1998–99 Bolton Wanderers F.C. season

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Bolton Wanderers
1998–99 season
Chairman England Gordon Hargreaves
Manager England Colin Todd
Stadium Reebok Stadium
First Division 6th
FA Cup 3rd Round
Worthington Cup 4th Round
Top goalscorer League:
Bob Taylor (17)
All: Bob Taylor (18)
Highest home attendance 24,625 v Bradford City
December 26, 1998
Lowest home attendance 6,429 v Hartlepool United
August 11, 1998

The 1998–1999 season was the 120th season in Bolton Wanderers F.C.'s existence, and their first season back in the Football League First Division after relegation from the Premier League. It covers the period from 1 July 1998 to 30 June 1999.[1]

Results[edit]

Nationwide League Division One[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
8 August 1998 Crystal Palace A 2 – 2 Holdsworth 33', Gunnlaugsson 90' 19,029
15 August 1998 Grimsby Town H 2 – 0 Blake 56', Holdsworth 70' (pen) 16,584
23 August 1998 Bradford City A 2 – 2 Gunnlaugsson 19', Blake 60' 13,163
29 August 1998 Sheffield United H 2 – 2 Strong 5', Blake 36' 18,263
8 September 1998 West Bromwich Albion A 3 – 2 Gunnlaugsson 19', Blake 26', Gardner 88' 15,789
12 September 1998 Birmingham City H 3 – 1 Taylor (2) 1', 49', Frandsen 5' 19,637
19 September 1998 Crewe Alexandra A 4 – 4 Gunnlaugsson 23', 44', Taylor 37', Frandsen 50' 5,744
26 September 1998 Huddersfield Town H 3 – 0 Frandsen 15', Blake 26', Gunnlaugsson 43' 20,971
29 September 1996 Swindon Town H 2 – 1 Blake 46', Gunnlaugsson 86' 16,497
3 October 1998 Barnsley A 2 – 2 Gunnlaugsson 21', Johansen 42' 17,362
17 October 1998 Oxford United H 1 – 1 Frandsen 37' 17,064
20 October 1998 Watford H 1 – 2 Gunnlaugsson 25' 15,921
23 October 1998 Bristol City A 1 – 2 Gunnlaugsson 5' 12,026
1 November 1998 Sunderland H 0 – 3 21,676
4 November 1998 Port Vale H 3 – 1 Taylor 5', Frandsen 20', Gunnlaugsson 69' 13,324
7 November 1998 Queens Park Rangers A 0 – 2 11,814
14 November 1998 Tranmere Rovers H 2 – 2 Johansen 53', Holdsworth 56' (pen) 16,564
21 November 1998 Ipswich Town A 1 – 0 Taylor 90' 17,225
24 November 1998 Stockport County A 1 – 0 Taylor 81' 8,520
28 November 1998 Bury H 4 – 0 Johansen (2) 21', 57', Gunnlaugsson (2) 64', 67' 21,028
5 December 1998 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1 – 1 Taylor 58' 22,537
12 December 1998 Tranmere Rovers A 1 – 1 Taylor 11' 6,959
19 December 1998 Portsmouth H 3 – 1 Taylor 70', Frandsen 78', Holdsworth 84' 15,981
26 December 1998 Bradford City H 0 – 0 24,625
28 December 1996 Port Vale A 2 – 0 Sellars 48', Holdsworth 75' (pen) 8,201
10 January 1999 Crystal Palace H 3 – 0 Taylor 3', Johansen 26', Jensen 33' 15,410
16 January 1999 Sheffield United A 2 – 1 Holdsworth (2) 45', 72' 15,787
30 January 1999 Norwich City H 2 – 0 Holdsworth 38', Cox 65' 17,269
6 February 1999 Grimsby Town A 1 – 0 Holdsworth 54' 8,674
13 February 1999 West Bromwich Albion H 2 – 1 Taylor 43', Cox 51' 20,657
21 February 1999 Birmingham City A 0 – 0 26,051
27 February 1999 Crewe Alexandra H 1 – 3 Holdsworth 55' (pen) 19,437
2 March 1999 Huddersfield Town A 2 – 3 Holdsworth 19', Johansen 50' 13,867
6 March 1999 Swindon Town A 3 – 3 Fish 60', Jensen 70, Guðjohnsen 77' 8,392
9 March 1999 Barnsley H 3 – 3 Sellars 15', Holdsworth 25' (pen), Guðjohnsen 80' 16,537
13 March 1999 Queens Park Rangers H 2 – 1 Taylor (2) 30', 58' 17,919
20 March 1999 Sunderland A 1 – 3 Frandsen 49' 41,505
3 April 1999 Oxford United A 0 – 0 7,547
5 April 1999 Stockport County H 1 – 2 Taylor 49' 18,587
10 April 1999 Watford A 0 – 2 13,001
13 April 1999 Bristol City H 1 – 0 Guðjohnsen 7' 14,4559
17 April 1999 Ipswich Town H 2 – 0 Taylor 37', Guðjohnsen 69' 19,894
20 April 1999 Norwich City A 2 – 2 Cox 48', Frandsen 74' 11,137
23 April 1999 Bury A 2 – 1 Cox 90' 7,680
30 April 1999 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1 – 1 Gardner 36' 20,280
9 May 1999 Portsmouth A 2 – 0 Johansen 20', Guðjohnsen 67' 16,015
Pos Team Pl W D L F A GD Pts
5. Watford 46 21 14 11 65 56 77
6. Bolton Wanderers 46 20 16 10 78 59 76
7. Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 19 16 11 64 43 73

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Nationwide League Division One Play-Offs[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
16 May 1999 Semi-Final First Leg Ipswich Town H 1 – 0 Johansen 84' 18,295
19 May 1999 Semi Final Second Leg Ipswich Town A 3 – 4 (aet)
Bolton win on away goals
Taylor 51', 96' Frandsen 84' 9,713
31 May 1999 Final Watford Wembley Stadium 0 – 2 70,343

F.A. Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
2 January 1999 Round 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1 – 2 Sellars 57' 18,269

Worthington Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
11 August 1998 Round 1 First Leg Hartlepool H 1 – 0 Taylor 6,429
25 August 1998 Round 1 Second Leg Hartlepool A 3 – 0
4 – 0 (agg)
Blake (3) 55', 59', 71' 3,185
15 September 1998 Round 2 First Leg Hull City H 3 – 1 Phillips 45', Gunnlaugsson 61', Frandsen 89' 7,544
22 September 1998 Round 2 Second Leg Hull City A 3 – 2
6 – 3 (agg)
Jensen 26', Johansen 72', Gardner 79' 4,226
27 October 1998 Round 3 Norwich City A 1 – 1 (aet)
Bolton win 3 – 1 on penalties
Elliott 96' 14,189
10 November 1998 Round 4 Wimbledon H 1 – 2 Jensen 52' 7,868

Appearances[edit]

Bolton used a total of 27 players during the season.

P Player Position FL FAC LC Total
1 Denmark Claus Jensen Midfielder 47 0(0) 01 0(0) 06 0(0) 54 0(0)
2 Denmark Per Frandsen Midfielder 47 0(0) 01 0(0) 04 0(0) 52 0(0)
3 England Neil Cox Defender 45 0(2) 01 0(0) 05 0(0) 51 0(2)
4 Denmark Michael Johansen Midfielder 43 0(3) 01 0(0) 04 0(1) 48 0(4)
5 South Africa Mark Fish Defender 39 0(0) 01 0(0) 05 0(0) 45 0(0)
6 Finland Jussi Jääskeläinen Goalkeeper 34 0(0) 01 0(0) 05 0(0) 40 0(0)
7 England Bob Taylor Striker 35 0(6) 01 0(0) 03 0(3) 39 0(9)
8 England Mike Whitlow Defender 27 0(1) 01 0(0) 03 0(1) 31 0(2)
9 Iceland Arnar Gunnlaugsson Striker 22 0(5) 00 0(1) 06 0(0) 28 0(6)
10 England Dean Holdsworth Striker 22 (10) 01 0(0) 03 0(1) 26 (11)
11 England Scott Sellars Midfielder 22 0(4) 01 0(0) 02 0(0) 250(4)
12 Jamaica Ricardo Gardner Midfielder 22 0(6) 00 0(1) 02 0(1) 24 0(8)
13 England Andy Todd Defender 21 0(2) 00 0(0) 03 0(0) 24 0(2)
14 Iceland Guðni Bergsson Defender 15 0(3) 01 0(0) 03 0(0) 19 0(3)
15 England Robbie Elliott Defender 17 0 (8) 00 0(0) 01 0(0) 18 0(8)
16 England Paul Warhurst Defender/Midfielder 17 0(5) 00 0(0) 00 0(0) 17 0(5)
17 England Jimmy Phillips Defender 14 0(1) 00 0(0) 03 0(1) 17 0(2)
18 Wales Nathan Blake Striker 11 0(1) 00 0(0) 02 0(1) 13 0(2)
19 England Steve Banks Goalkeeper 09 0(0) 00 0(0) 03 0(0) 12 0(0)
20 Iceland Eiður Guðjohnsen Striker 11 0(6) 00 0(0) 00 0(1) 11 0(7)
21 England Greg Strong Defender 04 0(1) 00 0(0) 04 0(0) 08 0(1)
22 England Jon Newsome Defender 06 0(0) 00 0(0) 00 0(0) 06 0(0)
23 Republic of Ireland Keith Branagan Goalkeeper 03 0(0) 00 0(0) 01 0(0) 04 0(0)
24 England Hasney Aljofree Defender 01 0(3) 00 0(0) 01 0(0) 02 0(3)
25 Denmark Bo Hansen Midfielder/Striker 01 (10) 00 0(0) 00 0(0) 01 (10)
26 England Jamie Fullarton Midfielder 01 0(0) 00 0(0) 00 0(0) 01 0(0)
27 England Scott Taylor Striker 00 0(0) 00 0(0) 00 0(1) 00 0(1)

Top scorers[edit]

P Player Position PL FAC LC Total
1 England Bob Taylor Striker 17 0 1 18
2 Iceland Arnar Gunnlaugsson Striker 13 1 0 14
3 England Dean Holdsworth Striker 12 0 0 12
4 Denmark Per Frandsen Midfielder 09 0 1 10
5 Wales Nathan Blake Striker 06 0 3 09

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bolton Wanderers 1998-99". bwfcstats.com. Retrieved 20 December 2009.