Back To The Eighties: 1980/81, Part Seventeen – Derby & Luton Cancel Each Other Out

Back To The Eighties: 1980/81, Part Seventeen – Derby & Luton Cancel Each Other Out

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By the end of January 1981 West Ham United had pulled clear at the top of the Second Division, opening up a near unassailable seven point lead at the top of the table. Below them, however, there was an almighty rush to join them at the top of the table with just four points seperating Notts County in second place in the table from Cambridge United in tenth place. Two of the chasing pack were Derby County and Luton Town, who started the day in sixth and eighth place in the table respectively and they attracted the cameras of the BBC’s Match Of The Day to The Baseball Ground for their match. The division’s leaders, meanwhile, were at home against Preston North End and that’s our second match. Our final match comes from the First Division and features Kevin Keegan starring as Southampton played Birmingham City.

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