Season:

Season stats for the 1987-88 season

Competition P W D L F A Outcome
Division Two (old)44161117626113th
FA Cup1001023rd round
League Cup4211653rd round
Members Cup3201313rd round
All matches 52 20 12 20 71 69

All matches(52)

Date Competition Opposition Result Pos
15.08.1987Division Two (old) Shrewsbury Town (H)0 - 120
19.08.1987Division Two (old) Leeds United (A)0 - 122
29.08.1987Division Two (old) Millwall (H)1 - 017
31.08.1987Division Two (old) Stoke City (A)1 - 218
05.09.1987Division Two (old) Aston Villa (H)0 - 222
12.09.1987Division Two (old) Crystal Palace (A)1 - 222
16.09.1987Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic (H)4 - 120
19.09.1987Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle (H)4 - 017
23.09.1987League Cup 2 leg 1Scunthorpe United (H)2 - 1-
26.09.1987Division Two (old) Bournemouth (A)3 - 213
30.09.1987Division Two (old) Ipswich Town (H)1 - 112
03.10.1987Division Two (old) Manchester City (A)2 - 415
06.10.1987League Cup 2 leg 2Scunthorpe United (A)2 - 1-
10.10.1987Division Two (old) Barnsley (H)0 - 015
17.10.1987Division Two (old) Sheffield United (A)1 - 217
21.10.1987Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion (H)3 - 014
24.10.1987Division Two (old) Hull City (A)2 - 214
28.10.1987League Cup 3Oxford United (A)0 - 0-
31.10.1987Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers (H)1 - 217
04.11.1987League Cup 3 repOxford United (H)2 - 3-
07.11.1987Division Two (old) Swindon Town (H)3 - 215
10.11.1987Members Cup 1Huddersfield Town (H)1 - 0-
14.11.1987Division Two (old) Birmingham City (A)2 - 215
21.11.1987Division Two (old) Bradford City (H)0 - 215
28.11.1987Division Two (old) Huddersfield Town (A)0 - 116
01.12.1987Members Cup 2Charlton Athletic (A)2 - 1-
05.12.1987Division Two (old) Middlesbrough (H)0 - 016
12.12.1987Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic (A)0 - 216
26.12.1987Division Two (old) Bournemouth (H)0 - 119
28.12.1987Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle (A)0 - 419
01.01.1988Division Two (old) Millwall (A)0 - 119
02.01.1988Division Two (old) Crystal Palace (H)4 - 421
09.01.1988FA Cup 3Oxford United (A)0 - 2-
16.01.1988Division Two (old) Shrewsbury Town (A)0 - 021
19.01.1988Members Cup 3Stoke City (H)0 - 0-
30.01.1988Division Two (old) Reading (A)2 - 119
06.02.1988Division Two (old) Aston Villa (A)1 - 220
13.02.1988Division Two (old) Leeds United (H)3 - 219
20.02.1988Division Two (old) Ipswich Town (A)2 - 017
27.02.1988Division Two (old) Manchester City (H)1 - 017
05.03.1988Division Two (old) Sheffield United (H)1 - 016
12.03.1988Division Two (old) Barnsley (A)1 - 116
16.03.1988Division Two (old) Stoke City (H)1 - 116
19.03.1988Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers (A)3 - 316
26.03.1988Division Two (old) Hull City (H)2 - 116
02.04.1988Division Two (old) Swindon Town (A)2 - 316
05.04.1988Division Two (old) Birmingham City (H)2 - 016
09.04.1988Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion (A)1 - 116
23.04.1988Division Two (old) Reading (H)1 - 016
30.04.1988Division Two (old) Bradford City (A)1 - 416
02.05.1988Division Two (old) Huddersfield Town (H)3 - 013
07.05.1988Division Two (old) Middlesbrough (A)2 - 113

Division Two (old) 1987-88 league table

P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
 1 Millwall4425 712725282
 2 Aston Villa4422 1210684178
 3 Middlesbrough4422 1210633678
 4 Bradford City4422 1111745477
 5 Blackburn Rovers4421 149685277
 6 Crystal Palace4422 913865975
 7 Leeds United4419 1213615169
 8 Ipswich Town4419 916615266
 9 Manchester City4419 817806065
 10 Oldham Athletic4418 1115726465
 11 Stoke City4417 1116505762
 12 Swindon Town4416 1117736059
 13 Leicester City44161117626159
 14 Barnsley4415 1217616257
 15 Hull City4414 1515546057
 16 Plymouth Argyle4416 820656756
 17 Bournemouth4413 1021566849
 18 Shrewsbury Town4411 1617425449
 19 Birmingham City4411 1518416648
 20 West Bromwich Albion4412 1121506947
 21 Sheffield United4413 724457446
 22 Reading4410 1222447042
 23 Huddersfield Town446 10284110028

League performance

Player Club Fee Date
Paul Cooper Ipswich Town Free July 1987
Gary Ford York City £25,000 19.07.1987
Jari Rantanen IFK Göteborg £50,000 August 1987
Mike Newell Luton Town £350,000 16.09.1987
Dave Langan Oxford United On loan October 1987
Kevin MacDonald Liverpool On loan December 1987
Kjetil Osvold Nottingham Forest On loan December 1987
Peter Weir Aberdeen £70,000 January 1988
Nicky Cross Walsall £65,000 21.01.1988
Phil Turner Grimsby Town £42,000 19.02.1988
Paul Groves Burton Albion £12,000 18.04.1988
Jimmy Quinn Swindon Town £210,000 20.06.1988
Player Club Fee Date
Andy Feeley Brentford Free July 1987
Tony Sealy Sporting CP Unknown July 1987
John O'Neill Queens Park Rangers £150,000 July 1987
Ian Wilson Everton £300,000 September 1987
Carl Muggleton Chesterfield On loan 10.09.1987
Robert Alleyne Wrexham On loan October 1987
Steve Moran Reading £200,000 November 1987
Robbie James Swansea City Unknown January 1988
Gary Ford Port Vale Unknown 06.01.1988
Carl Muggleton Blackpool On loan 01.02.1988
Kevin Jobling Grimsby Town Unknown 19.02.1988
Paul Kitson Rugby Town On loan March 1988
Robert Alleyne Chesterfield Free March 1988
Mark Venus Wolverhampton Wanderers £40,000 23.03.1988
Steve Prindiville Chesterfield Free June 1988
Russell Osman Southampton £325,000 17.06.1988

Largest victories

4 - 0  19.09.1987 vs Plymouth Argyle
3 - 0  02.05.1988 vs Huddersfield Town
3 - 0  21.10.1987 vs West Bromwich Albion
4 - 1  16.09.1987 vs Oldham Athletic
2 - 0  20.02.1988 vs Ipswich Town

Largest defeats

0 - 4  28.12.1987 vs Plymouth Argyle
1 - 4  30.04.1988 vs Bradford City
0 - 2  12.12.1987 vs Oldham Athletic
0 - 2  09.01.1988 vs Oxford United
0 - 2  21.11.1987 vs Bradford City

Largest crowds

13,852  27.02.1988 vs Manchester City
13,541  05.04.1988 vs Birmingham City
12,256  05.03.1988 vs Sheffield United
11,937  13.02.1988 vs Leeds United
11,543  21.11.1987 vs Bradford City