Season 1975-76

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1976 Venue Gate Notes
Southampton 1 0 Manchester United Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1976 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester United 2 0 Derby County Hillsborough, Sheffield 55,000  
Southampton 2 0 Crystal Palace Stamford Bridge, London 52,810  
 
League Cup Final 1976 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester City 2 1 Newcastle United Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1976 Venue Gate Notes
Middlesbrough 1 0 Manchester City Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough 35,000  
Newcastle United 3 1 Tottenham Hotspur St James' Park, Newcastle 40,215  
Manchester City 4 0 Middlesbrough Maine Road, Manchester 44,426 agg 4-1
Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 Newcastle United White Hart Lane, London 49,557 agg 3-2
 
European Cup Winners Cup Final 1976 Venue Gate Notes
RSC Anderlecht (Bel) 4 2 West Ham United Heysel Stadium, Brussels 58,000  
 
European UEFA Cup Final 1976 Venue Gate Notes
Liverpool 3 2 Club Brugge (BeI) Anfield Road, Liverpool 49,981 1st Leg
Club Brugge (BeI) 1 1 Liverpool Olympiastadion, Bruges 29,423 2nd Leg agg 3-4
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 Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 1 Liverpool 42 14 5 2 41 21 9 9 3 25 10 2.129 60 41,623 Rd 4 Rd 3 UEFA Cup Winner
2 9 Queens Park Rangers 42 17 4 0 42 13 7 7 7 25 20 2.03 59 23,850 Rd 3 Rd 4  
3 D 2 Manchester United 42 16 4 1 40 13 7 6 8 28 29 1.619 56 54,730 Final Rd 4  
4 -3 Derby County 42 15 3 3 45 30 6 8 7 30 28 1.293 53 28,350 SF Rd 3 European Cup Rd 2
5 4 Leeds United 42 13 3 5 37 19 8 6 7 28 27 1.413 51 31,511 Rd 4 Rd 3  
6 -3 Ipswich Town 42 11 6 4 36 23 5 8 8 18 25 1.125 46 25,366 Rd 4 Rd 2 UEFA Cup Rd 2
7 11 Leicester City 42 9 9 3 29 24 4 10 7 19 27 0.941 45 22,087 Rd 5 Rd 4  
8 0 Manchester City 42 14 5 2 46 18 2 6 13 18 28 1.391 44 34,284 Rd 4 Winner  
9 10 Tottenham Hotspur 42 6 10 5 33 32 8 5 8 30 31 1 43 27,836 Rd 3 SF  
10 D 2 Norwich City 42 10 5 6 33 26 6 5 10 25 32 1 42 22,991 Rd 5 Rd 2  
11 -7 Everton 42 10 7 4 37 24 5 5 11 23 42 0.909 42 27,115 Rd 3 Rd 4 UEFA Cup Rd 1
12 -7 Stoke City 42 8 5 8 25 24 7 6 8 23 26 0.96 41 22,315 Rd 5 Rd 2  
13 -6 Middlesbrough 42 9 7 5 23 11 6 3 12 23 34 1.022 40 23,176 Rd 3 SF  
14 0 Coventry City 42 6 9 6 22 22 7 5 9 25 35 0.825 40 19,370 Rd 4 Rd 3  
15 0 Newcastle United 42 11 4 6 51 26 4 5 12 20 36 1.145 39 33,061 Rd 6 Final  
16 D 2 Aston Villa 42 11 8 2 32 17 0 9 12 19 42 0.864 39 38,853 Rd 3 Rd 3 UEFA Cup Rd 1
17 -1 Arsenal 42 11 4 6 33 19 2 6 13 14 34 0.887 36 26,945 Rd 3 Rd 2  
18 -5 West Ham United 42 10 5 6 26 23 3 5 13 22 48 0.676 36 27,417 Rd 3 Rd 4 European CWC Final
19 -2 Birmingham City 42 11 5 5 36 26 2 2 17 21 49 0.76 33 28,003 Rd 3 Rd 3  
20 -8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 7 6 8 27 25 3 4 14 24 43 0.75 30 22,951 Rd 6 Rd 4  
21 -11 Burnley 42 6 6 9 23 26 3 4 14 20 40 0.652 28 18,120 Rd 3 Rd 5  
22 -16 Sheffield United 42 4 7 10 19 32 2 3 16 14 50 0.402 22 23,549 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 Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 3 Sunderland 42 19 2 0 48 10 5 6 10 19 26 1.861 56 31,262 Rd 6 Rd 2  
2 3 Bristol City 42 11 7 3 34 14 8 8 5 25 21 1.686 53 16,218 Rd 3 Rd 2  
3 3 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 9 2 29 12 10 4 7 21 21 1.515 53 17,226 Rd 5 Rd 2  
4 6 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 5 4 36 14 8 7 6 28 24 1.684 52 19,023 Rd 5 Rd 2  
5 9 Notts County 42 11 6 4 33 13 8 5 8 27 28 1.463 49 12,414 Rd 3 Rd 5  
6 7 Southampton 42 18 2 1 49 16 3 5 13 17 34 1.32 49 17,648 Winner Rd 2  
7 D 1Luton Town 42 13 6 2 38 15 6 4 11 23 36 1.196 48 10,589 Rd 4 Rd 2  
8 8 Nottingham Forest 42 13 1 7 34 18 4 11 6 21 22 1.375 46 12,805 Rd 3 Rd 3  
9D 3Charlton Athletic 42 11 5 5 40 34 4 7 10 21 38 0.847 42 11,629 Rd 5 Rd 3  
10 -3 Blackpool 42 9 9 3 26 22 5 5 11 14 27 0.816 42 8,307 Rd 4 Rd 2  
11 D 1Chelsea 42 7 9 5 25 20 5 7 9 28 34 0.981 40 18,910 Rd 5 Rd 2  
12 -3 Fulham 42 9 8 4 27 14 4 6 11 18 33 0.957 40 9,744 Rd 3 Rd 3  
13 -1 Orient 42 10 6 5 21 12 3 8 10 16 27 0.949 40 6,389 Rd 3 Rd 2  
14 -6 Hull City 42 9 5 7 29 23 5 6 10 16 26 0.918 39 6,901 Rd 4 Rd 4  
15D 3Blackburn Rovers 42 8 6 7 27 22 4 8 9 18 28 0.9 38 10,489 Rd 3 Rd 1  
16D 3Plymouth Argyle 42 13 4 4 36 20 0 8 13 12 34 0.889 38 14,800 Rd 3 Rd 2  
17 1 Oldham Athletic 42 11 8 2 37 24 2 4 15 20 44 0.838 38 10,456 Rd 3 Rd 2  
18 1 Bristol Rovers 42 7 9 5 20 15 4 7 10 18 35 0.76 38 10,022 Rd 3 Rd 3  
19 D 1Carlisle United 42 9 8 4 29 22 3 5 13 16 37 0.763 37 8,279 Rd 3 Rd 3  
20 -9 Oxford United 42 7 7 7 23 25 4 4 13 16 34 0.661 33 6,600 Rd 3 Rd 2  
21 -6 York City 42 8 3 10 28 34 2 5 14 11 37 0.549 28 5,276 Rd 4 Rd 2  
22 -5 Portsmouth 42 4 6 11 15 23 5 1 15 17 38 0.525 25 10,472 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 Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 11 Hereford United 46 14 6 3 45 24 12 5 6 41 31 1.564 63 8,273 Rd 3 Rd 2  
2 D 2 Cardiff City 46 14 7 2 38 13 8 6 9 31 35 1.438 57 11,702 Rd 4 Rd 1  
3 D 2 Millwall 46 16 6 1 35 14 4 10 9 19 29 1.256 56 7,682 Rd 2 Rd 1  
4 15 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 18 3 2 58 15 4 6 13 20 38 1.472 53 15,332 Rd 3 Rd 1  
5 0 Crystal Palace 46 7 12 4 30 20 11 5 7 31 26 1.326 53 20,096 SF Rd 2  
6 7 Wrexham 46 13 6 4 38 21 7 6 10 28 34 1.2 52 4,158 Rd 1 Rd 2 European CWC QF
7 1 Walsall 46 11 8 4 43 22 7 6 10 31 39 1.213 50 5,618 Rd 1 Rd 1  
8 1 Preston North End 46 15 4 4 45 23 4 6 13 17 34 1.088 48 7,071 Rd 2 Rd 2  
9D 4 Shrewsbury Town 46 14 2 7 36 25 5 8 10 25 34 1.034 48 4,641 Rd 3 Rd 2  
10 -3 Peterborough United 46 12 7 4 37 23 3 11 9 26 40 1 48 7,607 Rd 4 Rd 4  
11D 4 Mansfield Town 46 8 11 4 31 22 8 4 11 27 30 1.115 47 7,336 Rd 2 Rd 5  
12 -6 Port Vale 46 10 10 3 33 21 5 6 12 22 33 1.019 46 4,133 Rd 2 Rd 1  
13 1 Bury 46 11 7 5 33 16 3 9 11 18 30 1.109 44 5,935 Rd 4 Rd 2  
14 -4 Gillingham 46 11 5 7 45 30 6 4 13 24 39 1 43 6,280 Rd 2 Rd 2  
15 0 Chesterfield 46 10 8 5 38 27 2 11 10 20 41 0.853 43 4,919 Rd 1 Rd 1  
16D 4 Rotherham United 46 11 6 6 35 22 4 6 13 19 43 0.831 42 5,185 Rd 2 Rd 1  
17D 4 Chester 46 13 7 3 34 19 2 5 16 9 43 0.694 42 4,994 Rd 2 Rd 1  
18 -2 Grimsby Town 46 13 7 3 39 21 2 3 18 23 53 0.838 40 5,425 Rd 1 Rd 1  
19 -15 Swindon Town 46 11 4 8 42 31 5 4 14 20 44 0.827 40 7,555 Rd 3 Rd 2  
20 D 2 Sheffield Wednesday 46 12 6 5 34 25 0 10 13 14 34 0.814 40 11,136 Rd 3 Rd 1  
21 -1 Aldershot 46 10 8 5 34 26 3 5 15 25 49 0.787 39 4,587 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 -11 Colchester United 46 9 6 8 25 27 3 8 12 16 38 0.631 38 3,348 Rd 1 Rd 1  
23 -5 Southend United 46 9 7 7 40 31 3 6 14 25 44 0.867 37 4,862 Rd 5 Rd 1  
24 -7 Halifax Town 46 6 5 12 22 32 5 8 10 19 29 0.672 35 2,511 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 Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 4 Lincoln City 46 21 2 0 71 15 11 8 4 40 24 2.846 74 8,401 Rd 4 Rd 3  
2 14 Northampton Town 46 18 5 0 62 20 11 5 7 25 20 2.175 68 6,416 Rd 1 Rd 1  
3 4 Reading 46 19 3 1 42 9 5 9 9 28 42 1.373 60 7,692 Rd 1 Rd 1  
4D 3Tranmere Rovers 46 18 3 2 61 16 6 7 10 28 39 1.618 58 3,880 Rd 1 Rd 1  
5D 3Huddersfield Town 46 11 6 6 28 17 10 8 5 28 24 1.366 56 5,429 Rd 4 Rd 2  
6D 3AFC Bournemouth 46 15 5 3 39 16 5 7 11 18 32 1.188 52 4,461 Rd 2 Rd 1  
7 2 Exeter City 46 13 7 3 37 17 5 7 11 19 30 1.191 50 3,264 Rd 1 Rd 2  
8D 3Watford 46 16 4 3 38 18 6 2 15 24 44 1 50 4,609 Rd 1 Rd 2  
9 5 Torquay United 46 12 6 5 31 24 6 8 9 24 39 0.873 50 2,640 Rd 1 Rd 3  
10 7 Doncaster Rovers 46 10 6 7 42 31 9 5 9 33 38 1.087 49 6,056 Rd 1 Rd 5  
11 11 Swansea City 46 14 8 1 51 21 2 7 14 15 36 1.158 47 2,884 Rd 1 Rd 1  
12 3 Barnsley 46 12 8 3 34 16 2 8 13 18 32 1.083 44 3,708 Rd 1 Rd 1  
13 -7 Cambridge United 46 7 10 6 36 28 7 5 11 22 34 0.935 43 2,565 Rd 1 Rd 1  
14 -1 Hartlepool United 46 10 6 7 37 29 6 4 13 25 49 0.795 42 2,182 Rd 3 Rd 1  
15 4 Rochdale 46 7 11 5 27 23 5 7 11 13 31 0.741 42 1,594 Rd 3 Rd 1  
16 2 Crewe Alexandra 46 10 7 6 36 21 3 8 12 22 36 1.018 41 2,374 Rd 1 Rd 3  
17 -7 Bradford City 46 9 7 7 35 26 3 10 10 28 39 0.969 41 2,916 Rd 6 Rd 1  
18 -10 Brentford 46 12 7 4 37 18 2 6 15 19 42 0.933 41 5,096 Rd 3 Rd 2  
19 5 Scunthorpe United 46 11 3 9 31 24 3 7 13 19 35 0.847 38 3,047 Rd 1 Rd 1  
20 1 Darlington 46 11 7 5 30 14 3 3 17 18 43 0.842 38 2,227 Rd 1 Rd 3  
21 -1 Stockport County 46 8 7 8 23 23 5 5 13 20 53 0.566 38 3,238 Rd 1 Rd 1  
22 -10 Newport County 46 8 7 8 35 33 5 2 16 22 57 0.633 35 2,082 Rd 1 Rd 1  
23 -12 Southport 46 6 6 11 27 31 2 4 17 14 46 0.532 26 1,449 Rd 1 Rd 2  
24 -1 Workington 46 5 4 14 19 43 2 3 18 11 44 0.345 21 1,276 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.