Season:

Season stats for the 1996-97 season

Competition P W D L F A Outcome
Premier League3812111546549th
FA Cup4211645th round
League Cup9720123Won
All matches 51 21 14 16 64 61

All matches(51)

Date Competition Opposition Result Pos
17.08.1996Premier League Sunderland (A)0 - 012
21.08.1996Premier League Southampton (H)2 - 17
24.08.1996Premier League Arsenal (H)0 - 212
02.09.1996Premier League Sheffield Wednesday (A)1 - 213
07.09.1996Premier League Nottingham Forest (A)0 - 014
15.09.1996Premier League Liverpool (H)0 - 316
17.09.1996League Cup 2 leg 1Scarborough (A)2 - 0-
22.09.1996Premier League Tottenham Hotspur (A)2 - 114
25.09.1996League Cup 2 leg 2Scarborough (H)2 - 1-
28.09.1996Premier League Leeds United (H)1 - 010
12.10.1996Premier League Chelsea (H)1 - 312
19.10.1996Premier League West Ham United (A)0 - 114
22.10.1996League Cup 3York City (A)2 - 0-
26.10.1996Premier League Newcastle United (H)2 - 011
02.11.1996Premier League Derby County (A)0 - 213
16.11.1996Premier League Aston Villa (A)3 - 110
23.11.1996Premier League Everton (H)1 - 212
27.11.1996League Cup 4Manchester United (H)2 - 0-
30.11.1996Premier League Manchester United (A)1 - 314
03.12.1996Premier League Middlesbrough (A)2 - 012
07.12.1996Premier League Blackburn Rovers (H)1 - 112
21.12.1996Premier League Coventry City (H)0 - 213
26.12.1996Premier League Liverpool (A)1 - 113
28.12.1996Premier League Nottingham Forest (H)2 - 212
11.01.1997Premier League Leeds United (A)0 - 316
15.01.1997FA Cup 3Southend United (H)2 - 0-
18.01.1997Premier League Wimbledon (H)1 - 012
21.01.1997League Cup 5Ipswich Town (A)1 - 0-
25.01.1997FA Cup 4Norwich City (H)2 - 1-
29.01.1997Premier League Sunderland (H)1 - 113
02.02.1997Premier League Newcastle United (A)3 - 414
16.02.1997FA Cup 5Chelsea (H)2 - 2-
18.02.1997League Cup sf leg 1Wimbledon (H)0 - 0-
22.02.1997Premier League Derby County (H)4 - 212
26.02.1997FA Cup 5 repChelsea (A)0 - 1-
01.03.1997Premier League Wimbledon (A)3 - 110
05.03.1997Premier League Aston Villa (H)1 - 09
08.03.1997Premier League Coventry City (A)0 - 010
11.03.1997League Cup sf leg 2Wimbledon (A)1 - 1-
15.03.1997Premier League Middlesbrough (H)1 - 311
19.03.1997Premier League Tottenham Hotspur (H)1 - 111
22.03.1997Premier League Southampton (A)2 - 211
06.04.1997League Cup fMiddlesbrough (N)1 - 1-
09.04.1997Premier League Everton (A)1 - 111
12.04.1997Premier League Arsenal (A)0 - 213
16.04.1997League Cup f repMiddlesbrough (N)1 - 0-
19.04.1997Premier League Chelsea (A)1 - 213
23.04.1997Premier League West Ham United (H)0 - 114
03.05.1997Premier League Manchester United (H)2 - 216
07.05.1997Premier League Sheffield Wednesday (H)1 - 012
11.05.1997Premier League Blackburn Rovers (A)4 - 29

Premier League 1996-97 league table

P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
 1 Manchester United3821 125764475
 2 Newcastle United3819 118734068
 3 Arsenal3819 118623268
 4 Liverpool3819 118623768
 5 Aston Villa3817 1011473461
 6 Chelsea3816 1111585559
 7 Sheffield Wednesday3814 159505157
 8 Wimbledon3815 1112494656
 9 Leicester City38121115465447
 10 Tottenham Hotspur3813 718445146
 11 Leeds United3811 1314283846
 12 Derby County3811 1314455846
 13 Blackburn Rovers389 1514424342
 14 West Ham United3810 1216394842
 15 Everton3810 1216445742
 16 Southampton3810 1117505641
 17 Coventry City389 1415385441
 18 Sunderland3810 1018355340
 19 Middlesbrough3810 1216516039
 20 Nottingham Forest386 1616315934

League performance

Player Club Fee Date
Muzzy Izzet Chelsea £800,000 08.07.1996
Kasey Keller Millwall £900,000 15.08.1996
Spencer Prior Norwich City £600,000 17.08.1996
Ian Marshall Ipswich Town £890,000 31.08.1996
Stuart Slater Free transfer On trial September 1996
Sascha Lenhart Royal Antwerp Free 01.09.1996
Matt Elliott Oxford United £1,600,000 16.01.1997
Rob Ullathorne Osasuna £600,000 17.02.1997
Steve Guppy Port Vale £850,000 28.02.1997
Paul Hyde Leyton Orient Free 28.02.1997
Ian Andrews Bournemouth On loan 18.03.1997
Lawrie Dudfield Kettering Town Unknown June 1997
Player Club Fee Date
Iwan Roberts Wolverhampton Wanderers £1,300,000 15.07.1996
Brian Carey Wrexham £100,000 19.07.1996
Zeljko Kalac Sydney United Unknown August 1996
Mark Blake Walsall Free 23.08.1996
Mark Robins FC Copenhagen On loan October 1996
Franz Carr Aston Villa £250,000 01.10.1996
Sam McMahon Kettering Town On loan January 1997
Paul Hyde Leyton Orient Free 03.02.1997
Paul Hyde Leyton Orient Free 14.03.1997
Jimmy Willis Retired Unknown May 1997
Sascha Lenhart Released Free May 1997
Franck Rolling Released Free 31.05.1997
Jamie Lawrence Bradford City £50,000 22.06.1997
Neil Lewis Peterborough United £75,000 22.06.1997
Simon Grayson Aston Villa £1,300,000 26.06.1997

Largest victories

4 - 2  11.05.1997 vs Blackburn Rovers
2 - 0  27.11.1996 vs Manchester United
3 - 1  01.03.1997 vs Wimbledon
4 - 2  22.02.1997 vs Derby County
2 - 0  17.09.1996 vs Scarborough

Largest defeats

0 - 3  15.09.1996 vs Liverpool
0 - 3  11.01.1997 vs Leeds United
0 - 2  24.08.1996 vs Arsenal
1 - 3  12.10.1996 vs Chelsea
0 - 2  02.11.1996 vs Derby County

Largest crowds

21,134  26.10.1996 vs Newcastle United
21,068  03.05.1997 vs Manchester United
20,987  15.09.1996 vs Liverpool
20,975  23.11.1996 vs Everton
20,838  28.12.1996 vs Nottingham Forest