Soccer '97 (PlayStation)

Soccer '97 Screenshots

PlayStation version

The game starts with an animated sequence that shows a kid playing with a ball in the street, practicing his skills. This cuts to a grown up man doing the same thing on the pitch. Dreams realised.
It's not on screen long but this is the game's title screen.
This is the game's language selection screen. It's based on the panels of a football and the game uses the same menu structure throughout.
The game's main menu screen. The player selects the game mode with the left/right controls and cross selects.
This is a Demo Mode game. Pressing any button, as the game is prompting the player to do, will abort the game
Whenever a goal is scored the letters of the word GOAL appear on screen, spinning. They are always red or blue which are the colours the teams play in
A shot of showing the crowd and the stadium
The full time match stats. These are for a demo game but the same format is used for all game modes.
This is the team selection screen for an exhibition match, Arsenal has already been selected. The same format is used for League and Arcade modes but in the League mode only one team can be selected
Prior to an exhibition match the player tweak the conditions. This panel lets the player to select the wind conditions. The one to the right changes the pitch from dry to varying degrees of soggine
There are twelve pre-set controller layouts
Prior to a match the player can tweak their team's strategy by choosing an attacking or a defensive performance. The same option is available during a match too.
Prior to a match the player can tweak their team's strategy by assigning roles to players. The same option is available during a match too.
A goal kick is about to be taken. The red square shows where on the pitch it will land. The player can move this marker via the direction controls
When a player is given a red or yellow card the game switches to a close-up