2000–01 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 2000-01
League Division Three
Manager Steve McMahon
League position 7th (promoted via play-offs)
Top goalscorers League: John Murphy (18)
Combined: John Murphy (23)
FA Cup Second round
League Cup Second round
Highest home attendance
Lowest home attendance
Previous season 1999-2000
Next season 2001-02

The 2000-01 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 94th season (91st consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Three, then the bottom tier of English league football, finishing seventh. They won the end-of-season play-offs and were promoted back to Division Two after a season's absence.

John Murphy was the club's top scorer for the second consecutive season, with 23 goals (eighteen in the league, one in the FA Cup and four in the League Cup).

Table[edit]

Pos  Name                              P    W    D    L    F    A  Pts
  1  Brighton & Hove Albion           46   28    8   10   73   35   92
  2  Cardiff City                     46   23   13   10   95   58   82
  3  Chesterfield                     46   25   14    7   79   42   80*
  4  Hartlepool United                46   21   14   11   71   54   77
  5  Leyton Orient                    46   20   15   11   59   51   75
  6  Hull City                        46   19   17   10   47   39   74
  7  Blackpool                        46   22    6   18   74   58   72
  8  Rochdale                         46   18   17   11   59   48   71
  9  Cheltenham Town                  46   18   14   14   59   52   68
 10  Scunthorpe United                46   18   11   17   62   52   65
 11  Southend United                  46   15   18   13   55   53   63
 12  Plymouth Argyle                  46   15   13   18   54   61   58
 13  Mansfield Town                   46   15   13   18   64   72   58
 14  Macclesfield Town                46   14   14   18   51   62   56
 15  Shrewsbury Town                  46   15   10   21   49   65   55
 16  Kidderminster Harriers           46   13   14   19   47   61   53
 17  York City                        46   13   13   20   42   63   52
 18  Lincoln City                     46   12   15   19   58   66   51
 19  Exeter City                      46   12   14   20   40   58   50
 20  Darlington                       46   12   13   21   44   56   49
 21  Torquay United                   46   12   13   21   52   77   49
 22  Carlisle United                  46   11   15   20   42   65   48
 23  Halifax Town                     46   12   11   23   54   68   47
 24  Barnet                           46   12    9   25   67   81   45

* - Chesterfield deducted 9 points
P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; Pts = Points

References[edit]

  • Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887-1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X.