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1977–78 Blackpool F.C. season

1977–78 Blackpool F.C. season

The 1977–78 season was **Blackpool F.C.'**s 70th season (67th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 22-team Division Two, then the second tier of English football, finishing twentieth, their lowest League position since 1928.[3] As a result, they were relegated to Division Three for the first time in their history.

Allan Brown was sacked as manager during the season, and replaced by Jimmy Meadows for his second stint as Blackpool's caretaker manager.

Bob Hatton was the club's top scorer, with 24 goals (22 in the league, one in the FA Cup and one in the League Cup).

Blackpool F.C.
1977–78 season
ManagerAllan Brown
(succeeded by Jimmy Meadows)
Division Two20th (relegated)
FA CupThird round[1]
League CupSecond round[2]
Top goalscorerLeague: Bob Hatton (22)
All: Bob Hatton (24)


PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
18Bristol Rovers421312176177−1638
19Cardiff City421312175171−2038
21Mansfield Town421011214969−2031
22Hull City42812223452−1828


Citation Linkopenlibrary.orgEntered competition in third round
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Citation Linkopenlibrary.orgEntered competition in second round
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Citation Linkopenlibrary.orgGillatt, Peter (30 November 2009). Blackpool FC on This Day: History, Facts and Figures from Every Day of the Year. Pitch Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-905411-50-2.
Sep 26, 2019, 10:00 PM
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