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1979/80 Season

1979/80 Season

1979/80 was Manchester City's 78th season of competitive football - its 60th in the top division of English football, its 60th (total) and its 14th consecutive season in the (old) English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Mick Robinson who scored 9 goals from just 35 appearances. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Joe Corrigan and Tommy Caton who both played 47 times. The club had 13 different goalscorers and used 24 different players including 9 debutants. Debutants this season were Bobby Shinton, Dragoslav Stepanovic, Kevin Reeves, Mick Robinson, Paul Sugrue, Steve Daley, Steve MacKenzie, Stuart Lee and Tommy Caton.

Season Stats
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13
15
19
47
71
0
0
24
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 12 13 17 43 66 37 17th
FA Cup 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3rd Round
League Cup 4 1 2 1 4 4 0 3rd Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Liverpool 42 25 10 7 81 30 51 60
2 Manchester United 42 24 10 8 65 35 30 58
3 Ipswich Town 42 22 9 11 68 39 29 53
4 Arsenal 42 18 16 8 52 36 16 52
5 Nottingham Forest 42 20 8 14 63 43 20 48
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 19 9 14 58 47 11 47
7 Aston Villa 42 16 14 12 51 50 1 46
8 Southampton 42 18 9 15 65 53 12 45
9 Middlesbrough 42 16 12 14 50 44 6 44
10 West Bromwich Albion 42 11 19 12 54 50 4 41
11 Leeds United 42 13 14 15 46 50 -4 40
12 Norwich City 42 13 14 15 58 66 -8 40
13 Crystal Palace 42 12 16 14 41 50 -9 40
14 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 10 17 52 62 -10 40
15 Coventry City 42 16 7 19 56 66 -10 39
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 11 15 16 47 57 -10 37
17 Manchester City 42 12 13 17 43 66 -23 37
18 Stoke City 42 13 10 19 44 58 -14 36
19 Everton 42 9 17 16 43 51 -8 35
20 Bristol City 42 9 13 20 37 66 -29 31
21 Derby County 42 11 8 23 47 67 -20 30
22 Bolton Wanderers 42 5 15 22 38 73 -35 25
Matches 47
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
18/08/1979 English Division One (old) Crystal Palace Home 0-0
21/08/1979 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Away 0-3
25/08/1979 English Division One (old) Brighton & Hove Albion Home 3-2
28/08/1979 League Cup Sheffield Wednesday Away 1-1
01/09/1979 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 1-2
04/09/1979 League Cup Sheffield Wednesday Home 2-1
08/09/1979 English Division One (old) Southampton Home 0-1
15/09/1979 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 0-4
22/09/1979 English Division One (old) Coventry City Home 3-0
26/09/1979 League Cup Sunderland Home 1-1
29/09/1979 English Division One (old) Leeds United Away 2-1
03/10/1979 League Cup Sunderland Away 0-1
06/10/1979 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 0-0
10/10/1979 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Home 1-0
13/10/1979 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Home 1-0
20/10/1979 English Division One (old) Norwich City Away 2-2
27/10/1979 English Division One (old) Liverpool Home 0-4
03/11/1979 English Division One (old) Crystal Palace Away 0-2
10/11/1979 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 2-0
17/11/1979 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Away 1-0
24/11/1979 English Division One (old) Bristol City Away 0-1
01/12/1979 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 2-3
08/12/1979 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Away 0-4
15/12/1979 English Division One (old) Derby County Home 3-0
22/12/1979 English Division One (old) Everton Away 2-1
26/12/1979 English Division One (old) Stoke City Home 1-1
29/12/1979 English Division One (old) Brighton & Hove Albion Away 1-4
05/01/1980 FA Cup Halifax Town Away 0-1
12/01/1980 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 1-1
19/01/1980 English Division One (old) Southampton Away 1-4
02/02/1980 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 1-3
09/02/1980 English Division One (old) Coventry City Away 0-0
16/02/1980 English Division One (old) Leeds United Home 1-1
23/02/1980 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Away 0-4
27/02/1980 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 2-2
01/03/1980 English Division One (old) Norwich City Home 0-0
11/03/1980 English Division One (old) Liverpool Away 0-2
15/03/1980 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 0-3
22/03/1980 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 0-1
29/03/1980 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Home 2-2
02/04/1980 English Division One (old) Everton Home 1-1
05/04/1980 English Division One (old) Stoke City Away 0-0
07/04/1980 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 1-1
12/04/1980 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 2-1
19/04/1980 English Division One (old) Bristol City Home 3-1
26/04/1980 English Division One (old) Derby County Away 1-3
03/05/1980 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Home 2-1
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