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Summary of Season 1976-77

Football League Division 2

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 3 3 48 21 7 10 4 36 24 57
Chelsea 42 15 6 0 51 22 6 7 8 22 31 55
Nottingham Forest 42 14 3 4 53 22 7 7 7 24 21 52
Bolton Wanderers 42 15 2 4 46 21 5 9 7 29 33 51
Blackpool 42 11 7 3 29 17 6 10 5 29 25 51
Luton Town 42 13 5 3 39 17 8 1 12 28 31 48
Charlton Athletic 42 14 5 2 52 27 2 11 8 19 31 48
Notts County 42 11 5 5 29 20 8 5 8 36 40 48
Southampton 42 12 6 3 40 24 5 4 12 32 43 44
Millwall 42 9 6 6 31 22 6 7 8 26 31 43
Sheffield United 42 9 8 4 32 25 5 4 12 22 38 40
Blackburn Rovers 42 12 4 5 31 18 3 5 13 11 36 39
Oldham Athletic 42 11 6 4 37 23 3 4 14 15 41 38
Hull City 42 9 8 4 31 17 1 9 11 14 36 37
Bristol Rovers 42 8 9 4 32 27 4 4 13 21 41 37
Burnley 42 8 9 4 27 20 3 5 13 19 44 36
Fulham 42 9 7 5 39 25 2 6 13 15 36 35
Cardiff City 42 7 6 8 30 30 5 4 12 26 37 34
Orient 42 4 8 9 18 23 5 8 8 19 32 34
Carlisle United 42 7 7 7 31 33 4 5 12 18 42 34
Plymouth Argyle 42 5 9 7 27 25 3 7 11 19 40 32
Hereford United 42 6 9 6 28 30 2 6 13 29 48 31

Promoted to Division 1

Matches

Aug 21 Orient Away 1-0 Finnieston
Aug 25 Notts County Home 1-1 Britton
Aug 28 Carlisle United Home 2-1 Finnieston, Swain
Sep 4 Millwall Away 0-3
Sep 11 Plymouth Argyle Away 3-2 Britton(P), Finnieston, Swain
Sep 18 Bolton Wanderers Home 2-1 Stanley, Hay
Sep 25 Blackpool Away 1-0 Finnieston
Oct 2 Cardiff City Home 2-1 Lewington, Swain
Oct 5 Bristol Rovers Away 1-2 Finnieston
Oct 16 Oldham Athletic Home 4-3 Wicks, Wilkins, Finnieston, Swain
Oct 23 Blackburn Rovers Away 2-0 Finnieston(2)(1P)
Oct 30 Southampton Home 3-1 Wilkins, Finnieston, Swain
Nov 6 Hereford United Away 2-2 Finnieston(2)(1P)
Nov 10 Charlton Athletic Home 2-1 Stanley, Swain
Nov 20 Nottingham Forest Away 1-1 Britton
Nov 27 Burnley Home 2-1 Britton, Finnieston(P)
Dec 3 Sheffield United Away 0-1
Dec 7 Southampton Away 1-1 Finnieston
Dec 11 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 3-3 Britton, Wilkins, Finnieston
Dec 18 Hull City Away 1-1 Britton
Dec 27 Fulham Home 2-0 Droy, Swain
Dec 29 Luton Town Away 0-4
Jan 1 Hereford United Home 5-1 Stanley, Wilkins, Finnieston, Swain, O.G.
Jan 22 Orient Home 1-1 Stanley
Feb 5 Carlisle United Away 1-0 Swain
Feb 12 Millwall Home 1-1 Stanley
Feb 15 Notts County Away 1-2 Wilkins
Feb 19 Plymouth Argyle Home 2-2 Britton(P), Swain
Feb 26 Bolton Wanderers Away 2-2 Finnieston, Swain
Mar 5 Blackpool Home 2-2 Wicks, Swain
Mar 12 Cardiff City Away 3-1 Stanley, Britton, Swain
Mar 19 Bristol Rovers Home 2-0 Wicks, O.G.
Apr 2 Blackburn Rovers Home 3-1 Wicks, Finnieston(2)
Apr 8 Fulham Away 1-3 Wilkins
Apr 9 Luton Town Home 2-0 Sparrow, Finnieston
Apr 11 Charlton Athletic Away 0-4
Apr 16 Nottingham Forest Home 2-1 Britton, Finnieston
Apr 19 Oldham Athletic Away 0-0
Apr 23 Burnley Away 0-1
Apr 30 Sheffield United Home 4-0 Wilkins, Finnieston, Lewington, Langley
May 7 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-1 Langley
May 14 Hull City Home 4-0 Britton, Finnieston(3)(1P)

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 641,582 55,003 17,426 30,552
Away 399,183 33,465 10,074 19,009
Total 1,040,765 55,003 10,074 24,780

F.A. Cup

Round 3 (replay)

Matches

Jan 8 Southampton Away 1-1 Locke
Jan 12 Southampton Home 0-3

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 42,868 42,868 42,868 42,868
Away 26,041 26,041 26,041 26,041
Total 68,909 42,868 26,041 34,454

League Cup

Round 4

Matches

Sep 1 Sheffield United Home 3-1 Wilkins(2), Swain
Sep 20 Huddersfield Town Home 2-0 Finnieston(2)
Oct 26 Arsenal Away 1-2 Hay

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 36,743 19,860 16,883 18,372
Away 52,305 52,305 52,305 52,305
Total 89,048 52,305 16,883 29,683

Transfers/Loans

1976-77 Teddy Maybank from Chelsea to Fulham 65,000

May 1976 Jimmy Clare signed amateur forms

Summer 1976 Marvin Hinton from Chelsea to Barnet

July 1976 Ian Hutchinson retired

September 1976 Trevor Aylott from Chelsea to Queens Park Rangers Loan

October 1976 Trevor Aylott from Queens Park Rangers to Chelsea Loan ended

November 1976 Steve Sherwood from Chelsea to Watford 5,000

December 1976 John Bumstead signed professional forms

24th November 1976 Teddy Maybank from Chelsea to Fulham Loan until 24th December 1976


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
R Lewington 42 2 2 3 47 2
RC Wilkins 42 7 2 3 2 47 9
GR Locke 42 2 1 3 47 1
S Finnieston 39 24 2 3 2 44 26
K Swain 36 13 2 3 1 41 14
I Britton 37 10 2 1 40 10
GE Stanley 33 6 2 3 38 6
D Hay 31 1 2 3 1 36 2
SJ Wicks 34 4 2 36 4
PP Bonetti 31 2 33
GG Wilkins 26 3 29
RE Harris 15 4 2 1 17 5
JP Sparrow 12 2 1 12 2 1
JT Phillips 11 2 1 14
M Droy 8 1 2 1 11 1
C Cooke 8 8
B Bason 6 2 8
TW Langley 6 2 6 2
E Maybank 3 3
C Walker 1 1
Own Goal 2 2

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
GE Stanley 4 4
R Lewington 3 3
GG Wilkins 3 3
GR Locke 3 3
RE Harris 2 2
D Hay 2 2
E Maybank 1 1
K Swain 1 1
RC Wilkins 1 1
I Britton 1 1
SJ Wicks 1 1
Total 22 22