1970–71 Mansfield Town F.C. season

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Mansfield Town
1970–71 season
ManagerJock Basford
Third Division7th
FA CupSecond Round
League CupSecond Round

The 1970–71 season was Mansfield Town's 34th season in the Football League and 10th in the Third Division, they finished in 7th position with 51 points.[1]

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
5 Chesterfield 46 17 17 12 66 38 1.737 51
6 Bristol Rovers 46 19 13 14 69 50 1.380 51
7 Mansfield Town 46 18 15 13 64 62 1.032 51
8 Rotherham United 46 17 16 13 64 60 1.067 50
9 Wrexham 46 18 13 15 72 65 1.108 49
Source: rsssf.com

Results[edit]

Football League Third Division[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 15 August 1970 Doncaster Rovers A 2–1 8,147 Stenson, D Roberts
2 22 August 1970 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1–0 8,119 Napier (o.g.)
3 28 August 1970 Shrewsbury Town A 2–5 5,836 Partridge (2)
4 31 August 1970 Aston Villa A 1–0 30,862 Partridge
5 4 September 1970 Plymouth Argyle H 1–5 10,054 D Roberts
6 12 September 1970 Swansea City A 4–2 7,408 Stenson (2), Jones, Williams (o.g.)
7 19 September 1970 Wrexham H 1–1 7,185 Goodfellow
8 26 September 1970 Gillingham A 2–2 4,706 Goodfellow, Jones
9 28 September 1970 Port Vale H 2–0 8,121 Walker, D Roberts
10 3 October 1970 Rochdale H 3–2 7,038 Stenson (2), Jones
11 10 October 1970 Preston North End A 1–2 12,452 Stenson
12 14 October 1970 Walsall H 2–2 6,912 Jones, Thompson
13 17 October 1970 Doncaster Rovers H 2–1 6,912 Jones, D Roberts
14 20 October 1970 Bristol Rovers A 0–2 12,307
15 24 October 1970 Reading H 0–0 6,310
16 30 October 1970 Tranmere Rovers A 1–4 3,194 Jones
17 7 November 1970 Halifax Town H 3–2 5,549 Stenson, Boam, B Roberts
18 9 November 1970 Rotherham United H 1–1 7,737 Stenson
19 14 November 1970 Torquay United A 0–0 5,596
20 28 November 1970 Bradford City A 1–1 5,706 B Roberts
21 5 December 1970 Fulham H 1–0 8,501 D Roberts
22 19 December 1970 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0–2 6,524
23 26 December 1970 Barnsley H 1–2 5,939 Thompson
24 2 January 1971 Chesterfield A 2–2 16,474 D Roberts (2)
25 9 January 1971 Port Vale A 0–2 4,412
26 16 January 1971 Bristol Rovers H 4–1 6,355 Thompson (2), D Roberts, Parsons (o.g.)
27 23 January 1971 Bury A 0–0 3,585
28 30 January 1971 Bradford City H 5–3 4,360 Walker, D Roberts, Jones
29 6 February 1971 Fulham A 0–0 9,373
30 13 February 1971 Bury H 1–0 4,631 Stenson
31 20 February 1971 Rotherham United A 1–2 7,650 D Roberts
32 27 February 1971 Tranmere Rovers H 6–2 4,326 D Roberts (4), Thompson, Stenson
33 6 March 1971 Reading A 0–1 4,508
34 9 March 1971 Walsall A 1–0 3,364 Stenson
35 13 March 1971 Torquay United H 0–0 5,710
36 15 March 1971 Chesterfield H 2–2 13,181 Stenson, Jones
37 20 March 1971 Halifax Town A 1–0 6,667 D Roberts
38 27 March 1971 Plymouth Argyle A 0–0 8,925
39 3 April 1971 Shrewsbury Town H 1–1 4,289 Jones
40 10 April 1971 Barnsley A 0–1 5,292
41 12 April 1971 Rochdale A 1–1 3,898 D Roberts
42 13 April 1971 Swansea City H 2–0 5,400 D Roberts (2)
43 17 April 1971 Preston North End H 3–1 7,185 D Roberts (2), Thompson
44 24 April 1971 Wrexham A 0–4 5,271
45 26 April 1971 Aston Villa H 2–0 9,655 D Roberts, Thompson
46 1 May 1971 Gillingham H 2–0 4,251 D Roberts, Thompson

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 21 November 1970 Wrexham H 2–0 6,825 D Roberts, Stenson
R2 12 December 1970 Scunthorpe United A 0–3 7,656

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 19 August 1970 Chesterfield H 6–2 11,092 Stenson (2), D Roberts, Partridge (3)
R2 8 September 1970 Liverpool H 0–0 12,559
R2 Replay 22 September 1970 Liverpool A 2–3 31,087 Stenson, Sutton

Squad statistics[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Rod Arnold 17 0 0 0 0 0 17 0
GK England Graham Brown 19 0 1 0 2 0 22 0
GK England Des Finch 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
GK Scotland Jim Herriot 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
GK England Mick Rose 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
DF England Stuart Boam 38 1 2 0 1 0 41 1
DF Scotland Sandy Pate 46 0 2 0 3 0 51 0
DF England John Saunders 29 0 0 0 2 0 31 0
DF England Clive Walker 46 2 2 0 3 0 51 2
DF England Phil Waller 34(3) 0 2 0 3 0 39(3) 0
MF Scotland Jimmy Goodfellow 15(4) 2 2 0 1 0 18(4) 2
MF Wales Alan Jarvis 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
MF England Johnny Quigley 16 0 0 0 3 0 19 0
MF England Bobby Roberts 39 2 2 0 0 0 41 2
MF England John Stenson 45 12 2 1 3 3 50 16
MF Scotland Jimmy Sutton 11(2) 0 2 0 3 1 16(2) 1
FW England John Bingham 4(1) 0 0 0 0 0 4(1) 0
FW England Jantzen Derrick 2(1) 0 0 0 0 0 2(1) 0
FW Wales Dai Jones 39(2) 9 0(1) 0 3 0 42(3) 9
FW England Malcolm Partridge 5 3 0 0 2 3 7 6
FW England Dudley Roberts 45 22 2 1 3 1 50 24
FW England Dave Thompson 34 8 2 0 0 0 36 8
Own goals 3 0 0 3

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ 1970–71 Mansfield Town F.C. season at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)