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Season stats for the 1897-98 season

Competition P W D L F A Outcome
Division Two (old)301371046357th
FA Cup1001121st round
All matches 31 13 7 11 47 37

All matches(31)

Date Pos Result Opposition Competition
04.09.189791 - 1Luton Town (H)Division Two (old)
11.09.1897101 - 2Birmingham City (A)Division Two (old)
18.09.189790 - 0Grimsby Town (A)Division Two (old)
02.10.1897130 - 2Manchester United (A)Division Two (old)
09.10.1897150 - 1Burnley (H)Division Two (old)
16.10.1897133 - 1Walsall (H)Division Two (old)
23.10.1897103 - 0Arsenal (A)Division Two (old)
06.11.189784 - 1Blackpool (H)Division Two (old)
13.11.189791 - 1Loughborough Town (A)Division Two (old)
20.11.189781 - 1Manchester United (H)Division Two (old)
27.11.189783 - 2Burton Swifts (A)Division Two (old)
04.12.189772 - 1Arsenal (H)Division Two (old)
11.12.189771 - 2Manchester City (A)Division Two (old)
18.12.189752 - 1Darwen (A)Division Two (old)
25.12.189754 - 0Loughborough Town (H)Division Two (old)
08.01.189871 - 2Blackpool (A)Division Two (old)
15.01.189870 - 4Burnley (A)Division Two (old)
22.01.189882 - 4Newcastle United (A)Division Two (old)
29.01.1898-1 - 2Southampton (A)FA Cup 1
05.02.189890 - 1Darwen (H)Division Two (old)
12.02.189883 - 1Lincoln City (H)Division Two (old)
26.02.189881 - 2Walsall (A)Division Two (old)
05.03.189884 - 1Lincoln City (A)Division Two (old)
12.03.189891 - 1Burton Swifts (H)Division Two (old)
19.03.1898100 - 1Gainsborough Trinity (A)Division Two (old)
26.03.189892 - 0Birmingham City (H)Division Two (old)
02.04.189890 - 0Manchester City (H)Division Two (old)
08.04.189881 - 0Luton Town (A)Division Two (old)
09.04.189861 - 1Newcastle United (H)Division Two (old)
11.04.189861 - 0Grimsby Town (H)Division Two (old)
16.04.189873 - 1Gainsborough Trinity (H)Division Two (old)

Division Two (old) 1897-98 league table

# Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
 1 Burnley3020 82802448
 2 Newcastle United3021 36643245
 3 Manchester City3015 96663639
 4 Manchester United3016 68643538
 5 Arsenal3016 59694937
 6 Birmingham City3016 410585036
 7 Leicester Fosse3013710463533
 8 Luton Town3013 413685030
 9 Gainsborough Trinity3012 612505430
 10 Walsall3012 513585829
 11 Blackpool3010 515496125
 12 Grimsby Town3010 416526224
 13Burton Swifts308 517386921
 14 Lincoln City306 519438217
 15 Darwen306 222317614
 16Loughborough306 222248714
Player Club Fee Date
Rab King Airdrieonians Unknown August 1897
Roddie McLeod West Bromwich Albion Unknown August 1897
Harry Smith Berwick Rangers Unknown August 1897
Alec Gillies Sheffield Wednesday Unknown August 1897
Tom Rowell Birtley Unknown August 1897
William Flanagan Burton Wanderers Unknown August 1897
Charlie Saer Blackburn Rovers Unknown September 1897
Alf Watkins Oswestry United Unknown October 1897
Frank Ballard Long Eaton Rangers Unknown 1898
Sam Eaton Hinckley Town Unknown January 1898
Harry Coulson Leicester Excelsior Unknown January 1898
William Keech Blackpool Unknown February 1898
Player Club Fee Date
Matt Bishop Warmley Unknown July 1897
Jimmy Thraves Long Eaton Rangers Unknown September 1897
William Flanagan Released Free February 1898
Alec Gillies Lochgelly United Unknown March 1898
Willie Freebairn East Stirlingshire Unknown May 1898
Roddie McLeod Brighton United Unknown May 1898
David Proudfoot Bedminster Unknown May 1898
Charlie Saer Stockport County Unknown May 1898
Harry Smith Bedminster Unknown May 1898
Tom Rowell Released Free May 1898

Largest victories

4 - 0  25.12.1897 vs Loughborough Town
3 - 0  23.10.1897 vs Arsenal
4 - 1  06.11.1897 vs Blackpool
4 - 1  05.03.1898 vs Lincoln City
3 - 1  16.10.1897 vs Walsall

Largest defeats

0 - 4  15.01.1898 vs Burnley
0 - 2  02.10.1897 vs Manchester United
2 - 4  22.01.1898 vs Newcastle United
1 - 2  11.09.1897 vs Birmingham City
0 - 1  09.10.1897 vs Burnley

Largest crowds

9,000  25.12.1897 vs Loughborough Town
6,000  09.04.1898 vs Newcastle United
5,000  16.04.1898 vs Gainsborough Trinity
4,000  11.04.1898 vs Grimsby Town
3,000  12.02.1898 vs Lincoln City
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