SAFC 1996-1997 FA Carling Premiership Season Review

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
38 10 10 18 35 53 18th

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.

The Goals

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 Wins

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.

The Draws

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.

The Losses

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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