Chelsea (H) 1976/77

Saturday 7 May 1977 at Molineux (Att 33,465)

Wolves (0) 1 (Richards 78): Pierce, Palmer, Parkin, Daley, Munro, Berry, Hibbitt, Richards, Sunderland (Gould*), Patching, Carr.
Chelsea (1) 1 (Langley 16): Bonetti, Locke, Sparrow, Cooke, Wicks, Harris, Britton, R.Wilkins, Finnieston, Lewington, Langley, sub Walker.

Referee: Mr D. Biddle (Bristol).
Celebration’s: John Richards goal sees Wolves as champions.
Hooliganism: Although Chelsea fans had been banned from the terraces by the Sports Minister Denis Howell, 3,000 turned up for the match. Trouble flared all over the town center and a Police horse was floored by the Molineux Hotel. Police officers described the scenes inside the ground as pandemonium.
Landmark: John Richards nets Wolves 5300th Football League goal.
Position: 1st.