- The Football League 1977-78
The Football Leaguein season 1977/ 1978.
Brian Clough's Nottingham Forestside took on the First Division by storm, by winning the League Cup on 22nd March and confirming themselves as league champions the following month. They joined a small and exclusive company of clubs to have won the league championship one season after promotion.
Manchester United broke the British transfer fee record on 9th February by paying Leeds United £495,000 for Scottish defender
Gordon McQueen. West Ham United, Newcastle Unitedand Leicester Citywere all relegated.
Bolton Wanderers, Southampton F.C.and Tottenham Hotspurwere all promoted, while Blackpool F.C., Mansfield Townand Hull Citywere all relegated
P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
1977-78 in English football
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