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1988–89 Cardiff City F.C. season

The 1988–89 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 62nd season in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Three, then the third tier of English football, finishing sixteenth.

Cardiff City
1988–89 season
ManagerFrank Burrows
Football League Third Division16th
FA Cup3rd round
League Cup2nd round
European Cup Winners Cup2nd round
Welsh Cup5th round
Top goalscorerLeague: Jimmy Gilligan (14)
All: Jimmy Gilligan (23)

PlayersEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
--   GK Jon Roberts
--   GK George Wood
--   DF Gareth Abraham
--   DF Phil Bater
--   DF Terry Boyle
--   DF Allan Lewis
--   DF Jason Perry
--   DF Nick Platnauer
--   DF Ian Rodgerson
--   MF Chris Fry
--   MF Jason Gummer
--   MF Matty Holmes
--   MF Mark Kelly
No. Position Player
--   MF Steve Ketteridge
--   MF Steve Lynex
--   MF Brian McDermott
--   MF Jon Morgan
--   MF Steve Tupling
--   MF Paul Wheeler
--   MF Paul Wimbleton
--   FW Kevin Bartlett
--   FW Alan Curtis
--   FW Jimmy Gilligan
--   FW Richard Haig
--   FW Ian Walsh

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
14 Huddersfield Town 46 17 9 20 63 73 −10 60
15 Mansfield Town 46 14 17 15 48 52 −4 59
16 Cardiff City 46 14 15 17 44 56 −12 57
17 Wigan Athletic 46 14 14 18 55 53 +2 56
18 Reading 46 15 11 20 68 72 −4 56

European Cup Winners CupEdit

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
7 Sep One (first leg) Derry City A D 0 – 0 Approx. 11,000
5 Oct One (second leg) Derry City H W 4 – 0 6,933 McDermott, Gilligan (3)
26 Oct Two (first leg) AGF Aarhus H L 1 – 2 6,155 Gilligan
9 Nov Two (second leg) AGF Aarhus A L 0 – 4 Approx, 3,700

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Hayes, Dean (2006). The Who's Who of Cardiff City. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-462-0.
  • "Football Club History Database – Cardiff City". Archived from the original on 30 December 2008. Retrieved 16 December 2008.
  • Welsh Football Data Archive