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Premier League
1997-98
Premier League Logo (1992-2001)
Season information
Winners Arsenal
Relegated Barnsley
Bolton Wanderers
Crystal Palace
Domestic cup winners
FA Cup Arsenal
Coca-Cola Cup Chelsea
Charity Shield Manchester United
Continental cup qualifiers
Champions League Arsenal
Manchester United
UEFA Cup Aston Villa
Blackburn Rovers
Leeds United
Liverpool
Cup Winners' Cup Chelsea
Newcastle United
Season statistics
Goals scored 970
Average 2.55
Top goalscorer Dion Dublin
Michael Owen (18)
Chris Sutton
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Promotion and relegation

Start of season

Teams promoted from the First Division 1996-97

End of season

Teams relegated to the First Division 1998-99

Final league table

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts Comments
1 Arsenal (C) (Q) 38 23 9 6 68 33 +35 78 Champions League Group stage
2 Manchester United (Q) 38 23 8 7 73 26 +47 77 Champions League
Second qualifying round
3 Liverpool (Q) 38 18 11 9 68 42 +26 65 UEFA Cup First round
4 Chelsea (Q) 38 20 3 15 71 43 +28 63 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First round
5 Leeds United (Q) 38 17 8 13 57 46 +11 59 UEFA Cup First round
6 Blackburn Rovers (Q) 38 16 10 12 57 52 +5 58
7 Aston Villa (Q) 38 17 6 15 49 48 +1 57
8 West Ham United 38 16 8 14 56 57 -1 56
9 Derby County 38 16 7 15 52 49 +3 55
10 Leicester City 38 13 14 11 51 41 +10 53
11 Coventry City 38 12 16 10 46 44 +2 52
12 Southampton 38 14 6 18 50 55 -5 48
13 Newcastle United (Q) 38 11 11 16 35 44 -9 44 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First round
14 Tottenham Hotspur 38 11 11 16 44 56 -12 44
15 Wimbledon 38 10 14 14 34 46 -12 44
16 Sheffield Wednesday 38 12 8 18 52 67 -15 44
17 Everton 38 9 13 16 41 56 -15 40
18 Bolton Wanderers (R) 38 9 13 16 41 61 -20 40 Relegated to the First Division
19 Barnsley (R) 38 10 5 23 37 82 -45 35
20 Crystal Palace (R) 38 8 9 21 37 71 -34 32

Source: Barclays Premier League
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored.
P = Position; Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points;
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (Q) = Qualified to respective tournament; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Premier League 1997-98 Winners
Arsenal
1st Premier League title
11th English title

Top goalscorers

Scorer Goals Team
Dion Dublin 18 Coventry City
Michael Owen Liverpool
Chris Sutton Blackburn Rovers
Dennis Bergkamp 16 Arsenal
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Leeds United
John Hartson West Ham United

External links

Premier League 1997-98

Arsenal · Aston Villa · Barnsley · Blackburn Rovers · Bolton Wanderers · Chelsea · Coventry City · Crystal Palace · Derby County · Everton · Leeds United · Leicester City · Liverpool · Manchester United · Newcastle United · Sheffield Wednesday · Southampton · Tottenham Hotspur · West Ham United · Wimbledon

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