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1999–2000 Scunthorpe United F.C. season

Season summaryEdit

In the 1999-2000 season, after a successful play-off final win to ensure promotion the season before, Scunthorpe weren't able to maintain their Second Division status and were relegated back to the Third Division in 23rd place.

Final league tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts
1 Preston North End 46 15 4 4 37 23 13 7 3 37 14 74 37 +37 95
2 Burnley 46 16 3 4 42 23 9 10 4 27 24 69 47 +22 88
3 Gillingham 46 16 3 4 46 21 9 7 7 33 27 79 48 +31 85
4 Wigan Athletic 46 15 3 5 37 14 7 14 2 35 24 72 38 +34 83
5 Millwall 46 14 7 2 41 18 9 6 8 35 32 76 50 +26 82
6 Stoke City 46 13 7 3 37 18 10 6 7 31 24 68 42 +26 82
7 Bristol Rovers 46 13 7 3 34 19 10 4 9 35 26 69 45 +24 80
8 Notts County 46 9 6 8 32 27 9 5 9 29 28 61 55 +6 65
9 Bristol City 46 7 14 2 31 18 8 5 10 28 39 59 57 +2 64
10 Reading 46 10 9 4 28 18 6 5 12 29 45 57 63 –6 62
11 Wrexham 46 9 6 8 23 24 8 5 10 29 37 52 61 –9 62
12 Wycombe Wanderers 46 11 4 8 32 24 5 9 9 24 29 56 53 +3 61
13 Luton Town 46 10 7 6 41 35 7 3 13 20 30 61 65 –4 61
14 Oldham Athletic 46 8 5 10 27 28 8 7 8 23 27 50 55 –5 60
15 Bury 46 8 10 5 38 33 5 8 10 23 31 61 64 –3 57
16 Bournemouth 46 11 6 6 37 19 5 3 15 22 43 59 62 –3 57
17 Brentford 46 8 6 9 27 31 5 7 11 20 30 47 61 –14 52
18 Colchester United 46 9 4 10 36 40 5 6 12 23 42 59 82 –63 52
19 Cambridge United 46 8 6 9 38 33 4 6 13 26 32 64 65 –1 48
20 Oxford United 46 6 5 12 24 38 6 4 13 19 35 43 73 –30 45
21 Cardiff City 46 5 10 8 23 34 4 7 12 22 33 45 67 –22 44
22 Blackpool 46 4 10 9 26 37 4 7 12 23 40 49 77 –28 41
23 Scunthorpe United 46 4 6 13 16 34 5 6 12 24 40 40 74 –34 39
24 Chesterfield 46 5 7 11 17 25 2 8 13 17 38 34 63 –29 36
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
  • NB: In the Football League goals scored (F) takes precedence over goal difference (GD).
Key
Division Champions, promoted
Promoted
Participated in play-offs
Promoted through play-offs
Relegated

ResultsEdit

Scunthorpe United's score comes first[1]

LegendEdit

Win Draw Loss

Football League Second DivisionEdit

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
7 August 1999 Wigan Athletic A 0–3 7,481
14 August 1999 Wycombe Wanderers H 0–1 4,092
21 August 1999 Notts County A 0–3 5,506
28 August 1999 Bournemouth H 3–1 3,376 Humphreys (2, 1 pen), Ipoua
30 August 1999 Cardiff City A 1–1 8,006 Ipoua
4 September 1999 Bristol Rovers H 0–2 4,496
11 September 1999 Colchester United A 1–0 3,280 Hodges
18 September 1999 Bristol City H 1–2 4,542 Guinan
25 September 1999 Chesterfield H 0–0 4,321
2 October 1999 Stoke City A 0–1 13,068
10 October 1999 Burnley A 2–1 10,752 Ipoua (2)
16 October 1999 Preston North End H 1–1 5,336 Ipoua (pen)
19 October 1999 Oxford United H 1–0 3,829 Ipoua
23 October 1999 Chesterfield A 1–1 3,464 Fickling
2 November 1999 Cambridge United A 3–1 3,285 Hope, Harsley, Hodges
6 November 1999 Millwall H 1–4 4,550 Cornforth
12 November 1999 Brentford A 3–4 4,657 Ipoua (pen), Harsley, Jandro
23 November 1999 Gillingham H 1–4 3,444 Ipoua
27 November 1999 Reading A 1–1 6,142 Hodges
4 December 1999 Wigan Athletic H 1–2 3,463 Hodges
18 December 1999 Bury H 0–2 3,137
26 December 1999 Oldham Athletic A 1–1 5,998 Hope
28 December 1999 Blackpool H 1–0 4,476 Omoyinmi
3 January 2000 Luton Town A 1–4 5,574 Hodges
15 January 2000 Wycombe Wanderers A 1–2 4,850 Sheldon
22 January 2000 Notts County H 1–0 4,035 Ipoua
29 January 2000 Bournemouth A 1–1 4,802 Dawson
1 February 2000 Wrexham H 0–2 2,851
5 February 2000 Cardiff City H 0–0 3,614
12 February 2000 Bristol Rovers A 1–1 8,236 Hope
19 February 2000 Reading H 2–2 4,082 Torpey, Quailey
26 February 2000 Bristol City A 1–2 9,897 Quailey
4 March 2000 Colchester United H 0–0 4,253
7 March 2000 Millwall A 2–1 8,772 Logan, Quailey
11 March 2000 Cambridge United H 0–3 3,964
18 March 2000 Gillingham A 1–3 6,822 Harsley
21 March 2000 Brentford H 0–0 2,686
25 March 2000 Oldham Athletic H 1–2 3,807 Quailey
28 March 2000 Wrexham A 1–3 2,139 Quailey
1 April 2000 Bury A 0–3 3,546
8 April 2000 Luton Town H 1–2 3,811 Dawson
15 April 2000 Blackpool A 2–0 5,542 Bull, Sheldon
22 April 2000 Preston North End A 0–1 15,518
24 April 2000 Stoke City H 0–2 5,435
29 April 2000 Oxford United A 0–2 6,752
6 May 2000 Burnley H 1–2 5,862 Hodges

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 29 October 1999 Rushden & Diamonds A 0–2 4,112

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 1st Leg 10 August 1999 Huddersfield Town H 0–2 3,398
R1 2nd Leg 24 August 1999 Huddersfield Town A 0–0 (lost 0-2 agg) 4,345

Football League TrophyEdit

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
NR2 8 January 2000 Lincoln City A 2–1 3,617 Hodges, Sheldon
NQF 25 January 2000 Chesterfield H 1–2 2,532 Stamp

SquadEdit

[2]Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Tom Evans
2   DF Paul Harsley
3   DF Andy Dawson
4   MF Richard Logan
5   DF Russ Wilcox
6   DF Chris Hope
7   MF Justin Walker
8   MF Lee Hodges
9   FW Gareth Sheldon
10   FW Steve Torpey
11   MF Jandro
12   FW Gary Bull
13   GK Ross Turner
14   MF Steve Housham
No. Position Player
15   DF Ashley Fickling
16   DF Mark Jackson
17   MF Wayne Graves
18   DF Nathan Stanton
19   FW Darryn Stamp
20   MF Lee Marshall
21   DF Brian Laws
22   GK Leigh Herrick
23   MF Matt Sparrow
24   FW Mark Anderson
25   FW Guy Ipoua
26   DF Richard Clarke
27   MF Terry Barwick
29   FW James Morris

Left club during seasonEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
22   FW Ritchie Humphreys (on loan from Sheffield Wednesday)
13   GK Tim Clarke (to Kidderminster Harriers)
26   FW Steve Guinan (on loan from Nottingham Forest)
10   FW John Gayle (to Shrewsbury Town)
26   MF Clint Marcelle (on loan from Barnsley)
13   GK Lionel Pérez (on loan from Newcastle United)
No. Position Player
16   DF Sean McAuley (to Rochdale)
13   GK Morten Hyldgaard (on loan from Coventry City)
27   MF John Cornforth (to Exeter City)
26   MF Emmanuel Omoyinmi (on loan from West Ham United)
27   FW Richard Hodgson (Released)
28   DF Stéphane Pounewatchy (Retired)

ReferencesEdit