1999–2000 Cambridge United F.C. season

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Cambridge United
1999–2000 season
Manager England Roy McFarland
Football League Second Division 20th
FA Cup Fifth round
League Cup First round
Football League Trophy First Round
Top goalscorer Trevor Benjamin (23)

During the 1999–2000 English football season, Cambridge United F.C. competed in the Football League Second Division where they finished in 19th position on 48 points.

Final league table[edit]

Second Division[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A Pts
1 Preston North End 46 28 11 7 74 37 91
2 Burnley 46 25 13 8 69 47 88
3 Gillingham 46 25 10 11 79 48 85
4 Wigan Athletic 46 22 17 7 72 38 83
5 Millwall 46 23 13 10 76 50 82
6 Stoke City 46 23 13 10 68 42 82
7 Bristol Rovers 46 23 11 12 69 45 80
8 Notts County 46 18 11 17 61 55 65
9 Bristol City 46 15 19 12 59 57 64
10 Reading 46 16 14 16 57 63 62
11 Wrexham 46 17 11 18 52 61 62
12 Wycombe Wanderers 46 16 13 17 56 53 61
13 Luton Town 46 17 10 19 61 65 61
14 Oldham Athletic 46 16 12 18 50 55 60
15 Bury 46 13 18 15 61 64 57
16 A.F.C. Bournemouth 46 16 9 21 59 62 57
17 Brentford 46 13 13 20 47 61 52
18 Colchester United 46 14 10 22 59 82 52
19 Cambridge United 46 12 12 22 64 65 48
20 Oxford United 46 12 9 25 43 73 45
21 Cardiff City 46 9 17 20 45 67 44
22 Blackpool 46 8 17 21 49 77 41
23 Scunthorpe United 46 9 12 25 40 74 39
24 Chesterfield 46 7 15 24 34 63 36

Results[edit]

Cambridge United's score comes first

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League Division Two[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 7 August 1999 Bournemouth A 1 – 2 5,552 Butler 21'
2 14 August 1999 Reading H 3 – 1 4,630 Kyd 35', Benjamin 59', Duncan 68'
3 21 August 1999 Chesterfield A 2 – 4 2,816 Benjamin 8', Wanless 61'
4 28 August 1999 Notts County H 1 – 1 4,329 Butler 58'
5 30 August 1999 Wigan Athletic A 1 – 1 5,976 Taylor 77'
6 4 September 1999 Stoke City H 1 – 3 4,007 Lightbourne 47' (o.g.)
7 11 September 1999 Brentford A 2 – 2 4,234 Butler 48' (pen), Benjamin 81'
8 18 September 1999 Millwall A 1 – 2 7,278 Butler 53' (pen)
9 25 September 1999 Gillingham H 2 – 2 7,278 Butler 60' (pen), Wanless 64'
10 2 October 1999 Preston North End A 1 – 2 9,522 Butler 36'
11 9 October 1999 Wycombe Wanderers A 0 – 1 5,345
12 15 October 1999 Colchester United H 5 – 2 5,039 Butler 29', 85', 89', Greene (o.g.) 37', Benjamin 74'
13 19 October 1999 Burnley H 0 – 1 4,320
14 23 October 1999 Gillingham A 1 – 2 6,417 Youngs 17'
15 2 November 1999 Scunthorpe United H 1 – 3 3,285 Kyd 64'
16 6 November 1999 Bristol City A 1 – 1 8,646 Butler 2'
17 12 November 1999 Luton Town H 3 – 1 6,211 Butler 39', Benjamin 44', Kyd 59'
18 23 November 1999 Wrexham A 1 – 1 3,467 Benjamin 20'
19 27 November 1999 Blackpool A 1 – 2 4,040 Butler 82'
20 4 December 1999 Bournemouth H 0 – 2 3,579
21 18 December 1999 Oldham Athletic H 2 – 3 3,162 Butler 43', 72'
22 26 December 1999 Oxford United A 0 – 1 6,772
23 28 December 1999 Cardiff City H 0 – 0 4,250
24 3 January 2000 Bristol Rovers A 0 – 1 9,822
25 15 January 2000 Reading H 0 – 0 6,953
26 22 January 2000 Chesterfield H 2 – 0 3,819 Benjamin 44', 66'
27 5 February 2000 Wigan Athletic H 1 – 1 3,755 Youngs 90'
28 12 February 2000 Stoke City A 0 – 1 9,662
29 15 February 2000 Notts County A 3 – 2 4,053 Richardson 51' (o.g.), Youngs 69', Benjamin 90'
30 19 February 2000 Blackpool H 0 – 2 4,636
31 22 February 2000 Bury A 2 – 0 3,088 Taylor 68', Eustace 75'
32 25 February 2000 Millwall H 0 – 2 5,116
33 4 March 2000 Brentford A 1 – 1 4,987 Benjamin 2'
34 7 March 2000 Bristol City H 3 – 0 3,505 Youngs 5', 76', Benjamin 87'
35 11 March 2000 Scunthorpe United A 3 – 0 3,964 Taylor 15', Youngs 63', Benjamin 83'
36 18 March 2000 Wrexham H 3 – 4 4,591 Youngs 29', 53' Benjamin 90'
37 21 March 2000 Luton Town A 2 – 2 5,379 Benjamin 26', Ashbee 56'
38 25 March 2000 Oxford United H 2 – 0 5,127 Benjamin 8', Hansen 44'
39 1 April 2000 Oldham Athletic A 0 – 1 4,988
40 4 April 2000 Bury H 3 – 0 3,016 Wanless 7', Benjamin 25', Hansen 33'
41 8 April 2000 Bristol Rovers A 1 – 1 4,536 Benjamin 11'
42 15 April 2000 Cardiff City A 4 – 0 6,592 Taylor 20', 57', 61', Hunt 86'
43 22 April 2000 Colchester United A 1 – 3 4,902 Benjamin 53'
44 24 April 2000 Preston North End H 2 – 0 6,068 Hansen 8', Benjamin 44'
45 29 April 2000 Burnley A 0 – 2 15,084
46 6 May 2000 Wycombe Wanderers H 1 – 2 5,335 Benjamin 36'

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 1st Leg 10 August 1999 Bristol City H 2 – 2 2,813 Butler 50', 86'
R1 2nd Leg 24 August 1999 Bristol City A 1 – 2 5,352 Butler 87'

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1999–2000 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 30 October 1999 Gateshead H 1 – 0 2,970 Taylor 79'
R2 20 November 1999 Bamber Bridge H 1 – 0 3,303 Butler 71' (pen)
R3 10 December 1999 Crystal Palace H 2 – 0 5,631 Benjamin 74', Wanless 81'
R4 8 January 2000 Wrexham A 2 – 1 7,186 Benjamin 15', Butler 52'
R5 29 January 2000 Bolton Wanderers H 1 – 3 7,523 Benjamin 29'

Football League Trophy[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 11 January 2000 Barnet H 1 – 2 1,556 Youngs 27'

Squad[edit]

Appearances for competitive matches only

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Football League Trophy Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FW England Zema Abbey 2(6) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2(6) 0
MF England Ian Ashbee 43(2) 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 50(2) 1
FW Jamaica Trevor Benjamin 42(2) 20 5 3 2 0 0 0 49(2) 23
FW England Martin Butler 26 14 5 2 2 3 0 0 36 19
FW Jamaica Darren Byfield 3(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3(1) 0
MF England Jamie Cassidy 4(4) 0 0 0 0(1) 0 1 0 5(5) 0
DF England Ben Chenery 17(1) 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 20(1) 0
FW England Daniel Chillingworth 0(3) 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0(4) 0
DF Scotland Tom Cowan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
DF England Andy Duncan 13 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 15 1
DF England Scott Eustace 34(1) 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 39(1) 1
MF Northern Ireland Mark Graham 0(1) 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0 0 0(2) 0
FW England Steve Guinan 4(2) 0 0(2) 0 0 0 1 0 5(4) 0
MF Denmark John Hansen 12(4) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 12(4) 3
FW England Jonathan Hunt 3(4) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3(4) 1
DF England Jason Kavanagh 19 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 22 0
MF Wales Adam King 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0
FW England Michael Kyd 12(6) 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 16(6) 3
FW England Nathan Lamey 2(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2(1) 0
MF England Neil MacKenzie 19(3) 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0 19(3) 0
GK England Shaun Marshall 23(1) 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 27(1) 0
DF Scotland Martin McNeil 29 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 33 0
DF England Rob Miller 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0
MF England Neil Mustoe 28(5) 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 34(5) 0
DF Scotland Scott Paterson 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
GK France Lionel Pérez 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
MF England David Preece 1(11) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2(11) 0
MF England Alex Russell 14(1) 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 17(1) 0
DF England Adam Tann 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
FW England John Taylor 18(19) 6 1(3) 1 0(2) 0 0 0 19(24) 7
MF England Paul Wanless 39(3) 3 4(1) 1 1 0 1 0 45(4) 4
DF England Clive Wilson 27 0 4 0 2 0 1 0 34 0
FW England Tom Youngs 12(10) 8 0 0 0(1) 0 1 1 13(11) 9
GK Netherlands Arjan van Heusden 14(1) 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 18(1) 0

References[edit]

Cambridge 1999–2000 at soccerbase.com (use drop down list to select relevant season)

See also[edit]