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SEASON: 1976-77


Prev Season: 1975-76
Next Season: 1977-78
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough

FA Cup:
4th Round (Southampton (A) 1-2)

League Cup:
3rd Round (Coventry City (H) 0-3)


Player Of The Year:
Tony Woodcock
Top Goalscorer:
Peter Withe (19 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
58

Competitive Goals:
113

Goals per game:
2.0



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
61.9%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored23 times9 times10 times5 times4 times
Conceded24 times14 times4 times
Won By10 times8 times7 times2 times2 times
Lost By10 times2 times1 time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
31,004

Lowest League Attendance:
12,393

Average League Attendance:
20,540

Highest Cup Attendance:
38,284

Lowest Cup Attendance:
12,717


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
16

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
1

Penalties conceded:
0

Penalties missed:
0

Penalties saved:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION TWOHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGD Pts Result Home Away
1Wolverhampton Wanderers4222137844515334821710436243957Promoted as Champions1-31-2
2Chelsea422113873531560512267822312055Promoted1-11-2
3Nottingham Forest4221101177431434532277724213452Promoted
4Bolton Wanderers42201111755415244621597293321513-11-1
5Blackpool42171785842117329176105292516513-00-1
6Luton Town42216156748135339178112283119481-21-1
7Charlton Athletic421616107158145252272118193113481-11-2
8Notts County4219101365601155292085836405481-21-1
9Southampton42171015726712634024541232435442-11-1
10Millwall421513145753966312267826314431-02-0
11Sheffield United421412165463984322554122238-9406-10-2
12Blackburn Rovers421591842541245311835131136-12393-03-1
13Oldham Athletic4214101852641164372334141541-12383-00-1
14Hull City421017154553984311719111436-8372-00-1
15Bristol Rovers421213175368894322744132141-15374-21-1
16Burnley421114174664894272035131944-18365-21-0
17Fulham421113185461975392526131536-7353-02-2
18Cardiff City421210205667768303054122637-11340-13-0
19Orient4291617375548918235881932-1834--
20Carlisle United421112194975777313345121842-2634Relegated5-11-1
21Plymouth Argyle42816184665597272537111940-1932Relegated1-12-1
22Hereford United42815195778696283026132948-2131Relegated4-31-0

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosNotes
1Sat Aug 21, 1976FulhamA2-2Draw-9Curran (?), O'Hare (?)
2Wed Aug 25, 1976Charlton AthleticH1-1Draw-11Curran (?)
3Sat Aug 28, 1976Wolverhampton WanderersH1-3Loss-16Daley (? OG)
4Sat Sep 04, 1976Luton TownA1-1Draw11,23115Curran (?)
5Sat Sep 11, 1976Hereford UnitedH4-3Win-13Bowyer (?, ?), Butlin (?), Robertson (?)
6Sat Sep 18, 1976SouthamptonA1-1Draw15,96912Bowyer (?)
7Sat Sep 25, 1976Carlisle UnitedH5-1Win-7Barrett (?), Bowyer (?, ?), O'Hare (?), Withe (?)
8Sat Oct 02, 1976Hull CityA0-1Loss-11
9Sat Oct 09, 1976Sheffield UnitedH6-1Win-4Anderson (?), Bowyer (?, ?), Curran (?), Withe (?), Butlin (?)
10Sat Oct 16, 1976BlackpoolA0-1Loss-8
11Sat Oct 23, 1976BurnleyH5-2Win-5Curran (?), O'Neill (?, ?), Butlin (?), Robertson (?)
12Sat Oct 30, 1976Oldham AthleticA0-1Loss-8
13Sat Nov 06, 1976Blackburn RoversH3-0Win-6Bowyer (?), Haslegrave (?), Withe (?)
14Sat Nov 13, 1976Leyton OrientA1-0Win27,0895Woodcock (?)
15Sat Nov 20, 1976ChelseaH1-1Draw-5O'Neill (?)
16Sat Nov 27, 1976Cardiff CityA3-0Win-5Chapman (?), Withe (?), Woodcock (?)
17Sat Dec 04, 1976Bristol RoversH4-2Win-5Withe (?), Woodcock (?), Robertson (?, ?)
18Sat Dec 11, 1976MillwallA2-0Win-2O'Hare (?), O'Neill (?)
19Sat Dec 18, 1976Plymouth ArgyleH1-1Draw-3Barrett (?)
20Mon Dec 27, 1976Bolton WanderersA1-1Draw-4Withe (?)
21Sat Jan 01, 1977Blackburn RoversA3-1Win-4Bowyer (?), Withe (?), Woodcock (?)
22Fri Jan 14, 1977Charlton AthleticA1-2Loss-4Bowyer (?)
23Sat Jan 22, 1977FulhamH3-0Win-3Lloyd (?), O'Neill (?), Woodcock (?)
24Sat Feb 05, 1977Wolverhampton WanderersA1-2Loss-4Robertson (? pen)
25Sat Feb 12, 1977Luton TownH1-2Loss18,2255Lloyd (?)
26Wed Mar 02, 1977Hereford UnitedA1-0Win-6Curran (?)
27Sat Mar 05, 1977Carlisle UnitedA1-1Draw-7Robertson (?)
28Tue Mar 08, 1977Notts CountyH1-2Loss31,0047Withe (?)
29Sat Mar 12, 1977Hull CityH2-0Win-7Withe (?), Woodcock (?)
30Sat Mar 19, 1977Sheffield UnitedA0-2Loss-7
31Tue Mar 22, 1977SouthamptonH2-1Win12,3937O'Neill (?), Woodcock (?)
32Sat Mar 26, 1977BlackpoolH3-0Win-5Withe (?, ?), Woodcock (?)
33Tue Mar 29, 1977Leyton OrientH3-0Win-4Lloyd (?), Withe (?, ?)
34Sat Apr 02, 1977BurnleyA1-0Win-3Woodcock (?)
35Wed Apr 06, 1977Bolton WanderersH3-1Win-3Bowyer (?), O'Neill (?), Withe (?)
36Sat Apr 09, 1977Notts CountyA1-1Draw32,5183Withe (?)
37Sat Apr 16, 1977ChelseaA1-2Loss36,4994O'Neill (?)
38Sat Apr 23, 1977Cardiff CityH0-1Loss-4
39Wed Apr 27, 1977Oldham AthleticH3-0Win-3Bowyer (?), O'Neill (?), Woodcock (?)
40Sat Apr 30, 1977Bristol RoversA1-1Draw-3Robertson (?)
41Mon May 02, 1977Plymouth ArgyleA2-1Win-3Withe (?), Woodcock (?)
42Sat May 07, 1977MillwallH1-0Win-3Moore (? OG)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Sat Jan 08, 1977Bristol Rovers3H1-1Draw-Robertson (?)
Tue Jan 11, 1977Bristol Rovers3Y1A1-1Draw-Woodcock (?)
Tue Jan 18, 1977Bristol Rovers3Y2N6-0Win-Anderson (?), Bowyer (?), O'Hare (?), Withe (?), Woodcock (?, ?)
Sat Jan 29, 1977Southampton4H3-3Draw38,284Woodcock (?), Robertson (?, ?)
Tue Feb 01, 1977Southampton4Y1A1-2Loss29,401Woodcock (?)


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Tue Aug 31, 1976Walsall2A4-2Win-Barrett (?), Curran (?), O'Neill (?, ?)
Tue Sep 21, 1976Coventry City3H0-3Loss-


Anglo-Scottish Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Sat Aug 07, 1976Notts CountyEngland1H0-0Draw-
Wed Aug 11, 1976West Bromwich AlbionEngland1H3-2Win-Curran (?, ?), Butlin (?)
Sat Aug 14, 1976Bristol CityEngland1H4-2Win-Butlin (?, ?), ? (?, ?)
Tue Sep 14, 1976KilmarnockScotlandQuarterH2-1Win-Chapman (?), Robertson (?)
Tue Sep 28, 1976KilmarnockScotlandQuarterA2-2Draw-Curran (?, ?)
Wed Oct 20, 1976Ayr UnitedScotlandSemi1H2-1Win-Lloyd (?), Withe (?)
Wed Nov 03, 1976Ayr UnitedScotlandSemi2A2-0Win-Withe (?), Woodcock (?)
Mon Dec 13, 1976Leyton OrientEnglandFinalA1-1Draw5,058Robertson (?)
Wed Dec 15, 1976Leyton OrientEnglandFinalH4-0Win12,717Chapman (?), Barrett (?, ?), Bowyer (?)


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Tue Oct 26, 1976Notts CountyFinalA0-1Loss-
Tue May 10, 1977Mansfield TownSemiA2-1Win-Withe (?), Anderson (?)


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Tue Jul 27, 1976SV FurthGermanyA2-3Loss-Bowyer (?), Butlin (?)
Wed Jul 28, 1976Jahn RegensburgGermanyA5-1Win-O'Neill (?), Curran (?), Bowyer (?), Butlin (?, ?)
Fri Jul 30, 1976AugsburgGermanyA1-1Draw-O'Hare (?)
Sun Aug 01, 1976SC FurstenfeldbruckGermanyA4-2Win-Haslegrave (?), O'Neill (?), Richardson (?, ?)
Tue Aug 03, 1976HSB HeidenheimGermanyA3-1Win-Curran (?, ?), Butlin (?)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttNotes
Wed Oct 13, 1976Grantham TownEnglandA3-1Win-Haslegrave (?), Withe (?), Burke (?)
Wed Mar 16, 1977Grantham TownEnglandA2-1Win-Woodcock (?), O'Neill (?)
Mon May 09, 1977Derby CountyEnglandA0-1Loss-
Thu May 12, 1977Peterborough UnitedEnglandA5-2Win-? (?, ?, ?, ?, ?)



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKJohn Middleton49251311
GKPeter Wells9432
DGlynn Saunders7232
DLarry Lloyd361881041
DViv Anderson4825131023
MBrynn Gunn
MColin Barrett231184526
MFrank Clark572915131
MStephen Burke111
MTerry Curran2210841132
FBarry Butlin1995562
FBert Bowery211
FFrank Wignall
FGarry Birtles11
FIan Bowyer5628151314
FJohn McGovern512513133
FJohn O'Hare3514138433
FJohn Robertson5729151312
FMartin O'Neill532714121122
FPaul Bannon
FPaul Richardson2211
FPeter Withe432310101951
FSammy Chapman4221129312
FSean Haslegrave12732121
FTony Woodcock3719108171Player Of The Year


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
19Peter Withe43
17Tony Woodcock37
14Ian Bowyer56
12John Robertson57
11Martin O'Neill53
11Terry Curran22
6Barry Butlin19
5Colin Barrett23
4John O'Hare35
4Larry Lloyd36
3Sammy Chapman42
2Viv Anderson48
1Sean Haslegrave12



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1976-77

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Blackburn RoversSat Nov 06, 1976H3-0Sat Jan 01, 1977A3-1
BurnleySat Oct 23, 1976H5-2Sat Apr 02, 1977A1-0
Hereford UnitedSat Sep 11, 1976H4-3Wed Mar 02, 1977A1-0
Leyton OrientSat Nov 13, 1976A1-0Tue Mar 29, 1977H3-0
MillwallSat Dec 11, 1976A2-0Sat May 07, 1977H1-0