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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)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
46


League Games:
42

League Points:
25

Points Percentage:
29.8


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
55

Goals per game:
1.2

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
Highest League Attendance:
42,750 (League - Arsenal)

Lowest Home Attendance:
12,205 (League - Coventry City)

Average League Attendance:
21,954


Highest Cup Attendance:
16,811 (League Cup - Chelsea)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
16,811 (League Cup - Chelsea)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
8

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
1Derby County422410869331641431086726232.09158European Cup First Round
2Leeds United42249973311740541075919212.35557Cup Winners Cup First Round
3Liverpool42249964301731481676816142.13357UEFA Cup First Round
4Manchester City422311877451632481578629301.71157UEFA Cup First Round
5Arsenal422281258401524361376822271.45052
6Tottenham Hotspur42191310634216324513310818291.50051UEFA Cup First Round
7Chelsea42181212584912724120651017291.18448
8Manchester United4219101369611326392668730351.13148
9Wolverhampton Wanderers4218111365571074352384930341.14047
10Sheffield United42171213616010833926741022341.01746
11Newcastle United4215111649521065301855111934.94241
12Leicester City421313164146966181147102335.89139
13Ipswich Town42111615395378619194892034.73638
14West Ham United4212121847511065311926131632.92236
15Everton4291815374889428171911931.77136
16West Bromwich Albion421211194254678222364112031.77835
17Stoke City4210151739566105262545121331.69635
18Coventry City429151844677104272325141744.65733
19Southampton42127235280858312842152152.65031
20Crystal Palace42813213965489263145121334.60029
21Nottingham Forest42892547816411252925142252.58025Relegated
22Huddersfield Town426132327594710122226131537.45825Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 14, 1971LiverpoolA1-3Loss51,42717Anfield
2Wed Aug 18, 1971Leicester CityA1-2Loss-20Filbert Street
3Sat Aug 21, 1971West Ham UnitedH1-0Win14,35015
4Tue Aug 24, 1971SouthamptonH2-3Loss14,35018
5Sat Aug 28, 1971Crystal PalaceA1-1Draw-16Selhurst Park
6Tue Aug 31, 1971Stoke CityH0-0Draw-17
7Sat Sep 04, 1971Sheffield UnitedH2-3Loss-19
8Sat Sep 11, 1971Coventry CityA1-1Draw20,38020Highfield Road
9Sat Sep 18, 1971Manchester CityH2-2Draw-18
10Sat Sep 25, 1971Wolverhampton WanderersA2-4Loss-20Molineux
11Sat Oct 02, 1971Huddersfield TownH1-2Loss-21
12Sat Oct 09, 1971Ipswich TownA1-1Draw-21Portman Road
13Sat Oct 16, 1971LiverpoolH2-3Loss20,94522
14Sat Oct 23, 1971Tottenham HotspurA1-6Loss35,84622White Hart Lane
15Tue Oct 26, 1971Huddersfield TownA1-0Win-19Leeds Road
16Sat Oct 30, 1971Derby CountyH0-2Loss37,17020
17Sat Nov 06, 1971ChelseaA0-2Loss25,81221Stamford Bridge
18Sat Nov 13, 1971West Bromwich AlbionH4-1Win-19
19Sat Nov 20, 1971Newcastle UnitedA1-2Loss24,58320St. James Park (Newcastle)
20Sat Nov 27, 1971Leeds UnitedH0-2Loss-20
21Sat Dec 04, 1971Manchester UnitedA2-3Loss45,41121Old Trafford
22Sat Dec 11, 1971EvertonH1-0Win18,63921
23Sat Dec 18, 1971Sheffield UnitedA1-2Loss-21Bramall Lane
24Mon Dec 27, 1971ArsenalH1-1Draw42,75021
25Sat Jan 01, 1972Manchester CityA2-2Draw-21Maine Road
26Sat Jan 08, 1972Crystal PalaceH0-1Loss-22
27Sat Jan 22, 1972Leicester CityH1-2Loss-22
28Sat Jan 29, 1972SouthamptonA1-4Loss17,04322The Dell
29Sat Feb 12, 1972Tottenham HotspurH0-1Loss20,20922
30Sat Feb 19, 1972Derby CountyA0-4Loss31,80122Baseball Ground
31Sat Mar 04, 1972West Bromwich AlbionA0-1Loss-22The Hawthorns
32Sat Mar 11, 1972Ipswich TownH0-2Loss-22
33Tue Mar 14, 1972ChelseaH2-1Win13,34622
34Sat Mar 18, 1972West Ham UnitedA2-4Loss20,96022Upton Park
35Sat Mar 25, 1972Coventry CityH4-0Win12,20522
36Mon Mar 27, 1972Leeds UnitedA1-6Loss-22Elland Road
37Sat Apr 01, 1972ArsenalA0-3Loss33,89522Highbury
38Sat Apr 08, 1972Newcastle UnitedH1-0Win12,47022
39Mon Apr 10, 1972Stoke CityA2-0Win-22Victoria Ground
40Sat Apr 22, 1972Manchester UnitedH0-0Draw35,06321
41Tue Apr 25, 1972Wolverhampton WanderersH1-3Loss-21
42Tue May 02, 1972EvertonA1-1Draw21,51321Goodison Park


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 15, 1972Millwall3A1-3Loss-The Den


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Sep 07, 1971Aldershot2H5-1Win-
Wed Oct 06, 1971Chelsea3H1-1Draw16,811
Mon Oct 11, 1971Chelsea3Y1A1-2Loss24,817Stamford Bridge


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


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Aug 03, 1971KaiserslauternGermanyA0-1Loss-
Thu Aug 05, 1971Hannover 96GermanyA2-1Win-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Aug 07, 1971Hannover 96GermanyH3-2Win-
Mon Nov 08, 1971Notts CountyEnglandA2-0Win-



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