1991–92 Ipswich Town F.C. season

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Ipswich Town
1991–92 season
Chairman John Kerr
Manager John Lyall
Stadium Portman Road
Second Division 1st
FA Cup Fifth Round
(eliminated by Liverpool)
Rumbelows League Cup Second Round
(eliminated by Derby County)
Zenith Data Systems Cup Third Round
(eliminated by Chelsea)
Top goalscorer League:
All: Chris Kiwomya (19)
Highest home attendance 26,803 vs Brighton & Hove Albion (2 May 1992)
Lowest home attendance 8,937 vs Port Vale (21 August 1991)
Average home league attendance 14,334 (League matches only)

The 1991–92 season for Ipswich Town F.C. saw the team compete in the final season of the former Second Division before it was renamed the First Division. The team won the league to become one of the forming teams for the new Premier League that was contested from the 1992–93 season onwards.

Friendlies[edit]

During their pre-season travels, Ipswich travelled to Finland to face Rips Riihimaki, Kemin Palloseura and Kontulan Uheilsat where Ipswich were defeated in their opening two matches but managed to win their last. Ipswich returned to England to face Lincoln City, Peterborough United and Scunthrope United which saw the Tractor Boys draw against Lincoln and Peterborough but were defeated when up against Scunthrope.

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss
Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
24 July 1991 Rips Rihhimaki A 0-1 Unknown
25 July 1991 Kemin Palloseura A 1-2 Unknown Unknown
27 July 1991 Kontulan Uheilsat A 3-0 Unknown Unknown (3)
31 July 1991 Lincoln City A 1-1 Unknown Unknown
2 August 1991 Peterborough United A 3-3 Unknown Unknown (3)
6 August 1991 Scunthrope United A 0-3 1,700

Match Details[edit]

Second Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers[1]
17 August 1991 Bristol Rovers A 3-3 6,444 Dozzell, Goddard, Stockwell
20 August 1991 Port Vale H 2-1 8,937 Kiwomya, Thompson
24 August 1991 Middlesbrough H 2-1 9,822 Dozzell, Goddard
31 August 1991 Blackburn Rovers A 2-1 8,898 Kiwomya, Goddard
3 September 1991 Swindown Town H 1-4 11,002 Kiwomya
7 September 1991 Southend United H 1-0 12,732 Thompson
14 September 1991 Barnsley A 0-1 6,786
17 September 1991 Newcastle United H 1-1 16,336 Kiwomya
21 September 1991 Bristol City H 4-2 9,692 Thompson, Lininghan, Kiwomya, Goddard
28 September 1991 Grimsby Town A 2-1 6,621 Lowe, Johnson
5 October 1991 Oxford United H 2-1 9,922 Milton, Whitton
12 October 1991 Brighton & Hove Albion A 2-2 9,010 Milton, Dozzell
19 October 1991 Millwall H 0-0 11,175
26 October 1991 Portsmouth A 1-1 8,007 Milton
30 October 1991 Charlton Athletic A 1-1 6,939 Whitton
2 November 1991 Leicester City A 2-2 11,331 Wark, Johnson
5 November 1991 Sunderland H 0-1 9,768
9 November 1991 Cambridge United H 1-2 20,586 Stockwell
16 November 1991 Derby County A 0-1 12,495
23 November 1991 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 2-1 11,915 Linighan, Dozzell
30 November 1991 Tranmere Rovers H 4-0 11,072 Thompson, Wark, Milton, Linighan
7 December 1991 Plymouth Argyle A 0-1 4,986
20 December 1991 Swindon Town A 0-0 7,404
26 December 1991 Charlton Athletic H 2-0 13,826 Kiwomya (2)
28 December 1991 Blackburn Rovers H 2-1 17,675 Dozzell, Johnson
1 January 1992 Port Vale A 2-1 8,075 Kiwomya (2)
11 January 1992 Middlesbrough A 0-1 15,104
18 January 1992 Bristol Rovers H 1-0 10,435 Milton
1 February 1992 Millwall A 3-2 8,847 Dozzell, Thompson, Kiwomya
8 February 1992 Portsmouth H 5-2 13,494 Awford(og), Kiwomya (2), Dozzell
21 February 1992 Tranmere Rovers A 1-0 9,161 Milton
29 February 1992 Plymouth Argyle H 2-0 12,852 Kiwomya, Whitton
7 March 1992 Watford A 1-0 9,199 Whitton
14 March 1992 Leicester City H 0-0 16,194
17 March 1992 Watford H 1-2 12,484 Dozzell
21 March 1992 Cambridge United A 1-1 9,166 Milton
28 March 1992 Derby County H 2-1 15,305 Dozzell (2)
31 March 1992 Barnsley H 2-0 14,148 Kiwomya (2)
4 April 1992 Southend United A 2-1 10,003 Whelan, Thompson
7 April 1992 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 2-1 17,379 Whelan, Whitton
11 April 1992 Newcastle United H 3-2 20,000 Kiwomya, Wark, Whitton
14 April 1992 Sunderland A 0-3 22,131
18 April 1992 Bristol City A 1-2 16,941 Whitton
21 April 1992 Grimsby Town H 0-0 22,393
25 April 1992 Oxford United A 1-1 10,525 Johnson
2 May 1992 Brighton & Hove Albion H 3-1 26,803 Whitton (2), Johnson

Rumbelows League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R2 1st Leg 25 September 1991 Derby County H 0-0 10,215
R2 2nd Leg 8 October 1991 Derby County A 0-2 8,982

Zenith Data Systems Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 2 October 1991 Bristol Rovers A 3-1 1,490 Dozzell, Lowe (2)
R2 22 October 1991 Luton Town H 1-1 (2-1 on Penalties) 5,750 Lowe
R3 26 November 1991 Chelsea A 2-2 (3-4 on Penalties) 6,325 Kiwomya (2)

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers Reference
R3 4 January 1992 Hartlepool United H 1-1 12,507 Dozzell [2]
R3R 15 January 1992 Hartlepool United A 2-0 6,700 Dozzell, Milton [3]
R4 5 February 1992 Bournemouth H 3-0 17,193 Dozzell, Whitton, Kiwomya
R5 16 February 1992 Liverpool H 0-0 26,140 [4]
R5R 26 February 1992 Liverpool A 2-3 27,355 Johnson, Dozzell [5]

League Table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA W D L GF GA GF GA GD Pts Notes
1 Ipswich Town (C) 46 16 3 4 42 22 8 9 6 28 28 70 50 +20 84
2 Middlesbrough 46 15 6 2 37 13 8 5 10 21 28 58 41 +17 80
3 Derby County 46 11 4 8 35 24 12 5 6 34 27 69 51 +18 78
4 Leicester City 46 14 4 5 41 24 9 4 10 21 31 62 55 + 7 77
5 Cambridge United 46 10 9 4 34 19 9 8 6 31 28 65 47 +18 74
6 Blackburn Rovers 46 14 5 4 41 21 7 6 10 29 32 70 53 +17 74 [6]
7 Charlton Athletic 46 9 7 7 25 23 11 4 8 29 25 54 48 + 6 71
8 Swindon Town 46 15 3 5 38 22 3 12 8 31 33 69 55 +14 69
9 Portsmouth 46 15 6 2 41 12 4 6 13 24 39 65 51 +14 69
10 Watford 46 9 5 9 25 23 9 6 8 26 25 51 48 + 3 65
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 11 6 6 36 24 7 4 12 25 29 61 53 + 8 64
12 Southend United 46 11 5 7 37 26 6 6 11 26 37 61 61 ± 0 62
13 Bristol Rovers 46 11 9 3 43 29 5 5 13 17 34 60 63 – 3 62
14 Tranmere Rovers 46 9 9 5 37 32 5 10 8 19 24 56 56 ± 0 61
15 Millwall 46 10 4 9 32 32 7 6 10 32 39 64 71 – 7 61
16 Barnsley 46 11 4 8 26 25 5 7 11 19 32 45 57 –12 59
17 Bristol City 46 10 8 5 30 24 3 7 13 25 47 55 71 –16 54
18 Sunderland 46 10 8 5 36 23 4 3 16 25 42 61 65 – 4 53
19 Grimsby Town 46 7 5 11 25 28 7 6 10 22 34 47 62 –15 53
20 Newcastle United 46 9 8 6 38 30 4 5 14 28 54 66 84 –18 52
21 Oxford United 46 10 6 7 39 30 3 5 15 27 43 66 73 – 7 50
22 Plymouth Argyle 46 11 5 7 26 26 2 4 17 16 38 42 64 –22 48
23 Brighton & HA 46 7 7 9 36 37 5 4 14 20 40 56 77 –21 47
24 Port Vale 46 7 8 8 23 25 3 7 13 19 34 42 59 –17 45

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ipswich Town: 1991-92 Season Results". Ipswich Town F.C. Retrieved November 17, 2004. 
  2. ^ "Ipswich Town 1 Hartlepool United 1". inthemadcrowd. 
  3. ^ "Hartlepool United 0 Ipswich Town 2". inthemadcrowd. 
  4. ^ "Ipswich Town 0 Liverpool 0". Liverweb. 
  5. ^ "Liverpool 3 Ipswich Town 2". Liverweb. 
  6. ^ Blackburn Rovers won the play-offs and were promoted.

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