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The Football Conference season of 1999–2000 was the twenty-first season of the Football Conference, also known as the Nationwide Conference for sponsorship reasons.

Contents

Changes since the previous seasonEdit

Final league tableEdit

Football Conference
Season1999–2000
ChampionsKidderminster Harriers (2nd Football Conference title)
Direct promotionKidderminster Harriers
Conference League Cup winnersDoncaster Rovers
FA Trophy winnersKingstonian (2nd FA Trophy title), 2nd successive
Relegated to Level 6Altrincham,
Sutton United,
Welling United
Matches played462
Goals scored1,228 (2.66 per match)
Top goalscorerJustin Jackson (Morecambe), 29
Biggest home winRushden & DiamondsNorthwich Victoria 6–0 (29 January 2000)
Biggest away winHayesRushden & Diamonds 0–5 (4 December 1999)
Highest scoringMorecambeSutton 6–2 (4 December 1999);
TelfordHednesford 6–2 (3 January 2000);
HerefordDoncaster 5–3 (4 September 1999);
HerefordScarborough 4–4 (2 October 1999);
Rushden & DiamondsKidderminster 5–3 (21 September 1999);
Northwich VictoriaKettering Town 2–6 (24 April 2000)
Longest winning runKidderminster Harriers, Southport, Stevenage Borough, 6 matches
Longest unbeaten runMorecambe, 17 matches
Longest losing runSutton, 7 matches
Highest attendanceKidderminster Harriers v Rushden & Diamonds, 6,250 (8 April 2000)
Lowest attendanceSutton v Scarborough, 460 (20 April 2000)
Average attendance1,619 (– 0.47 compared to the previous season)
Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts Notes
1 Kidderminster Harriers 42 16 3 2 47 16 10 4 7 28 24 75 40 +35 85
2 Rushden & Diamonds 42 11 8 2 37 18 10 5 6 34 24 71 42 +29 76
3 Morecambe 42 10 7 4 46 29 8 9 4 24 19 70 48 +22 70
4 Scarborough 42 10 6 5 36 14 9 6 6 24 21 60 35 +25 69
5 Kingstonian 42 9 4 8 30 24 11 3 7 28 20 58 44 +14 67
6 Dover Athletic 42 10 7 4 43 26 8 5 8 22 30 65 56 +9 66
7 Yeovil Town 42 11 4 6 37 28 7 6 8 23 35 60 63 –3 64
8 Hereford United 42 9 6 6 43 31 6 8 7 18 21 61 52 +9 59
9 Southport 42 10 5 6 31 21 5 8 8 24 35 55 56 –1 58
10 Stevenage Borough 42 8 5 8 26 20 8 4 9 34 34 60 54 +6 57
11 Hayes 42 7 3 11 24 28 9 5 7 33 30 57 58 –1 56
12 Doncaster Rovers 42 7 5 9 19 21 8 4 9 27 27 46 48 –2 54
13 Kettering Town 42 8 10 3 25 19 4 6 11 19 31 44 50 –6 52
14 Woking 42 5 6 10 17 27 8 7 6 28 26 45 53 –8 52
15 Nuneaton Borough 42 7 6 8 28 25 5 9 7 21 28 49 53 –4 51
16 Telford United 42 12 4 5 34 21 2 5 14 22 45 56 66 –10 51
17 Hednesford Town 42 10 3 8 27 23 5 3 13 18 45 45 68 –23 51
18 Northwich Victoria 42 10 8 3 33 25 3 4 14 20 53 53 78 –25 51
19 Forest Green Rovers 42 11 2 8 35 23 2 6 13 19 40 54 63 –9 47
20 Welling United 42 6 5 10 27 32 7 3 11 27 34 54 66 –12 47 Relegated to the Southern League
21 Altrincham 42 6 8 7 31 26 3 11 7 20 34 51 60 –9 46 Relegated to the Northern Premier League
22 Sutton United 42 4 8 9 23 32 4 2 15 16 43 39 75 –36 34 Relegated to the Isthmian League
  • Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
  • Points scored: 3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw.
  • Source:[1]
Key
Football Conference Champions, promoted to Football League Division Three
FA Trophy winners
Conference League Cup winners
Relegated from The Football League
New club in the Conference, see also Cheltenham Town
Relegated to Level 6

LocationsEdit

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] ALT DON DOV FGR HAY HED HER KET KID KIN MOR NOR NUN R&D SCA SOU STB SUT TEL WEL WOK YEO
Altrincham 1–2 3–0 1–1 1–2 0–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–3 2–2 2–0 2–2 1–2 2–1 3–0 0–1 3–0 3–3 0–1 1–1 2–2
Doncaster Rovers 0–1 0–1 3–2 0–0 2–1 2–2 2–1 1–2 1–0 0–1 2–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 0–3
Dover Athletic 2–2 1–3 4–0 2–2 4–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–1 3–1 4–1 3–1 0–4 1–1 1–1 4–2 1–1 3–0 2–1 2–2 3–0
Forest Green Rovers 1–1 1–0 3–1 0–1 3–0 0–1 2–0 3–2 0–3 1–2 4–1 1–2 1–0 0–1 1–0 3–2 1–2 5–2 1–2 0–0 3–0
Hayes 1–1 3–4 1–2 3–0 2–1 0–0 0–1 2–0 1–2 0–1 2–1 3–0 0–5 0–1 0–2 1–2 1–0 1–2 1–0 0–0 2–3
Hednesford Town 5–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–1 0–2 2–3 1–3 1–0 0–0 1–2 0–3 1–2 2–2 1–0 2–1 0–1 3–0 1–0
Hereford United 2–2 5–3 2–0 1–0 0–2 3–0 4–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 3–0 1–1 4–0 4–4 2–1 1–2 4–1 2–2 1–2 2–4 0–1
Kettering Town 0–0 2–2 1–2 1–0 1–1 4–2 2–0 3–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 0–3 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 0–0 1–2
Kidderminster Harriers 1–1 1–0 1–2 3–3 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–1 3–1 1–2 2–0 2–0 5–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 4–1 3–2 4–0
Kingstonian 2–2 0–1 4–1 0–1 1–3 0–2 0–0 2–0 0–1 0–0 3–3 2–0 0–1 2–0 4–2 1–0 4–2 4–2 1–0 0–2 0–1
Morecambe 3–3 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–4 4–0 3–2 2–1 0–1 1–2 5–0 1–1 0–0 0–1 3–3 3–3 6–2 5–2 2–1 1–0 1–1
Northwich Victoria 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 3–2 0–0 2–6 1–1 0–3 0–0 3–1 2–1 2–0 0–1 3–3 2–0 2–1 3–2 3–1 3–0
Nuneaton Borough 3–1 0–0 0–2 2–3 2–1 3–0 0–1 0–1 2–3 2–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–1 2–0 1–1 4–3 0–1 1–1
Rushden & Diamonds 1–0 0–0 1–1 3–2 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 5–3 1–0 0–2 6–0 1–1 0–0 4–2 2–1 4–0 1–1 2–0 1–3 1–1
Scarborough 1–0 0–0 1–2 5–0 4–1 1–1 3–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–2 3–0 1–1 0–1 3–0 1–3 3–0 2–0 0–0 3–2 5–0
Southport 2–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 4–1 2–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 2–0 2–1 2–2 2–1 1–1 1–3 3–2 4–1 1–1
Stevenage Borough 1–1 3–0 3–1 1–1 3–0 0–1 0–3 3–0 0–2 0–1 1–2 3–1 2–1 2–2 0–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 0–0
Sutton United 3–0 1–0 0–1 3–2 2–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 0–3 2–2 0–1 2–2 1–2 0–4 1–2 1–1 0–2 2–1 2–3 1–1 0–1
Telford United 0–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–2 6–2 1–1 3–1 3–2 1–0 3–2 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–0 2–1 1–2 3–1
Welling United 2–2 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–2 3–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 1–3 0–0 0–3 2–1 4–1 2–1 2–3 2–0 1–2 2–5
Woking 0–1 1–3 2–0 2–1 0–3 0–1 0–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 0–2 0–0 0–2 1–2 1–0 2–3 2–0
Yeovil Town 3–0 1–3 1–1 1–0 2–4 3–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 3–2 2–0 3–2 1–3 5–1 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 2–1 1–1 0–3

Source: [1]
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers in order of league goalsEdit

Rank Player Club League FA Cup FA Trophy League Cup Total
1 Justin Jackson Morecambe 29 1 1 0 31
2 Carl Alford Stevenage Borough 24 0 1 1 26
3 Neil Davis Hednesford 18 1 2 0 21
4 Lee Furlong Southport 17
5 Joff Vansittart Dover Athletic 15 0 4 0 19
6 Ian Arnold Southport 14 1 3 0 18
= Kevin Ellison Altrincham 14 1 0 0 15
8 Steve Brodie Scarborough 13 0 2 1 16
= Lee Charles Hayes 13 5 0 0 18
= Robin Elmes Hereford United 13 1 1 0 15
= Paul Fewings Hereford United 13 2 0 0 15
= Warren Patmore Yeovil Town 13 0 2 2 17
13 Nassim Akrour Woking 12 0 3 2 17
= Stewart Hadley Kidderminster Harriers 12 0 0 0 12
= Ritchie Hanlon Welling United 12 0 1 1 4
= Richard Landon Altrincham 12 1 1 0 14
= David Leworthy Kingstonian 12 2 2 1 17
= Marc McGregor Forest Green Rovers 12 1 1 0 14
= Val Owen Northwich Victoria 12 1 0 0 13
20 Darren Collins Rushden & Diamonds 11 2 2 0 15
= Phil Eastwood Morecambe 11 0 2 0 13
= Lee Elam Southport 11 0 1 0 12
= Mike McElhatton Rushden & Diamonds 11 2 0 0 13
= Zeke Rowe Welling United 11 0 0 0 11
= Dave Stevens Hayes 11 0 0 0 11
= Mark Watson Sutton 11 0 1 0 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Glenda Rollin and Jack Rollin (eds.), Rothmans Football Yearbook 2000–2001. Headline, 2000.

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