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League One Points Targets


As newly promoted Wycombe Wanderers prepare to take another crack at League One, let's have a look at how many points they're likely to need to avoid relegation, make the play-offs, or for the uber optimists among you, gain automatic promotion.


Here are the divisional stats for this century....


Points gained by team in final relegation place (21st)

1999/00: Cardiff City..........44 points
2000/01: Bristol Rovers......51 points
2001/02: Bournemouth.......44 points
2002/03: Cheltenham........ 48 points
2003/04: Grimsby Town ....50 points
2004/05: Torquay Utd ...... 51 points
2005/06: Hartlepool.......... 50 points
2006/07: Chesterfield....... 47 points
2007/08: Bournemouth..... 48 points
2008/09: Northampton...... 49 points
2009/10: Gillingham..........50 points
2010/11: Dagenham..........47 points

Average:....48.3



Points gained by team in final play-off place (6th)

1999/00: Stoke City.........82 points
2000/01: Wigan...............75 points
2001/02: Huddersfield......78 points
2002/03: Cardiff City........81 points
2003/04: Hartlepool.........73 points
2004/05: Hartlepool.........71 points
2005/06: Swansea...........71 points
2006/07: Oldham.............75 points
2007/08: Southend..........76 points
2008/09: Scunthorpe........76 points
2009/10: Huddersfield......80 points
2010/11: Bournemouth.....71 points

Average:....75.8



Points gained by team in final automatic promotion place (2nd)

1999/00: Burnley............88 points
2000/01: Rotherham.......91 points
2001/02: Reading...........84 points
2002/03: Crewe..............86 points
2003/04: QPR.................83 points
2004/05: Hull City...........86 points
2005/06: Colchester........79 points
2006/07: Bristol City.......85 points
2007/08: Nott'm Forest....82 points
2008/09: Peterborough....89 points
2009/10: Leeds Utd.........86 points
2010/11: Southampton....92 points

Average:....85.9



The Blues have played in the third tier of English football on 11 previous occasions, with a highest points tally of 78, a lowest of 37 and an average of 56.5

1994/95: 78 points
1995/96: 60 points
1996/97: 55 points
1997/98: 60 points
1998/99: 51 points
1999/00: 61 points
2000/01: 59 points
2001/02: 64 points
2002/03: 52 points
2003/04: 37 points
2009/10: 45 points

Average:....56.5


Gary Waddock's men will attempt to bank their first points of the new season at home to Scunthorpe United on Saturday (kick-off 3.00pm).




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Writer: Len Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 3 2011

Time: 11:20AM

 

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