1993–94 Burnley F.C. season

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Burnley
1993–94 season
Chairman England Frank Teasdale
Manager England Jimmy Mullen
Second Division 6th (Promoted)
League Cup 2nd Round
FA Cup 3rd Round
Football League Trophy 1st Round
Top goalscorer League: David Eyres (19)
All: David Eyres (28)
Highest home attendance 18,165 v Blackpool
(1 January 1994)
Lowest home attendance 4,674 v Carlisle United
(9 November 1993)
Average home league attendance 11,396[1]

The 1993–1994 season was Burnley's second season in the third tier of English football. They were managed by Jimmy Mullen in his second full season since he replaced Frank Casper during the 1991–1992 campaign.

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Nat Pos Player Total Second Division League Cup FA Cup Other[A]
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England GK Marlon Beresford 59 0 46+0 0 4+0 0 4+0 0 5+0 0
England DF Steve Davis 55 8 42+0 7 4+0 1 4+0 0 5+0 0
England MF John Deary 56 5 43+0 4 4+0 1 4+0 0 5+0 0
England MF David Eyres 58 28 45+0 19 4+0 3 4+0 4 5+0 2
England MF Andy Farrell 28 2 13+9 2 2+1 0 1+0 0 0+2 0
England FW John Francis 56 10 31+12 7 3+1 1 4+0 0 4+1 2
England MF Adrian Heath 53 10 41+0 9 3+0 0 4+0 1 5+0 0
England MF Warren Joyce 33 6 19+3 4 2+0 0 4+0 1 5+0 1
England FW Graham Lancashire 2 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
Scotland MF Ted McMinn 17 3 14+0 3 0+0 0 0+0 0 3+0 0
England DF Ian Measham 8 0 6+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Mark Monington 26 1 16+4 1 1+0 0 3+0 0 2+0 0
England MF John Mullin 6 1 1+5 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Gary Parkinson 23 2 20+0 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 3+0 1
England DF Ian Patterson 3 0 0+1 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England FW Nathan Peel 18 2 4+9 2 1+0 0 0+2 0 0+2 0
Republic of Ireland DF John Pender 56 0 42+1 0 4+0 0 4+0 0 5+0 0
England FW Tony Philliskirk 19 7 19+0 7 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England MF Adrian Randall 41 4 31+6 4 2+0 0 0+1 0 1+0 0
England FW Kevin Russell 37 8 26+2 6 4+0 1 4+0 0 1+0 1
England MF Paul Smith 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Les Thompson 49 0 36+0 0 4+0 0 4+0 0 5+0 0
England DF Paul Wilson 12 0 11+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
A. ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals (including those as a substitute) in the Football League Trophy and play-offs.

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Pos Player From Fee Date
FW England Kevin Russell Stoke City £150,000 28 June 1993
MF England Warren Joyce Plymouth Argyle £140,000 7 July 1993
FW England David Eyres Blackpool £90,000 29 July 1993
GK Wales Wayne Russell Ebbw Vale Free 28 October 1993
FW England Tony Philliskirk Peterborough United £80,000 21 January 1994
DF England Gary Parkinson Bolton Wanderers Free 27 January 1994
MF Scotland Ted McMinn Birmingham City Free 5 April 1994

Out[edit]

Pos Player To Fee Date
England Jamie Webster Released 31 May 1993
MF Northern Ireland Danny Sonner SC Preußen Münster Free 1 June 1993
MF England Mark Yates Doncaster Rovers Free 1 August 1993
MF England Steve Harper Doncaster Rovers Free 7 August 1993
MF England Joe Jakub Chester City Free 12 August 1993
FW Scotland Mike Conroy Preston North End £85,000 20 August 1993
FW England Robbie Painter Darlington Free 16 September 1993
DF England Ian Measham Doncaster Rovers Free 16 September 1993
FW England Kevin Russell Bournemouth £125,000 3 March 1994

Matches[edit]

Football League Second Division[edit]

Key
Results
Date Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
14 August 1993 Port Vale (H) 2–1 Joyce (2) 14', 53' 12,594
21 August 1993 Reading (A) 1–2 Eyres 85' (pen.) 5,855
28 August 1993 Leyton Orient (H) 4–1 Eyres 25', Deary 36', Farrell 55', Heath 90' 10,133
31 August 1993 Rotherham United (A) 2–3 Law 20' (o.g.), Francis 46' 5,533
4 September 1993 Bournemouth (A) 0–1 5,574
11 September 1993 Fulham (H) 3–1 Randall 8', Eyres 51', Deary 64' 9,021
14 September 1993 Brighton & Hove Albion (H) 3–0 Russell (2) 1', 47', Davis 31' 8,837
18 September 1993 Stockport County (A) 1–2 Francis 27' 5,122
25 September 1993 Bristol Rovers (A) 1–3 Russell 81' 5,732
2 October 1993 Hartlepool United (H) 2–0 Eyres 36', Heath 74' 9,532
9 October 1993 Plymouth Argyle (H) 4–2 Eyres 8', Monington 57', Peel (2) 65', 73' 10,488
16 October 1993 Bradford City (A) 1–0 Heath 10' 9,501
23 October 1993 Huddersfield Town (H) 1–1 Eyres 82' (pen.) 12,011
30 October 1993 Cambridge United (A) 1–0 Eyres 1' 4,826
2 November 1993 Swansea City (A) 1–3 Francis 22' 3,358
6 November 1993 York City (H) 2–1 Eyres (2) 22' (pen.), 79' 10,236
20 November 1993 Brentford (A) 0–0 6,085
27 November 1993 Exeter City (H) 3–2 Russell 37', Eyres 45' (pen.), Francis 46' 9,040
11 December 1993 Reading (H) 0–1 11,650
18 December 1993 Port Vale (A) 1–1 Mullin 85' 10,710
27 December 1993 Wrexham (H) 2–1 Russell 51', Davis 65' 15,357
29 December 1993 Barnet (A) 1–1 Heath 90' 2,360
1 January 1994 Blackpool (H) 3–1 Farrell 24', Russell 50', Francis 55' 18,165
3 January 1994 Hull City (A) 2–1 Davis 45', Deary 79' 11,232
15 January 1994 Bradford City (H) 0–1 13,517
22 January 1994 Plymouth Argyle (A) 2–3 Heath 66', Philliskirk 82' 10,595
29 January 1994 Cambridge United (H) 3–0 Randall 35', Eyres 87' (pen.), Heath 90' 10,659
5 February 1994 Huddersfield Town (A) 1–1 Deary 54' 10,634
12 February 1994 Cardiff City (H) 2–0 Philliskirk 54', Francis 69' 11,276
19 February 1994 Leyton Orient (A) 1–3 Parkinson 28' 5,201
26 February 1994 Bournemouth (H) 4–0 Eyres 2', Philliskirk 16', Joyce 52', Davis 58' 10,383
1 March 1994 Cardiff City (A) 1–2 Davis 18' 5,469
5 March 1994 Fulham (A) 2–3 Eyres 27', Randall 42' 4,493
12 March 1994 Stockport County (H) 1–1 McMinn 58' 13,130
16 March 1994 Brighton & Hove Albion (A) 1–1 Davis 1' 8,021
19 March 1994 Bristol Rovers (H) 3–1 Philliskirk 30', Heath 58', McMinn 90' 10,651
26 March 1994 Hartlepool United (A) 1–4 Eyres 43' 2,879
29 March 1994 Hull City (H) 3–1 Pender 44', Eyres (2) 67' (pen.), 80' 10,574
2 April 1994 Wrexham (A) 0–1 7,253
4 April 1994 Barnet (H) 5–0 Philliskirk (3) 47', 53', 69', Heath 80', Eyres 81' 10,412
9 April 1994 Blackpool (A) 2–1 Eyres 6', Francis 43' 7,956
16 April 1994 Swansea City (H) 1–1 Davis 64' 10,694
23 April 1994 York City (A) 0–0 8,642
26 April 1994 Rotherham United (H) 0–0 10,806
30 April 1994 Brentford (H) 4–1 Eyres 21', McMinn 32', Heath 47', Randall 81' 11,363
7 May 1994 Exeter City (A) 1–4 Joyce 46' 3,155

Final league position[edit]

Pos Team Games played Won Drawn Lost Goals for Goals against Points
6 Burnley 46 21 10 15 79 58 73

Play-Offs[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
15 May 1994 Semi final, first leg Plymouth Argyle (A) 0–0 18,794
18 May 1994 Semi final, second leg Plymouth Argyle (H) 3–1 Francis (2) 29' 31', Joyce 81' 17,515
29 May 1994 Final Stockport County (N) 2–1 Eyres 29', Parkinson 66' 44,806

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
13 November 1993 Round 1 York City (H) 0–0 10,199
30 November 1993 Replay York City (A) 3–2 Heath 5', Joyce 81', Eyres 89' 5,720
4 December 1993 Round 2 Rochdale (H) 4–1 Jones 25' (o.g.), Eyres (3) 43', 72', 88' (pen.) 11,388
8 January 1994 Round 3 Charlton Athletic (A) 0–3 8,336

League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
17 August 1993 Round 1 First leg Preston North End (A) 2–1 Eyres 27' (pen.), Davis 77' 6,283
25 August 1993 Round 1 Second leg Preston North End (H) 4–1 Russell 15', Eyres 46', Francis 56', Deary 65' 9,346
22 September 1993 Round 2 First leg Tottenham Hotspur (H) 0–0 16,844
6 October 1993 Round 2 Second leg Tottenham Hotspur (A) 1–3 Eyres 7' 20,614

Football League Trophy[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
19 October 1993 Round 1 Preston North End (A) 1–2 Eyres 87' 4,485
9 November 1993 Round 1 Carlisle United (H) 1–2 Russell 51' 4,674

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simpson (2007), p. 426