The Results Archive
Including 1,023,362 match results over 138 seasons
US President Richard Nixon visits China in February 1972. The House of Commons votes in favour of joining the EEC. Arsenal become Football League Champions in May 1971. Charlie George scores the winning goal as Arsenal become FA Cup holders in May 1971. In December 1971 fifteen people are killed when a bomb, planted by Loyalist paramilitaries, destroys a bar in Belfast. Fourteen demonstrators are killed by British troops in what becomes known as Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland. The motorway interchange known as Spaghetti Junction opens in Birmingham in November 1971. Disney World opens in Orlando, Florida, in October 1971. Telford United beat Hillingdon Borough to win the FA Trophy in April 1971. In May 1972 Edward, Duke of Windsor, dies at the age of 77 over thirty years after his abdication from the British throne.
League Cup
Football League: Division 1
Up to and including
Home Away Combined
Pos Club Name Pld W D L GF GA W D L GF GA W D L GF GA Pts GA
1 Derby County 42 16 4 1 43 10 8 6 7 26 23 24 10 8 69 33 58 2.09
2 Leeds United 42 17 4 0 54 10 7 5 9 19 21 24 9 9 73 31 57 2.35
3 Liverpool 42 17 3 1 48 16 7 6 8 16 14 24 9 9 64 30 57 2.13
4 Manchester City 42 16 3 2 48 15 7 8 6 29 30 23 11 8 77 45 57 1.71
5 Arsenal 42 15 2 4 36 13 7 6 8 22 27 22 8 12 58 40 52 1.45
6 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 3 2 45 13 3 10 8 18 29 19 13 10 63 42 51 1.50
7 Chelsea 42 12 7 2 41 20 6 5 10 17 29 18 12 12 58 49 48 1.18
8 Manchester United 42 13 2 6 39 26 6 8 7 30 35 19 10 13 69 61 48 1.13
9 Wolverhampton Wander... 42 10 7 4 35 23 8 4 9 30 34 18 11 13 65 57 47 1.14
10 Sheffield United 42 10 8 3 39 26 7 4 10 22 34 17 12 13 61 60 46 1.02
11 Newcastle United 42 10 6 5 30 18 5 5 11 19 34 15 11 16 49 52 41 0.94
12 Leicester City 42 9 6 6 18 11 4 7 10 23 35 13 13 16 41 46 39 0.89
13 Ipswich Town 42 7 8 6 19 19 4 8 9 20 34 11 16 15 39 53 38 0.74
14 West Ham United 42 10 6 5 31 19 2 6 13 16 32 12 12 18 47 51 36 0.92
15 Everton 42 8 9 4 28 17 1 9 11 9 31 9 18 15 37 48 36 0.77
16 West Bromwich Albion 42 6 7 8 22 23 6 4 11 20 31 12 11 19 42 54 35 0.78
17 Stoke City 42 6 10 5 26 25 4 5 12 13 31 10 15 17 39 56 35 0.70
18 Coventry City 42 7 10 4 27 23 2 5 14 17 44 9 15 18 44 67 33 0.66
19 Southampton 42 8 5 8 31 28 4 2 15 21 52 12 7 23 52 80 31 0.65
20 Crystal Palace 42 4 8 9 26 31 4 5 12 13 34 8 13 21 39 65 29 0.60
21 Nottingham Forest 42 6 4 11 25 29 2 5 14 22 52 8 9 25 47 81 25 0.58
22 Huddersfield Town 42 4 7 10 12 22 2 6 13 15 37 6 13 23 27 59 25 0.46