1897–98 Newcastle United F.C. season

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Newcastle United
1897–98 season
Manager Selection committee (overseen by Frank Watt)
Stadium St James' Park
Football League Second Division 2nd (Promoted)
FA Cup Second Round
Top goalscorer League: Jack Peddie (16)
All: Jack Peddie (18)
Highest home attendance 24,959
(vs. Burnley)
Lowest home attendance 4,000
(vs. Loughborough
& Grimsby Town)
Average home league attendance 11,905
Home colours

The 1897–98 season was Newcastle United's fifth season in the Football League Second Division. Newcastle finished the season in second place and were promoted to the First Division when the division was expanded from 16 to 18 teams.

Appearances and goals[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup Test Matches Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Charles Watts 30 0 5 0 4 0 39 0
DF Scotland Jimmy Jackson 27 0 5 2 4 1 36 3
DF England Billy Lindsay 7 0 0 0 2 0 9 0
DF England Jim Lockley 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
DF Scotland Thomas Stewart 10 0 2 0 0 0 12 0
DF Scotland John White 20 1 4 0 0 0 24 1
MF Scotland Andy Aitken 23 4 4 4 4 1 31 9
MF England Jack Carr 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
MF Scotland Thomas Ghee 28 0 5 1 4 1 37 2
MF Scotland John Ostler 26 2 4 0 4 0 34 2
FW Scotland John Allan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW Scotland Ronald Allan 24 4 5 0 0 0 29 4
FW Scotland John Campbell 21 9 3 2 3 1 27 12
FW Scotland John Harvey 23 5 5 2 4 2 34 9
FW Scotland Malcolm Lennox 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
FW England William Milne 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW Scotland Tom Niblo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FW Scotland Jack Peddie 20 16 3 2 1 0 24 18
FW England James Stott 26 2 5 0 4 0 35 2
FW Scotland Bill Smith 10 4 0 0 4 2 14 6
FW Scotland Willie Wardrope 26 12 5 1 4 1 35 14

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 4–1 3–2 3–1 3–2 0–3 2–0 0–0 2–0 0–2 1–0 4–0 3–1 1–3 3–2 0–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 4–2 1–3 3–0 3–1 4–1 2–0 4–0 5–2 1–1 1–0 0–1
Position 4th 5th 4th 4th 5th 4th 3rd 3rd 4th 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd

FA Cup[edit]

Match 1 2 3 4 5
Result 6–0 4–1 2–0 2–1 0–1

Test Matches[edit]

Match 1 2 3 4
Result 2–1 0–1 3–4 4–0

Friendlies[edit]

Match 1 2 3 4 5 6
Result 1–3 1–1 6–2 4–4 1–1 1–1

Matches[edit]

League[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Test Matches[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

External links[edit]