Season 19 | 1897-98

The Story of 1897-98

Season Summary

Division
Final League Position
FA Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Division One
6th
1st Round
5-1 vs. Blackburn Rovers (h), Division One
Top Scorer
Most Appearances
22 | Fred Wheldon
31 | Albert Evans

Manager Summary

P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

From
To
Manager
P
W
D
L
U
W%
L%
U%
CS%
PPG
Ongoing
Ongoing
George Ramsay led Management Committee
31
14
5
12
19
45%
39%
55%
16%
1.52
Manager
Chairman
Club Secretary
George Ramsay led Management Committee
Fred Rinder
George Ramsay

Season Statistics

Pos: Final League Position; P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; F: Goals Scored; A: Goals Conceded; Pts: Final League Points; GD: Goal Difference (A-F); PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); GR: Goal Ratio (F/A); GPG: Goals Scored per Game; CPG: Goals Conceded per Game; CS: Clean Sheets; CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

Results - All Competitions

P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
GR
GPG
CPG
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U
U%
PPG
1897-98
31
14
5
12
60
53
7
1.15
1.97
1.71
5
16%
45%
39%
19
61%
1.52

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
PPG
1897-98
6th
30
14
5
11
61
51
33
10
2.03
1.7
1.2
5
17%
47%
37%
53%
1.57

Sequences

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
1897-98
4
4
5
7
4

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Sheffield United
30
17
8
5
56
31
25
42
2
Sunderland
30
16
5
9
43
30
13
37
3
Wolverhampton Wanderers
30
14
7
9
57
41
16
35
4
Everton
30
13
9
8
48
39
9
35
5
Sheffield Wednesday
30
15
3
12
51
42
9
33
6
Aston Villa
30
14
5
11
61
51
10
33
7
West Bromwich Albion
30
11
10
9
44
45
-1
32
8
Nottingham Forest
30
11
9
10
47
49
-2
31
9
Liverpool
30
11
6
13
48
45
3
28
10
Derby County
30
11
6
13
57
61
-4
28
11
Bolton Wanderers
30
11
4
15
28
41
-13
26
12
Preston North End
30
8
8
14
35
43
-8
24
13
Notts County
30
8
8
14
36
46
-10
24
14
Bury
30
8
8
14
39
51
-12
24
15
Blackburn Rovers
30
7
10
13
39
54
-15
24
16
Stoke
30
8
8
14
35
55
-20
24

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Game
Division One
1 Sep 1897
Aston Villa (Champions)
5-2
Wednesday
W
313
Division One
4 Sep 1897
Aston Villa (Champions)
4-3
West Brom
W
314
Division One
11 Sep 1897
Notts County
2-3
Aston Villa (Champions)
W
315
Division One
18 Sep 1897
Aston Villa (Champions)
3-1
Bury
W
316
Division One
25 Sep 1897
Blackburn Rovers
4-3
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
317
Division One
27 Sep 1897
Wednesday
3-0
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
318
Division One
2 Oct 1897
Aston Villa (Champions)
3-2
Bolton Wanderers
W
319
Division One
9 Oct 1897
West Brom
1-1
Aston Villa (Champions)
D
320
Division One
16 Oct 1897
Aston Villa (Champions)
4-2
Notts County
W
321
Division One
23 Oct 1897
Sunderland
0-0
Aston Villa (Champions)
D
322
Division One
30 Oct 1897
Aston Villa (Champions)
3-1
Liverpool
W
323
Division One
6 Nov 1897
Preston North End
3-1
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
324
Division One
13 Nov 1897
Aston Villa (Champions)
3-0
Everton
W
325
Division One
20 Nov 1897
Bolton Wanderers
2-0
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
326
Division One
27 Nov 1897
Aston Villa (Champions)
4-3
Sunderland
W
327
Division One
11 Dec 1897
Aston Villa (Champions)
5-1
Blackburn Rovers
W
328
Division One
18 Dec 1897
Stoke
0-0
Aston Villa (Champions)
D
329
Division One
25 Dec 1897
Everton
2-1
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
330
Division One
27 Dec 1897
Wolves
1-1
Aston Villa (Champions)
D
331
Division One
8 Jan 1898
Sheffield United
1-0
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
332
Division One
15 Jan 1898
Aston Villa (Champions)
1-2
Sheffield United
L
333
Division One
22 Jan 1898
Derby County
3-1
Aston Villa (Champions)
L
334
FA Cup 1st Round
29 Jan 1898
Derby County
1-0
Aston Villa (Holders)
L
335
Division One
5 Feb 1898