Football League Division 1  1998/99

Pos Club Pld W D L F A Pts Notes
1st  Sunderland 46 31 12 3 91 28 105 ▲Champions
2nd  Bradford City 46 26 9 11 82 47 87 ▲Runners Up
3rd  Ipswich Town 46 26 8 12 69 32 86 ♦Playoffs
4th  Birmingham City 46 23 12 11 66 37 81 ♦Playoffs
5th  Watford 46 21 14 11 65 56 77 ▲PO Winners
6th  Bolton Wanderers 46 20 16 10 78 59 76 ♦Playoffs
7th  Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 19 16 11 64 43 73 -
8th  Sheffield United 46 18 13 15 71 66 67 -
9th  Norwich City 46 15 17 14 62 61 62 -
10th  Huddersfield Town 46 15 16 15 62 71 61 -
11th  Grimsby Town 46 17 10 19 40 52 61 -
12th  West Bromwich Albion 46 16 11 19 69 76 59 -
13th  Barnsley 46 14 17 15 59 56 59

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14th  Crystal Palace 46 14 16 16 58 71 58

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15th  Tranmere Rovers 46 12 20 14 63 61 56

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16th  Stockport County 46 12 17 17 49 60 53

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17th  Swindon Town 46 13 11 22 59 81 50

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18th  Crewe Alexandra 46 12 12 22 54 78 48 -
19th  Portsmouth 46 11 14 21 57 73 47 -
20th  Queens Park Rangers 46 12 11 23 52 61 47 -
21st  Port Vale 46 13 8 25 45 75 47 -
22nd  Bury 46 10 17 19 35 60 47 ▼Relegated
23rd  Oxford United 46 10 14 22 48 71 44 ▼Relegated
24th  Bristol City 46 9 15 22 57 80 42 ▼Relegated

 

Football League Division 1 Playoffs

Semi Finals 1st Leg

Date Home Score Away
Sun May 16 Bolton Wanderers 1-0 Ipswich Town
Sun May 16 Watford 1-0 Birmingham City

Semi Finals 2nd Leg

Wed May 19 Ipswich Town 4-3 Bolton Wanderers
Bolton Wanderers won on the Away Goals Rule after drawing 4-4 on aggregate
Wed May 19 Birmingham City 1-0 Watford
Watford won 7-6 on penalties after drawing 1-1 on aggregate
Final
Mon May 31 Watford 2-0 Bolton Wanderers

 

End of Season Notes

 ▼Charlton Athletic were Relegated from the Premier League
 ▼Blackburn Rovers were Relegated from the Premier League
 ▼Nottingham Forest were Relegated from the Premier League
 ▲Sunderland were Promoted to the Premier League
 ▲Bradford City were Promoted to the Premier League
  ♦ Ipswich Town Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Birmingham City Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Watford Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Bolton Wanderers Qualified for Playoffs
 ▲Watford were Promoted to the Premier League via the Playoffs
 ▼Bury were Relegated to Division 2
 ▼Oxford United were Relegated to Division 2
 ▼Bristol City were Relegated to Division 2
 ▲Fulham were Promoted from Division 2
 ▲Walsall were Promoted from Division 2
 ▲Manchester City were Promoted from Division 2 via the Playoffs