Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until 1922, part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern 
Ireland 1922 =>
ENGLAND 1980-81
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 26 8 8 72 40 32 60
2 Ipswich Town FC 42 23 10 9 77 43 34 56
3 Arsenal FC London 42 19 15 8 61 45 16 53
4 West Browwich Albion FC 42 20 12 10 60 42 18 52
5 Liverpool FC 42 17 17 8 62 46 16 51
6 Southampton FC 42 20 10 12 76 56 20 50
7 Nottingham Forest FC 42 19 12 11 62 45 17 50
8 Manchester United FC 42 15 18 9 51 36 15 48
9 Leeds United AFC 42 17 10 15 39 47 -8 44
10 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 14 15 13 70 68 2 43
11 Stoke City FC 42 12 18 12 51 60 -9 42
12 Manchester City FC 42 14 11 17 56 59 -3 39
13 Birmingham City FC 42 13 12 17 50 61 -11 38
14 Middlesbrough FC 42 16 5 21 53 61 -8 37
15 Everton FC Liverpool 42 13 10 19 55 58 -3 36
16 Coventry City FC 42 13 10 19 48 68 -20 36
17 Sunderland AFC 42 14 7 21 58 58 0 35
18 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 13 9 20 47 55 -8 35
19 Brighton & Hove Albion FC 42 14 7 21 54 67 -13 35
20 Norwich City FC 42 13 7 22 49 73 -24 33
21 Leicester City FC 42 13 6 23 40 67 -27 32
22 Crystal Palace FC London 42 6 7 29 47 83 -36 19
  924 344 236 344 1238 1238 0 924
Promoted West Ham United FC London, Notts County FC, Swansea City FC
ENGLAND 1981-82
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Liverpool FC 42 26 9 7 80 32 48 87
2 Ipswich Town FC 42 26 5 11 75 53 22 83
3 Manchester United FC 42 22 12 8 59 29 30 78
4 Tottenham Hotsour FC London 42 20 11 11 67 48 19 71
5 Arsenal FC London 42 20 11 11 48 37 11 71
6 Swansea City FC 42 21 6 15 58 51 7 69
7 Southampton FC 42 19 9 14 72 67 5 66
8 Everton FC Liverpool 42 17 13 12 56 50 6 64
9 West Ham United FC London 42 14 16 12 66 57 9 58
10 Manchester City FC 42 15 13 14 49 50 -1 58
11 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 15 12 15 55 53 2 57
12 Nottingham Forest FC 42 15 12 15 42 48 -6 57
13 Brighton & Hove Albion FC 42 13 13 16 43 52 -9 52
14 Covenrty City FC 42 13 11 18 56 62 -6 50
15 Notts County FC 42 13 8 21 61 69 -8 47
16 Birmingham City FC 42 10 14 18 53 61 -8 44
17 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 11 11 20 46 57 -11 44
18 Stoke City FC 42 12 8 22 44 63 -19 44
19 Sunderland AFC 42 11 11 20 38 58 -20 44
20 Leeds United AFC 42 10 12 20 39 61 -22 42
21 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 10 10 22 32 63 -31 40
22 Middlesbrough FC 42 8 15 19 34 52 -18 39
  924 341 242 341 1173 1173 0 1265
Promoted Luton Town FC, Watford United FC, Norwich City FC
Swansea => Abertawe (WAL)
ENGLAND 1982-83
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Liverpool FC 42 24 10 8 87 37 50 82
2 Watford United FC 42 22 5 15 74 58 16 71
3 Manchester United FC 42 19 13 10 56 38 18 70
4 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 20 9 13 65 50 15 69
5 Nottingham Forest FC 42 20 9 13 62 50 12 69
6 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 21 5 16 62 50 12 68
7 Everton FC Liverpool 42 18 10 14 66 48 18 64
8 West Ham United FC London 42 20 4 18 68 62 6 64
9 Ipswich Towm FC 42 15 13 14 64 50 14 58
10 Arsenal FC London 42 16 10 16 58 56 2 58
11 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 15 12 15 51 49 2 57
12 Southampton FC 42 15 12 15 54 58 -4 57
13 Stoke City FC 42 16 9 17 53 64 -11 57
14 Norwich City FC 42 14 12 16 52 58 -6 54
15 Notts County FC 42 15 7 20 55 71 -16 52
16 Sunderland AFC 42 12 14 16 48 61 -13 50
17 Birmingham City FC 42 12 14 16 40 55 -15 50
18 Luton Town FC 42 12 13 17 65 84 -19 49
19 Coventry City FC 42 13 9 20 48 58 -10 48
20 Manchester City FC 42 13 8 21 47 70 -23 47
21 Swansea City FC 42 10 11 21 51 69 -18 41
22 Brighton & Hove Albion FC 42 9 13 20 38 68 -30 40
  924 351 222 351 1264 1264 0 1275
Promoted Queen's Park Rangers FC London, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, Leicester City FC
Swansea => Abertawe (WAL)
ENGLAND 1983-84
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Liverpool FC 42 22 14 6 73 32 41 80
2 Southampton FC 42 22 11 9 66 38 28 77
3 Nottingham Forest FC 42 22 8 12 76 45 31 74
4 Manchester United FC 42 20 14 8 71 41 30 74
5 Queen's Park Rangers FC London 42 22 7 13 67 37 30 73
6 Arsenal FC London 42 18 9 15 74 60 14 63
7 Everton FC London 42 16 14 12 44 42 2 62
8 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 17 10 15 64 65 -1 61
9 West Ham United FC London 42 17 9 16 60 55 5 60
10 Aston Villa FC Birmigham 42 17 9 16 59 61 -2 60
11 Watford United FC 42 16 9 17 68 77 -9 57
12 Ipswich Town FC 42 15 8 19 55 57 -2 53
13 Sunderlang AFC 42 13 13 16 42 53 -11 52
14 Norwich City FC 42 12 15 15 48 49 -1 51
15 Leicester City FC 42 13 12 17 65 68 -3 51
16 Luton Town FC 42 14 9 19 53 66 -13 51
17 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 14 9 19 48 62 -14 51
18 Stoke City FC 42 13 11 18 44 63 -19 50
19 Coventry City FC 42 13 11 18 57 77 -20 50
20 Birmingham City FC 42 12 12 18 39 50 -11 48
21 Notts County FC 42 10 11 21 50 72 -22 41
22 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 42 6 11 25 27 80 -53 29
  924 344 236 344 1250 1250 0 1268
Promoted Chelsea FC London, Sheffield Wednesday FC, Newcastle United FC
ENGLAND 1984-85
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
1 Everton FC Liverpool 42 28 6 8 88 43 45 90
2 Liverpool FC 42 22 11 9 68 35 33 77
3 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 23 8 11 78 51 27 77
4 Manchester United FC 42 22 10 10 77 47 30 76
5 Southampton FC 42 19 11 12 56 47 9 68
6 Chelsea FC London 42 18 12 12 63 48 15 66
7 Arsenal FC London 42 19 9 14 61 49 12 66
8 Sheffield Wednesday FC 42 17 14 11 58 45 13 65
9 Nottingham Forest FC 42 19 7 16 56 48 8 64
10 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 15 11 16 60 60 0 56
11 Watford United FC 42 14 13 15 81 71 10 55
12 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 16 7 19 58 62 -4 55
13 Luton Town FC 42 15 9 18 57 61 -4 54
14 Newcastle United FC 42 13 13 16 55 70 -15 52
15 Leicester City FC 42 15 6 21 65 73 -8 51
16 West Ham United FC London 42 13 12 17 51 68 -17 51
17 Ipswich Town FC 42 13 11 18 46 57 -11 50
18 Coventry City FC 42 15 5 22 47 64 -17 50
19 Queen's Park Rangers FC London 42 13 11 18 53 72 -19 50
20 Norwich City FC 42 13 10 19 46 64 -18 49
21 Sunderland AFC 42 10 10 22 40 62 -22 40
22 Stoke City FC 42 3 8 31 24 91 -67 17
  924 355 214 355 1288 1288 0 1279
Promoted Oxford United FC, Birmingham City FC, Manchester City FC
ENGLAND 1985-86
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Liverpool FC 42 26 10 6 89 37 52 88
2 Everton FC Liverpool 42 26 8 8 87 41 46 86
3 West Ham United FC London 42 26 6 10 74 40 34 84
4 Manchester United FC 42 22 10 10 70 36 34 76
5 Sheffield Wednesday FC 42 21 10 11 63 54 9 73
6 Chelsea FC London 42 20 11 11 57 56 1 71
7 Arsenal FC London 42 20 9 13 49 47 2 69
8 Nottingham Forest FC 42 19 11 12 69 53 16 68
9 Luton Town FC 42 18 12 12 61 44 17 66
10 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 19 8 15 74 52 22 65
11 Newcastle United FC 42 17 12 13 67 72 -5 63
12 Watford United FC 42 16 11 15 69 62 7 59
13 Queen's Park Rangers FC London 42 15 7 20 53 64 -11 52
14 Southampton FC 42 12 10 20 51 62 -11 46
15 Manchester City FC 42 11 12 19 43 57 -14 45
16 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 10 14 18 51 67 -16 44
17 Coventry City FC 42 11 10 21 48 71 -23 43
18 Oxford United FC 42 10 12 20 62 80 -18 42
19 Leicester City FC 42 10 12 20 54 76 -22 42
20 Ipswich Town FC 42 11 8 23 32 55 -23 41
21 Birmingham City FC 42 8 5 29 30 73 -43 29
22 West Bromwich Albion FC 42 4 12 26 35 89 -54 24
  924 352 220 352 1288 1288 0 1276
Promoted Norwich City FC, Wimbledon FC London, Charlton Athletic FC
ENGLAND 1986-87
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Everton FC Liverpool 42 26 8 8 76 31 45 86
2 Liverpool FC 42 23 8 11 72 42 30 77
3 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 42 21 8 13 68 43 25 71
4 Arsenal FC London 42 20 10 12 58 35 23 70
5 Norwich City FC 42 17 17 8 53 51 2 68
6 Wimbledon FC London 42 19 9 14 57 50 7 66
7 Luton Town FC 42 18 12 12 47 45 2 66
8 Nottingham Forest FC 42 18 11 13 64 51 13 65
9 Watford United FC 42 18 9 15 67 54 13 63
10 Coventry City FC 42 17 12 13 50 45 5 63
11 Manchester United FC 42 14 14 14 52 45 7 56
12 Southampton FC 42 14 10 18 69 68 1 52
13 Sheffield Wednesday FC 42 13 13 16 58 59 -1 52
14 Chelsea FC London 42 13 13 16 53 64 -11 52
15 West Ham United FC 42 14 10 18 52 67 -15 52
16 Queen's Park Rangers FC London 42 13 11 18 48 64 -16 50
17 Newcastle United FC 42 12 11 19 47 65 -18 47
18 Oxford United FC 42 11 13 18 44 69 -25 46
19 Charlton Athletic FC 42 11 11 20 45 55 -10 44
20 Leicester City FC 42 11 9 22 54 76 -22 42
21 Manchester City FC 42 8 15 19 36 57 -21 39
22 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 42 8 12 22 45 79 -34 36
  924 339 246 339 1215 1215 0 1263
Play-off Leeds United AFC - Oldham Athletic FC   1-0 1-2
Ipswich Town FC - Charlton Athletic  0-0 1-2
Final Charlton Athletic - Leeds United AFC   2-1 aet
Promoted Derby County FC, Portsmouth FC
ENGLAND 1987-88
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Liverpool FC 40 26 12 2 87 24 63 90
2 Manchester United FC 40 23 12 5 71 38 33 81
3 Nottingham Forest FC 40 20 13 7 67 39 28 73
4 Everton FC Liverpool 40 19 13 8 53 27 26 70
5 Queen's Park Rangers FC London 40 19 10 11 48 38 10 67
6 Arsenal FC London 40 18 12 10 58 39 19 66
7 Wimbledon FC London 40 14 15 11 58 47 11 57
8 Newcastle United FC 40 14 14 12 55 53 2 56
9 Luton Town FC 40 14 11 15 57 58 -1 53
10 Coventry City FC 40 13 14 13 46 53 -7 53
11 Sheffield Wednesday FC 40 15 8 17 52 66 -14 53
12 Southampton FC 40 12 14 14 49 53 -4 50
13 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 40 12 11 17 40 48 -8 47
14 Norwich City FC 40 12 9 19 40 52 -12 45
15 Derby County FC 40 10 13 17 35 45 -10 43
16 West Ham United FC London 40 9 15 16 40 52 -12 42
17 Charlton Athletic FC 40 9 15 16 38 52 -14 42
18 Chelsea FC London 40 9 15 16 50 68 -18 42
19 Portsmouth FC 40 7 14 19 36 68 -32 35
20 Watford United FC 40 7 11 22 27 51 -24 32
21 Oxford United FC 40 6 13 21 44 80 -36 31
  840 288 264 288 1051 1051 0 1128
Chelsea FC London to the relegation play-off for worst goals-difference
Play-off Bradford FC - Middlesbrough FC   2-1 0-2
Blackburn Rovers FC - Chelsea FC London 0-2 1-4
Final Middlesbrough FC - Chelsea FC London   2-0 0-1
Promoted Middlesbrough FC, Aston Villa FC Birmingham, Millwall FC London
ENGLAND 1988-89
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Arsenal FC London 38 22 10 6 73 36 37 76
2 Liverpool FC 38 22 10 6 65 28 37 76
3 Nottingham Forest FC 38 17 13 8 64 43 21 64
4 Norwich Town FC 38 17 11 10 48 45 3 62
5 Derby County FC 38 17 7 14 40 38 2 58
6 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 38 15 12 11 60 46 14 57
7 Coventry City FC 38 14 13 11 48 42 6 55
8 Everton FC Liverpool 38 14 12 12 50 45 5 54
9 Queen's Park Rangers FC London 38 14 11 13 43 37 6 53
10 Millwall FC London 38 14 11 13 47 52 -5 53
11 Manchester United FC 38 13 12 13 45 36 9 51
12 Wimbledon FC London 38 14 9 15 50 46 4 51
13 Southampton FC 38 10 15 13 52 66 -14 45
14 Charlton Athletic FC 38 10 12 16 44 58 -14 42
15 Sheffield Wednesday FC 38 10 12 16 35 52 -17 42
16 Luton Town FC 38 10 11 17 42 52 -10 41
17 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 38 9 13 16 45 56 -11 40
18 Middlesbrough FC 38 9 12 17 44 61 -17 39
19 West Ham United FC London 38 10 8 20 38 63 -25 38
20 Newcastle United FC 38 7 10 21 32 63 -31 31
  760 268 224 268 965 965 0 1028
Arsenal FC London Champions for more goals scored at the same goals-difference        
Promoted Chelsea FC London, Manchester City FC, Crystal Palace FC London
ENGLAND 1989-90
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Liverpool FC 38 23 10 5 78 37 41 79
2 Aston Villa FC Birmingham 38 21 7 10 57 37 20 70
3 Tottenham Hotspur FC London 38 19 6 13 59 47 12 63
4 Arsenal FC London 38 18 8 12 53 38 15 62
5 Chelsea FC London 38 16 12 10 58 50 8 60
6 Everton FC Liverpool 38 17 8 13 57 46 11 59
7 Southampton FC 38 15 10 13 71 63 8 55
8 Wimbledon FC London 38 13 16 9 47 40 7 55
9 Nottingham Forest FC 38 15 9 14 55 47 8 54
10 Norwich City FC 38 13 14 11 44 42 2 53
11 Queen's Park Rangers FC London 38 13 11 14 45 44 1 50
12 Coventry City FC 38 14 7 17 39 59 -20 49
13 Manchester United FC 38 13 9 16 46 47 -1 48
14 Manchester City FC 38 12 12 14 43 52 -9 48
15 Crystal Palace FC London 38 13 9 16 42 66 -24 48
16 Derby County FC 38 13 7 18 43 40 3 46
17 Luton Town FC 38 10 13 15 43 57 -14 43
18 Sheffield Wednesdany FC 38 11 10 17 35 51 -16 43
19 Charlton Athletic FC 38 7 9 22 31 57 -26 30
20 Millwall FC London 38 5 11 22 39 65 -26 26
  760 281 198 281 985 985 0 1041
Sheffield Wednesdany FC relegated for worst goals-difference
Promoted Leeds United AFC, Sheffield United FC, Swindon Town FC
England 1971-80
England 1991-00
England - Final Tables
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