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Summary of Season 1972-73

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Liverpool 42 17 3 1 45 19 8 7 6 27 23 60
Arsenal 42 14 5 2 31 14 9 6 6 26 29 57
Leeds United 42 15 4 2 45 13 6 7 8 26 32 53
Ipswich Town 42 10 7 4 34 20 7 7 7 21 25 48
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 3 5 43 23 5 8 8 23 31 47
West Ham United 42 12 5 4 45 25 5 7 9 22 28 46
Derby County 42 15 3 3 43 18 4 5 12 13 36 46
Tottenham Hotspur 42 10 5 6 33 23 6 8 7 25 25 45
Newcastle United 42 12 6 3 35 19 4 7 10 25 32 45
Birmingham City 42 11 7 3 39 22 4 5 12 14 32 42
Manchester City 42 12 4 5 36 20 3 7 11 21 40 41
Chelsea 42 9 6 6 30 22 4 8 9 19 29 40
Southampton 42 8 11 2 26 17 3 7 11 21 35 40
Sheffield United 42 11 4 6 28 18 4 6 11 23 41 40
Stoke City 42 11 8 2 38 17 3 2 16 23 39 38
Leicester City 42 7 9 5 23 18 3 8 10 17 28 37
Everton 42 9 5 7 27 21 4 6 11 14 28 37
Manchester United 42 9 7 5 24 19 3 6 12 20 41 37
Coventry City 42 9 5 7 27 24 4 4 13 13 31 35
Norwich City 42 7 9 5 22 19 4 1 16 14 44 32
Crystal Palace 42 7 7 7 25 21 2 5 14 16 37 30
West Bromwich Albion 42 8 7 6 25 24 1 3 17 13 38 28

Matches

Aug 12 Leeds United Home 4-0 Garland(2), Osgood, Cooke
Aug 16 Leicester City Away 1-1 Garland
Aug 19 Derby County Away 2-1 Harris, Garland
Aug 23 Liverpool Home 1-2 Garland
Aug 26 Manchester City Home 2-1 Osgood, Houseman
Aug 30 Manchester United Away 0-0
Sep 2 Arsenal Away 1-1 Cooke
Sep 9 West Ham United Home 1-3 Garland
Sep 16 Sheffield United Away 1-2 Garland
Sep 23 Ipswich Town Home 2-0 Osgood, Feely
Sep 30 Coventry City Away 3-1 Garner, Houseman, O.G.
Oct 7 Birmingham City Away 2-2 Osgood, Webb
Oct 14 West Bromwich Albion Home 3-1 Garland, Osgood, Webb
Oct 21 Tottenham Hotspur Away 1-0 Hollins
Oct 28 Newcastle United Home 1-1 McCreadie
Nov 4 Liverpool Away 1-3 Baldwin
Nov 11 Leicester City Home 1-1 Garner
Nov 18 Southampton Away 1-3 Osgood
Nov 25 Crystal Palace Home 0-0
Dec 2 Stoke City Away 1-1 Osgood
Dec 9 Norwich City Home 3-1 Garner, Hutchinson(2)
Dec 16 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 0-1
Dec 23 Everton Home 1-1 Hutchinson
Dec 26 Ipswich Town Away 0-3
Dec 30 Derby County Home 1-1 Osgood
Jan 20 Arsenal Home 0-1
Jan 27 West Ham United Away 1-3 Garner
Feb 10 Sheffield United Home 4-2 Garner(2), Garland(2)
Feb 17 Leeds United Away 1-1 Osgood
Mar 3 Birmingham City Home 0-0
Mar 6 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 0-2
Mar 10 West Bromwich Albion Away 1-1 Garland
Mar 24 Newcastle United Away 1-1 Garner
Mar 27 Manchester City Away 1-0 Osgood
Mar 31 Crystal Palace Away 0-2
Apr 3 Tottenham Hotspur Home 0-1
Apr 7 Stoke City Home 1-3 Ord
Apr 14 Norwich City Away 0-1
Apr 17 Everton Away 0-1
Apr 21 Southampton Home 2-1 Hollins, Brolly
Apr 23 Coventry City Home 2-0 Hollins(P), Hinton
Apr 28 Manchester United Home 1-0 Osgood

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 624,160 51,102 18,279 29,722
Away 651,728 48,932 20,058 31,035
Total 1,275,888 51,102 18,279 30,378

F.A. Cup

Round 6 (replay)

Matches

Jan 13 Brighton & Hove Albion Away 2-0 Osgood(2)
Feb 3 Ipswich Town Home 2-0 Garner(2)
Feb 24 Sheffield Wednesday Away 2-1 Osgood, Garner
Mar 17 Arsenal Home 2-2 Hollins, Osgood
Mar 20 Arsenal Away 1-2 Houseman

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 73,483 36,992 36,491 36,742
Away 138,443 62,746 29,287 46,148
Total 211,926 62,746 29,287 42,385

League Cup

Semi-Final

Matches

Sep 6 Southend United Away 1-0 Garland
Oct 4 Derby County Away 0-0
Oct 9 Derby County Home 3-2 Kember, Osgood, Webb
Oct 31 Bury Away 1-0 Garland
Nov 22 Notts County Home 3-1 Garland, Kember, Osgood
Dec 13 Norwich City Home 0-2
Jan 3 Norwich City Away 0-1

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 83,291 34,316 22,580 27,764
Away 102,716 34,265 16,226 25,679
Total 186,007 34,316 16,226 26,572

Transfers/Loans

July 1972 Graham Wilkins signed professional forms

September 1972 Brian Bason signed Professional forms

9th September 1972 Bill Garner from Southend to Chelsea 100,000

28th September 1972 Paddy Mulligan from Chelsea to Crystal Palace 75,000

29th September 1972 Charlie Cooke from Chelsea to Crystal Palace 85,000

October 1972 Tommy Ord from Erith & Belvedere to Chelsea

February 1973 Peter Feely from Chelsea to Bournemouth 1,000


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 3 5 1 7 54 4
RE Harris 42 1 3 7 52 1
P Osgood 38 11 5 4 7 2 50 17
SD Kember 35 5 6 2 46 2
E McCreadie 31 1 3 6 40 1
CS Garland 27 11 3 6 3 36 14
D Webb 26 2 2 7 1 35 3
AA Hudson 26 5 3 34
P Houseman 19 2 2 4 1 6 29 2 3
PP Bonetti 23 5 28
GR Locke 17 1 3 6 26 1
W Garner 19 2 7 4 3 23 2 10
M Hinton 15 3 1 3 1 1 1 19 5 1
JT Phillips 16 5 2 23
M Droy 14 1 1 15 1
J Dempsey 10 1 4 1 15 1
I Britton 11 3 11 3
T Baldwin 11 1 1 2 14 1
J Boyle 5 3 2 7 3
C Cooke 7 1 2 7 1 2
MJ Brolly 6 1 1 6 1 1
P Mulligan 6 1 7
I Hutchinson 3 3 1 4 3
B Bason 4 4
T Ord 3 1 3 1
S Sherwood 3 3
P Feely 2 1 2 1
GG Wilkins 1 1
Own Goal 1 1

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
SD Kember 6 1 7
P Osgood 3 1 4
CS Garland 2 1 3
W Garner 1 1 1 1
E McCreadie 1 1 2
P Houseman 1 1 2
RE Harris 1 1 1 1
I Britton 1 1
M Hinton 1 1
GR Locke 1 1
M Droy 1 1
T Baldwin 1 1
AA Hudson 1 1
D Webb 1 1
J Dempsey 1 1
J Boyle 1 1
Total 20 5 1 1 4 29 1 1