1990–91 Burnley F.C. season

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Burnley
1990–91 season
Chairman England Frank Teasdale
Manager England Frank Casper
Division Four 6th (play-offs)
League Cup 2nd Round
FA Cup 3rd Round
Football League Trophy Northern Semi Final
Top goalscorer League: Ron Futcher (18)
All: Ron Futcher (20)
Highest home attendance 20,331 v Manchester City
(6 January 1991)
Lowest home attendance 3,378 v Stockport County
(22 January 1991)
Average home league attendance 8,340[1]

The 1990–1991 season was Burnley's sixth season in the fourth tier of English football. They were managed by Frank Casper in his second full season in charge.

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Division Four[A] League Cup FA Cup FL Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
DF Wales Ian Bray 16 1 12+1 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 1
DF England Steve Davis 59 5 48+0 5 3+0 0 3+0 0 5+0 0
DF England Ray Deakin 50 0 38+0 0 4+0 0 3+0 0 5+0 0
MF England John Deary 56 7 44+0 7 4+0 0 3+0 0 5+0 0
FW England Roger Eli 33 11 17+11 10 0+2 0 0+0 0 3+0 1
MF England Andy Farrell 49 3 32+7 2 3+1 0 0+2 0 4+0 1
DF England Paul France 2 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW England John Francis 58 17 47+0 15 4+0 0 3+0 1 3+1 1
FW England Ron Futcher 43 20 31+4 18 2+0 1 2+1 0 3+0 1
MF England Neil Grewcock 39 2 21+10 2 1+0 0 3+0 0 4+0 0
MF England David Hamilton 16 1 9+3 0 3+0 1 0+1 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Joe Jakub 60 4 48+0 3 4+0 0 3+0 0 5+0 1
FW England Graham Lancashire 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF England Ian Measham 56 0 46+1 0 2+0 0 3+0 0 4+0 0
FW England Peter Mumby 25 7 15+5 5 2+0 1 1+1 1 1+0 0
GK Wales Chris Pearce 55 0 45+0 0 4+0 0 3+0 0 3+0 0
DF Republic of Ireland John Pender 52 0 42+0 0 2+0 0 3+0 0 5+0 0
MF England Nigel Smith 2 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Northern Ireland Danny Sonner 3 0 1+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF England Winston White 40 6 26+3 2 4+0 0 3+0 2 2+2 2
GK England David Williams 5 0 3+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
A. ^ The "Division Four" column constitutes appearances and goals (including those as a substitute) in the Football League and play-offs.

Matches[edit]

Football League Division Four[edit]

Key
Results

Final league position[edit]

Pos Team Games played Won Drawn Lost Goals for Goals against Points
6 Burnley 46 23 10 13 70 51 79

Play-Offs[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
19 May 1991 Semi final, first leg Torquay United (A) 0–2 5,600
22 May 1991 Semi final, second leg Torquay United (H) 1–0 Evans 90' (o.g.) 13,620

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
17 November 1990 Round 1 Stafford Rangers (A) 3–1 Collymore 17' (o.g.), Mumby 20', White 32' 4,117
12 December 1990 Round 2 Stoke City (H) 2–0 Francis 72', White 82' 12,949
6 January 1991 Round 3 Manchester City (H) 0–1 20,331

League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
27 August 1990 Round 1 First leg Stockport County (A) 2–0 Hamilton 41', Futcher 54' 2,786
4 September 1990 Round 1 Second leg Stockport County (H) 0–1 3,912
26 September 1990 Round 2 First leg Nottingham Forest (A) 1–4 Mumby 51' 17,987
10 October 1990 Round 2 Second leg Nottingham Forest (H) 0–1 11,399

Football League Trophy[edit]

Date Round Opponents Result Goalscorers Attendance
6 November 1990 Group Stage Crewe Alexandra (H) 2–1 White 43', Francis 89' 3,481
8 January 1991 Group Stage Stockport County (A) 1–1 Farrell 28' 1,707
22 January 1991 Round 1 Stockport County (H) 3–2 (a.e.t.) Eli 20', Jakub 58', White 112' 3,378
29 January 1991 Northern Quarter Final Bradford City (A) 1–0 Futcher 72' 5,432
19 February 1991 Northern Semi Final Preston North End (A) 1–6 Bray 84' 12,016

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simpson (2007), p. 418