1989–90 Luton Town F.C. season

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Luton Town F.C.
1989–90 season
Manager England Ray Harford
Stadium Kenilworth Road
First Division 17th
FA Cup Third round
Football League Cup Third round
Full Members' Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League:
All: Kingsley Black and
Iain Dowie (11)

During the 1989–90 English football season, Luton Town F.C. competed in the Football League First Division. They finished 17th in the First Division, only escaping relegation on goal difference. There was a managerial change halfway through the season when Ray Harford was sacked after two-and-a-half years in charge to be succeeded by Jimmy Ryan.

Squad[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 Alec Chamberlain
England GK Les Sealey
England DF Tim Breacker
England DF John Dreyer
England DF Richard Harvey
England DF Marvin Johnson
England DF Julian James
Scotland DF Dave Beaumont
Scotland DF Graham Rodger
Scotland DF Darren Salton
Scotland DF Paul Telfer
England MF Gary Cobb
England MF Darron McDonough[1]
No. Position Player
England MF David Preece
Wales MF Ceri Hughes
Wales MF Mark Pembridge
Wales MF Jason Rees
Northern Ireland MF Kingsley Black[2]
Northern Ireland MF Danny Wilson[3]
England FW Mick Harford
England FW Sean Farrell
Wales FW Kurt Nogan
Northern Ireland FW Iain Dowie[4]
Northern Ireland FW Paul Gray[5]
Denmark FW Lars Elstrup
South Africa FW Roy Wegerle[6]

Results[edit]

First Division[edit]

  • 25 November: Southampton 6-3 Luton Town

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McDonough was born in Antwerp, Belgium, but was raised in Greater Manchester, England.
  2. ^ Black was born in Luton, England, but qualified to represent Northern Ireland internationally and made his international debut for Northern Ireland in 1988.
  3. ^ Wilson was born in Wigan, England, but qualified to represent Northern Ireland internationally and made his international debut for Northern Ireland in 1987.
  4. ^ Dowie was born in Hatfield, England, but qualified to represent Northern Ireland internationally through his father. He made his international debut for Northern Ireland in 1990.
  5. ^ Gray was born in Portsmouth, England, but qualified to represent Northern Ireland internationally as he was raised there. He made his international debut for the U-21 side in 1990.
  6. ^ Wegerle was born in Cape Town, South Africa, but gained American citizenship in 1991, qualifying through his wife, and made his international debut for the United States in May 1992.