Saturday 8 September 1979 at Molineux (Att 24,580)
Wolves (0) 1 (Clarke 52): Bradshaw, Palmer, Parkin, Daniel, Hughes, Berry, Hibbitt, Carr, Rafferty, Clarke, Patching (Eves).
Crystal Palace (0) 1 (Swindlehurst 32): Burridge, Hinshelwood, Sansom, Nicholas, Cannon, Gilbert, Murphy, Francis, Swindlehurst, Flanagan, Hilaire, sub Kember.
Referee: Mr D. Clarke (Accrington).
Order of Goals: c,W.
Transfer: Andy Gray signs for a British record fee. He puts pen to paper on the pitch shortly before kick-off.