Season 1969-70

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1970 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Chelsea 2 2 Leeds United D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000 aet
  Houseman, Hutchinson     Charlton, Jones        
FA Cup Final 1970 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Chelsea 2 1 Leeds United D 1 Old Trafford, Manchester 62,078 aet
  Osgood, Webb     Jones        
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1970 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Chelsea 5 1 Watford D 2 White Hart Lane, London 55,209
  Osgood, Houseman 2, Webb, Hutchinson     Garbett      
D 1 Leeds United 0 0 Manchester United D 1 Hillsborough, Sheffield 55,000
               
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1970 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Leeds United 0 0 Manchester United D 1 Villa Park, Birmingham 62,500 aet
                 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1970 Replay 2 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Leeds United 1 0 Manchester United D 1 Burnden Park, Bolton 56,000
  Bremner            
 
League Cup Final 1970 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Manchester City 2 1 West Bromwich Albion D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 97,963
  Doyle, Pardoe     Astle      
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1970 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 2 Carlisle United 1 0 West Bromwich Albion D 1 Brunton Park 20,322
  Barton            
D 1 Manchester City 2 1 Manchester United D 1 Maine Road 55,799
  Bell, Lee     Charlton      
D 1 West Bromwich Albion 4 1 Carlisle United D 2 The Hawthorns 32,791 agg 4-2
  Hope, Suggett, Brown, Martin     Barton        
D 1 Manchester United 2 2 Manchester City D 1 Old Trafford 63,418 agg 3-4
  Edwards, Law     Bowyer, Summerbee        
 
European Cup Winners Cup Final 1970 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Manchester City 2 1 Gornik Zabrze Prater Stadium, Vienna 12,000
  Young, Lee (p)            
 
European Fairs Cup Final 1970 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
Anderlecht 3 1 Arsenal D 1 Parc Astrid 37,000
        Kennedy      
D 1 Arsenal 3 0 Anderlecht Highbury 51,612 agg 4-3
  Kelly, Radford, Sammels              
Final Table for Season 1969-70
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 2 Everton 42 17 3 1 46 19 12 5 4 26 15 2.12 66 Rd 3 Rd 4
2 -1 Leeds United 42 15 4 2 50 19 6 11 4 34 30 1.71 57Final Rd 3 EC SF
3 2 Chelsea 42 13 7 1 36 18 8 6 7 34 32 1.40 55 Win Rd 4
4D 2 Derby County 42 15 3 3 45 14 7 6 8 19 23 1.73 53 Rd 5 Rd 5
5 -3 Liverpool 42 10 7 4 34 20 10 4 7 31 22 1.55 51 Rd 6 Rd 3 Fairs Rd 2
6 14 Coventry City 42 9 6 6 35 28 10 5 6 23 20 1.21 49 Rd 3 Rd 2
7 2 Newcastle United 42 14 2 5 42 16 3 11 7 15 19 1.63 47 Rd 3 Rd 2 Fairs QF
8 3 Manchester United 42 8 9 4 37 27 6 8 7 29 34 1.08 45SF 3rd Place SF
9 10 Stoke City 42 10 7 4 31 23 5 8 8 25 29 1.08 45 Rd 4 Rd 2
10 3 Manchester City 42 8 6 7 25 22 8 5 8 30 26 1.15 43 Rd 4 Win CWC Win
11 -5 Tottenham Hotspur 42 11 2 8 27 21 6 7 8 27 34 0.98 43 Rd 4 Rd 2
12 -8 Arsenal 42 7 10 4 29 23 5 8 8 22 26 1.04 42 Rd 3 Rd 3 Fairs Cup Win
13 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 8 8 5 30 23 4 8 9 25 34 0.96 40 Rd 3 Rd 4
14 0 Burnley 42 7 7 7 33 29 5 8 8 23 32 0.92 39 Rd 4 Rd 4
15 3 Nottingham Forest 42 8 9 4 28 28 2 9 10 22 43 0.70 38 Rd 3 Rd 4
16 -6 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 6 5 39 25 4 3 14 19 41 0.88 37 Rd 3Final
17 -9 West Ham United 42 8 8 5 28 21 4 4 13 23 39 0.85 36 Rd 3 Rd 3
18 -6 Ipswich Town 42 9 5 7 23 20 1 6 14 17 43 0.63 31 Rd 3 Rd 3
19 -12 Southampton 42 3 12 6 24 27 3 5 13 22 40 0.69 29 Rd 4 Rd 2 Fairs Rd 3
20D 2 Crystal Palace 42 5 6 10 20 36 1 9 11 14 32 0.50 27 Rd 5 Rd 4
21 -4 Sunderland 42 4 11 6 17 24 2 3 16 13 44 0.44 26 Rd 3 Rd 2
22 -7 Sheffield Wednesday 42 6 5 10 23 27 2 4 15 17 44 0.56 25 Rd 4 Rd 2
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 5 Huddersfield Town 42 14 6 1 36 10 10 6 5 32 27 1.84 60 Rd 3 Rd 2
2 6 Blackpool 42 10 9 2 25 16 10 4 7 31 29 1.24 53 Rd 4 Rd 3
3D 1 Leicester City 42 12 6 3 37 22 7 7 7 27 28 1.28 51 Rd 5 Rd 5
4 0 Middlesbrough 42 15 4 2 36 14 5 6 10 19 31 1.22 50 Rd 6 Rd 2
5 D 3 Swindon Town 42 13 7 1 35 17 4 9 8 22 30 1.21 50 Rd 6 Rd 3
6 3 Sheffield United 42 16 2 3 50 10 6 3 12 23 28 1.92 49 Rd 4 Rd 4
7 -2 Cardiff City 42 12 7 2 38 14 6 6 9 23 27 1.49 49 Rd 3 Rd 2 CWC Rd 2
8 11 Blackburn Rovers 42 15 2 4 42 19 5 5 11 12 31 1.08 47 Rd 3 Rd 3
9D 1 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 5 3 47 24 4 6 11 19 33 1.16 45 Rd 6 Rd 5
10 0 Millwall 42 14 4 3 38 18 1 10 10 18 38 1.00 44 Rd 3 Rd 2
11 2 Norwich City 42 13 5 3 37 14 3 6 12 12 32 1.07 43 Rd 3 Rd 2
12 0 Carlisle United 42 10 6 5 39 28 4 7 10 19 28 1.04 41 Rd 5 SF
13 -2 Hull City 42 11 6 4 43 28 4 5 12 29 42 1.03 41 Rd 3 Rd 3
14 2 Bristol City 42 11 7 3 37 13 2 6 13 17 37 1.08 39 Rd 3 Rd 2
15 5 Oxford United 42 9 9 3 23 13 3 6 12 12 29 0.83 39 Rd 3 Rd 5
16 1 Bolton Wanderers 42 9 6 6 31 23 3 6 12 23 38 0.89 36 Rd 3 Rd 2
17 -2 Portsmouth 42 8 4 9 39 35 5 5 11 27 45 0.83 35 Rd 3 Rd 1
18 -11 Birmingham City 42 9 7 5 33 22 2 4 15 18 56 0.65 33 Rd 3 Rd 2
19 D 3 Watford 42 6 8 7 26 21 3 5 13 18 36 0.77 31SF 4th Place Rd 2
20 -17 Charlton Athletic 42 7 8 6 23 28 0 9 12 12 48 0.46 31 Rd 4 Rd 2
21 -3 Aston Villa 42 7 8 6 23 21 1 5 15 13 41 0.58 29 Rd 3 Rd 2
22 -8 Preston North End 42 7 6 8 31 28 1 6 14 12 35 0.68 28 Rd 3 Rd 1
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 17 Orient 46 16 5 2 43 15 9 7 7 24 21 1.86 62 Rd 1 Rd 1
2 1 Luton Town 46 13 8 2 46 15 10 6 7 31 28 1.79 60 Rd 2 Rd 3
3 13 Bristol Rovers 46 15 5 3 51 26 5 11 7 29 33 1.36 56 Rd 2 Rd 1
4D 2 Fulham 46 12 9 2 43 26 8 6 9 38 29 1.47 55 Rd 1 Rd 2
5 7 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 16 4 3 37 16 7 5 11 20 27 1.33 55 Rd 2 Rd 3
6 9 Mansfield Town 46 14 4 5 46 22 7 7 9 24 27 1.43 53 Rd 5 Rd 2
7 3 Barnsley 46 14 6 3 43 24 5 9 9 25 35 1.15 53 Rd 3 Rd 1
8 6 Reading 46 16 3 4 52 29 5 8 10 35 48 1.13 53 Rd 1 Rd 1
9D 4 Rochdale 46 11 6 6 39 24 7 4 12 30 36 1.15 46 Rd 1 Rd 1
10D 4 Bradford City 46 11 6 6 37 22 6 6 11 20 28 1.14 46 Rd 3 Rd 4
11D 4 Doncaster Rovers 46 13 4 6 31 19 4 8 11 21 35 0.96 46 Rd 2 Rd 2
12 1 Walsall 46 11 4 8 33 31 6 8 9 21 36 0.81 46 Rd 3 Rd 1
13 -7 Torquay United 46 9 9 5 36 22 5 8 10 26 37 1.05 45 Rd 1 Rd 2
14 -3 Rotherham United 46 10 8 5 36 19 5 6 12 26 35 1.15 44 Rd 3 Rd 3
15 2 Shrewsbury Town 46 10 12 1 35 17 3 6 14 27 46 0.98 44 Rd 2 Rd 2
16 -9 Tranmere Rovers 46 10 8 5 38 29 4 8 11 18 43 0.78 44 Rd 4 Rd 3
17 -12 Plymouth Argyle 46 10 7 6 32 23 6 4 13 24 41 0.88 43 Rd 2 Rd 1
18D 4 Halifax Town 46 10 9 4 31 25 4 6 13 16 38 0.75 43 Rd 1 Rd 2
19D 2 Bury 46 13 4 6 47 29 2 7 14 28 51 0.94 41 Rd 1 Rd 2
20 0 Gillingham 46 7 6 10 28 33 6 7 10 24 31 0.81 39 Rd 5 Rd 2
21 -17 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 8 9 6 28 27 4 6 13 20 44 0.68 39 Rd 1 Rd 3
22 -14 Southport 46 11 5 7 31 22 3 5 15 17 44 0.73 38 Rd 1 Rd 2
23 -4 Barrow 46 7 9 7 28 27 1 5 17 18 54 0.57 30 Rd 2 Rd 2
24 -15 Stockport County 46 4 7 12 17 30 2 4 17 10 41 0.38 23 Rd 2 Rd 1
Fourth Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Fourth Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA G AvePts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 19 Chesterfield 46 19 1 3 55 12 8 9 6 22 20 2.41 64 Rd 1 Rd 1
2 7 Wrexham 46 17 6 0 56 16 9 3 11 28 33 1.71 61 Rd 4 Rd 3
3 7 Swansea City 46 14 8 1 43 14 7 10 6 23 31 1.47 60 Rd 3 Rd 2
4 9 Port Vale 46 13 9 1 39 10 7 10 6 22 23 1.85 59 Rd 2 Rd 1
5 6 Brentford 46 14 8 1 36 11 6 8 9 22 28 1.49 56 Rd 1 Rd 1
6 9 Aldershot 46 16 5 2 52 22 4 8 11 26 43 1.20 53 Rd 4 Rd 1
7 12 Notts County 46 14 4 5 44 21 8 4 11 29 41 1.18 52 Rd 1 Rd 1
8 0 Lincoln City 46 11 8 4 38 20 6 8 9 28 32 1.27 50 Rd 2 Rd 1
9 9 Peterborough United 46 13 8 2 51 21 4 6 13 26 48 1.12 48 Rd 4 Rd 1
10 -4 Colchester United 46 14 5 4 38 22 3 9 11 26 41 1.02 48 Rd 1 Rd 2
11 3 Chester 46 14 3 6 39 23 7 3 13 19 43 0.88 48 Rd 4 Rd 1
12 4 Scunthorpe United 46 11 6 6 34 23 7 4 12 33 42 1.03 46 Rd 5 Rd 1
13 8 York City 46 14 7 2 38 16 2 7 14 17 46 0.89 46 Rd 4 Rd 1
14 D 3 Northampton Town 46 11 7 5 41 19 5 5 13 23 36 1.16 44 Rd 5 Rd 1
15 D 3 Crewe Alexandra 46 12 6 5 37 18 4 6 13 14 33 1.00 44 Rd 1 Rd 1
16 7 Grimsby Town 46 9 9 5 33 24 5 6 12 21 34 0.93 43 Rd 1 Rd 1
17 -10 Southend United 46 12 8 3 40 28 3 2 18 19 57 0.69 40 Rd 1 Rd 3
18 -1 Exeter City 46 13 5 5 48 20 1 6 16 9 39 0.97 39 Rd 2 Rd 1
19 D 3 Oldham Athletic 46 11 4 8 45 28 2 9 12 15 37 0.92 39 Rd 2 Rd 1
20 -8 Workington 46 9 9 5 31 21 3 5 15 15 43 0.72 38 Rd 2 Rd 1
21 1 Newport County 46 12 3 8 39 24 1 8 14 14 50 0.72 37 Rd 3 Rd 1
22 -17 Darlington 46 8 7 8 31 27 5 3 15 22 46 0.73 36 Rd 1 Rd 2
23 D 3 Hartlepool 46 7 7 9 31 30 3 3 17 11 52 0.51 30 Rd 2 Rd 2
24 0 Bradford 46 6 5 12 23 32 0 6 17 18 64 0.43 23 Rd 1 Rd 1
Notes
Newport County, Darlington and Hartlepool United re-elected to league. Bradford 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