1896–97 Newcastle United F.C. season

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Newcastle United
1896–97 season
Manager Selection committee (overseen by Frank Watt)
Stadium St James' Park
Football League Second Division 5th
FA Cup First Round
Top goalscorer League: Richard Smellie (15)
All: Richard Smellie (15)
Highest home attendance 17,000
(vs. Notts County)
Lowest home attendance 4,000
(vs. Burton Swifts)
Average home league attendance 8,399
Home colours

The 1896–97 season was Newcastle United's fourth season in the Football League Second Division.

Appearances and goals[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Charles Watts 30 0 1 0 31 0
DF Scotland Robert Foyers 9 0 0 0 9 0
DF Scotland Robert McDermid 6 0 0 0 6 0
DF Scotland Thomas Stewart 17 0 1 0 18 0
DF Scotland John White 28 0 1 0 29 0
MF Scotland George Adams 12 1 0 0 12 1
MF Scotland Andy Aitken 30 11 1 0 31 11
MF Scotland John Auld 14 3 1 0 15 3
MF England Jack Carr 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Scotland William Graham 2 0 0 0 2 0
MF Scotland William Miller 17 1 0 0 17 1
MF Scotland John Ostler 15 1 1 0 16 1
FW England Thomas Blyth 1 1 0 0 1 1
FW Scotland James Collins 10 1 1 0 11 1
FW Scotland John Connell 24 3 1 0 25 3
FW J Kinsella 2 0 0 0 2 0
FW Scotland Malcolm Lennox 19 4 0 0 19 4
FW Scotland Richard Smellie 26 15 1 0 27 15
FW England James Stott 29 3 1 0 30 3
FW England Willie Thompson 9 1 0 0 9 1
FW Scotland Willie Wardrope 29 11 1 0 30 11

Competitions[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

League[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Result 1–3 4–3 1–3 0–4 5–1 3–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 3–1 4–1 1–0 2–2 2–3 0–2 2–0 2–1 0–5 4–1 2–0 3–0 0–3 2–0 1–4 1–2 2–1 2–0 3–0 0–3 1–5
Position 12th 12th 13th 14th 11th 10th 7th 5th 8th 5th 5th 4th 4th 5th 5th 4th 4th 5th 4th 3rd 3rd 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th 5th

FA Cup[edit]

Match 1
Result 0–5

Friendlies[edit]

Match 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Result 1–1 2–2 0–3 1–1 4–1 1–2 2–1 3–1 4–0 5–0 5–2 3–0 3–0 3–1 1–0 3–0 0–3

Matches[edit]

League[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

External links[edit]