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SEASON: 1986-87


Prev Season: 1985-86
This Season: 1986-87
Next Season: 1987-88
DIVISION:
Today First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Crystal Palace (A) 0-1)

League Cup:
Quarter Final (Arsenal (A) 0-2)


Player Of The Year:
Des Walker
Top Goalscorer:
Nigel Clough (16 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
49

Competitive Goals:
75

Goals per game:
1.5



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

League Points:
65 out of 126 (3 points per win)

Points Percentage:
51.6%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored16 times10 times6 times1 time3 times
Conceded14 times13 times4 times1 time
Won By12 times4 times1 time2 times2 times
Lost By8 times6 times1 time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
34,828

Lowest League Attendance:
12,970

Average League Attendance:
19,327

Highest Cup Attendance:
0

Lowest Cup Attendance:
0


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
17

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
3

Penalties conceded:
0

Penalties missed:
0

Penalties saved:
0


END OF SEASON TABLE



FIRST DIVISION (Tier 1) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Everton4226887631164149111047272045861-00-2
2Liverpool4223811724215334316858292630771-10-3
3Tottenham Hotspur4221813684314344014759282925712-03-2
4Arsenal42201012583512543112858272323701-00-0
5Norwich City421717853519102272087626312681-11-2
6Wimbledon421991457501155322284925287663-21-2
7Luton Town42181212474514522913471018322662-22-4
8Nottingham Forest42181113645112813614631228371365
9Watford42189156754125438206411293413631-11-1
10Coventry City42171213504514433517381015285630-00-1
11Manchester United42141414524513353818111914277561-10-2
12Southampton42141018696811554424351325441520-03-1
13Sheffield Wednesday421313165859975392446111935-1523-23-2
14Chelsea42131316536486730305792334-11520-16-2
15West Ham United4214101852671047332846111939-15521-12-1
16Queens Park Rangers421311184864975312744131737-16501-01-3
17Newcastle United4212111947651047332927121436-18472-12-3
18Oxford United421113184469885302535131444-25462-01-2
19Charlton Athletic421111204555777262244131933-10444-01-0
20Leicester City42119225476975392422171552-22422-11-3
21Manchester City4281519365786728240912833-21392-00-1
22Aston Villa42812224579777252515152054-34366-00-0

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 23, 1986EvertonA0-2Loss35,19819
2Wed Aug 27, 1986Charlton AthleticH4-0Win12,9709Webb (?, ?), Clough (?), Birtles (?)
3Sat Aug 30, 1986WatfordH1-1Draw14,72310Bowyer (?)
4Tue Sep 02, 1986West Ham UnitedA2-1Win21,3053Webb (?), Clough (?)
5Sat Sep 06, 1986SouthamptonA3-1Win14,6043Webb (?, ?), Birtles (?)
6Sat Sep 13, 1986Aston VillaH6-0Win17,0451Carr (?), Webb (?, ?), Clough (?), Birtles (?, ?)
7Sat Sep 20, 1986ChelseaA6-2Win20,1711Webb (?, ?, ?), Birtles (?, ?, ? pen)
8Sat Sep 27, 1986ArsenalH1-0Win25,3711Clough (?)
9Sat Oct 04, 1986Manchester UnitedH1-1Draw34,8281Birtles (?)
10Sat Oct 11, 1986Leicester CityA1-3Loss18,4022Birtles (?)
11Sat Oct 18, 1986Queens Park RangersH1-0Win17,1991Clough (?)
12Sat Oct 25, 1986Oxford UnitedA1-2Loss10,2191Pearce (?)
13Sat Nov 01, 1986Sheffield WednesdayH3-2Win23,3031Pearce (?), Webb (?), Birtles (?)
14Sat Nov 08, 1986Coventry CityA0-1Loss16,0892
15Sat Nov 15, 1986Luton TownA2-4Loss11,0973Bowyer (?), Birtles (?)
16Sat Nov 22, 1986WimbledonH3-2Win15,4812Metgod (?), Clough (? pen), Thorn (? OG)
17Sat Nov 29, 1986Tottenham HotspurA3-2Win30,0422Pearce (? pen), Fairclough (?), Webb (?)
18Sat Dec 06, 1986Manchester CityH2-0Win19,1292Carr (?), Birtles (?)
19Sat Dec 13, 1986Newcastle UnitedA2-3Loss26,1912Carr (?), Starbuck (?)
20Sat Dec 20, 1986SouthamptonH0-0Draw15,3942
21Fri Dec 26, 1986Norwich CityA1-2Loss22,1313Pearce (?)
22Sun Dec 28, 1986Luton TownH2-2Draw20,2734Bowyer (?), Clough (?)
23Thu Jan 01, 1987LiverpoolH1-1Draw32,8544Starbuck (?)
24Sat Jan 03, 1987Aston VillaA0-0Draw19,1594
25Sun Jan 25, 1987EvertonH1-0Win17,0094Webb (?)
26Sat Jan 31, 1987Charlton AthleticA1-0Win5,0504Clough (?)
27Sat Feb 07, 1987WatfordA1-1Draw15,1734Birtles (?)
28Sat Feb 14, 1987West Ham UnitedH1-1Draw19,3734Birtles (?)
29Sat Feb 28, 1987ChelseaH0-1Loss18,3177
30Sat Mar 07, 1987Oxford UnitedH2-0Win18,3525Clough (?, ?)
31Sat Mar 14, 1987Queens Park RangersA1-3Loss18,3527Metgod (?)
32Tue Mar 17, 1987ArsenalA0-0Draw18,3526
33Sun Mar 22, 1987Leicester CityH2-1Win18,6794Carr (?), Clough (?)
34Sat Mar 28, 1987Manchester UnitedA0-2Loss39,1826
35Sat Apr 04, 1987Coventry CityH0-0Draw13,5076
36Tue Apr 14, 1987Sheffield WednesdayA3-2Win18,5976Clough (?, ?), Rice (?)
37Sat Apr 18, 1987LiverpoolA0-3Loss37,3597
38Mon Apr 20, 1987Norwich CityH1-1Draw14,4467Clough (?)
39Sat Apr 25, 1987WimbledonA1-2Loss5,0128Pearce (?)
40Sat May 02, 1987Tottenham HotspurH2-0Win19,8377Metgod (?), Webb (?)
41Mon May 04, 1987Manchester CityA0-1Loss21,4057
42Sat May 09, 1987Newcastle UnitedH2-1Win17,7888Pearce (?), Foster (?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sun Jan 11, 1987Crystal Palace3A0-1Loss-


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Wed Sep 24, 1986Brighton and Hove Albion21A0-0Draw-
Wed Oct 08, 1986Brighton and Hove Albion22H3-0Win-Carr (?, ?), Pearce (?)
Wed Oct 29, 1986Crystal Palace3A2-2Draw-Pearce (?), Birtles (?)
Wed Nov 05, 1986Crystal Palace3H1-0Win-Clough (?)
Wed Nov 19, 1986Bradford City4A5-0Win-Metgod (?), Carr (?), Clough (?), Mills (?), Fairclough (?)
Wed Jan 21, 1987ArsenalQuarterA0-2Loss38,617


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jul 05, 1986Mansfield TownSemiA1-0Win-Birtles (?)
Tue Jul 08, 1986Notts CountyFinalH2-1Win-Carr (?), Rice (?)
Sun Aug 17, 1986Mansfield TownFinalH1-1Draw-Clough (?)


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sun Jul 20, 1986Brombella IFSwedenA3-1Win-Berner (? OG), Pearce (?), Clough (?)
Tue Jul 22, 1986KB CobenhagenDenmarkA0-2Loss-
Fri Jul 25, 1986Myresjoe IFSwedenA6-1Win-Campbell (?, ?), Birtles (?), Webb (?, ?), Bowyer (?)
Sun Jul 27, 1986Aarhus IFDenmarkA7-1Win-Clough (?, ?, ?, ?, ?), Walsh (?), Pearce (?)
Tue Jul 29, 1986AelmhultsSwedenA8-0Win-Webb (?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?), Walsh (?), Ringberg (?)
Sat Aug 02, 1986ValleivogelsNetherlandsA6-1Win-Clough (?, ?, ?), Palin (?, ?), Walsh (?)
Sun Aug 03, 1986StevoNetherlandsA4-2Win-Clough (?, ?), Metgod (?, ?)
Tue Aug 05, 1986Meppeler Sport ClubNetherlandsA12-1Win-Starbuck (?, ?, ?, ?, ?), Rice (?, ?, ?), Smalley (?, ?), Carr (?), ? (? OG)
Wed Aug 06, 1986Den HaagNetherlandsA2-1Win-Walsh (?), Webb (?)
Sat Aug 09, 1986UtrechtNetherlandsA1-1Draw-Clough (?)
Sun Aug 10, 1986TopNetherlandsA4-1Win-Birtles (?, ?, ?), Starbuck (?)
Tue Aug 12, 1986Willem IINetherlandsA1-2Loss-Mills (?)
Wed Aug 13, 1986DordrechtNetherlandsA1-1Draw-Clough (?)
Wed Aug 20, 1986Torpedo MoscowRussiaH0-2Loss-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Oct 14, 1986Notts CountyEnglandA5-2Win-Birtles (?, ?, ?, ?), Mills (?)
Tue Nov 25, 1986Plymouth ArgyleEnglandA1-6Loss-Clough (?)
Tue Mar 31, 1987VF FrolundaSwedenA2-1Win-Pearce (? pen), Clough (?)
Mon May 11, 1987Spartak Varna XIBulgariaA1-1Draw-Wilkinson (?)
Fri May 15, 1987Derby CountyEnglandH1-1Draw-Pearce (?)


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Dec 02, 1986Doncaster RoversEnglandA2-2Draw-Osvold (?), Mills (?)


Bass Charity Vase
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Fri Aug 08, 1986Burton AlbionFinalA0-1Loss-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKHans Segers18756
GKSteve Sutton3114891
DBrett Williams5212
DColin Foster932412
DDes Walker48201315Player Of The Year
DGary Fleming38151112
DIan Butterworth7412
DMark Smalley
DStuart Pearce441912138
MChris Fairclough3010101023
MGary Andrews111
MSteven Murray (1983-86)
FBrian Rice421111
FCalvin Plummer
FColin Walsh
FDavid Campbell1894531
FDavid Riley111
FFranz Carr4219121171
FGarry Birtles331698152
FGary Mills38171011116
FIan Bowyer4015121333
FJohnny Metgod4421815411
FKjetil Osvold422
FLee Glover111
FNeil Webb39181110142
FNigel Clough49211315161
FPaul Wilkinson83143
FPhil Starbuck624212
FTerry Wilson
Graeme Forbes
Leigh Palin
T Ringberg


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
16Nigel Clough49
15Garry Birtles33
14Neil Webb39
8Stuart Pearce44
7Franz Carr42
4Johnny Metgod44
3Ian Bowyer40
2Chris Fairclough30
2Phil Starbuck6
1Brian Rice4
1Colin Foster9
1Gary Mills38



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1986-87

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Charlton AthleticWed Aug 27, 1986H4-0Sat Jan 31, 1987A1-0
Sheffield WednesdaySat Nov 01, 1986H3-2Tue Apr 14, 1987A3-2
Tottenham HotspurSat Nov 29, 1986A3-2Sat May 02, 1987H2-0