DIVISION 2    1998/99
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
 

Leading League goalscorer:
Jamie Cureton
 (Bristol Rovers)
 25  goals

In his first full season as manager of Fulham Kevin Keegan achieved the first part of new owner Mohamed Al-Fayed's wish to see the Cottages a Premier League club in five years. Goalkeeper Maik Taylor kept 24 clean sheets in 46 League matches as Fulham won the Division 2 title, breaking the century of points....and Michael Jackson became a supporter!
Fulham 1998/99

 

  P W D L F A Pts
    Season Results 1 Fulham 46 31 8 7 79 32 101 Promoted
    2 Walsall 46 26 9 11 63 47 87 Promoted
    Season Results 3 Manchester City 46 22 16 8 69 33 82 Promoted
    4 Gillingham 46 22 14 10 75 44 80 Play Off
    5 Preston North End 46 22 13 11 78 50 79 Play Off
    6 Wigan Athletic 46 22 10 14 75 48 76 Play Off
    7 Bournemouth 46 21 13 12 63 41 76
    8 Stoke City 46 21 6 19 59 63 69
    9 Chesterfield 46 17 13 16 46 44 64
    10 Millwall 46 17 11 18 52 59 62
    11 Reading 46 16 13 17 54 63 61
    12 Luton Town 46 16 10 20 51 60 58
    13 Bristol Rovers 46 13 17 16 65 56 56
    14 Blackpool 46 14 14 18 44 54 56
    15 Burnley 46 13 16 17 54 73 55
    16 Notts County 46 14 12 20 52 61 54
    17 Wrexham 46 13 14 19 43 62 53
    18 Colchester United 46 12 16 18 52 70 52
    Season Results 19 Wycombe Wanderers 46 13 12 21 52 58 51
    20 Oldham Athletic 46 14 9 23 48 66 51
    21 York City 46 13 11 22 56 80 50 Relegated
    Season Results 22 Northampton Town 46 10 18 18 43 57 48 Relegated
    23 Lincoln City 46 13 7 26 42 74 46 Relegated
      Season Results 24 Macclesfield Town 46 11 10 25 43 63 43 Relegated
     
     
Play Off Semi-Finals    Play Off
1st Leg
Sat May 15 Wigan Athletic 1 - 1 Manchester City
Sun May 16 Preston North End 1 - 1 Gillingham
2nd Leg
Wed May 19 Manchester City 1 - 0 Wigan Athletic
Wed May 19 Gillingham 1 - 0 Preston North End
Aggregate scores
Manchester City 2 - 1 Wigan Athletic
Gillingham 2 - 1 Preston North End
Play Off Final (at Wembley)
Sun May 30 Manchester City 2 - 2 Gillingham
   (Manchester City won 3 - 1 on penalties)
Manchester City were promoted to the Division 1