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Leading League goalscorers:
Kerry Dixon (Chelsea) &
Gary Lineker (Leicester City)
 24  goals

On May 18th 1985 Kevin Moran of Manchester United became the first player to be sent off in an FA Cup Final. Ref Peter Willis sent him off during extra time for a foul on Everton's Peter Reid. United won 1-0.

Norwich City beat Sunderland in the Milk Cup (League Cup) final at Wembley - both clubs suffered relegation at the end of the season.

On Saturday September 22nd visiting Newcastle were 4-0 up at QPR at half-time - it was 5-5 at the final whistle!
(famous fight-backs)

  P W D L F A Pts
    Results 1 Everton 42 28 6 8 88 43 90
    Results 2 Liverpool 42 22 11 9 68 35 77
    Results 3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 23 8 11 78 51 77
    Results 4 Manchester United 42 22 10 10 77 47 76
    Results 5 Southampton 42 19 11 12 56 47 68
    Results 6 Chelsea 42 18 12 12 63 48 66
    Results 7 Arsenal 42 19 9 14 61 49 66
    Results 8 Sheffield Wednesday 42 17 14 11 58 45 65
    Results 9 Nottingham Forest 42 19 7 16 56 48 64
    Results 10 Aston Villa 42 15 11 16 60 60 56
    Results 11 Watford 42 14 13 15 81 71 55
    Results 12 West Bromwich Albion 42 16 7 19 58 62 55
    Results 13 Luton Town 42 15 9 18 57 61 54
    Results 14 Newcastle United 42 13 13 16 55 70 52
    Results 15 Leicester City 42 15 6 21 65 73 51
    Results 16 West Ham United 42 13 12 17 51 68 51
    Results 17 Ipswich Town 42 13 11 18 46 57 50
    Results 18 Coventry City 42 15 5 22 47 64 50
    Results 19 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 11 18 53 72 50
    Results 20 Norwich City 42 13 10 19 46 64 49 Relegated
    Results 21 Sunderland 42 10 10 22 40 62 40 Relegated
    Results 22 Stoke City 42 3 8 31 24 91 17 Relegated
   
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"
I couldn't settle in Italy -
it was like living in a foreign country."

Ian Rush on his spell at Juventus

For dozens more hilarious 'foot-in-mouth' quotes click on Colemanballs

 

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