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The Football League
Season 1985–86
Champions Liverpool

Contents

League standings

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First Division

First Division
Season 1985–86
Champions Liverpool
Relegated Ipswich Town
Birmingham City
West Bromwich Albion
P W D L F A GA Pts Notes
1 Liverpool 42 26 10 6 89 37 +52 88 Excluded from
the European Cup 1986–87[1][2]
2 Everton 42 26 8 8 87 41 +46 86 Excluded from
the 1986–87 European Cup Winners' Cup[1][3]
3 West Ham United 42 26 6 10 74 40 +34 84 Excluded from
the UEFA Cup 1986–87[1]
4 Manchester United 42 22 10 10 70 36 +34 76 Excluded from
the UEFA Cup 1986–87[1]
5 Sheffield Wednesday 42 21 10 11 63 54 +9 73 Excluded from
the UEFA Cup 1986–87[1]
6 Chelsea 42 20 11 11 57 56 +1 71
7 Arsenal 42 20 9 13 49 47 +2 69
8 Nottingham Forest 42 19 11 12 69 53 +16 68
9 Luton Town 42 18 12 12 61 44 +17 66
10 Tottenham Hotspur 42 19 8 15 74 52 +22 65
11 Newcastle United 42 17 12 13 67 72 -5 63
12 Watford 42 16 11 15 69 62 +7 59
13 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 7 20 53 64 -11 52
14 Southampton 42 12 10 20 51 62 -11 46
15 Manchester City 42 11 12 19 43 57 -14 45
16 Aston Villa 42 10 14 18 51 67 -16 44
17 Coventry City 42 11 10 21 48 71 -23 43
18 Oxford United 42 10 12 20 62 80 -18 42 Excluded from
the UEFA Cup 1986–87[1][4]
19 Leicester City 42 10 12 20 54 76 -22 42
20 Ipswich Town 42 11 8 23 32 55 -23 41
21 Birmingham City 42 8 5 29 30 73 -43 29
22 West Bromwich Albion 42 4 12 26 35 89 -54 24
  1. ^ a b c d e f English teams were banned by UEFA from its competitions from the season 1985–86 on until the season
    1990-91 because of the Heysel Disaster in 1985, involving Liverpool fans.
  2. ^ Liverpool won the 1986 FA Cup as well.
  3. ^ Everton were the runners-up in the FA Cup, and Liverpool having won the Double, they should have claimed a place
    in the European Cup Winners' Cup.
  4. ^ Oxford United were the 1986 League Cup winners and claimed what should have been a UEFA Cup 1984–85 spot.
Key
League Champions, excluded from the European Cup
FA Cup runners-up, but excluded from the Cup Winners' Cup
UEFA Cup spot, but excluded
League Cup winners, excluded from UEFA Cup
Relegated

Second Division

Second Division
Season 1985–86
Champions Norwich City
Promoted Norwich City
Charlton Athletic
Wimbledon
Relegated Carlisle United
Middlesbrough
Fulham
P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Norwich City 42 25 9 8 84 37 +47 84
2 Charlton Athletic 42 22 11 9 78 45 +33 77
3 Wimbledon 42 21 13 8 58 37 +21 76
4 Portsmouth 42 22 7 13 69 41 +28 73
5 Crystal Palace 42 19 9 14 57 52 +5 66
6 Hull City 42 17 13 12 65 55 +10 64
7 Sheffield United 42 17 11 14 64 63 +1 62
8 Oldham Athletic 42 17 9 16 62 61 +1 60
9 Millwall 42 17 8 17 64 65 -1 59
10 Stoke City 42 14 15 13 48 50 -2 57
11 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 16 8 18 64 64 +0 56
12 Barnsley 42 14 14 14 47 50 -3 56
13 Bradford City 42 16 6 20 51 63 -12 54
14 Leeds United 42 15 8 19 56 72 -16 53
15 Grimsby Town 42 14 10 18 58 62 -4 52
16 Huddersfield Town 42 14 10 18 51 67 -16 52
17 Shrewsbury Town 42 14 9 19 52 64 -12 51
18 Sunderland 42 13 11 18 47 61 -14 50
19 Blackburn Rovers 42 12 13 17 53 62 -9 49
20 Carlisle United 42 13 7 22 47 71 -24 46
21 Middlesbrough 42 12 9 21 44 53 -9 45
22 Fulham 42 10 6 26 45 69 -24 36
Key
Division Champions
Promoted
Relegated

Third Division

Third Division
Season 1985–86
Champions Reading
Promoted Reading
Plymouth Argyle
Derby County
Relegated Lincoln City
Cardiff City
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Swansea City
P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Reading 46 29 7 10 67 51 +16 94
2 Plymouth Argyle 46 26 9 11 88 53 +35 87
3 Derby County 46 23 15 8 80 41 +39 84
4 Wigan Athletic 46 23 14 9 82 48 +34 83
5 Gillingham 46 22 13 11 81 54 +27 79
6 Walsall 46 22 9 15 90 64 +26 75
7 York City 46 20 11 15 77 58 +19 71
8 Notts County 46 19 14 13 71 60 +11 71
9 Bristol City 46 18 14 14 69 60 +9 68
10 Brentford 46 18 12 16 58 61 -3 66
11 Doncaster Rovers 46 16 16 14 45 52 -7 64
12 Blackpool 46 17 12 17 66 55 +11 63
13 Darlington 46 15 13 18 61 78 -17 58
14 Rotherham United 46 15 12 19 61 59 +2 57
15 Bournemouth 46 15 9 22 65 72 -7 54
16 Bristol Rovers 46 14 12 20 51 75 -24 54
17 Chesterfield 46 13 14 19 61 64 -3 53
18 Bolton Wanderers 46 15 8 23 54 68 -14 53
19 Newport County Wales 46 11 18 17 52 65 -13 51
20 Bury 46 12 13 21 63 67 -4 49
21 Lincoln City 46 10 16 20 55 77 -22 46
22 Cardiff City Wales 46 12 9 25 53 83 -30 45
23 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 11 10 25 57 98 -41 43
24 Swansea City Wales 46 11 10 25 43 87 -44 43
Key
Division Champions
Promoted
Relegated

Fourth Division

Fourth Division
Season 1985–86
Champions Swindon Town
Promoted Swindon Town
Chester City
Mansfield Town
Port Vale
Relegated none
P W D L F A GA Pts Notes
1 Swindon Town 46 32 6 8 82 43 +39 102
2 Chester City 46 23 15 8 83 50 +33 84
3 Mansfield Town 46 23 12 11 74 47 +27 81
4 Port Vale 46 21 16 9 67 37 +30 79
5 Orient 46 20 12 14 79 64 +15 72
6 Colchester United 46 19 13 14 88 63 +25 70
7 Hartlepool United 46 20 10 16 68 67 +1 70
8 Northampton Town 46 18 10 18 79 58 +21 64
9 Southend United 46 18 10 18 69 67 +2 64
10 Hereford United 46 18 10 18 74 73 +1 64
11 Stockport County 46 17 13 16 63 71 -8 64
12 Crewe Alexandra 46 18 9 19 54 61 -7 63
13 Wrexham Wales 46 17 9 20 68 80 -12 60 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1986–87
First round
[1]
14 Burnley 46 16 11 19 60 65 -5 59
15 Scunthorpe United 46 15 14 17 50 55 -5 59
16 Aldershot 46 17 7 22 66 74 -8 58
17 Peterborough United 46 13 17 16 52 64 -12 56
18 Rochdale 46 14 13 19 57 77 -20 55
19 Tranmere Rovers 46 15 9 22 74 73 +1 54
20 Halifax Town 46 14 12 20 60 71 -11 54
21 Exeter City 46 13 15 18 47 59 -12 54
22 Cambridge United 46 15 9 22 65 80 -15 54
23 Preston North End 46 11 10 25 54 89 -35 43
24 Torquay United 46 9 10 27 43 88 -45 37
  1. ^ Wrexham were Welsh Cup winners and thus qualified for the European Cup Winners' Cup and also
    participated in the competition, unlike the English sides.

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Key
Division Champions
Promoted
Welsh Cup winners, qualified for Cup Winners' Cup
Failed re-election

See also

1985-86 in English football

External links


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