1999–2000 Tranmere Rovers F.C. season

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Tranmere Rovers
1999–2000 season
Chairman Lorraine Rogers
Manager John Aldridge
Stadium Prenton Park
Football League First Division 13th
FA Cup Quarter-finals
League Cup Runner-up
Top goalscorer Allison (19)
Average home league attendance 7,273
Home colours

During the 1999–2000 English football season, Tranmere Rovers F.C. competed in the Football League First Division where they finished in 13th position on 57 points. Rovers had great success in the cup competitions reaching the final of the League Cup losing 2–1 to Leicester and also made the quarters in the FA Cup.

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]

Tranmere's score comes first

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League Division One[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 7 August 1999 Bolton Wanderers H 0–0 7,674
2 14 August 1999 Stockport County A 1–2 6,555 Henry 30'
3 21 August 1999 Huddersfield Town H 1–0 6,728 Koumas 8'
4 28 August 1999 Port Vale A 0–1 4,657
5 30 August 1999 Sheffield United H 1–3 5,436 Yates 35'
6 3 September 1999 Barnsley A 0–3 12,865
7 11 September 1999 Blackburn Rovers A 0–2 17,899
8 18 September 1999 Portsmouth H 2–4 5,870 Kelly 82', Challinor 90'
9 25 September 1999 Charlton Athletic A 2–2 5,846 Santos 30', Allison 86'
10 3 October 1999 Crewe Alexandra A 2–0 6,169 Allison 76', 85'
11 9 October 1999 Queens Park Rangers A 1–2 9,357 Hill 54'
12 16 October 1999 Manchester City H 1–1 13,208 Mahon 82' (pen)
13 19 October 1999 Grimsby Town H 3–2 5,004 Allison 12', 31', G Jones 59'
14 23 October 1999 Crystal Palace A 2–2 18,645 G Jones 82', Parkinson 90'
15 26 October 1999 Charlton Athletic A 2–3 19,491 Roberts 37' Parkinson 38'
16 30 October 1999 Crewe Alexandra H 2–0 5,917 Hill 63', Allison 80'
17 6 November 1999 West Bromwich Albion H 3–0 6,623 Parkinson 34', 38', Mahon 82' (pen) 82'
18 12 November 1999 Ipswich Town A 0–0 14,514
19 20 November 1999 Nottingham Forest H 3–0 6,693 Hill 53', Allison 66', Kelly 90'
20 23 November 1999 Birmingham City A 1–3 21,132 Grainger (o.g.) 78'
21 27 November 1999 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1–0 8,017 Allison 50'
22 4 December 1999 Bolton Wanderers A 3–2 13,534 Parkinson 18', Challinor 63', Taylor 79'
23 17 December 1999 Norwich City H 1–2 5,863 Allison 14'
24 26 December 1999 Walsall A 2–1 7,214 Parkinson 67', Allison 74'
25 28 December 1999 Swindon Town H 3–1 8,068 Hill 11', Allison 13', 26'
26 3 January 2000 Fulham A 0–1 11,377
27 15 January 2000 Stockport County H 0–0 7,565
28 22 January 2000 Huddersfield Town A 0–1 12,653
29 5 February 2000 Sheffield United A 1–3 14,219 Taylor 57'
30 11 February 2000 Barnsley H 2–2 7,127 Parkinson 16', Kelly 57'
31 16 February 2000 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0–4 18,186
32 1 March 2000 Portsmouth A 2–1 10,759 Hazell 33', Yates 90'
33 4 March 2000 Blackburn Rovers H 2–1 9,502 Mahon 47' (pen), Allison 90'
34 7 March 2000 West Bromwich Albion A 0–2 11,958
35 11 March 2000 Birmingham City H 2–1 9,232 Koumas 4', G Jones 83'
36 18 March 2000 Nottingham Forest A 1–1 4,428 Allison 34'
37 22 March 2000 Ipswich Town H 0–2 6,933
38 25 March 2000 Walsall H 1–1 6,537 Allison 4'
39 1 April 2000 Norwich City A 1–1 13,734 Sutch 38' (o.g.)
40 9 April 2000 Fulham H 1–1 7,132 Kelly 72'
41 15 April 2000 Swindon Town A 1–3 4,925 Hill 37'
42 18 April 2000 Port Vale H 2–1 5,602 Kelly 60', 89'
43 22 April 2000 Manchester City A 0–2 32,842
44 24 April 2000 Queens Park Rangers H 1–1 7,744 Mahon 52'
45 29 April 2000 Grimsby Town A 2–1 5,427 Challinor 12', Allison 82'
46 7 May 2000 Crystal Palace H 1–2 8,891 Taylor 46'

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 1st Leg 10 August 1999 Blackpool A 1–2 3,298 Thompson 21' (o.g.)
R1 2nd Leg 10 August 1999 Blackpool H 3–1 4,800 Taylor 26', Kelly 54', 55'
R2 1st Leg 14 September 1999 Coventry City H 5–1 6,759 Taylor 50', 90', Kelly 58', 63', 80'
R2 2nd Leg 22 September 1999 Coventry City A 1–3 12,433 Taylor 22'
R3 12 October 1999 Oxford United H 2–0 5,328 Yates 57', Grant 63'
R4 30 November 1999 Barnsley H 4–0 7,039 Parkinson 3', Morgan 45', Hill 56', Black 86'
Quarter final 14 December 1999 Middlesbrough H 2–1 10,581 Kelly 39', Parkinson 71'
Semi final 1st leg 12 January 2000 Bolton Wanderers A 1–0 13,303 Hill 22'
Semi final 2nd leg 26 January 2000 Bolton Wanderers H 3–0 15,864 Henry 5', Mahon 20' (pen), Kelly 70'
Final 27 February 2000 Leicester City N 1–2 74,313 Kelly 77'

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1999–2000 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R3 11 December 1999 West Ham United H 1–0 13,629 Henry 21'
R4 8 January 2000 Sunderland H 1–0 15,468 Allison 25'
R5 29 January 2000 Fulham A 2–1 13,859 Allison 9', Kelly 70'
Quarter final 20 February 2000 Newcastle United H 2–3 15,776 Allison 45', G Jones 76'

Squad[edit]

Appearances for competitive matches only

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Netherlands John Achterberg 24(2) 0 2 0 6(1) 0 32(3) 0
FW England Paul Aldridge 0(4) 0 0 0 0 0 0(4) 0
DF England Graham Allen 21(3) 0 0 0 4(2) 0 25(5) 0
FW England Wayne Allison 40 16 4 3 0 0 44 19
DF Republic of Ireland Phil Babb 4 0 2 0 1 0 7 0
MF England Michael Black 7(15) 0 0 0 1(4) 1 8(19) 1
DF England Dave Challinor 39(2) 3 4 0 8 0 51(2) 3
DF Scotland Stephen Frail 1(2) 0 0(1) 0 0(3) 0 1(5) 0
MF England Tony Grant 8(1) 0 0 0 1 1 9(1) 1
DF England Reuben Hazell 21(2) 1 3 0 5 0 29(2) 1
MF England Nick Henry 28(2) 1 4 1 6 1 38(2) 3
DF England Clint Hill 28(1) 5 1 0 6 2 39(1) 7
DF England Richard Hinds 5(1) 0 0 0 0 0 5(1) 0
FW Canada Iain Hume 0(3) 0 0 0 0 0 0(3) 0
MF England Gary Jones 27(4) 3 4 1 5 0 36(4) 4
FW Wales Lee Jones 3(11) 0 0 0 1 0 4(11) 0
FW England David Kelly 25(7) 6 3(1) 1 9(1) 8 37(5) 15
MF Wales Jason Koumas 9(14) 2 1 0 2(3) 0 12(17) 2
MF Republic of Ireland Alan Mahon 33(3) 4 3(1) 0 10 1 46(4) 5
MF Spain Pedro Matías 1(4) 0 0 0 0 0 1(4) 0
DF Wales Alan Morgan 20(6) 0 1(2) 0 5 1 26(8) 1
GK Republic of Ireland Joe Murphy 21 0 2 0 4 0 27 0
GK England Eric Nixon 1(1) 0 0 0 0(1) 0 1(2) 0
FW England Andy Parkinson 30(7) 7 4 0 7(3) 2 41(10) 9
DF Wales Gareth Roberts 36(1) 1 3 0 7 0 46(1) 1
DF Cape Verde Georges Santos 9(1) 1 0 0 2 0 11(1) 1
FW England Scott Taylor 23(12) 3 1(3) 0 10 4 34(15) 3
DF England Andy Thompson 10(5) 0 1(1) 0 4(1) 0 15(7) 0
DF England Steve Yates 32(1) 2 1 0 6(1) 1 39(2) 3

References[edit]

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

See also[edit]