The Results Archive
Including 989,713 match results over 137 seasons
Disney World opens in Orlando, Florida, in October 1971. Fourteen demonstrators are killed by British troops in what becomes known as Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland. Charlie George scores the winning goal as Arsenal become FA Cup holders in May 1971. In May 1972 Edward, Duke of Windsor, dies at the age of 77 over thirty years after his abdication from the British throne. In September 1971 The Old Grey Whistle Test airs for the first time on British Television. In December 1971 fifteen people are killed when a bomb, planted by Loyalist paramilitaries, destroys a bar in Belfast. Telford United beat Hillingdon Borough to win the FA Trophy in April 1971. Arsenal become Football League Champions in May 1971. The House of Commons votes in favour of joining the EEC. The motorway interchange known as Spaghetti Junction opens in Birmingham in November 1971.
League Cup
R2R   R1   R2   R1R   R3   R3R   SFR   R4   R4R   QF   SF1   F  
Tuesday 5 October 1971
Blackpool4 - 0Colchester United
Bolton Wanderers3 - 0Manchester City
Bristol Rovers2 - 1Charlton Athletic
Crystal Palace2 - 2Everton
Liverpool1 - 0Southampton
Queens Park Rangers4 - 2Lincoln City
Sheffield United3 - 2York City
Wednesday 6 October 1971
Arsenal4 - 0Newcastle United
Gillingham1 - 1Grimsby Town
Manchester United1 - 1Burnley
Norwich City4 - 1Carlisle United
Nottingham Forest1 - 1Chelsea
Oxford United1 - 1Stoke City
Torquay United1 - 4Tottenham Hotspur
Watford1 - 1Preston North End
West Ham United0 - 0Leeds United