Division Two                                                         
Sat 16 Aug  BOLTON WANDERERS       W  2-1   7 459    -ViewChristie, Hooks / Whatmore
Wed 20      newcastle united       D  1-1  17 272    5ViewMasson 52, Shoulder 72
Sat 23      SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY    W  2-0  10 246    1ViewChristie 21, McCulloch 54
Sat 30      west ham united        L  0-4  21 769    6ViewCross 18, Goddard 52, Stewart(pen)56, Goddard 75
Sat  6 Sep  QUEENS PARK RANGERS    W  2-1   7 097    3ViewChristie, Hunt, Hill(pen)
Sat 13      swansea city           D  1-1  10 921    4ViewStevenson 26, Kilcline 71
Sat 20      bristol city           W  1-0   8 253    3ViewMasson 82 
Sat 27      CARDIFF CITY           W  4-2   7 229    3ViewKelly, McCulloch, O'Brien(pen), Hooks / Dwyer, Kitchen
Sat  4 Oct  luton town             W  1-0   8 786    2ViewHunt 
Tue  7      GRIMSBY TOWN           D  0-0   7 800    3View
Sat 11      BRISTOL ROVERS         W  3-1   7 292    2ViewMabbutt 68, Harkouk 76, Hooks 80, Christie 89
Sat 18      orient                 W  2-0   5 829    1ViewGray(og)14, McCulloch 48
Tue 21      oldham athletic        W  1-0   5 876    1ViewMcCulloch 61
Sat 25      BLACKBURN ROVERS       W  2-0  13 500    1ViewMcCulloch 20, McCulloch 26 
Sat  1 Nov  wrexham                D  1-1   6 221    1ViewMcNeil 21, Hooks 31
Sat  8      DERBY COUNTY           D  0-0  16 560    1View
Tue 11      NEWCASTLE UNITED       D  0-0   8 093    2View
Sat 22      shrewsbury town        D  1-1   5 352    3ViewBiggins / Christie 
Tue 25      bolton wanderers       L  0-3   7 344    3ViewP.Wilson 19, Kidd 47, P.Wilson 75
Sat 29      CHELSEA                D  1-1  14 419    3ViewHarkouk 79, Bumstead 84
Sat  6 Dec  watford                L  0-2  11 180    3ViewCallaghan 31, Jenkins 35
Sat 13      OLDHAM ATHLETIC        L  0-2   6 565    3ViewPalmer, McDonough
Fri 19      bristol rovers         D  1-1   3 552    4ViewMcCulloch, S.Williams
Sat 27      preston north end      D  2-2   6 551    4ViewBaxter, Elliot(pen) / Harkouk, Manns
Sat 10 Jan  SHREWSBURY TOWN        D  0-0   7 139    5View
Sat 17      WEST HAM UNITED        D  1-1  13 745    3ViewHolland 23, Hooks 56
Sat 31      sheffield wednesdav    W  2-1  22 685    2ViewChristie 20, Mirocevic, McCulloch
Sat  7 Feb  SWANSEA CITY           W  2-1   8 628    2ViewMasson, McCulloch, Robinson
Sat 14      queens park rangers    D  1-1  11 457    2ViewHowe 46, McCulloch 56
Fri 20      cardiff city           W  1-0   4 958    2ViewChristie 
Sat 28      BRISTOL CITY           W  2-1   7 609    2ViewO'Brien(pen)2, Christie 14, Nicholls
Sat  7 Mar  LUTON TOWN             L  0-1   8 075    2ViewStein 37
Sat 14      grimsby town           L  1-2  12 184    2ViewChristie, Whymark, Brolly
Sat 21      ORIENT                 W  1-0   6 846    2ViewO'Brien 73
Sat 28      blackburn rovers       D  0-0  14 391    2View
Sun  5 Apr  WREXHAM                D  1-1  10 959    2ViewHunt 28, Fox
Sat 11      derby county           D  2-2  17 922    2ViewOsgood(pen)1, Wilson 23, Goodwin 42, Christie 56 
Sat 18      PRESTON NORTH END      D  0-0   8 485    2View
Mon 20      cambridge united       W  2-1   5 507    2ViewChristie 19, Christie 72, Gibbins 89
Sat 25      WATFORD                L  1-2  10 345    2ViewBlissett(pen)22, Goodwin 53, Blissett 84
Sat  2 May  chelsea                W  2-0  13 324    2ViewChristie 15, Harkouk 57
Tue  5      CAMBRIDGE UNITED       W  2-0  12 489    2ViewChristie 43, McCulloch 79

F.A. CUP 
Sat  3 Jan  BLACKBURN ROVERS (R3)  W  2-1   7 885     ViewManns, Christie / Burke 
Sat 24      PETERBOROUGH UTD (R4)  L  0-1  11 714     ViewCooke 57

LEAGUE CUP
Sat  9 Aug  grimsby town (R1/L1)   L  0-1   7 402     ViewWaters
Tue 12      GRIMSBY TOWN (R1/L2)   W  3-0   4 718     ViewChristie, Kelly, Mair 
Tue 26      newport county (R2/L1) D  1-1   6 708     ViewVaughan 10, Hunt 42
Tue  2 Sep  NEWPORT COUNTY (R2/L2) W  2-0   4 714     ViewO'Brien(pen), Christie 48 
Tue 23      QUEENS PARK RANGERS(R3)W  4-1   6 644     ViewO'Brien(pen)41, Langley 55, Christie 60, Kelly 75, Hooks 79
Wed 29 Oct  manchester city (R4)   L  1-5  26 363     ViewBennett 16, Tueart 44, Tueart 57, Christie 58, Tueart 82, Tueart 85

Anglo-Scottish Cup 
Sat  2 Aug  ORIENT (Qualifier)     D  2-2   2 450     ViewHunt 32, Jennings 34, Margerrison 44, Harkouk 46
Mon  4      fulham (Qualifier)     W  1-0   1 500     ViewO'Brien(pen)25
Wed  6      bristol city (Qual)    D  1-1   1 678     ViewGow 60, Hooks 70 
Tue 16 Sep  MORTON (QF/L1)         W  2-0   3 558     ViewChristie 31, Hunt 51
Tue 30      morton (QF/L2)         D  1-1   3 500     ViewRitchie(pen)25, O'Brien 90+2
Tue  4 Nov  kilmarnock (SF/L1)     W  2-1   2 900     ViewRobertson(og)8, McBride, Harkouk 31
Tue 18      KILMARNOCK (SF/L2)     W  5-2   4 314     ViewO'Brien(pen)18, Harkouk, Kilcline, Christie, Hooks / Street, McBride
Tue 24 Mar  chesterfield (F/L1)    L  0-1  10 190     ViewMoss
Tue 31      CHESTERFIELD (F/L2)    D  1-1  12 951     ViewMasson 73, Crawford 120
Final League Table           W   D   L   GD Pts      
 1. West Ham United         28  10   4  +50  66 
 2. Notts County            18  17   7  +11  53 
 3. Swansea City            18  14  10  +20  50 
 4. Blackburn Rovers        16  18   8  +13  50 
 5. Luton Town              18  12  12  +15  48 
 6. Derby County            15  15  12  +5   45 
 7. Grimsby Town            15  15  12  +2   45 
 8. Queens Park Rangers     15  13  14  +10  43 
 9. Watford                 16  11  15  +5   43 
10. Sheffield Wednesday     17   8  17  +2   42 
11. Newcastle United        14  14  14  -15  42 
12. Chelsea                 14  12  16  +5   40 
13. Cambridge United        17   6  19  -12  40 
14. Shrewsbury Town         11  17  14  -1   39 
15. Oldham Athletic         12  15  15  -9   39 
16. Wrexham                 12  14  16  -2   38 
17. Orient                  13  12  17  -4   38 
18. Bolton Wanderers        14  10  18  -5   38 
19. Cardiff City            12  12  18  -16  36 
20. Preston North End       11  14  17  -21  36 
21. Bristol City             7  16  19  -22  30 
22. Bristol Rovers           5  13  24  -31  23 
        NOTE: THIS WAS THE LAST SEASON WITH 2 POINTS FOR A WIN
Managers
Jimmy Sirrel
Goalkeepers           Age  League Apps.     
Raddy Avramovic        31      38
Mick Leonard           21      4
Defenders
Tristan Benjamin       23      42
Brian Kilcline         18      42
Pedro Richards         24      40
Ray O’Brien            29      40
Midfield
David Hunt             21      42
Don Masson             34      36
Paul Hooks             21      33 (3)
Eddie Kelly            29      26 (1)  Joined from Leicester City pre-season, left for Bournemouth in ?March?
Mark Goodwin           20      10      Joined from Leicester City on 12th March
Gary Wood              25      4  (3)  Left for Kettering Town a few seasons later
David Beavon           19      5       Left for Lincoln City at the end of the season
Paul Manns             19      3  (1)  Left for Chester City a few seasons later
Gordon Mair            22      2  (2)
Jim Doherty            23      2  (1)  Left for Motherwell sometime during the following season
Ian McParland          19      0  (2)  Joined from Ormiston Primrose in December
Forwards
Iain McCulloch         26      39
Trevor Christie        21      39
Rachid Harkouk         24      15 (10) Joined from QPR at the start of the season
players ages correct as of  31st December 1980.

Notts County FC 1980/81
Notts County FC 1980/81  - Click on image for a large scan
Back row; Christie, Kelly, Leonard, Avramovic, Richards, Harkouk
Middle; Wheeler(Trainer), Hunt, Wood, Kilcline, Stubbs, O'Brien, Benjamin, Walker(Youth)
Front; Masson, Hooks, Mair, Sirrel(Manager), Wilkinson(Coach), Manns, McCulloch, Doherty

Click here for an alternate black & white squad photo

Home colours
The Adidas design as used for the previous season.
Change colours
The all yellow Adidas strip with blue trim as used in the previous season.
A 3rd choice kit was all blue with white trim.

Past Seasons

22.01.2015

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