1999–2000 Crystal Palace F.C. season

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Crystal Palace
1999–2000 season
Chairman Peter Morley
Manager Steve Coppell
Stadium Selhurst Park
First Division 15th
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League: Morrison (12)
All: Morrison (14)
Highest home attendance 22,577 vs. Charlton Athletic (25 March 2000)
Lowest home attendance 12,110 vs. Norwich City (23 November 1999)
Average home league attendance 15,662

During the 1999–2000 English football season, Crystal Palace F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

Crystal Palace finished in a secure 15th final place. At the end of the season, veteran defender Andy Linighan was voted the club's player of the season.

Final league table[edit]

!Pos Team P W D L F A Pts
1. Charlton Athletic 46 27 10 9 79 45 91
2. Manchester City 46 26 11 9 78 40 89
3. Ipswich Town 46 25 12 9 71 42 87
4. Barnsley 46 24 10 12 88 67 82
5. Birmingham City 46 22 11 13 65 44 77
6. Bolton Wanderers 46 21 13 12 69 50 76
7. Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 21 11 14 64 48 74
8. Huddersfield Town 46 21 11 14 62 49 74
9. Fulham 46 17 16 13 49 41 67
10. Queens Park Rangers 46 16 18 12 62 53 66
11. Blackburn Rovers 46 15 17 14 55 51 62
12. Norwich City 46 14 15 17 45 50 57
13. Tranmere Rovers 46 15 12 19 57 68 57
14. Nottingham Forest 46 14 14 18 53 55 56
15. Crystal Palace 46 13 15 18 57 67 54
16. Sheffield United 46 13 15 18 59 71 54
17. Stockport County 46 13 15 18 55 67 54
18. Portsmouth 46 13 12 21 55 66 51
19. Crewe Alexandra 46 14 9 23 46 67 51
20. Grimsby Town 46 13 12 21 41 67 51
21. West Bromwich Albion 46 10 19 17 43 60 49
22. Walsall 46 11 13 22 52 77 46
23. Port Vale 46 7 15 24 48 69 36
24. Swindon Town 46 8 12 26 38 77 36

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; Pts = Points

Results[edit]

Crystal Palace's score comes first[1]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
7 August 1999 Crewe Alexandra H 1–1 13,664 Rodger
14 August 1999 Barnsley A 3–2 14,461 Rodger, Austin, Bradbury
21 August 1999 Swindon Town H 1–2 12,726 Morrison
28 August 1999 Huddersfield Town A 1–7 10,656 Linighan
4 September 1999 Sheffield United A 1–3 11,886 Morrison
11 September 1999 Manchester City A 1–2 31,541 Morrison
18 September 1999 Grimsby Town H 3–0 13,294 Morrison, Mullins, Svensson
25 September 1999 West Bromwich Albion A 0–0 13,219
28 September 1999 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1–1 12,720 Bradbury
2 October 1999 Portsmouth H 4–0 15,221 Svensson, Carlisle, Zhiyi, Mullins
16 October 1999 Birmingham City A 0–2 21,582
20 October 1999 Blackburn Rovers A 1–1 15,819 Mullins
23 October 1999 Tranmere Rovers H 2–2 18,645 Svensson, Austin
26 October 1999 West Bromwich Albion H 0–2 12,203
30 October 1999 Portsmouth A 1–3 13,018 Linighan
6 November 1999 Bolton Wanderers A 0–2 12,744
14 November 1999 Queens Park Rangers H 3–0 15,861 McKenzie, Svensson, Mullins (pen)
20 November 1999 Port Vale A 2–2 5,170 McKenzie, Svensson
23 November 1999 Norwich City H 1–0 12,110 Svensson
27 November 1999 Nottingham Forest H 2–0 15,920 McKenzie, Svensson
4 December 1999 Crewe Alexandra A 0–2 4,923
7 December 1999 Ipswich Town H 2–2 13,176 Svensson, Mowbray (own goal)
18 December 1999 Fulham H 0–0 17,480
26 December 1999 Charlton Athletic A 1–2 20,043 Martin
28 December 1999 Walsall H 3–2 13,943 Svensson (pen), Carlisle, Mullins
3 January 2000 Stockport County A 2–1 8,570 Mullins, Carlisle
15 January 2000 Barnsley H 0–2 14,225
21 January 2000 Swindon Town A 4–2 5,214 Morrison (2), Foster, Mullins (pen)
29 January 2000 Huddersfield Town H 2–2 14,290 Mullins, Linighan
5 February 2000 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1–2 20,756 Martin
12 February 2000 Sheffield United H 1–1 14,877 Morrison
19 February 2000 Nottingham Forest A 0–2 16,421
26 February 2000 Grimsby Town A 0–1 5,421
4 March 2000 Manchester City H 1–1 21,052 Morrison
7 March 2000 Bolton Wanderers H 0–0 15,236
11 March 2000 Norwich City A 1–0 15,064 Morrison
18 March 2000 Port Vale H 1–1 18,954 Rougier (own goal)
22 March 2000 Queens Park Rangers A 1–0 12,842 Morrison
25 March 2000 Charlton Athletic H 0–1 22,577
1 April 2000 Fulham A 0–1 16,356
8 April 2000 Stockport County H 3–3 16,646 McKenzie, Forssell (2)
15 April 2000 Walsall A 2–2 6,323 Forssell, Mullins
22 April 2000 Birmingham City H 0–2 17,144
25 April 2000 Ipswich Town A 0–1 18,798
29 April 2000 Blackburn Rovers H 2–1 18,272 Cole, Morrison
7 May 2000 Tranmere Rovers A 2–1 8,891 Mullins, Morrison

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1999–2000 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 10 December 1999 Cambridge United A 0–2 5,631

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 1st Leg 10 August 1999 Colchester United A 2–2 4,242 Smith, Rizzo
R1 2nd Leg 24 August 1999 Colchester United H 3–1 (won 5–3 on agg) 5,471 Smith, Morrison, Rizzo
R2 1st Leg 14 September 1999 Leicester City H 3–3 5,006 Morrison, Zhiyi, Mullins
R2 2nd Leg 22 September 1999 Leicester City A 2–4 (lost 5–7 on agg) 12,762 Thomson, Bradbury

First-team squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
2 England DF Jamie Smith
3 England DF Andy Frampton
4 England DF Dean Austin
6 England DF David Woozley
7 England DF Hayden Mullins
8 China MF Fan Zhiyi
9 Finland FW Mikael Forssell (on loan from Chelsea)
10 Republic of Ireland FW Clinton Morrison[3]
11 Australia MF Nicky Rizzo
12 England MF Jamie Fullarton
13 England GK Fraser Digby
14 Scotland MF Steven Thomson
15 Australia MF Craig Foster
16 England DF Ashley Cole (on loan from Arsenal)
17 England DF Andy Linighan
No. Position Player
18 Northern Ireland DF Wayne Carlisle
19 England FW Leon McKenzie
20 England FW Richard Harris
21 England GK Matt Gregg
22 Wales FW Andy Martin
23 Wales MF Stephen Evans
24 England DF James Hibburt
26 Republic of Ireland MF Stephen Hunt
27 England MF Sean Hankin
28 England FW Steve Kabba
29 England FW Roscoe D'sane
30 England MF Johnathan Boardman
31 England MF Simon Rodger
32 Wales GK Lee Kendall
33 England FW Chris Sharpling

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
1 England GK Kevin Miller (to Barnsley)
5 England DF Dave Tuttle (to Barnsley)
9 England FW Lee Bradbury (to Portsmouth)
16 Sweden FW Mathias Svensson (to Charlton Athletic)
25 Northern Ireland MF Gareth Graham (to Brentford)
25 Australia GK Steve Mautone (to Gillingham)
No. Position Player
34 Brazil DF Fumaça (to Newcastle United)
34 Venezuela MF Fernando de Ornelas (to Real Zaragoza)
35 Republic of Ireland DF Terry Phelan (on loan from Everton)
36 England DF David Lee (to Exeter City)
37 Republic of Ireland MF Brian Launders (to Sheffield United)

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