1993–94 Bolton Wanderers F.C. season

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Bolton Wanderers
1993–94 season
Chairman England Gordon Hargreaves
Manager Scotland Bruce Rioch
Stadium Burnden Park
First Division 14th
FA Cup Quarter Final
Coca Cola Cup 2nd Round
Anglo-Italian Cup Group Stage
Top goalscorer League: John McGinlay (25)
All: John McGinlay (33)
Highest home attendance 21,072 v Everton
January 8, 1994
Lowest home attendance 3,021 v Brescia
November 11, 1993

The 1993–1994 season was the 115th season in Bolton Wanderers F.C.'s existence, and their first season back in the Football League First Division for nine years following promotion from the Football League Second Division. It covers the period from 1 July 1993 to 30 June 1994.[1]

Results[edit]

Endsleigh League First Division[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
14 August 1993 Grimsby Town A 0 – 0 8,593
21 August 1993 Stoke City H 1 – 1 Coyle 11,328
28 August 1993 Charlton Athletic A 0 – 3 7,573
31 August 1993 Oxford United H 1 – 0 McGinlay 8,230
11 September 1993 Luton Town H 2 – 0 McGinlay (2) 7,189
18 September 1993 Leicester City H 1 – 2 McGinlay (pen) 12,049
26 September 1993 Nottingham Forest H 4 – 3 Lee (2), Thompson, Patterson 10,578
2 October 1993 Bristol City A 0 – 2 7,704
9 October 1993 Tranmere Rovers A 1 – 2 Brown 10,128
16 October 1993 Millwall H 4 – 0 McGinlay (2), McAteer, Lee 9,386
19 October 1993 Birmingham City A 1 – 2 Thompson 12,071
23 October 1993 Watford A 3 – 4 McAteer, Lee, Thompson 7,492
30 October 1993 Derby County H 0 – 2 11,464
2 November 1993 Peterborough United H 1 – 1 McGinlay 7,058
6 November 1993 West Bromwich Albion A 2 – 2 Green, McAteer 15,709
21 November 1993 Middlesbrough A 1 – 0 McGinlay 6,828
24 November 1993 Crystal Palace H 1 – 0 McGinlay 7,486
27 November 1993 Barnsley A 1 – 1 Coyle 6,755
7 December 1993 West Bromwich Albion H 1 – 1 Coyle 9,277
11 December 1993 Oxford United A 2 – 0 Thompson, Kelly 5,559
18 December 1993 Grimsby Town H 1 – 1 Coyle 9,431
27 December 1993 Sunderland H 0 – 0 18,496
28 December 1993 Portsmouth A 0 – 0 14,276
1 January 1994 Notts County H 4 – 2 Fleck, Green, Thompson, Draper (og) 11,041
3 January 1994 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0 – 1 24,053
12 January 1994 Southend United A 2 – 0 Stubbs, McGinlay 4,969
15 January 1994 Millwall A 0 – 1 9,772
23 January 1994 Tranmere Rovers H 2 – 1 McGinlay (2) 11,550
5 February 1994 Watford H 3 – 1 Coyle, Watson (og), McGinlay (pen) 10,150
12 February 1994 Derby County A 0 – 2 16,698
22 February 1994 Stoke City A 0 – 2 14,257
26 February 1994 Crystal Palace A 1 – 1 Coyle 17,245
5 March 1994 Charlton Athletic H 3 – 2 McGinlay (3) (1pen) 13,027
19 March 1994 Nottingham Forest A 2 – 3 Brown, Green 23,846
26 March 1994 Bristol City H 2 – 2 Lee, Coyle 10,221
29 March 1994 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1 – 3 McGinlay 12,405
2 April 1994 Sunderland A 0 – 2 18,574
4 April 1994 Portsmouth H 1 – 1 McGinlay 9,560
9 April 1994 Notts County A 1 – 2 McGinlay 7,270
12 April 1994 Southend United H 0 – 2 7,140
16 April 1994 Peterborough United A 3 – 2 Walker (2), Welsh (og) 6,616
23 April 1994 Middlesbrough H 4 – 1 McGinlay (3), Green 9,220
30 April 1994 Birmingham City H 1 – 1 Walker 13,602
3 May 1994 Leicester City A 1 – 1 McGinlay 18,145
5 May 1994 Luton Town H 2 – 1 McGinlay, Thompson 7,102
8 May 1994 Barnsley H 2 – 3 Seagraves, McGinlay 16,853
Pos Team Pl W D L F A GD Pts
13. Bristol City 46 16 16 14 47 50 -3 64
14. Bolton Wanderers 46 15 14 17 63 64 -1 59
15. Southend United 46 17 8 21 63 67 -4 59

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

F.A. Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
13 November 1993 Round 1 Gretna A (played at Burnden Park) 3 – 2 McGinlay (pen), Coyle (2) 6,447
4 December 1993 Round 2 Lincoln City A 3 – 1 Thompson, Brown, Coyle 6,250
8 January 1994 Round 3 Everton H 1 – 1 Patterson 21,072
19 January 1994 Round 3 replay Everton A 3 – 2 (aet) McGinlay, Stubbs, Coyle 34,652
31 January 1994 Round 4 Arsenal H 2 – 2 McAteer, Coyle 18,891
9 February 1994 Round 4 replay Arsenal A 3 – 1 (aet) McGinlay, McAteer, Walker 33,863
20 February 1994 Round 5 Aston Villa H 1 – 0 Stubbs 18,817
12 March 1994 Round 6 Oldham Athletic H 0 – 1 20,321

Coca-Cola Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
17 August 1993 Round 1 First Leg Bury H 0 – 2 6,455
24 August 1993 Round 1 Second Leg Bury A 2 – 0
2 – 0 (agg)
Won 3 – 0 on penalties
Coyle, McGinlay 4,528
21 September 1993 Round 2 First Leg Sheffield Wednesday H 1 – 1 Kelly (pen) 11,590
6 October 1993 Round 2 Second Leg Sheffield Wednesday A 0 – 1
1 – 2 (agg)
16,194

Anglo Italian Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
7 September 1993 Qualifying Group Stage Tranmere Rovers A 2 – 1 McGinlay, Coyle 2,786
14 September 1993 Qualifying Group Stage Sunderland H 2 – 0 Coyle (2) 3,460
12 October 1993 Group Stage Ancona H 5 – 0 McGinlay (2), McAteer, Thompson, Phillips 3,448
9 November 1993 Group Stage Brescia H 3 – 3 Coyle, McGinlay, Green 3,021
16 November 1993 Group Stage Pisa A 1 – 1 Phillips 1,000
22 December 1993 Group Stage Ascoli A 1 – 1 Seagraves 1,000

Top scorers[edit]

P Player Position FL FAC LC AIC Total
1 Scotland John McGinlay Striker 25 3 1 4 33
2 Scotland Owen Coyle Striker 07 5 1 4 17
3 England Alan Thompson Midfielder 06 1 0 1 08
4 Republic of Ireland Jason McAteer Midfielder 03 2 0 1 06
5= England Scott Green Midfielder 04 0 0 1 05
5= England David Lee Midfielder 05 0 0 0 05

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bolton Wanderers 1993-94". bwfcstats.com. Retrieved 20 December 2009.