Season 89 | 1977-78

The Story of 1977-78

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
EFL Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
8th
3rd Round
4th Round
6-1 vs. Ipswich Town (h), Division One
European Progress
Quarter Final (UE)

Manager Summary

P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

From
To
Manager
P
W
D
L
U
W%
L%
U%
CS%
PPG
Ongoing
Ongoing
Ron Saunders
54
24
13
17
37
44%
31%
69%
35%
1.57
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Ron Saunders
Harry Kartz
Alan Bennett

Season Statistics

Pos: Final League Position; P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; F: Goals Scored; A: Goals Conceded; Pts: Final League Points; GD: Goal Difference (A-F); PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); GR: Goal Ratio (F/A); GPG: Goals Scored per Game; CPG: Goals Conceded per Game; CS: Clean Sheets; CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

Results - All Competitions

P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
GR
GPG
CPG
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U
U%
PPG
54
24
13
17
79
57
22
1.38
1.46
1.06
19
35%
44%
31%
37
69%
1.57

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
8th
42
18
10
14
57
42
46
15
1.36
1
1.36
14
33%
44%
33%
67%
1.52

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
5
5
9
5
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Nottingham Forest
42
25
14
3
69
24
45
64
2
Liverpool
42
24
9
9
65
34
31
57
3
Everton
42
22
11
9
76
45
31
55
4
Manchester City
42
20
12
10
74
51
23
52
5
Arsenal
42
21
10
11
60
37
23
52
6
West Bromwich Albion
42
18
14
10
62
53
9
50
7
Coventry City
42
18
12
12
75
62
13
48
8
Aston Villa
42
18
10
14
57
42
15
46
9
Leeds United
42
18
10
14
63
53
10
46
10
Manchester United
42
16
10
16
67
63
4
42
11
Birmingham City
42
16
9
17
55
60
-5
41
12
Derby County
42
14
13
15
54
59
-5
41
13
Norwich City
42
11
18
13
52
66
-14
40
14
Middlesbrough
42
12
15
15
42
54
-12
39
15
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
12
12
18
51
64
-13
36
16
Chelsea
42
11
14
17
46
69
-23
36
17
Bristol City
42
11
13
18
49
53
-4
35
18
Ipswich Town
42
11
13
18
47
61
-14
35
19
Queens Park Rangers
42
9
15
18
47
64
-17
33
20
West Ham United
42
12
8
22
52
69
-17
32
21
Newcastle United
42
6
10
26
42
78
-36
22
22
Leicester City
42
5
12
25
26
70
-44
22

Matches

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