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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 Competition Opposition Result Pos
04.09.1897Division Two (old) Luton Town (H)1 - 19
11.09.1897Division Two (old) Birmingham City (A)1 - 210
18.09.1897Division Two (old) Grimsby Town (A)0 - 09
02.10.1897Division Two (old) Manchester United (A)0 - 213
09.10.1897Division Two (old) Burnley (H)0 - 115
16.10.1897Division Two (old) Walsall (H)3 - 113
23.10.1897Division Two (old) Arsenal (A)3 - 010
06.11.1897Division Two (old) Blackpool (H)4 - 18
13.11.1897Division Two (old) Loughborough Town (A)1 - 19
20.11.1897Division Two (old) Manchester United (H)1 - 18
27.11.1897Division Two (old) Burton Swifts (A)3 - 28
04.12.1897Division Two (old) Arsenal (H)2 - 17
11.12.1897Division Two (old) Manchester City (A)1 - 27
18.12.1897Division Two (old) Darwen (A)2 - 15
25.12.1897Division Two (old) Loughborough Town (H)4 - 05
08.01.1898Division Two (old) Blackpool (A)1 - 27
15.01.1898Division Two (old) Burnley (A)0 - 47
22.01.1898Division Two (old) Newcastle United (A)2 - 48
29.01.1898FA Cup 1Southampton (A)1 - 2-
05.02.1898Division Two (old) Darwen (H)0 - 19
12.02.1898Division Two (old) Lincoln City (H)3 - 18
26.02.1898Division Two (old) Walsall (A)1 - 28
05.03.1898Division Two (old) Lincoln City (A)4 - 18
12.03.1898Division Two (old) Burton Swifts (H)1 - 19
19.03.1898Division Two (old) Gainsborough Trinity (A)0 - 110
26.03.1898Division Two (old) Birmingham City (H)2 - 09
02.04.1898Division Two (old) Manchester City (H)0 - 09
08.04.1898Division Two (old) Luton Town (A)1 - 08
09.04.1898Division Two (old) Newcastle United (H)1 - 16
11.04.1898Division Two (old) Grimsby Town (H)1 - 06
16.04.1898Division Two (old) Gainsborough Trinity (H)3 - 17

Division Two (old) 1897-98 league table

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
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