Season 1976-77

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1977 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Manchester United 2 1 Liverpool D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
  Pearson, Greenhoff J     Case      
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1977 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Liverpool 2 2 Everton D 1 Maine Road, Manchester 52,637
  McDermott, Case     McKenzie, Rioch      
D 1 Manchester United 2 1 Leeds United D 1 Hillsborough, Sheffield 55,000
  Coppell, Greenhoff J     Clarke      
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1977 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Liverpool 3 0 Everton D 1 Maine Road, Manchester 52,579
  Neal (p), Case, Kennedy            
 
League Cup Final 1977 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Aston Villa 0 0 Everton D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
               
League Cup Final 1977 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Aston Villa 1 1 Everton D 1 Hillsborough, Sheffield 55,000 aet
  Kenyon OG     Latchford        
League Cup Final 1977 Replay 2 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Aston Villa 3 2 Everton D 1 Old Trafford, Manchester 54,749 aet
  Nicholl, Little 2     Latchford, Lyons        
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1977 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Everton 1 1 Bolton Wanderers D 2 Goodison Park 48,000
  McKenzie     Whatmore      
D 1 Queens Park Rangers 0 0 Aston Villa D 1 Loftus Road 28,739
               
D 2 Bolton Wanderers 0 1 Everton D 1 Burnden Park 50,413 agg 1-2
        Latchford        
D 1 Aston Villa 2 2 Queens Park Rangers D 1 Villa Park 48,439 aet agg 2-2
  Deehan 2     Francis, Eastoe        
League Cup Semi-Finals 1977 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Aston Villa 3 0 Queens Park Rangers D 1 Highbury, London 40,438
  Little 3            
 
European Cup Final 1977 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Liverpool 3 1 Borussia Monchengladbach Stadio Olimpico, Rome 56,000
  McDermott, smith, Neal (p)            
Final Table for Season 1976-77
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 0 Liverpool 42 18 3 0 47 11 5 8 8 15 22 29 57Final Rd 2 EC Win
2 6 Manchester City 42 15 5 1 38 13 6 9 6 22 21 26 56 Rd 5 Rd 2 UEFA Rd 1
3 3 Ipswich Town 42 15 4 2 41 11 7 4 10 25 28 27 52 Rd 4 Rd 2
4 12 Aston Villa 42 17 3 1 55 17 5 4 12 21 33 26 51 Rd 6 Win
5 10 Newcastle United 42 14 6 1 40 15 4 7 10 24 34 15 49 Rd 4 Rd 4
6 -3 Manchester United 42 12 6 3 41 22 6 5 10 30 40 9 47 Win Rd 5 UEFA Rd 2
7D 2 West Bromwich Albion 42 10 6 5 38 22 6 7 8 24 34 6 45 Rd 3 Rd 3
8 9 Arsenal 42 11 6 4 37 20 5 5 11 27 39 5 43 Rd 5 Rd 5
9 2 Everton 42 9 7 5 35 24 5 7 9 27 40 -2 42 SFFinal
10 -5 Leeds United 42 8 8 5 28 26 7 4 10 20 25 -3 42 SF Rd 2
11 -4 Leicester City 42 8 9 4 30 28 4 9 8 17 32 -13 42 Rd 3 Rd 2
12 1 Middlesbrough 42 11 6 4 25 14 3 7 11 15 31 -5 41 Rd 6 Rd 2
13 6 Birmingham City 42 10 6 5 38 25 3 6 12 25 36 2 38 Rd 4 Rd 2
14 -12 Queens Park Rangers 42 10 7 4 31 21 3 5 13 16 31 -5 38 Rd 4 SF UEFA QF
15 -11 Derby County 42 9 9 3 36 18 0 10 11 14 37 -5 37 Rd 6 Rd 5 UEFA Rd 2
16 -6 Norwich City 42 12 4 5 30 23 2 5 14 17 41 -17 37 Rd 3 Rd 3
17 1 West Ham United 42 9 6 6 28 23 2 8 11 18 42 -19 36 Rd 4 Rd 4
18D 2 Bristol City 42 8 7 6 25 19 3 6 12 13 29 -10 35 Rd 3 Rd 2
19 -5 Coventry City 42 7 9 5 34 26 3 6 12 14 33 -11 35 Rd 4 Rd 4
20D 2 Sunderland 42 9 5 7 29 16 2 7 12 17 38 -8 34 Rd 3 Rd 3
21 -9 Stoke City 42 9 8 4 21 16 1 6 14 7 35 -23 34 Rd 3 Rd 3
22 -13 Tottenham Hotspur 42 9 7 5 26 20 3 2 16 22 52 -24 33 Rd 3 Rd 3
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1D 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 15 3 3 48 21 7 10 4 36 24 39 57 Rd 6 Rd 2
2 9 Chelsea 42 15 6 0 51 22 6 7 8 22 31 20 55 Rd 3 Rd 4
3 5 Nottingham Forest 42 14 3 4 53 22 7 7 7 24 21 34 52 Rd 4 Rd 3
4 0 Bolton Wanderers 42 15 2 4 46 21 5 9 7 29 33 21 51 Rd 3 SF
5 5 Blackpool 42 11 7 3 29 17 6 10 5 29 25 16 51 Rd 3 Rd 3
6 1 Luton Town 42 13 5 3 39 17 8 1 12 28 31 19 48 Rd 4 Rd 2
7 2 Charlton Athletic 42 14 5 2 52 27 2 11 8 19 31 13 48 Rd 3 Rd 3
8 -3 Notts County 42 11 5 5 29 20 8 5 8 36 40 5 48 Rd 3 Rd 3
9 -3 Southampton 42 12 6 3 40 24 5 4 12 32 43 5 44 Rd 5 Rd 2 CWC QF
10 D 3 Millwall 42 9 6 6 31 22 6 7 8 26 31 4 43 Rd 3 Rd 5
11D 1 Sheffield United 42 9 8 4 32 25 5 4 12 22 38 -9 40 Rd 3 Rd 2
12 3 Blackburn Rovers 42 12 4 5 31 18 3 5 13 11 36 -12 39 Rd 5 Rd 2
13 4 Oldham Athletic 42 11 6 4 37 23 3 4 14 15 41 -12 38 Rd 5 Rd 1
14 0 Hull City 42 9 8 4 31 17 1 9 11 14 36 -8 37 Rd 3 Rd 2
15 3 Bristol Rovers 42 8 9 4 32 27 4 4 13 21 41 -15 37 Rd 3 Rd 1
16D 1 Burnley 42 8 9 4 27 20 3 5 13 19 44 -18 36 Rd 4 Rd 2
17 -5 Fulham 42 9 7 5 39 25 2 6 13 15 36 -7 35 Rd 3 Rd 3
18 D 3 Cardiff City 42 7 6 8 30 30 5 4 12 26 37 -11 34 Rd 5 Rd 2 CWC Rd 1
19 -6 Orient 42 4 8 9 18 23 5 8 8 19 32 -18 34 Rd 4 Rd 3
20 -1 Carlisle United 42 7 7 7 31 33 4 5 12 18 42 -26 34 Rd 4 Rd 2
21 -5 Plymouth Argyle 42 5 9 7 27 25 3 7 11 19 40 -19 32 Rd 3 Rd 1
22 D 3 Hereford United 42 6 9 6 28 30 2 6 13 29 48 -21 31 Rd 4 Rd 1
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 10 Mansfield Town 46 17 6 0 52 13 11 2 10 26 29 36 64 Rd 2 Rd 1
2 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 19 3 1 63 14 6 8 9 20 26 43 61 Rd 1 Rd 4
3 2 Crystal Palace 46 17 5 1 46 15 6 8 9 22 25 28 59 Rd 3 Rd 2
4 12 Rotherham United 46 11 9 3 30 15 11 6 6 39 29 25 59 Rd 3 Rd 2
5 1 Wrexham 46 15 6 2 47 22 9 4 10 33 32 26 58 Rd 4 Rd 4
6 2 Preston North End 46 15 4 4 48 21 6 8 9 16 22 21 54 Rd 2 Rd 1
7 6 Bury 46 15 2 6 41 21 8 6 9 23 38 5 54 Rd 2 Rd 3
8 12 Sheffield Wednesday 46 15 4 4 39 18 7 5 11 26 37 10 53 Rd 2 Rd 4
9D 4 Lincoln City 46 12 9 2 50 30 7 5 11 27 40 7 52 Rd 3 Rd 1
10 -1 Shrewsbury Town 46 13 7 3 40 21 5 4 14 25 38 6 47 Rd 3 Rd 1
11 8 Swindon Town 46 12 6 5 48 33 3 9 11 20 42 -7 45 Rd 4 Rd 1
12 3 Gillingham 46 11 8 4 31 21 5 4 14 24 43 -9 44 Rd 1 Rd 2
13 4 Chester 46 14 3 6 28 20 4 5 14 20 38 -10 44 Rd 5 Rd 2
14D 4 Tranmere Rovers 46 10 7 6 31 23 3 10 10 20 30 -2 43 Rd 1 Rd 2
15 -8 Walsall 46 8 7 8 39 32 5 8 10 18 33 -8 41 Rd 3 Rd 2
16 -6 Peterborough United 46 11 4 8 33 28 2 11 10 22 37 -10 41 Rd 2 Rd 2
17D 2 Oxford United 46 9 8 6 34 29 3 7 13 21 36 -10 39 Rd 1 Rd 1
18 -4 Chesterfield 46 10 6 7 30 20 4 4 15 26 44 -8 38 Rd 2 Rd 1
19 -7 Port Vale 46 9 7 7 29 28 2 9 12 18 43 -24 38 Rd 5 Rd 1
20D 2 Portsmouth 46 8 9 6 28 26 3 5 15 25 44 -17 36 Rd 3 Rd 1
21D 4 Reading 46 10 5 8 29 24 3 4 16 20 49 -24 35 Rd 3 Rd 1
22D 4 Northampton Town 46 9 4 10 33 29 4 4 15 27 46 -15 34 Rd 1 Rd 2
23 -5 Grimsby Town 46 10 6 7 29 22 2 3 18 16 47 -24 33 Rd 2 Rd 1
24D 2 York City 46 7 8 8 25 34 3 4 16 25 55 -39 32 Rd 2 Rd 1
Fourth Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Fourth Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 12 Cambridge United 46 16 5 2 57 18 10 8 5 30 22 47 65 Rd 1 Rd 2
2 5 Exeter City 46 17 5 1 40 13 8 7 8 30 33 24 62 Rd 1 Rd 2
3 D 3 Colchester United 46 19 2 2 51 14 6 7 10 26 29 34 59 Rd 4 Rd 1
4 13 Bradford City 46 16 7 0 51 18 7 6 10 27 33 27 59 Rd 1 Rd 2
5 6 Swansea City 46 18 3 2 60 30 7 5 11 32 38 24 58 Rd 1 Rd 4
6 6 Barnsley 46 16 5 2 45 18 7 4 12 17 21 23 55 Rd 2 Rd 2
7 1 Watford 46 15 7 1 46 13 3 8 12 21 37 17 51 Rd 3 Rd 3
8 2 Doncaster Rovers 46 16 2 5 47 25 5 7 11 24 40 6 51 Rd 1 Rd 2
9 -4 Huddersfield Town 46 15 5 3 36 15 4 7 12 24 34 11 50 Rd 1 Rd 3
10 D 3 Southend United 46 11 9 3 35 19 4 10 9 17 26 7 49 Rd 3 Rd 1
11 9 Darlington 46 13 5 5 37 25 5 8 10 22 39 -5 49 Rd 3 Rd 2
12 4 Crewe Alexandra 46 16 6 1 36 15 3 5 15 11 45 -13 49 Rd 1 Rd 1
13 -7 AFC Bournemouth 46 13 8 2 39 13 2 10 11 15 31 10 48 Rd 1 Rd 1
14 7 Stockport County 46 10 10 3 29 19 3 9 11 24 38 -4 45 Rd 1 Rd 3
15 3 Brentford 46 14 3 6 48 27 4 4 15 29 49 1 43 Rd 2 Rd 1
16 -7 Torquay United 46 12 5 6 33 22 5 4 14 26 45 -8 43 Rd 1 Rd 3
17 D 3 Aldershot 46 10 8 5 29 19 6 3 14 20 40 -10 43 Rd 1 Rd 1
18 -3 Rochdale 46 8 7 8 32 25 5 5 13 18 34 -9 38 Rd 1 Rd 1
19 3 Newport County 46 11 6 6 33 21 3 4 16 9 37 -16 38 Rd 2 Rd 1
20 -1 Scunthorpe United 46 11 6 6 32 24 2 5 16 17 49 -24 37 Rd 1 Rd 2
21 D 3 Halifax Town 46 11 6 6 36 18 0 8 15 11 40 -11 36 Rd 3 Rd 1
22 -8 Hartlepool 46 8 9 6 30 20 2 3 18 17 53 -26 32 Rd 1 Rd 1
23 0 Southport 46 3 12 8 17 28 0 7 16 16 49 -44 25 Rd 1 Rd 1
24 0 Workington 46 3 7 13 23 42 1 4 18 18 60 -61 19 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