1964–65 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1964–65
League Football League Second Division
Manager Jimmy Scoular
League position 13th
Top goalscorer League: Ivor Allchurch (15)
All: Ivor Allchurch (19)
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 2nd round
European Cup Winners Cup Quarter-finals
Welsh Cup Winners
Previous season 1963–64
Next season 1965–66

The 1964–65 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 38th season in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing thirteenth.

The season also saw the club compete in European competition for the first time, reaching the semi-finals of the European Cup Winners Cup before being beaten by Spanish side Real Zaragoza.

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 Dilwyn John
-- England GK Bob Wilson
-- Wales DF Colin Baker
-- Wales DF Mel Charles
-- Wales DF Graham Coldrick
-- Wales DF Alan Harrington
-- Scotland DF Gordon Harris
-- Scotland DF Alec Milne
-- Scotland DF Don Murray
-- Wales DF Trevor Peck
-- Wales DF Peter Rodrigues
-- Wales MF Doug Curtin
-- Scotland MF Greg Farrell
-- Wales MF Steve Gammon
No. Position Player
-- England MF Roger Green
-- Wales MF Barrie Hole
-- Wales MF Gerry King
-- England MF Peter King
-- Wales MF Bernie Lewis
-- Wales MF Clive Lloyd
-- England MF Dick Scott
-- England MF Gareth Williams
-- Wales FW Ivor Allchurch
-- Wales FW John Charles
-- England FW Keith Ellis
-- Scotland FW Tommy Halliday
-- Scotland FW George Johnston
-- Wales FW Derek Tapscott

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Newcastle United 42 24 9 9 81 45 1.800 57
2 Northampton Town 42 20 16 6 66 50 1.320 56
3 Bolton Wanderers 42 20 10 12 80 58 1.379 50
4 Southampton 42 17 14 11 83 63 1.317 48
5 Ipswich Town 42 15 17 10 74 67 1.104 47
6 Norwich City 42 20 7 15 61 57 1.070 47
7 Crystal Palace 42 16 13 13 55 51 1.078 45
8 Huddersfield Town 42 17 10 15 53 51 1.039 44
9 Derby County 42 16 11 15 84 79 1.063 43
10 Coventry City 42 17 9 16 72 70 1.029 43
11 Manchester City 42 16 9 17 63 62 1.016 41
12 Preston North End 42 14 13 15 76 81 0.938 41
13 Cardiff City 42 13 14 15 64 57 1.123 40
14 Rotherham United 42 14 12 16 70 69 1.014 40
15 Plymouth Argyle 42 16 8 18 63 79 0.797 40
16 Bury 42 14 10 18 60 66 0.909 38
17 Middlesbrough 42 13 9 20 70 76 0.921 35
18 Charlton Athletic 42 13 9 20 64 75 0.853 35
19 Leyton Orient 42 12 11 19 50 72 0.694 35
20 Portsmouth 42 12 10 20 56 77 0.727 34
21 Swindon Town 42 14 5 23 63 81 0.778 33
22 Swansea City 42 11 10 21 62 84 0.738 32

European Cup Winners Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
9 Sep One (first leg) Esbjerg A D 0 - 0 7,093
13 Oct One (second leg) Esbjerg H W 1 - 0 8,084 King
16 Dec Two (first leg) Sporting CP A W 2 - 1 15,311 Farrell, Tapscott
23 Dec Two (second leg) Sporting CP H D 0 - 0 23,800
20 Jan Quarter-final (first leg) Real Zaragoza A D 2 - 2 22,780 Williams, King
3 Feb Quarter-final (second leg) Real Zaragoza H L 0 - 1 38,458

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