Premier League  1997/98

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts Notes
1st   Arsenal 38 23 9 6 68 33 +35 78 Champions ♦CL
2nd   Manchester United 38 23 8 7 73 26 +47 77 Runners Up ♦CL
3rd  Liverpool 38 18 11 9 68 42 +26 65 ♦UC
4th  Chelsea 38 20 3 15 71 43 +28 63 ♦UCWC
5th  Leeds United 38 17 8 13 57 46 +11 59 ♦UC
6th  Blackburn Rovers 38 16 10 12 57 52 +5 58 ♦UC
7th  Aston Villa 38 17 6 15 49 48 +1 57 ♦UC
8th  West Ham United 38 16 8 14 56 57 -1 56 -
9th  Derby County 38 16 7 15 52 49 +3 55 -
10th  Leicester City 38 13 14 11 51 41 +10 53 -
11th  Coventry City 38 12 16 10 46 44 +2 52 -
12th  Southampton 38 14 6 18 50 55 -5 48 -
13th  Newcastle United 38 11 11 16 35 44 -9 44

♦UCWC

14th  Tottenham Hotspur 38 11 11 16 44 56 -12 44

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15th  Wimbledon 38 10 14 14 34 46 -12 44

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16th  Sheffield Wednesday 38 12 8 18 52 67 -15 44

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17th  Everton 38 9 13 16 41 56 -15 40

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18th  Bolton Wanderers 38 9 13 16 41 61 -20 40

▼Relegated

19th  Barnsley 38 10 5 23 37 82 -45 35

▼Relegated

20th  Crystal Palace 38 8 9 21 37 71 -34 33

▼Relegated

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End of Season Notes

  ♦ Arsenal finished as Premier League Champions (1st Time)
  ♦ Manchester United finished as Premier League Runners Up
  ♦ Arsenal Qualified for the 1998/99 UEFA Champions League Group Stage
  ♦ Manchester United Qualified for the 1998/99 UEFA Champions League 2nd Qualifying Round
  ♦ Liverpool Qualified for the 1998/99 UEFA Cup 1st Round
  ♦ Chelsea Qualified for the 1998/99 UEFA Cup Winners Cup 1st Round
  ♦ Leeds United Qualified for the 1998/99 UEFA Cup 1st Round
  ♦ Blackburn Rovers Qualified for the 1998/99 UEFA Cup 1st Round
  ♦ Aston Villa Qualified for the 1998/99 UEFA Cup 1st Round
  ♦ Newcastle United Qualified for the 1998/99 UEFA Cup Winners Cup 1st Round
 ▼Bolton Wanderers were Relegated to Football League Division 1
 ▼Barnsley were Relegated to Football League Division 1
 ▼Crystal Palace were Relegated to Football League Division 1
 ▲Nottingham Forest were Promoted from Football League Division 1
 ▲Middlesbrough were Promoted from Football League Division 1
 ♦▲Charlton Athletic were Promoted from Football League Division 1 via the Playoffs