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SEASON: 1898-99


Prev Season: 1897-98
This Season: 1898-99
Next Season: 1899-00
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Harry Haslam

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Sheffield United (H) 0-1)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Fred Spencer (9 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
37

Competitive Goals:
45

Goals per game:
1.2



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
34

League Points:
33 out of 68 (2 points per win)

Points Percentage:
48.5%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored12 times9 times5 times
Conceded12 times10 times4 times
Won By7 times4 times2 times
Lost By8 times3 times2 times

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
16,000

Lowest League Attendance:
3,000

Average League Attendance:
7,588

Highest Cup Attendance:
33,500

Lowest Cup Attendance:
32,070


MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
11

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0

Penalties scored:
2

Penalties conceded:
0

Penalties missed:
0

Penalties saved:
0


END OF SEASON TABLE



FIRST DIVISION (Tier 1) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Aston Villa34197876401520581345818271.900451-00-3
2Liverpool341951049331232291072820231.485430-31-0
3Burnley34159104547115132154491332.957390-11-1
4Everton341581148411025251356623281.171380-03-1
5Notts County3412139475196233203771431.922370-02-2
6Blackburn Rovers34148126052953412353919291.154360-13-3
7Sunderland3415613414111332610431015311.000361-11-1
8Wolverhampton Wanderers341471354489533013521024351.125353-02-0
9Derby County34121111625711514619161016381.088353-30-2
10Bury34147134849953311852101731.980351-20-2
11Nottingham Forest341111124242665221855720241.00033
12Stoke City341371447521043291733111835.904332-11-2
13Newcastle United341181549489353318251016301.021302-01-0
14West Bromwich Albion34126164257111528915111448.737303-00-2
15Preston North End341091544471043291405121533.936292-20-1
16Sheffield United34911144551782312023121431.882292-12-2
17Bolton Wanderers3497183751656242132121330.72525Relegated1-22-0
18The Wednesday348818326182726240611637.52524Relegated1-11-2

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Sep 03, 1898Blackburn RoversH0-1Loss15,00017
2Sat Sep 10, 1898The WednesdayA1-2Loss10,00017Capes (?)
3Sat Sep 17, 1898SunderlandH1-1Draw10,00017Capes (?)
4Sat Sep 24, 1898Wolverhampton WanderersA2-0Win5,00013McPherson (?), Richards (?)
5Sat Oct 01, 1898EvertonH0-0Draw10,00015
6Thu Oct 06, 1898Preston North EndH2-2Draw5,00011McPherson (?), Benbow (?)
7Sat Oct 08, 1898Notts CountyA2-2Draw20,00011Forman (? pen), Spencer (?)
8Sat Oct 15, 1898Stoke CityH2-1Win6,0007McInnes (?), Spencer (?)
9Sat Oct 22, 1898Aston VillaA0-3Loss10,00011
10Sat Oct 29, 1898BurnleyH0-1Loss5,00014
11Sat Nov 05, 1898Sheffield UnitedA2-2Draw8,00012Suddick (?), Benbow (?)
12Sat Nov 12, 1898Newcastle UnitedH2-0Win7,00010Suddick (?), Benbow (?)
13Sat Nov 19, 1898Preston North EndA0-1Loss4,00012
14Sat Nov 26, 1898LiverpoolH0-3Loss3,00016
15Sat Dec 03, 1898BuryA0-2Loss3,00016
16Sat Dec 10, 1898Bolton WanderersA2-0Win4,00015Morris (?), Suddick (?)
17Sat Dec 17, 1898Derby CountyH3-3Draw9,00015Capes (?), Richards (?), Morris (?)
18Sat Dec 24, 1898West Bromwich AlbionA0-2Loss1,00015
19Mon Dec 26, 1898Stoke CityA1-2Loss10,00015Benbow (?)
20Sat Dec 31, 1898Blackburn RoversA3-3Draw1,00015Morris (?, ?), Forman (? pen)
21Mon Jan 02, 1899EvertonA3-1Win12,00014Benbow (?, ?, ?)
22Sat Jan 07, 1899The WednesdayH1-1Draw10,00015Forman (?)
23Sat Jan 14, 1899SunderlandA1-1Draw9,00014Spencer (?)
24Sat Jan 21, 1899Wolverhampton WanderersH3-0Win6,00013Spencer (?), Morris (?, ?)
25Sat Feb 04, 1899Notts CountyH0-0Draw16,00011
26Sat Feb 18, 1899Aston VillaH1-0Win10,00011Morris (?)
27Sat Mar 04, 1899Sheffield UnitedH2-1Win8,0009Spencer (?, ?)
28Mon Mar 06, 1899BurnleyA1-1Draw2,0009Suddick (?)
29Sat Mar 11, 1899Newcastle UnitedA1-0Win15,0007Spencer (?)
30Sat Mar 25, 1899LiverpoolA1-0Win12,0006Benbow (?)
31Sat Apr 01, 1899BuryH1-2Loss3,0008Spencer (?)
32Sat Apr 08, 1899Bolton WanderersH1-2Loss3,00011Spencer (?)
33Thu Apr 20, 1899Derby CountyA0-2Loss50012
34Sat Apr 22, 1899West Bromwich AlbionH3-0Win3,00011Forman (?, ?, ?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 28, 1899Aston Villa1H2-1Win32,070Capes (?), Forman (?)
Sat Feb 11, 1899Everton2A1-0Win23,000Forman (?)
Sat Feb 25, 1899Sheffield UnitedQuarterH0-1Loss33,500


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Thu Sep 22, 1898Grimsby TownEnglandA1-0Win1,500Radford (?)
Wed Mar 15, 1899Suffolk CountyEnglandA3-2Win3,000Spouncer (?), Morris (?), Suddick (?)
Thu Mar 16, 1899Kirkley And LowestoftEnglandA3-0Win3,000Morris (?), Allsop (? pen), Spouncer (?)
Fri Mar 31, 1899Notts CountyEnglandH1-5Loss5,000Benbow (?)
Mon Apr 03, 1899CorinthiansEnglandN2-3Loss30,000Forman (33), Spouncer (45)
Tue Apr 04, 1899Coventry CityEnglandA1-0Win5,000Benbow (?)
Sat Apr 15, 1899MillwallEnglandA5-2Win5,000Benbow (?), Spencer (?, ?), Forman (?, ?)
Thu Apr 27, 1899Swindon TownEnglandA0-1Loss4,000


Bass Charity Vase
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Thu Apr 06, 1899Leicester FosseSemiA1-1Draw1,000Spouncer (?)
Mon Apr 17, 1899Leicester FosseSemiN7-1Win-Spouncer (?, ?, ?), Forman (?, ?, ?), Forman (?)
Wed Apr 26, 1899Burton SwiftsFinalA2-1Win2,000Capes (?, ?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (7) Out (12)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Arthur CharltonBoughtArchibald RitchieSold
Bob ParkinsonBoughtArthur CharltonRetired
Fred ColesBoughtArthur ShawSold
Grenville MorrisBoughtBob ParkinsonSold
James SuddickBoughtChas RichardsSold
Robert NorrisBoughtJames SuddickSold
Thomas KentBoughtJohn ThornleySold
Peter McCrackenSold
Richardson (1898)Sold
Tom BradshawSold
Tom McInnesSold
Willie WraggSold


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKDan Allsop37131113
DAdam Scott22967
DArchibald Ritchie7115
DJames Iremonger35131111
MArthur Charlton321
MBob Parkinson211
MFrank Forman30119106
MFred Coles
MGeorge Robinson312
MJames Suddick143474
MJohn Thornley5113
MPeter McCracken8314
MRobert Norris3112109
MThomas Kent211
MWillie Wragg12363
MRichardson (1898)
FAlf Spouncer14734
FArthur Capes311010114
FArthur Shaw
FChas Richards122642
FFred Forman146262
FFred Spencer167459
FGrenville Morris209657
FJohn McPherson331110122
FLen Benbow27106118
FTom Bradshaw16673
FTom McInnes101541
A Radford3111
Rivers
Smith (1898)


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
9Fred Spencer16
8Len Benbow27
7Grenville Morris20
6Frank Forman30
4Arthur Capes31
4James Suddick14
2Chas Richards12
2Fred Forman14
2John McPherson33
1Tom McInnes10



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1898-99

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Newcastle UnitedSat Nov 12, 1898H2-0Sat Mar 11, 1899A1-0
Wolverhampton WanderersSat Sep 24, 1898A2-0Sat Jan 21, 1899H3-0