1999–2000 Bristol Rovers F.C. season

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Bristol Rovers
1999–2000 season
Manager England Ian Holloway
Second Division 7th
FA Cup First round
League Cup Second round
Football League Trophy Area quarter-final
Top goalscorer Jamie Cureton and Jason Roberts (22)

During the 1999–2000 English football season, Bristol Rovers competed in the Football League Second Division.

Season summary[edit]

Bristol Rovers nearly reached the play-offs, finishing seventh.

First-team squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[1]

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

No. Position Player
1 Wales GK Lee Jones
2 England DF Dave Pritchard
3 England DF Trevor Challis
4 England DF Steve Foster
5 England DF Andy Thomson
6 England DF Andy Tillson
7 England MF Ronnie Mauge
8 England MF David Hillier
9 Wales MF Michael Meaker[2]
10 England FW Jamie Cureton
11 Grenada FW Jason Roberts[3]
12 England DF Robbie Pethick
14 England DF Mark Smith
15 Latvia MF Vitālijs Astafjevs
16 England DF Mike Trought
17 France DF Stéphane Léoni
18 England FW Nathan Ellington
No. Position Player
20 Netherlands GK Michel Kuipers
21 England MF Jamie Shore
22 England MF Lee Zabek
23 England DF Tom White
24 England FW Bobby Zamora
25 England GK Ray Johnston
26 England DF Robert Trees
27 England MF Ian Holloway
28 England FW Gary Penrice
29 England GK Brian Parkin
30 England MF Mark Walters
31 England MF Simon Bryant
32 Trinidad and Tobago FW Nigel Pierre
34 England MF Lewis Hogg
35 England MF Jordan Stewart (on loan from Leicester City)
36 Sweden DF Marcus Andreasson[4]
37 England MF Robert Wolleaston (on loan from Chelsea)

Left club during season[edit]

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

No. Position Player
19 England FW Frankie Bennett (to Forest Green Rovers)
29 England GK Stuart Taylor (on loan from Arsenal)
No. Position Player
32 England DF Shaun Byrne (on loan from West Ham United)
33 England GK Rhys Evans (on loan from Chelsea)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.footballsquads.co.uk/eng/1999-2000/d2/bristolr.htm
  2. ^ Meaker was born in Greenford, England, but has represented Wales at U-21 level.
  3. ^ Roberts was born in Brent, England, but also qualifies to represent Grenada internationally through his father and made his international debut for Grenada in 1999.
  4. ^ Andreasson was born in Buchanan, Liberia.