1999–2000 in Scottish football

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1999–2000 in Scottish football
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Premier Division champions
Rangers
First Division champions
St. Mirren
Second Division champions
Clyde
Third Division champions
Queen's Park
Scottish Cup winners
Rangers
League Cup winners
Celtic
Challenge Cup winners
Alloa Athletic
Junior Cup winners
Whitburn
Teams in Europe
Celtic, Kilmarnock, Rangers, St. Johnstone
Scotland national team
UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying

The 1999–2000 season was the 103rd season of competitive football in Scotland. [1]

League Competitions[edit]

Scottish Premier League[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Rangers 36 28 6 2 96 26 70 90 UEFA Champions League 2000–01 Second qualifying round
2 Celtic 36 21 6 9 90 38 52 69 UEFA Cup 2000–01 Qualifying round
3 Heart of Midlothian 36 15 9 12 47 40 7 54 UEFA Cup 2000–01 Qualifying round
4 Motherwell 36 14 10 12 49 63 -14 52
5 St. Johnstone 36 10 12 14 36 44 -8 42
6 Hibernian 36 10 11 15 49 61 -12 41
7 Dundee 36 12 5 19 45 64 −19 41
8 Dundee United 36 11 6 19 34 57 -23 39
9 Kilmarnock 36 8 13 15 38 52 -14 37
10 Aberdeen 36 9 6 21 44 83 −39 33 UEFA Cup 2000–01 Qualifying round

Scottish First Division[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 St. Mirren 36 23 7 6 75 39 36 76 Promoted to Scottish Premier League 2000–01
2 Dunfermline Athletic 36 20 11 5 66 33 33 71
3 Falkirk 36 20 8 8 67 40 27 68
4 Livingston 36 19 7 10 60 45 15 64
5 Raith Rovers 36 17 8 11 55 40 15 59
6 Inverness CT 36 13 10 13 60 55 5 49
7 Ayr United 36 10 8 18 42 52 −10 38
8 Greenock Morton 36 10 6 20 45 61 -16 36
9 Airdrieonians 36 7 8 21 29 69 -40 29
10 Clydebank 36 1 7 28 17 82 −65 10 Relegated to Second Division 2000–01

Scottish Second Division[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Clyde 36 18 11 7 65 37 29 65
Promoted to First Division 2000–01
2 Alloa Athletic 36 17 13 6 58 38 20 64
3 Ross County 36 18 8 10 57 39 18 62
4 Arbroath 36 11 14 11 52 55 −3 47
5 Partick Thistle 36 12 10 14 42 44 −2 46
6 Stranraer 36 9 18 9 47 46 1 45
7 Stirling Albion 36 11 7 18 60 72 −12 40
8 Stenhousemuir 36 10 8 18 44 59 −15 38
9 Queen of the South 36 8 9 18 45 75 -30 33
10 Hamilton Academical1 36 10 14 12 39 44 −5 29
Relegated to Third Division 2000–01

1 Hamilton Academical were deducted 15 points for failing to fulfil a fixture against Stenhousemuir in April 2000 at Ochilview Park.

Scottish Third Division[edit]

In the 1999–00 Scottish Third Division, Queen's Park pipped Berwick Rangers to the title on the final day of the season with a 3–2 victory at Cowdenbeath, Berwick finished second and due to league reconstruction Forfar Athletic were also promoted in third place.

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Queen's Park 36 20 9 7 54 37 17 69
Promoted to Second Division 2000–01
2 Berwick Rangers 36 19 9 8 53 30 23 66
3 Forfar Athletic 36 17 10 9 64 40 24 61
4 East Fife 36 17 8 11 45 39 6 59
5 Cowdenbeath 36 15 9 12 59 43 16 54
6 Dumbarton 36 15 8 13 53 51 2 53
7 East Stirlingshire 36 11 7 18 28 50 −22 40
8 Brechin City 36 10 8 18 42 51 −9 38
9 Montrose 36 10 7 19 39 54 -15 37
10 Albion Rovers 36 5 7 24 33 75 −42 22

Top Scorers[edit]

P Name Goals
1 Scotland Steven Milne (Forfar Athletic) 16
2 Scotland Paddy Flannery (Dumbarton) 14
3 Scotland Murray McDowell (Cowdenbeath) 13

Other honours[edit]

Cup honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up Report
Scottish Cup 1999–2000 Rangers 4 – 0 Aberdeen Wikipedia article
League Cup 1999–2000 Celtic 2 – 0 Aberdeen
Challenge Cup 1999–2000 Alloa Athletic 4 – 4 (a.e.t.)
(5 – 4 pen.)
Inverness CT
Youth Cup Heart of Midlothian 5 – 3 Rangers
Junior Cup Whitburn 2 – 2 (a.e.t.)
(4 – 3 pen.)
Johnstone Burgh

Individual honours[edit]

SPFA awards[edit]

Award Winner Club
Players' Player of the Year Australia Mark Viduka Celtic
Young Player of the Year Scotland Kenny Miller Hibernian

SFWA awards[edit]

Award Winner Club
Footballer of the Year Scotland Barry Ferguson Rangers
Young Player of the Year Unknown Unknown
Manager of the Year Netherlands Dick Advocaat Rangers

Scottish clubs in Europe[edit]

Club Competition(s) Final round Coef.
Rangers UEFA Champions League
UEFA Cup
Group stage
Third round
11.00
Celtic UEFA Cup Second round 6.00
St. Johnstone UEFA Cup First round 2.50
Kilmarnock UEFA Cup First round 1.00

Average coefficient - 5.125

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s) Report
4 September Olimpijski Stadion, Sarajevo (A)  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2–1 ECQG9 Don Hutchison, Billy Dodds BBC Sport
8 September Kadrioru Stadium, Tallinn (A)  Estonia 0–0 ECQG9 BBC Sport
5 October Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow (H)  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1–0 ECQG9 John Collins (pen.) BBC Sport
9 October Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Lithuania 3–0 ECQG9 Don Hutchison, Gary McSwegan, Colin Cameron BBC Sport
13 November Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 0–2 ECQPO BBC Sport
17 November Wembley Stadium, London (A)  England 1–0 ECQPO Don Hutchison BBC Sport
29 March Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  France 0–2 Friendly BBC Sport
26 April Gelredome, Arnhem (A)  Netherlands 0–0 Friendly
30 May Lansdowne Road, Dublin (A)  Republic of Ireland 2–1 Friendly Don Hutchison, Barry Ferguson

Key:

  • (A) = Away match
  • (H) = Home match
  • ECQG6 = European Championship Qualifying - Group 6
  • ECQPO = European Championship Qualifying - Playoff

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.scottishfootballleague.com/stats/records/league-championship/league-tables/1990-1999/19992000/
  2. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.

External links[edit]

Notes and references[edit]