Season 1997-98

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1998 Venue Gate Notes
Arsenal 2 0 Newcastle United Wembley Stadium, London 79,183  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1998 Venue Gate Notes
Newcastle United 1 0 Sheffield United Old Trafford, Manchester 53,452  
Arsenal 1 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers Villa Park, Birmingham 39,372  
 
League Cup Final 1998 Venue Gate Notes
Chelsea 2 0 Middlesbrough Wembley Stadium, London 77,698 aet
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 1998 Venue Gate Notes
Liverpool 2 1 Middlesbrough Anfield Road, Liverpool 33,438  
Arsenal 2 1 Chelsea Highbury, London 38,114  
Middlesbrough 2 0 Liverpool Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough 34,330 agg 3-2
Chelsea 3 1 Arsenal Stamford Bridge, London 29,828 agg 4-3
 
European Cup Winners Cup Final 1998 Venue Gate Notes
Chelsea 1 0 VfB Stuttgart (Ger) RĂ¥sunda Stadium, Stockholm 30,216  
 
First Divison Play-off Final 1998 Venue Gate Notes
Charlton Athletic 4 4 Sunderland Wembley Stadium, London 77,739 aet 7-6p
 
Second Divison Play-off Final 1998 Venue Gate Notes
Grimsby Town 1 0 Northampton Town Wembley Stadium, London 62,988  
 
Third Divison Play-off Final 1998 Venue Gate Notes
Colchester United 1 0 Torquay United Wembley Stadium, London 19,486  
 
Final Table for Season 1997-98
Premier League
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Premier League Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts FA Cup League Cup European
1 2 Arsenal 38 15 2 2 43 10 8 7 4 25 23 35 78 Winner SF UEFA Cup Rd 3
2 -1 Manchester United 38 13 4 2 42 9 10 4 5 31 17 47 77 Rd 5 Rd 3 Champions Lge QF
3 1 Liverpool 38 13 2 4 42 16 5 9 5 26 26 26 65 Rd 3 SF UEFA Cup Rd 4
4 2 Chelsea 38 13 2 4 37 14 7 1 11 34 29 28 63 Rd 3 Winner European CWC Winner
5 6 Leeds United 38 9 5 5 31 21 8 3 8 26 25 11 59 Rd 6 Rd 4
6 7 Blackburn Rovers 38 11 4 4 40 26 5 6 8 17 26 5 58 Rd 5 Rd 3
7 -2 Aston Villa 38 9 3 7 26 24 8 3 8 23 24 1 57 Rd 5 Rd 3 UEFA Cup QF
8 6 West Ham United 38 13 4 2 40 18 3 4 12 16 39 -1 56 Rd 6 Rd 5
9 3 Derby County 38 12 3 4 33 18 4 4 11 19 31 3 55 Rd 4 Rd 4
10 -1 Leicester City 38 6 10 3 21 15 7 4 8 30 26 10 53 Rd 4 Rd 3 UEFA Cup Rd 3
11 6 Coventry City 38 8 9 2 26 17 4 7 8 20 27 2 52 Rd 6 Rd 4
12 4 Southampton 38 10 1 8 28 23 4 5 10 22 32 -5 48 Rd 3 Rd 4
13 -11 Newcastle United 38 8 5 6 22 20 3 6 10 13 24 -9 44Final Rd 5 Champions Lge Rd 3
14 -4 Tottenham Hotspur 38 7 8 4 23 22 4 3 12 21 34 -12 44 Rd 4 Rd 3
15 -7 Wimbledon 38 5 6 8 18 25 5 8 6 16 21 -12 44 Rd 5 Rd 3
16 -9 Sheffield Wednesday 38 9 5 5 30 26 3 3 13 22 41 -15 44 Rd 4 Rd 2
17 -2 Everton 38 7 5 7 25 27 2 8 9 16 29 -15 40 Rd 3 Rd 3
18 D 1 Bolton Wanderers 38 7 8 4 25 22 2 5 12 16 39 -20 40 Rd 3 Rd 4
19 D 1 Barnsley 38 7 4 8 25 35 3 1 15 12 47 -45 35 Rd 6 Rd 3
20 D 1 Crystal Palace 38 2 5 12 15 39 6 4 9 22 32 -34 33 Rd 5 Rd 2
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts FA Cup League Cup European
1 PL Nottingham Forest 46 18 2 3 52 20 10 8 5 30 22 82 94 Rd 3 Rd 2
2 PL Middlesbrough 46 17 4 2 51 12 10 6 7 26 29 77 91 Rd 4Final
3 PL Sunderland 46 14 7 2 49 22 12 5 6 37 28 86 90 Rd 4 Rd 3
4 11 Charlton Athletic 46 17 5 1 48 17 9 5 9 32 32 80 88 Rd 4 Rd 1
5 -1 Ipswich Town 46 14 5 4 47 20 9 9 5 30 23 77 83 Rd 4 Rd 5
6 -1 Sheffield United 46 16 5 2 44 20 3 12 8 25 34 69 74 SF Rd 3
7 3 Birmingham City 46 10 8 5 27 15 9 9 5 33 20 60 74 Rd 5 Rd 3
8D 2 Stockport County 46 14 6 3 46 21 5 2 16 25 48 71 65 Rd 4 Rd 2
9 -6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 13 6 4 42 25 5 5 13 15 28 57 65 SF Rd 3
10 6 West Bromwich Albion 46 9 8 6 27 26 7 5 11 23 30 50 61 Rd 4 Rd 3
11D 2 Crewe Alexandra 46 10 2 11 30 34 8 3 12 28 31 58 59 Rd 3 Rd 1
12 5 Oxford United 46 12 6 5 36 20 4 4 15 24 44 60 58 Rd 3 Rd 4
13 8 Bradford City 46 10 9 4 26 23 4 6 13 20 36 46 57 Rd 3 Rd 1
14 -3 Tranmere Rovers 46 9 8 6 34 26 5 6 12 20 31 54 56 Rd 5 Rd 3
15 -2 Norwich City 46 9 8 6 32 27 5 5 13 20 42 52 55 Rd 3 Rd 1
16 4 Huddersfield Town 46 9 5 9 28 28 5 6 12 22 44 50 53 Rd 4 Rd 2
17D 2 Bury 46 7 10 6 22 22 4 9 10 20 36 42 52 Rd 3 Rd 2
18 1 Swindon Town 46 9 6 8 28 25 5 4 14 14 48 42 52 Rd 3 Rd 1
19 -11 Port Vale 46 7 6 10 25 24 6 4 13 31 42 56 49 Rd 3 Rd 1
20 -13 Portsmouth 46 8 6 9 28 30 5 4 14 23 33 51 49 Rd 3 Rd 1
21 -12 Queens Park Rangers 46 8 9 6 28 21 2 10 11 23 42 51 49 Rd 3 Rd 1
22 -8 Manchester City 46 6 6 11 28 26 6 6 11 28 31 56 48 Rd 4 Rd 1
23 -11 Stoke City 46 8 5 10 30 40 3 8 12 14 34 44 46 Rd 3 Rd 3
24 -6 Reading 46 8 4 11 27 31 3 5 15 12 47 39 42 Rd 5 Rd 5
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts FA Cup League Cup European
1 12 Watford 46 13 7 3 36 22 11 9 3 31 19 67 88 Rd 3 Rd 2
2 3 Bristol City 46 16 5 2 41 17 9 5 9 28 22 69 85 Rd 2 Rd 2
3 D 1 Grimsby Town 46 11 7 5 30 14 8 8 7 25 23 55 72 Rd 4 Rd 4
4D 3 Northampton Town 46 14 5 4 33 17 4 12 7 19 20 52 71 Rd 3 Rd 1
5 12 Bristol Rovers 46 13 2 8 43 33 7 8 8 27 31 70 70 Rd 3 Rd 1
6D 3 Fulham 46 12 7 4 31 14 8 3 12 29 29 60 70 Rd 3 Rd 2
7 1 Wrexham 46 10 10 3 31 23 8 6 9 24 28 55 70 Rd 3 Rd 1
8 3 Gillingham 46 13 7 3 30 18 6 6 11 22 29 52 70 Rd 1 Rd 1
9 7 AFC Bournemouth 46 11 8 4 28 15 7 4 12 29 37 57 66 Rd 3 Rd 1
10 0 Chesterfield 46 13 7 3 31 19 3 10 10 15 25 46 65 Rd 2 Rd 2
11D 3 Wigan Athletic 46 12 5 6 41 31 5 6 12 23 35 64 62 Rd 3 Rd 1
12 -5 Blackpool 46 13 6 4 35 24 4 5 14 24 43 59 62 Rd 2 Rd 2
13 D 1 Oldham Athletic 46 13 7 3 43 23 2 9 12 19 31 62 61 Rd 3 Rd 1
14 4 Wycombe Wanderers 46 10 10 3 32 20 4 8 11 19 33 51 60 Rd 1 Rd 1
15 0 Preston North End 46 10 6 7 29 26 5 8 10 27 30 56 59 Rd 3 Rd 2
16 4 York City 46 9 7 7 26 21 5 10 8 26 37 52 59 Rd 2 Rd 2
17 -14 Luton Town 46 7 7 9 35 38 7 8 8 25 26 60 57 Rd 1 Rd 2
18 -4 Millwall 46 7 8 8 23 23 7 5 11 20 31 43 55 Rd 1 Rd 2
19 -7 Walsall 46 10 8 5 26 16 4 4 15 17 36 43 54 Rd 4 Rd 4
20 -11 Burnley 46 10 9 4 34 23 3 4 16 21 42 55 52 Rd 1 Rd 2
21 -17 Brentford 46 9 7 7 33 29 2 10 11 17 42 50 50 Rd 1 Rd 2
22 -3 Plymouth Argyle 46 10 5 8 36 30 2 8 13 19 40 55 49 Rd 1 Rd 1
23D 3 Carlisle United 46 8 5 10 27 28 4 3 16 30 45 57 44 Rd 1 Rd 2
24 D 1 Southend United 46 8 7 8 29 30 3 3 17 18 49 47 43 Rd 2 Rd 2
Third Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts FA Cup League Cup European
1D 2 Notts County 46 14 7 2 41 20 15 5 3 41 23 82 99 Rd 2 Rd 2
2NL Macclesfield Town 46 19 4 0 40 11 4 9 10 23 33 63 82 Rd 2 Rd 1
3 6 Lincoln City 46 11 7 5 32 24 9 8 6 28 27 60 75 Rd 2 Rd 1
4 4 Colchester United 46 14 5 4 41 24 7 6 10 31 36 72 74 Rd 2 Rd 1
5 16 Torquay United 46 14 4 5 39 22 7 7 9 29 37 68 74 Rd 2 Rd 2
6 6 Scarborough 46 14 6 3 44 23 5 9 9 23 35 67 72 Rd 1 Rd 1
7 8 Barnet 46 10 8 5 35 22 9 5 9 26 29 61 70 Rd 1 Rd 2
8 5 Scunthorpe United 46 11 7 5 30 24 8 5 10 26 28 56 69 Rd 3 Rd 2
9D 2 Rotherham United 46 10 9 4 41 30 6 10 7 26 31 67 67 Rd 3 Rd 1
10D 2 Peterborough United 46 13 6 4 37 16 5 7 11 26 35 63 67 Rd 3 Rd 2
11 5 Leyton Orient 46 14 5 4 40 20 5 7 11 22 27 62 66 Rd 1 Rd 2
12 -1 Mansfield Town 46 11 9 3 42 26 5 8 10 22 29 64 65 Rd 1 Rd 1
13D 2 Shrewsbury Town 46 12 3 8 35 28 4 10 9 26 34 61 61 Rd 1 Rd 1
14 -8 Chester City 46 12 7 4 34 15 5 3 15 26 46 60 61 Rd 2 Rd 1
15 7 Exeter City 46 10 8 5 39 25 5 7 11 29 38 68 60 Rd 1 Rd 1
16 -6 Cambridge United 46 11 8 4 39 27 3 10 10 24 30 63 60 Rd 2 Rd 1
17 3 Hartlepool United 46 10 12 1 40 22 2 11 10 21 31 61 59 Rd 1 Rd 1
18 -4 Rochdale 46 15 3 5 43 15 2 4 17 13 40 56 58 Rd 1 Rd 1
19 -1 Darlington 46 13 6 4 43 28 1 6 16 13 44 56 54 Rd 3 Rd 2
20 -15 Swansea City 46 8 8 7 24 16 5 3 15 25 46 49 50 Rd 1 Rd 1
21 -14 Cardiff City 46 5 13 5 27 22 4 10 9 21 30 48 50 Rd 4 Rd 1
22 -5 Hull City 46 10 6 7 36 32 1 2 20 20 51 56 41 Rd 1 Rd 3
23 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 3 10 10 21 34 3 7 13 17 32 38 35 Rd 1 Rd 1
24 -5 Doncaster Rovers 46 3 3 17 14 48 1 5 17 16 65 30 20 Rd 1 Rd 1
Notes
Leyton Orient deducted 3 pts.
Doncaster Rovers relegated from the Third Division.
Halifax Town promoted to the Third Division.