The Results Archive
Including 1,023,362 match results over 138 seasons
The battleship USS Maine sinks in Havana harbour following an explosion. HMS Victorious runs aground whilst entering Port Said. Aston Villa completed the double in 1897 winning the FA Cup as well as the league title. The US Congress announces in April 1898 that a state of war exists between the United States and Spain. British forces mount the Tirah campaign in November 1897 as part of the ongoing Indian frontier war. Settlers begin to rush to the Klondyke where gold has been discovered in large quantities. Aston Villa retain the league title in April 1897. London begins to have licensed taxi cabs in December 1897. The Treaty of Constantinople in December 1897 brings the Greco-Turkish war to an end. US Navy, under Commodore George Dewey, defeats the Spanish Pacific fleet in the Battle of Manilla Bay in May 1898.
League Cup
Football League: Division 1
Up to and including
Home Away Combined
Pos Club Name Pld W D L GF GA W D L GF GA W D L GF GA Pts GA
1 Sheffield United 30 9 4 2 27 14 8 4 3 29 17 17 8 5 56 31 42 1.81
2 Sunderland 30 12 2 1 27 8 4 3 8 16 22 16 5 9 43 30 37 1.43
3 Wolverhampton Wander... 30 10 4 1 36 14 4 3 8 21 27 14 7 9 57 41 35 1.39
4 Everton 30 11 3 1 33 12 2 6 7 15 27 13 9 8 48 39 35 1.23
5 Sheffield Wednesday 30 12 0 3 39 15 3 3 9 12 27 15 3 12 51 42 33 1.21
6 Aston Villa 30 12 1 2 47 21 2 4 9 14 30 14 5 11 61 51 33 1.20
7 West Bromwich Albion 30 8 5 2 25 16 3 5 7 19 29 11 10 9 44 45 32 0.98
8 Nottingham Forest 30 7 5 3 30 19 4 4 7 17 30 11 9 10 47 49 31 0.96
9 Liverpool 30 7 4 4 27 16 4 2 9 21 29 11 6 13 48 45 28 1.07
10 Derby County 30 10 3 2 40 19 1 3 11 17 42 11 6 13 57 61 28 0.93
11 Bolton Wanderers 30 9 2 4 18 13 2 2 11 10 28 11 4 15 28 41 26 0.68
12 Preston North End 30 7 5 3 26 15 1 3 11 9 28 8 8 14 35 43 24 0.81
13 Notts County 30 4 6 5 23 23 4 2 9 13 23 8 8 14 36 46 24 0.78
14 Bury 30 8 3 4 25 19 0 5 10 14 32 8 8 14 39 51 24 0.76
15 Blackburn Rovers 30 4 7 4 20 22 3 3 9 19 32 7 10 13 39 54 24 0.72
16 Stoke 30 8 3 4 21 14 0 5 10 14 41 8 8 14 35 55 24 0.64