1979–80 Blackpool F.C. season

The 1979–80 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 72nd season (69th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Three, then the third tier of English football, finishing eighteenth.

Blackpool F.C.
1979–80 season
ManagerStan Ternent
(succeeded by Alan Ball)
Division Three18th
FA CupFirst round
League CupSecond round
Top goalscorerLeague: Stan McEwan &
Tony Kellow (12)

All: Stan McEwan (14)

Stan Ternent succeeded Bob Stokoe as manager prior to the start of the season; however, he too was replaced during the campaign itself, by former player Alan Ball.

Stan McEwan was the club's top scorer, with fourteen goals (twelve in the league, one in the FA Cup and one in the League Cup). Tony Kellow was the joint-top scorer in the league.

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
16 Gillingham 46 14 14 18 49 51 −2 42
17 Oxford United 46 14 13 19 57 62 −5 41
18 Blackpool 46 15 11 20 62 74 −12 41
19 Brentford 46 15 11 20 59 73 −14 41
20 Hull City 46 12 16 18 51 69 −18 40
Source: rsssf.com

ReferencesEdit

  • Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887–1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X.