Football : Season Details : 1979
Final English Top Division Football (soccer) Table and Cup Final(s)
|League Cup Final||Nottingham Forest 3 Southampton 2|
|FA Cup Final||Arsenal 3 Manchester United 2|
|European Cup Final||Nottingham Forest 1 Malmö 0|
|UEFA Cup Final First Leg||Red Star Belgrade 1 Borussia Moenchengladbach 1|
|UEFA Cup Final Second Leg||Borussia Moenchengladbach 1 Red Star Belgrade 0 (agg 2 - 1)|
|Cup Winners Cup Final||Barcelona 4 Fortuna Düsseldorf 3 aet|
Norwich City drew a record 23 league matches.
Nottingham Forest won the European Cup and the League Cup. The city of Nottingham becomes the smallest city in Europe to have won the European Cup. This was the first time that a club had won the League Cup in successive seasons.
Nottingham Forest also completed a record sequence of 42 consecutive unbeaten league matches, covering two seasons (1978 and 1979). This record would not be bettered until season 2005.
In the FA Cup final, Arsenal were winning 2 - 0 with 5 minutes to go. Manchester United scored twice only for Arsenal to score the winner.