1989–90 Oldham Athletic A.F.C. season

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Oldham Athletic
1989–90 season
ChairmanIan Stott
ManagerJoe Royle
StadiumBoundary Park
Second Division8th
FA CupSemi Final
League CupFinal
Full Members' CupSecond Round

During the 1989–90 English football season, Oldham Athletic A.F.C. competed in the Football League Second Division.

Season summary[edit]

Oldham finished in 8th place in the league, missing out on the playoffs by three points. However the club enjoyed excellent form in the cups, reaching the FA Cup Semi-Finals for only the 2nd time in their history, and the Final of the League Cup - and the club's first ever appearance at Wembley.

Results[edit]

Home team's score comes first

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League Second Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result
19 August 1989 Blackburn A 1-0
22 August 1989 Watford H 1-1
26 August 1989 Swindon H 2-2
2 September 1989 Newcastle A 2-1
9 September 1989 Plymouth H 3-2
16 September 1989 Stoke A 1-2
23 September 1989 West Brom H 2-1
26 September 1989 Sheff U A 2-1
30 September 1989 Leicester H 1-0
7 October 1989 Barnsley H 2-0
14 October 1989 Bournemouth A 2-0
17 October 1989 Hull A 0-0
21 October 1989 Middlesbrough H 2-0
28 October 1989 Wolves A 1-1
31 October 1989 Bradford H 2-2
4 November 1989 Sunderland H 2-1
11 November 1989 Oxford A 0-1
18 November 1989 Brighton H 1-1
25 November 1989 Ipswich A 1-1
1 December 1989 Blackburn H 2-0
9 December 1989 Watford A 3-0
16 December 1989 West Ham A 0-2
26 December 1989 Port Vale H 2-1
30 December 1989 Portsmouth H 3-3
1 January 1990 Leeds A 1-1
13 January 1990 Swindon A 3-2
20 January 1990 Newcastle H 1-1
3 February 1990 West Brom A 2-2
10 February 1990 Stoke H 2-0
24 February 1990 Ipswich H 4-1
3 March 1990 Brighton A 1-1
17 March 1990 Barnsley A 1-0
20 March 1990 Bournemouth H 4-0
24 March 1990 Hull H 3-2
28 March 1990 Sheff U H 0-2
31 March 1990 Middlesbrough A 1-0
3 April 1990 Leicester A 3-0
13 April 1990 Leeds H 3-1
16 April 1990 Port Vale A 2-0
18 April 1990 Plymouth A 2-0
21 April 1990 West Ham H 3-0
24 April 1990 Portsmouth A 2-1
1 May 1990 Oxford H 4-1
3 May 1990 Wolves H 1-1
5 May 1990 Sunderland A 2-3
7 May 1990 Bradford A 1-1

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result
R3 6 January 1990 Birmingham A 1-1
R3R 10 January 1990 Birmingham H 1-0
R4 27 January 1990 Brighton H 2-1
R5 17 February 1990 Everton H 2-2
R5R 21 February 1990 Everton A 1-1
R5R2 10 March 1990 Everton H 2-1
R6 14 March 1990 Aston Villa H 3-0
SF 8 April 1990 Man Utd N 3-3
SFR 11 April 1990 Man Utd N 1-2

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result
R2 1st leg 19 September 1989 Leeds H 2-1
R2 2nd leg 3 October 1989 Leeds A 1-2 (won 4-2 on aggregate)
R3 25 October 1989 Scarborough H 7-0
R4 22 November 1989 Arsenal H 3-1
R5 24 January 1990 Southampton A 2-2
R5R 31 January 1990 Southampton H 2-0
Semi Final 1st leg 14 February 1990 West Ham H 6-0
Semi Final 2nd leg 7 March 1990 West Ham A 3-0 (won 6-3 on aggregate)
Final 29 April 1990 Nottm Forest Wembley 0-1

Full Members' Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result
R2 28 November 1989 Newcastle A 2-0

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