Glenn Cockerill
Saints kit 1986-87

Season 1986-87

League Record

Football League Division One

Final position: 12th

P 42, W 14, D 10, L 18, F 69, A 68, Pts 52

Most Appearances: Glenn Cockerill 42, Jimmy Case 39, Gerry Forrest 37 (+1sub)

Leading Goalscorers: Colin Clarke 20, George Lawrence & Danny Wallace 8,
                                                                        Glenn Cockerill & Gordon Hobson 7
Biggest Win: 5-0 Aston Villa (h)

Biggest Home Attendance: 20,452 Liverpool

Cup Record

FA Cup: 3rd Round 1-2 Everton (a) - Littlewoods Challenge (League) Cup: Semi-Final 0-3 Agg Liverpool
- Full Members Cup: 3rd Round 1-2 AET Norwich City (h)

Season in Brief

Colin Clarke joined from Bournemouth and Tim Flowers' loan from Wolves was made permanent. In September 17 year-old Matthew Le Tissier made his debut at home to Tottenham, Steve Moran moved to Leicester City later in the month and Gordon Hobson was signed from Grimsby Town in November.

For the second year running the Youth team won the South East Counties Division Two trophy with a team that included seven players who would graduate to the first team, including Alan Shearer and Franny Benali. For the first team the was all about further consolidation for Chris Nicholl as manager.