Texaco Cup




Winners: Newcastle United

Runners-up: Southampton

Winners from previous season: Newcastle United


Group A
3 August 1974Norwich City2-1Peterborough United12,169Carrow Road, Norwich
3 August 1974West Bromwich Albion0-0Birmingham City18,643The Hawthorns, West Bromwich
6 August 1974West Bromwich Albion5-1Norwich City5,393The Hawthorns, West Bromwich
7 August 1974Peterborough United1-1Birmingham City8,915London Road, Peterborough
10 August 1974Birmingham City3-1Norwich City14,847St Andrew's, Birmingham
10 August 1974Peterborough United2-1West Bromwich Albion8,803London Road, Peterborough

Final Group A table


WDLFAPts.Goal DiffBonus Pts.
1Birmingham City3120425+21
2West Bromwich Albion3111634+31
3Peterborough United311144300
4Norwich City3102492-50
Group B
3 August 1974Luton Town1-1Southampton8,445Kenilworth Road, Luton
3 August 1974West Ham United1-0Orient16,338Boleyn Ground, London
6 August 1974Southampton2-1Orient9,932The Dell, Southampton
7 August 1974West Ham United1-2Luton Town14,705Boleyn Ground, London
10 August 1974Orient2-2Luton Town5,443Brisbane Road, London
10 August 1974Southampton2-0West Ham United11,364The Dell, Southampton
Final Group B TablePWDLFAPts.Goal Diff.Bonus Pts.
2Luton Town3120544+10
3West Ham United3102242-20
Group C
3 August 1974Blackpool1-1Manchester City12,342Bloomfield Road, Blackpool
3 August 1974Oldham Athletic4-0Sheffield United7,954Boundary Park, Oldham
6 August 1974Blackpool1-2Oldham Athletic9,359Bloomfield Road, Blackpool
6 August 1974Sheffield United4-2Manchester City9,358Bramall Lane, Sheffield
10 August 1974Manchester City2-1Oldham Athletic13,880Maine Road, Manchester
10 August 1974Sheffield United1-2Blackpool8,945Bramall Lane, Sheffield
Final Group C TablePWDLFAPts.Goal Diff.Bonus Pts.
1Oldham Athletic320173541
3Manchester City3111563-10
4Sheffield United3102583-31
Group D
3 August 1974Middlesbrough0-1Carlisle United10,692Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough
3 August 1974Sunderland2-1Newcastle United28,738Roker Park, Sunderland
6 August 1974Carlisle United2-2Newcastle United13,560Brunton Park, Carlisle
6 August 1974Sunderland0-1Middlesbrough22,828Roker Park, Sunderland
10 August 1974Carlisle United0-0Sunderland12,718Brunton Park, Carlisle
10 August 1974Newcastle United4-0Middlesbrough11,571St James's Park, Newcastle
Final Group D TablePWDLFAPts.Goal Diff.Bonus Pts.
1Newcastle United311174431
2Carlisle United31203241






Quarter-finals: 1st leg
17 September 1974Birmingham City3-0Ayr United12,327St Andrew's, Birmingham
17 September 1974Oldham Athletic1-0Heart of Midlothian11,465Boundary Park, Oldham
18 September 1974Aberdeen1-1Newcastle United13,500Pittodrie, Aberdeen
18 September 1974Rangers1-3Southampton40,000Ibrox Park, Glasgow
Quarter-finals: 2nd leg
30 September 1974Heart of Midlothian1-1Oldham Athletic10,000Tynecastle, Edinburgh
 (Oldham Athletic win 2-1 on aggregate)  
1 October 1974Southampton2-0Rangers19,481The Dell, Southampton
 (Southampton win 5-1 on aggregate)  
2 October 1974Ayr United0-0Birmingham City4,992Somerset Park, Ayr
 (Birmingham City win 3-0 on aggregate)  
2 October 1974Newcastle United3-2Aberdeen17,539St James's Park, Newcastle
 (Newcastle United win 4-3 on aggregate)  
Semi-finals: 1st leg
22 October 1974Oldham Athletic1-3Southampton13,082Boundary Park, Oldham
23 October 1974Newcastle United1-1Birmingham City12,422St James's Park, Newcastle
Semi-finals: 2nd leg
5 November 1974Southampton2-1Oldham Athletic14,431The Dell, Southampton
 (Southampton win 5-2 on aggregate)  
6 November 1974Birmingham City1-4Newcastle United17,754St Andrew's, Birmingham
 (Newcastle United win 5-2 on aggregate)  
Final: 1st leg
27 November 1974Southampton1-0Newcastle United17,100The Dell, Southampton
Final: 2nd leg
11 December 1974Newcastle United3-0Southampton19,288

St James's Park, Newcastle


 (Newcastle United win 3-1 on aggregate)