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SEASON: 1998-99

Prev Season: 1997-98
Next Season: 1999-00
DIVISION:
F.A. Carling Premiership (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Dave Bassett

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Portsmouth (H) 0-1)

League Cup:
4th Round (Manchester United (A) 1-2)


Player Of The Year:
Alan Rogers
Top Goalscorer:
Dougie Freedman (12 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
43


League Games:
38

League Points:
30

Points Percentage:
26.3


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
44

Goals per game:
1.0

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times8 times2 times1 time
Conceded13 times14 times6 times1 time2 times
Won By5 times2 times1 time
Lost By13 times7 times1 time2 times1 time

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
30,025 (League - Manchester United)

Lowest Home Attendance:
20,480 (League - Sheffield Wednesday)

Average League Attendance:
24,415


Highest Cup Attendance:
10,092 (FA Cup - Portsmouth)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
6,382 (League Cup - Leyton Orient)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
7

Red cards:
7

Yellow cards:
89



END OF SEASON TABLE

PREMIER LEAGUEHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGD Pts Result
1Manchester United382213380371441451889235194379Champions League
2Arsenal38221245917145034587425124278Champions League
3Chelsea382015357301261291389228172775Champions League Third Qualifying round
4Leeds United38181376234125232968530252867UEFA Cup First Round
5West Ham United38169134653113532265681427-757Intertoto Cup Third Round
6Aston Villa381510135146103633285771818555
7Liverpool3815914684910544424541024251954
8Derby County38131312404587422195681826-552
9Middlesbrough38121511485479325185682336-651
10Leicester City38121313404676625255771521-649
11Tottenham Hotspur38111413475077528264781924-347UEFA Cup First Round
12Sheffield Wednesday38137184142757201562112127-146
13Newcastle United38111314485476626254782229-646UEFA Cup First Round
14Everton381110174247685221252122035-543
15Coventry City38119183951865262133131330-1242
16Wimbledon381012164063775222135111842-2342
17Southampton3811819376494629262413838-2741
18Charlton Athletic38812184156478202045102136-1536Relegated
19Blackburn Rovers3871417385265821241991728-1435Relegated
20Nottingham Forest3879223569379183142131738-3430Relegated

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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
2Mon Aug 17, 1998ArsenalA1-2Loss38,06416Highbury
3Sat Aug 22, 1998Coventry CityH1-0Win22,5468
4Sat Aug 29, 1998SouthamptonA2-1Win14,9422The Dell
5Tue Sep 08, 1998EvertonH0-2Loss25,6104
6Sat Sep 12, 1998ChelseaA1-2Loss34,80910Stamford Bridge
7Sat Sep 19, 1998West Ham UnitedH0-0Draw26,46311
8Sat Sep 26, 1998Newcastle UnitedA0-2Loss36,76016St. James Park (Newcastle)
9Sat Oct 03, 1998Charlton AthleticH0-1Loss22,66118
10Sat Oct 17, 1998Leeds UnitedH1-1Draw23,91118
11Sat Oct 24, 1998LiverpoolA1-5Loss44,59518Anfield
12Sun Nov 01, 1998MiddlesbroughA1-1Draw34,22318Riverside Stadium
13Sat Nov 07, 1998WimbledonH0-1Loss21,36219
14Mon Nov 16, 1998Derby CountyH2-2Draw24,01418
15Sat Nov 21, 1998Tottenham HotspurA0-2Loss35,83218White Hart Lane
16Sat Nov 28, 1998Aston VillaH2-2Draw25,75318
17Mon Dec 07, 1998Sheffield WednesdayA2-3Loss19,32119Hillsborough
18Sat Dec 12, 1998Leicester CityA1-3Loss20,89119Filbert Street
19Sat Dec 19, 1998Blackburn RoversH2-2Draw22,01320
20Sat Dec 26, 1998Manchester UnitedA0-3Loss55,21620Old Trafford
21Mon Dec 28, 1998SouthamptonH1-1Draw23,45620
22Sat Jan 09, 1999Coventry CityA0-4Loss17,17220Highfield RoadMicky Adams's only game as manager
23Sat Jan 16, 1999ArsenalH0-1Loss26,02120Ron Atkinson's first game as manager
24Sat Jan 30, 1999EvertonA1-0Win34,17520Goodison Park
25Sat Feb 06, 1999Manchester UnitedH1-8Loss30,02520
26Sat Feb 13, 1999West Ham UnitedA1-2Loss25,45820Upton Park
27Sat Feb 20, 1999ChelseaH1-3Loss26,35120
28Sat Feb 27, 1999Charlton AthleticA0-0Draw20,00720The Valley
29Wed Mar 10, 1999Newcastle UnitedH1-2Loss22,85220
30Sat Mar 13, 1999WimbledonA3-1Win12,14920Selhurst Park
31Sat Mar 20, 1999MiddlesbroughH1-2Loss21,46820
32Sat Apr 03, 1999Leeds UnitedA1-3Loss39,64520Elland Road
33Mon Apr 05, 1999LiverpoolH2-2Draw28,37420
34Sat Apr 10, 1999Derby CountyA0-1Loss32,21720Pride Park
35Sat Apr 17, 1999Tottenham HotspurH0-1Loss25,18120
36Sat Apr 24, 1999Aston VillaA0-2Loss34,49220Villa Park
37Sat May 01, 1999Sheffield WednesdayH2-0Win20,48020
38Sat May 08, 1999Blackburn RoversA2-1Win24,56520Ewood Park
39Sun May 16, 1999Leicester CityH1-0Win25,35320Ron Atkinson's last game as manager


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 02, 1999Portsmouth3H0-1Loss10,092Dave Bassett's last game as manager


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Sep 15, 1998Leyton Orient21A5-1Win4,906Brisbane Road
Tue Sep 22, 1998Leyton Orient22H0-0Draw6,382Won 5-1 on aggregate
Tue Oct 27, 1998Cambridge United3H3-3Draw9,192Won 4-3 on penalties
Wed Nov 11, 1998Manchester United4A1-2Loss37,237Old Trafford


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Aug 04, 1998Notts CountyFinalH5-0Win3,766


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jul 18, 1998Scunthorpe UnitedEnglandA3-0Win2,501Glanford Park
Wed Jul 22, 1998ChesterfieldEnglandA3-4Loss3,649Saltergate
Tue Jul 28, 1998FC Kemi KingsFinlandA4-0Win2,000
Thu Jul 30, 1998FC HakaFinlandA2-0Win1,796Tehtaan Kentta
Sat Aug 01, 1998FC Santa ClausFinlandA0-0Draw2,100Rovaniemen Keskuskentta
Mon Aug 03, 1998Lincoln CityEnglandA1-0Win3,698Sincil Bank
Mon Aug 10, 1998FeyenoordNetherlandsA2-3Loss6,003Feyenoord Stadion


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Oct 07, 1998Dagenham and RedbridgeEnglandA4-0Win511



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GK1Dave Beasant3048181112
GK13Mark Crossley14536129
GK33Marco Pascolo
GK39Mark Goodlad1
DLee Cowling
DSchmidt
DStuart Thom
D12Chris Doig2211
D15Richard Gough72143111On loan from San Jose Clash
D25Jesper Mattsson61141111
D30John Harkes31211On loan from DC United
MAndy ToddReserve squad
MDavid PruttonReserve squad
MJohn Burns111
MKeith Foy
MKevin DawsonReserve squad
MMendy (Guest)
MRichard CooperReserve squad
MRichard HodgsonReserve squad
MRoche (Guest)
MTony Carbone
M2Matthieu Louis-Jean20541141122On loan from Le Havre
M4Nigel Quashie1916124652
M6Jon Olav Hjelde20171212314
M7Steve Stone3049175611Left to join Aston Villa
M17Thierry Bonalair3161015151442
M20Carlton Palmer1352631
M22Des Lyttle132381367
M23Bernard Allou21123
M26Steve Melton11
M31Hugo Porfirio9451436On loan from Benfica
M32Stale Stensaas71151511On loan from Rangers
FBobby Howe
FCarlos MerinoReserve squad
FChris AllenLeft to join Port Vale
FColin Cooper
FDavid Freeman111Reserve squad
FGareth EddsReserve squad
FIan Thomas-Moore
FKevin Campbell
FPaul McGregorLeft to join Preston North End
F3Alan Rogers3888224951Player Of The Year
F5Steve Chettle387922271221
F8Scot Gemmill233812282Left to join Everton
F9Neil Shipperley20161311374
F10Andy Johnson3157191853
F11Chris Bart-Williams27571533441
F14Dougie Freedman367101912311112
F15Craig Armstrong26481413422Left to join Huddersfield Town
F16Geoff Thomas (1997-98)523112
F18Ian Woan22127
F19Jean-Claude Darcheville19568241447
F20Glynn Hodges52312Left to join Scarborough
F21Steve Guinan
F23Andy Dawson112Left to join Scunthorpe United
F24Christian Edwards1242611510
F27Andy Gray1257276
F28Gareth Williams1
F29Marlon Harewood285815368153
F40Pierre van Hooijdonk223415641131


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
12Dougie Freedman36
6Pierre van Hooijdonk22
5Steve Stone30
4Alan Rogers38
3Chris Bart-Williams27
3Marlon Harewood28
2Jean-Claude Darcheville19
2Steve Chettle38
1Andy Johnson31
1Craig Armstrong26
1Geoff Thomas (1997-98)5
1Hugo Porfirio9
1Jon Olav Hjelde20
1Neil Shipperley20
1Thierry Bonalair31



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season