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1980/81 Season

1980/81 Season

1980/81 was Manchester City's 79th season of competitive football - its 61st in the top division of English football, its 61st (total) and its 15th consecutive season in the (old) English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Kevin Reeves who scored 17 goals from just 54 appearances. The player who made the most appearances for the club this season was Paul Power who played 57 times. The club had 15 different goalscorers and used 25 different players including 8 debutants. Debutants this season were Alex Williams, Andy May, Bobby McDonald, Gary Buckley, Gerry Gow, Phil Boyer, Steve Kinsey and Tommy Hutchison.

Season Stats
57
23
15
19
90
72
0
0
25
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 14 11 17 56 59 39 12th
FA Cup 8 5 2 1 20 7 0 Runners-Up
League Cup 7 4 2 1 14 6 0 Semi-Finals
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Aston Villa 42 26 8 8 72 40 32 60
2 Ipswich Town 42 23 10 9 77 43 34 56
3 Arsenal 42 19 15 8 61 45 16 53
4 West Bromwich Albion 42 20 12 10 60 42 18 52
5 Liverpool 42 17 17 8 62 42 20 51
6 Southampton 42 20 10 12 76 56 20 50
7 Nottingham Forest 42 19 12 11 62 44 18 50
8 Manchester United 42 15 18 9 51 36 15 48
9 Leeds United 42 17 10 15 39 47 -8 44
10 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 15 13 70 68 2 43
11 Stoke City 42 12 18 12 51 60 -9 42
12 Manchester City 42 14 11 17 56 59 -3 39
13 Birmingham City 42 13 12 17 50 61 -11 38
14 Middlesbrough 42 16 5 21 53 61 -8 37
15 Everton 42 13 10 19 55 58 -3 36
16 Coventry City 42 13 10 19 48 68 -20 36
17 Sunderland 42 14 7 21 52 53 -1 35
18 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 9 20 43 55 -12 35
19 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 7 21 54 67 -13 35
20 Norwich City 42 13 7 22 49 73 -24 33
21 Leicester City 42 13 6 23 40 67 -27 32
22 Crystal Palace 42 6 7 29 47 83 -36 19
Matches 57
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
16/08/1980 English Division One (old) Southampton Away 0-2
20/08/1980 English Division One (old) Sunderland Home 0-4
23/08/1980 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 2-2
27/08/1980 League Cup Stoke City Away 1-1
30/08/1980 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Away 2-2
03/09/1980 League Cup Stoke City Home 3-0
06/09/1980 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 1-1
13/09/1980 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Away 2-3
20/09/1980 English Division One (old) Stoke City Home 1-2
23/09/1980 League Cup Luton Town Away 2-1
27/09/1980 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 2-2
04/10/1980 English Division One (old) Liverpool Home 0-3
08/10/1980 English Division One (old) Leeds United Away 0-1
11/10/1980 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 1-3
18/10/1980 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Home 0-1
22/10/1980 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 3-1
25/10/1980 English Division One (old) Brighton & Hove Albion Away 2-1
29/10/1980 League Cup Notts County Home 5-1
01/11/1980 English Division One (old) Norwich City Home 1-0
08/11/1980 English Division One (old) Leicester City Away 1-1
12/11/1980 English Division One (old) Sunderland Away 0-2
15/11/1980 English Division One (old) Southampton Home 3-0
22/11/1980 English Division One (old) Coventry City Home 3-0
29/11/1980 English Division One (old) Crystal Palace Away 3-2
03/12/1980 League Cup West Bromwich Albion Home 2-1
06/12/1980 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Home 1-1
13/12/1980 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 1-2
20/12/1980 English Division One (old) Leeds United Home 1-0
26/12/1980 English Division One (old) Everton Away 2-0
27/12/1980 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 4-0
03/01/1981 FA Cup Crystal Palace Home 4-0
10/01/1981 English Division One (old) Coventry City Away 1-1
14/01/1981 League Cup Liverpool Home 0-1
17/01/1981 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Home 3-2
24/01/1981 FA Cup Norwich City Home 6-0
31/01/1981 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 0-1
07/02/1981 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Home 1-1
10/02/1981 League Cup Liverpool Away 1-1
14/02/1981 FA Cup Peterborough United Away 1-0
21/02/1981 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 1-0
24/02/1981 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 0-2
07/03/1981 FA Cup Everton Away 2-2
11/03/1981 FA Cup Everton Home 3-1
14/03/1981 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 2-1
18/03/1981 English Division One (old) Stoke City Away 1-2
21/03/1981 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Away 0-2
28/03/1981 English Division One (old) Brighton & Hove Albion Home 1-1
31/03/1981 English Division One (old) Leicester City Home 3-3
04/04/1981 English Division One (old) Norwich City Away 0-2
11/04/1981 FA Cup Ipswich Town Neutral 1-0
18/04/1981 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 3-1
20/04/1981 English Division One (old) Everton Home 3-1
25/04/1981 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Away 0-1
02/05/1981 English Division One (old) Crystal Palace Home 1-1
09/05/1981 FA Cup Tottenham Hotspur Neutral 1-1
14/05/1981 FA Cup Tottenham Hotspur Neutral 2-3
19/05/1981 English Division One (old) Liverpool Away 0-1
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