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1985/86 Season

1985/86 Season

1985/86 was Manchester City's 84th season of competitive football - its 64th in the top division of English football and its 64th in the (old) English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Gordon J Davies who scored 15 goals from just 36 appearances. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were David Phillips and Mark Lillis who both played 51 times. The club had 11 different goalscorers and used 25 different players including 9 debutants. Debutants this season were Barry Siddall, Earl Barrett, Eric Nixon, Gordon J Davies, Mark Lillis, Nigel Johnson, Paul Moulden, Sammy McIlroy and Stephen Redmond.

Season Stats
55
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15
23
68
75
0
0
25
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 11 12 19 43 57 45 15th
FA Cup 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 4th Round
Full Members Cup 6 3 1 2 15 9 0 Runners-Up
League Cup 3 2 0 1 5 4 0 3rd Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Liverpool 42 26 10 6 89 37 52 88
2 Everton 42 26 8 8 87 41 46 86
3 West Ham United 42 26 6 10 74 40 34 84
4 Manchester United 42 22 10 10 70 36 34 76
5 Sheffield Wednesday 42 21 10 11 63 54 9 73
6 Chelsea 42 20 11 11 57 56 1 71
7 Arsenal 42 20 9 13 49 47 2 69
8 Nottingham Forest 42 19 11 12 69 53 16 68
9 Luton Town 42 18 12 12 61 44 17 66
10 Tottenham Hotspur 42 19 8 15 74 52 22 65
11 Newcastle United 42 17 12 13 67 72 -5 63
12 Watford 42 16 11 15 69 62 7 59
13 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 7 20 53 64 -11 52
14 Southampton 42 12 10 20 51 62 -11 46
15 Manchester City 42 11 12 19 43 57 -14 45
16 Aston Villa 42 10 14 18 51 67 -16 44
17 Coventry City 42 11 10 21 48 71 -23 43
18 Oxford United 42 10 12 20 62 80 -18 42
19 Leicester City 42 10 12 20 54 76 -22 42
20 Ipswich Town 42 11 8 23 32 55 -23 41
21 Birmingham City 42 8 5 29 30 73 -43 29
22 West Bromwich Albion 42 4 12 26 35 89 -54 24
Matches 55
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
17/08/1985 English Division One (old) Coventry City Away 1-1
21/08/1985 English Division One (old) Leicester City Home 1-1
24/08/1985 English Division One (old) Sheffield Wednesday Home 1-3
26/08/1985 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 3-2
31/08/1985 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 2-1
03/09/1985 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Away 0-1
07/09/1985 English Division One (old) Southampton Away 0-3
14/09/1985 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 0-3
21/09/1985 English Division One (old) West Ham United Home 2-2
25/09/1985 League Cup Bury Away 2-1
28/09/1985 English Division One (old) Oxford United Away 0-1
05/10/1985 English Division One (old) Chelsea Home 0-1
08/10/1985 League Cup Bury Home 2-1
12/10/1985 English Division One (old) Watford Away 2-3
14/10/1985 Full Members Cup Leeds United Home 6-1
19/10/1985 English Division One (old) Queens Park Rangers Away 0-0
22/10/1985 Full Members Cup Sheffield United Away 2-1
26/10/1985 English Division One (old) Everton Home 1-1
30/10/1985 League Cup Arsenal Home 1-2
02/11/1985 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 0-1
04/11/1985 Full Members Cup Sunderland Home 0-0
09/11/1985 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Home 1-1
16/11/1985 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Away 2-0
23/11/1985 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Home 1-0
26/11/1985 Full Members Cup Hull City Away 1-2
30/11/1985 English Division One (old) Luton Town Away 1-2
07/12/1985 English Division One (old) Leicester City Away 1-1
11/12/1985 Full Members Cup Hull City Home 2-0
14/12/1985 English Division One (old) Coventry City Home 5-1
21/12/1985 English Division One (old) Sheffield Wednesday Away 2-3
26/12/1985 English Division One (old) Liverpool Home 1-0
28/12/1985 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Home 1-1
01/01/1986 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 1-0
04/01/1986 FA Cup Walsall Away 3-1
11/01/1986 English Division One (old) Southampton Home 1-0
18/01/1986 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 2-0
25/01/1986 FA Cup Watford Home 1-1
01/02/1986 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 2-1
03/02/1986 FA Cup Watford Away 0-0
06/02/1986 FA Cup Watford Home 1-3
08/02/1986 English Division One (old) Queens Park Rangers Home 2-0
11/02/1986 English Division One (old) Everton Away 0-4
01/03/1986 English Division One (old) Oxford United Home 0-3
08/03/1986 English Division One (old) Chelsea Away 0-1
15/03/1986 English Division One (old) Watford Home 0-1
22/03/1986 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 2-2
23/03/1986 Full Members Cup Chelsea Neutral 4-5
29/03/1986 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 2-2
31/03/1986 English Division One (old) Liverpool Away 0-2
05/04/1986 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 0-1
12/04/1986 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Away 0-0
19/04/1986 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Home 1-2
26/04/1986 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Away 1-3
28/04/1986 English Division One (old) West Ham United Away 0-1
03/05/1986 English Division One (old) Luton Town Home 1-1
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