1993–94 FA Premier League

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FA Premier League
Season1993–94
Dates14 August 1993 – 08 May 1994
Champions Manchester United
2nd Premier League title
9th English title
Relegated Sheffield United
Oldham Athletic
Swindon Town
Champions League Manchester United
Cup Winners' Cup Arsenal
Chelsea
UEFA Cup Blackburn Rovers
Newcastle United
Aston Villa
Goals scored1,195
Top goalscorer Andy Cole (34)
Biggest home win Newcastle United 7–1 Swindon Town
(12 March 1994)
Biggest away win Swindon Town 0–5 Liverpool
(22 August 1993)
Swindon Town 0–5 Leeds United
(7 May 1994)
Highest scoring Norwich City 4–5 Southampton
(9 April 1994)
Longest winning run8 games [1]
Manchester United
Longest unbeaten run22 games [1]
Manchester United
Longest winless run15 games [1]
Swindon Town
Longest losing run7 games [1]
Tottenham Hotspur
Highest attendance45,347 [2]
Aston Villa v Liverpool
(7 May 1994)
Lowest attendance4,739 [2]
Wimbledon v Coventry City
(26 December 1993)
1994–95

The 1993–94 FA Premier League (known as the FA Carling Premiership for sponsorship reasons) was the second season of the Premier League, the top division of professional football in England. Manchester United won the league by eight points over nearest challengers Blackburn Rovers, their second consecutive league title. Swindon Town finished bottom of the league in their first season of top-flight football and were relegated along with Sheffield United and Oldham Athletic. Manchester United also broke their own record of the most points in a season, set by themselves the previous season. This would be surpassed by Chelsea in the 2004–05 season.

Contents

Overview

New league sponsors

From the start of the 1993–94 season, the FA Premier League was sponsored by Carling Breweries.

Transfers

Just before the start of the season, Roy Keane became the most expensive footballer signed by an English football team. The 22-year-old Irish midfielder left relegated Nottingham Forest for Manchester United for a fee of £3.75 million.

During the 1993–94 season, many players were transferred between Premier League clubs for fees exceeding £1 million. They included David White (Manchester City to Leeds United), David Rocastle (Leeds United to Manchester City), Roy Wegerle (Blackburn Rovers to Coventry City) and Tim Flowers (Southampton to Blackburn Rovers). At £2.5 million, Flowers became the most expensive goalkeeper in English football.

Summary

Manchester United led the 1993–94 Premier League for almost all of the season, eventually finishing as champions eight points ahead of runners-up Blackburn Rovers. They also won the FA Cup after beating Chelsea 4–0 in the final, thereby becoming only the fourth team to achieve this feat in the 20th century (after Tottenham in 1961, Arsenal in 1971 and Liverpool in 1986). Their lead of the Premier League stood at 11 points by the end of October and peaked at 16 points two months later, but a run of bad results in March was followed by defeat at Blackburn at the beginning of April, which meant that they now led the league merely on goal difference. A return to form then saw United seal the league title with two games still to play.

Norwich City, Leeds United, Newcastle United, Everton and Aston Villa were among the sides who showed promise early in the season before Manchester United established a runaway lead. Norwich reached the third round of the UEFA Cup after famously beating Bayern Munich in the second round, but their league form slumped after manager Mike Walker departed to Everton in January, and the Norfolk side finished 12th. Everton's brief lead of the league in the opening stages of the season was followed by a slump in form, and manager Howard Kendall stepped down at the beginning of December with the Toffees now in the bottom half of the table. They only narrowly avoided relegation on the final day of the season. Aston Villa finished a disappointing 10th in the league, but won the Football League Cup for the fourth time.

Finishing runners-up in the Premier League were Blackburn Rovers. In third place came Newcastle United, whose 22-year-old striker Andy Cole was the Premier League's leading scorer with 34 goals in 40 games, with a total of 41 goals in all competitions. In fourth place came Arsenal, who achieved success in European competition with a 1–0 win over Parma in the Cup Winners' Cup final.

Swindon Town managed just five league wins all season and were relegated in bottom place having conceded 100 league goals in 42 games. Oldham Athletic, who had avoided relegation on goal difference the previous season, were relegated on the final day of the season after failing to win at Norwich City. The final relegation place went to Sheffield United, who were relegated from the top flight after a 3–2 defeat at Chelsea, with the winning goal coming in injury time (a draw would have been enough to survive, and a loss would have still been enough had Everton not won their final match, 3–2 at home to Wimbledon after coming from 0–2 down).

Teams

Twenty-two teams competed in the league – the top nineteen teams from the previous season and the three teams promoted from the First Division. The promoted teams were Newcastle United, West Ham United and Swindon Town. Newcastle United and West Ham United returned to the top flight after absences of four and one year respectively, while Swindon Town played in the top flight for the first time. They replaced Crystal Palace, Middlesbrough and Nottingham Forest, ending their top flight spells of four, one and sixteen years respectively.

Stadiums and Locations

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Greater London Premier League football clubs
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Greater Manchester Premier League football clubs
TeamLocationStadiumCapacity
Arsenal London (Highbury) Arsenal Stadium 38,419
Aston Villa Birmingham Villa Park 39,399
Blackburn Rovers Blackburn Ewood Park 31,367
Chelsea London (Fulham) Stamford Bridge 36,000
Coventry City Coventry Highfield Road 23,489
Everton Liverpool (Walton) Goodison Park 40,157
Ipswich Town Ipswich Portman Road 30,300
Leeds United Leeds Elland Road 40,204
Liverpool Liverpool (Anfield) Anfield 42,730
Manchester City Manchester Maine Road 35,150
Manchester United Old Trafford Old Trafford 55,314
Newcastle United Newcastle upon Tyne St James' Park 36,649
Norwich City Norwich Carrow Road 27,010
Oldham Athletic Oldham Boundary Park 13,512
Queens Park Rangers London (Shepherd's Bush) Loftus Road 18,439
Sheffield United Sheffield (Highfield) Bramall Lane 32,702
Sheffield Wednesday Sheffield (Owlerton) Hillsborough Stadium 39,859
Southampton Southampton The Dell 15,200
Swindon Town Swindon County Ground 15,728
Tottenham Hotspur London (Tottenham) White Hart Lane 36,230
West Ham United London (Upton Park) Boleyn Ground 28,000
Wimbledon London (Wimbledon) Selhurst Park [lower-alpha 1] 26,309
  1. Due to Wimbledon lacking a home stadium, they played their home games at Selhurst Park, which is the home stadium of Crystal Palace.

Personnel and kits

(as of 8 May 1994)

TeamManagerCaptainKit manufacturerShirt sponsor
Arsenal Flag of Scotland.svg George Graham Flag of England.svg Tony Adams Adidas JVC
Aston Villa Flag of England.svg Ron Atkinson Flag of England.svg Kevin Richardson ASICS Müller
Blackburn Rovers Flag of Scotland.svg Kenny Dalglish Flag of England.svg Tim Sherwood ASICS McEwan's Lager
Chelsea Flag of England.svg Glenn Hoddle Flag of England.svg Dennis Wise Umbro Amiga
Coventry City Flag of England.svg Phil Neal Flag of England.svg Brian Borrows Ribero Peugeot
Everton Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Mike Walker Flag of England.svg Dave Watson Umbro NEC
Ipswich Town Flag of England.svg John Lyall Flag of England.svg Steve Palmer Umbro Fisons
Leeds United Flag of England.svg Howard Wilkinson Flag of Scotland.svg Gordon Strachan ASICS Thistle Hotels
Liverpool Flag of England.svg Roy Evans Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ian Rush Adidas Carlsberg
Manchester City Flag of England.svg Brian Horton Flag of England.svg Keith Curle Umbro Brother
Manchester United Flag of Scotland.svg Alex Ferguson Flag of England.svg Bryan Robson Umbro Sharp
Newcastle United Flag of England.svg Kevin Keegan Flag of England.svg Peter Beardsley ASICSMcEwan's Lager
Norwich City Flag of England.svg John Deehan Flag of England.svg Ian Butterworth Ribero Norwich and Peterborough
Oldham Athletic Flag of England.svg Joe Royle Flag of Ireland.svg Mike Milligan Umbro JD Sports
Queens Park Rangers Flag of England.svg Gerry Francis Flag of England.svg David Bardsley ClubhouseCSF
Sheffield United Flag of England.svg Dave Bassett Flag of England.svg Brian Gayle Umbro Laver
Sheffield Wednesday Flag of England.svg Trevor Francis Flag of England.svg Chris Waddle Puma Sanderson
Southampton Flag of England.svg Alan Ball Flag of Guernsey.svg / Flag of England.svg Matt Le Tissier Pony Dimplex
Swindon Town Flag of Scotland.svg John Gorman Flag of England.svg Shaun Taylor Loki Burmah
Tottenham Hotspur Flag of Argentina.svg Osvaldo Ardiles Flag of England.svg Gary Mabbutt Umbro Holsten
West Ham United Flag of England.svg Billy Bonds Flag of England.svg Steve Potts PonyDagenham Motors
Wimbledon Flag of Ireland.svg Joe Kinnear Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Vinnie Jones Ribero LBC

Managerial changes

TeamOutgoing managerManner of departureDate of vacancyPosition in tableIncoming managerDate of appointment
Chelsea Flag of England.svg David Webb End of caretaker spell11 May 1993Pre-season Flag of England.svg Glenn Hoddle 4 June 1993
Ipswich Town Flag of England.svg John Lyall Promoted to Director of Football30 May 1993 Flag of England.svg Mick McGiven 1 June 1993
Swindon Town Flag of England.svg Glenn Hoddle Signed by Chelsea4 June 1993 Flag of Scotland.svg John Gorman 4 June 1993
Tottenham Hotspur Flag of England.svg Doug Livermore
Flag of England.svg Ray Clemence
Sacked19 June 1993 Flag of Argentina.svg Osvaldo Ardiles 19 June 1993
Manchester City Flag of England.svg Peter Reid Sacked26 August 199320th Flag of England.svg Tony Book (caretaker)27 August 1993
Flag of England.svg Tony Book End of caretaker spell28 August 199317th Flag of England.svg Brian Horton 28 August 1993
Coventry City Flag of England.svg Bobby Gould Resigned23 October 199314th Flag of England.svg Phil Neal 23 October 1993
Everton Flag of England.svg Howard Kendall 4 December 199313th Flag of Scotland.svg Jimmy Gabriel (caretaker)4 December 1993
Everton Flag of Scotland.svg Jimmy Gabriel End of caretaker spell6 January 199419th Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Mike Walker 6 January 1993
Norwich City Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Mike Walker Signed by Everton8th Flag of England.svg John Deehan
Southampton Flag of England.svg Ian Branfoot Sacked10 January 199421st Flag of England.svg Dave Merrington (caretaker)10 January 1994
Southampton Flag of England.svg Dave Merrington End of caretaker spell20 January 199420th Flag of England.svg Alan Ball 20 January 1994
Liverpool Flag of Scotland.svg Graeme Souness Sacked28 January 19945th Flag of England.svg Roy Evans 30 January 1994
Ipswich Town Flag of England.svg Mick McGiven Became assistant manager15 February 199414th Flag of England.svg John Lyall 16 February 1994

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Manchester United (C)42271148038+4292Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Blackburn Rovers 4225986336+2784Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
3 Newcastle United 42238118241+4177
4 Arsenal 42181775328+2571Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round [lower-alpha 1]
5 Leeds United 42181686539+2670
6 Wimbledon 421811135653+365
7 Sheffield Wednesday 421616107654+2264
8 Liverpool 42179165955+460
9 Queens Park Rangers 421612146261+160
10 Aston Villa 421512154650457Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round [lower-alpha 2]
11 Coventry City 421414144345256
12 Norwich City 421217136561+453
13 West Ham United 4213131647581152
14 Chelsea 421312174953451Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round [lower-alpha 3]
15 Tottenham Hotspur 421112195459545
16 Manchester City 429181538491145
17 Everton 421282242632144
18 Southampton 421272349661743
19 Ipswich Town 429161735582343
20 Sheffield United (R)428181642601842Relegation to the Football League First Division
21 Oldham Athletic (R)429132042682640
22 Swindon Town (R)4251522471005330
Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. Arsenal qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup as the defending champions.
  2. Aston Villa qualified for the UEFA Cup as League Cup winners.
  3. Chelsea qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup as FA Cup runners-up, as winners Manchester United qualified for the Champions League.

Results

Home \ Away ARS AVL BLB CHE COV EVE IPS LEE LIV MCI MUN NEW NOR OLD QPR SHU SHW SOU SWI TOT WHU WIM
Arsenal 1–21–0 1–0 0–32–04–02–11–00–02–22–10–01–10–03–01–01–01–1 1–1 0–21–1
Aston Villa 1–20–11–00–00–00–11–02–10–01–20–20–01–24–11–02–20–25–01–03–10–1
Blackburn Rovers 1–11–02–02–12–00–02–12–02–02–01–02–31–01–10–01–12–03–11–00–23–0
Chelsea 0–2 1–11–21–24–21–1 1–1 1–00–01–01–01–20–12–03–21–12–02–04–32–02–0
Coventry City 1–00–12–11–12–11–00–21–04–00–12–12–11–10–10–01–11–11–11–01–11–2
Everton 1–10–10–34–20–00–01–1 2–0 1–00–10–21–52–10–34–20–21–06–20–10–13–2
Ipswich Town 1–51–21–01–00–20–20–01–22–21–21–1 2–1 0–01–33–21–41–01–12–21–10–0
Leeds United 2–12–03–3 4–1 1–03–00–02–03–20–21–10–41–01–12–12–20–03–02–01–04–0
Liverpool 0–02–10–12–11–0 2–1 1–02–02–1 3–3 0–20–12–13–21–22–04–22–21–22–01–1
Manchester City 0–03–00–22–21–11–02–11–11–1 2–3 2–11–11–13–00–01–31–12–10–20–00–1
Manchester United 1–03–11–10–10–01–00–00–0 1–0 2–0 1–12–23–22–13–05–02–04–22–13–03–1
Newcastle United 2–05–11–10–04–01–02–01–13–02–01–13–03–21–24–04–21–27–10–12–04–0
Norwich City 1–11–22–21–11–03–0 1–0 2–12–21–10–21–21–13–40–11–14–50–01–20–00–1
Oldham Athletic 0–01–11–22–13–30–10–31–10–30–02–51–32–14–11–10–02–12–10–21–21–1
Queens Park Rangers 1–12–21–01–15–12–13–00–41–31–12–31–22–22–02–11–22–11–31–10–01–0
Sheffield United 1–11–21–21–00–00–01–12–20–00–10–32–01–22–11–1 1–1 0–03–12–23–22–1
Sheffield Wednesday 0–10–01–23–10–05–15–03–33–11–12–30–13–33–03–1 3–1 2–03–31–05–02–2
Southampton 0–44–13–13–11–00–20–10–24–20–11–32–10–11–30–13–31–15–11–00–21–0
Swindon Town 0–41–21–31–33–11–12–20–50–51–32–22–23–30–11–00–00–12–12–11–12–4
Tottenham Hotspur 0–1 1–10–21–11–23–21–11–13–31–00–11–21–35–01–22–21–33–01–11–41–1
West Ham United 0–00–01–21–03–20–12–10–11–23–12–22–43–32–00–40–02–03–30–01–30–2
Wimbledon 0–32–24–11–11–21–10–21–01–11–01–04–23–13–01–12–02–11–03–02–11–2
Source: [ citation needed ]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics

Scoring

Top scorers

Newcastle's Andy Cole was the top scorer in the 1993-94 Premier League season, with 34 goals. In addition, he also assisted 13 goals for the club over the season. Andy Cole (13047502155) (cropped).jpg
Newcastle's Andy Cole was the top scorer in the 1993–94 Premier League season, with 34 goals. In addition, he also assisted 13 goals for the club over the season.
RankPlayerClubGoals
1 Flag of England.svg Andy Cole Newcastle United 34
2 Flag of England.svg Alan Shearer Blackburn Rovers31
3 Flag of England.svg Matt Le Tissier Southampton25
Flag of England.svg Chris Sutton Norwich City25
5 Flag of England.svg Ian Wright Arsenal23
6 Flag of England.svg Peter Beardsley Newcastle United21
7 Flag of England.svg Mark Bright Sheffield Wednesday19
8 Flag of France.svg Eric Cantona Manchester United18
9 Flag of England.svg Dean Holdsworth Wimbledon17
Flag of England.svg Rod Wallace Leeds United17

Hat-tricks

Tony Cottee was one of five players who scored more than one hat-trick in the 1993-94 Premier League season. Tony Cottee at Tony Carr's testimonial.jpg
Tony Cottee was one of five players who scored more than one hat-trick in the 1993–94 Premier League season.
PlayerForAgainstResultDateRef
Flag of England.svg Micky Quinn Coventry CityArsenal3–0 (A)14 August 1993 [3]
Flag of England.svg Tony Cottee EvertonSheffield United4–2 (H)21 August 1993 [4]
Flag of England.svg Kevin Campbell ArsenalIpswich Town4–0 (H)11 September 1993 [5]
Flag of Nigeria.svg Efan Ekoku Norwich CityEverton5–1 (A)25 September 1993 [6]
Flag of England.svg Alan Shearer Blackburn RoversLeeds United3–3 (A)23 October 1993 [7]
Flag of England.svg Peter Beardsley Newcastle UnitedWimbledon4–0 (H)30 October 1993 [8]
Flag of England.svg Robbie Fowler LiverpoolSouthampton4–2 (H)30 October 1993 [9]
Flag of England.svg Bradley Allen Queens Park RangersEverton3–0 (A)20 October 1993 [10]
Flag of England.svg Andy Cole Newcastle UnitedLiverpool3–0 (H)21 October 1993 [11]
Flag of England.svg Kevin Campbell ArsenalSwindon Town4–0 (H)27 December 1993 [12]
Flag of England.svg Tony Cottee EvertonSwindon Town6–2 (H)15 January 1994 [13]
Flag of Norway.svg Jan Åge Fjørtoft Swindon TownCoventry City3–1 (H)5 February 1994 [14]
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Dean Saunders Aston VillaSwindon Town4–0 (H)12 February 1994 [15]
Flag of Guernsey.svg Matt Le Tissier SouthamptonLiverpool4–2 (H)14 February 1994 [16]
Flag of England.svg Andy Cole Newcastle UnitedCoventry City4–0 (H)23 February 1994 [17]
Flag of England.svg Ian Wright ArsenalIpswich Town5–1 (A)5 March 1994 [18]
Flag of England.svg Ian Wright ArsenalSouthampton4–0 (A)19 March 1994 [19]
Flag of England.svg Matt Le Tissier SouthamptonNorwich City5–4 (A)9 April 1994 [20]
Flag of England.svg Dean Holdsworth WimbledonOldham Athletic3–0 (H)26 April 1994 [21]
Note: (H) – Home; (A) – Away

Top assists

RankPlayerClubAssists [22]
1 Flag of England.svg Andy Cole Newcastle United13
2 Flag of France.svg Eric Cantona Manchester United12
3 Flag of England.svg Brian Deane Sheffield United11
Flag of England.svg Ruel Fox Norwich City
Flag of England.svg Chris Sutton Norwich City
6 Flag of England.svg Matty Holmes West Ham United10
Flag of England.svg Paul Ince Manchester United
Flag of England.svg Scott Sellars Newcastle United
Flag of Guernsey.svg / Flag of England.svg Matt Le Tissier Southampton

Awards

Joe Kinnear was Manager of the Month three times during the 1993-94 Premier League season. Joe Kinnear Hull City v. Newcastle United 1.png
Joe Kinnear was Manager of the Month three times during the 1993–94 Premier League season.

Monthly awards

Month Manager of the Month References
ManagerClub
August Flag of Scotland.svg Alex Ferguson Manchester United [23]
September Flag of Ireland.svg Joe Kinnear Wimbledon [23]
October Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Mike Walker Norwich City [23]
November Flag of England.svg Kevin Keegan Newcastle United [23]
December Flag of England.svg Trevor Francis Sheffield Wednesday [23]
January Flag of Scotland.svg Kenny Dalglish Blackburn Rovers [23]
February Flag of England.svg Joe Royle Oldham Athletic [23]
March Flag of Ireland.svg Joe Kinnear Wimbledon [23]
April [23]

Annual awards

AwardWinnerClub
Premier League Manager of the Season Flag of Scotland.svg Alex Ferguson Manchester United
PFA Players' Player of the Year Flag of France.svg Eric Cantona [24] Manchester United
PFA Young Player of the Year Flag of England.svg Andy Cole [25] Newcastle United
FWA Footballer of the Year Flag of England.svg Alan Shearer [26] Blackburn Rovers
PFA Team of the Year
Goalkeeper Flag of England.svg Tim Flowers (Blackburn Rovers)
Defence Flag of Ireland.svg Gary Kelly (Leeds United) Flag of England.svg Gary Pallister (Manchester United) Flag of England.svg Tony Adams (Arsenal) Flag of Ireland.svg Denis Irwin (Manchester United)
Midfield Flag of England.svg Paul Ince (Manchester United) Flag of Scotland.svg Gary McAllister (Leeds United) Flag of England.svg David Batty (Blackburn Rovers)
Attack Flag of England.svg Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers) Flag of France.svg Eric Cantona (Manchester United) Flag of England.svg Peter Beardsley (Newcastle United)

See also

References and notes

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  24. England Player Honours – Professional Footballers' Association Players' Players of the Year
  25. England Player Honours – Professional Footballers' Association Young Players of the Year
  26. England Player Honours – Football Writers' Association Footballers of the Year

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