1980–81 Mansfield Town F.C. season

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Mansfield Town
1980–81 season
ManagerMick Jones
Fourth Division7th
FA CupThird Round
League CupSecond Round

The 1980–81 season was Mansfield Town's 44th season in the Football League and 7th in the Fourth Division they finished in 7th position with 49 points.[1]

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
5 Peterborough United 46 17 18 11 68 54 +14 52
6 Aldershot 46 18 14 14 43 41 +2 50
7 Mansfield Town 46 20 9 17 58 44 +14 49
8 Darlington 46 19 11 16 65 59 +6 49
9 Hartlepool United 46 20 9 17 64 61 +3 49

Results[edit]

Football League Fourth Division[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 16 August 1980 Halifax Town A 2–0 1,682 Austin (2)
2 18 August 1980 York City H 0–1 4,080
3 23 August 1980 Hereford United H 4–0 2,879 Bird, Burrows, Austin, Caldwell
4 30 August 1980 Port Vale A 0–0 2,558
5 6 September 1980 Darlington H 1–0 2,950 Hamilton
6 13 September 1980 Bury A 1–4 2,668 McClelland
7 15 September 1980 Wimbledon H 1–0 2,918 McClelland
8 20 September 1980 Aldershot A 0–1 3,607
9 27 September 1980 Wigan Athletic H 3–1 3,402 Pollard, Hamilton, Allen
10 30 September 1980 Wimbledon A 1–2 2,052 Austin
11 3 October 1980 Southend United A 0–2 4,696
12 6 October 1980 Tranmere Rovers H 1–1 1,925 Allen
13 11 October 1980 Bradford City H 1–0 3,234 Bird
14 18 October 1980 Bournemouth A 1–0 3,335 Bird
15 21 October 1980 Hartlepool United A 1–0 3,419 McClelland
16 25 October 1980 Peterborough United H 2–1 4,883 Allen, Parkinson
17 27 October 1980 Northampton Town H 2–0 3,560 Allen, Parkinson
18 1 November 1980 Rochdale A 4–1 2,363 Austin (3), Arthur Mann
19 3 November 1980 Tranmere Rovers A 0–1 2,048
20 8 November 1980 Torquay United H 1–1 3,266 Bird
21 11 November 1980 York City A 0–2 2,204
22 15 November 1980 Halifax Town H 0–1 2,561
23 29 November 1980 Crewe Alexandra A 2–1 2,482 Caldwell, Parkinson
24 6 December 1980 Stockport County H 1–0 2,808 Allen
25 19 December 1980 Doncaster Rovers A 1–2 3,650 Caldwell
26 26 December 1980 Scunthorpe United H 1–0 4,261 Allen
27 27 December 1980 Lincoln City A 1–1 8,535 Thompson (o.g.)
28 10 January 1981 Northampton Town A 1–0 2,985 McClelland
29 17 January 1981 Crewe Alexandra H 4–1 3,215 Lumby, Caldwell, Wood, Mann
30 24 January 1981 Port Vale H 5–0 3,864 Lumby, Caldwell (2), Wood (2), McClelland
31 31 January 1981 Hereford United A 1–2 2,672 Lumby
32 7 February 1981 Bury H 2–0 3,514 Bird, Caldwell
33 15 February 1981 Darlington A 2–2 5,932 Allen, McClelland
34 21 February 1981 Wigan Athletic A 0–2 4,032
35 7 March 1981 Southend United H 0–1 4,379
36 14 March 1981 Bradford City A 2–0 2,986 Allen, Parkinson
37 16 March 1981 Hartlepool United H 0–1 3,737
38 21 March 1981 Bournemouth H 1–1 2,596 Heffernan (o.g.)
39 28 March 1981 Peterborough United A 0–1 4,904
40 4 April 1981 Rochdale H 2–2 2,597 Wood, Lumby
41 6 April 1981 Aldershot H 1–2 2,748 Burrows
42 12 April 1981 Torquay United A 1–1 1,666 Burrows
43 18 April 1981 Lincoln City H 2–0 4,771 Caldwell, Thomson
44 20 April 1981 Scunthorpe United A 0–2 1,875
45 1 May 1981 Stockport County A 1–2 2,236 Allen
46 6 May 1981 Doncaster Rovers H 1–1 4,056 Lumby

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 22 November 1980 Rochdale H 3–1 3,280 Parkinson (2), Caldwell
R2 13 December 1980 Mossley A 3–1 3,680 Austin, Thomson, Caldwell
R3 3 January 1981 Carlisle United H 2–2 5,598 Bird, Parkinson
R3 Replay 6 January 1981 Carlisle United A 1–2 6,929 Pollard

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 1st leg 9 August 1980 Doncaster Rovers A 1–1 4,201 Caldwell
R1 2nd leg 12 August 1980 Doncaster Rovers H 2–1 3,420 Austin, Pollard
R2 1st leg 26 August 1980 Barnsley H 0–0 6,294
R2 2nd leg 2 September 1980 Barnsley A 2–4 10,556 McClelland, Parkinson

Squad statistics[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Rod Arnold 38 0 4 0 4 0 46 0
GK England Steve Sutton 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
DF England Kevin Bird 42 5 4 1 4 0 50 6
DF England Adrian Burrows 19(1) 3 0(1) 0 4 0 23(2) 3
DF England Derek Dawkins 12 0 0 0 4 0 16 0
DF England Barry Foster 13 0 2 0 0 0 15 0
DF England Steve Johnson 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DF Northern Ireland John McClelland 46 6 4 0 4 1 54 7
DF Scotland Les McJannet 34 0 4 0 0 0 38 0
DF England Ian Wood 21(2) 4 2 0 0 0 23(2) 4
DF England Simon Woodhead 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0
MF England Neville Hamilton 36(2) 2 4 0 0(1) 0 40(3) 2
MF Scotland Arthur Mann 44 2 4 0 4 0 52 2
MF England Noel Parkinson 35 4 2 3 4 1 41 8
MF Jamaica Brendon Phillips 17 0 2 0 4 0 23 0
FW England Russell Allen 35(1) 9 2 1 0 0 37(1) 10
FW England Terry Austin 22 7 0 0 4 1 26 8
FW Scotland David Caldwell 23(5) 8 4 2 4 1 31(5) 11
FW England Jim Lumby 11(1) 4 0 0 0 0 11(1) 4
FW England Brian Pollard 25(9) 1 2 1 4 1 31(9) 3
FW Scotland Brian Thomson 24(2) 1 4 1 0 0 28(2) 2
Own goals 2 0 0 2

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ 1980–81 Mansfield Town F.C. season at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)