Season 90 | 1978-79

The Story of 1978-79

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
EFL Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
8th
3rd Round
4th Round
5-1 vs. Arsenal (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
9 | John Deehan
48 | Jimmy Rimmer
48 | Jimmy Rimmer

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
48
17
18
13
35
35%
27%
73%
27%
1.44
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
48
17
18
13
64
54
10
1.18
1.33
1.13
13
27%
35%
27%
35
73%
1.44

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
8th
42
15
16
11
59
49
46
10
1.4
1.17
1.2
10
24%
36%
26%
74%
1.45

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
4
4
9
7
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Liverpool
42
30
8
4
85
16
69
68
2
Nottingham Forest
42
21
18
3
61
26
35
60
3
West Bromwich Albion
42
24
11
7
72
35
37
59
4
Everton
42
17
17
8
52
40
12
51
5
Leeds United
42
18
14
10
70
52
18
50
6
Ipswich Town
42
20
9
13
63
49
14
49
7
Arsenal
42
17
14
11
61
48
13
48
8
Aston Villa
42
15
16
11
59
49
10
46
9
Manchester United
42
15
15
12
60
63
-3
45
10
Coventry City
42
14
16
12
58
68
-10
44
11
Tottenham Hotspur
42
13
15
14
48
61
-13
41
12
Middlesbrough
42
15
10
17
57
50
7
40
13
Bristol City
42
15
10
17
47
51
-4
40
14
Southampton
42
12
16
14
47
53
-6
40
15
Manchester City
42
13
13
16
58
56
2
39
16
Norwich City
42
7
23
12
51
57
-6
37
17
Bolton Wanderers
42
12
11
19
54
75
-21
35
18
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
13
8
21
44
68
-24
34
19
Derby County
42
10
11
21
44
71
-27
31
20
Queens Park Rangers
42
6
13
23
45
73
-28
25
21
Birmingham City
42
6
10
26
37
64
-27
22
22
Chelsea
42
5
10
27
44
92
-48
20

Matches

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