1997–98 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 1997–98
League Football League Third Division
Manager Kenny Hibbitt/Frank Burrows
League position 21st
Top goalscorer League: Andy Saville (11)
All: Andy Saville (14)
FA Cup 4th round
League Cup 1st round
FAW Premier Cup Runners-up
Previous season 1996–97
Next season 1998–99

The 1997–98 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 71st season in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Three, then the fourth tier of English football, finishing twenty-first.

The season also saw the launch of the FAW Premier Cup with Cardiff reaching the final before losing 2-1 to Wrexham.

Players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
-- England GK Tony Elliott
-- England GK Jon Hallworth
-- Australia GK Peter Zois
-- England DF Chris Beech
-- England DF Jeff Eckhardt
-- England DF Mark Harris
-- Wales DF Lee Jarman
-- Wales DF Kevin Lloyd
-- Scotland DF Scott Paterson
-- Wales DF Lee Phillips
-- England DF Jimmy Rollo
-- Wales DF Scott Young
-- Wales MF Nathan Cadette
-- England MF Tony Carss
-- England MF Jason Fowler
No. Position Player
-- England MF Danny Hill
-- England MF Craig Middleton
-- Republic of Ireland MF Wayne O'Sullivan
-- England MF Dave Penney
-- Wales MF Christian Roberts
-- England MF Gareth Stoker
-- Republic of Ireland FW Glen Crowe
-- Wales FW Carl Dale
-- Wales FW Robert Earnshaw
-- England FW Chris Greenacre
-- England FW Marvin Harriott
-- England FW Kevin Nugent
-- England FW Scott Partridge
-- England FW Andy Saville
-- England FW Steve White

League table[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A Pts
1. Notts County 46 29 12 5 82 43 99
2. Macclesfield Town 46 23 13 10 63 44 82
3. Lincoln City 46 20 15 11 60 51 75
4. Colchester United 46 21 11 14 72 60 74
5. Torquay United 46 21 11 14 68 59 74
6. Scarborough 46 19 15 12 67 58 72
7. Barnet 46 19 13 14 61 51 70
8. Scunthorpe United 46 19 12 15 56 52 69
9. Rotherham United 46 16 19 11 67 61 67
10. Peterborough United 46 18 13 15 63 51 67
11. Leyton Orient 46 19 12 15 62 47 66(-3)
12. Mansfield Town 46 16 17 13 64 55 65
13. Shrewsbury Town 46 16 13 17 61 62 61
14. Chester City 46 17 10 19 60 61 61
15. Exeter City 46 15 15 16 68 63 60
16. Cambridge United 46 14 18 14 63 57 60
17. Hartlepool United 46 12 23 11 61 53 59
18. Rochdale 46 17 7 22 56 55 58
19. Darlington 46 14 12 20 56 72 54
20. Swansea City 46 13 11 22 49 62 50
21. 'Cardiff City(R) 46 9 23 14 48 52 50
22. Hull City(R) 46 11 8 27 56 83 41
23. Brighton & Hove Albion(R) 46 6 17 23 38 66 35
24. Doncaster Rovers(R) 46 4 8 34 30 113 20

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