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SEASON: 1988-89

Prev Season: 1987-88
Next Season: 1989-90
DIVISION:
Barclays First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough

FA Cup:
Semi Final (Liverpool (N) 1-3)

League Cup:
Semi Final (Luton Town (N) 3-1)


Player Of The Year:
Stuart Pearce
Top Goalscorer:
Nigel Clough (21 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
57


League Games:
38

League Points:
64

Points Percentage:
56.1


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
113

Goals per game:
2.0

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times12 times11 times7 times2 times
Conceded19 times10 times4 times2 times
Won By12 times9 times7 times3 times1 time
Lost By5 times2 times2 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
30,092 (League - Manchester United)

Lowest Home Attendance:
15,340 (League - Luton Town)

Average League Attendance:
20,842


Highest Cup Attendance:
30,060 (League Cup - Bristol City)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
11,958 (League Cup - Chester City)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
22

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION ONEHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGD Pts Result
1Arsenal3822106733610633519124338173776Excluded from Europe
2Liverpool3822106652811533311115332173776
3Nottingham Forest38171386443874311696433272164
4Norwich City38171110484587423209462525362
5Derby County3817714403893723188471720258
6Tottenham Hotspur381512116046865312476629221457
7Coventry City38141311474294628235951919555
8Everton3814121250451072331845101727554
9Queens Park Rangers38141113433795523165682021653
10Millwall381411134752103627214872031-553
11Manchester United3813121345351054271337918221051
12Wimbledon38149155046103630194692027451
13Southampton38101513526667625264872740-1445
14Charlton Athletic381012164458676252445101934-1442
15Sheffield Wednesday38101216345166721254691326-1742
16Luton Town381011174252865322125121031-1041
17Aston Villa38913164556766252227102034-1140
18Middlesbrough38912174461676283035111631-1739Relegated
19West Ham United381082037623610193072101832-2538Relegated
20Newcastle United387102132633610192844111335-3131Relegated

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 27, 1988Norwich CityA1-2Loss13,48814Carrow Road
2Sat Sep 03, 1988Sheffield WednesdayH1-1Draw18,96312
3Sat Sep 10, 1988EvertonA1-1Draw34,00314Goodison Park
4Sat Sep 17, 1988Derby CountyH1-1Draw24,81814
5Sat Sep 24, 1988Aston VillaA1-1Draw23,02914Villa Park
6Sat Oct 01, 1988Luton TownH0-0Draw15,34016
7Sat Oct 08, 1988Queens Park RangersA2-1Win11,20511Loftus Road
8Sat Oct 22, 1988MillwallA2-2Draw16,87414The Den
9Wed Oct 26, 1988LiverpoolH2-1Win29,7559
10Sat Oct 29, 1988Newcastle UnitedA1-0Win24,7655St. James Park (Newcastle)
11Sun Nov 06, 1988ArsenalH1-4Loss19,0389
12Sat Nov 12, 1988West Ham UnitedA3-3Draw21,6829Upton Park
13Sat Nov 19, 1988Coventry CityH0-0Draw17,2509
14Sat Nov 26, 1988Charlton AthleticA1-0Win6,4168The Valley
15Sat Dec 03, 1988MiddlesbroughH2-2Draw17,74210
16Sat Dec 10, 1988SouthamptonA1-1Draw15,2599The Dell
17Sun Dec 18, 1988WimbledonH0-1Loss16,4279
18Mon Dec 26, 1988Manchester UnitedA0-2Loss39,58212Old Trafford
19Sat Dec 31, 1988Sheffield WednesdayA3-0Win20,40710Hillsborough
20Mon Jan 02, 1989EvertonH2-0Win26,0088
21Sun Jan 15, 1989Tottenham HotspurA2-1Win16,9036White Hart Lane
22Sat Jan 21, 1989Aston VillaH4-0Win22,6625
23Sat Feb 04, 1989Luton TownA3-2Win10,4654Kenilworth Road
24Sat Feb 11, 1989Queens Park RangersH0-0Draw19,6904
25Sat Mar 11, 1989ArsenalA3-1Win39,6395Highbury
26Wed Mar 15, 1989Newcastle UnitedH1-1Draw20,8005
27Wed Mar 22, 1989Tottenham HotspurH1-2Loss23,0985
28Sat Mar 25, 1989Derby CountyA2-0Win25,1745Baseball Ground
29Mon Mar 27, 1989Manchester UnitedH2-0Win30,0925
30Sat Apr 01, 1989WimbledonA1-4Loss7,8675Plough Lane
31Wed Apr 05, 1989Norwich CityH2-0Win19,8724
32Wed Apr 12, 1989SouthamptonH3-0Win19,9844
33Sat Apr 22, 1989MiddlesbroughA4-3Win20,7784Ayresome Park
34Wed May 03, 1989MillwallH4-1Win15,9823
35Wed May 10, 1989LiverpoolA0-1Loss39,7934Anfield
36Sat May 13, 1989Charlton AthleticH4-0Win17,6373
37Mon May 15, 1989Coventry CityA2-2Draw14,0033Highfield Road
38Thu May 18, 1989West Ham UnitedH1-2Loss20,8433


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 07, 1989Ipswich Town3H3-0Win-
Sat Jan 28, 1989Leeds United4H2-0Win-
Sun Feb 19, 1989Watford5A3-0Win-Vicarage Road
Sat Mar 18, 1989Manchester UnitedQuarterA1-0Win55,052Old Trafford
Sat Apr 15, 1989LiverpoolSemiN0-0Aba-HillsboroughAbandoned due to Hillsborough Disaster
Sun May 07, 1989LiverpoolSemiN1-3Loss38,000HillsboroughPlayed at Manchester United


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 28, 1988Chester City21H6-0Win11,958
Wed Oct 12, 1988Chester City22A4-0Win4,747Deva StadiumWon 10-0 on aggregate
Wed Nov 02, 1988Coventry City3H3-2Win21,201
Wed Nov 30, 1988Leicester City4A0-0Draw26,704Filbert Street
Wed Dec 14, 1988Leicester City4Y1H2-1Win26,676
Wed Jan 18, 1989Queens Park RangersQuarterH5-2Win24,065
Wed Feb 15, 1989Bristol CitySemi1H1-1Draw30,060
Sun Feb 26, 1989Bristol CitySemi2A1-0Win28,084Ashton GateWon 2-1 on aggregate
Sun Apr 09, 1989Luton TownFinalN3-1Win76,130WembleyPlayed at Wembley


Full Members Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Jan 10, 1989Chelsea3A4-1Win8,475Stamford Bridge
Tue Jan 24, 1989Ipswich Town4A3-1Win16,498Portman Road
Wed Feb 22, 1989Crystal PalaceSemiH3-1Win20,374
Sun Apr 30, 1989EvertonFinalN4-3Win46,608WembleyWon the Full Members Cup


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sun Aug 21, 1988Notts CountyA1-1Draw-Meadow Lane


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sun Jul 24, 1988KeyworthEnglandA8-1Win-Platt Lane
Thu Jul 28, 1988IK BrageSwedenA0-1Loss-Domnarvsvallen
Sat Jul 30, 1988Helsingfors VastraSwedenA2-1Win-
Sun Jul 31, 1988Sandvikens IFSwedenA2-1Win-Jernvallen
Tue Aug 02, 1988VasterasSwedenA0-0Draw-Apalby IP
Wed Aug 03, 1988BrommapojkarnaSwedenA4-1Win-Grimsta IP
Thu Aug 11, 1988PescaraItalyA3-2Win-Stadio Adriatico-Giovanni
Sat Aug 13, 1988CologneGermanyA0-1Loss-Mungersdorfer Stadion
Wed Aug 17, 1988Lincoln CityEnglandA4-1Win-Sincil Bank


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon Sep 12, 1988HeartsScotlandA3-1Win-Tynecastle Stadium
Mon Nov 21, 1988Grantham TownEnglandA4-1Win-London Road


Mercantile Credit Centenary Trophy
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon Aug 29, 1988LiverpoolQuarterA1-4Loss20,141Anfield



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKHans Segers
GKMark Crossley33
GKPaul Crichton
GKSteve Sutton5429159
DBrett Williams312
DBrian Laws38256623
DColin Foster22910331
DDes Walker4725129
DGary Fleming221
DStuart Pearce5431157102Player Of The Year
MDarren Wassall11
MGary Charles2111
FBrian Rice259115111
FFranz Carr3721115357
FGareth Williams
FGarry Parker3726461341
FGary Crosby17881134
FLee Chapman4728108199
FLee Glover1111
FNeil Webb5431148102
FNigel Clough53281592121
FNigel Jemson
FPaul Wilkinson
FPhil Starbuck1153318
FSteve Chettle37191352252
FSteve Hodge54311481032
FTerry Wilson43278714
FTommy Gaynor2716551073
Alan Lamb
Bradley (1988)
P Komark
S McLoughlan


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
21Nigel Clough53
19Lee Chapman47
13Garry Parker37
10Neil Webb54
10Steve Hodge54
10Stuart Pearce54
10Tommy Gaynor27
3Colin Foster22
3Franz Carr37
2Brian Laws38
2Steve Chettle37
1Brian Rice25
1Gary Crosby17
1Terry Wilson43



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1988-89

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Charlton AthleticSat Nov 26, 1988A1-0Sat May 13, 1989H4-0