1987–88 Newcastle United F.C. season

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Newcastle United
1987–88 season
Chairman Stan Seymour, Jr.
Manager Willie McFaul
Stadium St James' Park
First Division 9th
FA Cup Fifth round proper
League Cup Third round
Full Members Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League: Michael O'Neill (12)
All: Michael O'Neill
Mirandinha (13)
Highest home attendance 28,796
(vs Wimbledon)
Lowest home attendance 7,787 (25 November 1987 vs Shrewsbury Town, Full Members Cup)
Average home league attendance 21,059
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

During the 1987–88 season, Newcastle United participated in the Football League First Division.

Kit[edit]

English company Umbro remained Newcastle United's kit manufacturers for the eighth consecutive season, and introduced a new kit for the season. Greenall's Beers remained kit sponsors, although the "Beers" was dropped from the kit sponsorship.[1]

Appearances, goals and cards[edit]

(Substitute appearances in brackets)
Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Simod Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Republic of Ireland Gary Kelly 37 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 44 0
GK Wales Martin Thomas 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
GK Northern Ireland Tommy Wright 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Republic of Ireland John Anderson 33 (2) 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 38 (2) 1
DF England John Bailey 3 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 (1) 0
DF England Peter Jackson 28 2 3 0 3 0 2 0 36 2
DF England Neil McDonald 40 3 3 1 3 1 2 0 48 5
DF England Glenn Roeder 37 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 43 1
DF England Kevin Scott 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 6 2
DF England Kenny Wharton 28 (3) 2 3 0 0 (1) 0 2 0 33 (4) 2
MF England Ian Bogie 3 (4) 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 (4) 1
MF England John Cornwell 20 (4) 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 25 (4) 1
MF Scotland Albert Craig 1 (2) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 2 0 3 (3) 0
MF England Paul Gascoigne 34 (1) 7 3 3 3 1 2 0 42 (1) 11
MF Wales Glyn Hodges 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
MF Northern Ireland David McCreery 35 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 39 1
MF Northern Ireland Michael O'Neill 19 (2) 12 2 (1) 1 0 0 1 (1) 0 22 (4) 13
MF England Paul Stephenson 5 (2) 0 0 0 1 (1) 0 0 0 6 (3) 0
MF England Andy Thomas 1 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (3) 0
MF England Brian Tinnion 15 (1) 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 18 (1) 1
FW England Paul Goddard 35 8 3 1 3 1 0 0 41 10
FW Scotland Darren Jackson 24 (7) 2 3 1 3 1 0 0 30 (7) 4
FW England Anth Lormor 3 (2) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 (2) 2
FW Brazil Mirandinha 25 (1) 11 2 0 2 1 2 1 31 (1) 13

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Northern Ireland Willie McFaul
Assistant Manager England Jim Smith
First Team coach England Bobby Saxton
Goalkeeping Coach England Andy Woodman
Development Coach England Nigel Pearson

Last updated: 3 May 2011
Source: [1]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player From Fee
March 1988 Tommy Wright Linfield £30,000[2][3]

Total spending: Decrease £30,000

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newcastle United kit history. Historical football kits. Retrieved 14 August 2013
  2. ^ Sporting heroes
  3. ^ Newcastle transfers 1987/88. soccerbase. Retrieved 14 August 2013
  • Joannou, Paul (2011). Newcastle United: The Ultimate Record 1881-2011. N Publishing. ISBN 9780956815606.