1999–2000 Oxford United F.C. season

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Oxford United
1999–2000 season
Manager England Malcolm Shotton (until October)
England Mickey Lewis (until February)
England Denis Smith
Football League Second Division 20th
FA Cup Fourth round
League Cup Third round
Football League Trophy Quarter final
Top goalscorer Matt Murphy (17)

During the 1999–2000 English football season, Oxford United F.C. competed in the Football League Second Division where they finished in 20th position avoiding relegation to Division Three by a single point.

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]

Oxford 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 Stoke City A 2 – 1 11,300 Murphy 28', Anthrobus 78'
2 14 August 1999 Cardiff City H 2 – 3 6,423 Murphy 67', 73'
3 21 August 1999 Bristol Rovers A 0 – 1 7,617
4 28 August 1999 Oldham Athletic H 1 – 0 5,098 Murphy 18' (pen)
5 30 August 1999 Blackpool A 1 – 1 3,670 Lilley 57'
6 4 September 1999 Wycombe Wanderers H 0 – 0 6,306
7 11 September 1999 Gillingham H 1 – 2 5,418 Cook 90'
8 18 September 1999 Wrexham A 0 – 1 4,229
9 25 September 1999 Luton Town A 2 – 4 6,102 Powell 59', Lilley 65'
10 2 October 1999 Bristol City H 3 – 0 6,638 Beauchamp 7', 33', Lilley 66'
11 9 October 1999 Millwall H 1 – 3 5,392 Murphy 66' (pen)
12 16 October 1999 Brentford A 0 – 2 6,237
13 19 October 1999 Scunthorpe United A 0 – 1 3,829
14 23 October 1999 Luton Town H 0 – 1 5,866
15 2 November 1999 Colchester United H 1 – 1 4,444 Lambert 1'
16 7 November 1999 Reading A 2 – 1 10,101 Folland 7', Murphy 84'
17 13 November 1999 Bury H 1 – 1 4,318 Lambert 9'
18 23 November 1999 Notts County A 1 – 0 4,020 Warren 85' (o.g.)
19 27 November 1999 Chesterfield A 0 – 0 2,768
20 4 December 1999 Stoke City H 1 – 1 5,700 Beauchamp 27'
21 18 December 1999 Bournemouth A 0 – 4 4,443
22 18 December 1999 Cambridge United H 1 – 0 6,772 Murphy 83'
23 28 December 1999 Burnley A 2 – 3 14,218 Anthrobus 3', Whelan 52'
24 3 January 2000 Wigan Athletic H 1 – 2 5,915 Cook 60'
25 15 January 2000 Cardiff City A 1 – 1 6,914 Murphy 44'
26 23 January 2000 Bristol Rovers H 0 – 5 7,355
27 29 January 2000 Oldham Athletic A 0 – 2 4,780
28 1 February 2000 Preston North End H 0 – 4 5,164
29 5 February 2000 Blackpool H 0 – 1 5,179
30 12 February 2000 Wycombe Wanderers A 1 – 0 6,200 Beauchamp 26'
31 19 February 2000 Chesterfield H 2 – 1 5,146 Fear 10', Lilley 89'
32 26 February 2000 Wrexham H 1 – 4 4,988 Edwards 71'
33 4 March 2000 Gillingham A 0 – 1 6,996
34 7 March 2000 Reading H 1 – 3 7,638 Powell 8'
35 11 March 2000 Colchester United A 2 – 1 4,058 S Weatherstone 22', Whelan 90'
36 14 March 2000 Preston North End A 1 – 3 12,008 Murphy 64'
37 18 March 2000 Notts County H 2 – 3 4,544 Powell 7', 76' (1 pen)
38 21 March 2000 Bury A 2 – 1 2,606 Lilley 9', Cook 90'
39 25 March 2000 Cambridge United A 0 – 2 5,127
40 1 April 2000 Bournemouth H 1 – 0 5,214 Lilley 31'
41 8 April 2000 Wigan Athletic A 0 – 2 4,848
42 15 April 2000 Burnley H 1 – 2 7,549 Murphy 13'
43 22 April 2000 Brentford A 1 – 1 5,342 Lilley 41'
44 24 April 2000 Bristol City A 2 – 2 9,046 Powell 10', Davis 68'
45 29 April 2000 Scunthorpe United H 2 – 0 6,752 Murphy 26', Powell 70'
46 6 May 2000 Millwall A 0 – 1 13,827

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 1st Leg 10 August 1999 Southend United A 2 – 0 2,618 Murphy 53', Beauchamp 81'
R1 2nd Leg 24 August 1999 Southend United H 1 – 0 4,162 Murphy 61'
R2 1st Leg 14 September 1999 Everton H 1 – 1 7,345 Murphy 21'
R2 2nd Leg 22 September 1999 Everton A 1 – 0 10,006 Beauchamp 12'
R3 12 October 1999 Tranmere Rovers A 0 – 2 5,328

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1999–2000 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 30 October 1999 Morecambe H 3 – 2 3,504 Lilley 12', Powell 58', Abbey 87'
R2 20 November 1999 Shrewsbury Town A 2 – 2 3,557 Murphy 63', Folland 77'
R2 Replay 30 November 1999 Shrewsbury Town H 2 – 1 AET 4,096 Murphy 90', 117'
R3 10 December 1999 Nottingham Forest A 1 – 1 8,079 Powell 75'
R3 Replay 8 January 2000 Nottingham Forest H 1 – 3 7,191 Powell 72'

Football League Trophy[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 7 December 1999 Luton Town H 2 – 0 1,220 Powell 40', 48 (2 pen)
R2 11 January 2000 Wycombe Wanderers H 1 – 1 (5 – 3 pens) 1,798 Powell 21' (pen)
Quarter final 25 January 2000 Brentford A 0 – 2 2,942

Squad statistics[edit]

No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup League Trophy Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK South Africa Andre Arendse 13 0 1(1) 0 4 0 0 0 18(1) 0
2 DF England Les Robinson 46 0 5 0 5 0 3 0 59 0
3 MF England Paul Powell 39(1) 6 3(1) 3 5 0 2 3 49(2) 12
4 MF England Peter Fear 13(6) 1 1(1) 0 3 0 2 0 19(7) 1
5 DF Canada Mark Watson 34(1) 0 5 0 2 0 1 0 42(1) 0
6 FW England Craig Russell 5(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5(1) 0
6 MF England Eddie Newton 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
6 DF England Phil Gilchrist 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
7 FW England Matt Murphy 46 11 5 3 5 3 2 0 58 17
8 MF England Paul Tait 34 0 2 0 5 0 2 0 43 0
9 FW England Steve Anthrobus 25(11) 2 3(1) 0 4 0 2 0 34(12) 2
10 FW England Derek Lilley 36(8) 7 5 1 3(2) 0 1 0 45(10) 8
11 MF England Joey Beauchamp 33(1) 4 5 0 5 0 1(2) 0 44(3) 4
12 MF England Jamie Cook 11(18) 3 1(3) 0 1(3) 0 3 0 16(24) 3
13 GK Sweden Paul Lundin 21(1) 0 4 0 1 0 3 0 29(1) 0
14 DF England Steve Davis 20(4) 1 1 0 4 0 0(1) 0 25(5) 1
15 MF England Simon Weatherstone 13(7) 1 0 0 1(1) 0 1 0 15(8) 1
16 FW Wales Rob Folland 17(6) 1 4(1) 1 4 0 1 0 26(7) 1
17 DF England Jon Shepheard 1(1) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3(1) 0
18 MF England Chris Hackett 0(2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0(2) 0
18 FW Saint Kitts and Nevis Kevin Francis 0(3) 0 0(1) 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0(5) 0
19 DF England Phil Whelan 31 2 5 0 1 0 3 0 40(1) 2
20 FW England Nicky Banger 1(2) 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0 0 2(2) 0
21 DF Scotland Neil McGowan 15(5) 0 2(1) 0 0(2) 0 2 0 19(8) 0
22 DF England Mickey Lewis 3(2) 0 0 0 2(1) 0 0 0 5(3) 0
23 DF England Ross Weatherstone 3(1) 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5(1) 0
24 MF England Jamie Lambert 8(5) 2 2(1) 0 0 0 0 0 10(6) 2
24 FW England Nigel Jemson 13(5) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13(5) 0
25 FW England Ben Abbey 0(10) 0 0(1) 1 0 0 0(2) 0 0(13) 1
27 MF England Dean Whitehead 0 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0(1) 0
29 GK England Richard Knight 12(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12(1) 0
30 DF Wales Christian Edwards 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1

References[edit]

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

See also[edit]