Mel Blyth

Date of birth28 July 1944
Place of birthNorwich
NationalityEnglish
PositionDefender/Centre back

With Southampton, FA Cup winner 1976.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Scunthorpe United 01 Nov 1967 01 Jul 1968
Crystal Palace 01 Jul 1968 01 Sep 1974
Southampton 01 Sep 1974 01 Nov 1978

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1974-75 Southampton FA Cup 1
1974-75 Southampton League Division Two 34
1
1
1975-76 Southampton FA Cup 8
1975-76 Southampton League Cup 1
1975-76 Southampton League Division Two 37
2
1976-77 Southampton FA Cup 6
1976-77 Southampton League Cup 1
1976-77 Southampton League Division Two 33
3
1976-77 Southampton UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 6


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
21 Sep 1974 Bristol City v Southampton L 2-0 League Division Two
25 Sep 1974 Oxford United v Southampton W 0-4 League Division Two
28 Sep 1974 Southampton v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
05 Oct 1974 Southampton v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 League Division Two
12 Oct 1974 Millwall v Southampton L 4-0 League Division Two
19 Oct 1974 Southampton v Orient W 4-2 League Division Two
26 Oct 1974 Manchester United v Southampton L 1-0 League Division Two
02 Nov 1974 Bristol Rovers v Southampton W 0-1 League Division Two
09 Nov 1974 Southampton v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division Two
16 Nov 1974 Bolton Wanderers v Southampton L 3-2 League Division Two
29 Nov 1974 Cardiff City v Southampton D 2-2 League Division Two
07 Dec 1974 Southampton v York City W 2-1 League Division Two
14 Dec 1974 Hull City v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
21 Dec 1974 Southampton v Fulham D 0-0 League Division Two
26 Dec 1974 Portsmouth v Southampton W 1-2 League Division Two
28 Dec 1974 Southampton v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-1 League Division Two
04 Jan 1975 Southampton v West Ham United L 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1975 York City v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
14 Jan 1975 Southampton v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Jan 1975 Southampton v Oldham Athletic W 1-0 League Division Two
01 Feb 1975 West Bromwich Albion v Southampton W 0-3 League Division Two
08 Feb 1975 Southampton v Bristol Rovers W 3-0 League Division Two
15 Feb 1975 Oldham Athletic v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
22 Feb 1975 Southampton v Bolton Wanderers L 0-1 League Division Two
01 Mar 1975 Blackpool v Southampton L 3-0 League Division Two
15 Mar 1975 Aston Villa v Southampton L 3-0 League Division Two
18 Mar 1975 Southampton v Oxford United W 2-1 League Division Two
22 Mar 1975 Southampton v Notts County W 3-2 League Division Two
24 Mar 1975 Fulham v Southampton L 3-2 League Division Two
28 Mar 1975 Southampton v Bristol City L 0-1 League Division Two
31 Mar 1975 Sheffield Wednesday v Southampton W 0-1 League Division Two
05 Apr 1975 Southampton v Manchester United L 0-1 League Division Two
12 Apr 1975 Nottingham Forest v Southampton D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Apr 1975 Southampton v Millwall W 3-2 League Division Two
22 Apr 1975 Southampton v Cardiff City W 2-0 League Division Two
26 Apr 1975 Orient v Southampton L 2-1 League Division Two
16 Aug 1975 Southampton v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 League Division Two
23 Aug 1975 Notts County v Southampton D 0-0 League Division Two
26 Aug 1975 Southampton v Bristol City W 3-1 League Division Two
29 Aug 1975 Southampton v Plymouth Argyle W 1-0 League Division Two
06 Sep 1975 Bolton Wanderers v Southampton L 3-0 League Division Two
09 Sep 1975 Southampton v Bristol Rovers L 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
13 Sep 1975 Southampton v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 League Division Two
20 Sep 1975 Blackpool v Southampton L 4-3 League Division Two
27 Sep 1975 Southampton v Portsmouth W 4-0 League Division Two
04 Oct 1975 Hull City v Southampton D 0-0 League Division Two
11 Oct 1975 Southampton v Chelsea W 4-1 League Division Two
18 Oct 1975 Nottingham Forest v Southampton L 3-1 League Division Two
25 Oct 1975 Southampton v York City W 2-0 League Division Two
31 Oct 1975 Charlton Athletic v Southampton L 4-1 League Division Two
08 Nov 1975 Southampton v Luton Town W 3-1 League Division Two
15 Nov 1975 Orient v Southampton L 2-1 League Division Two
22 Nov 1975 Southampton v Nottingham Forest L 0-3 League Division Two
06 Dec 1975 Southampton v Sunderland W 4-0 League Division Two
13 Dec 1975 Southampton v Notts County W 2-1 League Division Two
19 Dec 1975 West Bromwich Albion v Southampton W 0-2 League Division Two
26 Dec 1975 Southampton v Bristol Rovers W 3-0 League Division Two
27 Dec 1975 Oxford United v Southampton W 1-2 League Division Two
03 Jan 1976 Southampton v Aston Villa D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
07 Jan 1976 Aston Villa v Southampton W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
24 Jan 1976 Southampton v Blackpool W 3-1 FA Cup 4th round
28 Jan 1976 Blackburn Rovers v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
31 Jan 1976 Southampton v Oldham Athletic W 3-2 League Division Two
07 Feb 1976 Bristol City v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
14 Feb 1976 West Bromwich Albion v Southampton D 1-1 FA Cup 5th round
17 Feb 1976 Southampton v West Bromwich Albion W 4-0 FA Cup 5th round replay
21 Feb 1976 Southampton v Orient W 3-0 League Division Two
24 Feb 1976 Southampton v Fulham W 2-1 League Division Two
28 Feb 1976 York City v Southampton L 2-1 League Division Two
02 Mar 1976 Luton Town v Southampton L 1-0 League Division Two
06 Mar 1976 Bradford City v Southampton W 0-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
09 Mar 1976 Fulham v Southampton L 1-0 League Division Two
13 Mar 1976 Chelsea v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
20 Mar 1976 Southampton v Carlisle United D 1-1 League Division Two
03 Apr 1976 Crystal Palace v Southampton W 0-2 FA Cup Semi-final
06 Apr 1976 Portsmouth v Southampton W 0-1 League Division Two
10 Apr 1976 Southampton v Blackpool W 3-1 League Division Two
12 Apr 1976 Southampton v Charlton Athletic W 3-2 League Division Two
16 Apr 1976 Plymouth Argyle v Southampton L 1-0 League Division Two
19 Apr 1976 Southampton v Oxford United W 2-1 League Division Two
24 Apr 1976 Southampton v Hull City W 1-0 League Division Two
01 May 1976 Manchester United v Southampton W 0-1 FA Cup Final
04 Sep 1976 Southampton v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division Two
07 Sep 1976 Charlton Athletic v Southampton L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round replay
11 Sep 1976 Burnley v Southampton L 2-0 League Division Two
15 Sep 1976 Southampton v Olympique Marseille W 4-0 ECW Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 1976 Southampton v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Sep 1976 Charlton Athletic v Southampton L 6-2 League Division Two
29 Sep 1976 Olympique Marseille v Southampton L 2-1
Agg: 2-5
ECW Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 1976 Southampton v Fulham W 4-1 League Division Two
05 Oct 1976 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Southampton W 2-6 League Division Two
16 Oct 1976 Southampton v Hereford United W 1-0 League Division Two
20 Oct 1976 Carrick Rangers v Southampton W 2-5 ECW Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Oct 1976 Luton Town v Southampton W 1-4 League Division Two
30 Oct 1976 Chelsea v Southampton L 3-1 League Division Two
03 Nov 1976 Southampton v Carrick Rangers W 4-1
Agg: 9-3
ECW Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Nov 1976 Southampton v Orient D 2-2 League Division Two
10 Nov 1976 Cardiff City v Southampton L 1-0 League Division Two
20 Nov 1976 Southampton v Bolton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division Two
27 Nov 1976 Oldham Athletic v Southampton L 2-1 League Division Two
04 Dec 1976 Southampton v Notts County W 2-1 League Division Two
07 Dec 1976 Southampton v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
18 Dec 1976 Southampton v Blackpool D 3-3 League Division Two
27 Dec 1976 Plymouth Argyle v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
29 Dec 1976 Southampton v Bristol Rovers W 2-1 League Division Two
08 Jan 1977 Southampton v Chelsea D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 1977 Chelsea v Southampton W 0-3 FA Cup 3rd round replay
15 Jan 1977 Southampton v Millwall L 0-2 League Division Two
22 Jan 1977 Carlisle United v Southampton W 0-6 League Division Two
29 Jan 1977 Nottingham Forest v Southampton D 3-3 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1977 Southampton v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
05 Feb 1977 Southampton v Hull City D 2-2 League Division Two
12 Feb 1977 Sheffield United v Southampton D 2-2 League Division Two
19 Feb 1977 Southampton v Burnley W 2-0 League Division Two
26 Feb 1977 Southampton v Manchester United D 2-2 FA Cup 5th round
02 Mar 1977 Anderlecht v Southampton L 2-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
05 Mar 1977 Southampton v Charlton Athletic W 2-1 League Division Two
08 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Southampton L 2-1 FA Cup 5th round replay
11 Mar 1977 Fulham v Southampton D 1-1 League Division Two
16 Mar 1977 Southampton v Anderlecht W 2-1
Agg: 2-3
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
22 Mar 1977 Nottingham Forest v Southampton L 2-1 League Division Two
02 Apr 1977 Southampton v Luton Town W 1-0 League Division Two
08 Apr 1977 Southampton v Plymouth Argyle W 4-1 League Division Two
09 Apr 1977 Bristol Rovers v Southampton W 2-3 League Division Two
11 Apr 1977 Southampton v Cardiff City W 3-2 League Division Two
16 Apr 1977 Bolton Wanderers v Southampton L 3-0 League Division Two
20 Apr 1977 Blackburn Rovers v Southampton L 3-0 League Division Two
23 Apr 1977 Southampton v Oldham Athletic W 4-0 League Division Two


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.