1988–89 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 1988-89
League Division Three
Manager Sam Ellis
(succeeded by Jimmy Mullen)
League position 19th
Top goalscorer League: Andy Garner (11)
Combined: Andy Garner (15)
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Third round
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1987-88
Next season 1989-90

The 1988-89 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 82nd season (79th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Three, then the third tier of English league football, finishing nineteenth.

Andy Garner was the club's top scorer, with fifteen goals (eleven in the league, two in the FA Cup and two in the League Cup).

Table[edit]

P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 26 14 6 96 49 +47 92
2 Sheffield United 46 25 9 12 93 54 +39 84
3 Port Vale 46 24 12 10 78 48 +30 84
4 Fulham 46 22 9 15 69 67 +2 75
5 Bristol Rovers 46 19 17 10 67 51 +16 74
6 Preston North End 46 19 15 12 79 60 +19 72
7 Brentford 46 18 14 14 66 61 +5 68
8 Chester City 46 19 11 16 64 61 +3 68
9 Notts County 46 18 13 15 64 54 +10 67
10 Bolton Wanderers 46 16 16 14 58 54 +4 64
11 Bristol City 46 18 9 19 53 55 -2 63
12 Swansea City 46 15 16 15 51 53 -2 61
13 Bury 46 16 13 17 55 67 -12 61
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
19 Blackpool 46 14 13 19 56 59 -3 55
20 Northampton Town 46 16 6 24 66 76 -10 54
21 Southend United 46 13 15 18 56 75 -19 54
22 Chesterfield 46 14 7 25 51 86 -35 49
23 Gillingham 46 12 4 30 47 81 -34 40
24 Aldershot 46 8 13 25 48 78 -30 37

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

References[edit]

  • Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887-1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X.