Season 1989-90

 
Cup Competition
World Cup 3/4 Place 1990   Gate Notes
Italy 2 1 England San Nicola Stadium, Bari 51,426  
        Lineker        
World Cup Semi-Final 1990      
England 1 1 West Germany Stadio delle Alpi, Turin 62,628 aet 3-4p
  Platt              
 
FA Cup Final 1990 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Manchester United 3 3 Crystal Palace D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 80,000 aet
  Hughes 2, Robson     Wright 2, O'Reilly        
FA Cup Final 1990 replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Manchester United 1 0 Crystal Palace D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 80,000
  Martin            
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1990 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Crystal Palace 4 3 Liverpool D 1 Villa Park, Birmingham 38,389 aet
  Bright, O'Reilly, Gray, Pardew     Rush, McMahon, Barnes (p)        
D 1 Manchester United 3 3 Oldham Athletic D 2 Maine Road, Manchester 44,026 aet
  Robins, Webb, Wallace Rod     Barrett, Marshall, Palmer        
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1990 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Manchester United 2 1 Oldham Athletic D 2 Maine Road, Manchester 35,005 aet
  McClair, Robins     Ritchie        
 
League Cup Final 1990 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Nottingham Forest 1 0 Oldham Athletic D 2 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 74,343
  Jemson            
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1990 1st & 2nd Leg Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Nottingham Forest 2 1 Coventry City D 1 City Ground  26,153
  Clough (p), Pearce     Livingstone      
D 2 Oldham Athletic 6 0 West Ham United D 2 Boundary Park 19,263
  Adams, Ritchie 2, Barrett, Holden R, Palmer            
D 1 Coventry City 0 0 Nottingham Forest D 1 Highfield Road 25,900 agg 1-2
                 
D 2 West Ham United 3 0 Oldham Athletic D 2 Upton Park 15,431 agg 3-6
  Martin, Dicks (p), Kelly              
 
Second Divison Play-off Final 1990 Venue Gate Notes
D 2 Swindon Town 1 0 Sunderland D 2 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 72,873
  McLoughlin            
 
Third Divison Play-off Final 1990 Venue Gate Notes
D 3 Notts County 2 0 Tranmere RoversD 3 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 29,252
  Johnson, Short            
 
Fourth Divison Play-off Final 1990 Venue Gate Notes
D 4 Cambridge United 1 0 Chesterfield D 4 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 26,404
  Bennett OG           
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 FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 1 Liverpool 38 13 5 1 38 15 10 5 4 40 22 41 79 SF Rd 3
2 15 Aston Villa 38 13 3 3 36 20 8 4 7 21 18 19 70 Rd 6 Rd 3
3 3 Tottenham Hotspur 38 12 1 6 35 24 7 5 7 24 23 12 63 Rd 3 Rd 5
4 -3 Arsenal 38 14 3 2 38 11 4 5 10 16 27 16 62 Rd 4 Rd 4
5D 2 Chelsea 38 8 7 4 31 24 8 5 6 27 26 8 60 Rd 4 Rd 2
6 2 Everton 38 14 3 2 40 16 3 5 11 17 30 11 59 Rd 5 Rd 4
7 6 Southampton 38 10 5 4 40 27 5 5 9 31 36 8 55 Rd 5 Rd 5
8 4 Wimbledon 38 5 8 6 22 23 8 8 3 25 17 7 55 Rd 3 Rd 4
9 -6 Nottingham Forest 38 9 4 6 31 21 6 5 8 24 26 8 54 Rd 3 Win
10 -6 Norwich City 38 7 10 2 24 14 6 4 9 20 28 2 53 Rd 4 Rd 3
11 -2 Queens Park Rangers 38 9 4 6 27 22 4 7 8 18 22 1 50 Rd 6 Rd 3
12 -5 Coventry City 38 11 2 6 24 25 3 5 11 15 34 -20 49 Rd 3 SF
13 -2 Manchester United 38 8 6 5 26 14 5 3 11 20 33 -1 48 Win Rd 3
14D 2 Manchester City 38 9 4 6 26 21 3 8 8 17 31 -9 48 Rd 3 Rd 4
15D 2 Crystal Palace 38 8 7 4 27 23 5 2 12 15 43 -24 48Final Rd 3
16 -11 Derby County 38 9 1 9 29 21 4 6 9 14 19 3 46 Rd 3 Rd 5
17 -1 Luton Town 38 8 8 3 24 18 2 5 12 19 39 -14 43 Rd 3 Rd 3
18 -3 Sheffield Wednesday 38 8 6 5 21 17 3 4 12 14 34 -16 43 Rd 4 Rd 3
19 -5 Charlton Athletic 38 4 6 9 18 25 3 3 13 13 32 -26 30 Rd 4 Rd 3
20 -10 Millwall 38 4 6 9 23 25 1 5 13 16 40 -26 26 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 FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 9 Leeds United 46 16 6 1 46 18 8 7 8 33 34 27 85 Rd 3 Rd 2
2 D 3 Sheffield United 46 14 5 4 43 27 10 8 5 35 31 20 85 Rd 6 Rd 1
3D 1 Newcastle United 46 17 4 2 51 26 5 10 8 29 29 25 80 Rd 5 Rd 3
4 2 Swindon Town 46 12 6 5 49 29 8 8 7 30 30 20 74 Rd 3 Rd 4
5 0 Blackburn Rovers 46 10 9 4 43 30 9 8 6 31 29 15 74 Rd 3 Rd 2
6 5 Sunderland 46 10 8 5 41 32 10 6 7 29 32 6 74 Rd 3 Rd 5
7D 1 West Ham United 46 14 5 4 50 22 6 7 10 30 35 23 72 Rd 3 SF
8 8 Oldham Athletic 46 15 7 1 50 23 4 7 12 20 34 13 71 SFFinal
9 -1 Ipswich Town 46 13 7 3 38 22 6 5 12 29 44 1 69 Rd 4 Rd 2
10 D 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 12 5 6 37 20 6 8 9 30 40 7 67 Rd 3 Rd 2
11 D 3 Port Vale 46 11 9 3 37 20 4 7 12 25 37 5 61 Rd 4 Rd 2
12 8 Portsmouth 46 9 8 6 40 34 6 8 9 22 31 -3 61 Rd 3 Rd 2
13 2 Leicester City 46 10 8 5 34 29 5 6 12 33 50 -12 59 Rd 3 Rd 2
14 7 Hull City 46 7 8 8 27 31 7 8 8 31 34 -7 58 Rd 3 Rd 1
15 -11 Watford 46 11 6 6 41 28 3 9 11 17 32 -2 57 Rd 4 Rd 2
16 2 Plymouth Argyle 46 9 8 6 30 23 5 5 13 28 40 -5 55 Rd 3 Rd 2
17 0 Oxford United 46 8 7 8 35 31 7 2 14 22 35 -9 54 Rd 4 Rd 1
18 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 10 6 7 28 27 5 3 15 28 45 -16 54 Rd 4 Rd 1
19 -12 Barnsley 46 7 9 7 22 23 6 6 11 27 48 -22 54 Rd 5 Rd 2
20 -11 West Bromwich Albion 46 6 8 9 35 37 6 7 10 32 34 -4 51 Rd 5 Rd 4
21D 1 Middlesbrough 46 10 3 10 33 29 3 8 12 19 34 -11 50 Rd 3 Rd 3
22 -10 AFC Bournemouth 46 8 6 9 30 31 4 6 13 27 45 -19 48 Rd 3 Rd 3
23 -9 Bradford City 46 9 6 8 26 24 0 8 15 18 44 -24 41 Rd 3 Rd 2
24 -11 Stoke City 46 4 11 8 20 24 2 8 13 15 39 -28 37 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 FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 4 Bristol Rovers 46 15 8 0 43 14 11 7 5 28 21 36 93 Rd 1 Rd 1
2 9 Bristol City 46 15 5 3 40 16 12 5 6 36 24 36 91 Rd 5 Rd 1
3 6 Notts County 46 17 4 2 40 18 8 8 7 33 35 20 87 Rd 1 Rd 1
4D 4 Tranmere Rovers 46 15 5 3 54 22 8 6 9 32 27 37 80 Rd 1 Rd 4
5 8 Bury 46 11 7 5 35 19 10 4 9 35 30 21 74 Rd 1 Rd 1
6 4 Bolton Wanderers 46 12 7 4 32 19 6 8 9 27 29 11 69 Rd 1 Rd 3
7D 2 Birmingham City 46 10 7 6 33 19 8 5 10 27 40 1 66 Rd 3 Rd 2
8 6 Huddersfield Town 46 11 5 7 30 23 6 9 8 31 39 -1 65 Rd 4 Rd 2
9D 4 Rotherham United 46 12 6 5 48 28 5 7 11 23 34 9 64 Rd 2 Rd 2
10 8 Reading 46 10 9 4 33 21 5 10 8 24 32 4 64 Rd 4 Rd 2
11D 2 Shrewsbury Town 46 10 9 4 38 24 6 6 11 21 30 5 63 Rd 1 Rd 2
12D 4 Crewe Alexandra 46 10 8 5 32 24 5 9 9 24 29 3 62 Rd 3 Rd 2
13 -6 Brentford 46 11 4 8 41 31 7 3 13 25 35 0 61 Rd 1 Rd 2
14D 4 Leyton Orient 46 9 6 8 28 24 7 4 12 24 32 -4 58 Rd 1 Rd 2
15 0 Mansfield Town 46 13 2 8 34 25 3 5 15 16 40 -15 55 Rd 1 Rd 2
16 -8 Chester City 46 11 7 5 30 23 2 8 13 13 32 -12 54 Rd 2 Rd 1
17 -5 Swansea City 46 10 6 7 25 27 4 6 13 20 36 -18 54 Rd 3 Rd 1 CWC Rd 1
18 -1 Wigan Athletic 46 10 6 7 29 22 3 8 12 19 42 -16 53 Rd 3 Rd 2
19 -13 Preston North End 46 10 7 6 42 30 4 3 16 23 49 -14 52 Rd 2 Rd 1
20 -16 Fulham 46 8 8 7 33 27 4 7 12 22 39 -11 51 Rd 2 Rd 2
21 -5 Cardiff City 46 6 9 8 30 35 6 5 12 21 35 -19 50 Rd 3 Rd 1
22 -2 Northampton Town 46 7 7 9 27 31 4 7 12 24 37 -17 47 Rd 4 Rd 1
23 -4 Blackpool 46 8 6 9 29 33 2 10 11 20 40 -24 46 Rd 5 Rd 3
24D 2 Walsall 46 6 8 9 23 30 3 6 14 17 42 -32 41 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 FA Cup FL Cup Euro
1 12 Exeter City 46 20 3 0 50 14 8 2 13 33 34 35 89 Rd 3 Rd 4
2 7 Grimsby Town 46 14 4 5 41 20 8 9 6 29 27 23 79 Rd 3 Rd 2
3 D 3 Southend United 46 15 3 5 35 14 7 6 10 26 34 13 75 Rd 1 Rd 2
4 16 Stockport County 46 13 6 4 45 27 8 5 10 23 35 6 74 Rd 1 Rd 2
5 NL Maidstone United 46 14 4 5 49 21 8 3 12 28 40 16 73 Rd 2 Rd 1
6 2 Cambridge United 46 14 3 6 45 30 7 7 9 31 36 10 73 Rd 6 Rd 2
7 D 3 Chesterfield 46 12 9 2 41 19 7 5 11 22 31 13 71 Rd 2 Rd 1
8 4 Carlisle United 46 15 4 4 38 20 6 4 13 23 40 1 71 Rd 2 Rd 1
9 8 Peterborough United 46 10 8 5 35 23 7 9 7 24 23 13 68 Rd 2 Rd 1
10 0 Lincoln City 46 11 6 6 30 27 7 8 8 18 21 0 68 Rd 2 Rd 1
11 -7 Scunthorpe United 46 9 9 5 42 25 8 6 9 27 29 15 66 Rd 2 Rd 1
12 6 Rochdale 46 11 4 8 28 23 9 2 12 24 32 -3 66 Rd 5 Rd 1
13 -2 York City 46 10 5 8 29 24 6 11 6 26 29 2 64 Rd 1 Rd 2
14 D 3 Gillingham 46 9 8 6 28 21 8 3 12 18 27 -2 62 Rd 1 Rd 1
15 -1 Torquay United 46 12 2 9 33 29 3 10 10 20 37 -13 57 Rd 4 Rd 1
16 0 Burnley 46 6 10 7 19 18 8 4 11 26 37 -10 56 Rd 3 Rd 1
17 -2 Hereford United 46 7 4 12 31 32 8 6 9 25 30 -6 55 Rd 4 Rd 2
18 -13 Scarborough 46 10 5 8 35 28 5 5 13 25 45 -13 55 Rd 1 Rd 3
19 0 Hartlepool United 46 12 4 7 45 33 3 6 14 21 55 -22 55 Rd 1 Rd 1
20 3 Doncaster Rovers 46 7 7 9 29 29 7 2 14 24 31 -7 51 Rd 2 Rd 1
21 -14 Wrexham 46 8 8 7 28 28 5 4 14 23 39 -16 51 Rd 1 Rd 1
22 D 3 Aldershot 46 8 7 8 28 26 4 7 12 21 43 -20 50 Rd 1 Rd 2
23 -2 Halifax Town 46 5 9 9 31 29 7 4 12 26 36 -8 49 Rd 2 Rd 2
24 -2 Colchester United 46 9 3 11 26 25 2 7 14 22 50 -27 43 Rd 2 Rd 1
Notes
Colchester United relegated from Fourth Division.
Darlington are promoted to Fourth Division.