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Summary of Season 1996-97

Premier League

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Manchester United 38 12 5 2 38 17 9 7 3 38 27 75
Newcastle United 38 13 3 3 54 20 6 8 5 19 20 68
Arsenal 38 10 5 4 36 18 9 6 4 26 14 68
Liverpool 38 10 6 3 38 19 9 5 5 24 18 68
Aston Villa 38 11 5 3 27 13 6 5 8 20 21 61
Chelsea 38 9 8 2 33 22 7 3 9 25 33 59
Sheffield Wednesday 38 8 10 1 25 16 6 5 8 25 35 57
Wimbledon 38 9 6 4 28 21 6 5 8 21 25 56
Leicester City 38 7 5 7 22 26 5 6 8 24 28 47
Tottenham Hotspur 38 8 4 7 19 17 5 3 11 25 34 46
Leeds United 38 7 7 5 15 13 4 6 9 13 25 46
Derby County 38 8 6 5 25 22 3 7 9 20 36 46
Blackburn Rovers 38 8 4 7 28 23 1 11 7 14 20 42
West Ham United 38 7 6 6 27 25 3 6 10 12 23 42
Everton 38 7 4 8 24 22 3 8 8 20 35 42
Southampton 38 6 7 6 32 24 4 4 11 18 32 41
Coventry City 38 4 8 7 19 23 5 6 8 19 31 41
Sunderland 38 7 6 6 20 18 3 4 12 15 35 40
Middlesbrough 38 8 5 6 34 25 2 7 10 17 35 39
Nottingham Forest 38 3 9 7 15 27 3 7 9 16 32 34

Matches

Aug 18 Southampton Away 0-0
Aug 21 Middlesbrough Home 1-0 DiMatteo
Aug 24 Coventry City Home 2-0 Leboeuf, Vialli
Sep 4 Arsenal Away 3-3 Leboeuf(P), Vialli, Wise
Sep 7 Sheffield Wednesday Away 2-0 Myers, Burley
Sep 15 Aston Villa Home 1-1 Leboeuf
Sep 21 Liverpool Away 1-5 Leboeuf(P)
Sep 28 Nottingham Forest Home 1-1 Vialli
Oct 12 Leicester City Away 3-1 Hughes, DiMatteo, Vialli
Oct 19 Wimbledon Home 2-4 Vialli(P), Minto
Oct 26 Tottenham Hotspur Home 3-1 Gullit, Lee(P), DiMatteo
Nov 2 Manchester United Away 2-1 Vialli, Duberry
Nov 16 Blackburn Rovers Away 1-1 Petrescu
Nov 23 Newcastle United Home 1-1 Vialli
Dec 1 Leeds United Away 0-2
Dec 7 Everton Home 2-2 Vialli, Zola
Dec 15 Sunderland Away 0-3
Dec 21 West Ham United Home 3-1 Hughes(2), Zola
Dec 26 Aston Villa Away 2-0 Zola(2)
Dec 28 Sheffield Wednesday Home 2-2 Hughes, Zola
Jan 1 Liverpool Home 1-0 DiMatteo
Jan 11 Nottingham Forest Away 0-2
Jan 18 Derby County Home 3-1 Leboeuf(P), Wise, Hughes
Feb 1 Tottenham Hotspur Away 2-1 DiMatteo, O.G.
Feb 22 Manchester United Home 1-1 Zola
Mar 1 Derby County Away 2-3 Leboeuf, Minto
Mar 5 Blackburn Rovers Home 1-1 Minto
Mar 12 West Ham United Away 2-3 Vialli, Hughes
Mar 16 Sunderland Home 6-2 Petrescu, Hughes(2), DiMatteo, Sinclair, Zola
Mar 19 Southampton Home 1-0 Zola
Mar 22 Middlesbrough Away 0-1
Apr 5 Arsenal Home 0-3
Apr 9 Coventry City Away 1-3 Hughes
Apr 16 Newcastle United Away 1-3 Burley
Apr 19 Leicester City Home 2-1 Hughes, Minto
Apr 22 Wimbledon Away 1-0 Petrescu
May 3 Leeds United Home 0-0
May 11 Everton Away 2-1 Wise, DiMatteo

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 524,722 28,418 24,027 27,617
Away 562,822 55,198 14,601 29,622
Total 1,087,544 55,198 14,601 28,620

When The Goals Came

0-15 16-30 31-45 First Half 46-60 61-75 76-90 Second Half
Scored (58) 11 (18%) 9 (15%) 10 (17%) 30 (51%) 7 (12%) 8 (13%) 13 (22%) 28 (48%)
Conceded (55) 6 (10%) 9 (16%) 8 (14%) 23 (41%) 15 (27%) 7 (12%) 10 (18%) 32 (58%)
Total (113) 17 (15%) 18 (15%) 18 (15%) 53 (46%) 22 (19%) 15 (13%) 23 (20%) 60 (53%)

F.A. Cup

Winners

Matches

Jan 4 West Bromwich Albion Home 3-0 Wise, Zola, Burley
Jan 26 Liverpool Home 4-2 Vialli(2), Zola, Hughes
Feb 16 Leicester City Away 2-2 Hughes, DiMatteo
Feb 26 Leicester City Home 1-0 Leboeuf(P)
Mar 9 Portsmouth Away 4-1 Hughes, Wise(2), Zola
Apr 13 Wimbledon Neutral 3-0 Hughes(2), Zola
May 17 Middlesbrough Neutral 2-0 DiMatteo, Newton

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 81,449 27,950 26,053 27,150
Away 34,826 19,125 15,701 17,413
Neutral 111,834 79,160 32,674 55,917
Total 228,109 79,160 15,701 32,587

Coca Cola Cup

Round 3

Matches

Sep 18 Blackpool Away 4-1 Petrescu, Spencer, Hughes, Morris
Sep 25 Blackpool Home 1-3 Spencer
Oct 22 Bolton Wanderers Away 1-2 Minto

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 11,732 11,732 11,732 11,732
Away 26,533 16,867 9,666 13,266
Total 38,265 16,867 9,666 12,755

Transfers/Loans

24th May 1996 Gianluca Vialli from Juventus to Chelsea Free

27th May 1996 Muzzy Izzet from Leicester to Chelsea Loan ended

31st May 1996 Anthony Barness from Southend to Chelsea Loan ended

31st May 1996 Nick Colgan from Millwall to Chelsea Loan ended

31st May 1996 Michael Duberry from Bournemouth to Chelsea Loan ended

31st May 1996 Nigel Spackman released

31st May 1996 Zeke Rowe from Brighton to Chelsea Loan ended

31st May 1996 Russell Kelly from Leyton Orient to Chelsea Loan ended

1st July 1996 Frank Leboeuf from Strasbourg to Chelsea 2.5 Million

1st July 1996 Roberto Di Matteo from Lazio to Chelsea 4.9 Million

4th July 1996 Zeke Rowe from Chelsea to Peterborough Free

8th July 1996 Muzzy Izzet from Chelsea to Leicester 650,000

10th July 1996 Ritchie Hanlon from Chelsea to Southend Free

17th July 1996 Paul Furlong from Chelsea to Birmingham 1.5 Million

1st August 1996 Anthony Barness from Chelsea to Charlton 165,000

1st August 1996 Jon Harley from Youth to Chelsea

1st August 1996 Joe Sheerin from Youth to Chelsea

16th August 1996 Russell Kelly from Chelsea to Darlington Free

19th September 1996 Frode Grodas from Lillestrom to Chelsea Loan

31st October Frode Grodas from Chelsea to Lillestrom Loan ended

1st November 1996 Frode Grodas from Lillestrom to Chelsea Free

8th November 1996 Gianfranco Zola from Parma to Chelsea 4.5 Million

21st November 1996 John Spencer from Chelsea to Queens Park Rangers 2.5 Million

22nd November 1996 Mark Stein from Chelsea to Stoke Loan

22nd December 1996 Gavin Peacock from Queens Park Rangers to Chelsea Loan ended

22nd November 1996 Gavin Peacock from Chelsea to Queens Park Rangers Loan

23rd December 1996 Gavin Peacock from Chelsea to Queens Park Rangers 800,000

30th December 1996 Terry Phelan from Chelsea to Everton 850,000

7th January 1997 David Rocastle from Chelsea to Norwich Loan

22nd January 1997 Mark Stein from Stoke to Chelsea Loan ended

6th March 1997 Paul Parker from Fulham to Chelsea

8th March 1997 David Rocastle from Norwich to Chelsea Loan ended

20th March 1997 Danny Granville from Cambridge United to Chelsea 300,000

27th March 1997 Craig Forrest from Ipswich to Chelsea Loan

21st April 1997 Celestine Babayaro from Anderlect to Chelsea 2,250,000

22nd April 1997 Craig Forrest from Chelsea to Ipswich Loan ended


Players Statistics

 

Appearances

Squ Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls
16 R DiMatteo 33 1 7 7 2 3 43 1 9
10 LM Hughes 32 3 8 6 1 5 2 1 40 4 14
2 D Petrescu 34 3 6 2 1 42 4
6 S Clarke 31 7 3 41
11 D Wise 27 4 3 7 3 2 36 4 6
14 C Burley 26 5 2 1 2 1 3 30 7 3
5 F Leboeuf 26 6 7 1 2 35 7
9 G Vialli 23 5 9 1 4 2 1 25 9 11
17 S Minto 24 1 4 6 2 1 32 1 5
25 G Zola 22 1 8 7 4 29 1 12
30 F Grodas 20 1 5 1 26 1
20 F Sinclair 17 3 1 6 23 3 1
18 E Johnsen 14 4 1 2 1 16 6
24 E Newton 13 2 6 1 19 2 1
12 M Duberry 13 2 1 1 2 16 2 1
8 A Myers 15 3 1 15 3 1
13 K Hitchcock 10 2 2 2 14 2
21 J Morris 6 6 2 1 8 6 1
4 R Gullit 6 6 1 1 1 7 7 1
27 P Hughes 8 4 2 1 9 4 2
22 M Nicholls 3 5 2 3 7
7 J Spencer 4 3 2 3 4 2
28 D Granville 3 2 3 2
1 D Kharine 5 5
19 P Parker 1 3 1 3
3 T Phelan 1 2 1 1 3
31 C Forrest 2 1 2 1
15 D Lee 1 1 1 2 1
29 J Sheerin 1 1
26 N Clement 1 1
23 N Colgan 1 1
Own Goal 1 1

Disciplinary

SY=Single Yellow    DY=Double Yellow (Red)

SR=Straight Red

Squ Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR
11 D Wise 8 2 1 11
6 S Clarke 7 2 1 10
5 F Leboeuf 6 1 3 9 1
10 LM Hughes 7 1 1 9
20 F Sinclair 6 1 7
17 S Minto 6 1 7
16 R DiMatteo 6 1 7
2 D Petrescu 5 1 6
24 E Newton 2 2 4
18 E Johnsen 3 1 4
12 M Duberry 4 4
9 G Vialli 4 4
14 C Burley 3 3
8 A Myers 3 3
30 F Grodas 1 1 1 1
27 P Hughes 1 1
26 N Clement 1 1
25 G Zola 1 1
21 J Morris 1 1
7 J Spencer 1 1
4 R Gullit 1 1
Total 76 1 1 15 4 95 1 1