1989–90 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1989–90
League Football League Third Division
Manager Frank Burrows/Len Ashurst
League position 21st
Top goalscorer League: Chris Pike (18)
All: Chris Pike (23)
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 1st round
Welsh Cup Semi-finals
Previous season 1988–89
Next season 1990–91

The 1989–90 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 63rd season in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Three, then the third tier of English football, finishing twenty-first, suffering relegation to Division Four.

Manager Frank Burrows left the club in the first month of the year to become assistant manager at Portsmouth and was replaced by Len Ashurst, who started his second spell in charge of the club.

Players[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 GK Roger Hansbury
-- England GK Gavin Ward
-- Scotland GK George Wood
-- Wales DF Gareth Abraham
-- Wales DF Phil Bater
-- Wales DF Ray Daniel
-- Wales DF Allan Lewis
-- Germany DF Mario Miethig
-- Wales DF Jason Perry
-- England DF Cliff Powell
-- England DF Ian Rodgerson
-- Wales DF Damon Searle
-- England DF Eddie Youds
-- England MF Leigh Barnard
-- England MF Jeff Chandler
-- Wales MF Chris Fry
-- Guyana MF Cohen Griffith
No. Position Player
-- Wales MF Jason Gummer
-- England MF Mark Kelly
-- Scotland MF David Kevan
-- England MF Steve Lynex
-- Wales MF Jon Morgan
-- Republic of Ireland MF Pat O'Hagan
-- England MF Chris Thompson
-- England MF Steve Tupling
-- England MF Paul Wheeler
-- Wales FW Nathan Blake
-- Wales FW Alan Curtis
-- England FW Jimmy Gilligan
-- Wales FW Richard Haig
-- Wales FW Ian Love
-- Wales FW Morrys Scott
-- England FW Richard Sendall

Table[edit]

P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Bristol Rovers 46 15 8 0 43 14 11 7 5 28 21 93
2 Bristol City 46 15 5 3 40 16 12 5 6 36 24 91
3 Notts County 46 17 4 2 40 18 8 8 7 33 35 87
4 Tranmere Rovers 46 15 5 3 54 22 8 6 9 32 27 80
5 Bury 46 11 7 5 35 19 10 4 9 35 30 74
6 Bolton Wanderers 46 12 7 4 32 19 6 8 9 27 29 69
7 Birmingham City 46 10 7 6 33 19 8 5 10 27 40 66
8 Huddersfield Town 46 11 5 7 30 23 6 9 8 31 39 65
9 Rotherham United 46 12 6 5 48 28 5 7 11 23 34 64
10 Reading 46 10 9 4 33 21 5 10 8 24 32 64
11 Shrewsbury Town 46 10 9 4 38 24 6 6 11 21 30 63
12 Crewe Alexandra 46 10 8 5 32 24 5 9 9 24 29 62
13 Brentford 46 11 4 8 41 31 7 3 13 25 35 61
14 Leyton Orient 46 9 6 8 28 24 7 4 12 24 32 58
15 Mansfield Town 46 13 2 8 34 25 3 5 15 16 40 55
16 Chester City 46 11 7 5 30 23 2 8 13 13 32 54
17 Swansea City 46 10 6 7 25 27 4 6 13 20 36 54
18 Wigan Athletic 46 10 6 7 29 22 3 8 12 19 42 53
19 Preston North End 46 10 7 6 42 30 4 3 16 23 49 52
20 Fulham 46 8 8 7 33 27 4 7 12 22 39 51
21 Cardiff City 46 6 9 8 30 35 6 5 12 21 35 50
22 Northampton 46 7 7 9 27 31 4 7 12 24 37 47
23 Blackpool 46 8 6 9 29 33 2 10 11 20 40 46
24 Walsall 46 6 8 9 23 30 3 6 14 17 42 41

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