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1987/88 Season

1987/88 Season

1987/88 was Manchester City's 86th season of competitive football and its 20th in the (old) English Second Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Paul Stewart who scored 28 goals from just 52 appearances. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Stephen Redmond and David White who both played 58 times. The club had 14 different goalscorers and used 24 different players including 10 debutants. Debutants this season were Andy Hinchcliffe, Bobby Mimms, Ian Scott, Ian Thompstone, Jason Beckford, Mark Seagreaves, Michael Stowell, Neil Lennon, Tony Adcock and Trevor Morley.

Season Stats
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106
78
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Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division Two (old) 44 19 8 17 80 60 65 9th
FA Cup 7 3 3 1 11 9 0 Quarter-Finals
Full Members Cup 2 1 0 1 6 4 0 2nd Round
League Cup 5 3 0 2 9 5 0 Quarter-Finals
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Millwall 44 25 7 12 72 52 20 82
2 Aston Villa 44 22 12 10 68 41 27 78
3 Middlesbrough 44 22 12 10 63 36 27 78
4 Bradford City 44 22 11 11 74 54 20 77
5 Blackburn Rovers 44 21 14 9 68 52 16 77
6 Crystal Palace 44 22 9 13 86 59 27 75
7 Leeds United 44 19 12 13 61 51 10 69
8 Ipswich Town 44 19 9 16 61 52 9 66
9 Manchester City 44 19 8 17 80 60 20 65
10 Oldham Athletic 44 18 11 15 72 64 8 65
11 Stoke City 44 17 11 16 50 57 -7 62
12 Swindon Town 44 16 11 17 73 60 13 59
13 Leicester City 44 16 11 17 62 61 1 59
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 61 62 -1 57
15 Hull City 44 14 15 15 54 60 -6 57
16 Plymouth Argyle 44 16 8 20 65 67 -2 56
17 Bournemouth 44 13 10 21 56 68 -12 49
18 Shrewsbury Town 44 11 16 17 42 54 -12 49
19 Birmingham City 44 11 15 18 41 66 -25 48
20 West Bromwich Albion 44 12 11 21 50 69 -19 47
21 Sheffield United 44 13 7 24 45 74 -29 46
22 Reading 44 10 12 22 44 70 -26 42
23 Huddersfield Town 44 6 10 28 41 100 -59 28
Matches 58
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
15/08/1987 English Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle Home 2-1
22/08/1987 English Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic Away 1-1
31/08/1987 English Division Two (old) Aston Villa Away 1-1
05/09/1987 English Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers Home 1-2
12/09/1987 English Division Two (old) Shrewsbury Town Away 0-0
16/09/1987 English Division Two (old) Millwall Home 4-0
19/09/1987 English Division Two (old) Stoke City Home 3-0
22/09/1987 League Cup Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 1-2
26/09/1987 English Division Two (old) Leeds United Away 0-2
29/09/1987 English Division Two (old) Hull City Away 1-3
03/10/1987 English Division Two (old) Leicester City Home 4-2
06/10/1987 League Cup Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 2-0
10/10/1987 English Division Two (old) Sheffield United Home 2-3
17/10/1987 English Division Two (old) Ipswich Town Away 0-3
21/10/1987 English Division Two (old) Bradford City Away 4-2
24/10/1987 English Division Two (old) Barnsley Home 1-1
27/10/1987 League Cup Nottingham Forest Home 3-0
31/10/1987 English Division Two (old) Swindon Town Away 4-3
04/11/1987 English Division Two (old) Middlesbrough Home 1-1
07/11/1987 English Division Two (old) Huddersfield Town Home 10-1
10/11/1987 Full Members Cup Plymouth Argyle Home 6-2
14/11/1987 English Division Two (old) Reading Away 2-0
17/11/1987 League Cup Watford Home 3-1
21/11/1987 English Division Two (old) Birmingham City Home 3-0
28/11/1987 English Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 1-1
01/12/1987 English Division Two (old) Bournemouth Away 2-0
05/12/1987 English Division Two (old) Crystal Palace Home 1-3
12/12/1987 English Division Two (old) Millwall Away 1-0
16/12/1987 Full Members Cup Chelsea Home 0-2
19/12/1987 English Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic Home 1-2
26/12/1987 English Division Two (old) Leeds United Home 1-2
28/12/1987 English Division Two (old) Stoke City Away 3-1
02/01/1988 English Division Two (old) Shrewsbury Town Home 1-3
09/01/1988 FA Cup Huddersfield Town Away 2-2
12/01/1988 FA Cup Huddersfield Town Home 0-0
16/01/1988 English Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle Away 2-3
20/01/1988 League Cup Everton Away 0-2
23/01/1988 English Division Two (old) Aston Villa Home 0-2
25/01/1988 FA Cup Huddersfield Town Away 3-0
30/01/1988 FA Cup Blackpool Away 1-1
03/02/1988 FA Cup Blackpool Home 2-1
06/02/1988 English Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers Away 1-2
13/02/1988 English Division Two (old) Bournemouth Home 2-0
20/02/1988 FA Cup Plymouth Argyle Home 3-1
27/02/1988 English Division Two (old) Leicester City Away 0-1
02/03/1988 English Division Two (old) Hull City Home 2-0
05/03/1988 English Division Two (old) Ipswich Town Home 2-0
08/03/1988 English Division Two (old) Sheffield United Away 2-1
13/03/1988 FA Cup Liverpool Home 0-4
19/03/1988 English Division Two (old) Swindon Town Home 1-1
26/03/1988 English Division Two (old) Barnsley Away 1-3
02/04/1988 English Division Two (old) Huddersfield Town Away 0-1
04/04/1988 English Division Two (old) Reading Home 2-0
09/04/1988 English Division Two (old) Middlesbrough Away 1-2
23/04/1988 English Division Two (old) Bradford City Home 2-2
30/04/1988 English Division Two (old) Birmingham City Away 3-0
02/05/1988 English Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 4-2
07/05/1988 English Division Two (old) Crystal Palace Away 0-2
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