1991–92 Wimbledon F.C. season

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Wimbledon
1991–92 season
Chairman Sam Hammam
Manager Ray Harford (until 7 October)
Peter Withe (from 7 October - 19 January)
Joe Kinnear (from 19 January)
Stadium Selhurst Park
First Division 13th
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Second round
Full Members Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League:
All: John Fashanu (20)
Average home league attendance 6,905

During the 1991–92 English football season, Wimbledon competed in the Football League First Division. They finished the season 13th in the First Division and secured a place in the new FA Premier League for the 1992-93 season.

Season summary[edit]

Wimbledon had three different managers during this season. The season began with Ray Harford as manager, but Harford resigned on 7 October 1991. He was succeeded by Peter Withe, who was in charge for just over three months before being replaced by Joe Kinnear on 19 January 1992.

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts
1 Leeds United 42 13 8 0 38 13 9 8 4 36 24 74 37 +37 82
2 Manchester United 42 12 7 2 34 13 9 8 4 29 20 63 33 +30 78
3 Sheffield Wednesday 42 13 5 3 39 24 8 7 6 23 25 62 49 +13 75
4 Arsenal 42 12 7 2 51 23 7 8 6 30 24 81 46 +35 72
5 Manchester City 42 13 4 4 32 14 7 6 8 29 34 61 48 +13 70
6 Liverpool 42 13 5 3 34 17 3 11 7 13 23 47 40 +7 64
7 Aston Villa 42 13 3 5 31 16 4 6 11 17 28 48 44 +4 60
8 Nottingham Forest 42 10 7 4 36 27 6 4 11 24 31 60 58 +2 59
9 Sheffield United 42 9 6 6 29 23 7 3 11 36 40 65 63 +2 57
10 Crystal Palace 42 7 8 6 24 25 7 7 7 29 36 53 61 – 8 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 42 6 10 5 25 21 6 8 7 23 26 48 47 +1 54
12 Everton 42 8 8 5 28 19 5 6 10 24 32 52 51 +1 53
13 Wimbledon 42 10 5 6 32 20 3 9 9 21 33 53 53 ±0 53
14 Chelsea 42 7 8 6 31 30 6 6 9 19 30 50 60 – 10 53
15 Tottenham Hotspur 42 7 3 11 33 35 8 4 9 25 28 58 63 – 5 52
16 Southampton 42 7 5 9 17 28 7 5 9 22 27 39 55 – 16 52
17 Oldham Athletic 42 11 5 5 46 36 3 4 14 17 31 63 67 – 4 51
18 Norwich City 42 8 6 7 29 28 3 6 12 18 35 47 63 – 16 45
19 Coventry City 42 6 7 8 18 15 5 4 12 17 29 35 44 – 9 44
20 Luton Town 42 10 7 4 25 17 0 5 16 14 54 38 71 – 33 42
21 Notts County 42 7 5 9 24 29 3 5 13 16 33 40 62 – 22 40
22 West Ham United 42 6 6 9 22 24 3 5 13 15 35 37 59 – 22 38
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
Key
League Champions, qualified for Champions League
FA Cup winners, qualified for Cup Winners' Cup
Qualified for UEFA Cup
League Cup winners, qualified for UEFA Cup
Relegated

Results[edit]

Wimbledon's score comes first[1]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
17 August 1991 Chelsea A 2–2 22,574 Fashanu, Earle
24 August 1991 West Ham United H 2–0 10,081 Earle, Fashanu
27 August 1991 Crystal Palace A 2–3 16,736 Fashanu, Earle
31 August 1991 Coventry City A 1–0 9,469 Cork
3 September 1991 Manchester United H 1–2 13,824 Fashanu
7 September 1991 Luton Town H 3–0 3,231 Clarke, Ryan (2)
14 September 1991 Nottingham Forest A 2–4 19,707 Fashanu, McGee
18 September 1991 Southampton A 0–1 11,280
21 September 1991 Tottenham Hotspur H 3–5 11,927 Fashanu, Cork, Bennett
28 September 1991 Sheffield United A 0–0 16,062
2 October 1991 Sheffield Wednesday H 2–1 3,121 Blackwell, Newhouse
5 October 1991 Norwich City H 3–1 3,531 Fitzgerald, Fashanu, Clarke
19 October 1991 Queens Park Rangers H 0–1 4,133
26 October 1991 Aston Villa A 1–2 16,928 Fashanu
2 November 1991 Leeds United H 0–0 7,025
16 November 1991 Everton A 0–2 18,762
23 November 1991 Liverpool H 0–0 13,373
30 November 1991 Manchester City A 0–0 22,429
7 December 1991 Oldham Athletic H 2–1 4,011 Earle (2)
21 December 1991 Sheffield Wednesday A 0–2 20,574
26 December 1991 Crystal Palace H 1–1 15,009 Barton
28 December 1991 Coventry City H 1–1 3,270 Earle
1 January 1992 Arsenal A 1–1 26,339 Miller
11 January 1992 West Ham United A 1–1 18,485 Sanchez
18 January 1992 Chelsea H 1–2 8,413 Earle
1 February 1992 Queens Park Rangers A 1–1 9,194 Fashanu
8 February 1992 Aston Villa H 2–0 5,534 Fashanu, Phelan
22 February 1992 Manchester City H 2–1 5,802 Fashanu, Earle
25 February 1992 Notts County A 1–1 6,192 Fashanu (pen)
29 February 1992 Oldham Athletic A 1–0 12,166 McGee
7 March 1992 Notts County H 2–0 4,196 Fashanu, Earle
10 March 1992 Everton H 0–0 3,569
14 March 1992 Leeds United A 1–5 26,760 Miller
21 March 1992 Manchester United A 0–0 45,428
28 March 1992 Arsenal H 1–3 11,299 Earle
2 April 1992 Nottingham Forest H 3–0 3,542 Earle, Fashanu (2)
4 April 1992 Luton Town A 1–2 7,753 Fashanu
8 April 1992 Liverpool A 3–2 26,134 Sanchez, Clarke, Fashanu (pen)
18 April 1992 Tottenham Hotspur A 2–3 23,934 Earle, Sanchez
20 April 1992 Southampton H 0–1 4,025
25 April 1992 Norwich City A 1–1 11,061 Elkins
2 May 1992 Sheffield United H 3–0 8,768 Earle (2), Fashanu

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 4 January 1992 Bristol City A 1–1 12,679 Fashanu
R3R 14 January 1992 Bristol City H 0–1 3,747

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R2 1st leg 24 September 1991 Peterborough United H 1–2 2,081
R2 2nd leg 8 October 1991 Peterborough United A 2–2 (lost 3-4 on agg) 5,939

Full Members Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
SR2 23 October 1991 Brighton & Hove Albion A 2–3 3,291

Squad[edit]

[2] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
- Netherlands GK Hans Segers
- England GK Neil Sullivan
- England DF Dean Blackwell
- England DF Gary Elkins
- Republic of Ireland DF Scott Fitzgerald
- England DF Roger Joseph
- Scotland DF Brian McAllister
- England DF Chris Perry
- England DF Terry Phelan
- England DF John Scales
- England MF Neal Ardley
- England MF Warren Barton
- England MF Mickey Bennett
- England MF Stewart Castledine
- England MF Gerald Dobbs
- Jamaica MF Robbie Earle
No. Position Player
- England MF Carlton Fairweather
- England MF Martin Hayes (on loan from Celtic)
- Poland MF Zbigniew Kruszyński
- Republic of Ireland MF Paul McGee
- England MF Paul Miller
- England MF Vaughan Ryan
- Northern Ireland MF Lawrie Sanchez
- England MF Steve Talboys
- England FW Steve Anthrobus
- England FW Andy Clarke
- England FW Alan Cork
- England FW Steve Cotterill
- England FW John Fashanu
- England FW Terry Gibson
- England FW Aidan Newhouse

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos Name From Fee
19 July 1991 MF Robbie Earle Port Vale £775,000
10 January 1992 MF Steve Talboys Gloucester City £10,000

Out[edit]

Date Pos Name To Fee
14 August 1991 DF Keith Curle Manchester City £2,500,000
Transfers in: Decrease £785,000
Transfers out: Increase £2,500,000
Total spending: Increase £1,715,000

References[edit]