Season:

Season stats for the 1997-98 season

Competition P W D L F A Outcome
Premier League38131411514110th
FA Cup2101434th round
League Cup1001133rd round
UEFA Cup2002141st round
All matches 43 14 14 15 57 51

All matches(43)

Date Competition Opposition Result Pos
09.08.1997Premier League Aston Villa (H)1 - 08
13.08.1997Premier League Liverpool (A)2 - 14
23.08.1997Premier League Manchester United (H)0 - 04
27.08.1997Premier League Arsenal (H)3 - 34
30.08.1997Premier League Sheffield Wednesday (A)0 - 16
13.09.1997Premier League Tottenham Hotspur (H)3 - 05
16.09.1997UEFA Cup 1 leg 1Atletico Madrid (A)1 - 2-
20.09.1997Premier League Leeds United (A)1 - 03
24.09.1997Premier League Blackburn Rovers (H)1 - 14
27.09.1997Premier League Barnsley (A)2 - 03
30.09.1997UEFA Cup 1 leg 2Atletico Madrid (H)0 - 2-
06.10.1997Premier League Derby County (H)1 - 24
14.10.1997League Cup 3Grimsby Town (A)1 - 3-
18.10.1997Premier League Chelsea (A)0 - 15
27.10.1997Premier League West Ham United (H)2 - 14
01.11.1997Premier League Newcastle United (A)3 - 35
10.11.1997Premier League Wimbledon (H)0 - 17
22.11.1997Premier League Bolton Wanderers (H)0 - 06
29.11.1997Premier League Coventry City (A)2 - 06
06.12.1997Premier League Crystal Palace (H)1 - 16
13.12.1997Premier League Southampton (A)1 - 27
20.12.1997Premier League Everton (H)0 - 18
26.12.1997Premier League Arsenal (A)1 - 29
28.12.1997Premier League Sheffield Wednesday (H)1 - 19
03.01.1998FA Cup 3Northampton Town (H)4 - 0-
10.01.1998Premier League Aston Villa (A)1 - 19
17.01.1998Premier League Liverpool (H)0 - 09
24.01.1998FA Cup 4Crystal Palace (A)0 - 3-
31.01.1998Premier League Manchester United (A)1 - 09
07.02.1998Premier League Leeds United (H)1 - 09
14.02.1998Premier League Tottenham Hotspur (A)1 - 19
21.02.1998Premier League Chelsea (H)2 - 07
28.02.1998Premier League Blackburn Rovers (A)3 - 57
14.03.1998Premier League Wimbledon (A)1 - 29
28.03.1998Premier League Bolton Wanderers (A)0 - 212
04.04.1998Premier League Coventry City (H)1 - 112
11.04.1998Premier League Crystal Palace (A)3 - 010
14.04.1998Premier League Southampton (H)3 - 310
18.04.1998Premier League Everton (A)1 - 110
26.04.1998Premier League Derby County (A)4 - 09
29.04.1998Premier League Newcastle United (H)0 - 09
02.05.1998Premier League Barnsley (H)1 - 08
10.05.1998Premier League West Ham United (A)3 - 410

Premier League 1997-98 league table

P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
 1 Arsenal3823 96683378
 2 Manchester United3823 87732677
 3 Liverpool3818 119684265
 4 Chelsea3820 315714363
 5 Leeds United3817 813574659
 6 Blackburn Rovers3816 1012575258
 7 Aston Villa3817 615494857
 8 West Ham United3816 814565756
 9 Derby County3816 715524955
 10 Leicester City38131411514153
 11 Coventry City3812 1610464452
 12 Southampton3814 618505548
 13 Newcastle United3811 1116354444
 14 Tottenham Hotspur3811 1116445644
 15 Wimbledon3810 1414344644
 16 Sheffield Wednesday3812 818526744
 17 Everton389 1316415640
 18 Bolton Wanderers389 1316416140
 19 Barnsley3810 523378235
 20 Crystal Palace388 921377132
Player Club Fee Date
Graham Fenton Blackburn Rovers £1,100,000 01.08.1997
Robbie Savage Crewe Alexandra £650,000 01.08.1997
Ian Andrews Bournemouth Free 01.08.1997
Tony Cottee Selangor £500,000 12.08.1997
Pegguy Arphexad RC Lens Free 22.08.1997
Lars-Gunnar Carlstrand Västra Frölunda Unknown January 1998
Theo Zagorakis PAOK £250,000 05.02.1998
Gerry Taggart Bolton Wanderers Free 16.06.1998
Player Club Fee Date
Colin Hill Trelleborgs Free July 1997
Kevin Poole Birmingham City Free August 1997
Mark Robins Reading On loan 29.08.1997
Julian Watts Crewe Alexandra On loan 29.08.1997
Mike Whitlow Bolton Wanderers £500,000 19.09.1997
Tony Cottee Birmingham City On loan 12.11.1997
Mark Robins C.D. Ourense Unknown January 1998
Steve Claridge Portsmouth On loan 23.01.1998
Julian Watts Huddersfield Town On loan 05.02.1998
Lars-Gunnar Carlstrand Strømsgodset Unknown March 1998
Steve Claridge Wolverhampton Wanderers £400,000 26.03.1998
Sam McMahon Released Free 31.05.1998
Julian Watts Bristol City Free 19.06.1998

Largest victories

4 - 0  26.04.1998 vs Derby County
4 - 0  03.01.1998 vs Northampton Town
3 - 0  13.09.1997 vs Tottenham Hotspur
3 - 0  11.04.1998 vs Crystal Palace
2 - 0  27.09.1997 vs Barnsley

Largest defeats

0 - 3  24.01.1998 vs Crystal Palace
0 - 2  30.09.1997 vs Atletico Madrid
1 - 3  14.10.1997 vs Grimsby Town
3 - 5  28.02.1998 vs Blackburn Rovers
0 - 2  28.03.1998 vs Bolton Wanderers

Largest crowds

21,699  29.04.1998 vs Newcastle United
21,633  17.01.1998 vs Liverpool
21,335  21.02.1998 vs Chelsea
21,293  02.05.1998 vs Barnsley
21,244  07.02.1998 vs Leeds United