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1996/97 Season

1996/97 Season

1996/97 was Manchester City's 95th season of competitive football and its 1st in the English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Uwe Rosler who scored 17 goals from just 49 appearances. The 3 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Uwe Rosler, Nicky Summerbee and Kit Symons who each played 49 times. The club had 15 different goalscorers and used 33 different players including 13 debutants. Debutants this season were Chris Greenacre, Dalian Atkinson, Darren Wassall, Eddie McGoldrick, Ged Brannan, Jeff Whitley, Kevin Horlock, Lee Crooks, Neil Heaney, Paul Beesley, Paul Dickov, Simon Rodger and Tommy Wright.

Season Stats
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Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One 46 17 10 19 59 60 61 14th
FA Cup 3 2 0 1 4 2 0 5th Round
League Cup 2 0 0 2 1 5 0 2nd Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Bolton Wanderers 46 28 14 4 100 53 47 98
2 Barnsley 46 22 14 10 76 55 21 80
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 22 10 14 68 51 17 76
4 Ipswich Town 46 20 14 12 68 50 18 74
5 Sheffield United 46 20 13 13 75 52 23 73
6 Crystal Palace 46 19 14 13 78 48 30 71
7 Portsmouth 46 20 8 18 59 53 6 68
8 Port Vale 46 17 16 13 58 55 3 67
9 Queens Park Rangers 46 18 12 16 64 60 4 66
10 Birmingham City 46 17 15 14 52 48 4 66
11 Tranmere Rovers 46 17 14 15 63 56 7 65
12 Stoke City 46 18 10 18 51 57 -6 64
13 Norwich City 46 17 12 17 63 68 -5 63
14 Manchester City 46 17 10 19 59 60 -1 61
15 Charlton Athletic 46 16 11 19 52 66 -14 59
16 West Bromwich Albion 46 14 15 17 68 72 -4 57
17 Oxford United 46 16 9 21 64 68 -4 57
18 Reading 46 15 12 19 58 67 -9 57
19 Huddersfield Town 46 13 15 18 48 61 -13 54
20 Swindon Town 46 15 9 22 52 71 -19 54
21 Bradford City 46 12 12 22 47 72 -25 48
22 Grimsby Town 46 11 13 22 60 81 -21 46
23 Oldham Athletic 46 10 13 23 51 66 -15 43
24 Southend United 46 8 15 23 42 86 -44 39
Matches 51
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
16/08/1996 English Division One Ipswich Town Home 1-0
20/08/1996 English Division One Bolton Wanderers Away 0-1
24/08/1996 English Division One Stoke City Away 1-2
03/09/1996 English Division One Charlton Athletic Home 2-1
07/09/1996 English Division One Barnsley Home 1-2
10/09/1996 English Division One Port Vale Away 2-0
14/09/1996 English Division One Crystal Palace Away 1-3
17/09/1996 League Cup Lincoln City Away 1-4
21/09/1996 English Division One Birmingham City Home 1-0
24/09/1996 League Cup Lincoln City Home 0-1
28/09/1996 English Division One Sheffield United Away 0-2
12/10/1996 English Division One Queens Park Rangers Away 2-2
15/10/1996 English Division One Reading Away 0-2
19/10/1996 English Division One Norwich City Home 2-1
27/10/1996 English Division One Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 0-1
29/10/1996 English Division One Southend United Away 3-2
02/11/1996 English Division One Swindon Town Away 0-2
13/11/1996 English Division One Oxford United Home 2-3
16/11/1996 English Division One Portsmouth Away 1-2
19/11/1996 English Division One Huddersfield Town Home 0-0
23/11/1996 English Division One Tranmere Rovers Home 1-2
27/11/1996 English Division One West Bromwich Albion Home 3-2
01/12/1996 English Division One Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 0-3
07/12/1996 English Division One Bradford City Home 3-2
21/12/1996 English Division One Oldham Athletic Away 1-2
26/12/1996 English Division One Port Vale Home 0-1
28/12/1996 English Division One Barnsley Away 0-2
11/01/1997 English Division One Crystal Palace Home 1-1
18/01/1997 English Division One Huddersfield Town Away 1-1
25/01/1997 FA Cup Brentford Away 1-0
29/01/1997 English Division One Sheffield United Home 0-0
02/02/1997 English Division One Oxford United Away 4-1
05/02/1997 FA Cup Watford Home 3-1
08/02/1997 English Division One Southend United Home 3-0
15/02/1997 FA Cup Middlesbrough Home 0-1
22/02/1997 English Division One Swindon Town Home 3-0
01/03/1997 English Division One Bradford City Away 3-1
05/03/1997 English Division One Portsmouth Home 1-1
08/03/1997 English Division One Oldham Athletic Home 1-0
11/03/1997 English Division One Birmingham City Away 0-2
15/03/1997 English Division One Grimsby Town Away 1-1
18/03/1997 English Division One Tranmere Rovers Away 1-1
22/03/1997 English Division One Stoke City Home 2-0
05/04/1997 English Division One Charlton Athletic Away 1-1
09/04/1997 English Division One Bolton Wanderers Home 1-2
12/04/1997 English Division One West Bromwich Albion Away 3-1
16/04/1997 English Division One Grimsby Town Home 3-1
19/04/1997 English Division One Queens Park Rangers Home 0-3
22/04/1997 English Division One Ipswich Town Away 0-1
25/04/1997 English Division One Norwich City Away 0-0
03/05/1997 English Division One Reading Home 3-2
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