DIVISION 1    1980/81
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorers:
Steve Archibald
 (Tottenham Hotspur) &
Peter Withe (Aston Villa)
 20  goals

Aston Villa used just 14 players when winning the League championship for the first time since 1910.

Liverpool win the European Cup for the third time with a 1-0 victory over Real Madrid in the final at the Parc des Princes in Paris.

  Season Results 1 Aston Villa 42 26 8 8 72 40 60
    2 Ipswich Town 42 23 10 9 77 43 56
    Season Results 3 Arsenal 42 19 15 8 61 45 53
    4 West Bromwich Albion 42 20 12 10 60 42 52
    Season Results 5 Liverpool 42 17 17 8 62 42 51
    Season Results 6 Southampton 42 20 10 12 76 56 50
    7 Nottingham Forest 42 19 12 11 62 44 50
    Season Results 8 Manchester United 42 15 18 9 51 36 48
    9 Leeds United 42 17 10 15 39 47 44
    Season Results 10 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 15 13 70 68 43
    11 Stoke City 42 12 18 12 51 60 42
    Season Results 12 Manchester City 42 14 11 17 56 59 39
    13 Birmingham City 42 13 12 17 50 61 38
    14 Middlesbrough 42 16 5 21 53 61 37
    Season Results 15 Everton 42 13 10 19 55 58 36
    16 Coventry City 42 13 10 19 48 68 36
    17 Sunderland 42 14 7 21 52 53 35
    18 Wolverhampton W. 42 13 9 20 43 55 35
    19 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 7 21 54 67 35
    20 Norwich City 42 13 7 22 49 73 33 Relegated
    21 Leicester City 42 13 6 23 40 67 32 Relegated
    22 Crystal Palace 42 6 7 29 47 83 19 Relegated