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Summary of Season 1998-99

Premier League

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Manchester United 38 14 4 1 45 18 8 9 2 35 19 79
Arsenal 38 14 5 0 34 5 8 7 4 25 12 78
Chelsea 38 12 6 1 29 13 8 9 2 28 17 75
Leeds United 38 12 5 2 32 9 6 8 5 30 25 67
West Ham United 38 11 3 5 32 26 5 6 8 14 27 57
Aston Villa 38 10 3 6 33 28 5 7 7 18 18 55
Liverpool 38 10 5 4 44 24 5 4 10 24 25 54
Derby County 38 8 7 4 22 19 5 6 8 18 26 52
Middlesbrough 38 7 9 3 25 18 5 6 8 23 36 51
Leicester City 38 7 6 6 25 25 5 7 7 15 21 49
Tottenham Hotspur 38 7 7 5 28 26 4 7 8 19 24 47
Sheffield Wednesday 38 7 5 7 20 15 6 2 11 21 27 46
Newcastle United 38 7 6 6 26 25 4 7 8 22 29 46
Everton 38 6 8 5 22 12 5 2 12 20 35 43
Coventry City 38 8 6 5 26 21 3 3 13 13 30 42
Wimbledon 38 7 7 5 22 21 3 5 11 18 42 42
Southampton 38 9 4 6 29 26 2 4 13 8 38 41
Charlton Athletic 38 4 7 8 20 20 4 5 10 21 36 36
Blackburn Rovers 38 6 5 8 21 24 1 9 9 17 28 35
Nottingham Forest 38 3 7 9 18 31 4 2 13 17 38 30

Matches

Aug 15 Coventry City Away 1-2 Poyet
Aug 22 Newcastle United Home 1-1 Babayaro
Sep 9 Arsenal Home 0-0
Sep 12 Nottingham Forest Home 2-1 Poyet, Zola
Sep 21 Blackburn Rovers Away 4-3 Leboeuf(P), Zola, Flo(2)
Sep 26 Middlesbrough Home 2-0 Zola, O.G.
Oct 4 Liverpool Away 1-1 Casiraghi
Oct 17 Charlton Athletic Home 2-1 Leboeuf(P), Poyet
Oct 25 Leeds United Away 0-0
Nov 8 West Ham United Away 1-1 Babayaro
Nov 14 Wimbledon Home 3-0 Petrescu, Poyet, Zola
Nov 21 Leicester City Away 4-2 Poyet, Flo, Zola(2)
Nov 28 Sheffield Wednesday Home 1-1 Zola
Dec 5 Everton Away 0-0
Dec 9 Aston Villa Home 2-1 Zola, Flo
Dec 12 Derby County Away 2-2 Poyet, Flo
Dec 16 Manchester United Away 1-1 Zola
Dec 19 Tottenham Hotspur Home 2-0 Poyet, Flo
Dec 26 Southampton Away 2-0 Poyet, Flo
Dec 29 Manchester United Home 0-0
Jan 9 Newcastle United Away 1-0 Petrescu
Jan 16 Coventry City Home 2-1 Leboeuf, DiMatteo
Jan 31 Arsenal Away 0-1
Feb 6 Southampton Home 1-0 Zola
Feb 17 Blackburn Rovers Home 1-1 Morris
Feb 20 Nottingham Forest Away 3-1 Forssell, Goldbaek(2)
Feb 27 Liverpool Home 2-1 Leboeuf(P), Goldbaek
Mar 13 West Ham United Home 0-1
Mar 21 Aston Villa Away 3-0 Flo(2), Goldbaek
Apr 3 Charlton Athletic Away 1-0 DiMatteo
Apr 11 Wimbledon Away 2-1 Poyet, Flo
Apr 14 Middlesbrough Away 0-0
Apr 18 Leicester City Home 2-2 Petrescu, Zola
Apr 25 Sheffield Wednesday Away 0-0
May 1 Everton Home 3-1 Petrescu, Zola(2)
May 5 Leeds United Home 1-0 Poyet
May 10 Tottenham Hotspur Away 2-2 Poyet, Goldbaek
May 16 Derby County Home 2-1 Babayaro, Vialli

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 660,273 35,016 34,382 34,751
Away 584,132 55,159 15,253 30,744
Total 1,244,405 55,159 15,253 32,748

When The Goals Came

0-15 16-30 31-45 First Half 46-60 61-75 76-90 Second Half
Scored (57) 8 (14%) 10 (17%) 9 (15%) 27 (47%) 10 (17%) 5 (8%) 15 (26%) 30 (52%)
Conceded (30) 3 (10%) 3 (10%) 7 (23%) 13 (43%) 3 (10%) 5 (16%) 9 (30%) 17 (56%)
Total (87) 11 (12%) 13 (14%) 16 (18%) 40 (45%) 13 (14%) 10 (11%) 24 (27%) 47 (54%)

F.A. Cup

Round 6 (replay)

Matches

Jan 2 Oldham Athletic Away 2-0 Vialli(2)
Jan 25 Oxford United Away 1-1 Leboeuf(P)
Feb 3 Oxford United Home 4-2 Wise, Zola, Forssell(2)
Feb 13 Sheffield Wednesday Away 1-0 DiMatteo
Mar 7 Manchester United Away 0-0
Mar 10 Manchester United Home 0-2

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 65,181 33,075 32,106 32,590
Away 105,826 54,587 9,059 26,456
Total 171,007 54,587 9,059 28,501

Worthington Cup

Round 5

Matches

Oct 28 Aston Villa Home 4-1 Vialli(3), Flo
Nov 11 Arsenal Away 5-0 Leboeuf(P), Poyet(2), Vialli(2)
Dec 1 Wimbledon Away 1-2 Vialli

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 26,790 26,790 26,790 26,790
Away 56,848 37,562 19,286 28,424
Total 83,638 37,562 19,286 27,879

European Cup Winners Cup

Semi-Final

Matches

Sep 17 Helsingborgs Home 1-0 Leboeuf
Oct 1 Helsingborgs Away 0-0
Oct 22 Copenhagen Home 1-1 Desailly
Nov 5 Copenhagen Away 1-0 Laudrup
Mar 4 Valerenga Home 3-0 Babayaro, Wise, Zola
Mar 18 Valerenga Away 3-2 Vialli, Flo, Lambourde
Apr 8 Real Mallorca Home 1-1 Flo
Apr 22 Real Mallorca Away 0-1

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 108,622 35,524 17,714 27,156
Away 74,202 25,118 12,348 18,550
Total 182,824 35,524 12,348 22,853

UEFA Super Cup

Winners

Matches

Aug 28 Real Madrid Neutral 1-0 Poyet

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Neutral 9,762 9,762 9,762 9,762
Total 9,762 9,762 9,762 9,762

Transfers/Loans

29th May 1998 Pierluigi Casiraghi from Lazio to Chelsea 5.4 Million

31st May 1998 Laurent Charvet from Chelsea to Cannes Loan ended

31st May 1998 David Rocastle Released

31st May 1998 Ruud Gullit retired

7th June 1998 Brian Laudrup from Rangers to Chelsea Free

9th June 1998 Albert Ferrer from Barcelona to Chelsea 2.2 Million

19th June 1998 Danny Granville from Chelsea to Leeds 1.6 Million

4th July 1998 Nick Colgan from Chelsea to Bournemouth Free

9th July 1998 Mark Stein from Chelsea to Bournemouth Free

11th July 1998 Mark Hughes from Chelsea to Southampton 650,000

31st July 1998 Mikael Forssell from HJK Helsinki to Chelsea Free

1st August 1998 Luca Percassi from Atalanta to Chelsea Free

1st August 1998 Marcel Desailly from AC Milan to Chelsea 4.6 Million

1st August 1998 Rhys Evans from Youth to Chelsea

1st August 1998 Rob Wolleaston from Youth to Chelsea

1st August 1998 Jay Richardson from Youth to Chelsea

13th August 1998 Frank Sinclair from Chelsea to Leicester 2 Million

3rd September 1998 Steve Clarke from Chelsea to Newcastle

20th October 1998 Nick Crittenden from Chelsea to Plymouth Loan

27th October 1998 Samuele Dalla Bona from Atalanta to Chelsea

6th November 1998 Brian Laudrup from Chelsea to FC Copenhagen Free

9th November 1998 Bjarne Goldbaek from FC Copenhagen to Chelsea 330,000

10th November 1998 Nick Crittenden from Plymouth to Chelsea Loan ended

18th November 1998 Neil Clement from Chelsea to Reading Loan

17th December 1998 Paul Hughes from Chelsea to Stockport Loan

18th December 1998 David Lee from Chelsea to Bristol Rovers Free

13th February 1999 Neil Clement from Reading to Chelsea Loan ended

13th February 1999 Paul Hughes from Stockport to Chelsea Loan ended

23rd March 1999 Paul Hughes from Chelsea to Norwich Loan

25th March 1999 Neil Clement from Chelsea to Preston Loan


Players Statistics

 

Appearances

Squ Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls
25 G Zola 35 2 13 6 1 5 1 1 47 2 15
1 E De Goey 35 6 7 1 49
16 R DiMatteo 26 4 2 4 2 1 1 1 7 1 39 7 3
14 G Le Saux 30 1 6 8 1 45 1
5 F Leboeuf 33 4 4 1 2 1 6 1 1 46 7
19 TA Flo 18 12 10 2 1 2 1 1 4 4 2 1 26 19 13
6 M Desailly 30 1 6 7 1 1 44 1 1
2 D Petrescu 23 9 4 4 3 4 2 34 11 4
3 C Babayaro 26 2 3 4 1 3 6 1 1 1 40 4 4
17 A Ferrer 30 2 1 7 1 40 1
8 G Poyet 21 7 11 3 2 3 3 1 1 27 11 14
11 D Wise 21 1 5 1 2 7 1 1 36 1 2
12 M Duberry 18 7 2 3 2 1 26 7
7 B Goldbaek 13 10 5 2 4 2 17 14 5
28 J Morris 14 4 1 5 2 1 1 22 5 1
21 B Lambourde 12 5 2 2 1 2 1 1 18 7 1
9 G Vialli 9 1 3 2 3 6 5 1 20 10
22 M Nicholls 9 3 2 2 2 14
10 P Casiraghi 10 1 2 2 1 13 2 1
32 M Forssell 4 6 1 1 2 2 5 8 3
7 B Laudrup 5 2 3 1 1 8 3 1
24 E Newton 1 6 1 1 1 8
26 J Terry 2 2 1 1 1 3 4
23 D Kharine 1 3 1 5
18 A Myers 1 2 1 1 3
13 K Hitchcock 2 1 2 1
29 N Clement 2 2
30 L Percassi 1 1
27 J Harley 1 1
Own Goal 1 1

Disciplinary

SY=Single Yellow    DY=Double Yellow (Red)

SR=Straight Red

Squ Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR SY DY SR
16 R DiMatteo 9 1 1 1 11 1
11 D Wise 7 1 1 1 1 8 2 1
17 A Ferrer 9 1 10
3 C Babayaro 6 2 1 1 10
2 D Petrescu 8 1 1 10
12 M Duberry 8 1 9
6 M Desailly 5 2 2 9
5 F Leboeuf 7 1 1 8 1
14 G Le Saux 4 1 4 1
9 G Vialli 3 1 1 4 1
28 J Morris 4 4
8 G Poyet 4 4
21 B Lambourde 3 3
10 P Casiraghi 2 1 3
7 B Goldbaek 2 2
25 G Zola 2 2
19 TA Flo 2 2
1 E De Goey 2 2
7 B Laudrup 1 1
Total 87 2 2 5 2 5 1 7 2 106 4 3