SEASON: 1999-00

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Nationwide League Division One (Tier 2)
David Platt
FA Cup:
4th Round (Chelsea (A) 0-2)
League Cup:
3rd Round (Sheffield Wednesday (A) 1-4)

Player Of The Year:
Dave Beasant
Top Goalscorer:
Alan Rogers, Dougie Freedman (11 goals)


LEAGUE DIVISION ONE (Tier 2) - 1999-00
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Charlton Athletic4627109794515353718127442273491Promoted as Champions1-10-3
2Manchester City462611978401724481799530233889Promoted1-30-1
3Ipswich Town462512971421634391799532252987Promoted via playoffs0-11-3
5Birmingham City462211136544155337167610282821771-01-0
6Bolton Wanderers46211312695014544326788262419761-12-3
7Wolverhampton Wanderers462111146448155345206611192816741-10-3
8Huddersfield Town462111146249145443217610192813741-31-2
10Queens Park Rangers46161812625391223020761032339661-11-1
11Blackburn Rovers46151714555110943320581022314620-11-2
12Norwich City4614151745501166262239111928-5571-10-1
13Tranmere Rovers4615121957681085352754142241-11571-10-3
14Nottingham Forest4614141853559104291854142437-256
15Crystal Palace4613151857677115332664132441-10542-00-2
16Sheffield United4613151859711085382437132147-12540-01-2
17Stockport County461315185567887333157112236-12541-13-2
19Crewe Alexandra46149234667959273154141936-21511-03-0
20Grimsby Town4613122141671085272534161442-26512-13-4
21West Bromwich Albion4610191743606116252648111834-17490-01-1
23Port Vale467152448696611273019132139-2136Relegated2-02-0
24Swindon Town468122638775612233736141540-3936Relegated3-10-0

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Competitive Games:
Competitive Goals:
Goals per game:
League Games:
League Points:
56 out of 138 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored22 times8 times7 times1 time
Conceded22 times7 times7 times2 times
Won By6 times7 times4 times
Lost By12 times5 times4 times

Analysis of the league positions
This table shows:
(a) how many days we spent in each of the league positions
(b) how we did when we played teams in each of the league positions.

Position days Record against teams in each position
Num Days Opp
PWDLFAPointsResults (Green=win; Blue=draw; Red=loss)
1 11-1-111 Charlton Athletic (1-1)
2 21--1130 Manchester City (1-3)
3 32--2160 Huddersfield Town (1-3), Charlton Athletic (0-3)
4 41--1010 Manchester City (0-1)
5 52-11121 Stockport County (1-1), Ipswich Town (0-1)
6 64211637 West Bromwich Albion (1-1), Barnsley (3-0), Huddersfield Town (1-2), Birmingham City (1-0)
7 73-12041 Barnsley (0-1), Fulham (0-0), Wolverhampton Wanderers (0-3)
88 8-------
98 92-2-222 Queens Park Rangers (1-1), Fulham (1-1)
1014 101-1-111 Queens Park Rangers (1-1)
1114 1121-1113 Birmingham City (1-0), Blackburn Rovers (0-1)
126 1221-1423 Walsall (4-1), Norwich City (0-1)
134 132-11231 Blackburn Rovers (1-2), Tranmere Rovers (1-1)
1415 144121465 Tranmere Rovers (0-3), Norwich City (1-1), Sheffield United (0-0), Stockport County (3-2)
1518 151-1-111 Bolton Wanderers (1-1)
1616 1622--306 Crewe Alexandra (1-0), Crystal Palace (2-0)
1745 171--1020 Crystal Palace (0-2)
1863 18-------
1945 19211-204 Portsmouth (2-0), West Bromwich Albion (0-0)
2011 2052-311106 Grimsby Town (2-1), Bolton Wanderers (2-3), Sheffield United (1-2), Grimsby Town (3-4), Crewe Alexandra (3-0)
21 21422-518 Swindon Town (0-0), Wolverhampton Wanderers (1-1), Port Vale (2-0), Walsall (2-0)
22 221--1120 Portsmouth (1-2)
237 2311--203 Port Vale (2-0)
24 2411--313 Swindon Town (3-1)
Not included: Week 1 game against Ipswich Town (1-3) as all teams were unplaced at the time

Highest League Attendance:
25,846 (Manchester City)
Lowest League Attendance:
13,841 (Portsmouth)
Average League Attendance:
Highest Cup Attendance:
8,300 (Mansfield Town)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
5,015 (Bristol City)

Clean Sheets:
Yellow Cards:
Red Cards:
10   (Ian Wright, David Platt, Nigel Quashie, Andy Johnson, Dave Beasant, Jon Olav Hjelde, David Prutton, Tony Vaughan, Nigel Quashie, Colin Calderwood)
Own goals (for):
4   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
0   (scored by us for opponents)   
Penalties scored:
Penalties conceded:
Penalties missed:
Penalties saved:

Manager for all games: David Platt
1Sat Aug 07, 1999Ipswich TownA1-3Loss20,83023Bart-Williams (76 pen)
2Sat Aug 14, 1999Grimsby TownH2-1Win17,12112Freedman (27), Palmer (87)
3Fri Aug 20, 1999West Bromwich AlbionA1-1Draw13,2029Freedman (62)
4Sat Aug 28, 1999Queens Park RangersH1-1Draw18,44214Wright (29)
5Mon Aug 30, 1999Manchester CityA0-1Loss31,85716
6Sat Sep 04, 1999WalsallH4-1Win15,0818Freedman (43, 76), Chettle (71 pen), Wright (86)
7Sat Sep 11, 1999Swindon TownA0-0Draw8,2039
8Sun Sep 19, 1999Wolverhampton WanderersH1-1Draw20,69411Allou (46)
9Sat Sep 25, 1999Bolton WanderersA2-3Loss14,97814Freedman (47), Wright (50 pen)
10Fri Oct 01, 1999BarnsleyH3-0Win15,2558Rogers (63), Bonalair (68), Freedman (90)
11Sat Oct 16, 1999Sheffield UnitedA1-2Loss15,68715Freedman (43)
12Tue Oct 19, 1999Port ValeA2-0Win5,71411Bonalair (6), Wright (44)
13Sat Oct 23, 1999Stockport CountyH1-1Draw15,77011Wright (16)
14Wed Oct 27, 1999Bolton WanderersH1-1Draw15,57213Harewood (32)
15Sat Oct 30, 1999BarnsleyA0-1Loss14,72715
16Sat Nov 06, 1999Norwich CityA0-1Loss15,81816
17Sun Nov 14, 1999Huddersfield TownH1-3Loss15,25817Rogers (45)
18Sat Nov 20, 1999Tranmere RoversA0-3Loss6,69318
19Wed Nov 24, 1999PortsmouthH2-0Win13,84116John (6), Beck (11)
20Sat Nov 27, 1999Crystal PalaceA0-2Loss15,92018
21Sun Dec 05, 1999Ipswich TownH0-1Loss15,72419
22Wed Dec 15, 1999FulhamH0-0Draw14,25019
23Sat Dec 18, 1999Crewe AlexandraH1-0Win15,28919John (75)
24Sun Dec 26, 1999Blackburn RoversA1-2Loss23,40620Johnson (31)
25Tue Dec 28, 1999Birmingham CityH1-0Win20,82117Harewood (81)
26Mon Jan 03, 2000Charlton AthleticA0-3Loss19,78717
27Sat Jan 15, 2000Grimsby TownA3-4Loss6,73818Rogers (33, 90), Mark Lever (47 OG)
28Sat Jan 22, 2000West Bromwich AlbionH0-0Draw19,86318
29Sat Jan 29, 2000Queens Park RangersA1-1Draw12,29718Quashie (12)
30Sat Feb 05, 2000Manchester CityH1-3Loss25,84618Bart-Williams (9)
31Sat Feb 12, 2000WalsallA2-0Win8,02718Rogers (43), Freedman (90)
32Sat Feb 19, 2000Crystal PalaceH2-0Win16,42118Rogers (13), Quashie (51)
33Sat Feb 26, 2000Wolverhampton WanderersA0-3Loss24,44418
34Sat Mar 04, 2000Swindon TownH3-1Win19,74817Rogers (33), Bart-Williams (37 pen), Freedman (42)
35Wed Mar 08, 2000Norwich CityH1-1Draw15,64017Lester (1)
36Sat Mar 11, 2000PortsmouthA1-2Loss14,33618Johnson (80)
37Sat Mar 18, 2000Tranmere RoversH1-1Draw14,42818Harewood (66)
38Tue Mar 21, 2000Huddersfield TownA1-2Loss12,89319Harewood (21)
39Sat Mar 25, 2000Blackburn RoversH0-1Loss16,82319
40Sat Apr 01, 2000Crewe AlexandraA3-0Win7,01419Prutton (25), Rogers (53, 79)
41Sat Apr 08, 2000Charlton AthleticH1-1Draw20,92219Bart-Williams (81 pen)
42Sat Apr 15, 2000Birmingham CityA1-0Win23,00617Darren Purse (40 OG)
43Sat Apr 22, 2000Sheffield UnitedH0-0Draw17,17217
44Mon Apr 24, 2000FulhamA1-1Draw12,69617Lester (20)
45Sat Apr 29, 2000Port ValeH2-0Win15,53415John (11), Prutton (34)
46Sun May 07, 2000Stockport CountyA3-2Win7,73614Bart-Williams (33), Martin Taylor (37 OG), Mike Flynn (55 OG)

FA Cup
Fri Dec 10, 1999Oxford United3H1-1Draw8,079Freedman (39)
Sat Jan 08, 2000Oxford United3Y1A3-1Win7,191Bart-Williams (81, 83 pen), Rogers (89)
Wed Jan 19, 2000Chelsea4A0-2Loss30,125

League Cup
Wed Aug 11, 1999Mansfield Town11H3-0Win8,300Bart-Williams (44), Quashie (68), Allou (81)
Tue Aug 24, 1999Mansfield Town12A0-1Loss3,072
Wed Sep 15, 1999Bristol City21H2-1Win5,015Harewood (12), Rogers (56)
Wed Sep 22, 1999Bristol City22A0-0Draw8,259
Wed Oct 13, 1999Sheffield Wednesday3A1-4Loss15,524Freedman (85)

County Cup
Mon May 01, 2000Notts CountyFinalH1-0Win1,836? (?)

Pre-Season Friendly
Tue Jul 13, 1999Peterborough UnitedEnglandA3-1Win3,476? (?, ?, ?)
Fri Jul 16, 1999Bray WanderersIrelandA1-1Draw-? (?)
Sat Jul 17, 1999St Patrick's AthleticIrelandA0-1Loss2,000
Wed Jul 21, 1999BournemouthEnglandA1-3Loss6,000? (?)
Sat Jul 24, 1999Brighton and Hove AlbionEnglandA2-2Draw6,000? (?, ?)
Tue Jul 27, 1999Bradford CityEnglandA2-1Win3,234? (?, ?)
Wed Jul 28, 1999Wycombe WanderersEnglandA0-0Draw-
Sat Jul 31, 1999MillwallEnglandA1-2Loss3,000? (?)

Tue May 02, 2000Forest European LegendsEnglandH1-4Loss-Walker (22)

Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (16) - £6,985,000 Out (21) - £4,483,000
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Ludovic PolletBoughtJean-Claude DarchevilleSold
Mikkel BeckLoan InJesper MattssonSold
Niall McNamaraBoughtLudovic PolletSold
1999Riccardo ScimecaBought£2,500,000Robert GillSold
Jul 22, 1999David PlattBoughtFreeSteve ChettleSold
Aug 07, 1999Gianluca PetrachiBoughtSep 22, 1998Andy DawsonSold£53,000
Aug 07, 1999Moreno ManniniBoughtJul 28, 1999Colin CooperSold£2,630,000
Aug 07, 1999Salvatore MatrecanoBoughtJul 28, 1999Mark GoodladSold
Aug 28, 1999Ian WrightLoan InJul 28, 1999Richard HodgsonReleased
Oct 30, 1999Jim BrennanBought£1,580,000Aug 20, 1999Des LyttleSold
Nov 24, 1999Stern JohnBought£2,660,000Aug 28, 1999Carlton PalmerSold£420,000
2000Colin CalderwoodBoughtSep 19, 1999John BurnsSold
Feb 05, 2000Jack LesterBought£245,000Nov 24, 1999Moreno ManniniSold
Feb 12, 2000Tony VaughanLoan InDec 18, 1999Craig ArmstrongSold£750,000
Apr 08, 2000John TerryLoan InDec 27, 1999Steve GuinanSold
Jul 01, 2011Andy ReidBoughtJan 22, 2000Thierry BonalairSold
Feb 01, 2000Steve MeltonSold
Mar 18, 2000Nigel QuashieSold£630,000
May 01, 2000Carlos MerinoReleased
May 2000Mark CrossleySold
May 07, 2000Ian WoanReleased

Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num Player CountryP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GK1 Dave Beasant England321191211121Player Of The Year
GK12 Mark Crossley Wales24681011128
GK26 Barry Roche Rep. of Ire.
GK33 Mark Goodlad England3Left to join Port vale
D3 Alan Rogers England4515131711362
D5 Colin Calderwood Scotland6222111
D5 Steve Chettle England15456131Left to join Barnsley
D15 John Terry England6331
D15 Moreno Mannini Italy9315414Retired
D16 Salvatore Matrecano England134452
D20 Tony Vaughan England10532114
D24 Christian Edwards Wales2
D25 Jesper Mattsson Sweden
D31 Chris Doig Scotland13445144
D Colin Cooper England
D Craig Armstrong England111
D Des Lyttle England111
D Ludovic Pollet France
D Brian Laws England
D Des Walker England
M2 Matthieu Louis-Jean France32711142727
M4 Nigel Quashie England341112113321033
M6 Jon Olav Hjelde Norway3913111541281
M7 David Platt England3111121
M8 Riccardo Scimeca England4615141733
M10 Andy Johnson Wales2510510213
M15 John Burns Rep. of Ire.422122Left to join Bristol City
M17 Thierry Bonalair France164572442Left to join FC Zurich
M20 Carlton Palmer England21111Left to join Coventry City
M22 Richard Cooper England1119
M23 Bernard Allou Ivory Coast82332159
M26 Steve Melton England31211Left to join Stoke City
M28 Kevin Dawson England82153137
M32 Gareth Edds Australia2212
M34 David Prutton England38121115231511
M36 Jim Brennan Canada27771323
M Brian Cash Rep. of Ire.Reserve squad
M Hugo Porfirio Portugal111
M John Thompson Rep. of Ire.Reserve squad
M Keith Foy Rep. of Ire.1
M Richard Hodgson EnglandReserve squad
F9 Gianluca Petrachi Italy165561832
F11 Chris Bart-Williams England431412178371
F14 Dougie Freedman Scotland4011131611862
F18 Ian Woan England11425102
F19 Stern John Trin and Tob2066832441
F21 Jack Lester England156542133
F21 Steve Guinan England211111Left to join Cambridge United
F27 Andy Gray England2749145126
F29 Marlon Harewood England391213145210166
F30 Carlos Merino Spain112182712
F32 Ian Wright England103435111Returned to West Ham at end of loan
F32 Mikkel Beck Denmark514112Returned to Derby County at end of loan
F35 David Freeman Rep. of Ire.31234
F37 Gareth Williams Scotland312128
F Andy Dawson England
F Andy Reid Rep. of Ire.
F Jean-Claude Darcheville Fr. Guiana1
F Jermaine Jenas EnglandReserve squad
F Liam Kearney Rep. of Ire.Reserve squad
F Matthew Turner England
F Robert Gill England
F Nigel Clough EnglandGuested in a Testimonial game
F Nigel Jemson England
Niall McNamara Rep. of Ire.
Kevin Doyle Rep. of Ire.


Competitive goals only
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
11Alan Rogers45
11Dougie Freedman40
8 (4)Chris Bart-Williams43
5 (1)Ian Wright10
5Marlon Harewood39
4Own Goals54
3Nigel Quashie34
3Stern John20
2Andy Johnson25
2Bernard Allou8
2David Prutton38
2Jack Lester15
2Thierry Bonalair16
1Carlton Palmer2
1Mikkel Beck5
1 (1)Steve Chettle15

Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Birmingham CityTue Dec 28, 1999Home1-0Sat Apr 15, 2000Away1-0
Crewe AlexandraSat Dec 18, 1999Home1-0Sat Apr 01, 2000Away3-0
Port ValeTue Oct 19, 1999Away2-0Sat Apr 29, 2000Home2-0
WalsallSat Sep 04, 1999Home4-1Sat Feb 12, 2000Away2-0

Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Blackburn RoversSun Dec 26, 1999Away1-2Sat Mar 25, 2000Home0-1
Huddersfield TownSun Nov 14, 1999Home1-3Tue Mar 21, 2000Away1-2
Ipswich TownSat Aug 07, 1999Away1-3Sun Dec 05, 1999Home0-1
Manchester CityMon Aug 30, 1999Away0-1Sat Feb 05, 2000Home1-3