The Results Archive
Including 1,023,483 match results over 138 seasons
Willy Brandt is re-elected as Chancellor of West Germany in November 1972. The United Kingdom, together with the Republic of Ireland and Denmark, join the EEC in January 1973. The Queen opens the new London Bridge in March 1973. Derby County become Football League Champions in May 1972. An Earthquake hits Nicaragua leaving over 10000 dead in December 1972. Stafford Rangers beat Barnet in April 1972 to become the holders of the FA Trophy. Leeds United beat Arsenal in May 1972 to become the holders of the FA Cup. President Richard Nixon is re-elected in November 1972. 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.
League Cup
Football League: Division 2
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 Burnley 42 13 6 2 44 18 11 8 2 28 17 24 14 4 72 35 62 2.06
2 Queens Park Rangers 42 16 4 1 54 13 8 9 4 27 24 24 13 5 81 37 61 2.19
3 Aston Villa 42 12 5 4 27 17 6 9 6 24 30 18 14 10 51 47 50 1.09
4 Middlesbrough 42 12 6 3 29 15 5 7 9 17 28 17 13 12 46 43 47 1.07
5 Bristol City 42 10 7 4 34 18 7 5 9 29 33 17 12 13 63 51 46 1.24
6 Sunderland 42 12 6 3 35 17 5 6 10 24 32 17 12 13 59 49 46 1.20
7 Blackpool 42 12 6 3 37 17 6 4 11 19 34 18 10 14 56 51 46 1.10
8 Oxford United 42 14 2 5 36 18 5 5 11 16 25 19 7 16 52 43 45 1.21
9 Fulham 42 11 6 4 32 16 5 6 10 26 33 16 12 14 58 49 44 1.18
10 Sheffield Wednesday 42 14 4 3 40 20 3 6 12 19 35 17 10 15 59 55 44 1.07
11 Millwall 42 12 5 4 33 18 4 5 12 22 29 16 10 16 55 47 42 1.17
12 Luton Town 42 6 9 6 24 23 9 2 10 20 30 15 11 16 44 53 41 0.83
13 Hull City 42 9 7 5 39 22 5 5 11 25 37 14 12 16 64 59 40 1.08
14 Nottingham Forest 42 12 5 4 32 18 2 7 12 15 34 14 12 16 47 52 40 0.90
15 Orient 42 11 6 4 33 18 1 6 14 16 35 12 12 18 49 53 36 0.92
16 Swindon Town 42 8 9 4 28 23 2 7 12 18 37 10 16 16 46 60 36 0.77
17 Portsmouth 42 7 6 8 21 22 5 5 11 21 37 12 11 19 42 59 35 0.71
18 Carlisle United 42 10 5 6 40 24 1 7 13 10 28 11 12 19 50 52 34 0.96
19 Preston North End 42 6 8 7 19 25 5 4 12 18 39 11 12 19 37 64 34 0.58
20 Cardiff City 42 11 4 6 32 21 0 7 14 11 37 11 11 20 43 58 33 0.74
21 Huddersfield Town 42 7 9 5 21 20 1 8 12 15 36 8 17 17 36 56 33 0.64
22 Brighton & Hove Albi... 42 7 8 6 32 31 1 5 15 14 52 8 13 21 46 83 29 0.55