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Summary of Season 1979-80

Football League Division 2

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Leicester City 42 12 5 4 32 19 9 8 4 26 19 55
Sunderland 42 16 5 0 47 13 5 7 9 22 29 54
Birmingham City 42 14 5 2 37 16 7 6 8 21 22 53
Chelsea 42 14 3 4 34 16 9 4 8 32 36 53
Queens Park Rangers 42 10 9 2 46 25 8 4 9 29 28 49
Luton Town 42 9 10 2 36 17 7 7 7 30 28 49
West Ham United 42 13 2 6 37 21 7 5 9 17 22 47
Cambridge United 42 11 6 4 40 23 3 10 8 21 30 44
Newcastle United 42 13 6 2 35 19 2 8 11 18 30 44
Preston North End 42 8 10 3 30 23 4 9 8 26 29 43
Oldham Athletic 42 12 5 4 30 21 4 6 11 19 32 43
Swansea City 42 13 1 7 31 20 4 8 9 17 33 43
Shrewsbury Town 42 12 3 6 41 23 6 2 13 19 30 41
Orient 42 7 9 5 29 31 5 8 8 19 23 41
Cardiff City 42 11 4 6 21 16 5 4 12 20 32 40
Wrexham 42 13 2 6 26 15 3 4 14 14 34 38
Notts County 42 4 11 6 24 22 7 4 10 27 30 37
Watford 42 9 6 6 27 18 3 7 11 12 28 37
Bristol Rovers 42 9 8 4 33 23 2 5 14 17 41 35
Fulham 42 6 4 11 19 28 5 3 13 23 46 29
Burnley 42 5 9 7 19 23 1 6 14 20 50 27
Charlton Athletic 42 6 6 9 25 31 0 4 17 14 47 22

Matches

Aug 18 Sunderland Home 0-0
Aug 20 West Ham United Away 1-0 Johnson
Aug 25 Wrexham Home 3-1 Harris, Britton, Bumstead
Sep 1 Newcastle United Away 1-2 Fillery
Sep 8 Birmingham City Home 1-2 Walker
Sep 15 Shrewsbury Town Away 0-3
Sep 22 Watford Home 2-0 Johnson(2)
Sep 29 Cambridge United Away 1-0 Johnson
Oct 6 Burnley Away 1-0 Langley
Oct 13 Bristol Rovers Home 1-0 Chivers
Oct 20 Cardiff City Away 2-1 Fillery, Frost
Oct 27 Fulham Home 0-2
Nov 3 Sunderland Away 1-2 Johnson
Nov 10 Orient Away 7-3 Britton, Fillery, Frost(3)(1P), Walker(2)
Nov 14 West Ham United Home 2-1 Fillery, Frost
Nov 17 Charlton Athletic Home 3-1 Britton(2)(2P)(2P), Fillery
Nov 24 Notts County Away 3-2 Britton, Walker(2)
Dec 1 Preston North End Home 2-0 Droy, Britton
Dec 8 Oldham Athletic Away 0-1
Dec 15 Swansea City Home 3-0 Bumstead, Langley, Johnson
Dec 18 Queens Park Rangers Away 2-2 Bumstead, Langley
Dec 26 Leicester City Home 1-0 Fillery
Dec 29 Wrexham Away 0-2
Jan 1 Luton Town Away 3-3 Britton, Fillery, Walker
Jan 12 Newcastle United Home 4-0 Fillery, Langley, Walker, O.G.
Feb 2 Shrewsbury Town Home 2-4 Langley(2)
Feb 9 Watford Away 3-2 Johnson, Britton, Walker
Feb 16 Cambridge United Home 1-1 Fillery
Feb 23 Bristol Rovers Away 0-3
Mar 1 Cardiff City Home 1-0 Walker
Mar 8 Fulham Away 2-1 Walker(2)
Mar 11 Birmingham City Away 1-5 Langley
Mar 15 Burnley Home 2-1 Langley, Harris
Mar 22 Orient Home 1-0 Britton
Mar 29 Charlton Athletic Away 2-1 Britton, Langley
Apr 2 Queens Park Rangers Home 0-2
Apr 5 Leicester City Away 0-1
Apr 7 Luton Town Home 1-1 Lee
Apr 12 Preston North End Away 1-1 Fillery
Apr 19 Notts County Home 1-0 Chivers
Apr 26 Swansea City Away 1-1 Langley
May 3 Oldham Athletic Home 3-0 Fillery, Walker(2)

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 481,528 32,281 16,188 22,930
Away 384,348 31,627 8,341 18,302
Total 865,876 32,281 8,341 20,616

F.A. Cup

Round 3

Matches

Jan 14 Wigan Athletic Home 0-1

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 22,300 22,300 22,300 22,300
Total 22,300 22,300 22,300 22,300

League Cup

Round 2 (replay)

Matches

Aug 28 Plymouth Argyle Away 2-2 Fillery(2)
Sep 4 Plymouth Argyle Home 1-2 Droy

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 14,112 14,112 14,112 14,112
Away 10,802 10,802 10,802 10,802
Total 24,914 14,112 10,802 12,457

Transfers/Loans

1979 David Hay retired

May 1979 John Phillips from Swansea to Chelsea Loan ended

May 1979 John Sparrow from Millwall to Chelsea Loan ended

May 1979 Richard Wilson from Orient to Chelsea Loan ended

May 1979 Gary Johnson from Crystal Palace to Chelsea Loan ended

14th May 1979 Peter Bonetti retired

July 1979 Timothy Elmes signed apprentice forms

July 1979 Colin Pates signed professional forms

July 1979 Peter Rhoades-Brown from Youth

14th August 1979 Garry Stanley from Chelsea to Everton 300,000

24th August 1979 Ray Wilkins from Chelsea to Manchester United 875,000

22nd September 1979 Peter Osgood retired

October 1979 John Phillips from Chelsea to Crewe Alexandra Loan

November 1979 Eamonn Bannon from Chelsea to Dundee United 170,000

2nd November 1979 Trevor Aylott from Chelsea to Barnsley 60,000

November 1979 James Docherty from Chelsea to Dundee United

November 1979 David Stride from Chelsea to Memphis Rogues 90,000

December 1979 John Phillips from Crewe Alexandra to Chelsea Loan ended

26th January 1980 Colin Lee from Tottenham to Chelsea 200,000

14th February 1980 John Sitton from Chelsea to Millwall 10,000

16th February 1980 Dennis Rofe from Leicester to Chelsea 80,000

March 1980 Colin Viljoen from Manchester City to Chelsea 60,000

March 1980 John Phillips from Chelsea to Brighton 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
I Britton 41 10 1 2 44 10
P Borota 41 1 2 44
M Fillery 40 1 11 1 1 2 42 1 13
RE Harris 38 1 2 1 1 1 40 2 2
TW Langley 35 1 10 1 2 38 1 10
C Walker 29 7 13 1 1 31 7 13
GR Locke 32 1 1 34
G Chivers 27 2 2 1 1 29 2 2
J Bumstead 27 1 3 1 1 28 2 3
M Droy 26 2 1 2 1 28 2 2
MW Nutton 19 19
GG Wilkins 18 1 19
C Pates 16 1 17
GJ Johnson 12 3 7 1 12 4 7
D Rofe 14 14
JP Sparrow 11 1 1 13
L Frost 8 2 5 8 2 5
K Hales 5 2 1 6 2
EJ Bannon 6 2 8
C Lee 4 1 1 4 1 1
TC Aylott 3 2 5
C Viljoen 4 4
P Rhoades-Brown 1 3 1 3
DR Stride 3 1 4
JE Sitton 1 1 1 1
RJ Iles 1 1
P Osgood 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
M Fillery 2 2
M Droy 1 1 2
C Pates 1 1
J Bumstead 1 1
G Chivers 1 1
TW Langley 1 1
RE Harris 1 1
GG Wilkins 1 1
P Borota 1 1
Total 9 1 1 10 1