1984–85 Burnley F.C. season

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Burnley
1984–85 season
Chairman England John Jackson
Manager England John Benson
Division Three 21st (relegated)
League Cup 2nd Round
FA Cup 3rd Round
Football League Trophy Northern Quarter Final
Top goalscorer League: Wayne Biggins (18)
All: Kevin Hird (22)
Highest home attendance 12,690 v Manchester United
(9 October 1984)
Lowest home attendance 1,432 v Stockport County
(29 January 1985)
Average home league attendance 4,399[1]

The 1984–1985 season was Burnley's second season in the third tier of English football. They were managed by John Benson in his only season in charge of the club.

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Nat Pos Player Total Division Three League Cup FA Cup FL Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England FW Wayne Biggins 56 21 46+0 18 4+0 0 3+0 1 3+0 2
England DF Tony Chilton 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England MF Peter Devine 25 6 15+4 2 0+0 0 2+0 2 3+1 2
Wales MF Brian Flynn 11 1 5+4 1 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Joe Gallagher 7 0 4+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
England MF Neil Grewcock 57 9 44+2 6 4+0 2 3+0 1 4+0 0
England DF Peter Hampton 54 1 44+1 1 4+0 0 3+0 0 2+0 0
England GK Roger Hansbury 46 0 37+0 0 4+0 0 3+0 0 2+0 0
England MF Kevin Hird 55 22 44+0 16 4+0 1 3+0 4 4+0 1
Scotland MF Tommy Hutchison 57 1 46+0 0 4+0 0 3+0 0 4+0 1
England DF Steve Kennedy 11 0 8+0 0 0+0 0 1+1 0 1+0 0
England FW Les Lawrence 12 2 6+4 2 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+2 0
England MF Phil Malley 12 0 8+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+1 0
England DF Dave Miller 17 1 12+2 1 2+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
England GK Joe Neenan 11 0 9+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
England DF Vince Overson 53 2 42+0 1 4+0 1 3+0 0 4+0 0
England DF Geoff Palmer 29 0 23+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0 4+0 0
England MF Mike Phelan 54 3 43+0 1 4+0 0 3+0 0 4+0 2
England MF Barry Powell 15 2 9+2 0 2+0 0 2+0 2 0+0 0
England MF Mark Rhodes 10 0 9+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
England DF Derek Scott 32 1 27+1 1 3+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
England FW Alan Taylor 24 11 16+3 7 3+0 0 1+0 3 1+0 1
England FW Neil Whatmore 9 1 8+0 1 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

Matches[edit]

Football League Division Three[edit]

Key
Results
Date Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
25 August 1984 Plymouth Argyle (H) 1–1 Taylor 82' 4,644
31 August 1984 Doncaster Rovers (A) 0–2 3,368
8 September 1984 Bristol Rovers (H) 0–0 4,573
15 September 1984 Derby County (A) 2–2 Biggins 38', Hird 76' 11,755
18 September 1984 Orient (A) 2–0 Foster 48' (o.g.), Taylor 75' 2,359
22 September 1984 Hull City (H) 1–1 Biggins 61' 5,526
29 September 1984 Rotherham United (A) 2–3 Biggins (2) 44', 80' 4,646
2 October 1984 Newport County (H) 2–0 Flynn 47', Grewcock 72' 3,666
6 October 1984 Bournemouth (A) 1–1 Hird 22' 3,180
13 October 1984 Lincoln City (H) 1–2 Hird 31' (pen.) 4,315
20 October 1984 Reading (A) 1–5 Biggins 16' 4,024
23 October 1984 Brentford (H) 3–1 Hird 15' (pen.), Biggins 42', Roberts 65' (o.g.) 2,916
27 October 1984 Bolton Wanderers (H) 3–2 Hird 1', Grewcock 33', Miller 75' 6,501
3 November 1984 Preston North End (A) 3–3 Biggins (2) 11', 20', Whatmore 61' 4,995
6 November 1984 Gillingham (H) 0–1 3,595
10 November 1984 Cambridge United (A) 3–2 Biggins 47', Grewcock 78', Hird 85' 2,505
24 November 1984 Bradford City (H) 1–2 Biggins 39' 7,060
1 December 1984 Millwall (A) 1–2 Hird 68' 5,376
15 December 1984 Swansea City (H) 1–1 Lawrence 65' 3,798
22 December 1984 Walsall (H) 1–2 Hird 5' 3,350
26 December 1984 York City (A) 0–4 6,397
29 December 1984 Bristol City (A) 0–1 8,282
1 January 1985 Wigan Athletic (H) 1–2 Biggins 68' 5,235
2 February 1985 Rotherham United (H) 7–0 Devine 38', Hird (3) 40', 55' (pen.), 63', Biggins (2) 50', 81', Lawrence 90' 3,907
9 February 1985 Hull City (A) 0–2 6,478
16 February 1985 Orient (H) 1–1 Hird 45' 3,744
23 February 1985 Preston North End (H) 2–0 Scott 47', Biggins 48' 4,768
2 March 1985 Bolton Wanderers (A) 3–1 Devine 1', Grewcock 15', Hampton 80' 6,468
5 March 1985 Brentford (A) 1–2 Hird 73' 3,267
9 March 1985 Reading (H) 0–2 3,955
12 March 1985 Doncaster Rovers (H) 0–1 3,020
16 March 1985 Lincoln City (A) 1–3 Hird 22' 2,137
23 March 1985 Bournemouth (H) 1–1 Biggins 74' 2,784
26 March 1985 Plymouth Argyle (A) 2–2 Biggins 24', Hird 77' (pen.) 3,165
29 March 1985 Gillingham (A) 1–1 Biggins 49' 5,935
2 April 1985 Newport County (A) 1–2 Grewcock 59' 1,689
6 April 1985 York City (H) 1–1 Phelan 53' 3,844
8 April 1985 Wigan Athletic (A) 0–2 3,517
13 April 1985 Cambridge United (H) 2–0 Taylor (2) 2', 53' 2,843
16 April 1985 Bristol Rovers (A) 0–4 4,866
20 April 1985 Bradford City (A) 2–3 Grewcock 82', Biggins 85' 8,156
23 April 1985 Derby County (H) 0–1 3,873
27 April 1985 Millwall (H) 1–1 Overson 1' 3,586
4 May 1985 Swansea City (A) 1–0 Taylor 36' 5,221
6 May 1985 Bristol City (H) 0–1 4,570
11 May 1985 Walsall (A) 3–2 Taylor (2) 14', 56', Hird 51' 3,396

Final league position[edit]

Pos Team Games played Won Drawn Lost Goals for Goals against Points
21 Burnley 46 11 13 22 60 73 46

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
17 November 1984 Round 1 Penrith (A) 9–0 Hird (3) 7' (pen.), 44', 48', Taylor (3) 53', 62', 85', Grewcock 71', Powell (2) 78', 88' 1,813
8 December 1984 Round 2 Halifax Town (H) 3–1 Hird 27', Devine 60', Biggins 80' 5,543
5 January 1985 Round 3 Wimbledon (A) 1–3 Devine 89' 3,381

League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
23 August 1984 Round 1 First leg Crewe Alexandra (H) 1–2 Grewcock 27' 3,043
4 September 1984 Round 1 Second leg Crewe Alexandra (A) 3–0 Overson 52', Hird 65', Grewcock 80' 3,067
26 September 1984 Round 2 First leg Manchester United (A) 0–4 28,383
9 October 1984 Round 2 Second leg Manchester United (H) 0–3 12,690

Football League Trophy[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
29 January 1985 Round 1 First Leg Stockport County (H) 5–1 Biggins (2) 22', 28', Devine 31', Phelan 58', Hutchison 72' 1,432
4 February 1985 Round 1 Second Leg Stockport County (A) 1–0 Hird 61' 1,568
19 March 1985 Round 2 Tranmere Rovers (A) 2–2 (a.e.t.)
(4 – 5p)
Devine 85', Phelan 103' 1,325
10 April 1985 Northern Quarter Final Mansfield Town (A) 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(3 – 5p)
Taylor 29' 2,540

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simpson (2007), p. 394