MANCHESTER CITY 2 - 3 FOREST - Sun Dec 28, 1997 (League Tier 2)

Date:
Sun Dec 28, 1997 (3:00 PM)

Opponent:
Manchester City

Home/Away:
Away

Ground:
Maine Road

Game Type:
League Tier 2

Score:
3-2 (Won)

Half-time: 1-0
Season:
1997-98

Referee:
Alan Wiley

Sponsor:
Pinnacle

Attendance:
31,839

Pos Before/After:
2 2

Opp Before/After:
20 20

NEXT GAMES:

Next Game:
Charlton Athletic (FA Cup)

League:
Port Vale

Manchester City:
Aug 30, 1999


GAME COUNT:

League:
3803 (of 4969)
League Tier 2:
1570 (of 2511)
Competitive:
4386 (of 5676)
Total:
5980 (of 7448)

Sources:
AFS (11v11.com) (Link)
Evening Herald (Dublin) - Monday 29 December 1997
WorldFootball.net (Link)
StatCity.co.uk (Link)



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FOREST
Manager: Dave Bassett
Prior form: DWDLWW (Old to recent)

Goals:
Pierre van Hooijdonk (31) (Pen)
Kevin Campbell (50)
Pierre van Hooijdonk (53) (Pen)
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MANCHESTER CITY
Manager: Frank Clark
Prior form: LWLLWL (Old to recent)

Goals:
Murtaz Shelia (56)
Paul Dickov (77)

Lineup:
Num Pos Player
GKTommy Wright
DMurtaz Shelia goal
DGerard Wiekens
DIan Brightwell
DTony Vaughan (46)
MGed Brannan
MMichael Brown (73)
MGiorgi Kinkladze
MCraig Russell
FPaul Dickov goal
FUwe Rosler
Subs
Jason Van Blerk (46)
Tony Scully (73)
Jeff Whitley


All the games in Division 2 on this day (Sun Dec 28, 1997)
Home Score Away
Birmingham City0-0Tranmere Rovers
Bradford City1-1Huddersfield Town
Bury1-1Crewe Alexandra
Manchester City2-3Nottingham Forest
Middlesbrough3-1Stockport County
Oxford United1-1Sunderland
Port Vale0-2Wolverhampton Wanderers
Queens Park Rangers1-1Reading
Sheffield United4-1Charlton Athletic
Swindon Town0-2Ipswich Town
West Bromwich Albion1-1Stoke City

TABLES BEFORE AND AFTER THE GAME



Table before:
LEAGUE DIVISION ONE Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGDPts Current Form
1Middlesbrough241464401972220774220122148 WDWWLW
2Nottingham Forest2414644021102130124431091948 DWDLWW
3Charlton Athletic2413564530921261343519171544 WLWWWW
4Sheffield United2411103362483021937315151243 WLLWDD
5Sunderland231265372164219862318131642 DWWWWW
6West Bromwich Albion24124826238131384351315340 LLWLLL
7Wolverhampton Wanderers24116730268402211327815439 WWLWDW
8Stockport County2411584232840271131815211038 WWLWLW
9Swindon Town24115832348312310327924-238 LLWLDL
10Birmingham City2498725195331274541312635 LWWWDW
11Bradford City2489722246421311255913-233 LWDWLL
12Queens Park Rangers248610293964215102281429-1030 LDLLWL
13Norwich City248610243444411174261317-1030 LDWWDL
14Stoke City247710263243415143461118-628 LLLLDD
15Reading24771023365351819245517-1328 LWWLDW
16Ipswich Town23698272643413122641414127 LDDWWL
17Oxford United247512293453315112291423-526 LWLWWL
18Port Vale247512263344414113181222-726 DLLLLL
19Crewe Alexandra247314273932813234161416-1224 LLLWLW
20Manchester City246612262843516112371017-224 LWLLWL
21Portsmouth23651229375262022136915-823 LWWLLW
22Tranmere Rovers236512283453418141281020-623 WLDLLD
23Huddersfield Town246513243833611163271322-1423 LWWLWL
24Bury244119223236311121561120-1023 DLLLDD


Table after:
LEAGUE DIVISION ONE Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGDPts Current FormResult(s)
1Middlesbrough251564432082223874220122351 DWWLWW 3-1
2Nottingham Forest25156443231021301254313112051 WDLWWW 3-2
13Sheffield United25121034025930251037315151546 LLWDDW 4-1
14Charlton Athletic2513574634921261343620211244 LWWWWL 1-4
5Sunderland241275382264219863319141643 WWWWWD 1-1
16Wolverhampton Wanderers251267322684022114271015642 WLWDWW 2-0
17West Bromwich Albion25125827248231494351315341 LWLLLD 1-1
8Stockport County251159433584027113191624838 WLWLWL 1-3
9Swindon Town25115932368322312327924-438 LWLDLL 0-2
10Birmingham City2599725195431274541312636 WWWDWD 0-0
11Bradford City25810723256521412255913-234 WDWLLD 1-1
12Queens Park Rangers258710304065216112281429-1031 DLLWLD 1-1
313Ipswich Town24798292643413123641614330 DDWWLW 2-0
114Norwich City248610243444411174261317-1030 LDWWDL
115Stoke City257810273343415143561219-629 LLLDDD 1-1
116Reading25781024375351819255618-1329 WWLDWD 1-1
17Oxford United257612303554316122291423-527 WLWWLD 1-1
18Port Vale257513263544514133181222-926 LLLLLL 0-2
19Crewe Alexandra257414284032813234261517-1225 LLWLWD 1-1
20Manchester City256613283143618142371017-324 WLLWLL 2-3
121Tranmere Rovers246612283453418141381020-624 LDLLDD 0-0
122Huddersfield Town256613253933611163371423-1424 WWLWLD 1-1
123Bury254129233337312131561120-1024 LLLDDD 1-1
324Portsmouth23651229375262022136915-823 LWWLLW