1975–76 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1975–76
League Football League Third Division
Manager Jimmy Andrews
League position 2nd
Top goalscorer League: Tony Evans (21)
All: Tony Evans (29)
FA Cup 4th round
League Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup Winners
Previous season 1974–75
Next season 1976–77

The 1975–76 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 49th season in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Three, then the third tier of English football, finishing second, winning promotion to Division Three on the first attempt after being relegated the previous year.

Manager Jimmy Andrews brought a number of changes to the squad including bringing Brian Clark back to the club and signing Australian international Adrian Alston.

Players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
-- England GK Ron Healey
-- Northern Ireland GK Bill Irwin
-- Wales DF Bryan Attley
-- England DF Clive Charles
-- Wales DF Phil Dwyer
-- Wales DF Mike England
-- Northern Ireland DF Albert Larmour
-- Wales DF Richie Morgan
-- Wales DF Freddie Pethard
-- England MF Willie Anderson
-- Scotland MF John Buchanan
No. Position Player
-- Scotland MF Alan Campbell
-- England MF Joe Durrell
-- Wales MF David Giles
-- England MF Doug Livermore
-- Wales MF Gil Reece
-- Wales MF Peter Sayer
-- Wales MF Tony Villars
-- Australia FW Adrian Alston
-- England FW Brian Clark
-- England FW Tony Evans
-- Wales FW Derek Showers

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Hereford United 46 26 11 9 86 55 1.564 63
2 Cardiff City 46 22 13 11 69 48 1.438 57
3 Millwall 46 20 16 10 54 43 1.256 56
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 22 9 15 78 53 1.472 53
5 Crystal Palace 46 18 17 11 61 46 1.326 53
6 Wrexham 46 20 12 14 66 55 1.200 52
7 Walsall 46 18 14 14 74 61 1.213 50
8 Preston North End 46 19 10 17 62 57 1.088 48
9 Shrewsbury Town 46 19 10 17 61 59 1.034 48
10 Peterborough United 46 15 18 13 63 63 1.000 48
11 Mansfield Town 46 16 15 15 58 52 1.115 47
12 Port Vale 46 15 16 15 55 54 1.019 46
13 Bury 46 14 16 16 51 46 1.109 44
14 Chesterfield 46 17 9 20 69 69 1.000 43
15 Gillingham 46 12 19 15 58 68 0.853 43
16 Rotherham United 46 15 12 19 54 65 0.831 42
17 Chester 46 15 12 19 43 62 0.694 42
18 Grimsby Town 46 15 10 21 62 74 0.838 40
19 Swindon Town 46 16 8 22 62 75 0.827 40
20 Sheffield Wednesday 46 12 16 18 48 59 0.814 40
21 Aldershot 46 13 13 20 59 75 0.787 39
22 Colchester United 46 12 14 20 41 65 0.631 38
23 Southend United 46 12 13 21 65 75 0.867 37
24 Halifax Town 46 11 13 22 41 61 0.672 35

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground A H A H A H A A H A H A A H H A H H A H A H H A H H A A H A H H A A H A A H A H H A H H A A
Result L D W L W D L L W L W L D W D D W W W W L W L D W W L W W L D W D D D W L D W W W W W D D W
Position 21 19 15 19 12 13 14 17 14 17 15 16 17 10 12 13 10 7 5 5 7 3 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 6 6 5 5 4 4 4 5 6 4 5 2 2 2 2 2 2

Last updated: 28 September 2013.
Source: Competitive matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures & Results[edit]

Third Division[edit]

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

See also[edit]

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