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1980 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season
Head Coach John Payne
Home Field Ivor Wynne Stadium
Results
Record 8–7–1
Place 1st, East
Playoff Finish Lost in Grey Cup
Uniform
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1979 1981

The 1980 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season was the 23rd season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 31st overall. The Tiger-Cats finished in 1st place in the East division with an 8–7–1 record. They appeared in the 68th Grey Cup game, but lost to the Edmonton Eskimos, who won their third straight championship.

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
B June 11 at Toronto Argonauts 37–29 Win 1–0
B June 16 vs. BC Lions 29–19 Win 2–0
C June 22 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 41–7 Win 3–0
E July 4 vs. Montreal Alouettes 21–17 Loss 3–1
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Regular seasonEdit

Season StandingsEdit

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 8 7 1 332 377 17
Montreal Alouettes 16 8 8 0 356 375 16
Ottawa Rough Riders 16 7 9 0 353 393 14
Toronto Argonauts 16 6 10 0 334 358 12
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Season schedule Edit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Bye
2 July 15 vs. Ottawa Rough Riders 41–23 Win 1–0
3 July 22 at Montreal Alouettes 27–27 Loss 1–1
4 July 30 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 31–9 Loss 1–2
5 Aug 5 at Ottawa Rough Riders 23–18 Won 2–2
6 Aug 13 at Toronto Argonauts 42–20 Won 3–2
7 Aug 20 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30–22 Loss 3–3
8 Aug 26 vs. BC Lions 17–17 Tie 3–3–1
9 Sept 1 vs. Toronto Argonauts 23–2 Won 4–3–1
10 Sept 7 at Edmonton Eskimos 53–18 Loss 4–4–1
11 Sept 13 vs. Montreal Alouettes 25–14 Loss 4–5–1
12 Sept 21 at Montreal Alouettes 49–10 Loss 4–6–1
13 Sept 28 vs. Ottawa Rough Riders 29–24 Win 5–6–1
14 Bye
15 Oct 13 vs. Calgary Stampeders 30–28 Win 6–6–1
16 Oct 19 at Toronto Argonauts 25–24 Win 7–6–1
17 Oct 25 at Ottawa Rough Riders 27–26 Loss 7–7–1
18 Nov 2 vs. Toronto Argonauts 23–16 Win 8–7–1

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PostseasonEdit

Schedule Edit

Game Date Opponent Score Result
East Final Nov 16 vs. Montreal Alouettes 24–13 Win
Grey Cup Nov 23 Edmonton Eskimos 48–10 Loss

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Grey CupEdit

Teams 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q Final
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 3 1 0 6 10
Edmonton Eskimos 10 21 10 7 48
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Awards and honoursEdit

1980 CFL All-StarsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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