Football League Division 2  1998/99

Pos Club Pld W D L F A Pts Notes
1st  Fulham 46 31 8 7 79 32 101 ▲Champions
2nd  Walsall 46 26 9 11 63 47 87 ▲Runners Up
3rd  Manchester City 46 22 16 8 69 33 82 ▲PO Winners
4th  Gillingham 46 22 14 10 75 44 80 ♦Playoffs
5th  Preston North End 46 22 13 11 78 50 79 ♦Playoffs
6th  Wigan Athletic 46 22 10 14 75 48 76 ♦Playoffs
7th  Bournemouth 46 21 13 12 63 41 76 -
8th  Stoke City 46 21 6 19 59 63 69 -
9th  Chesterfield 46 17 13 16 46 44 64 -
10th  Millwall 46 17 11 18 52 59 62 -
11th  Reading 46 16 13 17 54 63 61 -
12th  Luton Town 46 16 10 20 51 60 58 -
13th  Bristol Rovers 46 13 17 16 65 56 56

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14th  Blackpool 46 14 14 18 44 54 56

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15th  Burnley 46 13 16 17 54 73 55

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16th  Notts County 46 14 12 20 52 61 54

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17th  Wrexham 46 13 14 19 43 62 53

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18th  Colchester United 46 12 16 18 52 70 52 -
19th  Wycombe Wanderers 46 13 12 21 52 58 51 -
20th  Oldham Athletic 46 14 9 23 48 66 51 -
21st  York City 46 13 11 22 56 80 50 ▼Relegated
22nd  Northampton Town 46 10 18 18 43 57 48 ▼Relegated
23rd  Lincoln City 46 13 7 26 42 74 46 ▼Relegated
24th  Macclesfield Town 46 11 10 25 43 63 43 ▼Relegated

 

Football League Division 2 Playoffs

Semi Finals 1st Leg

Date Home Score Away
Sat May 15 Wigan Athletic 1-1 Manchester City
Sun May 16 Preston North End 1-1 Gillingham

Semi Finals 2nd Leg

Wed May 19 Manchester City 1-0 Wigan Athletic
Manchester City Won 2-1 on aggregate
Wed May 19 Gillingham 1-0 Preston North End
Gillingham Won 2-1 on aggregate
Final
Sun May 30 Manchester City 2-2 Gillingham
Manchester City Won 3-1 on Penalties

 

End of Season Notes

 ▼Bury were Relegated from Division 1
 ▼Oxford United were Relegated from Division 1
 ▼Bristol City were Relegated from Division 1
 ▲Fulham were Promoted to Division 1
 ▲Walsall were Promoted to Division 1
  ♦ Manchester City Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Gillingham Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Preston North End Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Wigan Athletic Qualified for Playoffs
 ▲Manchester City were Promoted to Division 1 via the Playoffs
 ▼York City were Relegated to Division 3
 ▼Northampton Town were Relegated to Division 3
 ▼Lincoln City were Relegated to Division 3
 ▼Macclesfield Town were Relegated to Division 3
 ▲Brentford were Promoted from Division 3
 ▲Cambridge United were Promoted from Division 3
 ▲Cardiff City were Promoted from Division 3
 ▲Scunthorpe United were Promoted from Division 3 via the Playoffs