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1997/98 Season

1997/98 Season

1997/98 was Manchester City's 96th season of competitive football and its 2nd consecutive season in the English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Paul Dickov who scored 9 goals from just 33 appearances. The player who made the most appearances for the club this season was Kit Symons who played 44 times. The club had 20 different goalscorers and used 38 different players including 17 debutants. Debutants this season were Barry Conlon, Craig Russell, David Morley, Gerard Wiekens, Jamie Pollock, Jason Van Blerk, Jim Whitley, Kakhaber Tskhadadze, Lee Bradbury, Lee Briscoe, Murtaz Shelia, Peter Beardsley, Ray Kelly, Richard Jobson, Shaun Goater, Tony Scully and Tony Vaughan.

Season Stats
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14
12
24
60
60
0
0
38
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One 46 12 12 22 56 57 48 22nd
FA Cup 2 1 0 1 3 2 0 4th Round
League Cup 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1st Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Nottingham Forest 46 28 10 8 82 42 40 94
2 Middlesbrough 46 27 10 9 77 41 36 91
3 Sunderland 46 26 12 8 86 50 36 90
4 Charlton Athletic 46 26 10 10 80 49 31 88
5 Ipswich Town 46 23 14 9 77 43 34 83
6 Birmingham City 46 19 17 10 60 35 25 74
7 Sheffield United 46 19 17 10 69 54 15 74
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 18 11 17 57 53 4 65
9 Stockport County 46 19 8 19 71 69 2 65
10 West Bromwich Albion 46 16 13 17 50 56 -6 61
11 Crewe Alexandra 46 18 5 23 58 65 -7 59
12 Oxford United 46 16 10 20 60 64 -4 58
13 Bradford City 46 14 15 17 46 59 -13 57
14 Tranmere Rovers 46 14 14 18 54 57 -3 56
15 Norwich City 46 14 13 19 52 69 -17 55
16 Huddersfield Town 46 14 11 21 50 72 -22 53
17 Bury 46 11 19 16 42 58 -16 52
18 Swindon Town 46 14 10 22 42 73 -31 52
19 Port Vale 46 13 10 23 56 66 -10 49
20 Portsmouth 46 13 10 23 51 63 -12 49
21 Queens Park Rangers 46 10 19 17 51 63 -12 49
22 Manchester City 46 12 12 22 56 57 -1 48
23 Stoke City 46 11 13 22 44 74 -30 46
24 Reading 46 11 9 26 39 78 -39 42
Matches 50
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
09/08/1997 English Division One Portsmouth Home 2-2
12/08/1997 League Cup Blackpool Away 0-1
15/08/1997 English Division One Sunderland Away 1-3
22/08/1997 English Division One Tranmere Rovers Home 1-1
26/08/1997 League Cup Blackpool Home 1-0
30/08/1997 English Division One Charlton Athletic Away 1-2
03/09/1997 English Division One Nottingham Forest Away 3-1
12/09/1997 English Division One Bury Away 1-1
20/09/1997 English Division One Norwich City Home 1-2
27/09/1997 English Division One Swindon Town Home 6-0
04/10/1997 English Division One Ipswich Town Away 0-1
18/10/1997 English Division One Reading Home 0-0
22/10/1997 English Division One Stoke City Home 0-1
26/10/1997 English Division One Queens Park Rangers Away 0-2
29/10/1997 English Division One Crewe Alexandra Home 1-0
01/11/1997 English Division One Oxford United Away 0-0
04/11/1997 English Division One Port Vale Home 2-3
07/11/1997 English Division One Huddersfield Town Home 0-1
15/11/1997 English Division One Sheffield United Away 1-1
22/11/1997 English Division One Bradford City Home 1-0
29/11/1997 English Division One Stockport County Away 1-3
02/12/1997 English Division One West Bromwich Albion Away 1-0
06/12/1997 English Division One Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 0-1
13/12/1997 English Division One Birmingham City Away 1-2
20/12/1997 English Division One Middlesbrough Home 2-0
26/12/1997 English Division One Crewe Alexandra Away 0-1
28/12/1997 English Division One Nottingham Forest Home 2-3
03/01/1998 FA Cup Bradford City Home 2-0
10/01/1998 English Division One Portsmouth Away 3-0
17/01/1998 English Division One Sunderland Home 0-1
25/01/1998 FA Cup West Ham United Home 1-2
28/01/1998 English Division One Charlton Athletic Home 2-2
31/01/1998 English Division One Tranmere Rovers Away 0-0
07/02/1998 English Division One Norwich City Away 0-0
14/02/1998 English Division One Bury Home 0-1
18/02/1998 English Division One Ipswich Town Home 1-2
21/02/1998 English Division One Swindon Town Away 3-1
24/02/1998 English Division One Reading Away 0-3
28/02/1998 English Division One West Bromwich Albion Home 1-0
03/03/1998 English Division One Huddersfield Town Away 3-1
07/03/1998 English Division One Oxford United Home 0-2
14/03/1998 English Division One Port Vale Away 1-2
21/03/1998 English Division One Sheffield United Home 0-0
28/03/1998 English Division One Bradford City Away 1-2
04/04/1998 English Division One Stockport County Home 4-1
11/04/1998 English Division One Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 2-2
13/04/1998 English Division One Birmingham City Home 0-1
17/04/1998 English Division One Middlesbrough Away 0-1
25/04/1998 English Division One Queens Park Rangers Home 2-2
03/05/1998 English Division One Stoke City Away 5-2
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