Season 1969-70

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1970 Venue Gate Notes
Chelsea 2 2 Leeds United Wembley Stadium, London 100,000 aet
Chelsea 2 1 Leeds United Old Trafford, Manchester 62,078 aet
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1970 Venue Gate Notes
Leeds United 0 0 Manchester United Hillsborough, Sheffield 55,000  
Chelsea 5 1 Watford White Hart Lane, London 55,209  
Leeds United 0 0 Manchester United Villa Park, Birmingham 62,500 Replay aet
Leeds United 1 0 Manchester United Burnden Park, Bolton 56,000 Replay
 
League Cup Final 1970 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester City 2 1 West Bromwich Albion Wembley Stadium, London 97,963 aet
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1970 Venue Gate Notes
Carlisle United 1 0 West Bromwich Albion Brunton Park, Carlisle 20,322  
Manchester City 2 1 Manchester United Maine Road, Manchester 55,799  
West Bromwich Albion 4 1 Carlisle United The Hawthorns, West Bromwich 32,791 agg 4-2
Manchester United 2 2 Manchester City Old Trafford, Manchester 63,418 agg 3-4
 
European Cup Winners Cup Final 1970 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester City 2 1 Gornik Zabrze (Pol) Prater Stadium, Vienna 12,000  
 
European Fairs Cup Final 1970 Venue Gate Notes
RSC Anderlecht (Bel) 3 1 Arsenal Parc Astrid, Brussels 37,000 1st Leg
Arsenal 3 0 RSC Anderlecht (Bel) Highbury, London 51,612 2nd Leg agg 4-3
Final Table for season 1969-70
First Division
Home Away
Ptn First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 2 Everton 42 17 3 1 46 19 12 5 4 26 15 2.118 66 49,531 Rd 3 Rd 4  
2 -1 Leeds United 42 15 4 2 50 19 6 11 4 34 30 1.714 57 34,601 Final Rd 3 European Cup SF
3 2 Chelsea 42 13 7 1 36 18 8 6 7 34 32 1.4 55 40,342 Winner Rd 4  
4 D 2 Derby County 42 15 3 3 45 14 7 6 8 19 23 1.73 53 35,924 Rd 5 Rd 5  
5 -3 Liverpool 42 10 7 4 34 20 10 4 7 31 22 1.548 51 43,567 Rd 6 Rd 3 Fairs Cup Rd 2
6 14 Coventry City 42 9 6 6 35 28 10 5 6 23 20 1.208 49 32,040 Rd 3 Rd 2  
7 2 Newcastle United 42 14 2 5 42 16 3 11 7 15 19 1.629 47 37,553 Rd 3 Rd 2 Fairs Cup QF
8 3 Manchester United 42 8 9 4 37 27 6 8 7 29 34 1.082 45 49,860 3rd Place SF  
9 10 Stoke City 42 10 7 4 31 23 5 8 8 25 29 1.077 45 24,156 Rd 4 Rd 2  
10 3 Manchester City 42 8 6 7 25 22 8 5 8 30 26 1.146 43 33,930 Rd 4 Winner European CWC Winner
11 -5 Tottenham Hotspur 42 11 2 8 27 21 6 7 8 27 34 0.982 43 36,060 Rd 4 Rd 2  
12 -8 Arsenal 42 7 10 4 29 23 5 8 8 22 26 1.041 42 35,758 Rd 3 Rd 3 Fairs Cup Winner
13 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 8 8 5 30 23 4 8 9 25 34 0.965 40 31,188 Rd 3 Rd 4  
14 0 Burnley 42 7 7 7 33 29 5 8 8 23 32 0.918 39 16,452 Rd 4 Rd 4  
15 3 Nottingham Forest 42 8 9 4 28 28 2 9 10 22 43 0.704 38 25,382 Rd 3 Rd 4  
16 -6 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 6 5 39 25 4 3 14 19 41 0.879 37 27,878 Rd 3 Final  
17 -9 West Ham United 42 8 8 5 28 21 4 4 13 23 39 0.85 36 30,530 Rd 3 Rd 3  
18 -6 Ipswich Town 42 9 5 7 23 20 1 6 14 17 43 0.635 31 20,715 Rd 3 Rd 3  
19 -12 Southampton 42 3 12 6 24 27 3 5 13 22 40 0.687 29 22,901 Rd 4 Rd 2 Fairs Cup Rd 3
20 D 2 Crystal Palace 42 5 6 10 20 36 1 9 11 14 32 0.5 27 29,901 Rd 5 Rd 4  
21 -4 Sunderland 42 4 11 6 17 24 2 3 16 13 44 0.441 26 21,790 Rd 3 Rd 2  
22 -7 Sheffield Wednesday 42 6 5 10 23 27 2 4 15 17 44 0.563 25 26,456 Rd 4 Rd 2  
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 5 Huddersfield Town 42 14 6 1 36 10 10 6 5 32 27 1.838 60 17,525 Rd 3 Rd 2  
2 6 Blackpool 42 10 9 2 25 16 10 4 7 31 29 1.244 53 15,696 Rd 4 Rd 3  
3 D 1 Leicester City 42 12 6 3 37 22 7 7 7 27 28 1.28 51 25,108 Rd 5 Rd 5  
4 0 Middlesbrough 42 15 4 2 36 14 5 6 10 19 31 1.222 50 19,856 Rd 6 Rd 2  
5 D 3 Swindon Town 42 13 7 1 35 17 4 9 8 22 30 1.213 50 19,996 Rd 6 Rd 3  
6 3 Sheffield United 42 16 2 3 50 10 6 3 12 23 28 1.921 49 17,840 Rd 4 Rd 4  
7 -2 Cardiff City 42 12 7 2 38 14 6 6 9 23 27 1.488 49 21,501 Rd 3 Rd 2 European CWC Rd 2
8 11 Blackburn Rovers 42 15 2 4 42 19 5 5 11 12 31 1.08 47 12,523 Rd 3 Rd 3  
9 D 1 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 5 3 47 24 4 6 11 19 33 1.158 45 17,525 Rd 6 Rd 5  
10 0 Millwall 42 14 4 3 38 18 1 10 10 18 38 1 44 11,688 Rd 3 Rd 2  
11 2 Norwich City 42 13 5 3 37 14 3 6 12 12 32 1.065 43 13,545 Rd 3 Rd 2  
12 0 Carlisle United 42 10 6 5 39 28 4 7 10 19 28 1.036 41 9,388 Rd 5 SF  
13 -2 Hull City 42 11 6 4 43 28 4 5 12 29 42 1.029 41 11,230 Rd 3 Rd 3  
14 2 Bristol City 42 11 7 3 37 13 2 6 13 17 37 1.08 39 16,274 Rd 3 Rd 2  
15 5 Oxford United 42 9 9 3 23 13 3 6 12 12 29 0.833 39 10,783 Rd 3 Rd 5  
16 1 Bolton Wanderers 42 9 6 6 31 23 3 6 12 23 38 0.885 36 10,027 Rd 3 Rd 2  
17 -2 Portsmouth 42 8 4 9 39 35 5 5 11 27 45 0.825 35 14,928 Rd 3 Rd 1  
18 -11 Birmingham City 42 9 7 5 33 22 2 4 15 18 56 0.654 33 24,892 Rd 3 Rd 2  
19 D 3 Watford 42 6 8 7 26 21 3 5 13 18 36 0.772 31 17,223 4th Place Rd 2  
20 -17 Charlton Athletic 42 7 8 6 23 28 0 9 12 12 48 0.461 31 12,693 Rd 4 Rd 2  
21 -3 Aston Villa 42 7 8 6 23 21 1 5 15 13 41 0.581 29 27,336 Rd 3 Rd 2  
22 -8 Preston North End 42 7 6 8 31 28 1 6 14 12 35 0.683 28 13,548 Rd 3 Rd 1  
 
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 17 Orient 46 16 5 2 43 15 9 7 7 24 21 1.861 62 11,367 Rd 1 Rd 1  
2 1 Luton Town 46 13 8 2 46 15 10 6 7 31 28 1.791 60 14,808 Rd 2 Rd 3  
3 13 Bristol Rovers 46 15 5 3 51 26 5 11 7 29 33 1.356 56 11,870 Rd 2 Rd 1  
4 D 2 Fulham 46 12 9 2 43 26 8 6 9 38 29 1.473 55 10,257 Rd 1 Rd 2  
5 7 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 16 4 3 37 16 7 5 11 20 27 1.326 55 14,698 Rd 2 Rd 3  
6 9 Mansfield Town 46 14 4 5 46 22 7 7 9 24 27 1.429 53 7,141 Rd 5 Rd 2  
7 3 Barnsley 46 14 6 3 43 24 5 9 9 25 35 1.153 53 10,234 Rd 3 Rd 1  
8 6 Reading 46 16 3 4 52 29 5 8 10 35 48 1.13 53 9,855 Rd 1 Rd 1  
9 D 4 Rochdale 46 11 6 6 39 24 7 4 12 30 36 1.15 46 6,109 Rd 1 Rd 1  
10 D 4 Bradford City 46 11 6 6 37 22 6 6 11 20 28 1.14 46 8,852 Rd 3 Rd 4  
11 D 4 Doncaster Rovers 46 13 4 6 31 19 4 8 11 21 35 0.963 46 8,561 Rd 2 Rd 2  
12 1 Walsall 46 11 4 8 33 31 6 8 9 21 36 0.806 46 5,426 Rd 3 Rd 1  
13 -7 Torquay United 46 9 9 5 36 22 5 8 10 26 37 1.051 45 6,884 Rd 1 Rd 2  
14 -3 Rotherham United 46 10 8 5 36 19 5 6 12 26 35 1.148 44 8,102 Rd 3 Rd 3  
15 2 Shrewsbury Town 46 10 12 1 35 17 3 6 14 27 46 0.984 44 4,289 Rd 2 Rd 2  
16 -9 Tranmere Rovers 46 10 8 5 38 29 4 8 11 18 43 0.778 44 4,394 Rd 4 Rd 3  
17 -12 Plymouth Argyle 46 10 7 6 32 23 6 4 13 24 41 0.875 43 9,113 Rd 2 Rd 1  
18 D 4 Halifax Town 46 10 9 4 31 25 4 6 13 16 38 0.746 43 4,674 Rd 1 Rd 2  
19 D 2 Bury 46 13 4 6 47 29 2 7 14 28 51 0.938 41 4,524 Rd 1 Rd 2  
20 0 Gillingham 46 7 6 10 28 33 6 7 10 24 31 0.813 39 5,401 Rd 5 Rd 2  
21 -17 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 8 9 6 28 27 4 6 13 20 44 0.676 39 5,410 Rd 1 Rd 3  
22 -14 Southport 46 11 5 7 31 22 3 5 15 17 44 0.727 38 3,428 Rd 1 Rd 2  
23 -4 Barrow 46 7 9 7 28 27 1 5 17 18 54 0.568 30 3,649 Rd 2 Rd 2  
24 -15 Stockport County 46 4 7 12 17 30 2 4 17 10 41 0.38 23 3,506 Rd 2 Rd 1  
 
Fourth Division
Home Away
Ptn Fourth Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 19 Chesterfield 46 19 1 3 55 12 8 9 6 22 20 2.406 64 9,886 Rd 1 Rd 1  
2 7 Wrexham 46 17 6 0 56 16 9 3 11 28 33 1.714 61 9,775 Rd 4 Rd 3  
3 7 Swansea City 46 14 8 1 43 14 7 10 6 23 31 1.467 60 8,406 Rd 3 Rd 2  
4 9 Port Vale 46 13 9 1 39 10 7 10 6 22 23 1.848 59 6,894 Rd 2 Rd 1  
5 6 Brentford 46 14 8 1 36 11 6 8 9 22 28 1.487 56 7,773 Rd 1 Rd 1  
6 9 Aldershot 46 16 5 2 52 22 4 8 11 26 43 1.2 53 6,101 Rd 4 Rd 1  
7 12 Notts County 46 14 4 5 44 21 8 4 11 29 41 1.177 52 5,779 Rd 1 Rd 1  
8 0 Lincoln City 46 11 8 4 38 20 6 8 9 28 32 1.269 50 6,075 Rd 2 Rd 1  
9 9 Peterborough United 46 13 8 2 51 21 4 6 13 26 48 1.116 48 6,108 Rd 4 Rd 1  
10 -4 Colchester United 46 14 5 4 38 22 3 9 11 26 41 1.016 48 4,643 Rd 1 Rd 2  
11 3 Chester 46 14 3 6 39 23 7 3 13 19 43 0.879 48 4,487 Rd 4 Rd 1  
12 4 Scunthorpe United 46 11 6 6 34 23 7 4 12 33 42 1.031 46 4,424 Rd 5 Rd 1  
13 8 York City 46 14 7 2 38 16 2 7 14 17 46 0.887 46 4,269 Rd 4 Rd 1  
14 D 3 Northampton Town 46 11 7 5 41 19 5 5 13 23 36 1.164 44 5,594 Rd 5 Rd 1  
15 D 3 Crewe Alexandra 46 12 6 5 37 18 4 6 13 14 33 1 44 3,345 Rd 1 Rd 1  
16 7 Grimsby Town 46 9 9 5 33 24 5 6 12 21 34 0.931 43 4,413 Rd 1 Rd 1  
17 -10 Southend United 46 12 8 3 40 28 3 2 18 19 57 0.694 40 6,351 Rd 1 Rd 3  
18 -1 Exeter City 46 13 5 5 48 20 1 6 16 9 39 0.966 39 4,920 Rd 2 Rd 1  
19 D 3 Oldham Athletic 46 11 4 8 45 28 2 9 12 15 37 0.923 39 4,357 Rd 2 Rd 1  
20 -8 Workington 46 9 9 5 31 21 3 5 15 15 43 0.719 38 2,123 Rd 2 Rd 1  
21 1 Newport County 46 12 3 8 39 24 1 8 14 14 50 0.716 37 2,744 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 -17 Darlington 46 8 7 8 31 27 5 3 15 22 46 0.726 36 2,744 Rd 1 Rd 2  
23 D 3 Hartlepool United 46 7 7 9 31 30 3 3 17 11 52 0.512 30 2,563 Rd 2 Rd 2  
24 0 Bradford Park Avenue 46 6 5 12 23 32 0 6 17 18 64 0.427 23 3,137 Rd 1 Rd 1  
Notes
Newport County, Darlington and Hartlepool United re-elected to league. Bradford Park Avenue failed re-election.
Cambridge United elected to Fourth Division.
Failed election to Fourth Division
Bedford Town, Boston United, Cambridge City, Chelmsford City, Hereford United, Hillingdon Borough, Morecambe, Romford, Telford United, Wimbledon & Yeovil Town