1971–72 Football League

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The Football League
Season 1971–72
Champions Derby County
Relegated Barrow
1972–73

The 197172 season was the 73rd completed season of The Football League.

Contents

Brian Clough, 37, won the first major trophy of his managerial career by guiding Derby County to their first ever league championship. They overcame Leeds United, Liverpool and Manchester City to win a four-horse race, with only a single point separating them. There were later bribery allegations from The Sun newspaper regarding Leeds manager Don Revie and Leeds' final opponents Wolverhampton Wanderers.[ citation needed ] The footballing authorities never investigated these allegations to decide whether they were true or not.

Nottingham Forest and Huddersfield Town lost their First Division status. By the end of the decade, Forest had made an explosive comeback to the top flight. 1971 – 1972 was Huddersfield's last season in the top flight until their promotion in 2016-17, and within a few seasons they would be in the Fourth Division — most of their existence since 1972 has been spent in the league's lower two divisions.

In the Second Division Norwich City and Birmingham City were promoted. This was the first time that Norwich City had reached the top flight. Charlton Athletic and Watford were relegated.

Aston Villa ended their two-year spell in the Third Division by gaining promotion as champions, and by the end of the decade would be firmly re-established as a First Division club. Brighton & Hove Albion followed Villa into the Second Division, but would not reach the heady heights that the midlanders would experience. Mansfield Town, Barnsley, Torquay United and Bradford City were relegated.

Grimsby Town, Southend United, Brentford and Scunthorpe United were promoted from the Fourth Division. Barrow were voted out of the Football League and replaced by Hereford United, who a short time earlier had achieved a shock FA Cup victory over Newcastle United.

Ernie Tagg sacked himself as manager of Crewe Alexandra because he felt that a younger manager should take charge of the club.

Final league tables and results

The tables below are reproduced here in the exact form that they can be found at The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation website [1] and in Rothmans Book of Football League Records 1888–89 to 1978–79, [2] with home and away statistics separated.

Beginning with the season 1894–95, clubs finishing level on points were separated according to goal average (goals scored divided by goals conceded), or more properly put, goal ratio. In case one or more teams had the same goal difference, this system favoured those teams who had scored fewer goals. The goal average system was eventually scrapped beginning with the 1976–77 season.

Since the Fourth Division was established in the 1958–59 season, the bottom four teams of that division have been required to apply for re-election. [2]

First Division

Football League
First Division
Season1971–72
Champions Derby County (1st English title)
Relegated Huddersfield Town,
Nottingham Forest
1972–73 European Cup Derby County
FA Cup winners
1972–73 European Cup Winners' Cup
Leeds United (1st title)
1972–73 UEFA Cup Liverpool,
Manchester City,
Stoke City
Tottenham Hotspur
Matches played462
Goals scored1,160 (2.51 per match)
Top goalscorer Francis Lee (Manchester City), 33 [3]
Biggest home win EvertonSouthampton 8–0 (20 November 1971)
Biggest away win Sheffield UnitedArsenal 0–5 (29 January 1972)
Highest scoring EvertonSouthampton 8–0 (20 November 1971)
1972–73
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsQualification or relegation
1 Derby County 421641431086726232.09158 European Cup
2 Leeds United 421740541075919212.35557 European Cup Winners' Cup
3 Liverpool 421731481676816142.13357 UEFA Cup
4 Manchester City 421632481578629301.71157
5 Arsenal 421524361376822271.45052
6 Tottenham Hotspur 4216324513310818291.50051 UEFA Cup [lower-alpha 1]
7 Chelsea 4212724120651017291.18448
8 Manchester United 421326392668730351.13148
9 Wolverhampton Wanderers 421074352384930341.14047
10 Sheffield United 4210833926741022341.01746
11 Newcastle United 4210653018551119340.94241
12 Leicester City 429661811471023350.89139
13 Ipswich Town 42786191948920340.73638
14 West Ham United 4210653119261316320.92236
15 Everton 42894281719119310.77136
16 West Bromwich Albion 426782223641120310.77835
17 Stoke City 4261052625451213310.69635 UEFA Cup [lower-alpha 2]
18 Coventry City 4271042723251417440.65733
19 Southampton 428583128421521520.65031
20 Crystal Palace 424892631451213340.60029
21 Nottingham Forest 4264112529251422520.58025Relegated
22 Huddersfield Town 4247101222261315370.45825
Source: [ citation needed ]
Notes:

Results

Home \ Away ARS CHE COV CRY DER EVE HUD IPS LEE LEI LIV MCI MUN NEW NOT SHU SOU STK TOT WBA WHU WOL
Arsenal 3–0 2–02–12–01–11–02–12–03–00–01–23–04–23–00–11–00–1 0–2 2–02–12–1
Chelsea 1–2 3–32–11–14–02–22–00–02–10–02–22–33–32–02–03–02–01–01–03–13–1
Coventry City 0–11–11–12–24–12–11–13–1 1–1 0–21–12–31–01–13–21–01–11–0 0–2 1–1 0–0
Crystal Palace 2–22–32–20–12–10–01–11–11–10–11–21–32–01–15–12–32–01–10–20–30–2
Derby County 2–11–01–03–02–03–01–02–0 3–0 1–03–12–20–1 4–0 3–02–24–02–20–02–02–1
Everton 2–12–01–20–00–2 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–21–01–01–10–18–00–01–12–12–12–2
Huddersfield Town 0–11–20–10–12–1 0–0 1–32–12–2 0–1 1–1 0–30–00–1 0–0 0–20–01–11–01–00–1
Ipswich Town 0–11–23–10–20–00–01–00–21–20–02–10–00–01–10–01–12–12–12–31–02–1
Leeds United 3–02–01–02–03–03–2 3–1 2–22–11–03–0 5–1 5–16–1 1–0 7–01–01–13–00–00–0
Leicester City 0–01–1 1–0 0–0 0–2 0–02–01–00–01–00–02–03–0 2–1 0–10–12–10–10–12–01–2
Liverpool 3–20–03–14–13–2 4–0 2–02–00–23–23–0 2–2 5–03–12–01–02–10–02–01–03–2
Manchester City 2–01–04–04–02–01–01–04–00–11–11–0 3–3 2–12–22–13–01–24–02–13–15–2
Manchester United 3–10–12–24–01–00–0 2–0 1–0 0–1 3–2 0–3 1–3 0–23–22–03–23–03–13–14–21–3
Newcastle United 2–00–04–21–20–10–00–00–11–02–03–20–00–12–11–23–10–03–14–22–22–0
Nottingham Forest 1–12–14–00–1 0–2 1–01–20–20–2 1–2 2–32–20–01–02–32–30–00–14–11–01–3
Sheffield United 0–51–02–01–00–41–1 3–1 7–0 3–0 1–11–13–31–11–02–13–12–32–20–03–02–2
Southampton 0–12–23–11–01–20–11–20–02–11–00–12–02–51–24–13–23–10–01–13–31–2
Stoke City 0–00–11–03–11–11–11–03–30–33–10–01–31–13–30–22–23–12–01–1 0–0 0–1
Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 3–01–03–00–13–04–12–11–04–32–01–12–00–06–12–01–02–03–20–14–1
West Bromwich Albion 0–14–0 1–1 1–10–02–01–11–20–10–11–00–22–10–31–02–23–2 0–1 1–10–0 2–3
West Ham United 0–02–14–01–13–31–03–00–02–21–10–20–23–00–14–21–21–02–12–00–11–0
Wolverhampton Wanderers 5–10–2 1–1 1–02–11–12–22–22–10–10–02–11–12–04–21–24–2 2–0 2–2 0–1 1–0
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Ian Laschke: Rothmans Book of Football League Records 1888–89 to 1978–79. Macdonald and Jane’s, London & Sydney, 1980.
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Maps

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Locations of the Football League First Division London teams 1971–1972

Second Division

Football League
Second Division
Season1971–72
Champions Norwich City (1st title)
Promoted Birmingham City
Relegated Charlton Athletic,
Watford
Matches played462
Goals scored1,194 (2.58 per match)
Top goalscorer Bob Latchford (Birmingham City), 23 [3]
Biggest home win
BurnleyOrient 6–1 (28 September 1971)
CardiffCharlton Athletic 6–1 (23 October 1971)
BlackpoolCharlton Athletic 5–0 (29 April 1972)
BlackpoolWatford 5–0 (1 January 1972)
OrientSunderland 5–0 (8 January 1972)
SunderlandWatford 5–0 (17 April 1972)
Biggest away win Sheffield WednesdayBristol City 1–5 (21 April 1972)
Highest scoring Birmingham CityPortsmouth 6–3 (8 January 1972)
PortsmouthFulham 6–3 (23 October 1971)
1972–73
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Norwich City 421380401687620201.66757Division Champions, promoted
2 Birmingham City 4215604614412514171.93556Promoted
3 Millwall 4214703817510626291.39155
4 Queens Park Rangers 421641399410718192.03654
5 Sunderland 421173422469625331.17550
6 Blackpool 4212634316811227341.40047
7 Burnley 4213444322721227331.27346
8 Bristol City 4214344322471018271.24546
9 Middlesbrough 4216413111341419371.04246
10 Carlisle United 4212633822531323351.07043
11 Swindon Town 4210652916561018311.00042
12 Hull City 4210653321441316320.92538
13 Luton Town 427862524310818240.89638
14 Sheffield Wednesday 4211733322251418360.87938
15 Oxford United 4210832817261315380.78238
16 Portsmouth 429753126361228420.86837
17 Orient 4212453219251418420.82037
18 Preston North End 4211463221181220370.89736
19 Cardiff City 429753725171319440.81234
20 Fulham 4210742920231616480.66234
21 Charlton Athletic 429753325321622520.71433Relegated
22 Watford 425511152504179500.32019
Source: [ citation needed ]

Results

Home \ Away BIR BLP BRI BUR CAR CRL CHA FUL HUL LUT MID MIL NWC ORI OXF POR PNE QPR SHW SUN SWI WAT
Birmingham 2–11–02–03–03–24–13–12–01–01–11–04–02–00–06–32–20–00–01–14–14–1
Blackpool 1–11–04–23–02–05–02–11–10–13–10–01–24–12–01–2 1–1 1–11–01–14–15–0
Bristol City 1–04–00–2 2–0 1–42–01–24–00–02–13–30–15–34–21–14–12–01–03–11–02–1
Burnley 1–12–11–13–03–13–11–10–22–15–22–01–06–11–11–31–01–05–30–11–23–0
Cardiff City 0–03–4 2–3 2–23–16–11–01–11–11–01–20–01–01–13–25–20–03–21–20–12–0
Carlisle United 2–22–02–00–32–15–23–12–10–03–03–33–02–02–11–00–01–42–21–20–02–0
Charlton Athletic 1–12–32–02–02–21–12–21–02–00–2 0–2 0–21–23–01–12–12–12–22–23–12–0
Fulham 0–02–12–00–24–30–11–01–03–12–21–00–02–11–11–10–0 0–3 4–00–02–43–0
Hull City 1–01–01–11–20–02–02–34–00–0 4–3 0–01–21–11–01–33–21–11–02–32–04–0
Luton Town 0–01–40–01–02–20–21–22–00–13–22–11–12–01–23–21–11–13–11–20–0 0–0
Middlesbrough 0–01–01–01–01–02–22–22–0 3–0 0–01–01–01–02–12–10–13–2 2–1 2–0 2–02–1
Millwall 3–01–03–11–11–12–1 2–1 4–12–12–21–02–1 2–1 2–01–02–00–01–11–12–23–2
Norwich City 2–25–12–23–02–11–03–02–12–03–12–02–20–03–23–11–10–01–01–11–01–1
Orient 0–10–12–01–04–12–13–21–01–00–01–1 2–2 1–21–12–13–22–00–35–00–11–0
Oxford United 0–13–10–02–11–03–12–11–02–21–10–01–20–21–12–22–03–11–02–0 1–1 0–0
Portsmouth 1–01–31–11–22–01–00–06–30–00–32–11–12–13–22–01–11–01–22–21–22–2
Preston North End 0–0 1–4 1–01–31–23–02–12–03–10–11–04–00–21–11–04–01–11–01–32–22–0
Queens Park Rangers 1–00–13–03–13–03–02–0 0–0 2–11–01–01–10–01–04–21–12–13–02–13–03–0
Sheffield Wednesday 1–21–21–52–12–22–12–14–02–12–2 1–0 1–11–13–10–01–11–00–03–01–02–1
Sunderland 1–10–01–14–31–10–33–02–10–12–2 4–1 3–31–12–03–03–24–30–12–01–05–0
Swindon Town 1–11–00–10–13–10–02–14–02–12–10–10–20–12–2 4–0 3–11–10–01–01–12–0
Watford 0–11–00–22–12–21–20–31–21–2 2–1 0–10–11–10–10–11–01–00–21–11–10–0
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Ian Laschke: Rothmans Book of Football League Records 1888–89 to 1978–79. Macdonald and Jane’s, London & Sydney, 1980.
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Maps

Greater London UK location map 2.svg
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Locations of the Football League Second Division London teams 1971–1972

Third Division

Football League
Third Division
Season1971–72
Champions Aston Villa (1st title)
Promoted Brighton & Hove Albion
Relegated Barnsley,
Bradford City,
Mansfield Town,
Torquay United
Matches played552
Goals scored1,407 (2.55 per match)
Top goalscorer Ted MacDougall (AFC Bournemouth), 35 [3]
1972–73
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Aston Villa 4620124510125640222.65670Division Champions, promoted
2 Brighton & Hove Albion 4615533918126543291.74565Promoted
3 Bournemouth 4616614313710630241.97362
4 Notts County 461634421999532251.68262
5 Rotherham United 461283462587823271.32755
6 Bristol Rovers 4617245426410921301.33954
7 Bolton Wanderers 461184251368926281.24450
8 Plymouth Argyle 4613644326741231381.15650
9 Walsall 46128338163101024411.08848
10 Blackburn Rovers 4614453922551315350.94747
11 Oldham Athletic 4611483735671022280.93745
12 Shrewsbury Town 4613555029451423361.12344
13 Chesterfield 4610582523831232341.00044
14 Swansea City 4610672721741219380.78044
15 Port Vale 46101032721351516380.72941
16 Wrexham 4610583326631426370.93740 Welsh Cup winners, qualified for 1972–73 European Cup Winners' Cup: First round
17 Halifax Town 4611663122261517390.78738
18 Rochdale 4611753526161622570.68737
19 York City 468873222441525440.86436
20 Tranmere Rovers 469773430191316410.70436
21 Mansfield Town 4651261926381222370.65136Relegated
22 Barnsley 466107233038129340.50036
23 Torquay United 468693131261510380.59432
24 Bradford City 466892732521618450.58432
Source: rsssf.com

Results

Home \ Away AST BAR BLB BOL B&BA BRA B&HA BRR CHF HAL MAN NTC OLD PLY PTV ROC ROT SHR SWA TOR TRA WAL WRE YOR
Aston Villa 2–04–13–22–13–02–02–11–01–00–11–01–03–1 2–0 2–01–23–02–05–12–0 0–0 2–01–0
Barnsley 0–4 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 0–10–01–4 1–2 1–12–1 2–1 2–20–0 3–3 1–1 1–30–10–00–04–22–1 2–1
Blackburn Rovers 1–1 4–0 0–32–1 1–0 2–21–21–0 2–0 1–10–20–13–23–13–0 2–1 1–01–21–04–11–12–13–0
Bolton Wanderers 2–0 0–0 1–00–0 0–0 1–10–01–0 1–1 2–01–22–12–13–02–1 2–2 2–00–02–01–00–10–20–1
Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 3–00–01–01–23–0 1–1 2–01–03–11–12–02–01–03–24–13–13–12–11–00–00–04–02–2
Bradford City 0–1 0–2 1–2 0–3 2–22–11–12–2 2–1 2–22–3 2–2 0–10–01–1 1–0 2–1 0–20–11–13–00–2 3–1
Brighton & Hove Albion 2–10–03–01–12–03–13–1 2–1 2–11–01–10–13–01–11–12–12–01–03–12–01–23–20–2
Bristol Rovers 0–13–03–02–01–27–12–23–11–02–10–21–0 2–2 2–15–21–23–12–12–02–12–13–15–4
Chesterfield 0–40–02–02–10–00–10–11–32–1 2–0 1–20–12–12–12–00–10–01–22–02–21–11–02–1
Halifax Town 0–1 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 0–52–12–01–13–1 0–0 0–12–0 2–2 1–1 0–00–10–03–23–14–1 3–1
Mansfield Town 1–10–01–01–00–51–10–30–0 2–1 0–01–12–12–30–13–10–12–20–20–01–11–11–10–0
Notts County 0–33–01–01–21–12–01–02–31–43–12–02–01–02–14–01–11–05–02–11–03–01–02–2
Oldham Athletic 0–6 6–0 1–12–23–1 0–2 2–43–21–1 0–0 2–10–10–11–03–2 5–1 1–41–01–03–11–30–21–0
Plymouth Argyle 3–22–11–02–01–11–41–2 2–1 1–01–13–11–10–00–04–12–11–24–1 3–1 2–23–21–24–0
Port Vale 4–4 1–00–01–11–11–01–10–00–21–01–00–31–00–01–11–22–13–00–02–1 1–1 1–04–3
Rochdale 1–0 0–2 2–12–21–1 0–1 1–23–10–2 3–2 2–11–11–13–23–2 2–1 0–01–15–02–10–01–01–2
Rotherham United 0–2 3–0 2–1 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–40–00–1 3–2 3–12–2 3–1 4–33–0 5–1 2–14–02–20–01–12–2 1–1
Shrewsbury Town 1–11–07–11–03–23–03–52–23–43–04–21–12–41–20–02–10–13–02–00–04–12–12–1
Swansea City 1–22–00–13–21–22–02–12–01–33–01–11–10–01–10–11–00–21–00–01–12–0 0–2 2–1
Torquay United 2–11–23–11–10–22–12–21–13–22–00–11–10–2 2–1 3–01–10–12–01–40–12–22–30–1
Tranmere 0–10–01–30–01–24–12–00–11–22–32–22–12–23–23–22–00–00–40–02–03–32–12–0
Walsall 1–1 1–10–01–11–13–00–12–01–10–02–11–22–31–0 2–0 3–00–04–14–01–04–12–12–1
Wrexham 0–22–01–11–21–32–11–21–12–02–01–11–13–10–21–21–30–02–1 2–0 1–2 3–0 3–12–0
York City 0–1 1–1 0–10–00–2 3–1 1–20–04–1 1–1 1–20–20–02–32–12–0 2–0 1–11–13–15–02–01–1
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Ian Laschke: Rothmans Book of Football League Records 1888–89 to 1978–79. Macdonald and Jane’s, London & Sydney, 1980.
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Maps

Fourth Division

Football League
Fourth Division
Season1971–72
Champions Grimsby Town (1st title)
Promoted Brentford,
Scunthorpe United,
Southend United
Failed re-election Barrow
Matches played552
Goals scored1,496 (2.71 per match)
Top goalscorer Peter Price (Peterborough United), 28 [3]
1972–73
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Grimsby Town 4618326126104927301.57163Division Champions, promoted
2 Southend United 4618235626610725291.47360Promoted
3 Brentford 461625522189624231.72759
4 Scunthorpe United 461382341595922221.51457
5 Lincoln City 4617514615491031441.30556
6 Workington 461292347410916271.47151
7 Southport 4615534821391118251.43550
8 Peterborough United 46146351243101031401.28150
9 Bury 4616435522381218371.23750
10 Cambridge United 4611843822661124381.03348
11 Colchester United 4613643823641332461.01448
12 Doncaster Rovers 4611843524561221390.88946
13 Gillingham 4611573324581028430.91045
14 Newport County 4613553420531526520.83344
15 Exeter City 4611574030561221380.89743
16 Reading 4614363726351519500.73742
17 Aldershot 4651352720491021340.88940
18 Hartlepool 4614273925341619440.84140
19 Darlington 469953724521627580.78039
20 Chester 46101123416071613400.83938
21 Northampton Town 468964327441523520.83537Re-elected
22 Barrow 468872326531517450.56337Failed re-election
23 Stockport County 4671063332241722550.63232Re-elected
24 Crewe Alexandra 4694102725151716440.62329
Source: rsssf.com

Results

Home \ Away ALD BRW BRE BRY CAM CHE COL CRE DAR DON EXE GIL GRI HAR LIN NPC NOR PET REA SCU STD SOU STP WRK
Aldershot 1–11–22–21–10–00–20–03–03–00–00–21–12–00–03–00–21–11–21–10–01–14–02–2
Barrow 1–10–31–11–12–02–22–10–41–20–01–00–02–02–21–00–10–20–00–12–10–23–22–0
Brentford 1–14–02–02–11–10–21–06–22–11–01–32–06–02–03–16–15–11–20–31–21–02–02–0
Bury 3–14–00–20–13–13–02–03–23–34–35–01–11–10–13–04–21–12–13–12–02–14–02–0
Cambridge United 1–11–01–10–22–04–23–26–01–10–12–13–12–10–00–11–12–54–12–01–10–02–00–0
Chester 0–00–00–02–01–12–10–02–11–11–25–11–24–02–13–03–21–12–00–01–11–10–02–1
Colchester United 1–00–11–10–01–11–04–24–31–23–02–20–11–05–22–32–01–12–11–11–01–03–21–0
Crewe Alexandra 2–11–02–10–01–13–12–41–10–10–10–10–11–23–11–20–12–02–00–21–22–13–10–0
Darlington 4–20–10–00–02–11–12–01–14–12–10–03–21–23–30–05–21–11–00–12–30–01–24–0
Doncaster Rovers 2–10–10–34–11–10–02–00–04–02–11–12–12–12–04–21–13–21–10–20–22–12–20–0
Exeter City 1–07–10–13–23–41–13–33–13–01–01–13–41–01–21–01–33–20–01–00–01–32–00–2
Gillingham 0–11–10–12–02–01–00–22–14–22–00–20–11–03–31–24–11–14–20–10–02–13–20–0
Grimsby Town 3–32–03–14–12–11–03–02–32–03–13–02–13–22–24–24–23–22–04–14–10–14–11–1
Hartlepool 0–14–31–23–11–22–13–21–02–30–01–03–10–12–10–12–01–03–11–02–21–05–01–3
Lincoln City 2–23–24–12–03–14–02–00–00–12–04–11–13–02–13–12–03–20–01–00–02–12–11–0
Newport County 2–32–10–02–13–01–02–12–04–01–30–01–22–10–22–01–11–12–11–02–02–21–00–1
Northampton Town 2–32–00–02–21–24–21–14–11–21–11–16–13–02–12–31–11–15–00–21–10–02–01–2
Peterborough United 0–07–02–22–02–02–04–02–01–32–03–32–10–22–24–43–11–03–20–12–02–04–21–1
Reading 2–01–02–10–21–01–02–41–02–03–13–11–21–33–00–14–22–12–12–01–41–12–20–0
Scunthorpe United 1–02–10–03–02–12–02–02–03–10–03–03–31–22–22–11–00–00–01–11–11–00–22–0
Southend 1–01–03–10–01–24–21–44–13–02–13–02–23–13–12–13–14–12–14–12–32–14–22–0
Southport 0–01–00–00–14–14–33–04–22–13–04–01–01–01–01–14–24–02–45–21–10–11–02–2
Stockport County 0–01–30–12–23–00–02–23–12–11–20–42–10–22–14–24–43–10–00–10–02–21–11–1
Workington 5–00–13–01–00–10–01–01–00–02–00–01–10–00–00–03–02–04–15–02–13–10–01–1
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Ian Laschke: Rothmans Book of Football League Records 1888–89 to 1978–79. Macdonald and Jane’s, London & Sydney, 1980.
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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