1984–85 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1984–85
League Football League Second Division
Manager Jimmy Goodfellow/Alan Durban
League position 21st
Top goalscorer League: Nigel Vaughan (15)
All: Nigel Vaughan (17)
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 2nd round
Welsh Cup 4th round
Previous season 1983–84
Next season 1985–86

The 1984–85 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 58th season in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing twenty-first, suffering relegation to Division Three.

The season also saw the retirement of Phil Dwyer, whose 13 year spell at the club saw him become the record appearance holder.

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
-- Wales GK David Felgate
-- England GK Gary Plumley
-- Wales GK Mel Rees
-- England GK Lee Smelt
-- Wales DF Paul Bodin
-- Wales DF Phil Dwyer
-- Wales DF Francis Ford
-- England DF Mike Ford
-- Wales DF David Grant
-- Wales DF Vaughan Jones
-- Scotland DF Jake King
-- England DF Jimmy Mullen
-- England DF Colin Smith
-- Wales MF Karl Elsey
-- Wales MF Brian Flynn
No. Position Player
-- England MF Gerry Francis
-- England MF Roger Gibbins
-- England MF David Hamilton
-- Republic of Ireland MF Mick Martin
-- England MF Paul McLoughlin
-- Wales MF Tarki Micallef
-- England MF John Seasman
-- England MF David Tong
-- Wales MF Nigel Vaughan
-- Wales MF Dai Withers
-- Republic of Ireland FW Paul Bannon
-- England FW Kevin Meacock
-- Wales FW Dean Saunders
-- England FW Graham Withey
-- Wales FW Jon Woods

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Oxford United 42 25 9 8 84 36 +48 84
2 Birmingham City 42 25 7 10 59 33 +26 82
3 Manchester City 42 21 11 10 66 40 +26 74
4 Portsmouth 42 20 14 8 69 50 +19 74
5 Blackburn Rovers 42 21 10 11 66 41 +25 73
6 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 20 12 10 54 34 +20 72
7 Leeds United 42 19 12 11 66 43 +23 69
8 Shrewsbury Town 42 18 11 13 66 53 +13 65
9 Fulham 42 19 8 15 68 64 +4 65
10 Grimsby Town 42 18 8 16 72 64 +8 62
11 Barnsley 42 14 16 12 42 42 +0 58
12 Wimbledon 42 16 10 16 71 75 -4 58
13 Huddersfield Town 42 15 10 17 52 64 -12 55
14 Oldham Athletic 42 15 8 19 49 67 -18 53
15 Crystal Palace 42 12 12 18 46 65 -19 48
16 Carlisle United 42 13 8 21 50 67 -17 47
17 Charlton Athletic 42 11 12 19 51 63 -12 45
18 Sheffield United 42 10 14 18 54 66 -12 44
19 Middlesbrough 42 10 10 22 41 57 -16 40
20 Notts County 42 10 7 25 45 73 -28 37
21 Cardiff City 42 9 8 25 47 79 -32 35
22 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 8 9 25 37 79 -42 33

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