Season 1989-90

 
Cup Competition
World Cup 3/4 Place 1990   Gate Notes
Italy 2 1 England San Nicola Stadium, Bari 51,426  
World Cup Semi-Final 1990      
England 1 1 West Germany Stadio delle Alpi, Turin 62,628 aet 3-4p
 
FA Cup Final 1990 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester United 3 3 Crystal Palace Wembley Stadium, London 80,000 aet
Manchester United 1 0 Crystal Palace Wembley Stadium, London 80,000  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1990 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester United 3 3 Oldham Athletic Maine Road, Manchester 44,026 aet
Crystal Palace 4 3 Liverpool Villa Park, Birmingham 38,389 aet
Manchester United 2 1 Oldham Athletic Maine Road, Manchester 35,005 aet
 
League Cup Final 1990 Venue Gate Notes
Nottingham Forest 1 0 Oldham Athletic Wembley Stadium, London 74,343  
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1990 Venue Gate Notes
Nottingham Forest 2 1Coventry City City Ground  26,153  
Oldham Athletic 6 0 West Ham United Boundary Park 19,263  
Coventry City 0 0Nottingham Forest Highfield Road 25,900 agg 1-2
West Ham United 3 0 Oldham Athletic Upton Park 15,431 agg 3-6
 
Second Divison Play-off Final 1990 Venue Gate Notes
Swindon Town 1 0 Sunderland Wembley Stadium, London 72,873  
 
Third Divison Play-off Final 1990 Venue Gate Notes
Notts County 2 0 Tranmere Rovers Wembley Stadium, London 29,252  
 
Fourth Divison Play-off Final 1990 Venue Gate Notes
Cambridge United 1 0 Chesterfield Wembley Stadium, London 26,404  
Final Table for season 1989-90
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 1 Liverpool 38 13 5 1 38 15 10 5 4 40 22 41 79 36,873 SF Rd 3  
2 15 Aston Villa 38 13 3 3 36 20 8 4 7 21 18 19 70 25,535 Rd 6 Rd 3  
3 3 Tottenham Hotspur 38 12 1 6 35 24 7 5 7 24 23 12 63 26,570 Rd 3 Rd 5  
4 -3 Arsenal 38 14 3 2 38 11 4 5 10 16 27 16 62 33,714 Rd 4 Rd 4  
5 D 2 Chelsea 38 8 7 4 31 24 8 5 6 27 26 8 60 21,691 Rd 4 Rd 2  
6 2 Everton 38 14 3 2 40 16 3 5 11 17 30 11 59 26,328 Rd 5 Rd 4  
7 6 Southampton 38 10 5 4 40 27 5 5 9 31 36 8 55 16,494 Rd 5 Rd 5  
8 4 Wimbledon 38 5 8 6 22 23 8 8 3 25 17 7 55 7,674 Rd 3 Rd 4  
9 -6 Nottingham Forest 38 9 4 6 31 21 6 5 8 24 26 8 54 20,606 Rd 3 Winner  
10 -6 Norwich City 38 7 10 2 24 14 6 4 9 20 28 2 53 16,737 Rd 4 Rd 3  
11 -2 Queens Park Rangers 38 9 4 6 27 22 4 7 8 18 22 1 50 13,226 Rd 6 Rd 3  
12 -5 Coventry City 38 11 2 6 24 25 3 5 11 15 34 -20 49 14,300 Rd 3 SF  
13 -2 Manchester United 38 8 6 5 26 14 5 3 11 20 33 -1 48 39,078 Winner Rd 3  
14 D 2 Manchester City 38 9 4 6 26 21 3 8 8 17 31 -9 48 27,975 Rd 3 Rd 4  
15 D 2 Crystal Palace 38 8 7 4 27 23 5 2 12 15 43 -24 48 17,324 Final Rd 3  
16 -11 Derby County 38 9 1 9 29 21 4 6 9 14 19 3 46 17,426 Rd 3 Rd 5  
17 -1 Luton Town 38 8 8 3 24 18 2 5 12 19 39 -14 43 9,872 Rd 3 Rd 3  
18 -3 Sheffield Wednesday 38 8 6 5 21 17 3 4 12 14 34 -16 43 20,927 Rd 4 Rd 3  
19 -5 Charlton Athletic 38 4 6 9 18 25 3 3 13 13 32 -26 30 10,748 Rd 4 Rd 3  
20 -10 Millwall 38 4 6 9 23 25 1 5 13 16 40 -26 26 12,418 Rd 4 Rd 3  
Notes
*Swindon Town were automatically relegated back to the Second Division because of irregular payments.
Sunderland were promoted to the First Division instead.
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 9 Leeds United 46 16 6 1 46 18 8 7 8 33 34 27 85 28,567 Rd 3 Rd 2  
2D 3Sheffield United 46 14 5 4 43 27 10 8 5 35 31 20 85 16,991 Rd 6 Rd 1  
3 D 1Newcastle United 46 17 4 2 51 26 5 10 8 29 29 25 80 21,590 Rd 5 Rd 3  
4 2 Swindon Town* 46 12 6 5 49 29 8 8 7 30 30 20 74 9,396 Rd 3 Rd 4  
5 0 Blackburn Rovers 46 10 9 4 43 30 9 8 6 31 29 15 74 9,623 Rd 3 Rd 2  
6 5 Sunderland 46 10 8 5 41 32 10 6 7 29 32 6 74 17,790 Rd 3 Rd 5  
7 D 1West Ham United 46 14 5 4 50 22 6 7 10 30 35 23 72 20,311 Rd 3 SF  
8 8 Oldham Athletic 46 15 7 1 50 23 4 7 12 20 34 13 71 9,727 SF Final  
9 -1 Ipswich Town 46 13 7 3 38 22 6 5 12 29 44 1 69 12,913 Rd 4 Rd 2  
10D 3Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 12 5 6 37 20 6 8 9 30 40 7 67 17,045 Rd 3 Rd 2  
11D 3Port Vale 46 11 9 3 37 20 4 7 12 25 37 5 61 8,997 Rd 4 Rd 2  
12 8 Portsmouth 46 9 8 6 40 34 6 8 9 22 31 -3 61 8,959 Rd 3 Rd 2  
13 2 Leicester City 46 10 8 5 34 29 5 6 12 33 50 -12 59 11,715 Rd 3 Rd 2  
14 7 Hull City 46 7 8 8 27 31 7 8 8 31 34 -7 58 6,518 Rd 3 Rd 1  
15 -11 Watford 46 11 6 6 41 28 3 9 11 17 32 -2 57 10,353 Rd 4 Rd 2  
16 2 Plymouth Argyle 46 9 8 6 30 23 5 5 13 28 40 -5 55 8,749 Rd 3 Rd 2  
17 0 Oxford United 46 8 7 8 35 31 7 2 14 22 35 -9 54 5,820 Rd 4 Rd 1  
18 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 10 6 7 28 27 5 3 15 28 45 -16 54 8,660 Rd 4 Rd 1  
19 -12 Barnsley 46 7 9 7 22 23 6 6 11 27 48 -22 54 9,033 Rd 5 Rd 2  
20 -11 West Bromwich Albion 46 6 8 9 35 37 6 7 10 32 34 -4 51 11,308 Rd 5 Rd 4  
21 D 1Middlesbrough 46 10 3 10 33 29 3 8 12 19 34 -11 50 16,380 Rd 3 Rd 3  
22 -10 AFC Bournemouth 46 8 6 9 30 31 4 6 13 27 45 -19 48 7,454 Rd 3 Rd 3  
23 -9 Bradford City 46 9 6 8 26 24 0 8 15 18 44 -24 41 8,778 Rd 3 Rd 2  
24 -11 Stoke City 46 4 11 8 20 24 2 8 13 15 39 -28 37 12,449 Rd 3 Rd 2  
Notes
* Promoted through play-offs. Relegated automatically because of irregular payments
 
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 4 Bristol Rovers 46 15 8 0 43 14 11 7 5 28 21 36 93 6,209 Rd 1 Rd 1  
2 9 Bristol City 46 15 5 3 40 16 12 5 6 36 24 36 91 11,473 Rd 5 Rd 1  
3 6 Notts County 46 17 4 2 40 18 8 8 7 33 35 20 87 6,151 Rd 1 Rd 1  
4D 4 Tranmere Rovers 46 15 5 3 54 22 8 6 9 32 27 37 80 7,449 Rd 1 Rd 4  
5 8 Bury 46 11 7 5 35 19 10 4 9 35 30 21 74 3,450 Rd 1 Rd 1  
6 4 Bolton Wanderers 46 12 7 4 32 19 6 8 9 27 29 11 69 7,290 Rd 1 Rd 3  
7 D 2 Birmingham City 46 10 7 6 33 19 8 5 10 27 40 1 66 8,558 Rd 3 Rd 2  
8 6 Huddersfield Town 46 11 5 7 30 23 6 9 8 31 39 -1 65 5,630 Rd 4 Rd 2  
9D 4 Rotherham United 46 12 6 5 48 28 5 7 11 23 34 9 64 5,577 Rd 2 Rd 2  
10 8 Reading 46 10 9 4 33 21 5 10 8 24 32 4 64 4,060 Rd 4 Rd 2  
11 D 2 Shrewsbury Town 46 10 9 4 38 24 6 6 11 21 30 5 63 3,521 Rd 1 Rd 2  
12D 4 Crewe Alexandra 46 10 8 5 32 24 5 9 9 24 29 3 62 4,008 Rd 3 Rd 2  
13 -6 Brentford 46 11 4 8 41 31 7 3 13 25 35 0 61 5,662 Rd 1 Rd 2  
14D 4 Leyton Orient 46 9 6 8 28 24 7 4 12 24 32 -4 58 4,482 Rd 1 Rd 2  
15 0 Mansfield Town 46 13 2 8 34 25 3 5 15 16 40 -15 55 3,129 Rd 1 Rd 2  
16 -8 Chester City 46 11 7 5 30 23 2 8 13 13 32 -12 54 2,476 Rd 2 Rd 1  
17 -5 Swansea City 46 10 6 7 25 27 4 6 13 20 36 -18 54 4,211 Rd 3 Rd 1 European CWC Rd 2
18 -1 Wigan Athletic 46 10 6 7 29 22 3 8 12 19 42 -16 53 2,756 Rd 3 Rd 2  
19 -13 Preston North End 46 10 7 6 42 30 4 3 16 23 49 -14 52 6,313 Rd 2 Rd 1  
20 -16 Fulham 46 8 8 7 33 27 4 7 12 22 39 -11 51 4,484 Rd 2 Rd 2  
21 -5 Cardiff City 46 6 9 8 30 35 6 5 12 21 35 -19 50 3,642 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 -2 Northampton Town 46 7 7 9 27 31 4 7 12 24 37 -17 47 3,187 Rd 4 Rd 1  
23 -4 Blackpool 46 8 6 9 29 33 2 10 11 20 40 -24 46 4,077 Rd 5 Rd 3  
24 D 2 Walsall 46 6 8 9 23 30 3 6 14 17 42 -32 41 4,077 Rd 3 Rd 1  
 
Fourth Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Fourth Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 12 Exeter City 46 20 3 0 50 14 8 2 13 33 34 35 89 4,858 Rd 3 Rd 4  
2 7 Grimsby Town 46 14 4 5 41 20 8 9 6 29 27 23 79 5,984 Rd 3 Rd 2  
3D 3Southend United 46 15 3 5 35 14 7 6 10 26 34 13 75 3,837 Rd 1 Rd 2  
4 16 Stockport County 46 13 6 4 45 27 8 5 10 23 35 6 74 3,899 Rd 1 Rd 2  
5 NL Maidstone United 46 14 4 5 49 21 8 3 12 28 40 16 73 2,433 Rd 2 Rd 1  
6 2 Cambridge United 46 14 3 6 45 30 7 7 9 31 36 10 73 3,358 Rd 6 Rd 2  
7D 3Chesterfield 46 12 9 2 41 19 7 5 11 22 31 13 71 4,188 Rd 2 Rd 1  
8 4 Carlisle United 46 15 4 4 38 20 6 4 13 23 40 1 71 4,740 Rd 2 Rd 1  
9 8 Peterborough United 46 10 8 5 35 23 7 9 7 24 23 13 68 4,826 Rd 2 Rd 1  
10 0 Lincoln City 46 11 6 6 30 27 7 8 8 18 21 0 68 4,071 Rd 2 Rd 1  
11 -7 Scunthorpe United 46 9 9 5 42 25 8 6 9 27 29 15 66 3,524 Rd 2 Rd 1  
12 6 Rochdale 46 11 4 8 28 23 9 2 12 24 32 -3 66 2,027 Rd 5 Rd 1  
13 -2 York City 46 10 5 8 29 24 6 11 6 26 29 2 64 2,615 Rd 1 Rd 2  
14D 3Gillingham 46 9 8 6 28 21 8 3 12 18 27 -2 62 3,887 Rd 1 Rd 1  
15 -1 Torquay United 46 12 2 9 33 29 3 10 10 20 37 -13 57 2,147 Rd 4 Rd 1  
16 0 Burnley 46 6 10 7 19 18 8 4 11 26 37 -10 56 6,222 Rd 3 Rd 1  
17 -2 Hereford United 46 7 4 12 31 32 8 6 9 25 30 -6 55 2,694 Rd 4 Rd 2  
18 -13 Scarborough 46 10 5 8 35 28 5 5 13 25 45 -13 55 2,325 Rd 1 Rd 3  
19 0 Hartlepool United 46 12 4 7 45 33 3 6 14 21 55 -22 55 2,503 Rd 1 Rd 1  
20 3 Doncaster Rovers 46 7 7 9 29 29 7 2 14 24 31 -7 51 2,706 Rd 2 Rd 1  
21 -14 Wrexham 46 8 8 7 28 28 5 4 14 23 39 -16 51 2,367 Rd 1 Rd 1  
22D 3Aldershot 46 8 7 8 28 26 4 7 12 21 43 -20 50 2,022 Rd 1 Rd 2  
23 -2 Halifax Town 46 5 9 9 31 29 7 4 12 26 36 -8 49 1,895 Rd 2 Rd 2  
24 -2 Colchester United 46 9 3 11 26 25 2 7 14 22 50 -27 43 3,150 Rd 2 Rd 1  
Notes
Colchester United relegated from Fourth Division.
Darlington are promoted to Fourth Division.