The Seasons

Season
League
FA Cup
EFL Cup
Europe
Manager
2021-22
10th*
3rd Round
3rd Round
DNQ
Dean Smith, Steven Gerrard
2020-21
11th
3rd Round
4th Round
DNQ
Dean Smith
2019-20
17th
3rd Round
Runners Up
DNQ
Dean Smith
2018-19
5th
3rd Round
3rd Round
DNQ
Steve Bruce, Dean Smith
2017-18
4th
3rd Round
3rd Round
DNQ
Steve Bruce
2016-17
13th
3rd Round
1st Round
DNQ
Roberto Di Matteo, Steve Bruce
2015-16
20th
4th Round
4th Round
DNQ
Tim Sherwood, Rémi Garde
2014-15
17th
Runners Up
2nd Round
DNQ
Paul Lambert, Tim Sherwood
2013-14
15th
3rd Round
3rd Round
DNQ
Paul Lambert
2012-13
15th
4th Round
Semi Final
DNQ
Paul Lambert
2011-12
16th
4th Round
3rd Round
DNQ
Alex McLeish
2010-11
9th
5th Round
Quarter Final
Europa League Qualifying Play Off
Gérard Houllier
2009-10
6th
Semi Final
Runners Up
UEFA Cup Qualifying Play Off
Martin O'Neill
2008-09
6th
5th Round
3rd Round
UEFA Cup Round of 32
Martin O'Neill
2007-08
6th
3rd Round
3rd Round
DNQ
Martin O'Neill
2006-07
11th
3rd Round
4th Round
DNQ
Martin O'Neill
2005-06
16th
5th Round
4th Round
DNQ
David O'Leary
2004-05
10th
3rd Round
3rd Round
DNQ
David O'Leary
2003-04
6th
3rd Round
Semi Final
DNQ
David O'Leary
2002-03
16th
3rd Round
Quarter Final
Intertoto Semi Final
Graham Taylor
2001-02
8th
3rd Round
4th Round
UEFA Cup 1st Round
John Gregory, Graham Taylor
2000-01
8th
4th Round
3rd Round
Intertoto Semi Final
John Gregory
1999-00
6th
Runners Up
Semi Final
DNQ
John Gregory
1998-99
6th
4th Round
3rd Round
UEFA Cup 2nd Round
John Gregory
1997-98
7th
5th Round
3rd Round
UEFA Cup Quarter Final
Brian Little, John Gregory
1996-97
5th
4th Round
4th Round
UEFA Cup 1st Round
Brian Little
1995-96
4th
Semi Final
Winners
DNQ
Brian Little
1994-95
18th
4th Round
4th Round
UEFA Cup 2nd Round
Ron Atkinson, Brian Little
1993-94
10th
5th Round
Winners
UEFA Cup 2nd Round
Ron Atkinson
1992-93
Runners Up
4th Round
4th Round
DNQ
Ron Atkinson
1991-92
7th
Quarter Final
2nd Round
DNQ
Ron Atkinson
1990-91
17th
3rd Round
Quarter Final
UEFA Cup 2nd Round
Jozef Vengloš
1989-90
Runners Up
Quarter Final
3rd Round
DNQ
Graham Taylor
1988-89
17th
4th Round
Quarter Final
DNQ
Graham Taylor
1987-88
Runners Up
4th Round
4th Round
DNQ
Graham Taylor
1986-87
22nd
3rd Round
4th Round
DNQ
Graham Turner, Billy McNeill
1985-86
16th
4th Round
Semi Final
DNQ
Graham Turner
1984-85
10th
3rd Round
3rd Round
DNQ
Graham Turner
1983-84
10th
3rd Round
Semi Final
UEFA Cup 2nd Round
Tony Barton
1982-83
6th
Quarter Final
2nd Round
European Cup 3rd Round
Tony Barton
1981-82
11th
5th Round
Quarter Final
European Cup Winners
Ron Saunders, Tony Barton
1980-81
Champions
3rd Round
3rd Round
DNQ
Ron Saunders
1979-80
7th
Quarter Final
3rd Round
DNQ
Ron Saunders
1978-79
8th
3rd Round
4th Round
DNQ
Ron Saunders
1977-78
8th
3rd Round
4th Round
UEFA Cup Quarter Final
Ron Saunders
1976-77
4th
Quarter Final
Winners
DNQ
Ron Saunders
1975-76
16th
3rd Round
3rd Round
UEFA Cup 1st Round
Ron Saunders
1974-75
Runners Up
5th Round
Winners
DNQ
Ron Saunders
1973-74
14th
5th Round
2nd Round
DNQ
Vic Crowe
1972-73
3rd
2nd Round
2nd Round
DNQ
Vic Crowe
1971-72
Champions
1st Round
4th Round
DNQ
Vic Crowe
1970-71
4th
1st Round
Runners Up
DNQ
Vic Crowe
1969-70
21st
3rd Round
2nd Round
DNQ
Tommy Docherty, Vic Crowe
1968-69
18th
5th Round
2nd Round
DNQ
Tommy Cummings, Tommy Docherty
1967-68
16th
4th Round
2nd Round
DNQ
Tommy Cummings
1966-67
21st
4th Round
2nd Round
DNQ
Dick Taylor
1965-66
16th
3rd Round
5th Round
DNQ
Dick Taylor
1964-65
16th
5th Round
Semi Final
DNQ
Dick Taylor
1963-64
19th
3rd Round
3rd Round
DNQ
Joe Mercer
1962-63
15th
4th Round
Runners Up
DNQ
Joe Mercer
1961-62
7th
Quarter Final
3rd Round
DNQ
Joe Mercer
1960-61
9th
5th Round
Winners
DNQ
Joe Mercer
1959-60
Champions
Semi Final
n/a
DNQ
Joe Mercer
1958-59
21st
Semi Final
n/a
DNQ
Eric Houghton, Joe Mercer
1957-58
14th
3rd Round
n/a
DNQ
Eric Houghton
1956-57
10th
Winners
n/a
DNQ
Eric Houghton
1955-56
20th
4th Round
n/a
DNQ
Eric Houghton
1954-55
6th
4th Round
n/a
n/a
Eric Houghton
1953-54
13th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
George Martin, Eric Houghton
1952-53
11th
Quarter Final
n/a
n/a
George Martin
1951-52
6th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
George Martin
1950-51
15th
4th Round
n/a
n/a
Management Committee, George Martin
1949-50
12th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
Alex Massie
1948-49
10th
4th Round
n/a
n/a
Alex Massie
1947-48
6th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
Alex Massie
1946-47
8th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
Alex Massie
1945-46
Runners Up
Quarter Final
n/a
n/a
Alex Massie
1938-39
12th
4th Round
n/a
n/a
Jimmy Hogan
1937-38
Champions
Semi Final
n/a
n/a
Jimmy Hogan
1936-37
9th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
Jimmy McMullan, Jimmy Hogan
1935-36
21st
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
Jimmy McMullan
1934-35
13th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
Jimmy McMullan
1933-34
13th
Semi Final
n/a
n/a
Billy Smith
1932-33
Runners Up
4th Round
n/a
n/a
Billy Smith
1931-32
5th
4th Round
n/a
n/a
Billy Smith
1930-31
Runners Up
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
Billy Smith
1929-30
4th
Quarter Final
n/a
n/a
Billy Smith
1928-29
3rd
Semi Final
n/a
n/a
Billy Smith
1927-28
8th
5th Round
n/a
n/a
Billy Smith
1926-27
10th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
Billy Smith
1925-26
6th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1924-25
15th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1923-24
6th
Runners Up
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1922-23
6th
1st Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1921-22
5th
4th Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1920-21
10th
4th Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1919-20
9th
Winners
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1914-15
14th
2nd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1913-14
Runners Up
Semi Final
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1912-13
Runners Up
Winners
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1911-12
6th
2nd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1910-11
Runners Up
2nd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1909-10
Champions
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1908-09
7th
1st Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1907-08
Runners Up
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1906-07
5th
2nd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1905-06
8th
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1904-05
4th
Winners
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1903-04
5th
2nd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1902-03
Runners Up
Semi Final
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1901-02
8th
1st Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1900-01
15th
Semi Final
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1899-00
Champions
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1898-99
Champions
1st Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1897-98
6th
1st Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1896-97
Champions
Winners
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1895-96
Champions
1st Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1894-95
3rd
Winners
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1893-94
Champions
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1892-93
4th
1st Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1891-92
4th
Runners Up
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1890-91
9th
2nd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1889-90
8th
2nd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1888-89
Runners Up
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1887-88
n/a
5th Round
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1886-87
n/a
Winners
n/a
n/a
George Ramsay
1885-86
n/a
2nd Round
n/a
n/a
Management Committee
1884-85
n/a
3rd Round
n/a
n/a
Management Committee
1883-84
n/a
4th Round
n/a
n/a
Management Committee
1882-83
n/a
5th Round
n/a
n/a
Management Committee
1881-82
n/a
4th Round
n/a
n/a
Management Committee
1880-81
n/a
4th Round
n/a
n/a
Management Committee
1879-80
n/a
2nd Round
n/a
n/a
Management Committee