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SEASON: 1974-75


Prev Season: 1973-74
Next Season: 1975-76
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Allan Brown, Brian Clough

FA Cup:
4th Round (Fulham (H) 1-2)

League Cup:
2nd Round (Newcastle United (A) 0-3)


Top Goalscorer:
Neil Martin (12 goal)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
50

Competitive Goals:
49

Goals per game:
1.0



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
45.2%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored21 times9 times2 times1 time
Conceded15 times12 times7 times1 time
Won By11 times1 time1 time
Lost By8 times6 times4 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
25,013 (League - Notts County)

Lowest League Attendance:
9,534 (League - Portsmouth)

Average League Attendance:
17,639


Highest Cup Attendance:
23,355 (FA Cup - Tottenham Hotspur)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
14,183 (League Cup - Newcastle United)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
15

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION TWOHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
1Manchester United42269766301731451296621182.20061Promoted as Champions0-12-2
2Aston Villa4225897932164147694832262.46958Promoted2-30-3
3Norwich City4220139583714343417610524201.56853Promoted1-30-3
4Sunderland421913106535146141857924271.857511-10-0
5Bristol City4221813473314523110731116231.424500-00-1
6West Bromwich Albion4218915544213443315551121271.286452-11-0
7Blackpool4214171138331263311721187161.152450-00-0
8Hull City4215141340531281251036121543.755444-03-1
9Fulham421316134439984291748915221.128421-11-0
10Bolton Wanderers4215121545419752716651018251.098422-30-2
11Oxford United4215121541511434301919111132.804421-21-1
12Orient421120112839894171631171123.71842--
13Southampton4215111653541065292055112434.981410-01-0
14Notts County4212161449597113342655111533.831400-22-2
15York City421410185155975281853132337.927382-11-1
16Nottingham Forest42121416435577724235791932.78238--
17Portsmouth421213174454975282036121634.815371-20-2
18Oldham Athletic4210151740481074281608131232.833351-00-2
19Bristol Rovers4212111942641047252327121741.656351-02-4
20Millwall421012204456894311923161337.78632Relegated2-10-3
21Cardiff City42914193662786242126131241.58132Relegated0-01-2
22Sheffield Wednesday425112629643711172924151235.45321Relegated1-03-2
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 17, 1974Bristol CityH0-0Draw-7
2Mon Aug 19, 1974MillwallA0-3Loss-17The Den
3Sat Aug 24, 1974PortsmouthA0-2Loss11,34721Fratton Park
4Tue Aug 27, 1974MillwallH2-1Win-11
5Sat Aug 31, 1974Oxford UnitedH1-2Loss-18
6Sat Sep 07, 1974Manchester UnitedA2-2Draw40,67117Old Trafford
7Sat Sep 14, 1974Hull CityH4-0Win-13
8Tue Sep 17, 1974PortsmouthH1-2Loss9,53413
9Sat Sep 21, 1974Sheffield WednesdayA3-2Win-10Hillsborough
10Sat Sep 28, 1974SunderlandH1-1Draw-14
11Wed Oct 02, 1974Aston VillaA0-3Loss20,35714Villa Park
12Sat Oct 05, 1974SouthamptonA1-0Win15,70310The Dell
13Sat Oct 12, 1974Norwich CityH1-3Loss-12
14Sat Oct 19, 1974West Bromwich AlbionA1-0Win-10The Hawthorns
15Sat Oct 26, 1974Bristol RoversH1-0Win-8
16Sat Nov 02, 1974Bolton WanderersA0-2Loss-13Burnden Park
17Sat Nov 09, 1974Oldham AthleticH1-0Win-9
18Sat Nov 16, 1974Cardiff CityA1-2Loss-14Ninian Park
19Sat Nov 23, 1974York CityH2-1Win-11
20Sat Nov 30, 1974Leyton OrientA1-1Draw-10Brisbane Road
21Sat Dec 07, 1974FulhamH1-1Draw-11
22Sat Dec 14, 1974Bristol CityA0-1Loss-13Ashton Gate
23Sat Dec 21, 1974BlackpoolH0-0Draw-12
24Thu Dec 26, 1974Hull CityA3-1Win-11Boothferry Park
25Sat Dec 28, 1974Notts CountyH0-2Loss25,01313Allan Brown's last game as manager
26Sat Jan 11, 1975FulhamA1-0Win-11Craven Cottage
27Sat Jan 18, 1975Leyton OrientH2-2Draw-9
28Sat Feb 01, 1975Oldham AthleticA0-2Loss-13Boundary Park
29Sat Feb 08, 1975Bolton WanderersH2-3Loss-14
30Fri Feb 14, 1975York CityA1-1Draw-12Bootham Crescent
31Sat Feb 22, 1975Cardiff CityH0-0Draw-15
32Fri Feb 28, 1975Oxford UnitedA1-1Draw-14Manor Ground
33Sat Mar 08, 1975Aston VillaH2-3Loss20,20515
34Sat Mar 15, 1975SunderlandA0-0Draw-15Roker Park
35Sat Mar 22, 1975Manchester UnitedH0-1Loss21,89316
36Tue Mar 25, 1975Notts CountyA2-2Draw20,30316Meadow Lane
37Sat Mar 29, 1975BlackpoolA0-0Draw-16Bloomfield Road
38Tue Apr 01, 1975Sheffield WednesdayH1-0Win-15
39Sat Apr 05, 1975Bristol RoversA2-4Loss-17Eastville Stadium
40Sat Apr 12, 1975SouthamptonH0-0Draw11,55416
41Sat Apr 19, 1975Norwich CityA0-3Loss-17Carrow Road
42Sat Apr 26, 1975West Bromwich AlbionH2-1Win-16


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 04, 1975Tottenham Hotspur3H1-1Draw23,355Bill Anderson acted as caretaker manager
Wed Jan 08, 1975Tottenham Hotspur3Y1A1-0Win27,996White Hart LaneBrian Clough's first game as manager
Tue Jan 28, 1975Fulham4A0-0Draw-Craven Cottage
Mon Feb 03, 1975Fulham4Y1H1-1Draw-
Wed Feb 05, 1975Fulham4Y2A1-1Draw-Craven Cottage
Mon Feb 10, 1975Fulham4Y3H1-2Loss-


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Sep 10, 1974Newcastle United2H1-1Draw14,183
Wed Sep 25, 1974Newcastle United2Y1A0-3Loss26,228St. James Park (Newcastle)


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Thu May 08, 1975Notts CountyFinalH0-1Loss-


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Aug 03, 1974Port ValeEnglandA3-1Win-Vale Park
Tue Aug 06, 1974WalsallEnglandA1-1Draw-Fellows Park
Sat Aug 10, 1974Leicester CityEnglandH1-3Loss-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Oct 29, 1974Coventry CityEnglandH1-1Draw-
Mon Apr 14, 1975Worksop TownEnglandA2-1Win-Sandy Lane
Mon Apr 21, 1975Grantham TownEnglandA2-1Win-London Road
Mon Apr 28, 1975Biggleswade TownEnglandA6-1Win-Fairfield Road



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKJohn Middleton3491510
GKPeter Wells
DGarry Dulson
DPaddy Greenwood197754
MDavid Jones4112141521
MDavid Serella113262
MDennis Peacock16448
MIan Miller
MJohn Cottam2059612
MLiam O'Kane48131817
MViv Anderson1838722
FBarry Butlin3510131271
FBert Bowery
FGeorge Lyall4511171771
FIan Bowyer3991713722
FJim McIntosh421111
FJimmy McCann11
FJohn Galley511321
FJohn McGovern844
FJohn O'Hare101542
FJohn Robertson2431110113
FMartin O'Neill23610711
FMiah Dennehy318914311
FNeil Martin341113101272
FPaul Richardson45111816422
FSammy Chapman381015131
FTommy Jackson18738132
FTony Woodcock93244


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
12Neil Martin34
7Barry Butlin35
7George Lyall45
7Ian Bowyer39
4Paul Richardson45
3Miah Dennehy31
2David Jones41
2John O'Hare10
1John Cottam20
1John Robertson24
1Martin O'Neill23
1Sammy Chapman38
1Tommy Jackson18



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1974-75

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Hull CitySat Sep 14, 1974H4-0Thu Dec 26, 1974A3-1
Sheffield WednesdaySat Sep 21, 1974A3-2Tue Apr 01, 1975H1-0
West Bromwich AlbionSat Oct 19, 1974A1-0Sat Apr 26, 1975H2-1