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1898/99 Season

1898/99 Season

1898/99 was Manchester City's 7th season of competitive football and its 7th consecutive season in the (old) English Second Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Billy Meredith who scored 30 goals from just 34 appearances. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Bobby Moffatt and Buxton Smith who both played 35 times. The club had 13 different goalscorers and used 18 different players including 3 debutants. Debutants this season were Andy Cowie, Di Jones and Jimmy Ross. 1 honour was won during this season. See the competition results below for details.

Season Stats
35
23
6
6
94
38
0
0
18
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division Two (old) 34 23 6 5 92 35 52 Winners
FA Cup 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 1st Round
Trophy Cabinet (1)
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Manchester City 34 23 6 5 92 35 57 52
2 Glossop North End 34 20 6 8 76 38 38 46
3 Leicester City 34 18 9 7 64 42 22 45
4 Manchester United 34 19 5 10 67 43 24 43
5 New Brighton Tower 34 18 7 9 71 52 19 43
6 Walsall 34 15 12 7 79 36 43 42
7 Arsenal 34 18 5 11 72 41 31 41
8 Birmingham City 34 17 7 10 85 50 35 41
9 Port Vale 34 17 5 12 56 34 22 39
10 Grimsby Town 34 15 5 14 71 60 11 35
11 Barnsley 34 12 7 15 52 56 -4 31
12 Lincoln City 34 12 7 15 51 56 -5 31
13 Burton United 34 10 8 16 51 70 -19 28
14 Gainsborough Trinity 34 10 5 19 56 72 -16 25
15 Luton Town 34 10 3 21 51 95 -44 23
16 Blackpool 34 8 4 22 49 90 -41 20
17 Loughborough 34 6 6 22 38 92 -54 18
18 Darwen 34 2 5 27 22 141 -119 9
Matches 35
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
03/09/1898 English Division Two (old) Grimsby Town Home 7-2
10/09/1898 English Division Two (old) Manchester United Away 0-3
17/09/1898 English Division Two (old) New Brighton Tower Home 1-1
24/09/1898 English Division Two (old) Lincoln City Away 1-3
01/10/1898 English Division Two (old) Arsenal Home 3-1
08/10/1898 English Division Two (old) Luton Town Away 3-0
15/10/1898 English Division Two (old) Leicester City Home 3-1
22/10/1898 English Division Two (old) Darwen Away 2-0
05/11/1898 English Division Two (old) Barnsley Away 1-1
12/11/1898 English Division Two (old) Glossop North End Away 2-1
19/11/1898 English Division Two (old) Walsall Home 2-0
26/11/1898 English Division Two (old) Burton United Away 3-3
03/12/1898 English Division Two (old) Port Vale Home 3-1
10/12/1898 English Division Two (old) Loughborough Away 3-1
17/12/1898 English Division Two (old) Loughborough Home 5-0
24/12/1898 English Division Two (old) Blackpool Away 4-2
26/12/1898 English Division Two (old) Manchester United Home 4-0
27/12/1898 English Division Two (old) Birmingham City Away 1-4
02/01/1899 English Division Two (old) Glossop North End Home 0-2
14/01/1899 English Division Two (old) New Brighton Tower Away 1-0
28/01/1899 FA Cup Birmingham City Away 2-3
04/02/1899 English Division Two (old) Luton Town Home 2-0
11/02/1899 English Division Two (old) Leicester City Away 1-1
18/02/1899 English Division Two (old) Darwen Home 10-0
22/02/1899 English Division Two (old) Lincoln City Home 3-1
25/02/1899 English Division Two (old) Gainsborough Trinity Away 1-3
04/03/1899 English Division Two (old) Barnsley Home 5-0
18/03/1899 English Division Two (old) Walsall Away 1-1
25/03/1899 English Division Two (old) Burton United Home 6-0
31/03/1899 English Division Two (old) Gainsborough Trinity Home 4-0
01/04/1899 English Division Two (old) Port Vale Away 1-1
03/04/1899 English Division Two (old) Arsenal Away 1-0
08/04/1899 English Division Two (old) Birmingham City Home 2-0
11/04/1899 English Division Two (old) Grimsby Town Away 2-1
22/04/1899 English Division Two (old) Blackpool Home 4-1
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