SAFC 1996-1997 FA Carling Premiership Season Review
By Season End
Sunderland AFC finished 18th at the end of the 1996-1997 season scoring 35 goals, conceding 53 with a goal difference of -18.
Craig Russell contributed the most goals in the 1996-1997 FA Carling Premiership season, netting 4 (0.11 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.09 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 20 goals at Roker Park conceding 18 (2), away from home scoring 15 and conceding 35 (-20) with an away goalscoring average of 2.53 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.09 goals per game.
The season finished in 1997 with 10 wins, a win ratio of 26.32%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 7 wins and the travelling support saw 3 games won.
Of the 38 games played the Rokerites managed 10 draws by the end of the 1996-1997 season, 6 draws at Roker Park and 4 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 18 games, 6 games lost at Roker Park (18 goals conceded) and 12 games lost away (35 goals conceded).
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