1999–2000 Swansea City A.F.C. season

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Swansea City
1999–00 season
Chairman Wales Steve Hamer
Manager England John Hollins
Nationwide Division 3 1st
FA Cup First round
League Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League:
All: Steve Watkin (11)
Highest home attendance 10,743 (vs. Exeter City, 29 April)[1]
Lowest home attendance 952 (vs. Caernarfon Town, 7 September)[1]
Home colours
Away colours

The 1999–00 season was Swansea City A.F.C.'s 80th season in the English football league system, in this season Swansea finished 1st in the 3rd division with a total of 85 points from 46 games.[2] It was also memorable for the fastest red card for a player in Swansea's history as Walter Boyd was red carded at half time against Darlington at Feethams and was taken off the pitch in a matter of seconds after the restart.[3]

First-team squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[4]

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 Roger Freestone
2 Wales GK Jason Jones
3 England DF Matthew Bound
5 England DF Michael Howard
6 Wales DF Kristian O'Leary
7 England DF Jason Smith
8 England MF Richard Appleby
10 Republic of Ireland MF Ryan Casey
11 England MF Nick Cusack (captain)
12 Wales MF Lee Jenkins
No. Position Player
13 Wales MF Damien Lacey
14 Wales MF Gareth Philips
15 Wales MF Jason Price
16 England MF Martin Thomas
18 Wales FW Tony Bird
19 Jamaica FW Walter Boyd
20 Wales FW Jonathan Coates
21 Wales FW Stuart Roberts
22 Wales FW Steve Watkin

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts Notes
1 Swansea City 46 15 6 2 32 11 9 7 7 19 19 51 30 +21 85
2 Rotherham United 46 13 5 5 43 17 11 7 5 29 19 72 36 +36 84
3 Northampton 46 16 2 5 36 18 9 5 9 27 27 63 45 +18 82
4 Darlington 46 13 9 1 43 15 8 7 8 23 21 66 36 +30 79
5 Peterborough United 46 14 4 5 39 30 8 8 7 24 24 63 54 +9 78
6 Barnet 46 12 6 5 36 24 9 6 8 23 29 59 53 +6 75
7 Hartlepool United 46 16 1 6 32 17 5 8 10 28 32 60 49 +11 72
8 Cheltenham Town 46 13 4 6 28 17 7 6 10 22 25 50 42 +8 70
9 Torquay United 46 12 6 5 35 20 7 6 10 27 32 62 52 +10 69
10 Rochdale 46 8 7 8 21 25 10 7 6 36 29 57 54 +3 68
11 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 10 7 6 38 25 7 9 7 26 21 64 47 +17 67
12 Plymouth Argyle 46 12 10 1 38 18 4 8 11 17 33 55 51 +4 66
13 Macclesfield Town 46 9 7 7 36 30 9 4 10 30 31 66 61 +5 65
14 Hull City 46 7 8 8 26 23 8 6 9 17 20 43 43 ±0 59
15 Lincoln City 46 11 6 6 38 23 4 8 11 29 46 67 69 –2 59
16 Southend United 46 11 5 7 37 31 4 6 13 16 30 53 61 –8 56
17 Mansfield Town 46 9 6 8 33 26 7 2 14 17 39 50 65 –15 56
18 Halifax Town 46 7 5 11 22 24 8 4 11 22 34 44 58 –14 54
19 Leyton Orient 46 7 7 9 22 22 6 6 11 25 30 47 52 –5 52
20 York City 46 7 10 6 21 21 5 6 12 18 32 39 53 –14 52
21 Exeter City 46 8 6 9 27 30 3 5 15 19 42 46 72 –26 44
22 Shrewsbury Town 46 5 6 12 20 27 4 7 12 20 40 40 67 –27 40
23 Carlisle United 46 6 8 9 23 27 3 4 16 19 48 42 75 –33 39
24 Chester 46 5 5 13 20 36 5 4 14 24 43 44 79 –35 39
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

[5]

  • NB: In the Football League goals scored (F) takes precedence over goal difference (GD).
Key
Division Champions, promoted
Promoted
Participated in play-offs
Promoted through play-offs
New club in the league
Relegated to Conference

References[edit]