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SEASON: 1981-82

Prev Season: 1980-81
Next Season: 1982-83
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Wrexham (H) 1-3)

League Cup:
5th Round (Tottenham Hotspur (A) 0-1)


Player Of The Year:
Peter Shilton
Top Goalscorer:
Ian Wallace (12 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
48


League Games:
42

League Points:
57

Points Percentage:
45.2


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
51

Goals per game:
1.1

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored15 times12 times4 times
Conceded20 times11 times3 times1 time
Won By15 times4 times
Lost By8 times8 times1 time

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
34,881 (League - Coventry City)

Lowest League Attendance:
15,037 (League - Swansea City)

Average League Attendance:
20,593

Highest Cup Attendance:
-

Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISC
Clean Sheets:
13

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION ONEHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGD Pts Result
1Liverpool422697803214343914126341184887European Cup First Round
2Ipswich Town422651175531713472594828282283UEFA Cup First Round
3Manchester United422212859291263279106532203078UEFA Cup First Round
4Tottenham Hotspur4220111167481245412687626221971Cup Winners Cup First Round
5Arsenal4220111148371353271576821221171UEFA Cup First Round
6Swansea City422161558511335341683102435769Cup Winners Cup First Round
7Southampton421991472671524493047102337566UEFA Cup First Round
8Everton421713125650117333216692329664
9West Ham United4214161266579102422956102428958
10Manchester City42151314495097532236691727-158
11Aston Villa42151215555396628246692729257European Cup First Round
12Nottingham Forest42151215424877719208582328-657
13Brighton and Hove Albion421313164352876302456101328-952
14Coventry City421311185662948312447102538-650
15Notts County42138216169858323353132936-847
16Birmingham City421014185371867293528112436-1844
17West Bromwich Albion421111204657669242555112232-1144
18Stoke City421282244639210272836121735-1944
19Sunderland4211112038586510192656101932-2044
20Leeds United4210122039616114232041161641-2242Relegated
21Wolverhampton Wanderers421010223263858192025141343-3140Relegated
22Middlesbrough42815193452597202436121428-1839Relegated

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 29, 1981SouthamptonH2-1Win25,2344
2Mon Aug 31, 1981Manchester UnitedA0-0Draw51,4961Old Trafford
3Sat Sep 05, 1981Birmingham CityA3-4Loss19,03511St. Andrews
4Sat Sep 12, 1981West Bromwich AlbionH0-0Draw22,61812
5Sat Sep 19, 1981Stoke CityA2-1Win15,6536Victoria Ground
6Wed Sep 23, 1981SunderlandH2-0Win21,1335
7Sat Sep 26, 1981Brighton and Hove AlbionH2-1Win19,2204
8Sat Oct 03, 1981Tottenham HotspurA0-3Loss34,8706White Hart Lane
9Sat Oct 10, 1981MiddlesbroughA1-1Draw15,0436Ayresome Park
10Sat Oct 17, 1981Coventry CityH2-1Win34,8814
11Sat Oct 24, 1981Manchester CityA0-0Draw34,8815Maine Road
12Sat Oct 31, 1981Leeds UnitedH2-1Win25,2725
13Sat Nov 07, 1981West Ham UnitedH0-0Draw26,3275
14Sat Nov 21, 1981ArsenalH1-2Loss20,9127
15Wed Nov 25, 1981SunderlandA3-2Win17,4195Roker Park
16Sat Nov 28, 1981Aston VillaA1-3Loss26,8477Villa Park
17Sat Dec 05, 1981LiverpoolH0-2Loss24,5218
18Sat Dec 12, 1981Swansea CityA2-1Win17,5506Vetch Field
19Sat Jan 09, 1982Birmingham CityH2-1Win15,9066
20Sat Jan 23, 1982Notts CountyH0-2Loss26,1587
21Sat Jan 30, 1982Stoke CityH0-0Draw16,21911
22Sat Feb 06, 1982West Bromwich AlbionA1-2Loss15,00611The Hawthorns
23Sat Feb 13, 1982SouthamptonA0-2Loss21,35011The Dell
24Tue Feb 16, 1982Wolverhampton WanderersA0-0Draw11,19511Molineux
25Sat Feb 20, 1982Brighton and Hove AlbionA1-0Win17,17510Goldstone Ground
26Sat Feb 27, 1982MiddlesbroughH1-1Draw16,46410
27Tue Mar 09, 1982Coventry CityA1-0Win9,72010Highfield Road
28Sat Mar 13, 1982Manchester CityH1-1Draw20,92710
29Wed Mar 17, 1982Ipswich TownH1-1Draw16,68610
30Sat Mar 20, 1982Leeds UnitedA1-1Draw18,03610Elland Road
31Sat Mar 27, 1982West Ham UnitedA1-0Win24,6339Upton Park
32Sat Apr 03, 1982EvertonH0-1Loss17,32310
33Sat Apr 10, 1982Wolverhampton WanderersH0-1Loss15,69112
34Mon Apr 12, 1982Notts CountyA2-1Win19,30410Meadow Lane
35Sat Apr 17, 1982ArsenalA0-2Loss21,98610Highbury
36Tue Apr 20, 1982EvertonA1-2Loss15,46011Goodison Park
37Sat Apr 24, 1982Aston VillaH1-1Draw18,21311
38Sat May 01, 1982LiverpoolA0-2Loss18,44912Anfield
39Wed May 05, 1982Manchester UnitedH0-1Loss18,44913
40Sat May 08, 1982Swansea CityH0-2Loss15,03713
41Wed May 12, 1982Tottenham HotspurH2-0Win15,27312
42Sat May 15, 1982Ipswich TownA3-1Win19,93711Portman Road


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 02, 1982Wrexham3H1-3Loss-


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Oct 06, 1981Birmingham City21A3-2Win-St. Andrews
Wed Oct 28, 1981Birmingham City22H2-1Win-Won 5-3 on aggregate
Wed Nov 11, 1981Blackburn Rovers3A1-0Win-Ewood Park
Wed Dec 02, 1981Tranmere Rovers4H2-0Win-
Mon Jan 18, 1982Tottenham HotspurQuarterA0-1Loss31,192White Hart Lane


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue May 18, 1982Notts CountyFinalH7-1Win-


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Aug 11, 1981Linfield AthleticNorthern IrelandA5-1Win-Windsor Park
Thu Aug 20, 1981OsasunaSpainA2-1Win-El Sadar Stadium
Fri Aug 21, 1981Real ZaragozaSpainA1-1Draw-La Romareda
Tue Aug 25, 1981NapoliItalyA0-0Draw-Stadio San Paolo


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sun Oct 11, 1981Vancouver WhitecapsCanadaH2-2Draw-
Tue Oct 13, 1981ValerengenNorwayA2-1Win-Ullevaal Stadion
Wed Nov 04, 1981Grantham TownEnglandA5-2Win-London Road
Tue Dec 29, 1981Rotherham UnitedEnglandA0-2Loss-Millmoor
Mon Jan 04, 1982Luton TownEnglandH5-1Win-
Fri Jan 15, 1982Torquay UnitedEnglandA1-2Loss-Plainmoor
Tue Jan 26, 1982Scunthorpe UnitedEnglandA2-1Win-Old Show Ground
Fri Mar 05, 1982Norwich CityEnglandA1-1Draw-Carrow Road
Wed May 19, 1982Burton AlbionEnglandA7-1Win-Eton Park
Sat May 22, 1982Kuwait XIKuwaitA1-1Draw-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKPeter Shilton48191217Player Of The Year
GKSteve Sutton
DStephen Kendal11
MBrynn Gunn4316101711
MChris Fairclough11
MEiner Aas1710522
MFrank Gray24115821
MJustin Fashanu3615912411
MKenny Burns842211
MViv Anderson44191213
MWillie Young26871111
FCalvin Plummer9234212
FColin Walsh186573381
FDavid Needham21741031
FGary Mills17746113
FIan Bowyer24771011
FIan Wallace341111121211
FJohn McGovern341210125
FJohn Robertson421781732
FJurgen Roeber247512431
FMark Proctor43181015342
FPeter Davenport5234
FPeter Ward1875641
FSteve Hodge111
FSteve Wigley
FStuart Gray1473421
FTrevor Francis2112
C Smith (1980)
James McKechnie


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
12Ian Wallace34
4Jurgen Roeber24
4Justin Fashanu36
4Peter Davenport5
4Peter Ward18
3Colin Walsh18
3David Needham21
3John Robertson42
3Mark Proctor43
2Calvin Plummer9
2Frank Gray24
2Trevor Francis2
1Gary Mills17
1Ian Bowyer24
1Kenny Burns8
1Willie Young26



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1981-82

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Brighton and Hove AlbionSat Sep 26, 1981H2-1Sat Feb 20, 1982A1-0
Coventry CitySat Oct 17, 1981H2-1Tue Mar 09, 1982A1-0
SunderlandWed Sep 23, 1981H2-0Wed Nov 25, 1981A3-2