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1977/78 Season

1977/78 Season

1977/78 was Manchester City's 76th season of competitive football - its 58th in the top division of English football and its 58th in the English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Brian Kidd who scored 19 goals from just 50 appearances. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Joe Corrigan and Kenny Clements who both played 53 times. The club had 11 different goalscorers and used 18 different players including 2 debutants. Debutants this season were Mick Channon and Roger Palmer.

Season Stats
53
24
17
12
86
61
0
0
18
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 20 12 10 74 51 52 4th
FA Cup 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 4th Round
League Cup 7 3 3 1 7 5 0 Quarter-Finals
UEFA Cup 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 1st Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Nottingham Forest 42 25 14 3 69 24 45 64
2 Liverpool 42 24 9 9 65 34 31 57
3 Everton 42 22 11 9 76 45 31 55
4 Manchester City 42 20 12 10 74 51 23 52
5 Arsenal 42 21 10 11 60 37 23 52
6 West Bromwich Albion 42 18 14 10 62 53 9 50
7 Coventry City 42 18 12 12 75 62 13 48
8 Aston Villa 42 18 10 14 57 42 15 46
9 Leeds United 42 18 10 14 63 53 10 46
10 Manchester United 42 16 10 16 67 63 4 42
11 Birmingham City 42 16 9 17 55 60 -5 41
12 Derby County 42 14 13 15 54 59 -5 41
13 Norwich City 42 11 18 13 52 66 -14 40
14 Middlesbrough 42 12 15 15 42 54 -12 39
15 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 12 12 18 51 64 -13 36
16 Chelsea 42 11 14 17 46 69 -23 36
17 Bristol City 42 11 13 18 49 53 -4 35
18 Ipswich Town 42 11 13 18 47 61 -14 35
19 Queens Park Rangers 42 9 15 18 47 64 -17 33
20 West Ham United 42 12 8 22 52 69 -17 32
21 Newcastle United 42 6 10 26 42 78 -36 22
22 Leicester City 42 5 12 25 26 70 -44 22
Matches 53
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
20/08/1977 English Division One (old) Leicester City Home 0-0
24/08/1977 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 4-1
27/08/1977 English Division One (old) West Ham United Away 1-0
31/08/1977 League Cup Chesterfield Away 1-0
03/09/1977 English Division One (old) Norwich City Home 4-0
10/09/1977 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 3-1
14/09/1977 UEFA Cup Widzew Lodz Home 2-2
17/09/1977 English Division One (old) Queens Park Rangers Away 1-1
24/09/1977 English Division One (old) Bristol City Home 2-0
28/09/1977 UEFA Cup Widzew Lodz Away 0-0
01/10/1977 English Division One (old) Everton Away 1-1
04/10/1977 English Division One (old) Coventry City Away 2-4
08/10/1977 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 2-1
15/10/1977 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Away 1-2
22/10/1977 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 0-2
25/10/1977 League Cup Luton Town Away 1-1
29/10/1977 English Division One (old) Liverpool Home 3-1
01/11/1977 League Cup Luton Town Home 0-0
05/11/1977 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Away 0-1
09/11/1977 League Cup Luton Town Neutral 3-2
12/11/1977 English Division One (old) Leeds United Home 2-3
19/11/1977 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 0-0
26/11/1977 English Division One (old) Chelsea Home 6-2
29/11/1977 League Cup Ipswich Town Away 2-1
03/12/1977 English Division One (old) Derby County Away 1-2
10/12/1977 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Home 3-0
17/12/1977 English Division One (old) Leeds United Away 0-2
26/12/1977 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Home 4-0
27/12/1977 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Away 2-0
31/12/1977 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 2-0
02/01/1978 English Division One (old) Leicester City Away 1-0
07/01/1978 FA Cup Leeds United Away 2-1
14/01/1978 English Division One (old) West Ham United Home 3-2
18/01/1978 League Cup Arsenal Home 0-0
21/01/1978 English Division One (old) Norwich City Away 3-1
24/01/1978 League Cup Arsenal Away 0-1
31/01/1978 FA Cup Nottingham Forest Away 1-2
11/02/1978 English Division One (old) Queens Park Rangers Home 2-1
17/02/1978 English Division One (old) Bristol City Away 2-2
25/02/1978 English Division One (old) Everton Home 1-0
04/03/1978 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 0-3
15/03/1978 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 2-2
18/03/1978 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-1
25/03/1978 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Home 2-2
29/03/1978 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Away 2-2
01/04/1978 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Home 2-1
11/04/1978 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Home 0-0
15/04/1978 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 1-3
22/04/1978 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Away 4-1
25/04/1978 English Division One (old) Coventry City Home 3-1
29/04/1978 English Division One (old) Derby County Home 1-1
01/05/1978 English Division One (old) Liverpool Away 0-4
05/05/1978 English Division One (old) Chelsea Away 0-0
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