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Story of run in: end of 1997/8 season

Latest Match Report! 98/99 97/98 96/97 95/96 Champion's League

All Match Reports Season 1997/98   

Premier League Reports 97/98
All results: 95/96 96/97

DATE TEAM        Comments
Sun 10th May Barnsley A 2-0 W Andy Cole after 5mins REDS finish 2nd to Arsenal
Mon 4th May Leeds H 3-0 W Giggs,Irwin(pen),Beckham REDS finish on a high
Mon 28th April Crystal Palace A 3-0 W 3 goal REDS dominate Scholes Butt & Cole score
Sat 18th April Newcastle H 1-1 D 2nd place in the premiership to Arsenal
Fri 10th April Liverpool H 1-1 D REDS lead Johnson header, Owen equaliser!
Mon 6th April Blackburn A 3-1 W Three goal 2nd half comeback!
Sat 28th Mar Wimbledon H 2-0 W Two goals in the last 8 mins! Johnson & Scholes.
Sat 14th Mar Arsenal H 0-1 L Below par display again REDS go down.
Wed 11th Mar West Ham A 1-1 D REDS below par Scholes scores important goal.
Sat 7th March Sheff Wed A 0-2 L Sub performance, Sheff Wed deserve win.
Sat 28th Feb Chelsea A 1-0 W Proff win puts Champs 11 pts clear!
Sat 21st Feb Derby H 2-0 W Giggs 1-0, Irwin pen 2-0!
Wed 18th Feb Aston Villa A 2-0 W Becks blast a 82min 15 yarder! + Giggs 89
Sat 7th Feb Bolton H 1-1 D Andy goal - 2nd half pressure not enough Munich 40 years on
Sat 31st Jan Leicester H 0-1 L UNITED lose at OT fot the first time this season!
Mon 19th Jan Southampton A 0-1 L UNITED lose to the only South. shot on target!
Sat 10th Jan 98 Tottenham H 2-0 W UNITED stride on 7 pts clear!
Sun 28th Dec Coventry A 2-3 L Two late goals sink REDS Kevin Pilkington in goal
Boxing Day Everton H 2-0 W Henning Berg's first Prem goal + Andy Chip!
Sun 21st Dec Newcastle A 1-0 W "Andy Andy Cole" superb win into Christmas!
Mon 15th Dec Aston Villa H 1-0 W Giggs blasts it in for the 4th premier win in a row!
Sat 6th Nov Liverpool A 3-1 W A new fantastic win at Anfield! Andy Cole MOM
Sun 30th Nov Blackburn H 4-0 W Ole Gunnar 2 standing in for suspended Scholes
Sat 23rd Nov Wimbledon A 5-2 W Seven goal thriller after 0-0 at half time!
Sun 9th Nov Arsenal A 2-3 L REDS lose after Teddy one two.
Sat 1st Nov Sheff Wed H 6-1 W Supersonic UNITED in high gear!
Sat 25th Oct Barnsley H 7-0 W Andy Cole hatrick top of league!
Sat 18th Oct Derby Barry trip A 2-2 D UNITED fight back to draw!  Carling Report 
Sat 4th Oct Crystal Palace H 2-0 W Teddy and Ryan on form!
Sat 27 Sept Leeds A 0-1 L First loss of the season
Wed 25 Sept Chelsea H 2-2 D Ole Gunnars come back saves REDS!
Sat 20 Sept Bolton A 0-0 D Pallister sent off in bruising clash
Sat 13 Sept West Ham H 2-1 W West Ham take the lead RED's come back!
Sat 30th Aug Coventry H 3-0 W Andy Cole comes back and scores!
Wed 27th Aug Everton A 2-0 W 4 out of 4 clean sheets for Schmeichel!
Sat 23rd Aug´ Leicester A 0-0 D Stalemate REDS hit the post 3 times!
Wed 13th Aug Southampton H 1-0 W Beckham bullet settles the issue 1-0 win.
Sun 9th Aug Tottenham   A 2-0 W REDS Start the season where they left off Nr.1
Sun 3rd Aug CHARITY SHIELD N 1-1 D United win penalty shoot out after 1-1!
 Pre Season  Friendlies - - -  Inter Milan x 2 and East Tour


European Champions League 97/98
Reports here

United go out this year without losing (1-1)!

1997/98 Match       Comment
18th March Monaco H 1-1 D REDS out on away goal rule!
4th march Monaco A 0-0 D REDS close shop 0-0 draw, the same as a win.
17th Sept Kosice A 3-0 W United kick off the Champions League With a 3-0 WIN away from home!
1st Oct 97 Juventus H 3-2 W Fantastic win over Juventus Ryan Giggs Man Of The Match!
22nd Oct 97 Feyenoord H 2-1 W New win 2-1 MAXIMUM points after 3 games!
5th Nov 97 Feyenoord A 3-1 W Goal KING Cole HATRICK! Still maximum pts a win v Kosice is enough now.
27th Nov 97 Kosice H 3-0 W  REDS qualify for the Quarter Finals!
10th Dec Juventus A 0-1 L Juventus qualify with a late goal UNITED DRAW MONACO in 1/4 final



1996/97 Match       Comment
April 1997
Semi Final 2nd Leg
Dortmund Reach The Final
April 9th 1997
SEMI-FINAL 1st leg 


Borussia Dortmund Narrow Win 1-0
Wed 19th March 97
Porto Away 2nd leg   0-0 16 Pics "live" from Porto!
Wed 5th March 97 


4-0   May Cantona Giggs Cole   v Porto
Wed 4th Dec 96
Rapid Vienna CL
UNITED win away!
20th Nov 96
Juventus CL
Lose at Home to the Euro Champs
30th Oct 96
Lose Their 40 Year Unbeaten Run in Europe at home!
16th Oct 96
Significant step towards the quarter-finals
21st Sept 96
Rapid Vienna
SO, IT is goodnight Rapid Vienna.
11th Sept 96

All FA Cup Reports here

2-3 REDS LOSE Replay WED 25th Feb 98 (Barnsley away to Newcastle in 1/4 final)
1-1 Sun 15th Feb Barnsley Home in 5th round.
5-1 Sat 24th Jan Walsall Home in 4th round.
5-3 Sun  4th Jan 98 Chelsea Away in 3rd round.

Season 96/97:
Tues 4th Feb 1997 REDS out of the cup in replay, 1-0 to Wimbledon after three consecutive Cup Finals!

Coca.Cola Cup Reports
Wed Nov 27th 96 Young Reds out of the Coca Cola Cup

Premier League Reports 96/97:
All results: 95/96 96/97


54 Different Starting Lineups in 54 Games! 96/97 here

Sun 11th May  West Ham H 2-0 W Last Match of The Season 2-0 win + Celebrations!
Thurs 8th May Newcastle H 0-0 D CHAMPIONS! Premiership celebrations but no goals!
Mon 5th May  Middlesboro H 3-3 D Six goal thriller!
Sat 3rd May  Leicester A 2-2 D Ole Gunnar Solksjaer's two goal draw
Sat 19th April  Liverpool A 3-1 W SUPERB WIN AT ANFIELD!!  PALLI SCORES TWO!   17 pics!
Sat 12th April  Blackburn A 3-2 W Great win, Man Of Match Andy Cole
Sat 5th April   Derby H 2-3 L Drama, five goals but 3 to Derby!
Sat 22n Mar Everton A 2-0 W Champions UNITED go six points clear away win at Everton!
Sat 15th Mar Sheff Wed H 2-0 W 8 left UNITED start to Reel in the Championship 2-0 v Sh.Wed!
Sat 8th March  Sunderland A 1-2 L "Euro" Quarter-final hangover?
Sat 1st March  Coventry H 3-1 W UNITED Sail in at home to Coventry
Sat 22nd Feb Chelsea A 1-1 D A draw after Chelsea go ahead with Zola. Beckham supervolley
Wed 19th Feb  Arsenal A 2-1 W UNITED hold Top Spot in London!
Sat 1st Feb97  Southampton H 2-1 W UNITED v Southampton A new home win Eric and Pally score!
Wed 29th Jan Wimbledon H 2-1 W UNITED v Wimbledon  United TOP of the premier!
Sat 18th Jan Coventry A 2-0 W New away win: Giggs super right foot curler!
Sun 12th  Jan Tottenham A 1-2 W Beckham Wondergoal 30 yds into top corner!
Wed 1st Jan Aston Villa H 0-0 D Home to Villa:  goalless draw move to 3rd in the Premiership.
Sat 28th Dec Leeds H 1-0 W Home to Leeds: 3rd win in a row, move up to 2nd in premiership!
Boxing Day 26th Dec Nott Forest A 4-0 W Away to Forest: win by 4 and move to 3rd in the Premiership!
Sat 21st Dec Sunderland H 5-0 W Home to Sunderland: slaughter, 4 goals in 22 mins, 5-0 and go 4th!
Wed 18th Dec Sheff Wed A 1-1 D Away to Sheff Wed: A new away draw.
Sun 8th Dec West Ham A 2-2 D Away to West Ham:  Two goals in a minute for West Ham!
Sat 30th Nov Leicester H 3-1 W  Home to Leicester: A new win at Old Trafford
Sat 23rd Nov Middlesboro A 2-2 D Away to Middlesboro: UNITED Draw at "Robbo`s" Riverside 2-2
Sat 16th Nov Arsenal H 1-0 W Home to Arsenal: UNITED Back To Winning Form at home to Arsenal!
Sat 2nd Nov Chelsea H 1-2 L Home to Chelsea:  UNITED LOSE at home to Chelsea!
Sat 26th Oct Southampton A 3-6 L Away to Southampton:  REDS crack twice in a row SIX goals v Schmeiks!!!
Sun 20th Oct Newcastle A 0-5 L Away to Newcastle:  REDS crack for the first time this year.
Sat 12th Oct Liverpool H     REDS were the only unbeaten team in the League!
Sun 29th Sept Tottenham H 2-0 W Boy Wonder Solskjær! Showed his killer instinct in front of goal today.
Sat 21st Sept Aston Villa A
Twice the woodwork denied Alex Ferguson's men a victory.
Sat 14th Sept Nott Forest H 4- W Another FOUR GOALS! v Notts.Forest
Sat 7th Sept Leeds
Great win
Wed 4th Sept Derby
Away draw
Sun 25th Aug Blackburn
Debut goal for Solskjaer
Wed 21st Aug Everton
First home game of the season
Sat 17th Aug Wimbledon

United Run Riot In The Charity Shield:     Sun 11th August


Season 1995-96


Saturday 11th May 1996
Premier League 95/96 Final Table
 Team             Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points

MANCHESTER UNITED   38    25    7    6     73    35   82
Newcastle United    38    24    6    8     66    37   78
Liverpool           38    20   11    7     70    34   71
Aston Villa         38    18    9   11     52    35   63   
Arsenal             38    17   12    9     49    32   63   
Everton             38    17   10   11     64    44   61   
Blackburn Rovers    38    18    7   13     61    47   61   
Tottenham Hotspur   38    16   13    9     50    38   61   
Nottingham Forest   38    15   13   10     50    54   58   
West Ham United     38    14    9   15     43    52   51   
Chelsea             38    12   14   12     46    44   50
Middlesbrough       38    11   10   17     35    50   43
Leeds United        38    12    7   19     40    57   43   
Wimbledon           38    10   11   17     55    70   41   
Sheffield Wed       38    10   10   18     48    61   40   
Coventry City       38     8   14   16     42    60   38   
Southampton         38     9   11   18     34    52   38
Manchester City     38     9   11   18     33   58   38   
Queens Park Rangers 38     9    6   23     38   57   33   
Bolton Wanderers    38     8    5   25     39   71   29 


Last Game of Carling Season
Middlesboro (
Sun 5th May 96

28th April 96 Forest at home
Wed 17th April 96 Man.U  v Leeds
Sat 13th April 96 Southampton  v  Man.U
Easter Monday 8th April 96 Man U
 v  Coventry
6th April 96 Man.City  v  Man Utd
FACup Semi 31st March 96 Man.U v Chelsea
24th March 96 Man.U v Tottenham
20th March 96 Man.U v Arsenal
16th March 96 Qpr v Man.U
12th March 96 FACUP
5th March 96 Newcastle away "The Championship run in started here" enjoy :))

"When theseagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think that sardines will be thrown into the sea" - Eric Cantona: 31.03.95  

Info on Eric here!

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