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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)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
58


League Games:
42

League Points:
52

Points Percentage:
61.9


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
113

Goals per game:
2.0

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
Highest League Attendance:
31,004 (League - Notts County)

Lowest Home Attendance:
12,393 (League - Southampton)

Average League Attendance:
20,540


Highest Cup Attendance:
38,284 (FA Cup - Southampton)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
12,717 (Anglo-Scottish Cup - Leyton Orient)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
16

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 AGD Pts Result
1Wolverhampton Wanderers4222137844515334821710436243957Promoted as Champions
2Chelsea422113873531560512267822312055Promoted
3Nottingham Forest4221101177431434532277724213452Promoted
4Bolton Wanderers4220111175541524462159729332151
5Blackpool4217178584211732917610529251651
6Luton Town4221615674813533917811228311948
7Charlton Athletic42161610715814525227211819311348
8Notts County421910136560115529208583640548
9Southampton4217101572671263402454123243544
10Millwall42151314575396631226782631443
11Sheffield United421412165463984322554122238-940
12Blackburn Rovers421591842541245311835131136-1239
13Oldham Athletic4214101852641164372334141541-1238
14Hull City421017154553984311719111436-837
15Bristol Rovers421213175368894322744132141-1537
16Burnley421114174664894272035131944-1836
17Fulham421113185461975392526131536-735
18Cardiff City421210205667768303054122637-1134
19Orient4291617375548918235881932-1834
20Carlisle United421112194975777313345121842-2634Relegated
21Plymouth Argyle42816184665597272537111940-1932Relegated
22Hereford United42815195778696283026132948-2131Relegated

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 21, 1976FulhamA2-2Draw-9Craven Cottage
2Wed Aug 25, 1976Charlton AthleticH1-1Draw-11
3Sat Aug 28, 1976Wolverhampton WanderersH1-3Loss-16
4Sat Sep 04, 1976Luton TownA1-1Draw11,23115Kenilworth Road
5Sat Sep 11, 1976Hereford UnitedH4-3Win-13
6Sat Sep 18, 1976SouthamptonA1-1Draw15,96912The Dell
7Sat Sep 25, 1976Carlisle UnitedH5-1Win-7
8Sat Oct 02, 1976Hull CityA0-1Loss-11Boothferry Park
9Sat Oct 09, 1976Sheffield UnitedH6-1Win-4
10Sat Oct 16, 1976BlackpoolA0-1Loss-8Bloomfield Road
11Sat Oct 23, 1976BurnleyH5-2Win-5
12Sat Oct 30, 1976Oldham AthleticA0-1Loss-8Boundary Park
13Sat Nov 06, 1976Blackburn RoversH3-0Win-6
14Sat Nov 13, 1976Leyton OrientA1-0Win27,0895Brisbane Road
15Sat Nov 20, 1976ChelseaH1-1Draw-5
16Sat Nov 27, 1976Cardiff CityA3-0Win-4Ninian Park
17Sat Dec 04, 1976Bristol RoversH4-2Win-5
18Sat Dec 11, 1976MillwallA2-0Win-2The Den
19Sat Dec 18, 1976Plymouth ArgyleH1-1Draw-3
20Mon Dec 27, 1976Bolton WanderersA1-1Draw-4Burnden Park
21Sat Jan 01, 1977Blackburn RoversA3-1Win-4Ewood Park
22Fri Jan 14, 1977Charlton AthleticA1-2Loss-4The Valley
23Sat Jan 22, 1977FulhamH3-0Win-3
24Sat Feb 05, 1977Wolverhampton WanderersA1-2Loss-4Molineux
25Sat Feb 12, 1977Luton TownH1-2Loss18,2255
26Wed Mar 02, 1977Hereford UnitedA1-0Win-6Edgar Street
27Sat Mar 05, 1977Carlisle UnitedA1-1Draw-7Brunton Park
28Tue Mar 08, 1977Notts CountyH1-2Loss31,0047
29Sat Mar 12, 1977Hull CityH2-0Win-7
30Sat Mar 19, 1977Sheffield UnitedA0-2Loss-7Bramall Lane
31Tue Mar 22, 1977SouthamptonH2-1Win12,3937
32Sat Mar 26, 1977BlackpoolH3-0Win-5
33Tue Mar 29, 1977Leyton OrientH3-0Win-4
34Sat Apr 02, 1977BurnleyA1-0Win-3Turf Moor
35Wed Apr 06, 1977Bolton WanderersH3-1Win-3
36Sat Apr 09, 1977Notts CountyA1-1Draw32,5183Meadow Lane
37Sat Apr 16, 1977ChelseaA1-2Loss36,4994Stamford Bridge
38Sat Apr 23, 1977Cardiff CityH0-1Loss-4
39Wed Apr 27, 1977Oldham AthleticH3-0Win-3
40Sat Apr 30, 1977Bristol RoversA1-1Draw-3Eastville Stadium
41Mon May 02, 1977Plymouth ArgyleA2-1Win-3Home Park
42Sat May 07, 1977MillwallH1-0Win-3


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 08, 1977Bristol Rovers3H1-1Draw-
Tue Jan 11, 1977Bristol Rovers3Y1A1-1Draw-Eastville Stadium
Tue Jan 18, 1977Bristol Rovers3Y2N6-0Win-Played at Aston Villa
Sat Jan 29, 1977Southampton4H3-3Draw38,284
Tue Feb 01, 1977Southampton4Y1A1-2Loss29,401The Dell


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Aug 31, 1976Walsall2A4-2Win-Fellows Park
Tue Sep 21, 1976Coventry City3H0-3Loss-


Anglo-Scottish Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Aug 07, 1976Notts CountyEngland1H0-0Draw-Group 2
Wed Aug 11, 1976West Bromwich AlbionEngland1H3-2Win-
Sat Aug 14, 1976Bristol CityEngland1H4-2Win-Won group 2
Tue Sep 14, 1976KilmarnockScotlandQuarterH2-1Win-
Tue Sep 28, 1976KilmarnockScotlandQuarterA2-2Draw-Rugby Park
Wed Oct 20, 1976Ayr UnitedScotlandSemi1H2-1Win-
Wed Nov 03, 1976Ayr UnitedScotlandSemi2A2-0Win-Somerset ParkWon 4-1 on aggregate
Mon Dec 13, 1976Leyton OrientEnglandFinalA1-1Draw5,058Brisbane Road
Wed Dec 15, 1976Leyton OrientEnglandFinalH4-0Win12,717Won


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Oct 26, 1976Notts CountyFinalA0-1Loss-Meadow Lane
Tue May 10, 1977Mansfield TownSemiA2-1Win-Field Mill


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Jul 27, 1976SV FurthGermanyA2-3Loss-
Wed Jul 28, 1976Jahn RegensburgGermanyA5-1Win-Jahnstadion
Fri Jul 30, 1976AugsburgGermanyA1-1Draw-Rosenaustadion
Sun Aug 01, 1976SC FurstenfeldbruckGermanyA4-2Win-Stadion an der Klosterstrasse
Tue Aug 03, 1976HSB HeidenheimGermanyA3-1Win-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Oct 13, 1976Grantham TownEnglandA3-1Win-London Road
Wed Mar 16, 1977Grantham TownEnglandA2-1Win-London Road
Mon May 09, 1977Derby CountyEnglandA0-1Loss-Baseball Ground
Thu May 12, 1977Peterborough UnitedEnglandA5-2Win-London Road



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKPeter Wells9432
DGlynn Saunders7232
DLarry Lloyd361881041
MBrynn Gunn
MColin Barrett231184526
MFrank Clark572915131
MJohn Middleton49251311
MStephen Burke111
MTerry Curran2210841132
MViv Anderson4825131023
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