1976–77 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1976–77
League Football League Second Division
Manager Jimmy Andrews
League position 18th
Top goalscorer League: Tony Evans (15)
All: Tony Evans (24)
FA Cup 5th round
League Cup 2nd round
European Cup Winners Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup Winners
Previous season 1975–76
Next season 1977–78

The 1976–77 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 50th season in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing eighteenth.

The season also saw the arrival of Robin Friday who, although it would be his only full season at the club, made such an impression that he was voted as the clubs all-time cult hero.[1]

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 Ron Healey
-- Northern Ireland GK Bill Irwin
-- Wales DF Bryan Attley
-- England DF Clive Charles
-- Wales DF Phil Dwyer
-- Northern Ireland DF Albert Larmour
-- Wales DF Richie Morgan
-- Wales DF Freddie Pethard
-- Wales DF Keith Pontin
-- England DF Paul Went
-- England MF Willie Anderson
No. Position Player
-- Scotland MF John Buchanan
-- Scotland MF Alan Campbell
-- Wales MF David Giles
-- England MF Steve Grapes
-- England MF Doug Livermore
-- Wales MF Peter Sayer
-- Australia FW Adrian Alston
-- England FW Tony Evans
-- England FW Robin Friday
-- Wales FW Derek Showers

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 22 13 7 84 45 +39 57
2 Chelsea 42 21 13 8 73 53 +20 55
3 Nottingham Forest 42 21 10 11 77 43 +34 52
4 Bolton Wanderers 42 20 11 11 75 54 +21 51
5 Blackpool 42 17 17 8 58 42 +16 51
6 Luton Town 42 21 6 15 67 48 +19 48
7 Charlton Athletic 42 16 16 10 71 58 +13 48
8 Notts County 42 19 10 13 65 60 +5 48
9 Southampton 42 17 10 15 72 67 +5 44
10 Millwall 42 15 13 14 57 53 +4 43
11 Sheffield United 42 14 12 16 54 63 -9 40
12 Blackburn Rovers 42 15 9 18 42 54 -12 39
13 Oldham Athletic 42 14 10 18 52 64 -12 38
14 Hull City 42 10 17 15 45 53 -8 37
15 Bristol Rovers 42 12 13 17 53 68 -15 37
16 Burnley 42 11 14 17 46 64 -18 36
17 Fulham 42 11 13 18 54 61 -7 35
18 Cardiff City 42 12 10 20 56 67 -11 34
19 Orient 42 9 16 17 37 55 -18 34
20 Carlisle United 42 11 12 19 49 75 -26 34
21 Plymouth Argyle 42 8 16 18 46 65 -19 32
22 Hereford United 42 8 15 19 57 78 -21 31

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 A H H A H A H A H A H H A H A H A H A H H A H A H A H A A H H A H H A H A A H A A H
Result W L W L L L D L W D D L W W L L D D L W W D D L W L L W L L L L D D L W W L L W L D
Position 3 5 11 17 19 19 20 19 20 19 20 19 13 16 17 18 17 18 17 14 11 14 16 14 15 16 14 15 16 19 19 18 19 20 19 17 17 21 18 18 18

Last updated: 30 September 2013.
Source: Competitive matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Second Division[edit]

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

European Cup Winners Cup[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cardiff City's cult heroes", BBC Sport, 2004-10-14 .Retrieved on 17 October 2007