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1999–2000 Southampton F.C. season

During the 1999–2000 English football season, Southampton Football Club competed in the FA Premier League.

Southampton F.C.
1999–2000 season
ChairmanRupert Lowe
ManagerDave Jones (until 27 January)
Glenn Hoddle (from 28 January)
StadiumThe Dell
Premiership15th
FA CupFourth round
League CupFourth round
Top goalscorerMarian Pahars (13)
Highest home attendance15,257 vs West Ham United
(5 February 2000, Premier League)
Lowest home attendance10,960 vs Manchester City
(21 September 1999, League Cup)
Average home league attendance15,132

Contents

Season summaryEdit

Manager Dave Jones was given leave from his duties in January to concentrate on clearing his name in connection with child abuse charges, and former England boss Glenn Hoddle was appointed on a temporary basis.[1] Hoddle did well to keep the Saints clear of relegation, and safety was achieved with a 15th-place finish and a respectable 44 points. As the new season approached, it was still unclear as to whether Jones would ever return to the club.

Matt Le Tissier scored a modest six goals during the season, but that was sufficient to bring his total number of Premier League goals to 100, making him the first midfielder to reach this milestone.[citation needed] Le Tissier reached the milestone in Southampton's 2–1 defeat to Sunderland on 1 April 2000 with a goal from the penalty spot.[2]

Final league tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
13 Everton 38 12 14 12 59 49 +10 50
14 Coventry City 38 12 8 18 47 54 −7 44
15 Southampton 38 12 8 18 45 62 −17 44
16 Derby County 38 9 11 18 44 57 −13 38
17 Bradford City 38 9 9 20 38 68 −30 36 Qualification for the Intertoto Cup second round
Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Results summary
Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 12 8 18 45 62  −17 44 8 4 7 26 22  +4 4 4 11 19 40  −21
Results by round
Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
GroundAHHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHHAAHAAHAHAHHAHAH
ResultWLWLWLLDDLDDWLLDLLLWLWWWLDLLWDLWWLLLDW
Position5146109131313131414141414161616161616171716141615151615151515151515151515
Source: 11v11.com: 1999-2000 Southampton results
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

ResultsEdit

Southampton's score comes first[3]

LegendEdit

Win Draw Loss

FA Premier LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
7 August 1999 Coventry City A 1–0 19,915 Østenstad
11 August 1999 Leeds United H 0–3 15,206
15 August 1999 Newcastle United H 4–2 15,013 Kachloul (2), Pahars, Hughes
21 August 1999 Everton A 1–4 31,755 Pahars
28 August 1999 Sheffield Wednesday H 2–0 14,815 Kachloul, Oakley
11 September 1999 Middlesbrough A 2–3 32,165 Kachloul, Pahars
18 September 1999 Arsenal H 0–1 15,242
25 September 1999 Manchester United A 3–3 55,249 Pahars, Le Tissier (2)
4 October 1999 Derby County H 3–3 14,208 Pahars, Oakley, Ripley
16 October 1999 Leicester City A 1–2 19,556 Pahars
23 October 1999 Liverpool H 1–1 15,241 Soltvedt
30 October 1999 Wimbledon A 1–1 15,754 Pahars
6 November 1999 Aston Villa A 1–0 26,474 Richards
20 November 1999 Tottenham Hotspur H 0–1 15,248
28 November 1999 Leeds United A 0–1 39,288
4 December 1999 Coventry City H 0–0 15,168
18 December 1999 Sunderland A 0–2 40,860
26 December 1999 Chelsea H 1–2 15,232 Davies
28 December 1999 Watford A 2–3 18,459 Boa Morte, Davies
3 January 2000 Bradford City H 1–0 15,027 Davies
16 January 2000 Newcastle United A 0–5 35,623
22 January 2000 Everton H 2–0 15,232 Tessem, Oakley
5 February 2000 West Ham United H 2–1 15,257 Pahars, Charles (own goal)
12 February 2000 Sheffield Wednesday A 1–0 23,470 Tessem
26 February 2000 Arsenal A 1–3 38,044 Richards
4 March 2000 Middlesbrough H 1–1 15,223 Pahars
8 March 2000 West Ham United A 0–2 23,484
11 March 2000 Tottenham Hotspur A 2–7 36,024 Tessem, Khalej
18 March 2000 Aston Villa H 2–0 15,218 Davies (2)
25 March 2000 Chelsea A 1–1 34,956 Tessem
1 April 2000 Sunderland H 1–2 15,245 Le Tissier (pen)
8 April 2000 Bradford City A 2–1 17,439 Windass (own goal), Pahars
15 April 2000 Watford H 2–0 15,252 Davies, Pahars
22 April 2000 Manchester United H 1–3 15,245 Pahars
24 April 2000 Derby County A 0–2 29,403
29 April 2000 Leicester City H 1–2 15,178 Kachloul
7 May 2000 Liverpool A 0–0 44,015
14 May 2000 Wimbledon H 2–0 15,249 Bridge, Pahars

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 13 December 1999 Ipswich Town A 1–0 14,383 Richards
R4 8 January 2000 Aston Villa A 0–1 25,025

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R2 1st Leg 15 September 1999 Manchester City A 0–0 17,476
R2 2nd Leg 21 September 1999 Manchester City H 4–3 (4-3 on agg) 10,960 Dodd (pen), Oakley (2), Richards
R3 13 October 1999 Liverpool H 2–1 13,822 Richards, Soltvedt
R4 1 December 1999 Aston Villa A 0–4 17,608

First-team squadEdit

Squad at end of season[4]

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 Paul Jones
2   DF Jason Dodd
3   DF John Beresford
4   MF Chris Marsden
5   DF Claus Lundekvam
6   DF Dean Richards
7   MF Matt Le Tissier (captain)
8   MF Matt Oakley
10   FW Kevin Davies
11   DF David Howells
12   DF Richard Dryden
13   GK Neil Moss
14   MF Stuart Ripley
15   DF Francis Benali
16   FW James Beattie
17   FW Marian Pahars
18   DF Wayne Bridge
No. Position Player
19   MF Dani Rodrigues
20   GK Scott Bevan
21   FW Jo Tessem
22   MF David Hughes
24   DF Patrick Colleter
25   DF Garry Monk
26   MF Imants Bleidelis
27   DF Tahar El Khalej
28   MF Kevin Gibbens
30   MF Hassan Kachloul
31   FW Shayne Bradley
32   MF Trond Egil Soltvedt
33   MF Adam Sims
34   DF Bruno Leal
35   FW Luis Boa Morte
37   DF Phil Warner

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
9   FW Mark Hughes (to Everton)
10   FW Egil Østenstad (to Blackburn Rovers)
21   MF Andy Williams (to Swindon Town)
23   DF Scott Hiley (to Portsmouth)
26   DF Scott Marshall (to Brentford)
No. Position Player
27   FW David Hirst (retired)
29   MF Marco Almeida (on loan from Sporting CP)
36   DF Chris Collins (to Stevenage Borough)
  DF Stephen Jenkins (to Brentford)

Reserve squadEdit

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

No. Position Player
-   MF Brian Howard

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hoddle takes Southampton post". BBC News. 28 January 2000. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Devilish Phillips eclipses Saints". BBC Sport. 1 April 2000. Retrieved 27 October 2011.
  3. ^ Ltd, Statto Organisation. "Southampton results for the 1999-2000 season - Statto.com".
  4. ^ "FootballSquads - Southampton - 1999/00".