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1988/89 Season

1988/89 Season

1988/89 was Manchester City's 87th season of competitive football, its 21st (total) and its 2nd consecutive season in the (old) English Second Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Paul Moulden who scored 17 goals from just 42 appearances. The player who made the most appearances for the club this season was Stephen Redmond who played 53 times. The club had 15 different goalscorers and used 24 different players including 11 debutants. Debutants this season were Andy Dibble, Bill Williams, Brian Gayle, Carl Bradshaw, David Oldfield, Gary Megson, Gerry Taggart, Michael Hughes, Nigel Gleghorn, Paul Cooper and Wayne Biggins.

Season Stats
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Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division Two (old) 46 23 13 10 77 53 82 Runners-Up
FA Cup 2 1 0 1 2 3 0 4th Round
Full Members Cup 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 1st Round
League Cup 4 3 0 1 12 8 0 4th Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Chelsea 46 29 12 5 96 50 46 99
2 Manchester City 46 23 13 10 77 53 24 82
3 Crystal Palace 46 23 12 11 71 49 22 81
4 Watford 46 22 12 12 74 48 26 78
5 Blackburn Rovers 46 22 11 13 74 59 15 77
6 Swindon Town 46 20 16 10 68 53 15 76
7 Barnsley 46 20 14 12 66 58 8 74
8 Ipswich Town 46 22 7 17 71 61 10 73
9 West Bromwich Albion 46 18 18 10 65 41 24 72
10 Leeds United 46 17 16 13 59 50 9 67
11 Sunderland 46 16 15 15 60 60 0 63
12 Bournemouth 46 18 8 20 53 62 -9 62
13 Stoke City 46 15 14 17 57 72 -15 59
14 Bradford City 46 13 17 16 52 59 -7 56
15 Leicester City 46 13 16 17 56 63 -7 55
16 Oldham Athletic 46 11 21 14 75 72 3 54
17 Oxford United 46 14 12 20 62 70 -8 54
18 Plymouth Argyle 46 14 12 20 55 66 -11 54
19 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 14 9 23 57 66 -9 51
20 Portsmouth 46 13 12 21 53 62 -9 51
21 Hull City 46 11 14 21 52 68 -16 47
22 Shrewsbury Town 46 8 18 20 40 67 -27 42
23 Birmingham City 46 8 11 27 31 76 -45 35
24 Walsall 46 5 16 25 41 80 -39 31
Matches 53
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
27/08/1988 English Division Two (old) Hull City Away 0-1
29/08/1988 English Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic Home 1-4
03/09/1988 English Division Two (old) Walsall Home 2-2
10/09/1988 English Division Two (old) Leeds United Away 1-1
17/09/1988 English Division Two (old) Brighton & Hove Albion Home 2-1
20/09/1988 English Division Two (old) Chelsea Away 3-1
24/09/1988 English Division Two (old) Barnsley Away 2-1
28/09/1988 League Cup Plymouth Argyle Home 1-0
01/10/1988 English Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers Home 1-0
05/10/1988 English Division Two (old) Portsmouth Home 4-1
08/10/1988 English Division Two (old) Ipswich Town Away 0-1
12/10/1988 League Cup Plymouth Argyle Away 6-3
15/10/1988 English Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle Away 1-0
22/10/1988 English Division Two (old) Birmingham City Home 0-0
26/10/1988 English Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 0-1
29/10/1988 English Division Two (old) Sunderland Home 1-1
02/11/1988 League Cup Sheffield United Home 4-2
05/11/1988 English Division Two (old) Leicester City Away 0-0
12/11/1988 English Division Two (old) Watford Home 3-1
19/11/1988 English Division Two (old) Bournemouth Away 1-0
26/11/1988 English Division Two (old) Oxford United Home 2-1
29/11/1988 League Cup Luton Town Away 1-3
03/12/1988 English Division Two (old) Crystal Palace Away 0-0
10/12/1988 English Division Two (old) Bradford City Home 4-0
13/12/1988 Full Members Cup Blackburn Rovers Away 2-3
17/12/1988 English Division Two (old) Shrewsbury Town Home 2-2
26/12/1988 English Division Two (old) Stoke City Away 1-3
31/12/1988 English Division Two (old) Swindon Town Away 2-1
02/01/1989 English Division Two (old) Leeds United Home 0-0
07/01/1989 FA Cup Leicester City Home 1-0
14/01/1989 English Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic Away 1-0
21/01/1989 English Division Two (old) Hull City Home 4-1
28/01/1989 FA Cup Brentford Away 1-3
04/02/1989 English Division Two (old) Portsmouth Away 1-0
11/02/1989 English Division Two (old) Ipswich Town Home 4-0
18/02/1989 English Division Two (old) Birmingham City Away 2-0
25/02/1989 English Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle Home 2-0
01/03/1989 English Division Two (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 1-1
04/03/1989 English Division Two (old) Watford Away 0-1
11/03/1989 English Division Two (old) Leicester City Home 4-2
14/03/1989 English Division Two (old) Sunderland Away 4-2
18/03/1989 English Division Two (old) Chelsea Home 2-3
25/03/1989 English Division Two (old) Walsall Away 3-3
27/03/1989 English Division Two (old) Stoke City Home 2-1
01/04/1989 English Division Two (old) Brighton & Hove Albion Away 1-2
04/04/1989 English Division Two (old) Shrewsbury Town Away 1-0
08/04/1989 English Division Two (old) Swindon Town Home 2-1
15/04/1989 English Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers Away 0-4
22/04/1989 English Division Two (old) Barnsley Home 1-2
29/04/1989 English Division Two (old) Oxford United Away 4-2
01/05/1989 English Division Two (old) Crystal Palace Home 1-1
06/05/1989 English Division Two (old) Bournemouth Home 3-3
13/05/1989 English Division Two (old) Bradford City Away 1-1
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