1989–90 England Hockey League season

The 1989–90 English Hockey League season took place from October 1989 until May 1990.

1989–90 England Hockey League
1988–89 (previous) (next) 1990–91

The Men's National League was sponsored by Poundstretcher and was won by Hounslow.[1] The top four teams qualified to take part in the Poundstretcher League Cup tournament [2] which was won by Havant.

The Women's National League was introduced for the first time [3] [4] and the inaugural Women's National League title sponsored by Typhoo was won by Slough.[5]

The Men's Hockey Association Cup was won by Havant and the Women's Cup (National Club Championship finals) was won by Sutton Coldfield. [6][7]

Men's Poundstretcher National League First Division League StandingsEdit

[8]

Pos Team P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Hounslow 15 12 2 1 45 16 29 38
2 East Grinstead 15 11 1 3 30 13 17 34
3 Havant 15 10 3 2 36 15 21 33
4 Slough 15 10 3 2 29 16 13 33
5 Southgate 15 10 1 4 36 19 17 31
6 Stourport 15 7 5 3 31 15 16 26
7 Teddington 15 6 4 5 33 25 8 22
8 Welton 15 6 4 5 24 24 0 22
9 Isca 15 6 2 7 28 26 2 20
10 Bromley 15 5 2 8 24 25 -1 17
11 Indian Gymkhana 15 5 2 8 15 27 -12 17
12 Cannock 15 4 3 8 21 35 -14 15
13 Old Loughtonians 15 2 7 6 24 25 -1 13
14 Wakefield 15 3 2 10 17 39 -22 11
15 Harborne 15 1 2 12 15 58 -43 5
16 Reading 15 0 1 14 10 40 -30 1
= Champions
= Qualified for League Cup tournament
= Relegated

Men's League Cup TournamentEdit

Round Date Team 1 Team 2 Score
Semi-final [9] Apr 22 Hounslow Slough 4-2
Semi-final [10] Apr 22 Havant East Grinstead 2-1
Final [11] May 6 Havant Hounslow 3-2

Havant
Jimmy Lewis, David Faulkner, Steve Lawson, Robert Hill, Peter Nail, A Cave, M Coleman (Stuart Avery sub), Russell Garcia, Don Williams, Colin Cooper, R Seabrook
Hounslow
Richard Purvis, Mike Williamson, Jon Potter (capt), Paul Bolland, Guy Swayne, Martyn Grimley, David Hacker, Andy Ferns, Nick Gordon (Parmi Soor sub), Robert Thompson, Jon Rees


Women's Typhoo National League First Division League StandingsEdit

[12]

Pos Team P W D L F A Pts
1 Slough 9 8 1 0 30 5 34
2 Leicester 9 5 4 0 18 7 26
3 Sutton Coldfield 9 5 2 2 17 6 22
4 Hightown 9 4 3 2 19 12 21
5 Chelmsford 9 4 1 4 14 14 18
6 Clifton 9 3 2 4 7 9 15
7 Ealing 9 3 2 4 12 11 14
8 Orpington 9 1 2 6 6 23 8
9 Great Harwood 9 1 2 6 5 22 7
10 Exmouth 9 1 1 7 4 23 5
= Champions
= Relegated


Men's Nationwide Anglia Cup (Hockey Association Cup)Edit

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Team 2 Score
Stourport Southgate 1-0
Reading Harleston Magpies 1-0
Havant Isca 3-2 aet
Old Loughtonians East Grinstead 2-1

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Team 2 Score
Reading Havant 0-3
Stourport Old Loughtonians 4-0

FinalEdit

(Held at Luton on 8 April)

Team 1 Team 2 Score
Havant Stourport 3-0

Havant
Sean Rowlands, David Faulkner, A Cave, Robert Hill, Peter Nail, Steve Lawson, M Coleman (Gary Roberts sub), Russell Garcia, Don Williams, Colin Cooper (Stuart Avery sub), R Seabrook
Stourport
S Taylor, J Lee, N Chaudry, R Lee, J Roberts, D Bleach, G Carlisle, John McPhun (P Harradine sub), David Knott, A Watson (R Jones sub), Imran Sherwani


Women's Cup (National Clubs Championship finals)Edit

Group AEdit

Pos Team
1 Hightown
2 Wimbledon
3 Leicester
4 Chelmsford
5 Yate & Gloucester

Group BEdit

Pos Team
1 Sutton Coldfield
2 Orpington
3 Exmouth
4 Bracknell
5 Philadelphian Bedans
= Qualified for semi-finals

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Team 2 Score
Sutton Coldfield Wimbledon 4-2
Hightown Orpington 2-0

FinalEdit

(Held at Bournemouth Sports Centre on 22 April)

Team 1 Team 2 Score
Sutton Coldfield Hightown 1-0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sydney Friskin. "Hounslow's title in champion style." Times [London, England] 26 Mar. 1990". The Times Digital Archive.
  2. ^ "Sydney Friskin. "Southgate could finish season without trophy." Times [London, England] 2 Apr. 1990". The Times Digital Archive.
  3. ^ "Joyce Whitehead. "Slough are the first national champions." Times [London, England] 19 Mar. 1990". The Times Digital Archive.
  4. ^ ""Tea company to sponsor new league." Times [London, England] 26 Apr. 1989". The Times Digital Archive.
  5. ^ "Joyce Whitehead. "Slough to receive trophy." Times [London, England] 16 Mar. 1990". The Times Digital Archive.
  6. ^ "Sydney Friskin. "The long quest of a team that lost its faith ends on the doorstep of Europe." Times [London, England] 9 Apr. 1990". The Times Digital Archive.
  7. ^ ""Hambly's goal gives Sutton the clubs title." Times [London, England] 23 Apr. 1990". The Times Digital Archive.
  8. ^ ""Weekend Hockey Results." Times [London, England] 2 Apr. 1990". The Times Digital Archive.
  9. ^ "Sydney Friskin. "Hounslow fight back to claim place in final." Times [London, England] 23 Apr. 1990". The Times Digital Archive.
  10. ^ "Sydney Friskin. "Hounslow fight back to claim place in final." Times [London, England] 23 Apr. 1990". The Times Digital Archive.
  11. ^ "Sydney Friskin. "Lewis brings glory for Havant." Times [London, England] 7 May 1990". The Times Digital Archive.
  12. ^ ""Weekend Hockey Results." Times [London, England] 19 Mar. 1990". The Times Digital Archive.