1986–87 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 1986-87
League Division Three
Manager Sam Ellis
League position 9th
Top goalscorer League: Paul Stewart (21)
Combined: Paul Stewart (21)
FA Cup First round
League Cup First round
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1985-86
Next season 1987-88

The 1986-87 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 79th season (76th consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Three, then the third tier of English league football, finishing ninth.

Paul Stewart was the club's top scorer, with 21 goals.

During the close season, on 26 July, the club celebrated their centenary.

Table[edit]

Pos Team Pl W D L F A GD Pts
1. Bournemouth 46 29 10 7 76 40   +36 97
2. Middlesbrough 46 28 10 8 67 30  +37 94
3. Swindon Town 46 25 12 9 77 47  +30 87
4. Wigan Athletic 46 25 10 11 83 60  +23 85
5. Gillingham 46 23 9 14 65 48  +17 78
6. Bristol City 46 21 14 11 63 36  +27 77
7. Notts County 46 21 13 12 77 56  +21 76
8. Walsall 46 22 9 15 80 67  +13 75
9. Blackpool 46 16 16 14 74 59  +15 64
10. Mansfield Town 46 15 16 15 52 55  -3 61
11. Brentford 46 15 15 16 64 66  -2 60
12. Port Vale 46 15 12 19 76 70  +6 57
13. Doncaster Rovers 46 14 15 17 56 62  -6 57
14. Rotherham United 46 15 12 19 48 57  -9 57
15. Chester City 46 13 17 16 61 59  +2 56
16. Bury 46 14 13 19 54 60  -6 55
17. Chesterfield 46 13 15 18 56 69  -13 54
18. Fulham 46 12 17 17 59 77  -18 53
19. Bristol Rovers 46 13 12 21 49 75  -26 51
20. York City 46 12 13 21 55 79  -24 49
21. Bolton Wanderers 46 10 15 21 46 58  -12 45
22. Carlisle United 46 10 8 28 39 78  -39 38
23. Darlington 46 7 16 23 45 77  -32 37
24. Newport County 46 8 13 25 49 86  -37 37

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

References[edit]

  • Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887-1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X.