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Summary of Season 1971-72

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Derby County 42 16 4 1 43 10 8 6 7 26 23 58
Leeds United 42 17 4 0 54 10 7 5 9 19 21 57
Liverpool 42 17 3 1 48 16 7 6 8 16 14 57
Manchester City 42 16 3 2 48 15 7 8 6 29 30 57
Arsenal 42 15 2 4 36 13 7 6 8 22 27 52
Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 3 2 45 13 3 10 8 18 29 51
Chelsea 42 12 7 2 41 20 6 5 10 17 29 48
Manchester United 42 13 2 6 39 26 6 8 7 30 35 48
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 10 7 4 35 23 8 4 9 30 34 47
Sheffield United 42 10 8 3 39 26 7 4 10 22 34 46
Newcastle United 42 10 6 5 30 18 5 5 11 19 34 41
Leicester City 42 9 6 6 18 11 4 7 10 23 35 39
Ipswich Town 42 7 8 6 19 19 4 8 9 20 34 38
West Ham United 42 10 6 5 31 19 2 6 13 16 32 36
Everton 42 8 9 4 28 17 1 9 11 9 31 36
West Bromwich Albion 42 6 7 8 22 23 6 4 11 20 31 35
Stoke City 42 6 10 5 26 25 4 5 12 13 31 35
Coventry City 42 7 10 4 27 23 2 5 14 17 44 33
Southampton 42 8 5 8 31 28 4 2 15 21 52 31
Crystal Palace 42 4 8 9 26 31 4 5 12 13 34 29
Nottingham Forest 42 6 4 11 25 29 2 5 14 22 52 25
Huddersfield Town 42 4 7 10 12 22 2 6 13 15 37 25

Matches

Aug 14 Arsenal Away 0-3
Aug 18 Manchester United Home 2-3 Osgood, Baldwin
Aug 21 Manchester City Home 2-2 Weller, Baldwin
Aug 24 Everton Away 0-2
Aug 28 Huddersfield Town Away 2-1 Hollins(P), Osgood
Sep 1 West Bromwich Albion Home 1-0 Hollins
Sep 4 Coventry City Home 3-3 Hollins, Osgood(2)
Sep 11 West Ham United Away 1-2 Hollins
Sep 18 Derby County Home 1-1 Baldwin
Sep 25 Sheffield United Away 0-1
Oct 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 3-1 Hollins, Baldwin, Houseman
Oct 9 Liverpool Away 0-0
Oct 16 Arsenal Home 1-2 Osgood
Oct 23 Southampton Home 3-0 Hollins(P), Baldwin, Kember
Oct 30 Leicester City Away 1-1 Osgood
Nov 6 Nottingham Forest Home 2-0 Cooke, Osgood
Nov 13 Stoke City Away 1-0 Osgood
Nov 20 Crystal Palace Away 3-2 Baldwin, Osgood, Hudson
Nov 27 Tottenham Hotspur Home 1-0 Cooke
Dec 4 Newcastle United Away 0-0
Dec 11 Leeds United Home 0-0
Dec 17 Coventry City Away 1-1 Osgood
Dec 27 Ipswich Town Home 2-0 Garland, Kember
Jan 1 Derby County Away 0-1
Jan 8 Huddersfield Town Home 2-2 Osgood, Hollins
Jan 22 Manchester United Away 1-0 Osgood
Jan 29 Everton Home 4-0 Hollins(P), Dempsey, Osgood(2)
Feb 19 Leicester City Home 2-1 Osgood(2)
Mar 11 Liverpool Home 0-0
Mar 14 Nottingham Forest Away 1-2 Hollins(P)
Mar 18 Manchester City Away 0-1
Mar 25 West Ham United Home 3-1 Mulligan, Hollins, Osgood
Mar 29 Sheffield United Home 2-0 Webb(2)
Apr 1 Ipswich Town Away 2-1 Webb(2)
Apr 8 Crystal Palace Home 2-1 Hollins, Garland
Apr 12 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 2-0 Garland, Osgood
Apr 15 Tottenham Hotspur Away 0-3
Apr 18 Southampton Away 2-2 Baldwin(2)
Apr 22 Newcastle United Home 3-3 Kember, Baldwin(2)
Apr 24 Stoke City Home 2-0 Garland, Hudson
Apr 27 West Bromwich Albion Away 0-4
May 1 Leeds United Away 0-2

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 814,552 54,763 23,443 38,788
Away 723,774 55,927 13,346 34,465
Total 1,538,326 55,927 13,346 36,627

F.A. Cup

Round 5

Matches

Jan 15 Blackpool Away 1-0 Dempsey
Feb 5 Bolton Wanderers Home 3-0 Hollins(P), Cooke, Houseman
Feb 26 Orient Away 2-3 Webb, Osgood

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 38,066 38,066 38,066 38,066
Away 52,464 30,329 22,135 26,232
Total 90,530 38,066 22,135 30,177

League Cup

Final

Matches

Sep 8 Plymouth Argyle Home 2-0 Hollins, Houseman
Oct 6 Nottingham Forest Away 1-1 Webb
Oct 11 Nottingham Forest Home 2-1 Baldwin, Osgood
Oct 27 Bolton Wanderers Home 1-1 Hudson
Nov 8 Bolton Wanderers Away 6-0 Hollins(2)(1P), Cooke, Baldwin(3)
Nov 17 Norwich City Away 1-0 Osgood
Dec 22 Tottenham Hotspur Home 3-2 Hollins(P), Garland, Osgood
Jan 5 Tottenham Hotspur Away 2-2 Garland, Hudson
Mar 4 Stoke City Neutral 1-2 Osgood

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 118,837 43,330 23,011 29,709
Away 135,298 52,755 16,811 33,824
Neutral 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000
Total 354,135 100,000 16,811 39,348

European Cup Winners Cup

Round 2

Matches

Sep 15 Jeunesse Hautcharage Away 8-0 Hollins, Webb, Baldwin, Osgood(3), Houseman(2)
Sep 29 Jeunesse Hautcharage Home 13-0 Harris, Hollins(P), Webb, Baldwin(3), Osgood(5), Hudson, Houseman
Oct 20 Atvidabergs FF Away 0-0
Nov 3 Atvidabergs FF Home 1-1 Hudson

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 55,692 28,071 27,621 27,846
Away 23,212 13,000 10,212 11,606
Total 78,904 28,071 10,212 19,726

Transfers/Loans

28th May 1971 Tommy Hughes from Chelsea to Aston Villa 12,500

July 1971 Ian Britton signed professional forms

12th July 1971 Gary Locke from Youth to Chelsea

1st September 1971 Chris Garland from Bristol City to Chelsea 100,000

17th September 1971 Derek Smethurst from Chelsea to Millwall 35,000

23rd September 1971 Steve Kember from Crystal Palace to Chelsea 170,000

30th September 1971 Keith Weller from Chelsea to Leicester 100,000

23rd October 1971 Mike Brolly from Kilmarnock Star to Chelsea

November 1971 Mike Brolly signed professional forms

December 1971 Steve Finnieston signed professional forms

2nd March 1972 Stewart Houston from Chelsea to Brentford 15,000


Players Statistics

 

Appearances

Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls
JW Hollins 42 11 3 1 9 4 4 2 58 18
D Webb 41 4 3 1 9 1 4 2 57 8
RE Harris 41 3 9 4 1 57 1
C Cooke 35 3 2 3 1 7 1 4 49 3 4
P Osgood 36 18 3 1 9 4 4 8 52 31
AA Hudson 36 2 3 9 2 4 2 52 6
PP Bonetti 33 3 8 4 48
J Dempsey 35 1 2 1 5 2 2 44 2 2
P Houseman 26 1 1 3 1 7 1 3 3 39 1 6
P Mulligan 27 1 3 5 1 1 36 1 1
J Boyle 24 6 4 34
SD Kember 24 3 3 2 1 26 4 3
T Baldwin 20 10 5 2 4 3 4 28 2 18
CS Garland 16 1 4 1 5 2 22 1 6
M Hinton 5 1 4 2 2 11 3
E McCreadie 7 1 1 1 1 10 1
JT Phillips 7 1 8
K Weller 2 1 2 1
D Smethurst 2 2
M Droy 1 1
P Feely 1 1
AJ Potrac 1 1
S Sherwood 1 1
Own Goal

Disciplinary

SY=Single Yellow    DY=Double Yellow (Red)

SR=Straight Red

Sq Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR
P Osgood 3 2 5
AA Hudson 4 4
SD Kember 2 2
RE Harris 2 2
M Hinton 1 1
P Mulligan 1 1
P Houseman 1 1
T Baldwin 1 1
D Webb 1 1
J Dempsey 1 1
E McCreadie 1 1
Total 16 4 20