Season:

Season stats for the 1978-79 season

Competition P W D L F A Outcome
Division Two (old)42101715435217th
FA Cup2101434th round
League Cup1001012nd round
All matches 45 11 17 17 47 56

All matches(45)

Date Competition Opposition Result Pos
19.08.1978Division Two (old) Burnley (A)2 - 210
23.08.1978Division Two (old) Sheffield United (H)0 - 115
26.08.1978Division Two (old) Cambridge United (H)1 - 116
30.08.1978League Cup 2Derby County (H)0 - 1-
02.09.1978Division Two (old) Wrexham (A)0 - 016
09.09.1978Division Two (old) Notts County (H)0 - 119
16.09.1978Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers (A)1 - 119
23.09.1978Division Two (old) Brighton & Hove Albion (H)4 - 114
30.09.1978Division Two (old) Leyton Orient (A)1 - 011
07.10.1978Division Two (old) Newcastle United (A)0 - 113
14.10.1978Division Two (old) Charlton Athletic (H)0 - 317
21.10.1978Division Two (old) Cardiff City (A)0 - 118
28.10.1978Division Two (old) Bristol Rovers (H)0 - 018
04.11.1978Division Two (old) Luton Town (A)1 - 016
11.11.1978Division Two (old) Burnley (H)2 - 115
18.11.1978Division Two (old) Cambridge United (A)1 - 116
22.11.1978Division Two (old) Wrexham (H)1 - 115
25.11.1978Division Two (old) West Ham United (H)1 - 217
02.12.1978Division Two (old) Stoke City (A)0 - 014
16.12.1978Division Two (old) Crystal Palace (A)1 - 318
23.12.1978Division Two (old) Preston North End (H)1 - 118
26.12.1978Division Two (old) Sunderland (A)1 - 118
01.01.1979Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic (H)2 - 016
06.01.1979FA Cup 3Norwich City (H)3 - 0-
20.01.1979Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers (H)1 - 116
03.02.1979Division Two (old) Brighton & Hove Albion (A)1 - 317
10.02.1979Division Two (old) Leyton Orient (H)5 - 316
17.02.1979Division Two (old) Newcastle United (H)2 - 111
24.02.1979Division Two (old) Charlton Athletic (A)0 - 114
26.02.1979FA Cup 4Oldham Athletic (A)1 - 3-
03.03.1979Division Two (old) Cardiff City (H)1 - 216
10.03.1979Division Two (old) Bristol Rovers (A)1 - 116
21.03.1979Division Two (old) Fulham (H)1 - 014
28.03.1979Division Two (old) Luton Town (H)3 - 012
31.03.1979Division Two (old) West Ham United (A)1 - 112
04.04.1979Division Two (old) Millwall (A)0 - 212
07.04.1979Division Two (old) Stoke City (H)1 - 113
14.04.1979Division Two (old) Sunderland (H)1 - 213
16.04.1979Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic (A)1 - 215
17.04.1979Division Two (old) Preston North End (A)0 - 415
20.04.1979Division Two (old) Crystal Palace (H)1 - 114
24.04.1979Division Two (old) Notts County (A)1 - 012
28.04.1979Division Two (old) Fulham (A)0 - 315
05.05.1979Division Two (old) Millwall (H)0 - 015
08.05.1979Division Two (old) Sheffield United (A)2 - 215

Division Two (old) 1978-79 league table

P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
 1 Crystal Palace4219 194512457
 2 Brighton & Hove Albion4223 109723956
 3 Stoke City4220 166583156
 4 Sunderland4222 119704455
 5 West Ham United4218 1410703950
 6 Notts County4214 1612486044
 7 Preston North End4212 1812595742
 8 Newcastle United4217 817515542
 9 Cardiff City4216 1016567042
 10 Fulham4213 1514504741
 11 Leyton Orient4215 1017515140
 12 Cambridge United4212 1614445240
 13 Burnley4214 1216516240
 14 Oldham Athletic4213 1316526139
 15 Wrexham4212 1416454238
 16 Bristol Rovers4214 1018486038
 17 Leicester City42101715435237
 18 Luton Town4213 1019605736
 19 Charlton Athletic4211 1318606935
 20 Sheffield United4211 1219526934
 21 Millwall4211 1021426132
 22 Blackburn Rovers4210 1022417230
Player Club Fee Date
Dave Buchanan Loughborough Dynamo Unknown July 1978
Martin Henderson Philadelphia Fury Unknown October 1978
John Ridley Port Vale Unknown October 1978
Bobby Smith Hibernian £85,000 December 1978
Alan Lee Philadelphia Fury Unknown January 1979
Willie Gibson Easthouses Unknown March 1979
Paul Edmunds Troston Welfare Unknown April 1979
Ian Wilson Elgin City £30,000 April 1979
Alan Young Oldham Athletic £250,000 May 1979
Gregor Stevens Motherwell £125,000 May 1979
Player Club Fee Date
Alan Woollett Northampton Town Unknown July 1978
Steve Bicknell Torquay United Unknown August 1978
Lammie Robertson Peterborough United Unknown August 1978
Geoff Salmons Chesterfield Unknown August 1978
George Armstrong Stockport County Free September 1978
Dean Smith Brentford £20,000 October 1978
Steve Kember Crystal Palace £50,000 October 1978
Dave Webb Derby County Unknown December 1978
Steve Sims Watford £175,000 December 1978
Derek Dawkins Mansfield Town Free December 1978
Nev Hamilton Mansfield Town £25,000 January 1979
Keith Weller New England Tea Men Unknown February 1979
Roger Davies Tulsa Roughnecks Unknown March 1979
Winston White Hereford United £15,000 March 1979
Steve Whitworth Sunderland £120,000 March 1979
Trevor Christie Notts County Unknown June 1979

Largest victories

4 - 1  23.09.1978 vs Brighton & Hove Albion
3 - 0  06.01.1979 vs Norwich City
3 - 0  28.03.1979 vs Luton Town
2 - 0  01.01.1979 vs Oldham Athletic
5 - 3  10.02.1979 vs Leyton Orient

Largest defeats

0 - 4  17.04.1979 vs Preston North End
0 - 3  28.04.1979 vs Fulham
0 - 3  14.10.1978 vs Charlton Athletic
1 - 3  16.12.1978 vs Crystal Palace
0 - 2  04.04.1979 vs Millwall

Largest crowds

20,740  14.04.1979 vs Sunderland
19,680  06.01.1979 vs Norwich City
19,381  23.08.1978 vs Sheffield United
18,827  30.08.1978 vs Derby County
17,502  07.04.1979 vs Stoke City