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 Middlesbrough F.C. Encyclopedia Article @ ()
Middlesbrough Football Club is an English football club, commonly known as 'The Boro', currently in the FA Premier League.
League Cup winners 2003-04; runners up 1996-97, 1997-98
Football League First Division (new) champions 1994-95; runners up 1997-98 /encyclopedia/Middlesbrough_F.C.   (821 words)

The FA Premier League was formed in 1992/93, replacing the old Football League Division One, and thereby taking English football into the 21st century.
The Premiership is arguably the finest football league in the world today, attracting the best players from Europe and beyond, and is watched by more people, both live and on television than any other league.
Liverpool ended the season in second position, their highest Premier League finish, while Manchester United were in third, the first time they have failed to finish in the top two in a Premiership season.
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 Club Honours TyneTalk - Unofficial Newcastle United News and Views
In the first seasons there were two separate tournaments, one involving half a dozen teams from either country and known as Gigi Peronace Memorial, the other a direct playoff between the winners of the Coppa Italia and the English League Cup (1969-71) or FA Cup (1975-76) and known as Anglo-Italian League Cup.
, who had won the English League Cup in 1969 but as a third division club were not allowed to enter the Fairs' Cup.
NOTE: Initiated in 1969 as a contest for English and Italian league teams; its primary objective was to reward
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 ActiveWindows -- The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000 - Review
Before you begin The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000 you must first choose your team of choice, mine as always is Cambridge United (My home team) who play in the English 2nd Division.
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000 runs in 800x600 and the in-game 3D Match graphics are done by using The F.A. Premier League Stars graphic engine (So you are stuck with 640x480 with those).
The sound is also basically the same as was used in F.A. Premier League Stars too, but the commentary is a little worse this time around as there are not as many varied responses from Martin Tyler and Andy Gray.
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 Liverpool.y2u.co.uk - Liverpool Football Club - Nearly everything you need to know
Liverpool's 1986 double success made history as they were only the fifth team in English football to achieve such a feat, and the first team to win the F.A Cup without fielding a single English player.
Liverpool had an outside chance of winning the Premiership title for much of the 1997-98 season but were unable to catch champions Arsenal and runners-up Manchester United, so their place in Europe for 1998-99 was merely the UEFA Cup rather than the Champions League.
Liverpool finished fourth in the 1996-97 season having frequently led the table for much of the early part of the season, and were defeated by Paris St. Germain in the semi finals of the European Cup Winners Cup.
liverpool.y2u.co.uk   (4199 words)

 Middlesbrough F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Football League First Division (new) champions 1994-95; runners up 1997-98
The Football Association rejected this explanation and the punishment, combined with an appalling run of form at the end of the season, was enough to see Boro relegated.
Middlesbrough Football Club are an English football team, commonly known as 'The Boro'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Middlesbrough_F.C.   (777 words)

 Notts County F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Third Division Champions 1997-98 (the Fourth Division was renamed the Third Division in 1992)
Notts County were relegated in 1926 in what was to be their last season in the English top flight for over half a century.
The Magpies play their home games at the Meadow Lane stadium and play in a black and white striped kit, which was the inspiration for Juventus's strip of the same design.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Notts_County_F.C.   (777 words)

Cottee had been brought back to English football by Martin O'Neill and after initially struggling to command a regular place he forged a fine big man-little man partnership with Heskey.
The big man scored ten League goals once again in the 1997/98 season but the following campaign produced a disappointing return of six as City finished in tenth spot on each occasion.
To Heskey's credit he was happpy to stay at his local club - he was Leicester born and bred and had attended the same school as Gary Lineker - and learn his trade.
www.sporting-heroes.net /football-heroes/printableversion_club.asp?HeroID=1024   (777 words)

 Middlesbrough F.C. Encyclopedia Article @ ()
Middlesbrough Football Club is an English football club, commonly known as 'The Boro', currently in the FA Premier League.
League Cup winners 2003-04; runners up 1996-97, 1997-98
Football League First Division (new) champions 1994-95; runners up 1997-98 /encyclopedia/Middlesbrough_F.C.   (1139 words)

 Manchester United - RedWeb3 - Treble Winners - Player Profiles - Jaap Stam
Stam was Manchester United's first major signing of the 1997-98 close season, for a new club record £10.5M, a world record fee for a defender.
Jaap Stam on settling in to English football
However the player himself admitted that it would take time to settle in to English football, and he already had a reputation as a slow starter at his previous clubs.
homepage.eircom.net /~redweb3/home/team/stam/stam.html   (638 words)

 Southampton F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Southampton were founding members of the Premiership in 1992-93, having played in the top flight of English football since 1978.
With such an inexperienced manager, Southampton were tipped by many observers to be relegated from the Premiership in 1997-98.
Redknapp failed to rejuvenate the Saints, and the club were relegated to the second tier of English football for the first time in 27 years.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Southampton_F.C.   (2200 words)

Walker was a junior adviser in 1996-97 and participated in a Ladd internship with the American Red Cross in Brunswick, Maine, in 1997.
During the 1997 cross country season, Walker earned All-New England honors when she finished 16th at the New England regional championships and helped the team to a best-ever 15th place finish at the NCAA Division III national championships.
Walker, a 1994 graduate of Winnacunnet High School is a six-time dean's list student and an English and women's studies double major.
abacus.bates.edu /CollegeRelations/sports/releases/lindholm98.html   (2200 words)

 Indices and the Premiership Worksheet [TimeWeb]
Since the top flight English football clubs broke away from the Football League and set themselves up in a new league - the Premiership, money has come to dominate the 'beautiful game' like never before.
Read off the value of the Merit Award index for season 1997-98.
This is unusual in comparison with other top European football leagues, where larger clubs' earnings tend to accelerate far faster than those of the less fashionable sides.
www.bized.ac.uk /timeweb/digging/dig_mean_work7.htm   (568 words)

 Grimsby Town F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grimsby Town F.C. are an English football club in Football League Two, who in 2004 finished towards the bottom of the league.
The best season the Mariners have had in recent years was the 1997-98 season, where they twice travelled to Wembley, in the second division play-off final, and then to win their only full trophy so far in the autowindscreens trophy final, Wayne Burnett scoring a golden goal in extra time.
Town will need to improve significantly in the 2005/06 season if they are to realise their dream of having higher league football played once again at Blundell Park.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grimsby_Town_F.C.   (574 words)

 ToffeeWeb's Everton Player Fact File: Marco Materazzi
In 1997-98, Marco helped Perugia win promotion back to Serie A, after spending a while out on loan with Carpi.
Marco Materazzi is a tall, mobile and aggressive player who should have suited English football.
He was a rarity in that he is a defender who can play football.
www.toffeeweb.com /players/past/Materazzi.html   (574 words)

At the end of the 1990-91 season, Oldham Athletic finished champions of the Second Division and gained promotion to the top division of English football for the first time since 1933.
He was however unable to repeat the same success with Oldham during the 1997-98 Division One campaign and left after just one year in charge.
Andy Ritchie took over from Warnock in the summer of 1998 but he too was unable to turn things around, leading to relegation at the end of the season.
www.freecaviar.com /search.php?title=Oldham_Athletic_F.C.   (768 words)

 Watford F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Watford's promotion from Division 2 in 1997/98 meant that the two sides didn't meet again in the League until the 2005/06 season, when Luton were promoted into the Championship.
Watford Football Club is an English Football League team located in Watford, Hertfordshire.
In 1984 Watford reached the FA Cup final (they have also lost 3 semi-finals, most recently in 2003), and finished second in that Division the year before, but began a slow decline after that.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Watford_F.C.   (2995 words)

 Basildon United F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During 1997/98, Basildon United equalled Brentwood FC's (now Brentwood Town F.C.) record of three Essex Senior League Cup wins by beating Burnham Ramblers 1-0 in the final and it was Basildon's sixth appearance in the League Cup Final, which is also a record.
Basildon United are an English football club based in Basildon, Essex.
After 3 seasons in the Isthmian League Division Two, Basildon United were promoted as Champions in 1984, pipping St. Albans by one point on the last day of the season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Basildon_United_F.C.   (646 words)

 Racing Club de Lens Transfers News and Rumours
It is felt at Arsenal that Moreira would be suited to English football and would not need long to settle in.
He played in their Champions League matches earlier in the season, and he has won the Championship once (1997/98) and the French League Cup twice (1996 and 1999) while at Lens, as well as being their captain.
Mar 3 2003: Lens midfielder Daniel Moreira is being tracked by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.
www.football-rumours.com /lens.html   (646 words)

 Welcome to Football Forums a website dedicated to the 156 English and Scottish Soccer teams and their supporters. Features general information on the teams themselves and team discussion forums
He managed to score 14 goals in 34 appearances for the Sky Blues in the 1997/98 season, including a hat-trick against Leeds United and a wonderful solo goal against Manchester United.
It was clear that Darren had no long-term future at Elland Road, as the club first signed Michael Bridges from Sunderland, then Mark Viduka from Celtic and finally Robbie Keane from Inter Milan which further reduced his opportunities for first team action.
Darren began his career at Lincoln before joining Kevin Keegan's Newcastle for £400,000 in 1995.
www.footieforums.co.uk /darren_huckerby.htm   (646 words)

 » Arjan de Zeeuw :: Sports Personalities, Teams and News Events :: Information from the World of Sport
De Zeeuw played for Dutch club Telstar before moving to English club Barnsley F.C. in a £250,000 deal for the 1997/98 season.
Despite the club being relegated De Zeeuw proved to be a consistent performer, and when his contract expired at the end of the 1998/99 season he moved to Wigan Athletic F.C..
Arjan de Zeeuw (born April 16, 1970 in Castrecum, The Netherlands) is a Dutch football (soccer) player.
sports.news-axis.com /1701/arjan-de-zeeuw   (405 words)

 Kevin Nicholls - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kevin Nicholls (born January 2, 1979, Newham, England) is an English football player currently playing for Luton Town F.C. Kevin began his playing career at Charlton Athletic making his debut in the 1996-97 season.
After an injury ruled him out most of the 1997-98 season he failed to break into the team in 1998-99 season and was loaned to Brighton and Hove Albion for four games then after a short period back at Charlton he was tranferred to Wigan Athletic for £250,000 (rising to £600,000 based on appearances).
Kevin was a pivotal player in Luton's promotion season of 2001-02 becoming the team captain, he had also been captain of the England under 18s, under 19s and under 20s teams.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kevin_Nicholls   (405 words)

 Paul Peschisolido - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paul Peschisolido (born May 25, 1971 in Scarborough, Canada) is a professional footballer who has played for several English Football League sides and 52 times for the Canadian national team.
Peschisolido played with West Bromwich Albion in 1996-97 (39 - 15) and the first part of 1997-98 (11 - 6) before joining Fulham for a 1,100,000 pound transfer fee.
Peschisolido is married to Managing Director of Birmingham City F.C., Karren Brady.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paul_Peschisolido   (405 words)

 EuroCups Archive, all matches ever played in European Cups with scorers
This claim raised some controversy in European media, and Hanot was the first to answer: "We better wait until the Wolves travel to Moscow and Budapest to proclaim their invincibility; but if the English are so sure about their hegemony in football, this is the time to create a European tournament.
Since than, all Champions' Cups have league round and since 1997/98 not only champions from most powerfull domestic competitions are able to qualify for it.
SS Lazio was the last winner of Cup Winners' Cup in season 1998/99.
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