Season 91 | 1979-80

The Story of 1979-80

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
EFL Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
7th
Quarter Final
3rd Round
4-1 vs. Cambridge United (h), FA Cup
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
Most Starts
12 | Gary Shaw
52 | Gordon Cowans
52 | Gordon Cowans

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
52
20
17
15
37
38%
29%
71%
29%
1.48
Manager
Chairman
Chief Executive
Ron Saunders
Ron Bendall
Steve Stride

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
52
20
17
15
63
61
2
1.03
1.21
1.17
15
29%
38%
29%
37
71%
1.48

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
7th
42
16
14
12
51
50
46
1
1.21
1.19
1.02
12
29%
28%
29%
71%
1.48

Sequences

Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
3
2
8
7
4

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Liverpool
42
25
10
7
81
30
51
60
2
Manchester United
42
24
10
8
65
35
30
58
3
Ipswich Town
42
22
9
11
68
39
29
53
4
Arsenal
42
18
16
8
52
36
16
52
5
Nottingham Forest
42
20
8
14
63
43
20
48
6
Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
19
9
14
58
47
11
47
7
Aston Villa
42
16
14
12
51
50
1
46
8
Southampton
42
18
9
15
65
53
12
45
9
Middlesbrough
42
16
12
14
50
44
6
44
10
West Bromwich Albion
42
11
19
12
54
50
4
41
11
Leeds United
42
13
14
15
46
50
-4
40
12
Norwich City
42
13
14
15
58
66
-8
40
13
Crystal Palace
42
12
16
14
41
50
-9
40
14
Tottenham Hotspur
42
15
10
17
52
62
-10
40
15
Coventry City
42
16
7
19
56
66
-10
39
16
Brighton & Hove Albion
42
11
15
16
47
57
-10
37
17
Manchester City
42
12
13
17
43
66
-23
37
18
Stoke City
42
13
10
19
44
58
-14
36
19
Everton
42
9
17
16
43
51
-8
35
20
Bristol City
42
9
13
20
37
66
-29
31
21
Derby County
42
11
8
23
47
67
-20
30
22
Bolton Wanderers
42
5
15
22
38
73
-35
25

Matches

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