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Summary of Season 1980-81

Football League Division 2

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
West Ham United 42 19 1 1 53 12 9 9 3 26 17 66
Notts County 42 10 8 3 26 15 8 9 4 23 23 53
Swansea City 42 12 5 4 39 19 6 9 6 25 25 50
Blackburn Rovers 42 12 8 1 28 7 4 10 7 14 22 50
Luton Town 42 10 6 5 35 23 8 6 7 26 23 48
Derby County 42 9 8 4 34 26 6 7 8 23 26 45
Grimsby Town 42 10 8 3 21 10 5 7 9 23 32 45
Queens Park Rangers 42 11 7 3 36 12 4 6 11 20 34 43
Watford 42 13 5 3 34 18 3 6 12 16 27 43
Sheffield Wednesday 42 14 4 3 38 14 3 4 14 15 37 42
Newcastle United 42 11 7 3 22 13 3 7 11 8 32 42
Chelsea 42 8 6 7 27 15 6 6 9 19 26 40
Cambridge United 42 13 1 7 36 23 4 5 12 17 42 40
Shrewsbury Town 42 9 7 5 33 22 2 10 9 13 25 39
Oldham Athletic 42 7 9 5 19 16 5 6 10 20 32 39
Wrexham 42 5 8 8 22 24 7 6 8 21 21 38
Orient 42 9 8 4 34 20 4 4 13 18 36 38
Bolton Wanderers 42 10 5 6 40 27 4 5 12 21 39 38
Cardiff City 42 7 7 7 23 24 5 5 11 21 36 36
Preston North End 42 8 7 6 28 26 3 7 11 13 36 36
Bristol City 42 6 10 5 19 15 1 6 14 10 36 30
Bristol Rovers 42 4 9 8 21 24 1 4 16 13 41 23

Matches

Aug 16 Wrexham Home 2-2 Fillery, Rhoades-Brown
Aug 20 Derby County Away 2-3 Johnson, Walker
Aug 23 Shrewsbury Town Away 2-2 Fillery, Walker
Aug 30 Queens Park Rangers Home 1-1 Chivers
Sep 6 West Ham United Home 0-1
Sep 13 Cambridge United Away 1-0 Lee
Sep 20 Preston North End Home 1-1 Lee
Sep 27 Watford Away 3-2 Lee, Walker(2)
Oct 4 Bolton Wanderers Away 3-2 Fillery, Lee(2)
Oct 8 Bristol Rovers Home 2-0 Walker, O.G.
Oct 11 Grimsby Town Home 3-0 Lee(2), Walker
Oct 18 Blackburn Rovers Away 1-1 Walker
Oct 21 Orient Away 1-0 Fillery
Oct 25 Newcastle United Home 6-0 Chivers, Fillery, Lee(3), Walker
Oct 31 Cardiff City Away 1-0 Hutchings
Nov 8 Oldham Athletic Home 1-0 Lee
Nov 12 Derby County Home 1-3 Lee
Nov 15 Wrexham Away 4-0 Britton, Lee, Walker, Driver
Nov 22 Sheffield Wednesday Home 2-0 Lee, Walker
Nov 29 Notts County Away 1-1 Bumstead
Dec 6 Swansea City Home 0-0
Dec 13 Grimsby Town Away 0-2
Dec 20 Orient Home 0-1
Dec 26 Luton Town Away 0-2
Dec 27 Bristol City Home 0-0
Jan 10 Sheffield Wednesday Away 0-0
Jan 17 Queens Park Rangers Away 0-1
Jan 31 Shrewsbury Town Home 3-0 Fillery, Lee(P), Mayes
Feb 7 Cambridge United Home 3-0 Droy, Mayes(2)
Feb 14 West Ham United Away 0-4
Feb 21 Watford Home 0-1
Feb 28 Preston North End Away 0-1
Mar 7 Bolton Wanderers Home 2-0 Mayes, Walker
Mar 14 Bristol Rovers Away 0-1
Mar 21 Blackburn Rovers Home 0-0
Mar 28 Newcastle United Away 0-1
Apr 4 Cardiff City Home 0-1
Apr 11 Oldham Athletic Away 0-0
Apr 18 Bristol City Away 0-0
Apr 20 Luton Town Home 0-2
Apr 25 Swansea City Away 0-3
May 2 Notts County Home 0-2

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 375,833 32,669 11,569 17,897
Away 306,758 35,164 6,740 14,608
Total 682,591 35,164 6,740 16,252

F.A. Cup

Round 3

Matches

Jan 3 Southampton Away 1-3 Lee

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Away 23,694 23,694 23,694 23,694
Total 23,694 23,694 23,694 23,694

League Cup

Round 2

Matches

Aug 27 Cardiff City Away 0-1
Sep 3 Cardiff City Home 1-1 Droy

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 12,959 12,959 12,959 12,959
Away 6,549 6,549 6,549 6,549
Total 19,508 12,959 6,549 9,754

Transfers/Loans

5th May 1980 Ron Harris from Chelsea to Brentford Free

July 1980 Chris Hutchings from Harrow Borough to Chelsea 5,000

July 1980 Paul Williams signed professional forms

15th August 1980 Tommy Langley from Chelsea to Queens Park Rangers 425,000

20th September 1980 Phil Driver from Wimbledon to Chelsea 20,000

December 1980 Lee Frost from Chelsea to Brentford 15,000

December 1980 Gary Johnson from Chelsea to Brentford

22nd December 1980 Alan Mayes from Swindon to Chelsea 200,000

January 1981 John Sparrow from Chelsea to Exeter 10,000


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
P Borota 42 1 2 45
J Bumstead 40 1 1 1 2 43 1 1
G Chivers 39 1 2 1 2 42 1 2
D Rofe 38 1 2 41
C Walker 35 2 11 1 1 1 37 3 11
M Fillery 35 1 6 1 2 38 1 6
C Lee 34 1 15 1 1 1 1 36 2 16
P Rhoades-Brown 30 4 1 1 31 4 1
M Droy 30 1 1 2 1 33 2
I Britton 27 1 1 1 2 30 1 1
PA Driver 12 11 1 1 12 12 1
GR Locke 21 1 1 22 1
MW Nutton 18 1 19
GG Wilkins 14 2 16
C Pates 15 15
AK Mayes 13 4 13 4
C Hutchings 8 4 1 8 4 1
C Viljoen 6 1 1 7 1
T Elmes 2 2 2 2
GJ Johnson 3 1 1 4 1
J Clare 1 1
L Frost 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
GR Locke 1 1 2
P Rhoades-Brown 2 2
M Droy 1 1 2
MW Nutton 1 1
M Fillery 1 1
J Bumstead 1 1
P Borota 1 1
Total 8 1 1 10