2000–01 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
Season 2000–01
League Football League Third Division
Manager Billy Ayre/Bobby Gould/Alan Cork
League position 2nd
Top goalscorer League: Robert Earnshaw (19)
All: Robert Earnshaw (25)
FA Cup 3rd round
League Cup 1st round
FAW Premier Cup Quarter-final
Previous season 1999–2000
Next season 2001–02

The 2000–01 season was Cardiff City F.C.'s 74th season in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Third, then the fourth tier of English football, finishing second, winning promotion to Division Two.

During the season the club was taken over by Lebanese businessman Sam Hammam, whose investment in the club would later see Cardiff win two promotions in the next four years.

Players[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
-2 England DF Andy Thompson
3 England MF Matt Brazier
4 Wales DF Scott Young
5 England DF Russell Perrett
7 Republic of Ireland MF Willie Boland
8 England MF Mark Bonner
9 Wales MF Jason Bowen
10 England FW Kevin Nugent
11 Wales DF Andy Legg
12 Wales DF Rhys Weston
13 Wales GK Mark Walton
14 England MF Danny Hill
15 England DF Jeff Eckhardt
16 Wales FW Kurt Nogan
17 England MF Jason Fowler
18 England FW Paul Brayson
No. Position Player
19 Wales FW Robert Earnshaw
20 Wales DF Josh Low
21 England FW Gavin Gordon
22 Wales DF Danny Gabbidon
23 England GK Paul Buttery
24 Wales MF Gethin Jones
25 Wales MF Kevin Evans
26 Wales DF David Hughes
27 Scotland DF Andy Jordan
28 Wales DF James Collins
29 England FW Leo Fortune-West
32 Wales DF Martyn Giles
41 England GK Carl Muggleton (on loan from Stoke City)
-- England MF Charlie Mapes
-- England FW Robert Codner

Left club during 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
6 England DF David Greene (to Cambridge United)
26 England MF James Harper (on loan from Arsenal)
No. Position Player
28 Wales FW Dai Thomas (to Merthyr Tydfil)
31 Bermuda FW Kyle Lightbourne (on loan from Stoke City)

League table[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A GD Pts
1. Brighton & Hove Albion 46 28 8 10 73 35 +38 92
2. Cardiff City 46 23 13 10 95 58 +37 82
3. Chesterfield* 46 25 14 7 79 42 +37 80
4. Hartlepool United 46 21 14 11 71 54 +17 77
5. Leyton Orient 46 20 15 11 59 51 +8 75
6. Hull City 46 19 17 10 47 39 +8 74
7. Blackpool 46 22 6 18 74 58 +16 72
8. Rochdale 46 18 17 11 59 48 +11 71
9. Cheltenham Town 46 18 14 14 59 52 +7 68
10. Scunthorpe United 46 18 11 17 62 52 +10 65
11. Southend United 46 15 18 13 55 53 +2 63
12. Plymouth Argyle 46 15 13 18 54 61 -7 58
13. Mansfield Town 46 15 13 18 64 72 -8 58
14. Macclesfield Town 46 14 14 18 51 62 -11 56
15. Shrewsbury Town 46 15 10 21 49 65 -16 55
16. Kidderminster Harriers 46 13 14 19 47 61 -14 53
17. York City 46 13 13 20 42 63 -21 52
18. Lincoln City 46 12 15 19 58 66 -8 51
19. Exeter City 46 12 14 20 40 58 -18 50
20. Darlington 46 12 13 21 44 56 -12 49
21. Torquay United 46 12 13 21 52 77 -25 49
22. Carlisle United 46 11 15 20 42 65 -23 48
23. Halifax Town 46 12 11 23 54 68 -14 47
24. Barnet 46 12 9 25 67 81 -14 45
  • Chesterfield deducted 9 points for financial irregularities.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cardiff City - 2000/01". FootballSquads. Retrieved 2012-09-07.