Football : Season Details : 1983
Final English Top Division Football (soccer) Table and Cup Final(s)
|League Cup Final||Liverpool 2 Manchester United 1|
|FA Cup Final||Manchester United 2 Brighton and Hove Albion 2 aet|
|FA Cup Final Reply||Manchester United 4 Brighton and Hove Albion 0|
|European Cup Final||SV Hamburg 1 Juventus 0|
|UEFA Cup Final First Leg||Anderlecht 1 Benfica 0|
|UEFA Cup Final Second Leg||Benfica 1 Anderlecht 1 (agg 1 - 2)|
|Cup Winners Cup Final||Aberdeen 2 Real Madrid 1 aet|
Manchester United became the second club to reach both domestic cup finals.
Brighton and Hove Albion reach the FA Cup final and are relegated.
Arsenal equalled the record of Sunderland in 1958 by completing 57 consecutive seasons in the Top Division.
Swansea City qualified for Europe by winning the Welsh Cup.
Watford finish second in their first ever season in the top division.
A change to the financial rules occurs: Top Division clubs are allowed to keep all their gate receipts in league matches instead of sharing them with their opponents. This will lead to a widening of the gap between rich and poor clubs.