Football : Season Details : 1998
Final English Top Division Football (soccer) Table and Cup Final(s)
|League Cup Final||Chelsea 2 Middlesbrough 0 aet|
|FA Cup Final||Arsenal 2 Newcastle United 0|
|European Cup Final||Real Madrid 1 Juventus 0|
|UEFA Cup Final||Inter Milan 3 Lazio 0|
|Cup Winners Cup Final||Chelsea 1 Stuttgart 0|
Arsenal and Newcastle United became only the second pair of clubs to meet each other in three FA Cup finals.
Cheslea made it a good year for London by winning the Cup Winners Cup and the League Cup.
Middlesbrough reached their third domestic final (League Cup) in two seasons; they lost.
All three of the newly promoted clubs (including debutants Barnsley) were relegated. This had never occurred before. Everton stayed up on goal difference.
Manchester City become the first club who have won a European trophy to drop into the third level of their national league.
The 1998 World Cup in France
France win the 16th World Cup.