1998–99 Burnley F.C. season

The 1998–1999 season was Burnley's 4th successive season in the third tier of English football. They were managed by Stan Ternent in his first full season since he replaced Chris Waddle at the beginning of the campaign.

Burnley
1998–99 season
ChairmanEngland Frank Teasdale
ManagerEngland Stan Ternent
Second Division15th
League Cup1st Round
FA Cup1st Round
Football League Trophy1st Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Andy Payton (20)
All: Andy Payton (23)
Highest home attendance17,251 v Manchester City
(9 March 1999)
Lowest home attendance5,453 v Bury
(18 August 1998)
Average home league attendance10,109[1]

Appearances and goalsEdit

No. Pos Nat Player Total Second Division League Cup FA Cup FL Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
DF   Gordon Armstrong 40 1 40+0 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Steve Blatherwick 5 0 3+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW   Graham Branch 20 1 14+6 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Chris Brass 38 0 33+1 0 2+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
FW   Colin Carr-Lawton 7 0 2+2 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
MF   Paul Cook (on loan) 12 1 12+0 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW   Andy Cooke 38 10 36+0 9 1+0 1 0+0 0 1+0 0
DF   Tom Cowan (on loan) 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Tom Cowan 11 0 11+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
GK   Paul Crichton (on loan) 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
GK   Paul Crichton 29 0 28+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
DF   Steve Davis 19 4 19+0 4 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Michael Devenney 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
FW   Phil Eastwood 15 1 6+7 1 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
MF   Mark Ford 14 0 11+1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
MF   Paul Graham 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW   Kevin Henderson 10 1 0+7 1 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
MF   Matthew Hewlett (on loan) 3 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
DF   Matthew Heywood 15 0 11+2 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
DF   Lee Howey 5 0 3+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW   Ronnie Jepson 17 1 3+12 1 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF   Lenny Johnrose 12 1 9+3 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
GK   Frank-Petter Kval 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
MF   Glen Little 37 5 32+2 5 2+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
GK   Craig Mawson 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF   Brad Maylett 18 0 0+17 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
MF   Micky Mellon 20 2 20+0 2 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Neil Moore 14 0 10+2 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Steve Morgan 20 0 17+0 0 2+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
DF   John O'Kane (on loan) 8 0 8+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
GK   Tony Parks 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW   Andy Payton 42 23 39+1 20 1+0 1 1+0 2 0+0 0
DF   Ally Pickering 21 1 21+0 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Brian Reid 33 3 30+1 3 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
MF   Mark Robertson 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Chris Scott 15 0 9+5 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
MF   Paul Smith 14 0 11+1 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Carl Smith 11 0 5+5 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Peter Swan 17 0 11+6 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Rune Vindheim 10 2 8+0 2 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
GK   Gavin Ward (on loan) 17 0 17+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF   Paul Weller 2 0 1+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW   Mike Williams 3 0 2+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   John Williamson 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW   Mark Winstanley 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

TransfersEdit

InEdit

# Pos Player From Fee Date
FW   Ronnie Jepson Oldham Athletic Free 1 July 1998
GK   Paul Crichton West Bromwich Albion Loan 7 August 1998
GK   Paul Crichton West Bromwich Albion Loan 12 August 1998
GK   Gavin Ward Bolton Wanderers Loan 15 August 1998
DF   Gordon Armstrong Bury £40k 28 August 1998
DF   Peter Swan Bury Free 28 August 1998
DF   John O'Kane Everton Loan 23 October 1998
GK   Paul Crichton West Bromwich Albion £100k 18 November 1998
MF   Matthew Hewlett Bristol City Loan 26 November 1998
DF   Ally Pickering Stoke City Free 17 December 1998
DF   Steve Davis Luton Town £750k 30 December 1998
FW   Graham Branch Stockport County Free 1 January 1999
MF   Micky Mellon Tranmere Rovers £350k 8 January 1999
MF   Lenny Johnrose Bury £225k 12 February 1999
MF   Paul Cook Stockport County Loan 12 March 1999
DF   Tom Cowan Huddersfield Town Loan 12 March 1999
DF   Tom Cowan Huddersfield Town £20k 16 March 1999

OutEdit

# Pos Player To Fee Date
FW   Ian Duerden Halifax Town Free 31 May 1998
MF   Chris Waddle Torquay United Free 31 May 1998
FW   Ian Helliwell Ilkeston Town Free 31 May 1998
FW   Nigel Gleghorn Altrincham Free 31 May 1998
DF   Jason Heffernan Released 31 May 1998
DF   Vince Overson Halifax Town Free 31 May 1998
DF   Chris Vinnicombe Wycombe Wanderers Free 31 May 1998
FW   Damian Matthew Northampton Town Free 1 June 1998
GK   Chris Woods Retired 3 July 1998
MF   Jamie Hoyland Scarborough Free 3 July 1998
DF   Richard Huxford Dunfermline Athletic Free 3 July 1998
MF   Gerry Harrison Sunderland Free 7 July 1998
GK   Tony Parks Doncaster Rovers Free 31 August 1998
DF   Steve Blatherwick Chesterfield Loan 18 September 1998
DF   Mark Winstanley Shrewsbury Town Loan 18 September 1998
DF   Lee Howey Northampton Town Loan 6 November 1998
DF   Steve Blatherwick Chesterfield £50k 1 December 1998
DF   Mark Winstanley Scunthorpe United Loan 24 December 1998
FW   Phil Eastwood Kettering Town Loan 11 February 1999
DF   Lee Howey Northampton Town £50k 19 February 1999
DF   Mark Winstanley Preston North End Loan 22 March 1999
FW   Mike Williams Oxford United Free 22 March 1999

MatchesEdit

Second DivisionEdit

Burnley2 – 1Bristol Rovers
Payton   2'   31' (Report) Cureton   8'
Attendance: 11,781
Referee: J Kirkby

Chesterfield1 – 0Burnley
Reeves   89' (pen.) (Report)
Attendance: 5,426
Referee: M Jones

Burnley0 – 1York City
(Report) Connelly   32'
Attendance: 9,715
Referee: A Bates

Walsall3 – 1Burnley
Brissett   34'
Wrack   88'   90' (pen.)
(Report) Armstrong   69'
Attendance: 4,599
Referee: M Dean

Burnley2 – 1Millwall
Cooke   21'   30' (Report) Shaw   88'
Attendance: 8,526
Referee: D Pugh

Luton Town1 – 0Burnley
Douglas   47' (Report)
Attendance: 5,554
Referee: K Leach

Reading1 – 1Burnley
Williams   28' (Report) Payton   76'
Attendance: 10,080
Referee: P Danson

Burnley1 – 1Wycombe Wanderers
Payton   6' (Report) Stallard   37'
Attendance: 9,120
Referee: M Pike

Gillingham2 – 1Burnley
Galloway   11'
Taylor   86'
(Report) Payton   31'
Attendance: 5,702
Referee: A Butler

Burnley1 – 1Wigan Athletic
Reid   68' (Report) McGibbon   90'
Attendance: 10,183
Referee: G Frankland

Manchester City2 – 2Burnley
Goater   8'
Allsopp   85'
(Report) Payton   34'
Cooke   54'
Attendance: 30,722 (3,132 away)
Referee: R Furnandiz

Colchester United0 – 4Burnley
(Report) Payton   2'   11'
Vindheim   50'
Cooke   72'
Attendance: 5,532
Referee: D Crick

Burnley1 – 1Notts County
Vindheim   90' (Report) Pearce   8'
Attendance: 10,559
Referee: M Warren

Burnley1 – 0Oldham Athletic
Cooke   64' (Report)
Attendance: 9,539
Referee: G Frankland

Macclesfield Town2 – 1Burnley
Sedgemore   18'
Smith   84'
(Report) Little   71'
Attendance: 3,995
Referee: A Hall

Burnley2 – 1Wrexham
Payton   29'   55' (Report) Ridler   46'
Attendance: 10,109
Referee: M Fletcher

Preston North End4 – 1Burnley
Rankine   23'
Nogan   46'
Eyres   49'
Byfield   57'
(Report) Eastwood   15'
Attendance: 15,888
Referee: E Lomas

Burnley0 – 2Stoke City
(Report) Lightbourne   47'
Thorne   62'
Attendance: 10,575
Referee: G Laws

Bournemouth5 – 0Burnley
Warren   55'
Robinson   60' (pen.)   69'
Stein   74'   89'
(Report)
Attendance: 5,907
Referee: J Brandwood

Burnley1 – 0Blackpool
Payton   67' (pen.) (Report)
Attendance: 11,925
Referee: P Rejer

Fulham4 – 0Burnley
Morgan   27'   38'
Hayles   57'
Peschisolido   73'
(Report)
Attendance: 9,983
Referee: R Olivier

Burnley0 – 2Northampton Town
(Report) Wilkinson   71'
Corazzin   81'
Attendance: 8,783
Referee: A Hall

York City3 – 3Burnley
Hall   54'
Rowe   61'   72'
(Report) Payton   23'   87'
Robertson   58'
Attendance: 5,630
Referee: S Mathieson

Burnley1 – 1Lincoln City
Henderson   81' (Report) Finnigan   72'
Attendance: 9,635
Referee: P Dowd

Burnley0 – 0Walsall
(Report)
Attendance: 10,892
Referee: T Jones

Bristol Rovers3 – 4Burnley
Cureton   24'
Roberts   35'
Lee   45'
(Report) Davis   15'
Branch   30'
Payton   44'
Cooke   54'
Attendance: 7,129
Referee: A Wiley

Burnley1 – 2Chesterfield
Cooke   86' (Report) Pickering   30' (o.g)
Beaumont   65'
Attendance: 10,985
Referee: S Mathieson

Millwall1 – 2Burnley
Sadlier   86' (Report) Cooke   11'
Davis   80'
Attendance: 7,407
Referee: M Fletcher

Lincoln City1 – 1Burnley
Gordon   32' (Report) Reid   66'
Attendance: 6,361
Referee: B Burns

Burnley1 – 2Luton Town
Mellon   29' (Report) Fotiadis   34'
Doherty   87'
Attendance: 10,285
Referee: P Walton

Burnley1 – 1Reading
Reid   9' (Report) Caskey   54'
Attendance: 9,366
Referee: K Lynch

Wycombe Wanderers2 – 0Burnley
Simpson   51'
Scott   52'
(Report)
Attendance: 5,195
Referee: B Coddington

Burnley0 – 5Gillingham
(Report) Taylor   14'   27'   41'   43' (pen.)   48'
Attendance: 8,981
Referee: T Heilbron

Burnley0 – 6Manchester City
(Report) Horlock   17'
Morrison   41'
Goater   50'   59'   65'
Allsopp   82'
Attendance: 17,251
Referee: J Kirkby

Burnley0 – 1Preston North End
(Report) Nogan   61'
Attendance: 11,561
Referee: C Wilkes

Wrexham1 – 1Burnley
Brammer   14' (Report) Mellon   75'
Attendance: 4,151
Referee: M Warren

Burnley4 – 3Macclesfield Town
Little   17'
Davis   57'   90'
Payton   79'
(Report) Durkan   9'   63'
Askey   14'
Attendance: 10,500
Referee: D Laws

Notts County0 – 0Burnley
(Report)
Attendance: 6,625
Referee: A D'Urso

Burnley3 – 1Colchester United
Johnrose   57'
Payton   82'   89'
(Report) Gregory   26'
Attendance: 10,747
Referee: G Cain

Oldham Athletic1 – 1Burnley
Tipton   37' (Report) Payton   52'
Attendance: 8,542
Referee: R Pearson

Blackpool0 – 2Burnley
(Report) Payton   26'
Little   57'
Attendance: 5,658
Referee: K Leach

Burnley0 – 0Bournemouth
(Report)
Attendance: 9,802
Referee: E Lomas

Stoke City1 – 4Burnley
Crowe   31' (Report) Pickering   5'
Payton   11'
Little   68'   90'
Attendance: 10,965
Referee: D Crick

Burnley1 – 0Fulham
Jepson   82' (Report)
Attendance: 13,086
Referee: P Rejer

Wigan Athletic0 – 0Burnley
(Report)
Attendance: 5,528
Referee: B Burns

Northampton Town2 – 2Burnley
Savage   7'
Howey   80'
(Report) Cook   69' (pen.)
Cooke   88'
Attendance: 7,435
Referee: A Butler

Final league positionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GS Pts
13 Bristol Rovers 46 13 17 16 65 56 65 56
14 Blackpool 46 14 14 18 44 54 44 56
15 Burnley 46 13 16 17 54 73 54 55
16 Notts County 46 14 12 20 52 61 52 54
17 Wrexham 46 13 14 19 43 62 43 53
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: In the Football League goals scored (GF) takes precedence over goal difference (GD).

League CupEdit

1st Round First LegEdit

Bury1 – 1Burnley
Matthews   17' (Report) Cooke   29'
Attendance: 3,927
Referee: G Cain

1st Round Second LegEdit

Burnley1 – 4Bury
Payton   42' (Report) D'Jaffo   45'
Daws   51'
Armstrong   70'
Matthews   78'
Attendance: 5,453
Referee: C Foy

FA CupEdit

1st RoundEdit

Darlington3 – 2Burnley
Atkinson   81'
Dorner   87'
Barnard   90'
(Report) Payton   37'   55' (pen.)
Attendance: 5,059
Referee: B Coddington

Football League TrophyEdit

Northern Section 1st RoundEdit

Burnley0 – 1Preston North End
(Report) Macken   57'
Attendance: 3,366
Referee: D Pugh

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Simpson (2007), p. 450