DIVISION 3    1980/81
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorer:
Tony Kellow
(Exeter City)
 25  goals

Chesterfield knock the mighty Glasgow Rangers out of the cup...

On September 9th 1980 Blackpool bring on 14-year old substitute - Eamonn Collins - in their 2-1 defeat of Kilmarnock in an Anglo-Scottish Cup quarter-final tie at Bloomfield Road. 

Fulham play Wigan in a 13-a-side match at Craven Cottage.

Welsh Cup holders Newport County reached the quarter-finals of the European Cup-Winners Cup in their only season in European competition.

  1 Rotherham United 46 24 13 9 62 32 61 Promoted
    2 Barnsley 46 21 17 8 72 45 59 Promoted
    3 Charlton Athletic 46 25 9 12 63 44 59 Promoted
    4 Huddersfield Town 46 21 14 11 71 40 56
    Season Results 5 Chesterfield 46 23 10 13 72 48 56
    6 Portsmouth 46 22 9 15 55 47 53
    7 Plymouth Argyle 46 19 14 13 56 44 52
    8 Burnley 46 18 14 14 60 48 50
    9 Brentford 46 14 19 13 52 49 47
    10 Reading 46 18 10 18 62 62 46
    11 Exeter City 46 16 13 17 62 66 45
    12 Newport County 46 15 13 18 64 61 43
    13 Fulham 46 15 13 18 57 64 43
    14 Oxford United 46 13 17 16 39 47 43
    15 Gillingham 46 12 18 16 48 58 42
    16 Millwall 46 14 14 18 43 60 42
    17 Swindon Town 46 13 15 18 51 56 41
    18 Chester 46 15 11 20 38 48 41
    19 Carlisle United 46 14 13 19 56 70 41
    20 Walsall 46 13 15 18 59 74 41
    21 Sheffield United 46 14 12 20 65 63 40 Relegated
    22 Colchester United 46 14 11 21 45 65 39 Relegated
    23 Blackpool 46 9 14 23 45 75 32 Relegated
    24 Hull City 46 8 16 22 40 71 32

Relegated