1987–88 Portsmouth F.C. season

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Portsmouth F.C.
1987–88 season
Chairman John Deacon
Manager Alan Ball
Stadium Fratton Park
First Division 19th (relegated)
FA Cup Quarter-finals
League Cup Second round
Full Members Cup First round
Top goalscorer League: ?
All: Micky Quinn (11)

During the 1987–88 English football season, Portsmouth F.C. competed in the Football League First Division, following promotion from the Second Division the previous season.

Season summary[edit]

Kit[edit]

Admiral became Portsmouth's kit manufacturers for the season. For the first time in their history Portsmouth's kits wore sponsorship, South Coast Fiat (a Fiat dealership chain in the local area) sponsoring the kit.

Squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[1]

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

No. Position Player
England GK Andy Gosney
England GK Alan Knight
England GK Paul Musselwhite
England DF Billy Gilbert
England DF Paul Hardyman
England DF Lee Sandford
England DF Kenny Swain
Republic of Ireland DF Liam Daish
Jamaica DF Noel Blake
England MF Warren Aspinall
England MF Kevin Ball
England MF Kevin Dillon
No. Position Player
England MF Mike Fillery
England MF Vince Hilaire
England MF Clive Whitehead
Wales MF Barry Horne
Republic of Ireland MF Mark Kelly
United States MF John Kerr
England FW Paul Mariner
England FW Micky Quinn
Northern Ireland FW Ian Stewart
Lee Darby
Andy Perry

Left club during season[edit]

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

No. Position Player
England DF Malcolm Shotton (to Huddersfield Town)
England DF Kenny Swain (on loan to West Bromwich Albion)
Republic of Ireland MF Mick Kennedy (to Bradford City)
No. Position Player
United States MF John Kerr (on loan to Peterborough United)
England FW Ian Baird (to Leeds United)

Reserves[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Wales DF Kit Symons

Staff[edit]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Out[edit]

Results[edit]

First Division[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

  • Wimbledon 2-2 Portsmouth
  • Portsmouth 2-1 Wimbledon

FA Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Full Members Cup[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pompey FC News and Stats Database". Pompeyrama.com. Retrieved 2012-08-08.