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SEASON: 1973-74

Prev Season: 1972-73
Next Season: 1974-75
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Dave Mackay, Allan Brown

FA Cup:
Quarter Final (Newcastle United (N) 0-1)

League Cup:
2nd Round (Millwall (H) 1-3)


Top Goalscorer:
Duncan McKenzie (28 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
50


League Games:
42

League Points:
45

Points Percentage:
53.6


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
70

Goals per game:
1.4

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored16 times11 times5 times3 times1 time
Conceded15 times10 times4 times2 times
Won By8 times5 times3 times2 times
Lost By11 times3 times1 time

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
29,962 (League - Notts County)

Lowest Home Attendance:
10,792 (League - Luton Town)

Average League Attendance:
18,262


Highest Cup Attendance:
23,456 (FA Cup - Bristol Rovers)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
9,241 (League Cup - Millwall)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
19

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION TWOHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Middlesbrough422711477301641408117337222.56765Promoted as Champions
2Luton Town4219121164511254422577722261.25550Promoted
3Carlisle United4220913614813534017741021311.27149Promoted
4Orient421518955429842817610527251.31048
5Blackpool4217131257401155351768722231.42547
6Sunderland4219914584411643215831026291.31847
7Nottingham Forest4215151257431263401939917241.32645
8West Bromwich Albion421416124845894282467820211.06744
9Hull City42131712464799325154892132.97943
10Notts County42151314556086730357772525.91743
11Bolton Wanderers42151215444012543017371114231.10042
12Millwall4214141451511065281648923351.00042
13Fulham4216101639431146262056101323.90742
14Aston Villa4213151448458943321561015241.06741
15Portsmouth421412164562984261654121946.72640
16Bristol City421410184754957252055112234.87038
17Cardiff City421016164962876272029102242.79036
18Oxford United42101616354688527212811825.76136
19Sheffield Wednesday421211195163966332435131839.81035
20Crystal Palace421112194356678242455111932.76834Relegated
21Preston North End42914194062786242326131639.64531Relegated
22Swindon Town42711243672678222714161445.50025Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 25, 1973Luton TownH4-0Win10,7921
2Sat Sep 01, 1973Oxford UnitedA0-1Loss-8Manor Ground
3Sat Sep 08, 1973Sheffield WednesdayH2-1Win-3
4Tue Sep 11, 1973Hull CityA0-0Draw-4Boothferry Park
5Sat Sep 15, 1973West Bromwich AlbionA3-3Draw-7The Hawthorns
6Tue Sep 18, 1973Swindon TownH2-0Win-2
7Sat Sep 22, 1973Preston North EndH1-1Draw-2
8Sat Sep 29, 1973Bolton WanderersA0-1Loss-6Burnden Park
9Tue Oct 02, 1973Swindon TownA0-0Draw-5County Ground (Swindon)
10Sat Oct 06, 1973MillwallH3-0Win-3
11Sat Oct 13, 1973Leyton OrientA1-2Loss-8Brisbane Road
12Sat Oct 20, 1973BlackpoolA2-2Draw-8Bloomfield Road
13Tue Oct 23, 1973Hull CityH0-0Draw-6
14Sat Oct 27, 1973Aston VillaH1-2Loss17,7189
15Sat Nov 03, 1973Crystal PalaceA1-0Win-6Selhurst Park
16Sat Nov 10, 1973FulhamH3-0Win-4Dave Mackay's last game as manager
17Sat Nov 17, 1973Carlisle UnitedH2-0Win-4Allan Brown's first game as manager
18Sat Nov 24, 1973SunderlandA0-0Draw-3Roker Park
19Sat Dec 08, 1973Cardiff CityA1-1Draw-5Ninian Park
20Sat Dec 15, 1973MiddlesbroughA0-1Loss16,7647Ayresome Park
21Sat Dec 22, 1973Bolton WanderersH3-2Win-6
22Wed Dec 26, 1973Notts CountyA1-0Win32,3104Meadow Lane
23Sat Dec 29, 1973Sheffield WednesdayA1-1Draw-5Hillsborough
24Tue Jan 01, 1974Oxford UnitedH1-1Draw-5
25Sat Jan 12, 1974West Bromwich AlbionH1-4Loss-7
26Sat Jan 19, 1974Luton TownA2-2Draw11,8887Kenilworth Road
27Sat Feb 02, 1974MiddlesbroughH5-1Win18,7996
28Sun Feb 10, 1974Preston North EndA1-2Loss-7Deepdale
29Sat Feb 23, 1974MillwallA0-0Draw-7The Den
30Tue Feb 26, 1974Leyton OrientH2-1Win-6
31Sun Mar 03, 1974Notts CountyH0-0Draw29,9626
32Sat Mar 16, 1974BlackpoolH2-0Win-6
33Sat Mar 23, 1974FulhamA0-2Loss-7Craven Cottage
34Tue Mar 26, 1974PortsmouthH2-0Win14,0404
35Sat Mar 30, 1974Crystal PalaceH1-2Loss-6
36Sat Apr 06, 1974SunderlandH2-2Draw-6
37Fri Apr 12, 1974Bristol CityA0-1Loss-7Ashton Gate
38Sat Apr 13, 1974Carlisle UnitedA1-2Loss-8Brunton Park
39Tue Apr 16, 1974Bristol CityH1-1Draw-8
40Sat Apr 20, 1974Cardiff CityH2-1Win-6
41Wed Apr 24, 1974Aston VillaA1-3Loss12,4396Villa Park
42Sat Apr 27, 1974PortsmouthA2-0Win11,7656Fratton Park


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sun Jan 06, 1974Bristol Rovers3H4-3Win23,456
Sun Jan 27, 1974Manchester City4H4-1Win-
Sun Feb 17, 1974Portsmouth5H1-0Win-
Wed Mar 06, 1974Newcastle UnitedQuarterA3-4Aba-St. James Park (Newcastle)Abandoned after pitch invasion
Mon Mar 18, 1974Newcastle UnitedQuarterY1N0-0Draw40,685Goodison ParkPlayed at Everton
Thu Mar 21, 1974Newcastle UnitedQuarterY2N0-1Loss31,373Goodison ParkPlayed at Everton


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Oct 10, 1973Millwall2A0-0Draw8,631The Den
Tue Oct 16, 1973Millwall2Y1H1-3Loss9,241


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon May 06, 1974Notts CountyFinalH3-2Win-


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Aug 04, 1973RhylWalesA9-1Win-Belle Vue (Rhyl)
Sat Aug 11, 1973Port ValeEnglandA2-1Win-Vale Park
Tue Aug 14, 1973LimerickIrelandA3-1Win-Markets Field
Wed Aug 15, 1973Cork HiberniansIrelandA3-1Win-Flower Lodge
Fri Aug 17, 1973WaterfordIrelandA2-1Win-Kilcohan Park
Sat Aug 18, 1973WalsallEnglandA2-1Win-Fellows Park
Mon Aug 20, 1973Lincoln CityEnglandA0-2Loss-Sincil Bank


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 26, 1973Derby CountyEnglandA1-1Draw-Baseball Ground
Mon May 13, 1974Leicester CityEnglandH1-1Draw-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKJim Barron431615111
DColin Smith
MBaker (1973-76)
MDavid Serella195671
MDennis Peacock7223
MJohn Cottam391613101
MLiam O'Kane5018171411
MViv Anderson
FAlan Buckley
FBarry Lyons
FDuncan McKenzie4918171328
FFrank Wignall
FGeorge Lyall48171614141
FIan Bowyer34121299
FJim McIntosh623111
FJohn Galley1747616
FJohn Robertson82321
FJohn Winfield4616161312
FMartin O'Neill32101110112
FMiah Dennehy1243524
FNeil Martin431713129
FPaul Richardson281288232
FPeter Hindley93512
FSammy Chapman461616131
FSteve Peplow612311
FTommy Jackson25997322
FTony Woodcock211


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
28Duncan McKenzie49
14George Lyall48
9Ian Bowyer34
9Neil Martin43
3Tommy Jackson25
2Paul Richardson28
1John Cottam39
1John Winfield46
1Liam O'Kane50
1Martin O'Neill32
1Sammy Chapman46



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1973-74

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
PortsmouthTue Mar 26, 1974H2-0Sat Apr 27, 1974A2-0