1972–73 Football League

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The Football League
Season 1972–73
Champions Liverpool
New Club in League Hereford United
1973–74

The 197273 season was the 74th completed season of The Football League.

Contents

Liverpool championship win meant they claimed their first trophy since 1966 in Bill Shankly's penultimate season as manager despite competition from Arsenal, Leeds United, Ipswich Town and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Manchester United sacked manager Frank O'Farrell after 18 months in charge. He had been unable to mount a title challenge. Tommy Docherty, the 44-year-old Scottish national coach and former Aston Villa manager, was appointed as his successor. Bobby Charlton and Denis Law both played their last games for the club while George Best's appearances were becoming increasingly rare.

Burnley and Queens Park Rangers won promotion to the First Division. Huddersfield Town's decline continued as they slid into the Third Division, where they were joined by Brighton & Hove Albion.

Bolton Wanderers and Notts County occupied the two promotion places in the Third Division. Rotherham United, Brentford, Swansea City and Scunthorpe United were relegated to the Fourth Division.

Hereford United were promoted from the Fourth Division in their first season as a Football League club. They had been elected to the Football League a year earlier after winning the Southern League and achieving a shock win over Newcastle United in the FA Cup. They were joined in the promotion zone by champions Southport, Cambridge United and Aldershot. Newport County missed promotion only on goal average. There were no arrivals or departures in the league for 1973.

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
Season1972–73
Champions Liverpool (8th English title)
Relegated Crystal Palace
West Bromwich Albion
1973–74 European Cup Liverpool
FA Cup winners
1973–74 European Cup Winners' Cup
Sunderland (2nd Div.) (2nd FA Cup title)
1973–74 UEFA Cup Ipswich Town
Leeds United
Tottenham Hotspur
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Matches played462
Goals scored1,160 (2.51 per match)
Top goalscorer Pop Robson (West Ham United), 28 [3]
Biggest home win Leeds UnitedArsenal 6–1 (9 May 1973)
Crystal PalaceManchester United 5–0 (16 Oct 1972)
Derby CountyArsenal 5–0 (25 Nov 1972)
Leeds UnitedDerby County 5–0 (7 Oct 1972)
LiverpoolSheffield United 5–0 (23 Sep 1972)
Biggest away win West Bromwich AlbionCrystal Palace 0–4 (3 Mar 1973)
Highest scoring Wolverhampton WanderersStoke City 5–3 (30 Sep 1972)
1973–74
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsQualification or relegation
1 Liverpool 421731451987627231.71460 European Cup
2 Arsenal 421452311496626291.32657 [lower-alpha 1]
3 Leeds United 421542451367826321.57853 UEFA Cup
4 Ipswich Town 421074342077721251.22248
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 421335432358823311.22247
6 West Ham United 421254452557922281.26446
7 Derby County 4215334318451213361.03746
8 Tottenham Hotspur 421056332368725251.20845 UEFA Cup [lower-alpha 2]
9 Newcastle United 4212633519471025321.17645
10 Birmingham City 4211733922451214320.98142
11 Manchester City 4212453620371121400.95041
12 Chelsea 42966302248919290.96140
13 Southampton 4281122617371121350.90440
14 Sheffield United 4211462818461123410.86440
15 Stoke City 4211823817321623391.08938
16 Leicester City 427952318381017280.87037
17 Everton 429572721461114280.83737
18 Manchester United 429752419361220410.73337
19 Coventry City 429572724441313310.72735
20 Norwich City 427952219411614440.57132
21 Crystal Palace 427772521251416370.70730Relegated
22 West Bromwich Albion 428762524131713380.61328
Source: [ citation needed ]
Notes:
  1. Tottenham Hotspur qualified for the 1973–74 UEFA Cup as League cup winners. At the time, only one club per English city could enter the UEFA Cup; thus, fellow
    London club Arsenal were excluded in spite of finishing second in the League. This rule had applied in all countries in the Fairs Cup, but it was the Football League, not UEFA,
    which continued to apply it in England in the UEFA Cup. [4]
  2. Tottenham Hotspur qualified for the 1973–74 UEFA Cup as League Cup winners.

Results

Home \ Away ARS BIR CHE COV CRY DER EVE IPS LEE LEI LIV MCI MUN NEW NWC SHU SOU STK TOT WBA WHU WOL
Arsenal 2–0 1–1 0–21–00–11–01–02–11–00–00–03–12–22–03–21–02–0 1–1 2–11–05–2
Birmingham 1–12–2 3–0 1–12–02–11–22–11–12–14–13–13–24–11–21–13–10–0 3–2 0–0 0–1
Chelsea 0–1 0–02–00–01–11–12–04–01–11–22–11–01–13–14–22–11–30–13–11–30–2
Coventry City 1–1 0–0 1–32–00–21–02–10–1 3–2 1–23–21–10–33–13–01–12–10–1 0–0 3–1 0–1
Crystal Palace 2–30–02–00–10–01–01–12–20–11–11–05–02–10–20–13–03–20–00–21–31–1
Derby County 5–01–01–22–02–23–13–02–3 2–1 2–11–03–11–11–02–14–00–32–12–01–13–0
Everton 0–01–11–02–01–11–02–2 1–2 0–1 0–2 2–32–03–12–22–10–12–03–11–01–20–1
Ipswich Town 1–22–03–02–02–13–10–12–20–21–11–14–11–0 1–2 1–12–22–01–12–01–12–1
Leeds United 6–14–01–11–14–05–02–13–33–11–23–0 0–1 1–02–0 2–1 1–01–02–12–01–00–0
Leicester City 0–10–11–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 1–21–12–03–21–12–20–01–20–01–02–00–13–12–11–1
Liverpool 0–24–33–12–01–01–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 0–02–0 2–0 3–23–15–03–22–11–11–03–24–2
Manchester City 1–21–00–11–22–34–00–11–1 1–0 1–01–1 3–0 2–03–03–12–11–12–12–14–31–1
Manchester United 0–01–00–00–12–03–00–01–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 2–11–01–22–10–21–42–12–22–1
Newcastle United 2–13–01–11–12–02–00–01–23–22–22–12–12–13–14–10–01–00–11–11–22–1
Norwich City 3–21–21–01–12–11–01–1 0–0 1–21–11–11–10–20–11–10–02–02–12–00–11–1
Sheffield United 1–00–12–13–12–03–10–10–0 0–2 2–00–31–11–01–22–03–10–03–23–00–01–2
Southampton 2–22–03–12–12–01–10–01–23–10–01–11–10–21–11–01–11–01–12–10–01–1
Stoke City 0–01–21–12–12–04–01–11–02–21–00–15–12–22–02–02–23–31–1 2–0 2–0 2–0
Tottenham Hotspur 1–2 2–00–12–12–11–03–00–10–01–11–22–31–13–23–02–01–24–31–11–02–2
West Bromwich Albion 1–0 2–2 1–1 1–0 0–42–14–12–01–11–01–11–22–22–30–10–21–1 2–1 0–10–0 1–0
West Ham United 1–22–03–11–04–01–22–00–11–15–20–12–12–21–14–03–14–33–22–22–12–2
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–3 3–2 1–0 3–0 1–11–24–20–10–22–02–15–12–01–13–01–10–1 5–3 3–2 2–0 3–0
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 First Division London teams 1972–1973

Second Division

Football League
Second Division
Season1972–73
Champions Burnley (2nd title)
Promoted Queens Park Rangers
Relegated Brighton & Hove Albion,
Huddersfield Town
Matches played462
Goals scored1,156 (2.5 per match)
Top goalscorer Don Givens (Queens Park Rangers), 23 [3]
Biggest home win Carlisle UnitedPreston North End 6–1 (26 Dec 1972)
Queens Park RangersPortsmouth 5–0 (31 Mar 1973)
Queens Park RangersSwindon 5–0 (17 Feb 1973)
Biggest away win Preston North EndPortsmouth 0–5 (10 Feb 1973)
Highest scoring BlackpoolBrighton & Hove Albion 6–2 (19 Apr 1973)
Hull CityPreston North End 6–2 (27 Jan 1973)
1973–74
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Burnley 4213624418118228172.05762Division Champions, promoted
2 Queens Park Rangers 421641541389427242.18961Promoted
3 Aston Villa 421254271769624301.08550
4 Middlesbrough 421263291557917281.07047
5 Bristol City 421074341875929331.23546
6 Sunderland 4212633517561024321.20446 FA Cup winners, qualified for UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1973–74 First round
7 Blackpool 4212633717641119341.09846
8 Oxford United 4214253618551116251.20945
9 Fulham 4211643216561026331.18444
10 Sheffield Wednesday 4214434020361219351.07344
11 Millwall 4212543318451222291.17042
12 Luton Town 426962423921020300.83041
13 Hull City 429753922551125371.08540
14 Nottingham Forest 4212543218271215340.90440
15 Orient 4211643318161416350.92536
16 Swindon Town 428942823271218370.76736
17 Portsmouth 427682122551121370.71235
18 Carlisle United 4210564024171310280.96234
19 Preston North End 426871925541218390.57834
20 Cardiff City 4211463221071411370.74133 Welsh Cup winners, qualified for UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1973–74 First round
21 Huddersfield Town 427952120181215360.64333Relegated
22 Brighton & Hove Albion 427863231151514520.55429
Source: [ citation needed ]

Results

Home \ Away AST BLP B&HA BRI BUR CAR CRL FUL HUD HUL LUT MID MIL NOT ORI OXF POR PNE QPR SHW SUN SWI
Aston Villa 0–01–11–00–32–01–02–32–02–00–21–11–02–21–02–12–01–10–12–12–02–1
Blackpool 1–16–23–01–21–00–02–0 1–1 4–31–10–12–12–01–12–13–1 2–0 2–01–20–02–0
Brighton & Hove Albion 1–31–21–10–12–21–02–12–11–12–00–21–32–22–12–21–12–01–23–32–23–1
Bristol City 3–03–03–10–1 1–0 4–11–10–02–10–11–12–21–12–20–03–12–11–21–21–03–0
Burnley 4–14–33–01–13–02–22–2 2–1 4–13–00–02–11–01–21–14–02–01–10–12–02–1
Cardiff City 0–21–21–1 1–3 0–11–03–14–10–22–12–01–02–13–12–00–23–00–04–11–11–1
Carlisle United 2–22–35–11–21–14–02–10–00–12–01–10–11–21–02–11–06–11–31–14–33–0
Fulham 2–02–05–15–11–11–11–01–12–00–12–11–03–11–12–00–01–3 0–2 1–01–20–0
Huddersfield Town 1–1 1–0 0–20–1 0–2 2–11–11–0 1–3 1–2 1–1 1–01–11–12–02–0 0–0 2–2 1–0 1–11–1
Hull City 1–21–22–02–01–11–11–12–2 0–0 4–0 3–1 0–20–02–00–15–16–24–1 1–1 0–23–2
Luton Town 0–02–22–11–32–21–10–11–04–11–20–12–21–01–10–12–21–02–20–01–00–1
Middlesbrough 1–12–01–12–13–32–01–01–2 2–1 1–00–11–00–03–21–03–00–00–0 3–0 2–1 0–2
Millwall 1–11–13–03–01–11–11–01–31–02–03–21–02–1 2–0 3–10–24–10–12–10–11–1
Nottingham Forest 1–14–01–01–03–02–12–12–11–11–20–11–33–22–12–10–00–10–03–01–02–2
Orient 4–02–01–00–21–10–02–13–23–10–00–12–0 3–1 3–01–10–11–22–23–21–11–0
Oxford United 2–00–13–00–20–22–11–10–02–05–22–14–02–11–02–11–30–22–01–05–1 1–0
Portsmouth 0–11–02–00–30–23–10–01–21–22–22–20–01–12–01–01–00–10–11–02–31–1
Preston North End 0–1 0–3 4–03–31–10–01–00–3 0–0 1–02–00–11–02–10–00–10–51–11–11–31–1
Queens Park Rangers 1–04–02–01–12–03–04–0 2–0 3–11–12–02–21–33–03–10–05–03–04–23–25–0
Sheffield Wednesday 2–22–01–13–20–11–00–03–0 3–2 4–24–0 2–1 2–21–22–00–12–12–13–11–02–1
Sunderland 2–21–04–02–20–12–12–10–03–01–10–2 4–0 2–04–11–01–02–00–00–31–13–2
Swindon Town 1–30–02–22–10–13–02–02–21–12–10–21–00–00–03–1 1–3 1–13–22–21–01–1
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

Greater London UK location map 2.svg
Red pog.svg
Red pog.svg
Red pog.svg
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Locations of the Football League Second Division London teams 1972–1973

Third Division

Football League
Third Division
Season1972–73
Champions Bolton Wanderers (1st title)
Promoted Notts County
Relegated Brentford,
Rotherham United,
Scunthorpe United,
Swansea City
Matches played552
Goals scored1,371 (2.48 per match)
Top goalscorer Arthur Horsfield (Charlton Athletic), 26 [3]
1973–74
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Bolton Wanderers 46184144977929301.87261Division Champions, promoted
2 Notts County 4617424012671027351.42657Promoted
3 Blackburn Rovers 461283341687823311.21355
4 Oldham Athletic 461274401879732361.33354
5 Bristol Rovers 4617425520391122361.37553
6 Port Vale 4615624121651215480.81253
7 Bournemouth 46146344163101022281.50050
8 Plymouth Argyle 4614364326671031401.12150
9 Grimsby Town 4616254518461322431.09848
10 Tranmere Rovers 4612833817381218351.07746
11 Charlton Athletic 4612744624541423431.03045
12 Wrexham 4611933923381216311.01945
13 Rochdale 46887222669826280.88945
14 Southend United 4613644014441521401.13044
15 Shrewsbury Town 46101033121541415330.85244
16 Chesterfield 4613463722451420390.93443
17 Walsall 4614363726441519400.84843
18 York City 4681052414551318320.91341
19 Watford 4611843223191311250.89641
20 Halifax Town 469862923471214300.81141
21 Rotherham United 4612473427531517380.78541Relegated
22 Brentford 4612563318321818510.73937
23 Swansea City 4611573729341614440.69937
24 Scunthorpe United 468781825231815470.45830
Source: rsssf.com

Results

Home \ Away BLB BOL BOU BRE BRR CHA CHF GRI HAL NTC OLD PLY PTV ROC ROT SCU SHR STD SWA TRA WAL WAT WRE YOR
Blackburn Rovers 0–32–12–10–03–10–10–0 3–0 2–01–13–10–11–1 2–1 3–00–02–13–02–22–00–01–12–0
Bolton Wanderers 0–13–02–02–03–01–02–0 3–0 2–22–12–02–02–1 2–1 0–02–01–13–02–03–11–11–03–0
Bournemouth 3–02–03–20–03–12–21–11–01–12–00–14–04–24–01–12–02–02–01–10–13–01–02–3
Brentford 4–02–11–12–11–03–10–10–11–11–10–25–01–01–11–01–21–20–22–02–01–11–02–0
Bristol Rovers 3–01–12–03–12–12–22–14–11–03–3 2–0 4–10–03–05–15–11–23–12–02–12–12–01–2
Charlton Athletic 1–22–31–12–13–32–21–11–06–14–23–02–01–01–22–01–20–06–01–11–12–12–11–0
Chesterfield 3–10–11–13–00–11–02–12–00–24–12–21–22–13–22–12–02–41–02–03–00–01–20–0
Grimsby Town 2–02–00–14–02–00–22–10–03–16–21–10–11–02–1 1–0 3–23–12–02–06–22–00–11–2
Halifax Town 2–2 1–1 2–03–23–03–00–11–10–1 0–3 2–12–2 0–0 0–1 1–00–12–11–12–10–11–12–2 1–0
Notts County 0–01–00–21–02–03–12–04–03–02–42–01–12–22–02–01–02–02–04–11–11–01–01–0
Oldham Athletic 1–22–01–11–13–00–13–01–2 1–1 1–17–11–00–0 1–0 3–02–10–12–03–12–12–12–21–1
Plymouth Argyle 1–21–01–00–1 3–2 5–02–23–12–11–41–32–13–24–13–03–02–03–10–10–21–11–01–1
Port Vale 2–12–22–11–02–13–12–13–02–11–10–21–10–04–12–01–13–13–10–0 1–2 1–03–22–1
Rochdale 0–12–21–00–10–00–21–23–2 0–0 4–10–00–60–0 0–1 0–21–13–21–11–12–11–01–01–0
Rotherham United 1–1 1–0 2–72–11–12–11–02–0 0–1 1–42–31–07–0 0–0 2–12–01–00–21–22–01–01–1 1–2
Scunthorpe United 1–11–11–11–00–20–20–1 1–2 0–31–00–01–10–11–22–11–00–01–01–52–11–01–11–0
Shrewsbury Town 2–00–20–02–04–20–22–03–20–00–02–21–12–33–21–14–21–02–10–01–10–00–01–0
Southend 0–11–12–24–00–01–15–12–01–12–10–13–15–01–21–01–02–03–11–02–00–00–13–0
Swansea City 2–22–31–02–10–22–12–16–22–03–00–01–10–12–30–12–10–21–11–12–12–1 3–1 1–3
Tranmere 1–11–10–06–21–14–01–01–11–10–20–12–22–00–12–02–11–03–11–13–11–04–01–0
Walsall 0–23–21–03–04–33–23–21–00–11–33–01–3 2–0 0–21–01–11–03–11–12–01–32–00–0
Watford 1–32–13–22–22–11–10–01–22–11–02–13–21–10–01–15–10–11–00–11–01–00–02–2
Wrexham 0–01–31–14–12–22–21–03–20–02–01–11–25–03–31–01–20–04–2 1–0 0–02–11–03–1
York City 1–00–10–00–10–01–12–00–0 2–1 1–10–01–20–01–2 0–1 3–12–12–03–04–10–00–01–1
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

Greater London UK location map 2.svg
Red pog.svg
Red pog.svg
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Locations of the Football League Third Division London teams 1972–1973

Fourth Division

Football League
Fourth Division
Season1972–73
Champions Southport (1st title)
Promoted Aldershot,
Cambridge United,
Hereford United
Failed re-electionNone
New club in the league Hereford United
Matches played552
Goals scored1,347 (2.44 per match)
Top goalscorer Fred Binney (Exeter City), 27 [3]
1973–74
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGAvPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Southport (C, P)461742401996831291.47962Promoted to the Third Division
2 Hereford United [lower-alpha 1] (P)4618413912581017261.47458Promoted to the Third Division
3 Cambridge United (P)4615624023511727341.17557
4 Aldershot (P)461463331486927241.57956
5 Newport County 461463371886927261.45556
6 Mansfield Town 4615715217571126341.52954
7 Reading 461472337311918311.34252
8 Exeter City 4613824018561217331.11850
9 Gillingham 4615444420471219381.08649
10 Lincoln City 4612743827491026301.12348
11 Stockport County 4614723818451415351.00048
12 Bury 4611753719311921321.13746
13 Workington 4615714420251615410.96746
14 Barnsley 469863224581026360.96744
15 Chester 4611664019391121331.17343
16 Bradford City 4612654225451419400.93843
17 Doncaster Rovers 4610852819541421390.84542
18 Torquay United 4681052317471221300.93641
19 Peterborough United 4610854229451429470.93441
20 Hartlepool 4681051715471217340.69441
21 Crewe Alexandra 4678818232101120380.62336Re-elected
22 Colchester United 468873628231812480.63231
23 Northampton Town 4676102430351516430.54831
24 Darlington 465992841261514440.49429
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Division Champions; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. New club in the league

Results

Home \ Away ALD BAR BRA BRY CAM CHE COL CRE DAR DON EXE GIL HAR HER LIN MAN NPC NOR PET REA SOU STP TOR WRK
Aldershot 0–22–12–01–11–12–03–03–11–00–00–02–12–00–00–10–23–02–11–02–22–02–12–0
Barnsley 0–21–20–13–10–04–02–20–24–21–11–12–10–04–11–12–12–03–20–00–11–30–01–0
Bradford City 1–03–10–00–10–13–02–27–04–34–03–10–21–13–11–12–12–11–41–10–21–01–02–2
Bury 1–22–10–01–11–14–00–11–05–02–12–11–13–00–41–00–02–23–14–00–11–20–03–0
Cambridge United 2–21–12–12–21–03–01–00–33–11–33–11–11–02–13–23–13–13–11–02–21–00–01–0
Chester 0–00–01–12–01–14–02–15–01–20–11–02–00–12–12–20–23–08–22–00–02–01–21–3
Colchester United 2–31–20–02–10–12–35–11–01–11–24–01–11–00–21–11–32–21–02–23–13–01–11–1
Crewe Alexandra 0–21–01–22–11–11–11–20–00–11–01–12–02–11–10–40–01–00–20–00–20–11–12–0
Darlington 1–40–01–01–13–31–12–13–10–10–02–31–22–21–12–32–30–02–20–20–72–00–32–1
Doncaster Rovers 1–00–01–04–10–00–01–00–22–05–10–12–10–01–10–11–53–01–10–22–02–21–01–1
Exeter City 1–02–15–11–13–10–01–00–01–10–13–21–11–02–04–20–04–11–10–00–13–03–24–2
Gillingham 1–25–14–22–21–21–02–13–24–03–01–02–02–01–12–10–01–32–01–02–03–01–10–2
Hartlepool 1–11–41–01–10–00–02–11–10–00–00–02–00–11–01–11–02–00–11–20–20–01–01–0
Hereford United 1–01–21–01–02–13–14–11–01–03–21–00–00–02–13–12–02–03–03–02–21–02–10–0
Lincoln City 0–21–22–12–22–11–03–21–11–02–12–21–01–24–11–10–21–11–00–03–15–33–11–1
Mansfield Town 2–03–14–11–13–14–11–15–15–00–03–02–02–01–10–20–01–04–21–13–31–02–14–0
Newport County 2–11–10–04–30–23–21–00–00–01–02–05–15–10–12–20–11–01–11–03–11–02–12–0
Northampton Town 0–22–21–20–12–21–04–01–02–20–21–22–13–10–40–01–00–11–31–10–11–10–21–0
Peterborough United 1–06–33–01–11–12–22–24–31–13–11–10–13–01–12–21–01–01–24–20–12–30–12–1
Reading 0–00–02–00–01–02–10–11–11–01–02–03–11–00–11–12–05–03–02–01–10–03–02–0
Southport 3–11–03–12–11–13–21–02–02–12–21–00–01–12–01–03–10–21–22–14–11–02–12–1
Stockport County 1–12–03–10–02–22–12–00–03–12–11–02–30–11–12–12–11–00–03–22–22–02–03–0
Torquay United 1–10–01–20–11–21–20–00–02–11–00–20–01–00–02–01–12–22–11–02–22–00–03–0
Workington 2–13–21–12–05–13–11–01–12–12–03–11–10–02–10–32–03–23–02–20–02–02–02–2
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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