1998–99 Grimsby Town F.C. season

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Grimsby Town
1998–99 season
Chairman Bill Carr
Manager Alan Buckley
Stadium Blundell Park
Football League First Division 11th
FA Cup Third round
Worthington Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League: Groves (14)
All: Groves (15)
Average home league attendance 6,681

During the 1998–99 English football season, Grimsby Town F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

Grimsby had a great first season back in the First Division after relegation two seasons ago, finishing in a satisfying 11th place,[1] with club captain Groves being their top scorer with 15 in all competitions.

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pl W D L F A Pts
1. Sunderland 46 31 12 3 91 28 105
2. Bradford City 46 26 9 11 82 47 87
3. Ipswich Town 46 26 8 12 69 32 86
4. Birmingham City 46 23 12 11 66 37 81
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
8. Sheffield United 46 18 13 15 71 66 67
9. Norwich City 46 15 17 14 62 61 62
10. Huddersfield Town 46 15 16 15 62 71 61
11. Grimsby Town 46 17 10 19 40 52 61
12. West Bromwich Albion 46 16 11 19 69 76 59
13. Barnsley 46 14 17 15 59 56 59
14. Crystal Palace 46 14 16 16 58 71 58
15. Tranmere Rovers 46 12 20 14 63 61 56
16. Stockport County 46 12 17 17 49 60 53
17. Swindon Town 46 13 11 22 59 81 50
18. Crewe Alexandra 46 12 12 22 54 78 48
19. Portsmouth 46 11 14 21 57 73 47
20. Queens Park Rangers 46 12 11 23 52 61 47
21. Port Vale 46 13 8 25 45 75 47
22. Bury 46 10 17 19 35 60 47
23. Oxford United 46 10 14 22 48 71 44
24. Bristol City 46 9 15 22 57 80 42
Key
Promoted to the Premier League
Qualified for the promotion playoff
Relegated to Division 2

NB In the Football League goals scored (F) takes precedence over goal difference

Squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
- Northern Ireland GK Aidan Davison
- England DF John McDermott
- Scotland DF Peter Handyside
- England DF Richard Smith
- England DF Tony Gallimore
- England MF Paul Groves (captain)
- Northern Ireland MF Kingsley Black
- Wales FW Lee Nogan
- England FW Jack Lester
- England MF Stacy Coldicott
- England DF David Smith
- England MF Kevin Donovan
- England FW Lee Ashcroft
No. Position Player
- England MF Tommy Widdrington
- England GK Andy Love
- England FW Steve Livingstone
- England DF Mark Lever
- England MF Wayne Burnett
- England DF Danny Butterfield
- Republic of Ireland FW Daryl Clare
- England GK Steve Croudson
- Scotland MF Jim Dobbin
- England DF Matthew Bloomer
- England MF Adam Buckley
- England DF Ben Chapman

References[edit]

  1. ^ "English Division One 1998–1999 : Table". Statto. Retrieved 16 April 2012.