The Results Archive
Including 953,892 match results over 137 seasons
Margaret Thatcher becomes British Prime Minister on 4 May 1979. Shah of Iran places his country under military rule. Ipswich Town beat Arsenal to win the FA Cup in May 1978. The Shah of Iran leaves for exile in January 1979 following extensive civil unrest. Newcastle Blue Star win the FA Vase in 1978. A ceremony is held to mark the completion of Liverpool Cathedral nearly 80 years after the foundation stone was laid. Pope John Paul II is inaugurated as the new head of the Catholic church. Nottingham Forest secure the League Championship Trophy in May 1978. Altrincham become the FA Trophy holders in April 1978. In Iran hundreds are killed in Tehran as soldiers fire on supporters of the Ayatollah Khomeini.
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 GD
1 Crystal Palace 42 12 7 2 30 11 7 12 2 21 13 19 19 4 51 24 57 27
2 Brighton & Hove Albi... 42 16 3 2 44 11 7 7 7 28 28 23 10 9 72 39 56 33
3 Stoke City 42 11 7 3 35 15 9 9 3 23 16 20 16 6 58 31 56 27
4 Sunderland 42 13 3 5 39 19 9 8 4 31 25 22 11 9 70 44 55 26
5 West Ham United 42 12 7 2 46 15 6 7 8 24 24 18 14 10 70 39 50 31
6 Notts County 42 8 10 3 23 15 6 6 9 25 45 14 16 12 48 60 44 -12
7 Preston North End 42 7 11 3 36 23 5 7 9 23 34 12 18 12 59 57 42 2
8 Newcastle United 42 13 3 5 35 24 4 5 12 16 31 17 8 17 51 55 42 -4
9 Cardiff City 42 12 5 4 34 23 4 5 12 22 47 16 10 16 56 70 42 -14
10 Fulham 42 10 7 4 35 19 3 8 10 15 28 13 15 14 50 47 41 3
11 Orient 42 11 5 5 32 18 4 5 12 19 33 15 10 17 51 51 40 0
12 Cambridge United 42 7 10 4 22 15 5 6 10 22 37 12 16 14 44 52 40 -8
13 Burnley 42 11 6 4 31 22 3 6 12 20 40 14 12 16 51 62 40 -11
14 Oldham Athletic 42 10 7 4 36 23 3 6 12 16 38 13 13 16 52 61 39 -9
15 Wrexham 42 10 6 5 31 16 2 8 11 14 26 12 14 16 45 42 38 3
16 Bristol Rovers 42 10 6 5 34 23 4 4 13 14 37 14 10 18 48 60 38 -12
17 Leicester City 42 7 8 6 28 23 3 9 9 15 29 10 17 15 43 52 37 -9
18 Luton Town 42 11 5 5 46 24 2 5 14 14 33 13 10 19 60 57 36 3
19 Charlton Athletic 42 6 8 7 28 28 5 5 11 32 41 11 13 18 60 69 35 -9
20 Sheffield United 42 9 6 6 34 24 2 6 13 18 45 11 12 19 52 69 34 -17
21 Millwall 42 7 4 10 22 29 4 6 11 20 32 11 10 21 42 61 32 -19
22 Blackburn Rovers 42 5 8 8 24 29 5 2 14 17 43 10 10 22 41 72 30 -31