Season:

Season stats for the 1988-89 season

Competition P W D L F A Outcome
Division Two (old)46131617566315th
FA Cup1001013rd round
League Cup5221954th round
Members Cup1001021st round
All matches 53 15 18 20 65 71

All matches(53)

Date Competition Opposition Result Pos
27.08.1988Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion (H)1 - 112
29.08.1988Division Two (old) Portsmouth (A)0 - 320
03.09.1988Division Two (old) Birmingham City (A)3 - 212
10.09.1988Division Two (old) Ipswich Town (H)0 - 113
17.09.1988Division Two (old) Oxford United (A)1 - 114
21.09.1988Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle (H)1 - 011
24.09.1988Division Two (old) Watford (H)2 - 211
28.09.1988League Cup 2 leg 1Watford (H)4 - 1-
01.10.1988Division Two (old) Chelsea (A)1 - 215
04.10.1988Division Two (old) Hull City (A)2 - 218
08.10.1988Division Two (old) Brighton & Hove Albion (H)1 - 012
11.10.1988League Cup 2 leg 2Watford (A)2 - 2-
15.10.1988Division Two (old) Stoke City (H)2 - 010
22.10.1988Division Two (old) Leeds United (A)1 - 111
26.10.1988Division Two (old) Swindon Town (H)3 - 310
29.10.1988Division Two (old) Shrewsbury Town (A)0 - 314
02.11.1988League Cup 3Norwich City (H)2 - 0-
05.11.1988Division Two (old) Manchester City (H)0 - 016
08.11.1988Members Cup 1Watford (A)0 - 2-
12.11.1988Division Two (old) Walsall (A)1 - 010
19.11.1988Division Two (old) Crystal Palace (A)2 - 413
26.11.1988Division Two (old) Bradford City (H)1 - 010
30.11.1988League Cup 4Nottingham Forest (H)0 - 0-
03.12.1988Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic (A)1 - 112
10.12.1988Division Two (old) Sunderland (H)3 - 19
14.12.1988League Cup 4 repNottingham Forest (A)1 - 2-
17.12.1988Division Two (old) Barnsley (A)0 - 312
26.12.1988Division Two (old) Bournemouth (H)0 - 116
31.12.1988Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers (H)4 - 013
02.01.1989Division Two (old) Ipswich Town (A)0 - 215
07.01.1989FA Cup 3Manchester City (A)0 - 1-
14.01.1989Division Two (old) Portsmouth (H)2 - 114
21.01.1989Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion (A)1 - 114
04.02.1989Division Two (old) Hull City (H)0 - 215
11.02.1989Division Two (old) Brighton & Hove Albion (A)1 - 117
18.02.1989Division Two (old) Leeds United (H)1 - 217
25.02.1989Division Two (old) Stoke City (A)2 - 216
28.02.1989Division Two (old) Swindon Town (A)1 - 216
04.03.1989Division Two (old) Walsall (H)1 - 015
11.03.1989Division Two (old) Manchester City (A)2 - 415
15.03.1989Division Two (old) Shrewsbury Town (H)1 - 115
18.03.1989Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle (A)1 - 115
25.03.1989Division Two (old) Birmingham City (H)2 - 015
27.03.1989Division Two (old) Bournemouth (A)1 - 215
01.04.1989Division Two (old) Oxford United (H)1 - 013
08.04.1989Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers (A)0 - 016
11.04.1989Division Two (old) Barnsley (H)0 - 116
15.04.1989Division Two (old) Chelsea (H)2 - 013
22.04.1989Division Two (old) Watford (A)1 - 215
29.04.1989Division Two (old) Bradford City (A)1 - 216
01.05.1989Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic (H)1 - 216
06.05.1989Division Two (old) Crystal Palace (H)2 - 216
13.05.1989Division Two (old) Sunderland (A)2 - 215

Division Two (old) 1988-89 league table

P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
 1 Chelsea4629 125965099
 2 Manchester City4623 1310775382
 3 Crystal Palace4623 1211714981
 4 Watford4622 1212744878
 5 Blackburn Rovers4622 1113745977
 6 Swindon Town4620 1610685376
 7 Barnsley4620 1412665874
 8 Ipswich Town4622 717716173
 9 West Bromwich Albion4618 1810654172
 10 Leeds United4617 1613595067
 11 Sunderland4616 1515606063
 12 Bournemouth4618 820536262
 13 Stoke City4615 1417577259
 14 Bradford City4613 1716525956
 15 Leicester City46131617566355
 16 Oldham Athletic4611 2114757254
 17 Oxford United4614 1220627054
 18 Plymouth Argyle4614 1220556654
 19 Brighton & Hove Albion4614 923576651
 20 Portsmouth4613 1221536251
 21 Hull City4611 1421526847
 22 Shrewsbury Town468 1820406742
 23 Birmingham City468 1127317635
 24 Walsall465 1625418031
Player Club Fee Date
Alan Paris Peterborough United Unknown July 1988
Tony Spearing Norwich City £100,000 12.07.1988
Martin Hodge Sheffield Wednesday £200,000 August 1988
Peter Eccles Dundalk Free October 1988
Dave Puttnam Leicester United £8,000 09.02.1989
Marc North Grimsby Town £100,000 March 1989
Mick Kennedy Bradford City £250,000 March 1989
Gary Mills Notts County Unknown 02.03.1989
Gary Charles Nottingham Forest On loan 16.03.1989
Wayne Clarke Everton Unknown June 1989
Pat Gavin Gillingham Free June 1989
Kevin Russell Wrexham £175,000 20.06.1989
Player Club Fee Date
Ian Andrews Celtic £300,000 July 1988
Nick Cusack Peterborough United £40,000 29.07.1988
Phil Horner Halifax Town Free 02.08.1988
Steve Wilkinson Rochdale On loan 09.08.1988
Steve Wilkinson Crewe Alexandra On loan 08.09.1988
Carl Muggleton Hartlepool United On loan 28.10.1988
Peter Weir St Mirren £135,000 November 1988
Jari Rantanen Os Belenenses On loan December 1988
Tony Brien Chesterfield £90,000 16.12.1988
Peter Eccles Stafford Rangers On loan January 1989
Martin Russell Scarborough £105,000 February 1989
Paul Cooper Manchester City Unknown March 1989
Phil Turner Notts County £125,000 03.03.1989
Jimmy Quinn Bradford City Unknown 17.03.1989
Nicky Cross Port Vale £125,000 28.06.1989

Largest victories

4 - 0  31.12.1988 vs Blackburn Rovers
4 - 1  28.09.1988 vs Watford
2 - 0  15.10.1988 vs Stoke City
2 - 0  02.11.1988 vs Norwich City
3 - 1  10.12.1988 vs Sunderland

Largest defeats

0 - 3  29.08.1988 vs Portsmouth
0 - 3  29.10.1988 vs Shrewsbury Town
0 - 3  17.12.1988 vs Barnsley
2 - 4  11.03.1989 vs Manchester City
0 - 2  08.11.1988 vs Watford

Largest crowds

26,764  30.11.1988 vs Nottingham Forest
19,468  15.04.1989 vs Chelsea
14,586  02.11.1988 vs Norwich City
14,151  18.02.1989 vs Leeds United
14,080  05.11.1988 vs Manchester City