1999–2000 Crewe Alexandra F.C. season

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Crewe Alexandra
1999–2000 season
Chairman John Bowler
Manager Dario Gradi
Stadium Gresty Road
First Division 19th
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League: Rivers (7)
All: Rivers (9)
Average home league attendance 6,248

During the 1999–2000 English football season, Crewe Alexandra F.C. competed in the Football League First Division where they finished in 19th position on 51 points.

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pl 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
Key
Promoted to the Premier League
Qualified for the promotion playoff
Relegated to Division 2

Results[edit]

Crewe Alexandra'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 Crystal Palace A 1 – 1 13,664 Rivers 84'
2 21 August 1999 Walsall A 4 – 1 6,238 Charnock 14', Rivers 55', Lunt 56', Little 71'
3 27 August 1999 Grimsby Town H 1 – 1 5,440 Sorvel 84'
4 30 August 1999 Birmingham City A 1 – 5 24,085 Cramb 3'
5 11 September 1999 Norwich City A 1 – 2 13,172 Cramb 31'
6 18 September 1999 Swindon H 2 – 1 5,280 Street 13', Smith 81' (pen)
7 25 September 1999 Fulham A 0 – 3 12,156
8 3 October 1999 Tranmere Rovers H 0 – 2 6,169
9 9 October 1999 Sheffield United H 1 – 0 5,304 Sorvel 15'
10 16 October 1999 Stockport County A 1 – 2 7,571 Sorvel 16'
11 19 October 1999 Bolton Wanderers A 2 – 2 12,676 Jack 39', 87'
12 23 October 1999 Barnsley H 0 – 1 5,421
13 26 October 1999 Fulham H 1 – 1 5,493 Little 45'
14 30 October 1999 Tranmere Rovers A 0 – 2 5,987
15 2 November 1999 Charlton Athletic H 0 – 2 4,741
16 5 November 1999 Port Vale A 0 – 1 3,500
17 20 November 1999 Portsmouth A 2 – 0 11,550 Jack 34', Tait 63'
18 23 November 1999 Blackburn Rovers H 0 – 0 6,495
19 27 November 1999 Ipswich Town A 1 – 2 15,211 Rivers 75'
20 4 December 1999 Crystal Palace H 2 – 0 4,923 Tait 12', Macualey 34'
21 7 December 1999 West Bromwich Albion H 2 – 0 5,419 Tait 48', Sorvel 84'
22 14 December 1999 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1 – 0 6,018 Tait 83'
23 18 December 1999 Nottingham Forest A 0 – 1 15,286
24 26 December 1999 Huddersfield Town H 1 – 1 8,106 Little 63'
25 28 December 1999 Queens Park Rangers A 0 – 1 12,011
26 3 January 2000 Manchester City H 1 – 1 10,066 Jack 73'
27 15 January 2000 Charlton Athletic A 0 – 1 19,125
28 22 January 2000 Walsall H 2 – 3 6,275 Macualey 34' (pen), Tait 67'
29 22 January 2000 Grimsby Town A 1 – 1 6,147 Lunt 51'
30 5 February 2000 Birmingham City H 2 – 3 6,289 Macualey 19', 90'
31 12 February 2000 West Bromwich Albion A 0 – 1 12,406
32 19 February 2000 Ipswich Town H 1 – 2 6,393 Tait 64'
33 26 February 2000 Swindon Town A 1 – 0 5,003 Cramb 54'
34 4 March 2000 Norwich City H 1 – 0 5,450 Sorvel 5'
35 7 March 2000 Port Vale H 2 – 1 8,044 Cramb 14', Lunt 88'
36 12 March 2000 Blackburn Rovers A 1 – 0 16,057 Cramb 80'
37 18 March 2000 Portsmouth H 1 – 3 6,188 Cramb 57'
38 21 March 2000 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0 – 2 20,444
39 29 March 2000 Huddersfield Town A 0 – 3 14,014
40 1 April 2000 Nottingham Forest H 0 – 3 7,014
41 8 April 2000 Manchester City A 0 – 4 32,433
42 15 April 2000 Queens Park Rangers H 2 – 1 4,741 Smith 18' (pen), Rivers 55'
43 22 April 2000 Stockport County H 3 – 2 5,813 Rivers 6', 58', Lightfoot 9'
44 24 April 2000 Sheffield United A 1 – 1 9,923 Little 87'
45 29 April 2000 Bolton Wanderers H 1 – 3 8,015 Rivers 30'
46 7 May 2000 Barnsley A 2 – 0 17,611 Sorvel 55', Hulse 79'

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 1st Leg 10 August 1999 Hartlepool United A 3 – 3 1,836 Little 11', 54', Cramb 69'
R1 2nd Leg 24 August 1999 Hartlepool United H 1 – 0 5,095 Little 88'
R2 1st Leg 14 September 1999 Ipswich Town H 2 – 1 4,759 Rivers 66', Little 86'
R2 2nd Leg 21 September 1999 Ipswich Town A 1 – 1 9,869 Rivers 86'
R3 13 October 1999 Tottenham Hotspur A 1 – 3 25,486 Smith 70' (pen)

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1999–2000 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R3 11 December 1999 Bradford City H 1 – 2 6,571 Little 75'

Squad[edit]

Appearances for competitive matches only

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
DF England Marcus Bignot 25(2) 0 1 0 3 0 29(2) 0
DF England Paul Boertien 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
MF England Phil Charnock 14(2) 1 0 0 5 0 19(2) 1
MF England Jamie Collins 8(5) 0 0(1) 0 0(1) 0 8(7) 0
FW Scotland Colin Cramb 33(4) 6 1 0 5 1 39(4) 7
MF England Neil Critchley 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0
DF England Mark Foran 11(2) 0 0 0 2 0 13(2) 0
FW England John Grant 1(3) 0 0 0 0(2) 0 1(5) 0
FW England Rob Hulse 0(4) 1 0 0 0 0 0(4) 1
GK Trinidad and Tobago Clayton Ince 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0
FW Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Rodney Jack 21(2) 4 0 0 2 0 23(2) 4
GK Australia Jason Kearton 46 0 1 0 5 0 52 0
MF England Gareth Liddle 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DF England Chris Lightfoot 16(4) 1 0 0 0(1) 0 16(5) 1
FW England Colin Little 33(4) 4 1 1 4(1) 4 38(5) 9
MF England Kenny Lunt 39(4) 3 1 0 5 0 45(4) 3
DF England Steve Macauley 35(2) 4 1 0 4 0 40(2) 4
FW England Jon Newby 5(1) 0 0 0 0 0 5(1) 0
FW England Mark Rivers 29(3) 7 0 0 4 2 33(3) 7
FW England Peter Smith 0(6) 0 0 0 0 0 0(6) 0
DF England Shaun Smith 30(1) 2 1 0 5 1 36(1) 3
MF England Neil Sorvel 46 6 1 0 5 0 52 6
MF England Kevin Street 20(8) 1 1 0 0(2) 0 21(10) 1
FW England Paul Tait 19(13) 6 1 0 0 0 20(13) 6
DF England Lee Unsworth 3(5) 0 0 0 2 0 5(5) 0
DF England Dave Walton 8(3) 0 0 0 0 0 8(3) 0
DF England Stephen Wright 17(5) 0 0 0 1 0 18(5) 0
DF England David Wright 44(1) 0 1 0 3 0 48(1) 0

References[edit]

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

See also[edit]