1981–82 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 1981-82
League Division Four
Manager Allan Brown
League position 12th
Top goalscorer League: Dave Bamber (15)
Combined: Dave Bamber (17)
FA Cup Fourth round
League Cup First round
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1980-81
Next season 1982-83

The 1981-82 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 74th season (71st consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Four, then the bottom tier of English football, finishing twelfth.

This was the first season in which three points were awarded for a win, instead of two.

Dave Bamber was the club's top scorer, with seventeen goals (fifteen in the league, one in the FA Cup and one in the League Cup).

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Sheffield United 46 27 15 4 94 41 +53 96
2 Bradford City 46 26 13 7 88 45 +43 91
3 Wigan Athletic 46 26 13 7 80 46 +34 91
4 Bournemouth 46 23 19 4 62 30 +32 88
5 Peterborough United 46 24 10 12 71 57 +14 82
6 Colchester United 46 20 12 14 82 57 +25 72
7 Port Vale 46 18 16 12 56 49 +7 70
8 Hull City 46 19 12 15 70 61 +9 69
9 Bury 46 17 17 12 80 59 +21 68
10 Hereford United 46 16 19 11 64 58 +6 67
11 Tranmere Rovers 46 14 18 14 51 56 -5 60
12 Blackpool 46 15 13 18 66 60 +6 58
13 Darlington 46 15 13 18 61 62 -1 58
14 Hartlepool United 46 13 16 17 73 84 -11 55
15 Torquay United 46 14 13 19 47 59 -12 55
16 Aldershot 46 13 15 18 57 68 -11 54
17 York City 46 14 8 24 69 91 -22 50
18 Stockport County 46 12 13 21 48 67 -19 49
19 Halifax Town 46 9 22 15 51 72 -21 49
20 Mansfield Town 46 13 10 23 63 81 -18 47
21 Rochdale 46 10 16 20 50 62 -12 46
22 Northampton Town 46 11 9 26 57 84 -27 42
23 Scunthorpe United 46 9 15 22 43 79 -36 42
24 Crewe Alexandra 46 6 9 31 29 84 -55 27

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

References[edit]

  • Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887-1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X.