1976–77 Football League

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The Football League
Season 1976–77
Champions Liverpool
Relegated Workington
1977–78

The 197677 season was the 78th completed season of The Football League.

Contents

As of this season, goal difference (GD in league tables) was used to separate the clubs finishing level on points. The earlier system, used from the season 1894–95 until the 1975–76 had been the so-called goal average (goals scored divided by goals conceded), or more properly put, goal ratio. In case one or more teams had the same positive goal difference, this earlier system favoured those teams who had scored fewer goals. Now the system would favour the teams that had scored more goals, and it was hoped that more goals would be seen as a result of this new system.

Overview

Liverpool retained their league championship trophy and won their first European Cup to confirm Bob Paisley as a successful replacement for Bill Shankly in his third season at the helm. Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City's long spells in the First Division came to an end with relegation. Stoke sacked their manager Tony Waddington. On the last day of the season, Coventry City and Bristol City played out a controversial 2–2 draw, with play virtually stopping when it was heard that Sunderland had lost to Everton. Both clubs survived while Sunderland was relegated.

After Manchester United manager Tommy Docherty had admitted his affair with the wife of the club's physiotherapist, the club's directors decided that he had broken their moral code and he was sacked.

Wolverhampton Wanderers, Chelsea and Nottingham Forest gained promotion to the First Division. Brian Clough's Forest would achieve success beyond the dreams of most supporters over the next few seasons. Carlisle United, Plymouth Argyle and Hereford United occupied the three relegation places. Hereford became the first club to finish bottom of the Second Division after winning the Third Division the previous season.

Mansfield Town, Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace were the three teams promoted to the Second Division. Palace's manager was a certain Terry Venables who would enjoy more success at Palace and elsewhere over the next 20 years. Going down were Reading, Northampton Town, Grimsby Town and York City.

Cambridge United, Exeter City, Colchester United and Bradford City occupied the four promotion places in the league's lowest division. A terrible season for Workington was compounded by their failure to gain re-election to the Football League, a humiliation which saw them slip into the Northern Premier League. In their place were Southern League champions Wimbledon, who would make amazing progress over the next decade.

The British pop star Elton John took over Fourth Division side Watford and installed Graham Taylor as manager. Former Arsenal manager Bertie Mee came out of retirement to work at Watford as assistant to Graham Taylor. John immediately asserted his ambition by promising to bring First Division football to Watford.

Final league tables and results

The tables and results 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 this season.

Re-election: During the first five seasons of the league, that is, until the season 1893–94, re-election process concerned the clubs which finished in the bottom four of the league. From the 1894–95 season and until the 1920–21 season the re-election process was required of the clubs which finished in the bottom three of the league. From the 1922–23 season on it was required of the bottom two teams of both Third Division North and Third Division South. Since the Fourth Division was established in the 1958–59 season, the re-election process has concerned the bottom four clubs in that division. [2]

First Division

Football League
First Division
Season1976–77
Champions Liverpool (10th English title)
Relegated Stoke City
Sunderland,
Tottenham Hotspur
1977–78 European Cup Liverpool
FA Cup winners
1977–78 European Cup Winners' Cup
Manchester United (4th FA Cup title)
1977–78 UEFA Cup Aston Villa,
Ipswich Town
Manchester City,
Newcastle United
Matches played462
Goals scored1,183 (2.56 per match)
Top goalscorer Andy Gray (Aston Villa), 25
Malcolm Macdonald (Arsenal), 25 [3]
Biggest home win IpswichWest Brom 7–0 (6 Nov 1976)
Biggest away win LeicesterWest Brom 0–5 (7 Mar 1977)
Highest scoring DerbyTottenham 8–2 (16 Oct 1976)
1977–78

Despite failing to win any of their final four matches, [4] Liverpool retained the First Division title against a strong challenge by Manchester City and went on to win the European Cup for the first time, although their bid for a unique treble was ended when they lost to Manchester United in the final of the FA Cup. Liverpool finished a point ahead of Manchester City in the league. Ipswich Town, Aston Villa and Newcastle United completed the top five. Newly promoted West Bromwich Albion finished sixth.

Tottenham Hotspur went down in bottom place after a 27-year run in the First Division, along with Stoke City who had been in the First Division continuously since 1963. The final relegation place went to Sunderland, just one year after promotion.

PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Liverpool (C)42183047115881522+2957Qualified for European Cup
2 Manchester City 42155138136962221+2656Qualified for UEFA Cup
3 Ipswich Town 421542411174102528+2752
4 Aston Villa 421731551754122133+2651 League Cup winners, qualified for UEFA Cup
5 Newcastle United 421461401547102434+1549Qualified for UEFA Cup
6 Manchester United 421263412265103040+947 FA Cup winners, qualified for Cup Winners' Cup
7 West Bromwich Albion 42106538226782434+645
8 Arsenal 421164372055112739+543
9 Everton 4297535245792740242
10 Leeds United 42885282674102025342
11 Leicester City 42894302849817321342
12 Middlesbrough 421164251437111531541
13 Birmingham City 421065382536122536+238
14 Queens Park Rangers 421074312135131631538
15 Derby County 429933618010111437537
16 Norwich City 4212453023251417411737
17 West Ham United 429662823281118421936
18 Bristol City 428762519361213291035
19 Coventry City 427953426361214331135
20 Sunderland 42957291627121738834Relegated
21 Stoke City 42984211616147352334
22 Tottenham Hotspur 429752620321622522433
Source: [ citation needed ]
(C) League Champions

Results

Home \ Away ARS AST BIR BRI COV DER EVE IPS LEE LEI LIV MCI MUN MID NEW NWC QPR STK SUN TOT WBA WHU
Arsenal 3–04–00–12–00–03–11–41–13–01–10–03–11–15–31–03–22–00–0 1–0 1–22–3
Aston Villa 5–1 1–2 3–1 2–2 4–02–05–22–12–05–11–13–21–02–11–01–11–04–12–1 4–0 4–0
Birmingham 3–3 2–1 3–0 3–0 5–11–12–40–01–12–10–02–33–11–23–22–12–02–01–2 0–1 0–0
Bristol City 2–00–00–10–02–21–21–21–00–12–11–01–11–21–13–11–01–14–11–01–21–1
Coventry City 1–2 2–3 2–1 2–22–04–21–14–2 1–1 0–00–10–21–11–12–02–05–21–21–11–11–1
Derby County 0–02–10–02–01–12–30–00–1 1–0 2–34–00–00–04–22–22–02–01–08–22–21–1
Everton 2–10–22–22–01–12–01–1 0–2 1–2 0–0 2–21–22–22–03–11–33–02–04–01–13–2
Ipswich Town 3–11–01–01–02–10–02–01–10–01–01–02–10–12–0 5–0 2–20–13–13–17–04–1
Leeds United 2–11–31–02–01–22–0 0–0 2–12–2 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–1 2–23–20–11–11–12–12–21–1
Leicester City 4–11–12–60–0 3–1 1–1 1–11–00–10–12–21–13–31–01–12–21–02–02–10–52–0
Liverpool 2–03–04–12–13–13–1 3–1 2–1 3–1 5–12–1 1–0 0–01–01–03–14–02–02–01–10–0
Manchester City 1–02–02–12–12–03–21–12–1 2–1 5–01–1 1–3 1–00–02–00–00–01–05–01–04–2
Manchester United 3–22–02–22–12–03–14–00–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 3–1 2–03–12–21–03–03–32–32–20–2
Middlesbrough 3–03–22–20–01–02–02–20–2 1–0 0–10–10–03–0 1–0 1–00–20–0 2–1 2–01–01–1
Newcastle United 0–23–23–20–01–02–24–11–13–00–01–02–22–2 1–0 5–12–01–0 2–0 2–02–03–0
Norwich City 1–31–11–02–13–00–02–1 0–1 1–23–22–10–22–11–03–22–01–12–21–31–01–0
Queens Park Rangers 2–12–12–20–11–11–10–41–00–03–21–10–04–03–01–22–32–02–02–11–01–1
Stoke City 1–11–01–02–22–01–00–12–12–10–10–00–23–33–10–00–01–00–00–0 0–2 2–1
Sunderland 2–20–11–01–00–11–10–11–00–10–00–10–22–1 4–0 2–2 0–11–00–02–16–16–0
Tottenham Hotspur 2–2 3–11–00–10–10–03–31–01–02–01–02–21–30–00–21–13–02–01–10–22–1
West Bromwich Albion 0–2 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–03–04–01–22–20–10–24–02–11–12–01–1 3–1 2–34–23–0
West Ham United 0–20–12–22–02–02–22–20–21–30–02–01–04–20–11–21–01–01–01–15–30–0
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 1976–1977

Second Division

Football League
Second Division
Season1976–77
Champions Wolverhampton Wanderers (2nd title)
Promoted Chelsea,
Nottingham Forest
Relegated Carlisle United,
Hereford United,
Plymouth Argyle
Matches played462
Goals scored1,290 (2.79 per match)
Top goalscorer Mickey Walsh (Blackpool), 26 [3]
Biggest home win BlackburnNotts County 6–1 (9 Oct 1976)
FulhamOrient 6–1 (7 Mar 1977)
Nottingham ForestSheffield United 6–1 (9 Oct 1976)
FulhamOldham 5–0 (4 Dec 1976)
LutonCarlisle 5–0 (26 Mar 1977)
Biggest away win CarlisleSouthampton 0–6 (22 Jan 1977)
Highest scoring CharltonSouthampton 6–2 (24 Sep 1976)
BurnleyCharlton 4–4 (16 Oct 1976)
OldhamHereford 3–5 (16 Apr 1977)
WolverhamptonSouthampton 2–6 (5 Oct 1976)
1977–78

Wolverhampton Wanderers achieved an instant return to the First Division as champions of the Second Division, while runners-up Chelsea regained their top flight status two years after losing it. Brian Clough steered Nottingham Forest into the final promotion place, while Bolton Wanderers and Blackpool missed out by a single point.

Hereford United, Plymouth Argyle and Carlisle United went down to the Third Division.

PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 421533482171043624+3957Division Champions, promoted
2 Chelsea 42156051226782231+2055Promoted
3 Nottingham Forest 42143453227772421+3452
4 Bolton Wanderers 42152446215972933+2151
5 Blackpool 421173291761052925+1651
6 Luton Town 421353391781122831+1948
7 Charlton Athletic 421452522721181931+1348
8 Notts County 42115529208583640+548
9 Southampton 421263402454123243+544
10 Millwall 4296631226782631+443
11 Sheffield United 42984322554122238940
12 Blackburn Rovers 4212453118351311361239
13 Oldham Athletic 4211643723341415411238
14 Hull City 42984311719111436837
15 Bristol Rovers 428943227441321411537
16 Burnley 428942720351319441836
17 Fulham 42975392526131536735
18 Cardiff City 427683030541226371134 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1977–78 First round [lower-alpha 1]
19 Orient 42489182358819321834
20 Carlisle United 427773133451218422634Relegated
21 Plymouth Argyle 425972725371119401932
22 Hereford United 426962830261329482131
Source: [ citation needed ]
Notes:
  1. Cardiff City were runners-up in the Welsh Cup final, and since winners Shrewsbury Town are an English club, Cardiff City were awarded the right to participate in Cup Winners' Cup.

Results

Home \ Away BLB BLP BOL BRR BUR CAR CRL CHA CHE FUL HER HUL LUT MIL NOT NTC OLD ORI PLY SHU SOU WOL
Blackburn Rovers 0–13–10–0 2–2 2–11–30–00–21–01–01–01–02–01–36–12–02–22–01–03–00–2
Blackpool 1–11–04–01–11–00–02–20–13–22–10–01–04–21–01–10–23–00–21–01–02–2
Bolton Wanderers 3–10–31–02–12–13–41–02–22–13–15–12–13–11–14–03–02–03–01–23–00–1
Bristol Rovers 0–01–42–21–1 1–1 2–11–12–12–12–33–01–00–01–15–10–01–01–13–12–31–5
Burnley 3–1 0–00–01–10–02–04–41–03–11–10–01–21–30–13–11–03–30–21–02–00–0
Cardiff City 2–12–23–2 1–2 0–11–11–11–33–03–11–14–20–00–32–33–10–10–10–21–02–2
Carlisle United 1–11–10–12–32–14–34–20–11–22–21–11–10–11–10–21–11–03–14–10–62–1
Charlton Athletic 4–01–21–14–35–20–21–04–01–11–13–14–33–22–11–12–12–03–13–26–21–1
Chelsea 3–12–22–12–02–12–12–12–1 2–0 5–14–02–01–12–11–14–31–12–24–03–13–3
Fulham 2–00–00–21–02–21–22–01–1 3–1 4–10–01–22–32–21–55–06–12–03–21–10–0
Hereford United 1–01–13–31–13–02–20–01–22–21–01–00–13–10–11–40–02–31–12–22–01–6
Hull City 1–02–22–20–14–11–23–10–01–11–01–13–10–01–00–10–11–13–1 1–1 4–02–0
Luton Town 2–00–01–14–22–02–15–02–04–00–22–02–11–21–14–21–00–01–12–01–42–0
Millwall 0–11–13–02–02–00–21–11–13–00–04–22–14–20–22–52–1 0–1 3–00–10–01–1
Nottingham Forest 3–03–03–14–25–20–15–11–11–13–04–32–01–21–0 1–2 3–03–01–16–12–11–3
Notts County 0–02–00–12–15–11–02–10–12–10–03–21–10–41–2 1–1 1–00–12–02–13–11–1
Oldham Athletic 2–01–02–24–03–13–24–11–10–01–03–53–01–22–11–01–10–02–21–22–10–2
Orient 0–10–12–22–00–13–00–00–00–10–01–11–11–0 1–1 0–11–00–22–20–22–32–4
Plymouth Argyle 4–02–01–1 1–1 0–12–20–11–02–32–22–11–21–02–21–21–22–21–20–01–10–0
Sheffield United 1–11–52–32–31–03–03–03–01–01–11–1 1–1 0–31–12–01–02–11–11–02–22–2
Southampton 2–03–31–32–12–03–21–22–11–14–11–02–21–00–21–12–14–02–24–11–11–0
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–22–11–01–00–04–14–03–01–15–12–12–11–23–12–12–25–01–04–02–12–6
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
Red pog.svg
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Locations of the Football League Second Division London teams 1976–1977

Third Division

Football League
Third Division
Season1976–77
Champions Mansfield Town (1st title)
Promoted Brighton & Hove Albion,
Crystal Palace
Relegated Grimsby Town,
Northampton Town,
Reading,
York City
Matches played552
Goals scored1,462 (2.65 per match)
Top goalscorer Peter Ward (Brighton & Hove Albion), 32 [3]
1977–78
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Mansfield Town 4617605213112102629+3664Division Champions, promoted
2 Brighton & Hove Albion 46193163146892026+4361Promoted
3 Crystal Palace 46175146156892225+2859
4 Rotherham United 461193301511663929+2559
5 Wrexham 461562472294103332+2658
6 Preston North End 46154448216891622+2154
7 Bury 46152641218692338+554
8 Sheffield Wednesday 461544391875112637+1053
9 Lincoln City 461292503075112740+752
10 Shrewsbury Town 461373402154142538+647 Welsh Cup winners, not qualified for Cup Winners' Cup [lower-alpha 1]
11 Swindon Town 461265483339112042745
12 Gillingham 461184312154142443944
13 Chester 4614362820451420381044
14 Tranmere Rovers 4610763123310102030243
15 Walsall 46878393258101833841
16 Peterborough United 46114833282111022371041
17 Oxford United 469863429371321361039
18 Chesterfield 461067302044152644838
19 Port Vale 469772928291218432438
20 Portsmouth 468962826351525441736
21 Reading 4610582924341620492435Relegated
22 Northampton Town 4694103329441527461534
23 Grimsby Town 4610672922231816472433
24 York City 467882534341625553932
Source: rsssf.com
Notes:
  1. Shrewsbury Town were winners of the Welsh Cup this season, but as they are an English club, they did not earn a place in the Cup Winners' Cup.

Results

Home \ Away B&HA BRY CHE CHF CRY GIL GRI LIN MAN NOR OXF PET POR PTV PNE REA ROT SHW SHR SWI TRA WAL WRE YOR
Brighton & Hove Albion 1–13–02–1 1–1 2–03–04–03–12–03–21–0 4–0 1–02–02–03–13–24–04–01–17–00–27–2
Bury 3–02–03–10–13–12–03–02–01–12–14–11–03–03–21–0 1–1 1–30–10–12–10–20–24–2
Chester 0–11–01–22–11–02–01–01–02–11–32–11–11–10–03–11–31–01–22–11–01–0 1–2 1–0
Chesterfield 1–17–01–00–21–00–11–4 0–1 0–02–00–01–24–01–14–01–02–01–10–10–01–00–62–0
Crystal Palace 3–1 2–11–20–03–12–14–12–01–12–20–02–12–01–01–12–14–02–15–01–03–02–11–0
Gillingham 0–11–01–02–10–31–10–13–11–11–11–12–11–11–12–21–21–02–12–23–01–02–02–0
Grimsby Town 2–02–00–01–20–11–1 1–2 0–10–11–22–21–02–41–02–11–11–12–12–01–02–23–01–0
Lincoln City 2–22–33–33–23–24–0 2–0 3–25–40–11–12–12–02–03–12–21–11–10–02–24–11–12–0
Mansfield Town 1–15–01–1 2–1 1–02–23–03–13–03–01–12–02–13–14–03–11–01–01–11–13–02–04–1
Northampton Town 0–23–00–02–13–01–20–01–00–11–0 2–2 3–13–00–11–21–40–25–31–13–40–10–23–0
Oxford United 1–02–22–03–20–13–15–21–20–31–02–32–10–02–2 1–0 1–21–14–2 0–0 1–10–02–20–2
Peterborough United 2–00–13–20–30–00–13–11–22–1 3–1 2–04–21–10–02–10–21–22–11–00–03–50–23–0
Portsmouth 1–0 1–12–10–10–03–21–21–12–22–11–10–01–10–00–25–10–32–02–10–31–10–13–1
Port Vale 2–20–11–01–14–11–22–01–01–42–12–11–11–00–01–01–42–01–22–21–1 0–0 2–30–2
Preston North End 1–10–13–42–22–11–02–13–01–23–02–16–20–04–03–0 0–0 4–12–12–01–00–12–14–2
Reading 2–31–32–02–00–01–22–01–21–02–4 2–0 1–02–01–10–20–30–10–0 4–1 0–02–12–01–1
Rotherham United 0–0 3–0 1–11–01–11–03–21–03–02–01–10–02–21–1 2–0 1–2 0–1 1–01–11–21–02–0 1–1
Sheffield Wednesday 0–01–03–04–11–02–01–01–10–22–12–04–01–11–21–02–1 1–3 0–13–13–10–03–1 3–2
Shrewsbury Town 1–00–12–03–01–14–22–12–10–03–01–02–14–11–11–22–00–01–12–22–21–23–22–1
Swindon Town 2–10–12–13–01–12–24–12–20–15–1 1–0 0–44–31–00–1 2–2 2–45–21–01–12–23–25–1
Tranmere 1–31–20–12–11–02–02–02–24–02–11–12–01–31–10–02–10–11–02–10–10–00–04–4
Walsall 1–03–31–02–20–01–21–01–31–20–32–21–11–1 3–1 0–16–10–15–13–32–02–02–31–2
Wrexham 0–00–0 4–2 3–12–42–13–23–00–13–11–12–02–06–22–03–12–12–21–02–22–01–01–1
York City 0–12–20–22–12–12–21–12–20–11–42–12–11–41–00–21–1 1–1 0–2 0–34–21–00–00–0
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

Fourth Division

Football League
Fourth Division
Season1976–77
Champions Cambridge United (1st title)
Promoted Bradford City,
Colchester United,
Exeter City
Failed re-election Workington
Matches played552
Goals scored1,423 (2.58 per match)
Top goalscorer Brian Joicey (Barnsley), 25 [3]
1977–78
PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Cambridge United 461652571810853022+4765Division Champions, promoted
2 Exeter City 46175140138783033+2462Promoted
3 Colchester United 461922511467102629+3459
4 Bradford City 461670511876102733+2759
5 Swansea City 461832603075113238+2458
6 Barnsley 461652451874121721+2355
7 Watford 461571461338122137+1751
8 Doncaster Rovers 461625472557112440+651
9 Huddersfield Town 461553361547122434+1150
10 Southend United 461193351941091726+749
11 Darlington 461355372558102239549
12 Crewe Alexandra 4616613615351511451349
13 Bournemouth 4613823913210111531+1048
14 Stockport County 4610103291939112438445
15 Brentford 461436482744152949+143
16 Torquay United 461256332254142645843
17 Aldershot 4610852919631420401043
18 Rochdale 46878322555131834938
19 Newport County 461166332134169371638
20 Scunthorpe United 4611663224251617492437
21 Halifax Town 4611663618081511401136Re-elected
22 Hartlepool 468963020231817532632
23 Southport 4631281728071616494425
24 Workington 4637132342141818606119Failed re-election
Source: [ citation needed ]

Results

Home \ Away ALD BAR BOU BRA BRE CAM COL CRE DAR DON EXE HAL HAR HUD NPC ROC SCU STD SOU STP SWA TOR WAT WRK
Aldershot 0–11–02–11–11–31–11–11–21–02–20–03–01–04–00–21–10–01–02–02–20–12–12–0
Barnsley 1–03–12–22–02–10–12–21–11–13–41–03–02–12–02–05–13–11–01–01–02–11–14–0
Bournemouth 4–11–01–13–10–10–00–00–13–12–03–02–01–01–01–12–22–05–03–01–11–12–11–1
Bradford City 3–10–01–13–20–01–01–03–13–11–13–02–23–13–13–04–02–01–03–34–13–20–04–1
Brentford 0–10–13–24–00–21–40–00–32–21–02–13–11–31–13–24–21–03–04–04–03–23–05–0
Cambridge United 4–10–02–02–13–22–02–04–03–01–14–02–01–13–10–01–02–35–12–22–34–14–04–1
Colchester United 1–01–01–02–12–10–13–24–01–03–13–06–23–15–01–01–10–14–11–01–14–01–03–1
Crewe Alexandra 1–01–02–11–03–21–01–01–11–22–03–13–10–02–01–12–11–10–02–13–12–12–01–1
Darlington 2–12–14–00–02–20–22–04–01–32–10–03–12–01–00–25–20–02–10–20–42–10–03–2
Doncaster Rovers 1–22–10–02–35–01–13–23–04–00–33–02–12–01–02–03–00–33–11–02–10–41–06–3
Exeter City 3–01–01–10–03–21–11–03–01–00–21–03–12–01–02–12–03–13–12–12–03–02–20–0
Halifax Town 2–00–12–32–10–00–21–23–02–16–01–21–00–00–00–00–13–11–12–11–02–01–16–1
Hartlepool 0–20–20–10–12–02–22–23–01–10–02–21–00–10–12–03–01–11–11–12–24–01–02–0
Huddersfield Town 2–01–00–03–01–01–20–00–13–12–10–11–04–13–02–11–01–11–02–02–22–12–22–1
Newport County 2–11–11–02–03–14–21–22–10–11–20–31–11–11–13–00–03–03–10–10–20–03–01–0
Rochdale 2–12–30–00–12–32–21–00–12–21–01–24–10–12–20–05–00–03–01–11–00–13–10–3
Scunthorpe United 1–31–20–02–12–10–22–04–03–01–14–12–12–00–41–00–11–01–12–20–30–00–03–1
Southend 5–01–12–24–12–10–10–01–00–02–12–01–11–01–11–13–01–13–20–01–20–32–12–0
Southport 0–11–00–00–41–20–01–30–00–02–21–10–01–22–20–11–12–10–01–01–31–11–31–1
Stockport County 0–02–11–01–12–00–01–11–22–22–10–01–11–02–32–10–11–00–02–23–02–12–21–0
Swansea City 4–22–13–02–35–33–12–13–02–11–10–02–14–22–13–13–22–02–02–14–44–11–44–0
Torquay United 0–11–02–10–31–12–22–25–02–00–10–13–21–01–01–02–01–30–00–01–22–13–13–1
Watford 1–11–01–11–10–12–02–13–11–15–14–10–04–02–02–03–12–11–12–01–12–04–02–0
Workington 1–10–11–10–11–30–22–41–02–31–11–31–11–13–20–10–21–00–32–22–21–32–40–1
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

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Locations of the Football League Fourth Division London teams 1976–1977

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