Season 1973-74

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1974 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Liverpool 3 0 Newcastle United D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
  Keegan 2, Heighway            
 
FA Cup 3/4 Place play off 1974 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Leicester City 0 1 Burnley D 1 Filbert Street 4,432
               
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1974 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Liverpool 0 0 Leicester City D 1 Old Trafford, Manchester 60,000
               
D 1 Newcastle United 2 0 Burnley D 1 Hillsborough, Sheffield 55,000
  Macdonald 2            
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1974 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Liverpool 3 1 Leicester City D 1 Villa Park, Birmingham 55,619
  Hall, Keegan, Toshack     Glover      
 
League Cup Final 1974 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 1 Manchester City D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
  Hibbitt, Richards     Bell      
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1974 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Norwich City 1 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1 Carrow Road 20,517
  Mellor     Richards      
D 3 Plymouth Argyle 1 1 Manchester City D 1 Home Park 30,390
  Davey     Booth      
D 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 0 Norwich City D 1 Molineux 32,605 agg 2-1
  Richards              
D 1 Manchester City 2 0 Plymouth ArgyleD 3 Maine Road 40,117 agg 3-1
  Bell, Lee              
 
European UEFA Cup Final 1974 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2 2 Feyenoord  White Hart Lane 46,281
  England, OG            
Feyenoord  2 0 Tottenham Hotspur D 1 De Kuip 62,988 agg 4-2
                 
Final Table for Season 1973-74
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 Leeds United 42 12 8 1 38 18 12 6 3 28 13 2.13 62 Rd 5 Rd 2 UEFA Rd 3
2 -1 Liverpool 42 18 2 1 34 11 4 11 6 18 20 1.68 57 Win Rd 5 EC Rd 2
3 4 Derby County 42 13 7 1 40 16 4 7 10 12 26 1.24 48 Rd 4 Rd 2
4 0 Ipswich Town 42 10 7 4 38 21 8 4 9 29 37 1.16 47 Rd 5 Rd 4 UEFA QF
5 10 Stoke City 42 13 6 2 39 15 2 10 9 15 27 1.29 46 Rd 3 Rd 4
6D 2 Burnley 42 10 9 2 29 16 6 5 10 27 37 1.06 46SF 3rd Place Rd 3
7 10 Everton 42 12 7 2 29 14 4 5 12 21 34 1.04 44 Rd 4 Rd 3
8D 2 Queens Park Rangers 42 8 10 3 30 17 5 7 9 26 35 1.08 43 Rd 6 Rd 4
9 7 Leicester City 42 10 7 4 35 17 3 9 9 16 24 1.24 42SF 4th Place Rd 2
10 -8 Arsenal 42 9 7 5 23 16 5 7 9 26 35 0.96 42 Rd 4 Rd 2
11 -3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 9 4 8 26 27 5 10 6 19 23 0.90 42 Rd 3 Rd 2UEFA Final
12 -7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 30 18 2 9 10 19 31 1.00 41 Rd 3 Win UEFA Rd 2
13 1 Sheffield United 42 7 7 7 25 22 7 5 9 19 27 0.90 40 Rd 3 Rd 2
14 -3 Manchester City 42 10 7 4 25 17 4 5 12 14 29 0.85 40 Rd 4Final
15 -6 Newcastle United 42 9 6 6 28 21 4 6 11 21 27 1.02 38Final Rd 3
16 3 Coventry City 42 10 5 6 25 18 4 5 12 18 36 0.80 38 Rd 5 Rd 5
17 -5 Chelsea 42 9 4 8 36 29 3 9 9 20 31 0.93 37 Rd 3 Rd 2
18 -12 West Ham United 42 7 7 7 36 32 4 8 9 19 28 0.92 37 Rd 3 Rd 2
19 -9 Birmingham City 42 10 7 4 30 21 2 6 13 22 43 0.81 37 Rd 4 Rd 5
20 -7 Southampton 42 8 10 3 30 20 3 4 14 17 48 0.69 36 Rd 5 Rd 4
21 -3 Manchester United 42 7 7 7 23 20 3 5 13 15 28 0.79 32 Rd 4 Rd 2
22 -2 Norwich City 42 6 9 6 25 27 1 6 14 12 35 0.60 29 Rd 3 SF
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 3 Middlesbrough 42 16 4 1 40 8 11 7 3 37 22 2.57 65 Rd 4 Rd 3
2 10 Luton Town 42 12 5 4 42 25 7 7 7 22 26 1.25 50 Rd 5 Rd 4
3 15 Carlisle United 42 13 5 3 40 17 7 4 10 21 31 1.27 49 Rd 4 Rd 3
4 11 Orient 42 9 8 4 28 17 6 10 5 27 25 1.31 48 Rd 4 Rd 3
5 2 Blackpool 42 11 5 5 35 17 6 8 7 22 23 1.43 47 Rd 3 Rd 2
6 0 Sunderland 42 11 6 4 32 15 8 3 10 26 29 1.32 47 Rd 3 Rd 3 CWC Rd 2
7 7 Nottingham Forest 42 12 6 3 40 19 3 9 9 17 24 1.33 45 Rd 6 Rd 2
8D 1 West Bromwich Albion 42 8 9 4 28 24 6 7 8 20 21 1.07 44 Rd 5 Rd 3
9 4 Hull City 42 9 9 3 25 15 4 8 9 21 32 0.98 43 Rd 3 Rd 4
10 D 3 Notts County 42 8 6 7 30 35 7 7 7 25 25 0.92 43 Rd 3 Rd 1
11 D 3 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 5 4 30 17 3 7 11 14 23 1.10 42 Rd 4 Rd 3
12 -1 Millwall 42 10 6 5 28 16 4 8 9 23 35 1.00 42 Rd 3 Rd 5
13 -4 Fulham 42 11 4 6 26 20 5 6 10 13 23 0.91 42 Rd 4 Rd 3
14 -11 Aston Villa 42 8 9 4 33 21 5 6 10 15 24 1.07 41 Rd 5 Rd 2
15 2 Portsmouth 42 9 8 4 26 16 5 4 12 19 46 0.73 40 Rd 5 Rd 2
16 -11 Bristol City 42 9 5 7 25 20 5 5 11 22 34 0.87 38 Rd 6 Rd 3
17 3 Cardiff City 42 8 7 6 27 20 2 9 10 22 42 0.79 36 Rd 3 Rd 2 CWC Rd 1
18 -10 Oxford United 42 8 8 5 27 21 2 8 11 8 25 0.76 36 Rd 3 Rd 2
19 -9 Sheffield Wednesday 42 9 6 6 33 24 3 5 13 18 39 0.81 35 Rd 3 Rd 3
20D 1 Crystal Palace 42 6 7 8 24 24 5 5 11 19 32 0.77 34 Rd 3 Rd 2
21 -2 Preston North End 42 7 8 6 24 23 2 6 13 16 39 0.65 31 Rd 3 Rd 1
22 -6 Swindon Town 42 6 7 8 22 27 1 4 16 14 45 0.50 25 Rd 3 Rd 2
Notes
Preston North End deducted 1 pt.
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 3 Oldham Athletic 46 13 6 4 50 23 12 6 5 33 24 1.77 62 Rd 4 Rd 1
2 3 Bristol Rovers 46 15 6 2 37 15 7 11 5 28 18 1.97 61 Rd 3 Rd 1
3 15 York City 46 13 8 2 37 15 8 11 4 30 23 1.76 61 Rd 1 Rd 4
4 8 Wrexham 46 15 6 2 44 15 7 6 10 19 28 1.47 56 Rd 6 Rd 2
5 11 Chesterfield 46 14 6 3 31 16 7 8 8 24 26 1.31 56 Rd 1 Rd 3
6 3 Grimsby Town 46 14 6 3 48 21 4 9 10 19 29 1.34 51 Rd 3 Rd 2
7 12 Watford 46 12 6 5 34 21 7 6 10 30 35 1.14 50 Rd 2 Rd 1
8D 4 Aldershot 46 13 6 4 47 22 6 5 12 18 30 1.25 49 Rd 2 Rd 1
9 11 Halifax Town 46 9 11 3 23 15 5 10 8 25 36 0.94 49 Rd 2 Rd 2
10D 2 Huddersfield Town 46 14 5 4 37 16 3 8 12 19 39 1.02 47 Rd 2 Rd 1
11 -4 AFC Bournemouth 46 11 5 7 25 23 5 10 8 29 35 0.93 47 Rd 3 Rd 2
12 2 Southend United 46 10 7 6 40 30 6 7 10 22 32 1.00 46 Rd 3 Rd 1
13 -10 Blackburn Rovers 46 13 4 6 38 21 5 6 12 24 43 0.97 46 Rd 3 Rd 2
14 -3 Charlton Athletic 46 13 5 5 43 29 6 3 14 23 44 0.90 46 Rd 1 Rd 2
15 2 Walsall 46 11 7 5 37 19 5 6 12 20 29 1.19 45 Rd 2 Rd 2
16 -6 Tranmere Rovers 46 10 8 5 31 15 5 7 11 19 29 1.14 45 Rd 2 Rd 3
17 -9 Plymouth Argyle 46 13 6 4 37 17 4 4 15 22 37 1.09 44 Rd 3 SF
18D 4 Hereford United 46 10 5 8 31 25 4 10 9 22 32 0.93 43 Rd 4 Rd 1
19D 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 10 3 10 31 31 6 8 9 21 27 0.90 43 Rd 1 Rd 1
20 -14 Port Vale 46 12 6 5 37 23 2 8 13 15 35 0.90 42 Rd 3 Rd 1
21D 4 Cambridge United 46 11 7 5 36 27 2 2 19 12 54 0.59 35 Rd 3 Rd 2
22 -7 Shrewsbury Town 46 7 7 9 24 24 3 4 16 17 38 0.66 31 Rd 1 Rd 1
23D 4 Southport 46 4 14 5 19 20 2 2 19 16 62 0.43 28 Rd 1 Rd 1
24 -11 Rochdale 46 1 12 10 24 38 1 5 17 14 56 0.40 21 Rd 2 Rd 2
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 18 Peterborough United 46 19 4 0 49 10 8 7 8 26 28 1.97 65 Rd 4 Rd 1
2 7 Gillingham 46 16 5 2 51 16 9 7 7 39 33 1.84 62 Rd 1 Rd 2
3 19 Colchester United 46 16 5 2 46 14 8 7 8 27 22 2.03 60 Rd 1 Rd 1
4 8 Bury 46 18 3 2 51 14 6 8 9 30 35 1.65 59 Rd 1 Rd 3
5 18 Northampton Town 46 14 7 2 39 14 6 6 11 24 34 1.31 53 Rd 2 Rd 1
6 1 Reading 46 11 9 3 37 13 5 10 8 21 24 1.57 51 Rd 2 Rd 2
7 8 Chester 46 13 6 4 31 19 4 9 10 23 36 0.98 49 Rd 3 Rd 1
8 8 Bradford City 46 14 7 2 45 20 3 7 13 13 32 1.12 48 Rd 4 Rd 1
9 -4 Newport County 46 13 6 4 39 23 3 8 12 17 42 0.86 45 Rd 1 Rd 1
10 -2 Exeter City 45 12 5 6 37 20 6 3 13 21 35 1.05 44 Rd 1 Rd 4
11 9 Hartlepool 46 11 4 8 29 16 5 8 10 19 31 1.02 44 Rd 1 Rd 1
12 -2 Lincoln City 46 10 8 5 40 30 6 4 13 23 37 0.94 44 Rd 1 Rd 1
13 1 Barnsley 46 15 5 3 42 16 2 5 16 16 48 0.91 44 Rd 2 Rd 1
14 D 3 Swansea City 46 11 6 6 28 15 5 5 13 17 31 0.98 43 Rd 1 Rd 1
15 D 3 Rotherham United 46 10 9 4 33 22 5 4 14 23 36 0.97 43 Rd 2 Rd 2
16 2 Torquay United 46 11 7 5 37 23 2 10 11 15 34 0.91 43 Rd 1 Rd 1
17 -11 Mansfield Town 46 13 8 2 47 24 0 9 14 15 45 0.90 43 Rd 2 Rd 1
18 D 3 Scunthorpe United 45 12 7 3 33 17 2 5 16 14 47 0.73 42 Rd 4 Rd 2
19 D 3 Brentford 46 9 7 7 31 20 3 9 11 17 30 0.96 40 Rd 1 Rd 1
20 4 Darlington 46 9 8 6 29 24 4 5 14 11 38 0.65 39 Rd 1 Rd 2
21 0 Crewe Alexandra 46 11 5 7 28 30 3 5 15 15 41 0.61 38 Rd 1 Rd 1
22 -5 Doncaster Rovers 46 10 7 6 32 22 2 4 17 15 58 0.59 35 Rd 3 Rd 2
23 -10 Workington 46 10 8 5 33 26 1 5 17 10 48 0.58 35 Rd 1 Rd 1
24 -13 Stockport County 46 4 12 7 22 25 3 8 12 22 44 0.64 34 Rd 1 Rd 3
Notes
Crewe Alexandra, Doncaster Rovers, Workington and Stockport County re-elected to league.
Newport County deducted 1 pt. Exeter City deducted 2 pts. Scunthorpe United awarded 2pts.
Failed election to Fourth Division
Cambridge City, Chelmsford City, Kettering Town, Nuneaton Borough, Telford United, Wigan Athletic & Yeovil Town