Season 1975-76

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1976 Venue Gate Notes
D 2 Southampton 1 0 Manchester United D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
  Stokes            
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1976 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Manchester United 2 0 Derby County D 1 Hillsborough, Sheffield 55,000
  Hill 2            
D 2 Southampton 2 0 Crystal PalaceD 3 Stamford Bridge, London 52,810
  Peach (p), Gilchrist            
 
League Cup Final 1976 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Manchester City 2 1 Newcastle United D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
  Barnes, Tueart     Gowling      
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1976 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Middlesbrough 1 0 Manchester City D 1 Ayresome Park 35,000
  Hickton            
D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 Newcastle United D 1 White Hart Lane 40,215
  Pratt            
D 1 Manchester City 4 0 Middlesbrough D 1 Maine Road 44,426 agg 4-1
  Barnes, Keegan, Oakes, Royle              
D 1 Newcastle United 3 1 Tottenham Hotspur D 1 St James' Park 49,557 agg 2-3
  Gowling, Keeley, Nulty     McAllister        
 
European Cup Winners Cup Final 1976 Venue Gate Notes
Anderlecht 4 2 West Ham United D 1 Heysel Stadium, Brussels 58,000
        Holland, Robson K      
 
UEFA Cup Final 1976 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Liverpool 3 2 Club Bruges Anfield Road 49,981
  Kennedy, Case, Keegan (p)            
Club Bruges 1 1 Liverpool D 1 Olympiastadion 29,423 agg 3-4
        Keegan        
Final Table for Season 1975-76
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 1 Liverpool 42 14 5 2 41 21 9 9 3 25 10 2.13 60 Rd 4 Rd 3 UEFA Win
2 9 Queens Park Rangers 42 17 4 0 42 13 7 7 7 25 20 2.03 59 Rd 3 Rd 4
3D 2 Manchester United 42 16 4 1 40 13 7 6 8 28 29 1.62 56Final Rd 4
4 -3 Derby County 42 15 3 3 45 30 6 8 7 30 28 1.29 53 SF Rd 3 EC Rd 2
5 4 Leeds United 42 13 3 5 37 19 8 6 7 28 27 1.41 51 Rd 4 Rd 3
6 -3 Ipswich Town 42 11 6 4 36 23 5 8 8 18 25 1.13 46 Rd 4 Rd 2 UEFA Rd 2
7 11 Leicester City 42 9 9 3 29 24 4 10 7 19 27 0.94 45 Rd 5 Rd 4
8 0 Manchester City 42 14 5 2 46 18 2 6 13 18 28 1.39 43 Rd 4 Win
9 10 Tottenham Hotspur 42 6 10 5 33 32 8 5 8 30 31 1.00 43 Rd 3 SF
10D 2 Norwich City 42 10 5 6 33 26 6 5 10 25 32 1.00 42 Rd 5 Rd 2
11 -7 Everton 42 10 7 4 37 24 5 5 11 23 42 0.91 42 Rd 3 Rd 4 UEFA Rd 1
12 -7 Stoke City 42 8 5 8 25 24 7 6 8 23 26 0.96 41 Rd 5 Rd 2
13 -6 Middlesbrough 42 9 7 5 23 11 6 3 12 23 34 1.02 40 Rd 3 SF
14 0 Coventry City 42 6 9 6 22 22 7 5 9 25 35 0.82 40 Rd 4 Rd 3
15 0 Newcastle United 42 11 4 6 51 26 4 5 12 20 36 1.15 39 Rd 6Final
16D 2 Aston Villa 42 11 8 2 32 17 0 9 12 19 42 0.86 39 Rd 3 Rd 3 UEFA Rd 1
17 -1 Arsenal 42 11 4 6 33 19 2 6 13 14 34 0.89 36 Rd 3 Rd 2
18 -5 West Ham United 42 10 5 6 26 23 3 5 13 22 48 0.68 36 Rd 3 Rd 4CWC Final
19 -2 Birmingham City 42 11 5 5 36 26 2 2 17 21 49 0.76 33 Rd 3 Rd 3
20 -8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 7 6 8 27 25 3 4 14 24 43 0.75 30 Rd 6 Rd 4
21 -11 Burnley 42 6 6 9 23 26 3 4 14 20 40 0.65 28 Rd 3 Rd 5
22 -16 Sheffield United 42 4 7 10 19 32 2 3 16 14 50 0.40 22 Rd 3 Rd 3
Notes
Next season goal average will be replaced by goal difference.
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 Sunderland 42 19 2 0 48 10 5 6 10 19 26 1.86 56 Rd 6 Rd 2
2 3 Bristol City 42 11 7 3 34 14 8 8 5 25 21 1.69 53 Rd 3 Rd 2
3 3 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 9 2 29 12 10 4 7 21 21 1.52 53 Rd 5 Rd 2
4 6 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 5 4 36 14 8 7 6 28 24 1.68 52 Rd 5 Rd 2
5 9 Notts County 42 11 6 4 33 13 8 5 8 27 28 1.46 49 Rd 3 Rd 5
6 7 Southampton 42 18 2 1 49 16 3 5 13 17 34 1.32 49 Win Rd 2
7D 1 Luton Town 42 13 6 2 38 15 6 4 11 23 36 1.20 48 Rd 4 Rd 2
8 8 Nottingham Forest 42 13 1 7 34 18 4 11 6 21 22 1.38 46 Rd 3 Rd 3
9 D 3 Charlton Athletic 42 11 5 5 40 34 4 7 10 21 38 0.85 42 Rd 5 Rd 3
10 -3 Blackpool 42 9 9 3 26 22 5 5 11 14 27 0.82 42 Rd 4 Rd 2
11D 1 Chelsea 42 7 9 5 25 20 5 7 9 28 34 0.98 40 Rd 5 Rd 2
12 -3 Fulham 42 9 8 4 27 14 4 6 11 18 33 0.96 40 Rd 3 Rd 3
13 -1 Orient 42 10 6 5 21 12 3 8 10 16 27 0.95 40 Rd 3 Rd 2
14 -6 Hull City 42 9 5 7 29 23 5 6 10 16 26 0.92 39 Rd 4 Rd 4
15 D 3 Blackburn Rovers 42 8 6 7 27 22 4 8 9 18 28 0.90 38 Rd 3 Rd 1
16 D 3 Plymouth Argyle 42 13 4 4 36 20 0 8 13 12 34 0.89 38 Rd 3 Rd 2
17 1 Oldham Athletic 42 11 8 2 37 24 2 4 15 20 44 0.84 38 Rd 3 Rd 2
18 1 Bristol Rovers 42 7 9 5 20 15 4 7 10 18 35 0.76 38 Rd 3 Rd 3
19D 1 Carlisle United 42 9 8 4 29 22 3 5 13 16 37 0.76 37 Rd 3 Rd 3
20 -9 Oxford United 42 7 7 7 23 25 4 4 13 16 34 0.66 33 Rd 3 Rd 2
21 -6 York City 42 8 3 10 28 34 2 5 14 11 37 0.55 28 Rd 4 Rd 2
22 -5 Portsmouth 42 4 6 11 15 23 5 1 15 17 38 0.52 25 Rd 4 Rd 2
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 11 Hereford United 46 14 6 3 45 24 12 5 6 41 31 1.56 63 Rd 3 Rd 2
2D 2 Cardiff City 46 14 7 2 38 13 8 6 9 31 35 1.44 57 Rd 4 Rd 1
3D 2 Millwall 46 16 6 1 35 14 4 10 9 19 29 1.26 56 Rd 2 Rd 1
4 15 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 18 3 2 58 15 4 6 13 20 38 1.47 53 Rd 3 Rd 1
5 0 Crystal Palace 46 7 12 4 30 20 11 5 7 31 26 1.33 53 SF Rd 2
6 7 Wrexham 46 13 6 4 38 21 7 6 10 28 34 1.20 52 Rd 1 Rd 2 CWC QF
7 1 Walsall 46 11 8 4 43 22 7 6 10 31 39 1.21 50 Rd 1 Rd 1
8 1 Preston North End 46 15 4 4 45 23 4 6 13 17 34 1.09 48 Rd 2 Rd 2
9D 4 Shrewsbury Town 46 14 2 7 36 25 5 8 10 25 34 1.03 48 Rd 3 Rd 2
10 -3 Peterborough United 46 12 7 4 37 23 3 11 9 26 40 1.00 48 Rd 4 Rd 4
11D 4 Mansfield Town 46 8 11 4 31 22 8 4 11 27 30 1.12 47 Rd 2 Rd 5
12 -6 Port Vale 46 10 10 3 33 21 5 6 12 22 33 1.02 46 Rd 2 Rd 1
13 1 Bury 46 11 7 5 33 16 3 9 11 18 30 1.11 44 Rd 4 Rd 2
14 1 Chesterfield 46 11 5 7 45 30 6 4 13 24 39 1.00 43 Rd 1 Rd 1
15 -5 Gillingham 46 10 8 5 38 27 2 11 10 20 41 0.85 43 Rd 2 Rd 2
16D 4 Rotherham United 46 11 6 6 35 22 4 6 13 19 43 0.83 42 Rd 2 Rd 1
17D 4 Chester 46 13 7 3 34 19 2 5 16 9 43 0.69 42 Rd 2 Rd 1
18 -2 Grimsby Town 46 13 7 3 39 21 2 3 18 23 53 0.84 40 Rd 1 Rd 1
19 -15 Swindon Town 46 11 4 8 42 31 5 4 14 20 44 0.83 40 Rd 3 Rd 2
20D 2 Sheffield Wednesday 46 12 6 5 34 25 0 10 13 14 34 0.81 40 Rd 3 Rd 1
21 -1 Aldershot 46 10 8 5 34 26 3 5 15 25 49 0.79 39 Rd 3 Rd 1
22 -11 Colchester United 46 9 6 8 25 27 3 8 12 16 38 0.63 38 Rd 1 Rd 1
23 -5 Southend United 46 9 7 7 40 31 3 6 14 25 44 0.87 37 Rd 5 Rd 1
24 -7 Halifax Town 46 6 5 12 22 32 5 8 10 19 29 0.67 35 Rd 3 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 4 Lincoln City 46 21 2 0 71 15 11 8 4 40 24 2.85 74 Rd 4 Rd 3
2 14 Northampton Town 46 18 5 0 62 20 11 5 7 25 20 2.18 68 Rd 1 Rd 1
3 4 Reading 46 19 3 1 42 9 5 9 9 28 42 1.37 60 Rd 1 Rd 1
4 D 3 Tranmere Rovers 46 18 3 2 61 16 6 7 10 28 39 1.62 58 Rd 1 Rd 1
5 D 3 Huddersfield Town 46 11 6 6 28 17 10 8 5 28 24 1.37 56 Rd 4 Rd 2
6 D 3 AFC Bournemouth 46 15 5 3 39 16 5 7 11 18 32 1.19 52 Rd 2 Rd 1
7 2 Exeter City 46 13 7 3 37 17 5 7 11 19 30 1.19 50 Rd 1 Rd 2
8 D 3 Watford 46 16 4 3 38 18 6 2 15 24 44 1.00 50 Rd 1 Rd 2
9 5 Torquay United 46 12 6 5 31 24 6 8 9 24 39 0.87 50 Rd 1 Rd 3
10 7 Doncaster Rovers 46 10 6 7 42 31 9 5 9 33 38 1.09 49 Rd 1 Rd 5
11 11 Swansea City 46 14 8 1 51 21 2 7 14 15 36 1.16 47 Rd 1 Rd 1
12 3 Barnsley 46 12 8 3 34 16 2 8 13 18 32 1.08 44 Rd 1 Rd 1
13 -7 Cambridge United 46 7 10 6 36 28 7 5 11 22 34 0.94 43 Rd 1 Rd 1
14 -1 Hartlepool 46 10 6 7 37 29 6 4 13 25 49 0.79 42 Rd 3 Rd 1
15 4 Rochdale 46 7 11 5 27 23 5 7 11 13 31 0.74 42 Rd 3 Rd 1
16 2 Crewe Alexandra 46 10 7 6 36 21 3 8 12 22 36 1.02 41 Rd 1 Rd 3
17 -7 Bradford City 46 9 7 7 35 26 3 10 10 28 39 0.97 41 Rd 6 Rd 1
18 -10 Brentford 46 12 7 4 37 18 2 6 15 19 42 0.93 41 Rd 3 Rd 2
19 5 Scunthorpe United 46 11 3 9 31 24 3 7 13 19 35 0.85 38 Rd 1 Rd 1
20 1 Darlington 46 11 7 5 30 14 3 3 17 18 43 0.84 38 Rd 1 Rd 3
21 -1 Stockport County 46 8 7 8 23 23 5 5 13 20 53 0.57 38 Rd 1 Rd 1
22 -10 Newport County 46 8 7 8 35 33 5 2 16 22 57 0.63 35 Rd 1 Rd 1
23 -12 Southport 46 6 6 11 27 31 2 4 17 14 46 0.53 26 Rd 1 Rd 2
24 -1 Workington 46 5 4 14 19 43 2 3 18 11 44 0.34 21 Rd 1 Rd 1
Notes
Stockport County, Newport County, Southport and Workington re-elected to league.
Failed election to Fourth Division
Chelmsford City, Gainsborough Trinity, Kettering Town, Nuneaton Borough, Scarborough, Telford United, Wimbledon & Yeovil Town.