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SEASON: 1983-84

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

MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough

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

League Cup:
5th Round (Wimbledon (H) 1-1)


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

GAMES
Competitive Games:
55


League Games:
42

League Points:
74

Points Percentage:
58.7


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
90

Goals per game:
1.6

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
Highest League Attendance:
29,692 (League - Liverpool)

Lowest Home Attendance:
13,625 (League - Stoke City)

Average League Attendance:
17,843


Highest Cup Attendance:
32,017 (UEFA Cup - Celtic)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
14,994 (UEFA Cup - Vorwarts)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
18

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
1Liverpool422214673321452501289423204180European Cup
2Southampton422211966381542441777722212877UEFA Cup First Round
3Nottingham Forest422281276451443471784929283174UEFA Cup First Round
4Manchester United4220148714114344318611428233074UEFA Cup First Round
5Queens Park Rangers4222713673714433712831030253073UEFA Cup First Round
6Arsenal421891574601056412984933311463
7Everton42161412444299321127592330262Cup Winners Cup First Round
8Tottenham Hotspur421710156465114631246693341-161UEFA Cup First Round
9West Ham United42179166055104739247592131560
10Aston Villa421791659611434342236122539-260
11Watford42169176877975363172123246-957
12Ipswich Town421581955571146342344132134-253
13Sunderland421313164253894261854121635-1152
14Norwich City421215154849984342037111429-151
15Leicester City4213121765681155403027122538-351
16Luton Town42149195366759303374102333-1351
17West Bromwich Albion421491948621047302545121837-1451
18Stoke City4213111844631146302327121440-1950
19Coventry City421311185777858333356102444-2050
20Birmingham City421212183950777191855112032-1148Relegated
21Notts County421011215072678313644131936-2241Relegated
22Wolverhampton Wanderers42611252780489152823161252-5329Relegated

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 27, 1983SouthamptonH0-1Loss14,62614
2Mon Aug 29, 1983Manchester UnitedA2-1Win43,00510Old Trafford
3Sat Sep 03, 1983LiverpoolA0-1Loss31,37615Anfield
4Wed Sep 07, 1983Aston VillaH2-2Draw16,36314
5Sat Sep 10, 1983Queens Park RangersH3-2Win14,6079
6Sat Sep 17, 1983Norwich CityA3-2Win15,0178Carrow Road
7Sat Sep 24, 1983Luton TownH1-0Win16,2966
8Sun Oct 02, 1983Tottenham HotspurA1-2Loss30,59610White Hart Lane
9Sun Oct 16, 1983Notts CountyH3-1Win26,6578
10Sat Oct 22, 1983ArsenalA1-4Loss22,87011Highbury
11Sat Oct 29, 1983SunderlandH1-1Draw16,94310
12Sat Nov 05, 1983Wolverhampton WanderersH5-0Win13,8557
13Sat Nov 12, 1983EvertonA0-1Loss17,54611Goodison Park
14Sat Nov 19, 1983Ipswich TownH2-1Win14,9798
15Sat Nov 26, 1983Stoke CityA1-1Draw11,6557Victoria Ground
16Sun Dec 04, 1983Leicester CityH3-2Win23,2486
17Sat Dec 10, 1983WatfordA2-3Loss14,04711Vicarage Road
18Sat Dec 17, 1983West Ham UnitedH3-0Win14,5448
19Mon Dec 26, 1983Birmingham CityA2-1Win14,4826St. Andrews
20Wed Dec 28, 1983Coventry CityH3-0Win22,1695
21Sat Dec 31, 1983LiverpoolH0-1Loss29,6925
22Mon Jan 02, 1984Luton TownA3-2Win12,1264Kenilworth Road
23Sat Jan 21, 1984Norwich CityH3-0Win13,9934
24Mon Jan 23, 1984SouthamptonA1-0Win17,4203The Dell
25Sat Feb 04, 1984Tottenham HotspurH2-2Draw21,4824
26Wed Feb 08, 1984West Bromwich AlbionA5-0Win16,6922The Hawthorns
27Sat Feb 11, 1984Queens Park RangersA1-0Win16,6922Loftus Road
28Sat Feb 18, 1984SunderlandA1-1Draw20,0452Roker Park
29Sat Feb 25, 1984ArsenalH0-1Loss20,0453
30Sat Mar 03, 1984Wolverhampton WanderersA0-1Loss10,4763Molineux
31Wed Mar 14, 1984EvertonH1-0Win13,6473
32Sat Mar 17, 1984Aston VillaA0-1Loss16,2703Villa Park
33Sat Mar 31, 1984Notts CountyA0-0Draw18,3573Meadow Lane
34Sat Apr 07, 1984West Bromwich AlbionH3-1Win15,2453
35Sat Apr 14, 1984Ipswich TownA2-2Draw15,4293Portman Road
36Tue Apr 17, 1984Coventry CityA1-2Loss9,8183Highfield Road
37Sat Apr 21, 1984Birmingham CityH5-1Win15,3233
38Sat Apr 28, 1984Stoke CityH0-0Draw13,6255
39Sat May 05, 1984Leicester CityA1-2Loss16,6005Filbert Street
40Mon May 07, 1984WatfordH5-1Win13,7325
41Sat May 12, 1984West Ham UnitedA2-1Win18,4684Upton Park
42Wed May 16, 1984Manchester UnitedH2-0Win23,6512


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 07, 1984Southampton3H1-2Loss19,271


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Oct 04, 1983Wimbledon21A0-2Loss30,596Plough Lane
Wed Oct 26, 1983Wimbledon22H1-1Draw22,870Lost 3-1 on aggregate


UEFA Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 14, 1983VorwartsGermany11H2-0Win14,994
Wed Sep 28, 1983VorwartsGermany12A1-0Win18,000Vorwarts StadiumWon 3-0 on aggregate
Wed Oct 19, 1983PSV EindhovenNetherlands21A2-1Win28,000Philips Stadion
Wed Nov 02, 1983PSV EindhovenNetherlands22H1-0Win16,943Won 3-1 on aggregate
Wed Nov 23, 1983CelticScotland31H0-0Draw32,017
Wed Dec 07, 1983CelticScotland32A2-1Win66,938Celtic ParkWon 2-1 on aggregate
Wed Mar 07, 1984Sturm GrazAustriaQuarter1H1-0Win19,459
Wed Mar 21, 1984Sturm GrazAustriaQuarter2A1-1Draw21,000The GruabnAfter extra time, Forest won 2-1 on aggregate
Wed Apr 11, 1984AnderlechtBelgiumSemi1H2-0Win22,681
Wed Apr 25, 1984AnderlechtBelgiumSemi2A0-3Loss36,000Constant Vanden Stock StadiumLost 3-2 on aggregate


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Fri May 18, 1984Mansfield TownFinalH3-1Win-


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Fri Aug 05, 1983UtrechtNetherlandsA0-1Loss-Stadion Galgenwaard
Sun Aug 07, 1983Romania XIRomaniaA2-1Win-
Wed Aug 10, 1983GroningenNetherlandsA1-2Loss-Euroborg
Fri Aug 12, 1983BruggeBelgiumA1-1Draw-Jan Breydel Stadium
Sun Aug 14, 1983Real ZaragozaSpainA1-2Loss-La Romareda
Sat Aug 20, 1983Swansea CityWalesA3-1Win-Vetch Field
Tue Aug 23, 1983BarcelonaSpainA0-2Loss-Nou Camp
Wed Aug 24, 1983AnderlechtBelgiumA2-4Loss-Constant Vanden Stock Stadium


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Oct 11, 1983Derby CountyEnglandA2-2Draw-Baseball Ground
Sun Jan 29, 1984Oman XIOmanA5-1Win-
Tue Jan 31, 1984Oman XIOmanA3-1Win-
Tue May 01, 1984Trakia PlovdivBulgariaA2-1Win-Hristo Botev Stadium
Sun May 27, 1984Western AustraliaAustraliaA4-1Win-
Wed May 30, 1984Australia AAustraliaA1-1Draw-Hindmarsh
Sun Jun 03, 1984Manchester UnitedEnglandN0-1Loss4,000Melbourne
Thu Jun 07, 1984Australia AAustraliaA2-2Draw5,274Lang Park
Mon Jun 11, 1984Australia BAustraliaA0-0Draw1,500SGC



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
MBrynn Gunn773
MChris Fairclough41247102Player Of The Year
MColin Todd191036
MDanny Wilson111
MViv Anderson5328111461
FColin Walsh512810131654
FDavid Riley111
FFrans Thijssen1996438
FGarry Birtles43228131553
FGary Mills942322
FIan Bowyer552911157
FIan Wallace352078527
FPeter Davenport452310121722
FSteve Hodge52261115142
FSteve Wigley4727614158
James McKechnie
Leo Ehlen
Steven Murray (1983-86)


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