Season 1976-77

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1977 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester United 2 1 Liverpool Wembley Stadium, London 100,000  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1977 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester United 2 1 Leeds United Hillsborough, Sheffield 55,000  
Liverpool 2 2 Everton Maine Road, Manchester 52,637  
Liverpool 3 0 Everton Maine Road, Manchester 52,579 Replay
 
League Cup Final 1977 Venue Gate Notes
Aston Villa 0 0 Everton Wembley Stadium, London 100,000 aet
Aston Villa 1 1 Everton Hillsborough, Sheffield 55,000 aet
Aston Villa 3 2 Everton Old Trafford, Manchester 54,749 aet
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1977 Venue Gate Notes
Everton 1 1 Bolton Wanderers Goodison Park, Liverpool 48,000  
Queens Park Rangers 0 0 Aston Villa Loftus Road, London 28,739  
Bolton Wanderers 0 1 Everton Burnden Park, Bolton 50,413 agg 1-2
Aston Villa 2 2 Queens Park Rangers Villa Park, Birmingham 48,439 aet agg 2-2
Aston Villa 3 0 Queens Park Rangers Highbury, London 40,438 Replay
 
European Cup Final 1977 Venue Gate Notes
Liverpool 3 1 Borussia Monchengladbach (Ger) Stadio Olimpico, Rome 56,000  
Final Table for season 1976-77
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 0 Liverpool 42 18 3 0 47 11 5 8 8 15 22 29 57 47,221 Final Rd 2 European Cup Winner
2 6 Manchester City 42 15 5 1 38 13 6 9 6 22 21 26 56 40,063 Rd 5 Rd 2 UEFA Cup Rd 1
3 3 Ipswich Town 42 15 4 2 41 11 7 4 10 25 28 27 52 26,672 Rd 4 Rd 2  
4 12 Aston Villa 42 17 3 1 55 17 5 4 12 21 33 26 51 37,760 Rd 6 Winner  
5 10 Newcastle United 42 14 6 1 40 15 4 7 10 24 34 15 49 33,598 Rd 4 Rd 4  
6 -3 Manchester United 42 12 6 3 41 22 6 5 10 30 40 9 47 53,710 Winner Rd 5 UEFA Cup Rd 2
7 D 2 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 6 5 38 22 6 7 8 24 34 6 45 24,525 Rd 3 Rd 3  
8 9 Arsenal 42 11 6 4 37 20 5 5 11 27 39 5 43 32,671 Rd 5 Rd 5  
9 2 Everton 42 9 7 5 35 24 5 7 9 27 40 -2 42 30,028 SF Final  
10 -5 Leeds United 42 8 8 5 28 26 7 4 10 20 25 -3 42 30,532 SF Rd 2  
11 -4 Leicester City 42 8 9 4 30 28 4 9 8 17 32 -13 42 18,802 Rd 3 Rd 2  
12 1 Middlesbrough 42 11 6 4 25 14 3 7 11 15 31 -5 41 21,480 Rd 6 Rd 2  
13 6 Birmingham City 42 10 6 5 38 25 3 6 12 25 36 2 38 28,334 Rd 4 Rd 2  
14 -12 Queens Park Rangers 42 10 7 4 31 21 3 5 13 16 31 -5 38 21,062 Rd 4 SF UEFA Cup QF
15 -11 Derby County 42 9 9 3 36 18 0 10 11 14 37 -5 37 25,008 Rd 6 Rd 5 UEFA Cup Rd 2
16 -6 Norwich City 42 12 4 5 30 23 2 5 14 17 41 -17 37 22,567 Rd 3 Rd 3  
17 1 West Ham United 42 9 6 6 28 23 2 8 11 18 42 -19 36 26,064 Rd 4 Rd 4  
18 D 2 Bristol City 42 8 7 6 25 19 3 6 12 13 29 -10 35 23,723 Rd 3 Rd 2  
19 -5 Coventry City 42 7 9 5 34 26 3 6 12 14 33 -11 35 21,223 Rd 4 Rd 4  
20 D 2 Sunderland 42 9 5 7 29 16 2 7 12 17 38 -8 34 32,750 Rd 3 Rd 3  
21 -9 Stoke City 42 9 8 4 21 16 1 6 14 7 35 -23 34 19,027 Rd 3 Rd 3  
22 -13 Tottenham Hotspur 42 9 7 5 26 20 3 2 16 22 52 -24 33 30,173 Rd 3 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 D 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 3 3 48 21 7 10 4 36 24 39 57 21,227 Rd 6 Rd 2  
2 9 Chelsea 42 15 6 0 51 22 6 7 8 22 31 20 55 30,633 Rd 3 Rd 4  
3 5 Nottingham Forest 42 14 3 4 53 22 7 7 7 24 21 34 52 18,064 Rd 4 Rd 3  
4 0 Bolton Wanderers 42 15 2 4 46 21 5 9 7 29 33 21 51 21,411 Rd 3 SF  
5 5 Blackpool 42 11 7 3 29 17 6 10 5 29 25 16 51 13,174 Rd 3 Rd 3  
6 1 Luton Town 42 13 5 3 39 17 8 1 12 28 31 19 48 11,387 Rd 4 Rd 2  
7 2 Charlton Athletic 42 14 5 2 52 27 2 11 8 19 31 13 48 11,057 Rd 3 Rd 3  
8 -3 Notts County 42 11 5 5 29 20 8 5 8 36 40 5 48 10,943 Rd 3 Rd 3  
9 -3 Southampton 42 12 6 3 40 24 5 4 12 32 43 5 44 19,435 Rd 5 Rd 2 European CWC QF
10 D 3 Millwall 42 9 6 6 31 22 6 7 8 26 31 4 43 10,601 Rd 3 Rd 5  
11 D 1 Sheffield United 42 9 8 4 32 25 5 4 12 22 38 -9 40 16,779 Rd 3 Rd 2  
12 3 Blackburn Rovers 42 12 4 5 31 18 3 5 13 11 36 -12 39 10,130 Rd 5 Rd 2  
13 4 Oldham Athletic 42 11 6 4 37 23 3 4 14 15 41 -12 38 9,944 Rd 5 Rd 1  
14 0 Hull City 42 9 8 4 31 17 1 9 11 14 36 -8 37 7,924 Rd 3 Rd 2  
15 3 Bristol Rovers 42 8 9 4 32 27 4 4 13 21 41 -15 37 8,431 Rd 3 Rd 1  
16 D 1 Burnley 42 8 9 4 27 20 3 5 13 19 44 -18 36 12,173 Rd 4 Rd 2  
17 -5 Fulham 42 9 7 5 39 25 2 6 13 15 36 -7 35 14,590 Rd 3 Rd 3  
18 D 3 Cardiff City 42 7 6 8 30 30 5 4 12 26 37 -11 34 12,790 Rd 5 Rd 2 European CWC Rd 1
19 -6 Orient 42 4 8 9 18 23 5 8 8 19 32 -18 34 6,222 Rd 4 Rd 3  
20 -1 Carlisle United 42 7 7 7 31 33 4 5 12 18 42 -26 34 7,679 Rd 4 Rd 2  
21 -5 Plymouth Argyle 42 5 9 7 27 25 3 7 11 19 40 -19 32 13,329 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 D 3 Hereford United 42 6 9 6 28 30 2 6 13 29 48 -21 31 7,240 Rd 4 Rd 1  
 
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 10 Mansfield Town 46 17 6 0 52 13 11 2 10 26 29 45 64 8,441 Rd 2 Rd 1  
2 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 19 3 1 63 14 6 8 9 20 26 44 61 20,195 Rd 1 Rd 4  
3 2 Crystal Palace 46 17 5 1 46 15 6 8 9 22 25 28 59 16,005 Rd 3 Rd 2  
4 12 Rotherham United 46 11 9 3 30 15 11 6 6 39 29 25 59 6,681 Rd 3 Rd 2  
5 1 Wrexham 46 15 6 2 47 22 9 4 10 33 32 26 58 9,328 Rd 4 Rd 4  
6 2 Preston North End 46 15 4 4 48 21 6 8 9 16 22 21 54 7,987 Rd 2 Rd 1  
7 6 Bury 46 15 2 6 41 21 8 6 9 23 38 5 54 5,296 Rd 2 Rd 3  
8 12 Sheffield Wednesday 46 15 4 4 39 18 7 5 11 26 37 10 53 13,541 Rd 2 Rd 4  
9 D 4 Lincoln City 46 12 9 2 50 30 7 5 11 27 40 7 52 7,145 Rd 3 Rd 1  
10 -1 Shrewsbury Town 46 13 7 3 40 21 5 4 14 25 38 6 47 4,977 Rd 3 Rd 1  
11 8 Swindon Town 46 12 6 5 48 33 3 9 11 20 42 -7 45 7,700 Rd 4 Rd 1  
12 2 Gillingham 46 11 8 4 31 21 5 4 14 24 43 -9 44 5,444 Rd 1 Rd 2  
13 4 Chester 46 14 3 6 28 20 4 5 14 20 38 -10 44 4,468 Rd 5 Rd 2  
14 D 4 Tranmere Rovers 46 10 7 6 31 23 3 10 10 20 30 -2 43 3,251 Rd 1 Rd 2  
15 -8 Walsall 46 8 7 8 39 32 5 8 10 18 33 -8 41 5,506 Rd 3 Rd 2  
16 -6 Peterborough United 46 11 4 8 33 28 2 11 10 22 37 -10 41 5,971 Rd 2 Rd 2  
17 D 2 Oxford United 46 9 8 6 34 29 3 7 13 21 36 -10 39 5,008 Rd 1 Rd 1  
18 -3 Chesterfield 46 10 6 7 30 20 4 4 15 26 44 -8 38 5,322 Rd 2 Rd 1  
19 -7 Port Vale 46 9 7 7 29 28 2 9 12 18 43 -24 38 4,357 Rd 5 Rd 1  
20 D 2 Portsmouth 46 8 9 6 28 26 3 5 15 25 44 -27 36 11,564 Rd 3 Rd 1  
21 D 4 Reading 46 10 5 8 29 24 3 4 16 20 49 -24 35 6,761 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 D 4 Northampton Town 46 9 4 10 33 29 4 4 15 27 46 -15 34 5,750 Rd 1 Rd 2  
23 -5 Grimsby Town 46 10 6 7 29 22 2 3 18 16 47 -24 33 4,433 Rd 2 Rd 1  
24 D 2 York City 46 7 8 8 25 34 3 4 16 25 55 -39 32 2,830 Rd 2 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 12 Cambridge United 46 16 5 2 57 18 10 8 5 30 22 47 65 4,445 Rd 1 Rd 2  
2 5 Exeter City 46 17 5 1 40 13 8 7 8 30 33 24 62 4,620 Rd 1 Rd 2  
3 D 3 Colchester United 46 19 2 2 51 14 6 7 10 26 29 34 59 4,651 Rd 4 Rd 1  
4 13 Bradford City 46 16 7 0 51 18 7 6 10 27 33 27 59 5,630 Rd 1 Rd 2  
5 6 Swansea City 46 18 3 2 60 30 7 5 11 32 38 24 58 5,311 Rd 1 Rd 4  
6 6 Barnsley 46 16 5 2 45 18 7 4 12 17 21 23 55 5,509 Rd 2 Rd 2  
7 1 Watford 46 15 7 1 46 13 3 8 12 21 37 17 51 6,035 Rd 3 Rd 3  
8 2 Doncaster Rovers 46 16 2 5 47 25 5 7 11 24 40 6 51 4,631 Rd 1 Rd 2  
9 -4 Huddersfield Town 46 15 5 3 36 15 4 7 12 24 34 11 50 6,153 Rd 1 Rd 3  
10 D 3 Southend United 46 11 9 3 35 19 4 10 9 17 26 7 49 5,489 Rd 3 Rd 1  
11 9 Darlington 46 13 5 5 37 25 5 8 10 22 39 -5 49 2,744 Rd 3 Rd 2  
12 4 Crewe Alexandra 46 16 6 1 36 15 3 5 15 11 45 -13 49 2,379 Rd 1 Rd 1  
13 -7 AFC Bournemouth 46 13 8 2 39 13 2 10 11 15 31 10 48 4,035 Rd 1 Rd 1  
14 7 Stockport County 46 10 10 3 29 19 3 9 11 24 38 -4 45 3,851 Rd 1 Rd 3  
15 3 Brentford 46 14 3 6 48 27 4 4 15 29 49 1 43 5,120 Rd 2 Rd 1  
16 -7 Torquay United 46 12 5 6 33 22 5 4 14 26 45 -8 43 2,958 Rd 1 Rd 3  
17 D 3 Aldershot 46 10 8 5 29 19 6 3 14 20 40 -10 43 3,631 Rd 1 Rd 1  
18 -3 Rochdale 46 8 7 8 32 25 5 5 13 18 34 -9 38 1,745 Rd 1 Rd 1  
19 3 Newport County 46 11 6 6 33 21 3 4 16 9 37 -16 38 2,612 Rd 2 Rd 1  
20 -1 Scunthorpe United 46 11 6 6 32 24 2 5 16 17 49 -24 37 3,483 Rd 1 Rd 2  
21 D 3 Halifax Town 46 11 6 6 36 18 0 8 15 11 40 -11 36 2,340 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 -8 Hartlepool United 46 8 9 6 30 20 2 3 18 17 53 -26 32 1,911 Rd 1 Rd 1  
23 0 Southport 46 3 12 8 17 28 0 7 16 16 49 -44 25 1,438 Rd 1 Rd 1  
24 0 Workington 46 3 7 13 23 42 1 4 18 18 60 -61 19 1,338 Rd 1 Rd 1  
Notes
Stockport County, Newport County and Southport re-elected to league. Workington failed re-election.
Wimbledon elected to Fourth Division.
Failed election to Fourth Division
Altrincham