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SEasON: 1985-86


Prev Season: 1984-85
Next Season: 1986-87
DIVISION:
Canon First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Blackburn Rovers (A) 2-3)

League Cup:
3rd Round (Queens Park Rangers (A) 1-3)


Player Of The Year:
Nigel Clough
Top Goalscorer:
Nigel Clough (18 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
48

Competitive Goals:
82

Goals per game:
1.7



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

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

Points Percentage:
54.0%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored16 times11 times9 times3 times1 time
Conceded20 times9 times5 times2 times
Won By12 times2 times6 times2 times
Lost By7 times7 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
30,171 (League - Everton)

Lowest League Attendance:
11,538 (League - Queens Park Rangers)

Average League Attendance:
16,808

Highest Cup Attendance:
-

Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISC
Clean Sheets:
12

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEasON TABLE

DIVISION ONEHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGD Pts Result Home Away
1Liverpool4226106893716415814106531235288Excluded from Europe1-10-2
2Everton4226888741163254181056332346860-01-1
3West Ham United4226610744017224816948262434842-12-4
4Manchester United422210107036125435121056352434761-33-2
5Sheffield Wednesday4221101163541362362384927319730-11-2
6Chelsea4220111157561245322787625291710-02-4
7Arsenal4220913494713532915741020322693-21-1
8Nottingham Forest4219111269531155382586731281668
9Luton Town42181212614412633715669242917662-01-1
10Tottenham Hotspur4219815745212274725768272722650-13-0
11Newcastle United421712136772125446315792141-5631-23-0
12Watford42161115696211644022551129407593-21-1
13Queens Park Rangers421572053641236332034142044-11524-01-2
14Southampton4212102051621065321824151944-11462-11-3
15Manchester City421112194357777252645121831-14450-22-1
16Aston Villa421014185167768272838102439-16441-12-1
17Coventry City4211102148716510313555111736-23435-20-0
18Oxford United421012206280777342735132853-18421-12-1
19Leicester City421012205476786353534141941-22424-33-0
20Ipswich Town42118233255858202433151231-2341Relegated3-10-1
21Birmingham City42852930735214132533151748-4329Relegated3-01-0
22West Bromwich Albion424122635893810213614161453-5424Relegated2-11-1

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 17, 1985Luton TownA1-1Draw11,3187Kenilworth Road
2Wed Aug 21, 1985Sheffield WednesdayH0-1Loss18,36118
3Sat Aug 24, 1985SouthamptonH2-1Win12,64312
4Tue Aug 27, 1985Queens Park RangersA1-2Loss9,79914Loftus Road
5Sat Aug 31, 1985Manchester UnitedH1-3Loss26,27418
6Tue Sep 03, 1985LiverpoolA0-2Loss27,13520Anfield
7Sun Sep 08, 1985Leicester CityA3-0Win14,24716Filbert Street
8Sat Sep 14, 1985Tottenham HotspurH0-1Loss17,55416
9Sat Sep 21, 1985WatfordH3-2Win12,92115
10Sat Sep 28, 1985West Ham UnitedA2-4Loss14,54016Upton Park
11Sat Oct 05, 1985Ipswich TownH3-1Win12,12015
12Sat Oct 12, 1985Aston VillaA2-1Win15,31512Villa Park
13Sat Oct 19, 1985Newcastle UnitedA3-0Win23,3049St. James Park (Newcastle)
14Sat Oct 26, 1985ArsenalH3-2Win17,7568
15Sun Nov 03, 1985West Bromwich AlbionH2-1Win19,6107
16Sat Nov 09, 1985ChelseaA2-4Loss17,7439Stamford Bridge
17Sat Nov 16, 1985Manchester CityH0-2Loss15,14010
18Sat Nov 23, 1985EvertonA1-1Draw27,86010Goodison Park
19Sun Dec 01, 1985Oxford UnitedH1-1Draw15,31510
20Sat Dec 07, 1985Sheffield WednesdayA1-2Loss22,49511Hillsborough
21Sat Dec 14, 1985Luton TownH2-0Win12,07810
22Fri Dec 20, 1985SouthamptonA1-3Loss12,50010The Dell
23Thu Dec 26, 1985Birmingham CityA1-0Win10,37811St. Andrews
24Sat Dec 28, 1985LiverpoolH1-1Draw27,14110
25Wed Jan 01, 1986Coventry CityH5-2Win13,8609
26Sat Jan 11, 1986Tottenham HotspurA3-0Win19,0439White Hart Lane
27Sat Jan 18, 1986Manchester UnitedA3-2Win46,7178Old Trafford
28Sat Feb 01, 1986Queens Park RangersH4-0Win11,5386
29Sat Feb 08, 1986Newcastle UnitedH1-2Loss15,3887
30Sat Mar 08, 1986Ipswich TownA0-1Loss12,6589Portman Road
31Sat Mar 15, 1986Aston VillaH1-1Draw12,93310
32Sat Mar 22, 1986Leicester CityH4-3Win14,48410
33Sat Mar 29, 1986Coventry CityA0-0Draw9,50010Highfield Road
34Mon Mar 31, 1986Birmingham CityH3-0Win12,13410
35Wed Apr 02, 1986West Ham UnitedH2-1Win17,4988
36Sat Apr 05, 1986West Bromwich AlbionA1-1Draw7,9018The Hawthorns
37Tue Apr 08, 1986ArsenalA1-1Draw15,0988Highbury
38Sat Apr 12, 1986ChelseaH0-0Draw18,0558
39Sat Apr 19, 1986Manchester CityA2-1Win19,7157Maine Road
40Mon Apr 21, 1986WatfordA1-1Draw11,5107Vicarage Road
41Sat Apr 26, 1986EvertonH0-0Draw30,1718
42Sat May 03, 1986Oxford UnitedA2-1Win11,8458Manor Ground


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 04, 1986Blackburn Rovers3H1-1Draw-
Mon Jan 13, 1986Blackburn Rovers3Y1A2-3Loss-Ewood Park


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 25, 1985Bolton Wanderers21H4-0Win-
Tue Oct 08, 1985Bolton Wanderers22A3-0Win-Burnden ParkWon 7-0 on aggregate
Wed Oct 30, 1985Derby County3A2-1Win22,226Baseball Ground
Mon Nov 25, 1985Queens Park Rangers4A1-3Loss-Loftus Road


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 11, 1985Notts CountyFinalH1-2Loss-


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Aug 03, 1985BournemouthEnglandA3-3Draw-Dean Court
Mon Aug 05, 1985WeymouthEnglandA5-2Win-
Wed Aug 07, 1985PortsmouthEnglandA3-1Win-Fratton Park
Fri Aug 09, 1985Brighton and Hove AlbionEnglandA2-5Loss-Goldstone Ground
Mon Aug 12, 1985BarnsleyEnglandA2-1Win-Oakwell


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon Oct 14, 1985Bristol RoversEnglandA1-1Draw-Eastville Stadium
Tue Oct 22, 1985Borrowash VictoriaEnglandA3-1Win-Watkinson Construction Bowl
Wed Jan 15, 1986PSV EindhovenNetherlandsH0-4Loss-
Fri Jan 24, 1986Newcastle UnitedEnglandA3-1Win-St. James Park (Newcastle)
Tue Mar 04, 1986Stoke CityEnglandA1-2Loss-Victoria Ground
Wed Mar 19, 1986Real Sociedad U-21SpainA2-1Win-Anoeta Stadium
Mon Mar 24, 1986Ottery St MaryEnglandA5-1Win-Washbrook Meadows
Tue Apr 15, 1986Real SociedadSpainA3-1Win-Anoeta Stadium
Mon May 05, 1986Derry CityIrelandA2-1Win-Baseball Ground


Bass Charity Vase
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Fri Aug 02, 1985Derby CountyFinalA0-1Loss-Eton Park



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKHans Segers114161
GKSteve Sutton3718118
DAlan Davidson
DBrett Williams13643
DDes Walker4317121413
DGary Fleming16772
DIan Butterworth27143101
DJim McInally134362
DMark Smalley
DStuart Pearce34168101
MBrynn Gunn
FBrian Rice22134551
FColin Walsh23986716
FDavid Campbell189725131
FFranz Carr251366421
FGarry Birtles3014610241
FGary Mills187651
FIan Bowyer291379331
FJohn Robertson1263311
FJohnny Metgod442211117311
FKevin Campbell
FNeil Webb4420101414
FNigel Clough452111131812Player Of The Year
FPeter Davenport331651214
FSteve Chettle
FSteve Hodge211
FSteve Wigley1055
Leigh Palin
Raymond Campbell


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
18Nigel Clough45
14Neil Webb44
14Peter Davenport33
7Colin Walsh23
7Johnny Metgod44
5Brian Rice22
5David Campbell18
4Franz Carr25
3Ian Bowyer29
2Garry Birtles30
1Stuart Pearce34



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1985-86

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Birmingham CityThu Dec 26, 1985A1-0Mon Mar 31, 1986H3-0
Leicester CitySun Sep 08, 1985A3-0Sat Mar 22, 1986H4-3