19Richardson (?), McKenzie (?), Storey-Moore (?), O'Neill (?)
19Sat Nov 20, 1971Newcastle UnitedA1-2Loss24,58320Cormack (?)
20Sat Nov 27, 1971Leeds UnitedH0-2Loss-20
21Sat Dec 04, 1971Manchester UnitedA2-3Loss45,41121Cormack (?), O'Neill (?)
22Sat Dec 11, 1971EvertonH1-0Win18,63921Jackson (?)
23Sat Dec 18, 1971Sheffield UnitedA1-2Loss-21Martin (?)
24Mon Dec 27, 1971ArsenalH1-1Draw42,75021Storey-Moore (?)
25Sat Jan 01, 1972Manchester CityA2-2Draw-21Richardson (?), Martin (?)
26Sat Jan 08, 1972Crystal PalaceH0-1Loss-22
27Sat Jan 22, 1972Leicester CityH1-2Loss-22Storey-Moore (?)
28Sat Jan 29, 1972SouthamptonA1-4Loss17,04322Storey-Moore (?)
29Sat Feb 12, 1972Tottenham HotspurH0-1Loss20,20922
30Sat Feb 19, 1972Derby CountyA0-4Loss31,80122
31Sat Mar 04, 1972West Bromwich AlbionA0-1Loss-22
32Sat Mar 11, 1972Ipswich TownH0-2Loss-22
33Tue Mar 14, 1972ChelseaH2-1Win13,34622Gemmell (?, ?)
34Sat Mar 18, 1972West Ham UnitedA2-4Loss20,96022McKenzie (?, ?)
35Sat Mar 25, 1972Coventry CityH4-0Win12,20522Gemmell (?), Richardson (?, ?), McKenzie (?)
36Mon Mar 27, 1972Leeds UnitedA1-6Loss-22Cormack (?)
37Sat Apr 01, 1972ArsenalA0-3Loss33,89522
38Sat Apr 08, 1972Newcastle UnitedH1-0Win12,47022Cormack (?)
39Mon Apr 10, 1972Stoke CityA2-0Win-22Gemmell (?), McIntosh (?)
40Sat Apr 22, 1972Manchester UnitedH0-0Draw35,06321
41Tue Apr 25, 1972Wolverhampton WanderersH1-3Loss-21Gemmell (?)
42Tue May 02, 1972EvertonA1-1Draw21,51321Cormack (?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 15, 1972Millwall3A1-3Loss-Richardson (?)


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Sep 07, 1971Aldershot2H5-1Win-Fraser (?), McKenzie (?, ?), Martin (?), Cormack (?)
Wed Oct 06, 1971Chelsea3H1-1Draw16,811McKenzie (?)
Mon Oct 11, 1971Chelsea3Y1A1-2Loss24,817Storey-Moore (?)


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Wed May 10, 1972Notts CountyA0-3Loss-


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Aug 03, 1971KaiserslauternGermanyA0-1Loss-
Thu Aug 05, 1971Hannover 96GermanyA2-1Win-Richardson (?), Martin (?)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Aug 07, 1971Hannover 96GermanyH3-2Win-Storey-Moore (?), Martin (?, ?)
Mon Nov 08, 1971Notts CountyEnglandA2-0Win-O'Neill (?), Storey-Moore (?)



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKEric Hulme615
GKJim Barron4081022
DTommy Gemmell1943125
MDavid Serella8323
MDoug Fraser3989221
MJames McCaffrey2
MJohn Cottam184212
MLiam O'Kane255614
FAlan Buckley9451
FBarry Lyons2233161
FDuncan McKenzie358819102
FIan Storey-Moore34582114
FJim McIntosh1232713
FJohn Robertson12391
FJohn Winfield202711
FMartin O'Neill1021726
FNeil Martin26491362
FPaul Richardson34752262
FPeter Cormack3478198
FPeter Hindley4491025
FRonnie Rees71241
FSammy Chapman386824
FTommy Jackson1427513
Thomas White1


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
14Ian Storey-Moore34
10Duncan McKenzie35
8Peter Cormack34
6Neil Martin26
6Paul Richardson34
5Tommy Gemmell19
2Martin O'Neill10
1Barry Lyons22
1Doug Fraser39
1Jim McIntosh12
1Tommy Jackson14



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season