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SEASON: 1975-76


Prev Season: 1974-75
This Season: 1975-76
Next Season: 1976-77
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Peterborough United (A) 0-1)

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


Top Goalscorer:
Ian Bowyer (16 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
48

Competitive Goals:
64

Goals per game:
1.3



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
54.8%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times7 times4 times4 times1 time
Conceded15 times7 times4 times1 time
Won By10 times3 times4 times3 times
Lost By10 times4 times1 time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
19,757

Lowest League Attendance:
11,343

Average League Attendance:
14,047

Highest Cup Attendance:
0

Lowest Cup Attendance:
0


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
21

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
0

Penalties conceded:
0

Penalties missed:
0

Penalties saved:
0


END OF SEASON TABLE



SECOND DIVISION (Tier 2) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Sunderland4224810673619204810561019261.86156Promoted as Champions2-10-3
2Bristol City421915859351173341488525211.68653Promoted1-02-0
3West Bromwich Albion4220139503310922912104721211.51553Promoted0-20-2
4Bolton Wanderers4220121064381254361487628241.684521-20-0
5Notts County4219111260411164331385827281.463490-10-0
6Southampton4221714665018214916351317341.320493-13-0
7Luton Town42191013615113623815641123361.196480-01-1
8Nottingham Forest42171213554013173418411621221.37546
9Charlton Athletic4215121561721155403447102138.847421-22-2
10Blackpool421414144049993262255111427.816423-01-1
11Chelsea42121614535479525205792834.981401-30-0
12Fulham421314154547984271446111833.957401-00-0
13Leyton Orient4213141537391065211238101627.949401-01-1
14Hull City421411174549957292356101626.918391-20-1
15Blackburn Rovers42121416455086727224891828.900381-04-1
16Plymouth Argyle4213121748541344362008131234.889382-00-1
17Oldham Athletic4213121757681182372424152044.838384-30-0
18Bristol Rovers421116153850795201547101835.760383-02-4
19Carlisle United421213174559984292235131637.763374-01-1
20Oxford United421111203959777232544131634.66133Relegated4-01-0
21York City421082439718310283425141137.54928Relegated1-02-3
22Portsmouth42972632614611152351151738.52525Relegated0-11-1

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 16, 1975Plymouth ArgyleH2-0Win-3Horswill (? OG), O'Hare (?)
2Sat Aug 23, 1975PortsmouthA1-1Draw10,6557Bowyer (?)
3Sat Aug 30, 1975Notts CountyH0-1Loss19,75712
4Sat Sep 06, 1975ChelseaA0-0Draw21,02312
5Sat Sep 13, 1975Hull CityH1-2Loss-14Robertson (?)
6Sat Sep 20, 1975Oxford UnitedA1-0Win-12Lyall (?)
7Wed Sep 24, 1975Charlton AthleticH1-2Loss-15Robertson (?)
8Sat Sep 27, 1975Bolton WanderersH1-2Loss-17Lyall (?)
9Sat Oct 04, 1975Bristol RoversA2-4Loss-19Robertson (?), Bowyer (?)
10Sat Oct 11, 1975FulhamA0-0Draw-20
11Sat Oct 18, 1975SouthamptonH3-1Win12,67716Cottam (?), O'Neill (?), O'Hare (?)
12Tue Oct 21, 1975Luton TownH0-0Draw12,29014
13Sat Oct 25, 1975Oldham AthleticA0-0Draw-15
14Sat Nov 01, 1975Carlisle UnitedH4-0Win-11Curran (?), O'Hare (?, ?), Butlin (?)
15Tue Nov 04, 1975BlackpoolA1-1Draw-11O'Neill (?)
16Sat Nov 08, 1975SunderlandA0-3Loss-13
17Sat Nov 15, 1975Bristol CityH1-0Win-12Butlin (?)
18Sat Nov 22, 1975SouthamptonA3-0Win14,24510Richardson (?), Bowyer (?, ?)
19Sat Nov 29, 1975York CityH1-0Win-10Butlin (?)
20Sat Dec 06, 1975Leyton OrientA1-1Draw-9Bowyer (?)
21Sat Dec 13, 1975PortsmouthH0-1Loss11,34311
22Sat Dec 20, 1975Plymouth ArgyleA0-1Loss-13
23Fri Dec 26, 1975West Bromwich AlbionH0-2Loss-14
24Sat Dec 27, 1975Blackburn RoversA4-1Win-11Robertson (?), Bowery (?, ?), Bowyer (?)
25Sat Jan 10, 1976Hull CityA0-1Loss-13
26Sat Jan 17, 1976ChelseaH1-3Loss14,17215Bowyer (?)
27Sat Jan 31, 1976Luton TownA1-1Draw8,50316Curran (?)
28Sat Feb 07, 1976BlackpoolH3-0Win-11Bowyer (?), Curran (?), Butlin (?)
29Sat Feb 21, 1976Bristol CityA2-0Win-12Curran (?), O'Hare (?)
30Tue Feb 24, 1976Charlton AthleticA2-2Draw-12Bowyer (?), McCann (?)
31Sat Feb 28, 1976Oldham AthleticH4-3Win-9Curran (?), O'Neill (?, ?), Butlin (?)
32Sat Mar 06, 1976Carlisle UnitedA1-1Draw-11Barry (? OG)
33Sat Mar 13, 1976FulhamH1-0Win-8O'Hare (?)
34Wed Mar 17, 1976SunderlandH2-1Win-8Bowyer (?), O'Hare (?)
35Sat Mar 20, 1976York CityA2-3Loss-8O'Hare (?), Downing (? OG)
36Sat Mar 27, 1976Leyton OrientH1-0Win-8Bowyer (?)
37Sat Apr 03, 1976Bolton WanderersA0-0Draw-8
38Sat Apr 10, 1976Oxford UnitedH4-0Win-6Curran (?), O'Neill (?), Butlin (?), Robertson (?)
39Tue Apr 13, 1976Notts CountyA0-0Draw29,2796
40Sat Apr 17, 1976West Bromwich AlbionA0-2Loss-8
41Tue Apr 20, 1976Blackburn RoversH1-0Win-8Butlin (?)
42Sat Apr 24, 1976Bristol RoversH3-0Win-8Bowyer (?, ?), O'Hare (?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Thu Jan 01, 1976Peterborough United3H0-0Draw-
Wed Jan 07, 1976Peterborough United3Y1A0-1Loss-


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Aug 19, 1975Rotherham United11A2-1Win-Chapman (?), McGovern (?)
Wed Aug 27, 1975Rotherham United12H5-1Win-Richardson (?, ?), Bowyer (?), Lyall (?, ?)
Wed Sep 10, 1975Plymouth Argyle2H1-0Win-Bowyer (?)
Wed Oct 08, 1975Manchester City3A1-2Loss-Bowyer (?)


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Fri Jan 23, 1976Mansfield TownSemiH2-1Win-Richardson (?), Bowyer (?)


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Jul 29, 1975TSV GeingenGermanyA2-1Win-Lyall (? pen), Anderson (?)
Thu Jul 31, 1975SV KaufbeurenGermanyA1-1Draw-Richardson (?)
Fri Aug 01, 1975BC AichachGermanyA1-1Draw-? (?)
Sun Aug 03, 1975TSV GamersheimGermanyA9-1Win-Woodcock (?, ?), McIntosh (?), Lyall (?, ?), O'Hare (?, ?), Butlin (?, ?)
Tue Aug 05, 1975Stuttgart KickersGermanyA0-1Loss-
Sat Aug 09, 1975BallymenaIrelandA3-1Win-? (?, ?, ?)
Mon Aug 11, 1975ColeraineNorthern IrelandA3-2Win-? (?, ?, ?)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Mon Nov 17, 1975Hartlepool UnitedEnglandA0-0Draw-
Tue Dec 09, 1975Qatar XIQatarA1-1Draw-Richardson (?)
Mon Feb 02, 1976Corby TownEnglandA2-1Win-? (?, ?)
Tue Apr 06, 1976Louth UnitedEnglandA6-1Win-? (?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?)
Fri Apr 30, 1976CD SeverenceA10-1Win-Butlin (?, ?, ?, ?), Bowyer (?, ?, ?), Barrett (?), Curran (? pen), Middleton (?)


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Mon Apr 26, 1976Don Revie's All-StarsEnglandH3-2Win-? (?, ?, ?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (5) Out (5)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
David SunleyLoan InBaker (1973-76)Sold
Glynn SaundersBoughtGeorge LyallSold
Jul 29, 1975Frank ClarkBoughtJim McIntoshSold
Aug 30, 1975Terry CurranBought£42,000Jimmy McCannSold
Mar 13, 1976Colin BarrettBoughtDec 09, 1975John CottamSold


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKJohn Middleton239771
GKPeter Wells251168
DGlynn Saunders
DViv Anderson2410771
MBaker (1973-76)
MBrynn Gunn14437
MColin Barrett10622
MDavid Sunley11
MFrank Clark48201315
MJohn Cottam92431
MLiam O'Kane115332
MTerry Curran3312101164
FBarry Butlin341510971
FBert Bowery31112
FDuncan McKenzie
FGeorge Lyall942342
FIan Bowyer4620121416
FJim McIntosh411211
FJimmy McCann4211131
FJohn McGovern472013141
FJohn O'Hare4620131391
FJohn Robertson45191115513
FMartin O'Neill32159851
FPaul Richardson2910613311
FSammy Chapman431810151
FTony Woodcock
Mills (1975)


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
16Ian Bowyer46
9John O'Hare46
7Barry Butlin34
6Terry Curran33
5John Robertson45
5Martin O'Neill32
4George Lyall9
3Paul Richardson29
2Bert Bowery3
1Jimmy McCann4
1John Cottam9
1John McGovern47
1Sammy Chapman43



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1975-76

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Blackburn RoversSat Dec 27, 1975A4-1Tue Apr 20, 1976H1-0
Bristol CitySat Nov 15, 1975H1-0Sat Feb 21, 1976A2-0
Oxford UnitedSat Sep 20, 1975A1-0Sat Apr 10, 1976H4-0
SouthamptonSat Oct 18, 1975H3-1Sat Nov 22, 1975A3-0