FA Carling Premiership 1996-97

https://platform-static-files.s3.amazonaws.com/premierleague/photo/2016/06/15/f8285456-38f6-4fd9-ad5d-5f5747b0c912/juninho-middlesbrough-relegated-1997.jpgMiddlesbrough began the season by adding Champions League winner Fabrizio Ravanelli, and Brazilian midfielders Emerson and Juninho (pictured), but ended it by losing both major Cup finals and getting relegated. The three points deducted by the FA when Boro failed to fulfil a December fixture against Blackburn Rovers proved decisive.

Arsenal
David Seaman; Lee Dixon, Nigel Winterburn, Tony Adams, Steve Bould, Martin Keown; Paul Merson, David Platt, Patrick Vieira; Dennis Bergkamp, Ian Wright.
Subs: John Lukic, Rémi Garde, Andy Linighan, Stephen Hughes, Ray Parlour.
Manager: Arsène Wenger.

Playing squad members: Lee Harper; Scott Marshall, Gavin McGowan, Steve Morrow, Matthew Rose; Glenn Helder, Ian Selley; Nicolas Anelka, Paul Shaw.
Non-playing squad members: Vince Bartram; Terry Bowes, Peter Clark, Lee Doherty, David Donaldson, Greg Lincoln, Allan McLeod, Ross Taylor, Matthew Wicks, Jeff Woolsey; Michael Black, Tommy Black, Adrian Clarke, Jason Crowe, Jamie Day, Stefan Gíslason, Valur Fannar Gíslason, Julian Gray, David Livermore, James MacDonald, Nando Perna, Paolo Vernazza; Andrew Douglas, Chris Kiwomya, Isaiah Rankin, Ömer Rıza.

Aston Villa
Mark Bosnich; Fernando Nélson, Alan Wright, Ugo Ehiogu, Gareth Southgate, Steve Staunton; Mark Draper, Ian Taylor, Andy Townsend; Savo Milošević, Dwight Yorke.
Subs: Michael Oakes, Riccardo Scimeca, Carl Tiler, Saša Ćurčić, Tommy Johnson.
Manager: Brian Little.

Playing squad members: Gareth Farrelly, Lee Hendrie, David Hughes, Scott Murray; Julian Joachim.
Non-playing squad members: Phil Elias, Matt George, Adam Rachel; Gary Charles, Lee Collins, Guy Hadland, Reuben Hazell, John Hickman, John Miley, Ben Petty; Lee Burchell, Les Hines, Alan Kirby, Aaron Lescott, Nathan Pulisciano, Darragh Sheridan; Michael Blackwood, Richard Burgess, Darren Byfield, Neil Davis, Alan Lee, Darren Middleton, Darius Vassell, Richard Walker.

Blackburn Rovers
Tim Flowers; Jeff Kenna, Graeme Le Saux, Henning Berg, Colin Hendry; Garry Flitcroft, Billy McKinlay, Tim Sherwood, Jason Wilcox; Kevin Gallacher, Chris Sutton.
Subs: Shay Given, Chris Coleman, Lars Bohinen, Georgios Donis, Per Pedersen.
Manager: Tony Parkes.

Playing squad members: Gary Croft, Nicky Marker, Ian Pearce, Paul Warhurst; Damien Duff, Stuart Ripley; James Beattie, Graham Fenton, Niklas Gudmundsson.
Non-playing squad members: Chris McCrone, Gareth Stewart, Anthony Williams; Mark Benson, Ben Brewer, Marlon Broomes, John Brown, Graham Coughlan, Steve Hitchen, Edward McCallion, Adam Reed, Ian Richards, Ciarán Ryan, Martin Taylor, Anthony Whealing; Craig Chisholm, Patrick Connolly, David Dunn, Lee Fitzpatrick, Wayne Gill, Matty Holmes, Damien Johnson, Andy McAvoy, Thomas Morgan, Leam Richardson, Luke Staton; Graham Cassin, Chris Malone, Junior Obeng, James Thomas.

Chelsea
Frode Grodås; Dan Petrescu, Scott Minto, Steve Clarke, Franck Lebœuf; Craig Burley, Roberto Di Matteo, Dennis Wise; Mark Hughes, Gianluca Vialli, Gianfranco Zola.
Subs: Kevin Hitchcock, Erland Johnsen, Andy Myers, Frank Sinclair, Eddie Newton.
Manager: Ruud Gullit.

Playing squad members: Nick Colgan, Dmitri Kharine; Neil Clement, Michael Duberry, Danny Granville, David Lee, Paul Parker; Ruud Gullit, Paul Hughes, Jody Morris; Mark Nicholls, Joe Sheerin.
Non-playing squad members: Noel Imber; Jimmy Aggrey, Stephen Broad, Jon Harley, Gavin Harrison, Chris McCann; Nick Crittenden, Steve Hampshire, Jay Richardson, David Rocastle, Robert Wolleaston.

Coventry City
Steve Ogrizovic; Paul Telfer, Richard Shaw, Liam Daish, Paul Williams; Gary McAllister, John Salako, Kevin Richardson, Darren Huckerby; Dion Dublin, Noel Whelan.
Subs: John Filan, Brian Borrows, David Burrows, Eoin Jess, Peter Ndlovu.
Manager: Gordon Strachan.

Playing squad members: Régis Genaux, Marcus Hall, Oleksandr Yevtushok; Willie Boland, Isaías, Michael O’Neill, Gordon Strachan; Andy Ducros.
Non-playing squad members: Colin Hawkins; John Andrews, Tim Blake, Lorcan Costello, Scott Goodwin, Colin Hawkins, Carl Nolan, Barry Prenderville, Jamie Williams, Adam Willis; Chris Barnett, Martin Devaney, Brett Healy, Chris McMenamin, John Eustace, Gavin O’Toole, Barry Quinn, Sam Shilton; Adam Blake, Iyseden Christie, Craig Faulconbridge, Paul Mitten.

Derby County
Russell Hoult; Gary Rowett, Chris Powell, Jacob Laursen, Paul McGrath, Igor Štimac; Aljoša Asanović, Christian Dailly, Darryl Powell; Dean Sturridge, Ashley Ward.
Subs: Mart Poom, Dean Yates, Lee Carsley, Robin van der Laan, Ron Willems.
Manager: Jim Smith.

Playing squad members: Martin Taylor; Matt Carbon; Sean Flynn, Marino Rahmberg, Paul Simpson, Mauricio Solís, Paul Trollope; Marco Gabbiadini, Paulo Wanchope.
Non-playing squad members: Chris Boden, Steve Elliott, Robert Kozluk, Wayne Sutton, Andy Tretton, James Wall, Darren Wassall; Marc Bridge-Wilkinson, Kevin Cooper, Jamie McDonald, Shaun Murphy, Lee Radzki; Will Davies, Nick Wright.

Everton
Neville Southall; Earl Barrett, Andy Hinchcliffe, David Unsworth, Dave Watson; Joe Parkinson, Andrei Kanchelskis, Graham Stuart, Gary Speed; Nick Barmby, Duncan Ferguson.
Subs: Paul Gerrard, Terry Phelan, Craig Short, Claus Thomsen, Michael Branch.
Manager: Joe Royle.

Playing squad members: Graham Allen, Michael Ball, Richard Dunne, John Hills, Marc Hottiger; John Ebbrell, Tony Grant; Danny Cadamarteri, Paul Rideout.
Non-playing squad members: Richard Moore, John O’Toole; Adam Eaton, Edward Hussin, Jon O’Connor, Carl Regan; Gary Dempsey, Pádraig Drew, Mark Grugel, Gavin McCann, Jamie Milligan, Chris Price, Richard Townsend, Robert Tynan; Phil Jevons, Mark Quayle.

Leeds United
Nigel Martyn; Gary Kelly, Gunnar Halle, Lucas Radebe, David Wetherall; Carlton Palmer, Lee Bowyer, Lee Sharpe; Brian Deane, Ian Rush, Rod Wallace.
Subs: Mark Beeney, Tony Dorigo, Robert Molenaar, Mark Ford, Derek Lilley.
Manager: George Graham.

Playing squad members: Paul Beesley, Ian Harte, Mark Jackson, Richard Jobson; Jason Blunt, Wes Boyle, Andy Couzens, Harry Kewell, Pierre Laurent, Mark Tinkler; Paul Shepherd.
Non-playing squad members: Paul Evans, Paul Robinson; John Butler, Kevin Dixon, Damien Lynch, Alan Maybury, John Pemberton, Jonathan Woodgate; Nicky Byrne, Paul Donnelly, Martin Foster, Tommy Knarvik, Lee Matthews, Stephen McPhail, Andrew Quinn, Andrew Wright; Lawrence Davies, Tony Hackworth, Tony Yeboah.

Leicester City
Kasey Keller; Simon Grayson, Julian Watts, Spencer Prior, Steve Walsh; Neil Lennon, Scott Taylor, Garry Parker, Muzzy İzzet; Steve Claridge, Emile Heskey.
Subs: Kevin Poole, Pontus Kåmark, Mike Whitlow, Stuart Campbell, Ian Marshall.
Manager: Martin O’Neill.

Playing squad members: Colin Hill, Neil Lewis, Franck Rolling; Jamie Lawrence, Stuart Wilson; Mark Robins.
Non-playing squad members: Ian Andrews, Paul Hyde; Guy Branston, Andy Dodds, Martin Fox, Nicky Platnauer, Lee Quincey, Robert Ullathorne, Steve Wenlock; Sascha Lehnhart, Sam McMahon, Stefan Oakes; Miguel Arcos-Díaz, Lee Farrell, Craig Hallam, Justin Harrington, Graeme Jaffa, Kevin Sheldon.

Liverpool
David James; Jason McAteer, Stig Inge Bjørnebye, Phil Babb, Dominic Matteo, Mark Wright; Michael Thomas,Steve McManaman, John Barnes; Stan Collymore, Robbie Fowler.
Subs: Tony Warner, Bjørn Tore Kvarme, Neil Ruddock, Patrik Berger, Jamie Redknapp.
Manager: Roy Evans.

Playing squad members: Jamie Carragher, Steve Harkness, Rob Jones; Mark Kennedy, David Thompson; Michael Owen.
Non-playing squad members: Ian Dunbavin, Jason Jones, Jørgen Nielsen; Phil Brazier, Sean Hessey, Lee Prior, Gareth Roberts, Russell Whitehead, Stephen Wright; Jamie Cassidy, Tom Culshaw, Steven Gerrard, Leyton Maxwell, Richie Partridge, Mark Quinn, Stuart Quinn, Adriano Rigoglioso, Nicky Rizzo, Eddie Turkington, Danny Williams; Niall Byrne, Paul Dalglish, Sean Friars, Lee Jones.

Manchester United
Peter Schmeichel; Gary Neville, Denis Irwin, Ronny Johnsen, David May, Gary Pallister; Nicky Butt, David Beckham, Ryan Giggs; Éric Cantona, Ole Gunnar Solskjær.
Subs: Raimond van der Gouw, Phil Neville, Roy Keane, Paul Scholes, Andy Cole.
Manager: Alex Ferguson.

Playing squad members: Chris Casper, Michael Clegg, John O’Kane; Brian McClair, Karel Poborský, Ben Thornley; Jordi Cruyff.
Non-playing squad members: Nick Culkin, Paul Gibson, Kevin Pilkington; Wes Brown, John Curtis, Andy Duncan, Danny Higginbotham, David Hilton, Ross Millard, Colin Murdock; Michael Appleton, Grant Brebner, Terry Cooke, Simon Davies, Phil Mulryne, Paul Teather, Ronnie Wallwork, Richie Wellens, Mark Wilson; Stuart Brightwell, David Brown, David Healy, Jon Macken, Neil Mustoe, Alex Notman, Graeme Tomlinson.

Middlesbrough
Gary Walsh; Neil Cox, Curtis Fleming, Steve Vickers, Derek Whyte; Emerson, Craig Hignett, Robbie Mustoe; Juninho; Mikkel Beck, Fabrizio Ravanelli.
Subs: Ben Roberts, Clayton Blackmore, Nigel Pearson, Phil Stamp, Alan Moore.
Manager: Bryan Robson.

Playing squad members: Branco, Gianluca Festa, Vladimír Kinder, Craig Liddle, Chris Morris, Phil Whelan; Bryan Robson, Mark Summerbell; Andy Campbell, Chris Freestone.
Non-playing squad members: Ben Cole; Viv Anderson, Steve Baker, Mickey Barron, Jason Gavin, Craig Harrison, Robbie Stockdale, Alan White, Darren White; Micky Cummins, Fábio, Paddy Lee, Stephen McGargle, Keith O’Halloran, Anthony Ormerod, Andrew Swalwell, Kris Trevor; Salif Bagayoko, Paul Connor, Paul Richardson.

Newcastle United
Pavel Srníček; Steve Watson, Robbie Elliott, Philippe Albert, Darren Peacock; David Batty, Keith Gillespie, Robert Lee, David Ginola; Les Ferdinand, Alan Shearer.
Subs: Shaka Hislop, Warren Barton, John Beresford, Peter Beardsley, Faustino Asprilla.
Manager: Kevin Keegan/Kenny Dalglish.

Playing squad members: Steve Howey; Jimmy Crawford, Lee Clark.
Non-playing squad members: Steve Harper, Peter Keen; David Beharall, Aaron Hughes; Paul Arnison, Paul Barrett, David Burt, Stuart Elliott, Jamie McClen, Kashka Walker; Anthony Asiamah, Paul Brayson, Terry Burghall, David Eatock.

Nottingham Forest
Mark Crossley; Des Lyttle, Stuart Pearce, Steve Chettle, Colin Cooper; Scot Gemmill, David Phillips, Alf Inge Håland, Ian Woan; Kevin Campbell, Dean Saunders.
Subs: Alan Fettis, Nikola Jerkan, Chris Allen, Chris Bart-Williams, Bryan Roy.
Manager: Frank Clark/Stuart Pearce.

Playing squad members: Steve Blatherwick, Brian O’Neil, Vance Warner; Bobby Howe, Steve Stone; Steve Guinan, Jason Lee, Paul McGregor, Andrea Silenzi, Pierre van Hooijdonk.
Non-playing squad members: Gareth Bough, Richard Clark, Mark Goodlad, David Henry, Malcolm Rigby; Craig Armstrong, Andy Barber, Richard Cooper, Andy Dawson, Richard Follett, Daniel George, Ian Morgan, Stuart Thom, Scott Whitney; Paul Archer, Craig Atkinson, John Burns, Lee Cowling, Chris Cox, John Finnigan, Scott Fitchett, Robert Grim, Richard Hodgson, Steve Melton, Shane O’Neill, Andy Porteous, Paul Smith, Lee Stratford, Andy Todd, Barry Turner, Justin Walker, Kris Winters, Scott Wood; Dale Anderson, David Freeman, Richard Irving, Jon Macari, Stephen Orr, Mark Walley.

Sheffield Wednesday
Kevin Pressman; Peter Atherton, Ian Nolan, Dejan Stefanović, Des Walker; Benito Carbone, Steve Nicol, Mark Pembridge; Andy Booth, David Hirst, Guy Whittingham.
Subs: Matt Clarke, Jon Newsome, Graham Hyde, Regi Blinker, Ritchie Humphreys.
Manager: David Pleat.

Playing squad members: Lee Briscoe; Wayne Collins, Scott Oakes, Orlando Trustfull, Mike Williams; O’Neill Donaldson.
Non-playing squad members: Jon Scargill; Scott Bettney, Matt Daly, Sean Hutchinson, Brian Linighan, Craig Ludlam, Michael Simpkins, Andy Stevens, Steve Thorpe, Simon Weaver; Steven Haslam, David Hercock, Ryan Jones, Krystof Kotylo, Adem Poric, Alan Pringle; Junior Agogo, Richie Barker, Mark Batty, Mark Platts, Gavin Smith.

Southampton
Maik Taylor; Ulrich van Gobbel, Simon Charlton, Richard Dryden, Claus Lundekvam, Alan Neilson; Eyal Berkovic, Jim Magilton, Matthew Oakley; Matthew Le Tissier, Egil Østenstad.
Subs: Dave Beasant, Francis Benali, Jason Dodd, Robbie Slater, Neil Shipperley.
Manager: Graeme Souness.

Playing squad members: Neil Moss; Ken Monkou, Matthew Robinson, Barry Venison; David Hughes, Neil Maddison, Christer Warren, Russ Watkinson; Steve Basham, Aly Dia, Mickey Evans.
Non-playing squad members: Scott Bevan, Darryl Flahavan; Wayne Bridge, Garry Monk, David Piper, Duncan Spedding, Phil Warner; Paul Sheerin, Paul Tisdale, Andy Williams; Shayne Bradley.

Sunderland
Lionel Pérez; Dariusz Kubicki, Michael Gray, Gareth Hall, Andy Melville, Richard Ord; Kevin Ball, Paul Bracewell, Alex Rae; David Kelly, Paul Stewart.
Subs: Tony Coton, Martin Scott, Steve Agnew, Michael Bridges, Craig Russell.
Manager: Peter Reid.

Playing squad members: Jan Eriksson, Darren Williams; Sam Aiston, Allan Johnston, John Mullin; Lee Howey, Niall Quinn, Martin Smith.
Non-playing squad members: Phil Naisbett, David Preece, Chris Woods; Elliot Dickman, Paul Heckingbottom, Darren Holloway, John Provan; Kim Heiselberg, Kris Lamb, Gary Lloyd, Steve Pickering, Paul Thirlwell; Paul Beavers, Paul Conlon, Stephen Grant, David Mawson, Chris Tate.

Tottenham Hotspur
Ian Walker; Stephen Carr, Justin Edinburgh, Colin Calderwood, Sol Campbell, Clive Wilson; David Howells, Ruel Fox, Allan Nielsen, Andy Sinton; Teddy Sheringham.
Subs: Espen Baardsen, Dean Austin, Darren Anderton, Jason Dozzell, Steffen Iversen.
Manager: Gerry Francis.

Playing squad members: Gary Mabbutt, Stuart Nethercott, John Scales, Ramon Vega; Jamie Clapham; Rory Allen, Chris Armstrong, Neale Fenn, Paul McVeigh, Ronny Rosenthal.
Non-playing squad members: Simon Brown, Alan Marriott; Mark Arber, Ross Darcy, Darren Davies, David Kerslake, Glenn Southgate, Leon Townley, Luke Young; Garry Brady, Stephen Clemence, Julian Delicata, Peter Gain, Mark Gower, Danny Hill, Kevin Maher, Alan Mannix, John Piercy, Simon Spencer, Simon Webb, Simon Wormull; James Bunn, Mark Janney, Paul Mahorn.

West Ham United
Luděk Mikloško; Tim Breacker, Julian Dicks, Slaven Bilić, Steve Potts, Marc Rieper; Ian Bishop, Hugo Porfírio, John Moncur, Michael Hughes; Iain Dowie.
Subs: Les Sealey, Mark Bowen, Stan Lazaridis, Danny Williamson, Paul Kitson.
Manager: Harry Redknapp.

Playing squad members: Rio Ferdinand, Richard Hall, Keith Rowland; Ilie Dumitrescu, Frank Lampard; Lee Boylan, Tony Cottee, Paulo Futre, John Hartson, Mike Newell, Emmanuel Omoyinmi, Florin Răducioiu.
Non-playing squad members: Neil Finn; Steve Blaney, Chris Coyne, Anthony Henry, David Partridge, Graeme Philson, Stephen Purches; Koya Abul, Craig Etherington, Lee Hodges, Grant McCann, Scott Mean, Mikko Nieminen, Mehmet Ünal; Gary Alexander, Rayif Manur, Anthony McFarlane.

Wimbledon
Neil Sullivan; Kenny Cunningham, Alan Kimble, Dean Blackwell, Chris Perry; Vinnie Jones, Neal Ardley, Robbie Earle, Øyvind Leonhardsen; Efan Ekoku, Marcus Gayle.
Subs: Paul Heald, Brian McAllister, Ben Thatcher, Peter Fear, Dean Holdsworth.
Manager: Joe Kinnear.

Playing squad members: Duncan Jupp, Alan Reeves; Stewart Castledine; Andy Clarke, Carl Cort, Jason Euell, Jon Goodman, Mick Harford.
Non-playing squad members: Patrick Jennings, Brendan Murphy, Stuart Searle; Andy Futcher, James Gardner, Peter Hawkins, Danny Hodges, Iain Laidlaw, Gary Odlum, Andy Pearce, Paul Reynolds; Damien Francis, Ansah Owusu, Grant Payne, Timotije Petrović, Simon Vella; Leigh Hinds, Richard O’Connor, Victor Renner.

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