1977–78 Everton F.C. season

During the 1977–78 English football season, Everton F.C. competed in the Football League First Division. They finished 3rd in the table with 55 points.

Everton
1977–78 season
ManagerGordon Lee
GroundGoodison Park
First Division3rd
FA Cup4th Round
League Cup5th Round

Final league tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Nottingham Forest (C) 42 25 14 3 69 24 +45 64 Qualification for the European Cup first round[a]
2 Liverpool 42 24 9 9 65 34 +31 57
3 Everton 42 22 11 9 76 45 +31 55 Qualification for the UEFA Cup
4 Manchester City 42 20 12 10 74 51 +23 52
5 Arsenal 42 21 10 11 60 37 +23 52
Source: World Football
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored
(C) Champion
Notes:
  1. ^ Liverpool qualified for the European Cup first round as the 1977–78 European Cup winners.

ResultsEdit

Win Draw Loss

Football League First DivisionEdit

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
20 August 1977 Nottingham Forest H 1–3 38,001 Pearson
23 August 1977 Arsenal A 0–1 32,954
27 August 1977 Aston Villa A 2–1 37,805 McKenzie (2)
3 September 1977 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 0–0 36,636
10 September 1977 Leicester City A 5–1 16,425 Latchford, Thomas, King (2), McKenzie
17 September 1977 Norwich City H 3–0 34,405 Rioch, McKenzie, Dobson
24 September 1977 West Ham United A 1–1 25,296 McKenzie
1 October 1977 Manchester City H 1–1 43,286 Latchford
4 October 1977 West Bromwich Albion H 3–1 34,582 Higgins, King (pen), Latchford
8 October 1977 Queens Park Rangers A 5–1 20,495 Latchford (4), McKenzie
15 October 1977 Bristol City H 1–0 39,230 King
22 October 1977 Liverpool A 0–0 51,668
29 October 1977 Newcastle United H 4–4 37,574 Pejic, Latchford (2), Lyons
5 November 1977 Derby County A 1–0 29,335 Lyons
12 November 1977 Birmingham City H 2–1 37,783 Latchford (2)
19 November 1977 Ipswich Town A 3–3 22,795 Lyons, Pearson, Buckley
26 November 1977 Coventry City H 6–0 43,279 Dobson, Latchford (3), Pearson, King
3 December 1977 Chelsea A 1–0 33,899 Latchford
10 December 1977 Middlesbrough H 3–0 38,387 Latchford (2), Buckley
17 December 1977 Birmingham City A 0–0 22,177
26 December 1977 Manchester United H 2–6 48,335 Latchford, Dobson
27 December 1977 Leeds United A 1–3 45,560 Dobson
31 December 1977 Arsenal H 2–0 47,039 Latchford, King
2 January 1978 Nottingham Forest A 1–1 44,030 Ross (pen)
14 January 1978 Aston Villa H 1–0 40,630 King
21 January 1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1–3 23,777 Ross (pen)
4 February 1978 Leicester City H 2–0 33,677 Latchford (2)
18 February 1978 West Ham United H 2–1 33,862 McKenzie, Thomas
25 February 1978 Manchester City A 0–1 46,817
4 March 1978 Queens Park Rangers H 3–3 33,861 Ross, Dobson, King
11 March 1978 Bristol City A 1–0 25,986 Ross
15 March 1978 Norwich City A 0–0 19,502
24 March 1978 Newcastle United A 2–0 27,103 Latchford, McKenzie
25 March 1978 Leeds United H 2–0 45,020 Latchford, McKenzie
27 March 1978 Manchester United A 2–1 55,317 Latchford (2)
1 April 1978 Derby County H 2–1 38,213 Dobson, Latchford
5 April 1978 Liverpool H 0–1 52,759
8 April 1978 Coventry City A 2–3 26,025 Latchford, Lyons
15 April 1978 Ipswich Town H 1–0 33,402 Latchford (pen)
22 April 1978 Middlesbrough A 0–0 15,969
25 April 1978 West Bromwich Albion A 1–3 20,247 Telfer
29 April 1978 Chelsea H 6–0 39,504 Dobson, Wright, Robinson, Lyons, Latchford (2, 1 pen)

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FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
3 7 January 1978 Aston Villa H 4–1 46,320 King, Ross (pen), McKenzie, Latchford
4 28 January 1978 Middlesbrough A 2–3 33,692 Telfer, Lyons

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League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
2 30 August 1977 Sheffield United A 3–0 18,571 Latchford, McKenzie, King
3 25 October 1977 Middlesbrough H 2–2 32,766 King, Telfer
3:R 31 October 1977 Middlesbrough A 2–1 28,500 Lyons, Pearson
4 29 November 1977 Sheffield Wednesday A 3–1 36,079 Lyons, Dobson, Pearson
5 18 January 1978 Leeds United A 1–4 35,020 Thomas

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SquadEdit

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ReferencesEdit