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Final Second Division 1987/1988 league table

Season completed Saturday, 7th May 1988 (click column headings to re-sort)

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# Team Pl W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts GD
1 Millwall 44 15 3 4 45 23 10 4 8 27 29 25 7 12 72 52 82 +20
2 Aston Villa 44 9 7 6 31 21 13 5 4 37 20 22 12 10 68 41 78 +27
3 Middlesbrough 44 15 4 3 44 16 7 8 7 19 20 22 12 10 63 36 78 +27
4 Bradford City 44 14 3 5 49 26 8 8 6 25 28 22 11 11 74 54 77 +20
5 Blackburn Rovers 44 12 8 2 38 22 9 6 7 30 30 21 14 9 68 52 77 +16
6 Crystal Palace 44 16 3 3 50 21 6 6 10 36 38 22 9 13 86 59 75 +27
7 Leeds United 44 14 4 4 37 18 5 8 9 24 33 19 12 13 61 51 69 +10
8 Ipswich Town 44 14 3 5 38 17 5 6 11 23 35 19 9 16 61 52 66 +9
9 Manchester City 44 11 4 7 50 28 8 4 10 30 32 19 8 17 80 60 65 +20
10 Oldham Athletic 44 13 4 5 43 27 5 7 10 29 37 18 11 15 72 64 65 +8
11 Stoke City 44 12 6 4 34 22 5 5 12 16 35 17 11 16 50 57 62 -7
12 Swindon Town 44 10 7 5 43 25 6 4 12 30 35 16 11 17 73 60 59 +13
13 Leicester City 44 12 5 5 35 20 4 6 12 27 41 16 11 17 62 61 59 +1
14 Barnsley 44 11 4 7 42 32 4 8 10 19 30 15 12 17 61 62 57 -1
15 Hull City 44 10 8 4 32 22 4 7 11 22 38 14 15 15 54 60 57 -6
16 Plymouth Argyle 44 12 4 6 44 26 4 4 14 21 41 16 8 20 65 67 56 -2
17 AFC Bournemouth 44 7 7 8 36 30 6 3 13 20 38 13 10 21 56 68 49 -12
18 Shrewsbury Town 44 7 8 7 23 22 4 8 10 19 32 11 16 17 42 54 49 -12
19 Birmingham City 44 7 9 6 20 24 4 6 12 21 42 11 15 18 41 66 48 -25
20 West Bromwich Albion 44 8 7 7 29 26 4 4 14 21 43 12 11 21 50 69 47 -19
21 Sheffield United 44 8 6 8 27 28 5 1 16 18 46 13 7 24 45 74 46 -29
22 Reading 44 5 7 10 20 25 5 5 12 24 45 10 12 22 44 70 42 -26
23 Huddersfield Town 44 4 6 12 20 38 2 4 16 21 62 6 10 28 41 100 28 -59
Colour key
 League champions  Relegated team(s)  Transferred team(s)
 Promoted team(s)  Play-off place(s)  Merged team(s)
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Sheffield United were relegated via the play-offs and replaced by Walsall.
Play-off matches
Date Round Match Att.
Sun 15th MaySemi Final 1st LegBlackburn Rovers 0 Chelsea 216,568
Sun 15th MaySemi Final 1st LegBradford City 2 Middlesbrough 116,017
Wed 18th MaySemi Final 2nd LegChelsea 4 Blackburn Rovers 122,757
Wed 18th MaySemi Final 2nd LegMiddlesbrough 2 Bradford City 0 (aet)25,868
Wed 25th MayFinal 1st LegMiddlesbrough 2 Chelsea 025,531
Sat 28th MayFinal 2nd LegChelsea 1 Middlesbrough 040,550
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