The Results Archive
Including 1,021,789 match results over 138 seasons
The Open University awards its first degrees in January 1973. Willy Brandt is re-elected as Chancellor of West Germany in November 1972. An Earthquake hits Nicaragua leaving over 10000 dead in December 1972. The Queen opens the new London Bridge in March 1973. President Richard Nixon is re-elected in November 1972. The United Kingdom, together with the Republic of Ireland and Denmark, join the EEC in January 1973. Thousands of Ugandan Asians arrive in Britain in September 1972 having been expelled from Uganda by Idi Amin. The School Leaving Age is raised to 16 under Education Secretary Margaret Thatcher. Stafford Rangers beat Barnet in April 1972 to become the holders of the FA Trophy. Derby County become Football League Champions in May 1972.
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 Liverpool 42 17 3 1 45 19 8 7 6 27 23 25 10 7 72 42 60 1.71
2 Arsenal 42 14 5 2 31 14 9 6 6 26 29 23 11 8 57 43 57 1.33
3 Leeds United 42 15 4 2 45 13 6 7 8 26 32 21 11 10 71 45 53 1.58
4 Ipswich Town 42 10 7 4 34 20 7 7 7 21 25 17 14 11 55 45 48 1.22
5 Wolverhampton Wander... 42 13 3 5 43 23 5 8 8 23 31 18 11 13 66 54 47 1.22
6 West Ham United 42 12 5 4 45 25 5 7 9 22 28 17 12 13 67 53 46 1.26
7 Derby County 42 15 3 3 43 18 4 5 12 13 36 19 8 15 56 54 46 1.04
8 Tottenham Hotspur 42 10 5 6 33 23 6 8 7 25 25 16 13 13 58 48 45 1.21
9 Newcastle United 42 12 6 3 35 19 4 7 10 25 32 16 13 13 60 51 45 1.18
10 Birmingham City 42 11 7 3 39 22 4 5 12 14 32 15 12 15 53 54 42 0.98
11 Manchester City 42 12 4 5 36 20 3 7 11 21 40 15 11 16 57 60 41 0.95
12 Chelsea 42 9 6 6 30 22 4 8 9 19 29 13 14 15 49 51 40 0.96
13 Southampton 42 8 11 2 26 17 3 7 11 21 35 11 18 13 47 52 40 0.90
14 Sheffield United 42 11 4 6 28 18 4 6 11 23 41 15 10 17 51 59 40 0.86
15 Stoke City 42 11 8 2 38 17 3 2 16 23 39 14 10 18 61 56 38 1.09
16 Leicester City 42 7 9 5 23 18 3 8 10 17 28 10 17 15 40 46 37 0.87
17 Everton 42 9 5 7 27 21 4 6 11 14 28 13 11 18 41 49 37 0.84
18 Manchester United 42 9 7 5 24 19 3 6 12 20 41 12 13 17 44 60 37 0.73
19 Coventry City 42 9 5 7 27 24 4 4 13 13 31 13 9 20 40 55 35 0.73
20 Norwich City 42 7 9 5 22 19 4 1 16 14 44 11 10 21 36 63 32 0.57
21 Crystal Palace 42 7 7 7 25 21 2 5 14 16 37 9 12 21 41 58 30 0.71
22 West Bromwich Albion 42 8 7 6 25 24 1 3 17 13 38 9 10 23 38 62 28 0.61