Season 1970-71

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1971 Venue Gate Notes
Arsenal 2 1 Liverpool Wembley Stadium, London 100,000 aet
 
FA Cup 3/4 Place play off 1971 Venue Gate Notes
Stoke City 3 2 Everton Selhurst Park, London 5,031  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1971 Venue Gate Notes
Arsenal 2 2 Stoke City Hillsborough, Sheffield54,770  
Liverpool 2 1 Everton Old Trafford, Manchester 62,144  
Arsenal 2 0 Stoke City Villa Park, Birmingham 62,356 Replay
 
League Cup Final 1971 Venue Gate Notes
Tottenham Hotspur 2 0 Aston Villa Wembley Stadium, London 97,000  
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1971 Venue Gate Notes
Bristol City 1 1 Tottenham Hotspur Ashton Gate, Bristol30,002  
Manchester United 1 1 Aston Villa Old Trafford, Manchester 49,000  
Aston Villa 2 1 Manchester United Villa Park, Birmingham 61,500 agg 3-2
Tottenham Hotspur 2 0 Bristol City White Hart Lane, London 29,982 aet agg 3-1
 
European Cup Winners Cup Final 1971 Venue Gate Notes
Chelsea 1 1 Real Madrid (Spa) Karaiskaki, Piraeus41,000  
Chelsea 2 1 Real Madrid (Spa) Karaiskaki, Piraeus 24,000 Replay
 
European Fairs Cup Final 1971 Venue Gate Notes
Juventus (Ita) 2 2 Leeds United Comunale, Turin45,000 1st Leg
Leeds United 1 1 Juventus (Ita) Elland Road, Leeds 42,483 2nd Leg agg 2-2*
*Leeds United won on away goal rule.
Final Table for season 1970-01
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 11 Arsenal 42 18 3 0 41 6 11 4 6 30 23 2.448 65 43,760 Winner Rd 4 Fairs Cup QF
2 0 Leeds United 42 16 2 3 40 12 11 8 2 32 18 2.4 64 39,207 Rd 5 Rd 2 Fairs Cup Winner
3 8 Tottenham Hotspur 42 11 5 5 33 19 8 9 4 21 14 1.636 52 35,650 Rd 6 Winner  
4 9 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 3 5 33 22 9 5 7 31 32 1.185 52 27,607 Rd 4 Rd 2  
5 0 Liverpool 42 11 10 0 30 10 6 7 8 12 14 1.75 51 45,612 Final Rd 3 Fairs Cup SF
6 -3 Chelsea 42 12 6 3 34 21 6 9 6 18 21 1.238 51 39,544 Rd 4 Rd 4 European CWC Winner
7 12 Southampton 42 12 5 4 35 15 5 7 9 21 29 1.273 46 22,267 Rd 5 Rd 2  
8 0 Manchester United 42 9 6 6 29 24 7 5 9 36 42 0.985 43 44,540 Rd 3 SF  
9 -5 Derby County 42 9 5 7 32 26 7 5 9 24 28 1.037 42 31,362 Rd 5 Rd 4  
10 -4 Coventry City 42 12 4 5 24 12 4 6 11 13 26 0.974 42 26,033 Rd 3 Rd 5 Fairs Cup Rd 2
11 -1 Manchester City 42 7 9 5 30 22 5 8 8 17 20 1.119 41 30,983 Rd 5 Rd 2 European CWC SF
12 -5 Newcastle United 42 9 9 3 27 16 5 4 12 17 30 0.957 41 29,728 Rd 3 Rd 2 Fairs Cup Rd 2
13 -4 Stoke City 42 10 7 4 28 11 2 6 13 16 37 0.917 37 19,904 3rd Place Rd 2  
14 -13 Everton 42 10 7 4 32 16 2 6 13 22 44 0.9 37 41,091 4th Place DNE European Cup QF
15 D 2 Huddersfield Town 42 7 8 6 19 16 4 6 11 21 33 0.816 36 23,228 Rd 4 Rd 2  
16 -1 Nottingham Forest 42 9 4 8 29 26 5 4 12 13 35 0.689 36 23,337 Rd 5 Rd 3  
17 -1 West Bromwich Albion 42 9 8 4 34 25 1 7 13 24 50 0.773 35 25,692 Rd 4 Rd 4  
18 2 Crystal Palace 42 9 5 7 24 24 3 6 12 15 33 0.684 35 28,692 Rd 3 Rd 5  
19 -1 Ipswich Town 42 9 4 8 28 22 3 6 12 14 26 0.875 34 20,432 Rd 5 Rd 2  
20 -3 West Ham United 42 6 8 7 28 30 4 6 11 19 30 0.783 34 29,980 Rd 3 Rd 3  
21 -7 Burnley 42 4 8 9 20 31 3 5 13 9 32 0.46 27 16,156 Rd 3 Rd 2  
22 D 2 Blackpool 42 3 9 9 22 31 1 6 14 12 35 0.515 23 20,489 Rd 4 Rd 3  
 
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 2 Leicester City 42 12 7 2 30 14 11 6 4 27 16 1.9 59 25,985 Rd 6 Rd 4  
2 4 Sheffield United 42 14 6 1 49 18 7 8 6 24 21 1.872 56 25,254 Rd 3 Rd 3  
3 4 Cardiff City 42 12 7 2 39 16 8 6 7 25 25 1.561 53 21,535 Rd 4 Rd 2 European CWC QF
4 8 Carlisle United 42 16 3 2 39 13 4 10 7 26 30 1.512 53 10,657 Rd 4 Rd 4  
5 8 Hull City 42 11 5 5 31 16 8 8 5 23 25 1.317 51 19,738 Rd 6 Rd 2  
6 D 3 Luton Town 42 12 7 2 40 18 6 6 9 22 25 1.442 49 17,353 Rd 3 Rd 3  
7 -3 Middlesbrough 42 13 6 2 37 16 4 8 9 23 27 1.395 48 18,534 Rd 4 Rd 3  
8 2 Millwall 42 13 5 3 36 12 6 4 11 23 30 1.405 47 9,856 Rd 3 Rd 3  
9 9 Birmingham City 42 12 7 2 30 12 5 5 11 28 36 1.208 46 24,165 Rd 3 Rd 4  
10 1 Norwich City 42 11 8 2 34 20 4 6 11 20 32 1.038 44 12,919 Rd 3 Rd 3  
11 -2 Queens Park Rangers 42 11 5 5 39 22 5 6 10 19 31 1.094 43 13,069 Rd 3 Rd 3  
12 -7 Swindon Town 42 12 7 2 38 14 3 5 13 23 37 1.196 42 15,903 Rd 4 Rd 4  
13 D 1 Sunderland 42 11 6 4 34 21 4 6 11 18 33 0.963 42 15,780 Rd 3 Rd 2  
14 1 Oxford United 42 8 8 5 23 23 6 6 9 18 25 0.854 42 10,868 Rd 5 Rd 3  
15 D 1 Sheffield Wednesday 42 10 7 4 32 27 2 5 14 19 42 0.739 36 15,898 Rd 3 Rd 2  
16 1 Portsmouth 42 9 4 8 32 28 1 10 10 14 33 0.754 34 13,759 Rd 4 Rd 3  
17 D 3 Orient 42 5 11 5 16 15 4 5 12 13 36 0.569 34 9,119 Rd 4 Rd 1  
18 1 Watford 42 6 7 8 18 22 4 6 11 20 38 0.633 33 14,348 Rd 4 Rd 2  
19 -5 Bristol City 42 9 6 6 30 28 1 5 15 16 36 0.719 31 14,156 Rd 3 SF  
20 0 Charlton Athletic 42 7 6 8 28 30 1 8 12 13 35 0.631 30 10,981 Rd 3 Rd 2  
21 -13 Blackburn Rovers 42 5 8 8 20 28 1 7 13 17 41 0.536 27 8,034 Rd 3 Rd 2  
22 -6 Bolton Wanderers 42 6 5 10 22 31 1 5 15 13 43 0.473 24 8,704 Rd 3 Rd 3  
 
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 D 2 Preston North End 46 15 8 0 42 16 7 9 7 21 23 1.615 61 13,767 Rd 1 Rd 3  
2 2 Fulham 46 15 6 2 39 12 9 6 8 29 29 1.659 60 12,005 Rd 1 Rd 5  
3 15 Halifax Town 46 16 2 5 46 22 6 10 7 28 33 1.345 56 5,134 Rd 1 Rd 2  
4 D 2 Aston Villa 46 13 7 3 27 13 6 8 9 27 33 1.174 53 26,215 Rd 1 Final  
5 D 4 Chesterfield 46 13 8 2 45 12 4 9 10 21 26 1.737 51 9,636 Rd 2 Rd 1  
6 -3 Bristol Rovers 46 11 5 7 38 24 8 8 7 31 26 1.38 51 11,313 Rd 2 Rd 5  
7 -1 Mansfield Town 46 13 7 3 44 28 5 8 10 20 34 1.032 51 6,862 Rd 2 Rd 2  
8 6 Rotherham United 46 12 10 1 38 19 5 6 12 26 41 1.067 50 7,700 Rd 3 Rd 2  
9 D 4 Wrexham 46 12 8 3 43 25 6 5 12 29 40 1.108 49 8,137 Rd 1 Rd 1  
10 3 Torquay United 46 12 6 5 37 26 7 5 11 17 31 0.947 49 5,731 Rd 4 Rd 2  
11 D 4 Swansea City 46 11 5 7 41 25 4 11 8 18 31 1.054 46 8,034 Rd 4 Rd 2  
12 -5 Barnsley 46 12 6 5 30 19 5 5 13 19 33 0.942 45 6,810 Rd 2 Rd 1  
13 2 Shrewsbury Town 46 11 6 6 37 28 5 7 11 21 34 0.935 45 5,072 Rd 2 Rd 1  
14 -9 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 8 10 5 28 20 6 6 11 22 27 1.064 44 9,811 Rd 3 Rd 1  
15 2 Plymouth Argyle 46 6 12 5 39 33 6 7 10 24 30 1 43 8,704 Rd 1 Rd 1  
16 -7 Rochdale 46 8 8 7 29 26 6 7 10 32 42 0.897 43 4,866 Rd 4 Rd 2  
17 D 4 Port Vale 46 11 6 6 29 18 4 6 13 23 41 0.881 42 5,437 Rd 1 Rd 1  
18 -2 Tranmere Rovers 46 8 11 4 27 18 2 11 10 18 37 0.818 42 3,949 Rd 1 Rd 2  
19 -9 Bradford City 46 7 6 10 23 25 6 8 9 26 37 0.79 40 5,997 Rd 2 Rd 1  
20 -8 Walsall 46 10 1 12 30 27 4 10 9 21 30 0.895 39 5,212 Rd 2 Rd 2  
21 -13 Reading 46 10 7 6 32 33 4 4 15 16 52 0.565 39 6,889 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 -3 Bury 46 7 9 7 30 23 5 4 14 22 37 0.867 37 3,993 Rd 2 Rd 1  
23 -12 Doncaster Rovers 46 8 5 10 28 27 5 4 14 17 39 0.682 35 4,473 Rd 1 Rd 1  
24 -4 Gillingham 46 6 9 8 22 29 4 4 15 20 38 0.627 33 4,241 Rd 1 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 6 Notts County 46 19 4 0 59 12 11 5 7 30 24 2.472 69 10,757 Rd 3 Rd 1  
2 D 3 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 16 5 2 51 15 8 7 8 30 31 1.761 60 8,676 Rd 2 Rd 1  
3 16 Oldham Athletic 46 14 6 3 57 29 10 5 8 31 34 1.397 59 9,546 Rd 1 Rd 2  
4 9 York City 46 16 6 1 45 14 7 4 12 33 40 1.444 56 5,122 Rd 4 Rd 2  
5 6 Chester 46 17 2 4 42 18 7 5 11 27 37 1.255 55 5,086 Rd 3 Rd 2  
6 4 Colchester United 46 14 6 3 44 19 7 6 10 26 35 1.296 54 5,599 Rd 6 Rd 2  
7 7 Northampton Town 46 15 4 4 39 24 4 9 10 24 35 1.068 51 6,601 Rd 1 Rd 3  
8 D 3 Southport 46 15 2 6 42 24 6 4 13 21 33 1.105 48 2,860 Rd 1 Rd 1  
9 9 Exeter City 46 12 7 4 40 23 5 7 11 27 45 0.985 48 4,699 Rd 1 Rd 1  
10 10 Workington 46 13 7 3 28 13 5 5 13 20 36 0.98 48 2,209 Rd 3 Rd 2  
11 D 3 Stockport County 46 12 8 3 28 17 4 6 13 21 48 0.754 46 3,271 Rd 1 Rd 1  
12 10 Darlington 46 15 3 5 42 22 2 8 13 16 35 1.018 45 3,011 Rd 2 Rd 2  
13 -7 Aldershot 46 8 10 5 32 23 6 7 10 34 48 0.93 45 5,382 Rd 3 Rd 2  
14 -9 Brentford 46 13 3 7 45 27 5 5 13 21 35 1.065 44 6,776 Rd 5 Rd 1  
15 0 Crewe Alexandra 46 13 1 9 49 35 5 7 11 26 41 0.987 44 3,029 Rd 2 Rd 1  
16 -7 Peterborough United 46 14 3 6 46 23 4 4 15 24 48 0.986 43 4,870 Rd 2 Rd 1  
17 -5 Scunthorpe United 46 9 7 7 36 23 6 6 11 20 38 0.918 43 4,002 Rd 3 Rd 1  
18 -1 Southend United 46 8 11 4 32 24 6 4 13 21 42 0.803 43 6,334 Rd 3 Rd 1  
19 -3 Grimsby Town 46 13 4 6 37 26 5 3 15 20 45 0.803 43 4,262 Rd 1 Rd 1  
20 NL Cambridge United 46 9 9 5 31 27 6 4 13 20 39 0.773 43 4,920 Rd 2 Rd 1  
21 -13 Lincoln City 46 11 4 8 45 33 2 9 12 25 38 0.986 39 5,499 Rd 3 Rd 3  
22 -1 Newport County 46 8 3 12 32 36 2 5 16 23 49 0.647 28 2,565 Rd 1 Rd 2  
23 0 Hartlepool United 46 6 10 7 28 27 2 2 19 6 47 0.459 28 2,459 Rd 1 Rd 1  
24 D 3 Barrow 46 5 5 13 25 38 2 3 18 26 52 0.567 22 2,333 Rd 1 Rd 1  
Notes
Lincoln City, Newport County, Hartlepool United and Barrow re-elected to league.
Failed election to Fourth Division
Bedford Town, Boston United, Bradford Park Avenue, Cambridge City, Chelmsford City, Gateshead, Hereford United, Hillingdon Borough, Kettering Town, Romford, Telford United, Wigan Athletic & Yeovil Town.