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Season 1978/79


Barking FC
Ground: Mayesbrook Park

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Berger Isthmian League Premier Division
               
Venue Played Won Drawn Lost For  Against Points
Home 21 14 4 3 46 25 46
Away 21 14 5 2 46 25 47
Total 42 28 9 5 92 50 93

League position: First (out of twenty two) League Champions
FA Cup - Second Round
FA Trophy - First Round
Hitachi Cup - Second Round
Eastern Professional Floodlit League - Finalists (Final held over 1979/80 - later declared Joint Champions)
London Senior Cup - Winners
Average home league attendance: 320

Appearances & Goalscorers for 1978/79
Maximum 68 games (42 League & 26 Cup)

APPEARANCES SCORERS
PLAYER  STARTS SUBS TOTAL LEAGUE CUP TOTAL
             
Peter Burton 65 0 65 17 14 31
Bobby Makin 63 1 64 1 0 1
Chris Ballard 61 0 61 10 2 12
Noel Ashford 59 0 59 13 14 27
Dave Waite 58 0 58 4 2 6
Gary Anderson 50 4 54 3 4 7
Gary Twidell 45 9 54 0 0 0
Bobby Arber 53 0 53 0 1 1
Nicky Markwick 51 1 52 0 0 0
Nicky Ironton 44 4 48 7 3 10
Bryn Key 44 4 48 17 19 36
Micky Dingwall 37 11 48 8 9 17
Keith Barrett 42 1 43 5 4 9
Tony Brothers 36 7 43 2 0 2
Dave Ashford 7 12 19 2 1 3
John Jacobs 10 0 10 0 0 0
Paul Taylor 2 6 8 0 1 1
Dave Mardell 4 1 5 0 0 0
Ian Sanders 4 0 4 0 0 0
John Ford 1 3 4 0 0 0
Brian Blake 3 0 3 0 0 0
Mark Cutler 2 0 2 0 2 2
Brian Reeves 0 2 2 0 0 0
Alex Smith 0 2 2 0 0 0
Laurie Abrahams 1 0 1 0 0 0
Bob Dhillon 1 0 1 0 0 0
Kevin. McCullagh 1 0 1 0 0 0
Peter Bowling 1 0 1 0 0 0
Jimmy Hazell 1 0 1 0 0 0
Russell. Wood 1 0 1 0 0 0
Gary Sawyer 1 0 1 0 0 0
George Mills 0 1 1 0 0 0
Kwame Abrese 0 1 1 0 0 0
Opponents 0 0 0 3 1 4
92 77 169

Berger Isthmian League Premier Division

POS TEAM P W D L F A PTS
                 
1 BARKING 42 28 9 5 92 50 93
2 Dagenham 42 25 6 11 83 63 81
3 Enfield 42 22 11 9 69 37 77
4 Dulwich Hamlet 42 21 13 8 69 39 76
5 Slough Town 42 20 12 10 61 44 72
6 Wycombe Wanderers 42 20 9 13 59 44 69
7 Woking 42 18 14 10 79 59 68
8 Croydon 42 19 9 14 61 51 66
9 Hendon 42 16 14 12 55 48 62
10 Leatherhead 42 17 9 16 57 45 60
11 Sutton United 42 17 9 16 62 51 60
12 Tooting & Mitcham United 42 15 14 13 52 52 59
13 Walthamstow Avenue 42 15 6 21 61 69 51
14 Tilbury 42 13 11 18 60 76 50
15 Boreham Wood 42 13 10 19 50 67 49
16 Hitchin Town 42 12 11 19 59 71 47
17 Carshalton Athletic 42 10 16 16 49 69 46
18 Hayes 42 9 18 15 45 58 45
19 Oxford City 42 12 7 23 50 80 43
20 Staines Town 42 6 16 20 40 64 34
21 Leytonstone 42 8 7 27 36 75 31
22 Kingstonian 42 3 15 24 35 72 24

Fixtures & Results
TST = Town Show Trophy 5-a-side
FR = Friendly Match
BILPD = Berger Isthmian League Premier Division
FAC = FA Cup
FAT = FA Trophy
HC = Hitachi Cup
EPFL = Eastern Professional Floodlit League
LSC = London Senior Cup

Date Opponents Comp Venue Result Score  Att Scorer(s)
July 1978 Oakley TST TS 3-2 Makin, J. Waites, Ballard
05-Aug-78 Epping FR A 2-0 Ballard, N. Ashford
08-Aug-78 Harlow Town FR A 0-0
15-Aug-78 Finchley FR A 3-2 Key 2, Ironton
19-Aug-78 Slough Town BILPD A 4-2 Key 2, Burton, Ironton
22-Aug-78 Hayes BILPD A 2-2 Key,Ironton
26-Aug-78 Walthamstow Avenue BILPD H 1-2 302 Ironton
28-Aug-78 Hitchin Town BILPD H 5-2 212 Key 3, Burton, Opponent
02-Sep-78 Clapton - PR FAC A 6-1 Key 2, Ballard 2, Burton, D. Ashford
05-Sep-78 Tooting & Mitcham United BILPD A 2-0 311 Opponent, Burton
09-Sep-78 Dagenham BILPD H 2-3 952 N. Ashford Pen, Ballard
12-Sep-78 Carshalton Athletic BILPD H 2-0 221 Ballard, Dingwall
16-Sep-78 Ware - 1QR FAC A 2-0 233 Dingwall 2
19-Sep-78 Tilbury BILPD A 3-2 Burton 2, Ballard
23-Sep-78 Staines Town BILPD H 1-1 243 Ballard
26-Sep-78 Hayes BILPD H 5-3 229 Burton 2, Ballard, Ironton, Key
30-Sep-78 Wycombe Wanderers BILPD H 2-2 307 Anderson, Burton
03-Oct-78 Carshalton Athletic BILPD A 1-1 Ironton
07-Oct-78 Leytonstone - 2QR FAC A 2-1 N.Ashford, Key Pen
10-Oct-78 Tooting & Mitcham United BILPD H 4-2 327 Barrett, N. Ashford, Waite, Burton
14-Oct-78 Clacton Town - 1QR FAT H 7-0 272 Key 2, Anderson 2, N. Ashford 2, Burton
17-Oct-78 Enfield BILPD H 2-3 482 Key Pen, Anderson
21-Oct-78 Billericay - 3QR FAC H 2-0 1371 N.Ashford, Burton
28-Oct-78 Woking BILPD H 1-0 309 Burton
31-Oct-78 Boreham Wood BILPD A 2-1 N. Ashford, Barrett
04-Nov-78 Bedford Town - 4QR FAC H 3-1 485 Key 2, Burton
07-Nov-78 Leytonstone - 3R HC H 3-1 297 Barrett, Ironton, Opponent
11-Nov-78 Chelmsford City - 2QR FAT H 10-2 408 Key 5 (1 Pen), N. Ashford 2,
 Ironton, Barrett, Dingwall
18-Nov-78 Oxford City BILPD A 2-1 211 Dingwall, Key Pen
21-Nov-78 Chelmsford City EPFL H 0-2 204
25-Nov-78 Yeovil Town - 1R  FAC A 1-0 3,017 Key
02-Dec-78 Dulwich Hamlet - 3QR FAT A 2-1 497 Burton, Waite
05-Dec-78 Bromley - 4R HC A 4-4 478 N. Ashford 2, Ironton, Burton
After Extra Time
09-Dec-78 Slough Town BILPD H 4-1 414 Key 3 (1 Pen), N. Ashford
16-Dec-78 Aldershot - 2R FAC H 1-2 1,972 N. Ashford
17-Dec-78 Bromley - Replay HC H 1-1 191 Key
26-Dec-78 Leytonstone BILPD H 1-0 187 Key
30-Dec-78 Tilbury BILPD H 2-2 243 N. Ashford, Dingwall
09-Jan-79 Bromley - 2nd Replay HC A 3-4 261 Burton, Key Pen, Arber
16-Jan-79 Wycombe Wanderers -1R FAT A 0-1 892
30-Jan-79 Hitchin Town - 1R LSC H 3-2 102 Key Pen, Anderson 2
03-Feb-79 Dulwich Hamlet BILPD H 1-1 383 Barrett
08-Feb-79 Chelmsford City EPFL A 5-3 321 Dingwall 3, Burton, Key
10-Feb-79 Hampton - 2R LSC H 2-0 155 N. Ashford, Burton
20-Feb-79 Kingstonian BILPD A 1-1 193 N. Ashford
22-Feb-79 Ilford EPFL H 5-0 Dingwall, Burton, Waite, Barrett, Key
24-Feb-79 Woking BILPD A 3-2 423 Ballard, Barrett, Waite
27-Feb-79 Sutton United BILPD H 2-1 255 N. Ashford, Key
01-Mar-79 Ilford EPFL H 2-0 135 Burton, N. Ashford
03-Mar-79 Woking - 3R LSC H 3-1 303 Burton 2, Key
06-Mar-79 Dulwich Hamlet BILPD A 0-0 426
08-Mar-79 Kingstonian BILPD H 1-0 198 Ballard
10-Mar-79 Hendon BILPD A 1-0 207 Burton
12-Mar-79 Walthamstow Avenue BILPD A 4-1 278 Burton, Key, Makin, Ironton
17-Mar-79 Oxford City BILPD H 3-1 235 Ironton, Opponent, Brothers
20-Mar-79 Hitchin Town BILPD A 2-6 291 Key Pen, Ballard
22-Mar-79 Hendon BILPD H 1-0 237 Ballard
24-Mar-79 Leatherhead BILPD A 0-2 326
31-Mar-79 Enfield - SF LSC A 0-0 441 Enfield subsequently withdrew 
01-Apr-79 Gainsborough Trinity - SF 1L EPFL A 2-1 239 Burton, Taylor
07-Apr-79 Leatherhead BILPD H 2-0 321 Ballard, Waite
08-Apr-79 Gainsborough Trinity - SF 2L EPFL A 5-0 171 Barrett, N. Ashford 2, Cutler 2
Won 7-1 on aggregate
Final held over to 1979-80
10-Apr-79 Boreham Wood BILPD H 3-1 287 Anderson, N. Ashford, D. Ashford
13-Apr-79 Croydon BILPD A 4-0 217 Dingwall, N. Ashford 3
14-Apr-79 Staines Town BILPD A 2-0 513 Waite, N. Ashford Pen
16-Apr-79 Croydon BILPD H 1-0 374 D. Ashford
19-Apr-79 Sutton United BILPD A 2-1 Burton, Key
21-Apr-79 Leytonstone BILPD A 3-1 226 Barrett, Burton, Dingwall
23-Apr-79 Dagenham BILPD A 3-0 842 Burton, Dingwall, Brothers
30-Apr-79 Wycombe Wanderers BILPD A 4-1 693 Burton 2, Dingwall 2
03-May-79 Enfield BILPD A 1-1 N. Ashford Pen
05-May-79 Croydon - F LSC N1 3-0 Dingwall 2, N. Ashford
 
Neutral Grounds
TS = Town Show
N1 = Tooting & Mitcham FC




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