The Results Archive
Including 991,883 match results over 137 seasons
The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan. Arsenal beat Manchester United to win the FA Cup in May 1979. Over 50 hostages are taken as the US Embassy is seized in Iran. Billericay Town win the FA Vase in 1979. The United Kingdom grants independence to the country soon to become Zimbabwe. Pope John Paul II travels to the US and becomes the first Pope to visit the White House. Over 100000 people demonstrate against nuclear energy in Bonn in October 1979. The Iranian Embassy siege begins in London as a group captures the embassy taking a number of hostages. Stafford Rangers beat Kettering Town to win the FA Trophy in 1979. The Ayatollah Khomeini takes power in Iran.
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 15 6 0 46 8 10 4 7 35 22 25 10 7 81 30 60 51
2 Manchester United 42 17 3 1 43 8 7 7 7 22 27 24 10 8 65 35 58 30
3 Ipswich Town 42 14 4 3 43 13 8 5 8 25 26 22 9 11 68 39 53 29
4 Arsenal 42 8 10 3 24 12 10 6 5 28 24 18 16 8 52 36 52 16
5 Nottingham Forest 42 16 4 1 44 11 4 4 13 19 32 20 8 14 63 43 48 20
6 Wolverhampton Wander... 42 9 6 6 29 20 10 3 8 29 27 19 9 14 58 47 47 11
7 Aston Villa 42 11 5 5 29 22 5 9 7 22 28 16 14 12 51 50 46 1
8 Southampton 42 14 2 5 53 24 4 7 10 12 29 18 9 15 65 53 45 12
9 Middlesbrough 42 11 7 3 31 14 5 5 11 19 30 16 12 14 50 44 44 6
10 West Bromwich Albion 42 9 8 4 37 23 2 11 8 17 27 11 19 12 54 50 41 4
11 Leeds United 42 10 7 4 30 17 3 7 11 16 33 13 14 15 46 50 40 -4
12 Norwich City 42 10 8 3 38 30 3 6 12 20 36 13 14 15 58 66 40 -8
13 Crystal Palace 42 9 9 3 26 13 3 7 11 15 37 12 16 14 41 50 40 -9
14 Tottenham Hotspur 42 11 5 5 30 22 4 5 12 22 40 15 10 17 52 62 40 -10
15 Coventry City 42 12 2 7 34 24 4 5 12 22 42 16 7 19 56 66 39 -10
16 Brighton & Hove Albi... 42 8 8 5 25 20 3 7 11 22 37 11 15 16 47 57 37 -10
17 Manchester City 42 8 8 5 28 25 4 5 12 15 41 12 13 17 43 66 37 -23
18 Stoke City 42 9 4 8 27 26 4 6 11 17 32 13 10 19 44 58 36 -14
19 Everton 42 7 7 7 28 25 2 10 9 15 26 9 17 16 43 51 35 -8
20 Bristol City 42 6 6 9 22 30 3 7 11 15 36 9 13 20 37 66 31 -29
21 Derby County 42 9 4 8 36 29 2 4 15 11 38 11 8 23 47 67 30 -20
22 Bolton Wanderers 42 5 11 5 19 21 0 4 17 19 52 5 15 22 38 73 25 -35