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SEASON: 1990-91

Prev Season: 1989-90
Next Season: 1991-92
DIVISION:
Barclays First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough

FA Cup:
Runners Up (Tottenham Hotspur (N) 1-2)

League Cup:
4th Round (Coventry City (A) 4-5)


Player Of The Year:
Stuart Pearce
Top Goalscorer:
Nigel Clough (20 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
54


League Games:
38

League Points:
54

Points Percentage:
47.4


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
99

Goals per game:
1.8

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored19 times14 times6 times4 times3 times
Conceded19 times13 times6 times1 time
Won By10 times5 times4 times2 times2 times
Lost By9 times6 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
27,347 (League - Tottenham Hotspur)

Lowest Home Attendance:
16,221 (League - Wimbledon)

Average League Attendance:
22,137


Highest Cup Attendance:
28,962 (FA Cup - Newcastle United)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
9,567 (Full Members Cup - Newcastle United)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
15

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
1Arsenal38241317418154051109912385683European Cup
2Liverpool38237877401432421394635273776UEFA Cup First Round
3Crystal Palace3820995041116226179372424969
4Leeds United381971265471225462375719241864
5Manchester City3817111064531234352558629281162
6Manchester United3816121058451144341758624281359Cup Winners Cup First Round
7Wimbledon38141410534686528226852524756
8Nottingham Forest3814121265501144422138823291554
9Everton38131213504695526154782431451
10Tottenham Hotspur38111611515089235223791628149
11Chelsea3813101558691063332534122544-1149Cup Winners Cup Qualifying Round
12Queens Park Rangers381210164453856272245101731-946
13Sheffield United38137183655937232344111332-1946
14Southampton38129175869964332233132547-1145
15Norwich City38136194164937273243121432-2345
16Coventry City3811111642491063301615131233-744
17Aston Villa38914154658793292525121733-1241
18Luton Town38107214261757221832142043-1937
19Sunderland38810203860667151624132344-2234Relegated
20Derby County3859243775388253621161239-3824Relegated

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 25, 1990Queens Park RangersH1-1Draw21,6198
2Tue Aug 28, 1990LiverpoolA0-2Loss33,66314Anfield
3Sat Sep 01, 1990Coventry CityA2-2Draw18,55917Highfield Road
4Sat Sep 08, 1990SouthamptonH3-1Win18,55910
5Sat Sep 15, 1990Crystal PalaceA2-2Draw20,54512Selhurst Park
6Sat Sep 22, 1990ArsenalH0-2Loss26,01314
7Sat Sep 29, 1990Manchester UnitedA1-0Win46,7669Old Trafford
8Sun Oct 07, 1990EvertonH3-1Win25,7909
9Sat Oct 20, 1990ChelseaA0-0Draw22,4036Stamford Bridge
10Sat Oct 27, 1990Tottenham HotspurH1-2Loss27,34710
11Sat Nov 03, 1990Leeds UnitedA1-3Loss30,40910Elland Road
12Sat Nov 10, 1990Aston VillaA1-1Draw25,79710Villa Park
13Sat Nov 17, 1990SunderlandH2-0Win22,7578
14Sat Nov 24, 1990Derby CountyA1-2Loss21,72910Baseball Ground
15Sat Dec 01, 1990Luton TownH2-2Draw16,49811
16Sat Dec 15, 1990Queens Park RangersA2-1Win10,15611Loftus Road
17Sat Dec 22, 1990Sheffield UnitedA2-3Loss20,39411Bramall Lane
18Wed Dec 26, 1990WimbledonH2-1Win16,22111
19Sat Dec 29, 1990Manchester CityH1-3Loss24,93711
20Wed Jan 02, 1991Norwich CityA6-2Win17,04310Carrow Road
21Sat Jan 12, 1991Coventry CityH3-0Win18,3449
22Sat Jan 19, 1991SouthamptonA1-1Draw16,04411The Dell
23Sat Feb 02, 1991Crystal PalaceH0-1Loss17,04511
24Sat Feb 16, 1991SunderlandA0-1Loss20,39411Roker Park
25Sat Feb 23, 1991Aston VillaH2-2Draw22,03611
26Sat Mar 02, 1991Luton TownA0-1Loss9,57712Kenilworth Road
27Sat Mar 16, 1991Manchester UnitedH1-1Draw23,85913
28Wed Mar 20, 1991ArsenalA1-1Draw34,15212Highbury
29Sat Mar 23, 1991EvertonA0-0Draw23,07812Goodison Park
30Sat Mar 30, 1991WimbledonA1-3Loss6,39214Plough Lane
31Mon Apr 01, 1991Sheffield UnitedH2-0Win25,30811
32Sat Apr 06, 1991Manchester CityA1-3Loss25,16914Maine Road
33Wed Apr 10, 1991Derby CountyH1-0Win25,10912
34Sat Apr 20, 1991ChelseaH7-0Win20,30511
35Wed Apr 24, 1991Norwich CityH5-0Win17,6418
36Sat May 04, 1991Tottenham HotspurA1-1Draw30,8918White Hart Lane
37Mon May 06, 1991LiverpoolH2-1Win26,1518
38Sat May 11, 1991Leeds UnitedH4-3Win25,0678


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sun Jan 06, 1991Crystal Palace3A0-0Draw-Selhurst Park
Mon Jan 21, 1991Crystal Palace3Y1H2-2Draw-
Mon Jan 28, 1991Crystal Palace3Y2H3-0Win-
Wed Feb 13, 1991Newcastle United4A2-2Draw29,231St. James Park (Newcastle)
Mon Feb 18, 1991Newcastle United4Y1H3-0Win28,962
Mon Feb 25, 1991Southampton5A1-1Draw18,512The Dell
Mon Mar 04, 1991Southampton5Y1H3-1Win26,633
Sat Mar 09, 1991Norwich CityQuarterA1-0Win-Carrow Road
Sun Apr 14, 1991West Ham UnitedSemiN4-0Win40,041Villa ParkPlayed at Aston Villa
Sat May 18, 1991Tottenham HotspurFinalN1-2Loss80,000WembleyPlayed at Wembley


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 26, 1990Burnley21H4-1Win17,987
Wed Oct 10, 1990Burnley22A1-0Win11,399Turf MoorWon 5-1 on aggregate
Wed Oct 31, 1990Plymouth Argyle3A2-1Win17,467Home Park
Wed Nov 28, 1990Coventry City4A4-5Loss16,304Highfield Road


Full Members Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Nov 21, 1990Newcastle United2H2-1Win9,567
Wed Jan 30, 1991Barnsley3A1-2Loss6,692Oakwell


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Aug 22, 1990Mansfield TownFinalH5-1Win-


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sun Jul 29, 1990BengtsforsSwedenA5-1Win-
Mon Jul 30, 1990NorrstrandsSwedenA4-1Win-
Wed Aug 01, 1990MariestadsSwedenA2-1Win-Lekevi IP
Sun Aug 05, 1990KongahallaSwedenA3-1Win-
Tue Aug 07, 1990KarlsundsSwedenA7-1Win-Karlslund Arena
Thu Aug 09, 1990Wycombe WanderersEnglandA1-1Draw-Adams Park
Mon Aug 13, 1990SalernitanaItalyA0-0Draw-Stadio Arechi
Wed Aug 15, 1990AvelinoItalyA1-1Draw-Stadio Partenio
Fri Aug 17, 1990FoggiaItalyA2-2Draw-Stadio Pino Zaccheria


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon May 13, 1991Notts CountyEnglandA1-2Loss-Meadow LaneMick Walker Testimonial



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKMark Crossley54231615
GKSteve Sutton
DBrett Williams431
DBrian Laws4318151014
DDes Walker532316141
DStuart Pearce49231214162Player Of The Year (2nd time)
MDarren Wassall93426
MGary Charles17827211
MNeil Lyne111
MTony Loughlan2111
FBrian Rice111
FDavid Currie
FFranz Carr1466222
FGarry Parker52221614841
FGary Crosby4418141252
FIan Woan15825223
FLee Glover1061311
FNigel Clough52221515202
FNigel Jemson31131081342
FPhil Starbuck19757115
FRoy Keane49201514117
FScot Gemmill4222
FSteve Chettle5323151541
FSteve Hodge24987663
FTerry Wilson249105462
FToddy Orlygsson
FTommy Gaynor168263531
Andy Smith (1990)


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
20Nigel Clough52
16Stuart Pearce49
13Nigel Jemson31
11Roy Keane49
8Garry Parker52
6Steve Hodge24
5Gary Crosby44
4Steve Chettle53
4Terry Wilson24
3Tommy Gaynor16
2Franz Carr14
2Gary Charles17
2Ian Woan15
1Lee Glover10
1Tony Loughlan2



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1990-91

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Norwich CityWed Jan 02, 1991A6-2Wed Apr 24, 1991H5-0