1986–87 in English football

The Football League First Division 1986/87 was the 88th season of the Football League First Division English as the highest football league. It began on August 23, 1986 and ended on 11 May 1987. Everton won with nine points distance to the city rivals and defending champions FC Liverpool now its ninth championship. All three newly promoted Norwich City, FC Wimbledon, Charlton Athletic were able to keep the class, especially Norwich and Wimbledon with the fifth and sixth surprisingly well placed, while Charlton still and in a play-off round against the second division Ipswich Town Leeds United had to say. Leicester City, Manchester City and Aston Villa had to play the course in the Second Division. Because of the subsequent reduction League from 22 to 21 teams were the three relegated teams for the following season, only the two second-division promoted Derby County and Portsmouth contrary.

A total of 523 players were used, with the Arsenal with 19, the least and Tottenham Hotspur with 31 mustered the most players in league games. 135 newcomers were offset by 102 footballers who most recently came into play in the 1986/87 season.

Final Table

Results Table

In the left column of the home teams are listed.

Play -off round to participate in the First Division

Top scorers

The champion team of Everton FC

In the following list, all players were listed who came for Everton FC in a league game for use during the 1986/87 season. It must be noted that in most cases a minimum number of games will be provided in English football to accept the official champion medal allowed. As regards the specific control before the introduction of the Premier League, there is lack of clarity, all the players with an asterisk (*) have been provided which have received no champion medal presumably because of their small contribution. In brackets the number of bets as well as the achieved goals in the process is called.

Neil Adams ( 12/0 ) | Warren Aspinall * ( 6/0 ) | Wayne Clarke ( 10/5) | Alan Harper ( 36/2 ) | Adrian Heath (41/ 11) | Kevin Langley (16/ 2) | Ian Marshall * (2/1 ) | Bobby Mimms ( 11/0 ) | Derek Mountfield (13/ 3) | Neil Pointon (12/1 ) | Paul Power ( 40/4 ) | Kevin Ratcliffe (42/ 0 ) | Peter Reid (16/ 1) | Kevin Richardson * (1/0 ) | Graeme Sharp (27/ 5) | Kevin Sheedy (28/ 13) | Ian Snodin (16/ 0 ) | Neville Southall (31/ 0 ) | Steven Trevor ( 41/14 ) | Gary Stevens (25/ 3) | Pat Van Den Hauwe (11/ 1) | Dave Watson (35/ 3) | Paul Wilkinson (22 /3).

Important events

  • Coventry City won the English FA Cup with a 3-2 triumph over Tottenham Hotspur.
  • The League Cup was won by FC Arsenal for the first time in the club's history.
  • The striker Clive Allen Tottenham Hotspur was voted player of the year. He scored this season 49 Goals in official matches for the " Spurs ". The 20- year-old defender Tony Adams of Arsenal FC won the award for best young player of the season. Coach of the Year was Howard Kendall Everton.