1977–78 Chelsea F.C. season

The 1977–78 season was Chelsea Football Club's sixty-fourth competitive season.

Chelsea
1977–78 season
ChairmanBrian Mears
ManagerKen Shellito
StadiumStamford Bridge
First Division16th
FA CupFifth round
League CupSecond round
Top goalscorerLeague: Tommy Langley (11)
All: Tommy Langley (13)
Highest home attendance44,093 vs West Ham United
(27 December 1977)
Lowest home attendance18,008 vs Birmingham City
(24 August 1977)
Average home league attendance28,322
Biggest win6–2 v Burnley
(31 January 1978)
Biggest defeat0–6 v Everton
(29 April 1978)

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
14 Middlesbrough 42 12 15 15 42 54 −12 39
15 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 12 12 18 51 64 −13 36
16 Chelsea 42 11 14 17 46 69 −23 36
17 Bristol City 42 11 13 18 49 53 −4 35
18 Ipswich Town 42 11 13 18 47 61 −14 35 Qualification for the European Cup Winners' Cup[a]
Source: World Football
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored
Notes:
  1. ^ Ipswich Town qualified for the European Cup Winners' Cup as the 1977–78 FA Cup winners.

ReferencesEdit

  • Glanvill, Rick (2006). Chelsea FC: The Official Biography – The Definitive Story of the First 100 Years. Headline Book Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0-7553-1466-2.
  • Hockings, Ron. 100 Years of The Blues – A Statistical History of Chelsea FC 1905–2006.

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