Season 1973-74

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1974 Venue Gate Notes
Liverpool 3 0 Newcastle United Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
FA Cup 3/4 Place play off 1974 Venue Gate Notes
Leicester City 0 1 Burnley Filbert Street, Leicester 100,000
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1974 Venue Gate Notes
Newcastle United 2 0 Burnley Hillsborough, Sheffield 55,000  
Liverpool 0 0 Leicester City Old Trafford, Manchester 60,000  
Liverpool 3 1 Leicester City Villa Park, Birmingham 55,619 Replay
 
League Cup Final 1974 Venue Gate Notes
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 1 Manchester City Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1974 Venue Gate Notes
Norwich City 1 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers Carrow Road, Norwich 20,517  
Plymouth Argyle 1 1 Manchester City Home Park, Plymouth 30,390  
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 0 Norwich City Molineux, Wolverhampton 32,605 agg 2-1
Manchester City 2 0 Plymouth Argyle Maine Road, Manchester 40,117 agg 3-1
 
European UEFA Cup Final 1974 Venue Gate Notes
Tottenham Hotspur 2 2 Feyenoord (Ned) White Hart Lane, London 46,281 1st Leg
Feyenoord (Ned) 2 0 Tottenham Hotspur Feyenoord Stadion, Rotterdam 62,988 2nd Leg 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 Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 2 Leeds United 42 12 8 1 38 18 12 6 3 28 13 2.129 62 38,666 Rd 5 Rd 2 UEFA Cup Rd 3
2 -1 Liverpool 42 18 2 1 34 11 4 11 6 18 20 1.677 57 42,332 Winner Rd 5 European Cup Rd 2
3 4 Derby County 42 13 7 1 40 16 4 7 10 12 26 1.238 48 27,788 Rd 4 Rd 2  
4 0 Ipswich Town 42 10 7 4 38 21 8 4 9 29 37 1.155 47 22,381 Rd 5 Rd 4 UEFA Cup QF
5 10 Stoke City 42 13 6 2 39 15 2 10 9 15 27 1.286 46 21,593 Rd 3 Rd 4  
6 D 2 Burnley 42 10 9 2 29 16 6 5 10 27 37 1.057 46 20,634 3rd Place Rd 3  
7 10 Everton 42 12 7 2 29 14 4 5 12 21 34 1.042 44 35,351 Rd 4 Rd 3  
8 D 2 Queens Park Rangers 42 8 10 3 30 17 5 7 9 26 35 1.077 43 22,867 Rd 6 Rd 4  
9 7 Leicester City 42 10 7 4 35 17 3 9 9 16 24 1.244 42 25,158 4th Place Rd 2  
10 -8 Arsenal 42 9 7 5 23 16 5 7 9 26 35 0.961 42 30,210 Rd 4 Rd 2  
11 -3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 9 4 8 26 27 5 10 6 19 23 0.9 42 26,124 Rd 3 Rd 2 UEFA Cup Final
12 -7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 11 6 4 30 18 2 9 10 19 31 1 41 25,609 Rd 3 Winner UEFA Cup Rd 2
13 1 Sheffield United 42 7 7 7 25 22 7 5 9 19 27 0.898 40 22,917 Rd 3 Rd 2  
14 -3 Manchester City 42 10 7 4 25 17 4 5 12 14 29 0.848 40 30,756 Rd 4 Final  
15 -6 Newcastle United 42 9 6 6 28 21 4 6 11 21 27 1.021 38 32,861 Final Rd 3  
16 3 Coventry City 42 10 5 6 25 18 4 5 12 18 36 0.796 38 23,273 Rd 5 Rd 5  
17 -5 Chelsea 42 9 4 8 36 29 3 9 9 20 31 0.933 37 25,983 Rd 3 Rd 2  
18 -12 West Ham United 42 7 7 7 36 32 4 8 9 19 28 0.917 37 28,394 Rd 3 Rd 2  
19 -9 Birmingham City 42 10 7 4 30 21 2 6 13 22 43 0.813 37 33,048 Rd 4 Rd 5  
20 -7 Southampton 42 8 10 3 30 20 3 4 14 17 48 0.691 36 21,128 Rd 5 Rd 4  
21 -3 Manchester United 42 7 7 7 23 20 3 5 13 15 28 0.792 32 42,716 Rd 4 Rd 2  
22 -2 Norwich City 42 6 9 6 25 27 1 6 14 12 35 0.597 29 23,223 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 Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 3 Middlesbrough 42 16 4 1 40 8 11 7 3 37 22 2.567 65 22,264 Rd 4 Rd 3  
2 10 Luton Town 42 12 5 4 42 25 7 7 7 22 26 1.255 50 12,214 Rd 5 Rd 4  
3 15 Carlisle United 42 13 5 3 40 17 7 4 10 21 31 1.271 49 8,270 Rd 4 Rd 3  
4 11 Orient 42 9 8 4 28 17 6 10 5 27 25 1.31 48 11,783 Rd 4 Rd 3  
5 2 Blackpool 42 11 5 5 35 17 6 8 7 22 23 1.425 47 10,120 Rd 3 Rd 2  
6 0 Sunderland 42 11 6 4 32 15 8 3 10 26 29 1.318 47 24,409 Rd 3 Rd 3 European CWC Rd 2
7 7 Nottingham Forest 42 12 6 3 40 19 3 9 9 17 24 1.326 45 14,413 Rd 6 Rd 2  
8 D 1West Bromwich Albion 42 8 9 4 28 24 6 7 8 20 21 1.067 44 15,990 Rd 5 Rd 3  
9 4 Hull City 42 9 9 3 25 15 4 8 9 21 32 0.979 43 8,216 Rd 3 Rd 4  
10D 3Notts County 42 8 6 7 30 35 7 7 7 25 25 0.917 43 11,898 Rd 3 Rd 1  
11D 3Bolton Wanderers 42 12 5 4 30 17 3 7 11 14 23 1.1 42 15,763 Rd 4 Rd 3  
12 -1 Millwall 42 10 6 5 28 16 4 8 9 23 35 1 42 9,507 Rd 3 Rd 5  
13 -4 Fulham 42 11 4 6 26 20 5 6 10 13 23 0.907 42 10,123 Rd 4 Rd 3  
14 -11 Aston Villa 42 8 9 4 33 21 5 6 10 15 24 1.067 41 23,411 Rd 5 Rd 2  
15 2 Portsmouth 42 9 8 4 26 16 5 4 12 19 46 0.726 40 13,675 Rd 5 Rd 2  
16 -11 Bristol City 42 9 5 7 25 20 5 5 11 22 34 0.87 38 14,018 Rd 6 Rd 3  
17 3 Cardiff City 42 8 7 6 27 20 2 9 10 22 42 0.79 36 10,714 Rd 3 Rd 2 European CWC Rd 1
18 -10 Oxford United 42 8 8 5 27 21 2 8 11 8 25 0.761 36 8,168 Rd 3 Rd 2  
19 -9 Sheffield Wednesday 42 9 6 6 33 24 3 5 13 18 39 0.81 35 14,645 Rd 3 Rd 3  
20 D 1Crystal Palace 42 6 7 8 24 24 5 5 11 19 32 0.768 34 21,417 Rd 3 Rd 2  
21 -2 Preston North End 42 7 8 6 24 23 2 6 13 16 39 0.645 31 12,177 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 -6 Swindon Town 42 6 7 8 22 27 1 4 16 14 45 0.5 25 7,178 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 Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 3 Oldham Athletic 46 13 6 4 50 23 12 6 5 33 24 1.766 62 10,118 Rd 4 Rd 1  
2 3 Bristol Rovers 46 15 6 2 37 15 7 11 5 28 18 1.97 61 13,002 Rd 3 Rd 1  
3 15 York City 46 13 8 2 37 15 8 11 4 30 23 1.763 61 6,799 Rd 1 Rd 4  
4 8 Wrexham 46 15 6 2 44 15 7 6 10 19 28 1.465 56 5,957 Rd 6 Rd 2  
5 11 Chesterfield 46 14 6 3 31 16 7 8 8 24 26 1.31 56 5,783 Rd 1 Rd 3  
6 3 Grimsby Town 46 14 6 3 48 21 4 9 10 19 29 1.34 51 7,341 Rd 3 Rd 2  
7 12 Watford 46 12 6 5 34 21 7 6 10 30 35 1.143 50 6,683 Rd 3 Rd 1  
8D 4 Aldershot 46 13 6 4 47 22 6 5 12 18 30 1.25 49 5,235 Rd 2 Rd 1  
9 11 Halifax Town 46 9 11 3 23 15 5 10 8 25 36 0.941 49 2,849 Rd 2 Rd 2  
10 D 2 Huddersfield Town 46 14 5 4 37 16 3 8 12 19 39 1.018 47 5,696 Rd 2 Rd 1  
11 -4 AFC Bournemouth 46 11 5 7 25 23 5 10 8 29 35 0.931 47 8,981 Rd 3 Rd 2  
12 2 Southend United 46 10 7 6 40 30 6 7 10 22 32 1 46 6,412 Rd 3 Rd 1  
13 -10 Blackburn Rovers 46 13 4 6 38 21 5 6 12 24 43 0.969 46 7,430 Rd 3 Rd 2  
14 -3 Charlton Athletic 46 13 5 5 43 29 6 3 14 23 44 0.904 46 5,306 Rd 1 Rd 2  
15 2 Walsall 46 11 7 5 37 19 5 6 12 20 29 1.188 45 4,789 Rd 2 Rd 2  
16 -6 Tranmere Rovers 46 10 8 5 31 15 5 7 11 19 29 1.136 45 4,215 Rd 2 Rd 3  
17 -9 Plymouth Argyle 46 13 6 4 37 17 4 4 15 22 37 1.093 44 7,743 Rd 3 SF  
18D 4 Hereford United 46 10 5 8 31 25 4 10 9 22 32 0.93 43 8,040 Rd 4 Rd 1  
19 D 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 10 3 10 31 31 6 8 9 21 27 0.897 43 10,858 Rd 1 Rd 1  
20 -14 Port Vale 46 12 6 5 37 23 2 8 13 15 35 0.897 42 3,959 Rd 3 Rd 1  
21D 4 Cambridge United 46 11 7 5 36 27 2 2 19 12 54 0.593 35 4,375 Rd 3 Rd 2  
22 -7 Shrewsbury Town 46 7 7 9 24 24 3 4 16 17 38 0.661 31 2,498 Rd 1 Rd 1  
23D 4 Southport 46 4 14 5 19 20 2 2 19 16 62 0.427 28 2,547 Rd 1 Rd 1  
24 -11 Rochdale 46 1 12 10 24 38 1 5 17 14 56 0.404 21 1,890 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 Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 18 Peterborough United 46 19 4 0 49 10 8 7 8 26 28 1.974 65 8,824 Rd 4 Rd 1  
2 7 Gillingham 46 16 5 2 51 16 9 7 7 39 33 1.837 62 7,502 Rd 1 Rd 2  
3 19 Colchester United 46 16 5 2 46 14 8 7 8 27 22 2.028 60 5,425 Rd 1 Rd 1  
4 8 Bury 46 18 3 2 51 14 6 8 9 30 35 1.653 59 4,880 Rd 1 Rd 3  
5 18 Northampton Town 46 14 7 2 39 14 6 6 11 24 34 1.313 53 5,424 Rd 2 Rd 1  
6 1 Reading 46 11 9 3 37 13 5 10 8 21 24 1.568 51 6,477 Rd 2 Rd 2  
7 8 Chester 46 13 6 4 31 19 4 9 10 23 36 0.982 49 2,616 Rd 3 Rd 1  
8 8 Bradford City 46 14 7 2 45 20 3 7 13 13 32 1.115 48 3,797 Rd 4 Rd 1  
9 -4 Newport County 46 13 6 4 39 23 3 8 12 17 42 0.862 45* 3,023 Rd 1 Rd 1  
10 -2 Exeter City 45 12 5 6 37 20 6 3 13 21 35 1.055 44* 4,189 Rd 1 Rd 4  
11 9 Hartlepool United 46 11 4 8 29 16 5 8 10 19 31 1.021 44 2,721 Rd 1 Rd 1  
12 -2 Lincoln City 46 10 8 5 40 30 6 4 13 23 37 0.94 44 3,930 Rd 1 Rd 1  
13 1 Barnsley 46 15 5 3 42 16 2 5 16 16 48 0.906 44 4,254 Rd 2 Rd 1  
14D 3Swansea City 46 11 6 6 28 15 5 5 13 17 31 0.978 43 2,770 Rd 1 Rd 1  
15D 3Rotherham United 46 10 9 4 33 22 5 4 14 23 36 0.966 43 3,410 Rd 2 Rd 2  
16 2 Torquay United 46 11 7 5 37 23 2 10 11 15 34 0.912 43 3,392 Rd 1 Rd 1  
17 -11 Mansfield Town 46 13 8 2 47 24 0 9 14 15 45 0.899 43 3,152 Rd 2 Rd 1  
18D 3Scunthorpe United 45 12 7 3 33 17 2 5 16 14 47 0.734 42* 3,029 Rd 4 Rd 2  
19D 3Brentford 46 9 7 7 31 20 3 9 11 17 30 0.96 40 5,063 Rd 1 Rd 1  
20 4 Darlington 46 9 8 6 29 24 4 5 14 11 38 0.645 39 2,334 Rd 1 Rd 2  
21 0 Crewe Alexandra 46 11 5 7 28 30 3 5 15 15 41 0.606 38 1,922 Rd 1 Rd 1  
22 -5 Doncaster Rovers 46 10 7 6 32 22 2 4 17 15 58 0.588 35 2,395 Rd 3 Rd 2  
23 -10 Workington 46 10 8 5 33 26 1 5 17 10 48 0.581 35 1,173 Rd 1 Rd 1  
24 -13 Stockport County 46 4 12 7 22 25 3 8 12 22 44 0.638 34 2,380 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