1998–99 Celtic F.C. season

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Celtic
1998–99 season
Manager Jozef Vengloš
Stadium Celtic Park
Scottish Premier League 2nd
Scottish Cup Runners-up
Scottish League Cup Third round
Champions League Second qualifying round
UEFA Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League:
Henrik Larsson (29)

All:
Henrik Larsson (38)

The 1998–99 season was the 112th season of competitive football by Celtic. Celtic competed in the Scottish Premier League, UEFA Cup, Scottish League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

As defending league champions, they were now managed by Czech coach Jozef Venglos following the resignation of Wim Jansen. However, they finished runners-up behind Rangers this season and also lost to them in the Scottish Cup final.

Summary[edit]

Season 1998–99 saw Celtic finish second in the league six points behind winner Rangers.[1] They reached the final of the Scottish Cup losing to Rangers,[2] the third round of the League Cup losing to Airdrieonians,[3] the second qualifying round of the Champions League[4] and the second round of the Uefa Cup losing to FC Zürich.[5]

Results and fixtures[edit]

[6][7][8]  Win   Draw   Loss

Friendlies[edit]

Premier League[edit]

Champions League[edit]

UEFA Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Squad[edit]

[9] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Scotland GK Jonathan Gould
2 Scotland DF Tom Boyd
3 France DF Stéphane Mahé
4 Scotland DF Jackie McNamara
5 Denmark DF Marc Rieper
6 England DF Alan Stubbs
7 Sweden FW Henrik Larsson
8 Scotland MF Craig Burley
9 Norway FW Harald Brattbakk
10 Scotland MF Phil O'Donnell
11 Denmark DF Morten Wieghorst
12 England FW Tommy Johnson
13 Scotland MF Simon Donnelly
14 Scotland MF Paul Lambert
15 Scotland FW Darren Jackson
No. Position Player
16 Scotland DF David Hannah
17 Italy DF Enrico Annoni
18 Scotland DF Tosh McKinlay
20 Netherlands MF Regi Blinker
21 Scotland GK Stewart Kerr
22 Scotland MF Brian McLaughlin
23 Scotland GK Andy McCondichie
24 Republic of Ireland MF Colin Healy
25 Slovakia MF Ľubomír Moravčík
26 Scotland FW John Paul McBride
27 Scotland FW Mark Burchill
28 Scotland MF Barry Elliot
30 Norway DF Vidar Riseth
35 Sweden DF Johan Mjällby
36 Australia FW Mark Viduka

Statistics[edit]

League Table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Rangers 36 23 8 5 78 31 47 77 UEFA Champions League 1999-2000 Second qualifying round
2 Celtic 36 21 8 7 84 35 49 71 UEFA Cup 1999-00 Qualifying round
3 St Johnstone 36 15 12 9 39 38 1 57 UEFA Cup 1999-00 Qualifying round
4 Kilmarnock 36 14 14 8 47 29 18 56 UEFA Cup 1999-00 Qualifying round
5 Dundee 36 13 7 16 36 56 -20 46
6 Hearts 36 11 9 16 44 50 -6 42
7 Motherwell 36 10 11 15 35 54 -19 41
8 Aberdeen 36 10 7 19 43 71 -28 37
9 Dundee United 36 8 10 18 37 48 -11 34
10 Dunfermline Athletic 36 4 16 16 28 59 -31 28 Relegated to First Division 1999-00

Source: SPL official website

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998-99 Premier League". Scottish Football Archive. Archived from the original on 5 May 2013. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Scottish Cup Results for 1998-99". London Hearts. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Scottish League Cup Results for 1998-99". London Hearts. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "UEFA Champions League 1998/99 Celtic". Uefa. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "Celtic 1998/99 Uefa Cup". Uefa.com. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  6. ^ "Celtic results 1998/1999". Celtic Mad. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  7. ^ "1998 Fixtures". Celtic Wiki. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  8. ^ "1999 Fixtures". Celtic Wiki. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  9. ^ "Celtic FC Player's Squad Numbers 1998-99 to 2011-12". Myfootballfacts. Retrieved 20 November 2011.