1999–2000 Sunderland A.F.C. season

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Sunderland
1999–2000 season
Chairman Bob Murray
Manager Peter Reid
Stadium Stadium of Light
FA Premier League 7th
FA Cup Fourth round
League Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League:
Kevin Phillips (30)
All:
Kevin Phillips (30)
Average home league attendance 40,495
Home colours
Away colours

During the 1999–2000 season, Sunderland participated in the FA Premier League.

Team kit and sponsors[edit]

This season was the first in which the club was sponsored by car dealership Reg Vardy, and the last in which ASICS made the club's kit.[1]

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pl W D L F A GD Pts
1 Manchester United 38 28 7 3 97 45  +52 91
2 Arsenal 38 22 7 9 73 43  +30 73
3 Leeds United 38 21 6 11 58 43  +15 69
4 Liverpool 38 19 10 9 51 30  +21 67
5 Chelsea 38 18 11 9 53 34  +19 65
6 Aston Villa 38 15 13 10 46 35  +11 58
7 Sunderland 38 16 10 12 57 56  +1 58
8 Leicester City 38 16 7 15 55 55  0 55
9 West Ham United 38 15 10 13 52 53  −1 55
10 Tottenham Hotspur 38 15 8 15 57 49  +8 53
11 Newcastle United 38 14 10 14 63 54  +9 52
12 Middlesbrough 38 14 10 14 46 52  −6 52
13 Everton 38 12 14 12 59 49  +10 50
14 Coventry City 38 12 8 18 47 54  −7 44
15 Southampton 38 12 8 18 45 62  −17 44
16 Derby County 38 9 11 18 44 57  −13 38
17 Bradford City 38 9 9 20 38 68  −30 36
18 Wimbledon 38 7 12 19 46 74  −28 33
19 Sheffield Wednesday 38 8 7 23 38 70  −32 31
20 Watford 38 6 6 26 35 77  −42 24
Key
Qualified for the Champions League
Qualified for the UEFA Cup
Relegated to Division 1

Results[edit]

Sunderland's score comes first[2]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

FA Premier League[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
7 August 1999 Chelsea A 0–4 34,831
10 August 1999 Watford H 2–0 40,630 Phillips (2, 1 pen)
14 August 1999 Arsenal H 0–0 41,680
21 August 1999 Leeds United A 1–2 39,064 Phillips (pen)
25 August 1999 Newcastle United A 2–1 36,600 Quinn, Phillips
29 August 1999 Coventry City H 1–1 39,427 Phillips
11 September 1999 Leicester City H 2–0 30,105 Butler, McCann
18 September 1999 Derby County A 5–0 28,264 McCann, Phillips (3), Quinn
25 September 1999 Sheffield Wednesday H 1–0 41,132 Schwarz
2 October 1999 Bradford City A 4–0 18,204 Rae, Quinn, Phillips (2, 1 pen)
18 October 1999 Aston Villa H 2–1 41,045 Phillips (2, 1 pen)
24 October 1999 West Ham United A 1–1 26,022 Phillips
31 October 1999 Tottenham Hotspur H 2–1 41,904 Quinn (2)
6 November 1999 Middlesbrough A 1–1 34,793 Reddy
20 November 1999 Liverpool H 0–2 42,015
27 November 1999 Watford A 3–2 21,590 Phillips (2), McCann
4 December 1999 Chelsea H 4–1 41,377 Quinn (2), Phillips (2)
18 December 1999 Southampton H 2–0 40,860 Phillips (2)
26 December 1999 Everton A 0–5 40,017
28 December 1999 Manchester United H 2–2 42,026 McCann, Quinn
3 January 2000 Wimbledon A 0–1 17,621
15 January 2000 Arsenal A 1–4 38,039 Quinn
23 January 2000 Leeds United H 1–2 41,947 Phillips
5 February 2000 Newcastle United H 2–2 42,192 Phillips (2)
12 February 2000 Coventry City A 2–3 22,101 Phillips, Rae
26 February 2000 Derby County H 1–1 41,940 Rae
5 March 2000 Leicester City A 2–5 20,432 Phillips, Quinn
11 March 2000 Liverpool A 1–1 44,693 Phillips (pen)
18 March 2000 Middlesbrough H 1–1 42,013 Quinn
25 March 2000 Everton H 2–1 41,934 Summerbee, Phillips
1 April 2000 Southampton A 2–1 15,245 Quinn, Phillips (pen)
8 April 2000 Wimbledon H 2–1 41,592 Quinn, Kilbane
15 April 2000 Manchester United A 0–4 61,612
22 April 2000 Sheffield Wednesday A 2–0 28,072 Phillips (2)
24 April 2000 Bradford City H 0–1 40,628
29 April 2000 Aston Villa A 1–1 33,949 Quinn
6 May 2000 West Ham United H 1–0 41,684 Phillips
14 May 2000 Tottenham Hotspur A 1–3 36,070 Makin

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1999–2000 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 11 December 1999 Portsmouth H 1–0 26,535 McCann
R4 8 January 2000 Tranmere Rovers A 0–1 15,469

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R2 1st Leg 14 September 1999 Walsall H 3–2 14,388 Williams, Dichio, Barras (own goal)
R2 2nd Leg 21 September 1999 Walsall A 5–0 5,109 Roy, Dichio (2), Fredgaard (2)
R3 12 October 1999 Wimbledon A 2–3 (a.e.t.) 5,061 Dichio, Ball

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
1 Denmark GK Thomas Sørensen
2 England DF Chris Makin
3 England DF Michael Gray
4 Republic of Ireland MF Kevin Kilbane
5 England DF Steve Bould (captain)
6 Republic of Ireland DF Paul Butler
7 England MF Nicky Summerbee
8 Germany DF Thomas Helmer
9 Republic of Ireland FW Niall Quinn
10 England FW Kevin Phillips
12 England FW Danny Dichio
13 Wales GK Andy Marriott
14 England DF Darren Holloway
15 Denmark MF Carsten Fredgaard
16 Scotland MF Alex Rae
No. Position Player
17 England DF Jody Craddock
18 England DF Darren Williams
19 England MF Paul Thirlwell
20 Sweden MF Stefan Schwarz
21 England MF Gavin McCann
22 England MF Neil Wainwright
23 England MF Chris Lumsdon
25 England DF Mark Maley
27 Republic of Ireland MF Thomas Butler
28 Wales MF John Oster
29 France MF Éric Roy
31 Republic of Ireland FW Michael Reddy
32 Republic of Ireland MF Brendan McGill
33 Honduras FW Milton Núñez

Left club during the 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
4 England MF Kevin Ball (to Fulham)
No. Position Player
30 Brazil FW Marcus di Giuseppe (to Walsall)

Reserve squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
11 Scotland MF Allan Johnston
24 England MF Sam Aiston
26 England FW Michael Proctor
No. Position Player
34 Northern Ireland DF George McCartney
35 Scotland MF David Duke

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos Name From Fee
1 June 1999 MF Denmark Carsten Fredgaard Lyngby £1,700,000
2 July 1999 DF England Steve Bould Arsenal £500,000
7 July 1999 DF Germany Thomas Helmer Bayern Munich Free
29 July 1999 MF Sweden Stefan Schwarz Valencia £4,000,000
December 1999 MF Republic of Ireland Kevin Kilbane West Bromwich Albion £2,500,000

Out[edit]

Pos Name To Fee
FW England Michael Bridges Leeds United £5,000,000
MF England Lee Clark Fulham £3,000,000
DF Wales Andy Melville Fulham Free
MF England Kevin Ball Fulham Free

References[edit]