1993–94 Peterborough United F.C. season

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Peterborough United
1993–94 season
Chairman Chris Turner
Manager Lil Fuccillo (until 29 December)
Chris Turner (from 29 December)
Stadium London Road Stadium
First Division 24th (relegated)
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Fourth round
Top goalscorer League: Adcock (12)
All: Adcock (13)
Average home league attendance 7,412

During the 1993–94 English football season, Peterborough United F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

During the 1993–94 season, Peterborough spent most of the season in the relegation zone and on 29 December which saw them win only 3 games and just 1 win in 15 league games, Fuccillo was sacked and chairman Turner became caretaker manager for rest of the season but was unable to save the Posh from relegation.[1]

Final league table[edit]

Pos. Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1. Crystal Palace 46 27 9 10 73 46 90
2. Nottingham Forest 46 23 14 9 74 49 83
3. Millwall 46 19 17 10 58 49 74
4. Leicester City 46 19 16 11 72 59 73
5. Tranmere Rovers 46 21 9 16 69 53 72
6. Derby County 46 20 11 15 73 68 71
7. Notts County 46 20 8 18 65 69 68
8. Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 17 17 12 60 47 68
9. Middlesbrough 46 18 13 15 66 54 67
10. Stoke City 46 18 13 15 57 59 67
11. Charlton Athletic 46 19 8 19 61 58 65
12. Sunderland 46 19 8 19 54 57 65
13. Bristol City 46 16 16 14 47 50 64
14. Bolton Wanderers 46 15 14 17 63 64 59
15. Southend United 46 17 8 21 63 67 59
16. Grimsby Town 46 13 20 13 52 47 59
17. Portsmouth 46 15 13 18 52 58 58
18. Barnsley 46 16 7 23 55 67 55
19. Watford 46 15 9 22 66 80 54
20. Luton Town 46 14 11 21 56 60 53
21. West Bromwich Albion 46 13 12 21 60 69 51
22. Birmingham City 46 13 12 21 52 69 51
23. Oxford United 46 13 10 23 54 75 49
24. Peterborough United 46 8 13 25 48 76 37

Results[edit]

Peterborough United's score comes first[2]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
14 August 1993 Leicester City A 1–2 14,853 Cooper (pen)
17 August 1993 Barnsley H 4–1 5,875 Iorfa (2), Adcock, Barnes
21 August 1993 Notts County H 1–1 6,890 Welsh
28 August 1993 Southend United A 0–3 5,270
4 September 1993 Grimsby Town H 1–2 5,962 Cooper
11 September 1993 Derby County A 0–2 14,779
18 September 1993 Oxford United H 3–1 5,148 Philliskirk (3)
25 September 1993 Millwall H 0–0 6,219
2 October 1993 Sunderland A 0–2 17,846
9 October 1993 Portsmouth H 2–2 6,538 McGlashan, Adcock
16 October 1993 West Bromwich Albion A 0–3 15,134
23 October 1993 Birmingham City H 1–0 7,575 Philliskirk (pen)
30 October 1993 Middlesbrough A 1–1 10,704 Iorfa
2 November 1993 Bolton Wanderers A 1–1 7,058 Rush
6 November 1993 Tranmere Rovers H 0–0 5,519
20 November 1993 Charlton Athletic H 0–1 6,273
27 November 1993 Bristol City H 0–2 5,084
3 December 1993 Tranmere Rovers A 1–2 6,294 Adcock (pen)
11 December 1993 Barnsley A 0–1 6,209
19 December 1993 Leicester City H 1–1 8,595 Adcock
27 December 1993 Luton Town H 0–0 9,522
28 December 1993 Watford A 1–2 7,155 Adcock
1 January 1994 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 0–1 10,298
15 January 1994 West Bromwich Albion H 2–0 7,757 Charlery, Strodder (own goal)
22 January 1994 Portsmouth A 2–0 19,534 Adcock (2)
1 February 1994 Crystal Palace A 2–3 12,426 Charlery (2)
5 February 1994 Birmingham City A 0–0 15,140
12 February 1994 Middlesbrough H 1–0 7,020 Charlery
19 February 1994 Stoke City H 1–1 7,428 Bradshaw
22 February 1994 Notts County A 1–2 6,106 Iorfa
2 March 1994 Nottingham Forest A 0–2 19,329
5 March 1994 Southend United H 3–1 5,878 Charlery, Adcock, Spearing
8 March 1994 Grimsby Town A 2–3 4,504 Adcock, Iorfa
12 March 1994 Oxford United A 2–1 5,789 McGorry, Iorfa
16 March 1994 Derby County H 2–2 7,371 Charlery, Iorfa
22 March 1994 Millwall A 0–1 8,519
26 March 1994 Sunderland H 1–3 8,753 Adcock (pen)
29 March 1994 Crystal Palace H 1–1 8,412 Iorfa
2 April 1994 Luton Town A 0–2 8,398
5 April 1994 Watford H 3–4 7,734 McGlashan, Adcock (2, 1 pen)
9 April 1994 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1–1 23,676 McGlashan
13 April 1994 Stoke City A 0–3 10,181
16 April 1994 Bolton Wanderers H 2–3 6,616 Hackett, McGorry
23 April 1994 Charlton Athletic A 1–5 8,826 Charlery
30 April 1994 Nottingham Forest H 2–3 14,010 McGorry, Charlery
7 May 1994 Bristol City A 1–4 7,790 Furnell

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1993–94 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 8 January 1994 Tottenham Hotspur A 1–1 19,169 Brissett
R3R 19 January 1994 Tottenham Hotspur H 1–1 (lost 4-5 on pens) 24,893 Charlery

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R2 1st leg 21 September 1993 Barnsley A 1–1 4,549 Brissett
R2 2nd leg 5 October 1993 Barnsley H 3–1 (won 4-2 on agg) 3,533 Philliskirk, McGlashan, Oliver
R3 26 October 1993 Blackpool A 2–2 4,863 Hackett, Adcock
R3R 9 November 1993 Blackpool H 2–1 4,419 Rush, Bradshaw
R4 30 November 1993 Portsmouth H 0–0 6,141
R4R 15 December 1993 Portsmouth A 0–1 9,634

Anglo-Italian Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
Group 3 31 August 1993 Leicester City H 4–3 3,830 Iorfa, McGlashan, Cooper (pen), Philliskirk
Group 3 15 September 1993 West Bromwich Albion A 1–3 4,365 Okorie

Squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[3]

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

No. Position Player
England GK Fred Barber
England GK Ian Bennett
England GK Scott Cooksey
England GK Mark Tyler
England DF Darren Bradshaw
England DF Simon Clark
England DF Chris Greenman
England DF Lee Howarth
England DF Darren Oliver
England DF Tony Spearing
England DF Lee Williams
Wales DF Mark Peters
Scotland DF Craig Boardman
Scotland DF Steve Welsh
Republic of Ireland DF David McDonald
Poland DF Zbigniew Kruszyński
Canada DF Ian Carter
England MF Bobby Barnes
England MF Jason Brissett
No. Position Player
England MF Gary Cooper
England MF Andy Curtis
England MF Mick Halsall
England MF Brian McGorry
England MF Andy Stanhope
Wales MF Marcus Ebdon
Scotland MF Steve Fulton
Scotland MF John McGlashan
Republic of Ireland MF Paul McGee (on loan from Wimbledon)
England FW Tony Adcock
England FW Steve Anthrobus (on loan from Wimbledon)
England FW Andy Furnell
England FW Terry Gibson
England FW Tony Philliskirk
England FW David Rush (on loan from Sunderland)
Nigeria FW Dominic Iorfa
Nigeria FW Chima Okorie
Saint Lucia FW Ken Charlery

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