The Results Archive
Including 1,021,789 match results over 138 seasons
Nottingham Forest secure the League Championship Trophy in May 1978. Thousands are killed in Iran as a powerful earthquake destroys the town of Tabas in September 1978. Pope John Paul II is inaugurated as the new head of the Catholic church. Newcastle Blue Star win the FA Vase in 1978. In Iran hundreds are killed in Tehran as soldiers fire on supporters of the Ayatollah Khomeini. Ipswich Town beat Arsenal to win the FA Cup in May 1978. Margaret Thatcher becomes British Prime Minister on 4 May 1979. A ceremony is held to mark the completion of Liverpool Cathedral nearly 80 years after the foundation stone was laid. Altrincham become the FA Trophy holders in April 1978. Shah of Iran places his country under military rule.
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 GD
1 Liverpool 42 19 2 0 51 4 11 6 4 34 12 30 8 4 85 16 68 69
2 Nottingham Forest 42 11 10 0 34 10 10 8 3 27 16 21 18 3 61 26 60 35
3 West Bromwich Albion 42 13 5 3 38 15 11 6 4 34 20 24 11 7 72 35 59 37
4 Everton 42 12 7 2 32 17 5 10 6 20 23 17 17 8 52 40 51 12
5 Leeds United 42 11 4 6 41 25 7 10 4 29 27 18 14 10 70 52 50 18
6 Ipswich Town 42 11 4 6 34 21 9 5 7 29 28 20 9 13 63 49 49 14
7 Arsenal 42 11 8 2 37 18 6 6 9 24 30 17 14 11 61 48 48 13
8 Aston Villa 42 8 9 4 37 26 7 7 7 22 23 15 16 11 59 49 46 10
9 Manchester United 42 9 7 5 29 25 6 8 7 31 38 15 15 12 60 63 45 -3
10 Coventry City 42 11 7 3 41 29 3 9 9 17 39 14 16 12 58 68 44 -10
11 Tottenham Hotspur 42 7 8 6 19 25 6 7 8 29 36 13 15 14 48 61 41 -13
12 Middlesbrough 42 10 5 6 33 21 5 5 11 24 29 15 10 17 57 50 40 7
13 Bristol City 42 11 6 4 34 19 4 4 13 13 32 15 10 17 47 51 40 -4
14 Southampton 42 9 10 2 35 20 3 6 12 12 33 12 16 14 47 53 40 -6
15 Manchester City 42 9 5 7 34 28 4 8 9 24 28 13 13 16 58 56 39 2
16 Norwich City 42 7 10 4 29 19 0 13 8 22 38 7 23 12 51 57 37 -6
17 Bolton Wanderers 42 10 5 6 36 28 2 6 13 18 47 12 11 19 54 75 35 -21
18 Wolverhampton Wander... 42 10 4 7 26 26 3 4 14 18 42 13 8 21 44 68 34 -24
19 Derby County 42 8 5 8 25 25 2 6 13 19 46 10 11 21 44 71 31 -27
20 Queens Park Rangers 42 4 9 8 24 33 2 4 15 21 40 6 13 23 45 73 25 -28
21 Birmingham City 42 5 9 7 24 25 1 1 19 13 39 6 10 26 37 64 22 -27
22 Chelsea 42 3 5 13 23 42 2 5 14 21 50 5 10 27 44 92 20 -48