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SEASON: 1986-87


Prev Season: 1985-86
Next Season: 1987-88
DIVISION:
Today First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Crystal Palace (A) 0-1)

League Cup:
5th Round (Arsenal (A) 0-2)


Player Of The Year:
Des Walker
Top Goalscorer:
Nigel Clough (16 goal)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
49

Competitive Goals:
75

Goals per game:
1.5



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

League Points:
65 out of 126 (3 points per win)

Points Percentage:
51.6%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored16 times10 times6 times1 time3 times
Conceded14 times13 times4 times1 time
Won By12 times4 times1 time2 times2 times
Lost By8 times6 times1 time

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
34,828 (League - Manchester United)

Lowest League Attendance:
12,970 (League - Charlton Athletic)

Average League Attendance:
19,327

Highest Cup Attendance:
-

Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISC
Clean Sheets:
17

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION ONEHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGD Pts Result Home Away
1Everton422688763116414911104727204586Excluded from Europe1-00-2
2Liverpool4223811724215334316858292630771-10-3
3Tottenham Hotspur4221813684314344014759282925712-03-2
4Arsenal42201012583512543112858272323701-00-0
5Norwich City421717853519102272087626312681-11-2
6Wimbledon421991457501155322284925287663-21-2
7Luton Town42181212474514522913471018322662-22-4
8Nottingham Forest42181113645112813614631228371365
9Watford42189156754125438206411293413631-11-1
10Coventry City42171213504514433517381015285630-00-1
11Manchester United42141414524513353818111914277561-10-2
12Southampton42141018696811554424351325441520-03-1
13Sheffield Wednesday421313165859975392446111935-1523-23-2
14Chelsea42131316536486730305792334-11520-16-2
15West Ham United4214101852671047332846111939-15521-12-1
16Queens Park Rangers421311184864975312744131737-16501-01-3
17Newcastle United4212111947651047332927121436-18472-12-3
18Oxford United421113184469885302535131444-25462-01-2
19Charlton Athletic421111204555777262244131933-1044Remained in the First division after winning playoffs4-01-0
20Leicester City42119225476975392422171552-2242Relegated2-11-3
21Manchester City4281519365786728240912833-2139Relegated2-00-1
22Aston Villa42812224579777252515152054-3436Relegated6-00-0

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 23, 1986EvertonA0-2Loss35,19818Goodison Park
2Wed Aug 27, 1986Charlton AthleticH4-0Win12,9709
3Sat Aug 30, 1986WatfordH1-1Draw14,72310
4Tue Sep 02, 1986West Ham UnitedA2-1Win21,3053Upton Park
5Sat Sep 06, 1986SouthamptonA3-1Win14,6042The Dell
6Sat Sep 13, 1986Aston VillaH6-0Win17,0451
7Sat Sep 20, 1986ChelseaA6-2Win20,1711Stamford Bridge
8Sat Sep 27, 1986ArsenalH1-0Win25,3711
9Sat Oct 04, 1986Manchester UnitedH1-1Draw34,8281
10Sat Oct 11, 1986Leicester CityA1-3Loss18,4022Filbert Street
11Sat Oct 18, 1986Queens Park RangersH1-0Win17,1991
12Sat Oct 25, 1986Oxford UnitedA1-2Loss10,2191Manor Ground
13Sat Nov 01, 1986Sheffield WednesdayH3-2Win23,3031
14Sat Nov 08, 1986Coventry CityA0-1Loss16,0892Highfield Road
15Sat Nov 15, 1986Luton TownA2-4Loss11,0973Kenilworth Road
16Sat Nov 22, 1986WimbledonH3-2Win15,4812
17Sat Nov 29, 1986Tottenham HotspurA3-2Win30,0422White Hart Lane
18Sat Dec 06, 1986Manchester CityH2-0Win19,1292
19Sat Dec 13, 1986Newcastle UnitedA2-3Loss26,1912St. James Park (Newcastle)
20Sat Dec 20, 1986SouthamptonH0-0Draw15,3942
21Fri Dec 26, 1986Norwich CityA1-2Loss22,1313Carrow Road
22Sun Dec 28, 1986Luton TownH2-2Draw20,2734
23Thu Jan 01, 1987LiverpoolH1-1Draw32,8544
24Sat Jan 03, 1987Aston VillaA0-0Draw19,1594Villa Park
25Sun Jan 25, 1987EvertonH1-0Win17,0094
26Sat Jan 31, 1987Charlton AthleticA1-0Win5,0504The Valley
27Sat Feb 07, 1987WatfordA1-1Draw15,1734Vicarage Road
28Sat Feb 14, 1987West Ham UnitedH1-1Draw19,3734
29Sat Feb 28, 1987ChelseaH0-1Loss18,3177
30Sat Mar 07, 1987Oxford UnitedH2-0Win18,3525
31Sat Mar 14, 1987Queens Park RangersA1-3Loss18,3527Loftus Road
32Tue Mar 17, 1987ArsenalA0-0Draw18,3526Highbury
33Sun Mar 22, 1987Leicester CityH2-1Win18,6794
34Sat Mar 28, 1987Manchester UnitedA0-2Loss39,1826Old Trafford
35Sat Apr 04, 1987Coventry CityH0-0Draw13,5076
36Tue Apr 14, 1987Sheffield WednesdayA3-2Win18,5976Hillsborough
37Sat Apr 18, 1987LiverpoolA0-3Loss37,3597Anfield
38Mon Apr 20, 1987Norwich CityH1-1Draw14,4467
39Sat Apr 25, 1987WimbledonA1-2Loss5,0128Plough Lane
40Sat May 02, 1987Tottenham HotspurH2-0Win19,8377
41Mon May 04, 1987Manchester CityA0-1Loss21,4057Maine Road
42Sat May 09, 1987Newcastle UnitedH2-1Win17,7888


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sun Jan 11, 1987Crystal Palace3A0-1Loss-Selhurst Park


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 24, 1986Brighton and Hove Albion21A0-0Draw-Goldstone Ground
Wed Oct 08, 1986Brighton and Hove Albion22H3-0Win-Won 3-0 on aggregate
Wed Oct 29, 1986Crystal Palace3A2-2Draw-Selhurst Park
Wed Nov 05, 1986Crystal Palace3H1-0Win-
Wed Nov 19, 1986Bradford City4A5-0Win-Odsal Stadium
Wed Jan 21, 1987ArsenalQuarterA0-2Loss38,617Highbury


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jul 05, 1986Mansfield TownSemiA1-0Win-Field Mill
Tue Jul 08, 1986Notts CountyFinalH2-1Win-
Sun Aug 17, 1986Mansfield TownFinalH1-1Draw-


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sun Jul 20, 1986Brombella IFSwedenA3-1Win-
Tue Jul 22, 1986KB CobenhagenDenmarkA0-2Loss-
Fri Jul 25, 1986Myresjoe IFSwedenA6-1Win-
Sun Jul 27, 1986Aarhus IFDenmarkA7-1Win-
Tue Jul 29, 1986AelmhultsSwedenA8-0Win-Almevallen
Sat Aug 02, 1986ValleivogelsNetherlandsA6-1Win-
Sun Aug 03, 1986StevoNetherlandsA4-2Win-
Tue Aug 05, 1986Meppeler Sport ClubNetherlandsA12-1Win-Sportpark Ezinge
Wed Aug 06, 1986Den HaagNetherlandsA2-1Win-Zuiderpark Stadion
Sat Aug 09, 1986UtrechtNetherlandsA1-1Draw-Stadion Galgenwaard
Sun Aug 10, 1986TopNetherlandsA4-1Win-
Tue Aug 12, 1986Willem IINetherlandsA1-2Loss-Koning Willem II Stadion
Wed Aug 13, 1986DordrechtNetherlandsA1-1Draw-GN Bouw Stadion
Wed Aug 20, 1986Torpedo MoscowRussiaH0-2Loss-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Oct 14, 1986Notts CountyEnglandA5-2Win-Meadow Lane
Tue Nov 25, 1986Plymouth ArgyleEnglandA1-6Loss-Home Park
Tue Mar 31, 1987VF FrolundaSwedenA2-1Win-Ruddalens IP
Mon May 11, 1987Spartak Varna XIBulgariaA1-1Draw-Yuri Gagarin Stadium
Fri May 15, 1987Derby CountyEnglandH1-1Draw-


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Dec 02, 1986Doncaster RoversEnglandA2-2Draw-Belle VueDennis Peacock Testimonial


Bass Charity Vase
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Fri Aug 08, 1986Burton AlbionFinalA0-1Loss-Eton Park



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKHans Segers18756
GKSteve Sutton3114891
DBrett Williams5212
DColin Foster932412
DDes Walker48201315Player Of The Year
DGary Fleming38151112
DIan Butterworth7412
DMark Smalley
DStuart Pearce441912138
MChris Fairclough3010101023
MGary Andrews111
MSteven Murray (1983-86)
FBrian Rice421111
FCalvin Plummer
FColin Walsh
FDavid Campbell1894531
FDavid Riley111
FFranz Carr4219121171
FGarry Birtles331698152
FGary Mills38171011116
FIan Bowyer4015121333
FJohnny Metgod4421815411
FKjetil Osvold422
FLee Glover111
FNeil Webb39181110142
FNigel Clough49211315161
FPaul Wilkinson83143
FPhil Starbuck624212
FTerry Wilson
Graeme Forbes
Leigh Palin
T Ringberg


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
16Nigel Clough49
15Garry Birtles33
14Neil Webb39
8Stuart Pearce44
7Franz Carr42
4Johnny Metgod44
3Ian Bowyer40
2Chris Fairclough30
2Phil Starbuck6
1Brian Rice4
1Colin Foster9
1Gary Mills38



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1986-87

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Charlton AthleticWed Aug 27, 1986H4-0Sat Jan 31, 1987A1-0
Sheffield WednesdaySat Nov 01, 1986H3-2Tue Apr 14, 1987A3-2
Tottenham HotspurSat Nov 29, 1986A3-2Sat May 02, 1987H2-0