Season 1981-82

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1982 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 1 Queens Park Rangers D 2 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000 aet
  Hoddle     Fenwick        
FA Cup Final 1982 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 Queens Park Rangers D 2 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 90,000
  Hoddle (p)            
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1982 Venue Gate Notes
D 2 Queens Park Rangers 1 0 West Bromwich Albion D 1 Highbury, London 45,015
  Allen C            
D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2 0 Leicester City D 2 Villa Park, Birmingham 46,606
  Crooks, Wilson OG            
 
League Cup Final 1982 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Liverpool 3 1 Tottenham Hotspur D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000 aet
  Whelan 2, Rush     Archibald        
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1982 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Ipswich Town 0 2 Liverpool D 1 Portman Road 26,690
        McDermott, Rush      
D 1 West Bromwich Albion 0 0 Tottenham Hotspur D 1 The Hawthorns 32,100
               
D 1 Liverpool 2 2 Ipswich Town D 1 Anfield Road 34,933 agg 4-2
  Rush, Dalglish     Gates, Brazil        
D 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 West Bromwich Albion D 1 White Hart Lane 47,241 agg 1-0
  Hazard              
 
European Cup Final 1982 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Aston Villa 1 0 Bayern Munich De Kuip, Rotterdam 39,776
  Withe            
Final Table for Season 1981-82
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 4 Liverpool 42 14 3 4 39 14 12 6 3 41 18 48 87 Rd 5 Win EC QF
2 0 Ipswich Town 42 17 1 3 47 25 9 4 8 28 28 22 83 Rd 5 SF UEFA Rd 1
3 5 Manchester United 42 12 6 3 27 9 10 6 5 32 20 30 78 Rd 3 Rd 2
4 6 Tottenham Hotspur 42 12 4 5 41 26 8 7 6 26 22 19 71 WinFinalCWC SF
5 -2 Arsenal 42 13 5 3 27 15 7 6 8 21 22 11 71 Rd 3 Rd 4 UEFA Rd 2
6D 2 Swansea City 42 13 3 5 34 16 8 3 10 24 35 7 69 Rd 3 Rd 2 CWC Rd 1
7 -1 Southampton 42 15 2 4 49 30 4 7 10 23 37 5 66 Rd 3 Rd 2 UEFA Rd 2
8 7 Everton 42 11 7 3 33 21 6 6 9 23 29 6 64 Rd 3 Rd 4
9D 2 West Ham United 42 9 10 2 42 29 5 6 10 24 28 9 58 Rd 4 Rd 3
10 2 Manchester City 42 9 7 5 32 23 6 6 9 17 27 -1 58 Rd 4 Rd 4
11 -10 Aston Villa 42 9 6 6 28 24 6 6 9 27 29 2 57 Rd 5 Rd 5 EC Win
12 -5 Nottingham Forest 42 7 7 7 19 20 8 5 8 23 28 -6 57 Rd 3 Rd 5
13 6 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 8 7 6 30 24 5 6 10 13 28 -9 52 Rd 4 Rd 3
14 2 Coventry City 42 9 4 8 31 24 4 7 10 25 38 -6 50 Rd 6 Rd 2
15D 2 Notts County 42 8 5 8 32 33 5 3 13 29 36 -8 47 Rd 3 Rd 2
16 -3 Birmingham City 42 8 6 7 29 25 2 8 11 24 36 -8 44 Rd 3 Rd 2
17 -13 West Bromwich Albion 42 6 6 9 24 25 5 5 11 22 32 -11 44 SF SF UEFA Rd 1
18 -7 Stoke City 42 9 2 10 27 28 3 6 12 17 35 -19 44 Rd 3 Rd 2
19 -2 Sunderland 42 6 5 10 19 26 5 6 10 19 32 -20 44 Rd 4 Rd 3
20 -11 Leeds United 42 6 11 4 23 20 4 1 16 16 41 -22 42 Rd 4 Rd 2
21 -3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 8 5 8 19 20 2 5 14 13 43 -31 40 Rd 3 Rd 2
22 -8 Middlesbrough 42 5 9 7 20 24 3 6 12 14 28 -18 39 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
1 4 Luton Town 42 16 3 2 48 19 9 10 2 38 27 40 88 Rd 4 Rd 2
2 7 Watford 42 13 6 2 46 16 10 5 6 30 26 34 80 Rd 5 Rd 5
3D 1 Norwich City 42 14 3 4 41 19 8 2 11 23 31 14 71 Rd 5 Rd 3
4 6 Sheffield Wednesday 42 10 8 3 31 23 10 2 9 24 28 4 70 Rd 3 Rd 2
5 3 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 4 2 40 9 6 2 13 25 34 22 69Final Rd 4
6 D 3 Barnsley 42 13 4 4 33 14 6 6 9 26 27 18 67 Rd 3 Rd 5
7 D 3 Rotherham United 42 13 5 3 42 19 7 2 12 24 35 12 67 Rd 3 Rd 2
8D 1 Leicester City 42 12 5 4 31 19 6 7 8 25 29 8 66 SF Rd 3
9 2 Newcastle United 42 14 4 3 30 14 4 4 13 22 36 2 62 Rd 4 Rd 2
10 -6 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 4 6 26 15 5 7 9 21 28 4 59 Rd 3 Rd 3
11 4 Oldham Athletic 42 9 9 3 28 23 6 5 10 22 28 -1 59 Rd 3 Rd 3
12 0 Chelsea 42 10 5 6 37 30 5 7 9 23 30 0 57 Rd 6 Rd 3
13 D 3 Charlton Athletic 42 11 5 5 33 22 2 7 12 17 43 -15 51 Rd 3 Rd 2
14 -1 Cambridge United 42 11 4 6 31 19 2 5 14 17 34 -5 48 Rd 3 Rd 2
15D 1 Crystal Palace 42 9 2 10 25 26 4 7 10 9 19 -11 48 Rd 6 Rd 4
16 -10 Derby County 42 9 8 4 32 23 3 4 14 21 45 -15 48 Rd 3 Rd 2
17 -10 Grimsby Town 42 5 8 8 29 30 6 5 10 24 35 -12 46 Rd 5 Rd 2
18 -4 Shrewsbury Town 42 10 6 5 26 19 1 7 13 11 38 -20 46 Rd 6 Rd 2
19 -1 Bolton Wanderers 42 10 4 7 28 24 3 3 15 11 37 -22 46 Rd 4 Rd 1
20 -1 Cardiff City 42 9 2 10 28 32 3 6 12 17 29 -16 44 Rd 3 Rd 1
21 -5 Wrexham 42 9 4 8 22 22 2 7 12 18 34 -16 44 Rd 4 Rd 3
22 -5 Orient 42 6 8 7 23 24 4 1 16 13 37 -25 39 Rd 5 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 7 Burnley 46 13 7 3 37 20 8 10 5 29 25 21 80 Rd 4 Rd 1
2 17 Carlisle United 46 17 4 2 44 21 6 7 10 21 29 15 80 Rd 3 Rd 2
3 10 Fulham 46 12 9 2 44 22 9 6 8 33 29 26 78 Rd 2 Rd 4
4D 4 Lincoln City 46 13 7 3 40 16 8 7 8 26 24 26 77 Rd 1 Rd 3
5 9 Oxford United 46 10 8 5 28 18 9 6 8 35 31 14 71 Rd 5 Rd 3
6 9 Gillingham 46 14 5 4 44 26 6 6 11 20 30 8 71 Rd 4 Rd 1
7D 4 Southend United 46 11 7 5 35 23 7 8 8 28 28 12 69 Rd 1 Rd 1
8 1 Brentford 46 8 6 9 28 22 11 5 7 28 25 9 68 Rd 2 Rd 1
9 7 Millwall 46 12 4 7 36 28 6 9 8 26 34 0 67 Rd 3 Rd 2
10 -3 Plymouth Argyle 46 12 5 6 37 24 6 6 11 27 32 8 65 Rd 1 Rd 2
11 -6 Chesterfield 46 12 4 7 33 27 6 6 11 24 31 -1 64 Rd 2 Rd 1
12 -2 Reading 46 11 6 6 43 35 6 5 12 24 40 -8 62 Rd 1 Rd 1
13 -7 Portsmouth 46 11 10 2 33 14 3 9 11 23 37 5 61 Rd 1 Rd 2
14D 2 Preston North End 46 10 7 6 25 22 6 6 11 25 34 -6 61 Rd 1 Rd 2
15D 2 Bristol Rovers 46 12 4 7 35 28 6 5 12 23 37 -7 61 Rd 1 Rd 2
16 -4 Newport County 46 9 10 4 28 21 5 6 12 26 33 0 58 Rd 1 Rd 2
17 -13 Huddersfield Town 46 10 5 8 38 25 5 7 11 26 34 5 57 Rd 4 Rd 2
18 -7 Exeter City 46 14 4 5 46 33 2 5 16 25 51 -13 57 Rd 1 Rd 2
19D 4 Doncaster Rovers 46 9 9 5 31 24 4 8 11 24 44 -13 56 Rd 4 Rd 2
20 0 Walsall 46 10 7 6 32 23 3 7 13 19 32 -4 53 Rd 2 Rd 1
21D 4 Wimbledon 46 10 6 7 33 27 4 5 14 28 48 -14 53 Rd 2 Rd 1
22 -5 Swindon Town 46 9 5 9 37 36 4 8 11 18 35 -16 52 Rd 3 Rd 1
23D 2 Bristol City 46 7 6 10 24 29 4 7 12 16 36 -25 46 Rd 4 Rd 3
24 -6 Chester 46 2 10 11 16 30 5 1 17 20 48 -42 32 Rd 1 Rd 1
Notes
Bristol Rovers deducted 2 pts.
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 D 3 Sheffield United 46 15 8 0 53 15 12 7 4 41 26 53 96 Rd 1 Rd 2
2 12 Bradford City 46 14 7 2 52 23 12 6 5 36 22 43 91 Rd 1 Rd 3
3 8 Wigan Athletic 46 17 5 1 47 18 9 8 6 33 28 34 91 Rd 1 Rd 4
4 9 AFC Bournemouth 46 12 10 1 37 15 11 9 3 25 15 32 88 Rd 3 Rd 1
5 0 Peterborough United 46 16 3 4 46 22 8 7 8 25 35 14 82 Rd 3 Rd 1
6 D 3 Colchester United 46 12 6 5 47 23 8 6 9 35 34 25 72 Rd 3 Rd 3
7 12 Port Vale 46 9 12 2 26 17 9 4 10 30 32 7 70 Rd 3 Rd 2
8 D 3 Hull City 46 14 3 6 36 23 5 9 9 34 38 9 69 Rd 3 Rd 1
9 3 Bury 46 13 7 3 53 26 4 10 9 27 33 21 68 Rd 2 Rd 1
10 12 Hereford United 46 10 9 4 36 25 6 10 7 28 33 6 67 Rd 4 Rd 1
11 10 Tranmere Rovers 46 7 9 7 27 25 7 9 7 24 31 -5 60 Rd 1 Rd 4
12 D 3 Blackpool 46 11 5 7 40 26 4 8 11 26 34 6 58 Rd 4 Rd 1
13 -5 Darlington 46 10 5 8 36 28 5 8 10 25 34 -1 58 Rd 1 Rd 1
14 -5 Hartlepool United 46 9 8 6 39 34 4 8 11 34 50 -11 55 Rd 2 Rd 1
15 2 Torquay United 46 9 8 6 30 25 5 5 13 17 34 -12 55 Rd 1 Rd 1
16 -10 Aldershot 46 8 7 8 34 29 5 8 10 23 39 -11 54 Rd 2 Rd 2
17 7 York City 46 9 5 9 45 37 5 3 15 24 54 -22 50 Rd 2 Rd 1
18 2 Stockport County 46 10 5 8 34 28 2 8 13 14 39 -19 49 Rd 2 Rd 1
19 4 Halifax Town 46 6 11 6 28 30 3 11 9 23 42 -21 49 Rd 1 Rd 1
20 -13 Mansfield Town 46 8 6 9 39 39 5 4 14 24 42 -18 47 Rd 1 Rd 2
21 -6 Rochdale 46 7 9 7 26 22 3 7 13 24 40 -12 46 Rd 1 Rd 1
22 -12 Northampton Town 46 9 5 9 32 27 2 4 17 25 57 -27 42 Rd 2 Rd 3
23 -7 Scunthorpe United 46 7 9 7 26 35 2 6 15 17 44 -36 42 Rd 3 Rd 1
24 -6 Crewe Alexandra 46 3 6 14 19 32 3 3 17 10 52 -55 27 Rd 2 Rd 1
Notes
Rochdale, Northampton Town, Scunthorpe United and Crewe Alexandra re-elected to league.
Mansfield Town deducted 2 pts.
Failed election to Fourth Division
Telford United