1983–84 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1983–84
League Football League Second Division
Manager Len Ashurst/Jimmy Goodfellow & Jimmy Mullen
League position 15th
Top goalscorer League: Gordon Owen (14)
All: Gordon Owen (18)
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 2nd round
Welsh Cup 5th round
Previous season 1982–83
Next season 1984–85

The 1983–84 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 57th season in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing fifteenth.

Manager Len Ashurst was sacked towards the end of the season and his assistant Jimmy Goodfellow and defender Jimmy Mullen were appointed joint caretaker managers for the remainder of the season.

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 Andy Dibble
-- England GK Gary Plumley
-- England DF Gary Bennett
-- Wales DF Paul Bodin
-- Wales DF Phil Dwyer
-- Wales DF David Grant
-- Wales DF Linden Jones
-- England DF Jimmy Mullen
-- England DF Colin Smith
-- Scotland MF Marshall Burke
-- Wales MF Karl Elsey
-- England MF Russell Heycock
-- England MF Roger Gibbins
-- Wales MF John Lewis
No. Position Player
-- Wales MF Wayne Matthews
-- England MF Gordon Owen
-- England MF David Tong
-- Wales MF Nigel Vaughan
-- England FW Ian Baird
-- England FW Andy Crawford
-- Wales FW Paul Evans
-- England FW Martin Goldsmith
-- England FW Jeff Hemmerman
-- England FW Trevor Lee
-- Wales FW Chris Rodon
-- Wales FW Chris Townsend
-- England FW Phil Walker

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Chelsea 42 25 13 4 90 40 +50 88
2 Sheffield Wednesday 42 26 10 6 72 34 +38 88
3 Newcastle United 42 24 8 10 85 53 +32 80
4 Manchester City 42 20 10 12 66 48 +18 70
5 Grimsby Town 42 19 13 10 60 47 +13 70
6 Blackburn Rovers 42 17 16 9 57 46 +11 67
7 Carlisle United 42 16 16 10 48 41 +7 64
8 Shrewsbury Town 42 17 10 15 49 53 -4 61
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 17 9 16 69 60 +9 60
10 Leeds United 42 16 12 14 55 56 -1 60
11 Fulham 42 15 12 15 60 53 +7 57
12 Huddersfield Town 42 14 15 13 56 49 +7 57
13 Charlton Athletic 42 16 9 17 53 64 -11 57
14 Barnsley 42 15 7 20 57 53 +4 52
15 Cardiff City 42 15 6 21 53 66 -13 51
16 Portsmouth 42 14 7 21 73 64 +9 49
17 Middlesbrough 42 12 13 17 41 47 -6 49
18 Crystal Palace 42 12 11 19 42 52 -10 47
19 Oldham Athletic 42 13 8 21 47 73 -26 47
20 Derby County 42 11 9 22 36 72 -36 42
21 Swansea City 42 7 8 27 36 85 -49 29
22 Cambridge United 42 4 12 26 28 77 -49 24

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 A H H H A H A A A H A H A H A H A A A H A H H A H A H A H A H H A H A H A H
Result L W W L L D L W L L W L L W L W L L L W W L D W W L L L W W W L D D W L L W L D D L
Position 5 9 13 12 18 16 17 18 15 16 17 17 17 16 17 17 19 15 15 15 17 15 13 15 15 18 16 13 14 14 14 12 13 15 13 14 15

Last updated: 22 December 2015.
Source: Competitive matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures & Results[edit]

Second Division[edit]

Milk Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

See also[edit]

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