Season 1990-91

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1991 Venue Gate Notes
Tottenham Hotspur 2 1 Nottingham Forest Wembley Stadium, London 80,000 aet
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1991  Venue Gate Notes
Nottingham Forest 4 0 West Ham United Villa Park, Birmingham 40,041  
Tottenham Hotspur 3 1 Arsenal Wembley Stadium, London 77,893  
 
League Cup Final 1991 Venue Gate Notes
Sheffield Wednesday 1 0 Manchester United Wembley Stadium, London 80,000  
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1991 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester United 2 1 Leeds United Old Trafford, Manchester 34,050  
Chelsea 0 2 Sheffield Wednesday Stamford Bridge, London 34,074  
Leeds United 0 1 Manchester United Elland Road, Leeds 32,014 agg 1-3
Sheffield Wednesday 3 1 Chelsea Hillsborough, Sheffield 34,669 agg 5-1
 
European Cup Winners Cup Final 1991 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester United 2 1 Barcelona (Spa) Feyenoord Stadion, Rotterdam 50,000  
 
Second Divison Play-off Final 1991 Venue Gate Notes
Notts County 3 1 Brighton & Hove Albion Wembley Stadium, London 59,940  
 
Third Divison Play-off Final 1991 Venue Gate Notes
Tranmere Rovers 1 0 Bolton Wanderers Wembley Stadium, London 30,217 aet
 
Fourth Divison Play-off Final 1991 Venue Gate Notes
Torquay United 2 2 Blackpool Wembley Stadium, London 21,615 aet 5-4p
Final Table for season 1990-91
First Division
Home Away
Ptn First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 3 Arsenal 38 15 4 0 51 10 9 9 1 23 8 56 83* 36,864 SF Rd 4  
2 -1 Liverpool 38 14 3 2 42 13 9 4 6 35 27 37 76 36,038 Rd 5 Rd 3  
3 12 Crystal Palace 38 11 6 2 26 17 9 3 7 24 24 9 69 19,630 Rd 3 Rd 4  
4 D 2 Leeds United 38 12 2 5 46 23 7 5 7 19 24 18 64 28,961 Rd 4 SF  
5 9 Manchester City 38 12 3 4 35 25 5 8 6 29 28 11 62 27,874 Rd 5 Rd 3  
6 7 Manchester United 38 11 4 4 34 17 5 8 6 24 28 13 59* 43,242 Rd 5 Final European CWC Winner
7 1 Wimbledon 38 8 6 5 28 22 6 8 5 25 24 7 56 7,480 Rd 4 Rd 2  
8 1 Nottingham Forest 38 11 4 4 42 21 3 8 8 23 29 15 54 22,137 Final Rd 4  
9 -3 Everton 38 9 5 5 26 15 4 7 8 24 31 4 51 25,048 Rd 6 Rd 3  
10 -7 Tottenham Hotspur 38 8 9 2 35 22 3 7 9 16 28 1 49 30,632 Winner Rd 5  
11 -6 Chelsea 38 10 6 3 33 25 3 4 12 25 44 -11 49 20,720 Rd 3 SF  
12 -1 Queens Park Rangers 38 8 5 6 27 22 4 5 10 17 31 -9 46 13,524 Rd 3 Rd 4  
13 D 2 Sheffield United 38 9 3 7 23 23 4 4 11 13 32 -19 46 21,461 Rd 3 Rd 4  
14 -7 Southampton 38 9 6 4 33 22 3 3 13 25 47 -11 45 16,509 Rd 5 Rd 5  
15 -5 Norwich City 38 9 3 7 27 32 4 3 12 14 32 -23 45 15,527 Rd 6 Rd 3  
16 -4 Coventry City 38 10 6 3 30 16 1 5 13 12 33 -7 44 13,876 Rd 4 Rd 5  
17 -15 Aston Villa 38 7 9 3 29 25 2 5 12 17 33 -12 41 25,663 Rd 3 Rd 5 UEFA Cup Rd 2
18 -1 Luton Town 38 7 5 7 22 18 3 2 14 20 43 -19 37 10,325 Rd 4 Rd 2  
19 D 2 Sunderland 38 6 6 7 15 16 2 4 13 23 44 -22 34 22,543 Rd 3 Rd 3  
20 -4 Derby County 38 3 8 8 25 36 2 1 16 12 39 -38 24 16,257 Rd 3 Rd 4  
Notes
Next season First Division increased to 22 clubs.
Arsenal deducted 2 pts. Manchester United deducted 1 pt.
 
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 7 Oldham Athletic 46 17 5 1 55 21 8 8 7 28 32 30 88 13,246 Rd 4 Rd 3  
2 5 West Ham United 46 15 6 2 41 18 9 9 5 19 16 26 87 22,551 SF Rd 3  
3 D 1 Sheffield Wednesday 46 12 10 1 43 23 10 6 7 37 28 29 82 26,604 Rd 5 Winner  
4 D 3 Notts County 46 14 4 5 45 28 9 7 7 31 27 21 80 8,164 Rd 6 Rd 2  
5 D 1 Millwall 46 11 6 6 43 28 9 7 7 27 23 19 73 10,846 Rd 4 Rd 3  
6 12 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 12 4 7 37 31 9 3 11 26 38 -6 70 8,386 Rd 4 Rd 1  
7 14 Middlesbrough 46 12 4 7 36 17 8 5 10 30 30 19 69 17,023 Rd 4 Rd 4  
8 11 Barnsley 46 13 7 3 39 16 6 5 12 24 32 15 69 8,937 Rd 3 Rd 2  
9 D 3 Bristol City 46 14 5 4 44 28 6 2 15 24 43 -3 67 13,491 Rd 3 Rd 2  
10 7 Oxford United 46 10 9 4 41 29 4 10 9 28 37 3 61 5,780 Rd 4 Rd 4  
11 -8 Newcastle United 46 8 10 5 24 22 6 7 10 25 34 -7 59 16,859 Rd 4 Rd 2  
12 -2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 11 6 6 45 35 2 13 8 18 28 0 58 15,837 Rd 3 Rd 2  
13 D 3 Bristol Rovers 46 11 7 5 29 20 4 6 13 27 39 -3 58 5,932 Rd 3 Rd 1  
14 -5 Ipswich Town 46 9 8 6 32 28 4 10 9 28 40 -8 57 11,776 Rd 3 Rd 3  
15 -4 Port Vale 46 10 4 9 32 24 5 8 10 24 40 -8 57 8,092 Rd 4 Rd 2  
16 D 1 Charlton Athletic 46 8 7 8 27 25 5 10 8 30 36 -4 56 6,548 Rd 3 Rd 2  
17 -5 Portsmouth 46 10 6 7 34 27 4 5 14 24 43 -12 53 9,689 Rd 5 Rd 3  
18 -2 Plymouth Argyle 46 10 10 3 36 20 2 7 14 18 48 -14 53 6,851 Rd 3 Rd 3  
19 -14 Blackburn Rovers 46 8 6 9 26 27 6 4 13 25 39 -15 52 8,100 Rd 3 Rd 3  
20 -5 Watford 46 5 8 10 24 32 7 7 9 21 27 -14 51 9,575 Rd 3 Rd 2  
21 -17 Swindon Town 46 8 6 9 31 30 4 8 11 34 43 -8 50 9,439 Rd 4 Rd 3  
22 -9 Leicester City 46 12 4 7 41 33 2 4 17 19 50 -23 50 11,546 Rd 3 Rd 2  
23 -3 West Bromwich Albion 46 7 11 5 26 21 3 7 13 26 40 -9 48 11,993 Rd 3 Rd 1  
24 -10 Hull City 46 6 10 7 35 32 4 5 14 22 53 -28 45 6,165 Rd 3 Rd 3  
 
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 D 4 Cambridge United 46 14 5 4 42 22 11 6 6 33 23 30 86 5,503 Rd 6 Rd 1  
2 D 4 Southend United 46 13 6 4 34 23 13 1 9 33 28 16 85 6,181 Rd 1 Rd 2  
3 D 4 Grimsby Town 46 16 3 4 42 13 8 8 7 24 21 32 83 7,237 Rd 1 Rd 1  
4 2 Bolton Wanderers 46 14 5 4 33 18 10 6 7 31 32 14 83 7,277 Rd 4 Rd 2  
5 -1 Tranmere Rovers 46 13 5 5 38 21 10 4 9 26 25 18 78 6,740 Rd 2 Rd 1  
6 7 Brentford 46 12 4 7 30 22 9 9 5 29 25 12 76 6,144 Rd 3 Rd 2  
7 -2 Bury 46 13 6 4 39 26 7 7 9 28 30 11 73 3,572 Rd 1 Rd 1  
8 D 2 Bradford City 46 13 3 7 36 22 7 7 9 26 32 8 70 6,644 Rd 1 Rd 3  
9 D 2 AFC Bournemouth 46 14 6 3 37 20 5 7 11 21 38 0 70 6,017 Rd 4 Rd 2  
10 8 Wigan Athletic 46 14 3 6 40 20 6 6 11 31 34 17 69 2,873 Rd 3 Rd 1  
11 -3 Huddersfield Town 46 13 3 7 37 23 5 10 8 20 28 6 67 5,351 Rd 2 Rd 1  
12 -5 Birmingham City 46 8 9 6 21 21 8 8 7 24 28 -4 65 7,030 Rd 2 Rd 1  
13 1 Leyton Orient 46 15 2 6 35 19 3 8 12 20 39 -3 64 4,194 Rd 3 Rd 3  
14 D 2 Stoke City 46 9 7 7 36 29 7 5 11 19 30 -4 60 11,568 Rd 2 Rd 2  
15 -5 Reading 46 11 5 7 34 28 6 3 14 19 38 -13 59 4,079 Rd 1 Rd 1  
16 D 4 Exeter City 46 12 6 5 35 16 4 3 16 23 36 6 57 4,285 Rd 1 Rd 1  
17 2 Preston North End 46 11 5 7 33 29 4 6 13 21 38 -13 56 5,240 Rd 1 Rd 1  
18 -7 Shrewsbury Town 46 8 7 8 29 22 6 3 14 32 46 -7 52 3,438 Rd 5 Rd 2  
19 -3 Chester City 46 10 3 10 27 27 4 6 13 19 31 -12 51 1,597 Rd 3 Rd 2  
20 -3 Swansea City 46 8 6 9 31 33 5 3 15 18 39 -23 48 3,662 Rd 3 Rd 1  
21 -1 Fulham 46 8 8 7 27 22 2 8 13 14 34 -15 46 4,057 Rd 2 Rd 1  
22 -10 Crewe Alexandra 46 6 9 8 35 35 5 2 16 27 45 -18 44 3,748 Rd 5 Rd 2  
23 -14 Rotherham United 46 5 10 8 31 38 5 2 16 19 49 -37 42 4,597 Rd 4 Rd 2  
24 -9 Mansfield Town 46 5 8 10 23 27 3 6 14 19 36 -21 38 2,690 Rd 3 Rd 1  
Notes
Next season Fourth Division decreased to 23 clubs.
 
Fourth Division
Home Away
Ptn Fourth Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 NL Darlington 46 13 8 2 36 14 9 9 5 32 24 30 83 4,021 Rd 3 Rd 2  
2 2 Stockport County 46 16 6 1 54 19 7 7 9 30 28 37 82 3,562 Rd 1 Rd 1  
3 16 Hartlepool United 46 15 5 3 35 15 9 5 9 32 33 19 82 3,180 Rd 2 Rd 1  
4 5 Peterborough United 46 13 9 1 38 15 8 8 7 29 30 22 80 5,201 Rd 3 Rd 1  
5 D 3 Blackpool 46 17 3 3 55 17 6 7 10 23 30 31 79 4,059 Rd 3 Rd 1  
6 10 Burnley 46 17 5 1 46 16 6 5 12 24 35 19 79 7,879 Rd 3 Rd 1  
7 8 Torquay United 46 14 7 2 37 13 4 11 8 27 34 17 72 2,986 Rd 1 Rd 2  
8 3 Scunthorpe United 46 17 4 2 51 20 3 7 13 20 42 9 71 3,114 Rd 3 Rd 1  
9 9 Scarborough 46 13 5 5 36 21 6 7 10 23 35 3 69 1,597 Rd 1 Rd 1  
10 D 3 Northampton Town 46 14 5 4 34 21 4 8 11 23 37 -1 67 3,710 Rd 2 Rd 1  
11 9 Doncaster Rovers 46 12 5 6 36 22 5 9 9 20 24 10 65 2,831 Rd 1 Rd 2  
12 0 Rochdale 46 10 9 4 29 22 5 8 10 21 31 -3 62 2,238 Rd 1 Rd 1  
13 D 3 Cardiff City 46 10 6 7 26 23 5 9 9 17 31 -11 60 2,946 Rd 1 Rd 1  
14 -4 Lincoln City 46 10 7 6 32 27 4 10 9 18 34 -11 59 2,967 Rd 1 Rd 2  
15 -1 Gillingham 46 9 9 5 35 27 3 9 11 22 33 -3 54 3,523 Rd 1 Rd 1  
16 D 3 Walsall 46 7 12 4 25 17 5 5 13 23 34 -3 53 4,145 Rd 2 Rd 1  
17 0 Hereford United 46 9 10 4 32 19 4 4 15 21 39 -5 53 2,595 Rd 1 Rd 2  
18 -11 Chesterfield 46 8 12 3 33 26 5 2 16 14 36 -15 53 3,712 Rd 2 Rd 1  
19 -11 Maidstone United 46 9 5 9 42 34 4 7 12 24 37 -42 51 3,006 Rd 2 Rd 2  
20 -15 Carlisle United 46 12 3 8 30 30 1 6 16 17 59 -5 48 1,854 Rd 1 Rd 1  
21 -8 York City 46 8 6 9 21 23 3 7 13 24 34 -12 46 2,516 Rd 2 Rd 1  
22 1 Halifax Town 46 9 6 8 34 29 3 4 16 25 50 -20 46 1,699 Rd 2 Rd 2  
23 -1 Aldershot 46 8 7 8 38 43 2 4 17 23 58 -40 41 2,091 Rd 3 Rd 1  
24 -3 Wrexham 46 8 7 8 33 34 2 3 18 15 40 -26 40 1,885 Rd 1 Rd 2 European CWC Rd 1
Notes
Wrexham was saved from relegation from league.
Barnet are promoted to Fourth Division.