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SEASON: 1983-84


Prev Season: 1982-83
This Season: 1983-84
Next Season: 1984-85
DIVISION:
Canon First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Southampton (H) 1-2)

League Cup:
Quarter Final (Wimbledon (H) 1-1)


Player Of The Year:
Chris Fairclough
Top Goalscorer:
Peter Davenport (17 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
55

Competitive Goals:
90

Goals per game:
1.6



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

League Points:
74 out of 126 (3 points per win)

Points Percentage:
58.7%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times13 times9 times4 times
Conceded22 times12 times2 times1 time
Won By17 times5 times3 times2 times2 times
Lost By12 times1 time2 times

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
29,692

Lowest League Attendance:
13,625

Average League Attendance:
17,843

Highest Cup Attendance:
32,017

Lowest Cup Attendance:
14,994


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
18

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
8

Penalties conceded:
3

Penalties missed:
0

Penalties saved:
0


END OF SEASON TABLE



FIRST DIVISION (Tier 1) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Liverpool4222146733214525012894232041800-10-1
2Southampton4222119663815424417777222128770-11-0
3Nottingham Forest422281276451443471784929283174
4Manchester United42201487141143443186114282330742-02-1
5Queens Park Rangers42227136737144337128310302530733-21-0
6Arsenal4218915746010564129849333114630-11-4
7Everton421614124442993211275923302621-00-1
8Tottenham Hotspur421710156465114631246693341-1612-21-2
9West Ham United421791660551047392475921315603-02-1
10Aston Villa421791659611434342236122539-2602-20-1
11Watford42169176877975363172123246-9575-12-3
12Ipswich Town421581955571146342344132134-2532-12-2
13Sunderland421313164253894261854121635-11521-11-1
14Norwich City421215154849984342037111429-1513-03-2
15Leicester City4213121765681155403027122538-3513-21-2
16Luton Town42149195366759303374102333-13511-03-2
17West Bromwich Albion421491948621047302545121837-14513-15-0
18Stoke City4213111844631146302327121440-19500-01-1
19Coventry City421311185777858333356102444-20503-01-2
20Birmingham City421212183950777191855112032-11485-12-1
21Notts County421011215072678313644131936-22413-10-0
22Wolverhampton Wanderers42611252780489152823161252-53295-00-1

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 27, 1983SouthamptonH0-1Loss14,62617
2Mon Aug 29, 1983Manchester UnitedA2-1Win43,00510Anderson (?), Davenport (?)
3Sat Sep 03, 1983LiverpoolA0-1Loss31,37615
4Wed Sep 07, 1983Aston VillaH2-2Draw16,36314Birtles (?), Davenport (?)
5Sat Sep 10, 1983Queens Park RangersH3-2Win14,6079Hodge (?), Davenport (?), Hazell (? OG)
6Sat Sep 17, 1983Norwich CityA3-2Win15,0179Walsh (?, ?, ?)
7Sat Sep 24, 1983Luton TownH1-0Win16,2967Wallace (?)
8Sun Oct 02, 1983Tottenham HotspurA1-2Loss30,59610Walsh (?)
9Sun Oct 16, 1983Notts CountyH3-1Win26,6578Bowyer (?), Wallace (?), Davenport (?)
10Sat Oct 22, 1983ArsenalA1-4Loss22,87011Davenport (?)
11Sat Oct 29, 1983SunderlandH1-1Draw16,94311Thijssen (?)
12Sat Nov 05, 1983Wolverhampton WanderersH5-0Win13,8557Davenport (?), Birtles (?), Hodge (?, ?), Walsh (?)
13Sat Nov 12, 1983EvertonA0-1Loss17,54611
14Sat Nov 19, 1983Ipswich TownH2-1Win14,9798Swain (?), Birtles (?)
15Sat Nov 26, 1983Stoke CityA1-1Draw11,6557Walsh (? pen)
16Sun Dec 04, 1983Leicester CityH3-2Win23,2486Bowyer (?), Thijssen (?), Walsh (?)
17Sat Dec 10, 1983WatfordA2-3Loss14,04711Birtles (?, ?)
18Sat Dec 17, 1983West Ham UnitedH3-0Win14,5448Birtles (?), Walsh (?), Hodge (?)
19Mon Dec 26, 1983Birmingham CityA2-1Win14,4826Birtles (?), Hodge (?)
20Wed Dec 28, 1983Coventry CityH3-0Win22,1695Birtles (?, ?), Davenport (?)
21Sat Dec 31, 1983LiverpoolH0-1Loss29,6925
22Mon Jan 02, 1984Luton TownA3-2Win12,1264Hodge (?), Birtles (?), Davenport (?)
23Sat Jan 21, 1984Norwich CityH3-0Win13,9934Anderson (?), Thijssen (?), Hodge (?)
24Mon Jan 23, 1984SouthamptonA1-0Win17,4203Birtles (?)
25Sat Feb 04, 1984Tottenham HotspurH2-2Draw21,4824Hodge (?), Walsh (?)
26Wed Feb 08, 1984West Bromwich AlbionA5-0Win16,6922Anderson (?), Bowyer (?), Birtles (?), Walsh (?), McNaught (? OG)
27Sat Feb 11, 1984Queens Park RangersA1-0Win16,6922Birtles (?)
28Sat Feb 18, 1984SunderlandA1-1Draw20,0452Anderson (?)
29Sat Feb 25, 1984ArsenalH0-1Loss20,0453
30Sat Mar 03, 1984Wolverhampton WanderersA0-1Loss10,4763
31Wed Mar 14, 1984EvertonH1-0Win13,647Hodge (?)
32Sat Mar 17, 1984Aston VillaA0-1Loss16,2703
33Sat Mar 31, 1984Notts CountyA0-0Draw18,3573
34Sat Apr 07, 1984West Bromwich AlbionH3-1Win15,2453Anderson (?), Bowyer (?), Walsh (?)
35Sat Apr 14, 1984Ipswich TownA2-2Draw15,4293Wigley (?), Davenport (?)
36Tue Apr 17, 1984Coventry CityA1-2Loss9,8183Walsh (?)
37Sat Apr 21, 1984Birmingham CityH5-1Win15,3233Bowyer (?), Wallace (?), Davenport (?, ?), Walsh (?)
38Sat Apr 28, 1984Stoke CityH0-0Draw13,6255
39Sat May 05, 1984Leicester CityA1-2Loss16,6005Davenport (?)
40Mon May 07, 1984WatfordH5-1Win13,7325Bowyer (?), Davenport (?, ?), Hodge (?), Atkinson (? OG)
41Sat May 12, 1984West Ham UnitedA2-1Win18,4684Davenport (?), Birtles (?)
42Wed May 16, 1984Manchester UnitedH2-0Win23,6512Anderson (?), Birtles (?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 07, 1984Southampton3H1-2Loss19,271Hart (?)


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Oct 04, 1983Wimbledon21A0-2Loss30,596
Wed Oct 26, 1983Wimbledon22H1-1Draw22,870Wallace (?)


UEFA Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Wed Sep 14, 1983VorwartsGermany11H2-0Win14,994Wallace (16), Hodge (61)
Wed Sep 28, 1983VorwartsGermany12A1-0Win18,000Bowyer (66)
Wed Oct 19, 1983PSV EindhovenNetherlands21A2-1Win28,000Davenport (51), Walsh (89 pen)
Wed Nov 02, 1983PSV EindhovenNetherlands22H1-0Win16,943Davenport (55)
Wed Nov 23, 1983CelticScotland31H0-0Draw32,017
Wed Dec 07, 1983CelticScotland32A2-1Win66,938Hodge (53), Walsh (74)
Wed Mar 07, 1984Sturm GrazAustriaQuarter1H1-0Win19,459Hart (70)
Wed Mar 21, 1984Sturm GrazAustriaQuarter2A1-1Draw21,000Walsh (* pen)
Wed Apr 11, 1984AnderlechtBelgiumSemi1H2-0Win22,681Hodge (72, 81)
Wed Apr 25, 1984AnderlechtBelgiumSemi2A0-3Loss36,000


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Fri May 18, 1984Mansfield TownFinalH3-1Win-Davenport (?, ?), Wallace (? pen)


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Fri Aug 05, 1983UtrechtNetherlandsA0-1Loss-
Sun Aug 07, 1983Romania XIRomaniaA2-1Win-Birtles (?, ?)
Wed Aug 10, 1983GroningenNetherlandsA1-2Loss-Davenport (?)
Fri Aug 12, 1983BruggeBelgiumA1-1Draw-Birtles (?)
Sun Aug 14, 1983Real ZaragozaSpainA1-2Loss-Birtles (?)
Sat Aug 20, 1983Swansea CityWalesA3-1Win-Birtles (?, ?), Wallace (?)
Tue Aug 23, 1983BarcelonaSpainA0-2Loss-
Wed Aug 24, 1983AnderlechtBelgiumA2-4Loss-Wallace (?), Gunn (?)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Oct 11, 1983Derby CountyEnglandA2-2Draw-? (?, ?)
Sun Jan 29, 1984Oman XIOmanA5-1Win-Wigley (?), Walsh (? pen), Hodge (?), Wallace (?), Gunn (?)
Tue Jan 31, 1984Oman XIOmanA3-1Win-Wallace (?), Thijssen (?), ? (?)
Tue May 01, 1984Trakia PlovdivBulgariaA2-1Win-Anderson (?), Fairclough (?)
Sun May 27, 1984Western AustraliaAustraliaA4-1Win-Davenport (?), Birtles (?), Bowyer (?), Mills (?)
Wed May 30, 1984Australia AAustraliaA1-1Draw-Anderson (?)
Sun Jun 03, 1984Manchester UnitedEnglandN0-1Loss4,000
Thu Jun 07, 1984Australia AAustraliaA2-2Draw5,274Hodge (? pen), Bowyer (?)
Mon Jun 11, 1984Australia BAustraliaA0-0Draw1,500



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and after the season.
In (3) In (6)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Oct 16, 1983Frans ThijssenBoughtDanny WilsonSold
Sep 29, 1984Jim McInallyBoughtNov 12, 1983Colin ToddSold
Jul 01, 2002Des WalkerBoughtApr 21, 1984Frans ThijssenSold
May 16, 1984Hans van BreukelenSold
May 16, 1984Ian WallaceSold
May 16, 1984Viv AndersonSold£210,000


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKHans van Breukelen4625714
GKSteve Sutton9441
DDes Walker41211
DJim McInally
DKenny Swain5428111511
DMark Smalley1
DPaul Hart4823111421
DViv Anderson5328111461
MBrynn Gunn773
MChris Fairclough41247102Player Of The Year
MColin Todd191036
MDanny Wilson111
MSteven Murray (1983-86)
FColin Walsh512810131654
FDavid Riley111
FFrans Thijssen1996438
FGarry Birtles43228131553
FGary Mills942322
FIan Bowyer552911157
FIan Wallace352078527
FPeter Davenport452310121722
FSteve Hodge52261115142
FSteve Wigley4727614158
James McKechnie
Leo Ehlen


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
17Peter Davenport45
16Colin Walsh51
15Garry Birtles43
14Steve Hodge52
7Ian Bowyer55
6Viv Anderson53
5Ian Wallace35
3Frans Thijssen19
2Paul Hart48
1Kenny Swain54
1Steve Wigley47



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1983-84

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Birmingham CityMon Dec 26, 1983A2-1Sat Apr 21, 1984H5-1
Luton TownSat Sep 24, 1983H1-0Mon Jan 02, 1984A3-2
Manchester UnitedMon Aug 29, 1983A2-1Wed May 16, 1984H2-0
Norwich CitySat Sep 17, 1983A3-2Sat Jan 21, 1984H3-0
Queens Park RangersSat Sep 10, 1983H3-2Sat Feb 11, 1984A1-0
West Bromwich AlbionWed Feb 08, 1984A5-0Sat Apr 07, 1984H3-1
West Ham UnitedSat Dec 17, 1983H3-0Sat May 12, 1984A2-1