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1978/79 Season

1978/79 Season

1978/79 was Manchester City's 77th season of competitive football - its 59th in the top division of English football and its 59th in the English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Mick Channon who scored 16 goals from just 49 appearances. The player who made the most appearances for the club this season was Joe Corrigan who played 57 times. The club had 13 different goalscorers and used 24 different players including 8 debutants. Debutants this season were Barry Silkman, Colin Viljoen, Dave Bennett, Kazimierz Deyna, Nicky Reid, Paul Futcher, Ray Ranson and Ron Futcher.

Season Stats
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20
18
20
87
75
0
0
24
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 13 13 16 58 56 39 15th
FA Cup 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4th Round
League Cup 5 3 1 1 10 4 0 Quarter-Finals
UEFA Cup 8 3 3 2 15 11 0 Quarter-Finals
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Liverpool 42 30 8 4 85 16 69 68
2 Nottingham Forest 42 21 18 3 61 26 35 60
3 West Bromwich Albion 42 24 11 7 72 35 37 59
4 Everton 42 17 17 8 52 40 12 51
5 Leeds United 42 18 14 10 70 52 18 50
6 Ipswich Town 42 20 9 13 63 49 14 49
7 Arsenal 42 17 14 11 61 48 13 48
8 Aston Villa 42 15 16 11 59 49 10 46
9 Manchester United 42 15 15 12 60 63 -3 45
10 Coventry City 42 14 16 12 58 68 -10 44
11 Tottenham Hotspur 42 13 15 14 48 61 -13 41
12 Middlesbrough 42 15 10 17 57 50 7 40
13 Bristol City 42 15 10 17 47 51 -4 40
14 Southampton 42 12 16 14 47 53 -6 40
15 Manchester City 42 13 13 16 58 56 2 39
16 Norwich City 42 7 23 12 51 57 -6 37
17 Bolton Wanderers 42 12 11 19 54 75 -21 35
18 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 8 21 44 68 -24 34
19 Derby County 42 10 11 21 44 71 -27 31
20 Queens Park Rangers 42 6 13 23 45 73 -28 25
21 Birmingham City 42 6 10 26 37 64 -27 22
22 Chelsea 42 5 10 27 44 92 -48 20
Matches 58
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
19/08/1978 English Division One (old) Derby County Away 1-1
22/08/1978 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 1-1
26/08/1978 English Division One (old) Liverpool Home 1-4
29/08/1978 League Cup Grimsby Town Home 2-0
02/09/1978 English Division One (old) Norwich City Away 1-1
09/09/1978 English Division One (old) Leeds United Home 3-0
13/09/1978 UEFA Cup FC Twente Enschede Away 1-1
16/09/1978 English Division One (old) Chelsea Away 4-1
23/09/1978 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 2-0
27/09/1978 UEFA Cup FC Twente Enschede Home 3-2
30/09/1978 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 0-1
04/10/1978 League Cup Blackpool Away 1-1
07/10/1978 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Away 2-1
10/10/1978 League Cup Blackpool Home 3-0
14/10/1978 English Division One (old) Coventry City Home 2-0
18/10/1978 UEFA Cup Standard Liege Home 4-0
21/10/1978 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Away 2-2
28/10/1978 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 2-2
01/11/1978 UEFA Cup Standard Liege Away 0-2
04/11/1978 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 1-1
08/11/1978 League Cup Norwich City Away 3-1
11/11/1978 English Division One (old) Derby County Home 1-2
18/11/1978 English Division One (old) Liverpool Away 0-1
23/11/1978 UEFA Cup AC Milan Away 2-2
25/11/1978 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Home 1-2
06/12/1978 UEFA Cup AC Milan Home 3-0
09/12/1978 English Division One (old) Southampton Home 1-2
12/12/1978 League Cup Southampton Away 1-2
16/12/1978 English Division One (old) Queens Park Rangers Away 1-2
23/12/1978 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Home 0-0
26/12/1978 English Division One (old) Everton Away 0-1
30/12/1978 English Division One (old) Bristol City Away 1-1
13/01/1979 English Division One (old) Leeds United Away 1-1
15/01/1979 FA Cup Rotherham United Home 0-0
17/01/1979 FA Cup Rotherham United Away 4-2
20/01/1979 English Division One (old) Chelsea Home 2-3
27/01/1979 FA Cup Shrewsbury Town Away 0-2
03/02/1979 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 3-0
10/02/1979 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 0-3
24/02/1979 English Division One (old) Coventry City Away 3-0
27/02/1979 English Division One (old) Norwich City Home 2-2
03/03/1979 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Home 2-1
07/03/1979 UEFA Cup Borussia Monchengladbach Home 1-1
20/03/1979 UEFA Cup Borussia Monchengladbach Away 1-3
24/03/1979 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 1-1
27/03/1979 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-1
31/03/1979 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Away 1-2
04/04/1979 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 0-4
07/04/1979 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 3-1
14/04/1979 English Division One (old) Everton Home 0-0
17/04/1979 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Away 0-2
21/04/1979 English Division One (old) Queens Park Rangers Home 3-1
24/04/1979 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Home 1-0
28/04/1979 English Division One (old) Southampton Away 0-1
01/05/1979 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Home 3-1
05/05/1979 English Division One (old) Bristol City Home 2-0
09/05/1979 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Away 1-3
15/05/1979 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 2-3
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