1980–81 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1980–81
League Football League Second Division
Manager Richie Morgan
League position 19th
Top goalscorer League: Peter Kitchen (13)
All: Peter Kitchen (19)
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 3rd round
Welsh Cup 4th round
Previous season 1979–80
Next season 1981–82

The 1980–81 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 54th season in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing nineteenth.

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 Peter Grotier
-- England GK Ron Healey
-- Wales DF Phil Dwyer
-- England DF Tim Gilbert
-- Wales DF Linden Jones
-- Wales DF Keith Pontin
-- Wales DF David Roberts
-- England DF Colin Sullivan
-- Wales DF Rod Thomas
-- Scotland MF John Buchanan
-- Scotland MF Alan Campbell
-- Republic of Ireland MF Miah Dennehy
No. Position Player
-- Wales MF Paul Giles
-- England MF Steve Grapes
-- Wales MF Wayne Hughes
-- Wales MF John Lewis
-- Wales MF Paul Maddy
-- Wales MF Tarki Micallef
-- England MF Billy Ronson
-- Wales FW Ray Bishop
-- England FW Paul Davies
-- England FW Peter Kitchen
-- England FW Gary Stevens

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GD Pts
1 West Ham United 42 28 10 4 79 29 +50 66
2 Notts County 42 18 17 7 49 38 +11 53
3 Swansea City 42 18 14 10 64 44 +20 50
4 Blackburn Rovers 42 16 18 8 42 29 +13 50
5 Luton Town 42 18 12 12 61 46 +15 48
6 Derby County 42 15 15 12 57 52 +5 45
7 Grimsby Town 42 15 15 12 44 42 +2 45
8 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 13 14 56 46 +10 43
9 Watford 42 16 11 15 50 45 +5 43
10 Sheffield Wednesday 42 17 8 17 53 51 +2 42
11 Newcastle United 42 14 14 14 30 45 -15 42
12 Chelsea 42 14 12 16 46 41 +5 40
13 Cambridge United 42 17 6 19 53 65 -12 40
14 Shrewsbury Town 42 11 17 14 46 47 -1 39
15 Oldham Athletic 42 12 15 15 39 48 -9 39
16 Wrexham 42 12 14 16 43 45 -2 38
17 Orient 42 13 12 17 52 56 -4 38
18 Bolton Wanderers 42 14 10 18 61 66 -5 38
19 Cardiff City 42 12 12 18 44 60 -16 36
20 Preston North End 42 11 14 17 41 62 -21 36
21 Bristol City 42 7 16 19 29 51 -22 30
22 Bristol Rovers 42 5 13 24 34 65 -31 23

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
Ground H A A H A H H A H A A H H A H A H A H A H A H A A H A A H H A H A A H A H A H A H H
Result L W L W L D W L W L L L W L L L W W W D D D D D D L L L L W W D L L D W L D L W D D
Position 10 19 11 16 13 10 21 18 15 14 16 18 17 17 16 18 18 19 19 17 17 17 17 19 19 19 19 20 20 19 19 19

Last updated: 23 November 2014.
Source: Competitive matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures & Results[edit]

Second Division[edit]

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]


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