1991–92 Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. season

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Wolverhampton Wanderers
1991–92 season
Chairman Jack Harris
Manager Graham Turner
Second Division 11th
FA Cup 3rd Round
League Cup 3rd Round
Full Members Cup 1st round
Top goalscorer League: Steve Bull (20)
All: Steve Bull (23)
Highest home attendance 19,123 (vs Middlesbrough,
2 May 1992)
Lowest home attendance 8,536 (vs Bristol Rovers,
5 November 1991)
Average home league attendance 13,730 (league only)

The 1991–92 season was the 93rd season of competitive league football in the history of English football club Wolverhampton Wanderers. They played in the second tier of the English football system, the Football League Second Division, in the final season before the introduction of the Premier League.

The team finished in 11th place, having occupied a mid-table position for the majority of the campaign. During the season Steve Bull became the club's all-time leading goalscorer when he surpassed John Richards' total of 194 goals.

Results[edit]

Football League Second Division[edit]

A total of 24 teams competed in the Football League Second Division in the 1991–92 season. Each team played every other team twice: once at their stadium, and once at the opposition's. Three points were awarded to teams for each win, one point per draw, and none for defeats.

Final table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
6 Blackburn Rovers 46 21 11 14 70 53 +17 74
7 Charlton Athletic 46 20 11 15 54 48 0+6 71
8 Swindon Town 46 18 15 13 69 55 +14 69
9 Portsmouth 46 19 12 15 65 51 +14 69
10 Watford 46 18 11 17 51 48 0+3 65
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 18 10 18 61 54 0+7 64
12 Southend United 46 17 11 18 63 63 00 62

Source: Statto.com

Results summary

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 18 10 18 61 54 +7 64 11 6 6 36 24 +12 7 4 12 25 30 −5

Source: Statto.com

Results by round

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Result W D D L W W L W W L D L D L L L L L W L W D D W W W W W L D L D D W L W D W L L W W L W L L
Position 1 5 8 14 9 8 9 6 4 6 7 10 10 16 17 18 20 21 18 20 15 17 18 15 11 11 10 10 10 11 12 12 12 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 10 11

Source: Statto.com

FA Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Full Members Cup[edit]

Players[edit]

Key

      ‡ On loan from another club       * First appearance(s) for the club

Correct as of end of season. Starting appearances are listed first, followed by substitute appearances in parentheses where applicable.


Pos Name P G P G P G P G P G A yellow card A red card Notes
League FA Cup League Cup Other Total Discipline
GK England Lange, TonyTony Lange ¤ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GK Wales Jones, PaulPaul Jones 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GK England Stowell, MikeMike Stowell 46 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 51 0 0 0
DF England Ashley, KevinKevin Ashley 44 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 49 1 0 0
DF England Bellamy, GaryGary Bellamy ¤ 1(3) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3(3) 0 0 0
DF England Clarke, NickyNicky Clarke 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
DF England Hindmarch, RobRob Hindmarch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF England Madden, LawrieLawrie Madden 37(1) 2 1 0 3 0 1 0 42(1) 2 0 1
DF England Mountfield, DerekDerek Mountfield 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 1 0 1
DF England Roberts, BrianBrian Roberts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF England Simkin, DarrenDarren Simkin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF England Thompson, AndyAndy Thompson 15(2) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 17(2) 0 0 0
DF England Venus, MarkMark Venus 46 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 51 1 0 0
DF England Westley, ShaneShane Westley 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF Scotland Bennett, TomTom Bennett 37(1) 2 1 0 3 0 1 0 42(1) 2 0 0
MF England Birch, PaulPaul Birch 43(2) 8 1 0 3 2 1 0 48(2) 10 0 0
MF England Burke, MarkMark Burke 13(5) 2 1 0 1 1 0(1) 0 15(6) 3 0 0
MF England Cook, PaulPaul Cook 43 8 1 0 2 0 1 0 47 8 0 0
MF Northern Ireland Dennison, RobbieRobbie Dennison 12(10) 1 0(1) 0 1 0 1 0 14(11) 1 0 0
MF England Downing, KeithKeith Downing 30(2) 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 33(2) 0 0 0
MF England Kelly, JimmyJimmy Kelly 0(3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0(3) 0 0 0
MF England Rankine, MarkMark Rankine 10(5) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10(5) 1 0 0
MF England Steele, TimTim Steele ¤ 10(7) 3 0 0 3 2 0 0 13(7) 5 0 0
MF England Turner, MarkMark Turner 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW England Bradbury, ShaunShaun Bradbury 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
FW England Bull, SteveSteve Bull 43 20 1 0 2 3 1 0 47 23 0 0
FW England Clarke, WayneWayne Clarke 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
FW England McLoughlin, PaulPaul McLoughlin ¤† 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
FW England Mutch, AndyAndy Mutch 35(2) 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 37(2) 10 0 0
FW South Africa Paskin, JohnJohn Paskin ¤† 1(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1(1) 0 0 0
FW England Roberts, DarrenDarren Roberts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW England Taylor, ColinColin Taylor ¤ 1(2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1(2) 0 0 0

Source: Wolverhampton Wanderers: The Complete Record[1]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player From Fee
23 July 1991 Wales Paul Jones Kidderminster Harriers £40,000
15 August 1991 England Lawrie Madden Sheffield Wednesday Free
24 January 1992 England Derek Mountfield Aston Villa £150,000
31 January 1992 England Mark Rankine Doncaster Rovers £70,000
21 February 1992 England Jimmy Kelly Wrexham Part exchange
23 April 1992 England Darren Roberts Burton Albion £20,000

Out[edit]

Date Player To Fee
June 1991 England Paul Jones Released Free
24 July 1991 England Vince Bartram Bournemouth £70,000
December 1991 England Nicky Clarke Mansfield Town £25,000
January 1992 England Paul McLoughlin Mansfield Town £35,000
21 February 1992 South Africa John Paskin Wrexham Part exchange

Loans in[edit]

Start date Player From End date
26 September 1991 England Wayne Clarke Manchester City October 1991
7 November 1991 England Derek Mountfield Aston Villa 24 January 1992

Loans out[edit]

Start date Player From End date
11 September 1991 South Africa John Paskin Stockport County 20 November 1991
12 September 1991 England Tony Lange Torquay United End of season
September 1991 England Paul McLoughlin Walsall October 1991
1991 England Paul McLoughlin York City ?
21 November 1991 South Africa John Paskin Birmingham City 12 February 1992
January 1992 England Colin Taylor Wigan Athletic ?
13 February 1992 South Africa John Paskin Shrewsbury Town 20 February 1992
20 February 1992 England Tim Steele Stoke City End of season
18 March 1992 England Gary Bellamy Cardiff City End of season

Management and coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Manager Graham Turner
Coach Garry Pendrey
Youth Team Coach Chris Evans
Club Doctors Dr Tweddell and Dr Peter Bekenn
Club Physio Paul Darby

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matthews, Tony (2008). Wolverhampton Wanderers: The Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. ISBN 978-1-85983-632-3.