1991–92 Manchester City F.C. season

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Manchester City
1991–92 season
Chairman Peter Swales
Manager Peter Reid (player-manager)
Stadium Maine Road
First Division 5th
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Fourth round
Full Members Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League: White (19)
All: White (22)
Average home league attendance 27,691

The 1991–92 season was Manchester City's third consecutive season in the top tier of English football, the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

The 1991–92 season saw another solid campaign for Peter Reid's Manchester City side as they finished 5th in the top flight for a second season running.

Kit[edit]

City's kit was manufactured by English company Umbro and sponsored by Japanese electronics manufacturer Brother.

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts
1 Leeds United 42 13 8 0 38 13 9 8 4 36 24 74 37 +37 82
2 Manchester United 42 12 7 2 34 13 9 8 4 29 20 63 33 +30 78
3 Sheffield Wednesday 42 13 5 3 39 24 8 7 6 23 25 62 49 +13 75
4 Arsenal 42 12 7 2 51 23 7 8 6 30 24 81 46 +35 72
5 Manchester City 42 13 4 4 32 14 7 6 8 29 34 61 48 +13 70
6 Liverpool 42 13 5 3 34 17 3 11 7 13 23 47 40 +7 64
7 Aston Villa 42 13 3 5 31 16 4 6 11 17 28 48 44 +4 60
8 Nottingham Forest 42 10 7 4 36 27 6 4 11 24 31 60 58 +2 59
9 Sheffield United 42 9 6 6 29 23 7 3 11 36 40 65 63 +2 57
10 Crystal Palace 42 7 8 6 24 25 7 7 7 29 36 53 61 – 8 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 42 6 10 5 25 21 6 8 7 23 26 48 47 +1 54
12 Everton 42 8 8 5 28 19 5 6 10 24 32 52 51 +1 53
13 Wimbledon 42 10 5 6 32 20 3 9 9 21 33 53 53 ±0 53
14 Chelsea 42 7 8 6 31 30 6 6 9 19 30 50 60 – 10 53
15 Tottenham Hotspur 42 7 3 11 33 35 8 4 9 25 28 58 63 – 5 52
16 Southampton 42 7 5 9 17 28 7 5 9 22 27 39 55 – 16 52
17 Oldham Athletic 42 11 5 5 46 36 3 4 14 17 31 63 67 – 4 51
18 Norwich City 42 8 6 7 29 28 3 6 12 18 35 47 63 – 16 45
19 Coventry City 42 6 7 8 18 15 5 4 12 17 29 35 44 – 9 44
20 Luton Town 42 10 7 4 25 17 0 5 16 14 54 38 71 – 33 42
21 Notts County 42 7 5 9 24 29 3 5 13 16 33 40 62 – 22 40
22 West Ham United 42 6 6 9 22 24 3 5 13 15 35 37 59 – 22 38
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
Key
League Champions, qualified for Champions League
FA Cup winners, qualified for Cup Winners' Cup
Qualified for UEFA Cup
League Cup winners, qualified for UEFA Cup
Relegated

Results[edit]

Manchester City's score comes first[1]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
17 August 1991 Coventry City A 1–0 18,013 Quinn
21 August 1991 Liverpool H 2–1 37,322 White (2)
24 August 1991 Crystal Palace H 3–2 28,028 Brennan (2), White
28 August 1991 Norwich City A 0–0 15,376
31 August 1991 Arsenal A 1–2 35,009 I Brightwell
4 September 1991 Nottingham Forest H 2–1 29,146 Hill, Quinn
7 September 1991 Leeds United A 0–3 29,986
14 September 1991 Sheffield Wednesday H 0–1 29,453
17 September 1991 Everton H 0–1 27,509
21 September 1991 West Ham United A 2–1 25,558 Hendry, Redmond
28 September 1991 Oldham Athletic H 1–2 31,271 White
6 October 1991 Notts County A 3–1 11,878 Allen (2), Sheron
19 October 1991 Tottenham Hotspur A 1–0 30,502 Quinn
26 October 1991 Sheffield United H 3–2 25,495 Hughes, Quinn, Sheron
2 November 1991 Southampton A 3–0 13,933 Quinn, Sheron, Gittens (own goal)
16 November 1991 Manchester United H 0–0 38,180
23 November 1991 Luton Town A 2–2 10,031 Curle, White
30 November 1991 Wimbledon H 0–0 22,429
7 December 1991 Aston Villa A 1–3 26,265 White
14 December 1991 Queens Park Rangers H 2–2 21,437 Curle, White
21 December 1991 Liverpool A 2–2 36,743 White (2)
26 December 1991 Norwich City H 2–1 28,164 Quinn, White
28 December 1991 Arsenal H 1–0 32,325 White
1 January 1992 Chelsea A 1–1 18,196 Sheron
11 January 1992 Crystal Palace A 1–1 14,766 Curle
18 January 1992 Coventry City H 1–0 23,005 White
1 February 1992 Tottenham Hotspur H 1–0 30,123 White
8 February 1992 Sheffield United A 2–4 25,839 Curle, Hill
15 February 1992 Luton Town H 4–0 22,137 White (2), Heath, Hill
22 February 1992 Wimbledon A 1–2 5,082 Sheron
29 February 1992 Aston Villa H 2–0 28,268 Quinn, White
7 March 1992 Queens Park Rangers A 0–4 10,791
15 March 1992 Southampton H 0–1 24,265
21 March 1992 Nottingham Forest A 0–2 24,115
28 March 1992 Chelsea H 0–0 23,633
4 April 1992 Leeds United H 4–0 30,239 Brennan, Hill, Quinn, Sheron
7 April 1992 Manchester United A 1–1 46,781 Curle
11 April 1992 Sheffield Wednesday A 0–2 32,138
18 April 1992 West Ham United H 2–0 25,601 Clarke, Pointon
20 April 1992 Everton A 2–1 21,101 Quinn (2)
25 April 1992 Notts County H 2–0 23,426 Quinn, Simpson
2 May 1992 Oldham Athletic A 5–2 18,588 White (3), Mike, Sheron

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1991-92 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 4 January 1992 Middlesbrough A 1–2 21,174 Reid

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R2 1st leg 25 September 1991 Chester City H 3–1 10,987 White (2), Quinn
R2 2nd leg 8 October 1991 Chester City A 3–0 (won 6-1 on agg) 4,146 Allen, Brennan, Sheron
R3 29 October 1991 Queens Park Rangers H 0–0 15,512
R3R 20 November 1991 Queens Park Rangers A 3–1 11,033 Heath (2), Quinn
R4 3 December 1991 Middlesbrough A 1–2 17,286 White

Full Members Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R2 23 October 1991 Sheffield Wednesday A 2–3 7,951 Hendry (2)

Squad[edit]

[2] 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 Tony Coton
Wales GK Andy Dibble
Wales GK Martyn Margetson
England DF David Brightwell
England DF Ian Brightwell
England DF Keith Curle
Scotland DF Colin Hendry
England DF Andy Hill
Netherlands DF Danny Hoekman
England DF Steve Macauley
Wales DF Mark Peters
England DF Neil Pointon
England DF Ray Ranson
England DF Steve Redmond
Netherlands DF Michel Vonk
England MF Mark Brennan
England MF Garry Flitcroft
Northern Ireland MF Michael Hughes
No. Position Player
Scotland MF David Kerr
England MF Paul Lake
Northern Ireland MF Steve Lomas
Trinidad and Tobago MF Ronnie Mauge
England MF Steve McMahon
England MF Gary Megson
England MF Mike Quigley
England MF Peter Reid (player-manager)
Jamaica MF Fitzroy Simpson
England MF David White
England FW Clive Allen
England FW Jason Beckford
England FW Wayne Clarke
England FW Adrian Heath
England FW Adie Mike
Republic of Ireland FW Niall Quinn
England FW Mike Sheron

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos Name From Fee
14 August 1991 DF Keith Curle Wimbledon £2,500,000
24 December 1991 MF Steve McMahon Liverpool £900,000
6 March 1992 MF Fitzroy Simpson Swindon Town £500,000
11 March 1992 DF Michel Vonk SVV Dordrecht £500,000

Out[edit]

Date Pos Name To Fee
30 July 1991 FW Ashley Ward Leicester City £80,000
12 August 1991 DF Alan Harper Everton £200,000
12 August 1991 MF Mark Ward Everton £1,100,000
8 November 1991 DF Colin Hendry Blackburn Rovers £700,000
6 December 1991 FW Clive Allen Chelsea £250,000
1 January 1992 DF Steve Macauley Fleetwood Town Free transfer
2 January 1992 FW Jason Beckford Birmingham City £50,000
27 March 1992 FW Adrian Heath Stoke City £50,000
Transfers in: Decrease £4,400,000
Transfers out: Increase £2,430,000
Total spending: Decrease £1,970,000

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